Fernando T. Gonçalves

Gaming is one of my favorite hobbies!

The Beauty of Okamiden’s Latest Trailer

This week Capcom shared a new special, and really beautiful, japanese trailer for the sucessor of the classic Okami: Okamiden for the Nintendo DS. As you will see in the trailer below, they are doing a impressive job on keeping all the essences from the PS2 version, while bringing some new features, like partners and new puzzles. Okamiden take place a few months after the events of Okami, Okamiden...

New deals on Steam – Final Fantasy XI and Paradox Titles

Steam announced two special deals this week, check it out: (50% off) Final Fantasy XI Online Ultimate Collection Vana’diel — a land of magic, swords and technology — welcomes new adventurers, along with seasoned FINAL FANTASY veterans, with open arms. This land cries out for fearless warriors like you to restore the peace that the citizens dream of. Heed the call and join hundreds of thousan...

Mafia II Downloadable Content Incoming

Following the big trend started this generation, Mafia II, while yet to be released, has already some DLCs announced. Let’s detail them: The Betrayal of Jimmy (PS3 Exclusive): This DLC take players into an alternate perspective of the mob through the eyes of Jimmy, a mercenary. Jimmy is the guy the other guys call when they need to finish the job. The Betrayal of Jimmy features dozens of int...

Valve announces Alien Swarm… for FREE on Steam

Valve never cease to impress us! Today Valve announced that Alien Swarm, initially a mod released for Unreal Tournament 2004, whose modders were hired by Valve to work on the Left 4 Dead series and now Portal 2, is being completely remade for the Source Engine, with full Steam integration and a lot of new features, and it’s going to be released for FREE! Available free of charge, the game th...

Swords & Soldiers on PSN this fall

The Real Time Strategy game Swords & Soldiers had a really nice reception on the WiiWare, and now the game is set to debut with some extra features on the PSN! The PSN version will get a huge make-over, with new HD graphics (up to 1080 full HD resolution), online multiplayer mode, adapted controls and trophies support. You can expect the game on PSN this fall. For now check the first screens a...

R.U.S.E. Free Preview Weekend on Steam

There’s a Free Weekend coming to Ubisoft’s Real Time Strategy game R.U.S.E on Steam: From Steam’s website: The Free Preview Weekend of R.U.S.E. will let you play a sizeable slice of the multiplayer, featuring new maps never played before. Play with 2 to 8 players, with any team or free-for-all combination, and with any of the 6 factions available in the final game. You can also p...

TERA is Coming to Europe

The ambitious mmorpg TERA will receive an Europe release in 2011, as the publisher Frogster secured the publishing rights to the game. TERA – An online game world to set new standards in the genre An impressive and highly-detailed virtual world with triple-A quality claim awaits thousands of players with TERA. Entirely developed in Unreal Engine 3, TERA transcends current representatives of the ge...

The Icarus Effect: A Novel Based on the Deus EX Series

The Deus EX series was always respected for their interesting cyberpunk universe, which was merged really well with the fps and rpg formula. Coming close to the next game, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Del Rey Books will be publishing a novel based on the Deus Ex series in 2011. Written by James Swallow, Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect is set in the complex and enthralling world of Deus Ex, a cyberpunk-st...

Rumor: Plants Vs Zombies 2 Announcement Soon?

Like nearly all PopCap Games, Plants vs Zombies was an extremely addicting and entertaining game. Released in 2009, the game was the perfect definition of the Tower Defense genre. Well, if you want more of that addicting formula, just look at the image below: The artwork is really suspicious, but we will need to wait until August 2, 2010 for this mystery to be revealed!

Sid Meier’s Civilization V Receives a Special Edition

2k Games announced a special edition for their strategy game Sid Meier’s Civilization V. Check it out: This special edition has the following items: 5 metal figurines based on units from Civilization V, manufactured by Reaper Miniatures 2-disc CD soundtrack of game score selections DVD “Behind-the-Scenes at Firaxis on Civilization V” 176-page hardcover art book Sid Meier’s Civilization...

Dragon Age 2 announced!

That was fast. Just a few hours after the rumors, and Bioware already announced the sequel for their highly acclaimed rpg series: Dragon Age 2 is real! Dragon Age 2 will feature an all-new story about Hawke, a survivor of the Blight and a hero who will transform the face of the Dragon Age universe forever. Spanning 10 years of his life, players will help tell that tale by making tough moral choice...

Dragon Age 2 to be Announced Soon?

The announcement of a sequel to Bioware’s RPG hit from 2009 is close, if all the rumors are true. Dragon Age 2 was already confirmed by Bioware in past interviews, but the rumors about the game’s announcement got bigger this week. From their post today on twitter (@biofeed) : 2morrow will be a great day for BioWare fans. Just sayin’ Electronic Arts also posted a press release abo...

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