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Advanced Warfare making-of video shows top-dollar development

Advanced Warfare making-of video shows top-dollar development

Behind the scenes videos with the folks creating the Call of Duty series are always interesting to behold, even if you’re not a player of the games themselves. This is because Activision, and now SledgeHammer Games, are all about showing as much as they possibly can before a game release. In this case, this means seeing actors being captured in as much detail as possible - body and face included.

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Celebrate ‘murica with the GTA Online 4th of July Special

Celebrate ‘murica with the GTA Online 4th of July Special

This week the GTA Online Independence Day Special begins with a bang. If you’re not all about the illustrations of gameplay you’re about to witness, we’ve got to worry about your love of monster trucks, shotguns, beer hats, and the American flag itself.

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Watch this Space Hulk: Deathwing UE4 trailer crush puny graphics

Watch this Space Hulk: Deathwing UE4 trailer crush puny graphics

The surprisingly little-known series known as Space Hulk is back with a vengeance, this time taking on the world with Unreal Engine 4. Everything we’ve seen with the UE4 stamp of approval on its back thus far has looked fantastic, and Space Hulk: Deathwing is no exception to the rule.

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PlayStation Plus free games rundown hits July

PlayStation Plus free games rundown hits July

This week the folks at Sony have revealed the games you’ll be able to download and play for free on your various PlayStation devices. For the PlayStation 4 you’ll have TowerFall Ascention and Strider. For PlayStation 3 there’s Dead Space 2 and Vessel. For PS Vita you’ll find Doki-Doki Universe and Muramasa Rebirth.

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The Order: 1886 trailer unleashes the beast

The Order: 1886 trailer unleashes the beast

Up until now, we’ve only caught glimpses of the other side of the battle in The Order: 1886. This is not going to be a war between factions of humans, and it’s not going to be a simple battle between humans and monsters. Here come the half-breeds.

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Pre-Order Pre-Loads live on PlayStation 4

Pre-Order Pre-Loads live on PlayStation 4

It’s become apparent that the console war won’t just be fought on a gaming front - nor will it just be about media. Instead, as we’re seeing today, it’ll be about loading games, downloading titles before they launch, and making certain you’re the first person to have said game when it launches officially. The PlayStation 4 will soon have pre-loads right on top of pre-orders for a number of games.

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Destiny Alpha extended: Expert Mode activated

Destiny Alpha extended: Expert Mode activated

The Alpha for Destiny was supposed to have ended last night - but to most players’ surprise, it’s still around. The Alpha test mode for Destiny for the PlayStation 4 has been extended to include "Expert Mode." This mode will include some real "dust" - meaning you’ll be seeing more than the average amount of oddities popping up.

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Destiny Alpha gameplay first impressions: it’s just beautiful

Destiny Alpha gameplay first impressions: it’s just beautiful

The first thing I wrote about Destiny after I’d first began to play it was "Destiny is nothing if not gorgeous." This game immediately reminds one of Killzone: Shadow Fall once inside a map, but before you there, you’re given the impression that you’ve dropped into the wrong game. I thought this was supposed to be a first-person shooter - why am I picking facial features and hair color?

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PS4 Set Maker turns console camera into DIY TV show

PS4 Set Maker turns console camera into DIY TV show

After the PlayStation 4’s camera saw heavy usage with networks like Twitch for gaming broadcasts near the end of last year, Sony appears to have seen the light. The next update for Playroom will bring "Playroom Set Maker", an environment in which all manner of do-it-yourself video programs are encouraged. Of course now that Playroom is banned from Twitch, things may get a bit awkward.

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Chromecast use declining in US, research reveals

Chromecast use declining in US, research reveals

Chromecast, the tiny dongle that was supposed to do big things, may not be on track for dominance. According to a new report, usage of the Chromecast has declined overall. Though 6% of households in the US have one, less and less are using it, instead turning to other mediums.

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The Assembly trailer shows designed-for-VR Project Morpheus first

The Assembly trailer shows designed-for-VR Project Morpheus first

There’s a game designed by the folks at nDreams called The Assembly being shown off today, one made to take on the PlayStation 4 device Project Morpheus from the start. This game has been designed for virtual reality from the ground up, created by the same people who work on PlayStation Home, a PlayStation 3 game created back in 2008. If you’re a fan of PlayStation Home, you’ll recognize the look of The Assembly.

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Vita TV heading to US, dubbed PlayStation TV

Vita TV heading to US, dubbed PlayStation TV

Remember the PS Vita TV Sony launched in Japan? There was high demand for the tiny console, so much so that by September of last year the maker was considering launching the device in the United States and Europe, as well. That dream has come true, with Sony revealing at E3 today that it'll arrive in the US this fall.

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