Archive for 8 March 2010


UbiSoft’s Servers Under Attack Again

UbiSoft’s server troubles continue this evening with more news that their servers are under a Denial of Service Attack again.UbiSoft have been doing their best to keep the community updated following their server problems over the weekend which prevented players fromplaying Assassin’s Creed 2.

By Paul Younger | 8 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

Aliens vs Predator DLC Incoming

SEGA and Rebellion have announced that DLC for their recently released shooter Allens vs Predator will available next week.Coming to the PC, 360 and PS3, the new DLC will feature four new maps for different multiplayer modes, previously only available in the Special Editions.The DLC includes two new Multiplayer maps for six different online modes (Deathmatch, Predator Hunt, Infestation, Species Deathmatch, Mixed Species Deathmatch and Domination) :Docks: The caustic alkali waters of BG-386 put an end to Weyland-Yutani’s planned shipping activities.Machine: As well as processing exotic ores, the BG-386 Refinery provided electrical power to the colonists at Freya’s Prospect.Two new Survivor maps in which up to four Marines battle to stay alive against increasing swarms of Aliens:Outpost: The site of the original Weyland-Yutani colony on BG-386 was abandoned, and soon reclaimed by the planet’s voracious jungle plant life.Hive: Deep in the heart of the Freya’s Prospect Refinery lays the Xenomorph Hive.The ‘Swarm Map Pack’ will be available for €5.99/ £4.79/ 560 Microsoft Points.

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Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening, Exclusive Screens

BioWare has given IncGamers a handful of exclusive new screens of the upcoming Dragon Age: Origins expansion, Awakening.

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Ubisoft: Still No Valid “Cracked” Games

Despite rumours to the contrary, Ubisoft has stated this afternoon that hackers have still not successfully cracked Assassin’s Creed II or Silent Hunter 5.

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Lips: 80s Game Next Month

Microsoft has announced that a follow-up to the popular 2008 karaoke game Lips will be released in April 2010.

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Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening Hands-On

Claiming that something is “more of the same” is usually, at best, a way of damning with faint praise.

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Ask Cryptic: Klingons, Round 3

Cryptic Studios has taken a selection of questions from the Star Trek Online community and posted the answers up, this time on the subject of the playable Klingon race.

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God Of War III Review

How much, or indeed how little, should a developer strive to push a series forward?

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World of Warcraft Series 7 Action Figures Revealed

DC Direct has announced, to the delight of Blizzard Entertainment’s hardcore collectors, the new line up of World of Warcraft action figures.

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Is Free To Play The Future Of MMOs?

Will subscription fees ever be a thing of the past?

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Ubi Blames Assassin’s Creed II DRM Woes On Server Attacks

Ubisoft has stated the Assassin’s Creed II DRM problems preventing some users from playing the game were caused by “attacks” on its servers.

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Ubi’s DRM Renders Assassin’s Creed II Unplayable For Some

Ubi’s forums are ablaze this morning with reports that some PC users cannot play Assassin’s Creed II.

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