Archive for January 2013


Major Chivalry patch adds thirteen new maps, five weapons and more

Anybody who hopped on the Chivalry: Medieval Warfare deal on Steam last weekend may well have got themselves even more of a bargain than first thought.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Grand Theft Auto V gets September release date, PC version still in question

It’s tricky to decide how closely to follow Grand Theft Auto V news stories when a possible PC version is, just that, “possible.” People would clearly like a PC release of the latest in Rockstar’s famous open world series, but the developer is remaining fairly ambiguous on the issue.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2013 | 1

Omerta: City of Gangsters Review

It’s to Omerta: City of Gangster’s slight misfortune that its been released just as I’ve been playing through Firaxis’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Warframe director: supportive players are subject to some “poisonous attitudes”

Steve Sinclair, the creative director on Digital Extremes’ Warframe, has told IncGamers that he’s seen a lot of negative feelings directed towards players who’ve chosen to support the free-to-play game by purchasing items.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

The Showdown Effect swaggers into its beta phase

Arrowhead’s The Showdown Effect is taking one step closer to its big premiere, with the announcement that the 2.5D, movie-themed multiplayer shooter is now in beta.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2013 | 3

GRID 2 races onto shelves in May

Codemasters GRID 2 has been given a release date today for all platforms as well as details of the pre-order bonuses if you’re super keen to get your hands on it.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Dead Space 3 story trailer sets the scene for the horror that awaits

It’s in space and it will probably make you jump when you’re playing it, but what’s it all about?

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Sim City looking gorgeous at night in shots

The excitement builds for Sim City, especially after the beta test which was just too short to really enjoy.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | 3

Aliens: Colonial Marines tactical multiplayer trailer with guns blazing

The Marines are up against it in this new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

See the wonders of Columbia in new Bioshock Infinite Trailer

A new gameplay trailer for Bioshock Infinite dropped into IncGamers today and in this visual feast you can delight at the wonders in Columbia and also enjoy some more gameplay footage.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Medal of Honor to be rested but new Battlefield is due next year

EA’s financials for the  third quarter highlighted the poor performance of Medal of Honor: Warfighter, and according to EA Labels’ president Frank Gibeau, the series is going to be taken out of their release rotation and given a rest.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Extra Warframe beta keys for you!

The Warframe beta keys have been flying out and we ran out earlier today which was bad news for you guys.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Building Warframe: Digital Extremes on updates, independence and the free-to-play market

If you’ve been able to nab yourself a key in either of our sizeable Warframe beta key giveaways, you’ll likely know that Digital Extremes’ co-op, space ninja title is emerging as an impressive free-to-play release.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | 1

War Thunder taxis into an open beta launch

Gaijin Entertainment’s WWII-based aerial combat title War Thunder is now up, up and away and soaring into open beta.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Vulcan joins the SMITE ranks as God number 29

The latest God to pop up in SMITE, Hi-Rez Studios’ MOBA title, is Vulcan.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Harken to Hawken’s fancy-pants Nvidia PhysX effects

If your life has been missing a video of stompy Hawken footage combined with a man who just can’t get enough of saying the words “particle effects,” then this trailer/advert for Nvidia’s in-game PhysX effects is a gateway to satisfaction.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Warren Spector keeping future plans close to his chest

Posting on his Facebook page, Warren Spector expresses sadness at the closure of Junction Point (the studio he co-founded in 2004) and pride in the work achieved there.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Trion’s Defiance gets a global release date of 2 April

Yesterday we heard about a new beta weekend for Trion’s Defiance MMO, and today there’s confirmation of a global release date of 2 April for the experimental cross-media title.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Neverwinter has some beta weekend dates for your diary

Perfect World and Cryptic have settled on some forthcoming beta weekend for the D&D flavoured MMO, Neverwinter.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | 1

Arma Tactics announced for Nvidia’s ‘Shield’ (and probably PC too)

We wouldn’t normally bother too much with mobile game announcements, but it’s looking like Bohemia’s turn-based Arma Tactics title has a reasonable chance of making it to the PC.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Major Warframe update adds new environment, ‘frames and moves

Digital Extremes has issued a new update for the Warframe closed beta, featuring a whole new environment to fight in, a pair of additional Warframes to control and some fresh moves to master.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #100 with Steam Giveaway

The IncGamers Podcast has been through many incarnations across the years, but somehow we’ve managed to put together one hundred episodes – every single one recorded on a set of yoghurt pots connected by pieces of string.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2013 | 2

Day One: Garry’s Incident gets Kickstarted

Wild Game Studios are the latest developer to turn to Kickstarter with their new title Day One: Garry’s Incident. 

By Paul Younger | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Paradox releases Dungeonland

Paradox Interactive has finally released Dungeonland for the PC after the release was pushed back a week.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jan 2013 | 1

The Seven Pillars of the Diablo 3 Design

As of this week Blizzard are looking for feedback in their Ask the Dev series which focuses on the v1.0.7 patch which is currently in testing on the public test realms.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Kings & Castles will be made if Wildman is funded say Chris Taylor

The Wildman Kickstarter trundles along for Gas Powered Games but one of the common questions people have been asking is whether their “on-hold” title Kings & Castles will be made at some point.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2013 | 2

Rebellion teases something zombie-related for Valentine’s Day

Rebellion, developers of Sniper Elite V2, are teasing something zombie-themed for 14 February.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Second Defiance weekend date announced

TRION are back with another beta weekend for their sci-fi shooter Defiance on 8 February.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

New Sim City trailer shows off three major landmarks

The Digital Deluxe Edition of Sim City is pretty pricey at £65.00, but if you are going to break the bank and go for it, then there are bonus extras such as world famous landmarks.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2013 | 1

Junction Point closes, Epic Mickey 2 a doubt for PC

Epic Mickey 2 is looking like a serious doubt on the PC, as news comes through today confirming that developers Junction Point have been shut down by Disney Interactive.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2013 | Comments Off