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December 2012 Archive

    1. Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2012
    1. This week on Outside Xbox
    2. Games of 2012: The Walking Dead
    3. Games of 2012: ZombiU
    1. Games of 2012: Halo 4
    2. Games of 2012: Thirty Flights of Loving
    1. Games of 2012: DayZ
    2. Games of 2012: Forza Horizon
    1. Games of 2012: Tokyo Jungle
    1. Games of 2012: FTL: Faster Than Light
    2. Games of 2012: Nintendo Land
    1. Games of 2012: Far Cry 3
    2. Games of 2012: Asura's Wrath
    1. This week on Outside Xbox
    2. Games of 2012: Journey
    3. Games of 2012: Spelunky
    1. Games of 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    2. Games of 2012: Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition
    3. Games of 2012: Dishonored
    1. Eurogamer Christmas update plans
    2. Star Trek Scotty release date: 26th April 2013
    3. A Dark Souls 2 inkling: first flakes of artwork flutter out
    4. The Eurogamer Christmas Challenge
    5. Update: Blaze clarifies NeoGeo X Gold Christmas stock situation
    6. Steam Holiday sale is nicer than Christmas cake
    7. Dirt bikes (but still no Camaros) coming to Battlefield 3!
    8. Trials Evolution: Riders of Doom review
    1. Borderlands 2 Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC out 15th January
    2. With Project Godus funded, Peter Molyneux can finally get some sleep
    3. Apple iPad 4 review
    4. "Can a game create a better world? We believe it can"
    5. Black Isle returns with odd crowdfunding pitch for post-apocalyptic strategy RPG
    6. Elite: Dangerous teaser trailer released as Frontier adds PayPal pledging option
    7. New games from Relic, Vigil, Turtle Rock and Assassin's Creed creator revealed
    8. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 trailer shows off combat, towns, platforming
    9. Steam for Linux beta opened to all
    10. Miasmata review
    11. Humble Indie Bundle 7 arrives with The Binding of Isaac, Closure, Shank 2, Snapshot, Indie Game: The Movie and more.
    12. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is coming to North America this spring
    1. Peter Molyneux demonstrates Project Godus multiplayer on video
    2. THQ files for bankruptcy
    3. The War Z has been removed from sale on Steam
    4. Man recreates classic multiplayer maps from Counter-Strike, Black Ops and Battlefield 3 in Far Cry 3
    5. Pre-order DmC on Steam and get DMCs 3 and 4 for an extra £10
    6. Nintendo working on a fix for the Wii U's lengthy load times
    7. GOG End of the World sale has some cracking deals
    8. Playable demo of War for the Overworld released
    9. Knytt and Oddworld lead the PS Store charge
    10. Crimson Shroud review
    11. Forza Horizon Rally review
    12. PS Plus in January: free BioShock 2, Mortal Kombat, Guardians of Middle-earth
    13. Face-Off: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on Wii U
    14. Xbox 360 Crunchyroll and Sports Picks apps go live
    15. First five minutes of BioShock Infinite revealed in new video
    16. PS3 reaches 30 million sales in Europe and PAL places
    17. The War Z dev apologises to gamers who "misread" Steam page, hits out at "extreme DayZ fanboys"
    18. Dark Souls 2: there's a "core" that needs protecting says Miyazaki
    19. Capcom delays Monster Hunter 4, says Resident Evil 6 sales "certain to fall short of the plan"
    20. Bandits loot 7000 Wii Us in airport heist
    21. Microsoft and the US military are using Kinect to aid veterans with physical therapy
    1. New Xmas Indie Royal bundle brings joy and mirth to the holidays
    2. A Walk in the Dark resembles a cross between Super Meat Boy, VVVVVV and Limbo
    3. Wadjet Eye Games is working on a new Blackwell game due next year
    4. Telltale's The Walking Dead: Episode One free on iOS for a limited time
    5. I saw it with my own eyes: Woodcutter Simulator 2013
    6. Blacklight dev Zombie Studios making psychological thriller for PC with Unreal Engine 4
    7. Levine: BioShock Infinite ending "like nothing you've experienced in a video game before"
    8. Rise of the level cap in first SWTOR expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel
