Archive for January 2013


Grid 2 trailer takes you (and Chris Harris) around Brands Hatch

Motoring journalist Chris Harris needs a hand with how best to drive his McLaren around Brands Hatch.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Cities in Motion 2 footage promises all the daily timetables you could ever want

Transport management sim Cities in Motion was well enough received to merit a sequel, which developers Colossal Order are aiming to get out there by the second quarter of 2013.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

History’s Mysteries: BioShock Infinite trailer messes with the past

Having just watched this new trailer for BioShock Infinite, I’m not entirely sure what’s real any more.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

UK PC charts show little change, DmC enters at nine

It may not come as a huge surprise to learn that the UK PC charts (retail version) haven’t moved much in the past week.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Bethesda on The Elder Scrolls Online beta confirmation email problem

If you have signed up for the The Elder Scrolls Online beta which opened up this week and failed to receive a confirmation email, fear not, they are aware of the problem and issued a statement earlier this evening.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2013 | 1

Irrational Games answer PC Bioshock Infinite questions

A few days ago Irrational Games revealed the PC specs for Bioshock Infinite but there are more questions needing answered.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Chris Taylor walks through the idea behind Wildman in a new video update

Chris Taylor is back with a new development blog on the Wildman Kickstarter page.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Tune your games with the Nvidia GeForce Experience open beta now

Gamers looking to get the most out of their Nvidia card and PC can look to Nvidia for a little help thanks to their  GeForce Experience which has just gone into open beta.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | 3

Dishonored, XCOM and The Walking Dead up for multiple GDC awards

The Game Developers Conference will take place from 27 March in its usual haunt of San Francisco, during which the 13th annual Game Developers Choice (GDC) award winners will be revealed.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Shiny Loot Q&A with Chris Palmarozzi, co-founder of the digital distribution platform

PC gaming and digital distribution are snug bedfellows these days. Platforms like Steam, GoG, Gamersgate and others are commonplace destinations for PC users, with ease and cost of purchase ranking highly as reasons to partake of digital versions of games.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jan 2013 | 1

Funcom closes Beijing Studio

Funcom are still in the process of scaling down their operations as part of their majotr restructuing and today they have shut down their Beijing Studio.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Impire imposes itself with a metal-tinged gameplay trailer

Impire is being developed by Cyanide Montreal, a new spin-off studio from Cyanide.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Ubisoft places South Park: The Stick of Truth release in ‘calendar 2013′

With the majority of THQ’s former assets doled out on Wednesday, we’re now starting to see statements emerging from the companies who purchased games and studios at the bankruptcy auction.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jan 2013 | 1

DayZ dev has never been so “excited” – Big development update

The DayZ development blog received a massive update today as Dean Hall went to town detailing all the latest developments.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Ace of Spades gets new free “classic” DLC

Jagex are back with another update to their blocky shooter Ace of Spades with the free DLC “classic” update.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

PC version of Resident Evil 6 comes with exclusive Mercenaries mode

Capcom has reveald that the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will come with an exclusive game mode called The Mercenaries: No Mercy which they say “ramps up the gameplay to 11″ giving players the chance to take on more enemies that ever before.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

HAWKEN Reaper update now live

The latest HAWKEN update is now live bringing a new mech to the multiplayer shooter.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Painkiller Hell & Damnation Medieval Horror DLC released

The first DLC for the FPS Painkiller Hell & Damnation, called Medieval Horror,  has been released today which comes with new boss battles against the White Demon and Assassin Greed.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off