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Fresh Star Wars: Battlefront details in "next couple of months"

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EA has teased there will be more juicy details on DICE's upcoming revival of Star Wars: Battlefront in the "next couple of months", with it due to release "with the Star Wars movie rollout" later this year.

All we have right now is a painfully short teaser of a crashing Snowspeeder on Hoth with a stomping AT-AT. EA are "extremely excited" about the "huge potential" what with Star Wars gearing up again.

Dragon Age: Inquisition enjoyed BioWare's most successful ever launch

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Sprawling fantasy epic Dragon Age: Inquisition enjoyed the most successful launch in developer BioWare’s history "based on units sold", according to the 2015 EA earnings call.

That will be music to the ears of the Canadian studio, especially after the rather lukewarm reception to Dragon Age 2.

Jonathan Blow's upcoming adventure game The Witness is “puzzle complete”

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It's been a while since we last heard from Jonathan Blow regarding his puzzle game The Witness, but now the developer has posted an update on the status of the project.

Blow says that the game is now “Puzzle Complete”, to the tune of 677 different challenges, though work on other important aspects of the game still continues apace.

Hurk Deluxe Pack DLC out now for Far Cry 4

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Ubisoft has released the Hurk Deluxe Pack for Far Cry 4, celebrating the game's most interminable character. With the possible exception of those two stoner tourists.

The DLC pack offers five new story missions and five new custom weapons. It's out now on all platforms.

Hearthstone's powerful Undertaker minion card to be nerfed by Blizzard

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The dreaded Undertaker, one of Hearthstone's most infamous minion cards, is being nerfed by Blizzard after months of fan complaints.

Why is he so hated? Well, whenever you summon a minion with the Deathrattle ability, the Undertaker gains both one attack and one health. Keep doing that over and over, and Undertaker grows into a real beast of a card.

Reptile latest fighter to be confirmed for Mortal Kombat X

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Even in a cast full of particularly unpleasant characters, Mortal Kombat's Reptile stands out. The acid-spewing lizard is on his way back for Mortal Kombat X.

He's the latest character to be confirmed for NetherRealm's upcoming brawler. Needless to say, something horrible happens if you carry out his Execution move.

Capcom announces free-to-play fantasy spin-off Dragon's Dogma Online

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Dragon's Dogma Online is a free-to-play spin-off from Capcom's cult action RPG, set to hit PC and consoles next year. Not the port fans were hoping for, but it sounds like the game will retain a lot of the original's features.

The existence of Dragon's Dogma Online was revealed in popular Japanese game mag Famitsu (translation courtesy of Gematsu), along with the first few details about the game.

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round delayed from mid-February to March 30th

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The PC debut of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round has been pushed back over a month by Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo, with the new release at the end of March. It was due to hit Steam with its heaving bosom February 17th.

Now the brawler will come with the Halloween 2013 Set for free, which includes 28 costumes. Online modes won't be ready at launch, but should be patched in within 3 months, they say.

Online action-strategy Army 21 from one-man indie, early Alpha testing now live

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Former Westwood Studios and EA man (give him a chance!) is now at war on all fronts as he leads an army of one in creating his new indie action-strategy game Army 21, which sounds a bit like Renegade.

Except it's turning up the heat a lot. It all starts with 6 teams, which whittles down to the remaining two. As teams get knocked out their players join the surviving teams. It's all about base warfare.

CD Projekt RED "making a statement" and 'owe us' 16 free DLC packs for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Downloadable content is a mixed bag, but CD Projekt RED is "making a statement" that it can be a force for good in the world, and not a price-gouging torture. To that end we'll be getting 16 DLC releases free.

That's right, 16 extra pieces of content at no charge for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Does the studio have no business sense? On the contrary, the DLC is all free because we "just paid full price" for the game.

Swedish studio Gaming Corps partners with Robert Kirkman's Skybound Interactive

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The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and his company Skybound Interactive have teamed up with Sweden-based developer Gaming Corps to work on "well-known brands," that it will announce in March.

