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Gaming writer since ages, now Founder and Editor in Chief of Worlds Factory. Clan Leader/Guild Master of La Legione del Drago, clan/guild of heroes jumping from a virtual world to another for the most epic (?) adventures ever seen.

Shadow Realms Hands-On: Fun, But Rough

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Among the behind closed doors at Electronic Arts‘ booth, Shadow Realms certainly stood out. This is the new IP made in BioWare that was teased just before Gamescom, and it’s been inspired by Neverwinter Nights and Pen&Paper RPGs. Shadow Realms presents itself as an online action-RPG in which five players are divided into two teams. [&hellip Read more

Three Driveclub Beta Videos Leaked

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Here’s three gorgeous looking leaked videos from the ongoing Driveclub beta, codenamed Cupcake. Even though they’re just YouTube videos, you can easily get a glimpse of why we awarded the next big PlayStation 4 exclusive our Best Graphics Award for Gamescom 2014; it looks just incredibly good.   The first two videos show the same race [&hellip Read more

Killzone Shadow Fall Receives Huge Patch 1.5

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A huge patch is now available for Killzone Shadow Fall, updating the game to version 1.5. This is a major patch, as the size shows – 2655 megabytes. Guerrilla Games finally introduces Phase 2 of Clan Support and a Ranking System, which was sorely missing in a competitive game like this. Here’s the complete highlights [&hellip Read more

Dragon Quest Heroes Not A Musou Game

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Today, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ for brevity) held an interesting pre-Tokyo Game Show conference where many announcements were made, such as the first Yakuza Zero trailer and many more. Among them, perhaps the biggest one is the return of Square Enix‘s Dragon Quest series to PlayStation platforms after almost ten years. Dragon Quest Heroes [&hellip Read more

AC Unity: Delay Polish Could Make It Great

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Earlier this week, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Unity (AC Unity for brevity) will now release on 11th November, which means a delay of approximately two weeks on the original schedule. Naturally, a few people have been wondering why, and a few hours ago the Creative Director, Alex Amancio, replied in a significant way over [&hellip Read more

FIFA 15 Hands-On – Improving The Best Football Game

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As a huge football fan and admittedly, frequent FIFA 14 player, I simply couldn’t wait to get my hands on FIFA 15. Until FIFA 13, I found that neither EA Sports‘ game nor the competitor (Konami’s PES) satisfied my idea of virtual football anymore; I used to say that football games were in a limbo [&hellip Read more

PS4 Demand 6X Higher Than Closest Competitor In Germany

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A new report published this week by German price comparison site Billiger.de confirmed that in Germany, Sony’s PlayStation 4 demand is extremely higher than its competitors. According to the report, PS4 demand is six times higher than the closest competitor, which is Nintendo’s WiiU, mostly thanks to Mario Kart 8 – since its release, WiiU demand [&hellip Read more

Metro Dev: Kinect GPU Boost Isn’t Actually 10%

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As you might be aware, 4A Games and Deep Silver just released Metro Redux, an improved version of Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Digital Foundry took the opportunity to talk with their Chief Technical Officer, Oles Shishkovstov, to learn about their experience while developing for the next [&hellip Read more

Dragon Age Inquisition Multiplayer Detailed

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After many rumors in the past few months, Bioware has finally revealed that indeed, there will be a Dragon Age Inquisition multiplayer mode. According to Creative Director Mike Laidlaw, it’s a strictly co-op experience (no PvP, then) akin to a dungeon crawler, with up to four friends adventuring together. He then clarified that this will [&hellip Read more

Gamescom 2014 Awards – Worlds Factory

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Even this year’s rainy Gamescom is over, and it’s time to draw conclusions on the best games we saw in Cologne. Keep in mind that we’ve seen many more promising games, as you’ll notice in our extended coverage, but eventually we had to choose one winner per each category, and these are our Gamescom 2014 [&hellip Read more

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