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 Gameguru Mania News - Apr,01 2015 - all 
Half-Life 3 Trailer (April Fool's Day) - briefly
(hx) 11:13 AM EDT - Apr,01 2015 - Post a comment
It wouldn't be April Fool's Day without a Half-Life 3 trailer to kick things off.

Monster Hunter Online - Beta Trailer - preview
(hx) 11:07 AM EDT - Apr,01 2015 - Post a comment
Tencent Games released a new trailer for Monster Hunter Online, revealing that its "Awakening" Closed Beta phase will begin on April 21st. This new closed beta phase will require a beta key, and will be available only in the East.

PS4 - PlayStation Plus - Free Games Trailer 04/2015 - console
(hx) 11:05 AM EDT - Apr,01 2015 - Post a comment
These games will be free for PlayStation Plus members next week Tuesday when the PlayStation Store updates.

 Gameguru Mania News - Mar,31 2015 - all
Star Wars: Battlefront Reveal Trailer on April 17th - briefly
(hx) 04:15 PM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
DICE will debut the Star Wars: Battlefront official reveal trailer during its Star Wars Celebration panel on April 17th, starting at 10:30 am PT. Gameplay for Star Wars: Battlefront will also be on display "behind closed doors" at EA's booth.
It has been hard to keep these secrets from the community, but we're excited to announce that we will be hosting a panel at Celebration on April 17th, kicking off at 10:30AM PT, where we will debut the official reveal trailer for Star Wars Battlefront. Make sure to get to the show early to secure your seat. But that is not all... All attendees will have a chance to see gameplay behind closed doors during the show at our official booth along with a few other activities starting that Friday.
Magicka 2 - Release Date Reveal Trailer (60FPS) - movie
(hx) 03:53 PM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
To celebrate the upcoming launch of Magicka 2, which will arrive on PC and PS4 on May 26, 2015, Paradox Interactive has published a new trailer containing all-new gameplay and allegedly new ideas! The game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders starting soon, according to the alarm Paradox has set on its Night Watch. Magicka 2 will be available for $14.99 on both platforms.

Starcraft 2:Legacy of the Void beta kicks off today - briefly
(hx) 03:33 PM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
As it's often the case with Blizzard games, not everyone will be able to access the beta from the get-go, with beta keys scheduled to be sent in waves to those who have signed up on Battle.net. The Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void sign up process is pretty straightforward and you can check it out here. While you're there make sure you opt in for all the other betas as well, especially for the Overwatch one, which is set to begin sometime later this year.



As for Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void, this is the third and final chapter in the highly acclaimed sci-fi RTS trilogy. Unlike in Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm where the focus was on the Terran and Zerg, respectively, the third installment will be focused entirely on the Protoss. You can still expect to see well known characters like Jim Raynor and Sarah Kerrigan, but the main protagonists this time around will be Zeratul and Artanis. What makes Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void a bit more special than its predecessor is the fact that this is a standalone expansion pack, so you won’t need the previous titles in order to play it.
WWE 2K15 - Path of the Warrior DLC Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:27 PM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
Path of the Warrior takes players on a journey through the legendary career of WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior and commences with his victory over WWE Legend Honky Tonk Man in record time at SummerSlam in 1988. 2K Showcase: Path of the Warrior also features historic moments with WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and Sgt. Slaughter, WWE Legends Rick Rude, Randy 'Macho Man' Savage and Colonel Mustafa, as well as WWE Superstars Undertaker and Hunter Hearst Helmsley

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round - Port Report - preview
(hx) 12:15 PM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
TotalBiscuit brings you the rundown of features and options for the PC port initially developed by Team NINJA and ported over by KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.

Evolve - The Hunt Evolves (with more DLC) Trailer - movie
(hx) 12:09 PM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
A new monster has been discovered on Shear: Behemoth -- a rock giant that will cost you $14.99. There's also four new hunters at $7.49 each, and a couple of skin packs that will run you $4.99 each.



Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Operator Trailer - movie
(hx) 05:33 AM EDT - Mar,31 2015 - Post a comment
Today, Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege will include a brand-new operator system. Operators are specialists from the world's top Special Forces units and masters in their respective fields. Each has their own unique expertise which adds a new tactical layer to the Siege experience and pushes team play even further. Players will put together these operators to create their best CTU (counter-terrorism unit) composition in order to defeat the opposing team.



 Gameguru Mania News - Mar,30 2015 - all
Game Maker's Toolkit - Redesigning Death - briefly
(hx) 05:52 PM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
Getting killed is getting boring. So, inspired by Bloodborne's clever twist on MMO corpse-running, let's look at some games that do more interesting things with player death - from expendable marines in Aliens to reconstructed level layouts in Spelunky.

