Archive for April 2013

Jagged Alliance: Flashback Kickstarter now live

The Kickstarter campaign for Full Control’s Jagged Alliance: Flashback has now gone live.

By Paul Younger | 23 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Resident Evil: Revelations Preview

The idea, presumably, is to win back the hearts of those who feel a bit scorned by recent Resident Evil games.

By Tim McDonald | 23 Apr 2013 | 2

Nordic Games picks up Darksiders, Red Faction and Supreme Commander IPs

More news regarding former THQ licenses has emerged today, in the form of Swedish-based publisher Nordic Games picking up the rights to Darksiders, Red Faction, Supreme Commander and more.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Apr 2013 | 1

Homeworld IP picked up by Gearbox

Last week it emerged that a mysterious party that wasn’t teamPixel had picked up the Homeworld IP from the now-defunct THQ.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Apr 2013 | 1

Freshly laundered suit: Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded due in June

Kickstarted back in May of last year to the tune of $655,000 USD, Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded (a fancy-pants remake of the first game in the long-running adventure series) is soon to be released upon the world.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Knighty knight: Mighty Quest for Epic Loot brags about its swag

Do you like gold? I’ve heard it’s good for hoarding and conning old people into bad investments.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Pro Evo 2014 signs up the Asian Champions League

For the foreseeable future, EA’s FIFA series seems to have the Premier League and other European league licensing deals locked down.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Nasty Diablo 3 levelling bug surfaces – Paragon 100 in only four days

There’s no Diablo 3 hacking involved, nothing as sinister as that, but some extra weight on your mouse button while you go about your normal day could have you levelled to Paragon 100 in only four days.

By Paul Younger | 22 Apr 2013 | 2

SimCity still on top in UK PC chart

The UK PC charts for week ending 20 April reveal that SimCity holds the top spot for another week.

By Paul Younger | 22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Unhappy trails: Call of Juarez’s Gunslingers aren’t big fans of ethics

In real life history, cowboys were chaps who drove cattle from ranches to the (often distant) railways for distribution throughout America.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Sanctum 2 Preview

I played a lot of Sanctum. According to Steam, I’ve spent just over 48 hours with the original FPS/tower defence hybrid – almost all of it in two-player co-op – and there aren’t that many Steam games I’ve played more.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Apr 2013 | 2

ArenaNet releases their 16-Bit Guild Wars 2 Rytlock’s Critter Rampage platformer

This year ArenaNet really pushed the boat out for April Fools day with their Guild Wars 2 Super Adventure Box game but there is more to the story of its creation.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Dead Island Riptide pre-loads on Steam, well sort of

KOCH and Techland has now opened up the pre-loading for Dead Island: Riptide which is released on 25 April.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

World of Tanks accounts compromised – Get free gold

Wargaming are the latest company to have accounts snagged by hackers and they are advising World of Tanks players to make sure they change their passwords.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2013 | 3

SimCity 2.0 patch coming Monday – Fixes finalised

Maxis will be releasing the 2.0 update for SimCity on Monday and they have now locked down all the changes and fixes that will be coming to the game.

By Paul Younger | 19 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Financial amputation: Surgeon Simulator 2013 launches at 30% off

If you’ve watched today’s IncGamers Plays of Surgeon Simulator 2013 (and you should,) then you’ll know what to expect from this flawless videogame depiction of the pressures of surgery.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Polish retailer claims Skyrim: Legendary Edition is planned for June

Polish retailer Ultima (as spotted by Eurogamer Poland,) is claiming that something called Skyrim: Legendary Edition will be offered up as a purchasing suggestion to discerning videogamers from 7 June this year.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Bethesda and Shinji Mikami’s project revealed as The Evil Within

So, all of those odd vinyl record and burning flower teasers have been leading up to this.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Apr 2013 | Comments Off