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 Gameguru Mania News - Feb,26 2015 - all 
Republique Remastered - Launch Trailer - movie
(hx) 11:06 AM EST - Feb,26 2015 - Post a comment
Developed over five years by industry veterans (Metal Gear Solid 4, Halo 4, F.E.A.R., Black & White 2, SOCOM) and fully realized in Unity 5, Republique Remastered is a thrilling and topical stealth-action game that explores the perils of government surveillance in the Internet Age.

 Gameguru Mania News - Feb,25 2015 - all
Sid Meier's Starships Coming in March - briefly
(hx) 05:54 PM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
The official Twitter account of Civilization has revealed the release date for Sid Meier's Starships. This new strategy game from Sid Meier will be released on March 12th on PC, Mac and iPad, and will be priced at $14.99.

The Evil Within DLC #1 Releases on March 10th - briefly
(hx) 05:52 PM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Bethesda has just announced that The Assignment DLC for The Evil Within will be released on March 10th, and has released a new gameplay trailer for it that can be viewed below. This DLC will is the first part of the game's three-part Season Pass, and focuses on Juli Kidman (detective Castellanos' female partner).

Batman: Arkham Knight - Gotham is Mine Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:51 PM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Warner Bros. and Rocksteady Studios have released a new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer dubbed "Gotham is Mine." The trailer begins with Poison Ivy explaining to Batman how the Scarecrow brought all of Gotham's villains together, and then Scarecrow revealing that his plans go beyond Gotham and into the world at large.

Batman: Arkham Knight releases June 2.
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Coming to PC - briefly
(hx) 03:43 PM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Dennaton Games and Devolver Digital have announced that Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will be released on March 10th on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux.

Battlefield Hardline EA Access - Gameplay Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:41 PM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Be the first to get a piece of the action in Battlefield Hardline, the complete first person shooter experience built on strategy, speed and story through EA Access only on Xbox One. EA Access gives you 10 hours of game time up to 5 days before launch, starting March 12. Play all of multiplayer and the prologue and first episode of the exciting new single player campaign inspired by TV crime drama. All your progress carries over.

Battlefield Hardline Goes Gold - gold
(hx) 01:35 AM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
Battlefield Hardline, the upcoming cops-and-robbers first-person shooter from Visceral Games, has "gone gold," meaning the studio has completed initial development on the project. The game is now headed to factories for mass production, and to digital shelves. The Hardline release date is March 17 in the US and March 20 in the UK on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC.
#BFHardline is officially Gold on all platforms & all regions! RT if you'll be joining us on the streets on Mar 17
Shadow of Mordor: The Bright Lord DLC Trailer - movie
(hx) 01:27 AM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Shadow of Mordor: The Bright Lord DLC is available as now as the final DLC pack for the game. Before The Bright Lord, the other DLC packs consisted of new skins, enemies, and hunting missions. The Bright Lord however stands out as the sole story DLC for the game, and promises to look like a formidable final battle. It promises 10 new missions and a new elite nemisis system for war chiefs and enemies. Let's just hope it will not be so reliant on quick time events as the main campaign's final battle bout was. Players can also play in a new challenge mode against high level enemies and earn high level runes.

Now it's up to the managers of Steam, XBL, and PSN to update the store :-)
Resident Evil Revelations 2 - Drama Trailer - movie
(hx) 01:11 AM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
The fates of Resident Evil past and present meet on an abandoned island faciliy. Will they be able to survive the madness that awaits them? Evolving the episodic chapter set-up of the original Resident Evil Revelations, Resident Evil Revelations 2 will initially release as a weekly series of episodic downloads beginning on February 24, 2015 and a physical retail disc product on March 17, 2015. Each episode in Resident Evil Revelations 2 includes Raid mode content and two full playable scenarios focused on both the Claire and Moira campaign and the Barry and Natalia storyline.

Power/Rangers Fan Film - briefly
(hx) 01:08 AM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Incredible Power Rangers fan film starring Katee Sackhoff!

