Archive for 11 February 2013

Gas Powered Games pulls the plug on Wildman Kickstarter campaign

With around four days left and $600,000 USD still required to hit the Kickstarter goal, Gas Powered Games has brought the Wildman campaign to an early end.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2013 | 2

BioWare founders to be honoured at 2013 Game Developers Conference

The Lifetime Achievement Award at the forthcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) will this year be given to Dr.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Advance the lance: medieval RPG Pixelry has some footage for you

Retro, pixel-based jousting, what could be better? The developers of Pixelry hope you just answered “nothing!” to that question, and then followed up by asking “does it have RPG mechanics too?”
Yes, it’s chivalry in the age of pixels all the way with this one, as you take the role of a would-be knight, eager to prove himself in the “Big 5″ jousting tournament.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Watch Lara tumble down a mountain for 11 minutes in this Tomb Raider footage

You know what’s a bit weird. Crystal Dynamics’ rationale for not releasing a demo of Tomb Raider was that they didn’t want to spoil parts of the story in advance.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2013 | 1

Pure Creed: Ghost Recon Online gets some tie-in Assassin’s items

Oh those Assassins. They’re so stealthy that they’re creeping into Ghost Recon Online with a set of cross-promotion-tastic items, ready for you to kit your tactical Ghost fellows out with.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Season 1 of the StarCraft II 2013 ESET UK Masters kicks off tonight

If you like your pro gaming then take note, tonight at  7:30pm GMT the 2013 ESET UK Masters StarCraft II tournament gets underway.

By Paul Younger | 11 Feb 2013 | 1

Football Manager 2013 holds out Deadspace 3 in UK PC Charts

The big release of last week was EA’s Deadspace 3 but it has failed to topple Football Manager 2013 from the top spot in the UK PC charts for week ending 9 February.

By Paul Younger | 11 Feb 2013 | Comments Off