Archive for 14 December 2010


Good Old Games Offers Tyrian 2000 For Free In Holiday Sale

Good Old Games has launched its Christmas/New Year sale, offering up to 50% off the classic titles in its catalogue.

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OnLive Chief Executive Receives ‘Fundamental Patent’

OnLive’s chief executive Steve Perlman has told VentureBeat that he has received a “very fundamental” US patent which “covers an important part of the [cloud gaming] system.”
US Patent number 7,849,491, citing Perlman himself as the inventor, is summarised as “Apparatus and method for wireless video gaming.” As we know, however, OnLive is a server-based streaming games service (often called ‘cloud gaming.’)
The patent was originally filed in December 2002, but has just recently been granted.

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Humble Indie Bundle #2 Launches With Braid & Machinarium

As was foretold earlier this month, the second Humble Indie Bundle has now launched – offering another five top-notch indie games under a ‘pay what you like’ scheme.

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Monday Night Combat Coming To The PC In January

Uber Entertainment is bringing its arena-shooter Monday Night Combat to the keyboard-and-mouse crowd on 17 January next year.

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New Homefront Single Player Trailer

THQ has released a new single player for Volition’s upcoming shooter Homefront.

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Heroes of Newerth 2.0 Released

S2 Games has finally pushed the Heroes of Newerth v2.0 update out the door and there’s a whole host of updates and additions to the strategy action RPG title.

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Allods Online High-End Gear Shots & Preview Videos

gPotato have released six new shots and two preview videos ahead of tonight’s launch of the third volume, The Fury of War on its European servers.

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Microsoft To Unveil iPad Rivals

Microsoft is planning to announce a number of devices from third-party manufacturers that will rival the Apple iPad next month.

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‘Major’ Black Ops Patch Released

Treyarch has launched major updates for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops, with a PC update due out ‘this week’.

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Behind the Scenes of L.A. Noire Coming Thursday

Rock star updated their site with news that this Thursday they will be releasing a new video for L.A Noire, their 1947 themed detective action title.

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Fallout: New Vegas v1.2 PC Patch Available on Steam

PS3 gamers had their version of Fallout 3 patched last Friday and the good news for PC gamers this evening is that the patch has now arrived on Steam.

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