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Torchlight II up for pre-order

While we’re all hyped for Diablo III next month, it’s worth noting that there’s another high-profile dungeon crawler on the horizon, in the form of the sequel to Runic Games’ excellent 2009 hit, Torchlig...
 
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Steam coming to Linux

Linux developer Michael Larabel recently visited Valve’s offices in Seattle and discovered that the company was hard at work on a Linux version of its popular Steam client. This is confirmation of something that’s b...
 
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Preview: Diablo III

The original Diablo more-or-less invented the point-and-click action RPG genre, and its wide variety of monsters and generous loot drops made it an addictive and fun title. Diablo II took the concept online, and became one of t...

 
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Diablo 3 Beta closes May 1

The Diablo 3 beta has been running for quite some time, however last weekend Blizzard sent out 275000 more invites as part of a stress test in the lead up to the final release on May 15. If you were one of the people lucky enou...
 
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This Week in Pandaria: Talents & Specs

2012 is shaping up to be a big year for MMOs, with games like TERA, Guild Wars 2, and Star Wars: The Old Republic all trying to make a name for themselves in a market dominated by World of Warcraft. Blizzard aren’t going to tak...
 
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Square Enix release Coliseum opponents, costumes for FFXIII-2

In a press release that arrived at Rocket Chainsaw Towers this morning, Square Enix have announced that Gilgamesh from Final Fantasy V, and Pupu from Final Fantasy VIII will be available as new opponents in Final Fantasy XIII-2...

 
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Fallout free on GOG

The original Fallout is something of a PC classic, and the folks at GOG.com are having a fallout week, with an excellent story (the first in a series) on the game’s development and history. To mark the occasion, the game ...
 
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What Molydid: The Melbourne What Would Molydeux Game Jam

The room is smaller than I expected. And warmer, too. We’re in an old building at the Spencer Street end of Bourke Street, four floors up and without a lift. The window is open, letting in the air from an unseasonably warm Melb...
 
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Harmonix announces Rock Band Blitz

As exclusively revealed on G4, Harmonix have announced a new title in the Rock Band franchise, this time for XBLA and PSN. The game is called Rock Band Blitz, and it replaces the traditional instrument-controllers of the series...

 
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Cave announces Bug Princess 2 for iOS

Because apparently iOS is the new way to experience all of Cave’s bullet hell goodness, the company has announced the seemingly inevitable port of Bug Princess 2 (aka Mushihimesama Futari). Like the original Mushihimesama...