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Archive for July 2012


Notch worried by Steam’s dominance in PC market

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, creator of runaway success story Minecraft, has voiced concerns over the power Valve’s Steam digital distribution service currently has over the PC market.

26 Jul 2012 | 3

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.

26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | 2

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Jul 2012 | 3

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.

25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off