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Star Citizen updates and Gamescom Friday reveals detailed by Chris Roberts
On Friday Star Citizen backers will find out what’s in store for the game but we have some more details now.
PES 2015 demo in September, many many features listed
Konami have announced that you’ll be PES-ing your way to glory with a demo of PES 2015 on 17 September.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Gamescom footage is rather dull
Everyone! There’s new gameplay footage for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, courtesy of the Xbox conference at Gamescom!
Gamescom 2014 conference and event schedules – These are the times you need to know
Gamescom kicks off this week and there’s plenty to watch out for.
Star Citizen Arena Commander Capture the Core mode is live
Sick of dogfighting aimlessly? This new Star Citizen Arena Commander mode could be just the ticket to spice up the weekend.
The Sims 4 gets epic wood, greatly reduces career options
Welcome to another fascinating edition of good news/bad news about The Sims 4, courtesy of the Maxis advertising campaign.
Football Manager 2015 gets pack shot – Beta 2 weeks before release
Football Manager 2015 will be releasing in few months and there are more details coming soon.
Twitch to remove copyright audio. May as well leave now
With Google at the helm this was bound to happen and Twitch users may as well give up now.
DayZ 0.48 hot fix due 13 August, 0.49 may add gardening
I’ve not read a DayZ update blog in a while, but they’ve got awfully convoluted and technical.
Evolve delayed to 2015, GTA V PC still on course for Autumn
Tucked away in part of the quarterly financial details released by publisher Take-Two today is news of a delay to Evolve.
Wing Commander 3 is free on Origin for an undisclosed period
Before Chris Roberts fell into a Star Citizen shaped vat of internet money he was one of the main chaps behind the Wing Commander series.
Thief 2014 trailer with Stephen Russell voice mix unearthed
Here’s an interesting find from the world of “what might have been”; an early Thief (2014) trailer with a rough Stephen Russell voice mix on it.
Dislike Sacred 3? Check out Unbended by original Sacred devs
Sacred 3 has been a massive disappointment for fans of the series so let’s look at Unbended as a true Sacred alternative.
Northward’s pre-alpha demo resembles a pixel art Settlers
Northward is a top-down, pixel art settlement construction game that’s ultimately intended to be a co-operative affair.
Heroes of the Storm Artifacts are being removed from the game
Blizzard has listened to the Heroes of the Storm community and decided the new systems are not working.
The Witcher 3 video shows CD Projekt Red’s Comic-con adventure
If you didn’t get to San Diego Comic-con, this video about CD Projekt Red’s SDCC showing of The Witcher 3 might create the experience for you.
Total War: Rome 2 patch 14 brings campaign and AI improvements
Beta testing of this Total War: Rome 2 patch 14 has been completed and it’s now live.
Path of Exile: Forsaken Masters mini-expansion announced
The teasing is over, Grinding Gear Games has revealed their next major content update and details of the new features.
Elite: Dangerous “Standard” Beta launches – Lots of patch notes
Today is the day Elite: Dangerous expands for beta testers which also means it’s slightly cheaper to play.
Firefall finally launches, sort of
Update: Okay, it looks like it may actually be available on the official website now, insofar as there’s a download and account creation link.
New Mass Effect details from ComicCon, Mako returns and more
The Mass Effect panel at San Diego’s ComicCon has proved to be of far more interest than the underwhelming showing at E3 2014.
Watch the Star Citizen Planetside environments being created
What do Star Citizen planetside locations look like? This video gives a taster.
Gaming Live to take on Twitch with new service for streamers
With Twitch reportedly having been sold to Youtube (Google) for $1bn, Gaming Live is about to launch as an alternative.
Far Cry 4’s team visits Nepal for an unusually interesting trailer
I’m not quite sure when or why VICE Magazine got involved in videogame trailers, but this Far Cry 4 one is another interesting co-production.
The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection free on Origin for July
EA is giving away copies of The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection on Origin until 31 July, if you fancy that game in your collection.