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Grand Theft Auto V’s Main Characters each get Story Trailers
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Grand Theft Auto V’s Main Characters each get Story Trailers

The series that popularized the open world action-adventure genre of video games will be returning for its fifth installment later this year. Grand Theft Auto V is set in fictional Los Santos in the state of San Andreas and its surrounding areas, based on modern-day Los Angeles and Southern California. GTA V's single-player story is told through three player-controlled protagonists. They are Michael, Trevor and Franklin, criminals whose stories interconnect as they complete missions together. Rockstar has released three new trailers, one for each of the main protagonists which gives some backstory to their plight and shows off the gorgeous graphics, high quality voice-over and gamepaly mechanics of one of the most anticipated video games of the year. Trailers embedded below. Grand Th...
An Introduction to The Elder Scrolls Online
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An Introduction to The Elder Scrolls Online

The massively multiplayer online roleplaying game genre has been a hotbed of big name and highly anticipated releases lately. The latest to enter the spotlight is The Elder Scrolls Online a MMORPG. Announced earlier this year ESO promises to bring everything that it's single player Elder Scrolls titles is known for to an online multiplayer setting. Th details are just emerging but there is still a long way to go before ESO drops sometime in 2012. Check out our first video of The Elder Scrolls Online—a documentary-style introduction to the game, presented by members of The Elder Scrolls Online Development Team. This video covers the basics of ESO, including a first look at the game's Elder Scrolls-style combat system, massive PvP battles, Megaserver technology, exploration-based cont...
Diablo III Opening Cinematic
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Diablo III Opening Cinematic

2011 is barely over and the insatiable gaming world is already looking at the big games coming out in 2012. Diablo 3 is one of those blockbuster games and Blizzard took the wraps off the opening cenimatic for its dark fantasy/horror-themed action role-playing game at the 2011 Spike TV Video Game Awards which I have embedded below for your viewing pleasure.
Dark Souls – A game that asks the player to prepare to die
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Dark Souls – A game that asks the player to prepare to die

For the last few days I have been playing Dark Souls, a fantasy RPG from Japan's From Software. I was unable to play the spiritual successor Demon Souls because I was unable to get it locally and was drowned in a pile of new games that were released around the same time in 2009. I regret allowing it to slip through my fingers as although I watched many a trailer and gameplay video of Dark Souls, I believe playing the first game would have better prepared me for what was to come. Prepare to Die ( a lot) I've never been this nervous playing a game since Dead Space, but dispite all the deaths (stopped counting at around 38) I was really caught up in the game. There is no set story to follow, the game kind of allows you to discover things and peice everything together like a jigsaw puzzle....
Dark Souls appealing to hardcore RPG fans
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Dark Souls appealing to hardcore RPG fans

Dark Souls is an upcoming game Japan's From Software and is published by NamcoBandai Games. The game is described as a dark fantasy RPG epic that is extremely difficult but provides a wonderful feeling of achievement for gamers who survive it's dangerous world. Dungeons crawling with enemies, towering bosses ready to dish out the pain tied in with some unique online elements make Dark Souls just as big release as many of this packed holiday season's most hyped games such as Gears of War 3, Skyrim and Modern Warefare 3. Dark Souls has already sole close to 300,000 copies in Japan and many hardcore gamers in the west are anticipating it's release on October 4th in North America and October 7th in Europe. "Dark Souls breaks down barriers with a seamless world design that encourages exp...
Angry Birds Rio Trailer
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Angry Birds Rio Trailer

Angry Birds is a puzzle game that flew unto the scene just over a year ago and since then has been a runaway success. Developed by Finland-based Rovio Mobile the game has been downloaded on various platforms over 50 million times as players take control of a flock of birds that are attempting to retrieve eggs that have been stolen by a group of evil green pigs. Various versions of Angry Birds have been released on various platforms and I myself have been woefully addicted to the android version of the game from it first came out. THe evolution of ANgry Birds continue as it was recently announced that there will be a version of the game released in March 2011 that will be tied into the animation movie named "Rio" that will be in theaters around the same time. Take a look at the trailer b...
Homefront – Korea is coming to get you!
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Homefront – Korea is coming to get you!

The first person shooter genre is a very popular type of video game that some might argue might be somewhat over-saturated as of late. Indeed some of the most successful titles have been first person shooters and THQ is looking to get on the action with Homefront - a story driven set in a near future America in 2027 when a now-nuclear armed  and united Korean People's Army invades the  good ole US of A. The game is written by John Milius, a veteran writer of war related material as he co-wrote the successful films Apocalypse Now and wrote Red Dawn. Info about the Game Homefront is speculative fiction, set in a near-future, post peak oil world that features a significantly declined United States, and a united Korea that has built a massive alliance in East Asia. The game focuses on the ...
40 Stories Game Trailer
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40 Stories Game Trailer

40 Stories is a puzzle game where you must create duplicates of yourself to escape 40 challenging floors. It is being developed by over 60 Chico State University students in the Applied Computer Graphics, Computer Science, and Recording Arts departments. In 40 Stories, you play as Anita Hent, a disgruntled technical support employee who is on a mission to leave her office. In Anita’s haste, she runs into the megalomaniacal Professor Darius McDoogle, who zaps her with his reality altering Quantum Stabilizer, which then gives Anita the power to clone herself. Anita must now traverse her ever changing office building with the help of her very own Fanboy and escape McDoogle’s grasp. Trailer embedded below. (more…)