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Archive for September 2013


Knock-Knock Preview

I don’t know how Ice-Pick Lodge do it, but they have this phenomenal ability to make games that nobody else on Earth could make.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Star Citizen surpasses $20 million in funding as new goals are reached

Cloud Imperium will be pleased as punch today as they surpass the $20 million mark in crowd funding.

By Paul Younger | 26 Sep 2013 | 1

Divine release: Divinity: Original Sin will be with us in February

Larian has announced that the crowd-funded RPG Divinity: Original Sin will be released sometime in the month of February next year.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

High-poly baked normals: Call to Arms shares another tech demo

Digitalmindsoft’s “spiritual successor” to Men of War, the RTS title Call to Arms seems to be coming along if this third tech demo is any indication.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | 2

Their Wang’s Out: Shadow Warrior launch trailer appears

Sadly, we’ve nearly reached the point at which I’m going to have to stop making continual Wang jokes.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Going dark: Black Ops 2 concludes with Apocalypse DLC release on PC

Like the changing of the seasons, as one aspect flourishes another must die.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Cyanide Kickstart Pro Rugby Manager 2014

Football management games are hugely popular but will rugby be the next management sports sim to set the world alight in 2014?

By Paul Younger | 26 Sep 2013 | 2

Open the hatch: Today’s F1 2013 hot lap is a Brands Hatch classic

Step inside my time machine, gentle readers, as we return to 1986.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Das Kapital: X Rebirth trailer talks trading and economics

The X series of space sims has always offered multiple branches of activities for players to partake in (or not, as desired,) and one of those has tended to be trading.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | 3

Balls out: Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 gets North American launch trailer

It’s that time of year again, everyone. It’s time for virtual balls.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer discusses infamous pirates

In case the previous 172 hours of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag footage haven’t already told you everything you want to know about the game, Ubisoft have released a new trailer for the game.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass announced

Warner are encouraging gamers to get in early for all the Batman: Arkham Origins DLC with the announcement of the Season Pass.

By Paul Younger | 26 Sep 2013 | 1

Sizzling Star Citizen video from AMD GPU announcement

AMD unveiled the the new R7 and R9 ‘Hawaii’ line of cards to power your PCs graphics this evening.

By Paul Younger | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Sean Bean woos all of the trains in this Train Simulator 2014 trailer

I didn’t realise it before watching, but what my day … what every day is missing, is Sean Bean narrating romantic trailers for Train Simulator 2014.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | 2

AMD says aloha to R7 and R9 ‘Hawaii’ line of GPUs

AMD unveiled a new line of graphics cards today, at least … in part.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | 1

Alien Rage: Unlimited Review

It’s got an appropriate name, I’ll give it that. It’s definitely aliens that you’re firing at, so that’s half of the title taken care of, and I certainly felt rage while playing it.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Sep 2013 | 4

Universal health care: Surgeon Simulator 2013 adds more space missions

If you knew how, there was a secret-ish space mission in the original release of Surgeon Simulator 2013 (I think you had to collect all the floppy disks and then run them all.) Today, developers Bossa Studios have announced that a pair of additional galactic surgery quests will be added to the game as a free update.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Injustice: Gods Among Us pops back up for PC, GotY edition rated in Brazil

By the looks of things, that PC version of Injustice: Gods Among Us is happening after all.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Sep 2013 | 1

Multiple Steam Boxes coming in 2014, beta prototype one of Valve’s

Following Monday’s announcement of the SteamOS, Valve has (as expected in some quarters) revealed that a range of ‘Steam Machines’ designed for living room use will be on their way in 2014 from a “variety of manufacturers.” All of said machines will be running SteamOS.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Go Commando(s) with the latest Bundle Stars deal

It’s kind of a slow day. Good thing that you can LET OFF SOME STEAM with all of the Commandos games (except the rubbish FPS) for a mere £1.68, eh?

By Tim McDonald | 25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

South Park: The Stick of Truth gets release date but not for PC

Ubisoft has finally announced a release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth – but there’s a problem with the date if you’re a PC gamer, as there is no date for that particular release.

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2013 | 3

That’s criminal: Thief trailer displays pre-order Bank Heist mission

If you weren’t sold on Square Enix’s Thief reboot (formerly known as Thi4f, which I will never let them live down) then you’ll be overjoyed to know that you’re going to have to pre-order the game if you want to go on a bank heist.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Fight bad men in Batman: Arkham Origins Deathstroke Challenge Pack video

Warner’s latest video for Batman: Arkham Origins takes a look at the Deathstroke Challenge Pack which comes with three different character skins, two challenge maps and the 100-1 mode.

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #133

Get in nice and early to hear the IncGamers Podcast panel discuss the first of Valve’s three announcements this week before they announce the second thing and make our speculations irrelevant.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Sep 2013 | 1

SimCity Cities of Tomorrow Mega Towers explained

The SimCity expansion Cities of Tomorrow may be pricey but what exactly do you get for your money?

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2013 | 2

Wang bam, thank you ma’am: Shadow Warrior meets Saints Row IV

Do you own Saints Row IV on Steam? Are you also planning to buy the wangoriffic Shadow Warrior at some point?

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2013 | 2

Blue man group: Company of Heroes 2’s Case Blue DLC out today

As we mentioned last week, this latest set of Theatre of War missions (dubbed ‘Case Blue’) is free to those who pre-purchased Company of Heroes 2 or own one of the fancy-pants special editions.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Well! What is it! It’s Dark Souls, for cheap

Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls is a fiver on Steam.
Oh, sure, there’s Hitman Absolution (which Peter tolerated and I hated with a passion) for a fiver, and YOU DIED the Daily Deal is Dead Space 2 for £3.74, but why would you buy YOU DIED either of those when Dark Souls 2 – one of the most brutal, inventive, beautiful, horrible games around – is £4.99?

By Tim McDonald | 24 Sep 2013 | 2

Beta balls: PES 2014 gets a PC beta for 11 vs 11 mode

Well, this is a bit of a strange one. The PC version of PES 2014 is already out (though we’re still waiting for a Steam key review copy because, err, it’s not actually on Steam yet … good work, Konami) but is getting a limited beta session for its 11 vs 11 multiplayer mode.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Air Conflicts: Vietnam Preview

Kalypso and bitComposer are back with another game in the Air Conflicts series with Air Conflicts: Vietnam, and like its predecessors, it’s bringing more arcade flight action to the PC.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2013 | 1