Claire Phillips

Loves – sci-fi, gaming, movies, purple, photography, David Tennant, reading, doodling, writing.

Driver San Francisco video shows off online multiplayer

Hankering after some more Driver San Franciso info before the September release? Well Ubisoft have dropped a new developer diary video to show off the online multiplayer. When the game is released on September 1st players can expect 11 modes in total, with the developers even throwing in an FPS inspired Capture the Flag as well as the more expected racing fare. The most exciting thing on offer her...

Trine 2 gets European release on PC and Mac

Trine 2 is all set for a retail and digital release in Europe, with developers Frozenbite teaming up with Focus Home Interactive to bring the side scrolling adventure sequel to PC and Mac in Q4 2011. Also slated for a PSN and XBLA release, the game is a follow up to 2009’s Trine, which received strong reviews and sold close to a million copies. The three characters from the first game all re...

Happy half-birthday to Rift, happy half-birthday to you!

Today marks the beginning of Rift’s half birthday party, a weeklong celebration thrown by developers Trion Worlds to mark the MMORPG’s first hugely successful six months on the planet. Subscribers and newcomers alike are all entitled to a slice of the cake, and in order to make sure there’s cake for everybody, Trion are even asking you to bake your own! That’s right people,...

First full trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines

It’s been a long time coming, but Aliens: Colonial Marines finally has a full trailer! The game was first announced all the way back in 2006, and is actually the second title to carry the Colonial Marines title after a cancelled PS2 effort from EA in 2001. This one has survived however, and is being brought to the table by Gearbox Software and Sega. Players will take charge of a group of Uni...

Exclusive Centipede Infestation Screenshots

Centipede Infestation is not the sort of thing you want to have to find images for yourself, it’s a bit disturbing! Entomophobes need not worry however as the lovely people over at Atari have given us some exclusive screenshots to save you from any bug related trauma, and a pretty bunch they are at that. They feature the game’s protagonist Max in action against a few of the games many ...

The Asskickers Review

The Asskickers Platform: PC (reviewed), Mac Publisher:  AGO Games Developer: AGO Games Release Date: 30 June 2011 Price: $4.99 Overview: The Asskickers is the first title to come from indie developer AGO games, and is meant to ape the styles of classic beat ‘em ups like Streets of Rage and Double Dragon. There are three modes on offer; a six levelled story, survival and time attack. Both the story...

Raving Rabbids and Rayman Origins Gamescom Trailers

Although the rabbids have been hanging around consoles for a while now, it’s been quite a while since Rayman himself got a taste of the limelight, so it’s great to see Ubisoft giving both the crazy rabbit things and the limbless wonder a shot at the action with Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking and Rayman Origins. Raving Rabbids will be an Xb0x 360 Kinect title, whilst Rayman himself...

Rift to celebrate half birthday with bonuses and free play for everyone

< It’s a very merry half birthday for fans of new MMORPG on the block Rift, with developers Trion Worlds announcing a weeklong celebration to mark the first 6 months of the game’s life. Starting on August 25, Guardians and Kelari alike will be rewarded with special in game bonuses including extra XP and a (hopefully gift wrapped) surprise birthday present: • Special Surprise Birthda...

Trackmania 2 Canyon hands on preview

Trackmania 2 Canyon is the latest title from Ubisoft owned Nadeo games. It’s a massively popular racing series, with nearly 10 million registered players. Despite no new releases from the franchise since 2008, there were still 700,000 people who connected in December 2010 – a huge credit to the developers emphasis on allowing players to create their own tracks and upload them to the wo...

Trackmania 2 Canyon beta open now!

UPDATE – Click here for an in depth preview of the beta! The next entry in the phenomenally popular Trackmania franchise is now available as an online multiplayer beta. All you have to is pre-purchase the full game and the online multiplayer and editor modes are yours for the taking. The full title is not released until September, but the online racing and editors offer plenty to keep you oc...

Leedmees launch date set by Konami

Want to lead a mysterious population of small creatures home using only your own body? Well Konami has seen fit to give you that, with their first Kinect compatible XBLA title, Leedmees, released on September 7 for 800 Microsoft Points. It’s a cute little puzzler with the mystical creatures in question looking like a cross between Sackboy’s little minions from Little Big Planet 2 and t...

Ninja Gaiden 3 to have Move support – ready to slice and dice?

Move controllers/katanas at the ready folks, that dream of being a ninja has taken one step closer to reality with the announcement from Tecmo Koei and Team Ninja that Ninja Gaiden 3 will have full Playstation Move compatibility. Yosuke Hayashi (leader of Team Ninja, how’s that for a job title?) made the announcement at Gamescom yesterday, and seemed pretty clear on the point of the new cont...

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