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South Park Stick of Truth gameplay trailer dropped: 13 minutes of it

South Park Stick of Truth gameplay trailer dropped: 13 minutes of it

This afternoon the folks at Ubisoft have shared 13 minutes of gameplay from the game South Park: The Stick of Truth. While we've seen our fair share of comments on how this game would be stuck in developmental heck for extended periods of time, all signs now point toward a scheduled release, believe it or not. Today we get to meet the New Kid - aka you, the player of the game - as he meets the guys and starts his journey in this very episode-like game.

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Bound by Flame gameplay trailer unveiled: PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, PC this Spring

Bound by Flame gameplay trailer unveiled: PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, PC this Spring

This week the game Bound by Flame has been introduced to the public by its developers at Spiders Studio. This game is set to inflict a bit of classic RPG storytelling on the current generation of gaming consoles and the PC, complete with the Dark Fantasy genre at the helm. This game will be coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, gaming PCs, and PlayStation 4 inside of the second quarter of 2014.

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PlayStation 3 has “2-4 years” left in it according to Sony

PlayStation 3 has “2-4 years” left in it according to Sony

This week at the media event where Sony announced the PlayStation Vita Slim, hardware marketing executive John Koller spoke up on the future of the PlayStation 3. For those of you out there already rolling with this console, not planning on upgrading to a PlayStation 4 any time soon - there's good news. In Koller's chat with Gamespot, the PlayStation 3 was said to have two, three, or four years of life left in it, with plenty of games to come.

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ALIEN: Isolation: Ripley’s daughter hits Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, PC in 2014

ALIEN: Isolation: Ripley’s daughter hits Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, PC in 2014

This week it's become clear that the next Alien franchise game will be not only a multi-console, multi-tiered release, it'll also be as much the terror-infused survival game as the original Alien movie made us wish for. Of course we've got a long way to go before the game actually hits stores, but for now it's looking like the controversial inclusion of Ellen Ripley's daughter in the script is taking a back seat to the idea that this will be everything but a straight-up translation of Alien to a first-person game.

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Microsoft targets next-gen console pricing difference with PS3 trade-in promo

Microsoft targets next-gen console pricing difference with PS3 trade-in promo

When one chooses which next-generation console to purchase, one oft-cited factor is the price: the Xbox One is going to run you an extra $100 over the PS4. Microsoft seems to be targeting that particular issue with its new trade-in promotion, which offers gamers $100 in store credit towards an Xbox One in exchange for their old Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

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PlayStation Now streaming service enters private beta testing stage

PlayStation Now streaming service enters private beta testing stage

As promised, Sony has just sent out invites to a select few to test its new game streaming service. If all goes well, PlayStation Now will soon be rolling out to gamers in the US by the middle of this year.

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PlayStation 4 tipped to emulate PS1 and PS2 titles

PlayStation 4 tipped to emulate PS1 and PS2 titles

Every new console generation brings up questions about backward compatibility with previous, and sometimes more well-loved, games. Tough nothing official has been disclosed, sources close to the matter have revealed that the latest PlayStation 4 will practically support titles from the PlayStation 1 and PlayStation 2 via hardware emulation.

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HBO Go confirmed for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 to follow suit

HBO Go confirmed for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 to follow suit

HBO has just announced a treat that would be coming soon to Sony's gaming crowd. Though no definite date has been set, the popular HBO Go app will soon be available on the PlayStation 3. This will then be followed with availability on the PlayStation 4, hopefully not long after.

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Unity 4.3 PS Vita build live: time for cross-platform gaming

Unity 4.3 PS Vita build live: time for cross-platform gaming

This week the folks at Unity have let it be known that their Unity 4.3 build is out for the PlayStation Vita, a device that will now be able to work with a number of abilities in cross-platform gaming. There's a new PS Vita devkit being released for developers for this platform, allowing them to quickly integrate the games they've already made - or are making - into the Unity universe, therefor allowing them to be played on the PS Vita easily.

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Sony PlayStation Now getting ready to stream your games soon

Sony PlayStation Now getting ready to stream your games soon

Gamers might soon be kissing DVDs and huge downloads goodbye, at least if their games mostly come from Sony's PlayStation catalog. Although no demo was available at CES 2014, Sony has announced the next big leap in game streaming via a new PlayStation Now service coming first to the US.

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Minecraft PS3 release set, PS4 and PS Vita move to 2014

Minecraft PS3 release set, PS4 and PS Vita move to 2014

One of the strangest break-out hits of our current generation of multi-platform games is Minecraft, a pixelated game that's headed to the PlayStation 3 this month. While the original Xbox 360 version was released all the way back in May of 2012, this 2013 PlayStation 3 release will be exactly the same, or as similar as the developers at Mojang could make it. This December 17th release also heads off the push to both the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita which will be occurring inside 2014.

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GTA Online update brings DIY Deathmatch and Race Creators

GTA Online update brings DIY Deathmatch and Race Creators

Inside the world of Grand Theft Auto 5 and the GTA Online universe there's an update coming down this week that'll allow users to do-it-themselves in a whole new set of ways. The latest in create your own experience abilities comes with GTA Online's Race Creator and Deathmatch, both arriving in a sort of Beta mode here at the start for consoles. Both of these creator modes will be able to be shared with the Rockstar Games Social Club as well.

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