Tag Archives: beta
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 08:33 BST
Chris Hecker’s spy vs. sniper title will feature in playable form at fight game tournament, EVO 2012. To celebrate, there are 50 early-access beta invites available to EVO attendees.
Wed, Jun 20, 2012 | 11:07 BST
As you may have noticed, there’s an awful lot going on at next month’s PC and indie games event, Rezzed. To celebrate its debut show, Eurogamer and Rock, Paper, Shotgun have scored free beta keys from Valve for DOTA 2, which will be given away to every Rezzed attendee.
Rezzed takes place on July 6 and 7 in Brighton, UK. Full show details and tickets can be found over here.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 03:14 BST
Blizzard has quietly launched a beta for Starcraft Arcade, a marketplace which monetises mods.
Wed, May 30, 2012 | 02:54 BST
Check your inboxes, Sackboys and Sackgirls; a new wave of beta invites for the Vita version is hitting. If you’ve pawed through your spam filter and you’re still invite-free, console yourself with these videos of the portable version, and make sure you’re signed up here. LittleBigplanet Vita is expected to launch some time this year.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 01:36 BST
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 04:30 BST
EA has released a new opt-in beta for Origin. Some fine-tuning in the latest version will lower the client’s tendency to hog your system, and also ease the cumbersome DLC download process. It also allows you to display your real name via a tool-tip, so go ahead and disable that if you’re afraid of being outed as that twit who rage quits two rounds into a Mass Effect 3 match. I will find you. More details on EA’s blog.
Fri, May 04, 2012 | 16:34 BST
Lauren Wainwright battled mighty foes – technical issues – to brave Guild Wars 2′s public beta, uncovering an MMO with traditional mechanics that manages the rarest of things: making you feel special in a crowd.
Wed, May 02, 2012 | 03:11 BST
The latest version of Steam allows users to manage their library of games from any web browser.
Mon, Apr 30, 2012 | 11:31 BST
Shoot all the bad men in the face for absolutely no money. We just want a few clicks.
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 | 03:19 BST
Tue, Apr 24, 2012 | 09:00 BST
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s closed beta is now live. Head in for 10 minutes of HD gameplay from the test, put together by VG247 video editor Sam Clay.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 04:19 BST
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 04:30 BST
Chalk up a new victory to Microsoft’s legal team, as Fusible reports the National Arbitration Forum has shut down another website purporting to offer Halo 4 beta keys. Halo4Beta.biz is now in Microsoft’s hands, evincing from us a stern reminder that Halo 4 beta keys have not been officially distributed through any channels, so don’t go giving away your personal details to anybody claiming to have one.
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 | 10:57 GMT
ArenaNet has confirmed it has begun sending out beta key invites for Guild Wars 2 – but warned players not to get chatty about it or risk losing access.
Sat, Mar 17, 2012 | 17:59 GMT
Valve has released an update on Steam for the CS: GO beta
Mon, Feb 20, 2012 | 23:10 GMT
Once again we must call upon the bravest Dohvakiin – to beta test the latest patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 | 01:45 GMT
Almost Human is offering you the chance to check out the latest build of first-person dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock
Sun, Jan 29, 2012 | 20:28 GMT
A scam site luring users with false promises of Halo 4 beta access is the latest target of Microsoft’s legal wrath.
Tue, Jan 24, 2012 | 06:36 GMT
Brave Dragonborn can set out on the most daring adventure of their lifetimes, by beta testing the latest patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Steam. As the Bethesda blog notes, it’s best to back up your saves before you give it a go, because in a game this size, something is almost certainly going to go horribly, horribly wrong. Assuming you’re not too attached to the last hundred hours you spent on the game, you can opt into the beta in the Account section of your Steam settings. You can check the preliminary patch notes here.
Thu, Jan 19, 2012 | 02:15 GMT
343 Industries’ David Ellis has warned fans that any offer of Halo 4 beta access is a fake. Numerous unscrupulous websites have attempted to elicit personal details from hopeful fans, but Microsoft is yet to announce any official beta entry schemes, although the shooter is expected on Xbox 360 before the end of the year.