Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Bethesda Announce Doom 3 BFG PC Patch, GPL Source Code Out Now

Bethesda and id Software announce the GPL Source code for Doom 3 BFG is out now. you can get it from their GitHub Page. Bethesda have also announced the PC version of Doom 3 BFG has a new update. this update brings new features as well as bug fixes, these include:

  • All projectiles cast shadows
  • Texture LOD bias added to menu options
  • Added option to force v-sync (instead of “smart v-sync”)
  • Adjusted default brightness value
  • Shadow casting projectiles added to menu options
  • Allow setting anti-aliasing up to 16x on Nvidia hardware. AMD/Intel cap is at 8x
  • Adjusted range of vertical sensitivity (allows you to lower sensitivity further than original implementation)
  • Added option to disable checkpoints
  • Allow left/right to enter resolution menu
  • Variable FOV settings options were added into the main menu
  • Added controller bind options
  • Added additional anti-cheat measures

  • Fixed blood splatter effects break after reloading save game
  • Fixed broken view nodal code that allowed players to see through the world by backing into a wall and looking up
  • Fixed weapon impact effects break after using the artifact (heart)
  • Fixed leaderboards to work across languages

Source: Bethesda Blog

Ubisoft Have Released A Combat Tutorial Video For Assassin's Creed 3

Ubisoft have released a new video for Assassin's Creed 3. this is a tutorial that offers some combat tips, using in-game action to highlight each tip.

Ubisoft Have Released A New Far Cry 3 Trailer Introducing The 4 Player Co-Op Campaign

Ubisoft have released a new trailer for Far Cry 3. this video focuses on the separate co-op Campaign. this takes place 6 months before your character arrives and features 4 other characters. this campaign can be played with up to 4 players online, or you can play 2 player local split screen co-op.

Creat Studios Announce Labyrinth Legends, Coming To PS3 PSN From 19th December

Creat Studios have revealed their next PS3 PSN game is Labyrinth Legends. the game is set to come out across the USA on 19th December and 21st December for Europe. Labyrinth Legends is a action adventure dungeon crawler where players explore hidden catacombs, evade traps and solve puzzles. whilst you are exploring you also collect gold, hidden treasure, weapons and artefacts. as well as a single player mode there are local multiplayer modes.

Creat Studios say Labyrinth Legends is Creat Studio's 21st game for the Playstation Network.

Press Release

Nintendo Announce For A Limited Time They Will Offer A Free Coin Rush Course Pack For New Super Mario Bros. 2

Nintendo have announced that players have collected over 3 Billion coins in New Super Mario Bros. 2 on the 3DS. to celebrate this they are releasing a free Coin Rush course pack for the game. the levels in this course pack feature levels from Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. 3. this pack will remain free from now until 31st January 2013, after which the pack will become paid DLC for the game.

Press Release

Sony Online Entertainment Have Released A New Planetside 2 Trailer Showing What It Can Do That FPS Can't

Sony Online Entertainment have released a new Planetside 2 trailer. the trailer aims to show why the game is different from other FPS. it shows that the action is on huge maps and some of the manoeuvres you can perform like getting a tank on top of a ship.

Ubisoft Have Released A New Dev Video For ZombiU Showing Multiplayer

Ubisoft have released a new video for ZombiU. this video features the devs talking about the mutliplayer in the game. the video shows in-game action from each of the modes, which include a capture the flag, kill the most zombi's and survive as long as possible. there is a asymmetric version of multiplayer called King Of Zombi's where the GamePad user uses strategy to place Zombies whilst the other player has to survive and kill them.

Halfbrick Announce New Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC Comes Out Tomorrow For 160 MS Points

Halfbrick have detailed the new DLC coming to Fruit Ninja Kinect. out tomorrow, 28th November, the Hi-Tech Vault DLC adds a new background, the sword blade and clocking device shadow. this DLC will cost 160 MS Points.

Source: PlayXBLA