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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.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

The War Z Review

Oh boy.
Some context: in 2012, a mod designed by Dean ‘Rocket’ Hall for the 2009 military sim Arma II was released.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2013 | 16

Defiance pre-order bonuses detailed

TRION has announced the special pre-order bonuses players can get their hands on for their upcoming MMOFPS Defiance.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Starbreeze looking to Storm FPS genre

Syndicate and Riddick developer Starbreeze are cooking up a new title according to their games in development page.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 20 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jan 2013 | 3

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

The Elder Scrolls Online lore developer diary

In the latest developer video for The Elder Scrolls Online, Lead Loremaster Lawrence Schick explains ow the game world is divided by three alliances, all with an eye on the central region of Cyrodil.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jan 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jan 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jan 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Meet Total War: Rome II’s Macedon

It’s time for another Total War: Rome II faction reveal from Creative Assembly and this week it’s the Macedon.

By Paul Younger | 18 Jan 2013 | 1

First Wildman footage released

Chris Taylor has released a the first Video update for Gas Powered Games recently launched Kickstarter ARPG Wildman.

By Paul Younger | 18 Jan 2013 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 18 Jan 2013 | 2

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.

By Paul Younger | 18 Jan 2013 | 1

Steam Guides launch

Steam has expanded again today with the addition of Steam Guides.

By Paul Younger | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Game Director Jay Wilson leaves Diablo 3

Some pretty startling news from Blizzard this evening as Diablo 3 Game director, Jay Wilson, leaves his position.

By Paul Younger | 17 Jan 2013 | 3

The Showdown Effect shares some movie clichés

Arrowhead’s The Showdown Effect isn’t holding back on the action movie theme.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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?

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | 2

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.

By Paul Younger | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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