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Archive for December 2012

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. 

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.

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.

18 Dec 2012 | 3

Oh my Godus; 22cans release a full prototype video

It’s going to be a dicey finish for 22cans’ Project Godus.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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?

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Best Strategy 2012 – Readers’ Vote

It’s been an interesting year for strategy releases, with plenty of titles that have impressed.

17 Dec 2012 | 1

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.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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’.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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?

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Marvel Heroes Hands-On Preview

Peter: For the last week or so, Tim and I have had access to the Marvel Heroes closed beta.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3′s Jay Wilson removes Twitter account [Updated]

Blizzard’s Diablo 3 Game Director Jay Wilson, who occasionally posted Diablo 3 updates on his personal Twitter account, has now removed himself from Twitter.

17 Dec 2012 | 1

PC Ace Combat: Assault Horizon screens

A new set of PC enhanced Ace Combat: Assault Horizon screens have landed this morning courtesy of Namco.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Football Manager 2013 Still Tops UK Charts

Football Manager 2013 tops the UK PC Game charts for week ending 15 December followed closely by the Sims 3.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Best RPG 2012 – Readers’ Vote

Whether you love your dungeon crawlers, click-fests or story-led titles, 2012 has been an interesting year for the RPG genre with some highly anticipated title releases.

16 Dec 2012 | 1

Best Shooter 2012 – Readers’ Vote

Picking the best shooter is never easy. We’ve come up with a shortlist we think were some of the most exciting shooters of 2012; some may be less obvious than others but we felt these were the ones that blazed a bloody trail across the year.

16 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Best Sport 2012 – Readers’ Vote

While sports games primarily take pride of place on consoles, PC gamers have had a few quality games to play, whether it be on the field or on the track.

16 Dec 2012 | 1

Best Free to Play 2012 – Readers’ Vote

The quality of free to play games continues to improve every year and there have been some great titles to choose from in 2012, all without making a massive dent in your wallet (unless you’re a micro-transactions junkie, of course).

16 Dec 2012 | 2

Best PC Action 2012 – Readers’ Vote

The PC Action category is always packed, encompassing a broad range of games that span multiple genres, so it’s no shock that we’ve nominated a bundle of outstanding titles from 2012.

16 Dec 2012 | 1