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Getting Lance Henriksen on board to reprise his role as Bishop is one of many ways Gearbox Software proves its dedication to the Alien franchise. Having him tell players, “Don’t ask me to do the thing with the knife” proves that Aliens: Colonial Marines really gets it .
5 April 2012 Last updated at 20:52 The makers of Mass Effect 3 are to provide a free extension to the video game following complaints about its original conclusion. Players had described the three original endings as “underwhelming” and not significantly different, and had demanded a change
5 April 2012 Last updated at 17:12 The makers of Mass Effect 3 are to provide a free extension to the video game following complaints about its original conclusion. Players had described the three original endings as “underwhelming” and not significantly different, and had demanded a change. Developer Bioware had previously described the feedback as “incredibly painful”
EA is the target of an anti-gay letter-writing campaign. The company has received “several thousand” letters objecting to its inclusion of same-sex relationships in recent games.
All good things come to those who wait, but this week is the exception because the IGN UK podcast is coming to you a day early! Yes, you can listen to the soothing waffle of IGN’s London boys – also known as Alex, Krupa, Stu and Tom – in time for the long weekend, and on this week’s show they discuss: Blu-ray and always-on anti-piracy measure for next Xbox.
5 April 2012 Last updated at 08:54 ET More than half a million Apple computers have been infected with the Flashback Trojan, according to a Russian anti-virus firm. An investigation by Dr Web suggests that about 600,000 Macs have installed the malware – potentially allowing them to be hijacked and used as a “botnet”
5 April 2012 Last updated at 11:35 Mobile game Draw Something has been downloaded 50 million times in just 50 days, the game’s owner has said. Zynga, which bought the game’s developer OMGPOP last month, said they believed the figures made it the “fastest growing” mobile game of all time
There’s no contest. In the history of videogames, the saga of Hot Coffee is the greatest story ever told