Archive for 24 August 2012
Battlefield 3 console servers expanded fourfold
It should be somewhat easier to find an official DICE server for Battlefield 3 if you’re a console user, as the developer has just revealed today that it has “effectively quadrupled” their numbers.
Shepard’s scavenger hunt in Mass Effect 3’s ‘Leviathan’ [Video]
The first downloadable solo DLC (if you ignore From Ashes and, er, the entirely new ending) for Mass Effect 3 will be released on 28 August for most platforms (29 August for PS3 users in Europe).
Uncharted film project getting a rewrite, loses its director
If you’d forgotten that Hollywood was aiming to shoot a version of Sony’s Uncharted series, then you’re probably not alone.
Halo 4’s live-action ‘Forward Unto Dawn’ series teased [Video]
The Halo 4 themed live-action series ‘Forward Unto Dawn’ will debut online on 5 October, but of course there’s going to be a series of teaser footage to keep you occupied until then.
How the WiiU pad will be your ZombiU ‘survival kit’ [Video]
A new trailer kicks off a ‘behind the scenes’ look at some of the development choices that went into Ubisoft’s forthcoming WiiU survival horror title, ZombiU.
Back in the skies for more Grand Theft Auto V shots
At the rate Rockstar is releasing Grand Theft Auto V images, we may reach critical mass very shortly.
Lifesize Thrall made out of LEGO [World of Warcraft]
Gamescom 2012 was a bit of a disappointment in terms of the quantity of booth babes this year.
It’s behind you! New Dead Space 3 screens
EA has released nine new screenshots for Dead Space 3.
In typical Dead Space fashion, the images are characterised by moody lighting, grey piled upon browns and black and a healthy does of zombies by other any name.
Beyond is biggest performance capture production ever, bigger than James Cameron’s Avatar
David Cage, head of studio Quantic Dream, has claimed that the performance capture used in upcoming PS3-exclusive Beyond: Two Souls is the biggest ever.
It’s been mere hours, but Dark Souls PC already has its first hack/mod
A hack to increase the visual performance of the PC edition of Dark Souls is already doing the rounds, literally hours after the game was released.
The next generation of fighting games, ‘Archeblade’
Seoul, Korea, August 24, 2012 – Do you like to play fighting games such as Street fighter, Tekken, or Mortal Kombat?
Big Robot’s music-generating puzzle epic AVSEQ arrives on Steam for Windows and OSX
Bath, UK, 23rd August 2012 – CONNECT ATOMS TO CREATE ENDLESS MUSIC!
In Space, No-One Can Hear You Bark! [Sniffernaut]
TAMPERE, Finland – 24th August 2012 – Introducing Ralff, the best nose in space and the star of Sniffernaut, an innovative ‘scroll ‘n’ match’ puzzle game developed by Tuokio and coming soon to iOS devices everywhere.
Final Fantasy Dimensions release date confirmed
Square Enix has revealed that Final Fantasy Dimensions will launch worldwide on 31 August 2012.
Free-to-play MMO coming to XBLA this autumn
Microsoft will publish Happy Wars, a free-to-play massively-multiplayer fighter, on Xbox Live Arcade this autumn.
Gamescom winners announced, Dishonored takes top prize
The 2012 Gamescom Awards have been unveiled, and its Bethesda’s Dishonored that walks away with the honour of being able to call itself the best game at the show.
See the casualties of war in new XCOM: Enemy Unkown trailer
In a couple of months time, 2K’s reboot of the classic strategy series will be hitting the shelves and this video gives you a taste of the game’s atmososphere which we are hoping will live up to the original series.
PES 2013 brings licensed Brazilian teams to PES 2013 for the first time
Region’s most popular teams, including Flamengo, Corinthians, Sao Paolo FC, Palmerias & Santos will be a part of the most authentic soccer game on the planet!
Balancing gameplay with Jay-Z: NBA 2K13 [Interview]
When you’ve got a formula that works as well as that of the NBA 2K series, you could argue that it would make sense to just leave it alone – keep the gameplay the same, just update the players, teams and game modes.