Archive for June 2013


Larian commands dragons in new Dragon Commander play session video

Larian’s Dragon Commander may have been delayed slightly until 6 August but the development team are keen to show more of the gameplay from the tactical strategy/RPG title’s beta version.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Fan favourite BF3 maps coming in second Battlefield 4 DLC

With the China Rising DLC already revealed as a pre-order bonus for the Battlefield 4, EA and DICE are already touting the second DLC which goes by the name of Second Assault.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Heading off: Todd Hollenshead leaves id Software

id Software president Todd Hollenshead has left the company.
Hollenshead worked at id as CEO from 1996 to 2009, when Zenimax’s acquisition of the company led to his title changing to president.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Shadowy Tsygan joins Sanctum 2 cast in Road to Elysion DLC

Perhaps you’ve already battled your way through Sanctum 2 several times, maxed out all the characters and want the game to toss some new activities your way.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Ask Blizzard your Diablo 3 questions – We’re off to Blizzard

Later this week we’ll be popping over to Blizzard HQ in Irvine to check out what’s happening with Diablo 3 on the PC, the console version and of course Hearthstone.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2013 | 1

Become a part of history in an Assassin’s Creed 4 oil painting

Never ones to shy away from slightly unusual marketing opportunities, Ubisoft are giving you the chance to BE A PART of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

The Replacers return to promo Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Vengeance DLC

Those whacky funsters The Replacers return with a new promo trailer for the Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Vengeance DLC map pack which comes with the new maps Cove, Detour, Rush and Uplink.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Take to the skies: SimCity Airship DLC released

If the traffic in SimCity is pissing off your sims then the best way to travel has to be airship.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Atari behind Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Beamdog legal action

At the end of last week Beamdog pulled the Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition from their site citing “a number of contractual issues”.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #120

If this IncGamers podcast were to have a theme (which it might have done if I’d noticed this before recording and uploading it,) it would be heroes.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Shadow Warrior Classic Redux coming to Steam

While a new Shadow Warrior is currently under development, it’s almost time to roll out an update to the original game on Steam.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

State of Decay refused Australian classification

The Australian classification board are at it again and this time it’s Undead Labs’ survival zombie title State of Decay that has been refused classification by the Australian ratings board,
The news appeared on Twitter earlier linking to a forum post from Undead Labs’ founder Jeff Strain which reads:
Hola Australian State of Decay fans,
I have bad news to share: State of Decay has been refused classification by the Australian Classification Board (ACB).

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Day long Greenlight Supershow to showcase indie titles on 29 June

Steam’s Greenlight process is kind of like an indie purgatory. You get to hang out with similar-minded people (other indie devs,) while you wait for the nod that you’re allowed to enter heaven (Steam.) Is that a blasphemous analogy?

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

The Art of Tease: Why publishers should stop telling us everything about their games

If I know anything about striptease – and I really don’t, but shut up and listen anyway – it’s that there’s a certain amount of emphasis on the word tease.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Jun 2013 | 1

SEGA rains down a Company of Heroes 2 launch barrage

By now, you’ve no doubt read the IncGamers verdict on Company of Heroes 2.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Larian scorches through a half hour of Dragon Commander

This is the kind of thing I like to see from developers.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Swapsies: Steam trading cards to leave beta on Wednesday

Steam’s alarming virtual-consumerism-for-the-sake-of-it trading card program will be leaving beta this Wednesday, according to Valve’s John Cook.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Firefall final closed beta on 27 June – New content added

Red 5 Studios are to conclude the Firefall closed beta in the coming weeks with the final event kicking off on 27 June. 

By Paul Younger | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Arma 3 beta is go

It’s the 25th which means one thing for Arma 3 fans, the launch of the beta phase of the tactical shooter.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Your time has come in the Memoria teaser trailer

Daedalic Entertainment will be releasing their adventure Memoria at the end of August, but this is not just a point and click adventure,  the game also features a magic system based on the The Dark Eye pen and paper RPG system which should be interesting.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Four new cars ready to race in the GRID 2 Super Modified Pack

Codemasters has released the Super Modified Pack for their recently released racer GRID 2
The pack includes four new vehicles including:

Auto Gallery Nissan Skyline GT-R (R32)  This iconic edition of the Skyline develops a huge 890hp at 8100 RPM from its 2.8 litre turbo-charged engine.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Company of Heroes 2 Review

Company of Heroes 2 is exhausting.
Each and every mission is a back-and-forth struggle over disputed, crater-poked tracts of land, demanding the mental fortitude to keep track of multiple fronts.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2013 | 1

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The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot open events start 2 July

Currently in closed beta, Ubisoft’s free to play online dungeon crawler The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot “open house” events start on 2 July to give everyone a taste of the action.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Path of Exile Race Season 3 truly is hardcore. Full details revealed

Grinding Gear Games are ramping their Path of Exile race seasons up a notch when the third season gets underway next week with the introduction of the Descent league.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Frostbite 3 engine features explained in new Battlefield 4 video

We’ve all marvelled at the Battlefield 4 footage that surfaced at E3 this year but how does the game look so marvellous?

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2013 | 1

Golden: Nordic Games picks up Desperados and Silver

Not content with grabbing titles like Darksiders and Red Faction from THQ, Nordic Games has expanded its list of titles further by buying Desperados and Silver from Atari.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Beamdog “demoralised” by Baldur’s Gate legal action

Last week Beamdog pulled the Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition while they resolved a “a number of contractual issues”. 

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Jeff Strain gives a few more details of the State of Decay sandbox mode

State of Decay has proved massively popular on the Xbox and PC gamers are very keen to get their hands on the game.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Stompy Bot shuts down Heavy Gear Assault Kickstarter

Stompy Bot who are currently working on Heavy Gear Assault, the online competitive reboot of the franchise, has halted its Kickstarter campaign.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2013 | 1

GODUS multiplayer well underway. It’s another video update from 22Cans

It’s another GODUS update from Peter and Jack as they complete the optimization stage of development for GODUS.

By Paul Younger | 23 Jun 2013 | Comments Off