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Ridge Racer Unbounded Fails MOT, Slips To March

I don't own a car, but I presume "The development team felt they needed a little bit of extra time to optimise the game" is the development equivalent of "The spang wheel has upcocked the hurr-durr", which is what all car-speak sounds like to me. Namco-Bandai's arcade racing game Ridge Racer's spang wheel trouble has seen its release date slip out by a month, and…

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Gotham City Imposters Imposes On Feb 8th

This is what happens when you get busy. I did not know that Gotham City Imposters, Monolith's inventive multiplayer FPS where players are copycats of Batman and his various villains, has a defensive gnome that tazers people. Where I was and what I was doing at the time to not know I don't know, but I now begrudge whatever it was I don't remember doing.…

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Ooh! A Max Payne 3 Release Date And Trailer

Max Payne 3: Bullet Gargles finally has a PC release date. I thought I'd be cool and mark the June 1st release on my calendar by shooting at the date, marking the special occasion with a bullet hole, but then I realised it's out on the 29th of May in North America. I tried to flip the calendar over with another bullet, but things got…

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Alan Wake PC Gets Release Date, Pretties

Alan Wake on PC gets a release date. It is the oh my goodness it's only two weeks away. The 16th Feb. And tis being sensibly priced too, for a two year old game, at $30. Developers Remedy have been putting some proper effort into the PC version. Not only has it been souped up with improved graphics, but it'll also support multiple monitors and…

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Insane In The Membrane? Cell: emergence

You may remember that a few months back we told you about Cell: emergence, the extremely peculiar-looking game from Deus Ex writer Sheldon Pacotti's indie team, New Life Interactive. The fantastic voyage is a pixelly exploration of cellular defense, that looks equal parts fascinating and bemusing. Referencing classic games like Defender and Missile Command, and alluding to RTS themes, the experimental project asks you to…

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Gotham City Impostors Arrives In January

Gotham City Impostors, the other Batman game, has a release date. It's the 10th January 2012, which sounds like it's a hundred years in the future, but is in fact in exactly two months. This is the sort-of-like-TF2-a-bit online shooter from Monolithic, who suddenly remembered they're at their best when having fun, rather than being all gloomy and serious. Will we be having fun with…

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Releasario: Lego Harry Potter 2 Out In Nov

Something I still haven't done, that I was originally planning before Christmas, is to write a WIT for Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4. I know that sounds like a strange game to review long after it came out, and perhaps not quite in the target audience for RPS, but blimey, it's a brilliant game. Certainly I'm a sucker for Traveller's Tales' Lego games, but not…

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A Date For A Game Of A Game Of Thrones

Cyanide's A Game Of Thrones: Genesis finally has a release date. The RTS set in George R. R. R. R. R. Martin's grumpy world will be with us this very month, on the 29th. Being a strategy game, clearly I'd have to receive an odd number of bumps to the head to play it, but were I to I would insist on only ever making…

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Magicka Released Date Confirmed, Eek! Soon!

Release dates are not a natural source of comedy. There's a limited number of jokes you can really get out of such a mundane piece of news. I mean, I even struggled below with the DNF announcement. Although believe me, if I ever get anyone pregnant I'll be making "release date" jokes for nine solid months. Gosh, it will be so funny. "It's due for…

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DNF Release Date, Snakes Rise From Graves

UPDATE: Launch trailer added below! Watch it. [Eh, watching Duke Nukem trailers, that's a weird one, isn't it? -Jim] See, even though this is real, I still don't believe it. Your partner can't cheat on you, lie to you, never be there for you for so many years, and then just turn over a new leaf. Who cares what's changed? I just refuse to accept…

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Borderlands Release Date Set: 23rd October

You know how often it goes like this? "Super-Exciting Game IV was due to be released for PC in three months, but publishers Idiotsoft have announced it's now to be exclusive for Dreamcast and not released in the UK until the new millennium." So when it doesn't, I think it's worth noticing. 2K have announced a release date for Borderlands, 23rd October for Europe, and…

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