Borderlands 2 receives rather hefty patch on PC
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Borderlands 2 receives rather hefty patch on PC

Borderlands 2 has received a rather hefty patch on PC with update 1.2.0. It’s mainly loads of fixes, balancing, and it eliminates issues with players getting stuck or not be able to complete certain missions. Full patch notes via the Gearbox support forums are below. Fixed fast travel stations from downloadable content sometimes disappearing when ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 sells over 10,000 copies at Blockbuster UK in “five minutes”
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Black Ops 2 sells over 10,000 copies at Blockbuster UK in “five minutes”

Black Ops 2 sold over 10,000 copies on launch day through Blockbuster stores in the UK. The figure was divulged to MCV by Blockbuster UK’s commercial director Gerry Butler. “It was fantastic to see thousands of people turnout at over 450 Blockbuster stores last night and our staff really getting into the spirit of Call ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 launch: video from London events
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Black Ops 2 launch: video from London events

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 went live worldwide overnight, with parties and events in London marking the launch of this year’s instalment of Activision’s shooter. Sam Clay reports. Black Ops 2 has now been released globally. Reviews went liv... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 review round-up – every score
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 review round-up – every score

It’s time. BLOPS2 has now released globally and the review embargo is up. Better? Worse? Up? Down? Round-about? You’ll get every score here. If you have a review you’d like us to add to the list, just leave it in the comments below. Eurogamer (thanks, mathare92) – “While these discussions were going on we chose ... Read More»
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Modern Warfare 3 engine, CryEngine 3 vulnerable to security flaws
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Modern Warfare 3 engine, CryEngine 3 vulnerable to security flaws

A report out of the POC2012 Conference in Seoul, via ComputerWorld, suggests games running CryEngine 3 and Modern Warfare 3′s IW Engine may both be vulnerable to separate security issues. Security consultant firm ReVuln demonstrated issues with multiplayer servers using both engines, and said similar problems may exist in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 ... Read More»
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Planetside 2 “Breathtaking” | Preview [NoobFeed]
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Planetside 2 “Breathtaking” | Preview [NoobFeed]

Daav from NoobFeed.com dives into the the newest MMO shooter from Sony Online Entertainment. Planetside 2 has barricades, but past that stands an enthralling battlefield on a gargantuan scale. It’s hard to believe it’s free as well... Read More»
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Halo 4 pulls in $220 million in 24 hours, takes entertainment record
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Halo 4 pulls in $220 million in 24 hours, takes entertainment record

Halo 4 has done what only Call of Duty has managed over the past few years: taken out this year’s entertainment launch sales records. Halo 4 made $220 million worldwide in its first 24 hours. This grants it the title of biggest entertainment launch of the year to date.In the US alone, it’s out-performed both ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 Season Pass now includes Nuketown 2025
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Black Ops 2 Season Pass now includes Nuketown 2025

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s Nuketown 2025 map has been added to the Season Pass, meaning you’ll be able to pick it up even if you didn’t pre-order Treyarch’s shooter. The map will release on Xbox 360 in December; timing for the PC and PlayStation 3 versions of the Season Pass has not been ... Read More»
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Crytek making ‘radical’ fourth Crysis game, won’t be called ‘Crysis 4′
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Crytek making ‘radical’ fourth Crysis game, won’t be called ‘Crysis 4′

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has revealed that Crysis 3 will be the end of the current plot arc that began with the first game, but that the franchise is far from over. There will be a fourth Crysis game but Yerli has stated that the title ‘Crysis 4′ would be misleading. Find out why below. ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 4 uses Frostbite 2, is ‘respectful’ of previous games – BioWare
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Mass Effect 4 uses Frostbite 2, is ‘respectful’ of previous games – BioWare

Mass Effect 4 will officially run on DICE’s Frostbite 2 engine, according to a new blog post by BioWare Montreal studio director Yanick Roy. He also promises that it will be respectful of previous Mass Effect titles. So it won’t be a first-person shooter anything like that, we hope. Get more details below. In his ... Read More»
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Rainbow Six: Patriots will ‘surprise the industry’, next-gen likely – Ubisoft
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Rainbow Six: Patriots will ‘surprise the industry’, next-gen likely – Ubisoft

Rainbow Six: Patriots is still in development despite a run of radio silence since its initial reveal. Ubisoft president Yves Guillemot has teased a big reveal for the shooter, stating that it will ‘surprise the industry’. Find out why below. Speaking with Polygon Guillemot said, “The only thing I can say is that we have ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2: Activision “looking at appropriate action” against early sellers
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Black Ops 2: Activision “looking at appropriate action” against early sellers

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 launches worldwide tomorrow the 13th of November, although a few retailers broke the street date recently. An Activision exec has revealed that the publisher is now looking at ‘appropriate action’ against offenders. Speaking with MCV, Activision’s UK MD Peter Hepworth championed vigilant retailers for standing firm, while promising retribution ... Read More»
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Halo 4: Spartan Ops episode 2 out now
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Halo 4: Spartan Ops episode 2 out now

Halo 4′s co-op mode Spartan Ops has received its second episode, available on Xbox Live now. Microsoft’s Major Nelson has revealed that the five-level pack can be downloaded in game. Quite a short one this, but Major Nelson has just announced that the new episode ‘Artifact’ is available in-game now. Here’s his tweet: Simple no? ... Read More»
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UK charts: Halo 4 moon jumps to first place
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UK charts: Halo 4 moon jumps to first place

Halo 4 has stormed to the top of the UK charts, fighting off the competition and toppling Assassin’s Creed 3 after just one week at the top. Good news for Microsoft and 343 Industries indeed, but projections suggest that launch week sales of Halo 4 were lower than both Halo 3 and Halo: Reach. We’ll ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2: early players won’t have stats reset at launch, PC getting 90 FOV post-launch
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Black Ops 2: early players won’t have stats reset at launch, PC getting 90 FOV post-launch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has fallen into the hands of gamers ahead of its launch at midnight tonight. Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar has explained that those playing early will not have their stats reset at launch, unless they obtained their copy illegally. The studio has also tweeted that it is working on a FOV ... Read More»
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