Archive for 27 July 2009


First Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Video

Infinity Ward unleash multiplayer footage for their shooter sequel. Watch the video.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2009 | Comments Off

SW: TOR To Show At GamesCon And PAX

Bioware has announced that its highly anticipated upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, will be on show at two major games conventions over the next couple of months.

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Star Trek Online: New Klingon Ship Revealed

Cryptic Studios has revealed another ship that will feature in the upcoming MMO, Star Trek Online.

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FIFA 10 Sponsors Football Team

Swindon Town FC will be sponsored by EA Sports’s FIFA 10 this season.The away kit will have FIFA 10 as the main sponsor, the first time a FIFA game has sponsored a football team.FIFA 10 is set for release on 2 October on all platforms, check out our preview of the PS3 version here and the Wii version here.Checkout the kit below:

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2009 | Comments Off

News Corp To Promote Gaming

MySpace will venture into the gaming industry according to the parent company News Corp’s digital head, Jonathan Miller.Reuters report that while speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm: TECH conference, Miller said he wants MySpace to become a gaming platform.”MySpace is and will be more in the future a gaming platform, a space for people to meet and play games.”News Corp who own Fox Studios might be looking at the potential of new movies with the popularity of films based on games (Gears of War and Dead Space) growing in recent years.”None of the traditional media conglomerates are also significant video game players, so to speak, and I think that that’s the missing piece of the equation, particularly when you see how much time is spent playing games online.”This all comes after recent comments by News Corp cheif executive Rupert Murdoch who said MySpace should transform into an “entertainment portal”.Miller added, “If you look at the big activities online, games right now is number three…So it’s clearly going to be a major focus.”So would you be interested in MySpace as a gaming platform?

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Age Of Conan Re-evaluation Offer Successful

Funcom’s director of communications has spoken about the recent re-evaluation offer for Age of Conan, and its effect of the game’s population.

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Champions Online Pre-Order Offers, OBT Date Confirmed

Atari and Cryptic have announced details of the pre-orders for Champions Online, listing US retailers that will be offering special deals.

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FIFA 10 PC Screens

New screenshots have surfaced from the PC version of FIFA 10.The screens show English giants Chelsea and Arsenal in action in the PC game, which is set to feature more responsive gameplay, more animations and a refined online multiplayer game.The game is due for release on 2 October.Be sure to check out our hands-on with the PS3  and Wii versions of the game. 

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2009 | Comments Off

Ghostbusters, Champions Online and Cities XL Dated

After Sony secured a timed exclusive release for Ghostbusters earlier this year on the PS3, news of the other platform releases was sparse.

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Resident Evil 5 PC Specs Revealed

Capcom has revealed the system requirements for the PC version of Resident Evil 5.

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New APB Podcast

Realtime Worlds has released a new podcast episode to promote the upcoming APB.

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UK All Formats Chart

It’s that time of week again, and this week we see Harry Potter fall from grace as Wii Sports Resort makes its debut at the top of this week’s all format chart.

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Sirlin On SSFIITHDR Interview Part 2

In this concluding part of our interview with David Sirlin, the man addresses just how to balance games and why maths doesn’t factor into it, why Resident Evil 5’s competitive multiplayer needs an HD Remix, and some more thoughts on Street Fighter IV.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2009 | Comments Off

More Dead Space Games Coming

EA may be working on at least one more Dead Space game than announced.Variety’s report on D.J.

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