Archive for 11 April 2011
Developers of Streets of Rage remake remove download links
Bombergames, the developers of a free Streets of Rage remake project, have confirmed that download links for the game have been removed following contact from SEGA.
New Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood map to unlock
Ubisoft has challenged the Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood community to play a massive 133,700 Assassinate Mode multiplayer matches in order to unlock a new map.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Preview
If the pre-demo spiel from the 38 Studios’ rep is anything to go by, the most important thing about Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning is the involvement of ‘visionary’ Todd MacFarlane and 23 time best-selling fantasy fiction author R.A.
Fate of the World devs received death threat
Red Redemption, developers of the environmentally-themed strategy title Fate of the World, have revealed they received a death threat over the game’s contents.
You (yes, you) could feature in BioShock Infinite
In a slightly unusual move, Irrational Games has decided to offer people the chance to get their name in Bioshock Infinite.
Brink releases earlier than expected
Bethesda has revealed that the upcoming shooter is releasing earlier than expected.
Total War: Shogun 2 Review
Shogun 2, I suspect, is going to divide Total War players.
Operation Flashpoint: Red River Co-Op Trailer
More action from the frontlines in this new trailer for Codemasters’ Operation Flashpoint: Red River.
Lucent Heart Beta Key Giveaway #2
IncGamers and Gamania are giving away a more keys for this weekend’s special Beta test of the anime MMORPG Lucent Heart.
Bioware: A Mass Effect MMO ‘makes sense’
Mass Effect’s Executive Producer says that a MMO set in Commander Shepard’s universe would make sense.
Alice: Madness Returns Hands-On
Given that eleven years have passed since American McGee’s Alice first graced CRT monitors and wired keyboards, you’ll forgive me for not remembering all that much about it.
UK All-Format Chart: Zumba Edition
Crysis 2′s two week reign at the top is halted by the dancing queen itself.
Incoming! Week Ending 16 April
The week’s most interesting releases revealed.
Unfortunately, the slow week we experienced over the last seven days is set to continue with only a couple truly interesting new games hitting shelves. Magicka’s’Vietnam’ DLC and World of Tanks are arriving on PC (so long as you’re based in the US) while on console Michael Jackson: The Experience is likely going to be the biggest hit of the week.
It’s strange that titles with a dragon protagonist (a, uh … prodragonist?) haven’t conquered the industry, because the mythical beasts are almost made for videogames.