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Tokyo Game Show: On the hunt for the next Minecraft

The staggering US$2.5 billion that Microsoft has just shelled out for Minecraft and its quirky graphics will be foremost in developers' minds at the Tokyo Game Show this week, where simple yet immersive games are expected to figure heavily. Visitors play US software giant Microsoft's Xbox One at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on September 19, 2013.


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, Minecraft, Microsoft Xbox, X360, World News, Japan,

3 hrs ago | Metro UK News

Nintendo red faced after porn appears on Wii site

Family-friendly website 'the Miiverse' was hit with dozens of erotic pictures of women in various states of undress after gamers discovered a glitch. Some of the images showed a woman in lingerie draped across a bed and sexualised Japanese Manga, while others showed buxom images of Kate Upton.


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, WII, Nintendo, Wii U, 3DS

4 hrs ago |

Crystal reveals why 'Temple of Osiris' is launching on PS4, Xbox One and PC only

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is coming to the new generation of consoles and that will be it. Developer Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix have foregone the idea of releasing the game on last generation consoles.


Related Topix: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, Video Games, Deep Silver, 2010

Mon Sep 15, 2014


Left 4 Dead 2 now uncensored on Steam in Australia, 75% off

Australian residents age 18 or older are able to play the uncensored version of Left 4 Dead 2 , after the R18+ classification for the game sprouted up earlier this month. Those with a censored copy of the game in Australia will be able to apply a free update to the game to upgrade to the bloodier original version on Steam .


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, Team Ninja, TECMO KOEI GAMES CO., LTD.

Inventor Spot

Got More Money Than Sense? These Solid Gold Next-Gen Consoles Are Just The Ticket For You

Looking for a bit of extra luxury in your gaming life? Want to show your friends and family how much money you have? The Gatti Luxury Lab has a new set of products that might interest you - a pair of gold plated gaming consoles. Created by the famous Italian jeweler Gatti, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were both revealed at the Middle-Eastern Games14 convention.


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE


Destiny Producer Says the Game Only Gets Better After the End

The very start of Destiny might feel a bit like a standard shooter to many, but according to Executive Producer Patrick O'Kelley, the multiplayer-driven sci-fi shooter becomes an entirely different experience once a player reaches the level cap of 20 and can begin to experience the endgame missions and objectives. "I think what players will find is that the game unfolds and transforms over time," O'Kelley told Xbox Wire .


Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Game., Deep Silver, They, Mars, _No Company, Spiders


Chivalry [Medieval Warfare] isn't dead, it's coming to consoles

First-person melee combat game Chivalry: Medieval Warfare has been picked up by Activision for a PS3 and Xbox 360 release later this year. Torn Banner Studios' 12-player competitive brawler originally launched on PC in November 2012 and it's gone on to sell 2 million copies since.


Related Topix: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, Video Games, Torn Banner Studios, Deep Silver, 2012, Gliese Games

Computer And Video Games

Borderlands The Pre-Sequel video explores character origins

Gearbox and 2K Australia discuss the beginnings of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel 's four new vault hunters in a making-of documentary video. Borderlands 2 players will already be familiar with Nisha the Lawbringer and Wilhelm the Enforcer, who were two of the most powerful lieutenants in Handsome Jack's forces.


Related Topix: 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Video Games, Borderlands, Deep Silver, Borderlands 2

Business News

Get a look at the locations in Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

In the run up to the release of Frogwares ' new Sherlock Holmes crime investigation game we've been seeing a number of trailers shining a light on the advancements the developers have been working on in order to progress the series. The latest takes a look at the game's locations, recreating scenes from in and around Victorian London.


Related Topix: Frogwares, Focus Home Interactive, Crimes & Punishments, Video Games, Deep Silver, Sega, London


Destiny is the UK's Biggest New Franchise Launch Ever

Destiny has surpassed Watch Dogs' UK launch figures to become the biggest new video game franchise in the country's history. Official figures confirm that 46 per cent of sales were on PS4, 36 per cent were on Xbox One, 14 per cent on Xbox 360 and a lowly four per cent on PS3.


Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Ubisoft, Watch Dogs, L.A. Noire, Rockstar Games, Deep Silver, X360

Detroit News

Detroit drug, gun seizures plummet

While the overall number of police raids is down in Detroit, officers have launched several large, high-profile raids in areas known for gang and drug activity, including one in July in an area near Moross and Seven Mile. - Drug house raids and street dealer arrests have plummeted this year, resulting in fewer drugs confiscated and fewer illegal firearms taken off the street, according to internal police documents obtained by The Detroit News.


Related Topix: Drugs, Video Games, Deep Silver, Section, West

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Grand Theft Auto V's next-gen launch confirmed

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One editions will be available from November 18. The PC edition will land on January 27, 2015. The game originally launched on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in September last year, to critical acclaim.


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto, Grand Theft Auto V, PS3

Bi-weekly NGG: Apple Watch, Bloodborne release, Persona 5 on PS4, and more

Altus shows off the first footage of the upcoming RPG, which was just announced for PlayStation 4 in addition to PlayStation 3. Leave it to Japan to top off another amazing two weeks of news and this is without Tokyo Game Show yet. More importantly, there are trailers galore! It's time for this week's News, Games, Geeks.


Related Topix: Persona, Video Games, Atlus Co., Persona 5, ATLUS, Deep Silver


Check Out This Modder's Xbox One Laptop

Console modder Ed Zarick posted an update on his blog , revealing the next iteration of his XBOOK laptops -- a 500GB XBOOK ONE boasting a 22 inch Vizio 1080p LED television, an upgrade from the XBOOK 360's 19 inch 720p LCD monitor. The unit comes with vinyl casing, 3D printed customized color components, a front slot-loading disc drive, and all of the cable connections intact on the backside of the unit.


Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, TV, Electronics


January Jones shines in white outfit at "Good Kill" Venice Film Festival

Actress January Jones recently made a stunning appearance at the Venice Film Festival where she wore an all-white outfit to the for their skills as gamers and train on a console modelled on the Xbox. While her role has not been revealed there is no question that she made a 'Good Kill' in bringing attention to the movie at the premiere in Venice as she looked absolutely fabulous in her white mid-length dress which had a hint of sophistication with its sheer panels throughout and paired it with black heels.


Related Topix: January Jones, Hot Chicks, Deep Silver, Video Games, X360

Swinging on your phone just isn't amazing in Gameloft's 'Spider-Man Unlimted'

The highly anticipated mobile phone game " Spider-Man Unlimited" was released yesterday for Android, Apple and Windows phones. Game developer Gameloft has produced mobile Spider-Man games based off the film franchise starring Andrew Garfield in recent years, but this is the first original game featuring various Spider-Men from the comics.


Related Topix: Spider-Man, Activision, Beenox, Video Games, Deep Silver, Electronics, Cell Phones, Game., Marvel, Pop/Rock, Run!

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Official Trailer

Following its teaser announcement, Capcom's Resident Evil franchise releases the first official trailer for the second chapter to its Revelations series: Resident Evil Revelations 2 . The gruesome video offers a glimpse at the kind of setting we're to expect during game play, while still not revealing too much of its zombie-based narrative.


Related Topix: Resident Evil, Capcom, Video Games, Resident Evil: Revelations, Deep Silver


Penguins of Madagascar Exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS

Who said the only exclusive games for Nintendo platforms were first-party? For months that's seemed to be the case at launch, but a new Nintendo-only game is on the way in November from a third-party publisher. Little Orbit, a little-known publisher with a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation, announced plans to make the Penguins of Madagascar exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS.


Related Topix: THQ, Penguins of Madagascar, Video Games, Deep Silver, WII, Nintendo, Wii U


Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN Limited Edition Announced for PS4 and PS3

Publisher Aksys Games has revealed on its website that Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN will receive a North American exclusive limited edition version for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 when the game releases later this year. The PS4 and PS3 limited edition versions will include an outer box replica of The Backyard, an alternate world hiding in the Guilty Gear universe in the form of a book, a "hard rocking" soundtrack arranged by Guilty Gear series creator Daisuke Ishiwatari, an art book profiling characters from Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus and Guilty Gear 2 Overture, and a Sol Badguy "Free" keychain, a replica of Sol's belt buckle.


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, Arc System Works, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus


Will Ferrell to fight cancer by playing video games

Will Ferrell arrives on the red carpet for the film 'Welcome To Me' during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Video Games, Deep Silver, Kids, Family