Archive for September 2012
Mass Effect Trilogy package will bring original title to the PS3
EA has entered full ‘reissue, repackage’ mode with the Mass Effect series, announcing a trilogy collection featuring all three games in the saga for release this November.
Introversion would like to lock you in the Prison Architect alpha
Introversion, developers of titles like Uplink, Darwinia and Defcon, are now working on a Bullfrog-inspired management sim called Prison Architect.
Three distinct methods of play detailed for Black Ops 2 Zombie mode
Remember the bus shown in the teaser video for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Zombie mode?
World of Tanks gets physical for its 8.0 update
Important news for World of Tanks fans: the latest 8.0 update improves upon the physics of combat, so tanks will no longer bounce off into the skies like a balloon when you run into them (ok, this never actually happened, but now it never will).
Dishonored shares a further fable from Dunwall [Video]
Life in Dishonored’s city of Dunwall has become pretty rough, as we learned in yesterday’s backstory-packed video.
Some brief Total War: Rome II gameplay marches out [Video]
Sega and Creative Assembly have put out a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it gameplay teaser trailer for Total War: Rome II.
See if your PC can take a stab at running Assassin’s Creed 3
After issuing the PC system requirements for Far Cry 3 yesterday, Ubisoft has followed up with some specs for Assassin’s Creed 3.
The Secret World’s third ‘issue’ update looks meow-vellous
Prepare to pet the Cat God as Funcom reveals The Secret World’s third major update.
Meet the savages in new Far Cry 3 trailer
It’s time to meet the savages Vaas and Buck, two rather unpleasant chaps you’re going to encounter in Far Cry 3.
New Marvel Heroes shots honour The Avengers
It’s only a matter of days until Gazillion kick off the closed beta for their free to play ARPG Marvel Heroes.
Lord of the rings Online Riders of Rohan developers talk epic story
The fourth developer diary for the upcoming Lord of the Rings: Online Riders of Rohan expansion takes a look at the game’s ‘epic story’ as they discuss the attention to detail that’s being placed on recreating Tolkien’s vision.
TRION’s RIFT pokes fun at Mists of Pandaria with charity appeal
Everybody knows that the World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria, Panda Pack or Kung-Fu Panda expansion (whatever you want to call it) caused a bit of a stir when it was announced, mainly because some players thought it was taking the WoW franchise a little too far into the realms of looking a bit silly, even if the game has been a bit cotton candy for years now.
PSN to launch ‘Day 1 Digital’ scheme with eight major titles
PlayStation Network is set to continue its forays into the world of digital retailing with ‘Day 1 Digital’, a process that will see big-name titles from major publishers available as a digital version on the day of release.
Forza Horizon’s season pass costs almost as much as the game itself
Things are starting to get a little out of hand with ‘season passes’ (look, can we just call them what they are: pre-paid DLC bundles).
War of the Roses developers brutalise some cabbages [Video]
This video is not, strictly speaking, terribly informative about the upcoming Fatshark title War of the Roses (coming to the PC on 2 October), but if you want to see a pair of developers in full plate armour trying to hit cabbages with swords then this is footage you will appreciate.
Here are the PC system requirements for Far Cry 3
It’s that time again. Time to play ‘can my PC run this upcoming game?’ All you’ll need to take part in this exciting quiz-show experience is an operating knowledge of what’s inside your own PC, a pair of eyes, the ability to read and comprehend information, and the following list of PC system requirements for Far Cry 3.
Halo 4 shows off its UNSC arsenal [Video]
You’ve already seen the Covenant weaponry selection for Halo 4’s multiplayer (you haven’t?
Skullcandy Announces New Line of Gaming Headsets
PARK CITY, Utah – Sept. 25, 2012 – Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL), a high-growth, performance lifestyle audio brand, today announced an entirely new line of gaming headsets designed to deliver a unique combination of high quality audio performance, cutting-edge features and a stylish aesthetic for gamers worldwide.
Tokyo Game Show trailer for Resident Evil 6 emerges [Video]
Before today, if you’d wanted to see the Resident Evil 6 trailer shown at the Tokyo Game Show you would have had to go back in time and find yourself access to the Capcom booth at the event.
Ashes Cricket 2013 opens the bowling next year
505 Games has announced that it will publish Ashes Cricket 2013 in conjunction with the games between England and Australia next year.
Dishonored’s past revealed in animated short [Video]
Arkane and Bethesda are going all-out to promote Dishonored. No sooner has the mini-series of trailers featuring the developers concluded, then a new series begins.
Claptrap makes an appearance in Torchlight 2
Torchlight 2 and Borderlands 2 are both littered with Easter eggs and this one caught our eye as we were experimenting with the Torchlight 2 console commands earlier today.
Splinter Cell: Blacklist tests the boundaries of morality [Video]
For those who found the Splinter Cell: Blacklist trailer shown at E3 2012 to be, at best, unpleasant (Tom Bissell wrote an excellent piece on its blasé depictions of torture), this latest video is unlikely to offer much appeal.
CD Projekt Cyberpunk, Witcher 2 and GOG announcements coming 18 October
More teasing from the CD Projekt guys today with news that there will numerous announcements on 18 October at 18:00 GMT.
Saints Row: The Third waggles its full package in November
THQ has announced that a retail release of Saints Row: The Third that collects up all of the myriad DLC releases for the game will be issued in November.
The Secret World reshuffles its creative team
Funcom is doing a bit of reorganising in its creative team at the head of The Secret World.