    9. Darbee Darblet review
    10. Free Xbox Live screening of Minecraft documentary on Saturday for Gold members
    11. App of the Day: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
    12. Free Kinect Party kicks off two-week Xbox Live Christmas sale
    13. As work on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance nears end, Konami says it would be awesome to work with Platinum on a sequel
    14. UK tabloids single out Call of Duty, Dynasty Warriors in coverage of Sandy Hook school massacre
    15. Molyneux's 22cans reveals Project Godus prototype video
    16. Rage's The Scorchers DLC drops next week
    1. Tomorrow Comet closes for good
    2. Resident Evil 6 PC launches March 2013 with Steam functionality
    3. Seven years later, Asheron's Call 2 returns
    4. Marvel Heroes preview: Suited and looted
    5. Enhancing Baldur's Gate: the BioWare veterans who dared
    6. Layoffs at Elite: Dangerous developer Frontier
    7. GameSpy blames publishers for old PC games losing its service
    8. BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth: Ken Levine on creating the best AI companion since Half-Life 2's Alyx Vance
    9. Eurogamer Readers' Top 50 Games of 2012 voting
    10. Kinect Sports Season 2 Review
    11. Bert the Troll: I appear to be a character in Guardians of Middle-earth
    12. Official Raspberry Pi Store launches
    13. GameStop selling Far Cry, Far Cry 2 and Far Cry 3 for under a fiver
    14. UK chart: We wish you a Call of Duty
    15. Total Recall Extended Director's Cut Blu-ray includes God of War: Ascension demo
    16. Street Fighter x Mega Man goes live as the Blue Bomber celebrates 25th birthday
    17. Virtue's Last Reward review
    1. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review
    2. Face-Off: Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge on Wii U
    1. This week on Outside Xbox
    2. Are the rich old men ruining Kickstarter?
    1. Little Inferno's soundtrack is now available for free
    2. The Last of Us introduces new character Tess
    3. Valve buys tiny studio set up by former Plants vs. Zombies, Diablo 3 devs
    4. "Free-to-play will change everything."
    5. Valve takes on GameFAQs with Steam Game Guides
    6. First Dirty Bomb gameplay shoots up London Bridge
    7. Microsoft finally lifts Windows Store 18-rated games ban
    8. Digital Foundry vs. the Rayman Legends demo
    9. HMV pins hope on FIFA 13 and Skylanders as it battles through winter
    10. 3DS game Final Fantasy Theatrhythm now free on iOS
    11. Oliver Twins admit defeat in Dizzy Returns Kickstarter
    12. Rayman Legends UK release date announced
    13. Metro: Last Light Limited Edition includes Ranger Mode difficulty
    14. Company of Heroes 2 multiplayer trailer shows Russians and Germans going at it
    15. PlayStation exclusive Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time release date
    16. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo heads west January 2013
    17. Aero Porter review
    18. Borderland's 2's next DLC is Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt
    19. Pac-Man-esque action puzzler escapeVektor due next week on 3DS and Vita
    1. Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD due next week on PS3
    2. Earth Defense Force 2025 announced for Xbox 360 and PS3 next year
    3. BioWare: Mass Effect 4 due "late 2014 to mid-2015"
    4. Humble THQ Bundle raised over $5 million in two weeks
    5. 3DS has surpassed PS3 lifetime sales in Japan
    6. Play limit on Wii U demos set by publishers, Nintendo says
    7. Dead Space 3 to offer voice commands via Kinect
    8. DmC Devil May Cry due on PC in late January
    9. Borderlands 2 patch aims to finally fix Badass Rank bug
    10. Defiance: the console MMO that might just work
    11. Face-Off: Mass Effect on PS3
    12. Hitman HD Collection release date finally set for February
    13. GLaDOS voice in new Guillermo del Toro film
    14. Exploring Bientôt l'été
    15. Enormous Xbox Marketplace sale starts next week
    16. Double Fine's accidentally-released iOS game now officially available
    17. Double Fine announces superhero management sim Middle Manager of Justice
    18. Journey composer will score the Leisure Suit Larry remake
