Codemasters out with Humble Bundle

The Humble Bundle train has arrived at Codemasters’ station. The company are offering a selection of their games at a price, that you will decide for yourself – as long as it’s more than $1. The money raised from the Codemasters’ Humble Bundle goes to Special Effect, a charity that specializes in the use of…

Zynga buys NaturalMotion for $527m

Zynga, best known as the company that brought us a wide range of different Facebook games, have announced that they’ve have purchased NaturalMotion for $527 million. NaturalMotion has previously created the American Football game Backbreaker, but is mostly known for being behind the Euphoria physics engine which is licensed for many of Rockstar’s titles such as Grand Theft Auto and Red…

New Gears of War title is only one week into development

Microsoft’s Black Tusk Studios is only a single week into the development of the next addition to the Gears of War franchise. A few days ago, Microsoft released a statement where they unveiled that they had acquired the rights for the Gears of War franchise and were looking to add to the catalogue of Gears of War games. Black Tusk, however,…

Microsoft gains the right to develop ‘Gears of War’

Microsoft have acquired the rights to develop games from the Gears of War franchise. Microsoft’s own Black Tusk Studios are to take over from Epic Games. After the acquisition of the franchise, a new Gears of War game, developed by Vancouver-based Black Tusk Studios, is set to release later this year. Black Tusk Studios was formed in late 2012 as…

Why Would You Buy? – Killzone: Shadow Fall

Killzone: Shadow Fall was probably one of the most noteworthy games back when Sony’s Playstation 4 launched in November. Dutch Guerilla Games have traveled to the futuristic planet of Vekta and dumped a modern version of the Berlin wall in the middle of it. Tensions are high between the ‘good guys’, the VSA, and the big…

Don’t Starve Diary

Don’t Starve is out for free if you have PS+ and I didn’t hesitate a second to get my hands on it. I’ve spent hours and hours, trying to survive in the unforgiving lands of Don’t Starve where mysterious shadows will try to get you at night while hounds will assault you every few days. A review…

Music to Set the Mood Right – Total War Series

Last time in this series, I brought in with some musical suggestions for Grand Theft Auto V. The soundtrack for that was mostly dominated by up-beat songs, drawing influences from both the hip-hop and electronic scene. With the Total War-series, we’re setting off into another kind of musical territory. Expect no thugs here or any heavy beats.…

The Last of Us DLC listed for Valentines Day release

It seems that Naughty Dog have finally set a date for the story-based DLC, ‘Left Behind’ building on their massive summer hit, The Last of Us. Looking at the PS Store today, it says that the highly anticipated DLC is set for a February 14th, making it exactly 8 months since the game saw its release the…