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Divinity: Original Sin is getting a new 'Hardcore' difficulty mode

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It must be pretty busy in the offices of Larian Studios these days. Not only is the development team working on new titles, they're also adding a bunch of new content to hit RPG Divinity: Original Sin.

One such addition that will please fans of the already rather tricky game is a new 'Hardcore' difficulty mode. This will give enemy mobs new skills and tactics to use against you in combat, forcing you to change up your existing strategies.

Space Pirates and Zombies 2 pre-alpha trailer highlights the undead menace and a new Strategic Starmap

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Space Pirates and Zombies 2 is the sequel to MinMax Games' fun little top-down space exploration game. The follow-up adds, amongst other things, a fancy new third-person combat viewpoint, and a Strategic Starmap upon which the game's randomly generated story plays out.

It's also, obviously, got lots of zombies in it. Spaceship flying zombies, which are even more dangerous than the fast-running kind. Here's a new pre-alpha trailer with one such undead infestation in process.

Blizzard unveil World of Warcraft's 2015 plans, "exploring the possibility" of in-game tradeable game-time

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What's in store for World of Warcraft in the new year? Blizzard has put together a post on Battle.net. One thing that stands out is the possibility of an in-game tradeable game-time economy popping up.

Blizzard likes the idea of "surplus gold to cover" some of the subscription cost, just like some other MMOs. Other things for 2015 include "more-direct routes" with flight masters.

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris receives first PC patch, no co-op fixes

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Version 1.1 of Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is now available through Steam for PC, but the changelog isn't all that impressive if you've been waiting for a fix or two for the game's co-op romps.

Sadly the latest Lara Croft spin-off isn't so good when it comes to multiplayer, which is rather odd considering one of its major selling points is up to four player co-op with your dearest chums.

Grand Ages: Medieval game world trailer with first in-game footage

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From humble villages to bloated kingdoms, Grand Ages: Medieval will be challenging us to whip those peasants into shape. A gameplay trailer gives us the first in-game footage of the real-time strategy.

We'll have to research the latest in medieval technology, expand our borders and set up valuable trade routes. It comes with a campaign or total free play to conquer and rule over Europe.

Rumour: Microsoft to unveil own VR headset at E3 2015

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It seems Microsoft doesn't want rival Sony to corner the VR headset market as the software giant is preparing to unveil their own VR gear during next years' E3 in Los Angeles.

Sources from the supply chain of components let slip the info, and say Microsoft's hardware team is behind the endeavour. Sony unveiled their Project Morpheus VR tech back in March.

New gameplay trailer for Tropico 5: Waterborne

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The 'declaration of war on the ocean' is well underway in Tropico 5: Waterborne, which features all-new water-based industry, homes and even new foreign power deterrents like a submarine.

A new gameplay trailer has been released by Kalypso Media showcasing some of the new floating real-estate El Presidente will be commissioning for his fellow Tropicans.

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