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PC Game Previews


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Shootmania Storm Hands-On Preview

Last time I took a look at Shootmania Storm (back in June), I came away fairly impressed.

20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off |

Marvel Heroes Hands-On Preview

Peter: For the last week or so, Tim and I have had access to the Marvel Heroes closed beta.

17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off |

Ace of Spades Preview

Jagex are about to unleash a cross between an FPS and Minecraft called Ace of Spades, which could be a winning combination thanks to creative gameplay coupled with shooter class-based action.

11 Dec 2012 | 1 |

Strike Suit Zero Hands-on Preview

Like Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and FTL before it, Strike Suit Zero is title to have benefited from a successful Kickstarter campaign.

11 Dec 2012 | Comments Off |

Don’t Starve preview

Day 1 – Morning:
Our protagonist, Wilson, has been dumped into a hostile wilderness.

10 Dec 2012 | Comments Off |

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 PC patch takes FOV to 90

Treyarch has now kicked out the latest patch for the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2  which now includes the change to FOV which can now be increased to 90.

22 Nov 2012 | Comments Off |

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel Preview – Folie a deux

Staying in cover really is the name of the game here.

5 Nov 2012 | Comments Off |

SimCity [Preview] – An urban tri-vector

As we’ve been constantly reminded since SimCity was announced, this is a game that has been built from the ground with the idea of ‘connected cities’ in mind.

26 Oct 2012 | Comments Off |

F1 Race Stars [Preview] – Insert tyred F1 pun

We first saw F1 Race Stars a couple of months back during the week-long sauna with sweaty fat kids that is Gamescom.

23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off |

Cargo Commander [Preview] – Crate stuff

Cargo Commander is Moon in videogame form, with Sam Rockwell’s role taken by a bearded, blue-collar chap who owns a “fuck you!” button, and Kevin Spacey replaced by a sound system that only knows one song.

22 Oct 2012 | Comments Off |

Need for Speed: Most Wanted [Interview] – Taming urban streets

Christmas is fast approaching, and that means the next Need for Speed is just around the corner.

15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off |

Far Cry 3 [Preview] – Holiday from hell

The premise of Far Cry 3 is not all that dissimilar to a teen horror movie; a high-adventure vacation in a tropical paradise goes horribly wrong when the group of sexy gals and guys are kidnapped for ransom by a bloodthirsty gang of land-lubbering pirates.

10 Oct 2012 | 1 |

Hitman: Absolution [Preview] – The glory of the kill

Playing through the opening few missions of Hitman: Absolution one thing is clear, this is a game best played by those ready and eager to celebrate the glory that comes from a precise, perfect kill.

6 Oct 2012 | 1 |

Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?

Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game.

28 Sep 2012 | Comments Off |

A Game of Dwarves [Preview] – Dweorgen Keeper

If I were to describe an isometric strategy game where you mine out resources from underground caverns, provide living arrangements and food sources for your denizens, ensure the happiness of your charges, build traps, and train military units to tackle foes, there’s a fair chance that anyone who played PC games in the late 90s would respond “hey, that sounds like Dungeon Keeper 2”.

24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off |

F1 2012 [Preview] – Vettel to the metal

Formula 1 is a complex sport and, for some more than others, Codemasters’ F1 output is a complex videogame franchise.

31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off |

High in Hockenheim: F1 Race Stars [Preview]

It’s 10am and I’m sitting in a room so small it would have made Anne Frank feel claustrophobic.

22 Aug 2012 | 4 |

One Week with Ghost Recon Online [Preview] – The field report

Hmm.
It’s not something that happens often, but I suspect there’s a very definite risk in creating a major free-to-play entry in an established series.

15 Aug 2012 | 4 |

PES 2013 [Preview] – Return of the King?

Every year PES promises the Earth. Major improvements to gameplay, physics, visuals and volume of content.

8 Aug 2012 | 5 |