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E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?
As most of our readers will know by now, it’s Christmas wishlist time for gamers!  That’s right, people: this week, it’s E3, a time when the video game world waits with baited breath to see what some of the world’s biggest gaming companies are planning to bring to their consoles, as well as what you can expect from them in terms of future download content. So ready your popcorn, have your energy drinks at hand, and... 

Mass Effect N7 Armour in Dead Space 3

Mass Effect N7 Armour in Dead Space 3
  Dead Space 3. A game where you head into space, fight off hoards of vicious creatures, all without any backup. Sounds a little like the Mass Effect series right? Okay, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but It’s the best segue I’ve got. EA have this morning announced that anyone on PS3, 360 or PC with a Mass Effect 3 save who plays the retail version of Dead Space 3 will get a free set of N7 Armour for Isaac Clarke to don. I... 

Bioware spawns Dragon Age 3: Inquisition

Bioware spawns Dragon Age 3: Inquisition
Bioware has announced Dragon Age 3: Inquisition which will see a release in late 2013. Hinting that it will not be a next-gen title, it will be released on the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC and will be published by EA. The game, which has been in development for the past two years, is being worked on by the same team who worked on Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2.  Inquisition will feature a new, modified version of the Frostbite 2 engine which... 

Need For Speed Most Wanted to be developed by Criterion

Need For Speed Most Wanted to be developed by Criterion
EA have revealed that the next Need For Speed title to be released will be called Need For Speed: Most Wanted, and will be developed by Criterion. The news comes from the official Need For Speed facebook page along with the first screenshot of the game (above). Fans of the series will know that the original Need For Speed: Most Wanted was released onto consoles in 2005, but this is not the first time that EA have reused a title in the series. In... 

Crysis 3 Unveiled by EA

Crysis 3 Unveiled by EA
EA managed to drop a war hardened bombshell by confirming and unveiling Crysis 3. Crytek is set to be pushing the limits on hardware across all platforms with visual and gameplay settings worthy of the Next Gen’ consoles. And yet still it is announced for only spring 2013, meaning you can expect to see it on the console currently residing in your front room. Crytek have certainly learnt from the previous two iterations and are pushing the boundaries... 

Medal of Honor: Warfighter gets a new trailer

Medal of Honor: Warfighter gets a new trailer
EA have released a new trailer for Medal of Honor: Warfighter. The action packed video shows us some impressive graphics, tense moments, and of course, explosions! Various different nationalities are playable in the game, but it is currently unknown whether their stories will link together or not. Using the Frostbite 2 engine, the game is inspired by actual events across the globe, written by Tier 1 Operators while deployed overseas. Medal of Honor:... 

GAME Group Issues Statement After Reports Suggest it is “for sale”

GAME Group Issues Statement After Reports Suggest it is “for sale”
The Times this morning reported that GAME Group is now “for sale.” This has prompted them to issue a statement regarding the recent industry speculation that, since they could not secure key EA, Ubisoft and Nintendo titles earlier this month and following reports that staff were given two weeks to brace for administration, the chain is now facing administration in the very near future. The statement discusses the company’s issues securing... 

GAME to brace itself for administration

GAME to brace itself for administration
GAME Group is now believed to be on the cusp of administration, after the company’s CEO Ian Shepherd informed senior staff that they have just two weeks to turn its fortunes around. GAME Group, which owns both GAME and Gamestation, started a fire sale of pre-owned stock yesterday to help keep them afloat. Advertised as a “Spring Clean” some games have seen huge discounts and are marked down as low as 98p. A reduction on pre-owned consoles began... 

GAME and Gamestation Not Stocking Mass Effect 3 or Mario Party 9

GAME and Gamestation Not Stocking Mass Effect 3 or Mario Party 9
It has been discovered today that retail chain GAME Group (comprising of GAME and Gamestation) will not be stocking the highly anticipated Mass Effect 3 at launch, or any other EA titles released in March after SSX. Following a year of bad news for the chain, plagued by credit issues that recently prevented them from stocking Ubisoft‘s Playstation Vita launch titles, Tekken 3D and Nintendo‘s The Last Story, the stores have now cancelled... 

Memorabilia Birmingham Programme and Map Now Online!!

Memorabilia Birmingham Programme and Map Now Online!!
As the end of the convention season looms, The MCM Expo Group are ready proud to present their last event of the year,  Memorabilia Birmingham. Taking place at the Birmingham NEC November 19th-20th the event is the largest collectors fair in the UK and this winter has guests Bruce Boxleitner (Tron, Tron Legacy and Babylon 5), Kai Owen (Rhys Williams in Torchwood), Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams, Doctor Who), Derek Jacobi (Doctor Who) Cast members... 
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