Archive for 3 October 2011
Dark Souls Review
“You died”, reads the blood red text.
I know the exact shape, size, shade and duration of the fade-in for those two words.
Payday: The Heist takes to the skies
Overkill’s Payday: The Heist is due in October, and is looking rather like Left 4 Dead with burglars.
Proun sales figures reveal interesting trends
Geometric indie-racing Proun is probably the only such game to claim Kandinsky as an inspiration, and it’s also one of the few for which we have full sales figures.
Obsidian’s future is ‘more RPGs’ on in-house engine
For those wondering what’s next for Obsidian after concluding work on Fallout: New Vegas, recent events provide a few clues.
Diablo III rated ’15’ by BBFC
Contains ‘moderate bloody violence’.
A short, punchy listing from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) details that they’ve awarded Blizzard’s upcoming dungeon-crawler with a ’15’ rating.
Activision: OnLive players are not ‘legitimate gamers’
Mega-publisher attacks ‘cloud’ gaming platform.
[Update: See below]
Trying to launch a new way of consuming games can’t be easy.
This week’s releases (07/10/11)
Dark Souls, Rage and NBA 2K12.
Last week saw a lack of triple-A releases with everyone trying to avid the sales juggernaut that is Fifa.
The Darkness II – Quad Wielding Trailer
Digital Extremes show the game’s Quad Weilding feature.
In the Darkness II two guns are obviously not enough and this trailer shows how the Quad Wielding game mechanics work when the The Darkness tentacles come into play.
FIFA 12 tops UK charts
It’s all about the football as FIFA 12 storms to the top of the UK charts.
Worms: Ultimate Mayhem Review
Going by a couple of available sources (ok, yes, Wikipedia and Mobygames) Worms: Ultimate Mayhem (Worms:UM), inclusive of numerous re-issues, re-releases and re-packagings, is something like the 22nd or 23rd Worms release in 16 years.