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By some strange twist of fate/coincidence/THQ stalking me, Metro 2034 was announced yesterday evening, not long after my rant about its predecessor was introduced to the internets. The coincidence is quite shocking, even if a sequel was inevitable, with its unique selling point being that it will support the third dimension (the one with glasses, not the one we’re used to now, because that’s not really 3D I’m told), indicating it’ll either make it to PlayStation 3 this time, or that the Xbox 360 will support 3D in the very near future. (more…)

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What with CES 2010 having come and gone before you can blink, the first electronic show that includes videogames is simply a memory. However, unlike Christmas, these shows happen more than once a year; whereas Santa Claus has only a solitary night to impress and deliver, games companies have to match that feat at least ten times. Santa doesn’t know how good he’s got it. With varying degrees of importance comes varying degrees of hype, expenditure and the symbolical annihilations that are the booth babes; where the visual delights of E3’s of the past have attracted huge industry interest and, up until 2008 at least, the LA-based expedition was undoubtedly the greatest (games) show on earth. In a chronologically arranged fashion, here’s an ‘essential guide’ to what’s on in the subsequent 326 days. (more…)

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