Archive for April 2010
Mechwarrior4: Mercenaries Released For Free
Fancy a free game? Studio MekTek has announced today that its free, enhanced release of Mechwarrior4: Mercenaries is now available to download.
Fallout: New Vegas, Fresh Combat And Hardcore Mode Details
A few more details about combat and the so-called ‘hardcore’ mode in the forthcoming Fallout: New Vegas have emerged.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Inhabitants Page Added
BioWare has added an inhabitants page to the official Star Wars: The Old Republic site. Anyone wanting to read up on the various creatures, droids and species that fill the SW:TOR universe can now refer here to find out all they need to know. There’s written information and media about each entry, and there are currently six life-forms in there that you can read up on: The Gormack, Salky Hound, Trandoshan, Gundark and the AR-34 and X2-C3 droids.
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Revealing Darth Malgus
BioWare has announced a new novel entitled Deceived, which tells the story of Darth Malgus, the Sith Lord who featured in the trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic. Anyone interested in the background of the man behind the mask can now pre-order the book, which goes over Malgus’ rise to fame, several events in his life including a battle with a veteran Jedi master and his involvement in affairs and betrayals surrounding the last battle of the Great War. The 256 page hardback book is being written by Paul S.
Steam Kicks Off Weekend With Codemasters Racing Deal
Steam is kicking off the weekend with a Codemasters Racing Pack price cut.Every game in the pack – that’s DiRT, Colin McRae DiRT 2, FUEL, GRID, and ToCA Race Driver 3 – has a whole lot of capital letters as well as a 75 per cent price cut.The individual game prices are below if you only fancy one or two, but the pack containing all of them is £12.50 GBP, which is a good £6.21 GBP cheaper than buying them individually at their reduced prices.Check out the deal here, and the prices below.DiRT – £1.75 GBP (down from £6.99 GBP)Colin McRae DiRT 2 – £7.49 GBP (down from £29.99 GBP)FUEL – £2.74 GBP (down from £10.99 GBP)GRID – £4.99 GBP (down from £19.99 GBP)ToCA Race Driver 3 – £1.74 GBP (down from £6.99 GBP)And no, we’re not sure why DiRT is a penny more expensive than ToCA Race Driver 3, either.
All Points Bulletin: Exclusive Package Video
List of goodies on offer when you pre-order All Points Bulletin.
Team Fortress 2 Celebrates 119th Milestone
Valve is celebrating Team Fortress 2’s 119th update with statues, patch note histories, and medals for veteran players.If you played the game within the first three months of release, you’ll get a gold Grizzled Veteran medal.
Super Street Fighter IV Review
The timer shows 23 seconds, I am down to a sliver of health and have just been dizzied; things are not looking good.
Runes Of Magic: Dungeon Of Dalanis Exclusive Screens
Frogster has shared details with IncGamers on an upcoming addition to its MMO, Runes Of Magic: The Dungeon of Dalanis. This new group instance is for six players, and will be added to the game with the release of Chapter III – The Elder Kingdoms next month.
Boy Scouts Award Gamer Highest Honour
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA), which recently turned 100, has awarded the first ever Eagle Scout title for a videogame-related project.
APB Dated, Payment Model Detailed
An update on Realtime Worlds’ APB FAQ has let slip the date and pricing structure of the game.
Monkey Island 2 Screenshots Depict Fortress
Eight new screenshots for Monkey Island 2: Special Edition compare the classic LeChuck’s Fortress with the remastered HD version we’ll see in the remake.Monkey Island 2: Special Edition is due out on PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Mac, and iEverything this summer.
Vinditcus Website Goes Live
Nexon has launched the new official website for its upcoming MMO, Vindictus.
Telltale Announces Puzzle Agent
Telltale has announced Puzzle Agent for the PC, Wii, Mac, iPad, and iPod Touch.Going by what’s been seen by Destructoid, Puzzle Agent sees the Sam & Max dev step away from the traditional point-and-click adventuring and instead move towards Professor Layton style brain-teasers.Perhaps most interesting of all, though, is that the game’s art and story have been worked on by Graham Annable, well known for incredibly creepy stuff like this.Puzzle Agent casts you as Nelson Tether of the FBI’s Puzzle Investigation Division, who’s sent off to the town of Scoggins, Minnesota to investigate the closure of the town’s eraser factory, and for whatever reason this will involve solving a whole load of brain-teasers.
Six Days In Fallujah Could Be First In Series
Atomic Games president, Peter Tamte, has said that the developer wouldn’t rule out the possibility of making other games around other conflicts from across the world.