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Archive for January 2012


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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’.

27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

King Arthur II demo released

NeoCore has released a demo of King Arthur II, its sequel to (surprisingly) the original King Arthur.

27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The solar flair of Sol: Exodus [Review]

The space sim has been undergoing a bit of a revival of late.

26 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Jan 2012 | Comments Off