Articles by Mark Newman


Payday 2: Beta Keys and DLC

If you haven’t pre-purchased Payday 2, I’m sure you have your reasons.  You’re obviously interested in the series, else why would you have clicked on the link?  So I’m going to assume that, despite extensive preview and opinion pieces,  it’s because you’re the type of gamer that likes to try before you buy. Well,…


Payday 2 Release Date Confirmed by Overkill

Ready your masks heisters the release date for Payday 2 has been officially announced. Overkill’s Almir took to Steam with the following announcement. After days of negotiations with Bain, we are happy to tell you that we’ve come to an agreement….The PAYDAY 2 release date for Steam has been confirmed!…

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Payday 2 Beta: The best just got better

Back in 2011, co-operative first person shooter Payday: The Heist presented gamers with an interesting role reversal, placing them in the shoes of one of four career criminals out to make a big score.  Unfortunately, the title flew under the radar for a lot of gamers, but thankfully Overkill Software…


Review: Call of Duty Black Ops II: Vengeance

Two down, two to go. The third map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II is released, but can Vengeance keep the momentum of Revolution and Uprising going? Publisher: Activision Developer: Treyarch Release Date: Out Now Format: Xbox 360 Version Tested: Xbox 360 Price: 1200MSP   Cove A tropical island nestled away in the…

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Expansive Overview: Company of Heroes 2

I recently read an article suggesting that given the slew of modern military shooters, a game set during World War II would actually be a breath of fresh air.  Well, RTS giants Relic Entertainment are back, fresh air in tow, with the sequel to their 2006 critically acclaimed hit Company…


Beatbuddy new name & release date

Recently we reported on the work going on behind the scenes at upcoming title Beatbuddy from independent German developers THREAKS. Today the THREAKS team got in contact with us again to announce that the game has been renamed to “Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians” and will release worldwide for PC, Max and Linux…

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