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Hitchhiker's Guide Game Celebrates 30th Anniversary With March Re-Launch
The answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything will finally be within our grasp (again) next week as BBC Radio 4 invites gamers to delay any inklings of panic in order to play a new and improved version of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Game online.
Marvel Heroes Gets Forge Of Asgard Update, Mac Beta Soon
Marvel Heroes is set to get just a bit more heroic as the “Forge of Asgard” update finally arrives. Additionally, the game is finally coming to Mac, so look for some closed beta testing to begin later this month for those of you looking to take control of the galaxy’s mightiest heroes on the iPuter.
Wargaming Rolls Out Free Digital Magazine, 'Let's Battle'
It looks like Wargaming is looking to extend its reach beyond the borders of video games to produce a digital magazine…That just so happens to be about video games. If you’re a fan of games that feature a lot of stuff going “boom” and the people who make those games a reality, it’s a free publication you might want to check out.
Uncharted Waters Online Free Cash Shop Pack Giveaway
Uncharted Waters Online is entering the “2nd age” and distributor OGPlanet wants people to come play the game, for free of course. They also want to entice people by offering up free content as well. It's almost like getting paid to play the game.
Dragon's Prophet Update Adds Mounted Combat
Dragon’s Prophet is finally ready to turn the badass meter all the way up to 11 with the launch of the Evolution-Phase One expansion, A Trinity of Dragons. Along with all of the usual new bits and baubles expected out of an MMO update, this one finally introduces mounted combat to the adventure, letting players wage war while sitting astride their trusty winged beasts.
Herokon Online Expands With Thorwal Update
The world of Herokon Online is growing, both in terms of physical size and the adventures taking place within its magical lands as the developers at Silver Style announce the launch of the Thorwal update, adding in a whole new region to explore, a new campaign to discover and several new features that aim to make the game better than ever.
Studies Delve Into Community, Anonymous Behavior In Online Games
A couple of new studies concerning player behavior in massively multilayer online games are making the rounds, stating that cheating and troll-like behavior is often a result of the online community itself, not necessarily the freedom and lack of consequences typically associated with anonymous gaming.
Guild Wars 2 Prepares For The End With New Story Trailer
In the world of Guild Wars 2, events were set into motion that will finally come to fruition in 2014, seeing the evil Scarlet Briar grow in power as she battles to change the fate of Tyria. As promised by the recently released “The Story so Far” recap trailer, “The end begins” for Guild Wars 2 in 2014.
Deadbreed To Bring Dark MOBA Action Into Beta
MOBAs are growing in popularity, featuring original IPs like Defense of the Ancients and League of Legends, as well as beloved properties like Lord of the Rings and the DC universe. The latest multiplayer strategy game to enter the fray is a new franchise called Deadbreed, offering tons of customization and a group of creators who know their way around the realm of video games.
War Thunder: Ground Forces Closed Beta Gameplay Footage Released
War Thunder is already a very highly praised MMO flight simulator. Gamers have a grand number of aerial vehicles to choose from and blast the crap out of each other with. Well, joining those aerial monsters are ground forces... tanks. New video has emerged of the tanks in action from the recent closed beta.
War Thunder Rolls Out Phase Two For Closed Tanks Beta
War Thunder is gearing up to invite even more players into its second wave of the Ground Forces closed beta, complete with a trio of developer diaries to bring everyone up to speed.
Black Sheep Promo Videos Showcase Jiggle Physics, Destructible Environments
One of the things a lot of gamers expected from the seventh generation of gaming were games centered around physics-based gameplay and combat. It was disheartening to find so many games with such a lacking focus on physics outside of anything from Team Ninja. Well, the Korean software development sector are advancing gaming whether the West wants to take notice or not.
Just Cause 2 Multiplayer Impressions: Fun But Hollow
The multiplayer mod for Just Cause 2 has gone live. It features a small assortment of activities added on top of the general gameplay of the original release of Just Cause 2, the open-world third-person action game from Avalanche Studios. The good part is that it's filled with wacky fun but the bad part is that a large portion of the map is empty and activities are rather thin.
War Thunder Update Adds 20 Planes, 8 Maps
War Thunder's latest update, 1.37, has taken to the skies, offering players a swarm of new planes to control, new maps to explore, a new progression system to unlock and basically just more of what makes this aerial combat game so much fun in the first place.
Marvel Heroes Gets Siege Update, Playable Ghost Rider
It feels like I can't go two weeks these days without writing a story about Marvel Heroes receiving one update or another. And for those of you who have been playing the free-to-play, super-charged beat-em-up, you know that's far from a complaint. This latest Update 2.1 is called Siege, and it increases the content in the recently added Asgard level, as well as makes Ghost Rider a playable character.