Sign-ups for Titanfall Beta now open

Niner let us know last night that Respawn Entertainment is now accepting applications for participation in a beta test for Titanfall on the PC and Xbox One console. Registration for the beta ends this Friday, February 14 at 4pm PST so be sure to send in your application by then.

According to Polygon, the beta will include three game modes: a team deathmatch variant called Attrition, Hardpoint Domination, which requires players to capture and hold control points, and Last Titan Standing, a tactical no-respawn mode that ends when all enemy Titans have been destroyed.

Titanfall releases for the Xbox One and PC on March 14, 2014. The Xbox 360 port, developed by Bluepoint Games, is scheduled for a March 25 release.

Titanfall release date and Collector’s Edition announced

Titanfall new screenshot
Image courtesy: Major Nelson

wrcfan let us know that a big announcement from Respawn Entertainment has fallen today: Titanfall is scheduled for release on the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC on March 11, 2014 in North America (March 13, 2014 in Europe).

In addition, details for the Collector’s Edition of Titanfall were released in the same announcement. For details on what’s included, hit the jump. Continue reading

Rainbow Six: Vegas free for XBL Gold members until September 30

As part of the Games with Gold program, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas is available for free (normally $19.99) for XBL Gold members starting today, with the promotion ending on September 30. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal for the Xbox 360 and PS3, Rainbow Six: Vegas takes gamers to Las Vegas and tasks them with defending the city against threats of world terrorism.

To download Rainbow Six: Vegas, click here. As with other games in the Games with Gold promotion, the game will be yours to keep even if your Gold subscription lapses.

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Titanfall Gameplay Demo at Gamescom 2013

EA used their press conference at Gamescom 2013 to show multiplayer gameplay in Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment’s debut game as a studio. While we already know the game is strictly multiplayer with no campaign, by watching the demo below, you can see the narrative elements are blended with the multiplayer to give context to your objectives.

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Bioshock Infinite Clash in the Clouds Achievement List

Enigmas Shadow stopped by yesterday to share the achievement list for the newly-released DLC for Bioshock Infinite, entitled Clash in the Clouds. The DLC comes with 10 achievements worth 195 gamerscore and costs 400 MSP (free with purchase of the season pass).

Hit the jump for a description of the DLC and the achievement list!

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Crackdown, Dead Rising 2, DR2: Case Zero free for XBL Gold members in August

Crackdown

Major Nelson has announced August’s free games as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program. From August 1 to 15, Crackdown will be available for free (normally 1200 MSP), and both Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (normally $15 and 400 MSP, respectively) will be available for free from August 16 to 31.

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