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Archive for 26 August 2011


New ‘Razer Blade’ gaming laptop revealed

Shiny keys and an extra LCD display… enter, the Razer Blade.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Gamescom 2011 in pictures

Games, guns and girls.
As per usual, last week’s annual Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany was as much about the crazy individuals that attended the show as it was about the games they came to see.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

GameStop offers gift cards in Deus Ex debacle

GameStop is rolling out some damage-control measures after the PR disaster of, first, removing OnLive coupons from PC copies of Deus Ex: Revolution and then removing the PC version from the shelves altogether.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

PAX delivers Mass Effect 3 images

Amongst the promotional materials coming out of the Penny Arcade Expo are these new screenshots from Mass Effect 3.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Snack time: Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer

Aliens; do you love watching your pals munch on the tasty carcass of an unwary colonial marine?

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Portal co-creator reveals Quantum Conundrum

Kim Swift, the co-creator of Portal, has a new first-person puzzle title on the way.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Fifa Street Hands-On

‘Authenticity’ and ‘realism’ are not buzzwords one would typically attach to EA’s Fifa Street series.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Cross-platform play confirmed for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Terrorists and not-Terrorists will be able to slog it out across PS3 and PC/Mac when Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is released next year.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Dead Rising 2: Off The Record to have sandbox mode

Capcom has chosen the setting of the Penny Arcade Expo to unveil a sandbox mode for Dead Rising 2: Off The Record.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

The Secret World: Secret War Trailer

The latest trailer for Funcom’s MMO shows more of the PvP play.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Skyrim’s addtional content will be timed 360 exclusives

360 players to get the first two add-on packs 30 days before everyone else.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Super Meat Boy ‘Ultra’ Editions out now

Boxed PC editions available now, complete with a bunch of extra swag.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Rage Gearhead Vault Gameplay video

Take on the Gearheads and put a top to their plans in this new trailer.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Ubisoft joins the line up for GAMEfest 2011

GAME, the UK’s leading games retailer, today announces the addition of games publisher Ubisoft to the lineup of this year’s eagerly anticipated gaming show, GAMEfest.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Microvolts fires up the fall with the release of the arms race patch

PRESS RELEASE:
The New Patch Features The Arms Race Mode, A New “Toy Fleet” Map, And Much More!

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

75% off everything Borderlands on Steam

Sale ends Monday 29 August, 10am PST.
Both Borderlands and Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition are going for £4.99 on Steam this weekend, down from their standard price of £19.99.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Releases of the Week: ending 26 August

Deus Ex, Tropico 4, Street Fighter III: Online Edition, Hector: Badge of Carnage.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 priced and new class revealed

The final Torchlight 2 class has been revealed at PAX and they have also set the game’s price.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off