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ZombiU2 listed on Amazon France - report

ZombiU2 listed on Amazon France - report

A retail listing for a sequel to ZombiU has appeared on Amazon France.

ZombiU 2 was briefly listed on the site. The listing has since been taken down, but not before Jeuxvideo grabbed some screens.

According to the listing, the game will be released on October 17, 2015, and is coming to Wii U.

It also listed Namco Bandai as the publisher. The first ZombiU was developed and published by Ubisoft.

While ZombiU was for some time the best-selling third-party game on the Wii U, Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot said it “wasn’t even close to profitable.”

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Dark Souls II coming to new-gen, update gives new content to all

Dark Souls II coming to new-gen, update gives new content to all

A new edition of Dark Souls II that will expand the game’s story is coming to console and PC next year, Bandai Namco has announced.

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC on April 2 next year. It will arrive via a free update for those who already own the game.

Scholar of the First Sin contains all three of the game’s DLC chapters (Crown Of The Sunken King, Crown Of The Old Iron King, and Crown Of The Ivory King), but also “an array of all-new content”, according to Bandai Namco.

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Super Smash Bros for Wii U is killing it in the US

Super Smash Bros for Wii U is killing it in the US

Super Smash Bros for Wii U has sold nearly half a million copies in just three days.

According to Nintendo, Super Smash Bros sold 490,000 copies in the US over the three day period with the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday, still to come later this week.

“The Nintendo holiday is off to a great start, but there’s a lot of work left to do and a few more surprises in store for our fans," said Nintendo of America marketing and sales boss Scott Moffitt. "With great deals coming on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and great content like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launching next week, Nintendo will offer shoppers the best combination of fun and value this holiday season."

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The Warehouse will no longer stock R18 games and movies

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The Warehouse will no longer stock R18 games and movies

The Warehouse and Noel Leeming will no longer stock R18 games and movies.

The change comes as The Warehouse Group looks to align its product range with its family-friendly brand values, reports The New Zealand Herald.

Warehouse chief executive Mark Powell says that the business' succcess had been established on a foundation of "putting our people and communities at the core of what we do."

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BioShock developer Irrational appears to be staffing up again

BioShock developer Irrational appears to be staffing up again

After announcing its imminent closure, the studio that created BioShock and BioShock Infinite appears to be hiring again.

In February, studio head Ken Levine announced that Irrational Games was "winding down" after the release of BioShock Infinite, and that he'd relinquished the studio's intellectual property to publisher 2K Games.

However, new listings on the Irrational website state that the studio is looking for an IT manager and a senior programmer.

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Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow

Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow

Telltale has announced that the first episode of Tales from the Borderlands will be released tomorrow on PlayStation 3, 4, and PC.

The adventure game is a collaboration between Telltale, Gearbox and 2K, and is set in the popular Borderlands universe.

Telltale announced the dates in a tweet.

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StarCraft II pro disqualified for "rape" tweet aimed at female opponent

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StarCraft II pro disqualified for "rape" tweet aimed at female opponent

A StarCraft II player was disqualified from a tournament after tweeting that he was about to "rape" his female opponent.

Mihaylo “Kas” Hayda [pictured] was booted from Fragbite Masters Season 3 tournament after he tweeted: "Going to rape some girl soon". The tweet has since been deleted.

His opponent, Madeleine “MaddeLisk” Leander, described the situation as scary, and said, "A few minutes into the first map the game was paused. I had no idea why but it was because of the tweet. The game went on and I lost 0-2. When the match was over I saw [the tweet] written by my opponent.

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Thimbleweed Park hits Kickstarter goal in one week

Thimbleweed Park hits Kickstarter goal in one week

Thimbleweed Park, a proposed adventure game from genre heavyweights Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, has met its Kickstarter funding target in just one week.

Thimbleweed Park is a murder mystery that the pair calls “the true spiritual successor to Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island” - the two games have given Gilbert and Winnick the most recognition.

“It strips away all the cruft built up over the years and is distilled down to what we loved about the genre.”

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Bloodsucking controller axed by Kickstarter

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Bloodsucking controller axed by Kickstarter

Kickstarter has put an end to a Canadian campaign that sought to turn a game controller into a blood collection unit.

Called Blood Sport: The Ultimate in Immersive Gaming, the unit would draw blood intravenously from a player whenever they took damage in a game.

Blood Sport had garnered CA$3,390 of the CA$250,000 it sought.

Wednesday 26 November

Dark Souls II coming to new-gen, update gives new content to all
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Dark Souls II coming to new-gen, update gives new content to all
Free for vanilla game owners.
Super Smash Bros for Wii U is killing it in the US
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Super Smash Bros for Wii U is killing it in the US
No surprises there.
Destiny - The Dark Below with DrCrispy93 trailer
Trailer
Destiny - The Dark Below with DrCrispy93 trailer
A player's perspective.
ZombiU2 listed on Amazon France - report
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ZombiU2 listed on Amazon France - report
New York setting mentioned.

Tuesday 25 November

Far Cry 4 review
Review
Far Cry 4 review
Improv Comedy: The Game.
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The Warehouse will no longer stock R18 games and movies
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The Warehouse will no longer stock R18 games and movies
Family values, says company.
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Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow
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Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow
On PlayStation 3, 4, PC at least.
Destiny - The Dark Below preview trailer
Trailer
Destiny - The Dark Below preview trailer
Explore the expansion.
Thimbleweed Park hits Kickstarter goal in one week
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Thimbleweed Park hits Kickstarter goal in one week
Stretch goals announced.
Bloodsucking controller axed by Kickstarter
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Bloodsucking controller axed by Kickstarter
No donations accepted.
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Total War: Attila gets a release date
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Total War: Attila gets a release date
Free DLC with pre-orders.
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Killler Instinct – Kan-Ra trailer
Trailer
Killler Instinct – Kan-Ra trailer
New mummy on the block.
LittleBigPlanet 3 – Your Imagination To The Rescue trailer
Trailer
LittleBigPlanet 3 – Your Imagination To The Rescue trailer
Along with some Sackfriends.
Activision using copyright claims to remove Call of Duty exploit videos
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Activision using copyright claims to remove Call of Duty exploit videos
Says claim level the same as always.
Hatoful Boyfriend announcement trailer
Trailer
Hatoful Boyfriend announcement trailer
This is weird.
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Monday 24 November

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor review diary part one
Review diary
WoW: Warlords of Draenor review diary part one
On launching and levelling.
Assassin's Creed Rogue review
Review
Assassin's Creed Rogue review
A turncoat's tale.
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Basketball Pro Management 2015 launch trailer
Trailer
Basketball Pro Management 2015 launch trailer
No weird face scans in sight.
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – We Have Arrived trailer
Trailer
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – We Have Arrived trailer
As seen in US cinemas.
EVE Online – This is EVE trailer
Trailer
EVE Online – This is EVE trailer
Real voices. Real players.
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Tales from the Borderlands – The Gearbox Interview dev diary
Trailer
Tales from the Borderlands – The Gearbox Interview dev diary
Gearbox discusses Telltale title.
Tennis In The Face trailer
Trailer
Tennis In The Face trailer
As advertised.