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Archive for November 2011


Win! Dirt 3 game and swag [CLOSED]

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To celebrate naming Dirt 3 at number 20 in our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown, we’re giving away various swag away to a few lucky readers.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Win! Copies of Trackmania 2: Canyon [CLOSED]

To celebrate naming Trackmania 2 at number 23 in our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown, we’re giving away five digital copies of the game – redeemable through the UK Ubisoft store.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Win! Exclusive signed Rage poster [Giveaway]

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To celebrate naming Rage as number 24 in our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown, we’re giving away a very special poster signed by Tim Willits (Rage’s creative director) and Matt Hooper (design director).

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Lord of the Rings Online update 5 shots

New shots in from Turbine for the Lord of the Rings Online Update #5 in which players will aid Prince Théodred as he endeavors to keep the forces of Saruman from entering the Kingdom of Rohan.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

4.5 million pirated copies of Witcher 2, say CD Projekt

Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has been pirated 4.5 million times, says developer CD Projekt.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Magicka: The Stars Are Left out now on Steam

‘The Stars Are Left’ expansion pack for satirical RPG Magicka is available now from Steam.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Turn your shower into Portal 2

Aperture Science began life making shower curtains. They were so successful at churning out and selling the things that they were awarded the contract to provide them to the U.S.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Game of the Year countdown begins tomorrow (1 Dec), daily giveaways

Update:
Our Game fo the Year Countdown has begun! See it here!

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3 exceeds 8m sales

Battlefield 3 has passed eight million in total worldwide sales, publisher EA has announced.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Dragon Age getting multiplayer, Dead Space FPS [Rumour]

I love rumours. They’re big and brash, often misinformed and almost always a let-down, but somewhere deep down under their mysterous skin there’s an element of truth (usually).

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Game of the Year 2011 Countdown

Game of the Year articles are supposed to be fun. So, rather than bombarbed you with text and lists over the course of a single day, we thought we’d give our 25 favourite games of 2011 a full day to bask in their glory.

30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

The gameplay of I Am Alive [Interview]

Following on from our ‘The business of I Am Alive‘ interview, we once again spoke to the game’s creative director Stanislas Mettra.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Don’t uninstall your SWTOR Beta Client

Bioware’s Stephen Read has tweeted that the Beta client will be usable for anyone with early access.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Techland expected Dead Island ban in Germany

Zombie apocalypse RPG Dead Island has been banned from sale in Germany.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

PC and 360 Skyrim patch due tomorrow

Bethesda updated their blog to announce the release of the PS3 patch for Skyrim and have stated that the 360 and PC patch is hopefully going to land tomorrow, Wednesday 30 November.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Kotick: The Old Republic won’t make EA money

Everybody’s favourite videogame blind-hate figure, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, has finally made public his thoughts on EA’s upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3 seemingly banned in Iran

The Associated Press is reporting that Battlefield 3 has been banned from stores in Iran.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Skyrim awarded first Western 40/40 by Famitsu

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the first game created in the West to achieve a 40/40 score from Japan’s weekly Famitsu magazine.

29 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Standalone expansion for Total War: Shogun 2 announced

SEGA has announced a new standalone expansion called Total War SHOGUN 2: Fall of the Samurai which will bring new clans, new foreign powers, new campaign map and more.

28 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Gulf of Oman Battlefield 3 trailer

A new trailer for the Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand expansion pack has been released by EA and in this latest footage the acti0n takes place on the Gulf of Oman map.

28 Nov 2011 | Comments Off