Archive for 12 November 2012
Guild Wars 2 Lost Shores trailer teases new content
Following the information update for the Guild Wars 2 November content update earlier today, ArenaNet has released a short teaser trailer which features the nasty looking Karka and one big-ass crab-like thing.
What is Stronghold Kingdoms? This trailer attempts to find out
All across the land, people are asking the question “what is Stronghold Kingdoms?” Is it some kind of revolutionary new washing powder?
Next Mass Effect game will use the Frostbite 2 engine
BioWare’s Yanick Roy has confirmed that the next Mass Effect title (whatever it turns out to be) will make use of DICE’s Frostbite 2 engine, marking a move away from Epic’s Unreal platform that was used for Mass Effect 3.
Gabe Newell confirms ongoing work on Valve’s ‘Source 2′ engine
There’s a video doing the rounds, recorded at Valve by members of 4chan’s /v/ board, in which Gabe Newell appears to confirm that the company is working on the follow-up to its Source engine (most likely to be called Source 2).
Indie platformer Thomas Was Alone now available on Steam
Thomas Was Alone met with favour here on IncGamers, with John Robertson giving it a hefty 8/10 and writing that the game offers “a unique narrative-driven experience”.
DirectX 11.1 could be locked to Windows 8
Uh oh, it’s a technical news story about DirectX. Well, I’ll do my best.
Blizzard says Authenticator lawsuit is “without merit”
Activision-Blizzard (its legal team, most likely) has released a statement in response to last week’s news of a class action lawsuit filed against the company by Benjamin Bell.
Temple tantrum: Darkfall Unholy Wars shows off its PvP
There you are, relaxing in your temple, when all of a sudden a bunch of people show up wanting a scrap.
90 FOV for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on PC
PC gamers have been wanting to hear that the FOV in Black Ops 2 would be increased and there’s some good news today following a Tweet from Treyarch which states that “On the post-launch patch task list: 90 FOV”.
Minecraft on PC sells 8 million
Fans of Notch’s Minecraft will be pleased to hear that the PC version of the blocky building game has now sold a whopping 8 million units.
“Massive” PvP changes coming in The Secret World issue #4
A new developer blog from Funcom’s Senior PvP Designer Rasmus Harr outlines the changes they will be making to the MMORPG’s PvP system.
More Guild Wars 2 November Lost Shores event details
The Lost Shores November update for Guild Wars 2 gets underway in 15 November and more details of the content update have been released today.
Who is Agent 47? New Hitman: Absolution video digs into his files
In a new Hitman: Absolution video from Square and IO Interactive, Agent 47 comes under the spotlight with a closer look inside the International Contract Agency’s files for our baldy hero.
New Final Fantasy XIV video shows a Realm Reborn
As Final Fantasy XIV gets ready to become a Final Fantasy: A Realm Reborn, this new video from Square shows the Eorzean Alliance clashing with the Garlean Empire as the a new age of decline is ushered with the seventh Umbral Era.
4 million registered for Marvel Super Hero Squad Online
Gazillion have something to celebrate today as they have revealed that their MMO Marvel Super Hero Squad Online has reached the four million registered players.
Football Manager 2013 Tops PC Game Charts
It’s non-mover at the top of the UK PC game charts for week ending 10 November with Football Manager 2013.
How not to release a game: the truth behind Fray’s catastrophic launch
Fray was an objective lesson in how not to release a game.
Chris Roberts details Star Citizen multiplayer
Chris Roberts is back with another Star Citizen update today and it’s a big one.