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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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2013 | 3

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 15

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2013 | 2

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Wallet horror: Steam Halloween sale discounts 149 games

What’s the most terrifying thing about any holiday? Not just Halloween, but any holiday?

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2013 | 5

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 1

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 1

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2013 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2013 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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. 

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham Origins review

People were worried. They were worried that with Rocksteady off development duties, the latest Arkham game wouldn’t be much cop.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Oct 2013 | 6

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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Oct 2013 | 3

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Walking Ahead: The Walking Dead Season 2 announcement tomorrow

Telltale have teased some sort of The Walking Dead Season 2 announcement for tomorrow.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Oct 2013 | 2

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2013 | 2

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2013 | 2

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.

By Paul Younger | 27 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

TRION’s MMO Rift now released Steam

TRION’s MMO Rift has now landed on Steam for the first time and it’s long overdue following the game going free to play a few months back.

By Paul Younger | 26 Oct 2013 | 3

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.

By Paul Younger | 26 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 26 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

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