Archive for March 2012


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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Anno 2070’s second DLC pack out now

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

By John Robertson | 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.

By Paul Younger | 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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Sleeping Dogs [Preview] – Cops and Triads

Hong Kong is by no means the most common setting in videogames and, after a few hours in the world of Sleeping Dogs, it’s difficult to understand just why it has been overlooked for so long.

By John Robertson | 27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Path of Exile public Beta this weekend

While the game is not yet in full public Beta, Grinding Gear Games are giving ARPG fans the chance to take part in a special public Path of Exile Beta event this weekend.

By Paul Younger | 27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

SOE renames its Fan Faire to SOE Live

It all started back with EverQuest but SOE has moved on since then and now has a stronger protfolio of MMO titles including DC Universe Online, EverQuest, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Magic: The Gathering – Tactics, PlanetSide 2, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 [Preview] – Second Beta Weekend Impressions

If anyone, press or player, tries to sell you a definitive opinion of Guild Wars 2 based on this latest beta weekend, you’d be wise to remain skeptical.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Bioshock movie on-hold, looking less likely

The Bioshock movie has been moving slower than a hippie on washing day, and now it’s taken another turn for the worse as director Juan Carlor Fresnadillo is “completely out”.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Three flavours of AC3 special edition announced

Ubisoft has announced three seperation special editions for Assassin’s Creed 3. 
Although pricing has yet to be confirmed, from the content it looks as though it’s The Freedom Edition that’s going to dent your bank account most drastically what with its inclusion of a 24cm tall figure of the game’s hero Connor.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 exclusive videos coming all this week

We’ve been hard at ‘work’ playing the Guild Wars 2 beta this past weekend and we’ve captured our progress as we’ve gone in video for you to consume and enjoy.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

AC3 has been in development for over three years, built by 8 studios

The development of Assassin’s Creed 3 was hardly a secret (hell, we always knew it was a trilogy), but Ubisoft has now revealed to IncGamers that the game has been in development for over three years.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

11 Things You Need to Know About Assassin’s Creed 3 [Preview]

If you’ve read our review of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations then you’ll know full well that, while we still liked the game, the series is very much in need of a makeover.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Tasty look at Tyria in new Guild Wars 2 screens

Over the weekend Beta testers, including ourselves, entered Guyild Wars 2 for the second time, and today we have a batch of new shots showing the game world in it’s glory.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 uses new engine, allows over 2,000 characters on…

Assassin’s Creed 3 is being developed with a new engine known as AnvilNext.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

AC3 will be Ubisoft’s ‘biggest game and biggest launch’ yet

Ubisoft has made the bold claim that Assassin’s Creed 3 will be their “biggest game and biggest launch ever”.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off