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Posts from August 2012

Steam Greenlight goes live

Steam Greenlight has gone live, with users already having a wide variety of games to vote for.

PR: AMD Introduces Industry's Most Powerful Server Graphics Processors

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD FireProT S9000 and S7000, the industry's most powerful dual- and single-slot server graphics cards for compute, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and workstation graphics deployments in data centers.

GeForce 306.02 Beta Drivers Add Ambient Occlusion Support to Top Titles

The brand new Nvidia Geforce 306.02 Beta Drivers are now available to download. They are recommended for players of Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Darksiders 2, Guild Wars 2 and Mechwarrior Online.

Win a GeForce GTX PC Designed by You

With the huge success of the popular Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card Nvidia has launched a promotion allowing you the chance to win one of five GeForce GTX 660 Ti SLi PCs that are geared up for gaming.

Review: Gainward NVIDIA GTX 660 Ti Phantom

Martin takes a look at NVIDIA's latest GPU and puts it through it's paces for this benchmark and review.

CCL Online @ Insomnia 46 Tt Esports

Tt Esports had their latest and greatest peripherals on display while exhibiting at Insomnia 46

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim gets a homely DLC

Make a house a home with the new Skyrim DLC Hearthfire.

CCL Online @ Insomnia 46 - Asus

Steve catches up with Thomas Jenner from Asus UK for a look around their booth at Insomnia 46

ZOTAC Refreshes ZBOX nano

ZOTAC Nano now updated with AMD Radeon HD Graphics

Iranian World of Warcraft player access cut

Iranian gamers have been blocked from accessing Blizzard's due to US trade sanctions.

CCL Online @ Insomnia 46 - Cooler Master and CM Storm

One of the many manufacturers exhibiting at Multiplays Insomnia 46 were Cooler Master with their CM Storm line up of cases and peripherals

Synology Unveils DiskStation DS213

Press Release from Synology about the DiskStation DS213

A thank you from the CCL team to all those at Multiplay Insomnia 46

Tom expresses CCL's thanks to those who attended ths years i46

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 PC release announced

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is to be released on PC next year, as well as on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Star Wars: The Old Republic to go free to play in November

Star Wars: The Old Republic will have a free to play option added this autumn, as well as a new in-game currency.

Day four at Insomnia 46

The fourth and final day at i46 and overall we're happy to have yet another notch on our Insomnia belt

Day three at Insomnia 46

Day three here at Insomnia 46 and things aren't looking to slow down

Day two at Insomnia 46

Day two at the largest LAN gaming event in the UK Insomnia 46 and Steve although sleep deprived is still going strong with the coverage here at i46

Day one at Insomnia 46

Steve covers what the opening day of Insomnia 46 had in store for the CCL stand and surrounding areas.

CCL Online @ Insomnia 46

Here once again for another installment of LAN gaming and lack of sleep the CCL booth aims to please and we have lots of treats for all of our booth visitors

Spec Ops: The Line gets free co-op DLC

Spec Ops: The Line will be able to team up with friends in the devastated city of Dubai in a new free co-op DLC.

Command & Conquer: Generals 2 to be free to play

Command & Conquer: Generals 2 will be a free to player, multiplayer only at launch.

Fallout: New Vegas has missing content restored

An array of content that had to be cut from the final version of Fallout: New Vegas has been lovingly restored by a fan.

EA stop selling Medal of Honor-branded weapons

EA ends a charity campaign that saw it selling Medal of Honor-branded weapons on its website.

Call of Duty: Blacks Ops 2 to feature overhauled unlock system

New unlock system in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 to ensure much more strategy is required in multiplayer.

Dead Space 3 release and pre-order details announced

Dead Space 3's 2013 release date unveiled, along with the bonus pre-order bundles.

Defense Grid 2 reaches Kickstarter minimum

Defense Grid 2 has reached its Kickstarter goal, but that only guarantees an expansion to the original.

