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 Gameguru Mania News - Oct,22 2014 - all 
IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad Released - briefly
(hx) 08:56 AM EDT - Oct,22 2014 - Post a comment
1C Game Studios has announced that IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad is available digitally starting from today. The game can be purchased in two editions, Standard and Premium, for the price of $59.99 and $99.99 correspondingly.

CoD: Advanced Warfare MP Trailer - movie
(hx) 04:01 AM EDT - Oct,22 2014 - Post a comment
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Day Zero Edition is out November 3 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

 Gameguru Mania News - Oct,21 2014 - all
Sunset Overdrive Gameplay Launch Trailer - console
(hx) 06:30 PM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
Sunset Overdrive from Insomniac Games and Microsoft will be released for the Xbox One on Oct. 28, and the duo today released the final trailer for the game.

Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer - movie
(hx) 06:07 PM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
Bioware and Electronic Arts have released a new trailer for Dragon Age: Inquisition that focuses on the Inquisitor and his/her followers. The game releases November 18th.

Metal Gear Solid Philanthropy Film Cancelled - briefly
(hx) 05:49 PM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
Hive Division, the folks behind the 2009 fan film Metal Gear Solid Philanthropy - Part 1, has announced that its sequel project is no more. The news comes via press release, which states that, a mere few days before the project's IndieGoGo campaign was to begin, word came down that the project could not proceed. Details are scarce and vague (likely on purpose), but Hive Division says, "The end-result is that MGSP2 cannot be officially authorized and, unlike when we made MGSP1, the risk we would face if we proceeded without proper authorization would be too great."

Lords Of The Fallen Dev Responds To Criticism - briefly
(hx) 05:42 PM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
Many previews popped up recently about Lords of the Fallen and since reviewers expressed a number of annoyances regarding CI Games' upcoming action RPG, the team behind it felt the need to address most of them:

Lords of the Fallen releases October 31st.
Jagged Alliance: Flashback -Now Available On Steam - briefly
(hx) 05:30 PM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
Full Control today announced the release of Jagged Alliance: Flashback, on PC, Mac and Linux. Jagged Alliance: Flashback is a reset for the classic turn-based strategy series, featuring a unique mix of deep turn-based tactics, role-playing and squad management.

First Alien: Isolation DLC Coming October 28th - briefly
(hx) 04:03 PM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
SEGA has announced that the first add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, Corporate Lockdown, will be released on October 28th.
SEGA today announced that the first of five add-on packs for Alien: Isolation, "Corporate Lockdown", releases October 28, 2014, offering players three new challenging and terrifying maps for the game's Survivor Mode. Each challenge pack offers a new perspective on the events on-board Sevastopol Station in the days before the arrival of the Weyland-Yutani team, with a new playable character, a unique set of objectives and a new game mode.

In "Corporate Lockdown", Seegson Executive Ransome has learnt that he has been abandoned by his paymasters. Knowing that the Torrens is on the way, he decides to make his escape and hitch a ride on board, taking decoded Nostromo data with him. However, while escaping he wants to tie up a few loose ends... Across three new challenge maps, "Severance", "Scorched Earth" and "Loose Ends", players are challenged to compete against others through Alien: Isolation’s online leaderboards, to escape the station in the fastest possible time or attain the top score through numerous side quests and hidden bonus objectives. New to "Corporate Lockdown" is the addition of Gauntlet Mode where players are challenged to top the Gauntlet Mode leaderboards by completing all three challenge maps back-to-back without dying.

"Corporate Lockdown" will be available to download via online marketplaces for available platforms from October 28, priced at MSRP $7.99/€6.99/£5.59 and will be followed by four more packs: "Trauma", "Safe Haven", "Lost Contact" and "The Trigger". Each will feature a new playable character alongside a mix of new maps, objectives and game modes to challenge even the most proficient player. Players wishing to explore every inch of Sevastopol Station can take advantage of the Alien: Isolation Season Pass, offering access to all five Survivor Mode add-on packs at up to a 25% discount. All add-on packs are scheduled to be released by March 2015.
Galactic Civilizations III Beta 2 Trailer - movie
(hx) 10:37 AM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
Stardock has released a new content update for the Early Access version of Galactic Civilizations III and in order to celebrate it, the company has released a new trailer that focuses on it.

