Archive for 14 August 2012
An enterprising new Star Trek trailer from Namco [Video]
Namco has issued a short trailer for its forthcoming co-op focused Star Trek title, based on the ‘rebooted’ universe of JJ Abrams.
Hitman: Absolution has an intriguing ‘Contracts’ multiplayer mode
A new way of playing Hitman: Absolution was revealed today by I/O Interactive, and for the longest while I couldn’t properly figure out how it worked.
Japan Studios’ Puppeteer might just pull your strings [Video]
A game it might have been easy to overlook in Sony’s somewhat packed Gamescom 2012 press event is Japan Studios’ platformer, Puppeteer.
PlayStation Plus will get the God of War: Ascension beta first
Further proof that videogames should be banned from using the word “epic” until at least 2016 can be found in the new trailer for God of War: Ascension’s multiplayer portion (below).
Dark Souls doesn’t look any easier in its Prepare to Die incarnation [Video]
It’s not at all long (next week, in fact) before Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition drags itself onto the PC.
Assault Beefeaters with a cricket bat in ZombiU [Video]
It’s a rough time to be a member of the royal family in Ubisoft’s ZombiU.
Deadly scuffles and Hank Williams in The Last of Us [Video]
Naughty Dog’s impressive looking The Last of Us has a brand new trailer (albeit with some old footage) for Gamescom, backed by the cheerful tones of Hank Williams Sr.
‘Teen Horror’ Until Dawn announced for PlayStation Move
Supermassive’s Until Dawn is a newly announced title for the PlayStation Move which examines the question “will young couples ever stop visiting scary, dark cabins in the woods?” The answer, of course, is no.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified getting a special Vita bundle
What’s a major press event at a videogames show without mention of a Call of Duty game, eh?
Tearaway and Killzone Mercenary announced for PS Vita
A pair of new PlayStation Vita titles have been revealed by Sony at is Gamescom press event today.
Assassin’s Creed 3 gamescom trailer takes to the seas [Video]
Assassin’s Creed 3 protagonist Connor is apparently just as happy at sea as he is on land, just so long as he puts on his Captain’s outfit first.
Cloud storage limit on PlayStation Plus will soon be 1gig
Sony has plans to increase the cloud storage limit on PlayStation Plus from 150mb to a rather more impressive 1 gig, the company announced today at its Gamescom press event.
Sony reveals new ‘Cross Buy’ titles for PS3-Vita play
Sony’s Gamescom 2012 press conference has introduced some new titles in the ‘Cross Buy’ program, a system where certain PlayStation 3 title purchases will give you access to a PS Vita copy as well for no extra cost.
EA SPORTS FOOTBALL CLUB MATCH DAY TO DRIVE REAL-WORLD NEWS INTO FIFA 13
Guildford, UK – Aug. 14, 2012 – Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that EA SPORTS™ has developed a new feature for FIFA 13 called EA SPORTS Football Club Match Day that will drive the deepest and most meaningful connection yet between a videogame and the real world of sport ever achieved.
Cyberpunk ‘memory remixing’ in Capcom’s Remember Me [Video]
Do you recall Dontnod Entertainment’s Adrift from Gamescom 2011? No, neither do I.
Need For Speed: Most Wanted’s multiplayer is a Teenage Wasteland [Video]
The latest multiplayer trailer for Criterion’s Need for Speed: Most Wanted employs the remixed talents of The Who, as well as a number of extremely fast virtual cars.
Dishonored’s PC specs will not disgrace your rig
Amongst all the hustle and bustle of Gamescom, Bethesda has quietly revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs for Arkane’s forthcoming assassination-fest, Dishonored.
Simcity coming to MAC in February 2013
COLOGNE, Germany – Aug. 14, 2012 – The king of city-builders is making its triumphant return to the Mac!
‘Mann vs Machine’ mode announced for Team Fortress 2
Valve is ushering in a new mode over at Team Fortress 2, due to arrive on the 15 August.
Battlefield 3 ‘Premium Edition’ coming in September
Think it’s too late to hop into the world of Battlefield 3 because of all the pesky DLC you’d have to catch up on?
Dead Space 3 to jump out and spook you in February
EA’s Gamescom 2012 press conference revealed the release date for Dead Space 3 as 8 February (5 February if you live in the US), along with a new trailer and a couple of inevitable pre-order bonuses.
Time of Fury Updated to v1.02
New features, gameplay improvements, and more keep the game in fighting fit order!
World of Tanks Goes Browser
Wargaming Reveals Details of Its New Project
13th August, 2012 — Wargaming today has unveiled details of World of Tanks Generals, a free-to-play, browser-based MMO game combining elements of real-time strategy and collectible card gameplay.
War Thunder beta goes Global!
The next stage of the project’s development starts with invitation of thousands of new players from all over the world.
Aeria Games Announces Combat-Oriented Fantasy MMORPG, Dragon Knights
Closed Beta Registration Begins for Action-Packed Free-to-Play Online PC Game
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