Who would have thought that a simple PC game like Football Manager 2011 could dominate the multi-format charts after only being released on Friday? It is a game which always sells fantastically well, but to beat out titles like FIFA 11 and Fable III is quite something.
There are certain games where it is important to set yourself a goal for what you want to achieve. It may be that you want to be the best Spy on your side in Team Fortress 2, or you may decide that as a Special Ops in Battlefield 2 you want to keep the opponents’ assets out of action. My goal at the moment is on a little game called Football Manager 2011.
While free to play games are taking over the world, there is one which may perfected idea. I’m talking about Lord of the Rings Online, a MMORPG which has turned from the traditional pay-monthly model to a hybrid which has free to play at its heart.
Thanks to the guys behind browser based zombie-survival game Die2Nite we have 10 beta access keys to giveaway to some lucky readers. Die2Nite comes from French web game developers Motion-Twin and is a fun little survivalist game. Competition closed, congratulations to those lucky people. New giveaway here.
Over the past month some massive games have been released, Medal of Honour, New Vegas and Garden Simulator. What can we expect in November? The big dog returns to rule the roost with the upcoming release of Call of Duty Black Ops and our favourite football game comes back for another year with Football Manager 2011. Read on for the month ahead in PC gaming.
Civilization V, flaws aside is another fantastic entry into the series. It combines a clean, easy to use UI with crisp graphics and tactical depth.
Big stompy mechs and even bigger explosions, Front Mission Evolved should be one of the best games of the year, and it is undeniably a good game, it just doesn’t manage to go any further than that.
Battlefield 2 is one of the best games I have ever played, it is a game which I often compare other multiplayer games to, even if only in my mind. The sheer brilliance of Battlefield 2 led to my disappointment with Bad Company 2.