Archive for March 2012


Sleeping Dogs [Preview] – Cops and Triads

Hong Kong is by no means the most common setting in videogames and, after a few hours in the world of Sleeping Dogs, it’s difficult to understand just why it has been overlooked for so long.

By John Robertson | 27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Path of Exile public Beta this weekend

While the game is not yet in full public Beta, Grinding Gear Games are giving ARPG fans the chance to take part in a special public Path of Exile Beta event this weekend.

By Paul Younger | 27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

SOE renames its Fan Faire to SOE Live

It all started back with EverQuest but SOE has moved on since then and now has a stronger protfolio of MMO titles including DC Universe Online, EverQuest, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Magic: The Gathering – Tactics, PlanetSide 2, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 [Preview] – Second Beta Weekend Impressions

If anyone, press or player, tries to sell you a definitive opinion of Guild Wars 2 based on this latest beta weekend, you’d be wise to remain skeptical.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Bioshock movie on-hold, looking less likely

The Bioshock movie has been moving slower than a hippie on washing day, and now it’s taken another turn for the worse as director Juan Carlor Fresnadillo is “completely out”.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Three flavours of AC3 special edition announced

Ubisoft has announced three seperation special editions for Assassin’s Creed 3. 
Although pricing has yet to be confirmed, from the content it looks as though it’s The Freedom Edition that’s going to dent your bank account most drastically what with its inclusion of a 24cm tall figure of the game’s hero Connor.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 exclusive videos coming all this week

We’ve been hard at ‘work’ playing the Guild Wars 2 beta this past weekend and we’ve captured our progress as we’ve gone in video for you to consume and enjoy.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

AC3 has been in development for over three years, built by 8 studios

The development of Assassin’s Creed 3 was hardly a secret (hell, we always knew it was a trilogy), but Ubisoft has now revealed to IncGamers that the game has been in development for over three years.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

11 Things You Need to Know About Assassin’s Creed 3 [Preview]

If you’ve read our review of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations then you’ll know full well that, while we still liked the game, the series is very much in need of a makeover.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Tasty look at Tyria in new Guild Wars 2 screens

Over the weekend Beta testers, including ourselves, entered Guyild Wars 2 for the second time, and today we have a batch of new shots showing the game world in it’s glory.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 uses new engine, allows over 2,000 characters on…

Assassin’s Creed 3 is being developed with a new engine known as AnvilNext.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

AC3 will be Ubisoft’s ‘biggest game and biggest launch’ yet

Ubisoft has made the bold claim that Assassin’s Creed 3 will be their “biggest game and biggest launch ever”.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

GAME issues statement to customers

With GAME now in administration, the company has issued a statement via Facebook to all their customers explaing how it will affect you.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 aiming for historical accuracy, set 1753-1783 …

In a bid for historical accuracy, George Washington, Charles Lee, Ben Franklin and Gilbert du Metier de Lafayette will all make an appearance in Assassin’s Creed 3, IncGamers has been told by Assassin’s Creed IP development director Tommy François .

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

GAME CEO resigns with stores closing now

The end of last week was the supposed deadline for GAME to find a buyer but sadly nobody stepped up.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

FIFA Street still on top of charts

It’s another week at the top for EA with FIFA Street which is followed by the latest Resident Evil title which is the only game in the top five that is not an EA title.

By John Robertson | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Guild Wars 2 Beta (Human Storyline)

In this video, you’ll see some early level (around level five) quests from the human storyline in Guild Wars 2.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Guild Wars 2 Beta (Dynamic Events)

Join IncGamers’ Peter Parrish as he takes a look at how the dynamic events of Guild Wars 2 can pull you back and forth between other quests.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Guild Wars 2 Beta (PvP Gameplay)

Get a visual taste of some Guild Wars 2 PvP action as IncGamers’ Peter Parrish has a bold stab at the mode after only a couple of hours with the game.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Guild Wars 2 Beta (Character Creation)

Watch the creation of a human necromancer in the Guild Wars 2 character creator (and also get a quick look at the other professions), as IncGamers’ Peter Parrish makes some questionable hair and fashion choices.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Raccoon City dev: We did what Capcom wanted

As Resident Evil games go, Operation Raccoon City is an ugly mess of an experience.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Crate working on Kickstarter project for Grim Dawn

Crate Entertainment revealed a couple of days ago that they were looking at getting a Kickstarter project off the ground thanks to the success of Wastland 2 and Double Fine’s efforts at raising funds.

By John Robertson | 25 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Blizzard signs digital distribution deal with Gamestop

During Gamestop’s latest financial earnings call, Gamestop’s CEO J. Paul Raines announced they have signed a disgital distribution deal with Blizzard.

By John Robertson | 24 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 animation discussed in new dev video

There’s still no date for the release or Beta test for Runic Games’ ARPG Torchlight 2 but it sounds like they are hard at it to get the game complete.

By Paul Younger | 24 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Sine Mora [Interview] – Making bullet-hell mainstream

There’s no two ways about it, old-school shooters are just not as popular as they used to be.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

51% of PC sales in UK & US come from digital

Over half of PC games sold in the United Kingdom and United States come from digital downloads, according to download services company Sony Digital Audio Disc Corporation. 
The company is urging more retailers to take a closer look at the digital marketplace as it believes the figures will continue to grow.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Ten of the Best Gaming Guilty Pleasures

Every form of entertainment has some products that fall into the “guilty pleasure” category, and gaming’s no exception.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Bethesda cancelling Prey 2?

A horrible rumour is doing the rounds on the internet right now… apparently, Bethesda are all set to announce this Monday that Prey 2 has been cancelled. 
The “reliable source”, from which the rumour has come, explains that the cancellation is the reason that press have been unable to see the game for the past half a year.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Is WoW still the best MMO out there?

It’s been the big question dividing players, press and developers in the MMO community of late: is World of Warcraft still the best MMO out there?

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

New Runes of Magic chapter introduces the Dwarves

Frogster will be releasing Chapter V for their MMO Runes of Magic this June bringing a whole host of new game features.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off