The SXSW Gaming Expo scheduled March 13-15 is where and when they'll announce their first game in development, with it expected to launch this year. Fingers crossed it's something for PC.

Block N Load gets new "youthful makeover" skin with Old School Nigel, plus two new arenas

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Jagex has just updated their multiplayer shooter Block N Load with a new 'youthful skin' as well as introduced two new arenas to enter the map rotation for the beta; The Last Bastion and Shuko Style.

Pre-ordering Block N Load: Fully Loaded Edition gets immediate access to the beta, as well as the 'Skins for the Win' pack. Jagex is currently offering fresh beta keys on their official website.

Daedalic post 'first of four' video guides to Blackguards 2, part one on "what's new?"

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Sequel Blackguards 2 is out but some may be wondering what's all the fuss? Daedalic Entertainment is releasing four video guides to help ease people into the turn-based RPG, and the first is what's new.

It's over 9 minutes long and new features are at the forefront, from improved mechanics to all-new additions. One major difference in Blackguards 2 is the ability to conquer and defend settlements.

Blizzard include S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera in latest World of Warcraft patch

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The vanity virus known as 'selfie' has just been confirmed for World of Warcraft as Blizzard has included the S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera in the latest Patch 6.1, currently on the Public Test Realms.

There is no known cure for the 'selfie' - it continues to ravage humanity. A level 100 quest called Field Photography will unlock the S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera, which can be upgraded to Mk. II with another quest.

Dying Light live stream tonight @ 8.00pm GMT on GameWatcher

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Today marks the release of Techland's Dying Light, and we'll be hitting the ground running, climbing and stomping tonight as we live stream via the GameWatcher Twitch channel at 8.00pm GMT.

It's a vast open world to explore with plenty of zombie hooligans to smash on the noggin, but do we have what it takes to last during the night? There's only one way to find out.

Watch fifteen minutes of Witcher 3 footage in 1080p

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The chaps over at Eurogamer Portugal have posted a fifteen-minute gameplay video showing CD Projekt Red's upcoming fantasy RPG The Witcher 3 in action.

The video covers combat, travel, conversations and a cutscene or two. It's 1080p, too, which lets you get a good look at those crisp graphics. The game sure does a good line in ugly medieval peasants.

GameWatcher's Star Wars Marathon live streaming this Friday at 8.00pm GMT

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At the end of the week we'll be geeking out with our very own Star Wars Marathon for your viewing pleasure. Chris Capel will be feeling the Force... of your votes! Every good Imperial citizen and even Rebel scum are welcome at the polls.

Thanks to the recent GOG.com launch of many Star Wars classics, a marathon is finally within our grasp. Will the Empire rule in Empire at War? Will Carth ever shut up in Knights of the Old Republic?

Kickstarter campaign launched for gorgeous action platformer Orphan

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Windy Hill Studio has set up a Kickstarter campaign for the very pretty side-scrolling action platformer Orphan, which sees a young boy trying to survive an alien invasion in the wilds of the Appalachian Mountains.

With the main character silhouetted against gloomy, threatening backdrops, the obvious reference that comes to mind is Limbo, but Orphan distinguishes itself visually with some impressive lighting effects and splashes of colour.

Horror sequel Lucius 2: The Prophecy set for release on Friday 13

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Shiver Games' The Omen inspired horror adventure game Lucius 2: The Prophecy is, of course, set for release on Friday 13 February. Do you see what they did there?

Sequel to the original Lucius, which received rather mixed reviews overall, the developers describe the game as a "splatter-adventure sandbox" in which you play as a murderous offspring of Satan himself.

Bioware offers up Dragon Age: Inquisition's tavern music for free

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Bioware is offering fans the chance to download all ten of Dragon Age: Inquisition's tavern songs for free. Those are the tunes that play in the bar at your fortress stronghold of Skyhold.

If you're interested you've got two weeks to head to the Dragon Age website and snap up the free tracks. After the allotted time period runs down, they'll go up for sale on various digital platforms.

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