Archive for May 2010
The Secret World Game Director Interview
IncGamers recently got to chat with The Secret World’s game director, Ragnar Tørnquist, about Funcom’s upcoming MMO The Secret World.
Funcom “Cautious” About The Secret World On Console
While talking to IncGamers, Ragnar Tørnquist, the game director for Funcom’s upcoming MMO The Secret World, revealed that the console version of the game is on hold while the company concentrates on the PC game. Funcom billed the game as a PC and Xbox 360 title when it was announced, but there’s been no news on the console version since then.
New FEAR 3 Screenshots, Concept Art Show Death, Destruction
A batch of new screenshots and concept art for FEAR 3 have crawled out of the dark.You can get your first in-game peek at the dark and disturbing world of FEAR 3 after you click through, and there’s also art of Alma, the Point Man, Paxton Fettel and a few enemies.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Companions Page Released
BioWare has put up a companions overview page for Star Wars: The Old Republic, revealing some of the creatures and beings we’ll get to chose from as our side-kicks in the upcoming MMO. The only companion on the page right now is Vette, who is now listed as a known associate to Sith Warriors. A detailed background to the character is given on Vette’s biography page, listing her home world of Nar Shaddaa, her known family (likely to be involved in quests) and, probably incorrectly, listed under known associates is a list of abilities; Taunt, Flash and Plasmajack. No doubt we’ll see more of these as the weeks go on, so keep an eye on our MMO section for all the latest SWTOR news.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Sith Warrior Specialisations
BioWare has revealed two specialisations of the Sith Warrior class in Star Wars: The Old Republic, the Marauder and the Juggernaut. Much like other games, players can specialise each class in different ways.
LEGO Universe Beta Weekend Details
The LEGO Universe team has reminded beta testers of the opening hours for the play session this weekend.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Interview
Recently, Tamer Asfahani was fortunate enough to be asked to go and see Treyarch’s forthcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops.
MMO News Wrap-Up
Welcome back to another MMO news wrap-up, where this week the major stories involved The Secret World, Aion, World of Warcraft, TERA, Star Wars: The Old Republic, EverQuest, All Points Bulletin, Star Trek Online, Global Agenda, EVE Online and Guild Wars 2. The game director of Funcom’s upcoming MMO The Secret World, Ragnar Tørnquist, revealed several fun facts about the game in a recent interview.
Blizzard’s Frank Pearce Interview
IncGamers talks to Blizzard’s Frank Pearce about all things StarCraft, Battle.net, Blizzard, and more.
Blizzard Open Shop In Singapore
Seeing as Battle.net is creating a new region for Blizzard entertainment’s players in South East Asia, Blizzard is opening up a new office in Singapore.The new office will offer technical support to players and also be the location for SEA Battle.net servers, reports Straits Times in Singapore.
Blizzard’s Frank Pearce Interview
Blizzard’s Frank Pearce took the time out to discuss Blizzard’s strategy with StarCraft 2, Battle.net and the future projects we’ll be hearing more about after BlizzCon this year… First off, do you have anything new for us on Battle.net?
MMO News Wrap-Up
Welcome back to another MMO news wrap-up, where this week the major stories involved The Secret World, Aion, World of Warcraft, TERA, Star Wars: The Old Republic, EverQuest, All Points Bulletin, Star Trek Online, Global Agenda, EVE Online and Guild Wars 2. The game director of Funcom’s upcoming MMO The Secret World, Ragnar Tørnquist, revealed several facts about the game in a recent interview.
New Total War Game Outed As Shogun 2: Total War?
Creative Assembly’s next Total War game may have been outed as Shogun 2.We previously reported that a new Total War game which “eschews the gunpowder weaponry of recent Total War titles and gets back to basics” might be shown at E3, and now there’s some evidence to suggest it’s a Shogun sequel.According to Kotaku, Turkish site Oyungezer posted up that it has a 2:30pm E3 appointment to talk about Shogun 2: Total War – which has yet to be announced.Shogun: Total War was the very first Total War game, set in the Sengoku period of Japanese history.
Land Of Chaos Online Closed Beta Test Begins
The latest MMO from burda:ic, Land of Chaos Online, has begun its closed beta test.
Blizzard Strikes Back at Korean eSports Association
Blizzard Entertainment and Gom-TV are signing and exclusive broadcasting agreement for Blizzard games.
Cryptic Studios’ Memorial Day C-Store 20% Off Sale
Cryptic Studios, the developer behind Star Trek Online and Champions Online, has slashed the price of everything in its C-Store by 20%, just in time for Memorial Day. From 10:00 Friday 28 March until the same time on Wednesday 2 June, players can take advantage of the cheaper items which include new costume sets, character retcons, renames and additional character slots for Champions Online, and more playable races, new ship models and different Bridge Packs for Star Trek Online. Don’t miss out on these bargain prices while the offer lasts.
Guild Wars 2 Personal Story Screens
Four new Guild Wars 2 screens have been released to accompany the recent information about personal storylines in the game. Yesterday, Ree Soesbee, the lore & continuity designer spoke about personal character development in GW2, and how players’ characters will feel as important in the MMO world as characters in a single-player RPG do.
Kane & Lynch 2 Screenshots Show Multiplayer, Meat Shields
A host of new Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days screens have slunk out of the underground.
Aion Anti-RMT Video #3 Released
NCsoft has released the third video in the “The More You MMO” series, aimed at dissuading players from using RMT services such as powerlevelling, buying gold/kinah or buying/selling accounts. This tongue-in-cheek video follows a group of players who find themselves looking after a friend who bought a character instead of learning how to play it himself.
IncGamers Podcast 27/5/10
Another world famous IncGamers podcast with today’s stories covering J Allard leaving Microsoft, the new Virgin Gaming, Gears of War3 details, a cocaine topic in the Bullshit Story of the Week, the MMO news including APB and Guild Wars 2.There’s also the weekly quiz and the games we’ve been playing including UFC 2010, Mario Galaxy 2 and the new Tomb Raider title The Guardian of Light.Join the team now for all the banter!Show 54(27/5/10)DownloadSubscribe via iTunes
New TERA Screens Released
En Masse Entertainment has released three more screens of it upcoming MMORPG, TERA. These latest pics introduce the city of Velika and two neighbouring villages: Lumbertown and Crescentia.
Craft Of Gods Launches
The fantasy MMO Craft of Gods, which is based on Slavic Mythology, went live today. The graphic-intensive game offers players a huge world to explore that’s home to legendary creatures and monsters.
Disciples III: Renaissance Empire Info & Shots
The long-running Disciples turn-based startegy/RPG series is set to continue in Disciples III: Renaissance which is due for release on PC this summer. Kalypso has released shots, art and info for the game’s Empire faction today.