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OnLive shuts down, plans reboot: After much speculation, OnLive in its current form has closed down. A new company has emerged to continue operating OnLive services. The original company’s shutdown has been rumoured to have been caused by massive job losses and insufficient profit.
New Move controlled horror title from Sony, Until Dawn, announced: At their Gamescom conference today, Sony announced a new title being developed by Supermassive Games under the title of Until Dawn. The game is a Move controlled horror game that will make use of the controller to offer a brand new horror experience.
Sony announce crossplay initiative: At Sony’s Gamecom press conference today, it was announced that a buying initiative will be in place for certain titles on both the PS3 and the Vita where a consumer will only need to buy one version in order to get access to both versions. The first titles to be part of this initiative will be Ratchet and Clank QForce and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time.
Media Molecule announce new IP, Tearaway: Once again at Sony’s conference (and no, this kind of repetition probably won’t end) Media Molecule announced their newest IP for the Vita, Tearaway. The game focusses a lot on its papercraft aesthetic, bringing it into the gameplay in order to make the most of the hardware and what it can do.
Capcom announces futuristic title Remember Me: At Capcom’s Gamescom press conference today they announced Remember Me, a game set in a future Paris with emphasis on altering, or “remixing”, memories.
The Last Guardian confirmed still alive, slowly progressing: Sony’s Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida told Eurogamer that Sony Japan Studio was forced to re-do some work on the PS3 exclusive, but that progress is being made on technical issues. This news comes after a recent rumour that the game had been cancelled after a US trademark for the game had been abandoned.
Team Fortress 2′s Mann vs. Machine update released: The much-anticipated update for class-based FPS Team Fortress 2 has now arrived, boasting the game’s first co-op features where teams of six must defeat hordes of robotic enemies.
Minecraft PC sales top 7 million: The milestone was revealed in a tweet by the Mojang business developer.
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