EA keeps offering games in their On the House program. Previously, they've given out copies of Plants vs Zombies and Battlefield 3 for limited periods to anyone who wanted them. Now, they are going old school and helping to get you off of Facebook gaming.
Oh those good old LAN days, how I miss them! It didn’t matter what new shiny multiplayer game was out because Quake III Arena always made an appearance and stole the spotlight at some point. That multiplayer goodness eventually transitioned into Quake Live, a browser based version which has kept fans happy since 2010. We previously told you about some changes, as well as an upcoming Steam version… it’s landing today.
As an Assassin’s Creed fan, I’m really being spoilt for choice this year. There’s not one, but two very different games hitting shelves in December, with Unity set for current-gen and Rogue aiming at keeping older console players happening. One would expect that both would be coming to PC too, but that’s not the case. For now at least.
A few weeks ago Riot Games revealed the latest champion to enter Summoner's Rift, Azir. Reading about his abilities gave me the impression that Azir would be an easy, crazy farming machine that was able to push lanes with his own towers. Easy wins, right? Well, Azir looks anything but easy to play.
Quite probably the best selling football sim of the year is out next week, though its arguably better contemporary gets a demo release today. Most of the less casual FIFA players already know everything they need or want to know about the upcoming footie game, but for those who have a more casual stance to the game, here’s a new video from EA showing you things.
You know who doesn’t like free stuff? Nobody! As a young lad, I spent a lot of time doing promotional work for various companies. You’d think free lanyards would be the most boring freebie in existence, but those things flew out of my hands faster than my self esteem. Point is, people like free stuff – gamers more so than most, especially if it’s for a game they really like. Got a copy of Divinity: Original Sin? You have some free DLC waiting for you…
All hail the PC Master Race! For they are the knights in shining armour this industry deserves. They have conquered both land and sea, spreading their influence far and wide. They are the next evolutionary rulers of this kingdom. If only you could join up and fight the just cause with them. Well, all hail Civilization V!
The office printer is a dark place for many. It normally sits in the musty corner of the office, the place everybody hates to go, but has to go when paper needs duplicating. Nobody will ever mention it, but it’s usually good practice to never touch the glass top by hand as there may be some rear DNA smeared all over it. If only there was something that could help pass the time while waiting for all those copies to complete…
Last week the specifications for Nvidia's new, smaller 900-series card were apparently locked down by a very credible rumour. We're literally two days way from seeing Nvidia reveal something formally, but that hasn't prevented the supposedly final specs of the GTX 980 from leaking.
In FIFA’s Ultimate team mode, Trade offers were a way for players to directly exchange items with one another, bypassing the need for the thing’s built-in auction system. that’s cool, as it allowed for a sort of barter system or for people to share items with friends. As is typical for this sort of thing though, it was abused by scammers. It’s now being yanked out of the game.
Far Cry is never shy of dabbling in the slightly insane. In the last entry, that was almost entirely encapsulated in Vaas alone, but Far Cry 4 seems to sprinkle this insanity all around its mechanics. That's why instead of a fancy new weapon, Far Cry 4 has weaponized elephants. Oh, hey PETA!
As we already know, GTA V is being remastered for the new gen consoles and finally coming in November. PC gamers, however, get to wait a few extra months before they too come to be annoyed by Trevor and his recklessness, and the overbearing repetition of the N word. Why must they wait so long? Rockstar has the answers.
Last week, it was rumoured that Microsoft would be purchasing the company responsible for the blocky phenomenon known as Minecraft. Today the Redmond company has confirmed that it now owns Mojang and its properties.
Divinity: Original Sin is a kickstarter success story. The game really seems to be doing quite well for itself. The question is, how well? Swen Vincke, the founder and CEO of Larian Studios took to his blog to share his thoughts about the game and its release.
I have a very soft spot for Magicka, that bizarre mage game. It’s filled with tons of enemies, millions of spells in which to dispatch them, and more jumbled jargon than all the Sims games put together. There is a sequel in the works, due for release in 2015. Are you capable of stringing words together in nonsensical rhythm? Think you’re more talented or equal to any of our local Idol’s wooden mic champions? Stick around, you could be walking away with your own copy of the game when it releases.