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Archive for 15 October 2012


Microsoft targets Halo 4 pirates with bans

If you’re excited for Halo 4, it perhaps didn’t escape your attention that copies of the game were leaked over the weekend.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Public access to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale beta begins 16 Oct.

If you happen to hold a PlayStation Plus subscription, you’ll be able to join the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale open beta on PS3 when it begins tomorrow.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Xbox Music launches tomorrow with 30 million songs

Microsoft’s re-jigged and re-branded method of offering streaming music through the Xbox 360 launches tomorrow as ‘Xbox Music’.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Another 21 games get the Steam Greenlight

A second batch of games has made it through the still-somewhat-ambiguous Steam Greenlight process and will be available to purchase through the digital download service at some point in the future.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Chinese vampires to awaken in Sleeping Dogs ‘Nightmare at North Point’ DLC

’twill soon be Halloween, which means any number of videogame developers could be scrambling over one another to add zombies and vampires to their game and charge you money for it.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | 1

Call of Duty Elite decoupled from DLC, free for all in Black Ops 2

All of the social networking and statistical side of Call of Duty Elite will be free to every Xbox 360 and PS3 Call of Duty player in Black Ops 2.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Public disservice: the SimCity ‘disasters’ trailer

Over the weekend Maxis released a few ‘disaster’ screenshots from SimCity.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses cultivates some new contents

Fatshark has outlined the first set of additional maps, modes and … err … man-manglers that will be added to multiplayer medieval murder-fest (ok, that’s enough M’s now) War of the Roses in the coming months.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Metro Last Light scrapping its multiplayer modes

Metro Last Light is doing away with multiplayer entirely, confirms a post on the game’s official website.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | 2

Need for Speed: Most Wanted [Interview] – Taming urban streets

Christmas is fast approaching, and that means the next Need for Speed is just around the corner.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Jailed Arma 3 devs to remain imprisoned longer due to Greek strikes

The Bohemia Interactive developers being held by Greek authorities over charges of espionage are to be detained even longer as a result of a strike that involves the Greek judicial departments.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Metro 2033 half-price on Xbox Live starting 16 October

Starting tomorrow (16 October), Metro 2033 will be going for half-price on Xbox Live.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

PSN will be down for 13 hours from 1pm today

Scheduled maintenance will begin on PlayStation Network at 1pm British time.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Dishonored is year’s biggest new IP, but Fifa 13 still top of chart

Fifa 13 is top of the UK chart for a third week in a row, with Bethesda’s Dishonored sitting in the runner up spot.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off