Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Funcom Announce The Secret World Is Moving From Being A Subscription MMO To A Pay Once Play Forever MMO

Funcom have announced a big change to The Secret Worlds subscription model. the game originally was a pay monthly MMO, but now Funcom have moved the game to the Guild Wars model where you pay for the game once and are able to play the game for as long as it's supported. Funcom will continue to support the game with free updates that are called issues and paid expansion/content packs. a membership option will continue for The Secret World which enables those to spend around $10 and get access to double XP bonuses, 10% discount at the in-game store and more.

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EA And BioWare Announce Game Update 1.6 For Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Out Now

EA and BioWare have announced game update 1.6 "Ancient Hypergate" for Star Wars: The Old Republic is out now. Ancient Hypergate brings:
  •  Warzone: The Ancient Hypergate lets you test your strength with a brand new PvP game mechanic. In this Warzone, Republic and Empire forces are locked in a brutal conflict to control two energy pylons. You must fight to take control of these powerful pylons and kill any foes in your way to discharge a massive blast of energy through your faction’s gate. The first team to open their portal will unleash deadly reinforcements to wipe out enemy players.

  • Heroic Space Missions: Whese will challenge your galactic piloting skills. Both Republic and Empire classes have six new repeatable Level 50 Heroic Space Missions. These updated Space Missions are the most intense Space Missions to date and players who are up to the challenge can earn Black Hole Commendations to spend on ship upgrades, high level gear, and more!


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THQ Have Released A New In-Game Trailer For Metro: Last Light

THQ have released a new trailer for Metro: Last Light. this trailer uses in-game action to show the state of the world, comparing it to the world god created in the book of Genesis.

Nnooo Announce escapeVektor Comes To 3DS And PS Vita From 19th December For €9.99

Nnooo have announced escapeVektor is coming to the 3DS and PS Vita. the game was originally released on WiiWare as escapeVektor Chapter 1, with a further 3 chapters planned for released on WiiWare. Nnooo decided to combine all the chapters together into 1 game and bring it to the 3DS and PS Vita. each game now comes with 150 levels across 27 different worlds and there are new enemies and obstacles. online leaderboards have also been added. on the 3DS the game gets 3D support and on PS Vita the game gets touchscreen and gyroscope support.
The escapeVektor release schedule on both 3DS and PS Vita is:
December 19 - PS Vita release in Europe and Australia/New Zealand for €9.99/AUD$15.95/NZD$18.90. This will be available on the PlayStation®Store.
December 20 - Nintendo 3DS release via the Nintendo eShop in US, Europe and Australia/New Zealand for US$9.99/€9.99/AUD$13/NZD$17.

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Zero Punctuation - Far Cry 3

Yahtzee tackles Far Cry 3 this week. he thought Far Cry 2 had some good ideas but it's issues held it back from being a good game, so did Ubisoft get it right this time round with Far Cry 3 or is it still missing that certain something that stops it from being a good game?

Zen Studios Announce Zen Classics For Pinball FX 2, Brings 4 Tables To The Game For 800 MS Points

Zen Studios have announced 4 tables are coming to Pinball FX 2 on Xbox 360. these tables should be out from today for 800 MS Points. these are classic Zen Studio tables that have been upgraded for Pinball FX 2. these tables are Tesla, Eldorado, Shaman and V1.

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