Archive for 29 November 2012


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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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).

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2012 | 1

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. 

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2012 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Review

This is perhaps the first time I’ve reviewed a 14-year old game without writing it as a retrospective, so I’ve decided that there are three questions that need answering.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Nov 2012 | 5