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Multiplayer mode confirmed for Tomb Raider reboot

Multiplayer mode confirmed for Tomb Raider reboot

The Tomb Raider franchise will be getting a highly anticipated reboot next year, but when this new game arrives, it will be sporting some features that series veterans will find unfamiliar. After a UK listing for the game set off rumors about a Tomb Raider multiplayer mode, Crystal Dynamics today confirmed it. For better or worse, the next Tomb Raider title will indeed have multiplayer.

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Rockstar hands out new Grand Theft Auto V shots for the holidays

Rockstar hands out new Grand Theft Auto V shots for the holidays

The gift giving season may be over for many of us, but amid the piles of wrapping paper and boxes, Rockstar had a gift of its own to give. The developer has shared five new Grand Theft Auto V screenshots as a way of saying Happy Holidays to its fans. The images weren't accompanied by any descriptions - something we're used to when it comes to Grand Theft Auto V images - so we'll just have to gawk and see what we can make of them on our own.

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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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Jetpack Joyride becoming a free download on PSN

Jetpack Joyride becoming a free download on PSN

Jetpack Joyride is already on a number of different platforms - most notably iOS and Android - but just in case the mobile version isn't enough to satisfy your coin collecting cravings, you might like to know that it's going free-to-play on PSN. The switch is happening today in Europe, while North American PSN users will have to wait until Monday, December 31 to snatch the game up at no cost. Interestingly, Halfbrick announced the "launch" the game today, even though it was previously available as a PlayStation Mini for $3.99.

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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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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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Assassin’s Creed III hits 7 million sold, Ubisoft shares insane stats

Assassin’s Creed III hits 7 million sold, Ubisoft shares insane stats

It looks like placing the Assassin's Creed series in an entirely different setting has worked wonders for the series, as Assassin's Creed III has officially sold over 7 million copies. This milestone comes just over a month after the game launched for Xbox 360 and PS3, which is pretty impressive for any game that doesn't have "Call of Duty" in the title. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this makes Assassin's Creed III Ubisoft's fastest selling game ever.

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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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PopCap reportedly working on triple-A console title

PopCap reportedly working on triple-A console title

Here's something that's pretty interesting: PopCap, developer of such casual gaming hits as Bejeweled, Plants vs. Zombies, and Peggle, might be working on a triple-A console title based on DICE's Frostbite 2.0 engine. Yes, that's the same Frostbite 2.0 that Battlefield 3 is built on. That's what a new job posting from Electronic Arts suggests anyway, which was discovered by Twitter user superannuation, a person known throughout the games industry for his talent of digging up job ads that give away a surprising amount of information.

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