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Heavy Armor for PAX East

Vertical Tanks are back as THQ announce the next instalment of Steel Battalion; Heavy Armor, will be playable at Boston’s PAX East on April 6 – 8.

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EA’s latest IP Syndicate gets banned in OZ

Below you will find the official statement from EA regarding the Refused Classification (RC) decision of Syndicate in Australia:

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The Last of Us Revealed

Sony and Naughty Dog managed to stun the gaming community during the Spike TV Video Game Awards 2011, not with the game it’s now developing but more that they had managed to hold on to an exclusive announcement. When was the last time anything was revealed at a conference or awards night in this industry that wasn’t leaked days before? Read more…

Need for Speed: The Run

EA’s long running Need for Speed series sees another iteration this year, this one called simply The Run. Grab a car, strap yourself in and get ready to race across the states (America), East to West coast, against 210 other cars. Will you need the perfect run to topple this game, read on to find out.

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Be Part of the 1st Annual DBG Game of the Year Awards

Game of the Year time is upon us once more and we have decided to announce our list in the last Podcast of the year, due out around New Years day.  With what seemed like millions of games being released in 2011, most of us only played a hand full of them, so we need your help to tell us if we missed a Gem. Read on to find out how you can be a part of it all and maybe get rich for your effort. (Getting rich is actually not going to happen if you help us, but something might)

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Back To Karkand Coming PS3 Today

The first DLC pack for the amazingly popular shooter Battlefield 3 drops today, but only on the PS3. Read on to see what is included and why you should drop your hard earned cash the moment it hits the PSN Store. 

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FIFA Street is Getting Messi

EA has secured FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as the face of FIFA Street 2012.

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Tekken Hybrid

Sony shot us a copy of the new Tekken title to review, so should you get this now, should it be on your Christmas list or should you leave it all together. Read more…

Microsoft confirm date for new Xbox dashboard

December 8 will see a new dashboard update hit the Xbox 360 with improved functions and interactive ability built in. Plus a huge focus on motion and voice control.

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Spec Ops: The Line gets a new trailer released

2K Games and Yager Development released the third trailer to the early 2012 title Spec Ops: The Line. No gameplay but I would not like to be in Dubai when the Delta Force bravo are called in.

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The Podfather/Convo Controller
Super salesman by day, Batdad and Gamersutra by night. As a self-confessed technology pacifist, he prefers to sit on the console-war fence and play games on his PC.
PlayStation Fanboy/Motormouth
Electrician by trade and yet also highly skilled at finding time to game around work and family commitments. A PlayStation fanboy with a platinum count and obvious podcast bias to prove it. Thinks DC is clearly superior to Marvel. Has been known to rant.

Started in January 2011 by brothers Lucas and Matt, Drop Bear Gaming has been operating for over 7 years offering a fresh and relaxed perspective on the video game industry. The website is a passion project more than anything and it is our distinct pleasure to continue bringing entertainment to our listeners and viewers.

The guys release a podcast episode every two to three weeks and over the years they have welcomed guests from developers, publishers, and other gaming outlets onto the show.

Disclaimer: From time to time Drop Bear Gaming receives copies of games for review in either physical or digital format from publishers or their associated PR companies. All reviews are based on the merits of each game on their own. Whether or not we were supplied the copy is not taken into account when compiling our reviews.

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