Archive for December 2010


Black Ops Named Christmas Number One

As almost everyone expected, Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops has officially been named this year’s Christmas number one.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Greed Corp Review [PC]

Greed Corp is a turn-based strategy title in which four pseudo-industrial factions farm some rapidly diminishing land and attempt to use the acquired profits to crush the opposition.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Crysis 2 – Be the Weapon Trailer

Electronic Arts have released a new video for their shooter Crysis 2 which is set in New York in 2023.  In this video we’re shown parts of the city (looking a little worse for wear) whilst snug as a bug in the new improved Nanosuit.  The tag line reads – Be strong.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

The Witcher 2 To Include ‘Insane’ Difficulty Mode

CD Projekt, those loveable funsters behind the Witcher series of RPGs, have revealed that the game will feature an ‘insane’ difficulty mode that will require a restart if Geralt dies.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

The First One’s Free: Blizzard Offers 10-Day Cataclysm Trial

Blizzard has definitely not adopted the tactics of a local drug pusher in offering 10 days of Cataclysm for free to existing owners of World of Warcraft and its first two expansions.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

LEGO Star Wars III, Ground Battles Video

Co-project lead of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, Andrew Bell, talks us through some of the ground battles that will feature in the latest in the series.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Natural Selection 2, Trailer & Beta Access Offer

The latest trailer from Unknown Worlds’ Natural Selection 2 shows us that aliens and humans still can’t get along with one another.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Age of Conan Comedy Web Series in Production

Paradox Entertainment and Funcom have announced the production of the first episode of Age of Conan Hyboria!

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Get More RIFT VIP Beta Keys

The second RIFT Beta test kicks off at 6:30 tonight GMT and we’re giving you the chance once again to get your hands on a RIFT VIP Beta key which will grant you access to this test session and future RIFT testing sessions.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Nintendo Wii Is ‘Most Pirated Console Platform’

The Nintendo Wii is the most popular console platform amongst pirates, according to a new report.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Blizzard Confirms Titan Next-Gen MMO

Blizzard has confirmed that its next-gen MMO will be entitled Titan during an online interview.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Black Ops To Be Named Xmas Number One On Monday?

The video game Christmas number one will be revealed on Monday and the bookies ssay Black Ops is the clear favourite to take the coveted title.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Dragon Age II, PC Combat Gameplay & System Specs

BioWare has released a new video for Dragon Age 2, showing two methods of approaching combat in the game.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Rock Of Ages: Powerups Trailer

ACE Team’s Rock of Ages continues to look excellent in this power-up-explaining new trailer.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Delayed Until April At The Earliest

Square Enix has revealed that Deus Ex: Human Revolution, previously reported to be due in March 2011, has been pushed back into the next financial year.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

First Round Testing for HoN Matchmaking Beta Over

Heroes of Newerths recent patch 2.0 was released without the much awaited Matchmaking system, something which is sorely needed.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Total War: Shogun 2 Limited & Collector’s Editions Revealed

Sega and Creative Assembly have announced that a ‘limited edition’ (limited to precisely how many is not clear) of Total War: Shogun 2 will be released in the US and Europe alongside the standard version of the game.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

RIFT Iron Tomb Dungeon Details and Shots

With the second Beta test only a day a way now, excitement is mounting again as gamers get ready to enter TRION Worlds’ upcoming MMORPG for the second time.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off