Post Thumbnail

The truth of the matter is that we are still recovering from E3 2010 here at Big Download, but we managed to come out of our coma to post up the highlights of the past week in our coverage of PC games. That includes our post-E3 coverage of a number of games we didn't get to last week (if you missed...

June 27th 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you live in some crazy alternate dimension where we haven't been posting about Patch 3.2 today and you're completely unaware that the patch dropped... hey, it dropped! Hooray!On patch days, there are inevitably hordes of people that can't get the Blizzard downloader working. Good news! One of our...

August 4th 2009 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're climbing the walls with anticipation for Reardon Labs' streaming game service, OnLive, there's something you should read to ground your expectations. Our compadres at BigDownload have compiled a list containing some of the failed PC online gaming services that have appeared throughout the...

May 6th 2009 at 5:15am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With less than a week until 2008 is officially history, our overclocking hombres at BigDownload have put together a preview of next year's PC lineup of action / first-person shooter titles. From the likely (F.E.A.R. 2, Mirror's Edge) to the not-so-likely (Duke Nukem Forever), the list highlights 20...

December 26th 2008 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

To play Wrath tonight you'll need to update the game. The game installs version 3.0.1 when you upgrade to Wrath, and you'll need to update it version to 3.0.3. That means installing the following two patches: Version 3.0.1 - > Version 3.0.2 Version 3.0.2 -> Version 3.0.3 You are in...

November 12th 2008 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Wrath of the Lich King appears to be downloadable after all. If you go into your account menu, you can access the "World of Warcraft Installer." You'll be presented with an application which allows you to select to download Wrath.The download currently does not work – it gives an internet conn...

November 12th 2008 at 1:50pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With all of the news coming out of the US elections yesterday, I'm sorry to say that I haven't updated my client with patch 3.0.3 yet. And since Blizzard uses Bittorrent to pass around their patches, there's always that chance that I might be a little too late -- when there are lots of people down...

November 5th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Our friends at BigDownload have a long but interesting feature up about that Comcast bandwidth limit and how it might affect PC gamers like us. Even though they chat with a lot of people higher up in both the ISP and gaming industry, the bottom line hasn't really changed: most people won't be affec...

October 3rd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Our good friends at BigDownload have just posted a nice in-depth feature about all the "black ops" PC games being worked on -- that is, games that are being developed in secret by developers who haven't yet officially announced them. There are quite a few would-be WoW competitors on the list (BioWa...

September 29th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While discussion on Warhammer Online is conspicuously lacking, Mythic Entertainment designer Paul Barnett and producers Jeff Hickman and Josh Drescher managed to to venture into some strange, hilarious and very NSFW territory on BigDownload's BigCast PAX special. Listen to the podcast (again, it's...

August 30th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Imagine getting ganked in Stranglethorn on that baby. Our friends at BigDownload (home of all things PC gaming) have discovered a ginormous computer screen, supposedly installed at a government office, used to play -- what else? -- the best PC game around, our own World of Warcraft. The monstrosity...

August 6th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's E3 week and we were there getting some hands-on time and some eyes-on time with some of the biggest PC game releases in the next several months. Here are the highlights from Big Download for the past week.Exclusive Features E3 2008 articles: Check out our impressions of a number of PC gam...

July 19th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments