Archive for November 2012
Sleepy time with Sam: Splinter Cell Blacklist’s non-lethal takedowns
Sam Fisher is a master of poking you in your nerve-holes and making you fall over, which is why he’s the star of Splinter Cell and not, say, a baker, or something.
Endless Space is free to play for this weekend
From right now until 1pm (Pacific Time) on Sunday, the 4X-styled strategy title Endless Space is free to download and play on Steam.
Ed McMillen demystifies the Binding of Isaac remake project
Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen has taken it upon himself to compile a helpful list of features and details about the forthcoming remake project for his game, which should clear up most (if not all) the queries people have about it.
Primal Carnage’s latest DLC offers you some new dino-skins to wear
If you’ve got $2 USD burning a virtual hole in your virtual pocket, and you wish that instead of having pockets you could just dress up like a dinosaur, then this new mini-DLC offering for Primal Carnage may be the answer to your cosplay dreams.
Lucky thirteen: latest batch of games to be Greenlit on Steam
Hopefully you’re a fan of werewolves, European trucks or outer space, because all of those things are represented in this latest collection of thirteen games to make it through Steam’s Greenlight system.
Grim Dawn developers update on progress towards Alpha
Crate Entertainment has issued another ‘State of the Game’ post on the Grim Dawn forums, updating people with the title’s general progress and momentum towards an Alpha release.
Community driven MMO project Heroes and Villains now underway (updated)
[Update]: Right, there seems to be quite a bit of drama and history behind this project.
PC gamers experience Far Cry 3 connection problems
PC gamers are experiencing a bit of a problem today with Far Cry 3 thanks to problems with Uplay.
Credits, Cobras and Crowd-Funding: David Braben tells us about Elite: Dangerous
At the time of writing, Frontier Developments’ attempt to Kickstart a new entry in the venerable and classic Elite series is heading towards £600,000 GBP of a £1.25 million GBP target.
Your vision is augmented: Deus Ex texture mod released
After five years of hard re-texturing work, the ‘New Vision’ mod for the original Deus Ex has been released in its final form.
Slam jam: Barkley 2 reaches Kickstarter funding goal in under a day
Everybody get up, it’s time to slam now (again). The Kickstarter campaign for a sequel to 2008’s b-ball RPG Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden has surpassed its goal of $35,000 USD in less than 24 hours.
THQ seeks cash influx through unlikely Humble Bundle team-up
It’s no secret that THQ has been struggling financially for several months now, but with the situation looking ever more desperate for the publisher, some unusual avenues are now being explored.
Free DLC coming to 2Dawn’s Ravaged
If a recent price drop to £7.00 GBP didn’t get your interested in vehicle-heavy multiplayer shooter Ravaged, then maybe developer 2Dawn’s latest news of free DLC goodies will swing your opinion their way.
Back to the front with gameplay in new Company of Heroes 2 trailer
Relic’s Company of Heroes 2 looks to be shaping up rather nicely and this latest trailer highlights some of the impressive gameplay RTS fans can look forward to when it is finally released next year.
Model Citizen: Metro Last Light’s latest live action trailer
Despite being in perilous financial straits, THQ still seems to have plenty of money to throw around for marketing its increasingly-delayed set of forthcoming games.
City of Heroes CM team say farewell in final video
As many of you may know, NCSoft will be shutting down City of Heroes on 30 November when the clock strikes midnight (8:AM GMT 1 December).
First World of Warships shots set sail
Wargaming have been keeping their next online title World of Warships pretty much under wraps, it was a no-show at this year’s Gamescom and all we have really seen so far are a couple of sketchy trailers.
Day Z moving to MMO style server-client architecture model – Release could slip
In the latest Day Z development update from Dean Hall, he outlines some of the many changes that are happening with the game right now, including the move to an MMO client-server model.
Marvel Heroes promises large story in new dev diary
With Dr Doom being the main villain in the upcoming ARPG Marvel Heroes from Gazillion, the development team are promising an epic story that they say would take about 75 issues of a regular comic to tell.
Dirty Bomb revealed as PC exclusive by Splash Damage in trailer
This morning at 11:29AM developer Splash Damage revealed their next title called Dirty Bomb.
Molyneux muses over follower AI in latest Godus broadcast
What’s going on over at 22Cans today? Well, thanks to the now-daily update from Project Godus we can have a look.
Project Godus explores God-like powers in latest update
One thing Peter Molyneux’s Project Godus can’t be accused of is a lack of updates.
Secure your Cyberdwarf body pillow early in the Barkley 2 Kickstarter
Tales of Game’s Studios has (as foretold by the prophets) launched a suitably extraordinary Kickstarter page in support of Barkley 2, the sequel to 2008’s RPG smash-hit, Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden.
Round-Table Strategy: Citadels promises new take on Arthurian legend
Eastern Europe sure seems to like King Arthur. The Hungarian-based developer NeoCore has released a pair of RPG-strategy hybrids starring the mythological British king, and now Games Distillery (located in Bratislava, Slovakia) will be releasing a real-time strategy title featuring the monarch in the “first half” of 2013.
Pull all the strings in Dungeonland’s ‘Dungeon Master’ mode
A new trailer for Dungeonland confirms what most people who’ve seen the game have probably been hoping for since day one; a mode where you play as the Dungeon Master himself, unleashing hordes of enemies on the unsuspecting heroes (your pals).
Oculus Rift dev kits to begin shipping in March
The virtual reality headset kit, Oculus Rift, raised around ten times the amount it was asking for when the project launched on Kickstarter back in August.