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Archive for March 2012


Elite-inspired space trading sim is Notch’s next game

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson’s next game will be a “sandbox space trading sim” in the Elite (1984) mould. 
However, Notch has teased that, unlike Elite, players will be able to explore various interior areas of their trading ship. 
“I want the space game that’s more like Firefly,” said Notch.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #75

Is Guild Wars 2 the second coming of MMO christ? That’s a question which won’t be answered by the IncGamers Podcast this week, but the weekend beta is discussed in full by the team.

28 Mar 2012 | 1

See how bullet-time works in Max Payne 3 multiplayer [Video]

How will bullet-time work in Max Payne 3′s multiplayer? That’s one of the biggest questions we’ve been seeking an answer to since the game was first announced.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Age of Empires Online now on Steam

Microsoft’s free-to-play Age of Empires Online is now on Steam. 
While the base game is free, there are no less than 11 add-on packs each costing £3.25 each.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

You ‘need’ a controller to play Assassin’s Creed 3 on PC, says creative…

Assassin’s Creed 3′s creative director, Alex Hutchinson, has said that all PC players looking to play the game should have a controller.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Ridge Racer Unbounded [Review] – Reinventing the wheel

What you can say about Ridge Racer Unbounded, with equal amounts of conviction and fear, is that it’s the most drastic change the storied franchise has seen since it was introduced way back in 1993.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 community article blow-out

As you know, we have been adding Guild Wars 2 articles to the site after Peter’s play time at the weekend, but there’s a lot more to read.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

SimCity: Origin required to play, but not to buy

EA has confirmed that SimCity will be available to purchase outside of the publisher’s Origin digital platform.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Kojima is terrible at making games, says… a nobody

Tyrone Rodriguez is apparently a man looking for some more publicity and, having formerly worked at IGN, he knows how to get it… hence the following story.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Dyack: Second-hand games are a threat to the industry

Dennis Dyack, the often outspoken boss of Silicon Knights (Too Human, 2008), has spoken out against the strength of the second-hand games market.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Battlefield PC patch launches tomorrow

The next patch for the PC version of Battlefield 3 will launch tomorrow, DICE has confirmed via community manager Daniel Matros.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Shoot Many Robots PC dated, includes Steam items

Shoot Many Robots, a game in which you shoot many robots, will be released on PC on 6 April, Ubisoft has announced.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian working on Kickstarter project?

Obsidian Entertainment, the studio behind the likes of Fallout: New Vegas, Alpha Protocol and THQ’s upcoming South Park RPG is working on a project which it plans to found through Kickstarter.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 pre-order partners revealed

The 10 April is the big day for Guild Wars 2 fans, it’s when pre-orders will start being taken for the the highly anticpated MMO.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Aussie-rules change: R18+ rating introduced

The Australian capital of Canberra will trial run an R18+ rating for games beginning this week, with a country-wide introduction planned for 2013.

27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Capcom opening a bricks-and-mortar retail store

Capcom is to open an official retail store next week which will sell all kinds of branded goods, from games to t-shirts to limited edition items currently only available through its online store.

27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

The mystical DDO expansion Eveningstar cavern revealed

New screenshots just in today for the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons Online expansion Menace of the Underdark. 
These new screens show the mystical forest cavern which can be found beneath the new Eveningstar region of the game.

27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Anno 2070′s second DLC pack out now

Ubisoft has released the second downloadable content pack for Anno 2070.

27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

The New GoG.com launches

After a few days of teasing, the new gog.com site is now up and running with a shiny new look. 
The team has come up with a modern fresher look but it’s not just about looks.

27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Raising the dead in Bioshock Infinite Heavy Hitters #4 [Video]

In the final Bioshock Infinite Heavy Hiitters video series, the development team discuss the Siren, a ghostly figure that can bring back the dead with her voice.

27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off