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New WildStar warplots trailer

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

As we get ever closer to the June 3rd release date of the much anticipated MMO known as WildStar, NCSoft have released a new trailer showcasing the Warplots mode.  As explained by the trailer, it’s a 40 vs 40 PvP arena, in which two sides fight it out over their player made plots. Warplots are awarded to players when they reach...

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth formally revealed, releasing this fall

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 14th 2014 - No Comments

2K and Firaxis Games have lifted the lid on their latest project, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth. Returning to the Civilization franchise, Firaxis have tasked players of Beyond Earth with the development of humanity as they explore and create a future on alien worlds. According to Firaxis, players will “lead factions divided...

Titanfall: Expedition DLC drops next month. Free and premium content incoming

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 14th 2014 - No Comments

Respawn has announced “Expedition” has Titanfall’s first DLC release, and will be made available sometime next month. The announcement was made just yesterday at PAX. The new DLC’s story is reportedly set after the main campaign, and the pack includes new brand new three maps. Swampland is set in alien ruins and...

GameSpy shutdown will not affect old battlefield games

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

There is good news for fans of the old Battlefield games.  When the GameSpy shutdown was announced, it was feared that all the games that used it would stop working.  That list includes a lot of games, and so far only a few publishers have made official statements about how they’re handling the announcement.  EA said today that...

Orcs Must Die! Unchained announced, debut trailer revealed

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

Robot Entertainment and Gameforge have revealed Orcs Must Die! Unchained Free-to-play, Orcs Must Die! Unchained sees 10 player being able to participate in the mayhem with teams splitting 5 vs 5 and taking the responsibility for both sides of the battle which includes the building of traps, as well as summoning their own armies to lead...

BELOW confirmed for Steam release, new trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

Capybara Games has revealed Below will release on Steam, as well as Xbox One. A release for Xbox One was confirmed last year during E3 2013, but now the developer has revealed the game is also headed to Steam. The new trailer, titled “Come in from the Storm”, pans across some of the landscapes in the game with shades of their...

New Child of Light developer diary discusses sound and artistic effects

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has released the second dev diary for Child of Light. The first focused on the art of the game, as well as the story, while this one goes into the preparation and execution of music and sound effects.  Speaking to Coeur de Pirate, who composed the soundtrack, the video also speaks to some of the team as they reveal the emotion behind...

New Watch Dogs PC gameplay video talks the power of Nvidia

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has released a new Watch Dogs trailer for the PC build of the game. The trailer talks about the relationship between the studio and the Nvidia technology including a new technique utilised in Watch Dogs named HBAO+, which helps improve the quality of shadows in the world. If you’re not into all the technical details don’t...

SOE reveals new zombie MMO – H1Z1

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) showed off their new zombie MMO title H1Z1 at the  Game Talk Live show, during which SOE president John Smedley played a section. “The H1Z1 virus devastated mankind and left nothing but death and destruction in its wake and a world nearly empty of human life where the remnants of humanity are in a fight...

Confirmed: Internet connection drops during The Crew will kick players back to title screen

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has confirmed if you lose your internet connection during a playthrough of The Crew, then you’ll be sent directly back to the title screen. The outcome of a drop in connection will affect both single and multiplayer aspects to the game, as creative director Julian Gerighty told VideoGamer recently: “It’s one...

New gameplay trailer released for The Evil Within, watch it here

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Bethesda has released a brand new gameplay trailer for The Evil Within. The trailer shows a shed load of nasty enemies and environments, as well as giving you a good glimpse at one of the nastiest enemies in the game, known only as the “Boxman”. Developed by Tango gameworks, The Evil Within releases on August the 26th for...

Hidden Thursday: The Forgotten Gem?

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

We haven’t had a Hidden Thursday post in a while now, that’s because I was running out of hidden gems.  I was racking my brain trying to remember those gems I played as far back as to my first venture into console gaming (The original Nintendo) but nothing stood out to me worthy of a hidden gem mention.  After the last...

Canned Darth Maul Star Wars third-person game footage surfaces

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

It would appear that Darth Maul was to get his very own Star Wars game for PS3, 360, Wii U and PC. The game was in development at Red Fly Studios, the folks responsible for The Force Unleashed 2 for Wii. The game started development some time in 2010 and development was shuttered within a year. Apparently Mr Star Wars himself George...

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel announced, details and debut gameplay released

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

2K Games has officially revealed Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Powered by the Borderlands II engine, and developed by 2K Australia, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel sees players witness the rise of Handsome Jack as they are whipped away from Pandora, and plonked on the moon that hangs above the franchise’s sky-box. Confirmation has come through...

Outcast Reboot HD confirmed, KickStarter campaign launched

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

The team at Fresh3D Inc has revealed they are taking to KickStarter to fund Outcast Reboot HD. Acquiring the rights to the franchise back in 2013, Fresh3D Inc is looking to raise $600,000 to rejig the cult classic PC title into HD. According to studio, the HD remake of Outcast, if funded, will see all items, characters, textures and...