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Archive for 2009


Splinter Cell: Conviction PC: No Dedicated Server Support

Ubisoft has confirmed Splinter Cell: Conviction will not include support for dedicated servers.The news was announced in an official Q&A about the game’s multiplayer component, making Conviction yet another title – Modern Warfare 2, Aliens vs Predator – to eschew dedicated servers.“Q: Will there be a dedicated server for Splinter PC?A: No, there is no dedicated server mode.”So there you go.Check out the full Q&A here.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Splinter Cell: Conviction Multiplayer Q&A

Ubisoft has released a Splinter Cell: Conviction Multiplayer Q&A. And amid all the info is some bad news for PC owners: no dedicated servers.Read the full Q&A  below:
Will there be a dedicated server for Splinter PC?No, there is no dedicated server mode. How long will a match in the MP mode “Face off” last?The mode is played in a series of rounds.  The win criteria is “First to 3 victories”.  So a match can go up to 5 rounds at most.  Players can set up how long a round lasts, or how many points are needed to determine a win.  So essentially, it’s up to the players to decide on whether they want to play a series of short rounds or a series of long rounds. How does the matchmaking work exactly?

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

King Arthur Public Demo Coming Soon

Neocore Games has announced a public demo of King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame is incoming.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast 18/12/09

News covered this week includes the 360 UK price drop by selected retailers, the VGA game announcements (HALO Reach, True Crime and Batman Arkham Asylum 2), StarTrek Online and AION.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

New Hellion: Mystery Of The Inquisition Screens

Flying Fish Works has released a new set of screenshots from Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Star Trek Online: Looking At Klingon Gameplay

Cryptic has released more information on Klingon gameplay in its upcoming MMO, Star Trek Online.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Split/Second Docks Gameplay Trailer

<!– @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } –>Disney and Black Rock Studios havereleased a new video for Split/Second.The vid shows the arcade racer inaction, with gameplay footage taken from the Docks track.New screens have also been releasedwhich can be found here, and the game has been confirmed for a May2010 release on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. 

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Split/Second Dated And New Shots

Disney and Black Rock Studios have announced Split/Second is penciled in for a May release next year.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

The Secret Burnout Paradise DLC That Never Was

Burnout Paradise developer Criterion has revealed some of the DLC ideas that were considered for the game.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

MMO News Wrap-Up

The week’s MMO news in one place, read the article here.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

MMO News Wrap-Up

Another week, another MMO News Wrap-up; Read on for the latest on Star Trek Online, Global Agenda, Aion, Age of Conan, Guild Wars 2 and Final Fantasy XIV.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Aliens Vs Predator Coming To Australia After All

Sega has successfully appealed Australia’s refusal to classify Aliens vs Predator.The long and short of it is that the game is no longer banned in Australia, and will be released – uncut – with an MA15+ rating.“It is with great pleasure that we announce the success of our appeal,” the general manager of Sega Australia, Darren Macbeth, told Kotaku.”We are particularly proud that the game will be released in its original entirety, with no content altered or removed whatsoever,” Macbeth continued.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

TF2: WAR Update Ends, Mystery Item Goes To…

Valve has revealed that the winner of Team Fortress 2′s WAR is the Soldier, granting that class a bonus piece of equipment.The WAR update, which chronicled the battle between the Soldier and the Demoman, has come to a close with the Soldiers winning by 6,406,065 kills to 6,372,979 – a difference of only 33,086.

18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Borderlands: Over Two Million Copies Sold

The latest fiscal report from Take-Two reveals that Borderlands has now sold over two million copies.

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Star Trek Online: Klingons PVP Only

Many potential Star Trek Online players were left disappointed earlier, when an interview podcast revealed that Klingon gameplay would be entirely PvP based.

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Majesty 2 To Get Random Maps And Editor

Paradox Interactive has announced that the third patch for its fantasy kingdom sim, Majesty 2, will introduce randomisation in maps, and that a brand new map editor is also on the way.

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Star Trek Online Zachary Quinto Trailer

New STO trailer highlighting the voice work from actor Zachary Quinto, and including new game footage.

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

Army Of Two: The 40th Day Hands-On Preview

Three is a crowd might go some way to explaining why Army of Two’s returning protagonists, Elliot Salem and Tyson Rios indiscriminately shoot anyone else who happens to cross their path.

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

New Mass Effect 2 Screens

Bioware has released new screens from Mass Effect 2.
The screens feature a mix of combat and cutscene from the upcoming action RPG sequel, due for release on Xbox 360 and PC on 29 January.

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off

TLBB Winter Legends Arrive

The festive season has hit ChangYou’s MMORPG TLBB with a host of goodies for EU players.Winter events have been planned for the MMORPG over the next few weeks including Snowball Delight, Grow!

17 Dec 2009 | Comments Off