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Assassin’s Creed III to “bring some finality to Desmond’s story”

Assassin’s Creed III to “bring some finality to Desmond’s story”

If you follow Assassin's Creed news, you probably know that it might not be long before we say goodbye to Desmond, one of the main characters in the story, for good. In a new interview with OXM, lead designer Steve Masters seems to suggest that Assassin's Creed III may be the last game to feature Desmond. At the very least, it sounds like Assassin's Creed III will be the beginning of the end for our lovable modern-day assassin.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play limitations detailed

Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play limitations detailed

We've known for a while now that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play, but at first, neither BioWare nor Electronics Arts wanted to get into details when it came to restrictions for free players. Today, we might be finding out why the companies kept these details a secret for so long. BioWare has listed the free-to-play limitations on the SWTOR official site, and as it turns out, players who don't want to pay anything to play are going to have a lot of restrictions to deal with.

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Skyrim’s next DLC “Dragonborn” might feature dragon mounts

Skyrim’s next DLC “Dragonborn” might feature dragon mounts

PC and Xbox 360 Skyrim players are already enjoying Dawnguard and Hearthfire (sorry PS3 players), but it looks like Bethesda isn't quite finished releasing DLC for its latest epic. A particularly savvy Bethesda forums member has taken an up close look at the code for the Skyrim beta 1.8 update and has possibly unearthed details about Skyrim's next piece of DLC. According to this user, who goes by the name of Mardoxx, Skyrim's next DLC could be called "Dragonborn," and it's taking place in area that isn't actually a part of Skyrim.

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Borderlands 2 getting Captain Scarlett DLC next week

Borderlands 2 getting Captain Scarlett DLC next week

A couple days back, we were caught by surprise when Gearbox released the Mechromancer DLC for Borderlands 2 a week early. Today, we're finding out why the studio launched the new character class early: it has a completely different DLC pack to release next week. Announced today, "Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty," will be available across all platforms on October 16 - the original release date for the Mechromancer DLC.

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Assassin’s Creed III gets brutal weapons trailer

Assassin’s Creed III gets brutal weapons trailer

We're just a few short weeks away from the release of Assassin's Creed III, and what better way to ramp up the anticipation than with a bloody new trailer? Ubisoft has delivered a brand new ACIII trailer that provides an up-close look at some of the weapons Connor will be using throughout his adventure. These include his signature tomahawks and hidden blades as well as weapons that are a bit bigger, like a battle axe.

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Riot Games hits accused League of Legends cheater with massive fine

Riot Games hits accused League of Legends cheater with massive fine

To many gamers, cheating takes the fun out of gaming, but let it be known that if you cheat during the League of Legends World Playoffs, you stand to lose much more than just a sense of fun. The World Playoffs have been going on for a few days now, and players have been quick to level accusations of cheating at others. The accusations center around players who looked at the audience monitors during a match, which could potentially give them an unfair advantage over the opposing team.

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Dishonored dev wasn’t pressured by Bethesda to add multiplayer

Dishonored dev wasn’t pressured by Bethesda to add multiplayer

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you likely know that Arkane's new game Dishonored launched yesterday. It launched to critical acclaim too, despite the fact that it's missing one key element that seems to be present in most modern games: multiplayer. Publishers, much to the chagrin of single player fans, are notorious for requiring multiplayer in the games they release these days, but in a new interview with Kotaku, Dishonored director Harvey Smith says that Bethesda never pressured Arkane to include a multiplayer mode.

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Gearbox: Borderlands 2 rank reset bug not connected to DLC

Gearbox: Borderlands 2 rank reset bug not connected to DLC

Yesterday, we told you that Gearbox had released the highly anticipated Mechromancer DLC for Borderlands 2 a week early, which is good. Unfortunately, a number of users were reporting that the DLC and the patch that goes along with it were wiping badass ranks, skins, heads, golden keys, and in some particularly nasty cases, character saves, which is bad. Today, however, Gearbox is saying that the DLC and the rank reset bug aren't actually connected, which is simply a relief.

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Visceral Games reportedly working on new MOBA title

Visceral Games reportedly working on new MOBA title

Multiplayer online battle arena games - "MOBA" for short - are all the rage these days, and it looks like Dead Space developer Visceral Games is ready to get in on the action. IGN has discovered a series of Visceral job postings on the Gamasutra jobs board that all suggest the developer is looking to craft a free-to-play MOBA title. The game would presumably be released as part of EA's Play4Free division, which means that it could launch on social platforms like Facebook.

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Borderlands 2 Mechromancer DLC released a week early

Borderlands 2 Mechromancer DLC released a week early

Well this is a surprise: Gearbox has released the Mechromancer DLC for Borderlands 2 a week early. It was originally scheduled to go live across Xbox 360, PS3, and PC on October 16, but it appears that Gearbox has finished it up a little ahead of schedule. If you pre-ordered Borderlands 2, the Mechromancer DLC is a free bonus as part of your membership in the Premiere Club, whereas everyone else with have to pay $10.

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