Archive for October 2013


Wild hunt all you like, The Witcher 3 has no DRM on PC

In case anybody was starting to get worried, CD Projekt Red has put out a handy blog statement clearing up any rumours about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt being hampered by Digital Rights Management (DRM.) It’s pretty straightforward: “The PC version of The Witcher 3 will have absolutely no DRM from day 0.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

New Command & Conquer won’t “happen any time soon” says CM

The Command & Conquer cancellation this week was a bit of a shock for gamers looking forward to a new instalment in the classic RTS franchise.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Whistle while you lurk: Outlast reveals some Whistleblower DLC info

To the inevitable delight of stalwart Outlast player Tim McDonald, the game will be getting some DLC in the near future.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Van Helsing treats gamers to a 50% discount on Steam

Well it’s that time of the year folks, this time Neocore Games are treating fans to The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing with 50% off over on Steam.

By David Reid | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Sticking point: South Park The Stick of Truth delayed to March 2014

Alas, the December release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth is no more.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 2

Biting narrative: Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2’s story trailer

To the surprise of everyone, Robert Carlyle turned out to be Dracula.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Defiance Arkbreaker DLC 2 coming December

TRION are persevering with their TV tie-in MMO Defiance and today announced that the  next piece of content that Ark hunters will hopefully enjoy is arriving in December.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Win BlizzCon Tickets

That’s right folks, we’re giving Blizzard fans the chance to win ticket to BlizzCon courtesy of Blizzard.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Undead Fuhrery: Sniper Elite Nazi Zombie Army 2 available today

Rebellion have popped their heads above the barricade to note that Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 will be available on Steam from around 5pm (UK time) this evening.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Gore blimey: Total War Rome 2 gets some more bloody DLC

Oh Creative Assembly, you were so close to figuring out how to make amends to players.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Magicka’s very final DLC, Dungeons & Gargoyles, launches

I never thought I’d see the day, but apparently Paradox and Arrowhead are done with the original Magicka.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Arma 3 campaign launches, asks you to survive

Arma 3‘s campaign has been a long time coming, but the first of the three campaign episodes – titled Survive – has just launched.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

New Dark Souls 2 screens up the Halloween tension

If there’s one game which is entirely appropriate for Halloween without necessarily being a flat-out horror game, it’s Dark Souls.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

League of Legends Harrowing event underway with skins galore

It’s the season to get spooked and League of Legends joins the fun with their Harrowing event.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Wildstar winter beta coming soon

If you’ve not had your fill of MMOs this year then perhaps Wildstar should be on your radar as Carbine have a lot planned in the weeks and remaining months of 2013.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

What now for the Command & Conquer franchise?

The Command & Conquer franchise is a complete mess. That’s how I feel about it at least.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Henkel to return to Kickstarter with Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore

Guido Henkel, the game designer probably best known for the Realms of Arkania trilogy (but also for contributions to Planescape: Torment and Fallout 2,) will return to Kickstarter with Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore on 6 November.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 1

Age of Wonders III reveals new magical locations

Today Triumph Studios revealed new magical locations which they talked about previously for Age of Wonder III.

By David Reid | 30 Oct 2013 | 2