Archive for 1 June 2012
Frogwares’ Sherlock Holmes takes his case to consoles [Video]
The gamepad is well and truly afoot, as Frogwares’ long-running Sherlock Holmes series prepares to make the jump to Xbox 360 and PS3 (while also staying on PC) with The Testament of Sherlock Holmes.
EA revisits Need For Speed Most Wanted
Yet another E3 2012 ‘reveal’ has escaped a little early, with news that EA will announce a new Need For Speed: Most Wanted at their press event on 4 June.
Quantum Conundrum coming in June [Video]
Airtight Games’ Portal-esque dimension-bending puzzle title Quantum Conundrum will be available for PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network from 21 June this year.
Star Wars 1313 details revealed
LucasArts has divulged a few more details about Star Wars 1313 (such as confirming that as the name, for a start) in a press release struggling against the weight of terrible PR buzzwords.
War of the Roses mounts up for E3 [Video]
FatShark and Paradox have issued forth some new footage from War of the Roses, the third-person multiplayer slay-em-up set during one of England’s most tumultuous historical periods (and we’ve had a few).
Europe gets special Dark Souls ‘Prepare to Die’ retail edition
In addition to yesterday’s news that Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be coming to Steam (albeit probably still using Games for Windows Live through that platform) and that the console editions will be getting the PC extras as DLC, comes word of a special European retail version of the game.
Arma 3 ‘E3 sneak peak’ shows engine, vehicles, weapons [Video]
New footage from Arma 3 has been released just prior to E3 2012, which gives a decent idea of the sorts of things Bohemia Interactive will be showing off from the game at the event.
The one brick: Lego Lord of the Rings confirmed [Video]
It had already been strongly hinted at by some Lego toy packaging, but now we have confirmation; Lego Lord of the Rings will be coming to multiple platforms this autumn.
Max Payne 3 now on PC, specs and new trailer revealed
Max Payne 3 is now available for PC, in both digital and boxed form.
Rockstar’s latest received mixed reviews upon its console release last month, but we deemed it good enough to score 9/10.
Lara gets a beating in new Tomb Raider trailer [Video]
Square Enix has released a new trailer for next year’s Tomb Raider.
Company of Heroes 2 [Interview] – Making Russia the good guys
Following on from our preview of Company of Heroes 2 last week, we sat down with game director Quinn Duffy.
Bulletstorm dev involved with next Gears of War
People Can Fly, the studio behind the low-brow brilliance that is Bulletstorm, are involved in the next Gears of War game.
Plague, murder and choice in Dishonored gameplay trailer [Video]
Bethesda has released a gameplay trailer for upcoming choice-em-up Dishonored.
The trailer spends a long time showing some of the environments we can expect to see, including dockyards, plague-ridden streets, the lavish homes of the rich and the dilapidated abodes of the poor.
Elder Scrolls Online’s combat is more ‘radical than you might think’
Paul Sage, ZeniMax Media and Elder Scrolls Online creative director, has said that the upcoming MMOs combat will offer more than the typical experience.
“Our combat’s a little more radical than you might think,” said Sage.
Saint’s Row: The Third in Steam sale this week
Saint’s Row: The Third is on sale through Steam this week. With 66 per cent off, the game can be yours for £10.19/$17.
Blizzard’s South Korean offices raided over Diablo 3
The South Korean government has raided Blizzard’s South Korean offices regarding the refusal of Diablo 3 refunds.
Silicon Knights planning to appeal court decision vs. Epic Games
Following yesterday’s court ruling that found in favour of Epic Games, Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack has said that he is disappointed and that the company will be appealing the decision.
Valve: DOTA 2 will not be pay-to-win
Valve has reconfirmed that the upcoming DOTA 2 will be free-to-play, but it won’t be pay-to-win.
Factories, fires and footfall shown in new SimCity screens
New SimCity screens have been released, showing fires, factories and pedestrians making use of footpaths.