Archive for 28 March 2013
Why EA’s DRM “backpedal” rings so hollow
EA labels president Frank Gibeau has grabbed some eye-catching headlines with his recent statement to GamesIndustry that Digital Rights Management (DRM) is “a failed dead-end strategy.”
It’s a crowd-pleasing phrase, but words need to be backed up by actions for them to have any meaning.
SimCity 2.0 updates outlined as team want issues resolved ASAP
In a new update from the team at Maxis they have outlined some of the changes coming in 2.0.
Total War: Arena revealed as a 10v10 multiplayer title
Creative Assembly has used the Game Developers Conference to announce a Total War spin-off game called Total War: Arena, in which players will command three units apiece in 10v10 multiplayer battles (based on my amazing maths ability that means 30 units vs 30 units.) Does that mean this free-to-play title will fall under the ever-expanding ‘MOBA’ (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) heading?
Blizzard would turn off Diablo 3 auction house if they could
At GDC, the previous Diablo 3 game director Jay Wilson was giving a Diablo 3 postmortem and made some rather interesting comments regarding the auction house system which has proved a contentious game feature since it was announced back in August 2011.
Age of Wonders 3 interview with Triumph Studios’ Lenart Sas
Many of you may have never heard of Age of Wonders and it’s been a while since we heard the franchise name being mentioned.
PC gaming is growing with record revenues says report
A report by the PCGaming Alliance, the non-profit body which includes Intel, AMD, Epic and other notable players in the PC gaming industry, reveals that PC gaming is on the rise.
Company of Heroes 2 beta starts next week
The Company of Heroes 2 beta is finally upon us as Relic get ready to test their highly anticipated RTS.
Reloaded Productions reveal APB Vendetta. Take note modders.
Remember APB? Perhaps you’re still playing it after it was saved following the closure of Realtime Worlds.