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Age of Empires II HD Review

More posts about Apr 25 2013 1 Comment

Age of Empires II is back and better than ever. Developer Hidden Path Entertainment took the real-time strategy game we love, remastered it in HD and launched it as a Steam exclusive title on April 9, 2013; aptly naming the game Age of Empires II HD. Whether you’ve heard of this 1999 classic before this or just found out about it, we’re ready to tell you what we think about Age of Empires II HD.

Battlefield 4 poster suggests new multiplayer modes and DLC

More posts about Apr 25 2013 add comment

According to BF4Central, a promotional poster for Battlefield 4 from an EB Games Australia store hints at a possible DLC pack called ‘Drone Strike’ as well as a new multiplayer mode known as Commander mode. Little insight is offered on the single-player campaign except that players will experience more than just a ‘thrill ride’ with an ‘elite squad of soldiers’.
Recently, EA and EB Games confirmed that Battlefield 4 will be making an appearance at the EB Games […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts appears on Tesco listing with box art

More posts about Apr 25 2013 2 Comments

A Tesco listing suggests the title for Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty title ‘Ghosts’ which will be released as part of the annual cycle. The advert also states that the military shooter is slated for release on November 5, Tuesday. While the publisher refuses to comment on the current rumor, an official announcement is said to be made next month. According to earlier reports, the game will be under the Modern Warfare franchise and set in the future with soldiers […]

Star Trek launch trailer is a go

More posts about Apr 23 2013 add comment

Namco Bandai has released the launch trailer for Star Trek, featuring all that high tech spaceship stuff, monsters, Chris Pine’s virtual twin and Spock with his iconic hairstyle and blue outfit. The game is available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 today in North America while the UK launch will be on this Friday, April 23.

Valve holds the great Portal weekend sale once again

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If you’ve been looking to pick up Valve’s famous puzzle-solving game, the two Portal games are on sale again this weekend on Steam. It’s not the first time we’ve seen this sale, but for over the past year, Valve’s Portal promotions have always taken 75% off every time. So short of them giving away the game for free, it’s safe to assume these sale prices are the lowest they’ll go.

Public testing server opens for another crazy Just Cause 2 Multiplayer mod weekend

More posts about Apr 18 2013 add comment

Prepare for more chaos if you’ve purchased Just Cause 2 on PC as the creators of the revolutionary multiplayer mod unravel another public testing weekend. But what is Just Cause 2 Multiplayer? Well, to put it simply, the exact same JC2 you know well – but with other players. This expectedly leads to insanity, as planes, helicopters, boats and all other types of vehicles cause mass amounts of mayhem on the island of Panau.
The test will be live at […]

BioShock Infinite: The voice talents behind the Lutece twins

More posts about Apr 18 2013 add comment

Say hello to the Lutece twins who are voiced by Jennifer Hale and Oliver Vaquer in this fun interview from GameTrailers. While others may be astonished to find that Hale is the voice of Commander Shepherd in the Mass Effect series, I was surprised the accent that came out from Vaquer’s mouth was American. How he managed to pull off Robert Lutece’s posh British accent so perfectly is another one of those voice acting wonders I truly admire. Both […]

Leaked Tomb Raider DLC screens show new outfits for Lara Croft

More posts about Apr 17 2013 add comment

According to AGB, Crystal Dynamics is adding new outfits to Lara Croft’s ever-growing outdoorsy wardrobe to provide a wider variety of clothing for our iconic heroine. Needless to say, Lara wants to make a fashion statement in the video game world and create a new identity for herself by proving that she isn’t the same tough girl who used to wear the same old tank top and cargo pants for every adventure she embarked on in the […]

Nvidia giving away free Metro: Last Light with graphics card purchases

More posts about Apr 16 2013 add comment

Nvidia just announced today that it will bundle upcoming post-apocalyptic horror game Metro: Last Light with the purchase of any GTX660 or higher graphics card (basically most of their GPU models). The promotion starts today and looks like a North American and European affair (sorry, South America, Australia and Asia!). Two months ago, AMD did the same thing with 3 then-upcoming titles: Crysis 3, BioShock Infinite and Tomb Raider.

Sega to bring out Castle of Illusion HD remake with Mickey Mouse this summer

More posts about Apr 15 2013 add comment

A total remake of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse has just been confirmed by Sega and Disney Interactive today. The remake of Castle of Illusion, a 2D side-scrolling game originally released in 1990 for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, is being developed by Sega Studios Australia and will feature ‘reimagined’ graphics in high-definition that mixes both 2D and 3D artworks. The original 1990 game saw the journey of Mickey Mouse battling his way through the Castle of Illusion to rescue […]