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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.

Assassin’s Creed III preorder numbers surpass preorders for previous games


Looks like someone is onto a winning formula at Ubisoft, with the company announcing that preorders for their upcoming Assassin’s Creed 3 are set to surpass preorders for any other game released by the company. And that’s a pretty big deal for Ubisoft, and for the Assassin’s Creed series as a whole.

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SEGA set to record operating loss in excess of 7.1 billion Yen


SEGA is set to record an operating loss in excess of 7.1 billion yen ($86.5 million USD) in the year finishing March 2012. This loss will hit the company hard, and as a result not only will SEGA be pruning their workforce, they are also going to be cancelling work on certain games currently under development with the company. According to the company, the loss is a result of the “severe economic environment in the US and Europe and rapid change in market environment of home video game software.”

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Assassin’s Creed III Special Editions announced


You want special editions? Ubisoft has special editions! Their Assassin’s Creed series is their flagship (get it?) series, and what better way to maximise their return than to announce Special Editions of the latest game in the series that come loaded with so many swish goodies your gaming room won’t have space to display them. If you’ve got some spare cash and spare shelf room, take a look at what could be yours if you preorder one of these editions….

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Prey 2 Cancelled?


Has Prey 2 been cancelled? Sure seems that way, if Dutch site PSFocus‘s reports are to be believed. The site claims that Prey 2 has indeed been cancelled, and that Bethesda is due to announce the cancellation some time this week.

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GAME Group enters administration; over 6000 jobs at risk


In news that is unlikely to shock anyone given the companies recent troubles, GAME Group announced today that the retail chain has gone into administration, placing over 6000 jobs in jeopardy. Accountant PwC was appointed administrator to the UK GAME Group after talks with its lenders broke down. The group, which has over 600 stores trading under the brands GAME and Gamestation, now faces a rocky future, and although PwC is hopeful the company can be sold, such hope likely feels very bitter to the 5100 employees in the company’s retail stores, and 385 staff at its headquarters.

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Guild Wars 2 Standard and Collectors Editions detailed


Good news for Guild Wars fans like myself – NC Soft have announced that they will be offering 2 editions of their upcoming MMO Guild Wars 2: a standard edition, and a collector’s edition. The Standard Edition is exactly what it states – the vanilla version of the game – however everyone who pre-orders this version starting April 10th will receive entry into all beta weekend events, a three-day headstart prior to launch, and the Hero’s Band – an item which grants stat bonuses. The Collector’s Edition, on the other hand, is packed with a veritable plethora of swag, including […]

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Risen 2: Dark Waters release dates announced


Risen fans, get those calendars out to circle, because Deep Silver have announced the release dates for their upcoming title in the series: Risen 2: Dark Waters. For PC players, that all important date is April 27, and for PS3 and Xbox360 owners in the US and Canada, the date is May 22. European PS3 and Xbox360 owners will receive the game a few days later on May 25. And yes, that is a whole month between releases for PC and console.

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XBL games to include mandatory minimum 400 Gamerscore points from June 1


Ever been turned off from playing an XBL arcade game because it simply doesn’t offer enough Gamerscore points? Wanted to buy a title, but the thought it will only net you 200 points leave a disappointly sour taste in your mouth? Well, today is your lucky day, with Microsoft announcing that come June 1, 2012, all Xbox Live arcade games will be required to offer 400 Gamerscore points to gamers – up from the current 200.

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You won’t be seeing Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City on GAME shelves


More bad news for GAME customers, with the announcement today that GAME stores will not be stocking Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. Capcom confirmed to MCV that the spine-tingling title will not be seen on either GAME or Gamestation stores. It seems the highly anticipated survival horror shooter is just the next in a long line of high profile games that won’t be being sold by GAME. Previously released games that were not sold by GAME included Asura’s Wrath and Street Fighter X Tekken.

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PC Gaming Bootcamp: Which games have shaped you?


I have very few friends that I can talk to about video games. They just stare blankly back at me while I tell them about my weekend of dragon slaying, caped crusading and capturing animals inside red and white balls. And the very few people I can talk about the above about without being subjected to random drug testing are what can only be described as PC elitists.

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