Archive for December 2012


Elite Dangerous gets a trailer and now taking Paypal payments

Frontier Developments are looking to drum up some more cash for their Elite Dangerous Kickstarter project by releasing a new trailer for the game.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Updated GeForce 310.70 drivers to improve your Planetside 2 and more

Nvidia has released new GeForce 310.70 drivers which are a culmination of their recent beta releases for this driver version.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Relic’s snowy Company of Heroes 2 DX11 screen

A single shot has just popped up on the Company of Heroes 2 Facebook page this evening showing how the game looks with full DX11 support.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | 3

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | 2

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’.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Crate show off the common items of Grim Dawn

Development continues on Crate Entertainment’s ARPG Grim dawn and the latest developer update takes a look at the more common items players will come across as they travel across the world of Cairn.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 6

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Wood you kindly: Woodcutter Simulator 2013 announced

Set down your harvesting tools and retire your train driver’s cap, because there’s a new player in the simulator realm.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2012 | 1