Archive for 18 December 2012


Wood you kindly: Woodcutter Simulator 2013 announced

Set down your harvesting tools and retire your train driver’s cap, because there’s a new player in the simulator realm.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2012 | 1

Call to Alms: DigitalMindSoft want to crowd-fund the next Men of War

In the future we will have touch-pad kiosks where you outline the kind of features you want to see in a videogame, feed the machine $50,000, and get the game of your dreams.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

The Showdown Effect is taking beta sign-ups

The Showdown Effect is the next game from Magicka developers Arrowhead.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Rage DLC flares up in the form of The Scorchers

The last time we saw some DLC for Rage, it was the ‘Anarchy Edition’ back in February 2012.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Pre-orders open for first Star Wars: The Old Republic digital expansion

Due for release next year, the first digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, called the Rise of the Hutt Cartel, will bring new content and features to the now free to play MMO.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | 1

Best MMO 2012 – Readers’ Vote

There ‘s been lots of MMOs this year, which was no huge surprise.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

More of Total War: Rome 2 and the Carthaginians in new video

Creative Assembly are back with more information on the recently revealed Carthaginian faction and this time it’s members of the development team that explain who they were and how they fit into the Total War: Rome 2 world.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | 1

Heroes of Newerth players need to change password after accounts hacked

Last Friday user accounts for S2 Games’ DOTA title Heroes of Newerth were compromised through an SQL injection according to a hacker. 

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles review

Back in the dark days of history – well, okay, 2011 – a comic-fantasy point-and-click adventure called The Book of Unwritten Tales was translated from German into English and released to near-universal acclaim.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

The War Z receives hostile Steam release

At the end of last month Hammerpoint Interactive revealed that their zombie survival gamer The War Z would be coming to steam.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | 3