Archive for August 2013
Cleaning up: Dirty Bomb turns into Extraction, gets publishing deal
Nexon America has announced that it has picked up Splash Damage’s Dirty Bomb and given it a swift rebranding as Extraction.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Tim’s Early Access Experience
I was kinda pleased, at first. Well, not at first – the starting equipment for your average catgirl is pretty much a bikini with extra straps – but after getting my first few pieces of equipment, my character started to resemble someone who was actually protected.
Can you Coppola with this Black Ops 2 trailer for ‘Apocalypse,’ now?
The final bundle of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC is released today!
Summer skiys: Semoskiy map available for Company of Heroes 2 today
Relic has retrofitted another of the original Company of Heroes maps, Semois, for release in Company of Heroes 2 today.
Dungeon creeper: Third Mighty Quest for Epic Loot Open House event begins
Ubisoft have announced the beginning of the third Open House event for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, letting all interested players into the game for a short period even though it’s still in closed beta.
State of Decay PC release getting closer – PC controller version at PAX
PC gamers have been eagerly awaiting the release of Undead Labs zombie survival title State of Decay on the PC, and while there’s still no final release date for the game, there’s an update from Undead labs this afternoon which fills us in a little more.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn out today, has launch trailer
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is out today, and in celebration of this fact, Square Enix have released a launch trailer showing off some of the cinematics and plot events of the game.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag naval fort gameplay video
The Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag videos continue today with the developer narrated naval fort gameplay trailer which takes you through an example of destroying a land based fort.
El Presidente passes on some Tropico 5 screenshots
Kalypso are back from Gamescom, and in celebration of this fact El Presidente has given them some Tropico 5 screenshots to pass out.
Mykel Hawke looks at Total War: Rome 2 legionary kit
Man, game trailers are getting weird. Last week we had a Dark Souls 2 trailer explaining how to smith armour, and this week we’ve got a Total War: Rome 2 trailer with a former Green Beret/Discovery Channel presenter/survivalist looking at a legionary’s equipment.
Guild Wars 2 Super Adventure Box returns in September
ArenaNet are set to release a new updated Super Adventure Box in Guild Wars 2 next month as part of their continued content updates.
Star Citizen raises $16 million – New $18 million stretch goal revealed
We all got so wrapped up in the hangar reveal over the weekend that we forgot to post the news that RSI’s Star Citizen has now raised a whopping $16 million.
Final Fantasy XIV’s launch activation causing issues
If you’ve been champing at the bit for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, you’ve probably been playing Early Access.
Spider senses: Spiderweb releases Avadon 2 The Corruption trailer
Indie RPG specialists Spiderweb Software have released a new trailer for Avadon 2: The Corruption, which explains a bit about what will be going on in this second part of the Avadon trilogy.
Ken Levine says Burial at Sea DLC combat will be “quite different” from BioShock Infinite
If, like me, you weren’t tremendously excited by the fightin’ parts of BioShock Infinite, then the most recent DLC ‘Clash in the Clouds’ probably didn’t make much of an impression.
In Memoriam: The Dark Eye: Memoria trailer released
The Dark Eye: Memoria is out at the end of this week, so what better time to release a slightly mistranslated trailer explaining a bit of the point-and-click adventure’s story?
Arma 3 beta update adds gigantic island of Altis
Get ready for even more ridiculous amounts of Arma 3 space to run around in, because Bohemia Interactive has added the game’s main island of Altis to the beta build today.
War Thunder’s ground forces screenshots display sunny rural environments
A small batch of new War Thunder screenshots show off the ground forces of War Thunder.
Diablo 3 Podcast #107 – Reaper of Souls Discussion Part 1
What a week for the Diablo comunity, the Reaper of Souls expansion announcement really got everyone fired up.
Arrested: All Precinct crowd funding efforts halted
In July, the team working on Jim Walls’ Police Quest-inspired Precinct decided to halt their Kickstarter and pull all crowd funding efforts in-house with a goal to raise $400,000.
Redacted: Splinter Cell: Blacklist having online troubles
We haven’t yet put up a review of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, known around these parts as The Latest Adventures of Sam Fisher (But Not Michael Ironside).
Dead Island: Epidemic beta sign-ups live
Deep Silver and Bloodline Champions developer Stunlock Studios recently announced Dead Island: Epidemic and it’s not a MOBA – it’s a ZOMBA.
The Star Citizen Hangar module is revealed to and excited crowd
Now if only it was the full game then we’d be really, really excited.
Blizzard hint at a Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls beta this year
Blizzard and dates for anything generally don’t mix, we’re so used to seeing the classic Blizzard line of “soon” for everything they plan to add to a game or release.
A Beginner’s Guide to Dota 2 – Part 3.5: Situational Items
The Heroes – Part 1
The Heroes – Part 2
Sure Nuclear Union, you can have some GamesCom screenshots as well
The third set of 1C Company-related screenshots to emerge from GamesCom, alongside Men of War: Assault Squad 2 and IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad, are concerning the third-person RPG Nuclear Union.
ILin': IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad has some GamesCom shots too
1C Company is covering all bases with shots of military hardware today, first with some Men of War: Assault Squad 2 images and now with some shots of planes from IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad.
Assault the senses: Men of War Assault Squad 2 has some GamesCom images
There aren’t a whole lot of surprises in these Men of War: Assault Squad 2 screenshots, but that’s probably not what the people interested in this follow-up to the multiplayer-focused-one of the Men of War series are wanting to see.
IncGamers Dota 2 guild gets bigger, plans move to Final Fantasy 14
I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we here at IncGamers have a Dota 2 guild.