Archive for January 2013
Get your Mass Effect 3 N7 suit for Dead Space 3
Everyone loves the Mass Effect 3 armours and EA are bringing an N7 suit to Dead Space 3.
Paradox opens a digital store, launches with 55% off sale
Strategy experts Paradox have launched their own web-based store, dubbed the Paradox Webshop, through which to sell a variety of their published titles.
Defiance pre-order bonuses detailed
TRION has announced the special pre-order bonuses players can get their hands on for their upcoming MMOFPS Defiance.
Rebuilding the Grim Dawn World with NPCs
In the latest update for Crate Entertainment’s ARPG Grim Dawn, the development team discuss the recruitment and rebuilding game mechanic.
Starbreeze looking to Storm FPS genre
Syndicate and Riddick developer Starbreeze are cooking up a new title according to their games in development page.
UK PC game charts for week ending 19 January
It’s another unexciting week in the UK PC game charts for week ending 19 January with little change.
Diablo 3 Podcast News Attack – Jay Wilson Steps Down
Following this weekend’s news that Jay Wilson has stepped down as the Diablo 3 Game Director, Flux and Elly over at Diablo: IncGamers discuss the departure in a new podcast.
Blizzard’s Rob Pardo takes responsibility for Diablo 3 and defends Jay Wilson
Yesterday Jay Wilson stood down as the Game Director of Diablo 3 which was quite a suprise, and following the announcement the community took to forums to express their displeasure with the game aiming most of the blame directly at Jay Wilson.
Skyrim Dragonborn DLC coming to PC next month
The wait is finally over, PC gamers will be able to get their hands on the Dragonborn DLC for Skyrim next month.
Gas Powered Games layoffs – Everything is riding on Wildman
With a Kickstarter now underway for Gas Powered Games’ ARPG Wildman, all is not well at the studio with news of mass layoffs.
Dungeonland pushed back one week, now due 29 January
If you were hoping to get hold of Dungeonland on 22 January then hold on just one second.
Crytek teams up with British Library for ‘Off the Map’ contest
An unusual collaboration has been announced, uniting UK students, Crytek’s CryEngine 3 and the British Library.
Derrick the Deathfin hopes to make a splash on PC
Previously a PlayStation Network exclusive, the lovingly papercrafted Derrick the Deathfin is leaping that boundary, Free Willy style, and escaping to the open waters of the PC.
Enter the mind-bending Antichamber on 31 January
Your first clue that Antichamber is a bit unusual stems from the fact that it self-describes as a “psychological exploration” game.
Sim City Beta registrations – Testing begins 25 January
The Sim City beta test will be starting on 25 January and budding city builders can sign-up now.
The Phoenix Project Interview – Saving a City of Heroes
It’s been a couple of months since NCSoft closed the doors on their popular superhero MMO City of Heroes much to the annoyance of the CoH community.
Steam Guides launch
Steam has expanded again today with the addition of Steam Guides.
Ocean Quigley shares some SimCity colour filters
Ocean Quigley, a man with an almost impossibly good name, wants you to know about SimCity’s in-game colour filters.
Pondsmith ponders: Cyberpunk creator reflects on working with CD Projekt
Last week’s Cyberpunk 2077 trailer set the fuse on some alarmingly early (the game isn’t due until 2015) hype.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed gets special PC characters
It’s no big shock to learn that Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed will feature a few of the Team Fortress 2 characters (the Pyro, Heavy and Scout.) After all, Valve seems only too happy to roll those guys out when a Steam game needs a bit of an extra sales boost on PC.
The Showdown Effect shares some movie clichés
Arrowhead’s The Showdown Effect isn’t holding back on the action movie theme.
Positech elects Democracy 3 as its next project
My gaming life hasn’t brought me in contact with either Democracy or Democracy 2, but the idea of a deep, political simulator intrigues me so I’ll be keeping an eye on developments with Positech’s Democracy 3.
Far Cry 3’s ‘Insane Edition’ spills over into stand-alone DLC pack
Are you looking at your copy of Far Cry 3 and thinking it’s a bit light around the waist?
Path of Exile open beta trailed in video
It’s going to be a big day for Grinding Gear Games on 23 January when they invite the masses to join their ARPG Path of Exile.
Angelic tidings: Max Payne 3’s ‘Made in Heaven’ DLC due this month
The final piece of Max Payne 3 DLC will be with you on 22 January, priced at £7.29 GBP.