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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

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Gamers interested in games in the flight genre, but who aren’t interested in the in-depth simulation aspects many of them include, don’t have many games to choose from. Luckily for those gamers, the one series they do have, Ace Combat, has a stellar track record of combining only a few simulation aspects with an emphasis on arcade-like gameplay. The latest game in the series is Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, coming soon for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon seems to add just enough new elements while maintaining what has made the series popular for so many years; a winning combination for both new and old fans to the franchise.

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Batman: Arkham Asylum

Batman: Arkham Asylum, coming soon for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, focuses on the two aspects of the character that have made him a comic book icon for the past 40 years: a story that highlights the cerebral side of Batman and his abilities as a crime fighter. Paul Dini, who has brought his experience as a writer from Batman: The Animated Series, has crafted an all-new story that ties into the Batman mythos. When the inmates take over the asylum, Batman finds himself in a fight for his life against some of his worst enemies, including Killer Croc, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy and Joker.

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Twisted Metal Review: Metal, Blood, Bones and a sweet…. tooth

Upon its release in 1995, Twisted Metal became a household name for the PlayStation. Its unique cast of characters, interesting plot, car combat gameplay and amazing multiplayer helped cement it as one of the PlayStation’s best games in its first year. However, a string of subpar sequels caused the Twisted Metal brand to languish, even though it saw a brief resurrection with the critically acclaimed Twisted Metal: Black for PlayStation 2. Series creator David Jaffe returns to the series to revive it once again with the PlayStation 3 exclusive Twisted Metal.

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Capcom’s Captivating trailer shows off Resident Evil 6 and Lost Planet 3(Video)

It seems as if some new trailers have leaked for two Capcom games on the burner. One for the already announced “Resident Evil 6” and a surprise return of one of their best selling titles “Lost Planet 3”.  Click the images below to view the trailers, who knows how long they will float about before Capcom takes notice.

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Super Mario 3D Land

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During the Nintendo 3DS’s first year at retail, Nintendo released quite a few titles for it; unfortunately, many of these titles were ports of previous games, such as Starfox 64 3D and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. However, Nintendo had an ace up its sleeve the whole time: Super Mario 3D Land, a brand new game featuring Nintendo’s most beloved mascot, Mario. Super Mario 3D Land is an all new adventure spanning 96 levels across 16 worlds, combining 3D graphics with 2D gameplay. In a typical Mario plotline, Bowser has once against kidnapped Princess Peach and it is once again up to Mario to rescue her.

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Max Payne 3

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First released in 2001, with a sequel in 2003, Max Payne was known for a few things: it’s use of noir, its use of bullet time and its overall story line and voice work. Despite being a successful series, and even receiving a Hollywood movie, Max Payne fans have been eagerly anticipating the third game in the series for quite some time. Rewarding their patience, Rockstar has unveiled Max Payne 3 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. The third entry in the series capitalizes on the three strengths the franchise is known for, while being a good entry point for newcomers; Max Payne 3’s story is able to stand on its own without knowledge of the previous two games.

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New Max Payne 3 Screens showing dance of bullets!

We have some new screens from Max Payne 3, showing a the gunplay that the series is known for. To view click on the gallery below.

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SSX Review: Vertical Drop

For all intents and purposes, 2012 has been the year in which old franchises are revived for a new audience. So far, we’ve seen new entries in the Syndicate, Twisted Metal, and Kid Icarus franchises and now, the SSX franchise. Simply titled SSX, the newest entry in the series for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 stays true to its roots while giving both returning fans and new fans the next generation SSX experience they’ve been craving.

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Ni No Kuni : Wrath Of The White Witch‘s new trailer and new launch window (Video)

One of the most highly anticipated Playstation 3 exclusive JRPG’s now has a new trailer and a new launch window. Developed by Level-5 and featuring animations and designs from the famed Ghibli studio’s, fans in the UK and NA regions can now expect to see the title launched sometime during Q1 of 2013. We ill keep you updated as more news arrives.

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DMC: Dante proves that getting dressed doesn’t have to be mundane (Video)

In a new trailer released by Capcom and Ninja Theory, the DMC reboot shows of it’s reality bending art direction and makes sure to placate fans by showing that Dante hasn’t lost any attitude.

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Dead or Alive 5

The fighting game genre has seen a renaissance in the last two years, with sequels to many popular fighting game franchises, such as Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and Marvel Vs. Capcom, being released. It should be no surprise then that the Dead or Alive series, with its last console entry being Dead or Alive 4 in 2005, is returning with Dead or Alive 5. The fifth entry in the series, seeing release on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, brings the popular series to a new generation with updated graphics and a character roster featuring each character that has been in the series to date.

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MechWarrior Online (Video)

The MechWarrior franchise, appearing on both the PC and Xbox throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s, was, at its core, about pitting large piloted machines called mechs in battle against each other. The MechWarrior games were known for being complex; weapons would overheat, customizing your mech was of the utmost importance and nearly every key or button was used to control your robotic behemoth of death. Due to legal issues, the MechWarrior series fell into obscurity, until now: the upcoming MechWarrior Online is a free-to-play action game set to launch on the PC. MechWarrior Online combines all the aspects fans have come to expect from the series with one major change; now, every mech you’re fighting against is piloted by a human instead of an artificial intelligence.

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