Gaming Timeline

Borderlands 2: Review Round-Up

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Now that Borderlands 2 has been released in North America, reviews from all over the web have been pouring in. To give you an idea of what the critics are saying, we’ve rounded up a selection of reviews from across the interwebs which you can sample right here. Expectation levels were set pretty high for… Read more »

BioWare Announces Dragon Age III: Inquisition

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On Monday, BioWare announced that the next installment in its Dragon Age franchise, titled Dragon Age III: Inquisition, is under development. A release date is expected sometime around late 2013. In a post on the Dragon Age website, BioWare executive producer Mark Darrah revealed that Dragon Age III has been in development for about two… Read more »

Detained Arma 3 Developers Speak Out Over Spying Allegations

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Last week, news broke that two developers from Bohemia Interactive, currently working on ArmA3, had been arrested in Greece for allegedly “spying” on military installations. Now, the two detained developers are speaking out. The developers, Martin Pezlar and Ivan Buchta, sent out a press release early this morning to clarify the situation, which the duo… Read more »

Obsidian Entertainment Raises $1.1 Million To Finance Project Eternity RPG

Obsidian Entertainment Finances Project Eternity RPG With Kickstarter Campaign

Obsidian Entertainment raised over $1.1 million with their successful Kickstarter campaign to finance the company’s new Project Eternity RPG. The Irvine, California based developer has created many popular games including Star Wars: KotOR II, Neverwinter Nights 2 and Fallout: New Vegas. The team working on the new game will include many of the same people… Read more »

Black Mesa Available Now

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It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally here. On Friday, Black Mesa Source, the fan-made remake of the original Half-Life that has been years in the making–eight years, to be more precise–was finally released to the general public as promised. To download Black Mesa, you can head over to the game’s official website,… Read more »

New Halo 4 ViDoc Introduces Us To The Prometheans

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Earlier on in the week, 343 Industries released an all-new Halo 4 ViDoc dubbed “Return of the Forerunners,” which gets us familiar with the baddies Master Chief and friends will be doing battle with, namely, the Prometheans. At this point, everyone who’s been keeping up with the Halo franchise is clear on what the Covenant… Read more »

Wii U: Nintendo Reveals ‘TVii’ Video Service

Nintendo announces TVii service for Wii U

One of the biggest announcements to come out of Nintendo’s press conference yesterday, apart from the Wii U price and release date, was that the company plans to launch its own free video service, dubbed the TVii. It’s a rather ambitious service, and one that looks to keep Nintendo competitive in the entertainment arena. TVii… Read more »

NCsoft Reveals Plans To Bring Blade & Soul To Western Gamers

Martial Arts MMORPG Blade And Soul Coming To Western Gamers

NCsoft, one of the world’s largest publishers of online games, announced plans to bring the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Blade Soul, to Western gamers. The incredibly popular MMORPG has been available in South Korea for 12 weeks and it has already attracted millions of players, who flock to internet cafes across the Asian nation… Read more »

Ubisoft Releases The New ‘Assassin’s Creed III’ Video

Ubisoft Releases A New Video For Assassins Creed III

Game developer Ubisoft has released the third video in their four episode series of trailers for their upcoming historical, action-adventure, open-world, stealth video game, Assassin’s Creed III. The new game will be released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and Microsoft Windows on October 30, 2012. The newest video explores the background and motives… Read more »

Castle Crashers Now Has 3 Million ‘Knights In The Making’

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Castle Crashers launched for XBLA in the summer of 2008 and now the company says the game has 3 million ‘knights in the making.” Game developer Behemoth announced the leaderboard total on Thursday. According to the company: “Over three million humans have hacked and slashed their way into a castle in hopes of gaining animated… Read more »

Nintendo Announces Wii U Release Date And Pricing For America

Nintendo Announces Details For Wii U In America

Nintendo has announced the pricing information and release date for the American version of their Wii U video game console. The highly anticipated new system will be available in the United States on November 18, 2012. Earlier in the day, Inquisitr’s erstwhile gaming writer, Dan McCall, brought you the release and pricing information for the… Read more »

