Archive for 4 June 2012


Battlefield 3 Premium available now, PS3 users play first

Announced today at their E3 2012 press conference, Battlefield 3 Premium is available to purchase for $49.99.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Maxis Announces SimCity Social

Maxis has announced SimCity Social, a Facebook spin-off of SimCity.
At EA’s E3 press conference, Maxis showed off a trailer for the new Facebook offering, which has been rumoured for a little while.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Madden 13 to adopt Fifa impact engine

 
EA has revealed a couple of new features for the upcoming Madden 13, the most significant of which appears to be an almost direct adaptation of Fifa 12’s impact engine (albeit with a different sport).

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Dead Space 3: Co-op and giant monsters confirmed

EA today confirmed that Dead Space 3 will include co-op gameplay.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Capcom shows off new DmC: Devil May Cry trailer

Capcom has released a new trailer for DmC: Devil May Cry, their gritty reboot of the ever-popular demon murder franchise.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference is over, and we’ve rounded up all the news for you in one tidy list.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Bug out with Lost Planet 3’s E3 trailer

Unfortunate utility rig worker Jim Peyton is the focus of this E3 2012 trailer for Capcom’s Lost Planet 3.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

XBLA’s Summer of Arcade line-up announced

Microsoft has announced the Summer of Arcade line-up, although prices and release dates have not been announced.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Trion Worlds to publish Crytek’s Warface

It has been revealed that Trion Worlds will act as the North American publisher for Warface.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

LocoCycle announced for Xbox 360

Twisted Pixel has announced LocoCycle for the Xbox 360.
The announcement was made via a pre-rendered trailer that showed absolutely nothing in the way of gameplay, but did show an exceedingly shiny Tron-esque bike, which you can see above.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 2

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive officially dated

Valve has confirmed that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be available for all platforms (PSN, XBLA, Steam) on 21 August, 2012.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Black Ops 2 DLC coming first to 360, lets you fly a plane

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC will be a timed-exclusive for the Xbox 360.  

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

360 getting timed-exclusive DLC for Resident Evil 6

Resident Evil 6‘s downloadable content will be coming to the Xbox 360 first.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

South Park RPG is a quest to ‘be cool’

The first trailer for Obsidian’s South Park RPG has been shown at Microsoft’s E3 press event, revealing that the game is now called South Park The Stick of Truth and that one of the main goals in your role as ‘the new kid’ is to be cool (what else?) You can expect the usual assortment of South Park characters and villains (from underpants gnomes to ..

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Dance Central 3 confirmed, Usher-ing in a new dawn

In a particularly tacky moment from today’s Microsoft E3 2012 press conference, it was confirmed that Dance Central 3 is coming to the Xbox 360.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Tomb Raider DLC coming first to 360

Crystal Dynamics took to Microsoft’s E3 conference stage to announce that the first piece of DLC for the forthcoming Tomb Raider reboot will be coming to Xbox 360 ahead of other platforms.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Internet Explorer coming to Xbox dashboard

Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer will be coming to the Xbox Live dashboard.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Xbox SmartGlass connect 360 with tablets and Windows Phone

Microsoft revealed Xbox SmartGlass at their E3 press conference today.
According to Microsoft, the idea of SmartGlass is to make your movies, music and games “more engaging and more interactive,” by connecting the 360 console with tablets and your phone.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1