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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Block party: MineCon 2011 tickets go on sale

For an initial price of $99 USD, a precious Minecraft convention ticket can be yours.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Galloping galaxies: Legends of Pegasus announced

Not a winged horse in sight as Kalypso announces the 4X space strategy title, Legends of Pegasus.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

THQ reveals Gamescom line-up

With less than a week to go until Gamescom, THQ reveal their line-up of titles.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

UKIE doubles membership in less than a year

Since changing its name from ELSPA, the UKIE has swelled to 86 members.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

World of Tanks celebrates birthday

Although World of Tanks only launched fully this year, the game has actually been around longer than you think.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Modern Warfare 3 playable at GAMEfest

Get your hands on the upcoming shooter this September in Birmingham.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off