Archive for February 2011
Crysis 2 – ‘Be Invisible’ Trailer
Crytek has released a new trailer for Crysis 2, showing us all just how handy it is to be invisible.
Former Bizarre Staff Launch Lucid Games
Several former members of Bizarre Creations, the studio unceremoniously axed by Activision in January, have launched a new venture: Lucid Games.
First Thief 4 Screen Is Appropriately Blurry
Thief’s anti-hero Garrett is an enigmatic fellow who doesn’t like to advertise himself too much, so it seems appropriate that the first Thief 4 image released by Eidos Montreal is blurry, indistinct and at a distance.
Deus Ex Human Revolution Screens
New screens in this afternoon for Deus Ex Human Revolution courtesy Square.
Fable III ‘Traitor’s Keep’ DLC Announced, Main Game Coming To PC In…
Ok, so Understone may have been terribly underwhelming, but Lionhead are trying again with some fresh DLC for Fable III called ‘Traitor’s Keep.’
The news comes from Major Nelson, who also reveals that the PC version of the main game will finally be available from 17 May in the US.
Orcs Must Die! Revealed By Robot Entertainment
Robot Entertainment seem to have gone to the same game-naming design class as Demiurge (makers of ‘Shoot Many Robots,’) and are eager to inform us that Orcs Must Die!
Doctor Who: Worlds In Time MMO Announced
Like anybody else, when I think of Doctor Who I think of free to play MMOs.
The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim ‘Gameplay’ Trailer
Dragons – they get everywhere don’t they? Bethesda seem to concur, and have stuck one in their debut stuff-actually-happens-in-this-one trailer.
RIFT Attracts 1 Million Accounts
Today TRION’s head-start for their new MMO RIFT kicked off and at the press event in London today they revealed that 1 million RIFT accounts have been created which is great news for TRION.
Cities In Motion Review
Nobody should ever trust me with a public transport system.
Within a few short years I’d managed to leave 1920s Berlin with a half-finished metro line, some extremely irate commuters and a fleet of buses that may as well refurbish themselves as themed restaurants since they never really travelled anywhere.
It says something about my family that when they ask what I’ve been playing lately, I can respond with “I’ve been playing a game involving chemical engineering” and (unlike my family – Ed.) they will wait for further details before writing it off as dry, dull and boring.
Operation Flashpoint: Red River Preview
In addition to the following preview, we sat down with Red River’s Principal Game Designer, Tim Browne, to get the low-down on the behind-the-scenes creation of the game.
Crysis 2 – ‘Prophet’s Journey’ Trailer
There’s a new Crysis 2 trailer out, and it introduces us to Jacob Hargreave – a man who will no doubt have quite a large role to play in the single-player storyline.
Ghostbusters: Sanctum Of Slime’s Rookie Team Revealed
Atari’s top-down, co-op action title Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime will introduce four new rookie ‘busters, who’ll have to cope with the latest paranormal threats to New York.
New Vegas’ ‘Dead Money’ DLC Released On PC & PS3
The ‘Dead Money’ DLC add-on for Fallout: New Vegas, previously an Xbox 360 exclusive, is now available for PC and PS3 too.
Nexon Initiative Returns With $1m Sponsorship For Indie Devs
The rather sci-fi sounding ‘Nexon Initiative’ is, for a second year, going to sponsor development of PC-based indie projects and has a fund of $1m USD to use.
Battlefield 3 Gameplay Trailer
EA and DICE are cranking up the coverage for Battlefield 3 with a new gameplay trailer which I have to say looks pretty damn tasty.
RIFT Server Lists Revealed
With only one more day until the early start for TRION’s MMORPG RIFT, they released final list of servers for the retail launch.