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Amazon video game Gold Box offering Assassin’s Creed III for $33

Amazon video game Gold Box offering Assassin’s Creed III for $33

If you've been eyeing Assassin's Creed III but have been waiting for the price to drop a bit, now's your chance. Amazon's latest video game Gold Box event is offering Assassin's Creed III for just $33, which is 45% off the list price of $60. This discount is available for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Assassin's Creed III, so unfortunately those of you with a shiny new Wii U are out of luck.

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Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War joins Humble THQ Bundle

Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War joins Humble THQ Bundle

The Humble THQ Bundle has just two days left before coming to a close, and it's apparently looking to go out with a bang. The bundle was already an excellent offering that brought together some of THQ's biggest titles for some name-your-price insanity, but the deal just got even sweeter with the addition of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Game of the Year Edition. The game, as many of you are aware, is the first title in THQ's much-loved Dawn of War series, and it is now available to those who pay more than the average of $5.64.

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Newell talks Big Picture Mode, teases “turnkey” Valve PCs for living rooms

Newell talks Big Picture Mode, teases “turnkey” Valve PCs for living rooms

Valve, as many of you already know, recently rolled Steam Big Picture Mode out of beta. For those who need a refresher, Big Picture Mode takes Steam and makes it play nice with larger screens, upping the resolution and allowing users to navigate the Steam interface using a controller. Despite the relatively simple idea, it would appear that Big Picture Mode has taken off, with Valve boss Gabe Newell telling Kotaku that the response from users has been "stronger than expected."

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Titan Quest joins the Humble THQ Bundle

Titan Quest joins the Humble THQ Bundle

If you thought the Humble THQ Bundle couldn't get any more awesome, we're pleased to say that you were sorely mistaken. With six days left to go, additional content has been added to the bundle in an effort to get those who are on the fence to drop a few bucks. Titan Quest and Red Faction Armageddon: Path to War have joined the other seven games in the bundle, making what many consider to be the best Humble Bundle ever even better.

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Steam Big Picture Mode officially launches, Valve celebrates with sale

Steam Big Picture Mode officially launches, Valve celebrates with sale

PC players who love playing on the big screen rejoice, because Valve has officially launched Steam Big Picture Mode. Big Picture Mode has been in beta since September, but now it's ready for prime time, with Valve rolling the feature out to everyone. For the uninitiated, Big Picture Mode makes Steam and the games it offers compatible with larger screens, meaning you can hook up your computer to your TV and play your PC library from the couch.

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Skyrim Dragonborn DLC confirmed for PS3 and PC [UPDATE]

Skyrim Dragonborn DLC confirmed for PS3 and PC [UPDATE]

Earlier today, we told you about a ridiculous amount of leaked Dragonborn details, but now we're getting some news that is perhaps even bigger. Bethesda has confirmed Dragonborn for PC and PS3, saying that it'll be available on those platforms early next year. We don't have a specific release date to work with, but it stands to reason that Dragonborn will be available on PC and PS3 sometime in January, around a month after it launches on Xbox 360.

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Crysis 3 PC requirements land, get ready to upgrade

Crysis 3 PC requirements land, get ready to upgrade

For years now, we've used the Crysis series to determine how good a PC is at a glance, with enthusiasts today still asking "But can it run Crysis?" when you bring up your PC's technical specifications. It looks like Crysis 3 will continue the series' trend of demanding a lot of power, as Electronic Arts has released the PC requirements for the incoming game. Luckily, EA has share the requirements two months before Crysis 3 launches, which is good since it sounds like some of us will have to spend some time upgrading.

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THQ stock climbs nearly 40% after release of Humble Bundle

THQ stock climbs nearly 40% after release of Humble Bundle

Earlier in the day, we told you about the latest Humble Bundle. This Humble Bundle is more or less the same as past bundles in that players get to name their own price for it, but there's one key difference: instead of bundling together a bunch of indie titles, this latest one is a collection of THQ's biggest games. It would appear that THQ's investors like this idea a whole bunch, because THQ's stock ended the day up a whopping 37.96%.

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Do we really need the Steam autumn sale?

Do we really need the Steam autumn sale?

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of partying with a bunch of my friends. All of them are pretty big nerds, just like me. If you're a nerd too, you know that not much changes when a bunch of nerds get a few drinks in them, they just talk about nerdy things louder than usual. Therefore, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to hear that the Steam autumn sale was among the topics that came up that night.

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Levine: BioShock Infinite won’t have a multiplayer mode

Levine: BioShock Infinite won’t have a multiplayer mode

These days, it seems like publishers are all about multiplayer. They're sticking multiplayer in where it doesn't belong (we're looking at you, Dead Space and God of War) simply because they think a game won't sell as well without it. It's been a major sticking point for a lot of gamers who don't want to see single player modes become less important, but thankfully, not all publishers and developers have been bitten by the multiplayer bug.

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