Archive for 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass trailer has surprising lack of dogs
Call of Duty: Ghosts, you’ve let me down. Well, I mean, the game let pretty much everybody down on PC, but this is a new type of letting me down.
Arma 3 in VR demonstrated with the Cyberith Virtualizer
Cyberith are back with a new demonstration of their VR treadmill, the Cyberlith Virtualizer.
Winter Steam Sale begins, wallets weep terrified tears
And lo! The winds howled, the seas swirled, the ground shook, and the heavens cracked open.
Green Man Gaming Christmas sale begins with the opening of Dealsford
It’s totally Christmas. You can tell, because the big digital retailers are beginning their annual sales.
The Secret World’s Christmas event sends players to Niflheim
Denizens of The Secret World get Christmas too, you know, but theirs is less full of jolly fat men and presents and family arguments, and more full of snow and death and satyr-beasts scouring the land for naughty people to punish.
Sniper Elite 3 shoots out a trailer and screenshot
Rebellion have released a pretty trailer and a screenshot for their forthcoming Africa-based scope-’em-up Sniper Elite 3.
Dota 2 wants submissions for Year of the Horse event
Wraith-Night is underway, but Valve aren’t resting on their (Christmas) laurels.
AMD Mantle demonstration shows lots of ships
With the help of Oxide Games, AMD has released a presentation showing the benefits of the AMD Mantle API.
The Walking Dead Season 2: Episode 1 – All That Remains Review
This review contains at least one honking great spoiler for The Walking Dead Season 1.
DayZ Standalone security vulnerability fixed but all characters wiped
DayZ Standalone has got off to a flying start with 172,500 copies sold of the alpha version which just launched on Steam.
Freedom Cry DLC rollout for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag botched on PC
As we reported yesterday, the Freedom Cry DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was delayed on the PC.
Steam VR category added to listings
There won’t be that many gamers with an Oculus Rift or a VR device of any sort but Valve are keen to show which games support VR on Steam with a new category.
Rumble Entertainment’s Kings Road ARPG launches in Europe today
You may not have heard of Kings Road so I’ll fill you in briefly.
Might & Magic X Legacy to launch on 23 January
Developers Limbic Entertainment and Ubisoft have announced that Might & Magic X Legacy will be released on 23 January.
Football Manager 2014 update 14.2.0 brings more match engine changes
We’re not even in the January transfer window yet, but Sports Interactive has issued a promising new talent called Update 14.2.0 to Football Manager 2014.
Queen of the Beggars detailed in new Thief: Stories from the City vid
Peter and I have been watching the continuing development of Thief with a level of sick fascination not entirely unlike that you might have upon witnessing a car crash.
Nosgoth trailer shows that War Is Upon Us
What with being a free-to-play competitive multiplayer game, Nosgoth might not be what Legacy of Kain fans have been waiting for in terms of a successor to the much-beloved series.
GOG offers up first week of sales again, changes special deals
Good news for those of you who haven’t been feverishly checking GOG every 24 hours in the hopes of a bargain: in honour of the winter solstice (or possibly – since the winter solstice is Saturday – the mid-GOG sale solstice) they’re offering their entire first week of deals again, for the next 24 hours.
Magicka: Wizard Wars gets a wintry update and behind-the-scenes vid
On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me a massive electric shock, which was particularly nasty because she’d doused me in water beforehand so it did even more damage*.
AaaAAAaaa!! for the Humble Bundle
The latest Humble Bundle is ready to transport you to a magical Christmas wonderland, with… wait, no.
Star Citizen Dogfighting Module questions answered by Chris Roberts in video
Yesterday today Cloud Imperium announced the delay of the Star Citizen Dogfighting module and this evening Chris Roberts answered questions from the community on the game mode.
YouTube stick it to angry gamers and stand by copyright policy
It’s taken a while but YouTube has finally issued a statement regarding the copyright claims that has been affecting gamers for the past couple of weeks.
Super Hexagon dev has his own video flagged by YouTube
Terry Cavanagh, developer of VVVVVV and Super Hexagon, is one of the latest people to fall afoul of YouTube’s new ‘content ID’ system.
Star Was Attack Squadron announced, is a free-to-play space combat title
This game news just reminded me that Disney own the rights to Star Wars.
Freedom Cry DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV delayed on PC
If you were expecting to play Freedom Cry today on PC, the story-based DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, your hopes may be dashed like so many brittle sailing ships upon the rocky shores of Delay Bay.