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Halo 4 Castle Map Pack Released Today

343 Industries has teamed up with Microsoft Game Studios once again to release the following Strategy Perdition video for the Halo 4 Castle Map Pack which is now available for purchase on the Xbox 360’s Xbox Live Arcade Marketplace.

This DLC adds a new 6 v 6 playlist to Halo 4 while also adding three new maps and beefing up the focus on team-based warfare. Check out this in-depth breakdown from 343 Industries of the strategy needed to play Perdition of the now available Castle Map Pack for Halo 4:

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GDC 2013: Activision Shows Photo-Realistic Next Gen Game Engine

At the Game Developer Conference 2013 Activision revealed the following next gen graphics renders from a new game engine focused on photo-realistic graphics. The rumor of Call of Duty: Ghosts still stands as the possible breakdown and details to how the Call of Duty franchise will inevitably make its debut on the upcoming PlayStation 4.

Take a look and see for yourself below (click the first picture to see full size, click again to progress to the next image):

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GDC 2013: Twitch App Coming to Ouya

The popular gameplay livestreaming software service Twitch announced today at the Game Developer Conference 2013 currently being held in San Francisco  California that the Android-based gaming console Ouya (shipping off to Kickstarter backers houses today) will support the livestream community and functionality allowing Ouya gamers to seamlessly stream their gameplay for the world wide web right from the console itself.

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GDC 2013: Destiny Character Development Trailer and Art Work [HD]

Check out the GDC 2013 Character Development Trailer of Destiny developed by the creators of Halo (Bungie) and publisher of Call of Duty (Activision) which is set to release in 2013 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 360:

UPDATE: “Brave New World” Artwork added, scroll down for trailer:

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GDC 2013: Dragon’s Prophet Free 2 Play MMO Reveal Video

Check out the Game Developer Conference 2013 Reveal Video of upcoming Free 2 Play MMO Dragon’s Prophet:

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GDC 2013: RPG Pylon Gets 17 Minute Gameplay Video

Upcoming Hack N Slash RPG Pylon developed by QuantumSquid is featured in the following 17 minute gameplay video. You can expect the title to release Summer of 2013 on the Apple iOS device family.

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GDC 2013: DualShock 4 for PS4 Has Two Cameras On It, 3D Player Tracking

The upcoming PlayStation 4 from Sony has been detailed and the full specs brought further in-depth at the Game Developer Conference 2013 game media and developer industry event being held today in San Francisco, California. Click Here if you missed it. Late-breaking developments of the specs for the DualShock 4 that will replace DualShock 3 for the PlayStation 4’s main controller interface.

The DualShock 4 controller will reportedly feature stereo camera functionality for 3D Position Tracking of players. The DualShock 4 also contains an LED light bar, headphone jack, multi-touch screen in the center of the controller, 3-axis accelerometer, and 3-axis gyroscope. [Source: Yahoo / BGR News]

RealGamerNewz has reached out to Sony for confirmation / denial of this news report.

Already known information revealed previous to this event: Not only will the device feature the standard X, Square, Triangle, Circle, L1/L2/L3, R1/R2/R3, and Start buttons there will also be the PS Button and a Share button.

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GDC 2013: Sony Releases PlayStation 4 Detailed Specs

At the Game Developer Conference 2013 being held right now in San Fransisco, California Sony has released today a further detailed specs sheet for the upcoming nex gen gaming console PlayStation 4, take a look at them below:

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Central Processing Unit (CPU)

  • 64-bit x84 arch
  • Low power consumption
  • Low heat
  • 8 cores, HW threads
  • 2MiB L2-cache per 4 core group, 32kib I1 I/D-cache
  • PlayStation Shader Language
  • Similar to HLSL
  • Allows featured BEYOND DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.0

Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

  • Tessellation, adding geometric detail to smooth edges or create more organic shapes

Random Access Memory (RAM)

  • 8GB 256 bit GDDR5

Hard Drive Disc (HDD)

  • “Very large hard drive” in every console

Developer Environment (Dev Kit)

  • Windows
  • Tools are full integrated into Visual Studio 2010 and 2012

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Double Fine Adventure is now named Broken Age, Announced at PAX East 2013

With new reports surfacing from PAX East 2013 the Double Fine production previously known as Double Fine Adventure has now been announced and is titled Broken Age. The game which has raised $3.3 Million on Kickstarter for funding will now be developed by the company behind Stacking.

GamersPrey details the story and premise of the title: “Broken Age will be a point and click adventure game that will tell the stories of a young girl and boy living parallel lives. The girl has a choice to be sacrificed to a monster, but she decides to fight back. The boy is in a spaceship living life under the care of a computer, but he has the urge to break free and to do adventures that will benefit in the world.”

 

You can even pre-order the game to aid in the continued support for the title by clicking HERE to visit their official site.

[Source: GamersPrey]

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RuneScape 3 Announced and Detailed with Behind the Scenes Video

RuneScape 3 has been announced and is a completely new, upgraded version of the game which will bring your character right now as you stand in the EOC system. They announced the “Tear and Share system” to pull apart and customize interface features most important to the player. Alternative to the java client, this will be a much more robust and enhanced edition with better graphics and gameplay functionality. The Java edition of the game will still be allowed. Community website restructuring will be completed as well with high score system expansions. Every player gets to shape the experience of their own play by changing the game through their actions. Check out the Behind the Scenes video below:

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