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PES 2014 is ready and waiting for next-generation consoles

The problem is, it took us too long to admit we were going wrong.” That’s the admission of an unnamed member of Konami’s PES team in this month’s edition of Edge magazine, in which the publisher’s revamped and remotivated football studio has outlined the sweeping changes that will be introduced …

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Ben Cousins wants to reinvent the touchscreen FPS with The Drowning

Touchscreen need not play second fiddle to physical controls in the first person shooter sector, DeNA’s Ben Cousins argues. And the former exec intends to prove it with upcoming release The Drowning. The game will shun virtual joystick controls in favour of a gesture-based affair. Shooting is handled by the …

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Archos GamePad marries tablet touchscreen with Vita-like controls

A seven-inch Google tablet with Vita-like physical controls that costs less than a Nexus 7? That’s the promise from Archos, whose new ‘GamePad’ hopes to be the ideal offering for those who want the flexibility of a tablet PC and the usability of a portable games machine. The device houses …

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to get Kinect support

Bethesda’s smash hit RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is to introduce Kinect compatibility on Xbox 360 later this month. The update will be released via Xbox Live before the end of the month. Once installed it will introduce Voice Commands into the game. These can be used to access …

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New 360 dash coming December 6th

Xbox 360 owners can download a new-look dashboard update next month adding cloud storage and voice and gesture controls. The free download will go live on December 6th which will let users scroll through on-screen menus using the Kinect motion accessory. It will also include cloud storage for game saves …

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Nintendo won’t abandon buttons

With tongues wagging about what Nintendo may have in store for its next machine, president Saturo Iwata has suggested that the Wii successor’s controller is unlikely to follow in iPad’s footsteps. Speaking of the popularity of gaming tablets, he told investors: "I think it is an interesting device if it …

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MS clarifies Forza Kinect controls

Following the assurance yesterday that Kinect functionality will be supported in next year’s racer Forza 4, Microsoft has offered a little more detail on what exactly we should be expecting. Most importantly, the official press material for the title makes more than one reference to controller-based racing”, with Kinect seemingly …

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FIFA World Cup plays it simple

The combination of a licence as wide-reaching as the World Cup and a new easier-to-understand control scheme will, EA hopes, entice a new generation of gamers to buy into the already lucrative FIFA franchise later this month. We’re delighted with the performance of FIFA 10 and believe 2010 FIFA World …

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Valve sick of shitty party games

Half-Life 2 and Left 4 Dead developer Valve has slammed the slew of mini-game titles that have arrived a result of the motion-gaming revolution and urged developers to make more creative use of new technologies. Hopefully we’ve gotten past the point of mini-games,” Valve writer Chet Faliszek told CVG. I’m …

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Xbox Twitter for over 18s only

Despite the ease with which the services can be accessed online, Microsoft has confirmed that its upcoming Twitter, Facebook and Last.FM applications for Xbox 360 will be restricted to account holders aged 18 and over. However, Microsoft does intend to introduce more flexible parental controls – but that won’t arrive …

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