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  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition announced

    Bethesda has announced that they will be re-releasing a super special 5th Anniversary Edition of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. This special edition of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion features the following:

    • Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game Of The Year Edition
    • Collector's Edition Content (map, 'Making Of' DVD with an added Skyrim trailer)
    • A $10 Off Coupon (redeemable at any retailer, nationwide) for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition

    All the above content will come pack in a super sexy steelbook with slip cover. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition will release on June 28 for PS3, PC and Xbox 360, and will carry a price tag of $29.99.

  • Auto Cooler Console Stand revealed for Xbox 360 Slim

    CTA Digital has revealed the Auto Cooler Console Stand for Xbox 360 Slim. This Auto Cooler Console Stand make use of TempSense technology, and will auotmatically keep the console's temperature between 5 to 35 degress Celsius. The cooling is done through fans having two different speeds.

    Auto Cooler Console Stand box art

    Auto Cooler Console Stand make use of USB slot on Xbox 360, but it also offers three additional USB ports. It also includes a Power Save option.

    Auto Cooler Console Stand will launch in North America on July 1 and will carry a retail price tag of $29.99. Pre-order it directly from HERE.

  • Penguin to appear as villain in Batman: Arkham City

    Rocksteady’s Dan Ginn has confirmed that PEnguin will feature as a villain in the upcoming batman game titled "Batman: Arkham City".

    Penguin

    Dan Ginn confirmed this news in an interview to Australian Sunday Herald, check out below what Dan said:

     "The way that Penguin has always been portrayed is as quite an aristocratic, well-spoken gentleman who’s got these twisted delusions of grandeur. So we’ve made him a really horrible, nasty piece of work — but still with the delusion of grandeur. He dresses well, but in a poor taste, and we’ve made him this brutish, brutal guy but also key into collection fascination that he’s had through out the years."

  • Sucker Punch's Infamous 2 gets leaked

    A lucky user named "Martin Angeles" has managed to get his hands on Sucker Punch upcoming PS3 exclusive inFamous 2. Martin Angeles posted game's retail copy image on Twitter, you all can have a look at it below. The cover is of inFamous 2 American version.

    inFamous 2 cover

    Infamous 2 is slated to release on June 7, however seeing the game getting leaked before its official release is certainly worrying.

  • Sony porting PSP games to the PS3

    Sony has announced that the company will be porting many popular PSP games onto Playstation 3. This new initiative of Sony is called "PlayStation Portable Remaster Series" and many popular PSP games will ported to PS3 console will HD graphics, improved controls and many more.

    PS3 and PSP

    Sony also confirmed that multiplayer support will also be added to PSP games that had ad-hoc connections. The most exciting details is that previous save game data will work on both PSP and PS3.

    The very first game that will be ported is Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, it will be re-released with HD graphichs and control during Summer 2011 in Japan.

    More details is expected to be revealed at E3.

  • Battlefield 3 Limited Edition PC Box Art revealed

    DICE first revealed Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Maps comparision, and today developer has revealed revealed the official box art of Battlefield 3 Limited Edition for PC.

    Battlefield 3 is schedule to launch this Fall for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, check out the screenshot below:

    Battlefield 3 Limited Edition box art

    You can watch an amazing 12 minutes gameplay video of the game HERE.

  • Mortal Kombat hotfix available now

    A new hotfix for Mortal Kombat is now available for download in order to balance some specific character issues. To activate the server update all gamers need to do is start the game while they are connected to internet.

    Mortal Kombat screen

    The developer has released the change log, we have listed it below, check them out:

    • Reduced some of Kung Lao’s combo and overall damage.
    • Reduced the damage on some special moves.
    • Increased the damage scaling after Kitana’s Enhanced ground fan toss.
    • Adjusted some juggle’s damage scaling.
    • Reduced the damage on some basic combos that were doing too much damage without using any meter.
    • Increased Sheeva’s damage output for several of her moves and attacks.
    • Temporarily Changed around some of Sonya’s fighting style properties to reduce her ability to lock someone down in block stun.
    • Changed Kano’s Towards Front Kick to a low block.
    • Reduced the recovery on Kano’s Upball to be closer to Johnny Cage’s Flip Kick recovery.
    • Increased the damage of some of Baraka’s special moves and attacks.
    • It is easier to juggle combo after hitting someone with Baraka’s chopchop on the ground.
    • Increased the damage scaling on a frozen opponent.
    • Baraka’s Away Front Kick, Front Punch combo is now a true popup.
    • Reduced some of Reptile’s combo damage.
  • L.A. Noire banned in UAE

    Today's second bad news for Rockstar, first we reported that hackers have released a new patch update that allow "L.A Noire" to run of custom firmware for Playstation 3, and now news is coming from UAE that the game has been banned in the region.

    L.A Noire PS3 box art

    The news was confirmed by Geekay Games on their official Facebook Page, “Unfortunate news, L.A. Noire has been banned. Sorry guys.”

    No reason was given as to why the game was banned, it has been reported that "Blood and Gore, Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Use of Drugs, Violence” were to be blamed.

    Check out our review for the game HERE.

  • Homefront upcoming PC patch v1.0.4 details revealed

    Kaos Studio has just announced on Homefront official website that the patch and for the PC version of the game and dedicated server tool are currently in testing phase and it will be released soon. However no details were revealed related to the patch for PS3 and Xbox 360 version of the game.

    Homefront logo

    Kaos wrote on Homefront official website: "We are pleased to announce that the next Homefront PC patch and dedicated server tool has entered the final phase of testing and we expect to release it within several days."

    We have listed below only the new improvements, check them out:

    New Server Options:

    • Increase Weapon Damage
    • Increased Weapon Recoil
    • Reduce UI Elements Shown
    • Only Squad Members on Map
    • Only Show Ally Names
    • Require Manual Weapon Reload
    • Disable Death Follow Cam
    • Force First Person Cockpits
    • Reduce Ability Effectiveness
    • Force Ace Helicopters

    Dedicated Server Tool:

    Improvements to the dedicated server tool UI.

    Added new dedicated server settings to the tool:

    • Initial BP
    • BP earning scaling
    • Respawn delay timer
    • Idle kick time

    Voting parameters:

    • Enable voting
    • Minimum players in a server before player voting is active
    • Vote pass %
    • Vote cooldown time (per user)
    • Vote duration

    Check out complete patch note on Homefront official website

  • Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Maps comparision

    Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand map pack will be included in the Limited Edition of the game when pre-ordered. The map pack includes four maps Strike at Karkand, Wake Island, Gulf of Oman, and Sharqi Peninsula, and all these are re-imagined using the Frostbite 2.0 game engine.

    Battlefield 3

    The map pack is developed by the same team that brought us the Bad Company 2: Vietnam expansion pack. Want to know  the different are the maps looks from their previous iteration, then have a look at the screenshot below:

    Wake island Battlefield 3 Karkand Battlefield 3