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Air Conflicts: Secret Wars: The Breaking Review

Breaking News: Nothing but respect for bitComposer Games’ take on flying. Salut!

We’ve managed to get hold of the game early, and here’s the review. A day before the game is released. We were planning on posting this yesterday but there was some problem with our Printscreen, so we had to fish out our digital camera and take photos of the screen. We apologize for the low-quality ‘screenshots’. =P

In the beginning...

It’s World War 2, and you, as Dorothy Derbec, aka DeeDee, are stuck smack in the middle of it. Things are getting too hot for you to live your opportunist life, which consisted of liquor ad smuggling liquor, and more liquor. All of your friends and acquaintances share the same affinity for intoxication. But now, you are drawn into the war, even though you did not consider it yours. You are drawn in because of your past, and your own secret war: the story of your vanished father that you never knew. Legend has it that he was the man they could not kill, and he,  Read the rest of this entry

FIFA ’12 Pre-Order Details

If you’re willing to put the money down on the table now, you’ll have an advantage in this year’s Ultimate Team showdown.

Publisher Electronic Arts has announced that those willing to pre-order Fifa 12 will be rewarded with special Ultimate Team packs for this year’s Ultimate Team.

If you buy the XBox 360 or PS3 version of the game through GAME or Gamestation you’ll get Read the rest of this entry

Steam Summer Camp Day 4

We bring to you our take on the latest offerings on Steam’s Summer Camp.

Now it’s really starting to look as if Steam’s trying to lasso all the kids just out on vacation into one massive group of kiddies stuck to their monitors. What this can do to the global waist size average, we don’t want to think about. Anyways, without further rambling, just like we promised, here’s the latest on sale at the Summer Camp.

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Age of Conan: Free to Play

Funcom’s dark fantasy MMO RPG, Age of Conan, became free-to-play on the first of July. The game, based on Robert Howard’s fiction, was said to be going free-to-play in May. Now it has. Read the rest of this entry

Tribes: Ascend Free to Play

Developer Hi-Rez Studios has announced that the upcoming Tribes:Ascend will be a free-to-play game.

The developer has taken the gambit to increase the potential audience of the multiplayer-only first-person shooter.

Hi-Rez boss Todd Harris said,

“We want as many people as possible to experience it. Free-to-play is a great way to grow the number of people exposed to Tribes gameplay. It’s simply a great way to let a number of people try the game, versus a huge marketing spend or other techniques.”

Ascend is being thought of as the multiplayer successor to Tribes 2, and the ‘re-introduction’ of the franchise to the gaming world. As with most other free-to-play games, a microtransaction system will do the earning for Hi-Rez. Basically, you can purchase loadouts, either via real-world money or game money that is earned slowly by playing matches. Loadouts determine your character type: light, medium or heavy, the two weapons you can carry, your explosive type and your character augmenting pack. To keep user interest Read the rest of this entry

L.A. Noire – Coming Soon to a PC Near You

Rockstar Games’ smash console hit, L.A. Noire, is coming to PC in the next quarter, the publishers announced this morning. The story of LAPD officer and later detective Cole Phelps, on a mission to set right a city falling headlong into the pitfalls of its own success, has received rave reviews by virtually all the gaming authorities.

“L.A. Noire is a new type of game that makes players see through a detective’s eyes in 1940s Los Angeles,” said Sam Houser, Rockstar Games’ founder. “Its unique blend of story, action and crime solving will be perfect to play on PC.” Read the rest of this entry

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