Archive for October 2009
Warhammer Online Free Trial Extended
Mythic’s latest newsletter has alerted fans to an upcoming change in Warhammer Online’s free trial period.
Direct 2 Drive Halloween Deal
Digital distributor Direct 2 Drive has announced a special Halloween deal on horror titles.
New Metro 2033 Shots
THQ and developer 4A Games sent over new shots for Metro 2033, the recently announced shooter for the PC and 360.Based on the novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky, the game is set in post-apocalyptic Moscow following a catastrophic event in 2013 which annihilated almost all of humanity.
New Just Cause 2 Trailer & Shots
A new set of screens and a new trailer for Eidos and Avalanche Studios’ Just Cause 2 have been released.The trailer, entitled ‘No Ordinary Mission’, demonstrates how diverse and action-packed the missions will be in the game.
IncGamers PodCast 30/10/09
The IncGamers team discuss all the hot topics in this week’s podcast including the Modern Warfare 2 leaked video, Amazon pulling MW2 reviews, MW2 third person mode, news on the Splinter Cell Conviction sequel, Molyneux’s picks for most revolutionary games in the past 20 years, Star Wars: The Old Republic and more.
MMO News Wrap-Up
All the MMO news from the last week, in one place.
SWTOR: Jedi Knight Unveiled
We all knew it was coming, but today finally saw the unveiling of the Jedi Knight class in BioWare’s upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic.Jedi are, first and foremost, protectors of the galaxy.
MMO News Wrap-Up
Halloween is well and truly upon us, as almost any MMO gamer will know this week.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 40% Off On Steam
The first Modern Warfare game is 40% off on Steam.That’s the fourth Call of Duty game and not the sixth one, I’m afraid, but £17.99 GBP for a game of Modern Warfare’s quality isn’t bad at all.Modern Warfare was Infinity Ward’s baby the revitalised the slightly stagnant Call of Duty franchise by catapulting it into the modern day and adding in all sorts of fantastic setpieces, cinematic action, and a multiplayer segment that is absolutely brilliant.£17.99 is pretty good for Modern Warfare, considering it tends to retail at regular price even now, despite it being two years old in a week.
Lobby Group Calls For Modern Warfare 2 Ban Down Under
An Australian children’s lobby group has called for the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) to reverse its decision to award Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 an MA 15+ rating.
Champions Online: New Features On The Way
Champions Online developers have put heir heads together to update players on a number of upcoming features in the game, and to remind them on what’s on offer in-game right now, in the latest State of the Game report.Executive producer Bill Roper attempts to put out some of the fires that have sprung up in the community recently, regarding costume pieces.
Football Manager 2010 Review [PC]
Confession time: I’ve been somewhat estranged from the Sports Interactive series of management titles.
LOTRO: New Scuttledells Screens
Turbine has released five new screenshots of a new area in the upcoming expansion for Lord of the Rings Online.The images are of an area called Scuttledells in Mirkwood.
Champions Online: Levels 1-20 Review
Check out our Champions Online: Levels 1-20 review.
Aion: Last Chance To Get Collector’s Edition
Players of NCsoft’s Aion have a last chance to upgrade their account to a Collector’s Edition, thanks to a 48 hour offer open until tomorrow.The original offer ended early due to an internal error, but starting from 00:01 PDT today until 23:59 PDT tomorrow, Friday 30 October, players can once again upgrade their accounts and claim the exclusive items that come with it.The upgrade costs £10.00 GBP or $10.00 USD and includes the following:Black Cloud Wings (gives 40 seconds of additional flight time)Black Cloud Earring (gives an HP and an MP boost)Special character title (Settler of Aion) with stat boostRich purple dye to tint 10 in-game items Two character emotesVisit the NCsoft store to take advantage of this offer.
WAR Client Mac Client Launches
Eureopean players can now obtain the full Mac client for Mythic’s MMO, Warhammer Online.The client is available to download from the official Warhammer Online site.
Champions Online: Levels 1-20 Review [PC]
MMOs have been around long enough now for everyone to have figured out what’s important to us gamers in this genre.
Bioshock 2 Multiplayer Trailer
2K Games has released a new trailer for Bioshock 2.The video focuses on the Capture the Sister mode in the multiplayer game in which two teams compete to capture Little Sisters, with points earned for depositing them in the Little Sister vents.Team play looks to be crucial in Capture the Sister as once you have picked one up, you cannot shoot, leaving only one hand free for using plasmids. Your teammates will need to have your back and help to clear a way to the vents before the enemy, or a Big Daddy, intervenes.We got the chance to take a look at the multiplayer game at E3 this year, find out what we thought here.
Rockstar Teases Next GTA?
Rockstar may be teasing the next GTA game in the manual to Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City.Eagle-eyed fans over on GTAForums.com spotted an advert in the manual which depicts the artwork from the GTAIV boxes arranged into a broken heart, with the text “Liberty City, It’s Over!”Below this are the words “Next stop” – and then the page is torn.
Activision Confirms Modern Warfare 2 Terrorist Video
Activision has confirmed that the controversial Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 video which hit the net yesterday is genuine.