Archive for October 2008


Dead Space

Scary games are a rare breed these days.  Sure we get a few cheap shocks here and there (*cough* Doom 3) and the odd unsettling moment but they can’t quite live up to the atmospheric horror of games like System Shock 2 or the original Silent Hill.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

DC Universe Online

First I’d like you to help us place the background in DC comics chronology, which is very complex.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Guitar Hero: World Tour

Following the defection of Guitar Hero developer Harmonix to MTV, Activision was left playing catch-up.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Golden Axe: Beast Rider

Some two years ago Sega announced that it had acquired San Francisco based developer, Secret Level, for some $15 million.

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Fallout 3

I hate to depress everyone, but the credit crunch is biting hard, and capitalism is on its knees.

By Paul Younger | 28 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2, Ubisoft’s latest FPS offering, has a lot to live up to.

By Paul Younger | 23 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Fable II

I have a confession to make: I did not like the first Fable.

By Paul Younger | 22 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Fracture

Picture Red Faction’s wall-busting GeoMod technology as re-imagined by TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh while he’s shooting Haze rejects with spud guns, and you’ll get not only a flavour of Fracture’s one and only innovation, but also an indication of where the game ultimately falls down.

By Paul Younger | 20 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Industry Job Interview – The Publisher

Have you ever thought about getting a job in the gaming industry?

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest

As far as RTS games go, you’d have thought at this stage we’d seen every setting imaginable.

By Paul Younger | 16 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

FIFA ’09 10 vs 10 Online

IncGamers’ Andy Alderson spent a week online with FIFA 09’s new Be a Pro 10 vs 10 mode and, having seen the best and worst it has to offer, here are the three games that stood out.

By Paul Younger | 15 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

G1 Jockey 4 2008

It’s easy to see how horseracing games are overlooked; it’s not the most pivotal standard-setting genre, and as per other horse racers there’s no graphical splendour to excite the public, just drab green fields, hedgerows, headache inducing jerseys and a central view of a small man’s rear.

By Paul Younger | 14 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Prince of Persia

IncGamers caught up with Ubisoft’s Montreal team as it readies the latest Prince of Persia game for release.

By Paul Younger | 10 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Trojan Hero UNPLAYED

Before we continue, we’d like to make it clear that Lee Tharjick is his own entity and that the views portrayed in this article, are the thoughts of Lee Tharjick and not that of IncGamers.

By Paul Younger | 9 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

FIFA ’09

According to Argentina’s beret wearing pin-up guerrillero, Ernesto Che Guevara, football isn’t just a simple game.

By Paul Younger | 8 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Two Worlds Epic Edition

Two Worlds: EPIC edition is a repackaging of the original Two Worlds with the add-ons ‘Tainted Blood’ and ‘Curse of Souls’ included automatically.  Useful collation or shameless marketing trick?  I’ll let you decide.  As for the game, well like this review, you’re either gonna love it or hate it.  Let me tell you why….

By Paul Younger | 8 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Steel Fury: Kharkov 1942

IncGamers’ Peter Parrish takes aim at Steel Fury in this hands-on with Lighthouse Interactive’s new tank sim.Hitler or Stalin, who’s your favourite?

By Paul Younger | 7 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Legendary Interview

Atari’s new FPS Legendary aims to bring something new to the genre through its intriguing mix of secret societies, myhthical beasts and modern settings.

By Paul Younger | 7 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Champions Online Interview

Randy Mosiondz, lead designer Champions Online discusses what we can expect from the new MMO title from Cryptic and how it differs to their already successful City brand.

By Paul Younger | 7 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Play TV

It’s not as good as Sky Plus. There, we’ve said it, time to move on.

By Paul Younger | 6 Oct 2008 | Comments Off

Virtual Skipper 5 UNPLAYED

Before we continue, we’d like to make it clear that Lee Tharjick is his own entity and that the views portrayed in this article, are the thoughts of Lee Tharjick and not that of IncGamers.

By Paul Younger | 2 Oct 2008 | Comments Off