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Hitman series update details next iteration, promises no magic pockets

Hitman series update details next iteration, promises no magic pockets

Fans of IO Interactive's Hitman series, rejoice: the developer has detailed in brief the next iteration in the series, which is destined for the next-generation consoles and PC. In an open letter posted on the franchise's website today, IO Interactive details what it has been up to and what gamers can expect, saying it is building the next release "using the best parts" and such from what it has already accomplished to "fulfil the core Hitman fantasy".

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC gameplay: aliens and Michael Meyers

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC gameplay: aliens and Michael Meyers

In the first of four Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC packs from the folks at Infinity Ward have ushered in this season, oddities are being distributed in heavy abundance. You'll be rolling up on Onslaught with a couple of species of beastly aliens with a couple of new weapons (or a two in one, if you prefer) and will be attacking opponents in a brand new way to play - as your favorite horror movie face Michael Meyers. It's just about as far away from Halloween as you can get with this release date in play, but we're certainly pumped to get in the holiday spirit.

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Tomb Raider PS4 release to instill new life into graphics

Tomb Raider PS4 release to instill new life into graphics

When you think about the South Park play on the release of next-generation's consoles in the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, you get the idea that they - really - aren't all that much better. According to the folks behind the epic modern version of Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, Matt Stone and Trey Parker are (keeping in mind that they're humorists) dead wrong. Here we're having a peek at what it really means to take a game released to the PlayStation 3 and re-release it to PlayStation 4, fully revamped - in the graphics department, at least.

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It’s Time for the Game Industry to Adopt a Controller Standard

It’s Time for the Game Industry to Adopt a Controller Standard

The time has come: the video game industry must finally come together to pick a single standard for game controllers that will work across platforms and easily handle gameplay on any device.

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, a slew of companies showed off their own Steam Machines. That, coupled with the latest-generation consoles, the possibility of the Tegra K1 bringing yet more set-top boxes into the gaming space, and products like Ouya, sitting on store shelves, it becomes all the more apparent that we’re in gaming overload.

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Happy New Year 2014, time to get back to work!

Happy New Year 2014, time to get back to work!

Welcome to the first of the year, SlashGear readers - time to get ready for the next big technology convention. While you've got a lovely SlashGear's Best Tech of 2013 to look forward to if you've not already have a read, you can also get pumped up immediately for our oncoming coverage of CES 2014. In less than a week we'll be bringing you up close and personal coverage of the year's largest technology convention, straight from Las Vegas, Nevada!

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Xbox One and PlayStation 4 availability jumps for new year

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 availability jumps for new year

Head to your local retail outlet this week and you may see an image of their video game and entertainment section a whole lot different from what it was a few weeks ago. Both Microsoft and Sony have successfully ramped up production to keep with the times now - perhaps a moment too late - that the holiday season has arrived. Both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One can once again be found on store shelves - in some stores for the first time ever.

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Battlefield 4 banned in China

Battlefield 4 banned in China

The first-person shooter Battlefield 4 has had its fair share off odd events since the dawn of its arrival, but this newest China-based oddity has to take the cake. Due to the supposed discrediting of China’s national image in the futuristic plot line of the game, Battlefield 4 has been banned from sale as of this week. As quick as possible, says the Chinese Ministry of Culture, the game is to be removed from physical shelves as well as all China-based online sales channels.

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