Archive for 4 September 2012
‘Grifball’ will be an official multiplayer mode in Halo 4
Community-created future sport ‘Grifball’ will have its own official multiplayer mode in Halo 4, according to developer 343 Industries.
TERA servers being merged, dropping from 11 to three
Update: The merge applies to US servers only, not the Europeans servers operated by Gameforge.
Steam Community update now live for everyone
Steam’s updated Community functions are now out of beta and live for everyone.
Sample some new bits of Resident Evil 6 later this month
An all-new Resident Evil 6 demo will be released on 18 September, distinct from the one which was previously exclusive to those who owned a copy of Dragon’s Dogma on the Xbox 360.
You won’t be playing CoD: Black Ops 2 on Windows XP
Treyarch look to be doing their bit for PC technological advancement by announcing that the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 engine will be using DirectX 11.
Battlefield 3’s ‘Armored Kill’ DLC launches with several bangs [Video]
There’s a launch trailer for Battlefield 3’s ‘Armored Kill’ DLC in town, and it wants to run over your fences, strafe your house with helicopter gunfire and parachute onto your roof.
Firefly’s Simon Bradbury: crowdfunding model has “staying power”
While it’s unlikely to topple the traditional videogame publishing model entirely, crowdfunding has undeniably taken off as a viable method of getting your game financed.
The Walking Dead Episode 3: Long Road Ahead [Review]
**Read our review of The Walking Dead Episodes 1 & 2 here**
Long Road Ahead’s opening scene is a microcosm of what Telltale Games’ episodic The Walking Dead has served up so far.
‘Blood soaked’ Fallout movie looking for crowd-funding support
Australian filmmaker Wake K. Savage is seeking $10,000 in crowd-funding to produce Fallout: Lanius.
Miner Wars 2081 – close to beta, last chance to get your sectors into official campaign!
Miner Wars 2081 is just a few weeks from BETA.
Rovio to launch Bad Piggies on September 27
September 4, 2012 – Espoo, Finland – Rovio Entertainment, the creators of Angry Birds, today announced their newest game, Bad Piggies, launching September 27 for iOS, Android and Mac.
Sony showing 47 games at TGS, The Last Guardian not one of them
The Tokyo Game Show is starting to take shape, with Sony detailing their plans for the event.
Skyrim’s Hearthfire is out now… unless you play on PC or PS3
Bethesda has release the Hearthfire DLC for Skyrim on Xbox 360.
Valve is entering the hardware market
After various rumours and the odd leaked screenshot and document, it seems that Valve really are now entering the hardware market.
PS4 and Xbox 720 are “spectacular”, according to EA boss
Frank Gibeau, the man in charge of EA Games, EA Sports, BioWare and Maxis (has looks very man-childish), has described the next generation of consoles as “spectacular”.