I was pleasantly surprised to see a new edition of PC Zone land on my doorstep yesterday.
Even better next month’s edition (which sadly will be the last) is going to be a retrospective.
With such a long and interesting history it’s sure to be a must read; keep your eyes peeled and then, after reading it, dry those tears away.
As mentioned a few days ago Alien Storm has been released!
Alien Swarm is a game and Source SDK release from a group of talented designers at Valve who were hired from the Mod community. Available free of charge, the game thrusts players into an epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics. With your friends, form a squad of four distinct IAF Marine classes.
Go grab it here
I’m looking forward to this already. Bad Company 2 has seen some of the best FPS multiplayer gaming of recent times and playing some jungle warfare can only be a welcome addition.
The Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam digital expansion pack takes all of the intensity, action and addictive gameplay of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and ups the ante with enhanced persistence, new weapons, vehicles, unlocks, awards, achievements and trophies. Featuring four new maps playable in classic Battlefield modes including Conquest and Rush, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam will be available worldwide this winter for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PC. Price will be announced at a later date.
Defined by its exceedingly intense vehicular warfare, destruction, variety of weapons and huge sandbox environments, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is one of 2010′s top selling action games. The game is available in North America and Europe for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.
Read more over at IGN
It’s nice to see so much invested in a PC only title in this day and age. Who said gaming on the PC was dead?
Video game production is in a slump, the world’s struggling with the tail-end of the Global Financial Crisis, and Activision Blizzard has spent more than US$100 million developing StarCraft II.
The sequel’s been 12 years coming, and expectations are understandably high, with analysts predicting several million units will be sold this year alone – comfortably padding Activision‘s wallet.
And lets face it Blizzard aren’t short of cash thanks to World of Warcraft.
Read the full story over @ GamePron
If you’re a big gamer and in the market for a new CPU, or just want to see how your current processor stacks up, then have a gander at the Tom’s Hardware Gaming CPU Hierarchy.
It’s updated monthly and gives an excellent indication on whether it may be time to start savings those pennies.