*Two Down Feature
Steam has OpenSSL security vulnerability. Do not use until fixed.
Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take.
Black Desert video shows how MMO character creation should be done
You may have never heard of Black Desert, the Korean MMO that’s currently in development at Pearl Abyss, but this video is impressive so pay attention.
TPG CEO answers more questions on Totem VR. Says “We would have never gone with Facebook”
TPG‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu hit the Internet this evening to answer more questions about their upcoming Totem VR headset.
DayZ Standalone update next week brings throwing and new controls
The latest DayZ Standalone update from Dean Hall covers news on fireplaces, physics and mouse control.
Planets³ reaches Kickstarter goal. Prepare for open world voxel adventuring
Developer Cubical Drift has been busy raising funds for Planets³ for a few weeks now and this evening they’ve reached their goal of $250k.
FPS Get Even on Steam Greenlight, gets VR support and “making of” video
The ambitious chaps at Farm 51 are working away on their new title Get Even, a game which they hope will break the FPS mould.
Thief’s bizarre April Fool’s save “bug” leaves players stranded
Well, this is a strange one. Reports have been flooding in to the Thief Steam forums of a weird and frustrating bug that appears to have triggered on April Fool’s Day.
April Fools videogame stories – Have you been fooled?
On occasions there’s the odd press release that drops into our mail boxes on April Fools that may catch us out.
Dark Souls 2 images with fancier graphics removed from Steam
Hope is fading for a PC version of Dark Souls 2 that utilises the more impressive textures and lighting shown in earlier builds, video and trade show demos of the game.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trademarked, hopefully better than The Fall
Here we go again folks. As dug up by the trademark-watchers at NeoGaf, Square Enix has filed a UK trademark application for the term Square Enix: Mankind Divided.
Rome 2′s Hannibal at the Gates expansion and free DLC out today
Two extra chunks of Total War: Rome 2 have been released today, one which Creative Assembly hopes you’ll dip into your pocket for and the other which is going out free to everybody.
IncGamers Plays Nosgoth
Nosgoth is the upcoming free to play online title where vampires take on humans from Square Enix and Psyonix.
Arma 3′s final campaign episode launched
Bohemia Interactive have released the third and final episode of the Arma 3 campaign.
Free to Play, Valve’s Dota 2 e-sports documentary, launches
In a shock subversion of Valve Time, Free to Play – Valve’s documentary about three professional gamers as they prepare for and compete in The International, the million dollar Dota 2 tournament – is now out.
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.
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.
Valve’s Dota 2 documentary Free To Play now pre-loadable
Free To Play is now available for pre-load on Steam.
Free To Play is Valve’s (free) documentary about Dota 2, although before you roll your eyes and click away, I should point out that it focuses more on the players than the game.
Total War: Rome 2 DLC Hannibal at the Gates announced for this month
Creative Assembly have announced the second “major Campaign Pack DLC” for Total War: Rome 2, titled Hannibal at the Gates, and have dated it for 27 March.
Dark Souls 2: Prepare to Jethro Tull with the launch trailer
Dark Souls 2 launches tomorrow, hooray! Except not on the PC, because the super-special 1080p and above version is coming out on 25 April instead.
GTA V coming to PC in June, says Portuguese retail newsletter
Portuguese retailer GamingReplay.com has claimed in its official newsletter that PC (as well as Xbox One and PS4) version of Grand Theft Auto V are on the way in June.
Dark Souls 2 PC system requirements posted by Namco
With the PC date for Dark Souls 2 now confirmed as 25 April and word that it will support decent framerates and resolutions, what’s the one thing we were still missing?
Dark Souls 2 PC release date announced with new prologue video
A few days ago Namco would not confirm speculation that the PC version of Dark Souls 2 would be released in April but the wait is now over, we have date!
Sniper Elite 3 release date and pre-order bonus revealed
Rebellion has informed us that Sniper Elite 3 will be coming to the PC on 27 June and they’ve also revealed the pre-order bonus which is a rather interesting sounding mission.
Batman: Arkham Knight revealed with debut trailer
Game Informer’s April cover has been revealed, and as speculated, it’s a new Arkham game: Batman: Arkham Knight.
Heroes of the Storm technical alpha details revealed
Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm MOBA is moving into a “technical alpha” phase, according to a new post from the developers.
Namco Bandai won’t confirm a Dark Souls 2 PC release date of 25 April
An image is doing the rounds showing a Dark Souls 2 PC Collector’s Edition with a release date of 25 April.
State of Decay Lifeline DLC details emerge
The State of Decay Lifeline DLC was announced at the start of the month and we didn’t really have any details about what it would actually contain other than it would include a new map.