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Battlefield 3 attachment tweaks are on their way

Anthony Garreffa | Wed, Jan 4 2012 10:30 PM CST

DICE are constantly tweaking Battlefield 3 and the latest news comes from Alan Kertz, Gameplay Designer at DICE, who has stated through a post on Reddit that there will be several changes to weapon attachments in Battlefield 3.

Battlefield 3 attachment tweaks are on their way | TweakTown.com

He listed various stat changes for the bipod, foregrip, suppressor, heavy barrel, and flash suppressor. Now we just need some more maps like the ones included in Back to Karkand, which feel like proper PC-made maps, well, because they are. The game is slowly getting perfected, which shows some strong commitment to longevity of the game from DICE. The full change list is below (and in the full story):

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Nintendo to launch full-blown app store for Wii U

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jan 2 2012 10:35 PM CST

Nintendo's next-generation console, the Wii U, is only a few months away from our grubby little paws. With this thought, The Daily has learned that Nintendo plans to implement a "full-blown app store" for the system.

Nintendo to launch full-blown app store for Wii U | TweakTown.com

At the moment, Nintendo mainly use repositories that act as "light" app stores: The DSi Shop for its portables, and the Wii Shop for the current Wii console. Most of the apps found on the 'stores' are just quite basic, and don't serve customers what they want like the Android Market and App Store on the smartphone/tablet devices.

The Wii U's as-yet-unnamed store will definitely offer more, proferring a wider variety of apps, according to a person familiar with the matter. Wii U owners will be able to use apps that operate on the Wii U itself, such as MLB.TV, and others that run independently on the Wii U's controller. Considering that the Wii U's controller is a beast in itself, sporting a 6.2-inch touch screen, one can imagine the possibilities it can bring to the table.

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RumorTT: God Of War IV to feature co-op, arrives late 2012

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jan 2 2012 2:24 AM CST

In the January 2012 issue of UK magazine PSM3, they suggest that the fourth major instalment in the PlayStation-exclusive God Of War series is coming at the end of this year and will feature online co-op play.

RumorTT: God Of War IV to feature co-op, arrives late 2012 | TweakTown.com

Co-op has been popular lately, with Resistance 3, Dead Island, Gears of War 3 and Portal 2 all sporting the amazing feature. Not that it's new, but it seemed to disappear when next-gen consoles and their seemingly watered-down games started coming out.

GoW IV's development news is nothing new, but the co-op nugget is. GoW IV will see players breaking out of Hades, with the two protagonists will be a dearly-departed Kratos and his equally undead brother, Deimos. I hope to see some more on this soon.

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Borderlands 2 gets some more info on "Gunzerker"

Anthony Garreffa | Fri, Dec 30 2011 6:33 AM CST

This is one game I hope doesn't get affected by consolitis, where Gearbox have shared some information about the next Borderlands title. It has already been reported that the four playable characters would be either replaced, or drastically altered, but one of them was already teased: a bearded dwarf named "Salvador" is a "Gunzerker" who can dual-wield any two weapons, and acts like Brick the Berserker from the original Borderlands.

Borderlands 2 gets some more info on Gunzerker | TweakTown.com

Back in August, two of his abilities were teased. The first one increases the fire rate of any gun the longer the trigger is held, while the second boosts accuracy when dual-wielding same class weapons or doubles damage with mixed class weapons.

But now, we have some backstory to this character, with Gearbox saying:

Everybody in the first game was implied to have just come to Pandora looking for the vault. Salvador is actually a native of Pandora and the idea is that he sort of protected a town wherever he lived out in the sticks. Once Hyperion came to the planet they've been on this quest to eradicate all the 'bandits' from Pandora, but in their mind that's everybody who is not part of the Hyperion corporate family.

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Analyst says GTA V will be 2012's 'biggest release"

Anthony Garreffa | Thu, Dec 29 2011 6:25 AM CST

We all know the next Grand Theft Auto outing is going to be huge, but when EEDAR's Jesse Divnich spoke to IndustryGamers as part of his feature on the top five predictions for 2012 (other than the world ending), he noted that GTA V will generate the most sales next year. and not the next Call of Duty game.

Analyst says GTA V will be 2012's 'biggest release | TweakTown.com

He's been quoted:

It goes without saying that GTA V will be one of the year's biggest releases, but I will take it one step farther and say GTA V will be 2012's biggest release. Don't get me wrong, Call of Duty will undoubtedly be huge, as it is every year and it may even grow, but if I had to call what will be a photo finish race, I will go with GTA V.