Assassin's Creed co-creator leaves Ubisoft - briefly
(hx) 02:43 AM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment / read (1)
On Monday, Ubisoft Toronto announced that its managing director, Jade Raymond, was parting ways with the game-making company to "pursue future opportunities separately." The co-creator of the Assassin's Creed series and executive producer of its first two games offered a statement within the company's announcement, calling the exit "one of the hardest decisions of my career" while asking fans to "stay tuned for more on what's next for me."

During her tenure at Ubisoft, Raymond was producer on the first Assassin's Creed (2004-2007) and served as executive producer on Assassin's Creed II (2008-2009), Watch_Dogs (2008-2009) and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist (2010-2013). She also opened the Ubisoft Toronto studio and served as its managing director since 2009, a role she will turn over to Parizeau starting October 29.
I've spent 10 extraordinary years at Ubisoft, and I am proud to have been part of many of the best teams in the industry making truly remarkable games. This is one of the hardest decisions of my career, but the Toronto studio is strong and on a solid path. I'm confident that now is a good time for me to transition leadership of the studio to Alex and to pursue my other ambitions and new opportunities. Stay tuned for more on what's next for me, but for now, I’d like to thank Ubisoft for its partnership through the years, and I wish them the very best in all their next endeavours
It will be interesting to see the new direction of Jade's games, as well as what she will do next.
CoH 2: Ardennes Assault Developer Interview - interview
(hx) 02:32 AM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
At EGX London 2014 RelicNews got to have a sit-down interview with Quinn Duffy, a Game Director at Relic Entertainment. They talk about the upcoming singleplayer expansion as well as talk at length about Relic's stance on user-created mods and how they intend to promote community content in the future.

Minecraft - Xbox One Edition Trailer - console
(hx) 02:26 AM EDT - Oct,21 2014 - Post a comment
The newly-released video showcases an Xbox-themed world that was made in the Xbox One version of the sandbox title. The latest edition of the game features worlds 36 times bigger than on Xbox 360 and PS3, the ability to import saves and a more user-friendly interface.

 Gameguru Mania News - Oct,20 2014 - all
343 Industries Explains 20GB Day One Patch - console
(hx) 05:38 PM EDT - Oct,20 2014 - Post a comment / read (4)
Following outrage at a 20GB day-one update planned for the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection, head of Halo franchise development Frank O'Connor took to NeoGAF to defend the design decision.
According to O'Connor, that 20GB of data is not a fix for in-game issues, but is instead game content that would have otherwise required that the game ship on multiple Blu-ray discs. "The game is designed to run as a single, unified product, digital is seamless obviously, but we also wanted disc users to have the same experience, without swapping discs," O'Connor told one irate fan. He then added that a title update (read: patch) would be included in the 20GB update, but that it is a "tiny fraction" of the total download. "We realize that this isn't ideal for everyone, but it's the path to the smoothest eventual experience."
Civilization 5 gets a free week - briefly
() 05:34 PM EDT - Oct,20 2014 - Post a comment
Anyone that's into Sid Meier's Civilization is in the midst of an agonizing wait, since Civilization: Beyond Earth won't arrive until October 24. So 2K is offering a little something while everyone waits. The last game in the series, Sid Meier's Civilization V, will be playable for free from now until October 23 at 10AM PDT on Steam. Those interested in picking up that game can grab it for full price. For those simply killing time until Beyond Earth arrives, that game can be pre-loaded on Steam right now.
Far Cry 4 Season Pass Announced - briefly
(hx) 04:18 PM EDT - Oct,20 2014 - Post a comment
Ubisoft has announced the Far Cry 4 Season Pass for $29.99.
London, UK - October 20, 2014 - Today, Ubisoft detailed the Season Pass for Far Cry 4, the highly anticipated first-person shooter for PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

The Season Pass extends players' time in Kyrat and includes new missions that can be completed in either single-player or co-op. Content includes a Season Pass exclusive day-one mission, a prison break co-op mission, wild missions with Hurk and his harpoon gun, a new PvP mode that will have friends teaming up to fight opposing forces and a chance to encounter the rarest beast in the Himalayas – yetis.

