Archive for March 2010
Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening Review
Dragon Age: Origins (hereafter referred to as Origins, for simplicity’s sake) was one of those games I waxed lyrical about.
Age Of Conan Patch 1.07 Imminent
The powers that be over at Funcom have announced that the Age of Conan patch 1.07 should be arriving shortly, following some last minute hold-ups.
BioWare Bazaar Announced
The secret that BioWare’s mystery countdown was building up to has been revealed as the BioWare Bazaar.
DC Universe: Inside The Studio Episode Three
Two of the DC Universe Online’s developers answer a selection of questions from the fans about the upcoming MMO
Sniper: Ghost Warrior Detailed
City Interactive has released some new details on its forthcoming sniping-focused first-person shooter, Sniper: Ghost Warrior.Sniper: Ghost Warrior casts players as a member of an elite military unit, sent into the fictional South American island of Isla Trueno to assassinate the despotic General Vasquez when everything goes horribly wrong.As the title implies, the focus is on sniping with particular emphasis given to ballistic realism.
CME’s Financial Details Released
A post on the Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment website has revealed details of the company’s financial situation, following the recent news that the company filed for chapter 11 bankcrupcy.
Ex-Pandemic Employees Form New Studio
Four veterans of Pandemic Studios have opened a new studio which looks to be poking fun at EA.The studio, named Downsized Games, is currently working on an iPhone/iPod Touch title named “BulleTrain” – the blurb for which appears to reference EA quite a lot.BulleTrain is set in a future where “giant megacorporations rule the universe,” with Bullet-railroad barons – led by “the dastardly JR” – being the “richest and most powerful people in the galaxy.” The backstory goes that the player ran a small shipping company on Glendon-19, but a hostile takeover by Elaborate Acquisitions left them on the streets.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Testing Portal Found
Over the weekend, savvy fans of the upcoming MMORPG from BioWare, Star Wars: The Old Republic uncovered a webpage that looks suspiciously like the beginnings of a beta test portal.
StarCraft 2 Open Beta In Korea Only
It’s only fair the biggest StarCraft fans in the world get the only (known) open StarCraft 2 Beta.
Majesty 2: Kingmaker Trailer
Trailer for the latest expansion to Paradox Interactive’s medieval fantasy sim, Majesty 2.
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Hands On 2
Following our brief hands on with 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa earlier this year, we recently sat down for an extended session with the game in the hope of answering the question on every FIFA fan’s lips: will it be worth the price tag?
DC Universe: Mad Hatter Images Released
Sony Online Entertainment has released several new images of the latest character to be showcased for its upcoming MMO, DC Universe Online.
The Art Of Machinima
A look at the hobby, and what drives gamers to do it…
Penny Arcade Adventures Discontinued
Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik has stated that “There won’t be an Episode 3″ of the RPG series.Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness was an episodic RPG series based around the popular webcomic, with Hothead Games taking development honours.Speaking to Joystiq, Penny Arcade artist Mike Krahulik confirmed “There won’t be an Episode 3.
Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Delayed
The upcoming DLC pack for Left 4 Dead 2 will not be released in March.
Just Cause 2 Tops UK Chart
Just Cause 2 has topped the UK all formats chart in its first week of release.
Video Game Releases 29 Mar to 2 Apr
UK/Europe – Friday 2nd April BlazBlue: Calamity TriggerFightingX360. PS3.Mount and Blade Warband Collector’s EditionRole Playing GamePC.Lips: I love the 80′sMusic & DancingX360 North America – Tuesday 30th MarchPrison Break: The ConspiracyActionPC.
Lost Easter Egg In Just Cause 2
A Just Cause 2 player has found a mysterious Easter Egg in the game.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Character Bios
Bioware’s Friday Star Wars: The Old Republic update highlights some of the key characters that will play a part in the upcoming MMO.Three characters are highlighted in this week’s update, one each from The Empire, The Republic and the Independents.
The Secret World In-Game Trailer
A glimpse into the upcoming MMO, showing locations, characters, combat and some of the monsters that await you.