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Archive for 3 February 2012


Take-Two pins financial hopes on Max Payne 3

Prepare for more hot hot financial news, as publisher Take-Two has released its third quarter figures for the year.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Darksiders II due in June

The financial troubles plaguing THQ have already pushed Metro Last Light into 2013 and placed Warhammer 40k: Dark Millennium Online in serious doubt; but it seems like one game at least will be making it out on time in 2012.

By John Robertson | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Warren Spector to receive ‘lifetime achievement’ award

Organisers of the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) have announced that their ‘lifetime achievement’ award will this year go to Warren Spector.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Play Bomberman in first-person [Video]

Minecraft continues to provide us with alternate versions of beloved videogame franchises.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare refuse to rule out future Mass Effect games

Speaking to IncGamers, Mass Effect 3 producer Mike Gamble said that the Mass Effect franchise is “too big of an IP” for BioWare to rule out future entries.

By John Robertson | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Valve: ‘Secret’ Team Fortress 2 project coming this year

Work on Team Fortress 2 continues to push ahead at full Steam (see what I did there?), with Valve promising new “secret” content this year.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Warhammer 40K MMO uncertain due to THQ’s financial situation

THQ has said that they’re being “realistic” over the future of MMO Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Risen 2 built a new animation system for drunk pirates [Video]

In the latest ‘Making Of’ video for Risen 2: Dark Waters, developers Pirahna Bytes explain how they had to come up with a new animation system for drunk pirates. 
This involved getting a bunch of actors in a motion capture studio and filming them acting drunk.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

TERA Sneak Peek Beta Weekend Key Giveaway

Frogster has teamed up with IncGamers to give you all a chance to grab a Beta key for this weekend’s “Sneak Peek” special testing event which will take place this weekend (4th and 5th February – Saturday and Sunday) from 3pm to midnight each day.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Metro: Last Light delayed until 2013

Well, this is not the news I wanted to wake up to this morning.

By John Robertson | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Fortune Summoners [Review] – Don’t judge it by its cover

When young, I kept a budgerigar as a pet. It was a cute little yellow and green thing that would sit in its cage and sing merrily, and it appeared to be the friendliest, sweetest little bird there ever could be.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off