Archive for April 2013
The Technician arrives in HAWKEN today along with a new map
HAWKEN is being updated today and the game’s first ever medic/support Mech called the Technician is being added.
Vampires apparently have loads of skills. New DARK video demonstrates
Kalypso’s action third person action/RPG DARK will take players into the world of vampires as Eric Bane but what skills to vampires actually have?
FIFA 14 revealed with new features. Check out the videos and shots
After a quick tease yesterday, EA has revealed more details of FIFA 14 as the top selling footy franchise gets new features.
IncGamers Podcast #111
This week, the podcast team is pleased to find Cevat Yerli vindicating the site’s 6/10 Crysis 3 review with the comment that graphics are “60% of a game.” At least two of us are excited by the details released so far about the PC version of Dark Souls II, and nobody is quite sure what to make of EA’s new-found love for toothpaste.
Crate show Grim Dawn Focus Items
This week Crate Entertainment take a look at Focus items in the latest developer update for their ARPG Grim Dawn.
SimCity Crest DLC touches a nerve – DLC to boycott for ethical reasons
Last month Maxis released the free DLC for the Nissan Leaf which at the time received a mixed reaction from the community.
Ranger danger: Metro Last Light gives you a second helping of survival tips
This three part Metro Last Light series is making it fairly clear that life both below and above ground is (to put it mildly) dangerous.
Lords of Football Review
My star striker is a fat alcoholic, I’ve got a kleptomaniac defensive midfielder called ‘The Mummy’ and in my last match I was denied a winning goal by a ‘keeper called ‘The Flying Viking.’ Welcome to Lords of Football, where sporting matters are somewhat less serious than Football Manager.
So what is going on in Defiance? These new trailers explain
The Defiance TV show has now aired on the SyFy channel and I know not all of you will have been able to watch the show yesterday so the story may be a little confusing.
House mouse: Sega is remaking Castle of Illusion
Sega and Disney Interactive are teaming up to bring back Castle of Illusion (Starring Mickey Mouse), a title first spotted on the Sega MegaDrive/Genesis system back in 1990.
Bethesda posts cryptic looping video, says it’s not about Fallout
Oh that Bethesda, always toying with us.
Their latest cryptic move, as spotted by NeoGaf, is to post a looping video on Vine (I don’t even know what Vine is, am I old?) showing glimpses of barbed wire and a pair of LPs (I know what LPs are, I’m definitely old.)
One record is attributed to Bach, while the other is labelled as “The Moonbeam Trio.” Bethesda’s Pete Hines has already given a pretty resounding nope to suggestions that this could be a Fallout thing.
18 frantic Minutes of Rise of the Triad gameplay
Fast paced shooters are few and far between these days but if you like super speed in your multiplayer then Rise of the Triad should get you excited.
IncGamers Plays Company of Heroes 2 – Watch the RTS action
Company of Heroes 2 from Relic and SEGA is one of the most talked about RTS titles of 2013.
No more Skyrim DLC, as Bethesda team moves to “next major project”
An update on the Bethesda blog from the development team working on Skyrim reveals that after a year and a half working on updates and DLC for the game, the studio is moving on to it’s “next major project.” That project has been in pre-production for a while, but is now said to require the attentions of a full team of people.
Dark Souls II launches shield design contest on Facebook
Namco Bandai is running a shield design contest for Dark Souls II over on Facebook, so if you feel like flexing your medieval-style art skills get on over there and create a stunning piece of heraldry.
Sam practises his stalking in this Splinter Cell Blacklist trailer
Watch out terrorists, Sam Fisher is up to his old stalking tricks again.
ARMA 3 gets new fog technology in patch
Bohemia Interaftive has just released a new patch for the ARMA 3 alpha which adds new features as well as ton of fixes.
EA to shut down Sims Social, Pet Society and SimCity Social
EA continue to carry out restructuring and three of their social games which include Sims Social, Pet Society and SimCity Social are getting the axe.
SimCity tops UK charts for another week
SimCity has managed to stay on top of the UK PC game charts for week ending 13 April.
Defiance content will vanish – Play before it’s removed
Defiance has been out for a week, and as all players know, the big sell on this game is the tie-in with the TV show.
Black Ops 2 Personalisation Packs available for PC
Already released for the 360, PC gamers can now snag the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Personalisaton Packs.
Maxis update on SimCity improvements and fixes
SimCity fixes continue with a list of planned updates from Maxis, some of which have been applied to the test server already.
Dark Souls II: What we know so far about the PC version
Last year’s release of Dark Souls on the PC was … let’s be gentle in a way the game is not and say “a little lacking.” It was still the same superb, generation-defining title (and in many ways superior to the console versions, even in its ropey ported state,) but the transition had all the signs of being handled by people who had no idea what they were doing.
Build the theme park of your dreams with Theme Park Studio
Older gamer will remember Bullfrog’s excellent Theme Park, but let’s face it, the game was a little on the cutesy side.
Death Inc revived with paid alpha
Ambient Studios recently failed to reach their Kickstarter goal for their strategy title Death Inc but that’s not deterred them.
Twelve tasty Grim Dawn screenshots with action
It’s been a while since we saw any action shots from Crate Entertainment’s ARPG Grim Dawn but there’s a treat today with twelve new pieces of eyecandy.
Rivals, anti-griefing and more in Grid 2’s multiplayer system
A major part of any racing game is challenging your friends (and hapless strangers,) cruising past them and watching in the wing-mirror as they weep at the side of the road at the intensity of your driving skills.
Space Hulk devs Full Control will be making a Jagged Alliance game too
As if developing a new, PC-bound version of Space Hulk were not already enough excitement for one studio to bear, Danish team Full Control has also managed to get a licensing agreement in place for a new Jagged Alliance title as well.