Archive for 16 August 2012


The dangers of cabins, exposed by Resident Evil 6 [Video]

As if horror flicks haven’t done enough to discourage hanging around in dark cabins, Resident Evil 6 is having a go at teaching that lesson too.

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 coming to PC, probably not Wii U

It’s been a long time since a Castlevania title made it to the PC, but the sequel to the series-rebootin’ Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be making that leap.

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Mario Balotelli celebrates these new Fifa 13 images

In order to justify its release, every new football videogame has to feature convincing poses by a virtualĀ  Mario Balotelli.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Aug 2012 | 2

Trine 2 to expand with the ‘Goblin Menace’ add-on

Frozenbyte has unveiled a much-rumoured add-on to Trine 2 at Gamescom 2012, in the form of Goblin Menace.

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Steam Community beta rolls out to select few

Valve has been busy re-jigging the Steam Community tab of late, and the results of those endeavours can now be enjoyed by a select few who’ll get access to the beta version.

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The Secret World offers three days play for free

Funcom has lifted a veil of intrigue and announced that its MMO The Secret World can be sampled for a three day period at no cost.

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Here’s a picture of Catwoman from Batman: Arkham City (Armoured Edition)

Sometimes you have to wonder about the priorities of PR firms.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Aug 2012 | 2

Castle Crashers will crash its way onto Steam

Maybe using the word “crash” around videogames is a bad idea … oh well.

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A Storm of Swords: Rift’s Storm Legion images

Trion has pumped a few screenshots out of Gamescom, showing action from the forthcoming Storm Legion expansion for Rift.

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Pandamonium: World of Warcraft lures you into the Mists of Pandaria [Video]

Like it or not, the pandas are coming. To be precise, they’re coming on 25 September, when World of Warcraft will expand to encompass the Mists of Pandaria.

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100,000 sign up for War of the Roses beta, keys going out now

Paradox and Fatshark have announced that more than 100,000 people have signed up to join the armies of the Yorkists and Lancastrians in the War of the Roses beta, with the first wave of keys set to go out today.

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Ubisoft games going cheap on Uplay digital store

Ubisoft is having a fire sale to entice you into downloading the Uplay digital distribution platform on your PC.

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance coming to US in February

The Kojima Productions and Platinum Games collaboration Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will see release in the US and South America on 19 February next year.

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