If you consider that the couple of latest Call of Duty releases have set entertainment records, beating out movies like Avatar for profits in a certain amount of time, it's hard to believe how big Grand Theft Auto V has to be to top it. I'm sure it's going to be a great game, but Rockstar are going to need to throw GTA into an entire new universe of amazingness if they want this prediction to come true.

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Infinity Blade 2 update includes 'Clash Mobs' set to make the game go social

Anthony Garreffa | Tue, Dec 27 2011 9:24 PM CST

An update to the popular Infinity Blade 2 is coming soon, with lead designer Donald Mustard teasing that the update includes "Clash Mobs" which will let players all over the world play Infinity Blade 2 and fight enemies together in real-time.

Infinity Blade 2 update includes 'Clash Mobs' set to make the game go social | TweakTown.com

Mustard says:

Clash Mobs will appear in an update of the game and incorporate players from all over the world. Right now, you play the game by yourself, but Clash Mobs will let you partner with thousands of other players in real-time to help you reach a goal in the game. If you're fighting a giant monster, there's only so much one player can do alone," Mustard said. "We want to make big challenges a group effort, so after you're done shooting the monster, another player can step in and work to finish him off. This could even take 24 hours, with lots of players stepping in to help.

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Battlelog will gets its 4th update tomorrow, will be down for 15 minutes, don't panic

Anthony Garreffa | Tue, Dec 20 2011 6:26 AM CST

Just a heads up to those of us who are obsessed about Battlefield 3 right now, that there's an update happening to Battlelog tomorrow at 10:00 CET, where they'll be throwing in a fourth update to Battlelog.

Battlelog will gets its 4th update tomorrow, will be down for 15 minutes, don't panic | TweakTown.com

The downtime is estimated to be 15 minutes, where during this time, Battlelog will be down for all players. The fixes include:

Add PWP license by default to all BF3 PC users

Fixed description on Service Stars

Fixed missing vehicle unlocks on stats pages

Fixed minor caching issue regarding B2K-entitlement

B2K icon now better aligned in forum/server browser

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Battlefield 2143 hinted in an Easter Egg

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Dec 19 2011 7:24 PM CST

DICE like to tease us all with Easter Eggs on their maps, especially little, vague ones that tease upcoming games. For example, DICE included some Easter Eggs back in 2006 with Battlefield 2: Euro Forces and Armored Fury map packs, which at the time hinted at "2142", way before Battlefield 2142 was officially announced.

Battlefield 2143 hinted in an Easter Egg | TweakTown.com

If we look at the above picture, it would seem a sequel to Battlefield 2142 is in the making. You've got to remember, that number would've been put there, it can't be randomly generated or imagined. Battlefield 2143 done on the Frostbite 2 engine would look very impressive indeed.

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Sony's PlayStation Vita launches

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Dec 18 2011 8:30 PM CST

Sony have released their next-generation portable, PlayStation Vita, in Japan over the weekend. This is something Sony are really hoping scrapes back some of their lost market share, not to just Nintendo, but mainly to Apple and Google with their smartphones and tablets getting into the mobile gaming market.

Sony's PlayStation Vita launches | TweakTown.com

PlayStation Vita will launch in the U.S. and Europe next February, but over the weekend saw thousands of PS Vita future-owners lining up to grab one at launch on Saturday. Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House said that pre-orders of Vita in Japan had sold out as customers lined up at retailers to make reservations.

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One of the most epic Battlefield 3 kills you've ever seen

Anthony Garreffa | Fri, Dec 16 2011 10:28 PM CST

My good friend Chris posted this on my wall today, and while the title "Most Epic Battlefield 3 kill EVER" caught my eye... I thought it would be some trick shot, or long headshot. But no. I'm pretty sure Chuck Norris or Bruce Willis have gotten onto Battlefield 3 and played out the most epic kill you've ever seen.

It starts off with Rendezook/Stun Gravy in a SU-35BM FLANKER-E fighter jet, where he blows up a helicopter, he then takes vertical flight at a 90-degree angle into the air, ejects out of his plane... looks down at another fighter jet flying up on his six, and fires a damn rocket launcher at the incoming plane. The rocket flies directly into the plane killing the pilot and scoring him some sweet, sweet points in one of the best things I've seen in the game yet.

One of the most epic Battlefield 3 kills you've ever seen | TweakTown.com

This deserves your 30 seconds, for sure. Multiple watches from me already!

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