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Archive for November 2012


World of Tanks 8.2 public test, Thanksgiving bonuses & Clan Wars changes

World of Tanks fans will be pleased to hear that the version 8.2 update will be hitting the public test servers with a whole stack of changes including a new Chinese tech tree, reworked maps and achievements.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Molyneux rises again to launch Project GODUS Kickstarter

You may know Peter Molyneux by many names; the driving force behind Bullfrog, the creator of the Fable series, the great deceiver, the almighty turtleneck, that guy who made a game about tapping a cube.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Steam autumn sale underway

The Steam Autumn Sale is now underway with the first batch of games going online.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #92

Roll up, roll up for the latest slice of games coverage controversy.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | 1

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving items heading to Salem MMO

If you happen to be in the closed beta session for Paradox’s new world-focused MMO Salem, watch out for a Thanksgiving package that’ll be heading your way on 22 November.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Gearbox’s Aliens: Colonial Marines encourages you not to be eaten

Try not to die. That’s the objective of Aliens: Colonial Marines’ “survival mode”.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

No more pond-tents, thanks to DayZ’s new community update

The latest build for successful Arma 2 zombie-survival mod DayZ is rolling out, and it’s an update that has been entirely developed by the game’s community.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

It is “general knowledge” that DICE is developing Mirror’s Edge 2

According to Ben Cousins, former DICE employee and current head of Ngmoco’s Stockholm studio in Sweden, it is “general knowledge” in the Stockholm development scene that DICE is developing a sequel to 2008’s (2009 on PC) Mirror’s Edge.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | 1

More Planetside 2 servers launching to meet demand

SOE’s John Smedley has been tweeting up a storm this afternoon to reassure players they are on the case when it comes to getting more servers online to meet demand.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3 Review

In lieu of starting this article properly I’m just going to selectively quote my notes, which were written on the back of a receipt because the game amazed me so much I didn’t have time to find my notebook.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Nov 2012 | 4

Eisenhower dev blog shows more Heroes and Generals improvements

A new developer blog from the guys at Reto-Moto for their online multiplayer WWII strategic action title shows the latest beta build of the game called Eisenhower.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

No 0x10c at Minecon, have an editor pic instead

With Minecon about to get underway in Paris, Markus Persson was busy tweeting away this morning with more on his space game 0x10c.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Cataphract mech joins MechWarrior Online

A new Mech  is coming to the open Beta of Mechwarrior Online this week, the Cataphract.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic game update v1.6 on public test servers

Now the game is free to play with any luck we’ll see SWTOR blossom into an exciting MMORPG.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World Issue #4 is now live

Funcom has launched the next content update for The Secret World, Big Trouble in the Big Apple, which brings a whole host of new features and content to the MMORPG.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

ArenaNet looking for player feedback on Guild Wars 2 Lost Shores event

Any major event in an MMO is bound to have a few issues, especially when it’s the first one.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers HAWKEN Closed Beta key giveaway – Get yours now

The final round of Beta testing for Meteor Entertainment’s mech shooter HAWKEN is just gets underway today and you can join the battle by grabbing a Beta key from us now.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 launches with several bangs

It’s launch day for Planetside 2 on the PC, which means Sony Online Entertainment is well within their rights to issue a ‘launch’ trailer featuring clips and footage from the free-to-play multiplayer FPS extravaganza.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2012 | 2

It’s “survival of the sickest” in Far Cry 3’s multiplayer trailer

I’m not too sure how I feel about the information that the highest scoring member of a Far Cry 3 competitive multiplayer team gets to “choose the fate” of the highest scorer from the losing team.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Legend of Dungeon readying Kickstarter campaign and demo (update: now live)

Update: The Kickstarter and demo are now live at the project’s Kickstarter page.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: The War Z

This week in “IncGamers Plays”, Peter, Tim and Paul take on the zombie hordes as they check out the online zombie survival title The War Z from Hammerpoint Interactive.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

EXPLOSIONS!!! Mr Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage Borderlands 2 DLC released

Gearbox has been teasinthis DLC release for about a week now and today Mr.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Blizzard goes after HeroesofWarcraft domain

Blizzard always make sure they have as many domains registered as possible for their franchises and often pay out reasonable chunks of change to acquire them if they are already owned by someone else.  

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | 2

Nuketown 2025 Map Returned to Call of Duty Black: Ops 2

Last night Treyarch decided to pull the Nuketown 2025 map from the roster following the conclusion of the double XP weekend.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | 1

Look spiffing with an in-game Guild Wars 2 t-shirt

Back at GamesCom ArenaNet promised to dish out some codes for players to obtain a special in-game Guild Wars 2 T-Shirt, unfortunately they got rather busy with the launch so it kind of fell by the wayside.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Lee’s looking rough in The Walking Dead’s season finale trailer

You know things are going less than well in the fifth and final episode of Telltale’s adaptation of The Walking Dead, when you get a shot of Lee clamping his hand down on some broken glass and advancing on a pack of zombies.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Visa power: Star Citizen raises over $6.0 million USD in funding

Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen has set a new upper barrier for crowd-funding videogames, by hauling in over $6.0 million USD in pledges over the past few weeks.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | 1

Tony Jaa lends his face to the official Ong Bak videogame

The Thai martial arts film series Ong Bak is getting a videogame, in the form of Ong Bak Tri, developed in the Unity game engine by Thailand’s Studio Hive.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | 2

Realms of Arkania lead launches $1 million ‘Thorvalla’ Kickstarter

Guido Henkel, the lead designer of the Realms of Arkania RPG series and producer of Planescape: Torment at Black Isle, is setting sail on the good ship Kickstarter with a new RPG idea.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Darkfall Unholy Wars kindles interest in the fire elementalist

Aventurine has released a pair of videos about Darkfall Unholy Wars this week, as the PvP-heavy MMO approaches its new release window of December.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off