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Archive for 19 September 2012


Darksiders 2′s ‘Argul’s Tomb’ DLC available next week

If you pre-ordered Darksiders 2 or picked up the ‘limited edition’ version, then you’ll already have a copy of the game with Argul’s Tomb included.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Stronghold Kingdoms opens sixth game world

Firefly’s free-to-play MMORTS based on the Stronghold series,Stronghold Kingdoms, seems to be doing fairly well for itself.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft to bring back internal Xbox 360 shows with new LA studio

Microsoft has hired former entertainment president of the US-based CBS network Nancy Tellem to oversee the creation of some new, internal video series’ for the Xbox 360.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

All aboard the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 zombie bus [Video]

Ahead of what’s billed as a “world premiere” (how grandiose) of the game’s much-loved zombie mode, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is first going to tease you with a creepy tune and a battered old bus.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls DLC dated for Europe on Xbox 360 and PS3

The ‘Artorias of the Abyss’ section of Dark Souls, that was included with the PC’s Prepare to Die edition, has been given a European and Australasian release date of 24 October on Xbox 360 and PS3.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dishonored’s developer diary reaches its End Game [Video]

The fourth installment of Dishonored’s developer diary series finds the Arkane staff reflecting on the ‘end game’ of the creative process.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian: Unnamed publishers wanted to do a joint Kickstarter

As you’re probably aware by now, Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ Kickstarter to fund an RPG after the style of the 1990s Infinity Engine games like Planescape: Torment is going rather well.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Keiji Inafune and Team Ninja collaborating on Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Keiji Inafune’s Comcept studio and Team Ninja are joining forces to bring us Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, in which you’ll play a cyborg ninja, reconstructed with the sole purpose of getting revenge on Ryu Hayabusa … and a bunch of undead guys who stand in your way.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses trailer emphasises skill [Video]

More videogame trailers need reassuring voiceovers from Yorkshiremen who could’ve just stepped out of HBO’s Game of Thrones series.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Fourth and final End of Nations closed beta coming in October

Trion has announced the final closed beta session dates for Petroglyph’s MMORTS title End of Nations.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Slimmer, cheaper PS3 to be released next week

Sony has revealed a brand new PlayStation 3 that will be launching in two different models.

By John Robertson | 19 Sep 2012 | 1

Borderlands 2 [Review] – No longer a Wasteland

Game of the year so far. I’m just going to say it.

By John Robertson | 19 Sep 2012 | 1

Frontier is “your playground” in Assassin’s Creed 3 [Video]

The fourth and final installment of the ‘Inside Assassin’s Creed‘ mini-series from Ubisoft takes a closer look at the environments Connor will be leaping around in, over and through in Assassin’s Creed 3.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

PlayStation Plus coming to Vita, free for existing PS Plus members

More news from the Tokyo Game Show; the PlayStation Plus service will be coming to the PlayStation Vita in November.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off