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Archive for August 2011


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

The Week That Was… (ending 29 Aug)

Deus Ex, Borderlands 2, Driver: San Fran, Steam refunds and new Halo details.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Driver: San Francisco Review

As a concept/plot, Driver: San Francisco is ridiculous. Set after the events of Driver 3, John Tanner, the series’ long-term protagonist, is in a coma following a car accident sparked by the pursuing of jail-breaking super-criminal Charles Jericho.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

The 3rd Big Bang Update comes to MapleStory Europe

MapleStory Big Bang trifecta now complete, unveiling new Mechanic class
Luxemburg, 25.August 2011 – Nexon’s triple phased Big Bang update for MapleStory, the 2D side-scrolling massively multiplayer online game, is now complete with the addition of the “Birth of the Mechanic” content.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Square Enix issues Gamestop statement

Square Enix, the publisher of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, has issued a statement in response to GameStop removing free OnLive coupons from PC copies of the game.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Monday Night Combat gets Super sequel

Uber Entertainment has announced Super Monday Night Combat, a follow-up to the Team Fortress 2-esque Monday Night Combat.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Serious Sam Double D Review

Serious Sam Double D is a game in which you can form a devastating six-stack of guns and use it to blow up a vuvuzela-honking pancake monster with forks for legs.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Rusty Hearts closed Beta phase 2 begins

Perfect World are kicking off phase two of their on-going online action RPG Beta test.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Same sex marriages in Skyrim

But, Bethesda don’t want to make a big deal out of it.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

World of Tanks playable at PAX

Phallic imagery heavy MMO exploding over Seattle this weekend.
Wargaming.net are rolling their tank battle MMO into Seattle, Washington this weekend for the annual Peeny Arcade Expo.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Dropkick Murphys to open Call of Duty XP

Punk rock band join Kanye West and a $1 million tournament in inaugural COD convention.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

New The Secret World screens: Mysterious

It’s like the Stone Cutters but in MMO form.
EA and FunCom’s MMO (due for release next year) asks players to align themselves with one of three secret societies as they attempt to influence the world in their favour.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Fallout: New Vegas Lonesome Road DLC out 20 Sept

Fourth and final mission-pack coming next month.
 Lonesome Road, the fourth and final piece of mission-based DLC for Fallout: New Vegas, will be available on Xbox Live, Steam and PSN on 20 September.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

PES 2012 PC demo out now

360 version delayed.
Konami has today released the PC demo for the upcoming PES 2012.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

Rift anniversary celebrations underway

Six months ago Rift launched to critical acclaim and Trion are celebrating.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

New Diablo 3 class skill videos leak

Earlier this evening, five Diablo 3 class videos leaked… they’re pretty impressive.

By John Robertson | 25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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