Activision/Bungie contract details revealed

Activision/Bungie contract details revealed

May 24, 2012

Details of the contract between Bungie and Activision have been laid out at Develop and, while some of it is predictably boring, some of what’s been laid out naked on the interweb is actually pretty interesting. The money involved also reminds you that the toilet roll holders at Activision HQ probably have hundred dollar bills wrapped around them. As you...

Heroes & Generals Enters Closed Beta

Heroes & Generals Enters Closed Beta

May 23, 2012

Reto-Moto is nothing if not ambitious, and now it’s your turn to find that firsthand. Heroes & Generals, their multiplayer shooter/strategy hybrid that runs on browsers and sweaty ambition, is officially entering closed beta. Our preview of the pre-beta revealed a promising rainbow of ideas still in development, and Reto-Moto has been stressing the...

Men of War: Condemned Heroes: review

Men of War: Condemned Heroes: review

May 22, 2012

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Lace Mamba Global Developer: 1C-Softclub Players: 1–8 Site: www.menofwargame.com/games/condemnedheroes We didn’t think much of last year’s Men of War: Vietnam. The dense jungle canopies and the camouflaged enemy forces that merged into every landscape like machine gun toting ghosts didn’t really agree with the...

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II: review

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II: review

May 21, 2012

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), XBLA, PC, iOS, Android, Windows 7 Phone Unleashed: Out Now (Android in June and Windows 7 Phone in July) Publisher: Sega Developer: Sonic Team, Dimps Players: 2 (local and online co-op) Site: http://www.sonicthehedgehog4.com/ The first episode of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 was a disappointment. It tripped over its own feet trying to...

Starhawk: review

Starhawk: review

May 21, 2012

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: LightBox Interactive, Santa Monica Studio Players: 1-2 (offline), 2-32 (online) Site: http://starhawkthegame.com/ PS3 exclusive Warhawk was something akin to a third person Battlefield, with the destructible scenery swapped for a sprinkle of sci-fi tech. Starhawk – more...