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  • 19Jan

    Game Developers Choice Award Nominations Bring Few Surprises

    Today, organizers of the tenth annual Game Developers Choice Awards announced the nominees for every award that will be handed out at the March ceremony in San Francisco (except the Ambassador and Lifetime Achievement Special Awards). The recipient of the 2010 Pioneer Award will be Gabe Newell, as reported last week. Several of the nominations are no-brainers. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 2: Among Thieves leads the pack with seven nominations (if there was a “Movie of the Year” category, it would have eight nominations and one sure win), while one surprising title follows it with five: downloadable PSN title Flower. Assassin’s Creed II had four nominations. Even iPhone games like Flight Control got recognition. Looks like the nominees are very inclusive this year – while some of them are quite obvious, everyone seems to have gotten a fair shake. A full list of nominees follows. Best Game Design Batman: Arkham Asylum

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  • 14Sep

    Insane Night Map Pack available for free and dated

    Eidos Interactive and Warner Bros. Interactive announced the Insane Night Map Pack for Batman:Arkham Asylum. The good news is that it’s coming September 17 on PSN, XBL, and Games for Windows and the better part is that it’s free. The pack will include two new challenge maps. “In the ‘Totally Insane’ FreeFlow Combat map, players will be tested to their fullest as scores of escaped lunatics bear down upon BATMAN as they make their escape through the asylum’s secure records facility. These fast-moving foes will challenge all but the most practiced players, with quick reactions and expert timing needed to fend off wave upon wave of insane inmates, bent on taking down the DARK KNIGHT. In the ‘Nocturnal Hunter’ Invisible Predator map, players take on a wholly different approach, practicing their predatory skills to remain in the shadows, utilizing the Arkham watchtowers and Batman’s arsenal of gadgets to gain the

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