Ascaron archive

  • Pass Your Driving Theory Test interactive guide coming to DS
    Gaming

    Pass Your Driving Theory Test interactive guide coming to DS

    By 19 January 2009

    Avanquest Software has announced it will be launching an interactive guide for learner drivers to help them prepare for their driving theory test. Set to be released in March 2009, Pass Your Driving Theory Test will be available for the Nintendo DS and...

  • Moto Racer DS coming in April
    Gaming

    Moto Racer DS coming in April

    By 19 January 2009

    Nobilis and Ascaron Entertainment have unveiled Moto Racer DS, the latest instalment in the successful racing series, and its first entry onto Nintendo's handheld. Due for release in April this year, racing fans will find themselves taking part in four...

  • Ascaron teams with Nobilis for new RPG, King's Bounty: The Legend
    Gaming

    Ascaron teams with Nobilis for new RPG, King's Bounty: The Legend

    By 3 December 2008

    Ascaron Entertainment, the developer behind the Sacred game series, has announced a new RPG in partnership with Lyon-based publisher Nobilis. King's Bounty: The Legend is a knight saga that is described as a mixture between "role-playing adventure and...

  • DC Universe set for "early 2010" release
    Gaming

    DC Universe set for "early 2010" release

    By 2 December 2008

    Geoff Johns, the comic writer working on the script for Sony's superhero MMO DC Universe Online, has told us we can expect the game in early 2010, if not before. "It launches I think in early 2010, it could be late 2009". said Johns. DC Universe Online...

  • Ascaron releases hefty Sacred 2 patch
    Gaming

    Ascaron releases hefty Sacred 2 patch

    By 1 December 2008

    A patch for PC RPG Sacred 2 has been released by Ascaron, and it's a pretty hefty one. Version 2.31.0 will need 620MB and introduces a number of additions including ten new bosses and a new level of detail for better performance. Other changes you might...

  • Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband
    Gaming

    Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband

    By 24 October 2008

    It seems its been quite the week for MMO crime. First two Dutch teens were convicted of virtual theft, and now a Japanese woman has been arrested after offing her virtual husband on the free MMO, MapleStory. The 43-year-old teacher was married to a man...

  • Street Fighter IV PC version delayed
    Gaming

    Street Fighter IV PC version delayed

    By 24 October 2008

    If for some reason, you were waiting for Street Fighter IV on the PC, it is not set for the same "winter" release as the console versions, which we reported yesterday. Capcom has insisted that a PC version is still in the making, but unfortunately, can't...

  • Ascaron releases music racer game Audiosurf
    Gaming

    Ascaron releases music racer game Audiosurf

    By 24 October 2008

    Ascaron has today released Audiosurf - a cheap and cheerful puzzle racer that adapts and changes to the beat of your music. You'll cruise through futuristic trakcs, with the speed, shape and mood of each ride being decided by the song that is playing,...

  • Details of Trackmania DS released
    Gaming

    Details of Trackmania DS released

    By 13 October 2008

    More details of TrackMania DS have been released - including the game's release date. On the shelves on November 21st, the new handheld offering of arcade series will treat players to more than a hundred circuits to tear around, in three different single-player...

  • Sacred 2 PC demo released
    Gaming

    Sacred 2 PC demo released

    By 30 September 2008

    Ascaron has released a PC demo for Sacred 2, but left 360 and PS3 gamers to wait for the game's full release. The demo will allow you to have a test run around the lands of the High Elves as Seraphim, or take on the guile of Shadow Warrior, High Elf,...

  • Pro Cycling Manager 2008 launched
    Gaming

    Pro Cycling Manager 2008 launched

    By 9 July 2008

    With Tour De France fever in the air since it began on July 5th, cycling enthusiasts, gamers and anyone in between can get a little insight into the competition with Pro Cycling Manager - Tour De France 2008. Think Football Manager but on bikes - the...

  • Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to be released for PS3
    Gaming

    Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to be released for PS3

    By 26 June 2008

    Role-playing game enthusiasts can add this title to their wanted list. Although we knew that Ascaron Entertainment would be releasing Sacred 2: Fallen Angel on Xbox 360 and PC, those sneaky developers have just announced it will be available on PlayStation...