Archive for December 2012
Heroes of Newerth players need to change password after accounts hacked
Last Friday user accounts for S2 Games’ DOTA title Heroes of Newerth were compromised through an SQL injection according to a hacker.
The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles review
Back in the dark days of history – well, okay, 2011 – a comic-fantasy point-and-click adventure called The Book of Unwritten Tales was translated from German into English and released to near-universal acclaim.
Oh my Godus; 22cans release a full prototype video
It’s going to be a dicey finish for 22cans’ Project Godus.
Tomb Raider has a special video series to teach you about skill trees
How on earth will Lara Croft survive the dangers of the island she’s been shipwrecked on in the new Tomb Raider game?
Invoke the Virgin Mary in War of the Roses’ next update
I’m not exactly a devout theologian, but I’d question whether the Virgin Mary would be impressed about a bunch of medieval knights committing war crimes with swords and daggers engraved with her name.
File digging in Borderlands 2 reveals more ‘Sir Hammerlock’ DLC details
A dedicated sleuth calling himself ‘MikeTheInfidel’ over at Reddit has been digging around file updates for Borderlands 2 (just as he did before with the ‘Campaign of Carnage’ DLC) and appears to have unearthed some juicy bits and pieces about the upcoming add-on, ‘Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt’.
Best Adventure Game 2012 – Readers’ Vote
Adventure games set out to test your grey matter, whether it’s solving puzzles and mysteries or going on a magical adventure with a bunch of Russian dolls.
Tardy Resident Evil 6 will show up on PC in March 2013
How many of you out there in PC-land are waiting for Resident Evil 6 to show up on your platform of choice?
Marvel Heroes Hands-On Preview
Peter: For the last week or so, Tim and I have had access to the Marvel Heroes closed beta.
Layoffs at Frontier Developments and Elite Dangerous Kickstarter update
Report have come in this morning via Eurogamer that 14 staff have been let go at Elite Dangerous developer Frontier Developments.
Diablo 3′s Jay Wilson removes Twitter account [Updated]
Blizzard’s Diablo 3 Game Director Jay Wilson, who occasionally posted Diablo 3 updates on his personal Twitter account, has now removed himself from Twitter.
PC Ace Combat: Assault Horizon screens
A new set of PC enhanced Ace Combat: Assault Horizon screens have landed this morning courtesy of Namco.
Football Manager 2013 Still Tops UK Charts
Football Manager 2013 tops the UK PC Game charts for week ending 15 December followed closely by the Sims 3.
Best Shooter 2012 – Readers’ Vote
Picking the best shooter is never easy. We’ve come up with a shortlist we think were some of the most exciting shooters of 2012; some may be less obvious than others but we felt these were the ones that blazed a bloody trail across the year.
A further look at the Godus prototype in this new video
It looks like it’ll be touch and go on Kickstarter for 22cans’ Project Godus, as with just six days left the game still needs £150,000 GBP to reach its target of £450,000 GBP.
Legend of Dungeon shares teaser of dynamic in-game music
The rogue-ish-like Legend of Dungeon has been cracking along quite nicely on Kickstarter, raising (at the time of writing) $20,000 USD more than the $5,000 USD target.
IncGamers Podcast Special: Dishonored
In this IncGamers Podcast Special, Peter and Tim discuss a shared favourite from 2012; Arkane’s Dishonored.
Hitman: Absolution patch tweaks ‘disguise parameters’
Nixxes, the company behind the PC version of Hitman: Absolution have released a new patch for the game which includes changes to “disguise parameters” and unspecified “difficulty adjustments”.
Metro: Last Light’s pre-order ‘limited edition’ holds Ranger Mode hostage
By now we’re used to publishers slicing bits off games and popping them in some sort of ‘limited edition’ pre-order box, but it’s usually irrelevant stuff like a different gun or a tatty bit of plastic in the shape of the protagonist.
The War Z producer on recent hate and controversy – “Haters gonna hate”
During a Reddit AMA session with The War Z producer Tyler Sparks earlier today, he addressed the recent negative press surrounding the game
For the past few weeks, there has been stories about The War Z being shut down after six months if Hammerpoint Interactive don’t reach a target goal of players.
Rome Total War II gets Carthaginian faction
Following the predictable announcement that the Romans were a faction in Rome: Total War 2, a second faction has been revealed today by Creative Assembly.
First Dirty Bomb gameplay footage and Founder’s Club launched. More please!
Last night we re-installed Quake Wars again here at IncGamers. Having spent months trying to find anything with gameplay that was as engrossing, we bit the bullet and dug around for the old CDs.
Asheron’s Call 2 returns as Turbine switch on server
In move that has pleased passed players of Asheron’s Call 2, Turbine has decied to switch on a new server and relaunch the game.