Archive for 18 April 2013

IndieGala, Mass Effect 2 and the pitfalls of political affiliation

Never mind that the latest IndieGala bundle includes the decidedly non-indie Mass Effect 2; the strangest thing about this latest multi-game, pay-what-you-fancy package is the pledge to divert revenue raised from its sales to the election campaign of Canadian politician Matt Toner.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Apr 2013 | 2

Save the 4x space owls: StarDrive to launch on 26 April

Iceberg Interactive and Zero Sum Games have settled on a release date of 26 April for 4x title StarDrive, which will launch on Steam with a 10% discount.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Star Trek trailer will authentically convince you of game’s authenticity

Hello children, today’s word is ‘authentic.’ It pops up all over this latest trailer for Digital Extremes’ movie tie-in Star Trek title, to the extent that by the end the people talking about the game seem a little on the desperate side.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Gaijin get vocal with War Thunder voice chat

Gaijin’s free to play online flight sim War Thunder is a pretty damn decent title if you’re into your dogfighting and it’s been improved further today with a new feature.

By Paul Younger | 18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall DLC Review

If Knife of Dunwall illustrates one thing, it’s that Dishonored‘s base mechanics work really, really well.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Apr 2013 | 1

Impire expands the dungeon with new multiplayer modes

Cyanide and Paradox have expanded their evil strategy dungeon title Impire with new content which now available for free to all players.

By Paul Younger | 18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Firefall open beta date now set for July

Red 5 Studios are ready to swing open the doors on the the open beta for Firefall,  the jet-pack fuelled MMO shooter.

By Paul Younger | 18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

New Leviathan Warships trailer wants to sex you up

Sit back, relax, pour yourself a drink, this Leviathan Warships trailer from Paradox will ease you into a world of sexiness that would even put Barry White to shame.

By Paul Younger | 18 Apr 2013 | 3

Company of Heroes 2 Collector’s Edition back on sale and revamped

Following the demise of THQ the Company of Heroes Collector’s Edition took a break from being on sale, but now SEGA are at the helm, the CE is back.

By Paul Younger | 18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off