Archive for April 2012
Google applies the Zerg Rush
If you pop over to Google today and just happen to do a search for “Zerg Rush” you’re going to be in for some fun.
Crysis 3 [Preview] – The story of a jungle hunter
For many, Crysis is all about the nano-suit. The game’s signature gadget, and the key to the bulk of its many gameplay ideas and innovations, is as much of a character in its own right as any of the cast, weapons or locations.
More of Reto-Moto’s Heroes & Generals MMOFPS on show [Video]
The upcoming WWII MMOFPS Heroes & Generals from developer Reto-Moto looks to be coming along nicely and today we have a new developer video which shows the latest build of the game prior to the game going into a Beta test phase.
TimeSplitters 4 is not in development, says Crytek UK
Following reports earlier this week that TimeSplitters 4 had been seen running, Crytek UK (formerly Free Radical) has responded by saying that the game is not in development.
TERA head start begins
EU MMORPG gamers can get a head start in TERA from today as Frogster are allowing players to take their characters up to level 38 before the full launch.
A Valley Without Wind [Review] – It doesn’t blow
The other day I was watching a TED Talk by a designer who was stressing just how quickly people will make a judgement about an item or object based on how it looks.
EA faces possible takeover bid
Nexon, the Japan-based company (of Korean origin) behind the hugely successful free-to-play titles MapleStory and Dragon Nest, has reportedly contacted Electronic Arts over the possibility of making an offer for the publisher.
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.
Discover Max Payne’s favourite gun [Video]
This quickie Max Payne 3 video from Rockstar promises to divulge our hero’s favourite gun.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Closed Beta begins for MMO Grimlands
Gamigo and developer Drago Entertainament have today launched the Beta testing for their post-apocalyptic MMORPG Grimlands.
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.
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.
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.
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.