Articles by Lanky Bastard

Free Portal 2 DLC available this Wednesday

Who’s ready for more science? Valve recently released the final installment of the Portal 2 soundtrack (available for free download over here) and dropped a teeny, tiny bomb: free DLC is coming our way this Wednesday for their excellent first-person physics puzzle game. There aren’t many details on “Peer Review”…

Team Fortress 2 Goes Free-to-Play

Valve’s wildly popular first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, has just gone free-to-play! The launch of their microtransaction model for hats and weapons back in the fall signaled that this might be an eventuality, and the previous $10 pricetag wasn’t what you would call a huge barrier for entry, but that…

Dust 514 Plops Badass FPS in Middle of Sci-fi MMO

EVE Online developer CCP has been quietly working on a first-person shooter called Dust 514 since 2009, which was to exist in the same expansive, persistent universe as their massively multiplayer role-playing game. CCP finally went public with the game at E3, providing some preliminary details and a teaser trailer….

World of Warcraft Releases Facebook App

I once heard that Facebook was just a big MMO, and that’s gradually becoming true. Blizzard has announced an application for Facebook, so you can share your shiny new purple text files with your uninterested friends, family, and coworkers. Achievements, level-ups, boss kills, and phat loot are broadcast over the…

Borderlands to Raise Level Cap in Next DLC

What, you’ve already blasted through The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned and Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot, and capped out at level 50 across all of Borderlands’ four character classes? Well you, good sir, are considerably more hardcore than I, and thusly tip my hat to you. One can only imagine…