    19. Sony debuts its cross-controller support with LittleBigPlanet 2 DLC next week
    1. Assassin's Creed 3 sells over 7 million units
    2. Ken Levine asks players to vote on BioShock Infinite's reversible cover
    3. Level-5 responds to Sega's lawsuit over Inazuma Eleven
    4. Free first-person puzzler/2D platformer Perspective out today
    5. Face-Off: Darksiders 2 on Wii U
    6. Donate £6 to GamesAid and choose five free indie games
    7. Double Fine's Ron Gilbert explains why adventure game The Cave has no inventory
    8. Monkey Island creator will talk to rights owner Disney about new game plans
    9. Elite: Dangerous footage blasts through multiplayer dogfight
    10. Roll up roll up, get your £79 Eve Fanfest 2013 tickets now
    11. Football Manager Handheld 2013 kicks off tonight on iOS, Android
    12. Metro: Last Light preview: The Underground Man
    13. The Secret World drops subscription fee but isn't free-to-play
    14. Nintendo's eShop money-back offer for Premium Wii U owners now live
    15. THQ gives away Metro 2033 on PC for free
    16. Nintendo Land devs explain lack of online multiplayer
    17. Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials review
    18. What's going on at Trion? Rift team now hit by lay-offs
    19. Silicon Knights' cancelled games laid bare
    20. Nintendo Wii Mini review
    21. Job ads suggest Sony has greenlit PlayStation All-Stars 2
    22. Toki Tori 2 delayed until early next year
    23. Double Fine's Kinect Party due this month, free until 2013
    1. Inaba: Revengeance "would have been very dull" without stealth
    2. The Angry Birds movie officially announced
    3. Sega is suing Level-5 over its touchscreen controls in Inazuma Eleven
    4. Was it a glimpse of next-gen? Medieval RPG maker responds
    5. The Hotline Miami sales story, and more
    6. Aliens: Colonial Marines preview: the Aliens game you've been waiting for?
    7. UK government's cultural test for video games revealed
    8. Vita Velocity dev FuturLab signs Sony deal, teases sequel
    9. Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack review
    10. Rymdkapsel preview: Addicted to base (building)
    11. The Last of Us multiplayer won't hurt single-player, Naughty Dog insists
    12. Guardians of Middle-earth review
    13. Sainsbury's, Napster, Karaoke Xbox 360 apps headed to UK
    14. Wii U sells 307,000 in Japan launch week - report
    15. Humble THQ Bundle adds Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War as total payments near $4.5m
    16. Molyneux's Project Godus Kickstarter inches over halfway mark with just 11 days to go
    1. Bit.Trip Saga coming to the 3DS eShop this month in North America
    2. Dark Souls 2 director aims to make sequel more "straightforward" and "understandable"
    3. Microsoft looking into Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack issue for season pass holders
    4. Warhammer 40K board game Space Hulk is being adapted for PC, Mac and iOS
    5. BioShock Infinite box art intended to entice "uninformed" frat guy types
    6. Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen to feature Japanese VO option
    7. Nintendo's Pokédex iOS app costs £17.45 to complete
    8. Denki Word Quest allows you to kill with literacy
    9. Lovefilm launches on Wii today, Wii U arrival "soon"
    10. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 trailer shows impressive in-game graphics
    11. Glu snips GameSpy from several old PC games
    12. Konami quiet on Metal Gear Solid 5 talk as The Phantom Pain trailer and screenshots are released
    13. European version of Retro City Rampage to benefit from additional polish, no plans for a sequel
    14. Street Fighter X Tekken Ver. 2013 trailer previews sweeping patch
    15. Hackers get Wii Homebrew Channel working on Wii U
    16. Sportsfriends featuring Johann Sebastian Joust Kickstarter funded with 9 hours to go
    17. UK chart: fa-la-la-la-laa la Black Ops 2
    18. Nintendo confirms German law to blame for Europe-wide Wii U eShop 18+ content restrictions
    19. A glimpse of next-gen: Mafia dev shows medieval RPG tech
    20. Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer, broadcaster and Games Master, dies
