Archive for October 2013
Telltale’s Walking Dead Season Two: What else we’d like to see
Telltale have just revealed that The Walking Dead season two will cast us as Clementine, and focus on her efforts to survive in the dangerous wilderness.
It’s Clemin’ time: Telltale reveals Walking Dead Season Two details
As some had speculated, Season Two of Telltale’s The Walking Dead will cast you as Clementine as she attempts to survive in the wilderness.
Origin code apparently gives you Battlefield 3 for free
Edit: This is an older story, if you’re looking for news of Origin’s “On the House” giveaway of Battlefield 3 – head here.
Red alert: EA cancels Command & Conquer, Victory Studios shut down
It’s a sad and sudden end to the latest in the increasingly troubled Command & Conquer series, as the developer Victory Studios today confirms that production on the game has ceased.
Rise of the Triad patch 1.2 adds level editor, quicksaves, mods
Interceptor’s Rise of the Triad reboot was a generally enjoyable little blaster marred only by some massive frustrations, one of which was an irritating checkpoint system.
Wallet horror: Steam Halloween sale discounts 149 games
What’s the most terrifying thing about any holiday? Not just Halloween, but any holiday?
Deadly port: Deadly Premonition on PC is stuck at 720p, has no graphics options
Oh dear. We are of course delighted to get Deadly Premonition on the PC in ‘Director’s Cut’ form, but the word emerging from people who’ve bought the game is that the PC port is … rather lacking.
Battlefield 4 multiplayer launch trailer actually appears on time
Unlike the bizarrely early SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow launch trailer, this multiplayer launch trailer for Battlefield 4 is appropriately timed.
SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow launch trailer launches ahead of launch
The futuristic SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow is out on 15 November, so obviously, we need a launch trailer.
Red Baron update offers info on realism, flight model, more
Mad Otter’s Kickstarted reboot of Red Baron is flying along steadily, having just hit $30k of their $250k target with 23 days to go, and they’ve taken this opportunity to enlighten us as to some specifics on the flight model, the realism, and the controls.
Blackguards heading to Steam Early Access
Daedalic Entertainment have announced that Blackguards, their forthcoming turn-based RPG, will be invading the world via Steam Early Access.
My coffee warned me: Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut on PC today
Consider this a particularly ghoulish public service announcement. Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut is due to hit PC digital distribution today.
Trick and treat: GOG goes horror with sale, Outlast, Deadly Premonition
I’d almost forgotten it was nearly Halloween, which is sort of sad because Peter and Paul are probably going to try to strap me into a horror game and affix a video camera to my face while I scream for mercy.
State of Decay patch released on Steam – Further UI improvements added
A new State of Decay patch has just landed on steam for PC gamers busy avoiding zombie sin Undead Labs’ survival game.
Nvidia GeForce 331.65 WHQL drivers released with ShadowPlay
If you read our story yesterday about the leaked ShadowPlay release then you have probably already tried the new video capture software.
Ballad of a Thin Man: Slender The Arrival appears on Steam
Since its creation on the SomethingAwful forums, the Slender Man myth has taken off in surprising ways.
Oculus Rift support revealed as Obduction’s first stretch goal
Funding continues on Cyan’s new adventure Obduction with $648,493 of the $1.1m they are looking for secured so far with 18 days to go.
Planes, Trainz, and agriculture mobiles: Bundle Stars offer simulators
Bundle Stars – as you might expect from their name – have released another big bundle of games.
Full Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction trailer
Following this weekend’s teaser and leaked images, Activision has now released the full trailer for the Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction mode.
Walking Ahead: The Walking Dead Season 2 announcement tomorrow
Telltale have teased some sort of The Walking Dead Season 2 announcement for tomorrow.
Load up: Battlefield 4 can be preloaded in Europe
DICE and EA and the myriad other publishing and PR arms involved with the production of Battlefield 4 have announced that if you’ve pre-ordered the game through Origin in Europe then preloading begins RIGHT NOW.
Hallo-ween yourself on to The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, until 4 November
I thought The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot was out of closed beta by now, but it turns out I was entirely mistaken.
The Mandate’s ship combat trailer raises shields, fires when ready
Still-in-Kickstarter tactical space RPG The Mandate is barreling along with all sorts of teasers and interactive toys to try to get you to pledge some cash.
Nvidia ShadowPlay beta leaked early – releases today
Update: Shadowplay has now been released
ShadowPlay is the latest tool for PC gamers from Nvidia and the beta is out today as part of the GeForce Experience 1.7 update.
Star Citizen reaches $25m funding goal – $27m goal now revealed
Five days ago Star Citizen reached its $24 million funding goal and today Cloud Imperium revealed they have now raised $25m in funding which means they are collecting around $1m every five days based on the last three announcements.
Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction mode leaked then teased
Update: Watch the full trailer here
Unusually for a weekend we have some leaks and teaser action for the Call of Duty Ghosts Extinction mode, an additional mode that will unlock for players.
The Star Citizen Hornet gets its own hi-res shots
Following the release of the recent Hornet brochure for Star Citizen and the new video, the chaps at Cloud Imperium thought they’d share some more imagery of the ship.
AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta V6 driver released
There’s some pretty big PC titles coming out in the next couple of weeks so your gaming rig better be up to speed with the latest drivers to get the most from the new games.