Archive for July 2012
Thomas Was Alone [Review] – Not just another indie platformer
Isn’t it amazing how easy it is for us mere humans to become attached to the ridiculous.
Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition counts down
Anyone old enough to remember the Baldur’s Gate series will have fond memories of the fantastic RPG.
UbiSoft gets ready for Gamescom revealing its line-up
With Gamescom just afew weeks away, UbiSoft has revealed their line-up of titles for the annual gaming extravaganza in Cologne.
PES 2013 demo available now
Konami’s latest installment in the PES footy series now has its own demo ready for download giving you a taste of what’s to come.
DARK VALE GAMES OPENS 1,000 ADDITIONAL BETA SLOTS FOR UPCOMING INDIE PVP GAME FORGE
CARSLBAD, CA (JULY 25, 2012) — Dark Vale Games, an independent video game developer based in Southern California, has announced that they will offer 1,000 additional spots in the upcoming BETA test for FORGE, the multiplayer-only PC game that delivers truly unique multiplayer experience by bridging the gap between the fast, skill-based action of competitive first-person-shooters and the strategic competition of Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) games.
Robo pre-orders announced for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (UK)
In addition to the multiplayer trailer released for the game today, Activision has spelled out some upcoming pre-order offers that are available if you slap down your money early for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.
Double your danger with the Tribes Ascend ‘Twinfuser’ update
The latest update to Hi-Rez’s free-to-play revival of the Tribes series adds a brand new ‘Twinfuser’ weapon.
Sleeping Dogs lets you dress as Rico Rodriguez
Anyone who’s seen footage of the Sleeping Dogs driving segments (like those in this recent video) will know that they owe a fair bit to the chaos-filled open world title Just Cause 2.
Blizzard fixes Diablo 3 Barbarian god mode bug
As expected, Blizzard has now hotfixed the Barbarian god mode bug that appeared just over 24 hours ago.
Second Shadowrun Kickstarter announces new payment model
Before Harebrained Schemes launched their $1.8 million USD generating Kickstarter for Shadowrun Returns, Cliffhanger Productions were already working on a title called Shadowrun Online.
Platforming mode returns to Trackmania 2: Canyon [Video]
One of the criticisms levelled at Trackmania 2: Canyon was that for all its improvements over previous releases in the series, it was missing some of the features players had become used to.
Darksiders originally going to be 4-player co-op, Vigil still want to do it
In a recent interview with IncGamers, Darksiders 2 lead designer Haydn Dalton said that the team had initially wanted the first Darksiders to be a four player co-op game.
Tansformers: Fall of the Cybertron multiplayer trailer
Activision’s latest Transformers: Fall of the Cybertron trailer shows off some of the game’s multiplayer maps and features prior to the launch on 21 August.
Stronghold Kingdoms Reaches One Million Registered Players
London, UK – 25th July, 2012 – Firefly Studios, creators of Steam’s number two free-to-play game Stronghold Kingdoms, hit a major milestone this week by reaching 1,000,000 registered players.
GAME reveals Call of Duty Black Ops II Perks
Game and Gamstation have launched their Call of Duty Perks programme which will grant additional bonus for those that getin early and pre-order.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria release date announced
Blizzard has announced that their fourth World of Warcraft expansion The Mists of Pandaria (or Panda Pack as we like to call it) will be released on September 25th.
Because Penguins Like to Blow Shit Up Too, Serious Sam 3: BFE Linux Version Announced
Linux Version Coming This Year to Steam, Will Support Steamworks
THE INTERNET – Croteam and Devolver Digital announced today that the popular 2011 PC indie shooter hit Serious Sam 3: BFE is under development for a 2012 release for Linux.
Darksiders 2 is looking better than expected [Preview]
I’ve now played Darksiders 2 on a number of occasions, the most recent being last week.
Company of Heroes 2 aiming for “as low as possible” PC specs
PC gaming is great. It’s diverse, it’s high quality and – contrary to what some believe – it’s incredibly healthy and full of players.
End of Nations devs talk backstory [Video]
In the latest developer video update from Petroglyph for their online RTS End of Nations, they discuss the game’s backstory and the the factions that will make you want to take down the enemy no matter which side you choose.
Syfy’s Defiance Commences Series Production in Toronto July 24th
Groundbreaking Series Set to Launch in April 2013
NEW YORK, NY – July 23, 2012 – Defiance will commence series production in Toronto, ON starting July 24, having completed shooting on the pilot episode this past spring (for a total of 12 episodes/13 hours).
Telltale’s The Walking Dead launches on iOS devices this Thursday
Originally intended for an April launch, Telltale’s The Walking Dead is coming to iOS devices this Thursday (26 July).
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.