GAMES NEWS

March 8th, 2011, 1:06 PM

EA Releasing High Resolution Texture Pack for Dragon Age II

The launch of EA’s Dragon Age II is less than 24 hours old and already the first patch has been released, at least for high powered PC gamers who want extra eye candy not currently available in the RPG. For one reason or another EA & Bioware decided against including high resolution textures in the [...]

February 23rd, 2011, 11:59 AM

Keeping Yourself Entertained as EA Launches Game Demos for PC Gamers

With demos noticeably absent in the lead up to the launch of some of 2010 biggest titles, EA appears to be one of the last few publishers that believes in using game demos as a part of their advertising campaign for popular PC games. While Activision may have snubbed the computer crowd, three of the [...]

February 14th, 2011, 12:04 PM

Valve’s Portal 2 Now Available for Pre-Order

Valve,  today announced that outlets worldwide (retailers and Steam) are now accepting pre-order reservations for Portal 2, the epic sequel named the “Most Anticipated Game of 2011″ at the Spike TV Video Game Awards. Special pre-order offers vary at participating outlets around the world and include a variety of dollars off and/or exclusive in-game content [...]

December 14th, 2010, 2:17 PM

Humble Bundle Offering Five Quality Indie Titles For What Ever Price You Want

Looking for good way to kill some time while stuck at the in-laws this holiday season? The Humble Bundle is back in time for Christmas 2010, with 5 excellent Indie titles all for the low price of  “$Whatever You Want”. The Humble Bundle is a collection of five independent game developers, offering their titles in [...]

November 18th, 2010, 4:27 PM

Valve’s Portal 2 Release Unsurprisingly Delayed

We all knew it was coming, or not coming as it were. Valve’s highly anticipated Portal 2 was proudly flaunted at gaming expos throughout the year, and the company was even so brave as to publicly proclaim February 9th, 2011 as the day to mark on your calendar. Well grab the white out, cut out [...]

October 13th, 2010, 11:47 AM

Valve Announces Development and Release of DotA 2

Once a simple community designed Warcraft III mod, DotA, (Defense of the Ancients) has gone on to be one of  the most popular free un-supported game mods around. So it is fitting, that today Valve, who is known for their support of the mod community having developed mods such as Counter Strike and Team Fortress [...]

September 27th, 2010, 1:30 PM

New Left For Dead DLC Coming Next Week

Valve today announced the new add-on for its co-operative zombie thrillers — “The Sacrifice,” in development for both Left 4 Dead (L4D) and Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) — is due for release on October 5, 2010. “The Sacrifice” is the prequel to “The Passing,” and takes place from the L4D Survivors’ perspective as they [...]

September 7th, 2010, 6:05 PM

PAX 2010: Firefall – MMOFPS What?

While gamers at PAX were eagerly waiting in line for Guild Wars 2, Portal 2 and the plethora of other hot titles, a few previously unheard of gems were also getting some major attention, one of which being  Firefall. The game is being developed by Red 5 Studios, you likely haven’t heard of them because [...]

September 4th, 2010, 3:23 PM

PAX 2010: TERA Gameplay Impressions

Not much appears to be known or talked about for that matter, about an upcoming MMORPG, TERA (The Exiled Realm of Arborea) from Bluehole Studios, a company supposedly formed by former members of NCSoft. Described as an Action MMORPG, the game centres around a seemingly deep and involved storyline. There are no faction divides within [...]

September 4th, 2010, 2:05 PM

PAX 2010: Guild Wars 2 Gameplay Impressions

On paper, Guild Wars 2 sounds like it could just be the MMORPG to rival the genre defining World of Warcraft and from our discussions with author Jeff Grub of Ghosts of Ascalon – a book based on the lore presented in Guild Wars 2 – the game is set to target a much larger [...]