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Gears of War creator promises future with “true horror games”

Gears of War creator promises future with “true horror games”

Those who are fans of true horror games may like where this is going. It has been said that more "true" horror games will come when we finally make the move from disc to digital. The comments come by way of Cliff Bleszinski, who many will recognize from not only being a creative director with Epic Games, but also one of the people behind the Gears of War franchise. The interesting part here, the comment from Bleszinski came at the end of some rather normal Dead Space 3 talk.

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Real Racing 3 to be free-to-play

Real Racing 3 to be free-to-play

We've already seen numerous teasers of Firemonkey's upcoming racing sequel, Real Racing 3. The game looks to have the best graphics that the series has ever had, and it will include all new tracks, including real tracks, as well as made-up tracks in real locations. However, publisher Electronic Arts has announced that they plan to offer the upcoming game for free.

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SimCity hosting another closed beta on February 16

SimCity hosting another closed beta on February 16

EA and Maxis are gearing up for another closed beta for their upcoming SimCity reboot. The companies hosted the first closed beta late last month, and now they're going for a second round. The beta will begin at 9 am ET on Saturday, February 16 and will run until 9 am ET on Sunday, February 17. Sign-ups for this second beta close on February 11, so be sure to get your name in ASAP.

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EA’s Origin gaming distribution service arrives on Mac

EA’s Origin gaming distribution service arrives on Mac

Macs weren't very well known for being gaming machines just a few years ago, but things have changed drastically. More and more developers are bringing their games to OS X, and Valve's Steam gaming service has been available for Mac for quite some time now. This time around, EA's own Origin service is ready for Mac gamers.

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Dead Space 3 now available, DLC coming in March

Dead Space 3 now available, DLC coming in March

The time has come, folks. The latest installment in the Dead Space series has arrived. Dead Space 3 is now available for purchase at retail stores in North America, as well as on EA's Origin gaming service. Plus, Electronic Arts announced that DLC is coming for the game next month for $10 to prove that there's even more to come after the initial release.

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Real Racing 3 shows off Time Shifted Multiplayer

Real Racing 3 shows off Time Shifted Multiplayer

We've already heard a little bit about Firemonkey's upcoming installment of the next Real Racing title, Real Racing 3. The team showed off some of the new tracks and locations in the upcoming game, which definitely got us excited. However, in the developer's latest dev diary, the team shows of Time Shifted Multiplayer, a new concept that allows players to go up against each other asynchronously.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 31, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 31, 2013

Welcome to Thursday evening everyone. After dropping a new teaser trailer today, it looks like Sony is gearing up to announce the next PlayStation on February 20, 2013, so mark your calendars. Google Glass made a stop by the FCC today, and Temple Run 2 achieved the title of "fastest growing mobile game" 22 days sooner than the previous record-holder. The Windows 8 upgrade discount officially ends today, and the latest figures from IDC peg Samsung and ASUS will quickly-growing tablet sales.

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Next Madden game coming August 27, name change imminent

Next Madden game coming August 27, name change imminent

The NFL football season is almost over, with the season-ending Super Bowl being held this Sunday. However, Electronic Arts is already planning out its next football game for the 2013-2014 season. The company has announced that the next Madden will be arriving August 27, 2013, but it looks like they'll be taking a different approach this time around.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 30, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 30, 2013

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone. Today was RIM's big day, as it rebranded itself as BlackBerry and launched the latest version of its mobile OS, BlackBerry 10. We were there at the launch event to take it all in and get some hands-on time with the new handsets the company has introduced, and you can catch all of the news from the show in our BlackBerry 10 event wrap-up. Be sure to read through the hands-on posts, because it seems that BlackBerry is doing some interesting things with its new phone.

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Electronic Arts Q3 2013 report sees revenue on the decline

Electronic Arts Q3 2013 report sees revenue on the decline

Like a number of other companies, Electronic Arts is delivering quarterly financial results today. The report we're seeing shows the results for EA's fiscal Q3 2013, and things could be a bit better for the company. The company is reporting a non-GAAP revenue of $1.18 billion, which came in below the company's guidance of $1.25 billion to $1.35 billion and was down from the year-ago quarter's revenue of $1.65 billion.

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SimCity for Mac arriving in spring 2013

SimCity for Mac arriving in spring 2013

SimCity is just about a month away, arriving on PC March 5 in the US, with a Europe release on March 8. However, this is Windows only, but developer Maxis announced that the release date for Mac is planned for sometime this spring. The company also notes that both Mac and Windows players will be able play co-op together on the same maps.

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Madden NFL 13 predicts Baltimore Ravens as Super Bowl XLVII champions

Madden NFL 13 predicts Baltimore Ravens as Super Bowl XLVII champions

Every year, the Madden NFL video game conducts a simulation between the two teams fighting for the Super Bowl crown. This year it's the Baltimore Ravens matched up against the San Francisco 49ers. In the game's simulated matchup, the Baltimore Ravens won 27-24. And if you think it's merely just a simulation and a prediction, take note that this annual Madden simulation has correctly predicted the Super Bowl winner seven out of the last nine Super Bowls.

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