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.
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.
Steam autumn sale underway
The Steam Autumn Sale is now underway with the first batch of games going online.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cataphract mech joins MechWarrior Online
A new Mech is coming to the open Beta of Mechwarrior Online this week, the Cataphract.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.