Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dead Space 3 trailer shows story setup, slimy monster throat

It’s bedlam in Dead Space 3. Besides magical space rocks driving everyone crazy, we have to contend with freaking out our buddies with fits of hysteria and ex-Genesis drummers. And, as this latest trailer for Visceral’s survival-shooter shows, our reasons … Read the rest of this entry

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Olympus Stylus XZ-10 packs control ring and PEN-like AF, we go hands-on at CP+ (video)

We have to say, Olympus has a very compelling point-and-shoot to show off at CP+. The Stylus XZ-10, which launched just this week, includes a small arsenal of features that you wouldn’t normally find on a pocketable cam, including incredibly … Read the rest of this entry

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Duncan Jones tapped to direct Warcraft movie

Bringing the sparkly Night Elves and drunken pandas of Blizzard’s Warcraft universe to the silver screen has been a goal for both the developer and film studio partner Legendary Pictures since 2006, but finding a worthy director turned troublesome throughout … Read the rest of this entry

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An (Admittedly Futile) Cry for Less Annualization And More Breathing Room

It is something we see far more often than many of us would like: A game hits it big and the publisher responsible for it proceeds to annualize it or, at the very least, provide each subsequent release with little … Read the rest of this entry

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Dark Souls creator on future of franchise and focusing on fan needs

Dark Souls II is busy completing its summoning ritual over at developer From Software, but among the few details we know about it is the bequeathing of the director’s crown from series creator Hidetaka Miyazaki to fellow Fromers Tomohiro Shibuya … Read the rest of this entry

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PC Gamer UK Podcast: Episode 84 – Nuclear Idiot

This week, Chris and Toms Senior and Francis talk Teleglitch, SimCity, Crysis 3 multiplayer and more. Includes our thoughts on the troubles at Gas Powered Games, Jon Blow’s next game, and your questions from Twitter. You can subscribe to the … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung fined $1,000 over fatal gas leak, according to Yonhap News

Korea’s Yonhap News Agency is reporting that Samsung will be fined a nominal 1 million won (roughly $ 1,000) for not reporting its recent gas leak quickly enough. The incident led to the death of a maintenance contractor who was … Read the rest of this entry

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Sins of a Dark Age trailer shows Realm Quests, walking arrow pincushions

Ironclad is hoping the mixture of RPG with RTS in its MOBA Sins of a Dark Age will help it stand out from competitors such as League of Legends and Dota 2, and the crux of this approach appears to … Read the rest of this entry

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Making Sense of Warren Spector’s Junction Point Being Shut Down

Following rumors that began to circulate yesterday, the news was made official today: Junction Point Studios is the latest game development studio to be shut down. While far from outright shocking, considering the moves its parent company had made in … Read the rest of this entry

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Steam concurrent users growing 300% faster than start of 2012, Dota 2 players rising steadily

Buckle up, because we’re about to combine the two most exciting parts of PC gaming news: exponential user growth and graphs! Last Sunday, Steam hit 6.6 million concurrent users. It’s an impressive figure, but what’s really surprising is how it … Read the rest of this entry

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