Archive for 1 August 2012


RaiderZ Closed North American Beta key giveaway

Here at IncGamers we have joined forces with Perfect World to give North American gamers the chance to take part in the upcoming closed Beta test of their monster hunting MMORPG RaiderZ.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | 6

Guild Wars 2 stress test on Thursday

ArenaNet announced earlier that they are to hold a special stress test for Guild Wars 2 this Thursday, 2 August, at  12:00 Noon Pacific Time to 4:00 PM Pacific Time.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Character customisation a priority in Cyberpunk

CD Projekt Red’s Witcher series had a predetermined central character in the form of Geralt of Rivia, and while it was certainly possible to play him in different ways Geralt’s personality and background drove the narrative.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Forge shares alpha gameplay, launches ‘Kick-finish’ campaign [Video]

Dark Vale, developers of Forge, have launched a campaign they’re dubbing a ‘Kick-finish’ to raise additional funding for the game.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Oculus VR Headset Kickstarter begins – Next big thing in gaming?

VR has had a ragged history in gaming; it has never managed to catch on.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

Rockstar rejigs Max Payne 3 DLC schedule

How do you make an already crowded DLC schedule even more confusing?

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic has lost over 300,000 subscribers since May

EA has admitted that Star Wars: The Old Republic subscription numbers have fallen below one million for the first time since its release in December 2011.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

The Showdown Effect brings a minigun to medieval Europe [Video]

Arrowhead’s post-Magicka project The Showdown Effect is looking about as irreverent as their myths and magic mocking effort.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3 E3 co-op walkthrough demo video released

E3 seems like such a long time ago now but it’s not stopped UbiSoft releasing their co-op walkthrough video for Far Cry 3.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

ARMA 3 and Carrier Command: Gaea Mission playable at Gamescom

Bohemia Interactive will be giving gamers the opportunity to go hands-on with ARMA 3 and Carrier Command: Gaea Mission at Gamescom next month in Cologne.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Symbiote Studios to create stylized toys based on Bethesda Softworks award winning franchises

Symbiote Studios LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of toys and high-end collectibles, has received rights to create stylized vinyl toys based on Bethesda’s award-winning franchises, including The Elder Scrolls®, Dishonored™, DOOM®, Fallout®, and QUAKE®.

By Press Release | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

World of Tanks 7.5 update out now in Europe, new screens

Wargaming has released the 7.5 update for free-to-play MMO World of Tanks in Europe today.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Preacher’s story in new Warfighter trailer

In the latest Medal of Honor: Warfighter trailer viewers are presented with Preacher’s story and it’s a mish-mash of CGI and in-game footage with some predictable terrorists thrown in for good measure.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Dead Space 2 is free if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber

If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber you can now download Dead Space 2 for free.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Jay-Z is executive producer on NBA 2K13

Yes, that’s correct. Not satisfied with life as a musician, fashion label and basketball team owner, Jay-Z is now acting as executive producer on the upcoming NBA 2K13.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

Take-Two not happy with Max Payne 3 & Spec Ops: The Line sales

Sales of Max Payne 3 and Spec Ops: The Line have not met the expectations of Take-Two.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

The Inquisitor RPG launches the English beta

After ten years of development, three years of translations and several months of proofreading, the closed English beta of the old-school RPG game Inquisitor begins.

By Press Release | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Tenshi Ventures backs nDreams’ Blueprint:Home

Tenshi Ventures announces that is has provided Production Finance to UK developer nDreams.

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Tag In With The “We Are Tekken” Instagram Exhibition

LONDON, ENGLAND – 1 August  2012 – To celebrate the launch of the latest edition of the legendary Tekken franchise, TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT™ 2, NAMCO BANDAI Games are launching a competition to find the very best Tekken inspired images.

By Press Release | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Borderlands 2 can be made less violent with ‘Gore Toggle’

I have no idea – seriously, none – why you would want to make Borderlands 2 less violent, but you can opt for that by invoking the ‘Gore Toggle’.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

EA’s Origin double its users number in 3 months… or does it?

According to EA, their Origin digital distribution service now has over 21 million registered users.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Updated Steam user agreement prevents you filing class-action lawsuits

Class-action lawsuits and drawn out and expense, which is why Valve has decided to edit the Steam subscriber agreement to make it impossible for users of the digital distribution service to file them.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Notch felt “threatened” by Minecraft mod

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has expressed his unease over the ‘Minecraft Coder Pack’ mod, a creation that allows you to reverse engineer the game and rebuild it with fresh lines of code and modifications.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | 2

Steam Summer Sale is back, indie bundles at 75% off

I’m not sure how I feel about this, but the Steam Summer Sale is back.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Orcs Must Die 2 [Review] – It ain’t easy being green

The unusual thing about many videogame sequels is that they’re simply an iteration of the original idea.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | 1