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Tash is a self-diagnosed gaming fanatic with a doctorate in Psychology. She's also a self-confessed Mass Effect fangirl and will likely talk your ears off if you ever get her started on the subject. A lover of all things RPG and adventure, she has more gamer related action figures and memorabilia than any 30 something year old professional has a right to own, and has spent more time than she’d like to admit to daydreaming about exactly what she would do should the Zombie Apocalypse actually happen.

Multiverse – Buffy and Firefly MMO developer shuts down


It’s with sadness that we report on the closure of Multiverse – the developer working on both the Buffy and Firefly MMO’s. Multiverse have announced via their official website that the reason for the closure was Multiverse’s inability to achieve a profitable business model, which led to the company ceasing operations in December due to lack of funding.

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Bioware reveals retailer specific preorder bonuses for Mass Effect 3


Bioware have taken to their official forums to detail all the bonus items gamers who preorder Mass Effect 3 will be receiving, broken down by retailer. It’s the usual assortment of armor and weapons, and those who have already pre-ordered need not fear about missing out – Bioware have stated pre-order bonuses will be rolled over and those who have already put down their dollars on a pre-order will receive the bonuses. The extras will be available when the game launches. Check below for full details and videos of the pre-order items in action.

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User pays $16 000 for virtual sword in Age of Wulin MMO


Remember when we reported on EA offering a $100 DLC car in their Need For Speed World game, and we wondered who on earth would spend one hundred real dollars for a bunch of virtual pixels? Seems $100 is chump change when compared with the user who has spent $16 000 during a recent auction for the as yet unreleased Chinese MMO Age of Wulin. And what did this user get for their $16 000? A swanky virtual sword. That’s it. And that’s without even playing the game, since it hasn’t even seen release yet.

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ESRB rates Soul Calibur V, noting “large amounts of jiggling cleavage”


Oh the ESRB. I love their descriptions of video games. No really, I do. Describing the ‘space furniture’ and ‘future space blouses’ in Mass Effect 2 was the highlight of their review. And the ESRB have done it again with their breakdown of what gamers can expect to see in Soul Calibur V! And yes, that includes “large amounts of jiggling cleavage and portions of [female fighters’] buttocks”. Jiggling cleavage and buttocks, you say? In a Soul Calibur game?! The shock!

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New Year brings new IP for Tomb Raider devs Crystal Dynamics


Crystal Dynamics, best known for their recent revival of the Tomb Raider series, have announced that 2012 sees them not only hard at work on Lara’s latest adventure, but on a new Intellectual Property they will be announcing to the world. News of the new IP was announced on a blog post from studio community manager Meagan Marie.

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Mass Effect 3 will feature 82 minutes of cutscenes; rated by BBFC


We’re getting close to March, which means Mass Effect 3’s release date is fast approaching, and with it come snippets of information from the various ratings boards, who are finally getting their lucky hands on the game. The first to announce some extra juicy news are the BBFC, who have revealed that Mass Effect 3 will feature some 82 minutes of cutscenes. Yes, you read that correctly. 82 MINUTES OF CUTSCENES. They also gave the game a 15 rating for its strong language and infrequent strong violence, but who cares about that because 82 MINUTES OF CUTSCENES.

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New Syndicate ‘Deep Dive’ Co-op Trailer


Syndicate may not be being released here in Australia, thanks to our more than stupid classification system, but the hype machine for EA’s upcoming shooter continues on, with the newest trailer showcasing the game’s co-op mode. The trailer quickly introduces the 4 characters on offer within the 4 player co-op, and reveals that there will be 9 missions from the original Syndicate for players to re-experience.

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God of War IV composer revealed in resume


When you have as iconic and well loved a character as Kratos, it’s a given that you will keep pumping out games featuring that character until there’s no more juice in that ripe gaming grape. And so it’s no secret that God of War IV will be hitting our PS3’s in 2012. What might come as a surprise is the composer of God of War IV’s score may have just been revealed. Timothy Williams, whose previous game composing credits include Rise of the Argonauts and Army of Two: The 40th Day has listed God of War IV on his resume […]

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Sony releasing Playstation 3 Quattro Pack


Remember those double packs that Sony were offering not so long ago? Seems double packs just don’t pack the punch they used to, so sony has doubled the double to create the Quattro pack. Four of the PS3’s best games are being bundled in the one pack – and if you missed out on God of War III, Gran Turismo 5, Killzone 3 or Uncharted 2 – this is the perfect pack for you.

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Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 shines in new PS Vita trailer


The PS Vita might already be out in Japan, but we have another 2 month wait to get our sweaty little hands on it, and seeing trailers for games we’re looking forward to isn’t making that wait any easier. The latest PS Vita game to have a very eye-poppingly gorgeous trailer released is Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. Showing off the game’s impressive features – such as wifi and online multiplayer for on the go battles, the large 50 character roster and the use of the Vita’s touchscreen to make battles more interactive than they have been previously, the trailer […]

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