Archive for November 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BioWare making next Command & Conquer?
Signs are pointing in the direction of BioWare’s ‘new IP’ being an installment in the Command & Conquer franchise.
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.