Archive for August 2012
Hawken gets Oculus Rift Support
The latst game to get the Oculus VR treatment is the upcoming online action Mech title Hawken by Adhesive Games.
Performance Designed Products denies Wii U launch date ‘leak’
Prior reports that a representative from peripherals company Performance Designed Products (PDP) leaked the official launch date for the Wii U have been denied in a press statement.
DICE clarifies Battlefield 3 ‘Armored Kill’ release schedule
The release schedule for Battlefield 3’s upcoming ‘Armored Kill’ DLC is especially confusing, because not only do you have Battlefield Premium members to consider, but also a period of exclusivity on the PS3.
Wii U launch date is probably 18 November
Reports coming out of the Gamestop Expo in Texas have indicated that peripherals manufacturer PDP (Performance Designed Products) has accidentally leaked the Wii U launch date as 18 November.
Introducing Jeremy from Blood Knights [Video]
New media in this afternoon for DTP’s vampire action RPG Blood Knights.
Videogames are on the cusp of something “really exciting”, says Tomb Raider dev
Videogames have long struggled with serious themes. Whenever sex, homosexuality, drug dependence and the like are depicted in a legitimate (i.e.
Need help with Guild Wars 2? Check our Guild Wars 2 support and help forums
Since the game launched in the early hours of this morning, ArenaNet decided to close off their official forums due to the strain they were under.
Skyrim v1.7 PS3 update arrives Monday in Europe
EU PS3 gamers eager to get their hands on the latest update to The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim won’t have to wait much longer, Bethesda has announced that the PS3 v1.7 update arrives on Monday in Europe.
Funcom delays Secret World Issue #2 Release due to restructuring
Earlier this week we reported that Funcom are currently undergoing restructuring which means staff were let go.
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.