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Star Wars: Battlefront gameplay receives "superb ovation" at private EA event, claims Peter Moore

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It won't be too long before we start to see gameplay footage of DICE's highly anticipated shooter Star Wars: Battlefront - the game's apparently already being shown off to EA's retail partners.

Tweeting from a private event held in Texas yesterday, the company's CCO Peter Moore said there had been "superb ovation for latest game play footage on @starwars Battlefront."

Classic real-time strategy game Syndicate is available for free on Origin

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Bullfrog's classic 1993 strategy game Syndicate is one of those releases that you often hear developers and gamers waxing lyrical about, but considering its age there's probably a lot of people out there who've never tried it out.

Now's your chance – Syndicate is the latest title to be made available through Origin's On The House programme.

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released this September 1

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You hear that squealing sound? That's the sound of millions of nerds crying out in excitement (me included) because we now have a solid, if not yet officially confirmed, release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain - September 1 2015.

Konami had planned to reveal the date in an official announcement tomorrow but, as usual, the internet hive mind put paid to that.

Alien Isolation's fifth DLC pack The Trigger released, is the “most challenging yet” according to developers

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SEGA and Creative Assembly have released Alien Isolation's fifth DLC pack, titled The Trigger, which once again peeks behind the scenes of the game's main campaign.

In this case, by letting you play as Ricardo, the Sevastopol Station's Deputy Marshal. Set before the events of Isolation, The Trigger sees Ricardo team up with Marshal Waits to try and blow the xenomorph up. Three guesses as to how that went.

Valve announces Source Engine 2, streaming hardware Steam Link, and VR tech Lighthouse at GDC

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Valve officially announced Source Engine 2 at GDC 2015 yesterday and confirmed that, much like Epic's Unreal Engine 4, the graphics engine will be free for developers to make use of.

Source 2 is of course the successor to the venerable engine that debuted back in 2004, and powered hits such as Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2, and Titanfall.

Epic showcases Unreal Tournament reboot's snazzy new Outpost 23 map

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Epic has released a new update for its upcoming, community-developed Unreal Tournament reboot, this time letting players explore Outpost 23, the game's first fully-textured map.

The collaborative project has been opened up in the last few weeks by the announcement that the Unreal Engine 4 tools are now freely available for everyone. Well, as long as you pay Epic a 5% cut of all your sales, that is.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer to get 16 more Prestige levels

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is set to get another 16(!) levels of multiplayer Prestige, allowing dedicated run 'n gunners to level all the way up to the hallowed rank of Grand Master.

Doing so will earn you possibly the most egregiously hideous armour set I have ever seen. Seriously, it looks like some kind of nightmarish, blackcurrant-flavour android.

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