Archive for July 2012


E3 2013 stays in L.A

The ESA has now confirmed that E3 will stay in in L.A until at least 2015.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

PEGI becomes sole UK games rating system

The PEGI rating system has become the single rating system for videogames here in the UK from today.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Olympic Fever hits UK game charts

London 2012 iseverywhere, you can’t escape the Olympics so it’s not huge surprise that punters have hit the shops and snapped up Olympic themed titles last week.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Planetside 2, EverQuest 2 and DC Universe Online head to GamesCom

German online game operator ProSiebenSat.1 will be showing SOE’s titles at this year’s GamesCom in Cologne.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Square Enix reveal GamesCom line-up

In a couple of weeks time Square will be ready to showcase their big titles with a triple dose of new releases on show at Gamescom in Cologne.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Darksiders then, Darksiders 2 now, Darksiders co-op tomorrow? [Interview]

We chat to Darksiders 2’s lead designer Haydn Dalton about the changes that have been made to the game in comparison to the original, as well as the initial plans for the series and what the future holds.

By John Robertson | 30 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Second End of Nations Beta test weekend incoming

Last weekend I had fun taking part in the Beta test for TRION’s RTS End of Nations, and despite the fact I am currently utter crap at the game, it was enjoyable.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Secret World free to play weekend coming next week

If you have not checked out Funcom’s new MMORPG The Secret World then you can take advantage of a special free to play weekend to celebrate one month since the game launched.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jul 2012 | 4

Console owners can enjoy Farming Simulator 2013 too

What was once only available to PC owners will soon be available on Xbox 360 and PS3 too.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Be the keeper of some dungeons in Cyanide’s Impire

Impire, the newly announced PC strategy title from Cyanide (to be published by Paradox), is looking an awful lot like Dungeon Keeper.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Your chance to Kickstart some Ice-Pick Lodge oddness

The wonderful minds at Russian developers Ice-Pick Lodge (Pathologic, The Void and Cargo!) are turning to Kickstarter in an effort to raise $30,000 USD for a short, disturbing title called Knock-knock.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Sleeping Dogs demos its Hong Kong shoot-outs [Video]

Another day, another Sleeping Dogs video. Someone at Square Enix has been reading about saturation marketing.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Press Release | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Press Release | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Dyad Review [Video]

Our second video review in as many days sees us tackle the psychedelic, mind-warping, seizure-fest that is Dyad.

By John Robertson | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off