Archive for March 2010


Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening Review

Tim McDonald spends far too much time with Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening, all to bring you this review.

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

Avalanche: Expect Just Cause 3 Announcement

The head of Avalanche has spoken out about the likelihood of a sequel to the highly successful Just Cause 2.

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

BioWare Bazaar Announced

The secret that BioWare’s mystery countdown was building up to has been revealed as the BioWare Bazaar.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

Majesty 2: Kingmaker Trailer

Trailer for the latest expansion to Paradox Interactive’s medieval fantasy sim, Majesty 2.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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?

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

The Art Of Machinima

A look at the hobby, and what drives gamers to do it…

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Delayed

The upcoming DLC pack for Left 4 Dead 2 will not be released in March.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off

Just Cause 2 Tops UK Chart

Just Cause 2 has topped the UK all formats chart in its first week of release.

By Paul Younger | 29 Mar 2010 | Comments Off