Tag Archives: beta
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.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 23:14 GMT
Kotaku‘s got a small gallery of images reportedly pulled from the Counter-strike: Global Offensive beta, which purportedly reference Half-life, among other Valve games. Before you get too excited, Steam forum users have known about these for a while, and haven’t uncovered an AR puzzle or any concrete teases, so it seems Valve may just be making some in-jokes of the kind which wouldn’t even raise an eyebrow at another company. Still, they’re kind of cool – go look. Global Offensive is expected to launch in the first half of the year, for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 16:35 GMT
Gamingo has announced the first phase of closed beta testing of UFO Online – Fight for Earth will end today, January 17. Feedback from testing will be implemented into the free-to-play, turn-based strategy MMO through its developer, Funatics. The second phase of beta testing will be announced soon. You can sign up for testing through here.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 | 18:57 GMT
EA has announced that they are instituting a two-day grace period for those who pre-ordered Star Wars: The Old Republic. So anybody who preordered the game and is involved in the early access beta, will be able to keep playing until Dec. 22. More »
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | 04:24 GMT
The closed beta for upcoming shooter strategy hybrid Starhawk isn’t just a stress test or a demo, Lightbox has stressed.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | 01:17 GMT
Use this new trailer to warm up for the upcoming beta for Gotham City Impostors.
Fri, Dec 02, 2011 | 05:12 GMT
Long delayed MMORTS End of Nations has been quietly trundling along behind the scenes, but that’s all changing. Trion Worlds has launched a new series of developer diaries called Warfront, hyping the game’s imminent beta testing.
Thu, Dec 01, 2011 | 06:38 GMT
Wed, Nov 30, 2011 | 21:43 GMT
Tiny Speck has announced it will “unlaunch” Glitch, its unusual, side-scrolling MMO.
Wed, Nov 09, 2011 | 01:50 GMT
Rummage thoroughly in the foetid mess of your spam folder; BioWare is sending out a number of weekend beta invites for Star Wars: The Old Republic. According to a post on the BioWare forums, the invites are rolling out rather than being sent in one hit, so keep an eye out today and tomorrow. This test is open to US citizens only, and will run from the East Coast servers.
The highly anticipated MMORPG is expected exclusively on PC on December 20.
Wed, Nov 02, 2011 | 04:27 GMT
Valve is sending out a prolific round of DOTA 2 beta invites, and you have two more opportunities to get your name on the list.
Tue, Nov 01, 2011 | 05:04 GMT
A beta for multiplayer squad-shooter Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City is expected “early next year”, according to producer Mike Jones.
Joystiq reports the beta was outed at Capcom’s Gamers Day 2011 last week.
Operation Raccoon City is expected on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the first half of 2012. See the latest trailer here.
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 | 06:34 BST
DICE has revealed some impressive statistics from the Battlefield 3 open beta.
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 | 23:27 BST
Still hoping to get in on the highly exclusive Diablo 3 closed beta? Well you’ve got one last chance! More »
Wed, Oct 05, 2011 | 01:32 BST
The beta build released as part of Battlefield 3′s open testing should not be taken as indicative of the finished game, DICE has said.
Mon, Oct 03, 2011 | 09:25 BST
DICE has released a statement to participants in the Battlefield 3 beta, claiming that EA may ban the accounts of players who join “any unofficial/hacked servers”.
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 | 01:19 BST
The strange and intriguing indie survival game A Valley Without Wind has just gone into beta – check out the trailer, the beta client, and the hefty pre-order bonus, in that order.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 | 10:17 BST
Valve are listening to fan demand and pushing forward the release of DotA 2 so that folks can get their hands on it as soon as possible, they’ve announced.