DICE and EA have posted the second 'Fault Line' trailer for Battlefield 3 which continues on from where the first left off. We've got sniper trouble to deal with.
Our unit has to put deal with deadly sniper fire while going prone. The next Fault Lines 'episode' instalment is due March 30th. Sniper versus rocket!
Want a chance at winning Alienware Laptops, Dell PCs and other peripheral swag? As of March 15th, Gala Networks began their 'log-in-to-win' event.
They've got tons of gear to give away to players logging in "for one hour" for 30 days out of 60 - more sessions registered mean better chances at real-life loot!
Ubisoft has egg on its face after a user noticed the supplied soundtrack with the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Digital Deluxe Edition isn't so 'official'.
It appears Ubi encoded the soundtracks from illegal sources, i.e. a pirate torrent. The note 'encoded by arsa13' was spotted. A publisher's revenge?
BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO is expected this calendar year but it won't be arriving 'before July 1st', reveals publisher EA's CFO Eric Brown.
He said it's unlikely to make it in their "Q1 guidance" for fiscal 2012, which means it can be expected sometime between July 1st and December 31st.
Publisher THQ has lost some market confidence as its stock value dipped $1.25, which is 21%, after 'what if' shooter Homefront reviews averaged 72.
80+ out of 100 is considered the threshold to define a game being 'viable' commercially. Despite the middling score sales are high, at least on Amazon.
Gabe Newell has started hinting around that it would be "fun" to remake the original Half-Life in HD.
During Episode 48 of the Steamcast podcast, Newell replied to a question that if there were a remake of the game from 1998, if the cut content would be restored, "No, I think we'd just invent new stuff. I mean, I think we're much better game designers and developers than we were back then. It'd be fun to go back and do a remake."
IGN has posted a hot new gameplay trailer for Batman: Arkham City called "This Ain't No Place For a Hero". Watch it, and try not to drool at the awesome action.
Joystiq is reporting that of all the 1,638 games that were released in 2010, only 5% of them were rated M for Mature.
Sega has announced it will be publishing Spiral Knights, a Legend of Zelda meets Diablo MMO in which players explore the ever-changing Clockworks to defeat monsters and earn loot, then do business in the Haven outpost, buying, selling, trading, and crafting better and more powerful gear. The game supports up to four player online co-op, and is developed by Three Rings, best known for the ridiculously popular and addictive Puzzle Pirates.
Total War: Shogun 2′s senior community manager, Craig Laycock, in an interview with strategy site Armchair General, bragged about the bigness of the game's multiplayer.
Bioware and Electronic Arts have gotten caught using a sock puppet to shill Dragon Age II. When browsing MetaCritic scores of Dragon Age II, Reddit user GatoFiasco spotted a suspicious sounding review by a user named Avanost, who gave it a perfect score of 10.0 and raved, “The immersion and combat of this game are unmatched! A truly moving and fun epic. Anything negative you’ll see about this game is an overreaction of personal preference. For what it is, it is flawlessly executed and endlessly entertaining.”
Bethesda and Splash Damage have released a brand-new trailer for their persistent class-based shooter Brink, showing off the classes and how players can choose tasks for their character to undertake during a complex mission.
Crytek teases that "at E3 this year – or just after" their new digs in the UK, aptly named Crytek UK, will be announcing what they've been working on.
The former Free Radical group is "an extremely happy crew," says Crytek boss Avni Yerli. Rumour pegs them on TimeSplitters IP - fans will be "very pleased".
The BBFC in the UK has given the thumbs up to Shadow of the Damned and Duke Nukem Forever as each game gets a shiny red 18 certificate sticker.
The former has "very strong bloody gore" and very bad swears, while the latter has "strong violence, sex, nudity" and some naughty words too, and drugs.
Developer Human Head Studios created Prey and they return for the sequel which is scheduled to release next year for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
They're working with Bethesda for the sequel. The team is excited to "explore a new facet" of Prey's universe which features"an open, alien world."
During the PAX East event in Boston over the weekend a number of internal Activision studio heads defended the giant publishing 'ogre'.
Vicarious Visions, High Moon and Raven all stood waving the Acti banner. They talk about less pressure, and support of the "independent studio model".
Disney is shedding its current method of videogames business and is now embracing an all encompassing "digital media" approach to pursue profit.
This means staff are being let go and Disney Interactive have just laid off another group, putting about 80 employees on notice in their online division.
Two weeks ago, Crytek wanted Crysis 2 gamers to "Be Invisible", and before that to "Be Strong". Now, it's time to "Be Fast", in the latest trailer for the game.
A user's Steam account was permanently disabled because he attempted to sell his account, preventing his access to 149 games that SteamCalculator says were worth a total of $1794.52.
Bioware once again is responding to questions about their Jade Empire IP, and when if ever another Jade Empire will ever be developed.