Daily Archives: August 24, 2012

  • OnLive offering four free indie games this weekend

    OnLive is closing out its free Indie Weekend Giveaway promotion by handing out PoP – Methodology Experiment One, Lume, Dear Esther, and Defense Grid Gold for free. To get the games free of charge, you’ll need to visit OnLive’s Facebook page click a link or two, and follow the instructions to redeem your free game. […]

  • Mobile to reach 360's level in graphics and processing "within the next generation" - Activision

    Greg Canessa, Activision’s vice president of mobile development, is of the opinion Smartphones will catch up with current-generation console graphics and processing power soon.

  • Dungeon Fighter Online hit 3 million concurrent users in June

    Dungeon & Fighter, as it’s known in China, surpassed 3 million maximum concurrent users in June of this year. Dungeon Fighter Online, as it’s known outside of China, is developed by Nexon, and it’s last concurrent record was 2.6 million users. The free-to-play MMO was released four years ago, and the game was released on […]

  • World of Warcraft Remote subscription service goes free

    World of Warcraft Remote subscription service is now free, according to Blizzard. This means, if you are a WoW subscriber, you no longer have to pay for it. All of the features which were previously part of the optional subscription service are now available for free starting today. You can get a list of the […]

  • 22 Cans' Curiosity now titled Curiosity: What's Inside the Cube

    Peter Molyneux’s Curiosity will hence forth be known as Curiosity: What’s Inside the Cube. The game was given a slight name change due to the name of a certain Mars rover when was launched by NASA earlier this month. Curiosity: What’s Inside the Cube will release on iOS and Android next month.

  • Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn enlistment trailer released

    A new video from the live-action Halo 4 series, Forward Unto Dawn, has been released. It shows three new recruits getting their locks clipped as they prepare for UNSC training. The video features each one describing their feelings on becoming a soldier, the insurrectionists, and more. Watch for yourself through Halo Waypoint or below via […]

  • Soul Sacrifice will contain "painful decisions" as part of the gameplay - Inafune

    In Soul Sacrifice, Keiji Inafune’s adding moral ambiguity to the mix so that players will feel conflicted about whether or not a monster they’re fighting should be killed or saved.

  • Star Wars 1313 video takes you deep into Coruscant's haven for criminals

    Star Wars 1313 has a new video available, which is a short documentary called Descent to the Underworld. Along with providing a bit of new information on the title, the video also shows off some rather nice artwork depicting the criminal underworld of Level 1313, deep below the surface of Coruscant. In the game, players […]

  • The Secret World update Digging Deeper delayed into September

    The Secret World Issue #2: Digging Deeper, has been delayed into September, according to Funcom. Originally set to launch next week on August 28, the studio said it delayed the release in order to give the team more time on finishing it up. The delay was caused by recent redundancies and cost reductions after the […]

  • Mass Effect 3: Leviathan trailer takes you deep into the ocean

    Leviathan, the latest DLC for Mass Effect 3, has a new trailer. It’s below, and shows the intrepid Commander Shepherd jumping into the ocean, hitting bottom, and seeing something he probably shouldn’t have – and we’re not talking about talking sponges sporting slacks. The Leviathan DLC will release on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 August […]

  • Nintendo rules 70% of the games market in Japan

    Nintendo products make up close to 70% of the games market in Japan, according to a Media Create report attached to the latest retail charts. This is the largest share of the Japanese hardware and software market Nintendo has acquired in the last five years. On the hardware side of things, Nintendo offerings make up […]

  • FIFA 13, Madden 13, and Warfighter are the subjects of latest EA Update

    EA has released its latest Update video featuring host Matt Cuttle. Posted below, find out all about the new cover stars for FIFA 13, a community boxart competition for Medal of Honor: Warfighter, SimCity, The Sims 3 Supernatural and the demo for Madden NFL 13.

  • Painkiller: Hell & Damnation platforms, release date and pricing to be announced in September

    Painkiller Hell & Damnation has a teaser trailer, released by Nordic Games and The Farm 51. The “top-to-bottom remake” of the first Painkiller title is currently gearing up for a closed beta phase on PC. Updates on platforms, release dates and pricing will be announced in September.

  • Rock Band World social app arrives on Facebook

    Rock Band World, a new full-featured companion application for Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz, has been announced by Harmonix.

  • Battlefield 3 - DICE quadrupling the number of official servers on PS3 and Xbox 360

    Battlefield 3 servers are being quadrupled in number on both PS3 and Xbox 360, according to DICE. The firm said the additional servers were added due to the public’s “wish for more official DICE servers.” The firm states players will still be able to be quick matched into any ranked server with the upgrade. More […]

  • Hitman Absolution: Contracts mode footage, new details

    Hitman: Absolution’s Contracts Mode lets players make anyone a target. Watch how to make your own contract hits and put the world to the test right here.

  • Tiny Troopers available now for PC and Mac on various digital services

    Tiny Troopers is available now on PC and Mac through various digital services, as well as retail in western Europe and Australia.

  • World of Tanks’ Clan Wars mode coming to World of Warplanes

    World of Tanks’ Clan Wars mode will be integrated with Wargaming’s World of Warplanes, according to game producer Sergey Ilyshyn, and the combining of the two games is just the start.

  • GTA 5 screenshots show police, helicopters, man hanging onto semi

    GTA 5 was gifted with more screenshots today by Rockstar. The firm has graced the masses with 10 screenshots this week. Rockstar has promised more Grand Theft Auto 5 content will arrive in the next few weeks, but failed to say what we can expect. The game has not been given a release date yet.

  • Guild Wars 2 infographic provides insight into the game's virtual economy

    Guild Wars 2 beta weekends have inspired ArenaNet economist John Smith to create an infographic detailing the game’s virtual economy, the amount of coin and wealth distribution across the land of Tyria. According to Smith, the MMO has “one of the largest” virtual economies “ever created,” and some of his finding have proved to be […]