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‘Brave New World’ expansion announced for Civilization V

Following the success of last year’s Gods & Kings expansion, Firaxis has announced a second expansion pack for Civilization V:  “Brave New World”.  This upcoming addition to Civilization V brings in new leaders, scenarios and wonders


EA offers a little something to griefed SimCity owners

The Maxis Team has finally got SimCity to a playable state much to the relief of fans of the series and new comers to the franchise. There’s still a few hiccups and some crashes


EA celebrates Mass Effect 3 aniversary with sale

To celebrate the year-old release of Mass Effect 3, EA is putting up all the games in the series as well as the trilogy bundle up on sale. The price of the trilogy is now


[HowTo] skip tutorial in SimCity

Whenever you hit a new server to play you’ll encounter this screen. Maxis has cleverly hidden away skipping the tutorial screen so that people will ALWAYS go through it.  Not to worry though as there’s


SimCity gets Patch 1.2 updates, still has no stable servers

Maxis has a new patch up to fix some of the game play issues with SimCity, unfortunately it doesn’t really help on the server availability front. Fix for crash caused most commonly occurring on servers


SimCity [2013] Crash to Desktop, Online Issues, White Screen problems and various fixes

SimCity has just launched and like most PC games in memory, there’s a LOT of issues to be had — mostly with the always-online DRM of the game but that’s really out of our


Just got SimCity

As the title says, I just got a copy of EA’s brand new SimCity for the PC. The Collector’s Edition of SimCity contains the game two free DLCs and a Lenticular poster (you have to


Blizzard drops StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty to $20

In anticipation of the arrival of the franchise’s sequel, Blizzard is having a 50% off sale for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty. If you haven’t bought into StarCraft II, netting Wings of Liberty


Diablo III gets offline play on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4

Unlike the current version Diablo III for the Mac and PC, players on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 will get to play their game even without an internet connection. “You can have four


Sneak Peek at Diablo III for the PlayStation 3

Blizzard is set to release Diablo III for Sony’s consoles, the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 3 complete with four-player online (complete with matchmaking) and four-player local co-op multiplayer mode. The version console of the


Diablo III sells 12 million copies for 2012

Activision Blizzard has a lot of reason to celebrate, 12 million reasons to be exact. As of December 31, 2012, Blizzard has sold more than 12 million copies of the latest game in it’s Diablo franchise.


StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Opening Cinematic

Blizzard has just unleashed the opening cinematic for the upcoming expansion to StarCraft II, Heart of the Swarm Heart of the Swarm will be out this March, which might conflict for some of us who


Razer announces Edge convertible gaming tablet

Hardware companies now seem to be focusing on mobile gaming.  Nvidia has Project Shield on the handheld front and Razer is looking to corner it’s own niche of mobile gamers after it’s recent iterations


Steam Holiday Sale 2012 is now live

Prepare your wallets everyone, the Holiday Steam Sale has arrived, offering steep discounts on numerous PC, Mac and Linux games. The 2012 Steam Holiday Sale brings along the usual daily deals, flash deals and publisher catalog


2012 Autumn Steam Sale is live

Ladies and gents, get your wallets out. The Autumn Steam sale is now up and running! Unlike the Halloween sale which turned out pretty boring since there was no rotation as to


Blizzard starts early Black Friday sale with Diablo III, Starcraft II

$20 off Diablo III and StarCraft II, that’s a hell of a deal that you should grab now (unless you’re like me who just bought a second copy of Diablo III 3 days ago


Guild Wars 2 Free Weekend play

ArenaNet is opening it’s doors to gamers who want to try out the game and explore the world of Tyria just in time for the game’s Lost Shores update The trial will run from November


StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm set for March release

Not much fanfare around it’s revealing, but Blizzard has nonetheless revealed the release date of the as highly anticipated sequel/expansion to StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is set


Steam for Linux Beta Now Available

The Beta trial for the Linux-client of Steam has officially begun. “This is a huge milestone in the development of PC gaming,”  says Gabe Newell, Valve President and co-founder. “Steam users have been asking us


Assassin’s Creed Anthology Edition brings all five games and DLC in one giant bundle

If you haven’t started on the Assassin’s Creed series or are a big fan wanting more (or a pirate who wants to give back to the devs or whatever) then you’re in luck. Ubisoft


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