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  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta now open to all on Xbox One and PCRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Neowin.net

    The multiplayer beta test for the next entry to the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops III is now open to everyone on Xbox One and PC, following an update last night. Previously, the beta has been exclusively accessible via a code, with a majority being handed out alongside pre-orders.

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  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops III Open BetaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Blue's News

    Treyarch announces that the recently launched Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta is now open to all on Windows and Xbox One as it heads into its final weekend. They also announce some tweaks to the beta, including an increased level cap, a new map, and a new specialty.

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  3. Borderlands video game series to be made into filmRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Borderlands will become the latest addition to the list of video game series to be adapted into a film, following the likes of Max Payne and the upcoming Assassin's Creed film. Father-and-son production duo Avi and Ari Arad have added the film's rights to their burgeoning video game portfolio that also includes Metal Gear Solid and Forbidden Planet .

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  4. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom PainRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IGN

    Part of the mysterious twin game projects that form part five in the Metal Gear franchise, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain continues the complex saga of the Snake soldier line, connecting storylines from Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, and the rest of the Metal Gear timeline. Trouble taps on your window again with this next chapter in the Grand Theft Auto universe, set in the city of Los Santos.

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  5. Handsome Jack is ready for his closeup: Lionsgate developing a Borderlands movieRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    The Borderlands are expanding, as Lionsgate has announced that it is developing a film based on Gearbox's hit shooter franchise, with esteemed father-son action franchise producers Avi and Ari Arad at the helm, Variety reports . The original Borderlands released to great success in 2009 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K.

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  6. Gamers May Be Heading Back To Nuketown In Newest Call of Duty GameRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 may be getting an important piece of Call of Duty history in the form of Nuketown, a map that's been seen in several iterations of the game in the past. GameSpot reports that the multiplayer map may well be rearing its head once more, according to a listing for the Digital Deluxe version of the game found by an eagle-eyed fan site on the Brazilian PlayStation Network.

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  7. The New Guitar Hero is AwesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seattle

    Back in February, Engaget reported that Activision would be rebooting its beloved, fake-guitar-strumming franchise Guitar Hero this year after halting development in 2011 "following the underwhelming release of Guitar Hero 5 ." As for the reason behind the new game release, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based video game company told Engaget in a statement that "as one of the most beloved entertainment franchises, we would only bring Guitar Hero back if we developed the right innovations to usher the franchise into the new generation of gaming."

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  8. 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops III' (ALL) Multiplayer Beta Open To AllRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

    Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between our own humanity and the cutting-edge military robotics that define the future of combat. The Black Ops series is the most played in Call of Duty history with nearly 100 million registered players having played Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Black Ops II combined.

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  9. Yep, gameplay video shows Lawbreakers is a CliffyB shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    In advance of the PAX Prime game fan event in Seattle, the trailer from Bleszinski's Boss Key Productions, the developer, and publisher Nexon shows off the different characters that you can play in the title, which debuts in 2016. Gears of War designer Bleszinski, who formerly went by the handle CliffyB, has grown up, left Epic Games, and started his own game studio.

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  10. Big Lots, Freeport-McMoRan, Activision and ConocoPhillips are big market moversRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: Activist investor Carl Icahn took an 8.5 per cent stake in the mining company as it cuts costs due to declining copper prices. The cellphone company is offering DirectTV customers one free year of service in a move aimed at the satellite TV company's new owner, AT&T.

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  11. Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta Biggest Ever on PlayStation 4Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

    Activision today confirmed that Treyarch 's Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta, which began on August 19 and ran through August 23, has become the largest beta in PlayStation 4 history. Millions of gamers downloaded and played the beta, which provided critical feedback and technical data at scale for the Treyarch development team to further fine-tune and polish in preparation for the November 6 launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops III ., which you can pre-order by clicking here .

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  12. New Free-To-Play Game The Walking Dead: Road to Survival Available NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DreadCentrol.com

    A new free-to-play Walking Dead mobile game has launched. The Walking Dead: Road to Survival was developed by Scopely in collaboration with series creator Robert Kirkman himself, who had the following to say "Working with the Scopely team, we've had the unique opportunity to translate The Walking Dead story into a deeply interactive and engaging mobile experience.

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  13. Undertaker, Bruce Campell set for Wizard World TulsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    WWE Superstar Undertaker sends Shawn Michaels over the ropes on his way to his 18th WrestleMania win during WrestleMania XXVI on March 28, 2010, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Wizard World Comic-Con Tulsa continues to update its guest list, with performers including wrestler Undertaker, singer Vince Neal, and actor Bruce Campbell among those scheduled for the event.

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  14. "Out Now Edition" Of This Week At Xbox highlights the week's best releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WinBeta

    Major Nelson brought us a substantial "Out Now Edition" of This Week on Xbox today, showing off all of the shiny new releases that rolled their way onto Xbox's this week. Anybody owning an Xbox One is sure to have an enjoyable week, as a lot of the most hotly anticipated titles decided to drop at around the same time.

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  15. Power Button - Episode 181: A Year Of DestinyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Press The Buttons

    It's been nearly a year since Bungie and Activision released its ambitious Destiny , so has the big The Taken King expansion prepares to arrive, the time seemed right to look back at the game's performance so far. Blake Grundman tags in Chris Nitz for this discussion while I tag out this week.

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  16. 'Borderlands' Is The Next Video Game to Get a Movie AdaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Movies.com

    Now that The Hunger Games is a few months away from ending, Lionsgate will soon find themselves in need of another big franchsie that already has a built in fanbase. They're hoping they've already got that with their in-development Power Rangers movie, but now they're hedging their franchise bets by going for the gamer market, as Variety is reporting the studio has struck a deal for the Borderlands franchise.

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  17. Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Stock Higher on Addition to S&P 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

    Activision Blizzard is a Santa Monica, Calif.-based video game console, handheld, mobile, online and tablet games maker. Activision is the company behind the widely popular Call of Duty game franchise.

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  18. Nintendo Is Letting Developers Make Their Own Amiibo. Can This End Well?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wired

    Nintendo's Amiibo interactive figurines are still hot commodities, and now it's letting other game developers get in on the action. At an event in Seattle last night, Yacht Club Games, the developer of the throwback indie hit Shovel Knight , unveiled an Amiibo of its game's protagonist.

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  19. Call of Duty: Black Ops III had the PlayStation 4's biggest multiplayer betaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | VentureBeat

    Sony and Activision announced today that the Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta test on the PlayStation 4 was the biggest ever for that platform. Millions of players played the beta test for the game from August 19 to August 23. Black Ops III is the second title to debut under the new three-team production strategy at Activision.

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  20. Crazy awesome video game BORDERLANDS to be brought to the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ain't It Cool News

    Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. If you're not a gamer you might need a little help understanding why Borderlands coming to the big screen could be kind of awesome news.

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