Archive for August 2013
Latest Arma 3 Community Guide video looks at snipers and launcher teams
ShackTactical’s Andrew Gluck – better known around these internet parts as Dslyecxi – has released his latest Community Guide video for Arma 3, in cooperation with the overlords over at Bohemia Interactive.
Metro(n): Metro: Last Light’s Tower Pack goes all virtual
Deep Silver have announced that the Tower Pack for Metro: Last Light will hit Steam next week, on 3 September.
Bigpoint shows more of their MOBA Merc Elite – The Recon
Bigpoint announced their new MOBA Merc Elite just before Gamescom and today they’re ready to share a new video and more details on the game.
GTA V gets launch trailer – Can we have the PC announcement now?
The guys here will rip me a new one later for posting this as GTA V has still not been confirmed for PC, but we’re pretty sure it will be eventually.
War Thunder CGI trailer storms in
A new trailer for Gaijin’s free to play online battle experience War Thunder has been released to show their “vision” for the game which is pretty damn good considering it’s in beta still.
Wargaming unifies accounts for all titles
Wargaming has now rolled out their unified account service for World of Tanks and World of Warplanes.
20 minutes of footage showing the Wasteland 2 Prison Level
A new update on InXile’s Wasteland 2 Kickstarter page brings a developer walkthrough video which runs for a full twenty minutes.
Sunk: Battlefield 4 video shows ship mowing down players
We’ve heard so much about Battlefield 4‘s horrible buzzword “Levolution” but this video does illustrate level changing quite nicely.
Job losses hit SOE
EverQuest Next has been a hot topic since it was announced and anyone would think that with the excitement surrounding SOE’s upcoming releases jobs would be quite secure.
Hanging out: Star Citizen Hangar Module launches tomorrow
The first real phase of testing gets underway for Star Citizen tomorrow with the release of the Hangar Module.
Peep at the Keep: BioWare’s save import alternative for Dragon Age: Inquisition
Today, BioWare has announced The Dragon Age Keep, a handy solution to all those save import and choice woes that may have affected people playing their games in the past.
Latest Be Mine bundle offers lots of decent games for cheap
Yes, sorry, it’s another videogame bundle. I normally try not to report on these things unless they’re particularly impressive, though, and this one – Be Mine 9 – actually has some tasty games in there.
Bad(ger) moon rising: Shelter released today on Steam and GOG
While watching the launch trailer for Shelter, Might & Delight’s badger-cub nurturing sim, it struck me that this is basically The Animals of Farthing Wood: The Game.
Always Sometimes Monsters always sometimes has screens and details
Devolver Digital and Vagabond Dog have revealed the excellently named Always Sometimes Monsters.
Preparing the field: Total War Rome 2 can be preloaded on Steam today
While you’re watching interesting historical videos with Mykel Hawke, you can now also pre-load Total War: Rome II on Steam.
TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre Steam pre-orders live
505 Games has announced that pre-orders for Serellan’s tactical shooter TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre.
Sleuthed: Atlus picks up Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure
The gents and dames over at Atlus have picked up Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure for publishing, and some detective work has revealed four new screenshots.
Valve Greenlights all of the indie games (well, ok, 100 of them)
It seems as if Valve is getting pretty sick of approving Greenlight titles in sets of 10 or 12, so this month the company has decided to just go nuts and push through 100 of the little buggers.
Borderlands 2′s next level cap increase coming next week
If you’re still playing Borderlands 2 then you’re probably eagerly awaiting the raise of the level cap.
3.5 million Guild Wars 2 copies sold with 460K peak concurrent players
ArenaNet are wanting to tell the world how popular Guild Wars 2 now that the game celebrates its first anniversary.
Rayman Legends out tomorrow, gets chirpy launch trailer
Oh my golly gosh. I didn’t even notice that Rayman Legends was out tomorrow, which is just plain sad.
Square halts Final Fantasy 14 digital sales until servers are expanded
Square has taken the tough decision to halt all digital sales of FINAL FANTASY 14: A Realm Reborn following its launch yesterday.
Borderlands 2 GOTY edition announced
The Borderlands 2 Season Pass is now over but new content is still planned for the top selling RPG/FPS.
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified will make an excellent study for game historians.
Dirty Bomb backers will receive all extras including Extraction closed beta access
As you have probably read already today, Splash Damage announced they were renaming Dirty Bomb to Extraction thanks to a publishing deal with Nexon.
EXCITEMENT: The utterly fantastic Card Hunter launches next month
I know you. You sneer at free-to-play games, because they’re all pay-to-win and are just about the microtransactions.
Ubisoft and Nvidia’s cosy new alliance adds features to PC Watch Dogs
As part of Ubisoft and Nvidia’s recently announced “gaming alliance,” Watch Dogs will be getting some fancy-pants graphics options on PC.
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol flies over to Steam
Return to a time when Red Baron was more than just a pizza brand, and take control of some WWI fighter planes in Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol.