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  • Blog Post: Brink Sold 2.5 Million Copies

    Global sales for developer Splash Damage's online-focused shooter Brink has reportedly sold over 2 million copies to date. The sales figure comes from a recent Gamasutra interview with CEO Paul Wedgwood who said the game was successful for the company. "With Splash Damage, we finished Brink... More
  • Blog Post: WGA Announces Latest Video Game Writing Nominees

    The Writers Guild of America released its list of nominees for its annual video game writing award, with names as varied as Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Batman: Arkham City, and Mortal Kombat in the running. To be eligible for the award, games had to have been released between December 1, 2010... More
  • Blog Post: Brink DLC Available Free For Limited Time Starting Next Week

    If you're still playing Bethesda's multiplayer-focused shooter Brink but have grown bored with the content that was available at launch, the publisher has good news for you: DLC for the game is launching next week, and you can even grab it for free if you act quickly. The "Agents of Change"... More
  • Blog Post: QuakeCon Tourneys Announced

    Quake Live isn't the only game getting the tournament treatment at Quakecon this year. In addition to the expected Quake Live duel and team deathmatch inviationals, Splash Damage's much maligned game Brink is joining the ranks of the competitive shooters with an open tourney. From our experience... More
  • Blog Post: L.A Noire Tops May NPD Charts

    Rockstar's pedigree shines through again as Team Bondi's detective game tops the software sales charts for the month of May. Last month's best performing game, Mortal Kombat, clung to a position at the bottom of the top five, while last month's second place game, Portal 2, proved to have... More
  • Blog Post: Brink's Free DLC Coming In June, Details Revealed

    Reaction to Bethesda's Brink have been all over the map, but it would be hard to find someone that has a problem with DLC. Agents of Change will be free-of-charge, and is arriving in June. The publisher has posted details on their blog , and you can read them here. New Maps Founders’ Tower... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda Releases Brink Lag Patch, Promises Free DLC

    Developer Splash damage thinks it has found a solution to the lag issues plaguing Brink, and is offering a token of appreciation to fans who have stuck with them during the rough launch. As I noted in my review , crippling lag has disrupted many multiplayer sessions to the point that sometimes you just... More
  • Blog Post: Brink Patched, Lag Under Investigation

    Brink game director Paul Wedgwood dropped a long note on the official Bethesda blog explaining developer Splash Damage's approach to the online issues that some Brink players are reporting. The first update is already live for 360 players, and Wedgwood asserts that it dramatically improves online... More
  • Blog Post: Where's Our Brink Review?

    If you're looking for the official Game Informer review of Splash Damage's latest multiplayer-intensive shooter, be patient. We want to test it in the wild before we make our final verdict. In playing Brink over the past week, one thing has become abundantly clear – this is a multiplayer... More
  • Blog Post: Brink, LEGO Pirates, MX vs ATV — Weekly Roundup 5/9

    It's another decent week for new releases, with games like Brink, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, and MX vs ATV: Alive hitting stores. Additionally, BioWare's shooter MDK 2 is available on WiiWare. Not bad at all. Games Retail Brink (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean (PS3, Xbox... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda's Brink Coming Out Early

    We're used to game delays, but what about games that come out earlier than expected? It does happen every once in a while, so I'm going to coin an annoying, made-up term for it: "prelayed." The latest game to be bit by the prelay bug is Bethesda's Brink. According to a press release... More
  • Blog Post: Brink Going Public During PAX East

    If you're in planning on heading to Boston next week for PAX East, or you just happen to be there already, you have a chance to check out Splash Damage's upcoming shooter, Brink . Bethesda and iam8bit are hosting a party that includes a multiplayer tournament, 48 consoles set up to play the game... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda Goes On A Release-Dating Rampage

    It looks as though the time to play coy is over. No more talk of "When it's done." Say goodbye to the simple "2011" blowoff. No, if you've been looking forward to Brink and Hunted, you can now march over to your calendar armed with proper release dates. Bethesda has revealed... More
  • Blog Post: Brink Trailer Reverberates With A Choir Of Guns

    It's been a while since we've seen or heard anything from Brink, but Splash Damage and Bethesda just broke that silence with a new trailer. The trailer, aptly called A Choir of Guns, focuses on the game's myriad weapon customizations. In addition to that, there's plenty of gameplay footage... More
  • Blog Post: UPDATED: Brink's Developers Bring You Up To Speed In A Deluge Of Videos

    Splash Damage's upcoming shooter, Brink, brings a variety of new things to the over-saturated shooter genre, including a nifty movement system and a mission system that dynamically assigns tasks to players while rewarding efficient teamwork. The game's developers have been releasing a series... More
  • Blog Post: Feast Your Eyes On This New Brink Developer Diary

    The developers at Splash Damage are trying to make Brink artistically stand out from other titles with a look that is based on "realism, but a bit cartoony." Take a look at this latest developer diary that covers not only the characters in the game, but the environments as well. Splash Damage... More
  • Blog Post: Fresh Batch Of Brink Screens Show Off More Jumping, Shooting

    If you're curious about how Splash Damage's Brink is shaping up, this latest batch of screens should give you some indication. More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda, Splash Damage Unleash New Brink Screens

    The volcanic eruption in Iceland prevented the London-based guys at Splash Damage from showing off Brink at a recent Bethesda event, but we didn't leave empty handed. As a consolation prize, we've got four new screens of the team-based shooter. If you'd like to know more about the game, check... More
  • Blog Post: Brink Trailer Filled To Brim With Jumping, Shooting, More Shooting

    Bethesda and Splash Damage have just released a new CG trailer for the upcoming FPS Brink. In a world already oversaturated with shooters, developers have to offer players a few good reasons to check out their games. In addition to its strikingly stylized visuals, Brink gives players a little extra control... More
  • Blog Post: Developer Diaries Shed Light On Brink

    We’ve got four developer diaries that reveal new features in Bethesda’s elusive title. Watch the videos below to learn about Brink’s SMART system, combat and classes as you explore an abandoned airport and Container City. This enough to get you excited? More
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