Archive for January 2010
Mass Effect 2 Has Two Disc Swaps
BioWare has revealed that Mass Effect 2 players will have to swap discs twice.BioWare’s Chris Priestly has previously stated that Mass Effect 2, which will hit Xbox 360 on two discs, would require players to swap between the discs once.
Left 4 Dead 2 Adding Versus Mode Bots, Removing Auto-Spawn
Valve has revealed via the Left 4 Dead Blog that Infected bots will soon be added to Versus, while auto-spawn is being removed.Valve’s “L4D Team” posted on the official Left 4 Dead blog that they “are working on some other updates coming for PC and 360.””We are adding bots for the Infected team to help out the Infected when they are down a man or two,” wrote the team.
Battle of the Immortals Website Live
Perfect World recently announced their new MMORPG called Battle of the Immortals which is currently in closed Beta testing.Today a new website for the game has gone live and now provides some basic background information on the game which is being touted as a 2.5D MMORPG hardcore PvP title.
Interplay & Masthead Develop MMORPG
Interplay has issued a press release officially announcing they have teamed with Masthead to create a new MMORPG, also known as Project V13.Project v13 has been known about for some time and it is thought to a Fallout MMORPG.
Bioshock 2 DRM Scaled Back
Following the announcement which highlighted the game’s DRM and system requirements, 2K are to scale back the game’s DRM.There has been much debate about the lengths 2K were taking with the game’s DRM and today 2K have listened to the feedback and issued a statement which confirms changes being made with SecuROM which is good news for gamers.
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Latest Holorecord
New video from BioWare on the history of SW: TOR, this time on the Onslaught of the Sith Empire.
New Star Trek Online Trailers And Screens
Cryptic Studios has released a batch of new trailers and screenshots focussing on the Klingons, the Cardassians and the Vigilant ship class.
Mabinogi European Open Beta Dated
Nexon has announced that the open beta test for its upcoming MMO Mabinogi will go live on 27 January.
Aliens Vs Predator Heritage Video
Sega and Rebellion have released a new video for Aliens Vs Predator.In the Heritage video, Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley and project lead Tim Jones discuss the origins of the famously scary shooter and how recent advances in technology have allowed them to create a more “intense, realistic and compelling experience.”We recently got the chance to get hands on with the game’s three single player campaigns, find out what we thought here and be sure to check out our interview with Tim Jones.
Just Cause 2 Will Ship With Video Capture Feature (PS3 Only)
Square Enix has revealed Just Cause 2 for the PS3 will ship with a video capture feature.
Aliens Vs Predator Hands On Preview
And plays as Alien, Marine and Predator in the upcoming shooter
Screens Of Napoleon: Total War’s Campaign Multiplayer
Creative Assembly has revealed that Napoleon: Total War’s Campaign Mode will support single-player and multiplayer out of the box, and we’ve got the first screens.Napoleon: Total War gives players the opportunity to step into the shoes of the man who brought Europe to its knees across three campaigns – Italy, Egypt, and Europe – either alone or with a friend.Players will also have the option to start Campaign games with “Drop-in Battles” enabled which, if we understand correctly, will allow other online players to drop into the real-time battles and control the forces of your foes.It’s all down to the Empire: Total War Campaign Multiplayer Beta, apparently.
Fallen Earth Available On Torrent
Fallen Earth fans will be glad to learn that the game’s client is now available via torrent.
Global Agenda Pre-Launch Event
Global Agenda, currently in open beta, is due for release on 1st February but for those who have already pre-purchased live keys Hi-Rez studios have announced the option to get a head start.
Welcome Back Weekend For Former LotRO Players
Turbine has announced former LotRO players may log back into the game for free from now until 25 January.
More Scooter Confirmed For Borderlands DLC
Gearbox has confirmed the next instalment of Borderlands DLC will feature Scooter.
Company Of Heroes Cheap On Steam, Free Soundtracks For All
This week’s Steam Weekend Deal drops Company of Heroes and both expansions in price by 75%.This means that, individually, Company of Heroes and its stand-alone expansions Opposing Fronts and Tales of Valor will cost a mere £2.49 GBP – staggering value for games that good.That works out to £7.47 GBP for the complete Company of Heroes experience.
Mass Effect 3 For Early 2012?
BioWare’s Casey Hudson has implied that we might see Mass Effect 3 around late 2011 or early 2012.Mass Effect 2 director Casey Hudson told MTV Multiplayer Blog (thanks, Blues), regarding Mass Effect 3, “We don’t want to take forever with it.
Aion: Plastic Surgery And Gender Change On The Way
The latest community address from Aion’s Tamat informs players that they may see some long-awaited account services go live within the next couple of weeks.
LA Noire Reveal Due Next Month
Rockstar has announced it will reveal details of the upcoming LA Noire next month.
Rockstar On Red Dead Redemption “Disaster” Rumours
Rockstar has responded to allegations that Red Dead Redemption’s has been plagued with issues.
Low Level Age Of Conan Characters Deleted
Age of Conan player characters under the level of 20 on accounts that have been inactive for seven or more months have been deleted today.
Mass Effect 2 Launch Trailer
EA and Bioware have released the launch trailer for Mass Effect 2.
Tiger Woods Online Beta Launches
EA Sports has announced the Tiger Woods Online open beta is now available.
New IncGamers Column: Why Kane & Lynch Deserves A Sequel
Why Dog Days will be better than Dead Men
IGTV: Global Agenda Video Walkthrough
IncGamers’ Belinda Vaughan walks you through the first section of Global Agenda in this video, which includes character creation and the tutorial mission.
Majesty 2: Kingmaker Expansion Announced, New Screens
Paradox Interactive has announced the first expansion for its recently released fantasy kingdom sim, Majesty 2.
I hate Bayonetta. Not the game, just the woman. She taunts me with her moves and mocks me with her combos.
Mortal Online: Server Stress Test Tonight
Gamers with a registered account on the Mortal Online website can take part in the server stress test later today, in preparation for the game’s launch.
No More Burnout Paradise DLC
Criterion Games has announced that there will be no more DLC for Burnout Paradise.A Tweet on the official Criterion Games Twitter states “Please stop asking us for Burnout Paradise DLC.