Archive for 28 March 2011


Darkspore open beta launches on Steam

The previously reported open beta session for Darkspore has arrived a few days earlier than scheduled, and is available to install through Steam right now.

By Paul Younger | 28 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

Amanita announces Botanicula & Samorost 3

Indie adventure game developer Amanita Design (fronted by Jakub Dvorsky) has announced a new title called Botanicula and revealed that there will be a Samorost 3.

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NPD moves to withhold sales data from public

The NPD Group has taken steps to remove what little transparency still remains regarding videogame sales figures, by reportedly requesting that analysts no longer discuss data with the media.

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Portal 2 trailer promotes trust

Valve have released a new trailer for Portal 2 exploring the positive results that come from trusting one another.

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Guitar Hero 3 is this generation’s top grossing game

Nine of the top ten grossing games of this generation published by either Nintendo or Activision.

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Crysis 2 is EA’s biggest game of 2011 thus far

Opening weekend sales of the shooter are greater than those of Dragon Age II, Fight Night Champion, Bulletstorm and Dead Space 2.

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New Resident Evil confirmed for 360/PS3/PC

Capcom confirm new entry into survival horror franchise coming later this year.

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Incoming! Week Ending 2 April

Looking to spend those hard earned pennies on some games this week?

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UK All-Format Chart: Crysis 2 Edition

One shooter usurps anything as Crysis 2 takes over from Homefront at the top of the UK software chart.

By Paul Younger | 28 Mar 2011 | Comments Off