July 2012 Archive

thechineseroom take the apocalypse to the country in the spiritual successor to Dear Esther, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture31 July 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic going Free to Play this Autumn31 July 2012
The Mittani explains how the south was lost in an exhaustive account of the Fifth Delve War31 July 2012
Free Software Foundation founder describes Valve's Linux Steam plans as "unethical"31 July 2012
Ezalor, Keeper of the Light, first impressions31 July 2012
Bethesda on STALKER 2 rumours: "No comment"31 July 2012
Green Man Gaming cuts Guild Wars 2 pre-order price to £24.9931 July 2012
Guild Wars 2 Beta client updates ahead of launch31 July 2012
World of Tanks 8.0 update overhauls the after action report31 July 2012
Paradox announce Impire, a spiritual successor to Dungeon Keeper31 July 2012
Skyrim: Dawnguard PC info coming later this week, says Bethesda VP Pete Hines30 July 2012
Hawken trailer features jetpacking mechs, urban combat and live-action frowns30 July 2012
BioWare reassures SWTOR players over automatic character transfers from underpopulated servers30 July 2012
Minecraft and Magicka come together in fire, fury and horrible title conflation in mod Minegicka30 July 2012
Ubisoft Uplay DRM security flaw tackled with forced patch30 July 2012
Nyx Assassin first impressions30 July 2012
Firefall devs reveal new Recon and Dreadnaught class updates30 July 2012
What is League of Legends: Supremacy?30 July 2012
Football Manager to become Watford FC sponsor under new partnership deal30 July 2012
Quake Live getting map rotations, not necessarily a good thing30 July 2012
Happy birthday ModDB! Spiritual home of modding turns ten years old today30 July 2012
Ubisoft Uplay DRM security flaw might allow any website to take control of your PC30 July 2012
Diana, Scorn of the Moon, announced, revealed, detailed30 July 2012
Morrowind Overhaul v3.0 makes Morrowind beautiful again30 July 2012
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition to support cross-platform co-op30 July 2012
Starcraft II patch 1.5 will require players to migrate to new streaming-enabled client, and comes with a warning from Blizzard27 July 2012
Crysis 3 interactive trailer lets you choose between stealth or armoured assault27 July 2012
Introversion on Windows 8: “nothing scares me more than the thought that one day, all Windows apps may have to be certified by Microsoft” 27 July 2012
Garry's Mod mod lets you ride roller coasters. Is amazing27 July 2012
Razer's new gaming mouse looks like a Batmobile, will fit in any hand27 July 2012
Blizzard design chief: “Windows 8 is not awesome for Blizzard, either” 27 July 2012
Blizzard cancels WoW's Spirit of Competition. London 2012 Olympics ruined for everybody27 July 2012
Minecraft to get programmable blocks27 July 2012
Starcraft II 1.5 patch to block MPQ mods27 July 2012
Free zombie mod MineZ brings DayZ to Minecraft27 July 2012
Why StarCraft II deserves to be an Olympic sport27 July 2012
Orcs Must Die! 2 demo available on Steam now27 July 2012
Battlefield 3: Aftermath DLC will feature new maps, a new mode, and new terrain damage26 July 2012
Left 4 Dead’s Mercy Hospital now available as Payday: The Heist DLC26 July 2012
Notch on why Minecraft isn't on Steam: "I’m hoping for a future where more games can self-publish26 July 2012
Civilization V Alpha Centauri mod now on Steam Workshop: be still my beating heart26 July 2012
DayZ jumps to 800,000 unique players after Steam sale26 July 2012
Why is Windows 8 “a catastrophe for anyone in the PC space”?26 July 2012
Planetside 2 beta release date set for Monday or Tuesday: new rendered trailer is amazeballs26 July 2012
Riot reveal the next League of Legends champion: Diana - the Scorn of the Moon26 July 2012
Diablo 3's near-immortal Barbarian exploit has been patched26 July 2012
This Source Filmmaker TF2 movie is my favourite piece of machinima of all time. 26 July 2012
