Independent videogames publisher Iceberg Interactive today announces its publishing agreement for Endless Space, the highly anticipated 4x space strategy game for PC, with Paris-based videogames developer Amplitude Studios. Recently released by Amplitude for pre-order on Steam, Iceberg will now be bringing the game to other digital download portals over the coming weeks and has set a retail release date of 24 August 2012. Localized French and German versions are also planned.
Raptr, the leading community for gamers with more than 12 million users, has launched Raptr Rewards, a program to reward active gamers with real rewards just for playing their favorite games. Raptr Rewards is on track to offer over 350,000 free rewards totaling $1.3 million in value just in the first month of launch.
Today, the Social Club just got a whole lot more social. We’re proud to announce the launch of a full Rockstar Games Social Club site reboot with totally new features designed to let each of you make your mark as a member of the Rockstar community. The new launch includes custom personal Social Club user profiles, an all-new Friends system with public and direct messaging, the ability to link in and login with your Facebook and Twitter accounts, Newswire activity and reply notifications and much more – plus coming this Wednesday will be the additional launch of Social ClubCREWS where you’ll be able to register, create and rally your Max Payne 3 Multiplayer Crew ahead of time. Read on for more detail on today’s features launch…
Wargaming.net, the award-winning videogame developer and publisher, announced today that update 7.3 is now available for its highly acclaimed armored warfare MMO World of Tanks.Update 7.3 brings substitutions and additions to the line of Soviet heavy tanks, splitting the line into two branches. Leading the way through the redesigned tech tree, the update moves the IS-4 tank into tier 10 of its own heavyweight line with KV-4 and ST-I. The KV-3 has moved from tier 6 to tier 7, and freed the slot for another newcomer, T-15
Acclaimed video games publisher Rising Star Games releases Xbox 360 exclusive arcade shooter Akai Katana in stores on 11 May. To celebrate this, the first series of themes (7th May 240 MS points) and picture packs (14th May 160MS points) for Xbox Live Dashboard will available from today. The Pilot Training tutorials have been commissioned to introduce new players to the best tactics, manoeuvres and skills needed to become a master of bullet hell.
Lord of the Rings Online: Update 7 is coming soon. This free-to-all-players update features an extensive revamp to both Fornost and Moria, and also a brand new free-to-VIPs.Ascend the treacherous slopes of Methedras at the southern end of the Misty Mountains to confront a foe seeking to bring supernatural forces to bear against Rohan. Take up arms alongside the Rangers to battle Gwyllion, a vile sorceress and ally of Saruman. Storm on Methedras supports groups from one to twelve players, level 70-75, and offers two tiers of difficulty for those who like a bigger challenge.“
“We have three weapons that have one thing in common, besides being badass, and that thing is that they don’t have a name. There was some bad communications between the weapon designers and the name creators. And then Gunnar came up with naming them The Gunnernator I, II and III – that gave us all brain freeze.” says Martin Wahlund, CEO and Executive Producer, Fatshark. “Please help us out with naming these three weapons – or they might just end up being the Gunnernators!”
FDG Entertainment proudly announces “Expand it!” for IOS, an awesome new physics puzzle game! This innovative game introduces the “Rainbow Dinos”. These Dinos literally blow up with excitement: touch them and they will instantly inflate. Help them reach the rainbow! Each tap expands them even more; tap again and again, and see their funny bloated faces. The game will be released on iPhone and iPad, even supporting native 2048×1536 Retina Display resolutions on the new iPad.
A few days ago, we posted an article about how Now Is The Best Time To Join Playstation Plus. It highlighted all of the bonuses and perks you can expect in the service this month, for just the initial investment of $50. Well, it turns out that the free stuff for May was just scratching the surface of what Playstation Plus offers.