ZeniMax Media – best known to gamers as the parent company of Bethesda Studios, developers of the Elder Scroll games and Fallout 3 – announced last Thursday that it acquired id Software, makers of the DOOM and Quake franchises.Read more »
A Steam update was released for Left 4 Dead yesterday afternoon (Singapore time). The update enables players to easily download and play custom L4D maps and campaigns.Read more »
You play as Alec Mason, demolitions expert and a new arrival on Mars. Alec meets up with his brother, who fills him in on the situation in Mars since the latest Red Faction game. Previously, the Earth Defence Force liberated Mars from the evil Ultor Corporation but since gone from protectors to oppressors, having seized control of Mars for their own nefarious ends. Alec eventually joins up with new Red Faction that is attempting to overthrow the EDF's oppressive reign after his brother is killed and himself nearly shot.Read more »
The hottest Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) in town, Dragonica, is finally here! Lauched at 4th of June by IAHGames for Open Beta Testing, Dragonica is set to lauch officially once game-card top-up and billing in the Philipines is integrated into the IAH system. With the success of Wizet's Maplestory, there is no doubt that Dragonica will be the next most popular casual game in South-East Asia.
Both Dragonica and Maplestory are side-scrolling MMORPG, set to be kept free-to-play forever, while opening options to allow users to purchase prepaid cards to buy … Read more »
Microsoft head honcho Steve Ballmer created a huge stir in the console gaming community when he announced that a new Xbox 360 will hit store shelves in 2010.
At the Executive's Club of Chicago, Ballmer said that the new console will have a "natural interface" and a built-in camera with the ability to recognise movement and voice, as reported by TG Daily.
There was no official launch date being mentioned as so in the meantime, Xbox fans and detractors alike will just have to wait it out.Read more »
The S$14,000 prize pool Cyber Gaming Festival opens at the end of next week on Saturday, 27 June with competitions targeted at both the hardcore and casual gaming crowd.Read more »
Here's a very detailed match report for the WCG 2009 Funan League L4D finals between Vertex.GWSG and eXemplar. Vertex won eXemplar by a comfortable margin of over 2,000 points. Final score was 7740 - 5707 in favour of Vertex.Read more »
With Dragon Age's release date of October 20 fast approaching, Bioware has announced the system specifications needed to play the PC version.Read more »
"I personally don't like DRM. (Digital Rights Management)", Electronic Arts CEO, John Riccitello said. "It interrrupts the user experience. We would like to get around that. But there is this problem called piracy out there."
A few months there was a big hoo-ha over the three-installation limit placed on each copy of Spore. Of course, due to the backlash, the policy was then changed but not before Spore's ratings on Amazon tumbled.Spore, being one of the most highly-anticipated games being coupled with one of the most restrictive policies ever imposed … Read more »