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Alien Isolation was previously third-person - gameplay footage revealed   Videogamer.com - 10:18

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Listen to two professional Counter-Strike players explain why Dust2 is so popular   VG247 - 10:15
All the Windows 10 and Xbox One cross-play or cross-buy games revealed so far   Eurogamer.net - 10:15

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Core Morpheus hardware locked in, no plans for wireless version   VG247 - 09:55
Warner CEO says DC movies are "edgier" than Marvel's   GamesRadar - 09:55

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Wasteland 2 is also coming to PS4   Videogamer.com - 09:48
Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft, report claims   Videogamer.com - 09:45
Phil Harrison is leaving Microsoft - Report   Videogamer.com - 09:45
Watch the full Phil Spencer keynote from GDC 2015   VG247 - 09:37
Banner Saga creative director reveals new game Killers and Thieves   Eurogamer.net - 09:32

In the last 2 hours

Madden NFL 15 now free on EA Access   Videogamer.com - 09:21
EA shuts down The Sims & SimCity developer Maxis   Videogamer.com - 09:20
Elite Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this summer   Videogamer.com - 09:18
The Hobbit gets Oculus Rift experience powered by GeForce GTX Titan X   Videogamer.com - 09:17
Elite: Dangerous won’t be “dumbed down” for Xbox One   VG247 - 09:16
Virtual reality: by gum, it’s really happening   VG247 - 08:47

In the last 4 hours

Battletoads in Xbox One version of Shovel Knight sets tongues wagging   Eurogamer.net - 08:19
Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds star in first trailer for sci-fi thriller Self/less: watch now   GamesRadar - 07:30
Dan Stevens and Luke Evans join Beauty And The Beast   GamesRadar - 07:15
Ian McKellen is Sherlock in first trailer for Mr. Holmes: watch now   GamesRadar - 06:55
Poltergeist remake brought forward two months   GamesRadar - 06:40

In the last 8 hours

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor takes Game of the Year at GDC Awards 2015   VG247 - 04:52
Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video   VG247 - 04:32
Madden 15 added to EA Vault   VG247 - 04:11
Retail Xbox Ones will be unlocked as test kits later this year   Eurogamer.net - 02:56
Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive   VG247 - 02:45
Final Fantasy creator hates sequels   VG247 - 02:23

In the last 12 hours

Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave   VG247 - 02:06
Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour   VG247 - 01:11
Phil Harrison is leaving Microsoft   Eurogamer.net - 00:53
Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility   VG247 - 00:37
Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO   VG247 - 00:04

Yesterday

Rumor: D4 coming to PC?   GamesRadar - 23:55
Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One   VG247 - 23:48
The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date   VG247 - 23:37
Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident   VG247 - 22:47
Gigantic headed to Xbox One and Windows 10 with cross-platform play   GamesRadar - 22:40
AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech   VG247 - 22:32
Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet   VG247 - 22:10
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced   VG247 - 22:09
Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive   VG247 - 21:59
Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like   VG247 - 21:39
The Sims, SimCity developer closed down   VG247 - 21:36
Microsoft reveal cross-platform plans for Windows 10, Xbox One   GamesRadar - 21:30
EA shuts down Spore and SimCity developer Maxis   Eurogamer.net - 21:21
EA's shutting down Maxis Emeryville, home of SimCity and Spore   GamesRadar - 21:20
Here’s a look at the Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 tech demo   VG247 - 21:08
Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year   VG247 - 21:00
Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk   VG247 - 20:50
Elite: Dangerous headed to Xbox One in 2015   GamesRadar - 19:45
Elite: Dangerous heading to Xbox One this summer   VG247 - 19:18
Dangerous confirmed for Xbox One   Eurogamer.net - 19:18
Ultron reigns supreme in final trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron: watch now   GamesRadar - 19:00
Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” at GDC 2015   VG247 - 18:33
CoD: Advanced Warfare’s shocking new weapons hit Xbox season pass   GamesRadar - 18:25
Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS   VG247 - 18:15
PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale   VG247 - 18:02
Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others   VG247 - 17:31
Magicka 2 gets PC and PS4 release in May   Eurogamer.net - 17:31
Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Tonight at 8pm UK time!   VG247 - 16:54
Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016   VG247 - 16:54
Halo: Master Chief Collection gets a patch, is now actually playable online.   GamesRadar - 16:15
Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video   VG247 - 16:07
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia   VG247 - 15:37
Konami confirms MGS5 bonus content, Collector's Edition and Metal Gear Online plans   GamesRadar - 15:30
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is a standalone prequel to The New Order, coming in May   Videogamer.com - 15:16
Wasteland 2 announced for Xbox One   GamesRadar - 15:15
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood standalone prequel returns to WW2   GamesRadar - 15:10
What the hell is Roundabout?   Videogamer.com - 15:04
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order   VG247 - 14:59
Tropico 5 PS4 release date announced   Eurogamer.net - 14:57
Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update   VG247 - 14:56
Crysis 3, Metal Gear Rising, Resident Evil 5 are heading to Android thanks to Nvidia Shield   Pocket Gamer - 14:49
Tropico 5 launches on PS4 on April 24   Videogamer.com - 14:47
Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions   VG247 - 14:42
HTC sorry for Vive virtual reality Half-life tease   Eurogamer.net - 14:31
Metal Gear Online goes live at the launch of The Phantom Pain   Videogamer.com - 14:27
Batman: Arkham Underworld is probably going to very similar to Clash of Clans   Pocket Gamer - 14:09
Evolve to add Observer mode for easy streaming   GamesRadar - 14:05
March PS Plus free games out today, include Oddworld and the flippin’ hardcore OlliOlli 2   GamesRadar - 14:05
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain gets £100 Collector's Edition   Videogamer.com - 14:00
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain isn't coming to PC until two weeks after console   Videogamer.com - 13:59
EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock   VG247 - 13:56
Get your first look at Mevius Final Fantasy in motion for iOS and Android   Pocket Gamer - 13:14
Also out at midnight: Blockwick 2, Real Steel Champions, Super Soccer Club, more   Pocket Gamer - 13:01
HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments   VG247 - 12:43
Out at midnight: Vietnam...'65 has you tackling guerrilla tactics and anti-war movements   Pocket Gamer - 12:21
What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?   VG247 - 12:20
Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?   VG247 - 12:16
Total War brought to life by modder   Eurogamer.net - 12:10
Ubisoft developing first game that helps treat lazy eye   Eurogamer.net - 12:03
Out at midnight: RAD Boarding has you racing against the apocalypse, '90s-style   Pocket Gamer - 11:57
HTC apologises for virtual reality Half-Life comments   Videogamer.com - 11:56
End Times Vermintide debut gameplay video released   Eurogamer.net - 11:39
OlliOlli 2 and CounterSpy are your PS Plus games on Vita this month   Pocket Gamer - 11:33
Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight & more are coming to Xbox One   Videogamer.com - 11:30
Helldivers Video Review   Videogamer.com - 11:30
New Witcher 3 GDC gameplay footage   Eurogamer.net - 11:04
Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10   VG247 - 10:56
GTA Online Heists update also adds new modes, daily challenges   Eurogamer.net - 10:51