Archive for September 2013


Xi3’s Piston “not a Steam box,” branded as a $1,000 console

As teased before the weekend, Xi3 has announced more details about its ‘Piston’ project.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Sep 2013 | 1

Assassin’s Creed 4 hitting PC in November

Well, I guess I’ll have to stop making constant jokes about how Ubisoft haven’t told us when Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is coming out on PC.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Sep 2013 | 1

Assassin’s Creed 4 Pirate Heist trailer

What? Another Assassin’s Creed 4 trailer? Surely not? Yes, Ubi are packing our in-boxes with another trailer for the next instalment.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Win a copy of Shadow Warrior with IncGamers and GOG

We’ve teamed up with the good folks at  GOG to giveaway a few copies of Shadow Warrior which has just been released in case you didn’t notice.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2013 | 22

Shadow Warrior Review

Shadow Warrior is a gleefully silly game that delights in both its own whimsical irreverence, and in the utter bloody carnage it displays every five seconds.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Sep 2013 | 5

Phoenix Project now called City of Titans – Kickstarter about to launch

After months of preparation Missing World Media are gearing up to launch their superhero MMO Kickstarter which was originally called The Phoenix Project.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Pre-load the Battlefield 4 beta now

Update: Nvdia release new Beta drivers for the Battlefield 4 beta.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2013 | 1

Blizzard registers trademark for Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard has been busy filing more trademarks, this time for Heroes of the Storm which has now been filed in the US following a New Zealand trademark filing for the same name.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2013 | 1

Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls 2 beta footage leaks

These videos are entirely likely to be removed from YouTube in due course, so if you’re interested in taking a look at the Dark Souls 2 beta in motion you’d better get in there and watch them before it’s too late.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Sep 2013 | 8

Final Fantasy VII re-release updated with PS1 music

When Tim took a look at the Final Fantasy VII re-release back in July, he came away with pretty mixed impressions.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Xi3 to announce details of the Piston on Monday – First Steam Machine reveal?

Right at the start of the year, Xi3 revealed what some considered to be the Steambox, a tiny miniaturised modular PC.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2013 | 1

SteamOS, Steam Machines and Steam controllers: Valve innovation, or just hot air?

Peter Parrish: As PC users everywhere will no doubt be aware, Valve has been up to stuff this week.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Sep 2013 | 6

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Star Citizen $22 million goal will capture heads and fans get a fish tank

Yesterday Star Citizen reached the $20 million goal and today Cloud Imperium has revealed the new $22 million goal.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2013 | 3

Kojima reiterates Metal Gear Solid V is being “basically developed” on PC

Hideo Kojima is teasing the PC crowd again, restating in a recent interview at Dengeki Online (noticed and translated by Dual Shockers) that Metal Gear Solid V is being “basically developed” on our platform.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

2 fast 2 foalious: Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord gets new images

It’s been almost one year to the day since Taleworlds announced they were working on Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord and released a rather underwhelming ‘teaser’ trailer to accompany that news.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | 4

Humble Weekly Sale takes you to Tropico

Another week, another Humble Weekly Sale, and this one’s brought to you by those chaps and chap-esses at Kalypso.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

New Contrast screenshots to silhou-whet your appetite

Compulsion and Focus have released a few new screenshots from 1920’s-themed, shadow-play platformer Contrast, depicting characters Dawn and Didi at the circus and in a workshop belonging to a magician named Vincenzo.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Assuming control: Steam Controller announced by Valve

The third and final Valve announcement is (as widely expected after the hint at the end of the second reveal,) a Steam Controller.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | 3