Archive for 24 July 2012
Left 4 Dead 2’s Cold Stream DLC released on PC, delayed on 360
The third add-on for Left 4 Dead 2, a four-chapter campaign called ‘Cold Stream’, has been released today for the PC version of the game (through Steam).
Indie Royale’s July bundle features entire Geneforge Saga
If you have any money left over from the Steam summer sale and have a taste for old school RPGs, you could do worse than take a look at the Indie Royale ‘July Jubilee’ bundle.
XBLA will eat itself: Major Nelson avatar items now available
There’s something oddly incestuous about the fact that ‘Major Nelson’ branded avatar items are now for sale on Xbox Live.
ASTRO GAMING INTRODUCES THE A50 WIRELESS GAMING HEADSET
SAN FRANCISCO – July 24, 2012 – ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment for professional gamers, has launched the ASTRO A50 Wireless Gaming Headset, a professional-grade audio solution designed to provide gaming and home theater enthusiasts with an immersive experience free from the tangle of wires.
Pair of DLC puzzle packs announced for Quantum Conundrum
It was no secret that Quantum Conundrum was getting some DLC.
First one’s free: sample Dyad’s delights with a demo
If you read John’s glowing review of Dyad, but still fancied sampling it for yourself before diving in to the full game, then this demo release is for you.
Cleaver girl: Mrs Chu gets her revenge in Sleeping Dogs [Video]
With only a few weeks to go before the release of Sleeping Dogs on 17 August, Square Enix is laying on the promotional materials.
Diablo 3 Wizard Invincible Bug Fixed – Barbarian Invincible Bug Now Surfaces
Last night Blizzard hotfixed the Diablo 3 bug which allowed Wizard characters to be invincible with the use of Archon and Teleport which we reported on Saturday.
ArmA 2 patched, improves DayZ experience
Bohemia Interactive has release the 1.62 patch for Arma 2.
The patch will help with stability issues when running the DayZ mod, with Bohemia telling us “zombie hunts less prone to crashes and should improve server stability”.
Dragonica: Phoenix – New Update Now Live
Dublin, Ireland – July 24th 2012 – Gala Networks Europe, one of the leading free-to-play games publishers and operator of thehttp://www.gpotato.eu/ portal, is delighted to announce that Phoenix, the latest update for its action-packed MMORPG Dragonica, will be going live today, Tuesday 24th July after a scheduled maintenance.
RF Online: Acclaimed Sci-Fi MMORPG,Hits Europe Later This Year
Berlin, Germany – 24th July 2012 – Berlin-based Games Publisher, OnNet Europe, subsidiary of South Korean parent company, OnNet Entertainment, today announced the licensing of CCR´s popular Sci-Fi Rising Force Online MMORPG for Europe.
MAJESCO ENTERTAINMENT REVEALS THE COMPLETE, HIGH-INTENSITY NBA BALLER BEATS SONG LIST
Edison, NJ—July 24, 2012—Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative video game publisher for the mass market, today announced the full set list of songs and artists for NBA Baller Beats, the first ever full-body motion-based NBA video game that lets players use a real ball to gain real skills.
WINNERS OF ‘WE ARE TEKKEN’ ART AND REMIX COMPETITION REVEALED
LYON, FRANCE – 23 July 2012 – TEKKEN Project Director Katsuhiro Harada has made his choice from over 200 amazing remixes and more than 200 incredible pieces of art created by talented fans from every corner of the planet.
Azubu Blaze, SoloMid, Curse and Team Black to Compete in the First- Ever Major League Gaming Summer League of Legends Arena August 3-5
Major League Gaming (MLG) has determined the four teams that will participate in the first-ever Summer League of Legends Arena, which will be broadcast live on majorleaguegaming.com from August 3-5.
Mass Effect movie to be based on first game, script finished
It seems that the script for the Mass Effect movie is finished.
Company of Heroes 2’s ‘ColdTech’ acts as a second enemy
As part of Relic Entertainment’s drive to make Company of Heroes 2 as authentic as it can be, weather is dynamically simulated using a ‘ColdTech’ system.
Relic: Original Company of Heroes yet to be bettered
The original Company of Heroes is a pretty good RTS game.
Company of Heroes 2 [Preview] – Surviving General Winter
Relic Games and publisher THQ are clearly worried about confusing us about their intent with Company of Heroes 2.
DayZ planning to be stand-alone this year
ArmA 2’s DayZ mod has been ridiculously successful. It’s made ArmA 2 more successful than it has ever been, it’s proven that a persistent world PC game needn’t be all about fighting and levelling up and it’s gotten me hooked.
Grab a World of Warplanes Closed Beta Key
As some of you may know, we opened up a new section focucing on Wargaming’s current title World of Tanks, and their upcoming tiles World of Warplanes and World of Battleships.
‘Consoles are dead’ idea amuses Xbox creator
Seamus Blackley, the man who put forward the idea of Microsoft entering the games console market, has expressed his amusement with the idea that the console market is going the way of the Dodo.
THQ avoid Nasdaq delisting, recovery continues
THQ is going through some rough times right now, but today it has received some much needed good news.
Dedicated PES studio opening in London, aims to keep series “fresh & exciting”
Konami has officially announced that it will be opening a new studio in London that will be dedicated to keeping the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise “fresh and exciting”.
Lionhead explains why Project Milo was scrapped and Fable: The Journey was started
Remember Lionhead’s Project Milo? The Kinect project which showed the user interacting with a little boy on screen that was demonstrated during the 2009 Microsoft E3 press conference?
Final Fantasy Versus 13 has not been cancelled
Last week it was claimed that Square Enix had cancelled Final Fantasy Versus XIII.