Archive for 13 August 2012
PlayStation Plus members get a closed Dust 514 beta event
PlayStation Plus members interested in Dust 514 will be able to take part in a two week long closed beta period that’s just been announced by CCP.
‘Game Hubs’ coming in Steam Community overhaul
Valve apparently has some pretty big plans regarding the Steam Community, the full extent of which will be revealed across the next few days.
World of Tanks to get browser-based ‘Generals’ spin-off
Wargaming.net is looking to expand its World of Tanks empire into the realm of the free-to-play browser game with World of Tanks Generals.
Heroes & Generals beta introducing single player missions, clown cars [Video]
Reto-Moto’s latest video update for Heroes & Generals focuses on a few of the new features that have been introduced (or are coming) to the beta version of its ambitious strategy-FPS hybrid MMO.
Lego Lord of the Rings searches for a hero [Video]
The Gamescom trailer for Lego Lord of the Rings has appeared today, featuring a quick run through the cast in search of the true hero who can carry the One Ring to Mount Doom and chuck it in (since this is the Lego version, presumably ‘Mount Doom’ is someone’s electric fireplace).
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale delayed until November
If you were looking forward to playing PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale in October this year, prepare yourself for another month or so of waiting.
Six months of DLC planned for Sleeping Dogs
Sleeping Dogs is released later this week, but that’s not where the Triad-related action will end.
bitComposer announces Chaos Chronicles
The classic role-playing game is coming out in 2013 for Windows PC
Eschborn, August 13, 2012: bitComposer Games is announcing Chaos Chronicles, a classic, turn-based role-playing game (RPG) for the coming year 2013.
Guild Wars 2 to take advantage of Umbra’s Rendering Optimization Technology
Helsinki, Finland (August 13th, 2012) - Umbra Software, the provider of state of the art rendering optimization middleware, announced today that Guild Wars 2, the highly-anticipated MMO from ArenaNet, is taking advantage of Umbra’s occlusion culling technology.
Sleeping Dogs’ Adventure Begins this Week
- Six months of additional content planned –
LONDON – (13th August, 2012) – Square Enix London Studios, a part of Square Enix Europe, today announced its highly anticipated undercover cop drama SLEEPING DOGS will be in stores from August 14th in North America and from August 17th in Europe and other PAL territories.
Assassin’s Creed 3 teases multiplayer modes [Video]
Semi hidden away in the middle of this new ‘Animus’ trailer for Assassin’s Creed 3 (which seems, in part, intended to get people caught up on the concept of stepping into a dead chap’s DNA), are a couple of glimpses of this installments multiplayer mode.
Gamble your way through Darksiders 2’s ‘Crucible’ mode [Video]
Join designer Ben Cureton from Vigil as he talks you through the ‘Crucible’ mode in Darksiders 2, where you’ll attempt to construct a device to save the universe from Reapers and … wait, that’s the wrong Crucible, hang on.
You are being taunted in new Borderlands 2 trailer
The latest Borderlands 2 trailer sets the scene perfectly for what you are about to face when the game hits, there’s a whole load of bad-ass mobs out there.
Olympic fever still alive in latest UK game charts
The Olympics may be over but gamers are still wanting their fill of sporting action as the official Olympic game tops the UK all-format game charts for another week.
Hybrid [Review] – Rocket men
This year’s Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ season is turning out to be quite divisive.