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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IncGamers Steam Group
We all use Steam so why not get an IncGamers Steam group up and running?
Torchlight II mod spotlight – Theolentist class by OedipusTex
Hey guys, welcome to the second part of our Torchlight II mod spotlight series!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.