Archive for 22 February 2013
Raily fast: Train Simulator 2013 announces stand-alone high speed route
Cult favourite Train Simulator 2013 has released a new add-on, focused on the high speed route between London and Faversham (that’d be the one in Kent.) It’s a stand-alone expansion, so you don’t even need a copy of the main Train Simulator 2013 game to play it.
Nvidia releases Resident Evil 6 benchmark tool for the PC
Ahead of Resident Evil 6’s slow crawl to the PC on 22 March, Nvidia has released a benchmarking tool for the game.
Path of Exile gets new account security features
Last week there was a spate of hacks on Path of Exile accounts which frustrated not only players but also Grinding Gear Games.
Channelling History: Legends of War marches on stores in March
The turn-based WW2 strategy game Legends of War will be available from 8 March, according to developers Slitherine.
Planetside 2 creative director on server merges, roadmap and new players site
SOE’s Matt Higby has posted a new update on the status of Planetside 2 covering the recently announced server merges, a new player site for the community and the roadmap update.
Black Ops 2 receives PC multiplayer patch, free Steam weekend
The PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has received a timely multiplayer patch, which claims improvements to the matchmaking system and the ability to search for games based on a maximum ping.
Painkiller Hell & Damnation devs working with Nordic Games on new project
Nordic Games and The Farm 51 (makers of the HD remake Painkiller Hell & Damnation) will be teaming up again for a secret project, the duo announced today.
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn about to enter closed beta
Next week Square will be launching the closed beta test for their MMO reboot FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Dreamfall Chapters surpasses $1 million on Kickstarter
Well ahead of schedule, Red Thread Games has now surpassed $1 million in Kickstarter funding for Dreamfall Chapters.
DayZ team hump blankets to create zombie mo-cap sequences in new video
A new DayZ video blog has been posted today and this week the team head to the motion capture studio to film some zombie motion capture footage.
Old School Runescape servers launch today – Community voting continues
After polling the community, Jagex decided to launch the old version of Runescape taking players back in time to pre-2007 when the game significantly changed.
The Secret World Issue #6 revealed by Funcom
The next chapter in The Secret World has been revealed as The Last Train to Cairo which is due to launch some time in March.
Tomb Raider system requirements revealed for PC – Enhanced features included
Just in from Square are the system specs for the PC version of Tomb Raider which launches on 5 March.
Diablo 3 PC gamers react to franchise coming to Playstation – We investigate
Yesterday was a big day for Blizzard, the developer that has really made its name on the PC with the StarCraft, Warcraft, Diablo and World of Warcraft franchises.
Dreamfall Chapters unveils the cyberpunk city of Europolis
In today’s shiny Dreamfall Chapters update, the team introduces the cyberpunk city-state of Europolis, which is described in the accompanying video as “the rotting corpse” of Europe.