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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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | 7

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Wargaming unifies accounts for all titles

Wargaming has now rolled out their unified account service for World of Tanks and World of Warplanes. 

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Always Sometimes Monsters always sometimes has screens and details

Devolver Digital and Vagabond Dog have revealed the excellently named Always Sometimes Monsters.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | 8

TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre Steam pre-orders live

505 Games has announced that pre-orders for Serellan’s tactical shooter TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | 4

Revolution 60 makes final Kickstarter push

Unorthodox-looking Unreal engine-using indie title Revolution 60 has, ooh, 46 hours to go on its Kickstarter, and – although its basic funding target has been hit – it’s making one last push for money.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2013 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #129

In this week’s scintillating podcast, the team investigates the true meaning behind Splinter Cell: Blacklist’s buzzword gameplay styles.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | 1

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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2013 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified will make an excellent study for game historians.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Aug 2013 | 1

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.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2013 | Comments Off