Archive for 2013


Dark Souls 2 developed “on PC from the beginning,” says FromSoft producer

Over at Edge they have an interesting interview with Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe, who talks a little bit about the rush to finish the PC port of the original and how this situation shouldn’t occur for the sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | 2

Kingdom Come: Deliverance to deliver us a low fantasy RPG in 2015

We’ve had a few bits and pieces of information about Czech-based Warhorse Studios and their plans to create a low fantasy RPG, but this is the first official announcement of the game now known as Kingdom Come: Deliverance.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | 1

World of Diving splashes into multiplayer waters

Recently Greenlit title World of Diving is a game which makes practical use of the Oculus Rift headset.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance coming to PC on 9 January with all DLC

If you’ve been holding out for the Kojima/Platinum co-production Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance to make it over to the PC, then you’ll be rewarded early next year.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls gets release date and multiple editions

Blizzard has announced the release date for Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls and it will be arriving on 25 March. 

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2013 | 3

YouTube content ID policy spoofed by the Taiwanese Animators

“We kindly ask that you remember that your roots are videos of cats” is one of the better put-downs of YouTube’s recent megalomania with regard to copyright claims, and it comes from the latest Taiwanese Animators video.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | 1

Arma 3 in VR demonstrated with the Cyberith Virtualizer

Cyberith are back with a new demonstration of their VR treadmill, the Cyberlith Virtualizer.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2013 | 1

Winter Steam Sale begins, wallets weep terrified tears

And lo! The winds howled, the seas swirled, the ground shook, and the heavens cracked open.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | 2

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.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | 1

Dota 2 wants submissions for Year of the Horse event

Wraith-Night is underway, but Valve aren’t resting on their (Christmas) laurels.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | 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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Jay Mohr teases a return to Saints Row

File this one under “fairly interesting”: actor/comedian/radio host/gamer/BlizzCon host Jay Mohr has Tweeted that he’s doing some voice work for an upcoming Saints Row project, and he’s posted up a picture of the recording booth as proof.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off