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).

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2012 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Pair of DLC puzzle packs announced for Quantum Conundrum

It was no secret that Quantum Conundrum was getting some DLC.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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”.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | 6

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.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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. 

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect movie to be based on first game, script finished

It seems that the script for the Mass Effect movie is finished.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | 29

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.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Relic: Original Company of Heroes yet to be bettered

The original Company of Heroes is a pretty good RTS game.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

‘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.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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”.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy Versus 13 has not been cancelled

Last week it was claimed that Square Enix had cancelled Final Fantasy Versus XIII.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off