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Game of Thrones to feature HBO cast, first trailer released

Game of Thrones to feature HBO cast, first trailer released

Telltale Games' Game of Thrones adaptation will feature some of the HBO show’s main cast members, the developer announced today.

The studio also released the first teaser trailer for the game.

"Today we can announce that some cast members of the series will reprise their roles in the game," said Telltale.

"While players will control five members of House Forrester in their story, the series will have them interacting with fan favorite characters throughout the season, including Tyrion Lannister performed by Peter Dinklage, Cersei Lannister performed by Lena Headey, Margaery Tyrell performed by Natalie Dormer, and Ramsay Snow performed by Iwan Rheon. Additional cast members will appear in later episodes."

Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series follows the plight of House Forrester, and takes place towards the end of season three of the HBO show. Bannermen to House Glover, they have always been loyal to the ruling great house of the North — the Starks.

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Destiny's The Dark Below opening cinematic leaks

Destiny's The Dark Below opening cinematic leaks

The cinematic intro for upcoming Destiny expansion The Dark Below has been posted on YouTube.

The cinematic was posted by YouTube user Mr Jester6598, who couldn’t explain the clip’s origin.

“I cannot explain how to get access to this video on the game as it was due to an error that I was able to see this,” reads the video’s description.

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Gamers queuing for GTA V midnight launch robbed at gunpoint

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Gamers queuing for GTA V midnight launch robbed at gunpoint

Armed robbers have held up a GameStop and its customers who were queuing for the midnight launch of Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

At around 9.30pm Monday, local time, three masked men entered the Texan store and held everyone at gunpoint, reports the ABC. The criminals tasered one customer then took everyone's money and phones, and cleaned out the store's cash register.

A store clerk was able to place a tracking device in the bag with the cash, but it appears the crooks found and disposed of it shortly after fleeing the scene.

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A fix is coming for Grand Theft Auto 5's CE-32937-4 error

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A fix is coming for Grand Theft Auto 5's CE-32937-4 error

Rockstar is rushing to patch a bug that is preventing some gamers from playing GTA Online on console.

The bug appears to only be affecting those who haven’t played GTA Online this year, and throws up the following error when they attempt to log in: "No previous Grand theft Auto Online data is associated with your Social Club account."

The bug is also blocking attempts to transfer Grand Theft Auto 5 profiles to new-gen consoles.

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"Obscene" Dragon Age: Inquisition pulled in India

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"Obscene" Dragon Age: Inquisition pulled in India

Electronic Arts has pulled Dragon Age: Inquisition from store shelves in India due to the country's obscenity laws.

Dragon Age: Inquisition allows players to engage in same-gender relationships if they choose, and it was initially believed that this was the so-called "obscene" content in question.

Indian TV station NDTV reported that the game's local distributor, Milestone Entertainment, pulled the game due to its same-sex relationships.

In December, 2013, India's Supreme Court reinstated Section 377 of the Indian penal code, which declared homosexuality to be a criminal offense punishable by up to ten years in jail. The code had been suspended in 2009.

However, an EA spokesperson has since told Kotaku that the game's same-gender romances weren't the reason for suspending sales of the game.

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Destiny servers to go offline Friday morning for extended maintenance

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Destiny servers to go offline Friday morning for extended maintenance

Destiny's servers will be down for an extended maintenance on Friday morning in order to prepare for updates planned over the next several weeks.

The servers will go offline at 5.00 AM NZDT, Friday, and should be back online by 8.00 AM, said Bungie.

"We're sorry about the interruption, but it's for the greater good," said community manager David "DeeJ" Dague.

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More GTA V new-gen and PC details announced

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More GTA V new-gen and PC details announced

All the content released for GTA Online so far will be available in the Story Mode of Grand Theft Auto V on new-gen and PC from day one, Rockstar has confirmed.

On top of that, all the vehicles released in GTA Online’s 11 updates will make up the ambient traffic found in the game during Story Mode.

According to IGN, the host of a GTA Online multiplayer session on new-gen or PC will be able to force the first-person view on other players.

