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Namco Bandai to close Hellgate: London

Namco Bandai to close Hellgate: London

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Namco Bandai has confirmed it will be closing all servers for online RPG Hellgate: London, on 31st January 2009. The future of the game, which is coming up to the first anniversary of its release on October 31st, became unclear after its developer Flagship... >>

Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband

Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband

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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

Street Fighter IV PC version delayed

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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

Ascaron releases music racer game Audiosurf

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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,... >>

GOG.com launches public beta

GOG.com launches public beta

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GOG.come has launched its public beta, and is offering all your favourite PC games from back in the day. The website, which stands for "Good Old Games", features favouritges such as Earthworm Jim, Freespace and Gothic, not to mention the Fallout games.... >>

Dutch teenagers get convicted for "virtual theft"

Dutch teenagers get convicted for "virtual theft"

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Two teenagers from Holland have been convicted of stealing virtual items in the children's MMO, RuneScape. Yes, its seems gone are the days where bullies would steal your lunch money - the 14 and 15-year-old culprits instead pressured a 13-year-old boy... >>

LucasArts confirms Star Wars MMO

LucasArts confirms Star Wars MMO

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LucasArts and BioWare have confirmed that a new Star Wars MMO is being developed for the PC. Called Star Wars: The Old Republic, we've been told to expect "immersive storytelling" and "dynamic combat" and interestingly, "intelligent companion characters".... >>

Beta details released for Call of Duty 5 PC

Beta details released for Call of Duty 5 PC

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Details have been announced for the Call of Duty: World at War PC beta, and it seems that you simply have to be registered on the official website to take part. Although there has been no specific start date announced yet, the site says that "all registered... >>

Early NXE access for some Xboxers?

Early NXE access for some Xboxers?

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Xbox Live's insider Major Nelson has given some hints in his latest podcast that some Xboxers may get the chance to give the New Xbox Experience a spin before its official release date on November 19th. During his show, Major Nelson said: "You want to... >>

Sacred 2 delayed until Q1 2009 on consoles

Sacred 2 delayed until Q1 2009 on consoles

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Anyone looking forward to the release of Sacred 2 on Xbox 360 or PS3 is going to have to wait a little longer than expected. Koch Media has said that the release of the game for the two next-gen consoles has slipped to Q1 2009, but gave no reason for... >>