Archive for November 2011
Win! Dirt 3 game and swag [CLOSED]
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To celebrate naming Dirt 3 at number 20 in our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown, we’re giving away various swag away to a few lucky readers.
Win! Copies of Trackmania 2: Canyon [CLOSED]
To celebrate naming Trackmania 2 at number 23 in our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown, we’re giving away five digital copies of the game – redeemable through the UK Ubisoft store.
Win! Exclusive signed Rage poster [Giveaway]
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To celebrate naming Rage as number 24 in our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown, we’re giving away a very special poster signed by Tim Willits (Rage’s creative director) and Matt Hooper (design director).
Lord of the Rings Online update 5 shots
New shots in from Turbine for the Lord of the Rings Online Update #5 in which players will aid Prince Théodred as he endeavors to keep the forces of Saruman from entering the Kingdom of Rohan.
4.5 million pirated copies of Witcher 2, say CD Projekt
Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has been pirated 4.5 million times, says developer CD Projekt.
Magicka: The Stars Are Left out now on Steam
‘The Stars Are Left’ expansion pack for satirical RPG Magicka is available now from Steam.
Turn your shower into Portal 2
Aperture Science began life making shower curtains. They were so successful at churning out and selling the things that they were awarded the contract to provide them to the U.S.
Game of the Year countdown begins tomorrow (1 Dec), daily giveaways
Our Game fo the Year Countdown has begun! See it here!
Battlefield 3 exceeds 8m sales
Battlefield 3 has passed eight million in total worldwide sales, publisher EA has announced.
Dragon Age getting multiplayer, Dead Space FPS [Rumour]
I love rumours. They’re big and brash, often misinformed and almost always a let-down, but somewhere deep down under their mysterous skin there’s an element of truth (usually).
Game of the Year 2011 Countdown
Game of the Year articles are supposed to be fun. So, rather than bombarbed you with text and lists over the course of a single day, we thought we’d give our 25 favourite games of 2011 a full day to bask in their glory.
The gameplay of I Am Alive [Interview]
Following on from our ‘The business of I Am Alive‘ interview, we once again spoke to the game’s creative director Stanislas Mettra.
Don’t uninstall your SWTOR Beta Client
Bioware’s Stephen Read has tweeted that the Beta client will be usable for anyone with early access.
Techland expected Dead Island ban in Germany
Zombie apocalypse RPG Dead Island has been banned from sale in Germany.
PC and 360 Skyrim patch due tomorrow
Bethesda updated their blog to announce the release of the PS3 patch for Skyrim and have stated that the 360 and PC patch is hopefully going to land tomorrow, Wednesday 30 November.
Kotick: The Old Republic won’t make EA money
Everybody’s favourite videogame blind-hate figure, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, has finally made public his thoughts on EA’s upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO.
Battlefield 3 seemingly banned in Iran
The Associated Press is reporting that Battlefield 3 has been banned from stores in Iran.
Skyrim awarded first Western 40/40 by Famitsu
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the first game created in the West to achieve a 40/40 score from Japan’s weekly Famitsu magazine.
Standalone expansion for Total War: Shogun 2 announced
SEGA has announced a new standalone expansion called Total War SHOGUN 2: Fall of the Samurai which will bring new clans, new foreign powers, new campaign map and more.
Gulf of Oman Battlefield 3 trailer
A new trailer for the Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand expansion pack has been released by EA and in this latest footage the acti0n takes place on the Gulf of Oman map.
This is what a 12,000 person LAN party looks like
This past weekend played host to Sweden’s Dreamhack Winter 2011, the biggest LAN party in the world in which over 12,000 people turned up with PCs in hand.
Participants indulged in games of their choosing for fun against other players, or entered the more serious e-sports competitions for games like Counter-Strike and StarCraft 2.
UK Chart: Modern Warfare 3 still No.1
Modern Warfare 3 remains top of the UK chart for the third week in a row, a landmark last year’s Black Ops couldn’t manage as it was toppled by the release of Gran Turismo 5.
New entries WWE 12 and Professor Layton and the Spectre’s Call debut in the top ten at sixth and seventh respectively.
Big Effin’ Explosions in Serious Sam 3: BFE [Review]
Can I be pretentious for a moment? I’m sorry. I normally manage to restrain myself, but I have to say this: when Serious Sam 3 is at its best – when every aspect of the design clicks and locks into place and forms one glorious whole – it’s almost art.
The IncGamers Advent Calendar
Beginning this Thursday (1 December) we’re kicking off our Top 25 Games of 2011 Advent Calendar.
More than 100 ways to die in Skyrim videos
The beauty of Skyrim is just how much you can do and if you experiment enough in the world, which also means there’s lots of ways to die.
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Jedi Consular Trailer
The beta weekend for Star Wars: The Old Republic kicked off a few hours ago and it’s Friday which can only mean one thing, a new update from Bioware.
The business of I Am Alive [Interview]
Some games are like myths; whispered about, long heralded and keeping the rumour mill spinning all by themselves.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria talent calculator online now
The upcoming Word of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria, will not only be bringing stupid looking characters like the one above.
The PvP of Star Wars: The Old Republic [Preview]
There are a few major aspects I’ve yet to talk about when it comes to Star Wars: The Old Republic, so let’s rectify that.
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier not coming to PC due to piracy concerns
Ubisoft have confirmed that Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will not be coming to PC.