Archive for 7 March 2011
New Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Screens
It’s been a little quiet on the Kingdom of Amalur front since the game’s annoucement last July, but a few new screenshots from the open-world RPG have emerged from last week’s Game Developers Conference.
‘Staggering’ Amount Of Work Left On APB-Reloaded
GamersFirst has just concluded a first week of closed beta testing on APB: Reloaded, and posted a lengthy assessment of their findings.
Blizzard’s new MMO complementary to WoW?
In an interview with VentureBeat, Blizzard COO Paul Sams says new MMO is more “complementary than competitive” and that they “intend to continue to support [World of Warcraft] for many many years to come”.
Minecraft creator thinking about 3 new games
What does life have in store for Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson once the build ‘em up is fully completed later this year?
Speaking to RockPaperShotgun, Persson has hinted that his next game will either be a space-trading simulator, a football management title or a game in which you’re “just living”.
WWE All Stars Preview
As if professional wrestlers weren’t big enough already, THQ San Diego has just made them bigger.
Bleszinski: The middle-class game is dead
Cliff Bleszinski, the out-spoken creator of Epic Games’ Gears of War franchise, has stated his belief that only ‘Triple-A’ and indie games have a chance at success in the videogame market today.
Incoming! Week Ending March 12
Last week’s influx of MMOs – in the form of Euro releases for Pokemon White and Black and Rift – is set to continue this week with the launch of Dragon Age II (360, PS3 and PC) and the porting of PC dungeon crawler Torchlight across to XBLA.
UK All-Format Chart: Pikachu Edition
Pokemon Black and White the top two spots on the chart this week, the venerable handheld series still seemingly as strong as ever.
de Blob 2 Review
It’s nice to play something that’s fun simply for the sake of being fun. de Blob 2 is a breath of fresh air among the typical PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 (version reviewed) catalogues of visceral shooters, statistical RPGs and pedal-to-the-medal racers.
This is a game primarily aimed at kids but, that doesn’t stop it from being fun for us bigger kids too.
TRION Opens RIFT Alpha Test Servers
RIFTThe game has been out for around a week now if you got on the early start and there’s quite a few players on the shards that have maxed out at 50 already.
Win a Darkspore Beta Key
IncGamers and EA give you the chance to take part in next weekend’s Darkspore Beta test.
Bungie Not Working on MMO
Following on from the story that Bungie had announced at GDC they were busy working away on an MMO, apparently it was all a hilarious joke which got lost in translation along the way.