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Archive for July 2013


Diablo 3 expansion announcement for Gamescom?

Earlier this week sites were notified about various Diablo 3 panel discussions with the press at Gamescom and a subsequent email has dropped which reads:
“You are invited to join Blizzard Entertainment at a press conference on the first day of gamescom 2013.

31 Jul 2013 | 4

Fueling on funding: Desert Strike-alike Hell-IX lands at Kickstarter

Retromade Games have sent up a Kickstarter flare, and are hoping for you to swoop in on your helicopters and airlift them some money.

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Reams of trouble: Realms of Arkania reportedly launches in a broken state

Oh dear. It looks like the launch of Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny hasn’t gone well.

31 Jul 2013 | 4

Rise of the Triad review

Do you miss 90s shooters like Doom, when level design was paramount to the extent that certain level designers actually became pretty well known?

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Bite me: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow demo swoops onto Steam

If you’re curious about how well the port of MercurySteam’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Ultimate Edition will hold up when it launches in a month, you can get yourself a sneak peek by downloading a demo on Steam.

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Getting a fix: Prison Architect alpha 12 smuggles out contraband

Introversion Software have announced the release of Prison Architect‘s alpha 12, which adds in contraband.

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Fallen empire: Imperium Galactica on hold

Hungarian developer Digital Reality have stated that their new Imperium Galactica game has been put on hold.

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Batmen and Robins: Multiplayer confirmed for Batman: Arkham Origins

In a surprise twist that doesn’t actually spoil any of the single-player campaign, Warner Bros has revealed that Batman: Arkham Origins will feature a competitive multiplayer mode.

31 Jul 2013 | 2

IncGamers Podcast #125

Can the podcast team interest you in some fish?
Hopefully so, because the thrilling, not-at-all-playground-style drama of Phil Fish’s sudden games industry resignation is a point of discussion this week.

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Bully for us: Take-Two files a new trademark for Bully

Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Rockstar Games, have filed a new trademark application for Bully (known in certain regions as Canis Canem Edit).

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Drink up: Drinkbox’s Guacamelee! Gold Edition coming to PC

Drinkbox has announced that their luchador-themed ‘metroidvania’ title Guacamelee! will be getting a Gold Edition release on Steam next week.

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Not so humble: Latest Humble Bundle offers Dead Island, Saints Row 3, Risen 2

I remember when the Humble Bundles were called Humble Indie Bundles.

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Zeno Clash II vs your frame-rate: New challenge maps released

A pair of free challenge maps have descended upon Zeno Clash II today, along with a 60% off sale on Steam (making the game a very reasonable $8.00 USD.) The first is a fairly standard “waves of attack” mode, albeit in traditional Zeno Clash style (so not that standard.) 50 waves of foes stand between you and ultimate glory.

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So Langres: Popular multiplayer map reborn for Company of Heroes 2

By the sounds of things, ‘Langres’ was a preeeetty popular map for the original Company of Heroes, so bringing it back for Company of Heroes 2 sounds like a fairly sold plan.

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See The Elder Scrolls Online online: Bethesda to stream it from QuakeCon

Bethesda have unveiled the full lineup of panels and presentations at QuakeCon’s main stage, but – if you’re not going – you’ll likely be more interested to hear that they’ll also be streaming a lot of the more interesting one.

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River Plateful: PES 2014 licenses Argentinian Primera División

The Pro Evo series has gone a bit South American for its last few outings, nabbing licenses for things like the Copa Libertadores tournament.

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Cloudberry Kingdom review

If you want to be a games journalist, I’d caution you about one thing.

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Conspicuous: Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag screens show multiplayer

Three new screens from the forthcoming coming-late-to-PC Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag have popped up today, showing off the title’s multiplayer mode.

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Animal house: Mighty Quest for Epic Loot’s second Open House begins

Ubisoft have announced the beginning of the second Open House event for Mighty Quest for Epic Loot.

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Guild Wars 2 celebrating Queen’s Jubilee in August

Well, isn’t that lovely? Divinity’s Reach is about to celebrate ten years of Queen Jennah’s rule, and you’re invited to the party!

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