Archive for 11 August 2011
Bodycount has ‘an obligation to do something different’
Bodycount’s art director and lead level designer speak up about the lack of creativity in the FPS genre.
Bodycount Interview – Part 2
We conclude our chat with Bodycount’s Max Cant and Andy Parsons (art director and lead level designer, respectively) by talking about the longetivity of the first-person shooter genre, standing out in a crowded marketplace, hardware limitations and what we can expect from the game’s multiplayer.
Block party: MineCon 2011 tickets go on sale
For an initial price of $99 USD, a precious Minecraft convention ticket can be yours.
Galloping galaxies: Legends of Pegasus announced
Not a winged horse in sight as Kalypso announces the 4X space strategy title, Legends of Pegasus.
Dragon Commander announced by Divinity II devs
Larian Studios, of Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga fame, has revealed the next title from the Divinity universe: Dragon Commander.
Frozen Synapse demo available now
Many asked, and Mode7 has responded. Frozen Synapse, the contemporary take on turn-based squad strategy games, now has a demo.
End of Nations will be free-to-play
However, optional subscription fee will provide the “most committed players” with “best value.”
Due for release at some point later this year, Trion Worlds’ real-time strategy MMO will be playable within a free-to-play framework.
Driver: San Francisco PC delayed
Will now appear a month after console versions.
In news that is likely to surprise no one, Ubisoft have announced that the PC edition of Driver: San Francisco has been delayed.
Early access included in Star Wars: TOR pre-orders
Limited number of early access codes available for early purchasers.
EA have today opened the pre-order process for their upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic.
There are three different packages available, a Collector’s Edition, a Digital Deluxe Edition and a Standard Edition.
THQ reveals Gamescom line-up
With less than a week to go until Gamescom, THQ reveal their line-up of titles.
New Carbine MMO sets out to be ‘iconic and recognizable’
More details teased about Carbine Studios upcoming MMO.
Carbine Studios are due to announced their new MMO next week at Gamescom.
UKIE doubles membership in less than a year
Since changing its name from ELSPA, the UKIE has swelled to 86 members.
World of Tanks celebrates birthday
Although World of Tanks only launched fully this year, the game has actually been around longer than you think.
Modern Warfare 3 playable at GAMEfest
Get your hands on the upcoming shooter this September in Birmingham.
OnLive gets UK release date
OnLive has been in limited testing for a while in the UK and today the release date for the service has been announced.