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June 17, 2014

Total War: Rome 2’s Pirates & Raiders want to pillage your purse

Total War: Rome 2 patch 13.1 is a festival of hotfixes

It’s another patch for Total War: Rome 2, I think everybody knows the drill by now. This one is Patch 13.1, entitled “Hotfixes and Festivals” and it should download automatically through the auto-power of Steam….


May 27, 2014

Total War: Rome 2 getting more free (and not free) DLC

Total War: Rome 2’s free Getae update released

Total War: Rome 2’s latest freebie DLC update has been released today, adding the Getae faction to the game. The 250mb-ish patch should automatically download through Steam (try a restart of the client if it…



May 9, 2014

Alien: Isolation has human dangers as well as alien

Alien: Isolation has human dangers as well as alien

This ‘Creating the Cast’ trailer for Alien: Isolation is mostly about mo-cap and amusing faces, but does contain a few more details about the game too. Most probably know that the player-character is Ripley’s daughter,…



April 16, 2014

Total War: Rome 2 Beta Patch 12 available

While I’ve been busy fighting my way through Rome 2’s Second Punic War for the Hannibal at the Gates review, Creative Assembly has released more patches. Well, it’s released a beta version of the upcoming…


April 4, 2014

Alien: Isolation’s audio secret is a lady stamping on vegetables

Alien: Isolation’s audio secret is a lady stamping on vegetables

This new trailer about the audio production in Creative Assembly’s upcoming Alien: Isolation┬átitle reveals some traditional foley recording techniques. These include putting a pile of vegetables in some soil and crushing them, and walking around…





March 13, 2014

Alien: Isolation trailer explains how to make an Alien

Alien: Isolation trailer explains how to make an Alien

“We wanted to make the Alien scary again,” say Creative Assembly in this new talking heads trailer for Alien: Isolation. It’s a noble goal, especially after Aliens: Colonial Marines made them … basically expendable and…




January 30, 2014

Total War: Rome 2 sends Patch 9 live and into the wild

Yesterday’s hotfix for the latest Total War: Rome 2 patch was apparently enough to push it out of the beta stage and into the realm known as “worthy for public release.” As a result, Patch…