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E3 is this week, with the Pre-E3 conferences being the major attraction. So we thought we’d put together a list of places on the net to watch them, and when you want to be doing this.
Fatshark, creators of Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2 and Lead & Gold, have recently released Hamilton’s Great Adventure. And Press X or Die has 5 Steam keys to give away.
Game Save Manager does what it says on the tin. It will automatically scan through your save files, back them up, and later on restore them. I would say it’s an essential download for all PC gamers. I’ve only being using it for a short while and have already fallen in love with its feature set.
For many gamers making your own games and turning your ideas into reality is a dream come true. However for many it stays as a dream. Press X or Die plans to rectify this. Over the coming weeks we will highlight some of the tools you can use to turn your ideas into working games. And maybe how to make a little cash along the way. If you feel we’ve missed any tools feel free to share with us. And any readers with knowledge of game creation we’d love to […]
Youtuber Ashens has uploaded a near 50-minute long review of the Open Pandora handheld-computer. Ashens may be known to some readers for his Yahtzee-style reviews of knock-off consoles such as the Popstation and Vii, well worth watching if you haven’t.
Today, Valve and Sony released details on how the union of PS3 and Steam will go down when Portal 2 releases next week. And to go along with that we have a bunch of screens of the overlay in action.
French achievement-tracking site “Success Full” have posted what appears to be the full list of Portal 2 Achievements; giving you a glimpse into the story and co-op challenge modes. In the interest of spoilers I suggest you stop reading around about now.
UK gamer advocacy group Gamers’ Voice is looking to expand its base of volunteers and has put out a call to UK gamers who might be interested.
Team Fortress 2 started adding community items a while back, and more recently introduced the Mann Co. Store, opening a flood of new items made by avid fans of the game. However, these fan-made items, and even some of Valve’s own-made stuff, have a bit of an optimization issue. This has gotten a few members of the TF2 community in a stir, and one user in particular has brought some excellent tidbits to light.
Earlier this year, Wolfire partnered up with several indie developers, the Electronics Frontier Foundation and Child’s Play to provide gamers with the Humble Indie Bundle, a DRM-free multi-OS pack of 6 indie titles in a ‘pay what you want’ sale. Now, in time for the Christmas spirit, a new bundle has arrived.
As you may know Cataclysm is coming out 7th December. You may also know Christmas is just around the corner (33 days if you’re counting). Blizzard knows both these things too. So in the spirit of the season and bringing back lapsed players and welcoming even more into the fold they’ve got WoW, Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich King going real cheap.
Swedish E-retailer Webhallen has teamed up with Mojang, the studio that makes Minecraft, to provide some cool prizes in a very cool competition for those of you with a creative streak.
Cryptic Studios’ Superhero MMO will soon join the growing roster of MMOs taking up the F2P business model. This means, starting from next year, anyone can hop on board and fight along with the heroes of Millennium City, and spend as little or as much as they want on the game.
DeviantArt, the artist social network site, is currently hosting a competition in collaboration with CCP for members of the community to design a spaceship that will be put into EVE.
Making a sequel to an MMO is always hard, even harder is migrating your old player base to the new game. Square-Enix are attempting to make the choice to move on a smooth one for current players of Final Fantasy XI by introducing a few deals and offers exclusive to them.