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Industry picks: The best games of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s not uncommon to see game of the year awards being handed out by media publications to highlight the best games of the year. We like to do things a little differently here. Rather than picking our favourite games of 2013, or having our …

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Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition out in October

Bethesda has confirmed a Game of the Year Edition for stealth hit Dishonored. It will be released on October 11th and cost 29.99 on both Xbox 360 and PS3 and 24.99 on PC. As well as the main game it also chucks in all the post-release DLC – Dunwall City …

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Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition confirmed

As per this morning’s rumours, 2K Games has announced Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition. We shall not dwell on the fact that the game was originally released last year… The SKU, which includes all of the game’s post-release DLC, will cost 39.99 on consoles and 29.99 on PC …

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Metacritic bemoans 2012’s lack of quality

Significantly fewer games received an average review score of 90 per cent or above in 2012 than they did in the preceding three years. That’s according to review aggregation site Metacritic, which says that just 18 games (14 of which were on console) achieved the higher score bracket last year. …

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Rayman Jungle Run wins Apple Game of 2012 Award on iPhone

Ubisoft’s expert handling of its Rayman IP on iPhone has been named as Apple’s iPhone Game of the Year for 2012 in the UK. Rayman Jungle Run was released in September and did a superb job of bringing the trademark colourful visuals and gameplay seen in the console versions to …

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Dead Island GOTY Edition out in July

Publisher Deep Silver has announced a Game of the Year Edition of zombie hit Dead Island. It will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on July 6th in the UK and Europe. As well as the full game, the GOTY Edition also includes all of the post-release DLC …

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L.A. Noire Complete Edition coming to OnLive

Rockstar Games has announced a new bundle for its critically acclaimed detective thriller will be released for OnLive this November. L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition will also be released on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on November 11th, three days after its November 8th launch in the US. The SKU …

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Red Dead Game of the Year Edition due next month

Rockstar Games will release the Game of the Year Edition of Red Dead Redemption on October 14th. The new SKU will be available for both Xbox 360 and PS3, and will feature both the 2010 smash hit and plenty of extra content. Chief among the extras will be the popular …

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BBFC rates Red Dead Redemption GOTY edition

A new listing posting by the British Board of Film Classification points to a Game of the Year edition of Red Dead Redemption arriving on shelves next month. The new version will include Rockstar North’s best-selling Wild West action game and the zombie-themed Undead Nightmare expansion, according to Gamerzines. No …

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Time names Alan Wake game of the year

Forget Call of Duty: Black Ops and Halo: Reach – this year’s No.1 game is Alan Wake according to Time Magazine. The US publication named Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive action thriller its game of the year, ahead of Angry Birds in second place and Red Dead Redemption at No.3. Lots …

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