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Nintendo Wii U, everything U need to know, Wii tell it

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E3 2011 - That title is rockin', if I may say so myself. Next order of business? Nintendo's next-gen console announcement! As the dust settles from various Microsoft and Sony announcements, sans-next-gen consoles (BOO), Nintendo walk out of the rubble, dust and glare with their next-gen console, previously codenamed "Project Cafe". Wii U. Nintendo's Wii U is their next-gen console ready to change things up.

 

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Nintendo changed things up with their motion-based controllers with the Wii, but now they've kicked it up a notch, or twenty. Included is a tablet-based 6.2-inch touch screen controller which has the usual array of buttons inclusive of a d-pad, four face buttons, four shoulder triggers, a power button and a camera. The controller features two analog sliders at the top of the controller versus the traditional sticks. IGN reports after a hands-on that it is remarkably light for its side, given that it's quite large for a controller.

 

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Sony to release 3D monitor, glasses and game in PS3 deal, $499

By: Array

E3 2011 - Sony are on a roll today, Vita and now a brand new deal that consists of a 24-inch 3D HD display designed by Sony specifically for gaming. The monitor uses active shutter glasses to produce 3D. It includes one pair of glasses, a 6-foot HDMI cable and one of the major 3D games that is launching this year (pictured is Resistance 3). The package rounds off at a very nice $499 with additional glasses setting you back $70.

 

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Theres also another bundle that includes Resistance 3 and the Sharpshooter Move accessory that is $150.

 

Sony announce Playstation Vita, next-gen PSP gets named but not shamed

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E3 2011 - Sony's Next-Generation Portable has had a fair bit of presence on the internet lately and today Sony has officially unveiled what the NGP will be: Playstation Vita. Playstation Vita will include what we've all heard rumors of; dual touchscreens, ARM Coretex A9 core CPU (4 cores), tilt-sensitive SIXAXIS controls, front and rear facing cameras, etc. All of the previously rumored specs are pretty much spot on but now we're seeing the actual branding and a set of the launch games.

 

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Uncharted is being shown off and from what I've seen it actually looks phenomenal. Price wise it seems Sony have really hit a home run with the WiFi model setting you back $249 and the 3G model at $299.

 

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Battlefield 3: Operation Metro, first multiplayer footage - you'd better be sitting down

By: Array

E3 2011 - TweakTown advises you to sit down before watching the below video. Below is the first multiplayer footage of the upcoming Battlefield 3. The video is titled "Operation Metro". The trailer (without spoiling it) involves a tonne of never-before-seen multiplayer footage, and had me screaming like a girl and by the end I had goose bumps.

 

 

Watched it - now "like" it on Facebook and share it, it's that good. Shout out to my nephew Corey for having this "liked" on his Facebook, that's what made me see it! WOW!

 

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Microsoft E3 details, Xbox 360 to get new Halo trilogy, Crytek-exclusive, Minecraft and more

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E3 2011 - E3 is here once again and it's time for a barrage of gaming-related news. Microsoft is out of the gate with news of a bunch of Kinect-compatible titles and additional video streaming services. Microsoft have said we should look forward to over 12 games that are Kinect-powered; EA franchises (Tiger Woods, FIFA, Madden and The Sims), Mass Effect 3, Disneyland Adventures, Kinect Sports Season Two, Dance Central 2 and as well as all future Tom Clancy games starting with Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

 

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Minecraft is coming this winter, as well as Crytek's long-rumored Xbox 360 exclusive which was formerly known as "Codename: Kingdoms", now has a name; Ryse. A first-person action adventure game set in Ancient Rome. Fable: The Journey is a new entry in the Fable universe that takes place after the age of Heroes (sans Hayden Panettiere, save the cheerleader, save the world). All of these titles will feature Kinect use.

 

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Deal of the Day: NEW Kinect Motion Sensor with Kinect Adventures - $109.99 Shipped Free

By: Array

Our Deal of the Day today is the eBay - [Buy.com] NEW Kinect Motion Sensor with Kinect Adventures - $109.99 Shipped Free!.

