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Game news from North America

BlizzCon 2013 – Mike Morhaime confirms event back this year

As all gamers know, Blizzard decided to skip BlizzCon 2012 due to several reasons, such as the manpower reaching its limit for launching Diablo...

Warframe – Setting the standard for next-gen MMO graphics

As 2012 is about to end, I got an email informing me that Closed Beta access has been granted to me for Warframe,...

Marvel Heroes – New gameplay walkthrough explains more details

I am having a serious case of 2 minds about Marvel Heroes. I love the fact that thousands of these iconic characters will be...

Defiance – Beta signups begin on cool promotional site

// Heard of the upcoming third-person online shooter, Defiance? Well, most people have no idea what that is despite the big tie-up with...

Absolute Force Online – Open Beta officially begins

// After several weeks of Closed Beta testing, NetDragon's Absolute Force Online has finally entered Open Beta! Crafted using Unreal Engine 3, the...

The Secret World – Game client now at 50% off with...

// After announcing that The Secret World has gone Buy-to-Play with no monthly subscription, Funcom is now selling the game at half-price on Amazon....

The Secret World – Game cancels monthly subscription model

// In short, The Secret World has gone Buy-to-Play (B2P), similar to Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2. For 1 price (USD30 /...

Hawken – Unreal Engine 3 mecha shooter enters Open Beta today

// 4 hours from the time this post appears, that is. Developed using Unreal Engine 3, Hawken is 1 of 2 mecha PvP...

RIFT – Developer announces workforce reduction

// RIFT developer, Trion Worlds, earlier announced that the company went through a round of staff layoffs "in response to market conditions, product timelines...

End of Nations – Trion Worlds to continue game development

// After it was revealed that End of Nations developer, Petroglyph Games, is laying off staff yesterday and the game indefinitely postponed, it seems...