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Archive for March 2013


Josef Fares explains why Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons isn’t co-op

There was a bit of an assumption going around that Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons was going to have a co-op mode.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Strike Suit Zero DLC arrives with a new shotgun weapon Suit

Born Ready Games has released newDLC for their space action shooter Strike Suit Zero which brings a new Strike Suits to the game, the Raptor Suit.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Square Enix has “Expected Extraordinary Losses,” Yoichi Wada resigns

 

You wouldn’t think it’s been tough for Square Enix, Tomb Raider was well received by the press and gamers but the latest financial forecasts tell a very different story.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2013 | 2

Is VR and Oculus Rift really the next big thing in gaming…again?

VR has very recently become a buzz word but have we not been here before?

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2013 | 10

Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion launches 14 April

The hot news from the world of Star Wars: The Old Republic is that the digital expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel will be released on 14 April.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Spring cleaning: Dust An Elysian Tail sweeping onto Steam in April

Humble Hearts (that’s Dean Dodrill and Alex Kain in actual-person-land) has announced at PAX East that Dust: An Elysian Tail, which you may recall as an Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ release from last year, is coming to the PC through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Eve Online to expand further with June’s Odyssey

Thanks to this press release about Eve Online’s forthcoming Odyssey expansion, I’ve learned that the game has had 18 previous add-ons of this type.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Short PAX trailer suggests more XCOM on the way from Firaxis

Firaxis has sparked a touch of internet speculation with a short trailer shown during its PAX East panel (and re-shown below, courtesy of g4mers.pl).

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Arma 3 alpha gets an update to version 0.52

Bohemia Interactive have been collecting player comments and keeping an eye on how the Arma 3 alpha has been functioning, in order to make changes and tweaks to the game as necessary.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

New GeForce 314.22 driver is tuned for BioShock Infinite

With mysterious and impeccable timing (almost as if this were planned or something,) Nvidia has announced that a new set of GeForce drivers, 314.22, are available today and will boost performance in BioShock Infinite (due for release this week.)
Look, there’s even a graph comparing a previous driver to the new one on specific hardware.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

You’ll need a map to figure out Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s pre-order editions

Oh god.
It’s with a sense of terrible dread that games writers approach Ubisoft PR mails about Assassin’s Creed pre-order editions.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | 1

Magicka Wizard Wars brings PvP focus to the series

Paradox are back with more Magicka and this time it’s in the form of Magicka: Wizard Wars.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Warner reveals Infinite Crisis – DC heroes go MOBA this autumn

There’s a ton of free to play MOBA style games but none of them feature DC superheroes.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

WildStar media blow-out

NCSoft and Carbine’s MMO WildStar certainly has a unique style and today we have tons of new assets for the game which includes housing screenshots and new zone shots for the Halon Ring and Crimson Isle.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity back on top of charts

After a week’s break, SimCity is back on top in the UK PC game charts for week ending 23 March after being knocked from the top spot by Heart of the Swarm last week.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 Review

I thought Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 was going to teach me (in an abstract, videogame kinda way) about being a modern-day military sniper.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Mar 2013 | 1

Civilization 5: Brave New World dated and PAX East demo

It’s been a busy time for Firaxis at PAX East with the announcement that the Civilization 5: Brave New World expansion will release on 12 July in Europe and 9 July in the US.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | 1

Double Fine Adventure is called Broken Age

Following the successful Kickstarter campaign which raised over 3.3 million, Double Fine Productions has revealed the title of their new adventure game at PAX East.

By Paul Younger | 24 Mar 2013 | 1

Web-bound: Marvel Heroes announces launch date of 4 June

David Brevik and Gazillion Entertainment have used the occasion of PAX East to slap a release date on free-to-play action-RPG Marvel Heroes.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Bombs Away! War Thunder 1.29 brings new bombers and loads of updates

Aerial combat fans should really only be  looking at one free to play title right now and that’s Gaijin Entertainment’s War Thunder.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity Patch 1.8 Tackles Police, Crims and Roads

Maxis have released the second SimCity patch of the week which, again, tackles the bugs unearthed by the community.

By Elly | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Capcom announces Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara bundle

Capcom has announced that remastered versions of the arcade titles Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom and Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara will be bundled together as Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara and released in June this year.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | 2

Milling about: Splinter Cell Blacklist walkthrough demos its gameplay

Sam Fisher is about to sneak through the Abandoned Mill level in this new video for Splinter Cell Blacklist, which comes with some rather dull sounding commentary from Game Director, Patrick Redding.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Siberian sandman: Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 getting DLC next week

I’m in the midst of crawling and head-popping my way through Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 at present, so expect a full review on IncGamers early next week.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Resident Evil 6 says hello to Left 4 Dead 2 in this trailer

Tim is currently playing his way through the PC version of Resident Evil 6, so look out for that review sometime next week (probably.) In the meantime, here’s some footage from the previously announced Resident Evil 6 / Left 4 Dead 2 zombie game character exchange scheme.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Total War: Rome 2′s final faction is Egypt

The last of Total War: Rome 2′s eight factions has been revealed as Egypt, a once-mighty power with the potential to return to its past glory.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | 1

IncGamers Plays Warface

It’s time for another wild ride in the latest IncGamers Plays video.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Blizzard’s PAX announcement was online collectible card game Hearthstone

The pre-teased announcement from Activision-Blizzard at this year’s PAX has manifested as Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | 4

inXile’s Torment will be Avellone-d at the $3.5 million mark

The Torment Kickstarter has been trundling along happily for the past week or so, cruising beyond the $2.8 million USD point and adding new writers to the team.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm sells 1.1 million in 48 hours

The Blizzard bank manager will be happy thanks to the sales of their latest StarCraft 2 title Heart of the Swarm as it’s managed to sell 1.1 million copies in the first two days of release through digital and retail sales.

By Paul Younger | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off