Monthly Archives: October 2010

Celebrating J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday in LOTRO [giveaway]

On January 3rd, 1892, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. To commemorate this momentous occasion, fans from around the world raise their glasses “To the Professor” and drink a toast in his honor. The PC Gamer staff toasted … Read the rest of this entry

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Dragon Age 2 minimum system requirements revealed, The Exiled Prince DLC detailed

Bioware have updated the Dragon Age 2 FAQ to reveal the full minimum and recommended system specs for the game. They’ve also released details on the first batch of Dragon Age 2 DLC. You’ll find the system requirements and detailed … Read the rest of this entry

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Call of Duty: Black Ops most pirated game of 2010

Call of Duty: Black Ops has been torrented more than four million times, easily enough to make it the most pirated game of 2010 ahead of runners up Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Mafia 2. TorrentFreak made the announcement, gathering … Read the rest of this entry

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Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad hands-on

In October, I flew to Georgia to play the game I’m lusting over most in 2011: Red Orchestra 2. I spent a full day embedded in multiplayer with the folks at Tripwire Interactive, and I’m happy to claim openly that … Read the rest of this entry

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Win free (Super) Meat (Boy)

Who’s hungry for some juicy meat? We’ve got three Steam download keys for Team Meat’s hilariously difficult, Editor’s Choice award-winning platformer Super Meat Boy to hand out to carnivorous gamers. Click the grinning meat to find out how to win! … Read the rest of this entry

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Entertainment Software Rating Boards say the darnedest things

A humorous discovery: as it turns out, some of those hyper-literal descriptions of objectionable content that the ESRB publishes about the games it’s rating are ridiculous. Logan’s tweet yesterday sparked a minor meme in the office, during which we compiled … Read the rest of this entry

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The Minecraft Experiment, day 19: The Tower

When I first started playing Minecraft a few months ago, I played with a rule: if I die, I have to delete the entire world. Now I’m trying to get to hell and back. The diary starts here, and new … Read the rest of this entry

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APB: Reloaded beta scheduled for February

Cops and robbers MMO APB is due to be reborn this year as a free to play title at the hands of GamersFirst, who bought the game from the ailing Realtime Worlds last year. They’ve just announced that a closed … Read the rest of this entry

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Stardock hires Civilization V lead designer and respected sci-fi author to work on Elemental

Stardock today announced that they have hired Jon Shafer, the Lead Designer on Civilization V, and that he will be working on saving the troubled Elemental: War of Magic before starting up his own project within the company. Stardock have … Read the rest of this entry

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Bohemia kick off ARMA community awards

Bohemia Interactive are launching this year’s community awards to reward the best and brightest modders for its military sims, ARMA and ARMA 2, including Operation Arrowhead and other expansions. If you’ve enjoyed playing the missions and mods offered up by … Read the rest of this entry

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