Daily Gaming News – 27/11/12

November 27, 2012

It’s Tuesday! The day after Monday! Three days before the WiiU is released! Two days until Far Cry 3 is released.

Now, on with the news…


  • NEWS: While Rockstar has only confirmed Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, some 40,000 thousand fans have added their names to a petition asking for a PC version.
  • NEWS: Answering fan questions on Twitter, Crystal Dynamics’ Karl Stewart has said the rebooted Tomb Raider will take 12 – 15 hours to complete. Stewart revealed that Lara Croft will have regenerative health and will not be able to swim. Should the game be successful, a sequel may also be on the cards.
  • VIDEO: Far Cry 3 has a killer single player campaign, co-op and multiplayer. Players can even design their own maps. Check out the video below for a brief rundown of the map creator.

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  • NEWS: Rockstar has announced that the Max Payne 3 DLC map pack Painful Memories will be released on December 4 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Said to be inspired by the grisly shootouts from Max’s past, the DLC will include four new maps, in addition to weapons, avatars and items.
  • VIDEO: The first gameplay trailer for Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 may be viewed here.

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  • NEWS: According to the Halo Council, release dates for Halo 4′s War Games map packs have been spotted in an advert on the German Xbox 360 dashboard. Should it be legitimate, the three maps packs will be released on December 10, February 25 and April 1.
  • VIDEO: Forthcoming PC RTS title Company of Heroes 2 may be seen in action in a brief gameplay video teaser.

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  • NEWS: Speaking with CNET, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has claimed that the WiiU has sold 400,000 units in the system’s first week of release in the US. Including Wii consoles, 3DS and NDS systems, Nintendo has sold over 1.2 million hardware units in the US last week.
  • VIDEO: Mass Effect 3‘s latest DLC, Omega, arrives on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC today. Shepard teams with Aria and lipstick Garrus to retake Omega from the hands of Cerberus. The launch trailer does a much better job of whetting our appetites.

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