Game Archive

First look at CS:GO will be on Xbox 360 and PS3

The first look that gamers will have at the first new Counter-Strike game in 7 years, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, will be the Xbox 360 version at PAX Prime this weekend, followed by the PlayStation 3 version at Eurogamer Expo next month, according to an email Valve sent out to the media. Read more »

Portal 2 custom map: Are you ready to think with impossible spaces?

Remember the “impossible space” Valve developer Eric Tams described in Portal 2’s developer commentary? Youtube user tonymyre311 took it to heart and created an entire map full of reality-bending impossible spaces. Impossibly long hallways? Check. Rooms with insides larger than their outside dimensions? Check. Walking up the wall of a room, defying gravity like a boss? […] Read more »

Portal 2 DLC coming in mid-September

If you’ve been feeling a little bit worried about the release of Portal 2’s free DLC pack, which was originally announced way back in April for a “summer release”, here’s a little update from Valve’s Doug Lombardi at this year’s Gamescon 2011: The DLC will be released around mid-September, which is “still technically summer,” he […] Read more »

Sony HK announces official SG$50 PS3 price cut for Singapore

Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong (SCEH) has announced in a press release that the price cuts for PlayStation 3s being sold in Singapore will take effect on 22 August, dropping from a SRP of SG$449 to SG$399. This follows Sony’s announcement on 16 August at this year’s Gamescom 2011 exhibition, where the company officially revealed […] Read more »

Three reasons why Dota 2 might fail

Ever since the Dota 2 Gamescom tournament was announced — creating huge buzz in the esports scene — I’ve been carefully considering if Dota 2 will be a success both in Singapore, Asia and internationally. While the original Dota was hugely popular here, it does not follow that Dota 2 will automatically enjoy the same success. […] Read more »

Dota 2 beta registration now available

Registration for the Dota 2 beta has begun at the official Dota 2 website. All you need is a Steam account to sign yourself up to the beta candidate list. There are no details on when the beta will open. Gamers will be able to get their first look at Dota 2 later today during […] Read more »