pre-order Archive

The Showdown Effect pre-order bonuses include instant beta access and free Magicka game

The beta for The Showdown Effect — the next release from Arrowhead Studios, creators of Magicka — launches later today. To accompany the launch, publishers Paradox Interactive have detailed a host of bonuses for anybody pre-ordering the game, including instant access to the beta and a free copy of Magicka if you decide to order

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War of the Roses Pre-order Bonuses Detailed

Paradox Interactive today announced that War of the Roses is available to pre-order — and if you do so, there’s a few little extras on offer. Everybody who pre-orders will get early access to the game, guaranteed entry to the game’s beta, and a free upgrade to the Digital Deluxe version. However, which version you

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Shoot Many Robots: “We’re Dedicated to PC Gamers”, Steam Pre-order Bonuses Detailed

Demiurge Studios are set to release the PC version of Shoot Many Robots on April 6th, a few weeks after it hit the consoles. Today, they’re ensuring us PC guys that the delay was to ensure they’ve done things right by us.

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Rayman Origins Coming to PC

While many PC gamers have a had more than a few choice words to say about Ubisoft and some if their recent decisions surround PC gaming, particularly their DRM, today I bring news that their doing something nice for us. Rayman Origins, which received a huge number of positive reviews when it launched on the consoles in November of last year, is getting a release on the PC on March 30th, 2012.

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8 New Mass Effect 3 Screenshots, Pre-order Incentives

Aside from Blizzard’s offerings, Mass Effect 3 is one of the games I’m most looking forward to getting my hands on this year. I am, like many, a little concerned as to whether this final piece in Shepherd’s trilogy can live up to what the first and second games have done, but I’m hoping for it to go out with a bang.

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Free Prologue Chapter with King Arthur II Pre-orders

The sequel to Paradox Interactive’s “role-playing wargame”, is set to launch later in January. Today, they’ve announced there’s a little bonus for anybody pre-ordering King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame.

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Pre-orders Up for Indie Royale New Year’s Bundle

There’s no waiting around when it comes to Indie Royale bundles. Well, being a pre-order, there might be a little waiting involved. But, with their Xmas bundle finishing up, Indie Royale are already taking pre-orders for their next offering

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Trine 2: Pre-order on Steam, Get Co-op Beta Access

Frozenbyte’s long awitied sequel to their 2009 platformer Trine is being eagerly awaited by many. Especially myself. The gorgeous visuals and thought-provoking gameplay were things that I just couldn’t get enough of. With Trine 2 promising online co-operative play, I can’t imagine how it’ll be any less enjoyable one they add this feature that just seems like a perfect fit

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L.A. Noire Available For Pre-Order On Steam

The ever popular detective game from Rockstar, L.A. Noire will soon be coming to PC gamers in the form of L.A Noire The Complete Edition. Released in May of 2011 for console users, PC gamers have had a while to wait on this one. So, as an added bonus, Rockstar is including all previously released

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Question of the Week: Are pre-order incentives evil?

It’s Tuesday (and yes, I’ve learned my days of the week now)! As you might be aware, that means it’s time for another ‘Quesion of the Week’ ahead of our live PC gaming podcast later tonight. This week’s question came about when fellow Ironhammers writer, Yannick, asked me just what it was I hated about

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