Archive for December 2011
Christmas lights synced to Battlefield 3 theme
As we get closer to Christmas we’re all getting into the festive spirit here at IncGamers and the gaming community is also joining in.
Star Wars: The Old Republic launches
It’s 20 December which means that Star Wars: The Old Republic has now officially launched.
Marvel Universe Online now Marvel Heroes
Gazzillion Entertainment have been busy working away on the upcoming Marvel MMO but have decided that the name Marvel Universe Online was just not cutting it.
It’s Smuggler vs Sith in this Old Republic showdown [video]
BioWare has released the final installment in its ‘Choose your side’ series, in which various developers talk about a pair of classes from Star Wars: The Old Republic.
A pair of Quantum Conundrum screens appear
Quantum Conundrum, you might recall, is a game designed by Kim Swift (former lead designer on a little game named Portal) and under development at Airtight Games.
Steam’s mega holiday sale gets interactive
It’s not at all unusual for Steam to launch a gigantic holiday sale encompassing Christmas and New Year, but this year Valve has added a twist by encouraging buyer participation.
Win an Eligium: The Chosen One closed Beta key
IncGamers, RPGReporter.com and Frogster have teamed up to give away Beta keys for their upcoming free to play MMO Eligium: The Chosen.
F1 Online: The Game Beta registrations open
Codemaster have that announced that Beta registrations for F1 Online: The Game are now open.
World of Tanks releases patch 7.0 in Europe
WarGaming.Net has taken down their servers to add their latest 7.0 patch for World of Tanks.
Questionable direction – Gears of War 3: RAAM’s Shadow [DLC Review]
Additional content based on the story of the main game in some way (by means of continuation or spin-off) can often be an awkward affair.
Game of the Year 2011 #7 – Batman: Arkham City
Read our original Batman: Arkham City review
Keep track of our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown
You can keep your Batman Begins and your The Dark Knight Returns and your Batman: Year One and your Batman: The Animated Series and your 1960s Batman: The Movie and your Superman/Batman and your All-Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder (actually, better burn that last one; if you keep it you might read it again by accident).
Game of the Year 2011: #8 – The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Read our original The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings reviewKeep track of our Game of the Year 2011 Countdown
If there’s one big problem I have with games journalism (and, indeed, the games industry in general) it’s that we’re always focused on the Next Big Thing.
Trine 2 now on Mac, follows PC launch
Trine 2 is now available for Mac via the Mac App Store following its release on PC over a week ago (via Steam).
Get this mod, play Skyrim in co-op
Co-op is so popular nowadays that it was only going to be a matter of time before someone attempted to craft a Skyrim mod to support it.
Left 4 Dead Boomer figure is brilliantly grizzly
Very how fickle we can be sometimes. Only yesterday I was attacking the prevalence of special editions and how their contents are both pointless and wildly overpriced.
Personal data ‘not accessed’ in hack, says Square
It emerged yesterday that Square Enix servers containing details relating to upwards of 1.8 million people had been compromised by a hacking attempt.
Kissing cousins in Crusader Kings II [Video]
You know how it is, there’s an invading army at your door, you’ve just got back from a stressful month of wife-coverting and your diplomatic advisor is urging you to marry your cousin.
Stacking coming ‘soon’ to PC
It’s official. Double Fine’s Stacking is coming to PC. When? Soon.
Modern Warfare 3 gets ‘Community Playlists’, changes Hardcore mode
From today, a new ‘Community Playlists’ option will be added to Modern Warfare 3’s public match options.
Skyrim sets new Steam record, ships 10 million
Valve’s Jason Holtman has adorned Bethesda’s Skyrim with “the fastest-selling title in Steam’s history” award.
BioWare has ‘aggressive’ post-launch plans for SWTOR
MMOs are only as good as the quality of content that comes after the game has already launched.
Team Fortress 2 ‘Australian Christmas’ adds new map, items and class…
Valve has released the Australian Christmas update for Team Fortress 2.
Lineage 2 F2P Launches in Europe tomorrow
The EU launch of the free to play service for Lineage II opens tomorrow, Friday 16th December.
End of Nations Warfront #3
The third End of Nations Warfront video feature has been released by TRION and this week Cole Marshall brings the latest news on the MMO RTS.
Putting down roots: Tropico 4’s ‘Plantador’ DLC
Kalypso has announced a new DLC pack for Tropico 4 concentrating on the greener side of things.
Square Enix falls prey to hackers
Square Enix has admitted that servers containing data for 1.8 million customers have been breached by hackers, in a statement released today.
Trackmania 2 user generated content stats
Did you know that since launch, the Trackmania 2: Canyon community has raced over 420 million kilometres and some guy managed to jump 431 metres off the ground?
X3: Albion Prelude now available on Steam
X3: Albion Prelude is now available for PC and Mac. PC users can download through Steam, Mac users need to use Deliver2Mac.com.
Witcher 2 going cheap on Steam
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium Edition is currently going for 40% through Steam, making it £15.99 (usually £25.99).
Star Wars: The Old Republic midnight launch pics
Last night saw the midnight launch of Star Wars: The Old Republic at GAME’s Oxford Street store in London.
EA has told us that 150 fans queued to get their hands on an early copy.