Archive for 13 September 2012
Obsidian RPG nears reveal, announcement 14 September
This is quite a self-indulgent news post, primarily because any new RPG by Obsidian gets me rather interested.
Full list of unveiled Wii U launch window titles
As well as letting the Wii U launch dates out of the bag today, Nintendo reeled off a fairly hefty list of titles that will be released within the initial launch window for the console.
Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer details pre-order extras [Video]
A new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines showcases some of the painfully inevitable pre-order ‘bonuses’ that you’ll get by taking the chance on slapping down your money early for a copy of the game.
ZombiU trailer goes two layers deep [Video]
ZombiU is a game that encompasses all the U’s. There’s the name of the course, and the fact that it’s coming to the Wii U, plus the publisher; Ubisoft.
Halo 4 details the Prometheans [Video]
Previous Halo titles have talked about the Prometheans and the Forerunners, but in Halo 4 they will be the main antagonists.
Mechanist Games outlines closed beta for City of Steam
If you’re eager to get back into Mechanist Games’ MMORPG City of Steam (or try it out for the first time), the developer will be running a closed beta session in November.
Capcom reveals Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS [Video]
Another sizeable Nintendo-related announcement to emerge from today’s press event is Capcom’s reveal of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U and 3Ds platforms.
Eve Online pays tribute to casualty of Libyan consulate attack
Sean ‘Vile Rat’ Smith, one of the US State Department officials killed in Tuesday’s attack on the US consulate in Libya, was a major, respected part of the Eve Online community.
The Secret World: Digging Deeper issue delayed due to exploit
Funcom had planned on releasing The Secret World: Digging Deeper issue update today but sadly at the last minute they uncovered a ‘severe exploit’ which has prevented its release.
Blizzard Teases Diablo 3 v1.0.5 update
In a few days time Blizzard will continue to fix up Diablo 3 with a new patch.
The Dishonored ‘experience’ in a new dev video
The Dishonored dev diaries keep on rolling and in this third video in the series the Artane development team discuss the ‘experience’.
Guild Wars 2 sells more than 2 million so far
The first sales figures for Guild Wars 2 have surfaced today and they are very solid indeed.
Wii U launching in Europe on 30 November, in US on 18 November
Following the announcement of the Japanese Wii U launch date earlier today, Nintendo has confirmed the dates for the console’s European and North American releases.
Techland: The future of the industry is digital
Prepare yourself to say goodbye to those discs, because the future of the indsutry is digital.
Dogfight 1942 Russia Under Siege DLC available on XBLA today
Today, Dogfight 1942 Russia Under Siege DLC has launched on Xbox Live.
Tamer Saga: Sneak into King’s Tomb for Treasures
Tamer Saga is a browser-based anime-style RPG brought by PopPace. In the fairy-tale world of Tamer Saga, players are able to act as adventurers to experience the thrilling storyline and explore the vast fantastic world.
What is Nintendo Network Premium?
As part of the conference during which they confirmed the Japanese Wii U release date, Nintendo also unveiled Nintendo Network Premium.
Wii U release date is 8 December in Japan and it’s not cheap
Nintendo has finally provided a Japanese release date for the Wii U.
Call of Juarez: The Cartel was a “deconstruction of the state of modern society”, says Techland
Call of Juarez: The Cartel was… well, not a very successful game.
Inside Assassin’s Creed 3: Connor is a “ninja, tank and a wolverine” [Video]
The latest edition of Inside Assassin’s Creed 3 (the third, out of four) takes a look at all things Connor, the half-Native America, half-European protagonist of the game.