Archive for September 2013
I don’t know how Ice-Pick Lodge do it, but they have this phenomenal ability to make games that nobody else on Earth could make.
Star Citizen surpasses $20 million in funding as new goals are reached
Cloud Imperium will be pleased as punch today as they surpass the $20 million mark in crowd funding.
Divine release: Divinity: Original Sin will be with us in February
Larian has announced that the crowd-funded RPG Divinity: Original Sin will be released sometime in the month of February next year.
High-poly baked normals: Call to Arms shares another tech demo
Digitalmindsoft’s “spiritual successor” to Men of War, the RTS title Call to Arms seems to be coming along if this third tech demo is any indication.
Going dark: Black Ops 2 concludes with Apocalypse DLC release on PC
Like the changing of the seasons, as one aspect flourishes another must die.
Open the hatch: Today’s F1 2013 hot lap is a Brands Hatch classic
Step inside my time machine, gentle readers, as we return to 1986.
Das Kapital: X Rebirth trailer talks trading and economics
The X series of space sims has always offered multiple branches of activities for players to partake in (or not, as desired,) and one of those has tended to be trading.
Balls out: Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 gets North American launch trailer
It’s that time of year again, everyone. It’s time for virtual balls.
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer discusses infamous pirates
In case the previous 172 hours of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag footage haven’t already told you everything you want to know about the game, Ubisoft have released a new trailer for the game.
Sizzling Star Citizen video from AMD GPU announcement
AMD unveiled the the new R7 and R9 ‘Hawaii’ line of cards to power your PCs graphics this evening.
Sean Bean woos all of the trains in this Train Simulator 2014 trailer
I didn’t realise it before watching, but what my day … what every day is missing, is Sean Bean narrating romantic trailers for Train Simulator 2014.
Universal health care: Surgeon Simulator 2013 adds more space missions
If you knew how, there was a secret-ish space mission in the original release of Surgeon Simulator 2013 (I think you had to collect all the floppy disks and then run them all.) Today, developers Bossa Studios have announced that a pair of additional galactic surgery quests will be added to the game as a free update.
Injustice: Gods Among Us pops back up for PC, GotY edition rated in Brazil
By the looks of things, that PC version of Injustice: Gods Among Us is happening after all.
Multiple Steam Boxes coming in 2014, beta prototype one of Valve’s
Following Monday’s announcement of the SteamOS, Valve has (as expected in some quarters) revealed that a range of ‘Steam Machines’ designed for living room use will be on their way in 2014 from a “variety of manufacturers.” All of said machines will be running SteamOS.
Go Commando(s) with the latest Bundle Stars deal
It’s kind of a slow day. Good thing that you can LET OFF SOME STEAM with all of the Commandos games (except the rubbish FPS) for a mere £1.68, eh?
South Park: The Stick of Truth gets release date but not for PC
Ubisoft has finally announced a release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth – but there’s a problem with the date if you’re a PC gamer, as there is no date for that particular release.
That’s criminal: Thief trailer displays pre-order Bank Heist mission
If you weren’t sold on Square Enix’s Thief reboot (formerly known as Thi4f, which I will never let them live down) then you’ll be overjoyed to know that you’re going to have to pre-order the game if you want to go on a bank heist.
Fight bad men in Batman: Arkham Origins Deathstroke Challenge Pack video
Warner’s latest video for Batman: Arkham Origins takes a look at the Deathstroke Challenge Pack which comes with three different character skins, two challenge maps and the 100-1 mode.
Wang bam, thank you ma’am: Shadow Warrior meets Saints Row IV
Do you own Saints Row IV on Steam? Are you also planning to buy the wangoriffic Shadow Warrior at some point?
Blue man group: Company of Heroes 2’s Case Blue DLC out today
As we mentioned last week, this latest set of Theatre of War missions (dubbed ‘Case Blue’) is free to those who pre-purchased Company of Heroes 2 or own one of the fancy-pants special editions.
Well! What is it! It’s Dark Souls, for cheap
Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls is a fiver on Steam.
Oh, sure, there’s Hitman Absolution (which Peter tolerated and I hated with a passion) for a fiver, and YOU DIED the Daily Deal is Dead Space 2 for £3.74, but why would you buy YOU DIED either of those when Dark Souls 2 – one of the most brutal, inventive, beautiful, horrible games around – is £4.99?
Beta balls: PES 2014 gets a PC beta for 11 vs 11 mode
Well, this is a bit of a strange one. The PC version of PES 2014 is already out (though we’re still waiting for a Steam key review copy because, err, it’s not actually on Steam yet … good work, Konami) but is getting a limited beta session for its 11 vs 11 multiplayer mode.