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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thief pre-orders now on Steam
The time has come to part with your cash if the next Thief is something you’re looking forwards to.
Deadfall Adventures trailer shows planes, temples, explosions
The Farm 51 and Nordic Games have released a cinematic CGI trailer for their forthcoming first-person Indy-‘em-up, Deadfall Adventures.
Catwoman slinks into Infinite Crisis
Catwoman is slinking into Warner Bros DC-themed MOBA, Infinite Crisis, and this newly released trailer tells you everything you could possibly want to know about her before she’s released.
Without: 12 minutes of The Evil Within gameplay footage
Bethesda have released 12 minutes of gameplay footage from The Evil Within, the Shinji Mikami-developed survival horror game.
Diablo 3 Strategy: Normal & Nightmare Farming for Profit?
Not all Diablo 3 farming for wealth has to take place on Inferno difficulty, there is gold to be made in the lower normal and nightmare difficulties and plenty of it.
ARMA 3 patch 1.02 goes live
While we wait for the campaigns to be added to ARMA 3, Bohemia continues to patch up the tactical shooter.
Fallen London ships out to Kickstarter with Sunless Sea
Fallen London – formerly known as Echo Bazaar – is probably the only browser-based game not named Card Hunter that I thoroughly enjoyed.
Battlefield 4 has seven game modes, and here they are
New mixes with old in this released list of Battlefield 4 game modes.
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero bellydances to Kickstarter success
WayForward’s Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter has passed its $400,000 goal, with a full seven days left.
Planetary Annihilation beta test begins – Watch the beta launch video for Uber’s RTS
If you chipped in with wads of cash for Uber Entertainment’s RTS Planetary Annihilation Steam Early Access then the good news is the game is now gone into the beta test phase.
U-turn: Stainless rethinks Carmageddon DLC, now free for all $15 backers
I’m only really hearing the conclusion to this tale, so bear with me here.