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Archive for October 2012


HD versions of Stronghold will be free for existing owners

Firefly Studios will be releasing its HD updates of both Stronghold and Stronghold Crusader tomorrow (1 November), through GOG, DotEmu and various other digital outlets.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Being Greenlit “one of the highlights of the year” for Forge developers

Speaking to IncGamers in an interview to be published in the coming days, Dark Vale Games (developers of forthcoming ‘pure PvP’ title Forge) have expressed what it meant to be ‘Greenlit’ on Steam and described some of the processes behind the system.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers returns to its roots and goes exclusively PC

When we first started the site, (and it’s come under various names since 1997 for numerous reasons), we were firmly focused on PC coverage.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | 5

Casual Brothers unleash farting Orcs on Kickstarter

It hasn’t taken long for games to pop up on the newly-launched UK version of Kickstarter.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

EA in denial: insists Medal of Honor: Warfighter is “a good game”

Spare a thought for poor old Frank Gibeau, president of “EA Labels”, who was sent out yesterday to defend the critical mauling given to Medal of Honor: Warfighter.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | 1

Larian demonstrates the pumpkin helmet of Divinity: Original Sin [Video]

As you might expect, there’s a fair amount of Halloween-themed promotional stuff being thrown out into the great wilds of the internet today.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs wants your sounds of terror [Video]

It’s Halloween, so what better time to release a new trailer for Amnesia: A Machine to Pigs, the spiritual follow-up to Amnesia: The Dark Descent?

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Hi-Rez get tricky with SMITE Loki video reveal

Hi-Rez Studios continue their Norse hero additions to their MOBA title  SMITE with the Norse god Loki, a physical melee fighter with a few tricks up his sleeve.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Crap your pants with the full Outlast trailer

A couple of weeks ago, new developer Red Barrels, released a short trailer their first title called Outlast which looks to feature everything you’d expect from a survival horror game.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #89

The overspill from Robert Florence’s floodgate-opening article continues this week, with confirmation from Eurogamer editor Tom Bramwell that the piece was amended due to the threat of legal action.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | 2

New Lego: Lord of the Rings trailer gets funny

Warner’s latest trailer for Lego: Lord of the Rings takes a comedic twist as nine intrepid heroes set out on their adventure through Middle Earth.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Kickstarter launches in the UK

One of the major drawbacks of Kickstarter was the fact that you had to be a US based company to benefit from the crowd funding service.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | 1

Path of Exile Interview with Grinding Gear Games CEO Chris Wilson

We caught up with Grinding Gear Games CEO Chris Wilson to find out how development on their ARPG Path of Exile is coming along prior to the game going into open Beta this December.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2012 | 4

Refract Studios shares pre-alpha footage of Distance

Refract Studios, the people behind Nitronic Rush, are working on a new racing title called Distance.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2012 | 1

Take-Two confirms “spring 2013″ release window for Grand Theft Auto V

Publisher Take-Two has announced that Grand Theft Auto V has an expected worldwide release window of “spring 2013″ for the Xbox 360 and PS3 editions of the game.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2012 | 1

Loot Drop’s Ghost Recon: Commander project axed

John Romero’s Loot Drop studio has declared that the Facebook title Ghost Recon: Commander has been cancelled.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

The War Z celebrates Halloween with new content

It’s time for the zombie survival title The War Z to get in the Halloween spirit with the announcement of game updates prior to unrestricted access to the game opening up tomorrow.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2012 | 1

Sleeping Dogs ‘Nightmare in North Point’ DLC released

Squure has now released the Sleeping Dogs ‘Nightmare in North Point’ DLC on Steam, Xbox Market place and PSN.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 [Review] – A new frontier

The third ‘proper’ entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise has been an extremely long time coming.

By John Robertson | 30 Oct 2012 | 1

Dead Island Riptide arrives in April – Pre-order editions revealed

Zombies will once again be invading next year with news that Techland’s next title in the Dead Island series will be released in the US/Canada on 23 April 2013 and here in Europe on 26 April 2013.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

RIFT: Storm Legion Dungeon opens in advance of game launch

There’s still a couple of weeks until the Rift: Storm Legion expansion opens for the masses but if you pre-ordered then there’s new Storm Legion content open from today.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Path of Exile Exclusive Feature – The Monsters of Act III

Path of Exile week continues on IncGamers with a look at some of the monsters that appear in Act III.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2012 | 5

Prison Architect alpha sales raise $360,000 USD for Introversion

Introversion, makers of Defcon and Darwinia, have done rather well for themselves out of the Prison Architect alpha, raising $360,000 USD by selling early access to the project (as well as other goodies like getting your own name in the game).

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

‘Deadeye’ school emerges from the Darkfall: Unholy Wars bushes [Video]

Aventurine’s latest Darkfall: Unholy Wars focuses on the skills found in the ‘Deadeye’ school.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing holds audition for new hero [Video]

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing will still star one of the Van Helsing family, but the young fellow originally announced as the hero of the game has been not-so-quietly retired.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Surprise! It’s the Call of Duty Black Ops 2 live action trailer with Robert Downey Jr

Not long now until Call of Duty Black Ops 2 shoots its way onto the shop shelves, and today a new live action trailer from director Guy Ritchie featuring Robert Downey Jr has been released by Activision.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Path of Exile Week on IncGamers

All this week we’ll be taking a closer look at Grinding Gear Games’ upcoming ARPG Path of Exile which has been in closed Beta testing for quite some time now and they recently raised 1.35 million USD through crowd funding.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2012 | 3

Path of Exile Exclusive Feature – The Areas of Act III

Grinding Gear Games recently revealed Act III for their ARPG Path of Exile which takes place in the city of Sarn.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2012 | 6

Skyrim premium edition confirmed, coming before Christmas

A listing on Amazon has revealed the existence of a premium edition of Bethesda’s Skyrim. 

By John Robertson | 29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Medal of Honor: Warfighter goes top of UK charts, ousts Fifa 13

EA’s Medal of Honor: Warfighter has entered the UK chart at number one, taking over from the ever-popular behemoth that is Fifa 13. 

By John Robertson | 29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off