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Archive for August 2013

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.

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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.

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.

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Always Sometimes Monsters always sometimes has screens and details

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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