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Epic shows off ‘Minecraft-inspired’ new IP

Epic Games says its new title Fortnite was inspired by Mojang’s smash hit creation game Minecraft. Gears of War creator Epic revealed its new IP Fortnite at the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards on the weekend. Like Minecraft, it focuses on allowing gamers to construct their own buildings. Minecraft was …

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Platinum takes on Metal Gear Rising dev duties

Development of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has switched from Kojima Productions to Vanquish studio Platinum Games. During the Spike Video Game Awards this weekend, Konami revealed the game had been rebooted and renamed. Andriasang reports the action title had been previously canned in secret. Tweets from Metal Gear Solid creator …

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Command & Conquer Generals 2 unveiled

EA has revealed a new Command & Conquer PC strategy game is in the works at BioWare Victory. Command & Conquer Generals 2, which hits shelves on PC in 2013, was unveiled at the Spike Video Game Awards in the US this week. It will be developed at BioWare Victory, …

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Amazing Spider-Man tie-in swings into view

Activision will be publishing the video game companion to Sony Pictures’ The Amazing Spider-Man. The title will launch alongside its big screen namesake in 2012. The movie is a reboot of the popular superhero series and is due to hit cinemas over the summer. Activision’s The Amazing Spider-Man is being …

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New Tony Hawk game hinted for VGA reveal

Skateboarding star Tony Hawk says he will be announcing an upcoming release on the day of the Spike Video Game Awards. The extreme sports legend said on Twitter: I’ll be announcing the upcoming release of something new on Saturday; the same day as the Spike Video Game Awards. Coincidence? I …

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Gears 3 VGA absence explained

Epic Games’ Cliff Bleszinski has revealed that the expected Gears of War 3 announcement at this year’s Spike VGA Awards was because the timing wasn’t right”. A myriad of big name games were announced and showcased at this year’s awards, but Microsoft’s highly-anticipated third-person shooter was noticeably absent – despite …

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Mass Effect 3 leads VGA reveals

A number of 2011’s biggest hitters were seen for the first time over the weekend at the Spike TV Video Game Awards. Leading was the charge was EA’s Mass Effect 3. BioWare’s latest RPG title is due out on Xbox 360, PC and PS3, marking the first time that the …

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Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 revealed

A sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum was teased during the Spike VGAs. No official title, release date or platforms were revealed, only the URL www.arkhamhasmoved.com. Developer Rocksteady also picked up a VGA for ‘Studio of the Year’. The original Batman: Arkham Aslyum was released in August to critical acclaim, and …

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Halo Reach a huge leap forward

Its release remains a long way off but the hype machine looks like its about to kick into life as Microsoft looks to finish the year by bigging up what could be its biggest release of 2010 – Bungie’s Halo Reach. Speaking ahead of Saturday’s Video Game Awards on December …

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New Star Wars game incoming

A brand new entry in the video games Star Games saga is set to be unveiled in a few weeks time at the Spike Video Game Awards 2009, according to the channel’s host Geoff Keighley via Twitter. Nothing more is known of the game as of yet, though the teaser …

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