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Archive for 2 August 2012


Skyrim’s ‘Dawnguard’ DLC available now on Steam, PS3 version delayed

Well, that was quick. After reassuring Skyrim fans that the ‘Dawnguard’ DLC would indeed still be coming to PC and PS3, Bethesda has announced that the PC version is available to buy right now.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

EA’S Medal of Honor Warfighter to feature new Linkin Park song

GUILDFORD, UK – August 2, 2012 – Danger Close™ Games, a studio of Electronic Arts, today announced a remarkable cross-collaboration between Medal of Honor™ Warfighter and worldwide #1 rock band Linkin Park.

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Joy, fun, Seasons in the sun coming to The Sims 3

Another announcement to emerge from EA’s strangely muted ‘Summer Showcase’ event was the confirmation of a new expansion for The Sims 3.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

‘Leviathan’ single player DLC confirmed for Mass Effect 3

As expected, EA has confirmed ‘Leviathan’ as the first single player piece of DLC for Mass Effect 3.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Rise of the Triad revived at QuakeCon

Apogee Software have teamed up with Interceptor Entertainment to remake the 1995 first person shooter Rise of the Triad.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U features revealed for Fifa 13 and Madden 13

EA’s ‘Summer Showcase’ launched with a look at the Fifa 13 and Madden 13 sports titles for the Wii U, as developers from both titles took to the stage to explain the specific features that both games will have on Nintendo’s forthcoming console.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Beta batterings: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale gets public beta this autumn

Sony has announced that the entire “PlayStation nation” (are they at the Olympics?) will ultimately get the chance to try out PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale in beta form by the autumn.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Diagnosis murder: Sleeping Dogs gets investigative [Video]

Detective Wei Shen is on the case in this latest chunk of gameplay footage from Sleeping Dogs.

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Guild Wars 2 designers explain World vs World in new video

The stress test will shortly be getting underway, but to keep you busy until the servers go live, ArenaNet has released another developer video focusing on World vs World where three teams go head to head for complete map domination.

By Paul Younger | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

MechWarrior Online’s Atlas Showcased in video

Slowly but surely Piranha Games are showcasing some of the Mechs you’ll be able to get your hands on in MechWarrior Online.

By Paul Younger | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

New Painkiller heading for hell, damnation and closed beta

The Painkiller shooter series will be returning later this year in the form of Painkiller: Hell & Damnation, with development duties handed to The Farm 51.

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By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 3

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel coming to 360 and PS3

EA is holding its Summer Showcase event this evening, but ahead of that the publisher has decided to announce a new Army of Two game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

LittleBigPlanet Vita coming this September in Europe

Sony has revealed that the PS Vita edition of LittleBigPlanet will be released across Europe on 19 September.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

World of Battleships is now World of Warships

Wargaming has decided to change the name of upcoming free-to-play naval battle MMO from World of Battleships to World of Warships. 

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

MineCon 2012 taking place at Disneyland Paris

Mojang has decided to head to mainland Europe for this year’s MineCon.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

The games to convince you about Vita are coming, says Sony

Many players, publishers and developers have – publicly, or in private – written Sony’s PS Vita handheld off as an expensive mistake and a big missed opportunity.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

FULL ACE TENNIS SIMULATOR TO HIT UK/IRISH RETAIL SHELVES ON SEPTEMBER 7TH

Brighton, August 02nd, 2012 – Full Ace Tennis Simulator is a fully-blown Tennis sports game for PC, that features detailed player insights as well as action-loaded, super-realistic Tennis matches.

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Nordic Games to launch Rochard Boxed Edition under the Nordic Games brand

LONDON, ENGLAND (August 2 2012) – Nordic Games today announced the signing of a publishing deal to release a boxed edition of Rochard from Recoil Games.

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Nintendo’s handheld division “will fall apart”

Nintendo are being well and truly beaten by the likes of Apple and Android in the handheld market.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 5

BioWare tease Mass Effect 3 announcement tonight

Tonight is EA’s Summer Showcase, and BioWare has decided now is the right moment to tease us that an announcement regarding Mass Effect 3 will be made at the show.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

Platinum Games would rather do Viewtiful Joe 3 than Bayonetta 2

I love Bayonetta. I love Viewtiful Joe. I love Bayonetta more.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

Paradox Interactive Releases Tour Highlight Reel, Nurses Hangover

NEW YORK — August 1, 2012 — Paradox Interactive could not be reached for comment this morning, following the conclusion of their epic “Six Devs and Rock ‘n’ Roll” game tour.

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WARPPORTAL LAUNCHES BIGGEST PVP TOURNAMENT TO DATE

Marina del Rey, California – August 1, 2012 – Gravity Interactive, a publisher of exciting massive multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), announced today that its newest online platform for gamers – WarpPortal.com – will host its largest PvP tournament ever. 

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Major update for Canaan Online goes live today in Europe

Dublin, Ireland – August 1st, 2012– Gala Networks Europe, one of the leading free-to-play games publishers and operators of thehttp://www.gPotato.eu portal, is delighted to announce the launch of a new major expansion for Canaan Online, a free browser-based MMORPG set in a manga universe.

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Company of Heroes 2 [Interview] – Building on greatness

Trying to follow one of the greatest RTS’ of all-time is no easy task.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #87

An Olympics Special podcast this week. Assuming, that is, you include “running away from infected zombies” and “murdering Orcs” as Olympic events.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | 3