Archive for 3 January 2012
ESA still backs SOPA legislation
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has issued a statement backing the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which is currently meandering its way through the US Congress and awaiting a vote later this year.
King Arthur II’s prologue DLC is playable immediately
Paradox is offering some bonus DLC to all those who pre-order King Arthur II.
Will Wright’s new project sounds scary
Will Wright (the chap who had more than a hand in games like Sim City, The Sims and other titles without the word “sim”) is working on a brand new project called HiveMind that, at the moment, sounds vast and slightly frightening.
Bethesda vs Interplay court settlement rumoured
Fallout community site ‘Duck and Cover’ is claiming to have received confirmation that the long-running (and frankly quite tedious) Bethesda vs Interplay lawsuit over who exactly owns which rights to the Fallout name will soon be over.
The 25 Best Games of 2011 [In case you missed it]
2011 has been and gone. Games were released, played and enjoyed.
Tomb Raider dev to announce new IP this year
Crystal Dynamics, developers of the upcoming Tomb Raider ‘prequel’, will announce a new IP at some point this year.
SWTOR for Mac is being looked at, says BioWare
BioWare founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk have confirmed a Mac release for Star Wars: The Old Republic is on the minds of the studio and is something they want to do.
Bastion exceeds half a million sales
Download-only slash-and-art-’em-up, Bastion, has sold over half a million copies, developer SuperGiant Games has announced.
Super Meat Boy hits 1 million sales
A big congratulations to all at Team Meat is in order, as bastard-hard platformer Super Meat Boy has exceeded 1 million in sales.
Fifa 12 tops end of year charts, SWTOR plummets
Surely, it doth warm the heart of violence-in-entertainment protestors that EA Sports’ Fifa 12 out performed shooters Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 in final UK chart listings of 2011.
The early days of SWTOR, told through statistics
It seems that the force has gotten off to a strong start in this one (yep, I just wrote that!).
The Binding of Isaac coming the 3DS?
In the case you hadn’t noticed, we ‘ere at IncGamers think that Edmund McMillen’s The Binding of Isaac is a bit of all right.
The Most Pirated Games of 2011 Awards
Guess which game was most pirated of 2011. Modern Warfare 3 would be a pretty good guess, as would Battlefield 3, Portal 2 or Skyrim.
Most Anticipated 2012: Far Cry 3
It’s reasonable to say that after Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Far Cry 3 was the major point of interest in Ubisoft’s 2011 E3 presentation.
Most Anticipated 2012: Prey 2
Naming conventions often make no sense. By now you’ve probably heard that Prey 2 takes very little from the original Prey, but still bears the series name.
Tactical Tanking in Steel Armor: Blaze of War [Review]
Here we go then, yet another videogame that’s following the well-worn tank tracks of the Iran-Iraq war.