Printer/scanner superstar Hewlett-Packard showed off its plans to enter the PC gaming market last night, and unsurprisingly there was an air of hostility towards those old-fangled game consoles the kids are talking about these days.
The first snipes came from a panel of industry leaders that included Games for Windows boss Rich Wickham and other gaming bods. "I believe the days of the console are numbered," said Lars Butler, founder of the broadband game publisher Trion World Network. "There
We were running Mechanar on Heroic the other day and while clearing the final boss - which is really the only boss with any worthwhile loot - we wiped. No problem. We ran back, zoned in, got to the elevator… and it glitched. We couldnt reach the boss, and were stuck on the floor wed already cleared with hours of work wasted.
We opened a petition with a GM since the same glitch had happened earlier to a friends group and a GM had opened the gate for them. The GM we got, however,
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning - we can't wait. The talent of EA Mythic combined with Games Workshop's rich, established fantasy universe is surely, surely a recipe for MMORPG success. If it turns out to be crap, we'll... Well, that's just too painful to contemplate. C'mon EA Mythic, don't let us
The latest media blast from forthcoming PC RTS Ancient Wars: Sparta finds the game's Persian faction peering out from beneath the rug. Ahem.
Blessed with gifted ship builders (they are the only faction able to construct a ship right at the shore, without the need of a dock or a harbour, apparently), the Persians also get cool battle elephants, massive ballistas for defense and employ battering rams to knock down walls and stuff.
But the crowning Persian glory are the Immortals, warriors hard
id Software has revealed that cross-platform play won't be a feature of the forthcoming Enemy Territory: Quake Wars.
"Console players will not play against PC players," id's Kevin Cloud told GameZone in a recent interview on the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 multiplayer action
Guild Wars developer ArenaNet has explained it's not its intention to chase after World of Warcraft, or indeed other games in the genre, with its sequel Guild Wars 2.
Speaking to us in a recent interview, ArenaNet founder Jeff Strain described Guild Wars 2 as "a very different kind of game to World of Warcraft," saying that it's not the developer's goal to offer things above and beyond the Blizzard behemoth - rather, it's about delivering an experience unique in the MMOG space.
Good news for those of you anticipating the launch of Funcom's MMORPG Age of Conan on PC - beta sign-ups kick off today!
There's no confirmed date for the start of the beta yet, but with the developer saying it'll give us the opportunity to play the game months before release, it can't be too far off. On PC, Age of Conan is due to release on October 30. An Xbox 360 version is also in development.
Go to beta.ageofconan.com to sign up. As per usual with these things, submitting an application
Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms introduces, along with four New World campaigns, a number of additional features. Expected to release in August, the expansion also offers three additional campaigns set in Northern Europe, Great Britain and the Holy
It's clear, after viewing the latest trailer from Funcom's Age of Conan, that the developer is pulling out all the stops to create one of the most visually impressive environments ever seen in the massively multiplayer online RPG genre. Just take a look at the movie, titled Eiglophian Mountains. Very nice, no?
Of course, you'll need a super-spec PC to get the game running at this level of visual niceness, but hey we can still look on and go 'OOOooh.'
We have to say that on a visual level, these are probably the best screenshots we've seen from EA's Medal of Honor: Airborne to date. Press your face up to your monitor screen and see what you think.
EA's WWII FPS series has been trumped by Call of Duty, but Airborne could just be the game that sees Medal of Honor reclaim its throne. A big deal is being made about the freeform nature of the gameplay, players as members of 82nd Airborne Division able to determine their own starting point in