Archive for April 2012


The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition tops the charts

Last week The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition finally made it on to shop shelves and it’s good news for Namco and CD Projekt as it goes straight in at number one.

By Paul Younger | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Tribes Ascend [Review] – Speed kills

Bringing back a much-beloved series, especially one that had its home on the PC, is a task fraught with danger.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

New Diablo 3 developer interview video unlocks

Blizzard’s Heroes Rise promotional page for Diablo 3 has reached 50% and a new developer video has unlocked. 
In this interview features Senior Designer Jason Bender, senior sound designer Kris Giampa, and Lead Content Designer Kevin Martens as they discuss numerous aspects of the highly anticipated ARPG.

By John Robertson | 21 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Risen 2 delayed even further on consoles

It’s delay upon delay for the console versions of Risen 2: Dark Waters, as another announcement mires the piratical RPG in port until July.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City devs tease something Quinn-tessential

Something further may be afoot in Batman: Arkham City. The official tweet-box for the game has teased a curious picture (above), along with the unattributed quote “Don’t worry.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Sandy is dandy in Spec Ops: The Line multiplayer [Video]

Sand. You probably have mixed feelings about it if you’re in a warzone and trying to stay alive.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Torchlight 2 intro cinematic [Video]

First shown at PAX a few weeks ago, Runic Games has released the intro cinematic for Torchlight 2.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

On yer bike: two Tour de France titles announced

Cyanide, long-time developers of cycling titles, are at it again with Pro Cycling Manager 2012 on the PC and Tour de France 2012 for Xbox 360 and PS3.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Aoineko’s 3D RPG Kitaru launches Kickstarter

Aoineko Studios has just launched their Kickstarter project for their episodic 3D RPG Kitaru which will be available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman: Absolution Hope News Times screen

Yesterday Square launched their Hitman Absolution Hope News Times Facebook campaign which a weekly publication that reports on the latest news from the world of Hitman Absolution.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV welcome back and Legacy campaign starts

When Final Fantasy XIV launched it was a bit of a mess but in the past few months the development team have knuckled down to sort the game out. 
Today Square Enix has revealed their welcome back and legacy campaign to encourage people back to check out all the changes that have been made.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Behind the scenes of the DDO Underdark expansion [Video]

It’s time to go behind the scenes with the developers at Turbine as they look at the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons Online expansion Menace of the Underdark which is being released on 25 June.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 open Beta this weekend

For months gamers have been desperate to get their hands on a Diablo 3 Beta key and the majority have found it pretty hard to get their hands on one.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #78

Tim’s crippling arachnophobia threatens to overwhelm his enjoyment of Legend of Grimrock in this week’s pod, while Paul battles through motion sickness to give you the lowdown on Blacklight Retribution and Peter travels on land and sea to bring you opinions about A-Train 9 and Carrier Command: Gaea Mission.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2012 | 10

IncGamers Vidcast/Podcast #78

Tim’s crippling arachnophobia threatens to overwhelm his enjoyment of Legend of Grimrock in this week’s pod, while Paul battles through motion sickness to give you the lowdown on Blacklight Retribution and Peter travels on land and sea to bring you opinions about A-Train 9 and Carrier Command: Gaea Mission.

By John Robertson | 20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Codemasters commits solely to racing titles

Codemasters has taken the decision to speed away from all other genres except racing and will henceforth be known as Codemaster Racing.

By John Robertson | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Starbreeze gets Payday: The Heist devs in the bag

Swedish development studio Starbreeze (most recently responsible for the remake of Syndicate) has reached an agreement to acquire Overkill Software, developers of Payday: The Heist.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

SWTOR numbers in decline says analyst

Back in February EA announced revealed that 2 million subscribers were busy playing in Star Wars: The Old Republic, but today analyst Cowan & Company are suggesting that the numbers are now in decline.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Visit the island of Stratis in new Arma 3 footage [video]

Today Biohemia Interactive are showing off the island of Startis which features in Arma 3.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Prey 2 not canned but delayed, it’s official

After stories started to circulate that Prey 2 had been canned, Bethesda have kept pretty quiet on the status of the game.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

The Fighters of World of Warplanes [Video]

Today Wargaming.Net are showing off one of the three classes from their upcoming MMO combat aerial combat title World of Warplanes. 
The fighters are fast, maneuverable and ideal for offensive attacks, and of course one on one combat.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

TERA EU open Beta starts today

After weeks of closed Beta testing frogster has announced thaqt the open Beta for their MMORPG is opne from today in Europe.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 snipes in August

City Interactive will be pushing Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 on to shelves this summer.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

SpellForce 2: Faith in Destiny delayed due to Diablo 3

The second expansion for SpellForce 2 called Faith in Destiny has been postponed, but not for the usual reasons.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

SimCity [Preview] – All the fun of the Mayor

Despite being thrown into a small partitioned room in the midst of Electronic Arts’ spring showcase, complete with too many people with too little time on their hands, the anticipation among our group as to what’s about to be shown is palpable.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

An Audience With: Akira Yamaoka, composer Silent Hill, Shadows of…

During a recent publicity tour for upcoming XBLA/PSN title Black Knight Sword we were lucky enough to sit down with the game’s composer, Akira Yamaoka.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic [Interview] – The 1.2 Game Update

Part two of our interview with Star Wars: The Old Republic lead designer Daniel Erickson focuses specifically on the recent 1.2 game update.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: The Train Giant / A-Train 9

Is a complex game with no tutorials and a vague manual an existential experience, or just a bit annoying?

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed series prompts bizarre lawsuit

US science-fiction author John L. Beiswenger is attempting to sue Ubisoft over what he claims is willful infringement of copyright.

By John Robertson | 18 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 beta weekend coming in late April

If you’re the lucky owner of a Guild Wars 2 beta key (either through pre-ordering the game, or as a one-off from giveaways like PAX East), you’ve probably been champing at the bit for news of when you’ll actually have access to the game.

By John Robertson | 18 Apr 2012 | Comments Off