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We get an extended look at the upcoming Borderlands 2 DLC on video at E3

E3 2013 - We got a chance to take an extended look at the upcoming DLC for Borderlands 2, which Gearbox is calling the largest DLC ever produced for Borderlands. According to Gearbox, all of the new stuff in this single DLC is more than all previous DLCs combined. However, they note that it is still available for just $10. Take a look at the DLC while a Gearbox spokesperson speaks about it and some of the cool things PhysX did for it.

 

 

If you already have the Borderlands 2 season pass, you'll get this DLC for free when it launches. If not, it will cost you just $10.

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NVIDIA demoed Fur technology that is being used in The Witcher 3

E3 2013 - At this year's E3, NVIDIA brought a bunch of game developers together to discuss how they implemented NVIDIA technology into their games. The upcoming The Witcher 3 game makes use of Fur technology from NIVIDA that brings real-life behavior to fur and hair. Impressively, this technology can be used on multiple animals without much performance impact. Take a look:

 

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Forza 5 video from E3 2013, real life vs. in-game, can you tell a difference?

E3 2013 - Microsoft has just one of only two McLaren P1 hybrid supercars at its E3 2013 booth. While the car is absolutely beautiful, it's hard to tell it apart from the version found in Forza 5. On the screen behind the vehicle, they have the in-game version of the P1. As you'll see in the video, telling the difference between the two is nearly impossible. Take a look for yourself:

 

 

The good news is that Forza 5 will give many the chance to experience the McLaren P1. While not in person, it looks good enough that you'll feel like you've seen one in person. We don't want to know how much Microsoft had to pay to get the P1 in person...

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Diablo III on the PlayStation 3, we get footage of people playing it (with the in-game footage in the background)

E3 2013 - During our visit to Sony's booth at E3, Blizzard was demonstrating their new PlayStation 3 version of their popular game Diablo III. Blizzard was very specific that we had to film the people playing Diablo III and not focus on just the screen. However, you can see in the background the in-game footage of the upcoming Diablo III game for PlayStation 3:

 

 

Diablo III is coming to the PlayStation 3 in September, but it can be pre-ordered now.

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All of the Call of Duty: Ghosts E3 2013 videos in one spot, check them out now!

E3 2013 - I know, I know, BF4 looks absolutely stunning, but there are still countless Call of Duty fans out there tongues wagging for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Activision have unleashed a bunch of videos for the next-gen first-person shooter, which we have provided for you below.

 

 

 

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More Battlefield 4 in-game footage, we go hands-on on Thursday

E3 2013 - While walking the floor it the E3 Expo, TweakTown reporter Trace Hagan stopped by the Battlefield 4 booth to capture some gameplay footage for us. In the first video we see the new load-out screen interface which is been completely redesigned when compared to its Battlefield 3 counterpart.

 

 

Up next we get a little better look at how the resurrected Commander Mode works out an actual gameplay. Later this week we will have a full hands-on demo of Battlefield 4 including video of Trace fragging some bad guys.

 

 

TweakTown is your leading coverage provider of the E3 Expo, and have already posted tons of content which you can find here. Additionally, we covered all of the major press conferences from Yesterday's "E3 Day 0" press event in live blog form. Stay tuned to TweakTown.com for the entire up to the minute coverage of the E3 expo.

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We go eyes on with AMD's 5 x 65-inch Eyefinity demo at E3

E3 2013 - During his visit to AMD's booth at E3, TweakTown journalist Trace Hagan got to spend a few minutes with AMD's massive Eyefinity demo. Featuring what appears to be five 65-inch class LED displays, the Eyefinity setup is being powered by AMD's new 5GHz FX-9590 processor and an ATI 7990.

 

 

Trace has more exciting news coming up later from AMD, so stay tuned for that as well as more complete coverage of E3 2013! TweakTown is your leading coverage provider of the E3 Expo, and have already posted tons of content which you can find here. Additionally, we covered all of the major press conferences from Yesterday's "E3 Day 0" press event in live blog form. Stay tuned to TweakTown.com for the entire up to the minute coverage of the E3 expo.

 

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Sony backpedals a little on their No DRM announcement, says there will be development studio DRM

E3 2013 - Less than 18 hours ago, the gaming world was taken by storm when Sony's president Jack Tretton announced that the PlayStation 4 disk-based games can be freely given to friends and purchased on the used market. His exact words were "PlayStation 4 won't impose any new restrictions on used games" fast-forward by a little over half a day and the company seems to be taking a few steps back from that statement.

 

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In an interview with Game Trailers, Tretton stated that while Sony's first party created games will not feature DRM, third-party games will be at the full control of their developers. This means that studios like EA, Activision, and others are fully allowed to prevent users from trading, sharing, or selling used games through one-time use activation keys.

 

"Well, I mean, we create the platform, we've certainly stated that our first-party games are not going to be doing that, but we welcome publishers and their business models to our platform," said Tretton. "The DRM decision is going to have to be answered by the third parties, it's not something we're going to control, or dictate, or mandate, or implement,"

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Oculus Rift goes HD, E3 attendees can experience virtual reality in full 1080p goodness

E3 2013 - Oculus VR is kicking off their E3 experience with a major upgrade to the Oculus Rift, which now is able to display the virtual-reality world in full 1080p glory. The company has upgraded the virtual-reality headset not by creating a custom display but switching out the original non-HD display developer units received to an off-the-shelf 1080p HD display used in cell phones.

 

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Early reports are stating that the new display makes a huge difference and the immersive world created actually feels like you're really there. The 1080p screen is actually split in half and each eye sees a 960x1080 portrait display.

 

Word is that the company was worried about how the switch from landscape to portrait mode might affect games but he said that there have been no issues reported. Additionally, the have not noticed any issues in with the existing games created by the 10,000 developers who now have Oculus Rift development kits.

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