About Edward Pang

Avid gamer, writer, occasional anime watcher, and sports fan. Hates button mashers with a passion. Do not let me catch you spoiling the joysticks and buttons at the arcade.

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No BlizzCon in 2012, Battle.net World Championships spin-off to be held instead

Blizzard’s highly popular annual convention, BlizzCon, will be taking taking a break in 2012, the company announced on its Battle.net website. Blizzard highlighted its “jam-packed schedule” as the reason why, with three of its games, Diablo III, StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, and World of WarCraft: Mists of Panderia, all currently in simultaneous development. […] Read more »

Alan Wake PC port confirmed for February, Steam-only

Remedy Entertainment, the original creators of the Max Payne series, has announced a February 2012 release date for the resurrected PC port of Alan Wake, according to an official post on their forums. The game is self-published by Remedy, will not use Games For Windows Live (yes!), and will be released on Steam. Read more »

Steam Holiday Sale 2011: A recap

The annual Steam Holiday Sale for 2011 has finally ended, and just like the previous sales from the past two years, my wallet has taken substantial damage from all the discounted games, barely crossing the SG$100 mark. Here’s a quick recap on the holiday sale, and some of my thoughts and tips for future deals. Read more »

Christmas is coming: Steam holiday sale begins

The annual and renowned Steam holiday sale has arrived, running from 20 December to 1 January (Singapore time). In addition to the usual, incredibly discounted daily deals and publisher catalogue packs, this year’s holiday sale features daily Christmas-themed achievements to complete, similar to the 2011 Steam summer sale. Read more »

Humble Indie Bundle 4 now includes free game soundtracks

The latest Humble Indie Bundle 4, which went on sale four days ago, now includes free soundtracks for every game in the bundle: Gratuitous Space Battles, Cave Story+ , Jamestown, Bit.Trip Runner, Super Meat Boy, Shank, and Nightsky HD. Those who have already purchased the bundle earlier, you can access your soundtrack downloads via the […] Read more »

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 out in TKA Bugis

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is out at TKA Virtualand, Bugis, with a whopping 14 machines (i.e. 7 pairs) available. Credits are set to SG$1 per token. The cabinets are located in the central basement lobby right next to the basement toilet. You absolutely can’t miss it the moment you alight from the escalator. Read more »

Major 3DS firmware update now live

Nintendo’s major firmware update for its 3DS system, previously scheduled for release in November, has finally gone live today after a few weeks of delay. I’ve just successfully managed to update my 3DS, which confirms that the new firmware is working for our region. To perform the update, find a nearby wireless access point, and […] Read more »