Archive for 13 January 2012


Tropico 4 expands to the stars

Kalypso has announced the first major expansion for Tropico 4, called ‘Modern Times’.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Nvidia, Good Old Games, Red 5 and more oppose SOPA

Despite the ESA’s (Electronic Software Association) continued tacit support for SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act), many of the trade association group’s own members are coming out against the proposed legislation.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

EA hit target of $1 billion a year from digital revenue

Electornic Arts has finally accomplished its target of making a billion dollars (£650 million) from digital revenue in a single year.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

IAA 2011 Nominations fronted by Uncharted 3 and Portal 2

The nominess for the 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards (IAA) have been revealed, totaling 26 categories.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Naval War :Arctic Circle Video Dev Diary

A new developer diary for Turbo Tape Games’ upcoming wargame Naval War: Arctic Circle has been released.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Arkham City, Skyrim, World of Goo earned 2011’s top review scores

Batman: Arkham City, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and World of Goo were the top videogames of the year, according to critic averages on aggregation portal Metacritic.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World Illuminati Trailer

Funcom’s The Secret World Illuminati week is coming to a head and today we have the Illuminti trailer.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Mojang creating three new games, two due this year

Mojang, creators of Minecraft, has revealed that they’re working on three new projects.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Korean Game Rating Board finally approves Diablo 3

The Korean Game Rating Board has finally approved a rating for Diablo 3 following months of deliberation.

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Dead Space 1 & 2 going VERY cheap on Steam

If you’ve yet to play the horror-in-space that is Dead Space, then this is the perfect opportunity.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls PC petition makes Namco Bandai take note

I think I just saw a pig fly through the sky, it came just before I found out that some people do actually take internet petitions into account.

By John Robertson | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Getting shot down in Choplifter HD [Review]

Start as you mean to go on, they say! That’s presumably why my first review of 2012 is a thoroughly mediocre Xbox LIVE Arcade title; a game with some good ideas, some nice touches, and a fair number of whole-heartedly irritating problems.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off