Archive for August 2013
Star Citizen reaches $17 million goal – Battlecruiser and engine modifiers unlock
It’s been a bit if a Star Citizen news-fest here on IncGamers in the past 24 hours but there’s been a lot to talk about.
Star Citizen credits, buggies and more go sale – Odd pricing?
Hot on the heels of the Star Citizen hangar release, the in-game store just added the ability to buy more “credits”.
Legal troubles, meet my sword: Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition announced
Beamdog have announced that Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition will be hitting the PC and Mac on 15 November.
BugBear wants you to pre-order Next Car Game before showing more
Earlier this year, BugBear announced they were working on a new car game called “Next Car Game” which we assume is a working title for the time being.
GODUS beta test launches 13 September
22Cans have been busy testing their crowd funded GODUS for quite a few months and news from the studio today is that a date has been set for the beta test to begin.
Behind-the-scenes vid shows off Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-order bonus map
Activision and Infinity Ward have released a behind-the-scenes video showing off a bonus multiplayer map that you’ll get for pre-ordering Call of Duty: Ghosts.
Gary Neville’s balls: FIFA 14′s Ultimate Team ambassador revealed
Oh good, another football story! EA Sports have announced that Gary Neville, a man who is apparently good at football based on the fact that he’s a current England coach, is their “ambassador” for FIFA 14‘s Ultimate Team mode.
Deadfall Adventures gets Collector’s Edition
Deadfall Adventures will be released by Nordic Games on 15 November, and guess what?
Holy upgrades Batman! Buy a GPU and get Batman: Arkham Origins
In another video card tie-in, Nvidia and Warner have joined forces to provide a free copy of Batman: Arkham Origins if you purchase a “qualifying GPU”.
Going balls out: First Football Manager 2014 vidblog details systems
I bet Peter’s sorry he’s on holiday, because today gives us the first of the catchily named “FM Friday” Football Manager 2014 video blogs.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag actors discuss their characters
The voices behind three of the characters in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag show their faces and talk about their characters in Ubisoft’s latest video for the game.
Hot stuff: F1 2013 races a hotlap
F1 classic cars and drivers are coming to F1 2013 and a new video from Codemasters shows a hot lap around Jerez.
Developer intervention: Tactical Intervention hits open beta
The free-to-play shooter being developed by 1337 Games and Counter-Strike co-developer Minh “Gooseman” Le, Tactical Intervention, is now in open beta.
Co-op ARPG Forced Steam early access launches
BetaDwarf Entertainment, a team that started out as students and won the 2013 Best Danish Game Developer Award, are gearing up to launch the action co-op RPG Forced.
Star Citizen Hangar Module released
Cloud Imperium has now released the Hangar Module for Star Citizen.
Ring sting: Guardians of Middle Earth hits Steam with seven DLC packs
If you like Lord of the Rings but aren’t such a big fan of “travelling to Mount Doom” and are more a fan of “twatting streams of continually spawning monsters in the face while pushing your own stream of continually spawning monsters towards an enemy base”, then rejoice!
You trippin’: Gearbox prologues Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep
That’s it, we’re boned. Either I missed this a few months ago, or game developers have now decided that they’re free to release trailers and videos for things that are already out.
Reinforced: Natural Selection 2 gets large free expansion update – Free Steam weekend
We rather like Unknown Worlds, a development team that understand that not every piece of new content should have a price tag attached.
Engines engaged: The Chaos Engine re-issue is available today
Activate all nodes. The rather decent top-down shooter The Chaos Engine is available for the PC today, through Steam, GOG and probably other digital places as well, priced at $10.00 USD.
Valve’s new Steam Guard trading protections go down poorly with users
Yesterday’s server update brought new trading restrictions/protections (depending on your point of view, really) to Steam’s Marketplace.
The greater escape: Prison Architect Alpha 13 tunnels to freedom
The latest Prison Architect alpha has just been released from development prison into the arms of the public, and this one’s all about escaping.
Figures of Fun(com): Lego Minifigures Online announced
Funcom is now in the amazing position to be able to work on a Lego-Illuminati crossover, as the developer has both The Secret World and the newly announced Lego Minifigures Online in its catalogue.
America’s Army: Proving Grounds open beta marches onto Steam
The open beta for the latest title in the long-running America’s Army series – America’s Army: Proving Grounds – has just hit Steam.
Hands on Decks: Magic 2014 – Duels of the Planeswalkers expands
On 18 September (or thereabouts, launch times will apparently vary by platform and region,) Stainless will release an expansion pack for Magic 2014 – Duels of the Planeswalkers.
Spending Time: The Creeping Horror of Microtransactions in Full Priced Games
Of all the pernicious publisher practices out there, ‘microtransactions’ in games you’ve already paid full price for are surely the worst.
Looking crisp: new images from Bound by Flame
Spiders Studio, the chaps behind Mars: War Logs and Of Orcs and Men, are working on another RPG.
30 day crusade: Firefly open up Stronghold Crusader 2 for crowdfunding
Firefly Studios have opened up the crowdfunding for Stronghold Crusader 2 via Gambitious, and are asking for the princely sum of €100,000 (about £85,000 or $132,000) to get it polished up to a royal level.