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Archive for November 2011


New videos show Diablo 3 skills with rune effects

If you’ve been following Diablo 3 then you’ll know that the beta is pretty limited and one of the main features that is still to be ironed out by Blizzard are the Runestones which enhance the skills.

By Paul Younger | 25 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

How to make WWE 12 as crazy as the ‘real’ thing [Interview]

Wrestling games cannot be easy to make. The source material is more bizarre than Elton John’s wardrobe, the wide range of match types makes a porn star’s list of intimate partners seem small and you’ve somehow got to make men grunting in a confined space attractive.

By Paul Younger | 25 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Fire at altitude: New Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII screens

If you’ve been thinking that there hasn’t been enough top-draw, historical flight combat games in recent years then you may want to mark September 2012 on your calendar.

By Paul Younger | 24 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Rayman Origins is Beautiful [Review]

Things have been too serious in 2011. Gamers have prepared to die, gone beyond the call, and adhered to many other tacky press lines over and over again.

By Paul Younger | 24 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

War of the Immortals Closed Beta Key Giveaway

IncGamers has teamed up with Perfect World Entertainment to give away a whopping 5000 Closed Beta keys for the action MMO War of the Immorrtals.

By Paul Younger | 24 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

I Am Alive dev would like to clarify PC stance

Yesterday we ran a snippet of an interview we recently conducted with I Am Alive’s creative director Stanislas Mettra.

By Paul Younger | 24 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Finalise your Old Republic guild now

The SWTOR release gets closer and Bioware have been frantically sending out beta invites so do check your email if you applied.The download is massive so get it started right away.

By Paul Younger | 24 Nov 2011 | 1

If an ARPG releases on time ‘you’d be suspicious’ says Runic CEO

Speaking to IncGamers last week, Runic Games CEO Max Schaefer discussed the delay of Torchlight 2 and Diablo 3.

By Paul Younger | 24 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

BioWare making next Command & Conquer?

Signs are pointing in the direction of BioWare’s ‘new IP’ being an installment in the Command & Conquer franchise.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Steam’s ‘Autumn Sale’ begins today

Steam has kicked off its Autumn Sale today. New deals and offers will run daily until 27 November, “hundreds” of offers are promised.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Modern Warfare 3 has taken over the world, tops Japanese chart

Western games don’t tend to do well in Japan. However, it seems nothing can halt Call of Duty’s continual rise to world conquering glory.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

BioWare explain lack of multiplayer in Mass Effect 1 and 2

BioWare Edmonton’s general manager, Aaryn Flynn, has explained to IncGamers the reason why the first two Mass Effect games didn’t include multiplayer.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Lineage 2 EU free to play starts December

Last month it was announced that Lineage II would be going free to play and today we have the first details and a launch date for the European service.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Despite the ‘bitching’, piracy means I Am Alive is not likely on PC…

Update:
Stanislas Mettra has since contacted IncGamers to say that he was “misunderstood”. 
He has sent us an email to clarify his position on a PC version of I Am Alive.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | 1

Making history in Crusader Kings II [Preview]

It’s tough being a medieval Duke. Not as tough as being a medieval peasant, obviously, but status brings its own set of aristocratic problems.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Sith Inquisitor [Preview]

I can’t fathom why anyone rolling a Star Wars: The Old Republic character would pick anything but Sith Inquisitor.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City demo hits OnLIve

OnLive has launched the demo for Batman: Arkham City today for both the US and UK gamers, three days before the game officially launches on the PC.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

RIFT holiday season events revealed

TRION has revealed their Rift holiday season event called Fae Yule.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Official Runescape site gets a facelift

The web gurus at Jagex have been keeping busy and today they have launched a spanking new website for the super popular F2P MMO Runsescape.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

World of Tanks v7.0 Update trailer

Wargaming.net has released a new trailer highlighting the updates coming in v7.0 of their MMO tank title.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Spec Ops: The Line coming spring 2012

2K has revealed that their modern military shooter Spec Ops: The Line will be arriving some time next spring.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Laying the Smack Down with WWE 12 [Review]

Some franchises are destined to sell by the bucket load no matter their quality.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

End of Nations shots show super weapons

We all know RIFT but some may not be quite so familiar with TRION and Petroglyph’s upcoming free to play online RTS title End of Nations.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Max Payne 3 Special Edition detailed, costs £99

Rockstar have revealed that they’ll be releasing a special edition version of next year’s Max Payne 3.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Zelda: Skyward Sword on PC looks great

Yes, Zelda on the PC. If you’re running the Dolphin emulator to play Wii games it’s possible to run The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword in full 1080p.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Modern Warfare 3 stays top of charts

It’s been another good week at UK retailers for Modern Warfare 3 as it retains the top spot in the all-format UK charts.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft Chuck Norris Commercial

Chuck Norris is the latest star ro appear in a World of Warcraft commercial.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

The Force is strong in Star Wars: The Old Republic [Preview]

I don’t play MMOs; I half-play them. I sit down, stretch out, put on a DVD, and then log in.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 mod makes the game more gloomy

Wjen Blizzard revealed Diablo 3 fans of the series were not exactly enamoured by the game’s colour pallete, so much in fact that Blizzard embraced the ‘rainbow’ terminology that was being doing the rounds and even made a T-Shirt featuring the rainbow.

By Paul Younger | 18 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

Skyrim Moments #4: Village Massacre [Video]

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The final entry into our Skyrim moments series is a little less honest than the last.

By Paul Younger | 18 Nov 2011 | Comments Off