Archive for September 2011


Gotham City Imposters likely to be $15, beta incoming

Game’s YouTube account lets slip planned pricing details.
‘GothamCityImposters’, the person running Gotham City Impostors’ YouTube account, was written in the comments thread for the latest video upload:
“As far as pricing is concerned, the current plan is for the game to be $14.99 or 1200 MS points.”
Until we get confirmation from the game’s publisher, Warner Bros, we’ll treat that as a rumour.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Arkham City is not a sandbox game, so what is it?

Rocksteady’s Dax Ginn is an exuberant man; a man that clearly loves his job, loves Batman and loves showing the game off to anybody that’ll spare him half an hour.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Portal 2’s free DLC arrives next week

Remember the free DLC package that Valve promised for Portal 2; well, it’s on its way.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Man attacks teenager after losing a game of Black Ops

A dead-cert for the ‘WTF’ moment of the week…
I’m going to start this article with a disclaimer: I do not vouche for the accuracy of ‘wownews.co.uk‘.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Dead Island DLC delayed

‘Bloodbath Arena’ delayed as a result of time spent on main game fixes.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Serious Sam 3: BFE delayed

Now due in November because “nobody likes a half-assed titjob.”
Croteam have announced that upcoming first-person shooter Serious Sam 3: BFE has been delayed until 22 November. 
“Serious Sam 3: BFE is the next evolution in our beloved franchise and the team wants to take a little extra time to make it perfect for Serious Sam fans worldwide,” said Davor Hunski, chief creative guy at Croteam.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Fifa 12 – Best prices

We shop, you pay.
Thinking about picking up Fifa 12 today?

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City Hands-On

The Joker is dead, long live the Joker.
One thing stood like head and batarang above all else during our recent hands-on session with Batman: Arkham City.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

New Arkham City images: Harley, bats and ferris wheels

How to dress in a rubber suit and still look cool.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Arkham City is five times the size of Arkham Asylum

Will take roughly 40 hours to complete.
Rocksteady have told IncGamers that Batman: Arkham City is five times the size of Batman: Arkham Asylum and will take roughly 40 hours to complete.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City will not feature console-exclusive characters

Rocksteady confirm that all editions of the game will feature the exact same character set.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Say it isn’t so! Joker dies in Arkham city?

No more balloons, green hair or acid flowers? 
Fans of the freak in the purple suit be alarmed because our eyes have seen some dreadful things.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

The Darkness II – What is the Darkness trailer

2K games release a new trailer to fill you in on the Darkness sequel.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 receives its US rating from the ESRB

The US game rating board, the ESRB, has posted their official rating for Diablo III.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 Beta vulnerable to speed hack?

A video has been released of what appears to be a speed hack being used in the Diablo 3 Beta.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

The Cursed Crusade has a story to tell

This new trailer for the Atlus-published The Cursed Crusade teaches two things.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

No Titan reveal at BlizzCon

Stories have been circulating that Blizzard’s secret ‘Titan’ MMO project would be revealed at BlizzCon  this year.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Aggressive investment: debut Syndicate trailer

The debut trailer for Starbreeze’s ‘re-interpretation’ of the Syndicate license has been implanted in our neural chips.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Guess whether Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is delayed on PC

If you read this headline and thought “aha! Ubisoft is so notorious for delaying PC versions of games, this must be some sort of double bluff and they’ve announced Revelations will be on time” … I’m afraid that’s not the right answer.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

LA Noire PC Hands-On

It’s feels bizarre to be previewing a game that we (I, in fact) already reviewed a few months back.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

PvP and Strongholds: The world of Dawn of Fantasy

This week IncGamers caught up with Reverie World Studios  Konstantin Fomenko, CEO, Game Producer & Director, behind the PC strategy title Dawn of Fantasy which offers a mix of city building and strategy gameplay both on and offline.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

LA Noire PC: first screenshots

Cole Phelps does keyboard and mouse.
Due out on 8 November in Europe (11 Nov in North America) LA Noire for PC has finally gotten the screenshot treatment.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Duke Nukem 3D remake put on hold

Gearbox endorsed fan project delayed indefinately.
Duke Nuken 3D: Reloaded, a fan driven project by Interceptor Entertainment has been placed on hold.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Pre-order Batman: Arkham City, get OnLive free

Console usually priced at £69.99.
Newly launched ‘cloud’ gaming service OnLive is pulling out all of the stops in an attempt to pull us away from our 360’s, PS3’s and PC’s.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Rage trailer shows off pre-order items

Bethesda has released a Rage ‘Anarchy Edition’ trailer highlighting the game’s pre-order bonuses.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Two new Deus Ex DLC packs available on Steam

‘Explosive Mission Pack’ and ‘Tactical Enhancemnet Pack’.
Yep, we can sense your collective dissappointment that today’s releases don’t include the eagerly anticipated ‘Misisng Link’ DLC.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3 beta opens today on all platforms

PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players will be able to access the multiplayer beta for DICE’s upcoming shooter at some point today.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Mercury Hg Review

I like mercury; the element, I mean. That might sound odd, but bear with me: I’ve played a lot of games over the years – and I mean a lot – and right now mercury is one of the few things I can think of that, in these many games, I haven’t either killed or been killed by.

By Paul Younger | 29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic early access explained

The ‘Early Game Access’ offered to those who’ve ordered Star Wars: The Old Republic prior to release has caused some minor confusion, so BioWare has moved to clarify matters.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Rift v1.5 Patch lands on servers

Trion has deployed the latest patch for the MMO RIFT.
The v1.5 ‘Ashes of History’ update brings a whole host of new features to the MMO including Chronicles, the Planar Attunement system, master-mode dungeons and much more.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off