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Archive for 6 August 2012


Piranha outlines MechWarrior Online Beta plans and dev progress

The Piranha Games team have been busy getting ready up to crank up their Beta test and Founders perks from today and in  a new development blog they explain the time scale they are currently working to.

By Paul Younger | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

End of Nations Heroes and Mercenaries explained in video

I’ll admit I am not a huge fan of Hero units in RTS games, but if it’s what the kids want, then who am I to argue.

By Paul Younger | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Magicka’s Olympic-themed DLC is suitably deadly

Arrowhead Games are throwing copyright caution to the wind and releasing a free, Player-vs-Player update for Magicka based (vaguely) around the Olympic Games.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Arma 2’s ‘Day Z’ mod surpasses one million unique players

If you’re currently in the middle of developing a title for the PC and think modding support for your game might just be a waste of time, consider the tremendous success of zombie-survival mod Day Z.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Final Modern Warfare 3 DLCs dated and detailed for Xbox 360

Activision has sketched out details of the final two add-ons for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, set to arrive on the Xbox 360 in August and September respectively.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

PS3 ‘collections’ series adds God of War and Infamous

Sony has announced two more ‘Collection’ bundles alongside the previously-revealed Ratchet and Clank set.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

CD Projekt opens blog to connect with fans

CD Projekt has decided to open their own blog page which will give fans of their titles an insight into how they come up with ideas and develop their titles.

By Paul Younger | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy VII PC release pulled thanks to misfiring DRM

Square’s PC re-release of Final Fantasy VII, a project that seems to exist purely for the pun potential surrounding the new ‘Cloud saves’ feature, was released early over the weekend, but swiftly pulled due to DRM issues.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Star Trek, Dark Souls and Tekken Tag lead Namco GamesCom line-up

If you’re heading to Germany’s GamesCom this year, or just want to know what to look out for when it comes to Namco Bandai published games, then read on.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Dishonored attends an extremely weird party [Images]

When considering what kind of hat to wear to a fancy party in a posh part of town, do you opt for (a) basic top hat, playing it safe (b) no hat, hats are stupid or (c) a hat in the shape of a huge upside down evil baby.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 closed Beta starting today and coming to Steam

After a short delay, SOE is kicking live the closed Beta for planetside 2 today so if you have access get shooting!

By Paul Younger | 6 Aug 2012 | 1

F1 2012 Champions Mode revealed

Codemasters has today revealed Champions Mode for F1 2012. In Champions mode players will take on six of the FIA Formula One champions drivers competing in the 2012 championship.

By Paul Younger | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Olympics tops charts for another week

With the second week of the Olympics now well underway, Olympic fever still grips the nation as the official Olympic videogame holds the top spot for another week.

By Paul Younger | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

WWE 13 [Interview] – Bringing back the Attitude Era

WWE 13 is seemingly about celebrating the past history of the wrestling institution as it about looking at the present.

By John Robertson | 6 Aug 2012 | 2