Daily Archives: September 7, 2012
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 21:55 BST
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 21:40 BST
Just Cause 2 has another beta weekend planned for the multiplayer mod, and it starts tomorrow morning at 4.00am EDT/8.00am GMT and lasts for 48 hours. New features include: Extended Passenger Sync, added basic server-side Lua gamemode scripting, and “drastically improved” weapon accuracy and sync. A few bug fixed have been applied as well, and you can look over the changelog here. Have fun. Thanks, PCGamesN.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 13:28 BST
Oddworld Inhabitants would like to see Abe included in PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale, according to the firm’s development director Stewart Gilray.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 20:52 BST
Ratchet & Clank interest “certainly hasn’t waned” for fans of the series, according to Insomniac boss Ted Price. In fact, it’s a series fans of the developer “are most passionate about.”
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 20:55 BST
Sam & Max are turning 25 years old, and Telltale is celebrating by putting the series on sale.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 20:59 BST
Dark Souls game director Hidetaka Miyazaki’s comments regarding an Easy mode for the notoriously brutal game can be chalked up to a case of being “mistranslated,” according to Namco.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 21:01 BST
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 has two more tutorial videos available for you to watch. One is for Angel and the other Ancient Ogre. Each character are pre-order DLC characters. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 launches September 10 in North America and September 14 in the UK on PS3 and Xbox 360.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 21:04 BST
Planetside 2 will launch “on or before December 31,” SOE has announced. The date was included in the fine print of a members package called Alpha Squad. The package will run you $39.99 / £29.99 and comes with beat access and 4000 Station Cash. At launch, those who purchased it will also get to choose between three camo sets based on the three factions. A Founder title, twelve weapon unlocks, 10% XP and a resource boost for six months will also be included. Thanks, PCGamesN.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 21:11 BST
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 17:44 BST
New Super Mario Bros. U is the main feature in the next issue of Game Informer. The site said the October issues is the first time in “16 years since our cover story has focused on one of [Mario's] adventures.” The magazine paid a visit to Nintendo of America to play the game, nabbed an extensive feature on Wii U, and also interviewed Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. The magazine’s website will also feature month-long extensive coverage of the game as well. The cover is posted below along with a short video. You can view a larger version of the cover through the link.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 17:10 BST
GRID 2 associate producer Iain Smith has said the formula for BAFTA award-winning GRID 1 is in place with the second outing, but once more, Codemasters plans on expanding upon such a strong foundation by immersing players to the point they feel as if they’re an actual race driver.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 17:46 BST
GAME group CEO Martyn Gibbs has said the company is researching the possibility of combining the GAME and Gamestation brands, or possibly doing away with one altogether.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 16:12 BST
Black Ops: Declassified – Treyarch’s only hand in development was “to ensure accuracies within the fiction”
Black Ops – Declassified does not have Call of Duty mainstays Treyarch or Infinity Ward involved with the gameplay development of the Vita shooter, Treyarch has stated.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 16:05 BST
The Secret World’s group finder tool will launch with the Digging Deeper update next week, Funcom has announced. Players will be able to team up with others from any Dimension anywhere in the world for any playfield or dungeon in the game. When harder difficulties like Elite and Nightmare are unlocked, these will also become available as options in the Group Finder tool. Funcom has explained how to go about using the tool on the official website. Issue 2: Digging Deeper launches for The Secret World on September 11.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 15:44 BST
Mount and Blade: Warband has been given an update via its Napoleonic Wars DLC. The update adds 10 maps which were pulled from a community map contest, and it includes the source code for all you modders out there. Other additions include new units and weapons, new French Officer pants, and quite a few bugs, balancing and general changes. You can review the full patch notes on Steam.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 15:34 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s narrative is a “fairly large part of the game,” will be “completely new to players”
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s lead designer Jake Solomon has said there is still much regarding the game which has not been revealed.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 15:33 BST
Forza Horizon has a behind-the-scenes video available for viewing below the break. The first in a series, the video introduces the viewer to some of the creators of the game as they discuss makes Forza Horizon “such an incredible new expression of the Forza series.” The lovely state of Colorado takes precedent in the video, as does night racing, and other motorhead details. Forza Horizon releases exclusively on Xbox 360 starting October 23.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 15:01 BST
Forza 4′s Season Pass is on sale today through the Xbox Live Marketplace, and you can get it for 50% off the normal price of 2400 MS Points. For today only, its 1200 MS Points.
Aso available today is Klei Entertainment’s stealth-platformer Mark of the Ninja for 1200 MS Points. There’s also a demo available. As usual, before getting too excited over the 360 offerings, check availability in your area through the links.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 15:23 BST
Guild Wars 2 is currently riding high at the top of the UK game charts. But if you’re still on the fence about ArenaNet’s massive MMORPG, VG247′s Sam Clay has created videos of the game’s character creation and first quest. Check them out below.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 14:46 BST
Crytek’s Fibble – Flick ‘n’ Roll will release on Kindle Fire HD, the firm has announced. The physics-based puzzler tasks players with guiding an explorer named Fibble through levels requiring logic, skill and reflexes. Two brand new areas will be included with the Kindle Fire HD version, Holiday Hop and Summer Spin, which bring the total number of levels to 65. Fibble – Flick ‘n’ Roll will be available from the Amazon Appstore for $0.99/€0.79, and will also be compatible with first-generation Kindle Fire. Kindle Fire HD ships on November 20.