Archive for 1 February 2012
Origin has 9.3m users, generates $100m
It’s not only Star Wars: The Old Republic that’s doing EA proud in the PC space.
SWTOR has over 2m players, 1.7m active daily
There we are, then. Star Wars: The Old Republic has come through its opening weeks rather nicely.
Meet the teams in Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City [Video]
As you’ll already be aware by now, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a third-person team based shooter (if you’re not, Capcom’s marketing team is crying right now).
Syndicate does not have an online pass
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’s online pass locks out single player content, SSX‘s online pass locks out the link between single and multiplayer content.
So, it’s surprising then that EA has confirmed that Syndicate (a game with multiplayer and single player) include no online pass at all.
Gotham City Imposters coming in full next week
The comically-violent Gotham City Imposters is coming to Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and PC on 7 February in North American, 8 February everywhere else.
Skyrim’s Creation Kit [Video]
Bethesda has released a new video for the Skyrim Creation Kit along with a developer blog from Production Director Ashley Cheng discussing the new features on the Steam Workshop which allows users to upload, install and share their mod creations.
Jurassic Park no longer coming to 360 retail
The boxed retail edition of Jurassic Park: The Game will now only be available for the PC.
Hacker forces EA to close fourms
Electronic Arts was forced to temporarily shut down its official forums yesterday following a hacker attack.
Said hacker (hackers, possibly) managed to deface the forum’s front page, however it’s not believed that any personal information was accessed or stolen.
Syndicate [Preview] – Is it still Syndicate?
No matter which way you look at it, this Syndicate is not going to please everyone.
US Kingdoms of Amalur launch event details
EA and 38 Studios will be releasing their big RPG Kingdoms of Amalur:Reckoning next week, so if you’re in the US and want to join the development team for some midnight launch action, then take a note of the dates and locations.
RIFT Lite launches with v1.7 update
TRION has today announced the launch of RIFT Lite to coincide with the v1.7 patch update.
Prototype 2’s ‘Radnet’ edition explained, PC version delayed
In yet another attempt to encourage people to purchase videogames before they’ve even been released (and thus avoid hearing all those pesky opinions about how it might not actually be all that good), Activision has announced Prototype 2’s ‘Radnet’ edition.
The voices of Mass Effect 3 [Video]
In a new promotional video for Mass Effect 3, EA and Bioware (or whoever arranges these things on their behalf) have had a chat with some of the voice actors behind the characters.