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Archive for 27 October 2011


Grappling with Guacamelee [Interview]

When Drinkbox Studios revealed a game that combines a Luchador protagonist, metroidvania style gameplay and the Mexican Day of the Dead festival, we knew we had to find out more.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Trine 2 pre-purchase now on Steam

Frozenbyte has opened up the Trine 2 pre-orders on Steam.
If you’re going to commit to a copy of Trine 2 then now is the time to get your orders in on Steam.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Balls deep in Saints Row: The Third’s Whored Mode [Preview]

Leading up to this hands-on session with Saints Row: The Third I’d played the previous two games in the series for (roughly) a combined two hours.

By John Robertson | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Steam, GamersGate launch Halloween sales

Two major digital distribution sites, Steam and GamersGate, have announced Halloween sales.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Avalanche denies Just Cause 3 rumours

Avalanche has stepped in to end rumours of a Just Cause 3 release in 2012.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

DRM issue blocks new Darkspore players

For some new Darkspore players, EA’s online authentication system has been down since 18 October.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Mocking the craft: new Magicka add-on announced

A new add-on, The Stars are Left, has been announced for the premier accidental wizard death title Magicka.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3’s walking war memorial

EA are gearing up for their big launch of Battlefield 3 tonight in the UK and retailer GAME sent out a statue to wander the streets.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Eligium’s Pandas and Elves detailed

Frogster’s upcoming MMO Eligium: The Chosen One has a new official website and they have also revealed more race information.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Dead in 60 Seconds: The War of the Worlds [Review]

I sometimes ponder what our industry would be like if games, rather than being named in an attempt to draw in the crowds, were instead titled according to what actually happens within.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off