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.
Snack time: Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer
Aliens; do you love watching your pals munch on the tasty carcass of an unwary colonial marine?
Portal co-creator reveals Quantum Conundrum
Kim Swift, the co-creator of Portal, has a new first-person puzzle title on the way.
Fifa Street Hands-On
‘Authenticity’ and ‘realism’ are not buzzwords one would typically attach to EA’s Fifa Street series.
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.
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.
The Secret World: Secret War Trailer
The latest trailer for Funcom’s MMO shows more of the PvP play.
Skyrim’s addtional content will be timed 360 exclusives
360 players to get the first two add-on packs 30 days before everyone else.
Super Meat Boy ‘Ultra’ Editions out now
Boxed PC editions available now, complete with a bunch of extra swag.
Rage Gearhead Vault Gameplay video
Take on the Gearheads and put a top to their plans in this new trailer.
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.
Microvolts fires up the fall with the release of the arms race patch
The New Patch Features The Arms Race Mode, A New “Toy Fleet” Map, And Much More!
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.
Releases of the Week: ending 26 August
Deus Ex, Tropico 4, Street Fighter III: Online Edition, Hector: Badge of Carnage.
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.
The Week That Was… (ending 29 Aug)
Deus Ex, Borderlands 2, Driver: San Fran, Steam refunds and new Halo details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rusty Hearts closed Beta phase 2 begins
Perfect World are kicking off phase two of their on-going online action RPG Beta test.
Same sex marriages in Skyrim
But, Bethesda don’t want to make a big deal out of it.
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.
Dropkick Murphys to open Call of Duty XP
Punk rock band join Kanye West and a $1 million tournament in inaugural COD convention.
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.
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.
PES 2012 PC demo out now
360 version delayed.
Konami has today released the PC demo for the upcoming PES 2012.
Rift anniversary celebrations underway
Six months ago Rift launched to critical acclaim and Trion are celebrating.
New Diablo 3 class skill videos leak
Earlier this evening, five Diablo 3 class videos leaked… they’re pretty impressive.