Terminal Reality archive

  • 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,...

  • Age of Booty dated for mid-October release
    Gaming

    Age of Booty dated for mid-October release

    By 30 September 2008

    Capcom's pirate-themed strategy game, Age of Booty, is set for release on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC by the middle of October. Xbox gamers will be the first to get it on the 15th October, with the PSN having it for download from the...

  • Nintendo declines to comment on new DS rumours
    Gaming

    Nintendo declines to comment on new DS rumours

    By 29 September 2008

    As could have probably been predicted in the wake of the new DS rumours, Nintendo has reacted in its typical fashion by skirting around the issue with a vague neither here-nor-there answer. The response the company has managed to put together is: "We...

  • PES 2009 demo dated
    Gaming

    PES 2009 demo dated

    By 29 September 2008

    Pro Evo Soccer fans can get a sneak peek at the game's 2009 installment ahead of its official release on 17th October. A playable demo of PES 2009 for will be available for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on 2nd October, which will offer a full five-minute Exhibition...

  • Backlash against GTA drug-dealing game begins
    Gaming

    Backlash against GTA drug-dealing game begins

    By 29 September 2008

    Just as we predicted when we reported news of the drug-dealing mini-game in GTA Chinatown Wars, the announcement from Rockstar has received widespread criticism from both drugs support groups and the media. Good old British tabloid, The Sun, has covered...

  • Microsoft launches new Xbox experience site
    Gaming

    Microsoft launches new Xbox experience site

    By 27 September 2008

    Microsoft has launched a new section on the Xbox site that gives players a sneak peek into the new Xbox Live experience. No release date is specified, but the site does have examples of the content and features you'll see when it does launch, all presented...

  • Nintendo helps breast cancer awareness with limited edition Pink Ribbon DS Lite
    Gaming

    Nintendo helps breast cancer awareness with limited edition Pink Ribbon DS Lite

    By 27 September 2008

    Now here's something that slipped through the net. New DS Lite SKUs usually get made a big deal out of way before they are available - but yet this charity-themed version has snuck its way onto Amazon US without so much as a peep. And what a shame when...

  • Warhammer Online bags over 500,000 players
    Gaming

    Warhammer Online bags over 500,000 players

    By 26 September 2008

    Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning has clocked up over 500,000 players since its launch last week. Mythic and EA have released the figures, which includes North America, Europe and the Oceanic region. EA has very cleaverly labelled it "the fastest-selling...

  • "Maddie" reference in Bungie trailer not connected to McCann
    Gaming

    "Maddie" reference in Bungie trailer not connected to McCann

    By 26 September 2008

    Bungie has responded to the controversy surrounded its teaser trailer for the next Halo project, saying the reference to "Maddie" is in no way connected to missing five year old Madeleine McCann. Fans searching the trailer for clues as for what to expect...

  • Call of Duty 4 Collector's Edition announced
    Gaming

    Call of Duty 4 Collector's Edition announced

    By 26 September 2008

    Here's just one of the collector's editions we can expect to see appearing in the run up to Christmas. Call of Duty 4 is certainly not the first game to capitalising on the fanatics who will pay over the odds for a few "limited edition collectables",...

  • Wii Music gets pre-Christmas UK release date
    Gaming

    Wii Music gets pre-Christmas UK release date

    By 25 September 2008

    Following the news that we can expect Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City in Europe come December, another anticipated Wii release has been announced with a pre-Christmas date. Shigeru Miyamoto's Wii Music, which sees gamers use the Wiimote and Nunchuck...

  • Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City gets Europe release date
    Gaming

    Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City gets Europe release date

    By 25 September 2008

    The new Animal Crossing installment for Nintendo Wii will be launched across Europe in December 2008. The game has seen a slight name change from Animal Crossing: City Folk to Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City, but will still be compatible with the...

  • Spore sells one million copies in two weeks
    Gaming

    Spore sells one million copies in two weeks

    By 25 September 2008

    Despite the fact some analysts predicted Spore would sell two million units in September, over one million sales in just over two weeks is certainly nothing to sniff at. EA announced these figures from the Will Wright's evolution-based game alongside...