How to unlock the Guild Wars 2 Hall of Monument rewards 26 July 2012
Gabe Newell loves Linux: "Windows 8 is a catastrophe"26 July 2012
Keeper of Light, Nyx Assassin and Visage come to DOTA 226 July 2012
Naga Siren first impressions25 July 2012
Trackmania 2: Canyon receives free update, adds Platform game mode25 July 2012
Deathcraft II transforms Left 4 Dead into Minecraft25 July 2012
What effect does the Steam Workshop actually have on concurrent player numbers?25 July 2012
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria release date revealed25 July 2012
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission release date confirmed as September 2725 July 2012
Steam hardware survey suggests the average gaming PC is getting slightly slower25 July 2012
Left 4 Dead 2's Cold Stream DLC out now25 July 2012
Battlefield 4: what we'd like to see24 July 2012
Zyra: the Plant Mage revealed in full in Riot Champion Spotlight24 July 2012
New Diablo 3 exploit allows barbarians to become near-invulnerable24 July 2012
German consumer rights group threatens Blizzard with Diablo 3 lawsuit24 July 2012
Wild pets can no longer be auctioned in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria 24 July 2012
nVidia's creepy sex fairy is back in latest GeForce GTX tech demo24 July 2012
Diablo 3's invulnerable wizard exploit hotfixed, may have existed since launch24 July 2012
Name reservation for Guild Wars 2 open now; closes July 31st23 July 2012
The Steam sale is at an end. Let's count the human cost. What did you get? 23 July 2012
The 8 best Rome: Total War mods23 July 2012
Minecraft 1.3 to “pre-release” by Thursday23 July 2012
Online retailer Green Man Gaming to start selling boxed PC games23 July 2012
Minecraft devs sued for patent infringement. Notch: "I will throw piles of money at making sure they don’t get a cent"23 July 2012
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Pet Battles preview23 July 2012
Guild Wars 2 final beta event inspired by The Hunger Games 23 July 2012
The Steam Summer Sale's secret story23 July 2012
Team Liquid's Taeja wins gold at MLG Summer Arena II23 July 2012
Diablo 3 exploit allows wizards to become permanently invulnerable23 July 2012
Steam Summer Sale July 22nd: the best games, the best deals23 July 2012
Steam sale 21st July, the best games, the best deals21 July 2012
The final Guild Wars 2 beta weekend is now live20 July 2012
Steam Sale 20th July: the best games, the best deals20 July 2012
Naga Siren comes to DOTA 220 July 2012
Shogun 2 to receive new unit pack: includes Hanzo's Shadows and Tetsubo Warriors20 July 2012
Firefall devs reveal new Engineer and Biotech class updates20 July 2012
MLG head: “every viewing record in the history of ever just got shit on...” 20 July 2012
Borderlands 2 is finished and heading to certification, tweets Randy Pitchford20 July 2012
Steam sale 19th July: the best games, the best deals20 July 2012
How Trent Reznor and David Goyer are helping to craft a Black Ops 2 blockbuster20 July 2012
Runescape hits 200 million registered players19 July 2012
Battlefield 3: Armoured Kill gameplay trailer shows off vehicular carnage19 July 2012
We’re starting a Guild Wars 2 Guild this weekend, and we’d love for you to come along.19 July 2012
Blizzard CEO defends Diablo 3: "we can’t claim to have ever shipped a perfect game"19 July 2012
Dear Esther reaches 250,000 sales following Steam Summer Sale discount19 July 2012
We have 500 World of Warplanes beta codes and we want you to have them19 July 2012
Windows 8 will launch October 2619 July 2012
Steam summer sale: 18th July - the best games, the best deals18 July 2012
iCEnhancer mod for GTA IV now "complete", creator moves on to Skyrim and Minecraft18 July 2012
Follow the Leader: Taking charge in Dota 218 July 2012
Assassin's Creed 3 gameplay trailer shows off 18th century Boston18 July 2012
Stephano trumps Alicia for the gold at the NASL - "I'm already the best."18 July 2012
