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Nolan North confirms The Last Of Us 2's existence

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Nolan North confirms The Last Of Us 2's existence

Naughty Dog is working on a sequel to The Last Of Us, voice actor Nolan North has confirmed.

Speaking at Metrocon 2015, North's casual line "I know they're doing Last of Us 2" followed his revelations about the nature of Amy Hennig's Star Wars game.

Following its critical and commercial success, a sequel to The Last Of Us has been widely speculated upon, especially after former Naughty Dog character artist Michael Knowland's CV referenced the game directly.

North made his comments despite a lack of official announcement from the game's developer Naughty Dog.

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Valve sells out of earlybird Steam hardware orders

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Valve sells out of earlybird Steam hardware orders

Valve's initial batch of "get it early" Steam hardware orders has sold out, according to the software giant.

Any future orders of Steam Link or Steam Controller hardware will now be shipped on November 10, rather than the earlybird date of October 16; the same goes for Alienware's Steam Machines.

All eyes are on Valve as it moves towards its release of Steam hardware, to see if it can compete in the hardware business as successfully as it has in software and retail.

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Star Wars Battlefront leads meaningless Best Of E3 Awards

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Star Wars Battlefront leads meaningless Best Of E3 Awards

Star Wars: Battlefront leads the nominations for the 2015 Game Critics' Best Of E3 Awards, with five nods including Best of Show.

Close behind, Fallout 4 and Horizon: Zero Dawn gained four nominations each.

In order for games to qualify for nomination, hands-on time must have been provided to the gaming publications that vote on them.

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Halo 5 doesn't support split-screen or LAN play

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Halo 5 doesn't support split-screen or LAN play

All multiplayer in Halo 5: Guardians will be online-only, Microsoft has confirmed.

Expanding upon an earlier statement regarding the requirement of Xbox Live Gold for the game's four-player co-op gameplay, developer 343 Industries clarified Halo 5's pre-order listing that lists a one-player limit for a single console.

"All multiplayer modes use full screen on dedicated servers, including Co-op Campaign, Arena, and Warzone," tweeted 343 head Josh Holmes.

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Fallout 4's Pip-Boy mount won't take giant phones

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Fallout 4's Pip-Boy mount won't take giant phones

The Pip-Boy smartphone mount that comes with the Fallout 4 Collector's Edition is strictly standard-phone only, says Bethesda.

“As we wanted to stay faithful to the dimensions of the in-game model, any smartphones larger than the models listed will not fit inside the wearable device,” the publisher said on its blog.

Supported models include iPhones 6, 5/5s, and 4/4s; Samsung Galaxies 4 and 5; and other standard-sized smartphones via a customisable foam insert.

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Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox

Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox

The Elder Scrolls Online creative director Paul Sage has quit Zenimax Online Studios, the studio confirmed.

He joins Gearbox Software as a creative director on an as yet unknown project, which could be the new Borderlands title the studio has been hiring for.

Sage's departure comes mere weeks after the console release of the game he was directing.

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Amy Hennig's Star Wars game "in the style of" Uncharted, cancelled 1313

Amy Hennig's Star Wars game "in the style of" Uncharted, cancelled 1313

Amy Hennig is directing a Star Wars game "in the style of Uncharted," according to voice actor Nolan North.

North, famous for his portrayal of Nathan Drake in the Uncharted series, spoke briefly about the unannounced game at Metrocon 2015 in Tampa.

"I happen to know a lot about it," he humblebragged, "and it's going to be awesome."

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Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains

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Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains

A string of domain registrations suggests 2K Games is preparing to announce a third Mafia title.

Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Mafia publisher 2K Games, registered the domains “mafia3thegame.com,” “mafiaiiithegame.com,” “mafiathree.com,” and “mafiathreethegame.com," as noticed by NeoGAF.

This is the first mention of a new Mafia game since a casting call last year.

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Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps

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Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps

A man has succeeded in preordering Fallout 4 using nothing but bottlecaps.

Two weeks ago, a chap named Seth placed a preorder for the game with approximately 2240 bottle caps.

On Friday, Bethesda's global community lead Matt Grandstaff emailed him to say that he would indeed be getting a copy of the game – but only because he was the first to try such a thing.

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Tuesday 30 June

Heat Signature – July 2015 dev diary
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Heat Signature – July 2015 dev diary
New galaxies, vacuum, and wrench-throwing.
Anna's Quest - Dane Krams interview
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Anna's Quest - Dane Krams interview
The adventure game director speaks.
Soft Body - PS4/Vita teaser trailer
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Soft Body - PS4/Vita teaser trailer
Control a pair of gooey snakes.
Halo 5 doesn't support split-screen or LAN play
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Halo 5 doesn't support split-screen or LAN play
No more local multiplayer for Master Chief.
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Fallout 4's Pip-Boy mount won't take giant phones
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Fallout 4's Pip-Boy mount won't take giant phones
Bethesda figures it's big enough already.
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Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox
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Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox
Trading in Tamriel for Pandora?
Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains
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Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains
A URL you can't refuse.
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Monday 29 June

Battleborn – E3 2015 gameplay demo
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Battleborn – E3 2015 gameplay demo
25 minutes of gameplay.
Fort Meow launch trailer
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Fort Meow launch trailer
An Aussie-made physics-based puzzle adventure.
Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps
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Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps
Imgur campaign works a treat.
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Battlefield Hardline Ultimate Edition PS4 owners can't access DLC
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Battlefield Hardline Ultimate Edition PS4 owners can't access DLC
"A big mess up that shouldn't happen."
Ashen – Xbox Daily interview
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Ashen – Xbox Daily interview
Kiwi title gets E3 showcase.
World War Toons – E3 2015 trailer
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World War Toons – E3 2015 trailer
Designed for both VR and non-VR platforms.
Shiftlings launch trailer
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Shiftlings launch trailer