Archive for January 2013


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

New Nvidia beta drivers to improve Crysis 3, Warframe, Black Ops II and more

Nvidia has released new GeForce beta drivers taking them to version 313.95 which brings performance improvements to some top titles.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

How Gazillion build a hero in Marvel Heroes. New dev video explains

Gazillion are back with a new developer video for their ARPG Marvel Heroes which is currently in beta testing.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny remake is due in Q2 2013

Amazingly, this is not a Kickstarter post. Austrian developers Crafty Games are already remaking Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny, and they’re far enough along to predict a second quarter release date for the project.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Crytek opens new Austin studio, hires “core team” from Vigil

Crytek has announced that it will open its first US-based studio, in Austin Texas, with former Vigil Games co-owner David Adams as its CEO.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

The Cave Review

Sigh.
The Cave, Double Fine’s latest, isn’t a bad game. It’s also not a particularly good game.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2013 | 1

BioWare shares a pair of ‘Citadel DLC’ images for Mass Effect 3

At this point it’s pretty much an open secret that the next piece of DLC for Mass Effect 3 will be based in or around the Citadel.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2013 | Comments Off