Archive for July 2009
FIFA 10 PC Screens
New screenshots have surfaced from the PC version of FIFA 10.The screens show English giants Chelsea and Arsenal in action in the PC game, which is set to feature more responsive gameplay, more animations and a refined online multiplayer game.The game is due for release on 2 October.Be sure to check out our hands-on with the PS3 and Wii versions of the game.
Ghostbusters, Champions Online and Cities XL Dated
After Sony secured a timed exclusive release for Ghostbusters earlier this year on the PS3, news of the other platform releases was sparse.
Resident Evil 5 PC Specs Revealed
Capcom has revealed the system requirements for the PC version of Resident Evil 5.
New APB Podcast
Realtime Worlds has released a new podcast episode to promote the upcoming APB.
UK All Formats Chart
It’s that time of week again, and this week we see Harry Potter fall from grace as Wii Sports Resort makes its debut at the top of this week’s all format chart.
Sirlin On SSFIITHDR Interview Part 2
In this concluding part of our interview with David Sirlin, the man addresses just how to balance games and why maths doesn’t factor into it, why Resident Evil 5’s competitive multiplayer needs an HD Remix, and some more thoughts on Street Fighter IV.
More Dead Space Games Coming
EA may be working on at least one more Dead Space game than announced.Variety’s report on D.J.
Killing Floor’s Outbreak Character Pack DLC Available
The new DLC character pack for Tripwire’s Killing Floor is now available for purchase and download on Steam.The DLC pack contains 4 new playable characters which include:Agent Wilkes: One of Horzine’s own security guards, still in his uniform, enhanced with Horzine’s own Mark 7 combat suit.Foundry Worker Aldridge: A welder who managed to survive the zombie onslaught inside the Foundry, still in his working gear.DJ Scully: Ex British army soldier, moonlighting as an underground DJ when the apocalypse hit.Dr Gary Glover: Sent in as part of the emergency response team, Dr Glover managed to survive infection inside his Hazmat suit.Further details can be found on the Steam site and this evening’s update includes a note stating that the free new map (Foundry) and weapons (AK-47 and the Katana) will be available soon.
Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition & New DLC Coming
LucasArts has announced Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition.
AoC: Sneak Peak Of Update 6
Game director for Age of Conan, Craig Morrison, has spoken about the next major content update for the game, and what it will contain.
Halo 3 ODST Interview
Halo 3 ODST is set to be a big, big title, not least because it’s got “Halo” right there in the name.
No Unreal Tournament For “Several Years”
Epic Games’ CEO Tim Sweeney has confirmed Unreal Tournament will not have another major retail release for “several years”.In a recent interview with G4TV, Sweeney confirmed that we won’t be seeing another Unreal Tournament title in shops anytime soon.”Unreal Tournament is certainly a major long-term priority but we’re planning not to release a major retail game in the series for several years. So we have that effort somewhat on hold while we work on a few other initiatives,” he said.Could we be perhaps see a XBLA or PSN release of a past title?
Plants vs Zombies Heading To XBLA
Ridiculously popular PopCap tower defense game Plants vs Zombies is coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade.Speaking to Worthplaying at Casual Connect in Seattle, PopCap’s Garth Chouteau revealed that the title will be making an appearance on XBLA, but wouldn’t give any hints as to possible new content, achievements, or a release date.Plants vs Zombies deserves the glorious amount of love it basks in as a deeply clever and very cute tower defense game in which you grow plants, usually with a pun-inspired name, to prevent the hordes of zombies from breaking into your house and devouring your tasty, tasty brains.
Batman Arkham Asylum UK Pre-Order Deal
UK gamers who pre-order Batman: Arkham Asylum at GAME will get access to exclusive content for the game.
China’s WoW Beta To Last A Week
NetEase has announced that the closed beta test for World of Warcraft in China will begin on 30 July and last one week.
IncGamers Podcast 24/7/09
This week in the IncGamers podcast, the team discuss David Brevik’s move to Marvel Universe, Obama and his PS3 fanboyisms and how videogames Halo and World of Warcraft will make it to the silver screen, as well as the latest games the team is playing.Show 10 (24/7/09)DownloadFor all previous podcasts, head to the podcast archive.
Section 8 Screens and Beta Details
SouthPeak Interactive and TimeGate Studios have released new screens from their upcoming shooter Section 8, as well launching an official website.The website includes screens as well as a trailer showing off some of the weapons, environments and enemies in the sci-fi shooter.There is also a section for users to sign up to the beta test which is currently only available to gamers in the US and Canada IncGamers’ Tim McDonald had some hand-on time with the game recently and you can find out what he thought in his preview.
Stargate Worlds’ Future Looking Bleak
MGM have threatened to pull the plug on the floundering MMO, Stargate Worlds, according to a report today.
Tropico 3 Speech Feature Detailed
Kalypso Media has today detailed the “El Presidente speech” feature in Tropico 3. As ‘El Presidente’ you will have to give speeches to the inhabitants of your island with the hope of swaying them in your favour during election time.Certain parts of the speech will be automatically generated depending on how you run the island.
Section 8 Multiplayer Preview
Tim McDonald gets his hands on futuristic team-based FPS Section 8, which apparently bears a resemblance to Tribes.
Warcraft Film Likely 2012, Franchise Planned
Warner Bros. is reportedly thinking of launching a franchise based on World of Warcraft, after it was confirmed this week that Sam Raimi would be directing the Warcraft film.
Command & Conquer 4 Debut Trailer
EA has released a trailer for forthcoming RTS Command & Conquer 4.The latest in the C&C series sees the world ravaged by Tiberium and is set to include a host of interesting new gameplay features, including MMO-style persistent levelling – which has upset a few, as this means that you’ll need a constant connection to the internet.The trailer below takes place in Manchester and sets the tone of the game, with – actually, I’m not going to spoil it.
New Avatar Screens
Ubisoft has released three new screens from James Cameron’s Avatar. The screens showcase the spectacular flora and fauna on the planet Pandora, home of the ten-foot-tall blue humanoids known as the Na’vi.
Rage Site Goes Live
id Software has launched a website for its upcoming futuristic shooter/racer hybrid, Rage.
Roper On Brevik’s Marvel Universe
Speaking to IncGamers, Champions Online’s Bill Roper has expressed his feelings about former Blizzard colleague, David Brevik, heading up a competing superhero MMO, Marvel Universe.
Section 8 Multiplayer Preview [PC]
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Sierra Adventures Hit Steam
Two Sierra adventure collections have hit Steam.Following on from LucasArts’ Steam releases, Activision has pushed a new set of games onto Steam – including two classic Sierra adventure franchises.As of now, you should be able to pick up recent FPS TimeShift, space shooter Aces of the Galaxy, title-says-it-all 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures, and – more interestingly – Space Quest Collection and King’s Quest Collection, each of which contains the entire series.
New CoH Power Customisation Screens
NCsoft and Paragon Studios have released five new images of the upcoming ‘power customisation’ feature that will appear in its MMO, City of Heroes, shortly.
Ashes Cricket Demo
Codemasters has today released a demo for its timely cricket release, Ashes Cricket 2009.
Runes Of Magic: New Content Next Week
Frogster has announced a new mini game and weapons quest series is being added to the game next week in the large patch, “Secret of the Goblin Mine”.