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This page contains an archive of older game related news. For the latest news, please read the Main Page.

This years' news

King's Bounty: The Legend available on Steam

Valve Software has announced that the RPG and TBS hybrid game King's Bounty: The Legend is now available on Steam. Gamers can purchase the game with a 10% discount until the 8th of May.

Fallout: New Vegas announced

Bethesda Softworks has announced during a London press event that it will collaborate with Obsidian Entertainment to create the new Fallout title, Fallout: New Vegas.

The game will be released in 2010 and will work on PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

According to Peter Hines, the vice-president of Bethesda Softworks, Fallout: New Vegas will not continue the story of Fallout 3 - it will be just another RPG game taking place in the Fallout universe.

Braid delayed

According to the official blog, Braid's launch on the PC will be delayed by 10 days.

Johnathan Blow wrote in his blog post that this delay is caused by a few issues discovered during the final testing of the game.

Crysis Maximum Edition to be released soon

Crytek and Electronic Arts are planning to release Crysis Maximum Edition, a package containing all three Crysis games: Crysis, Crysis Warhead and [[Crysis Wars].

The package will be available on all well known download platforms like Direct2Drive or Steam, starting from the 5th of May.

Eve Online retail box contents released

CCP has released details about the contents of the retail version of Eve Online.

The retail box will feature:

  • 60 day subscription which can be split in two 30 days subscriptions or changed into the game currency, ISK
  • VIP pass which allows players to invite a friend to the game for 21 days
  • Instant War Access which gives new players quick access to organized battles
  • Exclusive Career Guide, a guide with useful informations and also available online
  • an improved in-game spacecraft called Interbus Shuttle, which has a larger cargo space and is a bit faster

This retail box will be available for $34.95 in US stores starting from the 10th of March or from the 12th of March in Europe.

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures v1.04 update released

Funcom has announced on the official forums an update for their MMORPG, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

The forum messages list a lot of changes and improvements attributed to this 1.04 game update, like the addition of four new instances (three for Level 80 players) and tweaks to make player classes more balanced.

THQ plans to fire 600 employees

After reporting 191.8 million dollars of losses in the 3rd financial period of the last year, THQ has announced they're planning to become profitable again by firing over 600 employees.

BattleForge release date announced

Electronic Arts has announced that their online real time strategy game BattleForge will be launched on the 24th of March.Gamers can take part in the open beta stage after requesting a key from the official website.

A rather unique approach to online gaming constitutes the fact that gamers can build armies using collectible trading cards. These armies can be also sold or exchanged between players.

Mirror's Edge available on Steam

Valve has announced that the Electronic Arts' action game Mirror's Edge is available on Steam.

For the moment, the game can only be purchased and downloaded by American players. Players from other regions of the world will be able to buy it in a few days.

Saints Row 2 is now available on Steam

THQ has announced that the PC version of Saints Row 2 is available on Steam.

For the moment, the game can only be bought by US players, at a reasonable price of $39.95; European players will have to wait until the 23rd of January to buy the game.