Top Counter-Strike player calls for scene unity around Counter-Strike: Global Offensive18 July 2012
Battlefield 4 beta release date set for Fall 201318 July 2012
Valve open to the idea of modders charging for their mods; considering how to distribute films made in Source Filmmaker18 July 2012
Paramount Pictures file for World War Z game trademarks18 July 2012
Warcraft movie to go ahead without Sam Raimi: "they had to start making it" 18 July 2012
Any gems bought during the coming Guild Wars 2 beta weekend will be retained into the live game18 July 2012
Layoffs hit Bioware Austin: senior producer Rich Vogel departs17 July 2012
What is ARAM and why is it brilliant? Harnessing the chaos of League of Legend's new mode17 July 2012
Steam sale 17th July: the best games, the best deals17 July 2012
Official Battlefield website releases DICE statement on next year's Battlefield 4 beta17 July 2012
Battlefield 4 beta will definitely, absolutely be a Medal of Honor Warfighter pre-order bonus17 July 2012
BioWare reveal Star Wars: The Old Republic's HK-51 assassination droids17 July 2012
Awesomenauts coming to PC17 July 2012
WoW Pet Battles live in the PTR17 July 2012
All the new stuff in GW2's final Beta Weekend17 July 2012
Blizzard to re-introduce Diablo 3 game-limits in an attempt to curb botting17 July 2012
Valve dismiss platform exclusives: “places to put your content shouldn’t be limited by exclusives” 17 July 2012
'Steam'd Penguins' - Steam to get Linux support, bringing L4D2 along 17 July 2012
Football Manager is getting Turkish language support. Miles Jacobson to Turkey: “Buy FM13, don’t pirate it.” 16 July 2012
Steam Sale Day 5: the best games, the best deals16 July 2012
Diablo 3 auction house plagued by new exploits: spoiled items and button swapping16 July 2012
'Mid-July' League of Legends patch detailed16 July 2012
Diablo 3 gold prices continue to fall in auction houses while gold farmers undercut Blizzard16 July 2012
Bioware teases SWTOR server consolidation16 July 2012
It is not April and yet shit like this still happens: Shag a Gamer lets gamers shag. 16 July 2012
2012 Electronic Sports World Cup favours Dota 2 over LoL16 July 2012
Steam Android App teases new category of software sales: apps16 July 2012
Ubisoft's games unplayable as Uplay servers go offline during Steam Summer Sale16 July 2012
Battlefield 4 sneakily announced via Medal of Honor preorder incentives16 July 2012
Why Rift matters: and what it can teach other MMO developers14 July 2012
Steam Sale day 2: the best games, the best deals13 July 2012
Live in the US? Convert your console games into Steam Wallet funds13 July 2012
F1 Race Stars features creepy bobble-heads, looks like Trackmania-style arcade fun13 July 2012
Zyra, the 101st League of Legends Champion, detailed13 July 2012
Diablo 3 real-money auction house now allows gold trading, prices crash to 27p per 100,000g13 July 2012
Dota 2 updated with Templar Assassin and Summer Sale items13 July 2012
Change your NVIDIA password - forums hacked, details compromised13 July 2012
Battlefield 3's Lead Designer leaves DICE13 July 2012
ByunPrime and DongRaeGu advance to Code S Ro413 July 2012
Fortnite is the first UE4 release, and a PC exclusive to boot13 July 2012
Sandbox shooter Brick-Force enters public beta, has many bees13 July 2012
Steam Summer Sale Day One: the best games, the best deals12 July 2012
Valve introduces Steam Badges, encourages better use of Steam12 July 2012
Brat_OK joins Empire12 July 2012
The Ten Best Source Filmmaker Movies12 July 2012
Templar Assassin first impressions12 July 2012
We’ve got 500 Guild Wars 2 beta codes and we want you to have them12 July 2012
Blizzard used steaks and yoghurt to make Diablo 3's tasty splat sounds12 July 2012
Rome 2 release date set for ‘late 2013’12 July 2012
Online character profiles coming to Diablo 312 July 2012
Over 4 million unique viewers for Dreamhack Summer 201212 July 2012
Next Dota 2 patch brings Templar Assassin, Summer Sale Crates12 July 2012
