Daily games blog

Thursday, August 28, 2014

ESCAPE Dead Island Third-person spin-off - PC PS3 X360

Deep Silver today confirms the release of ESCAPE Dead Island®, a third-person survival mystery spin-off that unravels the origins of the zombie outbreak and connects the events of multi-million-seller Dead Island with the recently announced successor Dead Island 2, for November 18 in North America. Developed by Fatshark, ESCAPE Dead Island will be available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft as well as Windows PC.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Limited 'Steelbook' edition - 3DS

To celebrate Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire releasing on 28th November on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS systems, Nintendo has today revealed limited edition offerings that coincide with the launch of this new Pokémon adventure through the Hoenn region.

Coming soon on the Simpson iOS...

After ransacking Springfield, help the craziest family in the city to rebuild

Homer accidentally caused a nuclear disaster that destroys all Springfield. D'OH! Your mission is to rebuild the city! In this game of construction, involving the writers of The Simpsons, create your own FREE Springfield!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Demo for Xbox One and PS4

Get your first taste of a new generation of hockey video games. Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that the official game demo for EA SPORTS NHL 15 is now available for download worldwide on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. With the demo, you can lace up as either team from the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, the Los Angeles Kings or New York Rangers, and skate under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center. If you are new to the NHL franchise or just want to work on mastering the Superstar Skill Stick, jump into the demo’s Practice Mode for a free skate against a goalie.

APB: Reloaded Arrives on Perfect World’s Arc Platform

Announcing the release of APB: Reloaded on Arc, its platform for publishing and accessing the best free online games. The Arc community can now divide between Enforcers, the vigilante justice faction, and Criminals, the anarchist faction, to protect or destroy the city of San Paro in this open-world action shooter. APB: Reloaded is the first game by a third-party developer to launch on Arc. For more information on APB: Reloaded on Arc, please visit: http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/APB_Reloaded

Ridge Racer Slipstream' with New Cars, Courses and Challenges on iOS

A new major content update for Ridge Racer Slipstream, a fast-paced competitive auto racing game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This latest game play package, rolling out today on the App Store, supercharges the experience with four new Class 1 machines, two picturesque racetracks and new tests of vehicular adrenaline to conquer.

Mario Kart 8 Add on adds Link, Isabelle and Animal Crossing Villager plus 16 new tracks

Two new downloadable add-on content packs will take the world of Mario Kart 8 for Wii U in directions the series has never seen before, while significantly expanding gameplay options. The packs, available by the end of November 2014 and end of May 2015 respectively, are available for pre-purchase now at £7.00 each (or £11.00 for both), and deliver an array of new content, including first-time crossover characters like Link from The Legend of Zelda series and both Isabelle and the Villager from the Animal Crossing series.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

SEGA at PAX prime 2014 - Likes of Alien: Isolation and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

Gamers will be given the chance for hands-on demos of Alien: Isolation, Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal and Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd, creating a unique experience for fans as they get a detailed look at the hottest games of the year.

Coming off the heels of its national debut at San Diego Comic-Con , Alien: Isolation will be showcased in amazing, spine-tingling fashion at Booth No 232 with game demos in a custom-designed, giant-sized Alien egg pod. The pod creates a self-contained, fear-inducing, immersive gaming experience for the newest title of the Alien franchise. As gamers tremble in fear, the Alien: Isolation booth will have a live on-site stream feeding on-lookers and fans the POV gaming perspective, prepping gamers for the intense experience before they enter one of several gaming stations.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Sony PlayStation Network plus other game sites hacked

The PlayStation Network was taken offline for most of Sunday by a cyber-attack it appears to be a campaign against several online gaming services.

Microsoft's XBox Live, Blizzard's Battle.net, and Grinding Gear Games are among others to have reported being disrupted over the weekend.

Dieselstormers: "Firestorm" Game Update Now Live! - PC Mac WiiU

Whenever fuel-driven Dieselknights go hunting for Orks, things can get dicey pretty fast. This is true now more than ever! Black Forest Games, makers of the award-winning jump’n’run hit Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, have published the first major update for their new multiplayer action game Dieselstormers. "Firestorm" adds plenty of new content to the crowd-funded game. For example a mighty new weapon, the "Elemental Caster", lets players fire great bursts of goop (the Dieselknights’ most wanted magical fuel) to eliminate every single enemy who dared to set foot in the city of Ravensdale.