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Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, goes free on the web and iOS

Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, goes free on the web and iOS

If you've played Halo, Modern Warfare or Team Fortress in the last week, take a moment to thank id Software. Twenty years ago last Saturday they published Wolfenstein 3D, forever placing a mark on first-person shooter gaming and giving a whole new generation good reason to hate Nazis. Bethesda Softworks, id's current owner and publisher, is celebrating by making the iOS game free for today (Wednesday) only, and publishing a free browser-based version for everyone.

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Windows 8 gaming line-up revealed

Windows 8 gaming line-up revealed

Microsoft's Windows 8 gaming drive has been previewed ahead of the next-gen OS' release, with details on the initial line-up of titles being leaked as the company readies a cross-platform attack. Eleven launch games have been confirmed to The Verge, along with the promise of Pinball and Solitaire being preloaded in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview; the bulk of the titles will be distributed via the Windows Store, however.

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Modern Warfare 3 sells record $775 million in 5 days

Modern Warfare 3 sells record $775 million in 5 days

Modern Warfare 3, the latest game title in the Call of Duty franchise from Activision, has set a new sales record, selling more than $775 million worth of copies in the first five days. Not only does this figure crush rival EA's Battlefield 3, which had set a record of its own, but it has also managed to outsell all entertainment records including major movie titles.

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Battlefield 3 sells 5 million copies in week one, breaks EA record

Battlefield 3 sells 5 million copies in week one, breaks EA record

Battlefield 3, the latest from EA's military shooter game franchise, launched last week and has since sold a record 5 million copies worldwide, generating more than $300 million in estimated revenue. It has become EA's fastest selling title in the the company's 29-year history, outselling the combined week one sales of all previous 17 Battlefield games.

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Diablo III closed beta testing goes live

Diablo III closed beta testing goes live

Blizzard Entertainment has finally begun rolling out the closed beta testing for the much anticipated and long overdue Diablo III massive multiplayer online role-playing game. The last Diablo game came out a little over ten years ago and still has a large player base. This new edition has generated plenty of excitement with a gameplay preview having been released back in early August.

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GameStop pulls Deus Ex from store shelves after OnLive controversy

GameStop pulls Deus Ex from store shelves after OnLive controversy

GameStop has completely yanked the PC version of the Deus Ex: Human Revolution game title from its store shelves following the OnLive controversy. The game retailer had come under fire after it was revealed and then comfirmed that the company was opening up boxes of the Deus Ex game to remove coupons from cloud-gaming competitor OnLive.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Details And Release Date Leaked

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Details And Release Date Leaked

The E3 conference is fast approaching and with that are more revelations on what's ahead. Some major blockbuster games are set to launch this fall, and perhaps going head to head is Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. The latter one of which has now had some of its details leaked along with a potential release date.

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Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection Arriving This Summer

Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection Arriving This Summer

Mortal Kombat, the ninth installment just launched last month, and now Warner Bros is bringing back the first three versions in a Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection package. The collection is considered "arcade-perfect" ports of the originals.

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Activision Blizzard Announces Call Of Duty Black Ops For China, Reports High Q1 Earnings

Activision Blizzard Announces Call Of Duty Black Ops For China, Reports High Q1 Earnings

Activision Blizzard announced a new Call of Duty online game today specifically for the Chinese market. The release will be a micro-transaction based online game that is free-to-play but will require small amounts of real money for virtual goods. This will be the first time the company has offered this type of game in Asian markets.

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