Archives / 2012 / August

Review: Transformers Fall of Cybertron

To its origins story Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, it was a warning shot that the Californian studio felt ready to mingle with the big boys of games development. Sure enough, this quasi-sequel to 2010's War For Cybertron is a bolder and brassier game, with an eye for cinematic bombast. While Transformers: WFC was a fun but vanilla third-person shooter, Fall Of Cybertron prefers to carry it... »

Microsoft store offering $175 off on Xbox 360 S Kinect bundle

While now may not be the best time to buy a new Xbox 360, this close to the holidays, we're certainly not going to judge your need of one. Instead, we're here to help you save some money – hey, look, a deal! The Microsoft store is currently offering a $299.99 bundle that tosses in the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect sensor and two games: Kinect Adventures, which is included with... »

New Dead Island Riptide Details & Screenshots Emerge

Deep Silver today revealed the first details about the next instalment in the Dead Island franchise, coming to stores in 2013. Having survived the ordeals of the zombie infestation on the once beautiful island resort of Banoi, our group of survivors thought they had finally found a safe place to escape from this terrifying nightmare. But they were wrong. Shortly after the battle-hardened team had ... »

Minecraft Xbox 360 update: brand new Easter eggs planned for Tutorial World

Minecraft is so enormous, so fertile with secrets, that you could spend pretty much your entire life in the Tutorial World alone. Not visited yet? You really should. There are shiny secrets and (figuratively) tasty Easter Eggs to uncover, but they won't be around forever. 4J plans to replace the lot via the next, most ambitious Minecraft Xbox 360 update. “Yes, we're going to remove... »

Sniper Elite V2 Getting Multiplayer Modes Later in the Year

When Sniper Elite V2 was released earlier in the year, one of the things that was missing from the title was a multiplayer mode. Playing through the game as a lone wolf is all well and good but when you’re playing a game that puts a rifle in your hands you will, more often than not, expect to be able to shoot other people in some sort of deathmatch. “Rebellion is very excited to releas... »

Open-World Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Unveiled

It seems the Metal Gear game fans have been waiting for has been finally announced at Konami's Metal Gear 25th Anniversary event: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. The unveiling consisted of a real-time demo, but at this stage all English language reports about what was shown have come through Twitter. Guests were reportedly asked not to post about what they were seeing, but many did so anyway... »

Atari Team Up With Internet Explorer to Get in on The Browser Game Love.

Some much loved classics from Atari’s back catalogue have just landed in a browser near you, thanks to the magic of HTML 5. The evolution of the browser based game continues at pace, with Flash content being increasingly left in the cold in favour of other content delivery methods such as HTML5 and live content streaming. Atari, a publisher with more titles under its belt than a swollen Bloc... »

Original Hitman Actor Returns for Absolution plus Hitman Blood Money Free to play.

After a bit of to-ing and fro-ing, IO Interactive have finally come out to confirm that the original voice actor for Agent 47 – who has been in every instalment of the series since it began – David Bateson, will be returning to reprise his role. IO had originally stated that they were looking for a new actor for the part, and after the began hiring other Hollywood and Televison talent ... »

America’s not loving PlayStation All-Stars

Sony usually has huge Triple A titles set to release in the Fall. This year’s a bit different. They’re banking a lot into their new IP (Super Smash Brawl rip off cough*) PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, created by new developer team Super Bot. Anyone who buys the game (not used) gets a free copy of All-Stars for their slow-selling Vita. In addition, anyone who pre-orders the ga... »

Dress Your Xbox 360 Avatar in WWE Themed Gear Today

With the latest yearly edition of the WWE game from THQ dropping onto consoles in early November, you can get ready for the release by grabbing The Undertaker outfit on Xbox 360. THQ has announced that a number of Avatar items are available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace right now. The pricing of each item is between 160 and 320 Microsoft Points. The full list is below. Undertaker Outfit (male and femal... »

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