Archive for September 2010


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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

EA return fire on Kotick

Following comments made by Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, EA has retaliated with a statement of their own.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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”.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

Explodemon! Debut Trailer

Curve Studios has released a debut in-game trailer of its forthcoming PS3 title, Explodemon!

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2010 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2010 | Comments Off