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Archive for 12 July 2012


Might & Magic: Duel of Champions [Preview] – Looking (card)sharp

Are there any genres that the Might & Magic series hasn’t delved into yet?

By Tim McDonald | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

First Unreal Engine 4 game will be the PC exclusive Fortnite

Epic Games used the San Diego Comic-Con to talk more about the PC-exclusive title Fortnite, and revealed that it will be the first title to use the Unreal Engine 4 (so expect some fancy lighting).

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

007 Legends shows you Her Majesty’s Secret Trailer [Video]

Daniel Craig is now so good at being James Bond that he’s started to infiltrate entirely different films from the ones he actually stars in.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Tequila Works showcase the art of Deadlight [Video]

Deadlight looks like it’ll be continuing the Microsoft tradition of throwing a game with a dark and somewhat gloomy art style into the Summer of Arcade promotion.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Steam’s summer sale is underway

If you’ve glanced at Steam’s store page recently, you’ll have noticed a lot of crossed out prices with percentages next to them.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Borderlands 2 trailer puts a lion to sleep [Video]

Gearbox has fired out a new trailer for Borderlands 2 that may or may not introduce “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” to a fresh audience.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

See “Streets of Hope” turn to despair in Hitman Absolution [Video]

IO Interactive has released a 17 minute narrated walkthrough of the “Streets of Hope” level from Hitman Absolution, first shown off at E3 2012.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Surprise twist: Rhianna Pratchett is the lead writer for Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics has revealed that Rhianna Pratchett has been the lead writer of its Tomb Raider title (just called Tomb Raider, but it’s Tomb Raider 10 if you’re keeping count) all along.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

ShootMania pre-orders net you instant beta access

Pre-orders of ShootMania Storm, Nadeo’s latest multiplayer outing for the PC, can now be made at the official ShootMania site.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Grand Theft Auto 5 confirms helicopter, swimming pools

Getting news about Grand Theft Auto 5 out of Rockstar has been akin to getting drips out of a particularly stubborn tap of late, but the developer has today eked out a tiny bit more in the form of two (yes, two!) screenshots.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | 2

Magicka goes Tarantino in this ‘Other Side of the Coin’ video

It may not have any gameplay footage and it may serve little genuine purpose, but this live-action trailer for Magicka’s ‘The Other Side of the Coin’ DLC does have a Reservoir Dogs pastiche going for it.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Ubisoft hopes Spartacus Legends will make you glad(ius)

If you’re a fan of naked chests (male and female), then there’s a strong chance you’ve watched one or more seasons of the Starz show Spartacus. 

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off