Archive for 1 July 2009
Tales of Vesperia Review 
Tales of Vesperia is a curious beast. For every standard RPG trope it gracefully sidesteps, it embraces another so hard you begin to wonder if the game is gently mocking you.
Wolfenstein System Requirements Detailed
The system requirements for forthcoming PC shooter Wolfenstein have appeared on the official forums.Peter Sokal posted the requirements, which follow.CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 3.2 GHz or AMD Athlon(TM) 64 3400+ processorRAM: 1GB RAMVideo Card: 256MB NVIDIA(R) Geforce(R) 6800 GT or ATI Radeon(TM) X800Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound cardHDD Space: 8GB (Plus an additional 800MB for Windows swap file)Media: 100% Microsoft Windows compatible DVD-ROM driveInternet: Broadband connection and service required for multiplayerThe software requirements are:Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP or Windows Vista(R) (Windows 95/98/ME/2000 are unsupported)Microsoft DirectX(R) 9.0c (included & required for Windows XP & Vista)The software requirements, at least, should surprise no-one, but we admit to being somewhat shocked at the low hardware requirements.
MapleStory Europe Patched
A new patch for the free to play MMO, MapleStory, went live today for players in the European region.
New Champions Online Screens
Cryptic studios has released another five new shots of the upcoming superhero MMO, Champions Online.Check out our hands on preview for more information on the game.
EVE Apocrypha 1.5 This Summer
CCP has revealed that the next update for EVE Online is scheduled to be released mid-August.
Monolith Working On Another FPS
FEAR and Condemned developer Monolith is working on a new first person shooter.
Actually, China Didn’t Ban Gold Farming
A closer look at China’s legislation on the trade of virtual money reveals that ‘gold farming’ as we know it will, in fact, not be affected.
Ubi Explains The Lack Of Co-Op In Call Of Juarez Prequel
Ubisoft has explained its decision not to include a co-op mode in the upcoming Call of Juarez prequel.Bound in Blood follows the story of the McCall brothers, Ray and Thomas, as they search for the fabled Juarez treasure.
New id IP On The Way?
Quake and Doom developer id Software may be about to start work on a third new title.
Dawn of War 2 Beta Update Available Tonight
The beta version of the latest update for Dawn of War 2 will be available tonight via Steam.In a recent blog post on the official site it has been confirmed gamers will be able to try out the new update from 10pm GMT.As reported in recent weeks the game will see the introduction of the map editor and also includes many new tweaks and additions.The beta period ends Monday July 13.
Combat Arms Europe Update
Nexon has released the Specialist update for the European version of Combat Arms.The update went live for the North American version of the game last week and is today available for Combat Arms Europe.A new class of mercenary, The Specialist, is included in the patch as well as a few new toys.