Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category
Diablo III Beta is Underway
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 21, 2011 under Gaming
Perhaps the most anticipated PC game that doesn't have "Old" or "Republic" in the title is Blizzard's Diablo III. After Blizzard's Friends & Family Alpha and a relatively quick closed beta, the company announced last night that they are opening the floodgates to normal people to try out the next generation demon slaying and mouse click-fest that they've cooked up. Apparently while the beta will at... more.
The Old Republic Starts Guild Phase 2
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News, Star Wars
If you're doubting that The Old Republic will release this year, you really should stop. Today, BioWare has kicked off Phase 2 of the guild formation process. The first phase started back in March, and the third will likely be at the launch of the game. Since the guild phase has hit the second part, it's very possible that we may be just a couple weeks away from a release date announcement. Pha... more.
The Old Republic Release Date To Be Announced in October
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 20, 2011 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
Today EA attended a Goldman Sachs Conference and dropped more details about when they will announce the release date for The Old Republic. EA's CFO Eric Brown said that they expect to announce a release date by the end of October, which will usually means they plan on releasing it within three weeks of the date announcement. If they announce the date at the end of October, that means the game may ... more.
Dead Space 3 Revealed
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News
IGN has posted a video from Israeli TV showing off concept art and a logo and concept art for Dead Space 3. Strangely, they had to question the existence of the game. The first Dead Space proved to be a huge hit, and the sequel was even better. So it's anyone who thinks that EA isn't putting out a third game in the scifi/hor... more.
New World of Darkness MMO Details
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 19, 2011 under Gaming, News
It's been a long time since we've heard anything about CCP's upcoming MMO adaptation of White Wolf's World of Darkness. The company that made EVE Online a strong science fiction MMO is hoping to do the same thing with horror, and right now White Wolf is having their annual Grand Masquerade in New Orleans. Details are leaking out about the game, and Rock Paper Shotgun more.
Blizzard Reveals its Weapon Against TOR
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News
With The Old Republic due out at the end of the year, everyone is wondering what Blizzard will pull out of their pocket to fight it off. Aside from an expected Expansion announcement at BlizzCon next month, Blizzard plans to release patch 4.3 "End Time" for WoW by the end of the year. The patch is the end of the Cataclysm expansion where players will fight Deathwing in an epic raid. Patch 4.4 will... more.
WH40k: Space Marine (PC) – Review
0 CommentsPosted by James Livett on September 17, 2011 under Gaming, Reviews
Admittedly this has come a little later than I had hoped. This is largely down to a fancy old hoo-hah (to use the entirely technical terminology), which delayed the general release of Space Marine in the UK, that many people suspect involves one or two of our bigger national retailers. Many people have ... more.
New Old Republic Q&A Reveals Post-Launch Features
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 16, 2011 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
As part of this week's Old Republic Friday update, BioWare has posted a new Community Q&A that reveals some good things on the way for the game. First off, a Dual-Spec system will be coming some time after launch: Q: Since it has been clearly stated that there will not be dual specs for characters in the game, can you explain your ... more.
Magic: The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 Expansion Review
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News, Reviews
If you read our review of the original release of Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012, you'd know that we really liked this upgrade to the video game version of Magic: The Gathering. If fixed many of the problems with the original game's interface, and while it wasn't completely bug free; it was a great adaptation of the game and a really great way to teach new players the game without much investment... more.
Dead Island (PC) – Review
0 CommentsPosted by James Livett on September 13, 2011 under Gaming, Reviews
You may well remember a certain trailer that received widespread acclaim and made many people aware of the Dead Island title. Well it's now been released (rather shakily at that!) and is receiving all manner of attention; the dev-build that was released for PC users naturally upset the early buyers, and then the "Feminist Whore" issue ... more.