Archive for 17 October 2012


Heads will roll: Chivalry Medieval Warfare released [Video]

Previously known as the Half-Life 2 mod Age of Chivalry, and then Kickstarted into a fully fledged game of its own, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is now available to one and all.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Max Payne 3’s ‘Hostage Negotiation’ DLC negotiates a release date

It must have been one hell of a stubborn kidnapper, because Max Payne 3’s ‘Hostage Negotiation’ DLC has taken absolutely ages to secure its freedom.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

A space-age PC will help you play Star Citizen

Chris Robert’s announcement of the PC space sim Star Citizen generated a fair amount of publicity last week, but (as tends to be the case with games in development), there are still plenty of unanswered questions about the title.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | 3

WWE ’13: Good ol’ JR interviews CM Punk and Stone Cold

The WWE’s Jim Ross sits down with current superstar CM Punk and the legend that is Stone Cold Steve Austin to chat about the differences between the WWE organisation as it is today and how it was during the ‘Attitude Era’.

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo3ladders.com Season 1 starts tonight

When Diablo 3 launched it was apparent that Blizzard had no plans to create a ladder system like there was in Diablo 2, much to the disappointment of many fans of the series.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2012 | 1

Dead Space 3’s pre-order extras in fleeting action [Video]

If you pre-order Dead Space 3‘s ‘limited edition’ (limited in the sense that it’ll probably only be around for pre-orders) for either Xbox 360, PS3 or PC, you’ll get a couple of extra bits and pieces to play around with in-game.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

The name’s Legends trailer. 007 Legends trailer.

You’ll soon be able to rough and tumble your way through six James Bond-themed missions in 007 Legends, due for release on 19 October for the Xbox 360 and PS3.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Red Barrels reveal survival-horror title, Outlast

You may not have heard of Red Barrels. Neither had I, until about ten minutes ago.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | 1

Mechwarrior Online pre-orders raise $5 million USD

Even before it enters a delayed open beta phase, Mechwarrior Online seems to be proving popular.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Rally pack announced for Forza Horizon

Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios have announced that Forza Horizon Rally will be the first DLC expansion for Forza Horizon. 

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Stronghold Kingdoms leaves beta bringing new launch trailer

The castle building and conquering MMO from Firefly Studios. Stronghold Kingdoms, has now left beta following the release of the 2.0 patch today.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

EU PSN Store update for 17 October, 2012

It’s Wednesday and that means another EU PSN store update.
The big hitters this week are DOOM 3: BFG, The Walking Dead Episode 4, a beta for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and early access to The Unfinished Swan for PS Plus members.

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Lionhead staff to be laid-off following release of Fable: The Journey

Lionhead Studios is to lay-off a number of staff following the release of Fable: The Journey. 

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 release date to be confirmed tomorrow, in-game currency changes confirmed

Sony Online Entertainment has revealed that it will be announcing the release date of MMO-shooter Planetside 2 at an SOE keynote event tomorrow, 17 October.

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Prey 2 stuck in “limbo”, says dev Human Head

It has been one of the biggest gaming mysteries of the past year, what has happened to Prey 2?

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | 1

Path of Exile Act III revealed – Exclusive shots

Grinding Gear Games continue the development of their ARPG Path of Exile as it moves closer to an open Beta test, and this evening they have revealed details of Act III.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2012 | 1