Archive for July 2012
Bigpoint Undertakes Universal Monsters Online into Closed Beta
San Francisco – July 26, 2012 – Bigpoint – a worldwide leader in online games – today announced that Universal Monsters Online has entered closed beta, and is now accepting player registrations to access the game before its global open beta launch.
Battlestar Galactica Online Hosts Summer Games Decathlon for Humans and Cylons Across the Universe
San Francisco – Jul. 26, 2011 – Bigpoint – a worldwide leader in online video games – today announced its preparation for the upcoming Battlestar Galactica Online (BSGO) Festival of Kobol, a 17-day celebration filled with tournaments and events commencing July 27 through August 12.
Play Diablo3 arcade style with a Diablo 3 arcade cabinet
We see all sort of modifications for games and hardware each week but this has got to be one of the coolest.
OnLive joins forces with Ouya
The recently revealed Ouya console received another boost today with news that OnLive will be offering content through the new console when it launches next year.
Dishonored Pre-order bonuses revealed in video
Looking to get your hands on Dishonored? Bethesda has today revealed the UK pre-oder bonuses available from the different retailers.
Dyad Review [Video]
Our second video review in as many days sees us tackle the psychedelic, mind-warping, seizure-fest that is Dyad.
Anna [Review] – House of horror
I’m not sure whether I’m the best or the worst person to review games that are purportedly scary.
Borderlands 2 PC is now available for digital pre-orders
Fans of Borderlands 2 will be pleased to hear that you can now pre-purchase the digital version of Borderlands 2 for the PC.
New London studio to be opened by Microsoft
Microsoft may just have finished dispensing with the services of a number of employees in Vancouver, but the company will at least be hiring more people elsewhere as it expands its game studio roster in the United Kingdom.
Introducing the MechWarrior Online Jenner [Video]
The latest Mech Warrior Online video takes a look at the light Jenner Mech and there’s full details and stats of the light over on the official website .
Crysis 3’s interactive trailer gives you a choice
The choice is “violent, or slightly less violent?”, which Crytek have chosen to characterise as ‘armoured’ and ‘stealth’.
Three new characters coming to ‘Enhanced’ Baldur’s Gate
The countdown has ended, and further details of the Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition have now been unleashed upon the world.
Planetside 2 beta starting “next Monday or Tuesday”
The beta period for online, multiplayer FPS Planetside 2 has been teased and teased over the past few weeks, but now it seems to finally be on its way.
Thomas Was Alone [Video Review]
Treat yourself to audiovisual feast with our video review of Thomas Was Alone.
‘Recruits’ mini-games launched for Carrier Command: Gaea Mission
In the lead-up to the release date of Carrier Command: Gaea Missions (supposedly sometime this autumn), you’ll be able to play a series of four ‘Recruits’ mini-games.
Guild Wars 2 pimps its ‘pillars of gameplay’
If you’ve been following the development of Guild Wars 2, your excitement levels may well be moving beyond ‘twitchy’ to somewhere close to ‘frothing’ as the August release date approaches.
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 evades customers into 2013
Just as you were lining up that shot to buy Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, it goes and walks behind a tree until 2013.
Development ceases on Microsoft Flight
Sad news if you’re one of the people who enjoyed Microsoft’s return to flight sims (albeit in a more accessible fashion), because development of Microsoft Flight will no longer continue.
Final Fantasy XIV MMO to be relaunched as ‘A Realm Reborn’
Final Fantasy XIV, the MMO with that has experienced some significant difficulties in actually getting players to play for longer than a day, is to be completely relaunched and rebranded.
What does it take to ruin a cruise of debauchery, wine, and loose women? [Video]
It’s one of life’s primary mysteries: What does it take to ruin what started as a luxurious cruise of debauchery, wine, and loose women?
Darksiders dev planning on making a FPS?
Vigil Games, the developer behind the Darksiders series and former-MMO Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium, is advertising for a new senior gameplay programmer.
Bioshock dev wants to hire you if you’ve got an 85% on Metacritic
Are you a developer looking for a new job? Want to be part of Irrational Games, the studio behind BioShock?
New Dishonored trailer – ‘Daring Escapes’ gameplay [Video]
Bethesda has released a new video for the upcoming Dishonored.
Entitled ‘Daring Escapes’ the gameplay sequence sees protagonist Corvo attempting to escape from an infiltration mission that has gone wrong.
Gearbox: People don’t understand how DLC is made, Borderlands 2 DLC in production
Speaking to Gearbox’s chief creative office Brian Martel, he told us that downloadable content (DLC) is one of the things that people “don’t really understand about how games are made”.
Portal can be completed in 8 minutes, it’s a world record! [Video]
Frankly, this is crazy. Portal, the whole of Portal, has been completed in the razor sharp time of 8 minutes 31.93 seconds.