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DC’s Crisis Turning into Game

Monday, March 25, 2013 No Comments

DC looks to be hoping to capitalize on the popularity of its Crisis comic book series because it announced today that, along with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it is currently having Turbine, the studio behind The Lord of the Rings Online, develop a multiplayer online battle arena title based on the series.  Infinite Crisis will […]

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Multiplayer Beta, And More, Coming Soon

Thursday, April 5, 2012 No Comments

Today, Ubisoft announced the multiplayer beta launch date for the latest installment in the Ghost Recon franchise, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. Running from April 19th through May 2nd, the beta will allow up to 12 simultaneous players (per match, not across the whole system, obviously (though that would likely make things quite competitive)) the chance […]

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Playstation Plus Members Get Exclusive Access to Assassin’s Creed Revelations Multiplayer Beta

Thursday, August 11, 2011 1 Comment

Ubisoft announced today that it will be launching a multiplayer beta for Assassin’s Creed Revelations early next month. But if you’re an Xbox 360 or PC gamer hoping to take part, it looks like you might be out of luck, and the same might even go for regular Playstation Network users. That’s because between September […]

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Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta Postmortem

Friday, May 27, 2011 2 Comments

With the Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta closed for nearly two weeks, I’ve had some time to sit and think about my experiences. Yes, I could have done this sooner, but time is needed to fully process… alright! I’m lazy! Here are my thoughts. The gameplay was rock solid, with few initial connection issues […]

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Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta Schedule

Thursday, April 28, 2011 No Comments

The general multiplayer beta for Gears of War 3, for all the beta participants who didn’t have a code from the Bulletstorm: Epic Edition, officially launched earlier this week. We missed a couple of days of playtime because of the last days of Passover, but we’re looking forward to catching up with the regular schedule […]

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Where Are the New Video Game IPs?

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 2 Comments

In this week’s video, Nathan explains his growing distaste for sequels and the same old first-person and third-person shooters. It’s a simple question with a somewhat simple answer, and an annoyingly complicated solution. But will it actually happen? Click the link to watch!

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Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta Preview

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1 Comment

This past Thursday, Nathan and I joined our fellow Toronto-based video game journalists, and a lucky few Twitter contest winners, at Microsoft Canada’s Toronto offices for a preview of the upcoming multiplayer beta for Gears of War 3. Rod Fergusson, the game’s executive producer (he’s also been with the franchise from the start), was also […]

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New Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta, Pre-Order Details Announced

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 1 Comment

Late last week, Microsoft announced that pre-orders for Gears of War 3 via partner retailers will become available on April 1st, and that those pre-orders will give players three weeks of access to the game’s multiplayer beta. Here in Canada, pre-ordering any edition of Gears 3 – standard ($59.99 CAD), Limited Edition ($79.99 CAD) or […]

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Halo: Reach Multiplayer Beta

Thursday, May 20, 2010 2 Comments

With the Halo: Reach Multiplayer Beta coming to a close yesterday, it seems like a good time to reflect on what happened during this invitation-only preview/test. For those who aren’t familiar, Halo: Reach is the next installment of the highly popular Xbox 360 sci-fi first-person shooter franchise. Open or invitation-only multiplayer betas are a common […]