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Archive for 18 March 2014


The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 Preview

For me, this foray into the closed beta build of The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 was a tale of two characters.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Unity 5 engine announced at GDC, adds 64 bit support

The Unity engine is used for such a wide number of games (Thomas Was Alone, Shadowrun Returns and Rust among them,) that the announcement by Unity Technologies of Unity 5 seems like a pretty big deal.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Cloudbuilt launch trailer shows plenty of parkour paths

Coilworks’ platforms-and-parkour title Cloudbuilt is boosting towards release, which means it’s time for a good ol’ launch trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

SimCity update finally brings an offline single player mode

Slightly over one year after the now infamous release of SimCity, Maxis has delivered an offline single player mode.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Game Expo Scotland website launches – Event details and ticket prices revealed

As a Scotsman it’s fantastic to see the Game Expo Scotland event takinf shape before it gets underway between 4-5 October in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

AMD Catalyst 14.3 beta drivers released for Thief Mantle update

Who loves installing new GPU drivers? Everybody, obviously. It’s so much fun.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | 5

Guild Wars 2 Battle for Lion’s Arch concludes and Aftermath begins

For the last couple of weeks Guild Wars 2 players have been battlingĀ Scarlet Briar and now the battle is over.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: The Fall splats onto PC today

Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s mobile spin-off, Deus Ex: The Fall, has been released for PC.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Lichdom: Battlemage hits Steam Early Access

Maybe I’m ignorant and these plans have been announced before, but I can’t say I was expecting Xaviant’s first person cast’-em-up Lichdom: Battlemage to hit Steam Early Access.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Mar 2014 | 1

PC Titanfall cheaters now being kicked by Respawn. Perm ban applies.

I’ve been playing Titanfall quite a bit over the weekend and I was pretty sure there was some funny business going on.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2014 | 4

GOG regional pricing plans are shelved. One price to rule them all

PC gamers have spoken and the team at GOG has listened as regional pricing plans for the DRM free service have now been shelved.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Thief to get Mantle and TrueAudio support tomorrow

It’s difficult to locate the primary source this story, but both PC Gamer and PC World are reporting that Thief will get the much-touted (at least prior to the game’s release) AMD Mantle support in an update planned for 18 March.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off