Archive for April 2013

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

IncGamers Plays Monaco

It’s extremely rare we dish out a 10/10 here on IncGamers but Tim loved Monaco so it was awarded our top score accolade this week.

By Paul Younger | 25 Apr 2013 | 2

Zeno Clash 2 shows some bizarre bar-room brawling

The latest video from Zeno Clash 2 developers ACE Team starts with a suitably odd punch-up in a bar, before moving to the city streets for a little exploration.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Grid your teeth: Defense Grid 2 is on the way from Hidden Path

Hidden Path has announced today that funding for development of Defense Grid 2 has been secured, and that the title is on the way in the early half of 2014.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Blast testing: Ghost Recon Online 0.11.0 adds firing range

Ubisoft’s free-to-play Ghost Recon Online title has updated to version 0.11.0, adding a new map, some new equipment and a way to try out your prospective firearm purchases before you actually make them.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Alcatrazgedy: Black Ops II ‘Uprising’ DLC gets a PC release date

I’ve been to Alcatraz, and it’s both a great and terrible place to be fighting against zombies.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Our favourite SimCity 2.0 bugs in video

Maxis are not having a great time at the moment with SimCity.

By Paul Younger | 25 Apr 2013 | 3