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Archive for 16 December 2009


Warhammer Online Reenlistment Campaign

Mythic has launched a new campaign to bring players back to Warhammer Online.In an effort to bring back those that may have strayed from the game, all past subscribers of WAR are being invited to return to the game between December 16th – 23rd to receive special in-game item rewards and ten free days of game time.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Dungeons & Dragons Online Launches Second Major Update

The second update for the now free Dungeons and Dragons Online has been released.The update from Turbine includes the new Adventure Pack: Dreaming Dark and holiday themed items which are available in the DDO store.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

New Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days Trailer

IO and Square Enix have released  a new trailer for the upcoming Kane & Lynch sequel.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Tales Of Monkey Island Episode 5 Review

Tim McDonald discusses how episode five of Tales of Monkey Island holds up, and how Telltale’s resurrection of the beloved Monkey Island series has worked on the whole.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Tales Of Monkey Island Episode 5 Review [PC]

Five months ago, I penned the review of the first chapter of Tales of Monkey Island, Telltale’s five-part episodic adventure series aimed at bringing back Guybrush, LeChuck, Elaine, and the rest of the gang.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Transformers: War For Cybertron Announced, Trailer Released

Activision has announced that Transformers: War For Cybertron is now in development by High Moon Studios, and a trailer has been released to give gamers an idea of the setting.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Steam: The Last Remnant, Kalypso Games Cheap

Steam deals this weak feature plenty of games from Kalypso as well as a Square Enix title.Square-Enix’s The Last Remnant, focusing on mysterious artifacts called – you guessed it – Remnants, is 75% off, while every Kalypso Media game on Steam is reduced by between 25-50%.The Kalypso Media games include the recent Tropico 3 at £22.49 GBP in addition to a pair of Broken Sword titles for £2.99 GBP each, and a load of other titles from Grand Ages: Rome and Dawn of Magic 2 through to a £10.04 GBP set containing Darkstar One, Patrician III, and The Great Art Race.It’s worth taking a look to see if anything piques your interest, but you’ll have to hurry.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Aion: Levels 20 – 30 Review [PC]

How does Aion’s mid game hold up after its flying start?

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Mod Tools Coming To Modern Warfare 2?

Infinity Ward has hinted the PC modding community may soon be able to get its hands on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Aion: Levels 20 – 30 Review [PC]

I take a trip back into the divided land of Atreia to see how the game shapes up after leaving the starter zones.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Dark Void Dog-Fighting Trailer

Capcom has released a new trailer for Dark Void.
The video shows protagonist William Augustus Grey in aerial combat action as he uses his jetpack’s guns to take down a variety of enemies, airborne and otherwise.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Aion Double XP Weekends Announced

Aion community rep Tamat has announced that double XP weekends will be implemented over the next three weeks.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Games For Windows Games On Demand Launches

Microsoft’s new Games for Windows Games On Demand service has launched allowing users to download full games.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

TF2: Soldier Gets Sharpshooting Weapon

Valve has shown off the first Soldier weapon to be added in the WAR update.Along with the Soldier comic explaining the continuing plot of the update which began with the Administrator comic, Valve has revealed the Direct Hit rocket launcher.The Direct Hit varies from the regular rocket launcher in that it’s a rocket launcher designed to hit one thing at a time: it has a 70% smaller blast radius, but the rockets it fires move 80% faster and do 25% more damage.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2009 | Comments Off