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Heroes of the Storm alpha tester boost – Here’s how to get involved

Now that the recent Heroes of the Storm downtime is over, Blizzard are going to add more players and it could be you.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2014 | 1

Path of Exile Act 4 releases early 2015 – PvP update December

Path of Exile PvP is to get a major update and the next Act is 50% done.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2014 | 3

Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault puts a Fox in the (pre-order) box

Yes, I know we don’t really buy our games in boxes any more but “Fox in the digital copy” just sounds rubbish.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

Viking Conquest to expand Mount & Blade: Warband

While Taleworlds continue work on Mount & Blade 2, a talented modding team will be bringing a Viking Conquest expansion to Mount & Blade: Warband.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

The Witcher 3’s intro cinematic showing … in a week

Get ready, but not too ready because you’ve got a while to wait still, for The Witcher 3’s introductory cinematic.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 2

Armored Warfare commander and tank crew systems detailed

Suddenly the decision to hire Obsidian to develop a competitive online tank-based title starts to make a little bit more sense, because all of the commanders and crews have RPG-like stat progress.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

Steam’s “Free Weekend” Weekend begins

As mentioned yesterday, ten rather major games are currently available to play for free on Steam, or to buy at a discount.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Oct 2014 | 1

Payday: The Heist can be procured for free today

Ladies and gentlemen, you have 24 hours to pull off one of the most straightforward Payday heists in history.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 1

Assassin’s Creed: Unity trailer chats with actors behind the cast

Oh trailers, you want to divulge so much information about your games that you can’t help giving away a lot of the plot in advance.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

Abyss Odyssey adds online vs mode, PC exclusive Golem

ACE Team is continuing to update the PC version of Abyss Odyssey with some exclusive features.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

The Evil Within FOV fix released, is somewhat technical

As PC players across the land are discovering, The Evil Within’s approach to FOV is eccentric at best.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 9

Ex-Founders of Runic Games reveal first title Rebel Galaxy

Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer reveal their first title from their new studio and it’s set in space.

By Paul Younger | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell arriving early and new trailer

The stand alone expansion Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell will be ready to cause mayhem earlier than planned.

By Paul Younger | 16 Oct 2014 | 1

Dota 2’s 6.82c patch released

“Please stop playing Skywrath Mage and Death Prophet,” cries Icefrog, plaintively, in this latest Dota 2 patch.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 3

The Crew’s Customisation trailer is basically car porn

A newly-released trailer for The Crew claims to show off the game’s vehicle customisation aspects.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 0

Steam having a big free weekend, starting tomorrow

If you fancy trying out titles like Company of Heroes 2, Payday 2, or XCOM: Enemy Unknown for free, then Steam has you covered this weekend.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 3

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers remake out now

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition (or “the Gabriel Knight remake”) is now available for purchase.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 0

Civilization: Beyond Earth intro cinematic released

2K have released the intro cinematic for Civilization: Beyond Earth.
The cinematic is a pre-rendered affair, showing exactly who boarded the rockets off Earth, how they were chosen, and how they got to their new home.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 0

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor pre-launch patch live

The pre-launch patch for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor is now live, and it adds every expansion to date to your account.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 5

Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000 free on GOG

GOG are testing out their Galaxy client by giving away free copies of Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000 for the next 48 hours.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Oct 2014 | 1

Dark Souls 2 Design Works book releasing in Japan

Dark Souls 2 will, like Dark Souls before it, be getting a Design Works art book full of interesting concept pieces and comments from the creators.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Oct 2014 | 0

Elite: Dangerous Beta 2.06 released, tweaks servers

Another incremental update on the path to Beta 3 has been released for Elite: Dangerous today, taking the game to beta version 2.06.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Oct 2014 | 0

This week’s Rocksmith 2014 DLC fell in love with a girl

A seven nation army couldn’t hold back The White Stripes’ Rocksmith 2014 DLC.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Oct 2014 | 0

Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer is all heroic and a bit spoilery

Better informed Dragon Age series experts than myself have noted that this new Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer might be a bit spoilery in parts, so watch out for that.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Oct 2014 | 1

Crusader Kings 2 Patch 2.2 accompanies Charlemagne release

As is standard procedure for the release of a major Paradox grand strategy expansion, Crusader Kings 2’s Charlemagne DLC is accompanied by a big patch for all players.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Oct 2014 | 4

Far Cry 4 trailer demonstrates ways to die in Kyrat

There are many exotic ways to die in Far Cry 4’s land of Kyrat, as this new gameplay trailer helpfully demonstrates.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Oct 2014 | 1

The Evil Within launches alongside launch trailer

The Evil Within is now out (The Evil With-out?), and there’s a launch trailer to celebrate.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Oct 2014 | 0

Grim Dawn gets Instanced Loot, expanded storage and more

Grate Entertainment tweak and add Grim Dawn features and they’re looking sweet.

By Paul Younger | 14 Oct 2014 | 4

How to unlock The Evil Within’s framerate, and cheat

Bethesda have released a list of console commands and cheats you can employ in The Evil Within – most notably detailing how to remove the 30FPS cap and change the aspect ratio.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Oct 2014 | 3

Dragon Age: Inquisition PC stream reveals graphics options, UI and more

The latest BioWare stream of Dragon Age: Inquisition was a PC affair, featuring hotbars, mouse and keyboard controls, graphics options, inventory and a whole bunch more.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Oct 2014 | 7