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Friday, March 30, 2012

Warhammer 40k MMO canned

But will instead be a singleplayer game with multiplayer compoants.

I am accually excited about this prospect. Will this be a full Warhammer 40k singleplayer RPG ?

I really hope so.

Sadly this does mean some people have lost there jobs over at THQ and Relic.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mass effect 3 getting a new ending

The masters of story telling strike again:

"Exec Producer Casey Hudson and the team are hard at work on a number of game content initiatives that will help answer the questions, providing more clarity for those seeking further closure to their journey. You'll hear more on this in April. We're working hard to maintain the right balance between the artistic integrity of the original story while addressing the fan feedback we've received. This is in addition to our existing plan to continue providing new Mass Effect content and new full games, so rest assured that your journey in the Mass Effect universe can, and will, continue."
Game content initiatives ........... Paid DLC for fixed ending - Perfect
Artistic integrity of story ....... um ...... er ........ Shepard it was just a dream - Brilliant.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Skyrim 1.5 update

UPDATE 1.5 (all platforms unless noted)

NEW FEATURES

    New cinematic kill cameras for projectile weapons and spells
    New kill moves and animations for melee weapons
    Shadows on grass available (PC)
    Smithing skill increases now factor in the created item’s value
    Improved visual transition when going underwater
    Improved distance LOD transition for snowy landscapes

Dragon Age 2: Exalted March cancelled

Dragon Age II "Exalted March" DLC money grab Expansion cancelled.

We did have plans for an expansion pack to DA2 but, other DA opportunities came up. There were even shirts! It was called Exalted March.
Ha !

Do they really still think they made the right choices with this game ?

Sunday, March 18, 2012

More Mists of Pandaria Screenshots



Already there

So calls go out across the internet to boycott Bioware for the treatment of Mass Effect in the 3rd installment and its conclusion.

All I can say is I am already there but I started with Dragon Age 2.

Any goodwill the company had built up was destroyed when they released that game.

It is the worst game I have ever brought for my PC and its up against titles like Derek Smarts: Battlecruser 3000AD.

Notch getting his Bafta

And Hes going to do a space game next .....

Friday, March 16, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

More Mists Pandaria of screenshots

These have been appearing in blizzards screenshots of the day:



Wednesday, March 14, 2012

New Mists of Pandaria screenshot


Wastland 2

Before Fallout they made a game called Wasteland. I had it on the C64 and it was one of the best RPG's to be made in the 80's.

Now thanks to Kickstarter, they are trying to raise funds to make a sequel:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/inxile/wasteland-2?ref=live

Guildwars 2 Pre Order April 10th

This < insert adjective here > is getting real:
NCsoft, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), today revealed the Pre-Purchase program for Guild Wars 2, the most anticipated online role-playing game scheduled for release in 2012. Starting April 10, players who pre-purchase the Guild Wars 2 Collector’s, Digital Deluxe, or Standard Editions will receive guaranteed entry into all beta weekend events and a three-day headstart prior to launch, giving them the opportunity to be among the first to secure their character and guild names. As a bonus, players who pre-purchase any edition will also receive an exclusive Hero’s Band, which will provide their characters with a broad range of power boosts as they venture into the world of Tyria in Guild Wars 2.

The Guild Wars 2 Collector’s Edition offers fans an unparalleled collection of physical content that goes beyond the game. The centerpiece of the Collector’s Edition is a detailed, hand-painted 10-inch statue of the bestial warrior Rytlock Brimstone wielding his signature flaming sword. Along with the Rytlock statue, players will receive a custom frame along with five stunning Guild Wars 2 art prints from world-renowned artists, a 112-page Making of Guild Wars 2 hardback book, a Best of Guild Wars 2 Soundtrack CD by award-winning composer Jeremy Soule, and five in-game items, including a Mistfire Wolf that will fight alongside players and a miniature Rytlock who will accompany them on their travels through Tyria.

The Guild Wars 2 Collector’s Edition will retail at $149.99 MSRP, the Digital Deluxe at $79.99 MSRP and the Standard Edition at $59.99 MSRP. Players may also pre-order Guild Wars 2 at select retailers, allowing them to reserve their copy of the game at launch. Players who pre-order Guild Wars 2 will receive a one-day headstart prior to launch.
 Also kick ass collectors edition:

Monday, March 12, 2012

Scrolls is Scrolls

Sanity won the day between Bethesda's lawers and Mojang:
 We have settled the lawsuit over Scrolls and Mojang and Bethesda are friends again.

To answer the big question – yes Scrolls is still going to be called Scrolls.

To answer the second question – we aren’t going to keep the trade mark.

For us this was never about a trade mark but being able to use Scrolls as the name of our game which we can – Yey.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

PlanetSide 2 Gameplay Videos

When the first screenshots came out I was a bit dis intesteded in the game as the maps looked small and enclosed. After these videos I am interested again:

Friday, March 2, 2012

Mists of Pandera Stat Changes

Ghostcrawler has a long list of the stat changes.

The parts I am interested in is the PVP gear. They seem to be making it a lower ilevel than pve meaning people won't be able to use in lfr or lfg easily.

But it sounds like PVP gear will be better for pvp just not such a huge gap. Which is a shame, I feel if you only do PVP you should have better gear for pvp than those who only do PVE.

Anyway this list needs more analysing before I can really comment on it.

Minecraft 1.2 Released

Its now auto patches and is ready to go, YAY.

Full patch notes in rest of post.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Minecraft 1.2 Tomorrow

Tis the session to be patching ......

Minecraft 1.2 is out tomorrow, you can get the preview build now but the client will auto update offically tomorrow.

I can't wait.

Also more news on the server side API for mods:
The plan is to build a fresh server API, and then extend it to support client-side modding (in one way or another). We will try to make it easy for bukkit users to convert if they wish to do so, but backwards compatibility is not guaranteed. We will, however, help bukkit to be compatible with 1.2, to avoid having a long gap while you wait for the official Minecraft server to catch up.