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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Biting narrative: Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2’s story trailer
To the surprise of everyone, Robert Carlyle turned out to be Dracula.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Obsidian’s Project Eternity appears to now be Pillars of Eternity
The latest Project Eternity update celebrates one year since the RPG was launched by Obsidian on Kickstarter.
IncGamers Plays: The canned Command & Conquer
The new Command & Conquer has been canned, the alpha test didn’t exactly go as well as EA would have wanted it according to the PR official line.
Eu-roping-me-in: Europa Universalis IV announcement coming “next week”
Remember a couple of weeks ago when Johan Andersson told IncGamers that “several” large expansions were being planned for Europa Universalis IV?
Victory employee says PR line on Command & Conquer shutdown was “total bs”
Update: Community Manager Eric Krause has now also posted his thoughts on the cancellation and it doesn’t sound good for the franchise.
Deadly Premonition director says sorry for rubbish PC port
Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka “Swery65″ Suehir has popped up on twitter to offer something of an apology for the rather crap nature of the ‘Director’s Cut’ PC port.
Perk up: Call of Duty: Ghosts explains the new perks system
I expect the perk system in Call of Duty: Ghosts is pretty straightforward in practice, but when written down it sounds more confusing than a tax return.
Hellraid release pushed back to 2014
I rather like the look of Hellraid, it reminds me of Hexen and Hexen 2 which are absolute classics that were brilliant in co-op mode.
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn attracts more than 1.5m registrations
Square has released some numbers for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn which state that more than 1.5 million players have now registered for the rebooted MMO.
AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta Driver v7 for additional Battlefield 4 CrossFire scaling
With the launch of Battlefield 4 the new AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta Driver v7 has been released.