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A newsletter sent to current Good Old Games customers today thanks people for being with them the past two years as the site went through beta and into its current format (and for sticking by them after their stupid marketing stunt). And what better way to show your thanks than a free game.
A surprise hit from last year, Gearbox Software’s Borderlands launched its Game Of The Year Edition today, but not without its fair share of problems and issues.
Anyone that knows me, knows that while I’ve tried to get into the whole Facebook social gaming thing, I’d just play it for a few days, get a bit of the hook, then snap out of it and go cold for a few days. I still think it’s a great platform that can get a game a lot of exposure to a good game, given that you can get a good push behind it early when starting out, but until its games start maybe using browser-based game engines like Unity […]
In a fairly low key announcement Valve have launched the beta of ‘Steam Wallet’, a new feature that will allow you to add pre-paid funds into your Steam account. However at the current moment in time it seems to serve no purpose whatsoever.
This is a quick post to highlight that we now have a video game calender which will hopefully become a quick reference for ‘at a glance’ dates in the gaming world, from release dates to trade shows and beyond. It’s mostly an experiment at the moment, and it’s a mostly focused on European dates (becuase thats where I live) but I hope to have it expanded, include summaries, etc. You can view the calender Here or in the links on the left. We also now have a new email address at email@example.com. The old […]
The BBC have revealed details for the third entry in its Doctor Who Adventure Game series, which will allow players to pilot the controls of The Doctor’s legendary timeship for the very first time.
Right down the south entrance of the Cologne Exhibition Centre, Hall 8 featured many of the big names of the gaming industry. Wasting no time before the masses arrived, I visited the first area that crossed my line of sight, the Microsoft Kinect booth. I should say booths, actually – the company’s area included several wide-open stands, but also included some dozen half-closed booths. My interest was on Kinect Sports, but not wanting to waste any time, I went with the next free booth, which just so happened to be […]
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.
Sports Interactive yesterday unveiled and announced Football Manager, the next yearly installment of their hugely successful franchise. Initially to be launched on PC, Mac and PSP, Studio Director Miles Jacobson was on YouTube to give us a quick rundown of a few new features and tweaks we con come to expect from the game, all of which you can read or watch after the jump.
Just a few weeks before the ‘Exclusive’ Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light hits the Xbox Live Marketplace, Crystal Dynamics have announced that the co-op shooter will also be making its way to PS3 and Steam next month.
Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive, has confirmed that the Xbox LIVE Arcade port of the team based western shooter Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West has been cancelled.
Ubisoft have revealed two more characters in the lineup for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood’s multiplayer component: The Soldier and The Blacksmith.
The Spanish language gaming website levelup.com has released 22 new screenshots from Halo: Reach, detailing 3 new multiplayer maps for the game. (Update: The Screenshots have now been pulled from levelup.com, so this article has been re-edited to remove the dead links.)
Overclocked PC Gaming Podcast has an interview up with indie developer Lukewarm Media about their upcoming class-based humans versus dinosaurs shooter Primal Carnage.
The Doctor Who Adventure Games are now available for purchase in the US on Direct2Drive. $4.95 for a bundle of both games, currently on sale for $3.70. Which is a steal. You can read our review of Blood of The Cybermen here DWAG @ Direct2Drive