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Archive for January 2012


Diablo 3 Beta Patch #10 Analysed [Video]

The Diablo 3 Beta patch landed and Elly got stuck into the latest update to check out all the recent game system changes.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

TRION to attempt virtual wedding world record

Virtual weddings in MMOs are nothing new but with Valentine’s Day on the horizon, TRION are looking to attempt a new world record for the most virtual weddings in a 24 hour period in RIFT.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

No BlizzCon in 2012

Forget BlizzCon this year everyone, it’s been replaced by the Battle.net World Championship but it will return in 2013.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

THQ shifts focus to core and digital content, kids division shut down

THQ has announced that it is going to cease operating in the licensed kids game sector.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

The Darkness 2 demo now on PC, system requirements detailed

Horror-come-comic-book-FPS The Darkness 2 now has a demo on PC, ready for its full launch on 10 February.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

11 new publishers sign up to EA’s Origin service

CD Projekt Red, Robot Entertainment, Freebird Games, Recoil Games, 1C Company, inXile Entertainment, Paradox Interactive, Autumn Games, N3V Games, Trion Worlds and Core Learning.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Early Diablo 3 Beta Patch 10 observations

This morning Blizzard unleashed the much talked about Beta patch 10 for Diablo 3 which includes by Blizzard’s Jay Wilson last week. 
Blizzard is currently going through an intense iteration period with the game and so beta testers have been keen to see the changes in action.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 Dev Webcast on Thursday

SOE will be holding a developer webcast for Planetside 2 this Thursday with Creative Director Matt Higby hosting the show.

25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses, dev diary and screens

Who’s your favourite in England’s Wars of the Roses, Lancaster or York?

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Darksiders II catalogues the achievements of Death [Video]

Much like his brother, War, the protagonist of Darksiders II has many talents and accomplishments.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3 DLC gets bookish

Booksellers Barnes & Noble are the latest in long (very long) line of outlets to offer some bonus Mass Effect 3 goodies in return for your wads of cash.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

UKIE trade body trials PC download chart

UKIE, the trade association for UK Interactive Entertainment, will launch a PC download chart (in Beta form) this February.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

QuakeCon dates announced

The dates for this year’s QuakeCon have been announced today so if you fancy lugging your computer to the LAN party and take part in the numerous developer discussions that take place each year, then mark these dates down. 
This year’s event takes place between August 2-5 and special room rates ($154 per night). can now be booked at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX where this year’s event is taking place.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Kingdoms of Amalur live Q&A today

A Kingdoms of Amalur:Reckoning  developer chat will be taking place today at 9AM PST (5PM GMT).

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

SWTOR patch addresses ability delays

EA and Bioware have kicked live the v1.1.0b patch for Star Wars: the Old Republic which addresses issues such as the ability delays players were experiencing as well as Karagga’s Palace exploits.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Kingdoms of Amalur dev diary – Music and Sound [Video]

A nbew developer diary video has been released of the upcoming Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning RPG from EA and 38 Studios.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

New Hitman novel announced

Del Ray has annnounced that a second novel based on the Hitman franchise.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

RIFT released on Origin with bonus items

TRION have added a new way to get your hands on their MMO RIFT, it has now been added to EA’s Origin platform.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Mediterranean Map Pack released

The Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Mediterranean Map Pack has been relreased today for the 360 and PC witht he PS3 versions arriving tomorrow, 25 January.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast – Episode #66

In this week’s show the chaps discuss what they’ve been playing this past week as John has been going hands-on with the PS Vita and discusses his experiences so far, Tim discusses his play time with some older titles in preparation for a big release next month, Peter gets into some space combat.

24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off