Archive for June 2012
Potato Sack bundle takes root on Steam
Remember the Potato Sack game that Valve used to promote Portal 2?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
EA wins the Mass Effect 3 ending investigation farce
EA has won in the investigation into the advertising campaign for Mass Effect 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.
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.
Tomb Raider is not like Uncharted, it has attempted rape
Crystal Dynamics has released a statement denying the existence of an “attempted rape” scene.
Gameplay from Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade line-up [Video]
Microsoft is keeping the Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ line-up pretty much in-house this year, with four of the five games coming from Microsoft’s own Game Studios.
European PS Store launches Vita sale
From tomorrow (that’s 13 June for the time zonally challenged), the EU PlayStation Store will be kicking off a few weeks of Vita-related sales.