Archive for July 2012

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.

By John Robertson | 26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By John Robertson | 26 Jul 2012 | 1

City of Steam Alpha key giveaway – Get yours now!

We’ve teamed up with developer Mechanist Games to bring you a special giveaway for their browser based 3D MMO called City of Steam.  

By Paul Younger | 26 Jul 2012 | 2

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.

By John Robertson | 26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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”.

By John Robertson | 26 Jul 2012 | 4

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.

By John Robertson | 26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By Paul Younger | 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.

By Paul Younger | 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.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off


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.

By Press Release | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Paul Younger | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off