Archive for February 2013


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

Painkiller Hell & Damnation devs working with Nordic Games on new project

Nordic Games and The Farm 51 (makers of the HD remake Painkiller Hell & Damnation) will be teaming up again for a secret project, the duo announced today.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Will Wright discusses Sim City with Ocean Quigley

He’s got one of the coolest names in videogames and today he’s talking to the one and only Sims creator Will Wright who seems to be thoroughly enjoying Ocean’s vision for the new Sim City.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | 2

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn about to enter closed beta

Next week Square will be launching the closed beta test for their MMO reboot FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | 1

Dreamfall Chapters surpasses $1 million on Kickstarter

Well ahead of schedule, Red Thread Games has now surpassed $1 million in Kickstarter funding for Dreamfall Chapters.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ team hump blankets to create zombie mo-cap sequences in new video

A new DayZ video blog has been posted today and this week the team head to the motion capture studio to film some zombie motion capture footage.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Old School Runescape servers launch today – Community voting continues

After polling the community, Jagex decided to launch the old version of Runescape taking players back in time to pre-2007 when the game significantly changed.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

The Secret World Issue #6 revealed by Funcom

The next chapter in The Secret World has been revealed as The Last Train to Cairo which is due to launch some time in March.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider system requirements revealed for PC – Enhanced features included

Just in from Square are the system specs for the PC version of Tomb Raider which launches on 5 March.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | 1

Diablo 3 PC gamers react to franchise coming to Playstation – We investigate

Yesterday was a big day for Blizzard, the developer that has really made its name on the PC with the StarCraft, Warcraft, Diablo and World of Warcraft franchises.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | 2

Dreamfall Chapters unveils the cyberpunk city of Europolis

In today’s shiny Dreamfall Chapters update, the team introduces the cyberpunk city-state of Europolis, which is described in the accompanying video as “the rotting corpse” of Europe.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ mod pops up on Steam

No more faffing about with external downloads and installer programs; the DayZ zombie survival mod for Arma 2 is now available through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Feb 2013 | 1

Spiderweb announces second in the Avadon RPG trilogy

If you follow the in-depth RPGs of Spiderweb Software, you’ll probably be delighted to learn that Avadon 2: The Corruption (the second in the Avadon trilogy) is scheduled for release in autumn this year.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Feb 2013 | Comments Off