Lords of the Fallen: Ancient Labyrinth DLC Trailer - console
(hx) 01:03 AM EST - Feb,25 2015 - Post a comment
Lords of the Fallen will be receiving a new piece of story-based DLC called Ancient Labyrinth on March 3 on Xbox One and Steam and PlayStation 4 on March 4, according to its developer CI Games.

 Gameguru Mania News - Feb,24 2015 - all
NVIDIA Issues Statement Regarding GTX 970 - tech
(hx) 03:04 PM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment / read (4)
NVIDIA's co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang has issued a statement regarding the infamous VRAM reports surrounding the GeForce GTX 970. Je-Hsun Huang admitted that this memory architecture was created so that reduced-configurations of Maxwell can have a larger framebuffer (otherwise the GTX970 would come with 3GB of VRAM) and that the upper 512MB of the additional 1GB is segmented and has reduced bandwidth.
Hey everyone,

Some of you are disappointed that we didnít clearly describe the segmented memory of GeForce GTX 970 when we launched it. I can see why, so let me address it.

We invented a new memory architecture in Maxwell. This new capability was created so that reduced-configurations of Maxwell can have a larger framebuffer Ė i.e., so that GTX 970 is not limited to 3GB, and can have an additional 1GB.

GTX 970 is a 4GB card. However, the upper 512MB of the additional 1GB is segmented and has reduced bandwidth. This is a good design because we were able to add an additional 1GB for GTX 970 and our software engineers can keep less frequently used data in the 512MB segment.

Unfortunately, we failed to communicate this internally to our marketing team, and externally to reviewers at launch.

Since then, Jonah Alben, our senior vice president of hardware engineering, provided a technical description of the design, which was captured well by several editors. Here's one example from The Tech Report.

Instead of being excited that we invented a way to increase memory of the GTX 970 from 3GB to 4GB, some were disappointed that we didn't better describe the segmented nature of the architecture for that last 1GB of memory.

This is understandable. But, let me be clear: Our only intention was to create the best GPU for you. We wanted GTX 970 to have 4GB of memory, as games are using more memory than ever.

The 4GB of memory on GTX 970 is used and useful to achieve the performance you are enjoying. And as ever, our engineers will continue to enhance game performance that you can regularly download using GeForce Experience.

This new feature of Maxwell should have been clearly detailed from the beginning.

We wonít let this happen again. We'll do a better job next time
Brutal Half-Life Is a Thing! - briefly
(hx) 03:02 PM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment
Modder Zoonyarts has been working on a gory mod for the first Half Life that will be released soon as most of the work has been finished. As its title suggests, Brutal Half-Life is a mod inspired by Brutal Doom, and you can view a trailer from it below:


M249 - Mod DB
Titanic: Honor and Glory - New Video - preview
(hx) 03:00 PM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment
Four Funnels Entertainment has released a new video, showing 7 minutes of pure in-game footage from its upcoming title Titanic: Honor and Glory.

Quake Live Tournament - Allyrion Vs Jelouish - movie
(hx) 02:59 PM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment
These players were playing Quake as it would have been in 1996. The advanced exploitation of an engine was not known to them. To an experienced Quake player this display might be hilarious, and maybe you'd even want to reach out and teach them. Yet the game I was watching didn't show player crying for help. They were both well matched, the game was a close one and went to three maps.

Homeworld Remastered Collection Launch Trailer - movie
(hx) 02:53 PM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment
The Homeworld Remastered Collection introduces Relic's acclaimed space strategy games Homeworld and Homeworld 2 to modern players and operating systems using the newest sophisticated graphics rendering technology, plus a fully remastered score and new, high fidelity voice recordings by the original actors, and more!The Mothership awaits your command starting February 25, 2015.