Mortal Kombat X: All Fatalities and X-Rays So Far - movie
(hx) 04:13 PM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
Get a look at direct feed of all the fatalities and x-rays from our preview in gloriously gruesome 1080p 60fps.

The History Of The Uzi - In Video Games - briefly
(hx) 04:07 PM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
Uzis are, like the AK-47, a weapon built to be made cheaply and have foolproof operation. Because of this, the uzi, both in games and real-world application, started as a tool of warfare and became the face of criminal empires.

Capcom Removes Local Co-Op from RE5: Gold - briefly
(hx) 03:58 PM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
After the complete nonsense with the removal of local co-op from Resident Evil Revelations 2, Capcom decided to yet again give the middle finger to PC gamers by completely removing the local co-op code that was present in Resident Evil 5.
RE5 was recently updated, it stripped GFWL in favor of Steam, and finally after 6 years of waiting we get the Untold stories DLC (also known as RE5:Gold). However GFWL wasn't the only thing that was stripped, the GFWL version had a fully functioning coop mode that was easily enabled by modders:

It was so easy to enable, that many of us hoped that Capcom will officially add it to the game, but nope, they actually made an extra effort to remove it completely and even potentially lied about it.

Here is what Capcom had to say:

To clarify though, the split screen code that was ripped out from the PC build is from the console version.

As some of you may know, MT Framework is our multiplatform development tool/engine that is utilized across several platforms. The aforementioned split-screen code is an orphaned code base from the PS3/Xbox 360 SKU which simply does not work on a PC.

The crux of the issue is that the PC code base has no concept of multiple controllers. In other words, if you plugged in two Xbox controllers, RE5 has no way of figuring out which gamepad controls which character -- or what happens if one player uses a KB+M versus a gamepad. It's a difficult problem to solve since the original game's logic wasn't designed with multiple controller devices in mind.

Here is what a modder had to say:

I don't understand why you claim the code "simply does not work on a PC". As I was one of the key people who worked on the split-screen mod that enabled it on the GFWL initial release version for PCs. I can confirm that all the code is FULLY functional and it worked flawlessly for the GFWL version. We did not add anything extra to the game at all, it was simply enabled. The only problem was that the keyboard would control both characters so it was forcibly disabled. The game has no problem at all distinguishing between two controllers. Evidently the game knows to assign PAD1 to Player1, PAD2 to Player2 vise versa. Otherwise no characters would have moved at all.
CoD:Advanced Warfare-Exo Zombies Infection Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:37 PM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
Watch gameplay from Exo Zombies Infection, part two of the Exo Zombies co-op experience. After being overrun at the Atlas research facility, our four heroes must fight for survival at a Burgertown franchise. Exo Zombies stars John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal. Get Exo Zombies Infection along with the Ascendance DLC pack on March 31st for Xbox LIVE, with other platforms to follow.

Killing Floor 2 gameplay - Hell on Earth difficulty - preview
(hx) 03:35 PM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
That looks pretty fun!

Half-Life 2: Update - Total Graphical Overhaul Mod - mod&map
(hx) 04:20 AM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
Filip Victor has released a graphical overhaul mod for Half Life 2, called Half Life 2: Update. Half Life 2: Update is described as a completely free and extensive community-developed update for Half-Life 2 featuring beautiful lighting, countless bug fixes, and a brand new Community Commentary Mode.

Halo Online - First Gameplay Video - movie
(hx) 04:16 AM EDT - Mar,30 2015 - Post a comment
Here's a 17-minute video showcasing the maps, weapons, and vehicles for Halo Online. Halo Online is a F2P title that is powered by an enhanced version of the Halo 3 engine and will coming exclusively to the PC.

 Gameguru Mania News - Mar,29 2015 - all

Killing Floor 2 full match gameplay - preview
(hx) 07:06 PM EDT - Mar,29 2015 - Post a comment
Tripwire and PCGamer have unveiled a gameplay video showcasing a full match from the upcoming multiplayer FPS title, Killing Floor 2.

Steam's Weekly Top Sellers - briefly
(hx) 06:54 PM EDT - Mar,29 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
Here are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:
1.Grand Theft Auto V
2.Pillars of Eternity
3.Alien: Isolation
4.Cities: Skylines
5.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
6.Arma 3
7.Arma 3 - Extended Edition
8.Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition
9.The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
10.Total War: ROME II - Emperor Edition
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