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Archive for 13 June 2012


Potato Sack bundle takes root on Steam

Remember the Potato Sack game that Valve used to promote Portal 2?

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

You could own Sony’s New York HQ

Financial realities are setting in for Sony, who are reported to be considering buyers or renters for its expensive New York headquarters.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Jagged Alliance’s ‘Crossfire’ adds 15-20 hours of gameplay

A standalone expansion (ie; you won’t need the original game to play it) to Jagged Alliance: Back in Action has been announced by bitComposer Games.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Adventures of Shuggy now on Steam

The Adventures of Shuggy – a brilliant little platformer from Smudged Cat Games – is now on Steam for an initial sale price of $8 / £5.59.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 18

A guided tour of Assassin’s Creed 3’s frontier [Video]

Need a bit more information about the Assassin’s Creed  gameplay that was shown at E3?

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jun 2012 | 1

Konami close Metal Gear Online servers

The Metal Gear Online servers have been shut down. Publisher Konami made the decision after the game had been live for four years.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 7

New features and civs explored in Civ V: Gods and Kings dev diary [Video]

2K Games and Firaxis have released a developer diary for the upcoming “Gods and Kings” expansion for Civiliation V, you can watch it in full below.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 1

Dust 514 is free-to-play, but a top loadout costs $0.24

According to CCP vice-president Morgan Godat, a “very, very top end” loadout in PlayStation 3-exclusive free-to-play shooter Dust 514 will set you back $0.24.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 7

If you cheat in Max Payne 3, you will only play other cheaters

Rockstar is testing the waters with a new system for dealing with those players that decide to in Max Payne 3 multiplayer.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 3

Microsoft say that they are not neglecting gamers, but are they?

In the wake of Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference, the general consensus is that the games are taking a back-seat to the platform holder’s plan to turn the Xbox 360 into a catch-all entertainment and social media device.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 21

EA wins the Mass Effect 3 ending investigation farce

EA has won in the investigation into the advertising campaign for Mass Effect 3. 

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 3

Second part of Max Payne 3 comic, “Hoboken Blues”, out now

Rockstar has released the second chapter of the Max Payne 3 comic series.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

No such thing as a Left 4 Dead prequel, it was all a rumour

Last week there was a rumour going around that Valve were working on a prequel to zombie-fest Left 4 Dead.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider is not like Uncharted, it has attempted rape

Update:
Crystal Dynamics has released a statement denying the existence of an “attempted rape” scene.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 3