Archive for January 2012
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.
PixelJunk Eden coming to Steam next week
Q-Games is to release PixelJunk Eden on PC through Steam, the developer has announced.
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.
Dirt Showdown seems to be all about collisions
Codemasters has released the first gameplay trailer for the upcomng Dirt Showdown.
Swedish FPS aiming for 1,000 player online match
Man vs. Machine achieved 999 players.
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.
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’.
Magicka sells 1.3 million in year one, new spell to celebrate
Paradox Interactive has announced that Arrowhead Game Studios’ Magicka has sold 1.3 million copies in its first year.
King Arthur II demo released
NeoCore has released a demo of King Arthur II, its sequel to (surprisingly) the original King Arthur.
The solar flair of Sol: Exodus [Review]
The space sim has been undergoing a bit of a revival of late.
The Witcher 2 to be ‘enhanced’ on 360 and PC
The Witcher 2 will be released for the Xbox 360 as an ‘enhanced edition’ on 17 April, exactly one year after the release of the game’s PC version.
The Secret World Blue Mountain revealed [Video]
Funcom has released a new trailer for another zone that will feature in their upcoming MMORPG The Secret World.
Dead Island DLC is playable Ryder White campaign [Video]
Deep Silver has issued a trailer for the forthcoming (1 February) Dead Island DLC, in which you’ll be able to take control of uncompromising military chap Ryder White.
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is full of potential [Preview]
It’s our final pre-review look at Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, and a chance to find out whether this latest section of the game is superior to what we’ve seen before.
Wait, what? An Ubisoft PC game without DRM!
Earlier today it was announced that Ubisoft will be releasing a PC edition of Rayman Origins on 30 March.
In and of itself, that’s not all that miraculous or mind-blowing.
Microsoft Flight will include 16 player multiplayer
Joshua Howard, executive producer on Microsoft Flight, has confirmed that the game/simulator/girlfriend-evictor will include “multiplayer matches” of up to 16 players.
According to Howard, “players can team up with friends in the LIVE community to fly and explore terrain together.”
The confirmation came in an interview with RPS, in which he also tried to alleviate fears that the game would be too casual for the hardcore Microsoft Flight Simulator audience.
Does Ubisoft now love the PC market? Rayman Origins coming to the…
Rayman Origins will ship on PC without DRM.
There was a time (about two months ago) when ‘Ubisoft’ and ‘PC’ in the same sentence could only mean delays, cancellations or some kind of claim that all PC gamers are pirates.
Aliens: Colonial Marines delayed until autumn
Originally due this spring, Aliens: Colonial Marines is now due in autumn according to the game’s official website.
The shooter-come-horror game is being developed by Gearbox Software (Borderlands, Brothers in Arms).
GOG signs Square Enix, Hitman and Deus Ex now available
Good Old Games, digital distributor of classic games to your PC, has signed up Square Enix to its publisher catalogue.
‘A Kinect shooter would be horribly boring’, says Ghost Recon dev
Kinect and the ‘hardcore’ (I hate that term) audience continue to have an awkward relationship.
What kind of shooter is Ghost Recon: Future Soldier ? [Preview]
“A smart third-person shooter”, that’s how Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s producer, Yann Suquet, refers to the latest entry into the squad-based near-future military franchise.
Alan Wake PC also coming in boxed format
A boxed edition of Alan Wake will on PC in the UK, it will be published by Nordic Games.
Included on the disc will be The Signal and The Writer DLC that appeared for the Xbox 360 version.
Res Evil 6 is ‘dramatic horror’ not ‘survival horror’
Capcom has claimed that Resident Evil 6 is the biggest-production the publisher has ever set in motion, with more than 600 people working on the game.
AMD & Nvidia GPU sales decline, both blame HDD shortages
Both Nvidia and AMD have cited a shortage of hard disc drives as the main reason behind reduced sales numbers for their graphicas processor units.
Hard drive shortages are being blamed on the large-scale flooding that hit Thailand, the world’s number two producer of hard drives, in July 2011.
Assassin’s Creed 3 will be ‘biggest yet’, says Ubisoft
This year will (obviously) see another see another entry into the Assassin’s Creed series.
Minecraft dev asks whether he can spy on you
Minecraft developer Markus Persson has put up a survey on his personal tumblr, gauging community interest (or, indeed, approval) of anonymous data collection from players.
Back in time with Metal Gear Solid HD Collection [Review]
There’s something very special about the Metal Gear Solid franchise. Within a few minutes of booting this HD collection up, the memories started flooding back.
Guild Wars 2 reveals the sad history of the Jotun
In another backstory/lore post about the forthcoming Guild Wars 2, ArenaNet has fleshed out the history of the towering Jotun and given them a rather more tragic history than in the original Guild Wars.
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission gets a release window
Bohemia Interactive’s remake of the classic Carrier Command (named Carrier Command: Gaea Mission to distinguish it from the original), is getting closer.
RIFT Mobile arrives on Android
Following the iPhone and iPad versions, TRION has now finally released the Android version of their RIFTMobile App.