Archive for February 2013

Arma 3’s alpha to launch on Steam next week, at cheaper buy-in price

If you’re pretty damn certain that you’ll end up buying Arma 3, then you may wish to get in on an early, cheaper offer to buy the game in advance and hop into the alpha testing.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Feb 2013 | 1

ArenaNet removes Guild Wars 2 Paid Tournaments

In an effort to encourage highly competitive gameplay, a paid tournament system was added to Guild Wars 2 but now it is no longer required says ArenaNet.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Two new classes and more maps coming to FORGE

The FORGE v1.04 update was released this week bringing improved matchmaking features to the online PvP title, and Dark Vale have more in store in next couple of patches.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Spot Booker DeWitt to win a Bioshock Infinite Special Edition

With Bioshock Infinite’s release date now closing in, 2K are giving UK gamers the chance to win a Limited BioShock Infinite Ultimate Songbird Edition.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 Flame & Frost update hands-on

This weekend, we got a sneak peak at some of the exciting changes that are coming to Guild Wars 2 later this month in the Flame and Frost content update.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

No connectivity between PC and Playstation Diablo 3 players

It would be rare in this day and age for PC and console gamers playing the same game to be able to connect up and play together and Blizzard has confirmed that this will not be possible in Diablo 3.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | 1

Petroglyph reveal new WWII RTS Victory

This slipped under everyone’s radar, a new WWII RTS is in development at Petropglyph called Victory.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | 1

See tomorrow’s Mass Effect 3 ‘Reckoning’ DLC, today

Q: What do Krogans use if they need to grow some extra hair in a hurry?

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Forthcoming Natural Selection 2 update will be ‘Gorgeous,’ due on 28 Feb

Unknown Worlds has announced that the latest update for marines-vs-aliens, FPS/RTS-er Natural Selection 2 will be released on 28 February, for free.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

New Command & Conquer shots show the Frostbite power

The Command & Conquer franchise is getting a reboot and here at IncGamers towers we are super excited at the prospect of the series returning.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | 2

Achievements list suggests second Dishonored DLC draws nearer

Last year, when announcing the Dunwall Trials DLC, Arkane also gave a few scant details about a story-based, single player DLC that would follow and cast the player as the assassin, Daud.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Team Meat’s Mew-Genics is a game with 25,418,658,283,290,000,000,000,000 cats

After a few months of teasing (17 weeks apparently,) the Team Meat blog has finally revealed the full-ish story about curious cat-breeding game Mew-Genics.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2013 | 2

Berlin bound: Legends of War tactically deploys a trailer

You can insert your own joke here about The History Channel involving themselves with a World War II game (seriously, they’re obsessed with that time period,) but anything that nudges turn-based strategy a bit further back into the limelight is alright by me.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Impire Review

Impire is not Dungeon Keeper. This is an important distinction to make, because Impire looks like Dungeon Keeper, smells like Dungeon Keeper, and occasionally quacks like Dungeon Keeper.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Feb 2013 | 2

First Citadels screenshots released

The  real-time strategy Citadels was announced last year and today we have a first look at some shots of the game from bitComposer and Games Distillery.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | 1

New Bundle Stars brings Alter Ego, Cargo! The Quest for Gravity and more

A new game bundle from Bundle Stars has been launched bring a mix of strategy, adventure, puzzle and action titles for a super low price.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Gabe Newell to be honoured with BAFTA Fellowship

Next week the British Academy Games Awards will be taking place in London and Gabe Newell is to be awarded with a BAFTA Fellowship.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | 1

There’s a Crysis in the UK PC Game Charts

The UK PC game charts for week ending 23 February have now been revealed and it’s a new entry for EA at the top with Crysis 3.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

GWOnline joins Colin Johanson for Guild Wars 2 community day

We love our communities here at IncGamers, so when we were asked to send a community member down to London for a special Guild Wars 2 community day we jumped at the opportunity.

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Steam Group

We all use Steam so why not get an IncGamers Steam group up and running?

By Paul Younger | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Torchlight II mod spotlight – Theolentist class by OedipusTex

Hey guys, welcome to the second part of our Torchlight II mod spotlight series!

By David Reid | 24 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

FlatOut developer Bugbear reveal Next Car Game

The title of “Next Car Game”  is obviously a place holder, but developer Bugbear who have been responsible for FlatOut, FlatOut 2 and FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage are working on a new racer.

By Paul Younger | 23 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Bioshock: Infinite pre-orders now on Steam with free games to unlock

The time has come for Steam users who fancy a bit of Irrational’s Bioshock: Infinite to get their pre-orders in and there’s some pretty cool freebies up for grabs.

By Paul Younger | 23 Feb 2013 | 1

Raily fast: Train Simulator 2013 announces stand-alone high speed route

Cult favourite Train Simulator 2013 has released a new add-on, focused on the high speed route between London and Faversham (that’d be the one in Kent.) It’s a stand-alone expansion, so you don’t even need a copy of the main Train Simulator 2013 game to play it.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays Impire

In the latest IncGamers Plays, Tim, Peter and myself hop online for some multiplayer action of Cyanide and Paradox’ recently release dungeon strategy title Impire.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | 2

Nvidia releases Resident Evil 6 benchmark tool for the PC

Ahead of Resident Evil 6’s slow crawl to the PC on 22 March, Nvidia has released a benchmarking tool for the game.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Path of Exile gets new account security features

Last week there was a spate of hacks on Path of Exile accounts which frustrated not only players but also Grinding Gear Games.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Channelling History: Legends of War marches on stores in March

The turn-based WW2 strategy game Legends of War will be available from 8 March, according to developers Slitherine.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 creative director on server merges, roadmap and new players site

SOE’s Matt Higby has posted a new update on the status of Planetside 2 covering the recently announced server merges, a new player site for the community and the roadmap update.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Black Ops 2 receives PC multiplayer patch, free Steam weekend

The PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has received a timely multiplayer patch, which claims improvements to the matchmaking system and the ability to search for games based on a maximum ping.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Feb 2013 | 2