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Announcement

  • Virtua Fighter 5’s Akira will appear in Dead or Alive 5 (via trailer below)
  • Forza Motorsport 4 Title update coming (via Eurogamer)
  • Forza Motorsport 4 Porsche Expansion pack coming (via Jalopnik)
  • Includes 30 Porsche cars
  • No pricing or release date details yet
  • Radeon HD 7870 & Radeon HD 7850 reviews by AnandTech & TechReport
  • Media

    Assassin’s Creed III Reveal Trailer

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    E3 2011: Microsoft Press Conference Round Up & More

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    e3-logoAnnouncements

    • Mass Effect 3 will have Kinect support
      • Can use voice to choose dialog choices & squad commands
    • All future Tom Clancy games will support Kinect
    • New Kinect enabled Xbox Dashboard interface coming Fall 2011
      • Voice control navigation enabled
      • YouTube, Bing, Live TV (where available) & UFC coming to Xbox Live!
      • Supports Cloud saving too (via PC Mag)
    • Halo Combat Evolved: Anniversary coming November 15, 2011
      • Remastered version of Halo: CE using the Halo: Reach engine
      • Developed by Saber Interactive & Certain Infinity
      • Will cost $39.99
    • Forza Motorsport 4 coming October 11, 2011
    • MineCraft Kinect coming to Xbox 360 this Winter
    • Star Wars Kinect coming Fall
    • Ryse, a Kinect enabled Crytek game set in the Roman era
    • Kinect Fun Labs
    • Dance Central 2 coming
    • Halo 4 coming Holiday 2012 developed by 343 Industries
      • Start of a new trilogy
    • Tomb Raider coming Fall 2012 to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 & PC

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    April Fool’s Day 2010 Edition

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    This year’s April Fool’s Day was lame by comparison. Blizzard’s offerings were very disappointing. Nevertheless, there were some things worth checking — both from IGN surprisingly.

    Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Sony PSP Trailer – Assassin’s Stealth

    This Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker one harken back to 2008’s MGS4 Assassin’s Solid video. It’ll probably end up in-game as well.

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    U.S. Top 10 Best Sellers of the Last Nine Years

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    npd-logoEver wondered what the top selling games were for the last 9 years? Check it out.

    BEST-SELLING US GAME SOFTWARE: JAN. 2000-AUG. 2009

    RANK / TITLE (YEAR) / PLATFORM(S) / UNIT SALES

    1. Wii Play with Remote (2006) / Wii / 11.1 million
    2. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (2007) / PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360 / 10.3 million
    3. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) / PS2, Xbox/ 9.8 million
    4. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) / DS, PS3, Xbox 360 / 8.5 million
    5. Wii Fit with Balance Board (2008) / Wii / 7.9 million
    6. Madden NFL 07 (2006) / GC, GBA, PSP, PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
    7. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) / PS2, Xbox
    8. Madden NFL 08 (2007) / GC, PSP, PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360,
    9. Call of Duty: World at War (2008) / DS, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii
    10. Halo 2 (2004) / Xbox

    That’s a surprising list to say the least. Where’s GTAIV which sold for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Where’s Halo 3? I would have liked to have seen the rest of the list since I’m curious how many of the storied franchises fared.

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