Archive for 4 January 2013


American McGee’s Kickstarter for American McGee’s Akaneiro

Kickstarter projects show no signs of slowing up in 2013 (and why would they, when people keep pumping money into them), and here’s the latest request for money in the form of Alice developer American McGee and his Chinese studio Spicy Horse (Alice: Madness Returns).

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jan 2013 | 2

Fights, camera, action: The Showdown Effect introduces its movie cliché cast

If you ever played Magicka then you’re familiar with the development methods of the guys at Arrowhead.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Dante’s trip to the bank goes awry in this CG Devil May Cry trailer

Join Dante in this latest trailer for DmC Devil May Cry as he deals with the repercussions of swiping a soda can from the hand of a young girl.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Runescape celebrates 12th anniversary

Jagex have something to celebrate today as their free to play adventure Runescape turns twelve.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | 1

Elite Dangerous fund raising ending soon – Mac version now confirmed

In the past 48 hours Frontier Developments have seen their Kickstarter Elite Dangerous fund balance swell as they head toward the end of the fund raising period.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

The War Z servers come under attack

It’s been not a good start to 2013 for Hammerpoint Intereractive and The War Z as their servers have come uner attack from hackers.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | 2

Biggest PR Gaffes of 2012

There’s a saying in journalistic circles: “never make yourself the story.” In the world of games development, where a stray interview comment or ill-advised PR stunt can blow up across media sites in a matter of minutes, that’s not always an easy rule to stick to.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jan 2013 | 14

Guild Wars 2 game director teases 2013 content updates

The Wintersday event has wrapped up and Guild Wars 2 players will be wondering what’s in store as far as new content is concerned in the months ahead.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | Comments Off