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March's free Xbox 360 Games with Gold titles announced

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution and Xbox Live Arcade title Dungeon Defenders for free this month.

The latest two titles for Microsoft's Games with Gold service were announced over the weekend. Civ Rev is available to nab right now until 15th March, while Dungeon Defenders will become available on 16th March and be free until the 31st.

Firaxis' turn-based strategy title was well-received when it originally launched for Xbox 360 (and PlayStation 3) back in 2008. It was later released on DS, iOS and Windows Phone.

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Trendy cancels Dungeon Defenders Vita

Trendy cancels Dungeon Defenders Vita

Diverts resources to unannounced project.

Trendy Entertainment has cancelled the PlayStation Vita version of Dungeon Defenders.

It's decided to switch the resources it had planned to use to create the Vita version to an unannounced project, the developer said in an update on its website.

"We originally showed off a tech demo of Dungeon Defenders running on Sony's handheld early last year," Trendy said.

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Dungeon Defenders racks up 1m sales

Dungeon Defenders racks up 1m sales

Strategy RPG besieges gamers' wallets.

Cheerful RPG/tower defense hybrid has now racked up more than a million paid downloads since it launched back in October, publisher Reverb has announced.

Those sales are across PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, according to a Joystiq interview with CEO Doug Kennedy.

"It is a tremendously successful franchise," said Kennedy. "We have lots of plans to support it both with DLC and additional add-ons for the franchise."

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Dungeon Defenders, Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath head PlayStation Store update

Dungeon Defenders, Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath head PlayStation Store update

HD remakes of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus out now.

Dungeon Defenders and Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath head this week's EU PlayStation Store update.

Dungeon Defenders costs 7.99 / €9.99. PlayStation Plus subscribers get 20 per cent off. Stranger's Wrath, from Leeds-based developer Just Add Water, is 9.99 / €12.99.

HD remakes of PlayStation 2 classics Ico and Shadow of the Colossus also launch, alongside a demo of King of Fighters 13.

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Dungeon Defenders release date

Dungeon Defenders release date

Out on PC and XBLA next month.

Unreal Engine 3-powered downloadable game Dungeon Defenders launches on 19th October, developer Trendy Entertainment has announced.

That date relates to the PC and Xbox Live Arcade versions of the game. The PlayStation Network version is still without a release date.

"It has been a while since we first announced the game back in early 2010, but we are really glad that we can finally give all our fans who have been waiting patiently the last year what they have been asking for," said Trendy.

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Epic: NGP perfect for Gears-style game

Is "in the same class as PlayStation 3".

Is the Next Generation Portable capable of running a blockbuster third-person shooter such as Gears of War 3? According to creator Epic, a Gears of War style "experience" would be "appropriate" for Sony's shiny new handheld.