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Why 2012 was a great year for gaming

Why 2012 was a great year for gaming

2012 was an interesting year in many respects, but it was a particularly interesting year for gaming. 2012 had its share of ups and down, but looking back on the year as a whole, I'd say that it was ultimately good for gamers, developers, and the industry in general. A lot happened throughout the year, and even though we saw vitriol from gamers climb to pretty frightening heights in some cases, there were some pretty cool things happening that you may not have noticed. Needless to say, if 2012 was any indication, then 2013 should be one of gaming's biggest years yet.

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Battlefield 3 End Game DLC first details revealed

Battlefield 3 End Game DLC first details revealed

With DICE and Electronic Arts supporting Battlefield 3 with DLC for well over a year now, it's been a pretty great ride for players. All good things must come to an end though, and this steady stream of Battlefield 3 DLC will be wrapping up with the release of the fifth and final pack, End Game. The DLC won't be out until March 2013, but today we're getting some rather interesting details that should get Battlefield 3 die-hards excited.

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Steam holiday sale launches with deals galore

Steam holiday sale launches with deals galore

Just in case you didn't get all of the deals you wanted during the Steam autumn sale, the much-loved holiday sale launched today, offering all sorts of discounts across Steam's entire catalog. There are six featured deals on tap for today, including discounts on the Prince of Persia franchise, the Borderlands franchise, the Hitman franchise, Mirror's Edge, Scribblenauts Unlimited, and Wargame: European Escalation. All of those titles are 50-75% off, with the sole exception of Scribblenauts Unlimited, which is only 33% off.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion announced

Star Wars: The Old Republic Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion announced

Hot on the heels of Star Wars: The Old Republic's transition to free-to-play comes the announcement of the game's first expansions. Players have been waiting a long time for this first expansion, dubbed Rise of the Hutt Cartel, considering the game released in December 2011. They'll have a bit longer to wait too, as Rise of the Hutt Cartel isn't scheduled to launch until sometime in spring 2013.

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Heroes of Newerth announces security breach

Heroes of Newerth announces security breach

Online games can be a ton of fun (provided you're playing with the right people), but unfortunately their popularity makes them frequent targets of hackers. Heroes of Newerth, a MOBA game that's pretty popular despite the stiff competition from the likes of League of Legends, is apparently the latest online game to fall victim to a security breach. The game's developers announced the breach early this morning on the Heroes of Newerth forums.

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Resident Evil 6 for PC launches March 22, 2013

Resident Evil 6 for PC launches March 22, 2013

Resident Evil 6, which launched on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 back in October, is finally coming to the PC on March 22, 2013. Capcom announced the news this morning, and has said that the game will be available as a download only in North America, while Europe will receive both digital and physical versions on the same date.

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Borderlands 2 declared Raptr’s most played new game of the year

Borderlands 2 declared Raptr’s most played new game of the year

Borderlands 2 was undoubtedly one of the biggest games of the year, and now game tracking service Raptr is giving it all sorts of year-end awards. According to Raptr, Borderlands 2 was the Most Played New Game of the Year among its tracked players, which isn't surprising considering it's such a blast to play with friends. Borderlands 2 also took home Raptr's "No Bathroom Break" and "Most Played Long-Awaited Sequel."

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Borderlands 2 Hammerlock DLC suffers big leak

Borderlands 2 Hammerlock DLC suffers big leak

We know that the next piece of DLC for Borderlands 2 will be called Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, but at the moment, that's the only thing we "officially" know. Gearbox isn't willing to part with more details at the moment, but thankfully the Internet is here to fill in the blanks. Today a number of reported screenshots from the DLC and a bevy of information about the expansion itself have surfaced, giving Borderlands 2 fans a lot to salivate over.

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GOG holiday sale kicks off with deals on The Witcher 2, Torchlight

GOG holiday sale kicks off with deals on The Witcher 2, Torchlight

We're often tricked into thinking that no one does gaming sales better than Valve, but GOG is showing us today that such a claim simply isn't true. GOG has kicked off its holiday sale, with most of its catalog discounted in one way or another. It seems that not every game in GOG's catalog is being discounted, but you'd be hard pressed to find games that aren't included in this sale.

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