Archive for 22 July 2013

Fair chance of hacking: Games Workshop’s Chainsaw Warrior heading to PC

It must be mayhem over in the Games Workshop licensing department right now.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Causing Havok: Citadels “making of” talks physics, catapults and heroes

I’ve watched so many Citadels “making of” trailers full of talk about nothing but walls that I’d completely forgotten that it’s supposed to be a game based on Arthurian legend.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Magic man: New Dark Souls II details from ComicCon

Second-hand info is always a little dicey to deal with, but a fairly in-depth Reddit post from a fellow calling himself ‘MkfShard’ contains quite a few more details about the function of magic and sorcery in From’s upcoming sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jul 2013 | 1

Metro: Last Light – Faction Pack DLC review

If nothing else, it’s hard to argue the price. Even if the Faction Pack was a set of entirely generic missions that did nothing new or even particularly interesting, there’d still be the nagging argument in the back of my head that it’s still giving you more Metro: Last Light – which is undeniably a good thing – for only £4.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2013 | 3

Flame on: Marvel Heroes Human Torch trailer

At ComicCon Gazillion revealed a slew of updates that are coming to the free to play ARPG Marvel Heroes and one of the new additions is the Human Torch.

By Paul Younger | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Best chum: Every week is shark week in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Edward Kenway is going to be getting up to all sorts of piratey antics in the forthcoming (slightly slower forthcoming on PC) Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

No money, no problems: Superfly Indie bundle offering 10 games for $5

I’d imagine there are two really bad times to launch your indie bundle.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Buyers protected: Nvidia announces new ship date for Shield

Nvidia has announced that their unexpectedly-delayed handheld device that will let you stream stuff from your PC, the Shield, will be shipping on 31 July.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Marvel Heroes patch 1.11 vaguely dated, first new zone detailed

If you’ve been playing Gazillion’s free-to-play superhero-themed Diablo MMO thing, Marvel Heroes, then you’ve probably already heard that they’ve been working on an Eternity Splinters system to let you unlock heroes of your choosing through gameplay.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2013 | 1

Periodic league table: FIFA 14 Ultimate Team adds player chemistry

EA are breaking bad with the reveal that FIFA 14‘s Ultimate Team mode will feature player chemistry.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Satellite Reign devs demo in-engine gameplay in new video

With only six days to go until the Satellite Reign Kickstarter concludes, the funding for the game is still short of the £350K goal.

By Paul Younger | 22 Jul 2013 | Comments Off