Archive for December 2009
The IncGamers 2009 Year in Review Part 2
Looking back at the games and news from July to December 2009.
The IncGamers 2009 Year in Review Part 1
The year in games, month by month from January to June.
IncGamers 2009 Year in Review Part 2
Welcome to part two of our annual Year in Review where we’ll look at the months of July to December.
IncGamers 2009 Year in Review Part 1
Welcome to the first part of our annual year in review wrap-up, in which we’ve selflessly poured over the archives in order to facilitate your laziness.
The IncGamers Videogame Awards 2009 Part 2
The final part of our ‘best of’ for 2009, and we invite you to comment.
Divinity 2 – Ego Draconis Human vs Dragon Trailer
A new gameplay trailer showing off both styles of gameplay available to players as either Human or Dragon form.
Next Week’s Rock Band DLC Line-up
Harmonix has confirmed next week’s Rock Band DLC which also includes the previously reported Paul McCartney Live tracks.From 5 January (360 and Wii) and 7 Jan (PS3) Rock Band fans can look forward to the following line-up:Paul McCartney – “Band on the Run (Live)” Paul McCartney – “Jet (Live)” Paul McCartney – “Sing the Changes (Live)” Blink-182 – “Adam’s Song”Blink-182 – “First Date” Blink-182 – “I Miss You”The Psychedelic Furs – “Love My Way” The Psychedelic Furs – “Sister Europe”The Ramones – “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School”Worth it for the Ramones, The Psychedlic Furs and two of Sir Paul’s Live tracks (guess which ones) but we don’t think the console HD space is worth wasting on Blink 182 no matter which song it is.
The IncGamers Awards 2009 Part 1
It’s been a really, really good year for games. Looking back, it’s hard to find a month where there hasn’t been at least one top-notch, must-have title, and we consider it our task – nay, our duty to go through each and every one of them, and tell you which ones were our absolute favourites.This is our list of the best games of 2009.
The IncGamers Videogame Awards 2009 Part 1
The team look at the best games of last year in part one of this special editorial and video feature.
McCartney Brings Live Tracks to Rock Band
Harmonix has revealed that live tracks by Paul McCartney will be hitting the Rock Band Music Store.Scheduled for release on 5 January, the live tracks featured in the “New York City Pack 01″ pack include “Band on the Run (live),” “Jet (live)” and “Sing the Changes (live).” The tracks will be available on both the Rock Band Music Store and LEGO Rock Band Music Store.
Dragon Age: Origins DLC Dated
Bioware has announced the release date for their Dragon Age: Origins Return to Ostagar DLC.RPG fans looking for new Dragon Age content won’t have to wait long, EA has announced that the DLC will be released on 5 January.The DLC will cost 400 BioWare Points or Microsoft Points but PS3 gamers will have to wait until later in January to get their hands on the new content.The Return to Ostagar DLC summons players to a new quest in which they will return to Ostagar where the Grey Wardens were nearly wiped out.
Column: The Stages of MMO Death
What it’s like for an MMO to die. Bring your tissues, there may be some weeping.
Two New Mass Effect 2 Trailers
A couple of new trailers have popped up entitled “Assassin” and “Savage” for Bioware’s Mass Effect 2.Both these new trailers give more information on the characters and what drives them to follow the game’s main character Shepherd.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Designing the Darkside Video
The dev team discuss how they created the dominating force.in this dev dispatch video interview.
Mass Effect 2 Infiltrator Video
Another class to explore – The Infiltrator. With the ability to cloak and superb long range attack skill.
Bioshock 2 We’ve Sprung a Leak Trailer
Great movie showing the fantastic water effects featured in the upcoming shooter sequel.
Win Star Trek Online Beta Keys
Merry Christmas! As a special Christmas treat we are giving away a stack of Star Trek Online Beta keys.Early next year the Star Trek Online Beta will kick off in earnest and we are giving you the chance to take part in the Beta in conjunction with Cryptic Studios.
Star Trek Online Hands On Preview
We boldly go where not many gamers have gone before – into the Star Trek Online beta.Check out our preview here.
Star Trek Online Hands On Preview [PC]
In February, Cryptic Studios’ highly-anticipated MMO Star Trek Online goes on sale, so we’ve been exploring the closed beta for the last week to see if the Trekkies will be pleased with what they find.
The Secret World: Two New Images
Funcom has revealed two brand new images from its highly anticipated MMO, The Secret World.
World At War Map Pack Available To Download
Call of Duty: World at War fans will be happy to hear that there will be a host of new downloadable map packs to download.Activision has released a bundle in North America, and the European pack will come 7 January.The pack includes all nine multiplayer maps and three zombie packs which are available for $24.99 USD or 2000 Microsoft points, which works out at exactly the same price.
New Final Fantasy XIV Details Released
Square Enix has added more images and information to the official site for the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV.
THQ To Publish WWE For Another Eight Years
THQ has secured the WWE license for the next eight years beginning next year.THQ has been working primarily on the SmackDown vs.
Left 4 Dead 2 Authoring Tools Released
Valve has announced it will be releasing the official campaign authoring tools and add-on support.The release of these tools will mean players will be able to create custom campaigns to play, pretty good fun if you’re a L4D2 fan.Those of you who are interested in creating your own levels, then you’ll need to download both authoring tools and add-on support.
Divinity 2: Ego Draconis Trailer
Trailer showing the Lands of Rivellon, featuring plenty of in-game footage of this upcoming title
Cryptic On Klingon Gameplay Part Two
The 19th edition of Ask Cryptic has gone up, where Star Trek Online developers answer questions from fans on the game, this time about Klingon gameplay.
The IncGamers Holiday Line-up
It’s the end of the year and everybody is starting to wind down for their annual period of rest and relaxation.
Star Trek Online Gold Edition Announced
Cryptic has unveiled the limited Gold Edition of its upcoming MMO, Star Trek Online.
Borderlands: Mad Moxxi DLC Trailer Released
Trailer for the upcoming Borderlands DLC, Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot.
Aion Paid Services On The Way
Players of NCsoft’s Aion are in for a nice treat in the new year, following the introduction of paid services allowing them to change certain features on their characters.