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Battlefield 4 unscripted gameplay footage now being streamed live on Twitch.tv

E3 2013 - The developers behind battlefield just announced that they are streaming live, unscripted multiplayer footage of Battlefield 4 right now on Twitch.tv. Head over to this link and check it out with us! You will need to log in as the footage is flagged as inappropriate for some audiences.

 

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When you are finished, consider checking out our full coverage from E3 as well as our overview from the BF4 trailers posted yesterday.

 

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Mad Catz debuts Arcade Fight Stick Tournament Edition 2 for Xbox One

E3 2013 - This morning Mad Catz introduced the Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition 2, a premium quality fighting game controller for the Xbox One. Widely expected to be the first fighting game controller released for the Xbox One.

 

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The TE2 FightStick from Mad Catz continues the Tournament Edition line of premium gaming controllers from Mad Catz. Arcade-styled controls and reliability make this one of the best fighting controllers of all time. All-new features, infinite customization possibilities, and a design philosophy stemmed from a community of fighting game fans and the world's best gamers.

 

"We're proud of our heritage in specialty controllers and believe that passionate gamers will appreciate the evolution of our FightStick design which we are introducing for the Xbox One." said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. "We earlier commented how the enhanced performance of the Xbox One opens up additional scope for innovation and believe that the Tournament Edition 2 FightStick perfectly illustrates our commitment to the next generation of entertainment."

Welcome to TweakTown's coverage of the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo

E3 2013 - Trace Hagan is on the ground at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. He, along with other staff here at TweakTown, have already covered the press conferences that took place yesterday.

 

 

Today, Trace will be running around the show floor trying to locate the hottest news for your viewing pleasure. Take a look at his introduction embedded above.

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The Elder Scrolls Online gameplay trailer released at E3

E3 2013 - If there is one game I have been waiting years to play it would have to be The Elder Scrolls Online. I have been a fan of the TES franchise for over 10 years now, and have been hoping the whole time for an online version. You can imagine my excitement when TES online was announced last year.

 

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Yesterday during Sony's press conference at the E3 Expo, ZeniMax Online Studios took to the stage to show off the first actual game play footage of TES online. Titled "The Battle for Tamriel", players much choose to stand alone or team up and fight side by side to eliminate the encroaching forces of Oblivion.

 

 

During the press conference, it was announced that TES Online will be available on PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One and that the beta program has begun for all four systems.

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Tom Clancy's 'The Division' is shaping up beautifully as an open-world MMO next-gen title

This is something that has just popped up onto my radar and has instantly gone right into the 'top 10 games that I want to play' list for next-gen consoles. Massive Entertainment and Ubisoft are joining forces with Tom Clancy for The Division, which will be released on both the Xbox One and PS4.

 

 

The Division is set in New York, three weeks after a global pandemic begins on Black Friday. Players within the game take on a role of 'The Division', which is a group of "self-supported tactical agents". The gameplay video, above, should have you convinced enough that this is something to look forward to. The Division comes out in 2014.

 

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Let's dissect the trailer, shall we? I'm loving the assistance from the drones, the realism (as he moves past the police car, he shuts the door to get past it while continuing to be within cover, the ultra detail within the game world itself, the team work seems great, but the one thing I'm not loving is the frame rate. This is some early work here, as it's coming out next year, but I'm hoping for 1080p at 60 FPS locked on these next-gen titles.

TweakTown Live Blog - Sony's E3 Press Conference (starting soon)

We have yet another live blog for you today! This time we will be covering Sony's press event at E3. Get ready for all the action brought to you live over at this page. It's due to start soon, get ready for it now.

 

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What are you expecting from Sony at E3? Let us know what excites you or what you expect to see! Personally I am hoping to see some images, demos, or something of the actual PS4 hardware.

Mirror's Edge to return via next-gen consoles and Electronic Arts

Millions of gamers all over the world today, got the news they have long been hoping for. The cult classic Mirror's Edge is getting reboot thanks to game developer DICE. When first released in 2008 Mirror's edge took off like a wild fire and the game's heroine "Faith" instantly became a videogame icon.

 

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The new Mirror's Edge refreshes the series for the next generation with advanced visuals and an all-new origin story for Faith. Powered by DICE's proprietary Frostbiteā„¢ technology, the game will be heading to Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation 4, and PC.

 

 

"We introduced Mirror's Edge and Faith to gamers five years ago, and we've waited for the right moment to reunite them," said Sara Jansson, Senior Producer, DICE. "Thanks to the Frostbite engine and a new generation of platforms, we are now able to deliver a richer world that players will be able to explore with a new level of freedom in both movement and action."

EA and Victory Games says a new Command & Conquer is on the way

E3 2013 - A new Command & Conquer game was announced today at EA's E3 press conference. The new game titled simply Command and Conquer, the new game is raising the bar for Real-Time Strategy games across the gaming world by delivering intensive immersion and stunning visuals. Victory Games is dedicated to letting players control more - more Generals, more strategy and more direct feedback in the game. Command & Conquer will launch in 2013 as a free, live service.

 

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"The community has always been and will continue to be paramount to the success of Command & Conquer," said Jon Van Caneghem, General Manager of Victory Games, EA. "Being a live platform, we have the freedom to be responsive and to deliver content that our players care about at launch and beyond. As developers, this sort of direct and evolving relationship with our audience is incredibly exciting and we can't wait to hear what players think about this new Command & Conquer experience."

 

 

The new Command & Conquer will mark a return to the core game play that put the series on the map. In addition to strategic, fast-paced, high action, Command & Conquer also introduces a large variety of Generals, which gives each commander the freedom to conquer on their own terms. Players will be in full command of the battlefield as they take control of dozens of unique Generals across three varied factio

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EA Sports shows off new UFC game powered by EA IGNITE technology

E3 2013 - Today EA Sports General Manager, Dean Richards, took the stage alongside UFC President, Dana White, to unveil the long anticipated EA Sports UFC for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Like most of the other sports games announced today, EA's IGNITE engine ensures the game will pack one hell of a punch.

 

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"We are very excited to deliver the most realistic fighting experience ever achieved," said Dean Richards, General Manager, EA SPORTS UFC. "With a talented and experienced team at the helm, and powered by EA SPORTS IGNITE, we've created a gameplay feature set for EA SPORTS UFC where every fighter, every strike, every takedown and submission will bring you inside the Octagon like no game ever has before."

 

 

"I couldn't be more excited about the work that the team at EA SPORTS has done on the upcoming UFC game," said Dana White, President, UFC. "It's been a great partnership and even though it is still early in development, the game looks amazing. It will be groundbreaking! Fans of all combat sports will love it and have a lot to look forward to in the spring of 2014."

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