GAMES NEWS

June 11th, 2010, 11:29 AM

Crysis 2 Limited Beta Opportunity and New Launch Date

A few interesting updates for the upcoming Crysis sequel, Crysis 2, courtesy of EA. The game’s launch date appears to have been bumped up from “holiday 2010″ to sometime in fall 2010.  This is according to a new EA advert in MCV that distinctly announces it as arriving in “Autumn 2010″. Along with this, EA [...]

June 11th, 2010, 11:14 AM

Team Fortess 2 Now Available for Mac

Team Fortress 2 (TF2), the title PC Gamer’s editors have called the most fun game ever made, is now available for the Mac via Steam, a leading online platform for games with over 25 million accounts worldwide. Like all the titles Valve have brought to the Mac platform, TF2 features Steam Play which allows gamers [...]

June 9th, 2010, 10:44 AM

Valve Announces Making Games is Hard; Delays Portal 2

In a tongue-in-cheek press release, Valve has announced the delay of Portal 2 and throws water on the rumour fires regarding their E3 “surprise”. Aperture Science, doing business as Aperture Laboratories LLC, in partnership with Valve today announced the successful completion of an ethics-review-panel-supervised release date restructuring process. Portal 2, the sequel to the ground-breaking [...]

May 26th, 2010, 1:12 PM

Aliens vs. Predator DX11 Stand-Alone Benchmark Now Available

New Aliens vs. Predator benchmark gives users the ability to test the mettle of their DX11 hardware with tessellation and advanced shadows without having to purchase the game.  Rebellion, Sega and Twentieth Century FOX have released a detailed, stand-alone DX11 benchmark for the popular Aliens vs. Predator game.  With it, you will be able to [...]

April 22nd, 2010, 10:44 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.4a Preview Drivers

ATI has released a second preview of its 10.4 Catalyst drivers, this time that resolves Battlefield: Bad Company 2 load times for earlier generation cards. Last week we saw the initial preview of the Catalyst 10.4 that resolve slow loading of BF:BC2 maps with ATI 5000 series cards, and now the 10.4 Preview fixes the [...]

March 11th, 2010, 9:08 AM

Epic Brings NVIDIA 3D Vision Support to Unreal Engine 3

NVIDIA and Epic Games, Inc. today announced the addition of NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology support to Unreal Engine 3. Today’s announcement means that licensees of the world’s most successful game engine will be able to take full advantage of integrated 3D Vision™ technology support and offer an unprecedented level of immersion in their upcoming games.  [...]

February 18th, 2010, 11:30 AM

Blizzard Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty Closed BETA Invites Sent Out

Hell, It’s about time. Amid plenty of delays and years of taunting, gamer’s are finally getting the chance for a hand’s on experience with the long anticipated Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, or at least some of them. Blizzard has announced that the first “phase” of closed beta trial keys have been handed out through [...]

February 9th, 2010, 12:47 PM

EA Game Release Schedule for 2010

In a third quarter financial summary report, which normally would be fairly drab, EA has given a sneak peak at a preliminary timeline for its gaming titles of 2010 (open to change). The list came along with a press release and investor conference call yesterday, and amongst the usual earnings reports was this tasty morsel. [...]

January 27th, 2010, 6:56 AM

Arctic Cooling Launches the GC PRO Game Console

Stand up and play!  Today, ARCTIC COOLING launched a TV game console – the ARCTIC GC PRO. This all-in-one console is packaged with built-in games, wireless controllers and various add-ons.  Featuring high resolution 3D graphics, playing the ARCTIC GC PRO at home islike playing in the fields!     Sporty, fun and witty built-in games [...]

October 16th, 2009, 12:10 PM

Left for Dead 2 Demo Released in Two Weeks

Those looking forward to the second iteration of Valve’s smash hit, Left for Dead, mark your calendars for October 27th or November 3rd respectively to try your hand at Left for Dead 2! The Left 4 Dead 2 demo will feature gameplay taken from “The Parish” campaign, set in the New Orleans French Quarter. Playable by [...]