Demo News


Fable: The Journey demo now available on Xbox Live

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 17, 2012 9:30am PDT

Do you want an early peek at the next big Fable game? Then, pop onto Xbox Live Marketplace and download the demo for Fable: The Journey.


New Resident Evil 6 demo coming September 18

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2012 11:00am PDT

On September 18, both Xbox 360 and PS3 players will be able to get an early taste of Resident Evil 6--a game that failed to impress us at E3.


"sounds like it might be the demo build from Comicon. I played through the leon and jake sections ..."

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PES 2013 demo kicked onto PC and Xbox 360

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 26, 2012 11:00am PDT

And the traditional cry goes up, "Kick the ball! Kick it with your foot! Put the foot to the ball and make a football that's footbaaall!" You see, the crowd knows Konami has released a demo for PES 2013, available now for PC and Xbox 360 and due on PlayStation 3 next week.


Quantum Conundrum PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 04, 2012 8:30am PDT

Seeing as this is American Independence Day, some of you might want to celebrate no longer living under the protection of a divine monarch, perhaps by playing the PC demo for Quantum Conundrum.


Spec Ops: The Line PC demo arrives June 19

By Alice O'Connor, May 23, 2012 6:00am PDT

2K has dated the PC demo of Spec Ops: The Line for June 19. The publisher has also revealed the system requirements, and confirmed that it'll use Steamworks as DRM.


"Fighting homegrown renegades in an ever flowing sand pit.... sign me up!"

- Wolfanoz see all 5 comments

Spec Ops: The Line demo out on consoles today [Updated]

By Alice O'Connor, May 08, 2012 6:30am PDT

A demo is out today on consoles for Spec Ops: The Line, Yager's face-shooting take on Heart of Darkness. However, publisher 2K Games hasn't released one for the PC edition, or not yet anyway. As Kurtz said, "The horror! The horror!"


"which console are you playing on? also: dude who wrote and officiated my wedding wrote this ..."

- dahanese see all 8 comments

Dirt Showdown demo smashes in today

By Alice O'Connor, May 01, 2012 6:45am PDT

This Tuesday! Tuesday! Tuesday! a demo for Codemasters' arcade racing spin-off Dirt Showdown is smashing! bashing! dashing! and crashing! into PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3! 3! 3! If you like cars, or truly hate them, you might want to play it.


Dragon's Dogma demo confirmed for next week

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2012 9:45am PDT

Capcom's open-world action-RPG Dragon's Dogma looks jolly interesting, so how splendid that it's getting a demo before launch. That'll arrive on Xbox 360 and PlayStation on Tuesday, April 24, Capcom confirmed today.


"Me too, but the footage of the indoor areas isn't super exciting. Which is what I think this ..."

- Chipwarrior see all 10 comments

Shack PSA: Mass Effect 3 multiplayer demo live today

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 17, 2012 9:00am PST

Were you surprised when you couldn't access the multiplayer portion of the Mass Effect 3 demo? Online multiplayer is now freely accessible on all platforms.


"I like it, too. Will definitely spend some time in MP when the game releases."

- tw3kr see all 10 comments

Binary Domain demo available this week

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2012 7:30am PST

What happens when the creator of Yakuza attempts to make a third-person shooter? The end result is Binary Domain--and you can try it this week with a playable demo.


"seems boring and generic. nothing new, kind of nazi-ish with all that superior race crap. "

- ezgame100 see all 4 comments

Shack PSA: Mass Effect 3 demo out today

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 14, 2012 6:00am PST

This Valentine's Day, show your sweetheart you're not a callous brute by saving the entire dang human race in the Mass Effect 3. Here's a friendly reminder it launches today with a taste of the single-player campaign, with a multiplayer bit coming later i


"As far as I know, the demo doesn't allow you to import your save, they offer presets decisions ..."

- GreggD see all 12 comments

Resident Evil 6 demo included with Dragon's Dogma

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 31, 2012 7:30am PST

If you want to get early access to Resident Evil 6 demo, you'll have to shell out for another Capcom game. The Xbox 360 version of Dragon's Dogma will include early access to the RE6 demo, Capcom has announced.


"Btw I am super pissed about this --> "no PC version of Dragon's Dogma""

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

The Darkness 2 demo out for all on PC, Xbox 360, PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 25, 2012 9:30am PST

The Darkness II's demo is now available to all and sundry on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, having previously been exclusive to Xbox Live Gold.


"Played demo last night, I liked it. Looking forward to full game."

- Fpsnut see all 6 comments

Nintendo 3DS demos begin tomorrow with Resident Evil: Revelations

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 18, 2012 6:00am PST

The Resident Evil: Revelations demo goes live on Nintendo's digital store tomorrow, as Nintendo promises the eShop will be "periodically updated with new game demos."


"This is the one with even more 3d options right? 8-4 was talking about cranking both 3d settings ..."

- JohnathanDoe see all 6 comments

Mass Effect 3 demo DLC cross-over with Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 11, 2012 6:45am PST

Playing the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demo will score you bonus items in the full version of Mass Effect 3, and vice versa. EA also confirmed that the Reckoning demo will hit PC and PS3 on January 17 too, alongside the Xbox 360 version revealed yester


"(On PC at least), you just need to load the demo and login, and it adds the armor to your ..."

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