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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.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Pilgrim’s Progress: Salem opens beta sign-ups

Seatribe’s New World settlement MMO, Salem, is now open for beta sign-ups.

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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).

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 23 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Darksiders 2’s skill trees revealed

Publisher THQ has provided us with the skill trees for the upcoming Darksiders 2.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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’.

By John Robertson | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By John Robertson | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2012 | 1

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.

By John Robertson | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Sine Mora [Review] – Steam punkery

Xbox Live Arcade has recently seen an influx of digital games posing as triple-A titles.

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off