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Archive for 18 March 2013

SimCity sells 1.1 million in first two weeks

The figures are now in for SimCity sales in the first two weeks of release courtesy of EA.

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John Riccitiello to step down as EA CEO on 30 March

John Riccitiello’s reign as CEO of Electronic Arts will come to an end on 30 March.

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SimCity Review

Before I get this review underway,  I need to have a super-quick recap of the SimCity launch.

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Hats on, hats off: Fez will be available through Steam in May

Following Brutal Legend’s appearance on Steam, another of the predicted (thanks to registry datamining) console-to-PC titles has shown up on Valve’s digital platform.

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Daedalic’s Memoria to continue Chains of Satinav story

Hamburg-based adventure game developers Daedalic have announced a follow-up to their Chains of Satinav tale, in the form of Memoria.

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EA tries to atone for atrocious SimCity launch with free game offer

Everybody knows this PR dance by now. Large company screws up (in this case by being willfully misleading about the extent to which SimCity had to be “always online,” then failing to have the server capacity to actually cope with that,) large company showers free gifts on customers in the hope that they forget about it.

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Battlefield 4 art teases and trailer on 27 March

Some teaser action this afternoon for Battlefield 4 in the form of what we assume is the pack art and very short zoomed in video clip.

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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm tops UK PC charts

This week sees the return of Blizzard to the top spot in the UK PC game charts for week ending 16 March.

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Dead State shows off combat, looting and luxury toilet paper

Zombie survival RPG Dead State is the latest Kickstarted game to put out a work-in-progress video.

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