trailer – The Witcher 3


e moment you see Geralt wrestling his steed out of the forest onto that chilly plain you get the feeling that this is going to be something a bit special. The Witcher 3 will be open-world, and what a world it is. Forested, swampy, icy and full of varied and

messi-fifa-141-300x200dangerous forms of life, like treemen, harpies and hairy zombie stag monsters. The only weird thing is that Geralt says “product not yet rated” at the start. Is he watching his own trailer, knowing somehow that he’s a player character in a videogame? This explains why he’s so angry all the time.

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Lego movie game coming to Xbox One, PS4



Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced The Lego Movie Videogame, due to launch in 2014 alongside the film for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita.

The Lego Movie Videogame, like the movie, follows Emmet, a “perfectly average” Lego minifigure who is “mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.” Players will guide him on his quest to stop an evil tyrant.

In the game, players can collect and use various Lego instruction pages to build construction sets or wield the power of the “Master Builders” to create new objects. More than 90 characters will be included in the game, which is spread across 15 levels.

The Lego Movie hits theaters in February 2014 with Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation, Zero Dark Thirty) voicing Emmet.

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Age of Empires Online: Premium Celtic Civilization



My half-naked Woad Raiders leap into a formation of Roman archers with axes whirling around them. Meanwhile, in a serene forest far from battle, my Augur sacrifices a sacred fawn to Andrasta, goddess of war. Lightning crashes and my army glows with magical energy as the goddess’ boon charges their devastation of the Roman outpost.

The Celts, the newest civilization added to Age of Empires Online’s free-to-play roster, is the best one released yet, adding several new mechanics that advance the game’s complexity and will appeal to RTS gamers who crave more micromanagement. The first major addition is activated abilities on individual units, like the four different animal sacrifices available to the Augur to buff your army in various ways, that raise the skill ceiling for managing troops in battle.

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Batman: Arkham Origins



More assault and battery from the Batman, a younger and more vicious take on the series started by Rocksteady, and continued in this prequel edition, by Warner Bros. Games Montreal. It’s fun to watch the series’ features escalate in spite of the backtrack in setting. The bat-plane, the new gadgets, the fancier detective mode. The premise is commendably simple, though. One madman offers a lot of other madmen a cash reward for the madman who happens to dress as a bat. It’s out in October.

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