Archive for May 2011
Cryptic Studios bought by Perfect World for $50 million
Chinese MMO giant Perfect World has purchased Cryptic Studios (Star Trek Online, Champions Online) from Atari for a reported $50 million USD.
Interplay on the brink of financial disaster
A document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveals the once-proud publisher Interplay to be on the edge of financial collapse.
THQ tease Metro: Last Light info
New details and images for Metro: Last Light, sequel to the ‘flawed masterpiece’ Metro: 2033.
F.E.A.R 3 Soul Survivor mode trailer
ANother weeek, another new multiplayer trailer for F.E.A.R 3.
In this new trailer the Sould Survivor game mode is shown where players will either need to suceed as a hero or a vilain.
More Call of Duty Elite details
Last night the first details of the new Call of Duty Elite service was revealed and today Activision released the official word on what to expect.
UK All-Format Chart: L.A. Noire take two
L.A. Noire manages to withstand DiRT 3’s attempted overtaking maneuver and remain in top spot.
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Review
What do you do? The wraith is waiting for your response.
Activision reveals Call of Duty Elite
As expected, Activision are set to monetise the Call of Duty franchise further later this year with Call of Duty: Elite.
Fallout: New Vegas – Honest Hearts Review
If Dead Money was an add-on aimed more at the Fallout: New Vegas player who values character-led narrative, Honest Hearts is throwing the explorers a bone (and throwing it quite far so they have to actually look for it).
E3 2011 Must-See: Battlefield 3
For many gamers this year’s E3 is going to be defined by the battle of the shooters.
Win! Hunted: The Demon’s Forge
COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
PC, 360 and PS3 copies up for grabs.
A Communal Evening With: Terraria
Terraria is something of an indie sensation. The game reportedly sold 200,000 copies in the first four days of its release and, at the time of writing, sits happily above The Witcher 2, DiRT 3 and a discounted Total War: Shogun 2 in Steam’s “Top Sellers” list.
Second StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm trailer leaked
It was not so long ago that a trailer for the next game in the StarCraft 2, Heart of the Swarm, leaked onto the Internet and a last night a new trailer appeared on Youtube.
BRINK Agents of Change DLC and stats site soon
If you’re playing BRINK then you’ll be pleased to know that Splash Damage is gearing up for the release of the first DLC.
Say hello to The Dark Eye: Demonicon’s Heshthot
You may or may not recall that Kalypso picked up The Dark Eye: Demonicon after The Games Company suffered insolvency.
Trooper progression in Star Wars: The Old Republic
It’s Friday, so it must be a Star Wars: The Old Republic news release.
Warhammer 40K: Space Marine collectors edition detailed
THQ has revealed one of those ever-so-popular collectors editions for upcoming third-person Bolterfest Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.
Creatures to return in fourth installment
It’s been a long time since Creatures 3 was released (twelve years in fact), but BigBen Interactive and Belgian developers Fishing Cactus are to revive the artificial life series with Creatures 4.
Trion talk End of Nations
Trion World’s other game (you may have heard of RIFT already), in conjunction with Petroglyph, is End of Nations – an MMO/RTS hybrid with persistant elements.
Section 8: Prejudice Overdrive Map Pack incoming
Timegate Studios’ budget shooter Section 8: Prejudice will recieved a DLC update next week.
E3 2011 Must-See: Prey 2
The original Prey, rather than a great game, was a game with some great ideas.
Play as Altair in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Ubisoft reveal new details for the fourth game in the series, including the first game’s Altair as a playable character.
Guild Wars 2 Engineer FAQ
Think the Engineer was an odd choice for the latest Guild Wars 2 profession reveal?
E3 2011 Must-See: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Our second BioWare game of the ‘Must-See’ list thus far (our first was Mass Effect 3) sees the fantasy/sci-fi aficionados tackle the ever-popular Star Wars universe once again.
Exclusive – The Secret World Video Dev Diary & Interview
IncGamers recently caight up with Funcom’s Joel Bylos (Lead Content Designer) and Dag Scheve (Lead Writer) who are busy working away on Funcom’s new MMORPG The Secret World which is taking a rather different approach tot he MMORPG genre with its storyline and missions.
Infinity Ward vs. Activision vs. EA trial date delayed
As the Modern Warfare 3 hype bus moves smoothly through the gears, it’s worth remembering that the series is still at the center of a gigantic lawsuit.
Ubisoft tease more from Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
A new video featuring details from Assassin’s Creed: Revelations has been released by Ubisoft, showing an even older Ezio Auditore and a quick flash (oo-er) of Altair.
Dungeon Siege III demo dated for Europe
Square Enix Europe has revealed the Dungeon Siege III demo release dates for Europe, which are slightly different to those reported for the US.
THQ signs Left4Dead dev’s next title
Turtle Rock Studios will be releasing their next title under the THQ banner.
QuakeCon 2011 tickets available from tonight
Pre-registration opens tonight at 8PM EST, general admission is free, premium packages also available.