News Index


"Obscene" Dragon Age: Inquisition pulled in India
"Obscene" Dragon Age: Inquisition pulled in India
NEWS Questions arise over sexual content.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
RPG: Action
7
3D Realms drops Duke Nukem lawsuit, apologises to Gearbox
3D Realms drops Duke Nukem lawsuit, apologises to Gearbox
NEWS All a misunderstanding, apparently.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
1
2K, Firaxis reveal XCOM Enemy Within at Gamescom
2K, Firaxis reveal XCOM Enemy Within at Gamescom
NEWS Unknown’s expansion.
PC, 360, PS3
2
"XCOM" shooter may now be called The Bureau
"XCOM" shooter may now be called The Bureau
NEWS Tie-in angle ditched?
PS3
1
10 new GTA V screens released
10 new GTA V screens released
NEWS Yes, that appears to be a Gatling gun.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
“Call of Duty has almost ruined a generation of FPS players” – Red Orchestra 2 dev
“Call of Duty has almost ruined a generation of FPS players” – Red Orchestra 2 dev
NEWS "They’ve taken individual skill out of the equation."
PC, 360, PS3, WiiU
Action: First-Person
25
"Lose the gimps and dildos and purple suits” – Bleszinski on Saints Row
"Lose the gimps and dildos and purple suits” – Bleszinski on Saints Row
NEWS Adult content "doesn’t help industry perceptions".
PC, 360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
58
2K's XCOM FPS may now be a third-person arcade title
2K's XCOM FPS may now be a third-person arcade title
NEWS Not a good sign.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
"We are dedicated to supporting BF3" – DICE
"We are dedicated to supporting BF3" – DICE
NEWS Console servers quadrupled.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
2
"It's been a poor, poor five years for fiction" - Dishonored developer
NEWS The same old story.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
2
”DLC was a mistake” – Castlevania producer
NEWS Game's success blamed.
360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
38 Studios lay-offs confirmed
NEWS Some employees unpaid.
PC, 360, PS3
Adventure & RPG
2K announces XCOM: Enemy Unknown
NEWS Tactics and strategy by Firaxis.
PC, 360, PS3
Strategy
379
5 million copies of Battlefield 3 sold
5 million copies of Battlefield 3 sold
NEWS EA’s biggest one-week numbers.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
2
3 million DiRT 3 keys stolen
NEWS AMD promotional codes compromised.
PC, 360, PS3
Driving & Racing
20
2K signs multi-year contract with the NBA
NEWS Follows success of NBA 2K11.
PC, 360, PS3, Wii
6
2K launches Duke Nudem site
NEWS Links inside definitely NSFW.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
36
2K announces The Darkness II
NEWS Due later this year.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
4
2011's promising release schedule
NEWS Welcome back, we missed you.
PC, 360, PS3, Wii, PSP
56
"Be A Goalkeeper" introduced to FIFA 11
NEWS All players can be human controlled.
360, PS3
2K "scales back" BioShock 2 DRM
NEWS For digital release, anyway.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
250GB PlayStation 3 coming to NZ for $729
NEWS Slim selling strongly, says Sony.
PS3
42
2K Sports signs Kobe Bryant
NEWS All-Star to promote NBA 2K10.
360, PS3, Wii, PS2
Sports: Basketball
2K release Borderlands screenshots
NEWS "New art direction" featured.
PC, 360, PS3
3rd ELAN Awards recognise game development
NEWS Valve scoops trophies.
PC, 360, PS3, Wii, DS, PSP, PS2
2008 NZ console sales top 177,000
NEWS 15% growth as hardware flies off shelves.
360, PS3, Wii
2K release new Mafia 2 screenshots
NEWS Five more now available.
PC, 360, PS3
2K release Mafia 2 teaser
NEWS Another great Cosa Nostra title.
PC, 360, PS3
80GB PS3 gets NZ release date
NEWS More space, same price.
PS3
2K partners with Digital Extremes
NEWS Will develop BioShock on PS3.
PS3