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WATCH: Astonishing Far Cry 3 skillz

If you’ve played Far Cry 3 then you’ll know how addictive it is trying to liberate all of the enemy outposts. Each is like a miniature puzzle as you have to kill all of the enemies without alerting reinforcement. Now check out this guy – who liberates the outpost with the sort of artful precision usually reserved for a carefully …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Astonishing Far Cry 3 skillz
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British gamers see what you’re missing: Watch a demo of Playstation Now

Today the beta version of Sony’s game streaming Playstation Now service goes live for players in North America – and whilst we British and European gamers are left out in the cold until next year, its interesting to see how the service will work. The streaming service will enable gamers to play potentially hundreds of PS3 titles on their PS4. …

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James O'MalleyBritish gamers see what you’re missing: Watch a demo of Playstation Now
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Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China

Game consoles have been banned in China since 2000, but now Microsoft is about to release¬† its Xbox One in the country. Solar News reports that Yusuf Mehdi, head of marketing and strategy for Microsoft’s Xbox group, announced the launch date of September 23 at an event in Shanghai. It said that the console would cost 3,699 yuan (¬£355; $600) …

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Stuart O'ConnorMicrosoft to launch Xbox One in China
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Destiny beta ends with 4.6 million players

If you blinked, you could have missed it. On Sunday evening the beta of forthcoming massively multiplayer online shooter Destiny drew to a close. Since then, developers Bungie has revealed that a staggering 4,638,937 – that’s just over 4.6 million players took part in the window between July 17th and last Sunday. This makes it the largest ever console beta …

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James O'MalleyDestiny beta ends with 4.6 million players
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EA announce Netflix-style subscription service for older games

EA has announced that it is launching a new subscription service on Xbox One. “EA Access” will give subscribers unlimited access to a bunch of older games for a few dollars a month, in an intriguing new business model for gaming. Subscription services are increasingly becoming the norm for music and films, with the likes of Spotify and Netflix meaning …

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James O'MalleyEA announce Netflix-style subscription service for older games
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Watch the Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer

Call of Duty is probably the biggest-selling game franchises on the market, after GTA. The latest version – Sledgehammer Games’ futuristic Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – is due out in November, and Activision has just released the new campaign story trailer. It’s set in the wake of “the first global terrorist attack in history”, in a future policed by …

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Stuart O'ConnorWatch the Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer
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WATCH: Rob Zombie explains the premise of Assassin’s Creed: Unity (!)

Well this was unexpected. In the latest promotional video for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Rob Zombie (yes, THAT Rob Zombie) has created a short animated film explaining the game’s premise. It’s illustrated by Tony Moore, who co-created The Walking Dead. It’s good stuff – and you can watch it below: Now when is Andrew WK going to make a video explaining …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Rob Zombie explains the premise of Assassin’s Creed: Unity (!)
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Guardians of the Galaxy coming to Minecraft!

This Thursday sees the release of the hotly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy – the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So perhaps it is not surprising that Star Lord, Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Gamora and Drax will be making an appearance in the Xbox 360 (and presumably other) edition of Minecraft. The above image was tweeted the other day …

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James O'MalleyGuardians of the Galaxy coming to Minecraft!
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WWI shooter Verdun gets a release date

Whilst WWII shooters might be common, games that tackle the First World War are remarkably less so – though this could be about to change. Verdun, set during the Great War is due to hit Steam on 10th September. We don’t know much about the game yet, but it appears to be something of a rudimentary Call of Duty. Whilst …

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James O'MalleyWWI shooter Verdun gets a release date