The Old Republic ‘will never be profitable’
12 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 8, 2010 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
At the London Games Conference this past week, the CEO of Bigpoint studios went out on a limb to say that Bioware's Star Wars: The Old Republic will never be profitable. Bigpoint is currently working on the Battlestar Galactica MMO, which will likely be free-to-play with microtransactions instead of a mont... more.
Blizzard’s new WoW site is awesome!
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 5, 2010 under Gaming
Blizzard has launched a preview of the new World of Warcraft Battle.net site, and if you're a StarCraft 2 player it may look a little familiar. But despite the similarities to the SC2 site, the new WoW community hub is awesome for players. Just some of the features include vastly improved character pages that include just about every single tiny detail you want about your character, the ability to... more.
Old Republic PVP Warzones Revealed
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, Star Wars, Videos
Today Bioware has finally revealed the PVP part of The Old Republic in the form of Warzones. These appear to be similar to WoW's Battlegrounds as there is no mention of any sort of open world PVP yet. Those reared on Star Wars Galaxy's epic massive open world Rebel vs. Imperial PVP will likely be disappointed in what looks to be a relatively stiff instanced PVP experience that doesn't really look ... more.
EA announces Battlefield Play4Free
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming
Along the lines of Battlefield Heroes and Quake Live, EA has announced a new modern combat Battlefield game titled Battlefield Play4Free. The game is using the same engine as Battlefield 2, Battlefield 2142, and Battlefield Heroes and will combine popular maps from Battlefield 2 with weapons from Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - all for free. It'll likely be structured like Battlefield Heroes where yo... more.
The Force Unleashed II – Escape from Kamino
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 4, 2010 under Gaming, Star Wars
Lucasarts has released a retro-style Force Unleashed II promotional game on their Facebook page titled Escape from Kamino. Basically you control a small Starkiller sprite as he automatically runs across the screen. You just need to tap space or the mouse button to jump across platforms until his Force power builds up, and then a double tap will unleash it. It's very simple and gets on pretty quick... more.
GoG.com serves up more D&D love
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming
We let you know previously how retro gaming side Good Old Games has been releasing classic Dungeons & Dragons PC games for about $10 each. You can already get Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale, The Temple of Elemental Evil, and Planescape Torment from the site; all DRM free. In the last couple weeks they've added a couple more and they keep getting bette... more.
5 Badass SciFi Weapons in Video Games
7 CommentsPosted by Rohit Sharma on November 3, 2010 under Featured, Gaming, Lists
Bullets, guns, chainsaws, rifles, grenades, rocket launchers, Video Games have been experimenting with every possible weapon on the planet. If they still cannot find it..hell...they create one! There's not a single weapon you'd name and would not find it in a Video Game. Like a bimbo, every weapon has its appeal. The following are 5 weapons which have made to the Badass list. These are a must wh... more.
The Force Unleashed 2 DLC Revealed?
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, Star Wars
Just as with the first game, it looks as if Lucasarts is planning a bunch of additional downloadable content for The Force Unleashed 2. A poster on the NeoGAF forum (which has the worst moderation of any forum on the Internet) has discovered details of the DLC in the PC version, and the console ones should end up being the same: ... more.
Medal of Honor Review – Fear the Beard!
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 2, 2010 under Gaming, Reviews
With Call of Duty currently maintaining a unrelenting grip on the first-person shooter market; EA has decided to reboot the Medal of Honor franchise to try to grab a slice of the modern warfare pie. Did they succeed? Well, if you're looking for Modern Warfare 3; look elsewhere. But if you want a military FPS grounded in reality with a multiplayer component more reliant on teamwork than rock stars;... more.
John Carmack speaks RAGE…geeks listen.
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 1, 2010 under Gaming, Tech
id's John Carmack has released a new blog post on the official Bethesda blog dealing with the upcoming mobile port of id's new FPS RAGE. Carmack famously showed off the iPhone version of the game at this year's Quakecon; causing geeks to to into spasms of disbelief that such a huge high-end ... more.