Category: News

  • Dark Souls II trailer and screens

    Considering going beyond death? For a sneak peek of the mysteries and monsters you’ll face in Dark Souls II check out the trailer below! In the tormented kingdom of Drangleic, a cure to the Curse awaits to be found and countless deaths awaits to be endured. Dark Souls II will be available on PS3 and…

  • Unsung Story Kickstarter Reveals “Spiritual Successor” to Final Fantasy Tactics

    The title, a proposed collaboration between Yasumi Matsuno (the mastermind behind Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story) and developer Playdek, promises the same sort of “complex and rich game worlds” and “inspiring class based tactics game play” as their past projects. Target platforms for the project currently include PC, Mac, iOS and Android. In an interesting…

  • Final Fantasy VI Port Now Available on Android

    Following an announcement late last year, the legendary Super Nintendo RPG, originally localised in several western territories as Final Fantasy III, is now available on Android devices running version 3.2 (“Honeycomb”) or higher. In a series that often evokes wildly-differing opinions from its fans, Final Fantasy VI is generally considered a high-point (with our own…

  • New god and arena map for MOBA Smite

    The god of that brows stuff all our civilisations are built on (earth), Geb, is making his début in god-bashing MOBA Smite. If you’re into tanking or supporting then you’ll want to give Geb a go. He’s chock full of survivability and CC, and is sure to be a useful guy to have on your…

  • Bodycheck Looks to Reinvent Contact Sports on Vita

    Sports are all well and good, and sports games are a great way to partake while being warm and lazy. The decades long journey towards a perfect recreation of a certain real world sport in a virtual context has reached a point now that outside of requiring physical exertion to participate there isn’t a lot…

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts first map pack coming this month

    The first of Call of Duty:Ghosts’ four downloadable map packs is due out on 28th January. The reveal was made by the official Call of Duty Instagram account in the form of a video with the caption “Something menacing is coming Jan. 28. Get ready for the #Onslaught. | #CODGhosts#COD #CallofDuty”. According to Call of Duty’s YouTube channel, Onslaught…

  • Maxis confirms SimCity offline mode

    Maxis Emeryville studio’s General Manager, Patrick Buechner has confirmed that the highly requested offline mode is coming to SimCity. In a blog article on the SimCity website, Buechner writes: “Yes, Offline is coming as a free download with Update 10 to all SimCity players. When we launch it, all of your previously downloaded content will be available to you anytime,…

  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn free login weekend!

    With the release of A Realm Awoken, the Patch 2.1 update, myriad new adventures await in the realm of Eorzea. Whether you choose to brave the Labyrinth of the Ancients—the new 24-man raid—confront the primals in new extreme encounters, test your mettle against your fellow adventurers in the Wolves’ Den, or work with the Scions…

  • Alien: Isolation announced for 2014

    SEGA and Fox have announced Alien: Isolation, a thrilling first-person survival horror experience that will focus on capturing the horror and tension evoked by Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic film and developed by Creative Assembly. On a decommissioned trading station in the fringes of space, fear and panic have gripped the inhabitants. Players find themselves in…

  • PlayStation Access Video Covers 10 Things About PlayStation Now

    We first reported on PlayStation Now when it was announced earlier this week. The new video, embedded below, summarises a lot of what we already knew about Sony’s new cloud-based service, but also highlights a couple of new snippets of info, including play requirements (users should keep those DualShock 3 controllers around) and a USA…