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Archive for May 2013


Tune in for two Arma 3 pre-E3 livestreams showing beta content

E3 is just around the corner and Bohemia Interactive will giving PC gamers a peek at the content that will be shown at this year’s event in L.A.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2013 | Comments Off

Marvel Heroes Ultimate Pack early access now live – Problems resolved

Gazillion had planned on launching the early access for Marvel Heroes yesterday for those that had purchased the Ultimate Packs but there were some “issues” which prevented the servers going live.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #117

We’re always delighted to be able to talk about Peter Molyneux and his trail of broken dreams in the IncGamers Podcast, so the end of his Curiosity experiment is perfect fodder for our news segment.

By Peter Parrish | 29 May 2013 | 3

Blizzard resets Project Titan and delays game until 2016 says source

According to an unnamed source, Blizzard has delayed their unannounced MMO Project Titan until 2016.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2013 | 3

Marvel Heroes early access launch on hold due to “serious issues”

Launching a new game is a nightmare and Gazillion have fallen foul of the launch gremlins with their online ARPG Marvel Heroes which was set to go live today.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2013 | Comments Off

Humble Bundle 8 brings Hotline Miami, Dear Esther, Awesomenauts and more

The latest Humble Bundle to be released brings gamers seven indie titles including  Hotline Miami, Dear Esther, Awesomenauts, Little Inferno, Proteus, Thomas Was Alone and Capsized.

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2013 | 1

Latest Company of Heroes 2 trailer takes you above the battlefield

Expectations are high for Company of Heroes 2, the followup to one of the most successful Real-Time Strategy games of all time.

By Peter Parrish | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

Son of Nor will give backers a reward, even if Kickstarter fails

Son of Nor, the game that wants to let you cast spells with your BRAINMIND (see video below,) seems like it’ll fall shy of it’s Kickstarter target.

By Peter Parrish | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

Tune up Endless Space this summer with a ‘Disharmony’ add-on

Endless Space? Pah, that’s like calling your film The Neverending Story – it’ll end sometime, mark my words!

By Peter Parrish | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

UK’s digital charts launch – SimCity and Bioshock Infinite on top

After months of beta testing, the UKIE has finally released the first UK digital charts and a combined digital and retail chart for PC games.

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

Cyborg joins the Infinite Crisis roster – Watch the character profile video

Warner has revealed a new champion for their DC Comics inspired MOBA title Infinite Crisis.

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

Grid 2 Review

Let’s start with a quiz: are you a car nut, dear reader?

By Tim McDonald | 28 May 2013 | 2

FPS co-op slasher Hellraid comes with Game Master mode and customisation

Techland recently announced a new title called Hellraid which they describe as “a first-person co-op slasher”.

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2013 | 3

Guild Wars 2 Last Stand at Southsun launches today. Watch the teaser

ArenaNet will be launching their latest content update for Guild Wars 2 called Last Stand at Southsun today.

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

Play as Uncle Sam in the Saints Row IV Commander in Chief Edition

Volition and Deep Silver have revealed the pre-order and first edition contents for Saints Row IV.

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays Grid 2

Racing after our review comes this pair of multiplayer Grid 2 videos.

By Tim McDonald | 28 May 2013 | 1

Heavy Gear Assault promises Linux and Oculus Rift support

The Heavy Gear Assault team are going all-out to get their Kickstarter pledge numbers up.

By Peter Parrish | 27 May 2013 | Comments Off

Minecraft devs’ strategy title Scrolls gets a launch trailer, open beta date

How do you follow Minecraft? That’s probably a question Mojang loathes, because they’ll know deep down that the answer (in terms of success at least) is “you can’t.” Better to just make use of all the cash raised from the block-bothering phenomena and create something you really love – like Scrolls.

By Peter Parrish | 27 May 2013 | 1

Become a GODUS Late Believer now

It’s been an exciting 24 hours for the 22Cans team as the winner of the Curiosity cube was revealed as Bryan Henderson from Edinburgh.

By Paul Younger | 27 May 2013 | 3

Sanctum 2 Review

Apologies for how late this review is. In my defence, there are three reasons for this: first, I wanted to play this thoroughly, which meant going through most of it both solo and with a co-op partner… who was all-too-regularly absent.

By Tim McDonald | 27 May 2013 | 1

Steam top sellers for week ending 26 May

Regular readers will know that every Monday we would post the ChartTrack UK retail charts as an indication on what was proving popular with PC gamers.

By Paul Younger | 26 May 2013 | 1

Edinburgh Curiosity winner reigns in GODUS, takes percentage of earnings

Peter Molyneux finally revealed the winner of the Curiosity cube and it was a Bryan Henderson from Edinburgh.

By Paul Younger | 26 May 2013 | 4

Curiosity Cube is Complete! UK player wins

It all started back in November 2012, Petet Molyneux and his new start-up 22Cans came up with an outlandish game idea called Curiosity.

By Paul Younger | 26 May 2013 | 2

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger patch adds FOV fix

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger was the latest in a string of titles to release on PC with a narrow default Field of View (FOV) and no option to alter it.

By Peter Parrish | 25 May 2013 | 3

SimCity Amusement Park DLC features detailed

In a new update from SimCity gameplay scripter Jason Halvorson, he details many of the features of the upcoming SimCity Amusement Park DLC which is due for release on 28 May.

By Paul Younger | 25 May 2013 | Comments Off

The Virtuix Omni Kickstarts on 4 June – One to watch for VR fans

Putting together an amazing VR setup could get pricey, there’s quite a few pieces of kit you’re going to need to get the best experience possible.

By Paul Younger | 24 May 2013 | Comments Off

Update coming for Game Dev Tycoon – Steam release delayed

A few weeks ago Green Heart Games hit the headlines following the intentional release of their game Game Dev Tycoon onto the pirate scene.

By Paul Younger | 24 May 2013 | Comments Off

Face of Mankind developers release short, retrospective documentary

Face of Mankind is an MMO with an enticing vision and a rocky history.

By Peter Parrish | 24 May 2013 | Comments Off

Why good FOV options are crucial to PC games

For PC players who can’t tolerate a narrow Field of View (FOV,) it’s been a difficult few weeks.

By Peter Parrish | 24 May 2013 | 5

Creative Assembly explains some Rome II campaign map features

While you don’t really see the campaign map of Total War: Rome II in this latest Creative Assembly video, you will hear a fair bit about it.

By Peter Parrish | 24 May 2013 | 1