The Far Cry 4 Season Pass contains:

    The Syringe – Available from launch exclusively for Season Pass holders, players must keep a rare and potent recipe from falling into the hands of Pagan Min's forces. Playable in single-player and co-op, players will need to ensure that he does not use its devastating effects on the rebel forces.
    Escape from Durgesh Prison – Ajay and Hurk have been rounded up and tortured in Yuma's prison. Team up with a friend to escape and survive the hostile lands of Pagan Min's Kyrat.
    Hurk Deluxe Pack – Five missions, playable in single-player and co-op, including Yak Farm, Blood Ruby and Hurk's Redemption are available. Access an arsenal of new weapons including a harpoon gun for Hurk.
    Overrun – Team up as Rakshasa or Golden Path in this PvP mode and control a series of neutral locations across Kyrat's countryside to protect them from being overrun by your opponents.
    Valley of the Yetis – Ajay's helicopter has crashed on an unforgiving Himalayan ridge. Explore the frozen landscape and find tools to upgrade your camp and protect it from a dangerous cult when night falls. With single-player and co-op options, players will not be alone, but in the darkest caves players will have more to fear than just the cult as the yetis await their prey…

Priced at £23.99, the Season Pass will be available at the launch of Far Cry 4 on November 18. Once purchased, the Season Pass enables the download of all included Far Cry 4 add-on content packs once they become available. Additionally, players who pre-order Far Cry 4 Gold Edition, which includes both the game and the Season Pass, will benefit from a discount over buying them separately. This edition is only available as a digital product on PC via Uplay and other PC Digital retailers, and on consoles via PlayStation Network (PS4 and PS3) and Xbox Marketplace (Xbox One only).
2Dark - Survival Adventure Game - Trailer - movie
(hx) 11:29 AM EDT - Oct,20 2014 - Post a comment
French designer Frederick Raynal has unveiled more details of his new survival adventure game, 2Dark, in a special introduction video published today to coincide with the start of the crowdfunding campaign at Ulule. Well known for creating the original Alone in the Dark and Little Big Adventure, together with the indie studio Gloomywood, Raynal returns to his roots with 2Dark. Players find themselves in dark and unsettling locations, desperate to find and save as many children as possible while being pursued by ever-present serial killers.

Advanced Warfare PC Minimum Requirements - briefly
(hx) 08:52 AM EDT - Oct,20 2014 - Post a comment / read (1)
Sledgehammer Games has revealed the minimum system requirements for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and from the looks of it, they are just a tiny bit higher than the previous entry, Call of Duty: Ghosts. Like most of the games nowadays, you will need to free a large chunk of your hard disk drive, because the game needs at least 55 GB for download. Following is what you will need to run Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare:
OS: Windows 7 64-Bit / Windows 8 64-Bit / Windows 8.1 64-Bit

Processor: Intel CoreTM i3-530 @ 2.93 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 810 @ 2.80 GHz or better

Memory: 6 GB RAM

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 @ 1GB / ATI Radeon HD 5870 @ 1GB or better

DirectX: Version 11

Network: Broadband Internet connection

Hard Drive: 55 GB available space

Sound Card: DirectX-compatible
Do note that these are just the minimum system requirements for the game.
Steam's Weekly Top Sellers - briefly
(hx) 01:33 AM EDT - Oct,20 2014 - Post a comment
Here are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:
1.Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
2.Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
3.Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
5.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
6.Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel - Season Pass
7.Alien: Isolation
8.The Evil Within
9.Tomb Raider
10.Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne
 Gameguru Mania News - Oct,19 2014 - all
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Launch Trailer - movie
(hx) 01:54 PM EDT - Oct,19 2014 - Post a comment
The official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay launch trailer has arrived, despite the game not coming out for another couple of weeks. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is planned for a November 4th release.

 Gameguru Mania News - Oct,18 2014 - all
Remaking The Legend - Halo 2 Anniversary Trailer - movie
(hx) 06:52 PM EDT - Oct,18 2014 - Post a comment
Millions of fans wait in anticipation for next month's Halo: The Master Chief Collection , which is set to feature every single main-series Halo game released thus far, including Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4. Pre-orders for the collection started yesterday, and to build up hype, 343 Industries has released a trailer for their upcoming documentary, Remaking The Legend, which chronicles their experiences remastering and completely overhauling Halo 2 for re-release in the collection.