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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
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TwitchPlaysPokemon is still going – and is on to Pokemon X for 3DS

Remember TwitchPlaysPokemon? It took the world by storm last February as thousands of players around the world took to Twitch to take control of Game Boy classic Pokemon. It turns out that it is still going, and is even more sophisticated. The premise is still the same: Players enter into the chat window the controls they’d like to send: “Up”, …

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James O'MalleyTwitchPlaysPokemon is still going – and is on to Pokemon X for 3DS
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ADAM WEST brings 60s Batman to Lego Batman 3

Holy Moly! Brilliant news from the makers of Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. The developer has released a new video feature showing off some of the voice actors in the game including the one and only Adam West! Check out the trailer here – sadly there’s only a snippet of West: Forget Christopher Nolan’s brooding Batman, 60s Batman is the …

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James O'MalleyADAM WEST brings 60s Batman to Lego Batman 3
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Microsoft working on a split controller for tablet gaming?

Getting rid of physical buttons on our gadgets has been a massive advantage for phones and tablets – but for gaming… it makes things more difficult. Luckily though, it appears that Microsoft could be working on an interesting solution. Patently Apple has dug up some diagrams filed by Microsoft with the US patent office that show plans an Xbox-style controller …

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft working on a split controller for tablet gaming?
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The Last Of Us: Remastered. A remasterpiece?

The Last Of Us wasn’t just about the last remaining humans following a zombie-style infection, but was also the last hurrah for the last generation of games consoles. Less than a year later though and the game is one of the opening salvos in the PS4 generation’s console war. So does it still deserve the plaudits? So what’s new? The …

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James O'MalleyThe Last Of Us: Remastered. A remasterpiece?
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WATCH: Doom running on a cash point

Another entry into the “Does it run Doom?” file this morning. Over the weekend some clever hackers managed to make an ATM machine run the game that has become almost the standard test for hardware hacking: 1993 shooter Doom. The way it works is because the cash point they used, like many others, actually runs Windows XP underneath the bank …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Doom running on a cash point
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Destiny Beta opens to everyone

Good news if you missed out on a beta code for Destiny: the game is now open for all players to download on both PSN and Xbox Live. The update comes just a week after PSN players could play exclusively. Worry not though Xbox gamers, as when Call of Duty: Advanced warfare comes out the boot will be on the …

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James O'MalleyDestiny Beta opens to everyone