• Sacred 2 PC gets patched to 2.43.0

    Exactly what it says on the tin: the PC version of Ascaron’s RPG, Sacred 2, has been patched to version 2.43. Download it directly from Ascaron’s site and read the full patch notes over on the forums. There’s no hint if this is on its way to consoles or not. Get clicking.

  • Ghostbusters budget between $15 and $20 million

    The Star Telegram has revealed that Terminal Reality’s Ghostbusters: The Videogame had a budget of somewhere between 15 and 20 million dollars. “The videogame has already achieved “blockbuster” status with an estimated 1 million units sold,” says the article. “Terminal Reality’s videogame was the product of years of planning and execution, thousands of hours of […]

  • Splosion Man on Live tomorrow

    Xbox Live Arcade’s Wednesday game update this week is Twisted Pixel’s Splosion Man: about a guy who constantly blows himself up. There are 100 levels in all – 50 single, 50 multi – and all this will cost you 800 MS Points. And that’s that.

  • Latest L4D 2 vid shows new zombies

    Below you can see a new video of Valve’s zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2 that reveals a couple of new zombie classes. If you can’t be bothered to watch, one new living dead type is the “Spitter” who lobs his gob at you. The phlegm then attacks the area of the body it lands […]

  • Beatles Rock Band bundle gets Aussie price

    Australian online retailer JB Hi-Fi is listing The Beatles: Rock Band full band pack bundle at $349 Australian dollars (approx €200/£170). In case you’ve forgotten, the bundle comes with Ringo’s drums, Paul’s Höfner bass and a mic or two. John’s Rickenbacker 325 guitar and George’s Gretsch Duo will be sold separately. Thanks,

  • 2D Boy to make WiiWare title

    World of Goo developer 2D Boy’s next game will be a WiiWare title born out of its Experimental Gameplay Project, it has emerged this morning. “The three of us are cooking up a new game for WiiWare, currently ‘in the works’,” Kyle Gabler told Nintendodpad. “We haven’t mentioned anything about it to anyone, but here’s […]

  • Insomniac intends to stay with Sony "for the forseeable future"

    In today’s video gaming market, there’s a general tendence to move away from exclusivity, and rake in the sales by going multiplatform. Now, GI wanted to know if Ryan Schneider, director of marketing and communications for Sony first-party developer Insomnaic Games, has considered this when he stares down the barrel of Resistance 2 sales figures. […]

  • Acti announces 4 million World at War map DLC downloads

    Activision Blizzard has revealed that map packs for last year’s Call of Duty World at War have been downloaded 4 million times. Only two map packs have been released so far, helping the shooter top the 11 million sales mark in June, reports GI. Don’t fret though, at four new maps are on their way […]

  • 343 Industries new Microsoft internal Halo label?

    It’s Microsoft patent Tuesday, it seems. This time, Superannuation has unearthed a patent filed by MS on July 17 for the term “343 Industries.” The patent stipulates that 343 Industries is for “computer programs, namely, game software for use on computers and video.” Now, the millions Halo fans out there have probably already got a […]

  • Two new Dark Corners intro vids show large men's helmets

    After the break you can see two intro videos of the deleted scenes that come with the new Gears of War 2 Dark Corners DLC that Cliff Blezsinsky detailed on Major’s podcast yesterday. It shows Marcus and Dom sneaking around wearing full Locust attire complete with some rather tight, red helmets. Get ready to rumble […]

  • New Beatles Rock Band clip contains eight classics

    After the break you can see quite a lengthy vid of The Beatles: Rock Band that reveals eight new tracks from the rather spiffing-looking rhythm-action game. The eight tracks are: Twist and Shout Paperback Writer Can’t Buy Me Love Eight Days a Week Yellow Submarine Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Within You Without You […]

  • Microsoft patents drop-in/out co-op shooters

    This is a strange one, but it appears Microsoft has patented the ability to drop-in and out of co-op games – think Gears of War. Patent #7,559,834 was invented by a James York back in 2002 but it was assigned to Microsoft on July 14th 2009. It reads: Dynamic join/exit of players during play of […]

  • Carlos Santana confirmed for Guitar Hero 5

    Activision has confirmed Carlos Santana will feature in Guitar Hero 5 later this year. You’ll be able to play along to ‘No One To Depend On’ from his ‘Santana’ album. To celebrate, Acti put out a couple of images of you to look at. They’re over at Destructoid. Take a look.

  • Eleventh edition of Old Republic web comic now up

    BioWare has released the latest edition of The Old Republic web comic called Threat of Peace. It’s all about the how the Rodians are shunned how hard times have fallen on the Jedi since the Sith Empire battered Coruscant. The war still rages on, however, and people are getting tortured behind closed doors. Interested? Get […]

  • Force Unleashed Jedi Temple DLC is deal of the Week

    If you’ve still got a copy of Force Unleashed knocking about that you didn’t get the Jedi Temple Mission Pack DLC for way back when, then you’re in luck, as the Major reveals that it’s this week’s Deal of the Week. In real numbers that means it’s 50 percent cheaper than it was yesterday i.e. […]

  • Monolith reveals F.E.A.R. 2 end credits footage

    Monolith has put out the the footage that was cut from the end credits of F.E.A.R. 2. You can watch it after the break. It’s a comedy singing and dancing number and is extremely silly indeed. Don’t believe us? Take a look.

  • Sims 3 tops June NPD PC chart

    The NPD Group has revealed that EA’s The Sims 3 was the best selling game for the PC last month. Unfortunately, the NPD Group no longer distributes PC sales data publicly, but it has revealed the above. EA said that The Sims 3 sold 1.4 million in June. Thanks, Edge.

  • Hidden Mortal Kombat 'Kourt' unearthered in NBA Jam

    Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has revealed images of a hidden Mortal Kombat themed basketball ‘kourt’ (Kombat – Kourt – gettit?!) via twitter that was going to be unlockable in NBA Jam and until the man himself said no. It’s got fire around it and skulls and everything. It’s totally awesome. We’re gutted he decided […]

  • EA and DC team up for new Dante's Inferno comic

    Electronic Arts and DC comics have teamed up to reveal that Visceral Games’ Dante’s Inferno will have a six issue graphic mini-series made in its honour with the first issue due in December this year. The comic is illustrated by Diego Latorre (The Incredible Hulk) and written by Christos Gage (X-Men/Spider-Man, Wildcats), so the prestige […]

  • Warcraft to go back online in China soon?

    IncGamers reckon it is. The site is reporting that GAPP – the firm responsible for authorising World of Warcraft – has almost finishing doing whatever it is it does and that the games should go live again in China soon. Apparently, there’s a bit of violent conduct that needs to be removed and then everything […]