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Archive for October 2011


Royale with games: new indie bundle scheme launched

Indie Royale will bring fortnightly deals on bundles of four indie titles.

26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

New XIII game is an ‘interactive story’

First screenshots below.
A new photo album on French publisher Anuman Interactive’s Facebook page has provided further snippets of info regarding the new XIII game which we broke news of last week.

26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Activison try to keep you from BF3 with COD double-XP weekend

In war, timing is everything.
This weekend Activision will be holding double-XP weekends for both Black Ops and Modern Warfare 2 across all applicable platforms.

26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

GTAV could sell 25 million copies, says some guy

How to get quoted in a videogame publication 101.
Some guy named Arvind Bhatia, an analyst for Sterne Agee (who?), believes the Rockstar’s recently announced Grand Theft Auto V could sell 25 million copies.

26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Hero of the Galaxy: MDK 2 HD [Review]

I have two enduring memories of the MDK series, and the first is of MDK2 on Dreamcast having some of the worst controls I’ve ever suffered in my life.

26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Beauty and the beast: Battlefield 3 [360 Review]

[PS. If you're only interested in multiplayer, scroll about hafway down to the 'Multiplayer' heading.]
“Boys, we’re attracting a lot of fucking attention!”
Spoken early in Battlefield 3’s campaign, is that line that perhaps sums up this FPS juggernaut more than any other.

26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Free Exterminatus DLC now available for Space Marine

The free ‘Exterminatus’ DLC that adds limited co-op play to Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine has been released.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Be yourself with the Saints Row: Initiation Station beta

Early access to the Saints Row: The Third character creator launches for a select few.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Skyrim PC requirements; are you up for the quest?

Gather up your arms (graphics cards) and venture into the darkness (driver upgrades) to see if you can run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the PC.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Tower attack: Defenders of Ardania footage

Paradox has released some new, in-game footage from Defenders of Ardania, the Majesty-themed tower defence title.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Dungeon Siege 3: Treasures of the Sun DLC released

The latest DLC for the action RPG has now been released.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Samsung offers Batman: Arkham City free with SSD drives

If you happen to be interested in both a solid-state drive (SSD) and Batman: Arkham City for your PC, Samsung has an offer for you.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

NVIDIA reveals new 3D Vision 2 glasses

Nvidia has announced the new products in their 3D gaming range with 3D Vision Series 2.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

The byte-sized Serious Sam: The Random Encounter [Review]

It’s pretty rare for me to receive a game in the morning and be writing up its review in the afternoon, but that’s where I found myself with Serious Sam: The Random Encounter.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3 pre-orders pass 2 million in North America

The latest pre-order charts for North America have been posted by VGChartz showing the pre-order numbers for Battlefield 3.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Facebook poll suggests Syndicate HD remake

Starbreeze/EA judging level of interest for ‘Syndicate HD’?
A poll on the official Syndicate Facebook page seems to have been set up as a means of gauging how interested fans would be in an HD remake of Bullfrog’s original 1993 Syndicate.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

500,000 want to test The Secret World

Funcom has announced the sign-up figures for their MMO The Secret world.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

EA: Syndicate was ‘of its time’, we’re bringing it into the ‘modern…

Always going to upset those that view the original through rose-tinted glasses, says EA.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City ships 4.6 million units in first week

Currently the highest rated game of 2011 on Metacritic.
Since its North American launch of 18 October, Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham City has shipped 4.6 million units worldwide.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3 – Best Prices

Going very cheap if you’re ready to ditch Batman: Arkham City or Forza 4.

25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off