Archive for March 2012
UK EVE Online players will now pay in GBP
At the EVE Fanfest, CCP has revealed that UK subscribers to EVE Online will start paying their month subscriptions in GBP and not Euros.
Wreck every roadside object in Ridge Racer Unbounded [Video]
Namco and Bugbear have released a near-launch (the game is released on 30 March) trailer for Ridge Racer Unbounded, highlighting the driving, destruction and re-construction of the title.
Funcom demonstrate The Secret World character diversity [Video]
In the latest developer diary from, Funcom, they demonstrate the sheer amount of options players will have when creating their characters, expecially when it comes to skills.
With the game not sticking to specific classes, players have the freedom to develop their characters with the complete game skill set which is a really nice feature of that game.
Pilgrim’s Progress: Salem opens beta sign-ups
Seatribe’s New World settlement MMO, Salem, is now open for beta sign-ups.
Creatures from the deep in Risen 2 [Video]
Today we have a new trailer for the upcoming pirate themed RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters which is due for release on 7 April on the PC with console versions being released on on 22 May (US) or 25 May (EU).
Destroy someone’s balls in Sniper Elite V2
In a recent hands-on session with Rebellion’s upcoming Sniper Elite V2, we had a rather unnerving experience.
Happily getting on with our mission, we took aim at an enemy that was rudely standing in our way with our trusty sniper rifle with the idea of removing him from our path.
Grim Dawn developer looking at Kickstarter project
Developer Crate Entertainment who are busy working on their action RPG Grim Dawn (see picture) could be looking to create a new project through Kickstarter.
Bioware explain the SWTOR Legacy system [Video]
In the next update to Star Wars: The Old republic, Bioware will be releasing the Legacy system where players can create their own character legacy in the game universe.
IncGamers Plays: Yesterday [Video]
Join IncGamers’ intrepid adventure gamer Peter Parrish (hey, that’s me!), as he takes a ten minute look at Pendulo’s new point-and-click title.
Go hands-on with The Secret World at PAX East
Funcom are set to unleash The Secret World on the general public at PAX East where gamers will be able to go hands-on with the MMO for the first time.
Max Payne 3 PC is not a console port
Rockstar are keen to point out that the PC version of Max Payne 3 is no console port.
Darksiders 2’s skill trees revealed
Publisher THQ has provided us with the skill trees for the upcoming Darksiders 2.
Great CGI action in new Darksiders 2 Death Strikes trailer [Video]
THQ has released part one of a new CGI trailer for Darksiders 2 which I have to say is pretty impressive.
Darksiders 2 [Preview] – Death follows War
If one thing’s clear from our hands-on time with Darksiders 2 so far, it’s that if you liked the first game you’re going to like this one.
Vigil want four-player co-op in Darksiders 3
Vigil Games has declared that it would “love” to have four-player co-op in any sequel to Darksiders 2.
Stopping short of making any official announcement regarding an actual sequel, Darksiders 2 game director Marvin Donald told us that:
“…we think about [co-op] all the time.
TRION plan their attack with End of Nations [Video]
TRION and Petroglyph have been alpha testing their MMORTS End of Nations for a while now and the beta will be upon us soon if this latest trailer is anything to go by.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Beta live
Yesterday Blizzard posted their World of Warcraft: Mists of pandaria Beta FAQ urging players to opt-in for the beta test, and today the servers are live.
Yesterday [Review] – You must remember to forget
The little promotional summary for Yesterday on Steam is great. It reads: “This thrilling mystery … will not leave you indifferent!” If all videogame press materials were to follow this new pattern of making modest claims, I’d be thrilled.
Carbine show more Wildstar beasts
Carbine Studios are back with another update for their upcoming MMO Wildstar and this week it’s time to take a look at some of the beast from the Northern Wilds.
Vanguard going free to play this summer
SOE has revealed that their MMO Vanguard, which was launched back in 2007, will be going free to play this summer.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Beta FAQ
Blizzard has posted their World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Beta opt-in FAQ explaining how they plan to run the Beta test for the expansion.
Sleeping Dogs [Interview] – From True Crime to Hong Kong
For a game that hasn’t enough come out yet, Sleeping Dogs has seen its far share of drama.
Bioware to address Mass Effect 3 ending with ‘content initiatives’?
Following the outcry at the Mass Effect 3 ending, Bioware has been bust defending the outcome since the game launched.
Meet Dr. Earnhardt in fantastic new Far Cry 3 gameplay trailer
It’s time to meet Dr. Earnhardt, a rather mad looking doctor who appears to be enticing you to try some ‘magic beans’.
Tax breaks finally arrive for the UK videogame industry
After years of lobbying the government in the UK, the Chancellor George Osbourne finally announced tax breaks for the UK games industry in today’s budget report.
Sniper Elite v2 Flak Tower Walkthrough [Video]
In the latest Sniper Elite v2 video from Rebellion, senior producer Steve Hart and other members of the team talk us through one of the game’s levels, the Flak Tower.
IncGamers Podcast #74
This week, the IncGamers Podcast asks the all-important question: can Tim actually play Defenders of Ardania correctly, or was he too distracted by daydreams of a cannon that fires wolves?
ArenaNet on Guild Wars 2 currency and microtransaction model
ArenaNet has been keeping rather quiet about the microtransaction model for Guild Wars 2 but this evening they broke silence and revealed how they plan on working the MMO’s economy.
Sine Mora [Review] – Steam punkery
Xbox Live Arcade has recently seen an influx of digital games posing as triple-A titles.