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Borderlands – Coming October

Gearbox’s Borderlands will finally be released in October, the developer has confirmed. The post-apocalyptic Shooter-RPG has experienced a great deal of turbulence and delays in its journey to the shops, most recently including a total revamp of its art style to the rather lovely ‘toon-ish’ cell shaded look you can see on this page. Described as an RPS (role-playing shooter)…

E3: Aliens vs Predator Reveal Trailer

The trailer for the upcoming Aliens vs. Predator game has been released by Sega.  The game will feature three separate single player campaigns, where you will be able to play through an alien, predator and marine campaign.  Also, the game will feature three-way multiplayer components, where the three sides will duke it out for supremacy.  So who are you excited…

E3: Assassin’s Creed 2 Details

Finally, the game that everyone was waiting to see at the Ubisoft briefing.. Assassin’s Creed 2!  The game will take place in the year 1486 in Venice, Italy during the Renaissance period.  The trailer shows off some truly breathtaking visuals, including some “tricks” up the new assassin’s sleeves.  On top of the knives which we’ve seen in recent pictures, you…

E3: Flippin Final Fantasy 7, 13, 14!

For fans of the Final Fantasy series, E3 2009 has been something of a bonanza. Final Fantasy VII is being re-released, there was a new English-language trailer for Final Fantasy XIII, and Final Fantasy XIV was announced, although whether it’s actually a PS3 exclusive or if it’ll also be coming to the Xbox 360 isn’t yet clear. Final Fantasy VII…

E3: Epic announces Shadow Complex for XBLA

At Monday’s Microsoft E3 media briefing, Cliff Bleszinski helped unveil a new side-scrolling platform shooter called Shadow Complex. In an interesting move it is being developed using the Unreal Engine 3 by Chair, the same people who brought us the Xbox LIVE Arcade title, Undertow. Shadow Complex is also on XBLA and will be released this winter (in the Southern…

E3: Left4Dead 2 Gameplay Footage

With a sequel announced to the zombie infested co-operative shooter, Left 4 Dead, it only seems natural to follow up such an announcement with tons of in-game footage from the game. Dubbed Left 4 Dead 2, players will once again have to survive against hordes of zombies and super-zombies, playing co-operatively with other human (or computer-controlled) players, desperately hustling their…

E3: Splinter Cell: Conviction Impressions

Microsoft showed a trailer and gameplay for Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell: Conviction on Mondayat their E3 Press Conference. The trailer actually reminded me strongly of an action movie parody.  Let’s just say the dialogue needed some work, and the premise seems ripped from an episode of 24.  Sam Fisher, our protagonist, has gone rogue, on a personal mission to find his…