Archive for 2010


Bloodline Champions Enters Open Beta

Funcom and Stunlock Studios PvP arena action title Bloodline Champions has now entered open Beta following a lengthy closed beta test period.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Pachter: ‘Treyarch Reputation Won’t Suffer Due To Black Ops Issues’

Outspoken analyst Michael Pachter has told IncGamers the continuing issues associated with Black Ops will have ‘no impact’ on the reputation of Treyarch or Activision.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

New Back To The Future Game Dated

The first episode in the Back to the Future adventure series has been dated today by publisher Telltale Games.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

New PC Black Ops Patch Fixes Freezing Issues

Treyarch has launched patch 1.04 for PC users of Blacks, fixing problems such as random freezing while adding performance optimisation.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Splatterhouse Review

Splatterhouse is trash. It is trash in almost every way imaginable, from the somewhat repetitive combat mechanics, to the overabundance of gore, to the unlockable naked pictures of the only female character in the game.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

The Videogamers’ 2010 Christmas Shopping Guide

What we are about to tell you may shock you: we here in the IncGamers fortress are gamers.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Breach Hands-on Preview

After the demolition jobs delivered by Bad Company 2 and Red Faction: Guerilla, games boasting heavily destructible environments seem to have gone somewhat out of vogue as of late – shooters such as Medal of Honor, Halo: Reach and the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops concentrating more on traditional FPS elements over the ability to disintegrate everything in sight.

By Paul Younger | 16 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Section 8: Prejudice Priced

TimeGate Studios has announced that the sci-fi shooter sequel Section 8: Prejudice will be a digital-only release for PC, Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network, costing $15.00 USD.

By Paul Younger | 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Sizeable Civilization V Patch Released

Huge patches are all the rage of late. Fallout: New Vegas had one, Elemental: War of Magic followed suit, and now Civilization V joins the party with a mega-update.

By Paul Younger | 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Elemental: War Of Magic Patched To v1.1

To call Elemental: War of Magic a ‘troubled’ release would be a bit of an understatement.

By Paul Younger | 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Oddboxx Prices Announced

Oddworld Inhabitants has revealed a set of international prices for the Oddboxx collection.

By Paul Younger | 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Darkspore PvP Developer Diary

The latest developer diary from the Maxis team discusses the PvP features in their upcoming action RPG which is being released by EA early next year.

By Paul Younger | 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Buy Games Using Touchscreen Using New Amazon App

iPad users wanting to buy games online can now do so using a new touchscreen app launched by leading retailer Amazon.

By Paul Younger | 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Good Old Games Offers Tyrian 2000 For Free In Holiday Sale

Good Old Games has launched its Christmas/New Year sale, offering up to 50% off the classic titles in its catalogue.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

OnLive Chief Executive Receives ‘Fundamental Patent’

OnLive’s chief executive Steve Perlman has told VentureBeat that he has received a “very fundamental” US patent which “covers an important part of the [cloud gaming] system.”
US Patent number 7,849,491, citing Perlman himself as the inventor, is summarised as “Apparatus and method for wireless video gaming.” As we know, however, OnLive is a server-based streaming games service (often called ‘cloud gaming.’)
The patent was originally filed in December 2002, but has just recently been granted.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Humble Indie Bundle #2 Launches With Braid & Machinarium

As was foretold earlier this month, the second Humble Indie Bundle has now launched – offering another five top-notch indie games under a ‘pay what you like’ scheme.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

Monday Night Combat Coming To The PC In January

Uber Entertainment is bringing its arena-shooter Monday Night Combat to the keyboard-and-mouse crowd on 17 January next year.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

New Homefront Single Player Trailer

THQ has released a new single player for Volition’s upcoming shooter Homefront.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2010 | Comments Off