Steam Community getting big overhaul

Valve is introducing an array of community updates to Steam.

Review: AMD Radeon 6870 Crossfire Benchmarks and Review

Martin is dual graphics card mad this week putting two 6870's through their paces to see just how they compete against todays big hitters

Diablo III free to play up to level 13

Gamers can now get access to Diablo III up to level 13 at no cost with the Starter Edition.

Hitman: Absolution adds all-new online mode Contracts

Hitman: Absolution to feature a new online challenge creating mode Contracts.

NVIDIA GTX 660 Ti launches at CCL

Kepler power without the premium

Final Fantasy VII to get PC re-release

Final Fantasy VII gets a digital re-release on PC, with all-new features.

Team Fortress 2 Mann versus Machine detailed

Team Fortress 2 releases its own co-operative game mode entitled Mann versus Machine.

Diablo III patch 1.0.4 brings major changes

New patch brings a variety of updates to balance Diablo III.

Review: NVIDIA GTX680 SLi Review and Benchmarks

Martin wasn't happy testing just one GTX680, he wanted a second to really push the performance

Virgin Media Finally Block Newzbin2

Almost ten months after ISP BT blocked the site Virgin have finally received their court order

Wii U release delayed in Europe

But Nintendo are still hoping for a holiday release

Blizzard's hacked, millions affected

Blizzard suffers data breach of account details, potentially affecting millions.

Age of Empires Online adds the Babylonians

The Babylon civilisation is to be added to Age of Empires Online this month, bringing with it a variety of new units.

CCL Elite Eyas Mini Gaming PC takes flight

Our new ITX system has nested in nicely with our gaming range

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover has sent its first colour panoramic picture

A colour panoramic picture from the surface of the red planet was received by NASA

Mass Effect 3: Firefight brings multiplayer weapons to single player

A new Mass Effect 3 DLC brings multiplayer weapons to the single player campaign.

Demonoid seizure provokes hacktivisist attacks by Anonymous

As Newton's Third Law states - For ever action there is an equal and opposite reaction, as Anonymous reacts to Demonoid takedown by taking down Ukrainian websites owned and operated by Ukrainian authorities

Steam to offer more than just games

Valve expand and expand on Steam beyond games

Valve to release next-gen Source 2?

Coding in the new Source Filmmaker hints at the possibility of a Source 2 game engine.

DayZ to become stand alone game

Popular Arma II mod DayZ is to become a stand alone game.

3D Gaming - The Cheap Way

Martin tries to wet our palate and tempt us with 3D in a fairly in expensive way

CCL Overclocked bundles are back

Our technicians are tinkering once again to bring the highest possible performance to our motherboard bundle range with our new Overclocked Motherboard Bundles

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders up

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is available to pre-order today ahead of its August 21st release date.

Theatre performers to help design video games

Video games could become more emotionally complex with new technology to improve virtual social interaction.

World of Warcraft subscribers drop by over a million

World of Warcraft subscriber numbers continue to fall, with 1.1 million players leaving in the last quarter.

Windows 8 finalised with the RTM build being available on August 15th

Right on schedule Microsoft has reportedly finished the final build of Windows 8

Dell set to release new Ultrasharp U2713HM 27" IPS Monitors

Before its scheduled launch details of the latest addition to Dell's Ultrasharp family of monitors have been leaked thanks to a mix-up on the company website's support and drivers section.

Mass Effect 3: Leviathan DLC plot elements revealed

The history behind the Reapers could be revealed in the Mass Effect 3 DLC Leviathan.

CCL-Tech Give-Away, with Netgear UK

CCL team up with Netgear UK for a simple and easy Facebook giveaway

Resident Evil 6 allows gamers to play as zombies

Agent Hunt mode in the forthcoming Resident Evil 6 will allow gamers to play as the J'avo monster.

Audio-only adventure game BlindSide released on PC

Survive the darkness in BlindSide, an audio-only adventure released on PC.