Archive for April 2011


New trailer in town for Call of Juarez: The Cartel

If any forthcoming game looks set to ride a wave of controversy into the charts, it’s Call of Juarez: The Cartel.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Lucent Heart Beta Giveaway & Wedding Video

IncGamers and Gamania are giving away a more keys for this weekend’s special Beta test of the anime MMORPG Lucent Heart.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Trackmania 2 closed beta set for July

Developers Nadeo have confirmed that a closed beta for the sequel to Trackmania will begin in July, in line with previous announcements.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Civilization V expansion packs coming next week

Looking for more content for Civ V? Look out for the new expansion packs next week.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

The Witcher 2 Gold

The game is done, CD Projeckt’s RPG is finally complete.
Just in from Namco, the Witcher 2 has gone gold and the premium edition and Collector’s Editition are now in production.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

BRINK Get Smart Trailer #2

Getting ready for Brink? Splash Damage release the second tutorial video.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Driver: San Francisco Hands-On

I’m a sucker for a good car game. I’m especially a sucker for a good car game featuring old cars.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

F.E.A.R.3 delayed by a month

Originally planned for 27 May, now due 24 June.
Warner Brothers have announced that spook-shooter F.E.A.R 3 (written as F.3.A.R if you’re an idiot) has been pushed back by a month.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Jurassic Park: The Game delayed

Originally due later this week, now not arriving until Autumn.
It’s frustrating when games are delayed.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

RIFT v1.2 Interview with TRION’s Hal Hanlin

IncGamers caught up with Design Producer Hal Hanlin for a chat to find out more about the v1.2 update to RIFT which is bringing a whole stack of new features to the game.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft Patch 4.1 Rise of the Zandalari Live

It’s finally arrived the v4.1 content patch update for World of Warvraft.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Game design is not all about big guns and armour…

Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s Art Director lets educates us on some of the game’s more cultured influences.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

How to make stuff bleed in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

CD Projekt want to keep you informed about all the different ways you can bring pain to people, creatures or vegetables in The Witcher 2, which is why they’ve released this handy video guide to combat.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Turbine will operate Lord of the Rings Online EU servers from 1 June

Codemasters will cease to run the Lord of the Rings Online servers in Europe from 1 June onwards, as Turbine announce they will be taking control.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Notch reveals plans for Minecraft mods

There are already Minecraft mods, of course, but these plans involve a full source code release.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Layoffs at Obsidian

At least eight people have been laid off at Obsidian, developers of Fallout: New Vegas, Alpha Protocol, and the forthcoming Dungeon Siege III.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: Human Revolution – The Artist’s Perspective

Just what does an Art Director do? Unlike other creative industries, there’s often a lot of confusion surrounding just what each member of a videogame’s creative team actually does.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

New multiplayer maps available for Men of War: Assault Squad

Publisher 1C Company has announced a DLC package for Men of War: Assault Squad, “Supply Pack Alpha,” which will add five new multiplayer maps for an undisclosed price.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off