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.
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.
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.
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.
The gameplay of Sol: Exodus [Video]
This week Peter goes hands-on with PC space combat sim Sol: Exodus from Seamless Entertainment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’s online pass locks single-player content
It was always likely to happen at some point, and now it has.
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.
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’.