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Borderlands 2 officially finished, now on the way to certification

Borderlands 2 officially finished, now on the way to certification

Gearbox gave all of the Borderlands fans out there something to get excited about today: it announced that work on Borderlands 2 has officially wrapped up. The studio is getting ready to send the game out for certification, which means that all of the on-disc content has been finished and can no longer be changed. Now that the studio has essentially put the base game behind it, Gearbox says that it will begin work on post-launch content.

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Battlefield 4 beta not exclusive to MoH: Warfighter after all

Battlefield 4 beta not exclusive to MoH: Warfighter after all

Yesterday, Electronic Arts announced an "exclusive" Battlefield 4 beta for those who pre-order Medal of Honor: Warfighter Limited Edition. Shortly after the announcement, Battlefield 3 community manager Ian Tornay took to Reddit to answer any questions fans may have about the upcoming sequel, and as it turns out, a lot of fans had a problem with the use of the word "exclusive" in EA's announcement. Tornay has clarified the announcement a bit, saying that purchasing Medal of Honor: Warfighter will not be the only way to gain access to the Battlefield 4 beta.

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Diablo III player dies after 40 hour session

Diablo III player dies after 40 hour session

Sad news coming out of Taiwan today, as a teenager has died after playing Diablo III for 40 hours straight without any food. 18-year-old Chuang booked a private room at an internet cafe on Friday, July 13 and played Diablo III all the way through until Sunday, July 15, when he was discovered slumped over his desk by an internet cafe employee. Initially, Chuang appeared to be fine - only tired - but after getting up and walking a few steps, he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital, where he later passed away.

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SWTOR executive producer resigns, layoffs at BioWare Austin reported

SWTOR executive producer resigns, layoffs at BioWare Austin reported

We've got some bad news coming out of BioWare Austin today, with Gamasutra confirming that Star Wars: The Old Republic executive producer Rich Vogel has resigned from the company. That's not all though, as additional reports are claiming that the studio suffered more layoffs earlier today. It's unclear at the moment how many people lost their jobs in this latest round of cutbacks for the Star Wars: The Old Republic team.

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted pre-order bonuses announced

Need For Speed: Most Wanted pre-order bonuses announced

Like pretty much every big game released these days, Need For Speed: Most Wanted is offering bonuses for early adopters, and it's offering a lot of them. First and foremost, just pre-ordering the game gets you upgraded to the limited edition, which grants players early access to the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale and the Porsche 911 Carrera S in the game's multiplayer mode. It also rewards players with double speed points during their first four hours of Most Wanted's multiplayer.

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Ultima IV getting resurrected as a free-to-play game

Ultima IV getting resurrected as a free-to-play game

It's been quite a long time since players have had a good Ultima game they can really sink their teeth into, but that may all soon be changing thanks to the efforts of BioWare Mythic. The team is taking Ultima IV and updating it for the current generation, turning it into a free-to-play title for PC and iOS. Dubbed Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar, this game sounds like it could be everything you could want out of an Ultima remake... so long as you can get past the "free-to-play" aspect first.

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Justice League prequel planned as follow-up to Batman: Arkham City

Justice League prequel planned as follow-up to Batman: Arkham City

Wondering how Rocksteady is going to follow-up on the near-perfect Batman: Arkham City? According to sources speaking to Variety, we aren't headed for another sequel, but instead a prequel that will feature Batman's Justice League team mates. Yes, you heard right - apparently ol' Bats won't be alone in his next video game outing, as he'll have the likes of Superman and Wonder Woman around to give him a hand.

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Mass Effect 3 Earth DLC officially confirmed by BioWare

Mass Effect 3 Earth DLC officially confirmed by BioWare

BioWare is set to offer yet another multiplayer add on for March's Mass Effect 3, confirming that Earth will be the next war zone players will have to defend. We already had an idea that Earth was going to be the focus of the game's next multiplayer DLC thanks to a leaked product listing that popped up last month, but after getting a release date for the Xbox 360 version yesterday, BioWare has officially confirmed and detailed the DLC for all three platforms. Hit the jump for all the details.

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Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, goes free on the web and iOS

Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, goes free on the web and iOS

If you've played Halo, Modern Warfare or Team Fortress in the last week, take a moment to thank id Software. Twenty years ago last Saturday they published Wolfenstein 3D, forever placing a mark on first-person shooter gaming and giving a whole new generation good reason to hate Nazis. Bethesda Softworks, id's current owner and publisher, is celebrating by making the iOS game free for today (Wednesday) only, and publishing a free browser-based version for everyone.

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Windows 8 gaming line-up revealed

Windows 8 gaming line-up revealed

Microsoft's Windows 8 gaming drive has been previewed ahead of the next-gen OS' release, with details on the initial line-up of titles being leaked as the company readies a cross-platform attack. Eleven launch games have been confirmed to The Verge, along with the promise of Pinball and Solitaire being preloaded in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview; the bulk of the titles will be distributed via the Windows Store, however.

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