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Bungie says players should be wary of day one Destiny reviews

There won’t be any pre-release reviews of Destiny because the game is impossible to assess without the involvement of the buying public. That’s what Bungie is arguing in a blog post that has warned gamers to be wary of any Destiny reviews that appear upon the game’s release tomorrow. Reviewers …

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Deus Ex: The Fall arrives on Steam a week early

Square Enix has decided to release Deus Ex: The Fall a week earlier than it had originally announced on Steam. As spotted by VG247, the 7.99 also includes a free digital copy of Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition for a limited time. The game, which was last year …

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Ubisoft "forced" Montreal studio into Watch Dogs E3 2012 reveal

The studio developing Watch Dogs didn’t want to reveal Watch Dogs way back at E3 2012. Speaking to Edge magazine, as reported by Videogamer, creative director Jonathan Morin said Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot was the mean pushing for the early reveal. "They forced us to go at E3 2012," Morin …

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Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Around 150 US consumers were the lucky recipients of their Xbox One consoles this weekend two weeks ahead of the machine’s official launch. Retailer Target has confirmed that due to a systems error” it shipped a small number of video game consoles prior to the street date”. Kotaku claims to …

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Grand Theft Auto V goes on sale in Spain – report

Remember the days when getting hold of a game early was as easy as popping down to your local indie? These are not those days. Unless you’re Spanish. A report on the Spanish version of Gamereactor reckons that a number of chains have put the game on sale today. The …

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Zelda Wind Waker HD to release two weeks early via digital

Nintendo clearly wants consumers to buy a digital version of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD. Having just confirmed an October 4th release date for the Wii U title in the US – which is the same as Europe, incidentally – Nintendo has now revealed that the game will …

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Pikmin 3 download codes from GAME can be redeemed early

Those who pick up an eShop download code for Pikmin 3 from retailer GAME can download the game right now. That’s effectively granting early access as the game doesn’t officially arrive until in the UK until midnight tonight. Nintendo Life reports that these codes were discovered to work on the …

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Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted. A review of one of the first available Ouya units on The Verge was full of criticism, highlighting hardware quality issues, the UI, the game installation process, the …

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Get Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance a week before its official release

250 gamers are being offered the chance to get their hands on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Konami has teamed with marketing agency Come Round to offer a select few who have pre-ordered a copy of the title from ShopTo.net a place at a special Metal Gear party at which they …

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GAME hosting EA lock-in events; Play Dead Space 3 early

UK retailer GAME is to host a number of EA lock-ins” across the country. The events will invite gamers to hang around after hours and get hands-on with a number of pre-release EA titles, starting with Dead Space 3. And pig out on free food and drink. Customers will have …

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