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News: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Busts Bricks This November

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Warner Bros. has announced that LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will be smashing its way onto shop shelves this November 14th.

The Caped Crusader and friends will be, as the games title suggests, traipsing beyond the familiar setting of Gotham City and off out into different cities, planets and even the final frontier, space.

News: There’s A Secret DriveClub Beta Happening Right Now

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According to the rumblings over on NeoGaf, there’s a secret DriveClub beta happening right now.

A user over at NeoGaf confirmed that they had received beta codes for DriveClub, otherwise known as ‘Cupcake.’ The user had uploaded off-screen pictures to the popular gaming forum, only to have them removed by the moderators.

News: PS Plus Content For Septemeber Spoils You Rotten

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Sony has just announced the PS Plus line up for September, revealing the goodies that will be available to download come September 3rd.

For PS4 owners there’s two treats to get stuck into with Velocity 2X and Sportsfriends which comes highly recommended from The Games Cabin!

News: Forza Horizon 2 Demo Drifts Onto Xbox One September 16th

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The eagerly awaited Forza Horizon 2 will be getting a demo released on the Xbox One in the next few weeks as Microsoft has announced that the playable demo will be releasing in September.

Forza Horizon 2 has previously been shown off at E3 2014, PAX and Gamescom, but obviously not everybody can make it to these events, as Microsoft has acknowledged in their announcement of the Forza Horizon 2 demo.

News: The Sims 4 Recommended PC Specs Released, Not Too Demanding

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EA has released the recommended system specifications for the upcoming The Sims 4 after having released the minimum requirements last month.

The recommended specs are much higher than the minimum requirements to run the Sims 4, but not too demanding. If you’re PC or even your laptop was purchased within the last couple of years, the chances are that you’ll be able to play The Sims 4 on the higher settings, if not, you can pretty much guarantee that you’ll be able to run it on the lower settings.

News: Minecraft Passed On For Testing On PS4 & Xbox One, Vita Version Delayed

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4J Studios has been chiseling away at Minecraft, trying to get the game up to scratch for the release on the PS4, Xbox One and of course the handheld version for the PS Vita.

After failing to pass the certification tests with Sony, the PS4 version has been hit with a minor delay whilst 4J brought the game up to scratch, which they seem to have done rather quickly.

News: Amazon Splashes The Cash With Twitch Buyout

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Amazon has been flashing the cash with its recent purchase of online video game broadcasting site Twitch,

With the deal going through for a reported $970 million, Amazon is now becoming a major player with the industry after the launch of the Amazon Fire TV and development studio Double Helix, known for their 2D side-scroller Strider and Silent Hill: Homecoming.

Rumour: Super Smash Bros. 4 Leaker Found, Fired & Sued

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Nintendo has been having a run of bad luck lately, especially in keeping things under wraps where Super Smash Bros. 4 is concerned.

The upcoming brawler has been hit with leaks detailing the games playable characters and such. Nintendo has apparently identified the leaker within Nintendo of America and as the rumour goes, the leaker has been fired and is being sued by Nintendo.

Fun: The Last of Us: Remastered Glitch Lets You Murder Ellie

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Glitches are the bane of many a gamers life, but every now and again one comes along that impresses gamers. The Last of Us: Remastered is a masterpiece of a game, the reviews speak for themselves, but even Naughty Dog can’t squash every bug in their game.

News: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Could Be The Last Outing For Drake & Co

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As the title of the upcoming sequel suggests, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End could very well be the last in the series. It’s a touchy subject for the fans of Naughty Dog’s epic series, but even the man behind the voice of monkey-man Nathan Drake thinks it’s the last.

Feature: Top 5 X-Men Games

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X-Men: Days of Future Past hit cinemas in the last week, raking in the money and garnering great reviews here’s mine. Surprisingly, for a film this big with a massive hype machine behind it, there was no official videogame to try and part us from our hard-earned cash.

News: Amazon UK Lists The Walking Dead For PS4 & Xbox One

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It’s looking increasingly likely that Telltale’s critically acclaimed The Walking Dead will be releasing on the PS4 and Xbox One.

A recent listing on Amazon.co.uk indicates that The Walking Dead: Game of The Year Edition will be releasing this summer on the PS4 and Xbox One and comes complete with the 400 Days download content.

Rumour: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Collection To Drop On Xbox One & PS4

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According to a recent post on Reddit, Activision is to release each and every Modern Warfare title in the Call of Duty series in one package dubbed the ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Collection.’

However… This comes from Reddit, not a press release.

News: Halo 5: Guardians Will Be Xbox One Only

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Bad news for those of you who haven’t made the expensive step into the next-generation of home consoles: Halo 5 won’t be shipping on the Xbox 360. 

So those of you clinging on to your Xbox 360 in the hope of getting the latest installment in the Halo series, Halo 5: Guardians, you’re just going to have to pony up the cash if you want to play it.

Rumour: Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming To Xbox One

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According to sources over at Engadget, Microsoft is to release the ultimate Halo bundle with Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

According to Engadget’s sources, the Redmond based console manufacturer will be releasing Halo 1, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 in one complete bundle for the Xbox One, with each game being given a graphical face lift.

Feature: Microsoft Removes Kinect From Xbox One: Just What Does It Mean?

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Never say never. Ever since the announcement of the Xbox One, Microsoft have been insistent that Kinect is a crucial part of the consoles infrastructure and philosophy, to the point of bundling it with every system and not having the console work without it.

News: Crytek To Showcase Two New Titles At E3, Possibly Homefront 2

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Some interesting news coming from Italy; Crytek will be showing off two new titles at this years E3 gathering in Los Angeles.

GameVillage.it reports that the firm will be showing two new titles, one of which will be Arena of Fate which is to be a PC only shooter, most likely to be released under a free-to-play model.

News: Flappy Bird Returning With Multiplayer This August

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Remember Flappy Bird? The game that caused blistering fingers amongst smarthphone users with its frustratingly addictive yet simple gaemplay? Well, it’s coming back.

The games creator Dong Nguyen has supposedly revealed to CNBC’s Kelly Evans that the addictive title will be coming back this August, but not as we previously knew it.

News: New Game Mode & Weapon Balancing In Call of Duty: Ghosts Update

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There’s a new game mode being injected in Call of Duty: Ghosts as part of the latest update, as well as some tweaks to weapons in an effort to balance out the gameplay.

Infinity Ward has created a new game mode named Reinforce.

News: New The Sims 4 Trailer Eases You Into Creating A Sim

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EA has released a new trailer detailing The Sims 4‘s Create A Sim mode. It’s looking pretty cool too.

The trailer, coming in at just short of five minutes, details the new and improved Create A Sim tool, showing just how easy it is to create the Sim you want.