Archive for February 2013
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.
Spiderweb announces second in the Avadon RPG trilogy
If you follow the in-depth RPGs of Spiderweb Software, you’ll probably be delighted to learn that Avadon 2: The Corruption (the second in the Avadon trilogy) is scheduled for release in autumn this year.
Slammer dunk: 30,000 sign up for Prison Architect alpha, new video released
Progress is being made on Introversion’s Prison Architect title, with today’s announcement marking the seventh update to the game’s alpha.
Sexy time returns to Mass Effect 3 with forthcoming Citadel DLC
BioWare has announced a pair of new DLCs for Mass Effect 3, one of which will surely come as no surprise.
StarDrive Beta Preview
In my very first StarDrive campaign I angered the space mafia, annoyed a strange alien race who enslave adorable space owls and look like upside-down Portal turrets, then spent considerable time designing a mighty warship which proved about as effective as a paper truck with a revolver glued to the wing-mirror.
Blizzard show eSports and multiplayer features in StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm
A new video from Blizzard shows of the new eSports and multiplayer features that are being added in the StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm expansion.
Lara shows you how to survive in new Tomb Raider survival combat video
Lara is back in a new Tomb Raider survival series video.
Bohemia make ARMA 3 a Steam exclusive to get the game completed
If you’re planning on playing Bohemia Interactive’s latest combat title then you’d better be a Steam user because they have announced it will be required to play.
Make a saving and get even more Bioshock: Infinite with the Season Pass
2k and Irrational Games have fired over details of the Bioshock: Infinite Season Pass which will bring even action from Columbia to your screens.
Get a free Star Trek movie ticket when you pre-order the game
Here’s a nice deal courtesy of Namco, especially when you consider the price of movie tickets these days.
Bear witness: Jonathan Blow’s The Witness offers some moving footage
Sony couldn’t prevent a little bit of PC leaking out of their big PS4 reveal conference today.
Mojang’s second ‘Mojam’ is underway, and you can buy whatever games emerge
Minecraft developers Mojang have decided it’s time to slam-jam for the next three days, embarking on the second ‘Mojam.’ In short, small teams of Mojang staff will be designing a (hopefully) functioning game in just 72 hours.
inXile’s Torment sequel gains a proper name and its own site
Brian Fargo and his inXile team are of course in the midst of developing Wasteland 2, but you may also recall that the team is lining up a sequel (well, really more of a ‘spiritual follow-up’) to Planescape: Torment.
Stock up on oinkment: Amnesia A Machine for Pigs nears a release date
A helpful blog post over at Frictional Games explains the delay to Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs (it was originally due last Halloween, which obviously didn’t happen,) and offers a new release window of ‘Q2′ (April – June.)
According to that post, what started out as an “short, experimental game” is now a “fully fledged Amnesia game.” It’s also described as “different,” but still Amnesia-esque.
Air Conflicts series decamps to Vietnam for latest outing
Cast your minds back to an enigmatic trailer released by bitComposer last week.
Blood donation: DmC gets free Bloody Palace add-on
As promised, Capcom has released the traditional ‘Bloody Palace’ mode for the latest Devil May Cry for free.
IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #103
The podcast team are trapped inside a makeshift space vessel, stalked by a terrible game: Aliens: Colonial Marines.