Archive for April 2013
The Diablo 3 PvP levelling bug is finally being fixed
On the 22 April a pretty nasty bug surfaced in Diablo 3 that allowed players to gain experience from killing their own summoned pets in the PvP area the Scorched Chapel.
Homeworld devs launch pre-order package for new title, Hardware
If you’re one of the people who’s still a bit iffy about Gearbox getting hold of the Homeworld IP, it may be of interest to know that some of the original game’s creators are now over at Blackbird Interactive developing the free-to-play RTS Hardware: Shipbreakers.
Cathar coming to SWTOR and character customisation. Watch the preview
It’s been teased all week on the Star Wars: The Old Republic Facebook page but today they confirmed that the Cathar race will be added as a playable race when the 2.1 update goes live for the MMO.
MOBA means Mo’ Bats: Infinite Crisis shows Doomsday and Gaslight Batman
Infinite Crisis is one of those online battle arena thingumies, but with a bunch of DC superheroes (and villains.) Developer Turbine has released a pair of new videos showing off one of each: the bruising, hulking Doomsday, and the sonic-armed Gaslight Batman.
Join the Stronghold community evening in London
Firefly Studios are getting ready for a special Stonghold community day in London in July.
Cheaters and hackers hit Defiance with all kinds of trickery
Wouldn’t it be nice to play a game for once without some arse hacking the game to get the upper hand in a fire fight.
Pontus faction added to Total War: Rome 2 as free DLC
Creative Assembly will be dropping day 1 DLC for Total War: Rome 2 which will include an additional faction, the Pontus.
Follow Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag updates with The Watch
To get the hype train rolling for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, Ubisoft has flung the doors open of “The Watch” which is a new information hub for fans to follow.
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified invades this August
2K Marin has announced that the new XCOM shooter will go by the name of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, and instead of being a first person shooter as originally thought, it’s now a third person tactical shooter.
Zeno Clash 2 shows some bizarre bar-room brawling
The latest video from Zeno Clash 2 developers ACE Team starts with a suitably odd punch-up in a bar, before moving to the city streets for a little exploration.
Grid your teeth: Defense Grid 2 is on the way from Hidden Path
Hidden Path has announced today that funding for development of Defense Grid 2 has been secured, and that the title is on the way in the early half of 2014.
Blast testing: Ghost Recon Online 0.11.0 adds firing range
Ubisoft’s free-to-play Ghost Recon Online title has updated to version 0.11.0, adding a new map, some new equipment and a way to try out your prospective firearm purchases before you actually make them.
Alcatrazgedy: Black Ops II ‘Uprising’ DLC gets a PC release date
I’ve been to Alcatraz, and it’s both a great and terrible place to be fighting against zombies.