Archive for February 2013
Square announces Murdered: Soul Suspect – Confirmed for PC
After teasing everyone for the past week or so, Square has finally announced Murdered: Soul Suspect.
More HMV stores closing
Administrators Deloitte are set to close a further 37 HMV stores bring the total to 103 store closures so far this month.
Bioshock: Infinite goes gold
It is done! Ken Levine and Irrational’s baby is now off for manufacturing as he announces that Bioshock Infinite has now gone gold, and just look at that happy bunch of devs.
World of Warplanes updates its control scheme and flight model
Wargaming has announced that its latest update for World of Warplanes will introduce an “overhauled flight model” and better mouse controls for all planes.
March of the Eagles launches simultaneous invasion of all nations
Paradox’s latest mega-wargame March of the Eagles should be available to purchase today, at all reputable digital download stores.
Teraflops from the deep: Nvidia’s new Titan graphics card will cost a grand
The latest Nvidia graphics powerhouse to emerge from the manufacturer will be the GeForce GFX Titan.
Ubisoft’s Uplay to sell EA and other third party games, Origin will now sell Ubi titles
Ubisoft’s Uplay digital download service won’t be such a closed system for long, as the publisher has announced it will now sell third-party titles through the online store.
Bioshock: Infinite “Lamb of Columbia” Trailer
It’s time for more footage from Irrational’s Bioshock: Infinite as Booker DeWitt heads to the sky-city of Columbia to rescue the mysterious girl to clear his debt.
New Nvidia GeForce drivers 314.07 improve Crysis 3 performance
A new set of drivers from Nvidia, the GeForce 314.07 WHQL driver, was released last night and there are performance gains to be had from numerous titles.
Early Death Inc demo gives a small taste of gameplay
Ambient Studios has released a small demo for their upcoming strategy title Death Inc which is currently being Kickstarted.
Dreamfall: Chapters funded and first stretch goal reached
No problem for Red Thread Games when it came to reaching their Kickstarter goal, the game now been fully funded.
SynergiesMOD team interview
A fresh overhaul, a total conversion, Salan’s SynergiesMOD provides new Necromancer, Paladin and Warlock(WIP) classes loaded with passives and skills, a new town, higher tier weapons and armour, more pets, more inventory space, quests, PvP dungeon, crafting legendary armour and even new world bosses to take on and more!
Aliens Colonial Marines DX10 mod improves visuals
Aliens: Colonial Marines didn’t quite pan out the way many expected it too but thankfully the community has decided that the game is worth improving in the visuals department with the release of a mod.
Star Citizen raises over eight million from backers
One of the true Kickstarter and crowd funding successes has been Chris Robert’s Cloud Imperium Games Star Citizen and today they revealed an astronomical figure raised so far.
505 Games to publish Serellan’s Takedown: Red Sabre
Remember Takedown? It’s the Kickstarted tactical shooter that aims to recreate the older Rainbow Six and SWAT games.
Dead Space 3 Review
Dead Space 3 only has one real, fundamental problem, but it’s a big one, and it’s one that vastly exacerbates the smaller annoyances that normally wouldn’t matter much.
BioShock Infinite’s Songbird sighted in new spoof docu-trailer
Is it a bird? Is it a … actually, wait, yes it is sort of a bird.
An armaful of Arma: Bohemia announces the Arma 2 Complete Collection
Bohemia Interactive has announced a final push for Arma 2, bundling it and every single one of its expansions (Operation Arrowhead, Army of the Czech Republic and the rest) into one ‘Complete Collection.’
Amusingly enough, the company is still using the zombie survival DayZ mod as a big seller, noting that “DayZ Mod requires Arma 2 and Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead to run, plus Arma 2: Private Military Company to display all textures in the highest quality”; all of which, of course, are in the collection.
New Star Trek video shows how to make the ultimate co-op experience
Dure out on 26 April, the new Star Trek game will hopefully capture the imaginations of Star Trek fans everywhere, myself included.
Dreamfall Chapters early footage and stretch goals revealed
The Dreamfall Chapters Kickstarter was pretty much a no-brainer for Red Thread Games, it’s almost reached its goal of $850,000 with 22 days to go.
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is now gold, March release locked down
Since the game has been delayed a couple of times already, it seems worthwhile posting the news that Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 has ‘gone gold.’ That means the game discs are off for manufacture and the latest release date should be the final one (no guarantees of course, but it’s now much more likely to remain on track.)
So, all being well, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 will be released on 12 March in the US and 15 March in Europe.
Into the Dark with Eric Bane
Velcome, my chyldren to the land of eterrrrnal night! Yep, Dark is a vampire game.
Codemasters lets Grid 2 gameplay trailer out of the blocks
For someone out there, a Grid 2 gameplay trailer is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.