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COD: Advanced Warfare Zombies mode confirmed

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COD: Advanced Warfare Zombies mode confirmed

It looks like Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will feature a take on Treyarch’s signature Zombies mode.

A leaked trailer doing the rounds (and getting removed at a rapid pace) shows footage of the unannounced mode in Sledgehammer Games' upcoming FPS.

However, the zombies here are fast-moving, high-jumping creatures that pile on top of each other World War Z-style.

Last year’s Call of Duty: Ghosts featured a co-op alien mode called Extinction in the place of Zombies.

Earlier this week, Sledgehammer co-founder Glen Schofield expressed his dismay that many of the game’s multiplayer details had been leaked.

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Dyack's back, and so is Shadow of the Eternals

Dyack's back, and so is Shadow of the Eternals

Polarising game developer Denis Dyack is back, and so is his twice-rejected Kickstarter project Shadow of the Eternals.

Dyack’s new company is called Quantum Entanglement Entertainment Inc. (or "QE2"), and its mission is to develop video games, movies, and television shows.

As reported by IGN, Dyack called the merging of the three platforms “the singularity”, and said that Shadow of the Eternals would be QE2's first project.

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Acclaimed JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV out tomorrow on 3DS

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Acclaimed JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV out tomorrow on 3DS

Thoroughly-praised JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV is finally getting a local release.

The 3DS title will be available from tomorrow in Australia and New Zealand on the Nintendo eShop at a price yet to be announced.

According to developer Atlus:

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Driveclub's online issues stem from game code not servers

Driveclub's online issues stem from game code not servers

An error in Evolution Studios' code rather than server trouble is to blame for Driveclub's online woes, Sony says.

“In the programming of the game, there was an error that prevents us from welcoming enough players at the same time,” PlayStation France's Philippe Cardon told French outlet Gameblog [via Google translate].

“All this is being reprogrammed, but it takes much longer than simply adding 1000, 2000, or 3000 servers.

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BattleCry beta coming to NZ and AU first

BattleCry beta coming to NZ and AU first

Gamers in Australia and New Zealand will be first into the beta of BattleCry, which kicks off early next year.

BattleCry is a free-to-play online multiplayer action combat game that features 32-player battles and – according to publisher Bethesda – “visceral brutality”.

It’s in development at Austin-based studio BattleCry Studios, under the gaze of president and executive producer Rich Vogel (Star Wars: The Old Republic, Ultima Online).

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Far Cry 4's asymmetric PvP mode unveiled

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Far Cry 4's asymmetric PvP mode unveiled

Ubisoft has unveiled Battles of Kyrat, Far Cry 4’s PvP mode the company says shows the world in a completely different way.

Battles of Kyrat is a re-telling of a long-past war that the Golden Path rebellion fought against the Rakshasa, Pagan Min’s elite guard.

The Rakshasa are mythical warriors of Kyrat with strong ties to their natural surroundings. They only use traditional weapons – specifically the bow – but are capable of crafting multiple alterations to their weapons, and can call upon animals to help defend and attack.

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Shadow of Mordor's Lord of the Hunt DLC has mounted warchiefs and more

Shadow of Mordor's Lord of the Hunt DLC has mounted warchiefs and more

The contents of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's first DLC pack have been outlined by publisher Warner Bros.

Lord of the Hunt, which is due later this year, will see the player tame and ride two new beasts while seeking out mounted warchiefs.

The new beasts are both variations on those existing in the game: a wretched graug is a graug that spits poison, and there’s a stealthier caragor called a caragath. The player will also be able to summon hordes of ghuls (zombies) to do his or her bidding.

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Thursday Briefing: Bloodborne, Alien Isolation, Star Wars: Battlefront and more

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Thursday Briefing: Bloodborne, Alien Isolation, Star Wars: Battlefront and more

The Xbox One is getting a price cut in the US. The console will soon retail for US$350 rather than US$400 without Kinect. It hit shelves almost a year ago for US$500 (including Kinect). There won't be a price cut here.

