Aliens: Colonial Marines hits PSN at 20% off for Plus members
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Aliens: Colonial Marines hits PSN at 20% off for Plus members

Aliens: Colonial Marines received a barrage of poor scores from the gaming press yesterday – you can check out our my appraisal here. But the game has now launched on PSN with a discount. Would you consider it on the cheap? An update on PS Blog EU confirms that the 20% discount is for PlayStation ... Read More»
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 pre-purchase live on Steam now, includes first game
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 pre-purchase live on Steam now, includes first game

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is now available for pre-purchase over on Steam, ahead of its March 14th release. You can pre-purchase the game for just £24.99 today. Head over to the Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Steam page to place your order. There’s also a special edition available at £34.99. If you get either edition you ... Read More»
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Resident Evil: Revelations won’t support WiiMote controls
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Resident Evil: Revelations won’t support WiiMote controls

Resident Evil: Revelations on Wii U will utilise the Game Pad’s offscreen capability, but won’t offer WiiMote control options, a post on Capcom Unity has confirmed. The announcement has disappointed fans of the series who enjoyed the slick controls of Wii outings like Resident Evil 4. Capcom is implementing Pro Controller support, though. Resident Evil: ... Read More»
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Halo 2 PC multiplayer support extended
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Halo 2 PC multiplayer support extended

Halo 2′s PC multiplayer severs will remain upon through June at least, 343 Industries’ David Ellis announced on Twitter. The servers had been expected to close this month, but Ellis said the developer is ‘investigating frther support ... Read More»
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Nexuiz future uncertain after THQ dissolution
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Nexuiz future uncertain after THQ dissolution

The exclusive publishing rights to arena shooter Nexuiz are among a number of unsold assets stuck in Limbo since THQ’s bankruptcy and piecemeal sale, and licensee Ilfonic is still waiting to find out what happens next. “We are still trying to figure out what this means and awaiting details from our contacts handling the transitions ... Read More»
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Medal of Honor will be back when the time’s right, says EA
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Medal of Honor will be back when the time’s right, says EA

Medal of Honor is not dead, EA has assured, it’s just being shelved for a while. Speaking with RPS, EA chief creative director Rich Hilleman said the issue is on EA’s production end, and not due to over saturation of military shooters. “We don’t think its a genre problem,” he said. “It’s an execution problem. ... Read More»
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Tribes: Ascend Single Purchase option to me made available with next update
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Tribes: Ascend Single Purchase option to me made available with next update

Tribes: Ascend will have a Single Purchase option available, Hi-Rez Studios has announced. The one-time purchase comes with all weapon unlock, along with perks and classes minus the extra cosmetic items. The Single Purchase option will be rolled out with Friday’s scheduled update, which will also introduce new maps. A price was not provided for ... Read More»
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Live Stream: Aliens: Colonial Marines Multiplayer (8pm GMT)
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Live Stream: Aliens: Colonial Marines Multiplayer (8pm GMT)

Join us for some Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer. Some Team Deathmatch, Survivor and Extermination action – We’ll be live streaming from 8pm GMT. I’ll be trying to keep up with questions in the Youtube chat as well as the comments on this page. It’s been an Alien sort of day, see what I mean by ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2: Revolution DLC arrives on PS3 at the end of February
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Black Ops 2: Revolution DLC arrives on PS3 at the end of February

Black Ops 2 on PS3 will be able to pick up the Revolution DLC pack on February 28. The announcement was made on the PS Blog. Revolution contains four new multiplayer maps: Downhill, Hydro, Mirage and Grind along withe the Peacekeeper hybrid SMG-Assault Rifle. It also comes with a new Zombies Co-Op Map, Die Rise, ... Read More»
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Killzone: Mercenary – the “definitive FPS” control freak
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Killzone: Mercenary – the “definitive FPS” control freak

Guerrilla is attempting to make the “definitive FPS” for Vita in Killzone: Mercenary, studio boss Herman Hulst tells Patrick Garratt in Amsterdam. It has every chance of succeeding. “Call us control freaks, maybe, but when you’ve been working on something for ten years, you’re not going to let it be anything less than what you ... Read More»
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BioShock Infinite: Levine explains frustration at multiplayer rumours
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BioShock Infinite: Levine explains frustration at multiplayer rumours

BioShock Infinite head Ken Levine has told of his frustration when met with rumours surrounding the game’s ‘troubled’ development, as well as speculation that suggested the game’s multiplayer was causing all heaps of trouble. Speaking with OPM, Levine said of rumours surrounding the game’s ‘troubled’ development, “It was a little frustrating for us. We didn’t ... Read More»
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PlanetSide 2: PhysX support incoming, but you can use it now thanks to tweak
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PlanetSide 2: PhysX support incoming, but you can use it now thanks to tweak

PlanetSide 2 is getting the PhysX treatment, courtesy of Nvidia. The option to turn it on is there already, but it’s greyed out. However, determined gamers have found a sneaky little workaround to enable it ahead of it. As such, footage of the mode enabled has surfaced online. PCGamesN reports that the PhysX option is ... Read More»
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Left 4 Dead 2 ‘Expanded Mutation System’ enters beta, offers advanced mod support
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Left 4 Dead 2 ‘Expanded Mutation System’ enters beta, offers advanced mod support

Left 4 Dead 2 developer Valve has launched its Expanded Mutation System beta. It’s an improved scripting system that offers more modding possibilities to players. Valve updated the Left 4 Dead blog with a post that runs down the essentials. The post explains that the EMS is a, “Vvastly improved scripting system that allows script ... Read More»
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Aliens: Colonial Marines development was a “trainwreck”, claims ex-Gearbox dev – rumour
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Aliens: Colonial Marines development was a “trainwreck”, claims ex-Gearbox dev – rumour

Aliens: Colonial Marines is the talk of the town today, thanks to a run of poor review scores. Now, an ex-Gearbox employee has stepped forward to state that the lion’s share of the game wasn’t developed by Gearbox Studios, but Section 8 team TimeGate Studios. Treat this as rumour for now, but intrepid snooper Superannuation ... Read More»
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Aliens Colonial Marines: critic finishes level without firing once
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Aliens Colonial Marines: critic finishes level without firing once

Aliens: Colonial Marines reviews are out now, and the news is not good. See our full score round-up here, and my own appraisal here. Steve Hogarty over at the mighty PCGamesN has captured himself completing a level without firing his gun once. Bad time... Read More»
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