Countdown to the Gears of War 3 Beta Begins…

If you a Gears fan whatsoever, I probably don’t even have to remind you that the multi-player beta is starting just 10 short days from now on April 25th. Well I guess I just did, technically, but either way those who pre-ordered Gears 3 from EBGames/Gamestop or simply purchased Bulletstorm: Epic Edition will be heading into the multi-player beta as a reward. If you haven’t yet done eit...

Overhyped and over-rated

When a video game is marketed, pushed and hyped as the biggest title of the year, always has the opportunity to heighten the anticipation and thrill of the release. THQ’s Homefront was named as one of the most emotional and overwhelming games of the year but when it was released in March, it failed and as like EA to its Medal of Honor, stocks fell and people denied the game. The apocalyptic title ...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment sign agreement to use Unreal Engine 3

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has made a long-term studio-wide license agreement with Epic Games, enabling them to use the award-winning Unreal Engine 3. The development software will be available for any team developing a Warner-published game across PC, console and mobile platforms and, through 2014, will be the exclusive game engine used on projects being developed by Rocksteady Studio...

Return of the Kings

With Duke Nukem Forever’s impeding release in May, it renders thoughts of the real action heroes Nukem is modelled after and how often they are swarmed by women. Video games wouldn’t be what they are today without the tough, aggressive beefcake, welding multiple weapons and breaking hearts. Duke Nukem, a favourite among his fans, is a chauvinistic, hyper masculine tough guy with a penitence for vi...

Gears Of War 3 BETA for EBGames Pre-Orders

Gears of War 3, the third chapter in EPIC’s Gears of Wars saga, is going to be coming out later this year. In order for games to have a smooth multiplayer component at launch, many game developers include a public BETA program for people to partake, enjoy and report bugs within. EPIC are including such a scheme for all pre-ordering players who get their game from EBGames and they will be abl...

Gears of War 3 beta starts April 18th for Bulletstorm owners; April 25th for Gamestop pre-order

It looks like purchasers of Bulletstorm’s Epic Edition are feeling less and less special every day because it was just announced by Epic and GameStop themselves that if you pre-order the game from their company you will be able to gain access to the Gears of War 3 beta on April 25th. Sure this is a week later than those who bought Bulletstorm but how many people bought Bullestorm thinking it...

Gameloft to Develop Four New Games Using Unreal Engine 3

Gameloft have recently announced some massive news. Gameloft have finalised a long-term, multi-platform licensing agreement with Epic Games, Inc. that enables Gameloft to incorporate Unreal Engine 3 in four new games, two of which to be released in 2011 and two in 2012. The third version of Epic Game’s Unreal Engine has been used in recent games such as Unreal Tournament 3, Gears of War and ...

Gears of War 3 Beta unlocks special items for Gears of War 3 retail

Remember a few weeks back when we mentioned that other games from Epic’s library wouldn’t be able to unlock special equipment due to restraints on Microsoft’s part. But it appears that problem has been overcome. More on that later however as there will be a Golden Retro Lancer available through unlock only by playing the Gears of War 3 Beta for a long enough period of time. Appar...

Gears of War 3 beta begins in April

If you’ve just picked up a copy of Bulletstorm for the Xbox 360 then you know that you also have access to the Gears of War 3 Beta but unfortunately for you, you don’t know when you can gain access to that. But now you do because Microsoft announced today that the Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta will begin some point in the middle of April. Players will have access to the Thrashball ma...

Gears of War 3 releasing on September 20th

Better get out your day planner or a calendar to mark the date that you will not be coming out of your house for long periods of time because Gears of War 3 has finally gotten a set release date. Coming out on September 20th the third installment to the Gears franchise will bring the story of Marcus Phoenix and his crew to an end. Of course if you only have a PS3 then it will be business as usual....

Bulletstorm Demo: Get your dosage of ass-kicking early

With the impending release of Epic Games’ latest first person shooter instalment, Bulletstorm, scheduled for release on the 24th of February, gamers with access to the downloadable demo have been given an opportunity to test and see if it lives up to the standard that we’ve come to expect from the creators of ‘Gears of War’. How does their venture into the realm of first pe...

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