Archive for 2012


The 2012 IncGamers Alternative Awards

It’s that time of year when the games press dishes out awards like “Game of the year” and “Best art design” and all sorts of other boring stuff.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Dec 2012 | 1

Torchlight 2 reaches sales of over one million

Just like the original Torchlight before it, Torchlight 2 has broken the one million copies sold barrier.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2012 | 3

Football Manager 2013 still the boss in final PC chart of the year

The UK PC chart remains a strange place where digital downloading doesn’t exist and everyone is obsessed with The Sims 3.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Games of the Year 2012 – Peter’s Picks

This year, rather than attempting to collate our favourite games into rank order, the IncGamers staff decided to each write an individual piece detailing some of the games we really loved.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Dec 2012 | 1

Games of the Year 2012 – Paul’s Picks

This year, rather than attempting to collate our favourite games into rank order, the IncGamers staff decided to each write an individual piece detailing some of the games we really loved.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2012 | 1

Barkley 2 team will livestream the final Kickstarter hours at 2pm PST (10pm GMT)

The Kickstarter campaign for Barkley 2 (the sequel to smash-hit RPG Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden) is entering its final hours today, with the pledges sat at around $110,000 USD.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer features a familiar spaceship

Gearbox has put out another trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines, featuring a spot of scene-setting for the game’s story.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Multiplayer confirmed for Lara Croft’s latest Tomb Raider outing

The forthcoming February issue of Official Xbox Magazine is emblazoned with the headline “Tomb Raider Multiplayer Revealed,” a story that has been confirmed by a Crystal Dynamics community manager over at TombRaiderForums.com.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Games of the Year 2012 – Tim’s Picks

This year, rather than attempting to collate our favourite games into rank order, the IncGamers staff decided to each write an individual piece detailing some of the games we really loved.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

The War Z producer admits in open letter he was arrogant and blinded

With everyone taking a break over the holidays, it has given The War Z’s executive producer Sergei Titov time to reflect on  all the negative publicity surrounding the game in past four weeks or so.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Blizzard changes plans for Diablo 3 PvP

In a post from Blizzard’s Diablo 3 game director Jay Wilson he reveals that plans have now changed for the release of PvP in the game.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2012 | 2

Readers’ Awards for the best games of 2012 – The results

For just over a week, we’ve been asking you to vote for the best games of 2012.

By Paul Younger | 27 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Rise of the Triad shows off its global production team

Ever wanted to know which parts of the world the Rise of the Triad virtual development team hail from?

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2012 | 1

Last Chance to vote for the best games of 2012 in the Readers’ Awards [Closed]

The time has almost come game fans, on Sunday we will be closing the voting for the IncGamers Readers’ Awards best games of 2012 .

By Paul Younger | 21 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Joel Bylos emerges from his Secret World end of days bunker

To the surprise of almost everyone on the planet, the Mayan calendar did not turn out to be an accurate predictor of the end of days.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2012 | 1

War of the Roses livestream highlights hint at forthcoming changes

The latest highlight reel for the recent War of the Roses Christmas livestream features a couple of interesting comments about the future direction of the game.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

The deadliest enemy of Crysis 3 is its long grass

Sure, soldiers and monsters are pretty dangerous in Crysis 3, but your real enemy is the sinister long grass that hides them all.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Maxis explain the online only Sim City requirement

Last week the Maxis team held a Sim City Reddit AMA and one of the hot topics which may be concerning Sim City fans is the online only requirement.

By Paul Younger | 21 Dec 2012 | 1