Author Archives: Brenna Hillier
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | 09:28 GMT
Warcraft will feature the talents of Clancy Brown, best know for the Shawshank Redemption, and Hong Kong action star Daniel Wu.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | 00:30 GMT
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | 01:45 GMT
Dead Rising 3′s first major DLC pack has been pushed back, with Capcom putting aside a couple of weeks to “polish” the extra content.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | 00:10 GMT
Might & Magic 10: Legacy will deliver the traditional single-player experience players have demanded very, very soon now.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 23:58 GMT
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 23:48 GMT
Gran Turismo 6 has been updated with two new cars, a new challenge, and 2013 Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel as mentor.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | 13:55 GMT
The next Mass Effect game, which we’re tentatively calling Mass Effect 4, is far enough along to be playable.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | 08:17 GMT
Dark Souls 2′s latest teaser is a bit more mysterious than usual; it ends with the words “Dark Souls 2: a live action event – 2014″. We have no idea if this is just one of the franchise’s notoriously odd catchphrases or if something very exciting is going down next year, but the teaser is gorgeous and atmospheric and well worth a look anyway.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 22:24 GMT
Evil Genius Online, a free-to-play social spin off of the strategy classic, is now in open beta, with Rebellion issuing a hearty thanks to the series fans who helped shape the game during closed testing.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 21:54 GMT
Rise of the Triad has been updated with some pretty cool new content – five new maps chosen from the best community-authored efforts, and thanks to a collaboration with Devolver Digital and Flying Wild Hog, a new multiplayer character: Shadow Warrior’s protagonist Lo Wang. Wang brings with him the legendary Excalibat, too. Check out a trailer and some artwork through the break.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 21:33 GMT
Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2 will make the jump to Vita in the first half of next year, courtesy of a collaboration between creator Hello Games and fellow indie Four Door Lemon.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 21:21 GMT
Batman: Arkham Origins is full of brutal villains, but few are as fluidly animated as the lithe Copperhead. This behind the scenes video shows how Warner Bros. Montreal called on the services of two motion capture actors to create the assassin’s deadly moves.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 13:33 GMT
Quirky, colourful and endlessly ego-boosting – the free-to-play Doki-Doki Universe offers you the whole world, if you’ll only advance past the paywall. Brenna finds she didn’t really need a whole galaxy of personality quizzes.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 05:29 GMT
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has added thatgamecompany’s Flower and Ed Fries’ Halo 2600 to its permanent collection, Polygon reports. Both games were featured in the successful Art of Video Games exhibition, which is currently on tour in the US, and will join the museum’s “growing collection of film and media arts”.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 05:21 GMT
If you’re one of the lucky few to have your hands on an Oculus Rift dev kit, you’ll be pleased to know Valve has made it significantly easier to find software to use with your expensive new toy. A VR Support category is now available listing all the games the service hosts with native Oculus Rift display modes. Check out this Steam search to see compatible titles ahead of your next “booze and carefully not throwing up on my living room carpet” VR party. A consumer version of Oculus Rift is on the way thanks to a hefty cash injection from investors.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 05:05 GMT
Overgrowth developer Wolfire Games has made the rabbit combat sim available via Steam Early Access for those who can’t wait a minute more.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 04:50 GMT
A one-of-a-kind gold-plated Xbox One is on sale at Harrods. The £5,999 console was lovingly layered in 24 carat gold by Crystal Rocked. Otherwise, it’s totally bog-standard – no extra bells and whistles, and the controller hasn’t been modified. If any of my admirers are reading this, just a reminder that my delivery address is in my email signature and that I only grow more handsome by the day.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 04:45 GMT
Samsung has come clean on the long-rumoured GamePad and Mobile Console app for its popular Galaxy range of Android smartphones.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 04:29 GMT
PlayStation Australia has confirmed a shipment of PS4s due in February will fulfil all current pre-orders and supply a surplus of “thousands” more.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 04:17 GMT
Penny Arcade Expo events will in future include a space called the Roll for Diversity Hub and Lounge, designed as “a resource for PAX Attendees to find information related to issues surrounding women, LGBTQ, people of colour, disabled people, and mental health issues in gaming”.