Archive for 9 September 2013

FIFA 14 PC Demo lets you kick your balls tomorrow (10th September)

Update: The demo has now been released on Origin (Thanks Denis Hiza in the comments below for spotting this)
It’s the moment footy fans have been waiting for, an actual demo for FIFA 14, and it arrives tomorrow (10 September).

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | 1

World of Warcraft Siege of Orgrimmar patch 5.4 goes live tomorrow

The next major content update for World of Warcraft arrives tomorrow and it’s called Siege of Orgrimmar.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

StarCraft Universe gets funded on Kickstarter

The StarCraft Universe mod project which turns StarCraft 2 into a multiplayer online RPG has been funded on Kickstarter.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Haptix lets you play FPS games without a mouse, is kind of great

Okay, I confess that this Kickstarter is sufficiently old that there are only three days left, but it’s interesting enough that I felt it worth a quick news item.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Sep 2013 | 4

State of Decay PC controller version getting close to Steam release

Undead Labs were busy showing off the controller only PC version of State of Decay at PAX last week which was a step on the right direction to getting the full PC version out by the end of the year.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | 1

SWTOR’s Super Secret Space Project not so secret – Ships and more are datamined

At the start of the month information dropped on BioWare’s “Super Secret Space Project” for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and while little was known about what would be included, the latest test server update has revealed more.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Waving their own (black) flag: The second Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed IV video diary

According to this video, pirates were some of the first people of the 18th century to live by their own rules (maaaan.) What better way to tap into that spirit of bohemian freedom than by purchasing Ubisoft’s next mainstream AAA Assassin’s Creed title like a truly rebellious soul?

By Peter Parrish | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

MMO Neo’s Land Kickstarts promising development by fans

The weeks begins with a new Kickstarter campaign and this one is for a new MMO which is being developed by Calgary-based NeoJac Entertainment.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Construction started: Space Engineers unveiled

Keen Software House have announced Space Engineers, a sandbox construction game set in – you guessed it – space.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Forced march: Total War: Rome 2’s second beta patch delayed

Update: Beta patch 2 has now been released.
As we noted last week, the second patch for Creative Assembly’s Total War: Rome 2 was supposed to be available in opt-in beta form today.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Sep 2013 | 4

Getting Older, Guys: GOG turning five, offering big sales

I find it somewhat hard to believe, but GOG – formerly Good Old Games – is turning five.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Ex-BioWare, Relic, Riot, Volition devs announce The Long Dark

A pack of developers from a number of big studios – including BioWare, Relic, Riot, and Volition – have announced the formation of Hinterland Studio, as well as the development of their first game, The Long Dark.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Arcane Green Lantern joins the Infinite Crisis roster of heroes

The latest additions to Warner and Turbine’s MOBA Infinite Crisis which is currently in beta testing is Arcane Green Lantern.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

F1 2013 PC Preview

It may be time for the State of Washington to revoke my driver’s license.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Sep 2013 | 1