This week the Softpedia review deals with Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, the third-person mix between action and stealth from Ubisoft.
In the Gamer Diaries space, we continue our Tour de France adventure with Pro Cycling Manager 2012
and we also have a series of articles linked to Sins of a Solar Empire – Rebellion
The Weekend Reading features deal with an increasing mix of real and virtual
and another about Mass Effect 3 multiplayer DLCs
and the BioWare money grab.
We also have the usual EndWeekGame piece
and a selection of the most important news of last week.
On Monday, the developers at The Creative Assembly revealed that home consoles lacked the power required in order to run Total War: Rome 2
while the Devl May Cry team at Capcom talked about how the fans reacted to the new look of the game
Tuesday saw the BioWare team admit that the new Platinum difficulty
they added in the Earth DLC was too hard even for them, and the discovery of a new exploit linked to item UniD in Diablo III
On Wednesday, Diablo III was once again in the news as a man in Taiwan
was found dead after a marathon 40-hour play session with the game and Mass Effect 3
was revealed as getting a number of other downloadable content patches.
On Thursday, speculation about The Elder Scrolls Online
focused on how the game might be ported to home consoles and tablets while a new patch for Diablo III
was detailed by Blizzard.
On Friday, Electronic Arts revealed that the PC
is the fastest growing platform for video games as Gearbox revealed that a complete run through Borderlands 2
will probably take about 60 hours.
On Saturday, Blizzard antagonized some fans by stating its position on a potential Diablo III offline mode
and Ubisoft talked about the end of Desmond’s story in Assassin’s Creed III