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Archive for July 2012


Diablo 3 Wizard Invincible Bug Fixed – Barbarian Invincible Bug Now Surfaces

Last night Blizzard hotfixed the Diablo 3 bug which allowed Wizard characters to be invincible with the use of Archon and Teleport which we reported on Saturday.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

ArmA 2 patched, improves DayZ experience

Bohemia Interactive has release the 1.62 patch for Arma 2. 
The patch will help with stability issues when running the DayZ mod, with Bohemia telling us “zombie hunts less prone to crashes and should improve server stability”.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Dragonica: Phoenix – New Update Now Live

Dublin, Ireland – July 24th 2012 – Gala Networks Europe, one of the leading free-to-play games publishers and operator of thehttp://www.gpotato.eu/ portal, is delighted to announce that Phoenix, the latest update for its action-packed MMORPG Dragonica, will be going live today, Tuesday 24th July after a scheduled maintenance.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

RF Online: Acclaimed Sci-Fi MMORPG,Hits Europe Later This Year

Berlin, Germany – 24th July 2012 – Berlin-based Games Publisher, OnNet Europe, subsidiary of South Korean parent company, OnNet Entertainment, today announced the licensing of CCR´s popular Sci-Fi Rising Force Online MMORPG for Europe.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | 6

MAJESCO ENTERTAINMENT REVEALS THE COMPLETE, HIGH-INTENSITY NBA BALLER BEATS SONG LIST

Edison, NJ—July 24, 2012—Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative video game publisher for the mass market, today announced the full set list of songs and artists for NBA Baller Beats, the first ever full-body motion-based NBA video game that lets players use a real ball to gain real skills.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

WINNERS OF ‘WE ARE TEKKEN’ ART AND REMIX COMPETITION REVEALED

LYON, FRANCE – 23 July 2012 – TEKKEN Project Director Katsuhiro Harada has made his choice from over 200 amazing remixes and more than 200 incredible pieces of art created by talented fans from every corner of the planet. 

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Azubu Blaze, SoloMid, Curse and Team Black to Compete in the First- Ever Major League Gaming Summer League of Legends Arena August 3-5

Major League Gaming (MLG) has determined the four teams that will participate in the first-ever Summer League of Legends Arena, which will be broadcast live on majorleaguegaming.com from August 3-5.

By Press Release | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect movie to be based on first game, script finished

It seems that the script for the Mass Effect movie is finished.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | 29

Company of Heroes 2’s ‘ColdTech’ acts as a second enemy

As part of Relic Entertainment’s drive to make Company of Heroes 2 as authentic as it can be, weather is dynamically simulated using a ‘ColdTech’ system.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Relic: Original Company of Heroes yet to be bettered

The original Company of Heroes is a pretty good RTS game.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Company of Heroes 2 [Preview] – Surviving General Winter

Relic Games and publisher THQ are clearly worried about confusing us about their intent with Company of Heroes 2.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

DayZ planning to be stand-alone this year

ArmA 2’s DayZ mod has been ridiculously successful. It’s made ArmA 2 more successful than it has ever been, it’s proven that a persistent world PC game needn’t be all about fighting and levelling up and it’s gotten me hooked.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Grab a World of Warplanes Closed Beta Key

As some of you may know, we opened up a new section focucing on Wargaming’s current title World of Tanks, and their upcoming tiles World of Warplanes and World of Battleships.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

‘Consoles are dead’ idea amuses Xbox creator

Seamus Blackley, the man who put forward the idea of Microsoft entering the games console market, has expressed his amusement with the idea that the console market is going the way of the Dodo.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

THQ avoid Nasdaq delisting, recovery continues

THQ is going through some rough times right now, but today it has received some much needed good news.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Dedicated PES studio opening in London, aims to keep series “fresh & exciting”

Konami has officially announced that it will be opening a new studio in London that will be dedicated to keeping the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise “fresh and exciting”.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Lionhead explains why Project Milo was scrapped and Fable: The Journey was started

Remember Lionhead’s Project Milo? The Kinect project which showed the user interacting with a little boy on screen that was demonstrated during the 2009 Microsoft E3 press conference?

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy Versus 13 has not been cancelled

Last week it was claimed that Square Enix had cancelled Final Fantasy Versus XIII.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Be a pretty, pretty Disney princess with LittleBigPlanet 2

There are a lot of terrible things about the way Disney markets its ‘princess’ range, but dressing Sackboy from LittleBigPlanet 2 in some of their outfits is probably not one of them.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

‘Critical Path’ project shares archive of mini developer interviews

If you fancy spending a lazy day watching bite-sized (30 seconds to two minute) interview chunks from some of the finest game designers, developers and thinkers of the age, then it would be wise to take a look at the ‘Critical Path’ project.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Shoot Many Robots goes PvP in ‘Arena Kings’

Demiurge Studios has announced a spin-off from its Shoot Many Robots title that’ll be a ‘player vs player’ arena battler of some kind, dubbed Shoot Many Robots: Arena Kings.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

EA settles antitrust lawsuit, loses NCAA/AFL license exclusivity

If you happen to have purchased any Madden NFL, NCAA Football or AFL title from January 2005 onwards and live in the US, you may be entitled to a small (very small) windfall from a recently settled class action lawsuit.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Kinect fixes on the way for Skyrim’s ‘Dawnguard’

The latest update for Skyrim, version 1.7, has been detailed by the chaps at Bethesda.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

The many faces of Lionel Messi in Fifa 13

EA Sports’ in-engine technology has now advanced so far that it is possible to see into the minds of the players in Fifa 13, simply by looking at a freeze-frame screenshot of their expression.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Drakensang Online leaves beta phase

Drakensang Online, the award-winning online hack & slay from Bigpoint, is celebrating the end of its beta with nine million registered players!

By Press Release | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Pockie Ninja II Original Launching July 25th

Highly anticipated Naruto and Bleach MMO, Pockie Ninja II Original will be heading straight into open beta this Wednesday, July 25th.

By Press Release | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Kojima: Fox Engine is nearly finished, will be revealed on 30 August

Hideo Kojima has commented on the status of the Fox Engine, stating that it’s “nearly finished”.

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | 1

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

One Piece Romance Dawn first trailer [Video]

Namco Bandai has released the first Japanese trailer for the upcoming PSP game One Piece Romance Dawn.

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Awesomenauts Update: Live Today!

Hamburg, 23.07.2012 – Good news for Awesomenauts players! Today the brand new awesomenauts Coco and Derpl enter the fray in the extensive update that has gone live for all players – for free.

By Press Release | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off