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Future Dragon Age game getting multiplayer? - A new and so far unconfirmed rumor claims that EA is working on a future game in its Dragon Age RPG series that will have multiplayer features, including playable dragons, and will run on Battlefield 3's Frostbite 2 engine.
Dead Space franchise expanding in new genres? -Yet another rumor from EA claims that the publisher is considering an expansion of its Dead Space survival horror game series to include a first person shooter title, an action-adventure game and even a space combat game.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive closed beta begins - As promised, Valve has launched the closed beta for the next game in its multiplayer shooter series. The first round will only have 10,000 players at first but more will be added in the weeks ahead.
Forza Motorsport 4 IGN DLC pack coming December 6 - The latest car pack for the Xbox 360 racing sim game will add 10 new rides on December 6 for 560 Microsoft points.
Stardock launches first downloadable console game - The developer makes its console debut with the release of Elfsquad7, a holiday themed side scroller game. It can be purchased and downloaded now for the Xbox 360 via the Xbox Live Indie Channel for just 80 Microsoft points.
Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies iOS game coming Thursday - Activision's latest iOS game is launching Thursday, giving iPad, iPhone and iPhone Touch users a chance to play the Kino der Toten map from the 2010 console-PC first person shooter