Budget Gaming PC – Q3 2010

Stored in: Guides, Technology by Droniac on August 28th, 2010
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The times when annual computer upgrades were common practice have long passed. Nowadays most PC games tend to be conservative in the graphics department, which has resulted in years old PCs still handling anything recent quite easily in maximum detail. But the hardware market hasn’t stagnated to the same extent and some of you may […]

Discount Drone Week 34 2010

Stored in: News by Droniac on August 27th, 2010
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Digital distribution platforms feature regular special offers to lure in new customers. These exceptional deals can be used to your advantage as a means to quickly assemble a vast collection of great PC games at very low cost. But that requires regularly checking in on each and every digital download service for their latest deals, […]

On Elemental: War of Magic launch drama and double standards

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on August 27th, 2010
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These past few days have seen an online shitstorm brewing with regards to Stardock’s latest game, Elemental: War of Magic, which offers a curious mixture between role-playing and turn-based strategy. After actually getting a few hours of play time in myself I’m now going to chime in with my own opinion, but let’s first take […]

Guild Wars 2 Necromancer covered in detail

Stored in: Previews by Droniac on August 25th, 2010
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The fourth profession revelation for Guild Wars 2 was spoiled at last week’s gamescom 2010 event as the playable demo already included the new profession: the necromancer! But that hasn’t deterred ArenaNet from posting up an in-depth article that details the newly revealed profession and includes several clips of necromancers in action. The necromancer was […]

Guild Wars 2 at gamescom 2010

Stored in: Previews by Droniac on August 25th, 2010
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Last week marked the first time that gamers could actually get their hands on the controls of Guild Wars 2 during the 4 day long gamescom 2010 event in Cologne, Germany. And it didn’t fail to impress as it proved to be the talk of the show and went on to win the Best Online […]

The best of gamescom 2010

Stored in: News, Previews by Droniac on August 23rd, 2010
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Gamescom 2010 is finally over and has produced a lot of exciting new PC game information over the past four days. It also resulted in a lot of new game trailers and actual gameplay footage for some very promising upcoming games. So I’ve scoured the web for the most interesting gamescom footage and have embedded […]

Mafia 2 PC Demo Impressions

Stored in: Previews by Droniac on August 22nd, 2010
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Mafia 2 has big shoes to fill and with its recently released demo 2K Czech hopes to convince the series’ fans that it’s up to the task. And the demo better be good, because the introduction of a third person perspective and cover-based shooter dynamics has many fans of the original worried that Mafia 2 […]

Playing Catch-up: Prince of Persia (2008)

Stored in: Reviews by Droniac on August 21st, 2010
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I stumbled across this review I wrote last year while browsing through my drafts, so I decided to publish it as my first “Playing Catch-up” review. These are reviews of older games that I only got around to playing a fair while after their release, or re-reviews of games that have changed greatly since I’ve […]

Discount Drone Week 33 2010

Stored in: News by Droniac on August 20th, 2010
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Digital distribution platforms feature regular special offers to lure in new customers. These exceptional deals can be used to your advantage as a means to quickly assemble a vast collection of great PC games at very low cost. But that requires regularly checking in on each and every digital download service for their latest deals, […]

Revelations and videos at gamescom 2010

Stored in: News, Previews by Droniac on August 19th, 2010
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Gamescom has barely started and already there are numerous interesting news stories to report. The announcement of Age of Empires Online came out of absolutely nowhere and was followed by Microsoft’s statement that they would now return to supporting PC gaming alongside their popular console platform. Torchlight 2 also came rather unexpected, but in very […]

Guild Wars 2 seen in action at last!

Stored in: News, Previews by Droniac on August 18th, 2010
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ArenaNet provided the world with a refresher course on Guild Wars 2′s innovations last week with an excellent MMO Manifesto video that included a lot of new game footage. And now we’ve actually gotten the first bits of real gameplay footage as some charr gameplay was leaked a day prior to the start of the […]

Poll Time: Which digital distribution platform do you prefer?

Stored in: Polls by Droniac on August 17th, 2010
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I’ve talked at length about both the good and bad sides of current digital distribution platforms during these last few days, but now it’s time for you to let your own opinion be heard. There are numerous different digital download services and each offers a slightly different user experience. Perhaps you enjoy the leisurely approach […]