 

Offer: Great price for the Microsoft Kinect w/ Kinect Adventures game. This best-selling device usually retails for $149.99, but Buy.com (via eBay) has it for just $109.99 shipped free! If you don't know what it is, just look for it on youtube.

 

KINECT MOTION SENSOR W/ KINECT ADVENTURES SALE

 

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Check our TweakTown Daily Deals page for more tech bargains!

 

Tomb Raider "Turning Point" debut trailer

By: Array

The debut trailer to Tomb Raider is out, with the new game being a complete reboot and re-telling of the character and story of Lara Croft. The trailer is totally CG but don't let that sway you, it looks hands down amazing and I for one will be keeping an eye out on this puppy from now on.

 

 

The story is about a frightened young woman (obviously Lara Croft) who has her story retold in a complete reboot of the series and we see her journey from that terrified girl to a hardened survivor.

 

Aliens: Colonial Marines, E3 2011 Teaser Trailer

By: Array

The E3 teaser trailer for the upcoming Aliens-themed Aliens: Colonial Marines has come out and while it doesn't show anything off, it's a tease of things to come. The game is being developed by Gearbox (the peeps behind the revival of DNF, Borderlands) and published by SEGA, it'll hit the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC and has an estimated release date of Q1, 2012.

 

 

The game is explained as: "Aliens: Colonial Marines begins with an ostensibly abandoned ship, the U.S.S. Sulaco, recovered in orbit around LV-426. Players lead a group of highly trained United States Colonial Marines as they board the deserted craft to uncover the fate of the crew. They will have to fight to survive unspeakable horrors and their own anxieties as they chase down the truth behind a galaxy-spanning deception that places humanity at the mercy of the most murderous and deadly species in the universe. Aliens: Colonial Marines features authentic environments, such as the surface of LV-426 and Hadley's Hope, weapons inspired by the film series and is designed to provide an exhilarating and engaging new chapter in the Aliens universe."

 

Another game that I'm way too excited for, I truly hope they don't stuff it up and can recreate the tension of the movies and the popular Aliens Vs Predator games from way back when.

 

Serious Sam 3 BFE: Reveal Trailer, pretty serious!

By: Array

Fan of the Serious Sam games? Yes? Good. You're going to love the below trailer, Serious Sam is making a return in Serious Sam 3: BFE and it looks to have the same crazy, high-octane, constant-horde-of-omfg-enemies running at you wanting to kill you. A sweet polish of next-gen graphics when compared to the ageing first titles, and bigger, badder enemies and it creates a new entry in the Serious Sam franchise. Check out the below trailer to see what I mean:

 

 

Pretty slick, huh? I'm enjoying the huge enemies and swarms of foes, new weapons and iron sights make the cut. This is not the typical console ported COD clone with regenerating health and a cover system so that you never die and never complain to your Mom to return the game. This is serious, Serious Sam.

 

Can't wait!

 

12 Hour Deus Ex Human Revolution Demo out..aka Leaked Pre Build lol

By: Array

Ok so it's not exactly a demo and can be found as Deus Ex: Human Revolution PREBUILD READNFO-P2P. Either way someone's in some serious trouble for letting this one get out. A pre build of the highly anticipated Deus Ex Human Revolution has been leaked to the interwebz (Beats the hell out of some leaked Britney Spears single).

 

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Apparently there's 10 - 12 hours of Gameplay and the graphics are meant to be retail quality. If they are or not it's good news either way because it means it should look good. Plus a pre build with 12 hours of Gameplay, that would represent most games these days being played through twice.

 

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Of course we don't condone the illegal downloading and of course I didn't find it on one of the warez sites I frequently visit because I don't do that. So yeah.....anyway, I'm sure we'll start to hear some feedback about the game. Let's hope it's good, though, as the original Deus Ex was awesome.

 

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