Archive for 27 April 2010


Age Of Conan Offline Character Progression Announced

Funcom has unveiled a new feature that has appeared in Age of Conan’s update 1.07.2; Offline Character Progression.

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Bioshock 2’s Rapture Metro DLC Delayed

Further information about the Bioshock 2 Rapture Metro DLC has been posted at The Cult of Rapture.

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X3: Terran Conflict Patched

Egosoft has announced that version 2.6 of its mammoth space sandbox game, X3: Terran Conflict, is available today.

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How The USMC Influenced Six Days In Fallujah

Atomic Games president, Peter Tamte, has told IncGamers that dozens of members of the United States Marine Corps had influenced the way the controversial game would be told.Six Days in Fallujah was dropped this time last year after Konami, due to publish the title, decided it was better to stay away from any controversy surrounding the subject matter.

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Aion’s ‘Ask Kinslon’ Reveals More On 1.9

The latest Ask Kinslon for Aion’s upcoming patch 1.9 has revealed details on the new game mechanic Energy of Salvation, the crit spell stat and Energy of Repose’s changes.

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Alpha Protocol Boxart Released

Sega has released the boxart for Alpha Protocol.We’ve got shots of PS3, 360, and PC boxes for you below, and you know what?

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Dungeons And Dragons Online TV Spots Unveiled

Turbine has shared details for the first batch of TV adverts that will feature its MMO Dungeons and Dragons Online: Unlimited.

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Square Enix Launches Extreme Western Games Label

Square Enix has announced it will be launching a game label specifically aimed at publishing mature rated titles.The move, spotted by Siliconera, means that Square Enix can maintain it’s family friendly image while publishing its more mature Eidos (and Activision as it handles Activision’s titles in Japan) titles.

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Return To Darkfall Offer Due Today

The developers of Darkfall are inviting former players to return to the game for a 14 day free trial.

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The Sims 3 Arriving On Consoles This Autumn

EA announced today that the award-winning game The Sims 3 is in development for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and DS.

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Trion Worlds Renames Heroes Of Telara

Trion Worlds has announced that its upcoming MMO, formerly known as Heroes of Telara, has been re-named to Rift: Planes of Telara.

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World Of Warcraft PVE Changes In Cataclysm

Blizzard has announced more massive changes due to hit World of Warcraft in its next expansion, Cataclysm.

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Master Of Magic Hits GoG

Master of Magic has hit Good Old Games.GoG.com’s Tuesday update this week adds Microprose’s 1994 strategy classic Master of Magic for a mere $5.99 USD.Master of Magic casts you as a wizard in a fantasy world, with the aim of either casting the Spell of Mastery or of destroying all opposing wizards.

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IncGamers’ BIG StarCraft 2 Beta Key Giveaway Begins

Today we start our BIG StarCraft 2 Beta Key Giveaway. If you do not have a key already, just click a button to get one now!The basic premise is very simple.

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Lady Gaga Huge Influence On Bodycount

The creator of Black and the more recently announced Codemasters’ title, Bodycount, has said he’s taken inspiration from Lady Gaga.In an interview with The Guardian, Black said that Gaga’s songs were about the apocalypse in which we’re all living now and which we’re a part of.

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MMO Weekly: Elitist Fracking Bastards

Hey there, my fellow avatar pilots, and welcome to this week’s oh-so-friendly edition of MMO Weekly.  In this week’s write-up, I’m going to explore an increasingly common playstyle among MMO gamers.  That playstyle?  The Elitist Fracking Bastard, or EFB.See the rest of the srticle here.

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Two More Leave Infinity Ward

Shockingly, two more staffers have left Infinity Ward.Following last night’s losses, Kotaku has word of two more staff members leaving: lead programmer Robert Field and HR/recruitment specialist Kristin Cotterell.This brings the total number of losses from the Modern Warfare 2 developer up to 25, if we include ousted studio heads Jason West and Vince Zampella.Infinity Ward’s problems have been going on since the beginning of March, and show no signs of abating just yet.

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