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Skyrim to feature Kinect Voice Support

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Bethesda has announced Kinect support for Skyrim will be coming to the Xbox 360 in the near future. Though you won't be able to swing your arms to slash and maul your opponents, the new update will offer Voice  Support, allowing you to perform dragon shouts, equip items via hotkeys, command followers, and use all the menus in the game. Read More.

Nintendo to release Wii successor in 2012

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In a brief and suprisingly terse announcement, Nintendo has announced their intention to release the "Wii's successor system" in 2012.  There is almost no information about the new console whatsoever, except that a playable model will be available at this year's E3, which goes from June 7-10. Read More.

Prey 2 announced by Bethesda

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Bethesda Softworks, in a press released issued today, has announced the development and release of Prey 2.

Prey 2, scheduled for release on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and Games for Windows Live platforms, is being developed by Human Head Studios, the same team that developed the first Prey game. Read More.

How Nintendo puts the 3D in the 3DS

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Ever wondered how, exactly, the Nintendo 3DS is doing what it is doing without the need for $300 glasses? Check out this article from The Globe and Mail to find out. It's a pretty good explanation of what a parallax barrier is, how it helps you see what you see, and why it's going to eat up batteries twice as fast on the handheld. Read More.

Releasing this week: March 6, 2011

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Some big names this week, but not much more. For Bioware fans, this is the week you've been waiting for, with Dragon Age II coming out this Tuesday. For those who prefer their role-playing a little less blood-splattered, the next Pokemon titles, White and Black, are released on the DS. Read More.

Releasing this week: February 28, 2011

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This week is looking pretty quiet in terms of video game releases. However, if you've been looking forward to Dawn of War 2: Retribution, the latest expansion for the popular Warhammer 40K RTS, then this is the week for you. Also new this week is some Dead Space 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops DLC and Rift, a new PC massively-multiplayer online game. Read More.