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F1 2011: Here’s What We Feel

How does the upcoming version of F1 change things?

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Angry Birds finally hits Windows Phone 7 Platform

One of the most anticipated apps to hit the OS finally lands today.

The taunts can now end. A long-awaited moment for owners of Windows Phone 7 has arrived, today Microsoft finally launched Rovio’s bestselling Angry Birds title on the Windows Phone platform.

The game has had a combined total of over 250 million downloads across all platforms and was undoubtedly one of the great runaway hits of 2010, and one of the largest mobile app success Read the rest of this entry

NFS Shift 2 Unleashed DLCs Free For PC!

Publisher EA brings the good news to PC fans; both ‘Speedhunters’ and ‘Legends’ DLC packs free from 30th June

We, at hashwired, are confessed PC heads, for a variety of reasons. We warmly welcome this decision and urge the wonderful guys at EA to make this a habit as part of their commercial strategy to lure PC gamers to their releases!

They say that both the DLCs will be available for download from their Steam rival, Origin. We have lately seen them move many of their releases Read the rest of this entry

Saints Row: Third At First Sight | They Just Love Breaking Rules

Lead writer admits he already dreads the controversy a new in-game weapon will most likely cause.

The first Saints Row was widely seen as a copy of Rockstar Games’ GTA: San Andreas.

No cartoony graphics this time.

Recently a THQ insider said that they planned to distance the series from the GTA franchise.

The latest GTA games have been dark and sullen lately, and his announcement of the THQ sandbox being “sillier, wackier and weirder…” is surprisingly comforting.

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Take Two says Duke Nukem Series Will Continue

Take-Two, publishers of the Duke Nukem series recently announced their plan to continue the series, despite the latest title receiving negative reviews by the gaming community and industry watchers alike.

The Duke needs to retire!

The game, released earlier this month, received lukewarm reviews mainly due to offensive content, shallow story and longer loading times.

After more than a decade of incubation time for this title, it is natural it would be near impossible to match the hype and expectations of the community and the legions of fans.  Read the rest of this entry

Google Bringing its A-Game?

A giant of cyberspace, Google, is now getting into games.

A job listing recently appeared recently for a product manager for games to work on its latest venture called  “Games at Google”. These days the social gaming ‘scene’ is largely dominated by Zynga (Founder of Farmville, and dozens of other -villes) and Apple. But the reach and impact Read the rest of this entry

Team Fortress 2 – Free Forever on Steam

Valve Software has made its cartoonish first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, free for Steam users on both Macintosh and PC platforms. “There’s no catch! Play as much as you want, as long as you like,” says Valve. Read the rest of this entry