    21. The Last of Us multiplayer mode teased by Naughty Dog
    22. Newell: living room-friendly PC Steam packages to compete with next-gen consoles
    23. Capcom announces free PC download Street Fighter x Mega Man
    24. Ace of Spades preview: Driller Killer
    1. This Week on Outside Xbox
    2. Neverwinter Nights retrospective
    1. Dark Souls 2 officially announced
    2. The Last of Us release date set for May
    3. Could The Phantom Pain be the new Metal Gear Solid?
    4. New BioShock Infinite gameplay footage emerges
    5. Face-Off: Assassin's Creed 3 on Wii U
    6. Saturday Soapbox: Expert Business Predictions For 2013
    7. Halo 4's Spartan Ops campaign will resume in January
    1. End of Nations not cancelled but moved from Petroglyph to Trion
    2. Involuntary Runner is like QWOP meets Innerspace
    3. Far Cry 3 patch will allow you to tailor the HUD/UI
    4. Why the Wii U's eShop won't be Wiiware all over again
    5. Yes, you can stealth in a cardboard box in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
    6. Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition out now on iPad for £7
    7. James Bond developer Eurocom makes remaining staff redundant, ceases trading
    8. Nintendo blocking 18+ rated Wii U eShop content at certain times
    9. Levine: BioShock Vita in the hands of business people at Take-Two and Sony
    10. BioShock Infinite delayed a month to March 2013 for "extra polish and bug fixing"
    11. BioShock Infinite preview: back on track?
    12. The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim - Dragonborn review
    13. Nintendo's Wii U GamePad prototype was two Wii Remotes taped to a monitor
    14. 3DS game Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate out in March 2013
    15. Surprise! Sony's web-based digital store now online
    16. Happy 15th birthday Quake 2 (I love you)
    17. Wii U sees healthy US launch, numbers in line with Wii
    18. Face-Off: Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition on Wii U
    19. Chasing Aurora review
    1. Ex-Battlefield developer Ben Cousins unveils The Drowning, the iPhone and iPad FPS you can play with just two fingers on one hand
    2. Assassin's Creed 3 DLC bug wiping save data
    3. Revealing Agent, BioWare's spy RPG that didn't survive the recession
    4. Stealth Bastard Deluxe review
    5. Fan remakes first Grand Theft Auto 5 trailer with Lego
    6. Cancelled Guitar Hero 7 had six-stringed guitar and no band
    7. Need for Speed: Most Wanted expanded in 800MSP DLC
    8. Ubisoft's working on an "AAA Next-Gen Online RPG"
    9. Total War developer announces multi-game Warhammer deal
    10. Splinter Cell film in good shape as New Regency comes on board
    11. Tank! Tank! Tank! review
    12. Obsidian flashes some Project Eternity leg: first renders and some more art
    13. FIFA Ultimate Team back and coin cheats banned
    14. Pikmin 3 delayed to Q2 2013 in Europe, US
    15. Trials Evolution: Riders of Doom DLC for December launch
    16. Dead Island Riptide preview: Undead again
    1. BioWare "all hands on deck" for new Mass Effect 3 DLC
    2. Minecraft-style FPS Ace of Spades release date 12th December
    3. Epic Mickey: The Power of Illusion review
    4. George Osborne: UK games industry tax relief will be "among the most generous in the world"
    5. Former Medal of Honor and Uncharted AI chief launches iOS game KnightScape
    6. Far Cry 3 review
    7. F2P mech shooter Hawken enters open beta next week
    8. Video of Crackdown developer's Streets of Rage re-imagining leaks online
    9. Ni no Kuni demo on PlayStation Store today
    10. Six years into development, Path of Exile open beta release delayed until January
    11. Tomb Raider: the model of a modern megagame
    12. Masters of the Miiverse
    13. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 makes $1bn a day quicker than Modern Warfare 3
    14. Nintendo reveals Google Maps for Wii U
    15. Riot permanently bans League of Legends pro for "persistent toxic behaviour"
    16. App of the Day: King of Dragon Pass
    17. Wii U hardware back-compat penalises PAL gamers
    18. Eurogamer Readers' Top 50 Games of 2011 Voting
    19. As Eve Online Retribution expansion launches, CCP reveals master plan to make its famously impenetrable MMO accessible
