Archive for April 2011
Trackmania 2 closed beta set for July
Developers Nadeo have confirmed that a closed beta for the sequel to Trackmania will begin in July, in line with previous announcements.
Civilization V expansion packs coming next week
Looking for more content for Civ V? Look out for the new expansion packs next week.
The Witcher 2 Gold
The game is done, CD Projeckt’s RPG is finally complete.
Just in from Namco, the Witcher 2 has gone gold and the premium edition and Collector’s Editition are now in production.
BRINK Get Smart Trailer #2
Getting ready for Brink? Splash Damage release the second tutorial video.
Driver: San Francisco Hands-On
I’m a sucker for a good car game. I’m especially a sucker for a good car game featuring old cars.
F.E.A.R.3 delayed by a month
Originally planned for 27 May, now due 24 June.
Warner Brothers have announced that spook-shooter F.E.A.R 3 (written as F.3.A.R if you’re an idiot) has been pushed back by a month.
Jurassic Park: The Game delayed
Originally due later this week, now not arriving until Autumn.
It’s frustrating when games are delayed.
RIFT v1.2 Interview with TRION’s Hal Hanlin
IncGamers caught up with Design Producer Hal Hanlin for a chat to find out more about the v1.2 update to RIFT which is bringing a whole stack of new features to the game.
World of Warcraft Patch 4.1 Rise of the Zandalari Live
It’s finally arrived the v4.1 content patch update for World of Warvraft.
Game design is not all about big guns and armour…
Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s Art Director lets educates us on some of the game’s more cultured influences.
How to make stuff bleed in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
CD Projekt want to keep you informed about all the different ways you can bring pain to people, creatures or vegetables in The Witcher 2, which is why they’ve released this handy video guide to combat.
Turbine will operate Lord of the Rings Online EU servers from 1 June
Codemasters will cease to run the Lord of the Rings Online servers in Europe from 1 June onwards, as Turbine announce they will be taking control.
Notch reveals plans for Minecraft mods
There are already Minecraft mods, of course, but these plans involve a full source code release.
Layoffs at Obsidian
At least eight people have been laid off at Obsidian, developers of Fallout: New Vegas, Alpha Protocol, and the forthcoming Dungeon Siege III.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – The Artist’s Perspective
Just what does an Art Director do? Unlike other creative industries, there’s often a lot of confusion surrounding just what each member of a videogame’s creative team actually does.
New multiplayer maps available for Men of War: Assault Squad
Publisher 1C Company has announced a DLC package for Men of War: Assault Squad, “Supply Pack Alpha,” which will add five new multiplayer maps for an undisclosed price.
THQ and Games Workshop agree license extension
A new “multi-year” extension to the videogame license agreement between THQ and Games Workshop has been announced today, granting THQ continued use of Warhammer 40,000 properties.
BRINK Get Smart Trailer #1
Before the game is released, here;s ome tips from the chaps at Splash Damage.
Outland was one hell of a pleasant surprise. On the surface, it’s a phenomenally pretty platform game in the Metroidvania style: you jump and hack your way through a series of levels, all of which have branching paths and opportunities for backtracking.
Hydrophobia: Prophecy to enhance the game further
Dark Energy Digital didn’t get off to the best of starts with their water themed action title Hydrophobia but they did listen to the community and came back with Hydrophobia Pure.