Archive for February 2013
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army wins the videogame word bingo
Rebellion’s Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army is available on Steam at this very moment (and has been since a few moments before.) To celebrate this event, the company has put out something we business professionals like to call ‘a launch trailer.’
SMITE’s ‘Ultimate God Pack’ now includes “all future” gods too
The original version of SMITE’s ‘ultimate god pack’ guaranteed you the first 30 god characters released for the game (in exchange for $30.00 USD, of course.) Now, Hi-Rez has announced that the same pack, at the same price, will extend to cover “all future gods” as well as the line-up of the first 30.
Monsters reveal puzzle-platformer Hybris
More games need a protagonist named Kevin. Too many go down the dark path of naming characters stuff like COMMANDER BUTCH STONEFIST or FEY TREESHINE (he’s a wood elf king, obviously.) If you support the movement to add more sensible names to videogames, Hybris may be of interest.
Project Awakened will seek alternative funding if Kickstarter fails
Phosphor Games’ Project Awakened arrived on Kickstarter with an extremely ambitious pitch: a third-person action game in which players could craft a unique, heroic character from a multitude of different characteristics and aesthetics.
Romp naked in the open beta woods of Salem
There aren’t too many MMOs who advertise themselves with a trailer showing a naked forest romp, so good on Salem for shattering that barrier.
Warhammer: Wrath of Heroes to be shut down on 29 March
Warhammer: Wrath of Heroes will go down as a game that never actually left beta, as EA and Mythic have announced that the free-to-play title will be shut down on 29 March.
Spot the headshots in Sniper Ghost Warrior 2’s latest footage
Not every shot in this Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 ‘headshots’ trailer seems to actually end with one.
Ecol Tactics Online beta key giveaway
It’s time for another beta key giveaway here on IncGamers and we’re giving you the chance to take part in the beta for Ecol Tactics Online.
The Final hours of Tomb Raider in video
What we suspect will be the last Tomb Raider video before release has surfaced this afternoon and it takes a look behind the scenes as the development team get ready for release.
Anomaly 2 strategy sequel revealed as 11 bit’s secret game
A couple of weeks ago we reported that 11 bit studios were giving gamers the chance to pre-order a game that had not even been announced.
Deadfall Adventures brings globetrotting adventuring and shooting this July
The Farm 51 and Nordic Games are set to release their new shooter/puzzle solving adventure called Deadfall Adventures in time for summer.
Steampunk Fathom gets Kickstarted
Indie developer Ironsun Studios has launched a Kickstarter for their upcoming neo-gothic steampunk 2.5D action inspired adventure game Fathom.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag confirmed with pack shot
Leaked images over the past couple of days outed the next Assassin’s Creed title as Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag and more information on the new game will be forthcoming next Monday.
Crysis 3 v1.1 Patch for PC released
There are a couple of Crysis 3 patches incoming and the v1.1 patch for the PC is now live with another “data” patch to follow.
The War Z returns to Steam, still a bit misleading
It’s one you’ve all been waiting for, I’m sure. Yes, The War Z has made its triumphant return to Steam, after being pulled from the service back in December 2012 on the grounds that the description page for the game was full of big fat lies.
Square Enix trademarks ‘Deus Ex: Human Defiance’
Steady on now, this doesn’t mean a full-on sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution is happening.
Ask RTS veteran Joe Bostic anything, tomorrow
Petroglyph is drumming up interest for a Reddit ‘AMA’ (Ask Me Anything) with Joe Bostic, which will take place on 28 February at 10am (Pacific) / 6pm (GMT.) Bostic is quite the real-time strategy veteran, having worked on titles as far back as Dune II (often credited as the first RTS) and the original Command & Conquer.
Larian explains Dragon Commander in this new trailer
After playing and loving Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga, I’ve been keeping a keen eye on spin-off title Dragon Commander.
Darksiders, Red Faction and Homeworld IPs to be auctioned by mid-May
As part of its ongoing bankruptcy process, THQ will be attempting to auction off the rest of its intellectual properties and licensed software in a procedure that will be completed by mid-May.
Don’t forget to remember this Remember Me release date
Sure, the idea of hired agents who can steal or remix your memories seems intrusive and weird.
Here’s how Will Wright played the new SimCity
Being able to rope in the creator of SimCity to help promote your new entry in the series is a bit of a PR coup for EA.
Hong Kong hot rod: Sleeping Dogs gets ‘Wheels of Fury’ DLC
Sleeping Dogs certainly does have a lot of DLC, doesn’t it?
Blacklight: Retribution Onslaught launches with silver crowbar and zombies
New content has landed for the free to play FPS Blacklight: Retribution bringing new maps, new modes, new weapons, and more.
Tomb Raider is reborn in video
Tomb Raider is due out next week and has so far as fared quite well in console review scores.
Defiance goes competative in new trailer
The latest trailer to be releases for the MMO shooter Defiance from TRION focuses on the game’s competitive multiplayer.
Shootmania and Trackmania 2 betas now available on Steam
From today, both Trackmania 2: Stadium (pictured above) and Shootmania Storm’s open betas can be downloaded and played through Steam.
QuakeCon 2013 dates and location announced
Once again, QuakeCon will be returning to the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, Texas.
Bloodier bowls: Blood Bowl II is a thing that is happening
That picture there confirms that Blood Bowl II is in the works.