Wii U Pricing, Release Date for Japan Announced

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At the Nintendo Direct event this morning, Nintendo of Japan finally announced the Wii U’s price, models, and release date for Japanese markets. We’ll have to wait until later on in the day to find out what the prices and release dates will be for North America and Europe, but here’s the lowdown on the… Read more »

‘The Secret World’ Update Arrives Thursday

The Second Update For The Secret World Arrives Thursday

The second monthly update for The Secret World will arrive on Thursday. The new “Digging Deeper” content was originally planned for today, but it was delayed at the last minute due to an unexpected problem. The change of the release date was announced by the game’s developer, Funcom, in a Twitter post that read, “Due… Read more »

ArenaNet Reopens Guild Wars 2 Digital Sales

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Not long after the launch of Guild Wars 2, ArenaNet made the rather surprising decision to shut down digital sales after a flood of new players overwhelmed the servers which caused less than ideal conditions for players. Nearly two weeks later, ArenaNet is now feeling more confident that its servers will be able to hold… Read more »

Nintendo Wii U Gets European Preview On September 13

Nintendo Wii U Preview

The Nintendo Wii U will be shown off in a European preview on September 13 with Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata appearing in a new Nintendo Direct video. Shibata will host the next European Nintendo Direct address which will stream live on the same day as Nintendo’s big Wii U announcement. According to the… Read more »

Sony Working With Bethesda To Save ‘Skyrim Dawnguard’ DLC For PS3

Sony Sends Team To Assist Bathesda on Dawnguard DLC

The ongoing saga over the fate of Skyrim: Dawnguard for the PS3 is back in the news. Sony announced they are dispatching a team to assist the game’s developer, Bethesda Softworks, with the troubled expansion for the hugely popular Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game. The release of Dawnguard DLC (down-loadable content) for the PS3 has… Read more »

Gearbox Releases Interactive Skill Tree for Borderlands 2

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Borderlands 2 is now only one week away from releasing on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. To give you something to do until the game’s release, developer Gearbox put together an interactive skill tree for each of the game’s classes. Seeing as how Borderlands 2 introduces a few new classes on top of a… Read more »

‘Guild Wars 2’ Puts The Fun Back In Online Gaming

Guild Wars 2 Introduces The Asura

Gamers rejoice! The doldrums of the last few years have come to an end. The days of bouncing from one disappointing MMO to the next, looking for a game that will hold your interest for more than a week or two are finally over. Guild Wars 2 has put the fun back in Online Gaming…. Read more »

[Report] Wii U Coming to North America November 11?

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Although Nintendo has said that it aims to have the Wii U out at retailers by the end of the year, the company still hasn’t been willing to share a solid release date. Recently, reports began surfacing that the Wii U would be out around the middle of November, and these reports gained more traction… Read more »

‘Call of Juarez: Gunslinger’ Will Return To The Old West

Ubisoft announces Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger

Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger, the followup to Call Of Juarez: The Cartel, will abandon the previous game’s modern setting, and return to the wild days of the old West. The fourth offering in the Call Of Juarez series will be released for Xbox Live Arcade, PSN and PC in early 2013. The change in setting… Read more »

Marvel Heroes Closed Beta Kicks Off October 1

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Developer Gazillion Entertainment announced today that, in just a few weeks, its superhero-themed action RPG / MMO, Marvel Heroes, will be entering into closed beta. The Marvel Heroes beta kicks off on October 1, but only a limited number of players will be able to get in, seeing as it’s a closed beta. If you’d… Read more »

Its Time To Play: ArenaNet Finally Fixes ‘Guild Wars 2’

ArenaNet Resolves Guild Wars 2 Problems

The first 11 days of the Guild Wars 2 launch were a source of constant frustration for gamers, who waited five long years for the game to go from development to market. Now, thanks to the tireless efforts of the development team at ArenaNet, the problems have been fixed, and players can devote their full… Read more »