We have delivered two full Softpedia reviews this week: one for Their Finest Hour expansion for the grand strategy title Hearts of Iron III, from Paradox Interactive, and another for the recently launched Worms Revolution, which brings classic team-based worm combat to a new generation of gamers.
We also have a choice of two Gamer Diaries this week, the one about Sleeping Dogs
, the action-oriented and girlfriend heavy open-world game from Square Enix, and another on-going one for FTL
, the rogue-like from Subset Games.
Our Weekend Reading pieces talk about piracy and the PC
and about Dishonored and stealth
As always, there’s also an EndWeekGame
article about what I intend to play during the weekend and a selection of the most interesting pieces of news from the week that passed us by.
On Monday, we talked about the PlayStation Vita version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
, which will lack a zombie mode, and about Assassin’s Creed 3,
which received a wealth of new screenshots for both the single and the multiplayer modes.
On Tuesday, the developers at 343 Industries made it clear that they have no plans to show the face of Master Chief
in the coming Halo 4 and an analyst estimated that the PlayStation 4
would be launched in late 2013 while the new Xbox would arrive during March 2014.
On Wednesday, BioWare offered more information on the way the Collectors will threaten players in the new Retaliation content for Mass Effect 3
and a book deal suggested that Total War: Rome 2
would be launched in October 2013.
Thursday brought us news about Microsoft revealing that Hollywood heavyweights David Fincher and Tim Miller would direct the launch trailer for Halo 4
and FIFA 13 got its first major title update
, which fixes a number of bugs the community spotted.
On Friday, Gearbox officially revealed the new Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty DLC
for Borderlands 2 while Obsidian showed the first screenshot taken in Project Eternity
On Saturday, a rumor talked about Stars of Barathrum
, a new game from Valve, and Microsoft started investigation on a Halo 4 leak