Penny Arcade has announced that ‎PAXAus‬ will be held in Melbourne for the next five years.

Titanfall is half price on Xbox One until November 3.

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The Crew: second closed beta scheduled

The Crew: second closed beta scheduled

Ubisoft has scheduled the second The Crew closed beta for November 6 to 10.

You can register for the closed beta here. Those who have pre-ordered the MMO 'CarPG' on Uplay will get guaranteed access.

The beta will include the full game world, and missions for two zones, the East Coast, and the Midwest.

Friday 31 October

Dyack's back, and so is Shadow of the Eternals
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Dyack's back, and so is Shadow of the Eternals
TV show also in the works.
Lords of the Fallen review
Review
Lords of the Fallen review
Lite Souls.
Lords of the Fallen launch trailer
Trailer
Lords of the Fallen launch trailer
Angry bald dude released!
COD: Advanced Warfare Zombies mode confirmed
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COD: Advanced Warfare Zombies mode confirmed
Fast-running, high-jumping undead.
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Acclaimed JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV out tomorrow on 3DS
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Acclaimed JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV out tomorrow on 3DS
The gates of Naraku are open.
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This War Of Mine – The Things That Take Us Back trailer
Trailer
This War Of Mine – The Things That Take Us Back trailer
Melancholy gameplay.
Driveclub's online issues stem from game code not servers
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Driveclub's online issues stem from game code not servers
PS Plus Edition postponed until further notice.
Ironclad Tactics – PS4 gameplay trailer
Trailer
Ironclad Tactics – PS4 gameplay trailer
A steampunk alternate history Civil War retelling.
Assassin’s Creed Unity – Time Anomalies trailer
Trailer
Assassin’s Creed Unity – Time Anomalies trailer
Arno visits WWII.
BattleCry gameplay teaser trailer
Trailer
BattleCry gameplay teaser trailer
Beta to hit NZ and AU first.
BattleCry beta coming to NZ and AU first
News
BattleCry beta coming to NZ and AU first
Bethesda promises brutal 32-player battles.
Far Cry 4 – Battles of Kyrat trailer
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Far Cry 4 – Battles of Kyrat trailer
PvP mode explored.
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Lord of the Hunt DLC trailer
Trailer
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Lord of the Hunt DLC trailer
Beastmaster Warchiefs unleashed.

Thursday 30 October

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition review
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Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition review
A classic polished.
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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – Enter The Fray trailer
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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – Enter The Fray trailer
A turbulent war of nations.
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Blitzkrieg 3 – Word From The Front trailer
Trailer
Blitzkrieg 3 – Word From The Front trailer
Life on the base.
FIFA 15 – Ultimate Team trailer
Trailer
FIFA 15 – Ultimate Team trailer
Put your game where your mouth is.
The Crew: second closed beta scheduled
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The Crew: second closed beta scheduled
From Nov 6 -10.
Halo 2: Anniversary - launch trailer
Trailer
Halo 2: Anniversary - launch trailer
Coming in the Master Chief Collection.
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GTA Online goes offline to prepare for GTA V new-gen launch
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GTA Online goes offline to prepare for new-gen launch
Should be back around 2pm.
The Behemoth's Game 4 – Extra Life Marathon video
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The Behemoth's Game 4 – Extra Life Marathon video
An hour of gameplay.
Assassin’s Creed Unity – Nvidia Optimisations trailer
Trailer
Assassin’s Creed Unity – Nvidia Optimisations trailer
Looks okay I guess.
Top-down racing combat title BlazeRush hits PS3 and PC
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Top-down racing combat title BlazeRush hits PS3 and PC
Features local and online multiplayer.
Destiny's first expansion detailed and dated
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Destiny's first expansion detailed and dated
New Strike, Raid, gear, story.
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