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Battlefield 4 Multiplayer Classes Detailed

Assault, Recon, Engineer and Support.<p>DICE has revealed Battlefield 4's multiplayer kits, including the Assault, Recon, Engineer and Support classes.<p>A …

Viacom to bring streaming cable channels to new Sony TV service

Cable network Viacom has tentatively reached an agreement with Sony to bring livestreams of its cable channels to a new TV service, the <i>New York Times</i> reported yesterday.<p>The agreement would go a long way in helping Sony’s forthcoming next-gen console the PlayStation 4 compete with Microsoft’s new …

Humble Origin Bundle passes $5M sales

The latest Humble Bundle, packed with classics from Electronic Arts, has passed $5 million in sales since it launched two days ago, according to the bundle's sale statistics.<p>The Humble Origin Bundle includes <i>Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box, Crysis 2, Dead Space, Dead Space 3, Medal of Honor</i> and</i> …

Rule the nation as Obama or Bush in Saints Row IV when you preorder from GameStop

A handful of video games feature the President of the United States, but no title throws you into the role like developer Volition’s upcoming Saints Row IV.<p>In the open-world crime game, you can create whatever character you want to act as commander-in-chief, but what if you want to retell the story …

Analyst Estimates PlayStation Plus Will Generate $1.2B For Sony Annually

Back before we knew anything about Microsoft and Sony‘s next generation systems, even their names, there was one question that didn’t revolve around always-on or used games. Which online subscription system would win out?<p>The thought was that either Microsoft would relent and make Xbox Live free to …

Takedown: Red Sabre is 'extremely lethal', has no respawns

Takedown: Red Sabre aims to be the Dark Souls of shooters<p><i>Takedown: Red Sabre</i> is an unscripted first-person shooter that rewards tactical play, but it is also incredibly unforgiving to those who just want to run and gun, according to creative director Christian Allen.<p>During a recent demo of the …

With a mobile boom, learning games are a $1.5B market headed toward $2.3B by 2017 (exclusive)

Educational games, also known as “serious games,” are going through a renaissance in part because of the acceptance of learning apps on mobile devices. That’s the finding of a new research report by Ambient Insight.<p>The forecast predicts the Serious Games market, which Ambient calls game-based …

Dying Light -- Gameplay Walkthrough

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse coming early September

The high-definition remake of <i>Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse</i> will launch on PlayStation Network Sept. 3 and on Xbox Live Arcade and Windows PC Sept. 4, publisher Sega announced today.<p>The game will be available for $14.99.<p>Pre-orders placed for <i>Castle of Illusion</i> through PlayStation Network …

Original FIFA devs recall EA's reluctance to greenlight the game

Electronic Arts' FIFA series is one of the most lucrative brands in the game industry today, but the franchise almost didn't make it off the ground 20 years ago, according to a feature on MCV about the origins of the series.<p>EA's European division surveyed magazine readers in the early 1990s and …

King's popular Peggle-like Papa Pear Saga transitions from Facebook to mobile

Social-game developer King will release physics-based puzzler Papa Pear Saga on mobile this fall.<p>King, which is best known for the incredibly popular match-3 puzzle game Candy Crush Saga, released Papa Pear Saga on Facebook in March. Papa Pear Saga quickly shot up the charts and currently has 4 …