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As of typing this post right now, videogame stat-tracking site Raptr has had its players log 12,661 hours of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 gameplay. Not bad for a game that isn’t released for another 2 days, right?
If you’re someone who keeps their ear to the ground in regards to indie news you’ll most likely have heard that last night the laptops belonging to two of the Indie Stone developers were stolen along with months of work on the game.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto III, Rockstar Games have announced that the iconic title, which was the first third-person perspective game in the series, is to appear on select mobile devices.
Tiny Build Games, creators of “No Time to Explain” decided that if you can’t beat them, you may as well join them, by uploading their own game to The Pirate Bay. The upload even came with matching pirate theme, which is what tipped TorrentFreak off that this wasn’t your average game torrent.
Good Old Games is a digital distribution store that specialises in releasing older PC games in a way that will run on modern systems. Since last week they have being releasing some old EA-published titles, starting with Dungeon Keeper 2. They got off on the wrong foot.
As a fan of the Pokemon Trading Card Game when I was a kid, and putting way too many hours into the excellent Game Boy Color version I have been checking up on this online version for some time. It’s now in open beta allowing anyone to join in on the Pokemon fun. You get to pick a starter deck, the usual water, fire or grass type choice. There’s Trainer Challenge, a league type mode against AI opponents with various decks. You work your way up the ranks, getting achievements […]
Tech giant Microsoft triumphed over other tech companies such as Google, Twitter, Facebook and Zynga in a recent fund-raising StarCraft II competition. The After Hours Gaming League was a 7-week long event organized by Sean Plott, founder of DayTV, a site which broadcast the matches, in order to promote eSports to a mainstream audience. Microsoft achieved a straight 7-0 win/loss ratio with their $5,000 prize winnings going to Amnesty International. Coming joint second were Google, Zynga and Amazon with a win/loss ratio of 5-2 each. For those interested in watching […]
Everything is coming full circle again, Blizzard trademarks another name a few months before Blizzcon. Those in the know understand what that means, New Expansion; but what does ‘Mists of Pandaria’ mean in terms of content?
Remember that space-sim type game we ran for Friday Freeloader a couple of weeks back? Well, it’s now up for pre-order at a price/donation of $7 (£4.30) and up. The full game is not expected for a few months yet, the free version being the main release for a while, but donate now and you secure yourself a copy when the game launches (ha-ha). When the game is released, the final build of the free version will remain as a demo. Squad seem to be following the tried ‘n’ tested model that has worked so […]
Carpe Fulgur, localisers of indie hit Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale, announced earlier this week that they’d be taking Lizsoft’s “Fortune Summoners: Secret Of The Elemental Stone” to the Western world as their third project.
Phishing has long been a tradition of Steam. Barely a month will go by without someone telling you how to get free games or SteamAdmin telling you to go log-in to re-validate your account on www.thisislegitsteamsite.tk. However, this is usually through the Steam chat where fake URLs are hard to cover up. Recently scammers have a new tactic through sending you emails informing you that you’ve been gifted a game.
Fuelcell Games just released a bunch of screenshots and one final trailer for its gorgeous sidescrolling shooter Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, due to hit Xbox Live Arcade this summer.
When it comes to zombie games most of us have had just about enough, so when publisher Deep Silver announced their new survival-horror title Dead Island with little more than a few screenshots and pre-rendered trailers it was met with cynical caution, if not outright disdain. The sheer number of zombie and zombie-related titles released over the last decade had left the industry fully saturated with gratuitous gore, so why should any of us expect anything new from such a stereotypically-named game? First among the naysayers – even for a […]
The other day we asked you guys to produce a caption to win one of 5 Steam copies of Hamilton’s Great Adventure, kindly given to us by Fatshark. The winners are:
Team Meat have pushed a hefty update to Super Meat Boy owners via Steam, adding features including a way to sort user-made levels, a recommended chapter tab, and a nifty-sounding mode called “Enter the Unknown” that creates a 20-level chapter comprised of randomly selected highly-rated levels from the portal. Several bug fixes are also included. via Team Meat