Archive for April 2013

Leviathan: Warships trailer is some smooooooth sailing

Paradox knows when to re-use a good idea. If you saw the last Leviathan: Warships trailer, full of smooth jazz and boat puns, then you know what to expect from the sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Apr 2013 | 4

Open dungeons & free dragons: Neverwinter is in open beta

Have you been sitting at the sidelines, looking sadly at other people playing Cryptic’s free-to-play MMO Neverwinter and wishing you too were part of that crowd?

By Peter Parrish | 30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Grand Trio Auto: GTA V’s new trailer introduces its three characters

Is Grand Theft Auto V coming to the PC yet? Maybe!

By Peter Parrish | 30 Apr 2013 | 1

Space Hulk developer Q&A video answers fan questions

Full Control are currently developing the videogame version of Space Hulk and today they released their first video Q&A which answers questions from community.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review

In order to understand Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon you need to know that its creators went out of their way to license a song from the film Miami Connection, a production self-described as follows:
The year is 1987.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Apr 2013 | 8

Marvel Heroes goes open beta this weekend

Gazzilion’s ARPG Marvel Heroes is set to go into open beta this weekend after many months of closed testing.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Get classic Jagged Alliance titles by backing Jagged Alliance Flashback

Full Control are giving all supporters of the Jagged Alliance Flashback a bonus if the back the Kickstarter campaign.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Call of Duty site adds ghostly image tease. Is it Ghosts?

Something strange is going on over on the Call of Duty website which we have to assume is a viral marketing campaign for the next CoD title.

By Paul Younger | 30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Exclusive: Sanctum 2 Developer Diary – Soundtrack & Environments

In this exclusive developer diary, Coffee Stain Studios writes about the new environments of Sanctum 2 and how the soundtrack is interwoven with these new areas.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Apr 2013 | 1

Spoof SimCity L.A DLC recreates the City of Angels

There’s not been much in the way of DLC for SimCity so far but imagine if there was a Los Angeles DLC.

By Paul Younger | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Techland’s ‘Project Hell’ is now co-op slasher, Hellraid

Last year, Techland released a few snippets of information about a ‘Dark Fantasy’ themed title dubbed ‘Project Hell.’ That development now has a proper name, Hellraid, and a few more details pertaining to it.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Deadpool will be with us in June, possibly on unorthodox transport

Activision has revealed the release date of the Deadpool game as 28 June, which is when the fourth-wall breaking Marvel chap will be dropping by to punch some people (just guessing there, but it seems a safe guess.)
Judging by what’s been released so far, and the new images from the game (below,) it’ll be a third-person affair with no shortage of absurdity.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Bullet ballet: Company of Heroes 2 to include ‘Theatre of War’ mode

All the world’s a stage and we are merely games players.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Watch Dogs barks its November release date, has lots of special editions

Ahh, Ubisoft. Masters of the confusing matrix of special game editions.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Apr 2013 | 2

Metro Last Light trailer shows redemption with gameplay

It’s time to delve deep into the horrors that await in Metro Last Light with a new trailer called “Redemption”.  

By Paul Younger | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Heroes and Villains gets first shot and trailer

Following the demise of City of Heroes, the community driven Heroes and Villains project got underway to create a spiritual successor to the popular MMO (see our interview).

By Paul Younger | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity keeps Dead Island: Riptide from topping charts

There has been two major releases since the last UK PC game chart, Dead Island: Riptide and Star Trek, but neither has managed to take down the mighty SimCity from the top of the charts for week ending 27 February.

By Paul Younger | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays Sanctum 2

Peter and Tim have been spending some time with Sanctum 2, the FPS/Tower defense sequel from Coffee Stain Studios.

By Paul Younger | 29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

The Diablo 3 PvP levelling bug is finally being fixed

On the 22 April a pretty nasty bug surfaced in Diablo 3 that allowed players to gain experience from killing their own summoned pets in the PvP area the Scorched Chapel.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2013 | 1

Homeworld devs launch pre-order package for new title, Hardware

If you’re one of the people who’s still a bit iffy about Gearbox getting hold of the Homeworld IP, it may be of interest to know that some of the original game’s creators are now over at Blackbird Interactive developing the free-to-play RTS Hardware: Shipbreakers.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Cathar coming to SWTOR and character customisation. Watch the preview

It’s been teased all week on the Star Wars: The Old Republic Facebook page but today they confirmed that the Cathar race will be added as a playable race when the 2.1 update goes live for the MMO.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

MOBA means Mo’ Bats: Infinite Crisis shows Doomsday and Gaslight Batman

Infinite Crisis is one of those online battle arena thingumies, but with a bunch of DC superheroes (and villains.) Developer Turbine has released a pair of new videos showing off one of each: the bruising, hulking Doomsday, and the sonic-armed Gaslight Batman.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Preview

If you’re going to slip the word ‘incredible’ into your game’s title, it demands a certain payoff.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Apr 2013 | 3

Join the Stronghold community evening in London

Firefly Studios are getting ready for a special Stonghold community day in London in July.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Red or dead: Mars War Logs launches today

Sometimes games appear out of nowhere, and Mars: War Logs is one such title.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Apr 2013 | 3

Cheaters and hackers hit Defiance with all kinds of trickery

Wouldn’t it be nice to play a game for once without some arse hacking the game to get the upper hand in a fire fight.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2013 | 2

Pontus faction added to Total War: Rome 2 as free DLC

Creative Assembly will be dropping day 1 DLC for Total War: Rome 2 which will include an additional faction, the Pontus.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2013 | 1

Follow Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag updates with The Watch

To get the hype train rolling for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, Ubisoft has flung the doors open of “The Watch” which is a new information hub for fans to follow.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2013 | 4

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified invades this August

2K Marin has announced that the new XCOM shooter will go by the name of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, and instead of being a first person shooter as originally thought, it’s now a third person tactical shooter.

By Paul Younger | 26 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Subscription plans added to Steam

The latest feature to be added to Steam is the ability to pay for subscription based games through the Steam service. 

By Paul Younger | 25 Apr 2013 | 3