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Gamescom 2012: Everything you need to know

Riding in the wake of GDC Europe, Gamescom 2012 is Europe's largest trade fair for games and interactive entertainment. It runs from August 15th through August 19th in Cologne, Germany, and...

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Wargaming buys middleware developer BigWorld for $45 million

Wargaming buys middleware developer BigWorld for $45 million. World of Tanks publisher Wargaming has acquired Australia-based middleware software developer BigWorld Technology for $45 million,...

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'World of Battleships' is now 'World of Warships'

"World of Battleships" has been renamed "World of Warships." World of Battleships, set to release for PC in 2013, is now World of Warships, developer Wargaming.net announced today. Wargaming says...

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'Dishonored' trailer shows the power of player choice

New "Dishonored" gameplay trailer shows some pretty "Daring Escapes." This morning Arkane Studios released another Dishonored trailer, this one showcasing the scope of player options when a quick...

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'World of Tanks' Ural Steel tournament registration opens, offers $77,000 in prizes

Registration begins today for the Ural Steel 2012 international tournament. Registration begins today for the Ural Steel 2012 international tournament, which will pit teams from North America,...

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The state of games: State of gamers

This is the fourth part of a five-part series on the state of games, written by the editors of Polygon, following Wednesday's "State of mobile," Tuesday's "State of indies," and Monday's "State of...

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From Naval dreadnought to floating gaming station

The USS Iowa is one of the last of a dying breed, a ship of the line, a dreadnought designed to power up alongside an enemy ship and take a beating while delivering broadsides of fire that push the...

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'Rainbow Moon' beams down to North America July 10th

Rainbow Moon beams down to North America on July 10. Rainbow Moon, a strategy RPG published by EastAsiaSoft exclusively for the PlayStation Network, will launch in North America on July 10th for...

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Play 'World of Warplanes' in the belly of a WWII battleship

World War II battleship USS IOWA is getting a gaming-centric overhaul, adding a virtual recreation of a its role in the landings at Okinawa and granting visitors the chance to virtually defend the...

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E3 2012: The Rest

It's not all guns and fists out there, as the spread of genres this year can attest. Downloadable titles, Facebook games, sims, and strategy titles are in abundance at this year's E3. Sony Pub Fund...