Archive for 16 October 2012
Minecraft to get bizarre Far Cry 3 tie-in
Cross-promotion has officially gone a bit weird, with an announcement from Ubisoft about a Far Cry 3 tie-in for Minecraft.
Here be Dragon rides? Skyrim files turn up potental DLC
File rummagers, you’ve got to love them. The latest possibility to be uncovered by a good old fashion root around in Skyrim’s 1.8 beta files is Dragon mounts and a trip to a location that was last sighted in Morrowind.
Full Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 TV trailer released
As reported on earlier, the full Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer has emerged from the land of TV-space (complete with AC/DC backing).
Project: Gorgon seeks $55,000 in Kickstarter funding
Have you ever come across an MMO where growing potatoes can lead to you becoming a geologist?
Lords of Midnight creator Mike Singleton dies, aged 61
If you were raised on 8-bit gaming (especially the ZX Spectrum of Commodore 64), as I was, the name Mike Singleton and his game The Lords of Midnight should be instantly recognisable.
Obsidian’s Project Eternity breaks Kickstarter funding record
Obsidian’s Project Eternity Kickstarter, launched to raise money for an isometric RPG styled after the Black Isle/Infinity Engine games of yore, has (at the time of writing) comfortably reached $3.6 million USD.
Colonial chaos: Assassin’s Creed 3’s multiplayer explored [Video]
Plenty of details about Assassin’s Creed 3’s multiplayer mode have been been released up to this point, but this is probably the first comprehensive trailer to combine all that information in one bite-sized chunk.
Ravaged revs up for 17 October release [Video]
2 Dawn’s Kickstarter-assisted, multiplayer shooter Ravaged will be burning rubber into the Steam store in time for tomorrow’s release date.
Hell returns with Doom 3: BFG Edition [Video]
The extended re-jig of Doom 3, subtitled the BFG Edition, will be released by Bethesda on 19 October for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.
Deadlight PC system specs and first screens
Tequila Works are getting ready to release Deadlight for the PC on Steam and have revealed the system specs for the game along with the first screenshots.
Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty out now for Borderlands 2
‘Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty’, the first DLC for the brilliant Borderlands 2, is out now on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.
More devs leave Irrational Games ahead of Bioshock Infinite release
Two key members of the Bioshock Infinite dev team have left to join Microsoft.
Jet Set Radio Vita delayed, was due today
The Vita edition of Jet Set Radio has been delayed. Shame.
360 dashboard update live from today, adds Internet Explorer
Today sees the release of the latest Xbox 360 dashboard, adding Internet Explorer, Xbox Video, Xbox Music and various new options for tailoring the system to your needs.
Steam Greenlight approvals increases to 31 games
21 new games have been approved from the Steam Greenlight project, Valve has announced.
Minecraft 360 update adds creative mode, lets you build stuff
Today is the day that owners of Minecraft on Xbox 360 will be able to begin working on their own grand design.