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Anyone who’s played Portal 2 can tell you that the only thing that’s
wrong with it is that it ends. You don’t build a digital game empire,
however, without a bit of foresight, so Valve have you completely
covered. The planned "Peer Review” DLC will only continue the co-op
portion of the story, featuring P-Body and Atlas, Chell’s *ahem*
"You and a friend will continue the story of loyal bots P-Body and Atlas as you puzzle
your way through a mysterious new co-op test track and once again match
wits with GLaDOS,” according to Valve. The update, much like the
original Portal about a week ago, is being offered for free. We know
anything Portal is so good that you get the urge to pay for it even when
it’s free, but you’ll just have to roll with the punches on this one.
A new trailer
has been released to further whet your appetite for the highly
anticipated launch of the new Assassin’s Creed: Revelations game on
November 15th. This latest video uncovers a few of the uses of the new
‘HookBlade’ weapon which will be making its arrival in the new game. As you might have thought by its name its both great for hooking and of course blading. Watch the new trailer after the jump.
If you haven’t already, you can view the Extended Cut Assassin’s Creed Revelations E3 trailer from our earlier article here. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations will be released on November 15 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, there is also a free upgrade to the Signature Edition when you pre-order at <
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Even though it doesn’t look like a Lego creation the Gear of War Lancer pictured below is made entirely from Lego bricks
and will even shoot rubber bands. The mechanism with the Lego design
allows you to cock the rifle and then shoot rubber bands and even use
its motorised chainsaw blade for close encounters. Watch the video after
the jump to see the Lego Gears of War Lancer Replica in action.
The full size replica Gears of War Lancer assault rifle was created by
Plum B and the clip-fed firing mechanism that holds the rubber bands is
A new funky trailer has been unveiled by EA Games for the upcoming
reboot of the Syndicate franchise which is expected to arrive on 21st
February 2012. The new game will feature 4 player co-op modes featuring missions from the original classic game.
Set in the year 2069, Syndicate puts players in a world no longer
governed by politicians, but divided up into regions controlled by
megacorporations known as Syndicates. Watch the trailer after the jump.
"Our goal with Syndicate is to provide a challenging action
shooter for today’s gamers as well as fans of
the original. I’m sure
they will enjoy and recognize the legacy that made it such a classic,”
-”Fans of the
franchise will recognize many weapons and environments in the game,
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Sharp has announced their latest Android smartphone, the Sharp Aquos
102SH and it comes with some impressive specifications, which include a
4.5 inch glasses free 3D HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720
The Sharp Aquos 102SH is powered by a dual core 1GHz Ti OMAP 4430
processor, and it will come with Android Gingerbread, and also feature
1GB of RAM.
Other features on the Sharp Aquos 102SH include a microSDHC card
which comes with a 32GB card installed, DLNA, Bluetooth, WiFi, and a 12
The Sharp Aquos 102SH will go on sale in Japan in December, there are no details on pricing as yet.
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If you have been itching to try our the new Battlefield 3 beta but
unfortunately didn’t get an invite to the closed beta. You will be
excited to learn that the new Battlefield 3 Beta is now open to all and
can be downloaded by all PC , Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers to experience the Paris Multiplayer Gameplay
for yourselves until October 10th when the beta stage will end. Watch a
video of the new Paris Multiplayer Battlefield 3 game in action
after the jump.
You can also check out Battlefield 3 Beta
: Performance Preview And Operation Metro Walkthrough videos on our
recent article to see if you need to purchase any hardware upgrades
before the game launches on October 25th, 2011 for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
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Dell has announced its latest Android device, in the form of an
Android smartphone, the Dell Streak Pro 101DL, which is headed to Japan
and it comes with a 4.3 inch qHD super AMOLED display with a resolution
of 540 x 960 pixels.
The Dell Streak Pro 101DL will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and
it is powered by a dual core 1.5GHz processor, and also features an 8
megapixel camera for video and photos.
Up front there is a 1.3 megapixel camera for video chat, there is
also a microSD card slot and a 1,520mAh battery, it will go on sale in
Japan in January.
We have already seen some leaked photos of the new Samsung Stratosphere,
which is headed to Verizon, and now the guys over at Droid Life have
got their hands on the full specifications, it will come with Android
2.3 Gingerbread and features a slide out QWERTY keyboard.
The Samsung Stratosphere is powered by a single core 1GHz, and has 512MB of RAM, plus 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards and it will come with a 4GB microSD card.
The Stratosphere features a 4 inch Super AMOLED display with a 480 x 800 pixel resolution, a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera, a 5 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash.
There are no official details on pricing as yet although it is expected to retail for around $149.
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HTC announced their latest Android smartphone recently, the HTC Rhyme and it is now available in the US from today from Verizon Wireless, and will cost you $199 when you sign up to a new two year contract with Verizon.
The HTC Rhyme features a 3.7 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, it will come with Android Gingerbread and HTC’s Sense 3.5 user interface.
It also comes with HSDPA, WiFi, GPS, and a 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and an LED flash, and will also come with a range of exclusive accessories.
You can find out more information about the HTC Rhyme over at Verizon Wireless.