Archive for March 2011
New Resident Evil confirmed for 360/PS3/PC
Capcom confirm new entry into survival horror franchise coming later this year.
Incoming! Week Ending 2 April
Looking to spend those hard earned pennies on some games this week?
UK All-Format Chart: Crysis 2 Edition
One shooter usurps anything as Crysis 2 takes over from Homefront at the top of the UK software chart.
Shift 2 Unleashed nears launch, developer reports job losses
As Shift 2 Unleashed, a game just one missing ‘f’ away from disaster, nears its worldwide launch, developer Slightly Mad Studios reports job losses.
The Week That Was…
Some very promising previews led the way this week, L.A. Noire, Dead Island and Mortal Kombat all very interesting in their own unique way.
Zynga strong-arms San Fransciso for tax breaks
Zynga, the internet gaming behemoth, have reportedly threatened to leave the city of San Fransciso if demands over payroll tax exemptions are not met.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – another multi-path trailer
Eidos Montreal has released a second trailer showing the multiple ways in which problems can be approached throughout Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
David Gaider says Dragon Age romances are for everyone
Responding to a rather alarming post at the BioWare forums that requested, amongst other things, a “No Homosexuality” toggle for Dragon Age 2, David Gaider has defended the in-game romances.
Fresh Dungeon Siege 3 video unveils new character
Katarina joins the cast of Obsidian’s forthcoming dungeon crawler.
Apparently, she’s a witch and daughter of a Legion commander who specialises in both “warfare and magic”.
Cities In Motion map contest offers European getaway
Colossal Order and Paradox, the developers and publisher of transport sim Cities in Motion, have launched a map design contest with the grand prize of a trip to either Vienna, Helsinki, Berlin or Amsterdam.
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime Review
I’ll say one thing for Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime - on paper, it sounds like it has potential.
Travis Steiner talks SOCOM 4
IncGamers was recently invited to take part in a conference call with SOCOM 4′s Lead Designer, Travis Steiner.
Dreamcast Collection Review
As if the Dreamcast hasn’t already suffered enough, Sega launch one more attempt to destroy its legacy entirely.
THQ Halfway To Breaking Even On Homefront
It may have met with lukewarm reviews, but THQ’s Homefront has now sold an estimated one million copies according to an investor press release issued today.
APB Reloaded Devs Get £125,000 Grant For Scottish Studio
Scottish Development International has given Reloaded Productions, the new owners behind APB Reloaded, a grant of £125,000 GBP to aid with the opening of an Edinburgh-based studio.
Stronghold 3 Delayed Until Summer
While not nearly as funny as Duke Nukem Forever being delayed again, it’s worth mentioning that SouthPeak Interactive has pushed castle-builder Stronghold 3 back to summer.
RIFT v1.1 Interview with Hal Hanlin
IncGamers caught up with TRION’s Design Producer Hal Hanlin following the announcement of the first major content update for their new MMO RIFT called the River of Souls which launches tomorrow across all servers.
Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Coming In August
Good news for those who like purifying the unclean in the name of the Emperor, as THQ announces that Relic’s Warhammer 40K: Space Marine will be released in August.
Duke Nukem Forever delayed. It really is.
In what some may consider a rather perdictable announcement, Duke Nukem Forver has been delayed.
Dead Island Preview
It’s difficult to go into a demo room and see a game when your only exposure to it thus far has been a masterfully crafted, fully CGI trailer.
Triple dose of Dead Island images
A few new screens for everyone today for Techland’s upcuming tropical island zombie-fest Dead Island.
Hunted: The Demon Forge Power of Two trailer
Bethesda has sent over a new trailer for InXile’s Hunted: The Demon Forge.
World of tanks pre-orders open
Wargaming.Net’s MMO tank sim World of Tanks is gearing up for launch and today pre-orders opened for budding tank commanders.
Trion unveils first major RIFT content update
RIFT players have been keen to findout what the first update for TRION’s new MMO would include and today they have released the details.
F1 2011 release date confirmed
Codemasters confirm UK release date for F1 2011, sequel to last year’s F1 2010.
Mortal Kombat Hands-On Preview
Anyone worried that this latest entry into the Mortal Kombat franchise is going to follow the ‘family friendly’ template employed by Mortal Kombat vs.
GDC Classic Game Lectures Viewable Online
We can’t all live near sunny San Francisco, so it’s great news that a few of the lectures from this years Game Developers Conference are now online and viewable for free.
Top Spin 4 Q&A w/ Francois Guintini
IncGamers recently has the pleasure of posing some questions to Francois Guintini, Execution Producer on the rather wonderful Top Spin 4 (see our review here).
‘Overwhelming Response’ Halts Pirates Of Black Cove Beta Sign-Ups
Paradox has announced that it has been forced to close the beta sign-up application process for Pirates of Black Cove, after an “overwhelming response.”
Players were invited to sign-up for a closed beta session on Monday, with the intention that the process would remain open until 31 March.
TIGA Welcomes UK R&D Tax Credit Increase
TIGA, the trade organisation that has lobbied hard for tax relief in the UK games industry, has welcomed an increase in Research & Development tax credits announced by George Osbourne in today’s budget.