Archive for October 2011


Grand Theft Auto V announced

First trailer due 2 November.
Rockstar have once again proved that they are the king of the tease, by announcing the existence of the MUCH anticipated Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV) without any info, screenshots or videos. 
The picture you see below currently adorns Rockstar.com.

By Paul Younger | 25 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Goats hate Nazis in new Kickstarter project

Eat your way to freedom, but only if you cough up $14k.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Why no Battlefield 3 review?

Seems the cigar-chomping bigwigs at EA forgot to send us a copy.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Live action Skyrim trailer

The fifth trailer for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been released in it’s full live action glory.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

This week’s releases (28/10/11)

Battlefield 3, Kinect Sports Season 2 and… not a lot else.
For many of you, this week marks the most exciting of the year with the launch of EA DICE’s Battlefield 3 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

EA hint at ‘something special’ for Syndicate on PC

Reimagining of a cyber-punk classic to include PC-exclusive bonuses/content?
The original Synidcate (1993) was released for a variety of platforms: Sega Mage Drive, SNES, Amiga, Amiga CD32 and the Atari Jaguar to name but a few.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Batman batarangs Forza 4 from the top of the UK chart

Fifa 12 and Football Manager 2012 take second and third in what is otherwise a footie-mad top ten.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Arkham City doubles Arkham Asylum’s week one sales

Becomes fourth biggest UK launch of 2011.
Chart-Track, the monitoring organisation for sales charts in the UK, have today announced that Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham City has achieved week one sales of almost double those of its predecessor, Batman: Arkham Asylum.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Turning bases in Might and Magic: Heroes VI [Review]

The Heroes of Might & Magic series (now, for some inexplicable reason, rebranded the Might & Magic: Heroes series) has always confused me for one very minor reason: the only people I know who’ve played it without me introducing them to it are women.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

How do you Re-imagine Syndicate? [Interview]

Remakes and re-imaginings are not easy. No matter what medium you’re working in, fans of the original will always be reluctant to see the product they love twisted, morphed and transformed into something it originally was not.

By Paul Younger | 23 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Defining a Generation; Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception [Review]

Before I start this review proper, there’s something you should know about me.

By Paul Younger | 23 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

The foul-mouthed pirates of Risen 2: Dark Waters [Preview]

Our glimpse of Risen 2: Dark Waters involves a gnome. A gnome with a particular fondness for picking its own butt crack.

By John Robertson | 23 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic Collector’s Edition unboxing video

Want to see the contents of the Star Wars: The Old Republic Collector’s Edition?

By Paul Younger | 23 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

The Week That Was… (ending 23/10/11)

PS Vita, Deus Ex and a whole lot of Skyrim.
This week on IncGamers at times seemed dominated by news, features and articles regarding a certain fantasy RPG from the guys at Bethesda – Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim getting the preview, interview, art and news breakdowns.

By Paul Younger | 22 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Great new Diablo 3 screenshots

New shots in from BlizzCon for Diablo 3 show enhanced skills.

By Paul Younger | 22 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 Collector’s Edition revealed

Blizzard has revealed the Collector’s Edition for their upcoming RPG Diablo 3.

By Paul Younger | 22 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm BlizzCon 2011 Cinematic

Blizzard has released a new trailer for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm.

By Paul Younger | 22 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Diablo III’s ‘Black Soulstone’ cinematic appears

See the new cinematic, first shown during Blizzcon 2011’s opening ceremony.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Portal 2 to get free, simple level editor

The highly-regarded Portal 2 will be getting its second free update, next year.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria expansion announced

Blizzard has announced the next expansion for World of Warcraft
Back in August, blizzard registered the trademark for Mists of Pandaria which was rumoured to be a new World of Warcraft expansion.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3’s campaign on show in launch trailer

The next installment in Dice’s Battlefield series launches next week, so it’s time for a cinematic single player trailer.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 free for World of Warcraft subscribers

At BlizzCon today Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime announced a special offer for World of Warcraft players.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Who will be Christmas number one?

Let the race to Santa’s sack begin! Oh grow up, not that kind of sack…
It used to be that the only ‘Christmas Number One’ anyone cared about was which single would top the pop music charts.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Bethesda respond to Doom 4 ‘postponement’ rumour

Publisher dismiss claims as ‘complete bollocks’.
Earlier today IncGamers reported (via Kotaku) on an anonymous source’s claims that Bethesda had postponed id Software’s Doom 4, following technical issues and poor review scores suffered by the recently released Rage.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Apply for Naval War: Arctic Circle beta test now

Paradox invite testers to sign up to test the strategy title.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

The Old Republic ineligible for Xmas number one

EA’s MMO releasing a week too late to be considered.
Chart-Track, the official source for videogame sales figures in the UK, has stated that Star Wars: The Old Republic will not be considered for the coveted Christmas ‘number one’ spot. 
The Old Republic launches on 20 December, but Chart-Track will release the Christmas chart list on 17 December. 
“Normally we always say the last chart published before Christmas is the Christmas chart,” said Chart-Track’s Dorian Bloch.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Doom 4 delayed ‘indefinitely’

Anonymous source claims the decision is due to “a serious lack of confidence in the project management at id.”
A source claiming close ties with publisher Bethesda has said that Doom 4 has been postponed indefinitely, following technical issues and disappointing reviews.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3 single and multiplayer demo in January

Bioware are planning on releasing a demo for Mass Effect 3 in january.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Secret World Dragon faction trailer

Dragon week is nearing an end and Funcom show more of the faction in this new trailer.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

Golden Joystick Awards winners announced – Portal 2 is GOTY

The 29th Golden Joystick Awards have been announced today with Portal 2 taking home the game of the year honours.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2011 | Comments Off