Archive for April 2012


Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 reveal date … revealed

A counter has appeared on callofduty.com, promising a ‘World Reveal’ of the next in the Call of Duty series.

By John Robertson | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Inspect the specs for Max Payne 3’s PC edition

Max Payne 3 will be showing up slightly later than the console versions (29 May in the US and 1 June in Europe), but you can be absolutely sure it’ll give you more anti-aliasing options.

By John Robertson | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Prepare to dive into Anno 2070’s oceanic add-on

Is life much better down where it’s wetter? Anno 2070  intends to investigate this question in Deep Water, a new add-on for the title due in autumn.

By Paul Younger | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Poach the best talent with Fifa 12’s Expedition Mode [Video]

The stand-alone release of UEFA Euro 2012 DLC for Fifa 12 won’t just bring you the usual assortment of Euro-hopefuls and a replication of the tournament itself.

By Paul Younger | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Batman Arkham City Game of the Year Edition announced [Video]

Warner and Rocksteady have announced the Batman Arkham City Game of the Year Edition which will include new content.

By John Robertson | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

ZX Spectrum turns 30 – Happy memories

It was 30 years ago that Sir Clive Sinclair launched the highly competitively priced ZX Spectrum onto the high street and without it many of us would not be sitting here today.

By Paul Younger | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition tops the charts

Last week The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition finally made it on to shop shelves and it’s good news for Namco and CD Projekt as it goes straight in at number one.

By Paul Younger | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Tribes Ascend [Review] – Speed kills

Bringing back a much-beloved series, especially one that had its home on the PC, is a task fraught with danger.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

New Diablo 3 developer interview video unlocks

Blizzard’s Heroes Rise promotional page for Diablo 3 has reached 50% and a new developer video has unlocked. 
In this interview features Senior Designer Jason Bender, senior sound designer Kris Giampa, and Lead Content Designer Kevin Martens as they discuss numerous aspects of the highly anticipated ARPG.

By John Robertson | 21 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Risen 2 delayed even further on consoles

It’s delay upon delay for the console versions of Risen 2: Dark Waters, as another announcement mires the piratical RPG in port until July.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City devs tease something Quinn-tessential

Something further may be afoot in Batman: Arkham City. The official tweet-box for the game has teased a curious picture (above), along with the unattributed quote “Don’t worry.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Sandy is dandy in Spec Ops: The Line multiplayer [Video]

Sand. You probably have mixed feelings about it if you’re in a warzone and trying to stay alive.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 intro cinematic [Video]

First shown at PAX a few weeks ago, Runic Games has released the intro cinematic for Torchlight 2.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

On yer bike: two Tour de France titles announced

Cyanide, long-time developers of cycling titles, are at it again with Pro Cycling Manager 2012 on the PC and Tour de France 2012 for Xbox 360 and PS3.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Aoineko’s 3D RPG Kitaru launches Kickstarter

Aoineko Studios has just launched their Kickstarter project for their episodic 3D RPG Kitaru which will be available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman: Absolution Hope News Times screen

Yesterday Square launched their Hitman Absolution Hope News Times Facebook campaign which a weekly publication that reports on the latest news from the world of Hitman Absolution.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV welcome back and Legacy campaign starts

When Final Fantasy XIV launched it was a bit of a mess but in the past few months the development team have knuckled down to sort the game out. 
Today Square Enix has revealed their welcome back and legacy campaign to encourage people back to check out all the changes that have been made.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Behind the scenes of the DDO Underdark expansion [Video]

It’s time to go behind the scenes with the developers at Turbine as they look at the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons Online expansion Menace of the Underdark which is being released on 25 June.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off