Archive for July 2013
Let’s play a Total War Rome 2 campaign with the devs
Time for some Total War Rome 2 action this afternoon with a new video from Creative Assembly featuring Trish Ryniak and Campaign Designer Dom Starr.
Arma 3 beta gets Arma’d Personnel Carriers
The Arma 3 beta is continuing to expand, with today’s update throwing in a pair of APCs, an anti-cheat system aimed at improving the multiplayer beta experience, and a bunch of general fixees.
Gunned down: MotorGun Kickstarter cancelled
Bad news for fans of multiplayer car carnage: MotorGun‘s Kickstarter has been cancelled due to lack of interest, after raising less than 10% of its $650,000 USD goal in just over a week.
WRC FIA World Rally Championship 4 off the starting line in October
Publisher Bigben Interactive and developer Milestone have announced that WRC FIA World Rally Championship 4 will be racing onto your PCs in September.
Greenvale greenlit: Deadly Premonition greenlit on Steam
You really want to play it, don’t you, Zach? Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut, that is.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist pre-orders now on Steam
Stealth action is back this summer in Ubi’s Splinter Cell Blacklist where Sam Fisher and his cronies will be taking on a bunch of ‘trrrrorists’ attacking US interests around the globe.
Further Confrontation: Cyanide would like to tell you about Aarklash Legacy
Cyanide’s Confrontation was alright. It was a stop-em-and-start-em tactical title, in which you controlled a squad of (usually) four and had to maintain a close grip over their various abilities to emerge from each skirmish encounter alive.
Not so sweet: Cloudberry Kingdom trailer showcases insane difficulty
It’s apparently Ubisoft trailer release day today, what with Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Assassin’s Creed 4 getting some show-off trailers, and now Cloudberry Kingdom – a Pwnee Studios-developed platformer that Ubi are publishing – has jumped into the mix with a trailer of its own.
Outthink, outlive: Outlast dated for September
Red Barrels have announced that their creepy-looking survival horror title, Outlast, will be spooking your socks off on 4 September.
Adventure Park Preview
Since I have fond memories of filling hapless punters full of salty chips and then ripping them off with expensive drinks in Theme Park, the chance to have a look at an upcoming funfair tycoon style game could not be overlooked.
Agents successful: Satellite Reign funded with four days to go
5 Lives’ Syndicate-style Kickstarter Satellite Reign has reached its funding target of £350,000 GBP with four days to spare.
Molten Games formed by Ex-Blizzard, Relic and SOE execs with NCSoft backing
Based in San Diego, Molten Games is a new development team comprising of ex-Blizzard, SOE and Relic execs.
A look at SimCity’s new map Granite Lake coming in Update 6
Coming in game Update 6 for SimCity is a new map called Granite Lake.
Meet the classes of The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot in new video
UbiSoft’s upcoming castle capturing, trap making title The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot is still in closed beta testing and it’s rather enjoyable based what we’ve tackled so far.
The Dark Eye – Demonicon gets release date
Kalypso revealed way back in 2011 that they had acquired the publishing right to Noumena Studios’ ARPG The Dark Eye – Demonicon, and today they have finally announced a rough release date.
Saints Row IV gold – Season pass available now
Deep Silver has announced that Saints Row IV is complete and has gone gold.
New Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag video shows some very familiar gameplay
There’s a new narrated trailer out for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag that shows off 13 minutes of straight gameplay, and is marred only by the fact that it looks very similar to a previous narrated gameplay trailer.
Rolling on: World of Tanks 8.7 patch goes live
Psst. Hey, mate. D’you like tanks? Eh? Just got a new shipment in.
Here kitty kitty: Splinter Cell: Blacklist trailer showcases Ghost, Panther, and Assault gameplay
Splinter Cell: Blacklist still doesn’t have Michael Ironside in it. However, it does offer a variety of different playstyles, and a new trailer shows off all the different ways you can play the game (none of which are “Michael Ironside”).
Alien wares: The Bureau: XCOM Declassified gets pre-order bonuses
If you haven’t already been burned by pre-ordering all sorts of high-profile games that turned out to be rubbish, you might be interested to know that pre-orders for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified are now open, complete with tiered rewards.
Defiance’s new executive producer talks Casithan Charge Pack, coming changes
In his first official dev blog, Chris Lena – Defiance‘s new executive producer – has outlined some of what’s coming to the action MMO over the coming months.
Testing heroes: Marvel Heroes test server launches
Gazillion is now ready to test new Marvel Heroes features with the launch of a new test servers this evening.
Back to the Sims: The Sims 3 go INTO THE FUTURE
EA have announced the 79,042,397th digital product branded with The Sims: an expansion for The Sims 3 called Into the Future.
Jam it in your eyes: Oculus Rift launches global VR Jam
If you have the next great virtual reality 3D-o-rama game idea, Oculus Rift wants to hear from you.
Competitive caving: PC’s Spelunky HD to have daily challenges
Derek Yu’s Spelunky, described by our very own Tim McDonald as “side-on, randomly-generated, permadeath, Roguelike platforming” and “a superb example of just-one-more-go gaming,” will be reappearing on PC in HD form from 8 August.
Open source Star Control 2 team express doubts over Atari IP sale
Star Control was one of the properties sold off in Atari’s bankruptcy auction last week, with the winning bid coming from Brad Wardell’s Stardock company.