League of Legends the most played game on the PC, probably on anything11 July 2012
Valve on Steam Big Picture Mode: “It’s coming. Soon.” 11 July 2012
Teaser trailer for World of Goo creator's new game is... unsettling?11 July 2012
Player submits 'Angus' support champion design document to Riot11 July 2012
Blizzard recruiting for Mentoring Guilds: think Eve University, but with orcs. 11 July 2012
Riot detail the stealth overhaul of Twitch and Evelyn11 July 2012
Valve “don't have plans to change” after European Court of Justice ruling; offers perspective on UK Steam game withdrawals11 July 2012
Moscow 5 pull out of Gosuleague a week after leader arrested11 July 2012
Valve's Source Filmmaker tools now available to download, for free!11 July 2012
MLG's Summer Arena will be free to watch11 July 2012
Steam Greenlight: Every little detail11 July 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's new bad guy is a YouTube sensation11 July 2012
Challenging the law of averages: what's Metacritic really for?11 July 2012
WCS Korea nationals details announced11 July 2012
Stephano blitzes French Starcraft II Nationals11 July 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic wants you back, offers seven free days for old players10 July 2012
Wargaming CEO: British Tanks should have been in last year - "I'm guilty about it."10 July 2012
Deus Ex: Human Revolution film in the works10 July 2012
Diablo 3 1.0.3b patch goes live tomorrow, Blizzard reveal shortest patch notes ever10 July 2012
Ever wondered what a Diablo 3 gold farming operation looks like?10 July 2012
Pachter: “Subscription MMOs have peaked. If Star Wars couldn’t do it, no-one can do it.” 10 July 2012
Why Valve don't need a marketing team10 July 2012
Steam Greenlight: what do indie devs think? 10 July 2012
Valve on why Greenlight exists: “I dare you to see a proposal for Minecraft and go YES.”10 July 2012
Steam Greenlight gives indie devs a new route to getting their games on Steam9 July 2012
Kickstarter to launch in the UK in Autumn9 July 2012
Nerchio takes first place at the Homestory Cup V9 July 2012
Playfire to merge with GreenManGaming: what it means for gamers9 July 2012
Splinter Cell: Blacklist release date outed, arrives March 29th, 20139 July 2012
Asura and Sylvari playable in Guild Wars 2's final beta weekend9 July 2012
Guild Wars 2 soundtrack available in a four disc set9 July 2012
Wargaming CEO takes aim at Star Wars: The Old Republic and subscription MMO's: "It's dying"9 July 2012
Michael Fassbender to co-produce and star in Assassin's Creed movie9 July 2012
DayZ to add dogs in pupcoming pooch patch9 July 2012
The Old Republic now available in Lego form9 July 2012
Steam Summer Sale: full list of game bundles leaked9 July 2012
Walking Dead FPS on the way from Terminal Reality9 July 2012
Carrier Command 2012 versus Carrier Command 1988: a visual comparison7 July 2012
Morello teases Zyra, League of Legends 101'st champion: "she's not made of flesh." 6 July 2012
MLG announces Fall League of Legends and Starcraft II Arenas6 July 2012
DayZ continues to hate you - version 1.7.2 adds leg-breaking beartraps6 July 2012
Steam Summer sale to feature daily indie game deals6 July 2012
Three-inch tall Portal sentry turret figurines coming in October6 July 2012
Last Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Client same as Release Client. Exciting implications!6 July 2012
Nyx Assassin teased in the latest Dota 2 update: Assassin Duo imminent?6 July 2012
Disruptor First Impressions6 July 2012
Green Man Gaming take aim at Steam Summer Sale with 25% off everything discount6 July 2012
Killing Floor Summer Sideshow event brings robot zombies, man monkeys, new achievements 6 July 2012
Diablo 3's real-money auction house to enable gem and commodity trading in update6 July 2012
Rambo: The Videogame is now a thing - first showing at GamesCom6 July 2012
Steam Summer Sale starts, erm, "some time this summer" reveals Valve staffer6 July 2012
