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Faster Than Light, the 2012 rogue-like space adventure game and Kickstarter success story that we really enjoyed, is receiving its eagerly awaited iPad version on April 3rd. This coincides with the Advanced Edition upgrade that PC players will be getting, with the new content also included for iPad players.
Once again it is March, once again it is the BAFTA Games Awards, this year deciding it’s BAFTA Games Awards and not the previous British Academy Video Games Awards. Once again brought to us by Dara O’Briain, talking a bit faster than usual, though this year brining a new round of games.
It is rare for a console game to grace the Friday Freeloader, and yet here we are with one of the crown jewels of the PlayStation 3 no less. As of this Wednesday Uncharted 3 multiplayer is now free to play up to a level 15 cap.
In a move that might surprise a few people, Sega have acquired a license from Games Workshop to make games based on the Warhammer property. Given that the Warhammer 40K series is one of recently-ailing THQ’s top draws, what does that spell for both parties?
In early March of this year, Peter Molyneux, a games industry veteran, parted ways with Lionhead and Microsoft after working with them for fifteen and six years, respectively. He embarked on the founding of a new games studio, 22Cans, with several other Lionhead veterans, and they have now released their first… experiment: Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube?
EA are celebrating Battlefield’s 10th anniversary by releasing the original Battlefield 1942 on Origin, free to everyone. You can grab it here. Curiously, it’s under the Demos tab rather than Free Games, but the Battlefield team on Twitter have confirmed that it is indeed the full game.
It has begun. After 3 weeks of Gabe Newell memes, off-base predictions, “Valve can’t count to 3” jokes, and Reddit complaints, the 2012 Steam summer sale is finally here. And it’s exactly what we’ve all expected. Following the trend set by the last 2 summer and winter sales, the sale follows the daily deal format, with select games being discounted more heavily than usual, with the selection rotating daily. There are massive markdowns on publisher packs, and “indie bundles”, with some rotating daily and some remaining at a consistent price […]
Shameless Gaming Month 2012 is upon us. Shameless Gaming Month started over at Trjn.net and aims to use the slow gaming month of July as a time to delve into our unfinished and unplayed game collection and reduce our pile of shame.
EA has released their “Mt. Eddie” retro inspired DLC on both Xbox Live and PSN, bringing back old characters from past SSX titles like SSX 3, Tricky, and On Tour, as well as adding 3 new songs to the already stellar soundtrack. In addition to the characters and soundtrack additions, there is a new range available in Explore mode; “Mt. Eddie”, the tracks and drops taking cues from level design of past SSX games and the name being derived from the distinctive, hair-obsessed boarder first introduced in the original SSX.
UK video game deals site SavyGamer celebrates it’s fifth anniversary today. Founded by Lewie Proctor, who occasionally lends his pen to a number of gaming sites as well as running the weekly “Bargain Bucket” on RockPaperShotgun, the site gathers the best deals around the web and the UK for thrifty gamers.
Prince of Persia first hit gamers screens 23 years ago on the venerable Apple II. And while a great many ports were made over the years the original source code was lost to the ages. Until two weeks ago when three 3.5″ floppies were discovered in the back of a cupboard.
Once again it’s March and that means the BAVGAs. Once more hosted by Irish comedian Dara O’Briain. Opening with a terrible “arrow in the knee” joke, then lambasting ITV for its use of ARMA II footage as never-before-seen footage of the IRA. Surprisingly no quips about the current status of BAVGA sponsor GAME. This year introduces the “Performer” award.
Talk about a blast from the past! Yesterday, Dave Gilbert announced on Twitter that his publishing company, Wadjet Eye Games, would be releasing Da New Guys: Day of the Jackass on February 29.
Launched just the other day, Indie Games Developer is a free to read online magazine. Available in both flash and PDF form it’s something great to pass some of the weekend.
In a recent email to server operators, Valve declared that they will soon be actively policing servers that they feel are falsifying information from the master server list.