    20. 30 lay-offs at Petroglyph, End of Nation's future questionable
    21. BioWare quickly rethinking, improving F2P SWTOR restrictions
    22. Dishonored patch launched today for PC, PS3, Xbox 360 - what's changed?
    23. Xbox 360 timed-exclusive Resident Evil 6 modes go on sale 18th December
    24. Ragnarok Odyssey and Dokuro confirmed for PS Vita in Europe this winter
    25. Nintendo issues new Wii U firmware update
    26. PlayStation 3 the number one platform for Netflix
    27. Epic Games president Mike Capps retires
    28. SOE boss Smedley goes to war on “scumbag” Planetside 2 cheaters
    29. Is Ebony Warrior Skyrim's toughest baddie?
    30. Old Spice ad is the funniest game I've played this year
    31. Pier Solar HD confirmed for Wii U
    1. The Binding of Isaac recreated in an insane Team Fortress 2 mod
    2. Face-Off: Trine 2 on Wii U
    3. Fable 2 mysteriously vanishes from Xbox Live
    4. Devs slam Hitman: Absolution promotion that invited you to identify female Facebook friends by their "small tits" and then kill them
    5. Far Cry 3 High Tides co-op DLC exclusive to PS3
    6. Free BioShock 1 with BioShock Infinite PS3 is a US exclusive offer
    7. US judge rejects Motorola's attempt to ban the Xbox 360 in the US and Germany
    8. Irrational Games hires cosplayer to portray BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth on boxart, in ads
    9. UK chart: Wii U games miss top 10 as Call of Duty retains crown
    10. Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition review
    11. Trailer for Company of Heroes film starring Vinnie Jones released
    12. Ex-LucasArts source: claim that Star Wars: Battlefront 3 was 99 per cent complete is "just bulls***"
    13. Wii U day-one firmware update to come with consoles next spring
    14. Project Eternity crowd-funding ends, grand total now $4.3 million
    15. Discovering the Wii U's third space
    16. Shadow Company
    17. Urban Chaos
    18. The Smurfs
    19. Soul Calibur
    20. Sonic Adventure
    21. Monaco Grand Prix
    22. Indiana Jones & The Infernal Machine
    23. Microsoft denied Killer Instinct trademark because of little-known 7 year old TV show
    24. LA Game Space Kickstarter fully funded
    25. Darksiders 2's The Demon Lord Belial DLC out this week on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC
    1. Steam launches Big Picture mode today
    2. Ouya dev consoles ship on 28th December to Kickstarter backers
    3. Skyrim Dragonborn confirmed for PC and PS3 early next year
    4. Chris Avellone blesses inXile's Planescape: Torment successor
    5. Molyneux backtracks on claim he will only make "one more game"
    6. Ni No Kuni PS3 demo confirmed for this week
    7. Eurogamer seeks Junior Graphic Designer for good times
    8. Amazon replacing missing Nintendo Land games with download codes
    9. Juicy and spoilery new Skyrim Dragonborn info leaks ahead of tomorrow's release
    10. Scribblenauts Unlimited review
    1. Who spilled Hot Coffee?
    2. Retrode 2 review
    3. Far Cry retrospective
    4. Will Nintendo meet its Wii U sales target?
    5. The Walking Dead: Assault is an isometric strategy game on iOS
    1. Face-Off: Far Cry 3
    2. This week on Outside Xbox
    3. Saturday Soapbox: The story of the microtransaction