Archive for June 2012


Race for the White House wants your vote

Eversim has tossed its hat into the 2012 US Presidential election by announcing Race for the White House, a simulator where you buy the Diebold company and produce enough rigged voting booths to win the ultimate political prize.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Indie Game: The Movie now available on demand

What goes on inside the minds of indie game developers? For decades it seemed as if we could only ever guess the answer to that question, offering unsatisfactory answers like “pixels, maybe?” or “I dunno, socks?” That is, until now.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Final Skyrim ‘Dawnguard’ beta invites going out today

Bethesda has confirmed that the final batch of beta invites to Skyrim’s forthcoming ‘Dawnguard‘ DLC is going out to Xbox 360 users today.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Massive erection: Babel Rising footage [Video]

Ubisoft has released a fresh dose of Godly anger on the eve of Babel Rising’s launch.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Paradox announces most extreme game collection of all time

Yes, it finally happened. The boundaries of extreme-ness have been massively overstepped as Paradox today announced Ship Simulator Extremes Collection; a mega-extreme package that bundles the maritime madness of Ship Simulator Extremes will every single piece of DLC released for the game to date.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Fuijiwara’s Tomba! coming to PSN

MonkeyPaw Games has announced plans to bring Tokuro Fuijiwara’s Tomba! to PlayStation Network (via the PSone Classics section).

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World Beta Weekend 3 Key Giveaway

IncGamers has teamed-up with Funcom and EA to bring you Beta keys for this weekend’s The Secret World Beta test which adds new content  including the Dragon and Illuminati starter zone experience, the  Hell Rising Dungeon,  and the Savage Coast zone will also open up for the first time.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | 2

Futuristic PC racing coming this August in Death Road

A new futuristic PC racer called Death Road will be appearing on 10 August.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Blizzard set to bring down the Diablo 3 ban hammer

For the past couple of weeks Diablo 3 has been the target of botters and gold farmers hell-bent on exploiting any loopholes in Blizzard’s systems to gather as much gold as possible prior to the real money auction house going live.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | 6

Tribes Ascend accelerates weapon unlocks in next update

There’s no doubt that Tribes: Ascend is a cracking FPS, and it’s free to play which is an added bonus, but one of the main criticisms is the speed of the unlocks on weapons.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | 1

Runes of Magic Chapter V live – Now with added Dwarves

Frogster has finally launched Chapter V of their F2P MMORPG Runes of Magic.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World Beta #3 starts 15 June

Funcom will be kicking off the third beta weekend for their upcoming MMO The Secret World on 15 June at 9AM PDT.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | 3

Game of Thrones [Review] – Stark contrasts

You’ve got to hand it to Cyanide, the French developers certainly know how to secure a popular license.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

THQ financials reveal cancelled UFC title

One of the few surprises of E3 2012 was EA’s on-stage reveal that it now owned the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) license; a series that had previously belonged to THQ.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Epic Mickey 2’s E3 trailer demands co-operation

If anything is clear from this Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two E3 trailer, it’s that Disney doesn’t approve of you playing with yourself.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2012 | 2

Develop Conference line-up revealed

Did you get your fill of press conferences and developer chats at E3?

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2012 | 1

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier stays on top

Not much happening in this week’s UK all-format game charts with Ghost Recon: Future Soldier holding the top spot for another week.

By Paul Younger | 11 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

E3 2012: Beyond: Two Souls [Preview]

If there’s one phrase that will make gamers of a certain age shudder, it’s “interactive movie.” This isn’t surprising: back in the 90s, the genre was populated almost exclusively with steaming piles of excrement.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Jun 2012 | 1