Archive for 18 May 2012


Indie devs unite for end of May promotion

Ron Carmel (of developer 2D Boy) has put together a week-long indie games promotion that will run from 24 May to 1 June.

By John Robertson | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

38 Studios makes loan payment, proves MMO project exists

After it emerged yesterday that Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios had bounced a $1.125 million USD cheque to Rhode Island as part of a loan-repayment plan, it seemed the company was in deep trouble.

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Omerta: City of Gangsters will pull heists on Xbox 360 too

The mob management title Omerta: City of Gangsters will be coming to the Xbox 360 as well as PC, according to developers Haemimont Games.

By Paul Younger | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

Assassinate Hitler’s dog in Iron Front – Liberation 1944

Where next for the ‘assassinate things related to Hitler’ sub-genre? After Sniper Elite V2 opted for shooting the man himself, the tactical shooter Iron Front – Liberation 1944 is hoping to go one better, by including a multiplayer mode where you assassinate the Fuhrer’s favourite dog.

By John Robertson | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

Quadrophilia: Mad Riders due in late May

Techland’s quad-bike based racer Mad Riders will be released on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and through digital channels for the PC on 30 May, according to this latest trailer from Ubisoft.

By Paul Younger | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

Red Frontier is now Starvoid [Video]

Zeal Studios’ real-time strategy Red Frontier has undergone a name-based makeover, emerging with cucumber slices on its eyes and a desire to be referred to as Starvoid from now on.

By Paul Younger | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

Come stress out Torchlight 2 this weekend

Runic Games has announced that there’ll be a stress test of the Torchlight 2 servers this weekend, which means more beta invites will be going out to interested parties.

By John Robertson | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

ARPG devs discuss Diablo’s influence on the genre [Video]

Earlier this week we held a special launch night event and thousands of Diablo gamers joined us for an online live show. 
During the show we aired four interviews with ARPG developers Crate Entertainment, Runic Games and Grinding Gear Games who discuss the influence of the Diablo franchise on their game development. 
The developers also talk about their upcoming titles Grim Dawn, Torchlight 2 and Path of Exile.

By John Robertson | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off