Archive for May 2012
Company of Heroes 2 [Preview] – The war in Russia
Seeing as how our Company of Heroes 2 presentation spent over 50 per cent of its duration focused on the history and politics of World War II’s Eastern Front, it’s clear that perspective and narrative accuracy are of paramount importance.
Witcher 2 shifts 1.7 million worldwide, goes on sale
CD Projekt Red’s ‘summer conference’ is in full swing as I write this, and the team has just revealed that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has sold (to date) 1.7 million copies worldwide in its various incarnations.
Crusader Kings II to add Muslim rulers in DLC
Paradox has announced Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam, a forthcoming DLC for its grand medieval soap opera/strategy title that’ll allow you to play as any Muslim ruler in the game.
Doom 3 BFG Edition arrives this autumn
Bethesda and id will be releasing the DOOM 3 BFG Edition this autumn for the 360, PS3 and PC, offering up “hours of new content” for Doom fans.
Company of Heroes 2: Some may find it hard to play as Russia
Company of Heroes 2 game director Quinn Duffy has said that he’s aware some people may find it difficult to play as Russia as the good guys.
However, in the end, Duffy believes the human side of the story will outweigh any existing political viewpoints held by a western audience.
Author drops Assassin’s Creed copyright lawsuit
Sci-fi author John Beiswenger has decided to drop his copyright infringement lawsuit against Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft, although he has retained the right to reopen the case in future.
Hitman Absolution – Attack of the Saints E3 Trailer [Video]
The latest trailer for Hitman: Absolution called Attack of the Saints, is IO’s E3 trailer showing more of Agent 47 in action as a hit squad moves in while he gets cleaned up in a rather drab looking motel.
Apple: ‘we are in gaming now in a fairly big way’
Speaking at the D: All Things Digital conference this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook has acknowledged that Apple are a key player in the mobile gaming industry.
Images of cancelled Amalur MMO Copernicus surface
Curt Schilling, boss of the now dead 38 Studios (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning), has posted a selection of screenshots from the studios planned MMO.
EA: ‘There’s no end to what we can do’ with Fifa
If you’ve read today’s hands-on preview of Fifa 13, then you’ll already know that we were largely impressed with the game’s new stand-out feature – First Touch Control.
The reason behind Dragon Age 2 and Crysis 2 being banned from Steam…
It’s been a while, but Crysis 2 is finally available through Steam in the form of Crysis 2: Maximum Edition.
Is this what Dead Space 3 looks like?
This could very well be the first image of Dead Space 3, showing a character kitted out in one the series mining armour suits and rocketing their way over a planet using a propulsion system in the boots.
Hitman Absolution [Preview] – 47 ways to die
It’s been more than four months since we last laid eyes on Hitman: Absolution, the long-awaited return of the bald headed, red tie wearing assassin-extraordinaire Agent 47.
THQ’s ‘Core Games’ management duo leave company
THQ’s Danny Bilson and Dave Davis, respectively the former Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of the ‘Core Games’ division of the company, have both left the publisher.
Fifa 13 [Preview] – Hands-on with EA’s latest
A few weeks ago, our first look at Fifa 13 suggested that Attacking Intelligence, the game’s new system for encouraging smarter AI on the offensive, was to be this year’s biggest addition.
First image from CD Projekt’s new RPG
Things are moving forward for CD Projekt Red’s new RPG. It was already known that the developers of The Witcher 2 were working on some fresh projects, along with hints that one of them might have a rather more futuristic flavour than previous releases, but now we have the lone image above as confirmation.
Krillbite’s Among the Sleep shows the horrors of childhood
Norway’s Krillbite may have hit on something quite brilliant for their forthcoming first-person horror title Among the Sleep.