Mass Effect 3 Origin pre-orders net free BF3
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Mass Effect 3 Origin pre-orders net free BF3

Origin is offering a free copy of Battlefield 3 with US pre-orders for Mass Effect 3, along with the previously-announced bonus weapons, the M55 Argus Assault Rifle and Origin-exclusive AT12 Raider Shotgun. While you’ve got EA’s digital dsitribution client open, note that the PC demo is now live. BioWare’s anticipated RPG hybrid release for PC ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 Demo Hands-On Preview
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Mass Effect 3 Demo Hands-On Preview

Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day from Bioware” like a demo for one of the year’s most anticipated titles: Mass Effect 3. Bioware has to deliver over an insane amount of hype and their work is nearly done. For now, its time to dissect the demo and get a glimpse of what lies ahead in three ... Read More»
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Review
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Review

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is an action/RPG from developers Big Huge Games/38 Studios. As the box art, ads, and official website will tell you, this game is birthed from the minds of Ken Rolston (pen and paper RPG demigod/Morrowind and Oblivion development lead), R. A. Salvatore (best-selling fantasy writer), and Todd MacFarlane (don’t worry, his ... Read More»
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Thank Everquest II for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
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Thank Everquest II for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Former pro-pitcher Curt Schilling founded 38 Studios in part due to disappointment in Everquest II. Speaking to CBS Sports, Schilling said Everquest II didn’t live up to his hopes, and that certain elements made him ask “what were they thinking?” Talking to Sony Online Entertainment staff about his frustrations, he discussed the possibility of founding ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 Take Earth Back trailer teased
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Mass Effect 3 Take Earth Back trailer teased

Here we go with the recursive promotional madness again; this is a teaser for an upcoming trailer promoting Mass Effect 3. The 52 second video embedded below is a good 30% logos, but fear not – it presages a longer cinematic trailer due to premiere during the February 19 episode of The Walking Dead. Mass ... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Pacific launch set for March 1
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Pacific launch set for March 1

Oh happy day, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore. BioWare delivers unto you the biggest MMORPG of 2011. Although details are slim, EA Australia promises “regional servers” when Star Wars: The Old Republic launches locally on March 1. Those who have or create an account on international severs before February 28 will have the ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 demo lands today with new teaser trailer
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Mass Effect 3 demo lands today with new teaser trailer

Today may be for chocolates, flowers, and other romantic gifts amongst couples, but for gamers it’s also their first shot at trying out Mass Effect 3. The demo for next month’s highly anticipated RPG from BioWare and Electronic Arts is now live on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC&#... Read More»
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Special video for Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance released
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Special video for Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance released

Square has released a new video for Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance, and it runs around the 10-minute mark. The 3DS title has Sora and Rikku as duel playable protagonists, and will feature familiar characters and locations from IPs such as Final Fantasy, Winnie the Pooh, Tron, Pinocchio, Notre Dame, Three Musketeers and more Square/Disney ... Read More»
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2 million Skyrim mods downloaded since Creation Kit launch
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2 million Skyrim mods downloaded since Creation Kit launch

Bethesda’s announced that over 2 million mods have been downloaded since the launch of mod workshop the Creation Kit for PC players last week. More than 2,500 mods have been made since by players since the Creation Kits released last week, with Valve also contributing a Portal 2-related mod. Bethesda’s said in the press release ... Read More»
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Pandora’s Tower lands in the UK April 13
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Pandora’s Tower lands in the UK April 13

Nintendo has announced Pandora’s Tower will finally grace UK shops April 13. Previously listed only as a Q2 2012 release, NOA announced back in August it would not commit to releasing the Wii title in the US until European figures are in. So, in other words, if you don’t buy it, the US may not ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 demo goes live for all on XBLMP – details
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Mass Effect 3 demo goes live for all on XBLMP – details

The highly-anticipated single and multiplayer demo of Mass Effect 3 has finally gone live for everyone on Xbox Live Marketplace. The release comes after early access to the single-player content over the weekend. The demo features two single-play sections, as well as a taste of the series’s introduction to multiplayer. I took a look at ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XIV server merge put on hold
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Final Fantasy XIV server merge put on hold

After a negative reaction from players, Square Enix is reassessing plans to shutter eight of Final Fantasy XIV’s servers, reducing the number of available worlds to ten. “We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for the wealth of feedback you have provided us with following the announcement made regarding the ... Read More»
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The Last Story trailer offers a toast
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The Last Story trailer offers a toast

Why yes, this is why you held onto your Wii: Check out the latest European trailer for gorgeous JRPG The Last Story. Cheers! the cast cry in unison, showing off the European-voiced localisation. Marvellous. The Last Story arrives on February 24 and is the product of Mistwalker, the new studio of one-time Final fantasy creative ... Read More»
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Preview: Mass Effect 3 Demo
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Preview: Mass Effect 3 Demo

So, as mentioned in a post earlier, I downloaded the demo of Mass Effect 3 early thanks to some Facebook shenanigans. In this entry, I’ll let you know all about the demo and what I thought of it. A word of warning though: After the cut, there will be spoilers and lots of them. I ... Read More»
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Shepard’s last stand: hands-on with Mass Effect 3′s demo
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Shepard’s last stand: hands-on with Mass Effect 3′s demo

BioWare has kicked off the run-in to Mass Effect 3′s release with the early access launch of the RPG’s demo. Johnny Cullen takes a look at the taster’s single-play portion ahead of an open launch tomorrow. Dragon Age II stripped a mighty chunk of patience from BioWare fans following the amazing Mass Effect 2 and ... Read More»
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