360Zine Issue 39

In this issue we were luck enough to get our hands on Red Dead Redemption, the new western epic by Rockstar that looks to deliver some truly immersive gameplay. Especially if you’ve ever wanted to roam the wild west as a cowboy doing whatever you wanted, whether that be having a drink at the local saloon, hunting bandits or searching for gold, the possibilities are endless. Read our exclusive hands-on preview inside along with new exclusive screens of the game now by downloading this months issue of 360zine.

360Zine Issue 39

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We’ve also got reviews inside for arguably two of the biggest games of 2010, which is pretty impressive seeing as we are only two months in, with both Mass Effect 2 and Bioshock 2 getting our full attention. Can these sequels top their impressive originals?

Bioshock 2 Magazine

Bioshock 2 Magazine.

Plus we have first looks at Alan Wake and Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days along with previews for Prison Break and Supreme Commander 2. There’s also a full review for Dante’s Inferno. And if that’s not enough to satisfy your cravings then we’ve also attached our free Bioshock 2 magazine as well for you to Enjoy.

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PCGZine Issue 38

In this issue of PCGZine we have some huge games reviewed, and we start with the biggest in Mass Effect 2. The recently released sci-fi sequel by Bioware sees the return of the seemingly unstoppable Commander Shepard, who with a new team around him sets off to stop a new threat to the universe. But will he succeed?

Bioshock 2 Fans will be pleased to know that we’ve also attached  a special magazine to this issue thats just for the highly anticipated sequel. Containing a history of the franchise, an interview with the developers 2K Games, and an in-depth preview of the game.

Bioshock 2 Magazine

Bioshock 2 Magazine.

We’ve also got first looks inside of Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, Supreme Commander 2 and MUD TV plus previews for both Napoleon Total Wars and Prison Break. There’s an exclusive interview for War of Legend developers, Jagex Games Studio and full reviews for Stalker: Call of Pripyat, Tales of Monkey Island and Toki Tori.

You can download the magazine now and read it whenever you choose, which we would recommend doing because it will look a lot better or if you prefer you can read the magazine directly in your browser.

Bioware have confirmed reports that their highly anticipated sequel Mass Effect 2 will get a free launch DLC as soon as its released. The developers of Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow have been busy tweeting about the game and in one post revealed that the PS3 will be the “lead platform” for the upcoming title. It’s finally happened, Modern Warfare 2 has been knocked off number one spot in the UK charts by the Wii’s Just Dance. The BBC iPlayer has had its busiest month since being launched as millions of viewers download the software to view there favourite programmes in December. The iPhone has a new games app today with GTA Chinatown Wars being released for £5.99. And we have a round-up of everything we know about Kane & Lynch 2, plus we also have the first part of our exclusive interview with the games developers IO Interactive.

Some old footage of Obsidian’s cancelled Aliens RPG game has been posted on to YouTube giving a glimpse at what the game would have looked like if it was released. It looks as if Fable 3 will feature multiplayer over Xbox Live, this according to certain criteria mentioned on the job page of Lionhead Studios’ website. And the job page also reveals that the famed developers are on the lookout for a games programmer who can help with an unannounced online-enabled title. Rather impressively Modern Warfare 2 has maintained its place at number one in the UK sales chart this week. And as we wait patiently for the arrival of Mass Effect 2 this month it has been revealed that the developers Bioware are already feverishly working on the third instalment as they look to make it a “fairly short turnaround”.

Click on the cover to download this issue of PCGZine for free.

You can download the new issue of PCGZine for free. And inside this issue we have a hands-on preview for R.U.S.E, the new World War II game by Ubisoft that is revolutionising its genre with its incredible new gameplay features. This strategy game will have you thinking up your best tactics to defeat the enemy and by any means necessary with bluffing and deception key components in out smarting your foe. Not due out until early next year we give you our initial thoughts and first impressions of this highly anticipated title.

Plus we have an interview with Creative Assembly the developers behind the new game, Napoleon: Total War, which is due out next March. In which we discuss the main features of the game, what new improvements its set to include and why they decided to base a game around the legendary French general.

In the rest of the issue we cover Divinity 2 and Love in our first looks section, Mass Effect 2, Just Cause 2 and Star Wars: The Old Republic are all previewed inside. We have full reviews for Valves huge zombie bashing sequel – Left 4 Dead 2, Developers Pandemics last ever game – The Saboteur, new racing game – Colin McRae DiRT 2, online space shooter – Shattered Horizon and the new movie licensed game – Avatar. There’s also a chance to win one of 20 classic games by entering our exclusive competition inside in which we partner with Good Old Games.

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According to the Sony Europe boss, Andrew House the Wii is beginning to losing momentum but he thinks things are looking a lot better for the PS3 as the console begins to pick up sales before Christmas. Capcom have revealed the identity of the three new in-game fighters for Super Street Fighter IV by releasing new artwork of the three in action. Mass Effect 2 isn’t due out until next year but that hasn’t stopped the developers from talking about the new DLC for it, which they believe will ‘Kick ass’ as failings from the previous titles DLC were taken on-board. Giant game corporations Microsoft and Sony are very keen to have MMO’s playing on their consoles and are looking to get the idea moving forward as soon as possible according to Undead Labs. And lastly UK gamers who pre-order the upcoming Bayonetta game on Gameplay.co.uk. will now get the Scarborough Fair replica gun for free.

Robert Bowling from Infinity Ward has revealed that Modern Warfare 2 will be getting a DLC sometime next spring on his twitter feed. Developers Codemasters reckon that consumers buy consoles mainly for the on-line multiplaying action rather than the single player campaign mode. There are some great deals to be had on Steam with the on-line company selling Dragon Age: Origins at £22.49 and Batman: Arkham Asylum for £14.99, these deals are only available today though. If your curious to know what the system requirements are for next years huge title Mass Effect 2 then you can find out now as we list the full spec list. And lastly Capcom are releasing a double pack of downloadable games next year including Final Fight and Magic Sword.