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Top 5 games to watch for in 2011

Batman: Arkham City 2009’s Batman Arkham Aslyum finally gave the Dark Knight the game he deserves. With its dark, brooding atmosphere, freeform combat, engaging stealth elements and top-notch voice acting, Arkham Asylum had almost everything. The only thing missing was Gotham City. Eidos intends to remedy this oversight with Arkham City, due out in Q3 […]

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

The sequel to one of the most poplar and high rating first person shooter games of all time is finally out for all to buy and try. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II has hit the shelves this week in what has been one of the most anticipated releases in the history of video games. […]

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Gears of War 2: Road to Ruin Review (Xbox 360) – EndSights

Video Games Republic Gears of War 2: Road to Ruin Review ( Xbox 360 ) EndSights Tucked inside the All Fronts Collection Gears of War 2 DLC is a “deleted scene” from the game's campaign called “Road to Ruin. … Gears of War 2: Dark Corners DLC pops Xbox 360 Punch Jump Gears Of War […]

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Fat Princess: Another blockbuster downloadable game coming this week – TECH.BLORGE.com

Gaming Union Fat Princess: Another blockbuster downloadable game coming this week TECH.BLORGE.com Over at the Playstation Blog, Jeff Rubenstein speaks to the developers of Fat Princess, Chris Millar and Craig Leigh. The developers of Titan Studio reveal … Fat Princess rolls into PSN this week seenit.co.uk Fat Princess out Thursday CVG Online Fat Princess Hits […]

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Battlefield 1943

Games developer DICE is about to release the latest installment in its highly successful Battlefield series, Battlefield 1943. Unlike the games to precede it, 1943 is a multiplayer-only game, and is downloadable directly to console or PC. Following on from the traditions set in previous editions, this game sees you fight out gun battles in […]

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Trine is a visually beautiful game that asks the player to make use of three resources – a knight, a thief and a mage – to progress through levels and solve puzzles. In a throwback to older days of gaming, Trine is a 2D platformer that side scrolls its way through each level. Set in […]

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Dawn of Discovery

Following in the tradition of great building/evolution games like Sim City and Civilisation, Dawn of Discovery starts of in the 1400s and asks you to grow an empire from tiny towns to huge cities. In two different modes of play you will gather resources, appease citizens, commission new buildings, build ships and conquer islands on […]

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Rocket Riot

Remember Worms? Since that classic PC game came out more than a decade ago, rivals have been clamoring to create a gaming experience that had the same level of fun, humour and challenging gameplay. Few games have come close to the mark set by Worms, but now it looks like a genuine contender may have […]

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Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

The prequel to Ubisoft’s 2007 effort Call of Juarez, this game is a heart-stopping journey through the Wild West, featuring a great storyline, terrific cinematics and some enjoyable gameplay. Some gamers found the first game a little bit laboured, particularly with the heavy focus on stealth that seemed to drag the pace of the game […]

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Fight Night Round 4

Fight Night Round 4 is a significant improvement on its pretty good predecessor, making a host of subtle adjustments and additions to create a more engrossing and rounded boxing experience. The roster of fighters you can play with is impressive, including celebrities such as Bill Cosby and Chuck Norris, real boxers like Mike Tyson and […]

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