August 13, 2014

Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault announced

It’s back to the Battle of the Bulge for Company of Heroes 2 in newly-announced standalone expansion Ardennes Assault. Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault is a single-player standalone expansion focusing on the Battle of…

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….

June 13, 2014

Alien: Isolation screens are really quite hot

These new Alien: Isolation screens are pretty hot, not least because they contain molotov cocktails and flamethrowers. Yes, it’s a terrible pun, but shush. I’m pretty sure I’ve made all the jokes about “isolation” that…

June 10, 2014

Alien: Isolation trailer focuses on the horror

Alien: Isolation trailer focuses on the horror

Crikey, but this trailer makes Alien: Isolation look like Outlast in space. Which seems like one of the best ways to do an Alien game, if you ask me. The newest Alien: Isolation trailer focuses…

May 29, 2014

Dawn of War multiplayer updated to run through Steam

SEGA and Relic have updated Dawn of War to get multiplayer matchmaking working through Steam. Previously, the title (and its expansions) had used the soon to be defunct GameSpy for matchmaking. Rather than leave the…

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…

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 title reveals some traditional foley recording techniques. These include putting a pile of vegetables in some soil and crushing them, and walking around…