Archive for March 2012
Sega to restructure games business, jobs will be lost
Sega Sammy expects its overall profit for the fiscal year ending 31 March to be half of what it originally forecast.
Fourth TERA beta weekend starts today
It’s time for the fourth TERA beta weekend in Europe which ushers in a new content for Beta testers.
MLB 12 The Show [Review]
Spring training is coming to a close, which means it’s time to prepare for the start of the official MLB season. Or another year of saying “There’s always next year” for us Cubs fans.
IncGamers Plays: Naval War Arctic Circle
A narrated look at the icy waters of Turbo Tape Games’ strategic take on a near-future naval conflict.
Game of Thrones RPG features plenty of gruff British actors [Video]
They may be missing Sean Bean, but the Game of Thrones RPG by Cyanide at least looks to be stocking its voice acting booth with plenty of other gruff Britishers.
Scores of Warhammer 40k: Dark Millennium staff laid off
THQ has announced today that 79 employees from Vigil Games and 39 staff from Relic Entertainment have been laid off, as a direct consequence of Warhammer 40k: Dark Millennium no longer being developed as an MMO.
Friendly ghosts: Future Soldier details four-player co-op [Video]
The newest ‘Inside Recon’ to be smuggled out of enemy territory by Ubisoft shows the four-player co-op mode of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier in action.
Hijack a ride in Sleeping Dogs [Video]
I’m getting a pleasing hint of Just Cause 2 from this latest Sleeping Dogs trailer.
Max Payne 3 multiplayer has some great perks, examples within
If you haven’t yet cast your eyes over our hands-on preview of Max Payne 3′s multiplayer, then you really should because it’s looking quite delightful.
Reward cards reactivated at GAME and Gamestation
Following the update list on the still open GAME and Gamestation shops in the UK, the administrators PWC have now reactivated the reward cards for both retailers.
The list of still open GAME and Gamestation shops
With buyers circling like sharks now GAME has gone into administration, there is some hope on the horizon.
Triple dose of Risen 2:Dark Waters gameplay [Video]
This afternoon we three new video featuring gameplay from the upcoming RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters which is due for release on 27 April for the PC through Steam.
Sniper Elite 2 dev explains why 3rd-person is superior to 1st-person
Our hands-on impressions of Sniper Elite V2 – the sniper sequel in which you can kill Hitler and blast someone’s balls from their crotch – are coming later this week, but in the meantime we thought we’d share some perspectives on stealth-based design from the game’s developer, Rebellion.
Max Payne 3 Multiplayer [Preview] – Tales told in Bullet Time
The biggest question with Max Payne 3′s multiplayer, is how are Rockstar going to make the series’ trademark Bullet Time, slow-mo mechanic work in an environment populated by real players?
Yoshinori Ono out of hospital, taking a break from Street Fighter
Last week we reported that long-time Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono had been admitted to hospital following “deteriorated” health.
Ghost Recon Online Assault Class spotlight [Video]
The Assualt class is on display in this new Ghost Recon: Online trailer.
GAME’s administration could end tomorrow
Reports today suggest that UK videogame retailer GAME could find themselves out of administration as early as tomorrow.
OpCapita, parent company of Comet, has made a bid for the company’s remaining 333 stores.
UEFA Euro 2012 will be Fifa 12 DLC, no standalone release
It’s about time something like this has happened…
EA has announced that the UEFA Euro 2012 game will not be a standalone release, instead it will be launched as DLC for Fifa 12.
The Wildstar Northern Wilds minibosses on show
The Carbine Studios team are back with another Wildstar update and today they show off some of the minibosses from the Northern Wilds zone of their MMORPG.
Naval War: Arctic Circle [Preview] – Radar love
Naval War: Arctic Circle (NW:AC) is reminiscent of the old childhood concept of standing with your eyes closed and saying “If I can’t see you, you can’t see me.” In this near-future oceanic strategy title, the most fundamental tactical decisions are based on whether to actively search for the enemy (and, in the process, perhaps reveal yourself) or to simply stay quiet with your metaphorical eyes closed.