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.
Goats hate Nazis in new Kickstarter project
Eat your way to freedom, but only if you cough up $14k.
Why no Battlefield 3 review?
Seems the cigar-chomping bigwigs at EA forgot to send us a copy.
Live action Skyrim trailer
The fifth trailer for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been released in it’s full live action glory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Defining a Generation; Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception [Review]
Before I start this review proper, there’s something you should know about me.
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.
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?
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.
Great new Diablo 3 screenshots
New shots in from BlizzCon for Diablo 3 show enhanced skills.
Diablo 3 Collector’s Edition revealed
Blizzard has revealed the Collector’s Edition for their upcoming RPG Diablo 3.
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm BlizzCon 2011 Cinematic
Blizzard has released a new trailer for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm.
Diablo III’s ‘Black Soulstone’ cinematic appears
See the new cinematic, first shown during Blizzcon 2011’s opening ceremony.
Portal 2 to get free, simple level editor
The highly-regarded Portal 2 will be getting its second free update, next year.
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.
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.
Diablo 3 free for World of Warcraft subscribers
At BlizzCon today Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime announced a special offer for World of Warcraft players.
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.
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.
Apply for Naval War: Arctic Circle beta test now
Paradox invite testers to sign up to test the strategy title.
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.
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.
Mass Effect 3 single and multiplayer demo in January
Bioware are planning on releasing a demo for Mass Effect 3 in january.
Secret World Dragon faction trailer
Dragon week is nearing an end and Funcom show more of the faction in this new trailer.
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.