Archive for 26 April 2012


Get on the Neverwinter Beta with Torchlight 2

With pre-orders now open for Runic Games’ ARPG Torchlight 2, Perfect World are encouraging you to pre-order the game with an incentive, not that you really need one because it looks cracking.

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Discover Max Payne’s favourite gun [Video]

This quickie Max Payne 3 video from Rockstar promises to divulge our hero’s favourite gun.

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Create Portal 2 levels on your PC in May

Valve has announced a release date for the free Portal 2 expansion it’s dubbing the “Perpetual Testing Initiative”; which allows players to make their own puzzles.

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Cryptic database hacked back in December 2010

Here’s some rather unfortunate news from Cryptic Studios, developers of Star Trek Online, Champions Online and City of Heroes.

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Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Donya Fortress gameplay [Video]

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters, which will be released in June, is the first of three new Battlefield 3 DLC packs, and today EA and DICE are showcasing the Donya Fortress map.

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War of the Immortals: Lost Omen expansion announced

Perfect World’s online action RPG War of the Immortals will be getting its first expansion called Lost Omen next month.

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Closed Beta begins for MMO Grimlands

Gamigo and developer Drago Entertainament have today launched the Beta testing for their post-apocalyptic MMORPG Grimlands.

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Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage available for pre-order

Gamepires has announced they are now taking pre-orders for their fast-paced PC combat racer Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage from today.

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Shinji Mikami’s Zwei officially announced

Bethesda and Tango Gameworks have now officically announced Zwei, a new survival horror from Shinji Mikami, the man behind Resident Evil and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.

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Submarine strategy returns in Silent Hunter Online

The Silent Hunter submarine sim series continues at UbiSoft with the announcement of Silent Hunter Online, a the browser based take on the popular series.

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SWTOR launches in 38 countries in Europe and Middle East

BioWare has confirmed the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic throughout 38 more countries in Europe and the Middle East. 
The likes of Afghanistan, Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Croatia and Iceland can now all get in on the Jedi/Sith action.

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Dead Space 3 and Army of Two 3 listed in developer CV

The CV of game designer Jeremie Benhamou of Visceral Games lists work on Dead Space 3 and Army of Two 3, two games that have yet to be announced by publisher EA.

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HMV to host official UK launch of Diablo III

HMV’s London Oxford Street store will host the UK’s Diablo III launch event, Blizzard has confirmed.

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Torchlight 2 available to pre-order now, pricing revealed

Torchlight 2 will set you back £14.99 / €18.99 / $19.99, pre-orders for the dungeon crawler have been opened on Steam and on publisher Perfect World Entertainment’s website.

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Stalker 2 cancelled, GSC closes down

GSC Game World, the team responsible for the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. franchise, has confirmed its own closure.

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Dishonored [Preview] – Revenge solves everything

“Revenge solves everything.”
That’s the entirely plausible assertion appended to Dishonored’s debut trailer.

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