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In pictures: Metal Gear Online

Metal Gear Online is an upcoming online multiplayer spin-off of the Metal Gear stealth/action game series from Konami. MGO will see players work in teams of up to 16 to complete cooperative missions and battles, as well as fighting independently in deathmatch modes. The game is set to be released for the Playstation 3 in June, so strap on your night-vision goggles and check out this slideshow.

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Last-minute gift ideas for Mother's Day

Buying a gift for Mother's Day can be a grueling task for clueless offspring. There are only so many fluffy slippers, gift hampers and romantic comedies you can buy before it all starts to wear a bit thin. But there's no reason why your present needs to be so predictable and boring — chances are that your mum is a lot more tech-savvy than you think. For some last-minute gift ideas, check out the following slideshow. (And if you happen to be a mum, grab a pen and some paper — it's time to compile your ultimate wish list!)

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In pictures: Pure

With a long line of motorbike and ATV (all-terrain vehicles) racing simulations behind it, Blackrock Studios is about to unleash its latest creation, the action-packed Pure. Pure is all about tricks, jumps and speed. Race your four-wheeled ATV through wide, open areas in various locations around the world, manoeuvre around natural and man-made obstacles, and find your way through the different paths possible in each location. With numerous possible tricks, customisable vehicles and natural obstacles, the game is sure to be packed with adrenaline.

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In pictures: Guitar Hero: On Tour

Take your axe and audience with you wherever you go with the new portable incarnation of Guitar Hero — Guitar Hero: On Tour. The game comes packaged with an innovative peripheral that slots into the GBA port of your Nintendo DS (the peripheral is compatible with both versions of the console). You can also strum with the stylus. The game will include a diverse set list of rock songs — covering everything from Nirvana to No Doubt. Check out the following slideshow for a look at the new peripheral and all the latest screenshots.

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Iron Man: the game

Released to coincide with the upcoming movie, Iron Man takes players into the world created by comic book genius Stan Lee. You will get to follow in the footsteps of the movie's iconic hero, and ultimately be able to explore and experience even more of the Iron Man universe. Strap on your flying suit and metal boots and check out this slideshow!

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Prototype

Radical Entertainment's upcoming game Prototype invites you to drop into New York — as a superhuman with the ability to absorb other people's powers and shape-shift into different forms! Set in a Grand Theft Auto-style 'open world', Prototype will allow players to explore the city, interact with it and eradicate rival Prototype creatures. It will be released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

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In Pictures: Frontlines - Fuel of War

The Earth's natural resources are on the brink of depletion. As our economies and our way of life tumble into chaos, the superpowers clash to gain control. Set in a fictional future based upon the headlines of today, Frontlines - Fuel of War brings players into the world's next war. As society succumbs to a worldwide energy crisis, a new global depression takes hold. Against this desperate backdrop, two superpower alliances emerge. Set for release in early 2008 in Australia on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, check out the latest screenshots of Frontlines - Fuel of War!

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Aliens: Colonial Marines

After languishing in suspended animation, the Alien franchise is back to terrify a whole new generation of gamers. The latest title to star H.R Giger's creepy xenomorphs is shaping up to be the best FPS adaptation yet. Slated for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, the game will take its inspiration from James Cameron's action-packed sequel to the original 1986 movie. For all the latest screenshots, prime your shotgun and check out the following slideshow.

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In Pictures: Dracula: Origin

Dracula: Origin is the new adventure game developed by Frogwares. The game, set to be released in Australia in 2008, gives players the opportunity to take on the role of Professor Van Helsing and chase Dracula. Dracula is on a quest for a mysterious manuscript that will give him the power to raise the dead. Check out the latest screenshots of the bloodthirsty thriller! The adventure will take you to London, Egypt, Austria and, of course, Transylvania—the vampire's famous home country.

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Ghostbusters: The Game

They're back to save the world! The hit 1980s comedy about a troupe of paranormal exterminators is about to get the first-person shooter treatment, with the original cast returning to lend their voices to the game. Details are currently a bit thin on the ground, but it would appear that the game will pay homage to many of the famous scenes in the film. Ghostbusters: The Game is slated for release on all major formats, and is scheduled to hit stores by the end of the year. For a look at the latest screenshots (and some choice Ghostbusters quotes!) check out the following slideshow.

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Street Fighter IV

Gamers, put your dukes up! Everyone's favourite old school beat 'em up is preparing to make a Rocky-style comeback in the arcades across the globe

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In Pictures: LittleBigPlanet

A completely interactive game featuring unlimited possibilities for user-created content, Sony Computer Entertainments' LittleBigPlanet is set to become one of the most anticipated launches in 2008. Check out a snippet of some of the latest screen shots!

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