Grand Theft Auto V PC Delayed To April 14th - briefly
(hx) 02:50 PM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment
Rockstar has announced that the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed from March 24th to April 14th. In addition, the release of Heists for GTA Online on consoles is scheduled for March 10th.
GTAV for PC will be arriving on April 14th at retail and as a digital download. Our apologies to PC gamers worldwide who have been counting down the days until the launch of the game, but a bit more time is needed to ensure that the game is as polished as possible, and to make certain that both Heists and the GTA Online experience are ready to roll out on day one for PC. As a gesture of thanks for your understanding, we will grant anyone who has pre-ordered the game an additional $200,000 in-game cash for use in GTA Online.

As always, we ask for the GTA PC community's understanding and assistance in helping to report any concerns during the early days of launch when those inevitable initial teething issues arise on the new platform. If you do experience issues please visit Rockstar Games Support and send feedback to GTAOnline@rockstargames.com Ė we'll be closely monitoring the situation and addressing any hitches as quickly as we can.

The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V is our most graphically and technically advanced version yet, fully optimized to support a broad range of current hardware (system specifications) and features a host of PC-specific enhancements including greater levels of detail, deep configuration options and ultra-high-definition support Ė as well as the powerful new Rockstar Editor for recording, staging and editing original custom videos.

We thank GTA players worldwide for their patience in awaiting these big game updates and we are excited to bring both Heists and GTAV for PC to you very soon. Please stay tuned for lots more information in the weeks ahead and for now, check out some new screens showing action from Heists.
From Bedrooms to Billions - The Amiga Years Trailer - movie
(hx) 01:00 AM EST - Feb,24 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
From Bedrooms To Billions sequel, focussing on the 16 bit video game era, specifically with the Commodore Amiga. The new film due for release 2016.

 Gameguru Mania News - Feb,23 2015 - all
Evening Reading - NVIDIA GTX 970 Lawsuit - briefly
(hx) 07:14 PM EST - Feb,23 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
  • NVIDIA GTX 970 Lawsuit - It would seem that NVIDIA has been hit with a lawsuit over the whole GTX 970 debacle. Popcorn anyone?
  • Homeworld Remastered Collection Trailer - Gearbox Software now offers a another trailer from the Homeworld Remastered Collection, showing off the story for Homeworld 2
  • Trash TV Lands on Steam - Do you still have any CRT TVs in your home? Chances are no, you probably tossed or sold those monolithic things to make room for a much lovelier, flat screen set. Trash TV puts you in the shoes of one such tube television that has been sent to a recycling center. This angry TV must fight its way through the garbage in a 2D platformer in order to find its remote. There are tons of weapons to be found in the dump, as well as puzzles to solve along the way
  • SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition review - There is no doubt that SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition improves over its predecessor in just about every way possible, polishing up things that were great the first time around and adding loads of new content in terms of gameplay and story. Still, itís one of those things that only the most dedicated purists will appreciate, because the overall experience can still be enjoyed just as much in SanctuaryRPG: Classic
  • EA is teasing Battlefield Hardline Premium reveal - EA is teasing the reveal of the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline soon. Judging by the way Premium has been in previous Battlefield games, itís safe to assume the purchase will grant users all future DLC packs along with exclusive in-game perks, such as Battlepacks and cosmetic items.
  • Darkest Dungeon on Windows 8 Store is a scam - Darkest Dungeon is not officially available on the Windows 8 Store. Instead, someone is listing it on there for $3.99 as a 2MB download. This, of course, is a scam, as noted by Red Hook Studios co-president Tyler Sigman on Twitter earlier.
Dying Light Short Live - Action Film - movie
(hx) 06:33 PM EST - Feb,23 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
How much of Dying Light could actually be recreated in film? This question inspired Techland and Flying Carpet Studio to create a live-action short-film "The Last Supply Drop" which was released today. Telling a story about four quarantine survivors' last ditch attempt to get to an air-drop full of crucial supplies, the video brings Dying Light key gameplay features to the real life, including parkour movement, car traps, and the fan-favorite dropkick attacks.

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