Brink statistics site now online for PS3 & 360 users

More than a million matches. Over 10 billion XP points earned. And more than 80 years of playtime. Wow, you’ve been busy!

Beginning today you can track these stats and much more on our all-new Brink statistics site.Visit Battle.BrinkTheGame.com for in-depth players stats, match summaries, and the Battle for the Ark – a weekly meta-game between Security and Resistance.

In addition to the statistics, we’ve got an update planned for this summer that will help with setting up tournaments and clan recruitment. Stay tuned for more details.

To learn how to track your progress, check out our FAQ after the break.

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RAGE hands-on preview gives a taste of what you’ll see at E3

Gamespot recently visited id’s new office for a chance to go hands on with RAGE. During the trip, they saw several areas showcasing the game’s varied gameplay — including a look at the game’s main faction, the Authority.

Read the preview here, and be sure to watch the embedded video featuring design director Matt Hooper, creative director Tim Willits, and plenty of action from the game.

New changes to QUAKE LIVE

Today’s update, QUAKE LIVE Premium Pak 8, introduces two new Premium Arenas to QUAKE LIVE, new Start-a-Match features for Pro Subscribers and FreezeTag players, new and improved mouse input code, a TeamKill complaint system, an overhauled more flexible InstaGib system, match forfeit options, and a great number of website, game, and server fixes to improve the gameplay experience.

Premium Maps Added:

  • Revolver (Small CA):

Crafted by Wiebo de Wit, designer of the highly popular ‘Overkill’ Clan Arena level of RA3 fame, Revolver is a small outdoor chamber with an overhanging grated walkway, a higher ground that holding can prove vital to victory.

  • Sorrow (Duel):

Set in a foreboding dungeon, Sorrow is a brand new arena from Pawel Chrapka that is nicely suited for both Duel and small teamplay when a more strategic and paced style of play is preferred.

For all the nitty gritty details, read more after the break.

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The Hunt is On: Hunted Now Available!

Co-op fantasy action has arrived with Hunted: The Demon’s Forge, which has now launched in North America on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC!

To get in the mood for some dungeon diving, check out the launch trailer above. Also be sure to read up on our recent Hunted game guide blogs: part one and part two. Of course, for more info on Hunted, HuntedTheGame.com is also a good place to look.

The first reviews are in — 84/100 from German site Spieletipps and 4/5 from the Examiner! We’ll have more as they come in.

Holiday Weekend Update

There’s plenty of pre-E3 talk for Prey 2, Skyrim, and RAGE at the following sites:

While it’s been a few weeks since Brink’s release, but there’s plenty of cool stuff to share:

Additional news for RAGE, Prey 2, Skyrim, Honest Hearts, and more after the break…

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TES Modding: Check out the trailer for Andoran: Prologue

Above is the newly-released (and awesome) trailer for Andoran: Prologue — the second part of a Russian mod trilogy for Oblivion (part 1, Axis, is already available for download).

The mod is planned to be completed later this year. For more details on the project, visit the Andoran website. Just be ready to use Google translate if you’re not fluent in Russian.

Thanks to forum member Mehrunes Artem for pointing me to the trailer.

Hunted Game Guide, Pt. 2: Enemy Infiltration

We return today with another blog post from Michael Searle, the author of Hunted’s Official Game Guide. Read below for to learn more about the enemies you’ll face, and some pointers on how to thwart them.

Take it away, Michael…

Your first few steps in the Town of Dyfed introduce you to a Wargar. Within seconds it dines on something “unappetizing,” and its actions put the monster at the bottom of your friends list. Moments later you meet more Wargar, and Caddoc and E’lara battle with supernaturally-strong Wargar wielding swords, brandishing shields, slinging bows, sporting armor, and quaffing magic liquid.

Feeling overpowered by Wargar? Prima’s official Hunted: The Demon’s Forge guide can quickly focus your attention on what’s important…

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