Archive for November 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic devs to discuss F2P options live tomorrow
Since Star Wars: The Old Republic went free to play, the model has not exactly been the best executed F2P model ever created, it’s confusing and sometimes a pain in the backside when it comes to what features you can and can’t use.
Red 5 Studios invite gamers to Firefall Beta weekend on Friday 30 November
Red 5 Studios are ready to expand their beta test weekends for the online MMOFPS Firefall, and this weekend the first of two planned sessions will get underway.
Far Cry 3 Critical PC Patch v1.01
Far Cry 3 hits the shops in Europe tomorrow and a “critical patch” has been released for the PC which addresses all aspects of the game including single player performance, map editor tweaks, voice chat and lobby issues in multiplayer.
End of Nations Beta postponed for “polish and improvement”, players refunded
TRION and Petroglyph have been testing their online RTS End of Nations for a number of months now but it appears they have run into a few problems and have decide to postpone the open beta test.
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon lands on PC next year
The PC version of Namco’s gorgeous looking year old aerial shooter will be flying onto the PC early next year with enhanced features.
Win a copy of Stealth Bastard Deluxe
Curve Studios will be releasing Stealth Bastard Deluxe today and we’re giving you a chance to win a copy of the game and the first prize also includes a nifty set of limited edition goggles so you can sneak around the house looking all sinister.
Guild Wars 2 gets ready to celebrate Wintersday
The annual holiday cheer will be arriving in Guild Wars 2 with Wintersday which will run between 14 December and 3 January.
Molyneux explains single player and multiplayer in Project GODUS
It’s time for another update from the chaps at 22 Cans as they reach the £150K milestone for the god game remake GODUS.
Women use twitter to speak out against videogame industry sexism
Women in the games industry have taken up the twitter hash-tag #1reasonwhy, to share their stories of sexism in the workplace.
Farming Simulator 2013 announces fine crop of mods
The mod harvest for Farming Simulator 2013 will be a bountiful one this year, according to some snippets of data released by the game’s developers.
Love missile: Hearts of Iron devs explain East vs West
A Paradox-published grand strategy game about the Cold War (1946-1991) by the Hearts of Iron developers is never going to be the easiest title to understand; so that’s why the devs are here in the first of what is likely to be a series of videos explaining the game.
Squirrel in a woodchipper: it’s the Far Cry 3 co-op trailer
Not actually featuring squirrels in woodchippers, but that’s the kind of phrasing you can look forward to from the characters in Far Cry 3’s co-op mode.
Sim City looks stunning as key features are demoed in new video
If there is one game we are really looking forward to checking out in the coming months it has to be the new Sim City.
Aftershocks: Battlefield 3’s ‘Aftermath’ DLC coming to PC in December
A new Battlefield 3 video from DICE and EA gives an overview of the design philosophy behind one of the four maps coming in the ‘Aftermath” DLC map pack.
Dishonored DLC Dunwall City Trials launches 11 December
The first piece of DLC for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored will be released on 11 December for the PC priced £3.99.
Top World of Tanks players head to the WCG in China
World of Tanks is breaking into the world of eSports and today they revealed more details of the game’s appearance at the World Cyber Games which take place in Kunshan, China between 29 November to 2 December.
New shots for the Realmforge’s ARPG DARK
A new set of screenshots have come our way this afternoon for Kalypso and Realmforge Studios’ upcoming action RPG called DARK which show the environments and the game’s cel-shaded art style.
Oliver Twins explain £350,000 goal for Dizzy Returns
In the big scheme of things, £350,000 doesn’t sound like a lot for a Kickstarter.
IncGamers Plays: Air Buccaneers
Some recent archaeological finds have revealed new, astonishing truths about Vikings.
Last Day of Steam Sale
This is it folks, the last day of the Steam sale which has been running of the past five days.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Preferred Status Players get more action bars
I will admit that since SWTOR went free to play I have downloaded and reinstalled the game, well why the hell not, it’s a half decent MMO after all and I did enjoy it more than WoW when it launched last year.
Peter Molyneux revisits his older games in Project Godus video
In a new update to his Project Godus Kickstarter fundraiser, Peter Molyneux has released a video in which he takes a trip through some of his past games and discusses a few of the triumphs and failings of each one.
KingsRoad Closed Beta Access
IncGamers is giving you the chance to take part in the close beta of Rumble Entertainment’s RPG KingsRoad which they are touting as the first fully immersive role-playing game on browsers and Facebook.
Doom 3 BFG updated and source code released
id’s John Carmack has informed the world that an update for the Doom 3 BFG Edition has been released, and more importantly for modders, the source code has also been unleashed on Github.
Second Elder Scrolls Online “Ask Us Anything” goes lore-heavy
If you’ve been holding out for an answer on whether “Joruun the Skald-King” will be making an appearance in The Elder Scrolls Online, then this latest ‘Ask Us Anything’ session from the developers will probably have you salivating.
David Braben: Publisher model prevented development of new Elite
One of the questions that has repeatedly been asked about Frontier Developments’ return to Elite with the Kickstarter for Elite: Dangerous is why it has taken so long for the company to work on a new title in the series.
Max Payne 3 wants to give you some Painful Memories
The latest Max Payne 3 map pack DLC release is begging for a joke about buyer’s remorse, but I shall refrain from going in that all-too-obvious direction.