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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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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).

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Call of Duty Black Ops II TV trailer debuts tonight – Check the teaser

During the England v Poland game tonight on ITV1 (8PM GMT), there will be a world premiere of the new Call of Duty Black Ops II trailer. 

By Paul Younger | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

More devs leave Irrational Games ahead of Bioshock Infinite release

Two key members of the Bioshock Infinite dev team have left to join Microsoft.

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Jet Set Radio Vita delayed, was due today

The Vita edition of Jet Set Radio has been delayed. Shame.

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | 2

Steam Greenlight approvals increases to 31 games

21 new games have been approved from the Steam Greenlight project, Valve has announced.

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off