Archive for January 2012


FIFA holds top chart spot for another week

The UK charts for week ending 28 January shows no change at the top with EA’s FIFA 12 dominating for another week with MW3 rising one place from last week replacing Skyrim in the second spot.

By John Robertson | 30 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The weekly recap [ending 29/01/12]

A busy week all round saw reviews for Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection, as well as those for download-only titles Scarygirl and Sol: Exodus. 
Of course, we haven’t forgotten about those games on the horizon either – the past seven days seeing previews for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and the incredibly interesting Black Knight Sword.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2012 | 1

Back to the future with Final Fantasy XIII-2 [Review]

Take a moment to remember Final Fantasy XIII and what it did, both right and wrong.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The Diablo Podcast #56 – Game system changes

It’s been a busy week for Diablo 3 and the Diablo Podcast Team are back to discuss everything Diablo 3 related.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The gameplay of Sol: Exodus [Video]

This week Peter goes hands-on with PC space combat sim Sol: Exodus from Seamless Entertainment.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Curt Schilling says sorry for ropey Reckoning demo

Curt Schilling, the head of 38 Studios, has popped up on the NeoGaf forums to say sorry for the bugs in the recent Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demo.

By John Robertson | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

TERA publisher rejects NCsoft’s lawsuit claims

NCsoft has filed a lawsuit against Bluehole Studio in an attempt to block the upcoming US launch of the latter’s TERA MMO.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Dead Block now available on PC

Digital Reality and PC publishing partners Kalypso bring word that zombie survival title Dead Block is now available on PC from selected digital retailers.

By John Robertson | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Pineapple Smash Crew gatecrashes Steam in February

You know you’ve been around videogames too long when you no longer bat an eye at the name Pineapple Smash Crew; but that’s certainly not to say that it looks boring.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3 shows players working in harmony [Video]

Bioware is really pushing the hard sell on Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer, so it’s not too surprising to see yet another trailer showing us that side of the game.

By John Robertson | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’s online pass locks single-player content

It was always likely to happen at some point, and now it has.

By John Robertson | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Ubi never said Ghost Recon: Future Soldier wasn’t coming to PC

If you’ve been following the history of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier as a PC game then you’re forgiven for perhaps being slightly confused about the situation.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The Binding of Isaac coming in boxed form this March

It’s not only Terraria that’s getting the boxed copy treatment, The Binding of Isaac is going through the same process. 
Both games’ boxed editions are being handled by publisher Merge Games, and both are currently only confirmed for an EU release.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

PixelJunk Eden coming to Steam next week

Q-Games is to release PixelJunk Eden on PC through Steam, the developer has announced.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The Witcher 3 has not been announced, despite what you might read

A few overzealous websites have been reporting today that CD Projekt Red had announced The Witcher 3 last night during a press briefing.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Dirt Showdown seems to be all about collisions

Codemasters has released the first gameplay trailer for the upcomng Dirt Showdown.

By John Robertson | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Swedish FPS aiming for 1,000 player online match

Update:
Man vs. Machine achieved 999 players.
Original Story:
This Sunday, 29 January, Swedish non-profit developer MuchDifferent is aiming to host a 1,000 player deathmatch on its own PC FPS Man vs.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Terraria gets a ‘Collector’s Edition’… in boxed form

Hugely successful indie game Terraria is getting the full retail treatment from publisher Merge Games, in the form of a ‘Collector’s Edition’.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off