Demo News


The Gunstringer demo moseys on out

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2011 6:00am PDT

If you fancy Kinect games with fewer hoedowns and more showdowns, you can give 'Splosion Man developer Twisted Pixel's arcade shooter The Gunstringer a whirl in the demo out now.


Warhammer 40K: Space Marine demo deploys next week

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 18, 2011 6:00am PDT

Sniveling servants of the false emperor can walk a mile in the clonking great ceramic boots of Captain Titus next week in the Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine demo, which launches August 23 on PC and Xbox 360 then August 24 on PS3.


"You have to change the aspect ratio and then click the resolution and it will cycle through. ..."

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Bodycount demo out on Xbox 360 now, PS3 later

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2011 10:30am PDT

Do you hate the world? Enjoy smashing up a small corner of it in the demo for destruction-mad shooter Bodycount, which launched today on Xbox 360 and "will follow" on PS3.


"Not very good at all.. Took a while to load, gameplay tries to copy Bulletstorm and does a ..."

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Madden and Driver demos hit Live and PSN

By Garnett Lee, Aug 09, 2011 3:20pm PDT

Madden NFL 12 and Driver San Francisco demos became available for download today on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network.


"... Really? Wheelman? ... Nevermind ... not going to start something. How is a game based on a ..."

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Tropico 4 PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 09, 2011 7:00am PDT

Step into the curiously expensive shoes of El Presidente with the PC demo for Haemimont's construction and management sim, which includes four tutorial mini-missions and one campaign mission.


"Yea, I play so far out the graphics are not really that different."

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim not getting demo

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 14, 2011 6:00am PDT

It's no surprise, but we now have solid confirmation that Bethesda won't release a demo for Skyrim, due to its size and complexity.


"I'd wager you're not a developer in any shape or form, otherwise you wouldn't be talking about ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 71 comments

Catherine demo on PS3 & Xbox 360 next week

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 05, 2011 6:30pm PDT

Atlus' bizarre puzzle game, Catherine, will be available for everyone to try next week on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network.


"The main "story mode" part of the game is essentially two sections: 1: A "day" cycle of ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever demo out now on PC, 360

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 21, 2011 9:00am PDT

Duke's demo launched on Xbox 360 in the wee small hours of the morning, is now available on PC via Steam, and will be out on PS3 "as soon as possible."


"I really wanted to like it but I didn't even finish the demo..."

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Project Zomboid pre-alpha demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 20, 2011 8:30am PDT

Zombie fans have yet to receive the undead sandbox survival RPG they've been so loudly craving, but indie offering Project Zomboid is shaping up nicely. Give it a go with a newly-released pre-alpha demo.


Dungeon Siege 3 PC demo launched

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2011 8:25am PDT

PC gamers can now go adventuring with the demo for Obsidian's action-RPG, which launched today. The Xbox 360 demo came out last week, while we're still waiting on a PS3 demo.


"I'm one of the few who liked alpha protocol but this has lower production values than Dungeon ..."

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Halo: Reach demo out today

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2011 7:30am PDT

Not only is a demo out now for Halo: Reach, with both campaign and multiplayer, the full game's also on sale at $40 on Games on Demand.


"Ah man, I thought this was a demo for PC or something, got excited. "

- happynoodle see all 9 comments

Duke Nukem Forever demo arrives for 'First Access Club' on June 3

By Xav de Matos, May 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Duke Nukem Forever demo launches on June 3 for "First Access Club" members. It's really happening, Duke Nukem Forever is actually coming out.


"I would love to see how they try and contain the PC version of the demo to "first access" club ..."

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Fable 3 PC demo due on launch day

By Alice O'Connor, May 11, 2011 6:00am PDT

A demo for the PC edition of Lionhead's RPG will launch alongside the full game on May 17, Microsoft has revealed.


""Update: I’ve been informed that a Fable III PC demo is no longer scheduled. " Apparently ..."

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Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword demo released

By Alice O'Connor, May 04, 2011 6:00am PDT

The medieval warfare sandbox RPG's gat-packing spin-off has launched on PC, along with a demo. Squeeze into your codpiece and play.


"I've been sniped off my horse god knows how many times with a single shot... It made me do ..."

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Red Faction: Armageddon demo on XBLA and PSN next week, skipping PC

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 27, 2011 6:00am PDT

A taste of Volition's demolish-o-shooter is headed to Xbox 360 and PS3 next week, but PC gamers get the cold shoulder once again.


"BREAKING NEWS: Danny Bilson talking the talk but not walking the walk. More at 11."

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