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Archive for June 2012


Spec Ops: The Line [Review] – Heart of gold, gameplay of darknes

The narrative pillars of setting, character and plot that try so heroically to hold up Spec Ops: The Line are – simply put – wonderful.

By John Robertson | 27 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tekken producer tells fans to stop “whining and complaining”

Tekken franchise producer Katsuhiro Harada has launched a fierce attack on the series’ fans via Twitter.

By John Robertson | 27 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Endless Space [Preview] – Streamlined Strategy

Have you ever fallen in love with a game’s user interface?

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jun 2012 | 3

Camilla Luddington named as the new Lara Croft

With the Tomb Raider series receiving a reboot, Square have been on the hunt for a new actress to play Lara.  

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Lollipop Chainsaw [Review] – Bizarrely brilliant

“I’m gonna fist my ass with your head,” screams the American football zombie, shoulder pads and helmet doing nothing to cover his mangled corpse.

By John Robertson | 25 Jun 2012 | 6

Dragon’s Dogma sequel coming, series will become “major franchise”

Capcom has announced plans to continue development of Dragon’s Dogma, with plan to turn it into a “major franchise”.

By John Robertson | 25 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 [Review]

The bestest ever Magic: The Gathering videogame adaptation came out in 1997.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #84

Summer is well and truly here, which means a great deal more Vitamin D (for those who venture outside) but slimmer pickings from the world of videogames.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Kojima wanted to kill Solid Snake in MGS 4, talks Metal Gear Solid 5

Speaking to French IG Magazine, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has promised that the next ‘proper’ game in the series will focus much more heavily on infiltration and espionage.

By John Robertson | 20 Jun 2012 | 1

Lingerie Football League sport-porn game incoming, developed by UFC and WWE dev

The rights to create videogames based on the sport-porn extravaganza that is the Lingerie Football League have been snapped up by Yuke’s, the developer behind THQ’s WWE and UFC Undisputedgames.

By John Robertson | 20 Jun 2012 | 1

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor [Review] – A ‘hardcore’ Kinect game…

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor is simultaneously brave, brilliant, broken and bollocks.

By John Robertson | 19 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Religion just got crazier in the worst videogame trailer of all time

Following yesterday’s post of the Senran Kagura Burst trailer – one of the best trailers ever, complete with giant boobs and machine gun dongs on girls – it got me thinking to what the worst videogame trailer out there might possibly be.

By John Robertson | 19 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tits, ass and a machine gun penis in crazy 3DS fighter trailer [Video]

Have you seen the trailer for the all-girl Nintendo 3DS beat ‘em up Senran Kagura Burst?

By John Robertson | 18 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare looking at free-to-play for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Despite BioWare saying late last year that it couldn’t see MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic going down the free-to-play route anytime soon, it was only a matter of before the developer looked into the prospect.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

South Korea bans virtual item trading, Diablo 3 auction house dead

South Korea has officially banned the trade of virtual items, which would make Diablo 3′s Auction House illegal in the country.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | 21

Guitar Hero studio working on Call of Duty series

NeverSoft, the studio most famous for their work on the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Guitar Hero franchises, has been added to the list of developers working on Call of Duty.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Civilisation V added to Steam Workshop

2K Games has announced that Firaxis’ Civilisation V is now a part of the Steam Worskshop family.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Splinter Cell movie coming soon?

If reports are to be believed, a Splinter Cell movie could be around the corner.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | 1

The Secret World [Preview] – Conspiracy Theories

Every now and then, there’s a game that you feel might be made for you.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Jun 2012 | 1

German consumer association takes action over Diablo 3

The German consumer association, the vzbv, has today cautioned Blizzard over Diablo 3′s packaging description highlighting antitrust violations.

By Paul Younger | 15 Jun 2012 | 2

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs teaser is full of sunshine

Ok, no, of course it isn’t full of sunshine. It’s full of dark places, terrified breathing and pig noises.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Dungeon Defenders Vita port shelved

In the latest news update from Trendy Entertainment, the Dungeon Defenders developers have confirmed that the no-show at E3 2012 for the PlayStation Vita port is due to the fact that it is no longer being made.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | 4

Meet Van Helsing’s weird monsters

Neocore has released the first set of proper screenshots from its forthcoming action-RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing and, yes, these images do indeed confirm that the game looks like an action-RPG.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

thatgamecompany can now bring games to “more platforms”

thatgamecompany, developers of Journey, flOW and Flower, is now free and able to bring titles to platforms outside of the PlayStation 3, according to a news update made on the company’s official site.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

ShootMania Storm [Preview] – Lightning reactions

Nadeo is establishing themselves as a developer with a winning formula; create a fun, innovative spin on a well-worn genre and then hand the instruments of construction over to the players.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | 1

38 Studios’ Schilling sued by RBS Citizens bank

Curt Schilling, the former Red Sox baseball player and co-founder of the now bankrupt and scandal-laden 38 Studios, is being sued by RBS Citizens Bank for $2.4 million USD.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | 1

Abandoned Thief 4 trailer surfaces [Video]

It’s all been silent on Thief 4 front since the game was first announced way back in 2009.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Ubisoft still has faith in Vita: “It’s a really good platform”

Those already writing the PS Vita’s obituary should think again, says Ubisoft.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft not attending GamesCom or Tokyo Game Show

Microsoft has confirmed that it will be not make the trip to GamesCom or the Tokyo Game Show this year.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Sony execs take pay cuts following four years of losses

Sony executives have agreed to pay cuts following four years of significant losses for the firm.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off