Archive for January 2012
Diablo 3 Beta Patch #10 Analysed [Video]
The Diablo 3 Beta patch landed and Elly got stuck into the latest update to check out all the recent game system changes.
TRION to attempt virtual wedding world record
Virtual weddings in MMOs are nothing new but with Valentine’s Day on the horizon, TRION are looking to attempt a new world record for the most virtual weddings in a 24 hour period in RIFT.
No BlizzCon in 2012
Forget BlizzCon this year everyone, it’s been replaced by the Battle.net World Championship but it will return in 2013.
THQ shifts focus to core and digital content, kids division shut down
THQ has announced that it is going to cease operating in the licensed kids game sector.
The Darkness 2 demo now on PC, system requirements detailed
Horror-come-comic-book-FPS The Darkness 2 now has a demo on PC, ready for its full launch on 10 February.
11 new publishers sign up to EA’s Origin service
CD Projekt Red, Robot Entertainment, Freebird Games, Recoil Games, 1C Company, inXile Entertainment, Paradox Interactive, Autumn Games, N3V Games, Trion Worlds and Core Learning.
Early Diablo 3 Beta Patch 10 observations
This morning Blizzard unleashed the much talked about Beta patch 10 for Diablo 3 which includes by Blizzard’s Jay Wilson last week.
Blizzard is currently going through an intense iteration period with the game and so beta testers have been keen to see the changes in action.
Planetside 2 Dev Webcast on Thursday
SOE will be holding a developer webcast for Planetside 2 this Thursday with Creative Director Matt Higby hosting the show.
War of the Roses, dev diary and screens
Who’s your favourite in England’s Wars of the Roses, Lancaster or York?
Darksiders II catalogues the achievements of Death [Video]
Much like his brother, War, the protagonist of Darksiders II has many talents and accomplishments.
Mass Effect 3 DLC gets bookish
Booksellers Barnes & Noble are the latest in long (very long) line of outlets to offer some bonus Mass Effect 3 goodies in return for your wads of cash.
UKIE trade body trials PC download chart
UKIE, the trade association for UK Interactive Entertainment, will launch a PC download chart (in Beta form) this February.
QuakeCon dates announced
The dates for this year’s QuakeCon have been announced today so if you fancy lugging your computer to the LAN party and take part in the numerous developer discussions that take place each year, then mark these dates down.
This year’s event takes place between August 2-5 and special room rates ($154 per night). can now be booked at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX where this year’s event is taking place.
Kingdoms of Amalur live Q&A today
A Kingdoms of Amalur:Reckoning developer chat will be taking place today at 9AM PST (5PM GMT).
SWTOR patch addresses ability delays
EA and Bioware have kicked live the v1.1.0b patch for Star Wars: the Old Republic which addresses issues such as the ability delays players were experiencing as well as Karagga’s Palace exploits.
Kingdoms of Amalur dev diary – Music and Sound [Video]
A nbew developer diary video has been released of the upcoming Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning RPG from EA and 38 Studios.
New Hitman novel announced
Del Ray has annnounced that a second novel based on the Hitman franchise.
RIFT released on Origin with bonus items
TRION have added a new way to get your hands on their MMO RIFT, it has now been added to EA’s Origin platform.
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Mediterranean Map Pack released
The Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Mediterranean Map Pack has been relreased today for the 360 and PC witht he PS3 versions arriving tomorrow, 25 January.
IncGamers Podcast – Episode #66
In this week’s show the chaps discuss what they’ve been playing this past week as John has been going hands-on with the PS Vita and discusses his experiences so far, Tim discusses his play time with some older titles in preparation for a big release next month, Peter gets into some space combat.