Bespoke, player tailored matches coming to Battlefield 36 July 2012
Mojang's Scrolls officially enters closed alpha5 July 2012
Undying Dirge First Impressions5 July 2012
Minecraft 1.3 to release August 1st, Minecraft system requirements to increase5 July 2012
Diablo 3's end-game might be lacking, but for the majority of players it just doesn't matter5 July 2012
League of Legends will be at Gamescom for IEM, stage shows, and probably cosplay5 July 2012
World of Warcraft patch 5.0.1 hints at Mists of Pandaria release date5 July 2012
Undying Dirge and Disruptor coming in today's Dota 2 patch5 July 2012
Opinion: What does this EU ruling mean for gamers?4 July 2012
ACTA defeated in Europe by fearsome majority4 July 2012
Profile: Moscow 54 July 2012
Yesterday’s EU ruling about secondhand software licenses: Good Old Games, Green Man and GamerLaw comment.4 July 2012
Grappling with friends: hands-on with the amazing Just Cause 2 Multiplayer mod4 July 2012
Terminal headed to Modern Warfare 3 in a free update 'soon'4 July 2012
Black Ops and Modern Warfare 3 all get Double XP weekend, DLC sale4 July 2012
Head of Russian e-sports team arrested on alleged cybercrimes charges4 July 2012
Final Fantasy VII PC re-release officially confirmed by Square Enix4 July 2012
Skyrim Online: a broken, bizarre and promising mod.4 July 2012
World of Tanks' Clan Wars game mode relaunches today4 July 2012
Modders rebuilding Morrowind's engine for posterity4 July 2012
Cheap Victory - a quick look at Vae Victus’s F2P racing game Victory: The Age of Racing4 July 2012
End of Nations beta signups open, starts on the 20th of July4 July 2012
Red 5's open world FPS Firefall to introduce new duelling mode4 July 2012
Diablo 3 devs considering five potential changes to Magic Find gear swapping4 July 2012
Mists of Pandaria Collector's Edition pets and mounts given visual form3 July 2012
Court of Justice of the European Union rules "an author of software cannot oppose the resale of his used licences"3 July 2012
Call of Duty Online announced, headed to China and will be Free to Play3 July 2012
Who killed the competitive FPS? 3 July 2012
World of Tanks Update 7.5 trailer trundles in3 July 2012
Bethesda package teases first details of 2012 Summer Steam Sale3 July 2012
Diablo 3 devs considering alternatives to Magic Find gear swapping - update coming today3 July 2012
Practise your Dota 2 Draft skills in your browser3 July 2012
Linux users reporting permanent bans from Diablo 3. Blizzard: "Playing the game on Linux will not get you banned"3 July 2012
Jayce, the 100th champion, coming with next patch, along with lots of lovely skins3 July 2012
Windows 8 Upgrade will cost just $40 / £253 July 2012
LEGO Portal is a thing, if we all want it to be2 July 2012
DeMusliM denied as Ziktomini is crowned Starcraft II World Championship Series UK Champion2 July 2012
Sony buys up game-streaming service Gaikai for $380 million - where does that leave us?2 July 2012
The future of Runescape: the combat upgrade and beyond2 July 2012
League of Legends to get ARAM Mode in next patch2 July 2012
Rome 2 'Faces of War' trailer has: Dogs! Knives! Sex! Backstabbing! Skullduggery!2 July 2012
Assassin's Creed 3 trailer contrasts violence and death with incongruously serene music2 July 2012
Total War: Rome 2 preview: every question answered2 July 2012
Intel Extreme Masters kicks off at Gamescom with both Starcraft 2 and League of Legends tournaments2 July 2012
Battlefield 3 double XP event is now live for all players2 July 2012
Noobtube is Activision’s new Call of Duty community clip show. “Look, he’s pooping a grenade.” Please make it stop.2 July 2012
Mists of Pandaria opening cinematic to be revealed on August 16 at Gamescom2 July 2012
Left 4 Dead 2's Cold Stream DLC out July 242 July 2012
Big changes coming to Orianna, Nunu, LeBlanc and Global Ultimates in next LoL patch2 July 2012
Diablo 3's browser based damage calculator will shame you into buying better bracers2 July 2012