Tag Archives: Gaming

Mighty Switch Force dev WayForward remaking Duck Tales for Capcom

Mighty Switch Force developer WayForward is remaking Duck Tales for Capcom, the publisher has just announced. Duck Tales Remastered is a remake of the classic NES game, released in Europe…

Dubstep guns, superpowers and a playable President: Welcome to Saints Row 4

You can’t keep a lid on a series as noisy as Saints Row, so the fourth instalment’s first reveal proper last week came as no real shock. What is surprising,…

Microsoft hauls Xbox Entertainment Awards website offline after user information revealed

UPDATE #2: Microsoft has contacted users who voted in the Xbox Entertainment Awards to inform them of the “technical error” which resulted in personal data being exposed. That information included…

Man For Sale: Chris Avellone On Torment Kickstarter

Roll up roll up! We have one man for auction! Cofounder of Obsidian Entertainment, lead designer for a thing called Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2, lead designer…

SimSettlement: Banished Is About Survival And Life

I love being alive right now. Admittedly, there are many reasons for that – getting to see humanity clumsily barge its way into a new stage of evolution, being able…

The Flare Path: KillHouse Rules

The Flare Path kill house is not like other kill houses. Footwear must be removed at the front door. All offers of tea or coffee politely accepted. No-one is allowed…

Company Of Heroes Retaining Online Functions Via Steam

It’s a dark time to be a mulitplayer server. From the day you’re born, you’re living on borrowed time, and that goes double if any sort of sequel has your…

Zynga relaunches gaming site, loosens Facebook ties

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Online game publisher Zynga Inc relaunched its website on Thursday, allowing users to play its games without first signing on to Facebook, a…

Blizz-Card: Hearthstone – Heroes Of Warcraft

PAX East is happening right now and even though I’m not there to watch people announce things on stages, I’ve recently discovered a magical portal that allows me to read…

Adventures In F2P – What Does KingsRoad Offer?

ARPGs, as I’ve argued before, are the ultimate in comfort gaming. That half-involved click-click-clicking occupies all the parts of your brain that are otherwise used for worrying, while also offering…

Taking The Black: Deponia Dev’s Turn-Based Blackguards

Hey, so, Deponia, right? It’s pretty OK. The first lushly drawn adventure was worth a few laughs (at least, between all the thinly veiled sexism and crudeness), and the second…

Beyond The Alpha: Have Fun In Arma 3

The scenario: you have the Arma 3 Alpha and you’ve exhausted the stock missions the game comes with. You’re also rubbish with the editor, and you don’t live with someone…

Pyramid Scheme: Total War II Egyptian Faction Revealed

Hey, oh Let me hear you say it (Cleopatra) Come on (Cleopatra, comin’ atcha) (Cleopatra, comin’ atcha) (Cleopatra, comin’ atcha) (Cleopatra, comin’ atcha)(more…)

Crossover To Bear: Left 4 Dead 2 Meets Resi 6

Pretend that you didn’t read anything on the internet last week so that I can tell you about a keerrraazy new crossover that you won’t believe. Left 4 Dead 2…

Arrowed In The Face: Tower Fall

Indie dev Matt Thorson‘s in FASHION. Ooooooooooooh. FASHION. He has accessorised his latest game Tower Fall in the latest chic: bows and arrows! And Ouya! Or wait, are boats more…

Rhi, Light My Fire: Rhianna Pratchett On Tea, Cakes & Lara

It’s about five to seven on a Wednesday night and I meant to call my mum about an hour ago to tell her that I am a failure of a…

How Video Games Help Fuel Space Exploration

Having traveled to other worlds in his game creations such as “Ultima,” Richard Garriott de Cayeux is now doing the real thing. He flew to the International Space Station in…

T-shirt evokes late actor Heath Ledger as laidback skateboarder

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Five years after the death of renowned Australian actor Heath Ledger, friends and family have joined to pay tribute to the man known to the world as…

New leak suggests next-gen Xbox won’t play used games

Following a number of reports claiming Microsoft’s (MSFT) next-generation video game console, codenamed “Durango,” will block users’ ability to play preowned games, a new report appears to back up those…

China's glamorous new first lady an instant internet hit

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – With a smile on her face, dressed in a simple black peacoat and carrying an elegant unbranded bag, China’s new first lady, Peng Liyuan,…