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Archive for 10 February 2012


Blizzard disputes Valve’s ‘Dota’ trademark

Blizzard is taking steps to legally contest Valve’s trademarking of the ‘Dota’ name, claiming that the title is “firmly associated in the mind of consumers with Blizzard”.

By John Robertson | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Unreal Engine 4 will be with us in 2012

Epic’s Mark Rein has stated that Unreal Engine 4 will be revealed in 2012.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Gabe Newell pens update about Steam hacking

You might remember that towards the end of last year, Valve announced that Steam’s forums and database had been subject to a hacking intrusion.

By John Robertson | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Syndicate voice actors revealed

EA has hired some big names for its reinvention of the classic Syndicate title, including Brian Cox (Deadwood, Bourne trilogy) and Rosario Dawson (Death Proof, Sin City).

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Frictional teases Amnesia follow-up

If you weren’t scared by Amnesia: The Dark Descent, then you’re of stronger mental fortitude than me (and most other games players).

By John Robertson | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian asks for Kickstarter ideas

Following the amazing success of Tim Schafer and Double Fine’s Kickstarter appeal yesterday (the total is now almost at $1.4 million USD), other companies are pondering taking a similar approach.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Memories of Syndicate – Corporate brutality

Unlikely as it may seem, Syndicate fans are in a much stronger position than they were before the announcement of Starbreeze’s FPS ‘reinterpretation’ of the title.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | 2

Mass Effect 3′s FemShep revealed [Video]

There has been quite a buzz today surrounding the Mass Effect 3 female Shepard reveal and this evening EA finally released the trailer.

By John Robertson | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Namco to release new Star Trek title early next year

Namco Bandai and Paramount are joining forcres to release the new Star Trek title which will be coming to PC and consoles.

By John Robertson | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning [Interview] – The best combat in an…

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is good. Good enough to get a 9/10 in our review.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

The features of AION free to play [Video]

With AIOn going free to play in the not too distant future, there are several updates and changes to the game which have been outlined today.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

The classes of Ghost Recon Online [Video]

A new trailer for Unisoft’s Ghost Recon Online shows of the online shooters different classes in action.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Special TERA EU play test this weekend

After last weekend’s cancelled sneak peek play test of TERA, Forgstar has announced today that this wekend they will be opening up the servers for a special play test for anyone with a sneak peek key.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 Beta Observations #2 [Video]

In our latest Diablo 3 beta video, Elly takes a look at Gold Collection, Stash and XP Radius in a multiplayer game of Diablo 3.

By John Robertson | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft subs down 100K

During last night’s Activision Blizzard’s financial call, Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime revealed that a further 100,000 players have left World of Warcraft in the past three months.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off