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Archive for December 2012


Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials DLC review

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having a hard time waiting for the Dishonored DLC.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Olivers show off Dizzy Returns concept art as Kickstarter fails

The Oliver twins were hoping that the classic Dizzy character and world would make a comeback when they launched their Kickstarter campaign but sadly the projext has fallen well short of their target goal.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2012 | 2

Valve adds Steam Game Guides

Valve are continuing to add functionality to Steam for the community and the latest development is Steam Game Guides.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

More characters emerge from Ron Gilbert’s Cave

Are you ready for another video narrated by a deep-voiced Cave?

By Peter Parrish | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Next Borderlands 2 DLC is Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt

Nothing like some datamining to get new information on Borderlands 2,  and with new patches hitting today, some early details of the next DLC has surfaced.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

ShootMania Storm’s second beta will launch next week

Nadeo’s ShootMania Storm is going pretty hard after the eSports crowd, as demonstrated by this new trailer advertising the game’s second beta.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

DmC Devil May Cry has a release date and some PC system specs

I’m sure most people have got over this already, but it still bothers me that DmC Devil May Cry is essentially named “Devil May Cry Devil May Cry”.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Dec 2012 | 1

GSC Game World says it is the “sole owner” of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series and brand

After yesterday’s announcement from bitComposer about its acquisition of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Tanks take orders in Company of Heroes 2 multi-player video

With cries of “Tanks taking orders!” and “Take out that Panzer!”, the new multiplayer video for Relic’s RTS Company of Heroes 2 shows off the game’s impressive detail perfectly
With the Beta test set to get underway at the start of next year, Company of Heroes 2 is looking like it could be the RTS to play next year.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

No Diablo 3 PvP in 2012 confirms Blizzard

As the weeks have rolled on and the end of the year is nearly upon us,  the chance of a Diablo 3 PvP release has been slowly fading away.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

ARMA 3 release postponed, requires “additional development time”

Bohemia Interactive had planned on getting ARMA 3 out the door this year but the tactical shooter has now been pushed back.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

More than 34,000 Guild Wars 2 accounts terminated for using bots in November

An update from ArenaNet highlights the work they’ve been doing to combat players utilsing bots in Guild Wars 2.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Braben explains Elite Dangerous roles in new gameplay video

The latest update from the Frontier Developments team and David Braben for Elite Dangerous takes a look at roles in the upcoming space title.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Strike Suit Zero

If you’ve already read the hands-on preview of Born Ready’s Strike Suit Zero, then it’s possible you’re keen to see how the space combat title looks in action.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Glu releases statement regarding Gamespy server closures

Following news at the weekend that new Gamespy technology owner Glu were closing down servers for some older titles, the company has issued a full statement explaining the server closures.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

HAWKEN open beta is now live

HAWKEN didn’t quite make a final release this month following a delay but the open beta is now live for budding shooter and mech gamers.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Free Torchlight 2 expansion goodies coming early next year

With the launch of the Beta for the Steam Market, we wondered if Runic Games had any plans to utilise the Steam Market at any point in the future for Torchlight 2 content.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2012 | 1

Steam Community Market now in Beta for Team Fortress 2

The latest news from Valve is that the Steam Community Market is now in Beta for Team Fortress 2 giving players the power to sell in-game items to other players with Steam Wallet funds.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Metro: Last Light’s new trailer is bleak, gives away Metro 2033 to cheer you up

4A Games has given us a fresh glimpse at the damp and squalor of Metro: Last Light in this biblical-hued “Genesis” trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Heroes & Generals adds literal fog of war

Reto-Moto have issued another beta videolog update, explaining the latest additions and tweaks to the ‘Felber’ build of Heroes & Generals.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Maxis confirms 16 cities per SimCity ‘region’

Yesterday, EA and Maxis released a video showing some of the in-region SimCity multiplayer that players will be able to engage in.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2012 | 1

bitComposer Entertainment says it has purchased the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. license

Licensing deals can often turn into a tangled legal web, and that’s threatening to occur once again in the case of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Ace of Spades launches tonight – Watch the trailer

Jagex will be launching their shooter/builder Ace of Spades tonight at 8PM GMT.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

GoG.com Christmas sale puts Duke Nukem 3D in your stocking

If you’re lacking one copy of Duke Nukem 3D from your games collection, GoG.com’s Christmas sale will be able to sort you out with a freebie.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 sells 7 million

It may have not been everyone’s cup of tea but Assassin’s Creed 3 has done rather well for UbiSoft do far.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

World of Tanks v8.2 update details and media blow-out

It’s time for a World of Tanks media blow-out with stacksof shots from the v8.2 update which adds new American tanks, improved draw distance, optimisation, remade maps, new premium tanks and more.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2012 | 1

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #95

Find yourself a spare hour for this packed IncGamers Podcast (or Vidcast), because it’s overflowing with news analysis and discussion of no less than five recent titles.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World goes free to play by dropping subs

Some big new this morning as Funcom announces that the Secret World has gone free to play following the amusing video from Joel Bylos a couple of days ago.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

RaiderZ gets ready for Christmas events

The festive season is  hitting the world of MMOs and the monster hunting MMO RaiderZ is next in line with their festive events.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2012 | 1

March of the Eagles wants to quote Napoleon at you

Paradox has released some brief in-game footage of March of the Eagles, its forthcoming Napoleonic-themed strategy title.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Dec 2012 | Comments Off