Archive for 10 October 2012
Natural Selection 2 ready for Halloween release
Unknown Worlds has announced that Natural Selection 2 will be released on 31 October for the PC, making it a strong contender for a spot of Halloween gaming.
Far Cry 3 [Preview] – Holiday from hell
The premise of Far Cry 3 is not all that dissimilar to a teen horror movie; a high-adventure vacation in a tropical paradise goes horribly wrong when the group of sexy gals and guys are kidnapped for ransom by a bloodthirsty gang of land-lubbering pirates.
OnLive’s assets were sold off for $4.8 million USD
Cloud-gaming service OnLive, which underwent a dramatic reversal of fortune in August during which all staff were laid off and the company entered proceedings labelled as “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors”, was ultimately sold off to venture capitalist Gary Lauder for just $4.8 million USD.
MechWarrior Online stomps into open beta on 16 October
Fans of putting on gigantic metal bodysuits and tromping around in the smoke of ruined cities … have probably already been playing MechWarrior Online during its closed beta phase.
Wing Commander creator reveals PC-only space sim, Star Citizen
Chris Roberts, the man who dreamed up Wing Commander, is set to return with another sweeping space saga.
Devs discuss storytelling in Hitman Absolution in new video
In the latest developer diary from IO Interactive, the team explain how they create an immersive story in a videogame and how the game’s cutscenes are a break from the gameplay to help drive the plot.
Borderland 2 datamining brings new DLC content details
After digging around the game files following the release of the Mechromancer update, it looks like the first Borderlands 2 DLC will be taking players to an area called the Oasis and could well be going by the name of “Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty”.
Pay What You Want arrives on GoG with Divinity
Larian Studios’ classic RPG series Divinity is the first bundle to appear under the new “Pay What You Want” model on GoG.
Game of Dwarves pre-orders bring ale
Paradox and Zeal Game Studios have launched the pre-orders for their Dwarf themed strategy title A Game of Dwarves.
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier – Khyber Strike DLC trailer
Released yesterday on Xbox LIVE and today on PSN, the new Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC brings new maps and the new Takeover game mode.
Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise [Review] – Grizzly
Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise could be some kind of unwitting comment on the curious nature of videogame rating classifications.