Archive for January 2012
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.