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.
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.
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.
Massive erection: Babel Rising footage [Video]
Ubisoft has released a fresh dose of Godly anger on the eve of Babel Rising’s launch.
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.
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).
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.
Futuristic PC racing coming this August in Death Road
A new futuristic PC racer called Death Road will be appearing on 10 August.
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.
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.
Runes of Magic Chapter V live – Now with added Dwarves
Frogster has finally launched Chapter V of their F2P MMORPG Runes of Magic.
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.
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.
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.