Archive for 18 July 2012


Molydeux and Molyneux collide in spoof ‘Curiosity’ trailer

This one takes a bit of explaining. You know of Peter Molyneux, of course (or you should); an influential figure behind Populous and other major Bullfrog-made titles of the 1990s, lover of turtleneck jumpers and former employee of Lionhead (Fable).

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | 3

Auto Club Revolution Launches Hockenheimring

18th July 2012, London, UK Today Eutechnyx released exciting new fully licensed content into their ground breaking free-to-play online racing game and car community – Auto Club Revolution.

By Press Release | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Uncharted 3 still receiving update patches

Naughty Dog are still supporting Uncharted 3, to the extent that a “massive” patch for the game is due in August.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Borderlands 2 has twice the budget and manpower of the original, hopefully fewer bugs

Brian Martel, chief creative officer at Gearbox, has told IncGamers that the development of Borderlands 2 required double the money and double the number of people to create it in comparison to the first game.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | 2

Runic explains lack of Torchlight 2 release date

Those who played the Torchlight 2 beta and (especially) the people who’ve pre-ordered the game are eager to know when the title is actually coming out.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | 3

‘World vs World’ details released for final Guild Wars 2 beta

The final Guild Wars 2 beta weekend is approaching like an onrushing Charr, so now is a reasonable time for Arenanet to reveal a few more bits of information about the ‘World vs World’ multiplayer mode.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo’s David Brevik talks Marvel Heroes [Video]

Gazillion Entertainment has released a first developer diary, featuring company president David Brevik, about the free-to-play PC action-RPG, Marvel Heroes.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft film still exists, Sam Raimi no longer directing

It’s been a long, long time since any public statements were made about the World of Warcraft film project, to the extent that most people had probably come to the tacit assumption that it was no longer happening.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Double Dragon Neon gets lurid in September

Originally scheduled for summer (as the, now incorrect, image above indicates), Double Dragon Neon is coming in September instead.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

The Walking Dead [Review] – Episodes 1 and 2

‘Interactive fiction’ is often seen as a dirty word in this medium.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | 2

Console version of Elder Scrolls Online not being ruled out

ZeniMax Online Studios are ruling out the possibility of Elder Scrolls Online coming to consoles to the future.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Football Manager dev, Sports Interactive, working on two unannounced projects

Speaking at last week’s Develop conference, Sports Interactive studio director Miles Jocabson teased us with the news that there are currently two as yet unannounced projects in the works.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Gears 3 gameplay designer quits Epic, shows off new iOS game

Lee Perry has quit Epic Games and has founded his own studio, BitMonster Games.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 beta NOT exclusive to Medal of Honor after all

Despite what was suggested yesterday, DICE has stated that access to the Battlefield 4 beta will not be exclusive to those who pre-order Medal of Honor: Warfighter.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Should developers worry about audience expectation?

It’s a question that has no right and wrong answer, no magical piece of insight or wit is going to solve it.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | 1

Anomaly Warzone Earth coming to PSN

Destructively delightful indie hit Anomaly: Warzone Earth is coming to the PS3, developer 11 Bit Studios has announced.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off