Archive for September 2011


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

Football Manager DRM decision draws ire

SEGA has announced that Football Manager 2012 will require a one-time internet activation through Steam to run, a decision that hasn’t pleased many long-time fans.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

PC players excluded from Battlefield 3 tournament

EA and Virgin Gaming have joined together to host an online Battlefield 3 tournament with a combined prize fund of $1.6 million USD; but if you’re a PC player, you won’t be taking part.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Pay what you want for Frozen Synapse

There’s a new Humble Indie Bundle on the loose, this time offering 2011’s finest top-down tactical shooter Frozen Synapse at a price of your own choosing.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Foo Fighters confirmed for BlizzCon

Blizzard has confirmed this year’s act for BlizzCon and it’s a cracker.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

LA Noire PC dated, coming to Steam and OnLive

Out this November, PC specs also revealed.
Rockstar have announced that the PC edition of crime-caper LA Noire will be coming to the UK on 11 November, the North American release occuring three days earlier on 8 November.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Skyrim will look better on PC, but it’s easier to build on consoles

Bethesda’s Todd Howard talks multi-platform development.
It seems that practise really does make perfect. Skyrim’s game director Todd Howard has said the game’s dev team are now “a lot more comfortable” working on consoles than they used to be given that this is their third effort with the current systems.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off