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Archive for 25 March 2013


Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion launches 14 April

The hot news from the world of Star Wars: The Old Republic is that the digital expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel will be released on 14 April.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Spring cleaning: Dust An Elysian Tail sweeping onto Steam in April

Humble Hearts (that’s Dean Dodrill and Alex Kain in actual-person-land) has announced at PAX East that Dust: An Elysian Tail, which you may recall as an Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ release from last year, is coming to the PC through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Eve Online to expand further with June’s Odyssey

Thanks to this press release about Eve Online’s forthcoming Odyssey expansion, I’ve learned that the game has had 18 previous add-ons of this type.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Short PAX trailer suggests more XCOM on the way from Firaxis

Firaxis has sparked a touch of internet speculation with a short trailer shown during its PAX East panel (and re-shown below, courtesy of g4mers.pl).

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Arma 3 alpha gets an update to version 0.52

Bohemia Interactive have been collecting player comments and keeping an eye on how the Arma 3 alpha has been functioning, in order to make changes and tweaks to the game as necessary.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

New GeForce 314.22 driver is tuned for BioShock Infinite

With mysterious and impeccable timing (almost as if this were planned or something,) Nvidia has announced that a new set of GeForce drivers, 314.22, are available today and will boost performance in BioShock Infinite (due for release this week.)
Look, there’s even a graph comparing a previous driver to the new one on specific hardware.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

You’ll need a map to figure out Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s pre-order editions

Oh god.
It’s with a sense of terrible dread that games writers approach Ubisoft PR mails about Assassin’s Creed pre-order editions.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | 1

Magicka Wizard Wars brings PvP focus to the series

Paradox are back with more Magicka and this time it’s in the form of Magicka: Wizard Wars.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Warner reveals Infinite Crisis – DC heroes go MOBA this autumn

There’s a ton of free to play MOBA style games but none of them feature DC superheroes.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

WildStar media blow-out

NCSoft and Carbine’s MMO WildStar certainly has a unique style and today we have tons of new assets for the game which includes housing screenshots and new zone shots for the Halon Ring and Crimson Isle.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity back on top of charts

After a week’s break, SimCity is back on top in the UK PC game charts for week ending 23 March after being knocked from the top spot by Heart of the Swarm last week.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 Review

I thought Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 was going to teach me (in an abstract, videogame kinda way) about being a modern-day military sniper.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | 1

Civilization 5: Brave New World dated and PAX East demo

It’s been a busy time for Firaxis at PAX East with the announcement that the Civilization 5: Brave New World expansion will release on 12 July in Europe and 9 July in the US.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | 1