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Archive for 8 February 2013


Finding your way around StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

Blizzard’s latest StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm video preview demonstrates all the different play modes that can be found in the upcoming expansion.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 1

Rebooting Rise of the Triad in Interceptor’s third production diary

A third production diary for Rise of the Triad has been sent forth into the world, in which the chaps at Interceptor talk a bit about the challenges of redesigning a classic title for a contemporary age.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

A new page for Rage: Bethesda releases mod tools for the game

Bethesda has (or will, it says “later today” but may already have happened) released the official Rage toolkit on Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Feb 2013 | 1

New videogame pricing models, same old publisher tricks?

In the past twelve months we’ve witnessed the rise of Kickstarter and increased acceptance of ‘free to play.’ Digital downloading goes from strength to strength, especially on the PC.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 3

Mercy killing: Resident Evil 6 shows off PC exclusive Mercenary mode

As previously reported, the PC release of Resident Evil 6 is coming with a couple of extra perks.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Europa March of the East vs Universalis West Eagles IV

Paradox has loaded up the grand strategy cannon and fired a scattergun blast against the bows of the games media, releasing new trailers for Europa Universalis IV and March of the Eagles, plus new screenshots from East vs West: A Hearts of Iron Game.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Square Enix teases Murdered: Soul Suspect

“What is the hardest case to solve?” asks Square Enix, in a slightly creepy email sent out earlier today.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Dreamfall Chapters now on Kickstarter

Fans of The Longest Journey can now back Red Thread Games’ sequel Dreamfall Chapters on Kickstarter.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Total War: Rome II Arverni faction revealed

The end of the week brings another Total War: Rome II faction reveal and this week it’s the Arverni.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Sim City Limited Edition video featuring superheroes

Every Sim City should have its own special elite crime fighting squad and this new trailer from Maxis shows off the Limited Edition content which includes, among other things, superheroes.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 1

Second Sim City Closed Beta announced

The first Sim City beta test was a disappointment, not because the game was bad, in fact it was awesome, but because it was so damn short.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 1

Watch the Dead Island: Riptide truck being built

Deep Silver has decided to build a zombie killing pickup truck as part of their promotional campaign for the next game in the series, Dead Island: Riptide.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft numbers decline, Blizzard “aggressively” support Diablo 3

Last night was the latest financial call from Activision Blizzard which threw up more big numbers and comments on how well they are doing with game such as Skylanders and Call of Duty.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 3

Zombie Studios opens the curtains, ushers in Daylight

Seattle-based Zombie Studios have only just released Special Forces: Team X, and today they’ve announced an upcoming horror title called Daylight.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Feb 2013 | Comments Off