Archive for 23 March 2012
Sine Mora [Interview] – Making bullet-hell mainstream
There’s no two ways about it, old-school shooters are just not as popular as they used to be.
51% of PC sales in UK & US come from digital
Over half of PC games sold in the United Kingdom and United States come from digital downloads, according to download services company Sony Digital Audio Disc Corporation.
The company is urging more retailers to take a closer look at the digital marketplace as it believes the figures will continue to grow.
Ten of the Best Gaming Guilty Pleasures
Every form of entertainment has some products that fall into the “guilty pleasure” category, and gaming’s no exception.
Bethesda cancelling Prey 2?
A horrible rumour is doing the rounds on the internet right now… apparently, Bethesda are all set to announce this Monday that Prey 2 has been cancelled.
The “reliable source”, from which the rumour has come, explains that the cancellation is the reason that press have been unable to see the game for the past half a year.
Is WoW still the best MMO out there?
It’s been the big question dividing players, press and developers in the MMO community of late: is World of Warcraft still the best MMO out there?
New Runes of Magic chapter introduces the Dwarves
Frogster will be releasing Chapter V for their MMO Runes of Magic this June bringing a whole host of new game features.
UK EVE Online players will now pay in GBP
At the EVE Fanfest, CCP has revealed that UK subscribers to EVE Online will start paying their month subscriptions in GBP and not Euros.
Wreck every roadside object in Ridge Racer Unbounded [Video]
Namco and Bugbear have released a near-launch (the game is released on 30 March) trailer for Ridge Racer Unbounded, highlighting the driving, destruction and re-construction of the title.
Funcom demonstrate The Secret World character diversity [Video]
In the latest developer diary from, Funcom, they demonstrate the sheer amount of options players will have when creating their characters, expecially when it comes to skills.
With the game not sticking to specific classes, players have the freedom to develop their characters with the complete game skill set which is a really nice feature of that game.
Pilgrim’s Progress: Salem opens beta sign-ups
Seatribe’s New World settlement MMO, Salem, is now open for beta sign-ups.
Creatures from the deep in Risen 2 [Video]
Today we have a new trailer for the upcoming pirate themed RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters which is due for release on 7 April on the PC with console versions being released on on 22 May (US) or 25 May (EU).
Destroy someone’s balls in Sniper Elite V2
In a recent hands-on session with Rebellion’s upcoming Sniper Elite V2, we had a rather unnerving experience.
Happily getting on with our mission, we took aim at an enemy that was rudely standing in our way with our trusty sniper rifle with the idea of removing him from our path.
Grim Dawn developer looking at Kickstarter project
Developer Crate Entertainment who are busy working on their action RPG Grim Dawn (see picture) could be looking to create a new project through Kickstarter.