Archive for December 2012
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.
The Showdown Effect is taking beta sign-ups
The Showdown Effect is the next game from Magicka developers Arrowhead.
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.
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.
Best MMO 2012 – Readers’ Vote
There ‘s been lots of MMOs this year, which was no huge surprise.
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.
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.
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.
Oh my Godus; 22cans release a full prototype video
It’s going to be a dicey finish for 22cans’ Project Godus.
Tomb Raider has a special video series to teach you about skill trees
How on earth will Lara Croft survive the dangers of the island she’s been shipwrecked on in the new Tomb Raider game?
Invoke the Virgin Mary in War of the Roses’ next update
I’m not exactly a devout theologian, but I’d question whether the Virgin Mary would be impressed about a bunch of medieval knights committing war crimes with swords and daggers engraved with her name.
File digging in Borderlands 2 reveals more ‘Sir Hammerlock’ DLC details
A dedicated sleuth calling himself ‘MikeTheInfidel’ over at Reddit has been digging around file updates for Borderlands 2 (just as he did before with the ‘Campaign of Carnage’ DLC) and appears to have unearthed some juicy bits and pieces about the upcoming add-on, ‘Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt’.
Best Adventure Game 2012 – Readers’ Vote
Adventure games set out to test your grey matter, whether it’s solving puzzles and mysteries or going on a magical adventure with a bunch of Russian dolls.
Tardy Resident Evil 6 will show up on PC in March 2013
How many of you out there in PC-land are waiting for Resident Evil 6 to show up on your platform of choice?
Marvel Heroes Hands-On Preview
Peter: For the last week or so, Tim and I have had access to the Marvel Heroes closed beta.
Layoffs at Frontier Developments and Elite Dangerous Kickstarter update
Report have come in this morning via Eurogamer that 14 staff have been let go at Elite Dangerous developer Frontier Developments.