  • GTA Chinatown Wars to include drug-dealing minigame
    Gaming

    GTA Chinatown Wars to include drug-dealing minigame

    By 24 September 2008

    In a move that is sure to fan the flames of those who think video games are at the root of all the evil in the world, Rockstar has announced it will be including a drug-dealing mini-game in Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars on DS. The mini-game will see...

  • Bungie posts cryptic message on website
    Gaming

    Bungie posts cryptic message on website

    By 22 September 2008

    Halo developer Bungie has posted a rather ambiguous message on its website, which in general Bungie tradition, is usually a cryptic clue to the unveiling of a new game. The headline in the news section reads "Keep it Clean" with a subtitle of "Services...

  • Microsoft slashes Xbox DLC prices by up to 60%
    Gaming

    Microsoft slashes Xbox DLC prices by up to 60%

    By 5 September 2008

    Microsoft has slashed the prices of a number of popular DLC bundles on Xbox Live as part of its special promotion called "Extended Play Download Days". The ten packages are being reduced by up to 60%, and are some of the most popular selections around...

  • Harmonix announces fee for Rock Band 2 song transfer
    Gaming

    Harmonix announces fee for Rock Band 2 song transfer

    By 5 September 2008

    Harmonix has announced the fee it will charge for Rock Band fans to transfer 55 on-disc songs from Rock Band 1 to Rock Band 2. The game was announced as being backward compatible with the original from the get go, but Harmonix later added there would...

  • Call of Duty: World at War multiplayer betas announced
    Gaming

    Call of Duty: World at War multiplayer betas announced

    By 5 September 2008

    Activision has announced that Call of Duty fans will be able to get a sneak peek at the latest installation in the franchise ahead of its release, thanks to multiplayer betas due out in October. The betas, available for Xbox 360 and via separate download...

  • Xider Games Annouces Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King for DS
    Gaming

    Xider Games Annouces Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King for DS

    By 3 September 2008

    Xider Games is set to release Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King on Nintendo DS. Previously a successful PC adventure game, DS gamers will now get a chance to play Assil, an adventurer who has been unlucky enough to pick up a death curse, as well as stumble...

  • Verbatim launches Rapier V1 and V2 gaming mice
    Gaming

    Verbatim launches Rapier V1 and V2 gaming mice

    By 3 September 2008

    Verbatim has announced two new high-performance gaming mice - Rapier V1 and Rapier V2, that will help PC gamers get that accuracy they need. Gamers will enjoy resolution of upto 3,200dpi and customisable weighting, as well as market-leading acceleration...

  • Korg turns Nintendo DS into synthesiser
    Gaming

    Korg turns Nintendo DS into synthesiser

    By 3 September 2008

    A new "game" for the DS sees it make the change from a games console into a music-making tool, as one of the world-famous Korg synthesisers makes its way onto Nintendo's handheld. Korg DS-10 provides a fully functional, complete synthesiser on the DS...

  • Woolworths knocks £20 off Wii RRP
    Gaming

    Woolworths knocks £20 off Wii RRP

    By 2 September 2008

    Anyone still waiting to get their hands on a Nintendo Wii should act sharpish, as high street retailer Woolworths has knocked £20 of its RRP. The price of the Wii console with Wii Sports is now £159.99 in store, and is the first time the console has...

  • Two new titles in the Sims 2 franchise
    Gaming

    Two new titles in the Sims 2 franchise

    By 2 September 2008

    EA has announced the release of two new additions in the Sims 2 franchise. Firstly, The Sims 2 Apartment Life expansion pack for PC sees you leaving suburbia behind for the excitement of living in the city, with all the fun that comes from moving into...

  • Disaster: Day of Crisis details
    Gaming

    Disaster: Day of Crisis details

    By 2 September 2008

    Nintendo has announced its new action adventure game for Wii, Disaster: Day of Crisis, will be released across Europe on 24th October. In the game, you'll step into the shoes of Raymond Brycem a retired US marine and former operative of the International...

  • Ghostbusters release uncertain
    Gaming

    Ghostbusters release uncertain

    By 1 September 2008

    It seems all the problems that were facing Terminal Reality's video game adaptation of Ghostbusters are not yet over. Instead, a major retailer in the States has removed the game and any mention of its release from its website. Not only that, but those...