or login with

Archive for February 2012


Binding of Isaac barred from 3DS release

It always seemed like an unlikely partnership, but Edward McMillen has now confirmed that roguelike(ish) title (and IncGamers’ 14th best game of 2011) The Binding of Isaac will not be ported to the Nintendo 3DS.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Sim City 5 rumours gather pace

The whispers about a new Sim City title appear to be gathering credence, as Spanish language site Rincon del Simmer translates an article published in the German magazine Gamestar about Sim City 5.

By Paul Younger | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

600 jobs to be slashed by Blizzard

Activision-Blizzard has announced that 600 jobs will be axed in the Blizzard division of the company.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Game of Thrones MMO to be shown at GDC

This is going to get confusing. There’s a (non-online) RPG based on the Song of Ice and Fire book series by George RR Martin on the way from Cyanide (who also developed the PC-only strategy game A Game of Thrones: Genesis).

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays – Video Round-Up [February]

Over the past few weeks we’ve been upping the amount of video coverage here on IncGamers in order to funnel entertainment into both your eyes and your brain at once.

By Paul Younger | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Kingdoms of Amalur DLC arrives on 20 March

If you’ve been burning through Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning  and are looking for more content, then you won’t have long to wait as the first piece of DLC arrives on 20 March,
Called the The Legend of Dead Kel,  the DLC will feature the mysterious island if Gallows End which adds a new continent with new enemies, weapons, quests and challenges. 
The Legend of Dead Kel DLC and the story of Gallows End will feature:
An Epic New Questline – The Legend of Dead Kel is only part of the story of Gallows End.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft Flight takes off today

Flight sim fans can take ot the skies from today Microsoft Flight has finally been released.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

AION Asmodian and Elyos F2P launch trailers

As AION goes free to play in Europe, a couple of new trailers for the MMO dropped in this afternoon for the Asmodian and Elyos races. 

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

No Mass Effect 3 at GAME

GAME’s troubles have been ongoing for a while now as they fight for survival, but the latest blow to the retailer is the news that EA’s blockbuster release Mass Effect 3 will not be sold at GAME, and in fact none of EA’s new titles are expected to be on the shelves in March.

By Paul Younger | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Age of Conan crafting revamp explained

The latest Age of Conan developer update for February is now live.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

New MechWarrior Online Trailer

Piranha Games has released a new trailer for their upcoming MechWarrior reboot MechWarrior Online.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Skyrim v1.4.27 lands on Steam

After a beta test period, Bethesda has unleashed the v1.4.27 update for the PC version of Skyrim this evening.

By Paul Younger | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Dirt Showdown [Preview] – Destruction dirty

If the Dirt series is about the glory and carefully executed, almost balletic, spins and drifts of highly-tuned rally cars as they fly through rugged rural stages, then Dirt Showdown is the uglier, nastier little brother.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Nioki Adventure announced for 360 and PC

French developer Bidogames has revealed Nioki Adventure, a title they hope will match Terraria-like multiplayer exploration and construction with an RPG-style quest system.

By Paul Younger | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

UK’s Dark Energy Digital enters administration

Dark Energy Digital, the developer of Hydrophobia (as well as re-issued versions Hydrophobia Prophecy and Hydrophobia Pure), is entering administration.

By Paul Younger | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare talk possible Mass Effect MMO

Possibly in a move to ramp up even more interest for the launch of Mass Effect 3 on 9 March, developer BioWare has been discussing a possible MMO set in the Mass Effect universe.

By John Robertson | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Risen 2: Dark Waters [Preview] – Pirates of voodoo

On paper, Risen 2: Dark Waters sounds like an intriguing prospect: you play a pirate that exists in an open-world of voodoo tribes, giant crabs and hard-to-please captains.

By John Robertson | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Sniper Elite V2 pre-order bonus asks you to kill Hitler

505 Games has revealed the pre-order incentives for Sniper Elite V2.

By Paul Younger | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Origin automatically adds EA’s Steam games

Any EA games that you’ve purchased through Steam (and other channels) will be added to your Origin account for free.

By Paul Younger | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast episode #71

Strangeness is afoot in the IncGamers pod this week, as things get all Twilight Zone with Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, a new site offers hot dates for ‘gamers’, and Danny Dyer invades the outtakes.

By John Robertson | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #71

Strangeness is afoot in the IncGamers pod this week, as things get all Twilight Zone with Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, a new site offers hot dates for ‘gamers’, and Danny Dyer invades the outtakes.

By Paul Younger | 28 Feb 2012 | 6

Diablo 3 console development ramping up?

At the beginning of January Blizzard stated that they were still exploring the idea of Diablo 3 on consoles after revealing last year that they were experimenting with the game on consoles.

By John Robertson | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

SSX [Review] – A whole lotta snowboating

On first appearances, this isn’t the SSX we’ve come to love.

By Paul Younger | 28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 – 4000 Beta sign-ups per minute

We reported at the weekend that Guild Wars 2 received over one million sign-ups during their public Beta test and this evening they fired out some more information, which showed that during peak periods, they were recieving more that 4000 applications per minute.

By John Robertson | 27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Warhammer Online Wrath of Heroes

The latest Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes beta took place over the weekend, and I was there to do battle with the Old World’s finest.

By John Robertson | 27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3 is 40 hours long, main quest is 15-20 hours

The world’s first review of Mass Effect 3, from German mag Gamestar, claims that the highly anticipated RPG is roughly 40 hours long.

By John Robertson | 27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Two months on, how good is Star Wars: The Old Republic?

At the time of writing, it’s been just over two months since Star Wars: The Old Republic hit shelves both digital and physical.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Beta [Preview] – Goblin’ it up?

This is one of those tougher assignments. Ok, yes, stop rolling your eyes at the prospect of a games writer having an assignment that’s in any way ‘tough’.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 Development Update [Video]

It’s been a while since we heard how the development process on Torchlight 2 was coming along but this evening the team broke silence to fill everyone in on how the game is progressing.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

One million sign up for Guild Wars 2 beta

The brief window in which you could sign up for a possible spot in the upcoming Guild Wars 2 beta has slammed shut, but not before sign-ups passed by the one million mark.

By Paul Younger | 24 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Follow the team












4-5 OCTOBER 2014

Media Partner