Demo News


Crysis 2 multiplayer demo now available on PC

By Xav de Matos, Mar 01, 2011 12:01am PST

The PC version of the Crysis 2 demo is available for download from Shacknews...


"UPDATE TWENTY NINE hours and I still can't log in to the fuckin site! "

- biofrog see all 215 comments

Crysis 2 Multiplayer Demo Coming to PC on March 1

By Xav de Matos, Feb 16, 2011 9:00am PST

After revealing a multiplayer-focused demo would launch prior to the game's release for PC gamers, EA has announced that the Crysis 2 trial will...


"Keep reading those sensationalistic sites taking things out of context. Ignorance ftw."

- vx2o see all 38 comments

Crysis 2 'Pre-Launch' Multiplayer Demo Coming to PC

By Xav de Matos, Jan 28, 2011 6:15am PST

EA and Crytek have activated "Maximum Good Will" with PC gamers, revealing a multiplayer demo in inbound to PC for Crysis 2. Word of a demo for...


"The ultimate insult? If the game runs as crap on PC as the first one, while the console version ..."

- Draco3k see all 29 comments

Xbox Live Marketplace Adds Demos for Apache: Air Assault, Kinect Joy Ride and Rock Band 3

By Xav de Matos, Nov 05, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Three new demos have appeared on the Xbox Live Marketplace today, giving players a taste of the latest (and upcoming) titles to land on the Xbox...


"Apache feels surprisingly solid in terms of flight controls. Doesn't look like anything great in ..."

- matrices see all 2 comments

Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom Now Launching on Nov. 23; Demo Now Available

By Xav de Matos, Oct 26, 2010 10:30am PDT

Along with a demo for the latest racer from Criterion Games, the Xbox Live Marketplace is now offering players a chance to check out the...


Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Demo Races to XBLM and PSN; Available for a Limited Time

By Xav de Matos, Oct 25, 2010 7:10am PDT

With Criterion Games at the helm of a new Need for Speed, we're expecting a lot of intense battles for first place--complete with a lot of...


"Got to play 10 minutes at Eurogamer Expo a couple weeks ago, it felt very Burnout, which is not ..."

- VivekRean see all 19 comments

God of War: Ghost of Sparta Demo Launching for all PSN Users Tomorrow

By Xav de Matos, Sep 27, 2010 5:30pm PDT

Although PlayStation Plus users have had a chance to put the Ghost of Sparta through his paces in an exclusive demo for a number of weeks, the rest...


European PlayStation Plus Members Get Early Access to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Demo

By Xav de Matos, Sep 22, 2010 9:05am PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe revealed that PlayStation Plus members will get early access to a demo for the upcoming high-def Castlevania...


"I really really really want this one to be good. I love the super-detailed gothic design they ..."

- Gwyndion see all 4 comments

NBA 2K11 Demo Lands on Xbox Live, PSN

By Xav de Matos, Sep 14, 2010 9:15am PDT

2K Sports has announced that a demo for its upcoming basketball sim is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network. The...


God of War: Ghost of Sparta Demo Coming Exclusively to PS+ Subscribers Next Week

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2010 7:30am PDT

For those of your paying for Sony's premium PlayStation service, we have some words of advice: "Sharpen your blades." The PlayStation Blog has...


"Just port the damn PSP games to PS3 (PSN) and be done with ti."

- abrasion see all 4 comments

Vanquish Demo Releasing on August 31

By Brian Leahy, Aug 23, 2010 11:20am PDT

A downloadable demo for Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami's Vanquish will be landing on your PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 on August 31 in the United...


NHL 11 Demo Coming August 17

By Xav de Matos, Aug 13, 2010 8:00am PDT

Lace up those skates, folks, because a demo for NHL 11 is on the way. According to Operation Sports, the news was revealed in a developer chat...


"The worst were the PC versions. Great between NHL94 and 2001, but pretty much the same game, ..."

- Hitman05 see all 4 comments

Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead PC Demo Released

By Garnett Lee, Jul 20, 2010 2:30pm PDT

If Brian's Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead Field Report got you interested but you haven't bought it yet, a sizeable demo for the game came out today....


"I think massive is an understatement. It's steep enough to the point where I wanna learn it just ..."

- BIGAssasin8 see all 12 comments

Kane & Lynch 2 Demo Hits Xbox 360, Requires Code

By Brian Leahy, Jul 01, 2010 12:00pm PDT

A demo for IO Interactive's Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is now available on the Xbox 360... for some. See, this demo is so "exclusive" that it...


"I turned the shaky cam option off, played for 30 seconds, then turned in back on. While I still ..."

- PatrickB- see all 33 comments

Iron Man 2 Demo Now Available on Xbox 360

By Brian Leahy, May 12, 2010 12:40pm PDT

Did you catch Iron Man 2 in theaters? Curious about how the game will play? Xbox Live Gold members can now download a free demo of Iron Man 2....


"yeah its the same studio that made the first game. And same review scores. First game scored in ..."

- digital leaf see all 10 comments