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BF3 Aftermath Out Now for PC

BF3 Aftermath Out Now for PC

AFTERMATH Rise from the ashes, rebuild your forces and bring down the enemy in Battlefield 3: Aftermath. Set in the shattered districts, streets and cities of a post-earthquake Iran, Battlefield 3: Aftermath depicts a continuing struggle for supremacy and survival amongst the devastation. With operational capacity severely compromised, players will fight through the dust and rubble in a vertical and horizontal urban combat setting. In Battlefield 3: Aftermath, players will have additional support in the form of heavily modified troop transport and civilian vehicles adapted to deliver deadly force to the enemy. Also making its debut in Battlefield 3: Aftermath [...]

December 4, 2012 J.J. Costello Varia 0

Far Cry 3 Co-Op Campaign Trailer

Far Cry 3 Co-Op Campaign Trailer

REIGN HAVOC IN PARADISE TOGETHER The Co-Op mode in Far Cry 3  is for 2-4 players. The four various player-controllable characters are: Callum “the Scottish Thug” Leonard “the Crooked Cop” Mikhail “the Russian Hitman” Tisha “the Ex Soldier” The plot takes place 6 months before that of the single-player campaign. It centers around the four characters being scammed out of their money by pirates whilst working to redeem themselves on a cruise ship. They then pursue the pirate, landing on the Far Cry 3 archipelago. The co-op section takes roughly 6 hours to complete. As well as being co-operative, it also features competitive [...]

November 30, 2012 J.J. Costello Trailers, XP4T Exclusives 0

Metro: Last Light – Live Action Short Film

Metro: Last Light – Live Action Short Film

ENTER THE METRO….IF YOU CAN. The Moscow Metro. A monumental feat of Soviet engineering, with a dark secondary purpose – to serve as a refuge in the event of an atomic attack. As the Cold War thawed and the threat of nuclear annihilation seemed to fade, this purpose was forgotten — except by a few, waiting for the signal, ready to open the vaults … the last refuge for the remnants of mankind. Metro: Last Light is the upcoming sequel to 2010’s critically acclaimed cult classic Metro 2033, originally showcased at the 2011 E3.  It is a  post-apocalyptic action based game with a [...]

November 30, 2012 J.J. Costello Trailers, XP4T Exclusives 1

BF3: Aftermath Out Now

BF3: Aftermath Out Now

The new Battlefield 3 expansion pack is available today for PS3 Premium members at the following times: Europe: Nov 27 4-8 PM GMT US: Nov 27 4-8 PM PST Japan/Asia: Nov 28 10 AM-2 PM JST Rise from the ashes and fight for survival! In Battlefield 3: Aftermath, players fight for supremacy amongst shattered streets and buildings across four earthquake ravaged maps. This launch trailer features footage from all four maps and features the new crossbow, vehicles, and the new Scavenger game mode where players armed only with a pistol must search the environment for more powerful weapons.   [...]

November 27, 2012 J.J. Costello Varia 0

PlanetSide 2: Lock & Load

PlanetSide 2: Lock & Load

 PLAY WITH 200 OF YOUR CLOSEST FRIENDS The sequel to the landmark MMOFPS (PlanetSide, 2003) has finally been released,  and it’s looking bigger and badder than ever! PlanetSide 2 is a massively multiplayer online first person shooter (yes that is a term)  that delivers epic, massive combat on a scale never before seen. Battles wage with literally thousands of players aligning with one of three unique factions in intense land, air and vehicle gameplay.  As in the first PlanetSide, PlanetSide 2 chronicles the efforts of three factions as they fight for territorial control of the planet Auraxis. The game will use SOE’s Forge Light [...]

November 20, 2012 J.J. Costello Varia 0

COD: Black Ops II Impressions

COD: Black Ops II Impressions

OK, so I was a bit unsure whether I should even fork out the cash for this game.  It’s only fair that I get that out in the open right off the bat.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m no COD hater, in fact I’ve played every single COD PC rendition since the dawn of time, but this time around (and last time, if truth be told) it was more of that obligatory “well, you’re a gamer, and you need to keep up with the newest games, so WHY NOT.”  Yeah, I think that most accurately sums up my purchasing whim….”why [...]

November 15, 2012 J.J. Costello Impressions, Reviews 0

Dust 514 – Immortal Clone Trailer

Dust 514 – Immortal Clone Trailer

DUST 514 is a free-to-play multiplayer FPS game, exclusively for PlayStation®3, that is directly connected with the EVE Online® universe.  We wrote about it a few months ago, and you can check out some of the beta footage here. Cross platform games aren’t completely novel in concept, but Dust 514 really takes it to the next level, so check out the newest trailer and let us know what you think! A new technology will alter the face of war forever. When the ability to replicate achieves its maximum effect, making sure it lands in the right hands is important. This isn’t [...]

November 4, 2012 J.J. Costello Trailers 0

CS:GO Free Weekend – Arms Race Mode

CS:GO Free Weekend – Arms Race Mode

Starting today at 10am until Sunday at 1pm PST – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is free. You can click this link, visit this page, or launch steam and start downloading the game now. All weekend you can play the complete game. “Counter-Strike took the gaming industry by surprise when the unlikely MOD became the most played online PC action game in the world almost immediately after its release in August 1999,” said Doug Lombardi at Valve. “For the past 12 years, it has continued to be one of the most-played games in the world, headline competitive gaming tournaments and selling over 25 million [...]

November 2, 2012 J.J. Costello Varia 0

Ace of Spades Looking Spiffy (eh Notch?)

Ace of Spades Looking Spiffy (eh Notch?)

I know what you’re thinking. And you’re right, it DOES look like Minecraft.  OK, got that out of your system? Ready to move on? Ace of Spades is a free-to-play retro-looking sandbox building and FPS game developed by Ben Aksoy for the PC.  The game notably uses Ken Silverman’s Voxlap engine. The Game contains sandbox construction elements where players are able to construct defensive structures or dig trenches (among other things).  Game rounds are played on randomly generated map  by default, although  custom maps are playable,  and a map editor  included that allows for different kinds of maps to be created and used.   Currently, the maximum number [...]

November 2, 2012 J.J. Costello Varia 1

Halo 4 Launch Trailer

Halo 4 Launch Trailer

Halo 4: Launch Trailer (Scanned) Master Chief’s mind is violated by a powerful new enemy, who in searching for Chief’s weaknesses, finds the source of his strength. Halo 4 is an upcoming first-person shooter video game for the Xbox 360 console. Whereas previous Halo games were developed by Bungie, Halo 4 is being  developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios. Halo 4 is the first installment in a new trilogy of Halo series games, named the “Reclaimer Trilogy”. The game begins 4 years after the ending of Halo 3, and marks the return of the Master Chief as the main protagonist, and the AI Cortana. Developer:  343 Industries Publisher:Microsoft Studios Composer:Neil Davidge Platform: Xbox 360 Release date:  November 6, 2012 Genre: First-person shooter Mode: Single-player, multiplayer,cooperative [...]

October 19, 2012 J.J. Costello Impressions 0