Matthew Pollesel

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Bioshock Infinite Gets Delayed

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If you were counting down the days until you got to return to the Bioshock universe, you're going to have to adjust your calendar: the newest game in the series, Bioshock Infinite has been pushed back to 2013. Read More.

Soul Sacrifice Details Emerge

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It's important to remember a few things when you're looking at Famitsu's reveal of Soul Sacrifice, the newly-announced PlayStation Vita game. First off, they haven't said anything about the game coming out in the West yet. Secondly, there's no actual gameplay being revealed yet, just screenshots and concept art. Read More.

Sony Reveals The Unfinished Swan

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Black Ops 2 isn't the only newly-announced first-person game coming this fall: according to the PlayStation Blog, The Unfinished Swan is slated for release on thePlayStation Network sometime in the autumn as well. Read More.

Batman: Arkham City GOTY and DLC on the way

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If you were one of those people who put off buying Batman: Arkham City last November because you were sure there'd be a Game of the Year edition that included all the downloadable content that accompanied it: congratulations, your powers of prognostication were dead on, and you'll be getting your chance to pick up Arkham City: Game Of the Year Edition on May 29th. Read More.

Darksiders II Gets Delayed

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To the surprise of no one who read Ripten's interview last week with THQ Vice President Danny Bilson, Darksiders 2 -- originally scheduled for release June 26th -- is getting pushed back to August. Read More.

Game-streaming app hits Facebook

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For as long as Zynga has been charging middle-aged women real money to harvest virtual crops, the term "Facebook game" has rarely been used by hardcore gamers without at least a little derision. With the launch of a new app from Gaikai, however, that may be changing. Read More.

Details emerge on El Shaddai sequel

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A few weeks ago, many gaming sites were abuzz with news about a sequel to one of last year's most idiosyncratic games, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron. Seeing as the original didn't sell so well, this came as a bit of a surprise, but it was still welcome news for anyone who has ever complained about a lack of risk-taking on the part of game publishers. Read More.

Canadian Videogame Awards Finalists Announced

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Finalists for the Canadian Videogame Awards have been announced, and plenty of familiar names are amongst the nominees.

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP leads the way with nine nominations, followed closely by Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine with eight nods apiece. Read More.

Capcom announces Asura's Wrath DLC

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Regardless of the good things that could be said about Asura's Wrath, even its staunchest defenders would be hard-pressed to argue that it offered good value for money. I mean, when you get right down to it, the game was basically 18 short anime episodes, interspersed with some Quick Time Events -- some of which lasted less than a minutes, and most of which had little to no bearing on how the game's events played out. Read More.