Archive for 13 February 2013

Tribes: Ascend to offer paid-for ‘Game of the Year’ Edition

The free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend will soon offer a fully paid-for version, initially “discounted” at $30 USD, which will unlock all weapons, classes and perks in the game right from the start.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

“Several” employees laid off by Valve

It’s being reported that Valve has laid off “several” employees from their operations, mostly from the hardware and Android departments of the company.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | 4

Avalanche shares an enigmatic screenshot, may be Mad Max/Just Cause 3

It’s blurry screenshot deduction time! A screen image shared by Avalanche’s Christofer Sundberg with the words “We’re making awesome games at #avalanchestudios!” proves conclusively that the studio is once again committed to making games in which you can kick a person off a motorbike and steal it for yourself (see also Just Cause 2.)
So is this Just Cause 3?

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Double Fine’s Brutal Legend now available to pre-order on Steam

The lords of metal have spoken, and they were quite loud so after a while I started to go deaf and miss what they were saying.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | 2

Rebellion’s mystery project is Nazi Zombie Army

The never-ending horde of games with zombies in them shambles onwards, showing no signs of abating or even stopping for a quick snack on human flesh.

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System Shock 2 re-release is confirmed, available on GOG tomorrow

I had doubts aplenty yesterday when I wrote up the rumours of System Shock 2’s return to the world.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Next Path of Exile patch to bring new content to the beta

Last night Grinding Gear Games released the latest patch for Path of Exile which also came with further notes from CEO Chris Wilson future patch plans.

By Paul Younger | 13 Feb 2013 | 1

Meet the Wildstar Dominion faction and Stalker class

Today brings another Wildstar update as developer carbine reveals a new factions in the upcoming MMO, The Dominion and a new class called the Stalker.

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Digital Reality demo Stargazer Engine for new Imperium Galactica

A tech demo of Digital Reality’s Stargazer Engine is now available prior to a new Imperium Galactica release.

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Social Media and teaser site live for Bungie’s next game Destiny

Nothing beats a good teaser site for a new game and there’s one live now for Bungie’s next game Destiny.

By Paul Younger | 13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Chris Taylor says “Kickstarter is starting to wear itself out”

Following the closure of the Gas Powered Games’ Kickstarter project for their ARPG Wildman, Chris Taylor has been speaking at  Casual Connect Europe about his experiences in trying to get the game funded.

By Paul Younger | 13 Feb 2013 | 2

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #102

How do you run a successful Kickstarter? Our podcast aims to find out, as we assess the contrasting fortunes of Gas Powered Games’ cancelled Wildman campaign and the so-close-we-can-pretty-much-call-it success of Dreamfall Chapters.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | 2

Get Marvel Heroes’ Jean Grey and Cyclops free on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s day arriving on Thursday, Gazillion are celebrating the event with a special Jean Grey and Cyclops offer for Marvel Heroes.

By Paul Younger | 13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Digital Extremes announces open beta weekend for Warframe

There are still Warframe beta keys left here at IncGamers, but if you’ve missed out on getting one so far then perhaps this news of an open beta weekend will be to your liking.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Mysterious ‘Night Dive Studios’ entity hints at System Shock 2 GOG release

A curious (and apparently new) developer going by the name of ‘Night Dive Studios’ is hinting at the re-release of System Shock 2 through (and, later, Steam.) The same party is making noises about a re-release for the original System Shock as well.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2013 | 3