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Archive for April 2012


Nvidia’s latest graphics card is $1,000

Do you have $1,000 USD laying around your house in loose change?

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Minerva’s Den developers form Fullbright Company

Remember the Minerva’s Den DLC for BioShock 2? If not, here’s a summary: it was pretty much the best part of BioShock 2.

By John Robertson | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Boats, planes and hedgehogmobiles in new Sonic All-Stars Racing

Sega has announced Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, the follow-up to racing title Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing.

By John Robertson | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Shadowrun Kickstarter concludes at almost $1.9 million

The Kickstarter campaign to develop Shadowrun Returns (a new entry in the Shadowrun series of games, based on the pen and paper RPG of the same name) has concluded with capital of almost $1.9 million USD.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Another peek into the world of Dishonored [Screens]

It’s clear that the world of Dishonored isn’t a great place to be if you’re poor.

By John Robertson | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

The Adventures of Shuggy is heading to Steam

The Adventures of Shuggy is a retro-styled platformer which packs a plethora of tight puzzles and smart ideas into one big, spooky mansion.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Battlestar Galactica Online is handing out anniversary gifts

BigPoint seems quite pleased that Battlestar Galactica Online has reached almost ten million players on its one year launch anniversary.

By John Robertson | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Ghost Recon Online wants to make you feel special [Video]

Are you special, or are you the specialist? That’s … not really the question being asked by this new Ghost Recon Online trailer, but the footage does give you a look at how the specialist class will operate in the game.

By John Robertson | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Game of Thrones [Interview] – Behind the blood, sex and politics

Think Game of Thrones and you think blood, sex and politics.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Prototype 2 tops UK chart, Fifa Street down to second

In an incredbily slow release week, Activision’s Prototype 2 has launched in number one in the UK software chart.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 arrives in TV advert [Video]

Blizzard unleashes the Diablo 3 TV commercial during Family Guy on FOX in the US tonight and the trailer advert is now available for your viewing please.

By John Robertson | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Warlock: Master of the Arcane

Taking over the world’s a tricky job, but if Warlock: Master of the Arcane is anything to go by, Paradox and Ino-Co seem to think it can be made much easier with the proper application of sorcery.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Modern Warfare 3 ‘content collection’ trickling to PC

If you’ve been holding out for a PC version of Modern Warfare 3’s ‘content collection #1′ bundle, your wait will conclude this May.

By John Robertson | 28 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

EA files ‘SimOcean’ trademark

EA is already publishing the next Maxis-developed SimCity game, but now seems to have the taste for other Sim titles too.

By John Robertson | 28 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: A Valley Without Wind

Sometimes it can be hard to summarise a game in just a few words.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Snow elves sighted in Skyrim DLC

We know some DLC for Skyrim is on the way, because Bethesda’s Pete Hines keeps talking about it.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Practice being a Warlock in Master of the Arcane demo

It’s always a wise idea to have a bit of practice with magic, to make sure you don’t accidentally unleash it on yourself or burn your toes off or something.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 US digital versions sold out for now

US gamers who were rushing to get into this weekend’s beta by snapping up a digital pre-order were in for a shock as they are now “sold out”.

By John Robertson | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Google applies the Zerg Rush

If you pop over to Google today and just happen to do a search for “Zerg Rush” you’re going to be in for some fun.

By John Robertson | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Crysis 3 [Preview] – The story of a jungle hunter

For many, Crysis is all about the nano-suit. The game’s signature gadget, and the key to the bulk of its many gameplay ideas and innovations, is as much of a character in its own right as any of the cast, weapons or locations.

By John Robertson | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

More of Reto-Moto’s Heroes & Generals MMOFPS on show [Video]

The upcoming WWII MMOFPS Heroes & Generals from developer Reto-Moto looks to be coming along nicely and today we have a new developer video which shows the latest build of the game prior to the game going into a Beta test phase.

By John Robertson | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

TimeSplitters 4 is not in development, says Crytek UK

Following reports earlier this week that TimeSplitters 4 had been seen running, Crytek UK (formerly Free Radical) has responded by saying that the game is not in development.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

TERA head start begins

EU MMORPG gamers can get a head start in TERA from today as Frogster are allowing players to take their characters up to level 38 before the full launch.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

A Valley Without Wind [Review] – It doesn’t blow

The other day I was watching a TED Talk by a designer who was stressing just how quickly people will make a judgement about an item or object based on how it looks.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

EA faces possible takeover bid

Nexon, the Japan-based company (of Korean origin) behind the hugely successful free-to-play titles MapleStory and Dragon Nest, has reportedly contacted Electronic Arts over the possibility of making an offer for the publisher.

By John Robertson | 27 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Get on the Neverwinter Beta with Torchlight 2

With pre-orders now open for Runic Games’ ARPG Torchlight 2, Perfect World are encouraging you to pre-order the game with an incentive, not that you really need one because it looks cracking.

By John Robertson | 26 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Discover Max Payne’s favourite gun [Video]

This quickie Max Payne 3 video from Rockstar promises to divulge our hero’s favourite gun.

By John Robertson | 26 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Create Portal 2 levels on your PC in May

Valve has announced a release date for the free Portal 2 expansion it’s dubbing the “Perpetual Testing Initiative”; which allows players to make their own puzzles.

By John Robertson | 26 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Cryptic database hacked back in December 2010

Here’s some rather unfortunate news from Cryptic Studios, developers of Star Trek Online, Champions Online and City of Heroes.

By John Robertson | 26 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Donya Fortress gameplay [Video]

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters, which will be released in June, is the first of three new Battlefield 3 DLC packs, and today EA and DICE are showcasing the Donya Fortress map.

By John Robertson | 26 Apr 2012 | Comments Off