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Archive for 2013


Fallout titles removed from sale at GOG due to Zenimax rights issues

We had a fairly good idea this was coming. Back on 12 December when GOG took the (in retrospect, even more tremendous) decision to give away Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics for no money whatsoever, it was with the footnote that the games may be withdrawn from sale in the near future due to rights issues.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2013 | 4

Steam Winter Sale Day 13 – The IncGamers Picks

Can anything beat Half-Life 2 for $2.50 USD in the today’s Steam Winter Sale offerings?

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2013 | 1

Rust gets new client and server update to stop DDoS attacks

Facepunch thought they had the DDoS attacks sorted a couple of days ago but sadly it’s taken longer than expected to find a solution to the problem.

By Paul Younger | 31 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Worst PC Game Launches of 2013

A lot of the IncGamers articles going up in this Christmas-New Year period are, quite rightly, celebrating the outstanding PC gaming moments of the year.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2013 | 16

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Twitch streamer caught up in DDoS attack on DOTA 2, BattleNet, WoT and EA services

It’s all the rage this week, DDoS attacks on game services.

By Paul Younger | 31 Dec 2013 | 2

Steam Winter Sale Day 12 – The IncGamers Picks

Hey! It’s after Christmas. It’s before New Year. What better way to spend your time than playing some of the games you already own buying more games in the Steam sale?

By Peter Parrish | 30 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale helps Steam reach new concurrent user record

At the end of November Steam reached a new concurrent user record of 7,190,520 but that has been surpassed once again thanks to offers and a freebie.

By Paul Younger | 30 Dec 2013 | 6

IncGamers’ Favourite Games of 2013 – Tim’s Picks

I doubt I’ll look back on 2013 with the same sense of wistful joy as I do for most of the early-90s years, but the difficulty I’ve had in picking only five games is certainly testament to this year having a lot of top-notch titles.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Dec 2013 | 4

Rust servers still suffering from DDoS Attacks

Facepunch Studios updated once again with the status of the Rust servers and it appears the measure put in place yesterday have not been enough to stem the DDoS attacks.

By Paul Younger | 30 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 11 – The IncGamers Picks

It’s sequel day in the Steam Winter Sale, with no less than six of the thirteen Daily and Flash entries sporting a “2” in the title.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Dec 2013 | 1

Rust servers coming back after DDoS attacks

Over the past couple of days Facepunch Studios have been battling with a DDoS attack which has effected servers for their building survival game Rust.

By Paul Younger | 29 Dec 2013 | 3

Steam Winter Sale Day 10 – The IncGamers Picks

We’re on day 10 of the Steam Winter Sale already and there’s a stack of wintery gaming goodness to enjoy today.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Renegade X Mesa multiplayer level showcase video is moody

Now I can’t remember that much about Renegade other than the fact I quite enjoyed it back in 2002 but perhaps the Mesa multiplayer level rings a bell.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Prison Architect hits Alpha 16, adds Steam mod support and sends Santa to jail

The latest Alpha version (Alpha 16) of Prison Architect is now ready, willing and able to be downloaded by those who have alpha access to the game.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

GOG.com’s Let’s Party Promo starts 31 December

Over at GOG.com they’ve been running community votes for which particular game bundles get an (up to) 80% discount on any given day of their Winter Sale.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Gearbox polls Homeworld gamers on HD version features and CE

I usually don’t get too excited about a franchise reboot but Homeworld is an exception and when Gearbox picked up the IP from THQ and announced and HD version I was super pleased.

By Paul Younger | 27 Dec 2013 | 1

Steam Winter Sale Day 9 – The IncGamers Picks

Any money left? Let’s hope so because there are a few things discounted on Day 9 of the Steam Winter Sale that you should check out.

By Paul Younger | 27 Dec 2013 | 2

IncGamers Podcast #146 – 2013 Review

Ho Ho H … wait, it’s too late for that. Yes, this Boxing Day-recorded podcast is nestling quietly in the mysterious limbo zone between Christmas and New Year.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

War Thunder Ground Forces closed beta second phase starts

Gaijin has now launched the second phase of the closed beta testing for the War Thunder ground forces expansion and selected players from the November challenges are being invited.

By Paul Younger | 27 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 8 – The IncGamers Picks

I know what you’re thinking. What happened to Day 7 of the Steam Winter Sale?

By Peter Parrish | 26 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam for limited time

I thought I should pop on and point out that Left 4 Dead 2 is free on Steam for another twelve hours or so (10AM PST 26 December).

By Paul Younger | 26 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers’ Favourite Games of 2013 – Peter’s Picks

2013 marks the first full year since IncGamers made the switch to exclusive PC coverage.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Dec 2013 | 4

Renegade X internal beta test applications open

Renegade X is the upcoming indie remake of Westwood’s FPS C&C Renegade which had a really mixed reception when it was released back in 2002.

By Paul Younger | 25 Dec 2013 | 1

Steam Winter Sale Day 6 – The IncGamers Picks

Welcome to Christmas Eve, a day dedicated to waiting for Christmas to happen.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ Standalone first week update and future plans

It’s been a week since DayZ Standalone launched and the devs have dished out some numbers on how things have gone.

By Paul Younger | 24 Dec 2013 | 12

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Crusader live stream now

Drixx is streaming the Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Crusader right now and once again he’s running through the game with his newish character.

By Paul Younger | 24 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers 2013 Readers’ Awards – The Winners

After a whole week of voting from the readers for the best PC games of 2013, the winners of this year’s IncGamers 2013 Readers’ Awards can be revealed.

By Paul Younger | 23 Dec 2013 | 5

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Steam Winter Sale Day 5 – The IncGamers Picks

If you’ve been watching Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition in the Steam Winter Sale and waiting for a price drop, today is when you should take the plunge.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Dec 2013 | 4

Next Car Game early access is live

Bugbear has announced the early access version of their destruction derby racer Next Car Game.

By Paul Younger | 23 Dec 2013 | 2

Titanfall shows the Atlas Titan

More Titanfall action for you this afternoon as the Atlus Titan is shown in another one of those Hammond Robotics promotional videos from Respawn.

By Paul Younger | 23 Dec 2013 | Comments Off