Daily Gaming News – 21/11/2012

November 21, 2012

You’re either playing Hitman: Absolution or The Walking Dead: Episode 5. Don’t lie to us. We know. We know.


  • NEWS: Telltale’s final chapter of The Walking Dead is available for your viewing/gaming pleasure. How far will you go for Clementine?
  • NEWS: In typical retailer fashion, we’ve learned of the very first pre-order bonus for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. According to Konami, United States pre-orders at Gamestop will net players a key to unlock an in-game Raiden outfit resembling the original cyborg ninja Gray Fox. No word yet on where we’ll need to put down our dollars to get the bonus.
  • VIDEO: Gigantic sandbox murdering won’t be limited to a solo adventure in Far Cry 3. Get a glimpse of the multiplayer action below.

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  • NEWS: According to Gamespot, new masters of the Halo franchise 343 Industries have posted job applications seeking developers with experience with mega-multi online games. Could this mean a larger multiplayer focus for Halo 5, or an entirely new title?
  • NEWS: SEGA’s arcade classic Space Harrier is coming to the Nintendo 3DS, if Japanese website Gamer is to be believed. Titled 3D Space Harrier, the port appears to be near identical, with the exception of stereoscopic visuals and adjusted aspect ratio.
  • VIDEO: Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage, the latest DLC for Borderlands 2, is now available. And we’ve got the launch trailer.

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  • NEWS: Action mech shooter Hawken is entering the final stages of beta testing, and they dev team is inviting everyone to play. To grab yourself a beta code head over to Comixology and download Hawken: Genesis #1, a free prequel comic detailing the game’s universe.
  • NEWS: Did you know that in June of this year the entire Skullgirls team was laid off? Well, now you do. The report comes via an introductory message from Lab Zero Games, a new studio composed of the original Skullgirls team. Though promising to explore new Skullgirls work in the not-too-distant future, due to disruption of the original working schedule the PC release of Skullgirls has hit a few hurdles, and the planned character DLC has been delayed indefinitely. Hopefully they can get back on their feet.
  • VIDEO: Stylish Lost Planet spin-off EX Troopers has received its final Japanese trailer. Will it come to the West? Don’t get your hopes up, but do keep those fingers and toes crossed.

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