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.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Pilgrim’s Progress: Salem opens beta sign-ups

Seatribe’s New World settlement MMO, Salem, is now open for beta sign-ups.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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).

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off