The F.E.A.R series goes free-to-play this next month with F.E.A.R Online. Originally developed by Monolith, the online multiplayer version of the hit horror shooter is now developed by Korean InPlay Interactive. The game offers co-operative modes similar to the Left4Dead franchise, while also coming up with some new twists to PvP gameplay.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez’s ban from all football apparently extends past the barriers of the real world and all the way into Electronic Arts’ FIFA 15. Players beginning the game in charge of Barcelona will receive a message saying that he is banned from games until 26 October; which is incidentally the same time his real ban ends.
The joke that China is capable of copying anything appears to have been taken to its logical end with reports of a physical version of Blizzard’s Hearthstone card game appearing. While one might expect cheap knockoff cards sold without any idea of what the game is about, these bootleggers have put a lot of effort into their work; and if the story by Games In Asia is anything to go by, is actually a fun novelty experience.
Humble Bundle is currently offering a selection of indie games featuring female protagonists as part of its weekly bundle deal. A minimum donation gets users four titles: Lilly Looking Through, Ms. Splosions Man, The Cat Lady, and Defender’s Quest: Valley of the Forgotten. Paying a little more throws in a three more games, all of which are excellent choices for spending time away from the triple A action shooters of mainstream gaming.
Building on the foundation that was laid down the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro Gold Edition gaming notebook, MSI Malaysia earlier this week has revealed that it will be releasing two more coloured gaming laptop into our market real soon. This time around, the base model is the larger size MSI GS70 Stealth Pro gaming notebook.
Valve has been making quite a few changes to Steam lately, and the most recent change is the implementation of the Steam Music Player. This new feature will allow users to play songs stored on their computers directly from Steam, without having to launch any other media player. While the Steam Music Player is not actually new, it has been in the testing phase for several months, it is only now launching to all Steam users.
Details about the Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass have been revealed, including something about a side scrolling game called Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China. It will also include a new campaign, new weapons, and more missions for the main Assassin’s Creed Unity game, but that was already expected from before they announced the game.
Anyone who logs into Steam from today will notice that it looks very different. Valve has updated the platform with more options for personalisation and customisation; allowing users to select what they want to see from the huge number of releases that appear on Steam every day. New discovery options and curated game lists are also making an appearance now; which should make it easier to find interesting new games.
The Humble Store summer end sale has just about ended, and it is ending the current run with a traditional encore sale. More importantly, it is also giving away copies of Tropico 3 for free. This offer ends at midnight local time, so anyone who wants to indulge in their inner dictator should head over and grab their game.
The Marvel superhero themed edition of Disney Infinity is now available in Malaysia. Titled Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition), it brings players back to the open world exploration and sandbox play that made the first version so successful. Of course, the new line of Marvel superhero toys to go along with the game are also well made and very tempting.