Archive for 8 November 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic goes free to play on 15 November
EA has finally revealed the launch date for the free to play version of Star Wars: The Old Republic.
GameFly launches PC digital download client
GameFly, the US-based videogame rental service, is expanding into PC sales with the launch of its new digital download client.
Dead Space 3 shares some creepy, life-sized toy soldiers
Who exactly has the time to craft some life-sized toy soldiers and leave them laying around so Isaac’s new space-buddy John Carver can find them?
Into the Dark promises guns, zombies and black & white porn
Let’s see; ridiculous blood splatter, combined with the shameless mix of sex and horror.
EA touts the pre-order ‘Hunter Edition’ of Crysis 3 [Video]
Imagine my surprise when I learned that pre-ordering a videogame would result in various in-game bonuses being awarded to the buyer.
A video introduction to the Elder Scrolls Online
In a new documentary-style video from the Zenimax Studios for The Elder Scrolls Online, the development team dig into some of the MMOs features including PvP, the “Megaserver” technology, combat and content.
Guild Wars 2 Refer a Friend Free Trial starts Monday
Are your mates reluctant to take the plunge with Guild Wars 2?
Bioware Mythic renamed to Mythic in another name change
Remember when Mythic was just Mythic? EA then decided that the studio’s name should change to Bioware Mythic when Mythic was brought into the EA fold.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Lead Designer discusses F2P Options
Development on the free to play version of Star Wars: the Old Republic appears t be speeding along and Lead Designer Damion Schubert issued a new developer blog which explains exactly what’s going to happen and what features are available in the free version of the MMO.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 live streaming to Youtube – No mention of PC integration
Following news of EA’s Origin new live stream feature to Twitch, Activision has also announced that gamers will be able to live stream their Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 footage to Youtube.
Twitch integration being added to EA’s Origin
It appears that live streaming options are becoming all the rage with news that EA are adding Twitch integration to Origin sometime in the near future.
Aria havin’ fun? Images from Mass Effect 3′s Omega DLC
EA and Bioware aren’t done with the single player side of Mass Effect 3 just yet.
District 187: Sin Streets leaves beta on 20 November
CJ Games Global has announced that its free-to-play, multiplayer FPS District 187: Sin Streets will leave beta and launch on 20 November.
Star Citizen launches pledge enlistment contest to boost funds
Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen title is already sat on close to $3 million USD (around 150% of its original goal), but the team aren’t sitting around twiddling their thumbs.
Far Cry 3′s protagonist chooses an idiotic holiday destination [Video]
Now look, I don’t wish terror, slavery or an angry bear on anybody.
Diablo 3 is getting an expansion, still selling “very well”
Diablo 3 has, unsurprisingly, sold rather well according to today’s Activision-Blizzard investor call.