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

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Rise of Venice Review

There was a brief moment during my time with Rise of Venice where I thought it may have the potential to be a sort of Renaissance-era Elite.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | 9

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Battlefield 4 has seven game modes, and here they are

New mixes with old in this released list of Battlefield 4 game modes.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Sep 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2013 | Comments Off