Civilization V video walkthrough

2K Games have uploaded a video walkthrough for Civilization V.

The Flagship Turn-Based Strategy Game Returns. Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age: Wage war, conduct diplomacy, discover new technologies, go head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and build the most powerful empire the world has ever known. [2K Games]

THQ drops Games for Windows Live, sticking with Steamworks

 

This should come as no surprise as it looked like it was on the cards last month already when THQ confirmed that another Warhammer 40k: Space Marine would only ship with Steamworks and with Games For Windows Live. Now the publisher in conjunction with developer Relic, will not include titles for Microsoft’s Games For Windows Live  for any of their upcoming Warhammer 40k titles.

First details: Auto Club Revolution, Eutechnyx’s upcoming online racer

Eutechnyx, the world’s leading independent racing game developer, has released the first details about the upcoming online experience, Auto Club Revolution, or ACR. Crafted in close collaboration with the world’s greatest car manufacturers, ACR combines visually stunning fully-licensed vehicles and parts with extensive community features to deliver a completely new way for car enthusiasts to interact with their obsessions. All within a browser, players can customise their dream cars (or what they drove to work this morning) and show them off, test drive and examine vehicles, buy and sell their creations, and even enter thrilling multiplayer races designed for fun at every skill level.

The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings interview

Tom Polish from CD Projekt talks about The Witcher 2, a sequel to the critically acclaimed bestseller, The Witcher.

Assassins of Kings is again a PC-only release and due for release in 2011. There have been rumours that console versions on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 might also be possible, but nothing’s yet been confirmed or announced. The second game will, like the first, star the white-haired Geralt of Rivia, and this time the adventure will be built on a new engine developed at CD Projekt RED, instead of a modified version of the BioWare…

Here is a video interview which goes into a lot of detail. It is long so get comfy.

House M.D in stores in October

House M.D. Launches Online today while the PC retail version will be in stores this October.

Leading casual game developer and publisher Legacy Interactive® announced today the release of House M.D., the third game released this year in its Hollywood HitsTM series. Faithfully adapted from the television series by the same name, TV fans and casual gamers alike can now experience what it’s like to be part of the show. House M.D. will be available September 13th on Legacy Games for PC download at www.legacygames.com and at top retailers nationwide. House M.D. is licensed through Universal Partnerships & Licensing on behalf of NBC Universal Television Consumer Products Group. The series airs on Fox Mondays from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and also on USA Network.

Zombies, Soldiers and Assassins slug it out for a Golden Joystick

Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies, Battlefield 1943 and Assassin’s Creed 2: Bonfire of the Vanities are in contention for prestigious Golden Joystick Award on 10th September 2010. Three of 2010’s biggest downloadable videogames are fighting it out for the Downloadable Game of the Year award in the 28th annual Golden Joystick Awards, the world’s biggest video games awards event.

Over 680,000 votes have already been cast in this year’s competition and with just over one month’s voting to go, the competition is hotting up to determine the year’s favourite downloadable video game.

From Russia with love, Announcing [Theatre of War 3 Korea]

Battlefront.com, a leading independent war and strategy games publisher and 1C Company, one of Russia’s leading publishing and development houses, are thrilled to announce the third title in the Theatre of War series of tactical real-time strategy games: Theatre of War 3 Korea!

This new third title adds a whole new dimension to tactical historical warfare! And we do not only mean the inclusion of helicopters to the modern battlefield, but also the addition of a whole new strategic game mode on top of the tactical simulation engine, bringing your combat experience to a whole new level.

E3: Assassins Creed 2 Preview

The year is 1486 and the Renaissance is booming in downtown Venice. A slightly scruffy assassin stalks the crowds dressed from head to toe in a white robe. That unknown figure goes by the name of Ezio, and with the help of his good friend, Leonardo Da Vinci, is on a mission to avenge the death of his family. Of course we’re talking Assassin’s Creed 2, I mean where else would a plot like this seem normal? Either way, Ubisoft Montreal’s showing of Assassin’s Creed 2 at E3 this year opened up a can of worms as Lead Game Designer, Patrick Plourde, demonstrated to us that Assassin’s Creed was just the beginning of something much bigger.