Archive for 27 September 2012


EA cancels NBA Live 13

EA Sports has no trouble producing an excellent football or NHL title, but for the last couple of years its been struggling with the concept of a decent basketball game.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Darkfall Online followup coming to PC in November

Having never played the original Darkfall MMO, I can’t really offer definitive comment about that game.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Fifa 13 doing extremely well in the US, sales up 42% from last year

Fifa 13 has got itself to a good start in the US, according to the day one sales figures revealed by EA.

By John Robertson | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

A double dose of Grid 2 gameplay [Video]

Some pre-alpha gameplay footage from Grid 2 has been released by Codemasters, offering a first look at the upcoming racing sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | 1

A name of dwarves: Zeal wants your ideas

Paradox and Zeal have launched a dedicated website for their dwarf-management and interior design sim A Game of Dwarves, accompanied by a call for names.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

GoG’s Carmageddon pack brings maximum splatter

As trailed yesterday, GoG.com now has the original Carmageddon available to purchase and download, DRM free and playable on modern PCs.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Starbreeze’s next game is Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Starbreeze has made an important business decision regarding their next title; it’s not going to be a first-person remake of a beloved Bullfrog game (Syndicate didn’t go so well).

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Madness abounds in the third of Dishonored’s Dunwall tales [Video]

This third and final animated short about the backstory to Dishonored is titled “In the Mind of Madness” and, indeed, its protagonist Piero is not a well man.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Time for some tea in Assassin’s Creed 3 [Video]

As every student of British history knows, the Boston Tea Party was the event at which British rule was peacefully handed over to the American colonists and a lavish tea reception held in honour of the birth of the United States.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Bungie thought Halo Wars was a “whoring out” of the Halo franchise, never supported idea

Bungie, creators of the Halo franchise, were never interested in an RTS set in the same universe as Master Chief, Cortana and co.

By John Robertson | 27 Sep 2012 | 1

Notch doesn’t like Windows 8, doesn’t want Minecraft on the OS

The outspoken creator of Minecraft, Markuss ‘Notch’ Persson, has stood in the way of Microsoft’s attempt to certify the game for Windows 8.

By John Robertson | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Steam Linux beta coming next week

1,000 testers will be able to check out Steam Linux next week.

By John Robertson | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 for Mac in “a couple months at least”

While PC gamers have been thoroughly enjoying darting around Torchlight 2 with their characters for a week or so now, Mac gamers are going to have to wait a while until the game gets ported over.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off