Archive for August 2012


New Command & Conquer bundle packs all 17 games in the series

EA has raided the vault to put together a new Command & Conquer bundle.

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | 3

Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse and the Art of Self-Publishing [Interview]

IG: Did the success of those iOS releases set the foundation for The Serpent’s Curse, or would you have set about making this game regardless?

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | 2

F1 2012 [Preview] – Vettel to the metal

Formula 1 is a complex sport and, for some more than others, Codemasters’ F1 output is a complex videogame franchise.

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

ArenaNet Temporarily bans players exploiting bugs giving them a second chance

Gamers will be looking for every advantage while playing Guild Wars 2.

By Paul Younger | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 Release Date Announced

Although the release date was scheduled to be announced tomorrow at PAX, Runic Games revealed the date a little earlier to the fans. 

By Paul Younger | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Clucking hell, it’s some Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse images

Chickens. Chickens are everywhere in these new Xbox 360 images from Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Firefly to crowd-fund Stronghold: Crusader 2

It may be time to return to your fortress walls, as Firefly Studios announces its intent to develop Stronghold: Crusader 2, the follow-up to one of its best-loved titles.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

So many ways to kill redcoats in Assassin’s Creed 3 [Video]

Ubisoft’s second episode in the ‘Inside Assassin’s Creed 3‘ series focuses on combat, weapons and tactics.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Steam Greenlight goes live

Steam Greenlight, you may recall, is Valve’s new way or gauging community reactions to various game projects.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Drakensang Online Celebrates First Anniversary; Exceeds 10 Million Heroes and Warriors in the Anderworld

San Francisco – 30th August, 2012 – Bigpoint (www.bigpoint.com) – a worldwide leader in online games – today announced that Drakensang Online has surpassed ten million registered players worldwide since the game’s launch one year ago.

By Press Release | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Metal Gear Solid movie confirmed, actually seems to be happening

After various rumours, failed attempts and hushed whisperings, it looks as though the Metal Gear Solid movie is actually going to happen.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Madden NFL 13 sells 900k on day one, new franchise record

EA has announced that Madden NFL 13 has sold over 900k units on day one.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Sniper Elite V2 multiplayer coming to 360 and PS3

Rebellion are bringing multiplayer support to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version of Sniper Elite V2.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | 2

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins gets PSN/XBLA release date

Capcom has givn Marvel vs. Capcom Origins a release date of 25 September on PlayStation 3 (via PSN) and 26 September for Xbox 360 (via XBLA).

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | 1

Atari launching ‘Atari Arcade’, classic games available in your browser

Atari has struck up a partnership with Microsoft to launch the Atari Arcade on the Internet Explorer web browser.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Kickstarter and similar pose no threat to publishers, says Charles Cecil

Some commentators have said that crowd-funding sources such as Kickstarter marks the beginning of the end for the traditional publisher.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | 1

Well done, Gearbox! Borderlands 2 DLC has no platform exclusivity

Gearbox has provided more details on the DLC content that it’s going to release for Borderlands 2.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Wizkids/Neca, LLC obtains consent permanent injunction against Tree House Kids, Inc.

Hillside, NJ—August 30, 2012— National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA) is pleased to announce the entry of a Consent Permanent Injunction in a trademark infringement lawsuit against Tree House Kids, Inc.

By Press Release | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off