Archive for 19 December 2012
Merchants of venison: Crusader Kings 2’s ‘The Republic’ developer diary
Never mind Star Wars, this is the original old republic. Paradox will be releasing the merchant-based DLC for Crusader Kings II in early 2013 (for $10 USD), bringing the mighty power of patrician trade families to the strategic medieval title.
THQ files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, assets to be purchased by Clearlake Capital
There’s a sad inevitability to this news, as there have been financial problems at THQ for a number of months now.
Steam removes The War Z from sale, offers full refunds
Valve has responded to the controversy surrounding The War Z’s sudden and misleading launch on the digital download service by “temporarily” removing the game from sale and offering dissatisfied customers a full refund.
Year of the Dog: Sleeping Dogs launches Zodiac Tournament DLC
There’s yet another piece of Sleeping Dogs available today, in the form of ‘Zodiac Tournament’.
Gas Powered Games tease new title with countdown clock
It’s time to tease a new project from Gas Powered Games with a countdown clock which will hit zero on 14 January.
Peter and Jack demo GODUS Multiplayer – [update] game now funded
Update: The game is now fully funded at £454,285 GBP. You can watch the 22cans chaps on a livestream here.
The first few minutes of Bioshock Infinite gameplay video
To keep you thinking about Bioshock Infinite before the holiday break, 2K and Irrational want to share the first few minutes of gameplay in Bioshick Infinite.
The Secret World Issue #5; The Vanishing of Tyler Freeborn goes live
With only a couple of days until the end of the world, Issue #5; The Vanishing of Tyler Freeborn for The Secret World has now gone live.
IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #96
Have you been naughty or nice for Christmas?
As the IncGamers Podcast team discover this week, the makers of The War Z have been a bit naughty.
War Z developers hit back at Steam criticism and DayZ fanboys
Following the hostile response to the release of The War Z on Steam yesterday, Hammerpoint as hit back at their critics.
Mechwarrior Online adds ‘Conquest mode’ in latest patch
A new patch for Mechwarrior Online was released this morning, adding ‘conquest mode’ to the game along with a number of other changes.
What’s Mayan is yours: Joel Bylos on ending the Secret World subscription fee
Last week, Funcom announced that The Secret World would no longer be charging players a subscription fee to play the conspiracy-fueled MMO.
The Dreugh return for The Elder Scrolls Online
In a new post at The Elder Scrolls Online site, the team outline the backstory for the Dreugh.