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Archive for September 2012


F1 2012 [Review] – Prime or wet?

Formula 1 games are difficult to get right. The sport itself is incredibly technical; loving nothing more than to shroud itself within layer upon layer of jargon, yearly rule changes and mechanical geekery.

26 Sep 2012 | 2

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.

26 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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).

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 shows off its UNSC arsenal [Video]

You’ve already seen the Covenant weaponry selection for Halo 4′s multiplayer (you haven’t?

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

David Icke is upset with Sega

David Icke, a man whose interests run the gamut from informing people about large-scale banking fraud (ok) to “the Reptilian Agenda” (um ..

25 Sep 2012 | 2

World of Warcraft Pandas arrive in Azeroth

The World of Warcraft: Mist of Pandaria is now live bringing those cuddly kung-fu fighting pandas to Azeroth.

25 Sep 2012 | 2

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off