It might sound like a mouthful, but two of the tastiest looking title for Q1 this year are nicely intertwined by offering gamers that experience the demo of each game with extra content for the other.

You can check out the official release beyond the link, but I would just skim to the pictures with a hearty ‘Hell Yeah!’ The Commander has never looked so good. Official press release follows. Continue reading

 

In a gag of impressive magnitude, the Caltech Prank Club managed to cover the Astor Place Cube in New York City with the hangings you see above to form a neat tribute to everyone’s favourite inanimate friend from the Portal games. Maybe someone in Hamilton would be keen to attach a portal gun and long fall boots to the statue of Riff Raff on Victoria Street… [source: Forevergeek.com]

Two interesting tidbits of C&C news dropped through the inbox today.

Firstly EA are launching a cross-platform C&C that supports web and mobile apps, furthermore they use the infamous words “free to play” and note that it is also an MMO. As long as you expect fully to spend real money in-game, I imagine it could be a good thing. The closed Beta is starting as of now, so head over to the website and get signed up.

Secondly Command & Conquer Generals 2 is in the works, and there are two very good reasons to keep an eye out:

  • Bioware are developing the game
  • The game will run on Frostbite2
Colour me excited, even though we have no images yet.

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Most gamers have experienced the terrible ‘movie tie in game’. But there is hope my fellow mashers. Producers working for Warner Brothers Interactive, the company who published the last two Batman games, Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. Have stated in an interview recently, that the days of DC Comic characters getting 3rd rate movie cash-in titles are over!

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I’m not a big avatar ‘stuff ‘ fan, but between the 2nd and 16th of December feel free to drop a dollar on Modern Warfare 3 Xbox avatar items. Activision have announced that all proceeds from sales will go directly to "Call of Duty Endowment" a non-profit, public benefit corporation that helps Armed Forces veterans transition back to civilian life, find work and establish careers.

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