Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn review

Let’s get this out of the way: you’re going to find the dragon riding in Dragonborn disappointing. You can’t steer the beast or land wherever you want, and while you can direct your dragon to attack enemies, you probably know … Read the rest of this entry

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Analysing what are probably two Just Cause 3 screenshots

Two weeks ago, Just Cause creator Christofer Sundberg posted a blurry, sepia-toned screenshot of a man knocking another man off a motorbike. Rumours had been kicking around that their studio, Avalanche, might be making a Mad Max game, so we … Read the rest of this entry

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Avalanche CEO posts mysterious screenshot; is most likely Just Cause 3

What is Avalanche Studios up to? They’re strongly rumored to be working on a licensed video game adaptation of Mad Max: Fury Road, which is nice and all, but you know… Just Cause 3! Rumors continue to circulate surrounding that … Read the rest of this entry

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Mars War Logs trailer shows RPG skill trees, nothing else wood-related

Wait, you don’t remember Mars War Logs? Neither do I, actually. Developer Spiders delivered a gameplay trailer out of nowhere for the upcoming sci-fi RPG, and it takes a look at the surprisingly fluid-looking combat taking place on a terraformed … Read the rest of this entry

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Dead Space 3 review

Review by Nathan Ditum On a city street at the start of Dead Space 3, there’s a poster for a film called Tools Of Terror. It features a man in a tuxedo pulling a James Bond pose, but instead of … Read the rest of this entry

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Splitsecnd dials 911 when your car crashes (video)

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get OnStar in your beat-up old jalopy? Vowel-dropping startup Splitsecnd has launched a dongle that plugs into your car’s cigarette lighter and calls 911 if it senses you’ve crashed. When triggered, the hardware … Read the rest of this entry

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Valve don’t even fire people like a normal company – Varoufakis on hiring and firing

The vision of Valve as a utopian game developer’s retreat was dented the other week, when details of internal lay-offs and firings were made public. In an interview with the EconTalk podcast, transcribed by Gamasutra, Valve’s in-house economist Yanis Varoufakis … Read the rest of this entry

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Resident Evil 6 benchmarking tool prepares your PC for the coming horror

Whether you want to play Resident Evil 6 is a matter best left to reviews. Whether you can play it is something we can answer right now. Nvidia and Capcom have teamed up to create a benchmark app for the … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch Dogs will use new engine, not old Assassin’s Creed tech

Ubisoft’s much-anticipated hack-’em-up Watch Dogs will not be powered by the same engine behind Assassin’s Creed, which in the name of progress, is good news. The confirmation comes via Ubisoft’s Sebastien Viard, who is the technical director on Watch Dogs … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft posts Dev Center app for Windows Phone, tops 130,000 total apps

Despite launching the Windows Phone Dev Center months ago, Microsoft hasn’t provided an option to run the dashboard on Windows Phone itself. The company is at last introducing some logical consistency (and recursion) by launching a Windows Phone version of … Read the rest of this entry

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