MAG gold, open US beta tomorrow

MAG’s gone gold, Zipper just confirmed on the US PS Blog, and Americans will be able to openly play the beta as of tomorrow. “Beta 5” will go global on January 4. The online shooter launches on January 26 in North America and Asia, January 28 in Japan, and January 29 in Korea. Hit the […]

Gold headlines

  • The Saboteur goes gold after Pandemic's no good, very bad week

    EA may have pink-slipped 200 Pandemic staffers last week, but true to its word, The Saboteur escaped from the carnage relatively unscathed. And now, according to a post on Pandemic’s community site, the game has gone gold – just in time for its launch next month. “I am very proud to communicate today that The […]

  • Three hours per month for Silver Live members (maybe)

    Live GM Christina DeRosa has told Joystiq that the service’s Silver members may be granted limited access to for free. “Silver users will be able access what we’re considering a trial period of three hours a month, which comes with video advertising,” she said. “Gold users will have unlimited ad-supported access, so they can […]

  • Wheelman goes gold, confirmed for March 27

    Wheelman’s gold, Ubi an Midway said this morning, and will release on March 27. Watch us playing the driving action thing here. We were great. Press release after the break.

  • Halo Wars gold, demo confirmed for February 5

    Halo Wars is now gold, Microsoft’s announced, describing the RTS as “genre-defining”. The Live demo will release on February 5 prior to launch on February 27. Halo Wars is Ensemble’s last game: the studio will now close. A series of vidocs is to be released in the run up to the game’s release, the first […]

  • Killzone 2 goes gold

    Killzone 2’s off to manufacturing, SCEA’s confirmed on the PSBlog. The game’s confirmed for a February 27 launch in both the US and Europe, and is looking like the definite epicentre of hotness for next month. A good reason to finally invest in an HD cable for your PS3, anyway.

  • Amazon offers Live Gold sub for $30

    Amazon is currently offering 13 month’s worth of Xbox Live Gold membership for a stupefying $30. See here. The price is a reduction from the normal $50, meaning you should probably get on it if you’ve been refusing to upgrade from Silver for the last few years. Seriously. Sort it out. Do you want it […]

  • Mirror's Edge goes gold

    Considering it’s out next week, you’d bloody hope so. EA’s confirmed that Mirror’s Edge is gold and has been sent to manufacturing. As you can see in the press release after the break. Don’t forget, UK people, that you can get yourself a limited edition t-shirt by pre-ordering from Game.

  • EndWar goes gold

    Ubi’s confirmed that Tom Clancy’s EndWar has gone gold. The voice-controlled RTS will release for 360 and PS3 on November 7. And that, pretty much, is that.

  • Far Cry 2 goes gold

    Ubisoft’s confirmed that Far Cry 2’s done and dusted and off to manufacture. All versions ship on October 24 in Europe and Octobr 21 in the US. More on IGN.

  • Dead Space goes gold, "platform exclusive suit" available for early buyers

    EA’s confirmed that horror title Dead Space is gold. The firm’s also announced that console gamers that buy within the first two weeks of launch will get a free, platform-specific suit as DLC. Code is now in the hands of journalists, and from what we’ve been told this morning, the game’s level of violence is […]

  • LBP gold, gets confirmed release date, free spacesuit DLC

    The US PS Blog‘s confirmed that LittleBigPlanet will release on October 21, with the European version shipping in the “same week.” Further, Sony’s going to make a Sackboy spacesuit freely available for download for the first week of the game’s existence. You can’t say fairer than that. In addition, there’s also going to be a […]

  • Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway is gold

    Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway has gone gold and will be at retail, as planned, on September 23 in the US. The Gearbox WWII shooter looks to be gory, as was shown in a new video tonight. It’s out for PC, 360 and PS3. Press release after the link.

  • WAR gold, says a completely official press release

    Warhammer Online’s gold, says a press release both approved by EA and Mythic. You can read it after the link. You can believe this. Please don’t believe Mythic games are finished if senior execs at the developer say so. No sir. Believe press releases, though. Like the one after the link. Very official, that.

  • Spore's gold, says EA

    God knows how many years in the making, Spore finally went gold today ahead of its September 5 release. We could talk, but we won’t: there’s nothing you don’t already know. “We are so excited to finally get Spore into the hands of fans and players,” said executive producer Lucy Bradshaw. “The Maxis studio has […]

  • Too Human gold, 900,000 play demo

    Microsoft’s announced that Xbox 360 action RPG Too Human has gone gold and will make its announced August release dates in both the US and Europe. America will see the game on August 19, with Europe finally getting to see what all the fuss is about on August 29. The Silicon Knights game’s demo has […]

  • GTA IV goes g-g-gold

    Take Two has confirmed that GTA IV has now gone gold. “Trucks are rolling next week and there will be a lot of them,” a Take-Two exec said yesterday. GTA IV is rapidly becoming our favourite game of all time, simply because we just love writing news about it. By Mike Bowden