Archive for September 2010
Analyst ‘concerned’ over Medal of Honor
As the war between EA and Activision rages in the press, the war involving the games themselves is only just beginning.
Rift: Planes of Telara: Deepstrike Mines Info & Media
Rift: Planes of Telara was one MMORPG that stood out for us at this year’s E3, the game looked particularly stunning, and they did have a pretty cool booth.
Free-to-play Star Trek MMO due 2011
Another year, another Star Trek MMO. Due for release Summer 2011, Star Trek – Infinite Space is a ‘casual’ free-to-play browser based MMO set in the Deep Space Nine timeline.
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light on PSN and Steam today
The latest in the Tomb Raider series, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, will be available today on PC (via Steam) from 5pm GMT and sometime today on PSN.
GAME plans store closures as share price drops
UK videogame retailer GAME has revealed, via its latest financial report, that it plans close 85 stores taking the number down from 635 to 550.
EA return fire on Kotick
Following comments made by Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, EA has retaliated with a statement of their own.
World Of Darkness MMO Teased At White Wolf Convention
If you’ve spent any length of time wearing a cape with a Sisters of Mercy album stitched into the lining, you’ll probably be aware that The World of Darkness is a setting for several brooding pen and paper Role Playing Games by White Wolf.
Medal Of Honor’s PC Specifications Revealed
If you’re looking forward to “recreat[ing] the acts of the Taliban against British soldiers” (inaccurate game description courtesy of UK Defence Secretary Liam Fox) on the PC, you’ll no doubt be wanting to know what kind of hardware Medal of Honor will be demanding.
Supreme Commander 2 Infinite War Battle Pack Released
Square Enix and Gas Powered games have released the Supreme Commander 2 Infinite War Battle Pack DLC today which brings new maps and units to the popular RTS.
Codemasters always had ‘good feeling’ about F1 2010
In a statement released to IncGamers today, Jeremy Wigmore, Codemasters’ Vice-President of Publishing for the EMEA region, said that:
“We had a good feeling about F1 2010, seeing the anticipation and excitement building for the title has been great but to have it realised with such immense success at launch weekend is simply incredible.”
That success has come in form of topping the UK charts in the game’s first week on release – no mean feat considering the position was previously occupied by Bungie’s Halo: Reach.
Kotick: People don’t want to work for EA
Speaking in the latest edition of EDGE magazine, Bobby Kotick, the colourful, outspoken CEO of Activision, has stated that EA has “been struggling for a long time” and that “great people don’t really want to work there”.
F1 2010 Knocks off Halo in UK Charts
It’s all change at the top of the UK charts for the week ending September 25th as Codemasters’ new Formula 1 title, F1 2010,claimed the top spot previously held by Halo: Reach.
Both games are more than worthy of such lofty heights, as you can see in our F1 2010 and Halo: Reach reviews.
Star Wars: The Old Republic, Smuggler Class Details And Video
A fresh blog post over at the official Star Wars: The Old Republic site contains a few details about the smuggler class in the forthcoming MMO.
The Witcher 2, Prison Break Video
Having consulted the runes and rolled a suitable set of stats, it is now possible to share the latest video from The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings.
Explodemon! Debut Trailer
Curve Studios has released a debut in-game trailer of its forthcoming PS3 title, Explodemon!
Kalypso Reveals Tropico 3: Gold Edition
Kalypso has announced that a combo package of the original Tropico 3 and its expansion “Absolute Power” is shipping now in the UK, and due for US release on 28 October.
New Medal of Honor Multiplayer Shots & Video
New media from EA this afternoon in the form of a couple of new multiplayer shots and video #5 in the Medal of Honor video series called Part Five: Objective Raid which features more multiplayer gameplay action from the shooter.
Medal of Honor Multiplayer PC Open Beta Dated
Some hot news for PC gamers and especially FPS fans as EA announces that the open multiplayer Beta for Medal of Honor will get underway.
Super Meat Boy To Receive Free Levels On XBLA
Team Meat, the duo behind forthcoming XBLA (and PC/Mac/Wii) title Super Meat Boy, have announced that the Xbox version of the game will be receiving some exclusive chapters absolutely free.
Fallout: New Vegas, Developer Diary #2 – The Tech
In this second developer diary, the Obsidian team are chatting a little bit about the various new guns that players can expect to find in New Vegas, as well as their approach to sound design.
In-Game Bulletstorm Footage From The Tokyo Games Show
As with the GamesCom footage of Bulletstorm, this latest video (aired at the Tokyo Games Show) comes with commentary from producer Tanya Jessen.