Archive for 11 September 2012


Heroes & Generals among first ten ‘Greenlit’ Steam titles

Steam Greenlight has revealed its first ten successful entrants, which include Reto-Moto’s FPS-strategy hybrid Heroes & Generals and the Black Mesa Source project (a full Half-Life remake in the Source engine).

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 [Review] – Panda vs. Schoolgirl

Like the first game in the Tekken series’ crazy spin-off sibling, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (TTT2) is free from the confines of individual story arcs and a need to play up to the kind of players that could write biographies (and obituaries) of every fighter.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Pain train: Dead or Alive 5 introduces Mila [Video]

Team Ninja is introducing a couple of new characters to the Dead or Alive series with the fifth installment of the game; one of which is MMA fighter and waitress, Mila.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Three Resident Evil 6 DLC gameplay modes detailed

Capcom has outlined three gameplay modes that’ll be coming to Resident Evil 6 as downloadable extras.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Flight and damage models explained in World of Warplanes [Video]

Upcoming fighter plane MMO World of Warplanes has a few of its key features explained by Wargaming developers in this latest talking heads video diary.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Fifa 13 demo kicks off today, available on PC and Xbox 360 now

It’s that time of year again. The demo for Fifa 13 is available to download now through Origin (for PC) or on Xbox Live (you’ll have to manually hunt around for it on the dashboard at present, but it is there).

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Terraria to settle on Xbox Live/PSN in early 2013

Publisher 505 Games and Dutch developer Engine Software will be bringing a conversion of indie PC sensation Terraria to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network in early 2013.

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Arma 3 researchers arrested on Greek island of Lemnos

Two Bohemia Interactive staff members have been arrested on the Greek island of Lemnos after photographing and recording footage of military facilities for the Arma 3 title.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron DLC offers Dinobot delights [Video]

There are two more multiplayer DLC packs on the way for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, offering even more characters and bot-types for you to fling into action and leave on the stairs for your dad to fall over (that is one of the multiplayer modes, right?) Releasing today on Xbox 360 and PC (or tomorrow, on PS3) is the ‘Dinobot Destructor Pack’, which will be followed on 25/26 September by the ‘Massive Fury Pack’.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dishonored goes immersive in new dev diary

The Dishonored developer diary series continues today with the second video which looks at immersion.

By Paul Younger | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U’s European & N. American release date will be confirmed this Thursday

 

Nintendo has promised to confirm the European release date of the Wii U later this week, on Thursday 13 September at 3pm British time.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Borderlands 2’s Mechromancer DLC class dated, character design finalised

The Mechromancer, the oddly named DLC class for Borderlands 2, has been priced and dated.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

“MMOs have stagnated,” says The Secret World director/producer

MMOs, they’re usually set in a world of elves and goblins, feature clear cut levelling systems and send you on more collections quests than Charlie Sheen’s man-servant prior to a coke-fuelled bender.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | 1

Path of Exile Open Beta This Weekend

The guys over at Grinding Gear Games have let us know that there will be another open beta weekend for their ARPG Path of Exile this weekend.

By Paul Younger | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

NHL 13 [Review] – What the puck!?

EA Canada’s NHL series is part of what I like to call the Golden Trio of sports games.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | 5