Archive for January 2014


Dark Souls 2 combat encounters shown in this 8 minute video

It’s hard to say whether this video is officially sanctioned, or another compilation of leaked Dark Souls 2 footage from the ongoing Ps3-based network tests.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2014 | 2

Titanfall trailer takes a cue from Tomb Raider, goes French

Going French is now the trendy thing to do. Tomb Raider gave it a go yesterday, and today’s new Titanfall trailer is also Gallic in tone.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Richard Garriot and Brad McQuaid join forces in MMO cross promotion

Richard Garriot’s Prtalarium and Brad McQuaid’s Visionary Realms have joined forces to boost the profile of both Kickstarted MMOs Shroud of the Avatar and Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Impressions on Dota 2 Patch 6.80 and the New Bloom Festival

I wouldn’t normally write something like this, but… well, I’m actually kinda impressed with what’s been added in Dota 2‘s 6.80 patch.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jan 2014 | 2

Watch Skyrim with the Cyberith Virualizer and VR

We love the videos by Cyberith’s Tuncay Cakmak, he always gets into the spirit of the game he’s playing and this new video is no exception with his face painting.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | 1

Prison Architect Alpha 17 protected by armed guards

The latest Prison Architect alpha has hit, and this one adds in two big new features: armed guards, and the Forestry.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

DayZ Standalone experimental build updated – Changes on live next week

The DayZ experimental branch is seeing more action with a new changelog of fixes and additions, and there’s a lot of them.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Paradox parts ways with Mount & Blade, hands out free Wizard Wars

Parting is such sweet sorrow, and Paradox and TaleWorlds have now split, with TaleWorlds going on to develop Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord on their own.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jan 2014 | 2

Rambo: The Videogame gets a release date

We’re going to give Reef Entertainment the benefit of the doubt that Rambo: The Videogame is going to be a fantastic action title at this point but it’s not exactly looking great.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | 1

Pat Wyatt reunited with Jeff Strain at Undead Labs – State of Decay MMO perhaps?

Anyone who’s followed Blizzard and ArenaNet over the past fifteen years will know the name Patrick Wyatt.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | 1

Test your AMD Mantle – Oxide Games Star Swarm Benchmark on Steam

 
I’m sure you’ve all enjoyed the AMD Mantle videos featuring Oxide Games benchmark demo Star Swarm which was being used to demonstrate the power of AMD’s Mantle API.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | 9

Massive Tomb Raider patch makes the game French

Update: Square-Enix responded rather rapidly to the problem, and a follow-up patch – at a whopping 0KB in size – re-enabled English in the language options of the game’s properties.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Jan 2014 | 6

Path of Exile 1.0.6 Summoner patch

Whilst we’re waiting for Path of Exile’s Act 4, folks from Grinding Gear Games have released Path of Exile’s 1.0.6 patch which I call ‘the summoner patch’.

By David Reid | 30 Jan 2014 | 3

AMD’s Mantle API now supported in Battlefield 4

The latest Battlefield 4 update adds compatibility with AMD’s Mantle system, which will ultimately give players with certain brands of AMD card a different rendering option for potential performance boosts.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

YouTube, EA’s 30 pieces of silver, and yet more damage to industry integrity

It’s a pretty disheartening time to be champion of YouTube objectivity.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2014 | 11

The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 trailer gives Bigby a headache

Being Sheriff of Fabletown is pretty stressful stuff, as anybody who played the first episode of The Wolf Among Us will know.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2014 | 2

Total War: Rome 2 sends Patch 9 live and into the wild

Yesterday’s hotfix for the latest Total War: Rome 2 patch was apparently enough to push it out of the beta stage and into the realm known as “worthy for public release.” As a result, Patch 9 is now available to all and should automatically download and apply itself to your copy of Rome 2 on Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Warlock 2: The Exiled gets new trailer, mod support

I wondered how long it’d be until we saw another trailer for Warlock 2: The Exiled.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Jan 2014 | Comments Off