Archive for September 2013
Total War: Rome 2 beta patch 3 updated with alt tab fix
It’s not quite the major patching news you’ve perhaps become accustomed to of late, but Creative Assembly has today informed players that there’s a small update to the latest Total War: Rome 2 beta patch.
GOG birthday celebrations continue: five indie games for $5
GOG is still turning five, and its five-week birthday celebrations are still going on.
Benchmark your computer with a giant city-destroying Catzilla
There are lots of PC benchmarking tools out there, sure. They give you your framerate and test all sorts of different aspects of your PC’s visual-creating strength, definitely.
Universal fixes: Europa Universalis IV patched, gets two new DLC packs
I still haven’t played Europa Universalis IV on account of the fact that Europa Universalis II gave me an irrational fear of maps.
Rocksmith 2014 trailer shows off new Guitarcade minigames
One of the finer points of Rocksmith was the Guitarcade, a series of minigames that focused on teaching you individual techniques for your guitar or bass.
Guild Wars 2 Twilight Assault update drops next week
The fornightly updates to Guild Wars 2 continue with the next instalment called Twilight Assault which will launch on Tuesday 1 October.
Star Wars trench scene recreated in VR with Oculus Rift
It’s an iconic moment in Star Wars, Luke skimming down the Death Star trench and attempting to target a tiny vent.
Takedown: Red Sabre gets patched to address launch problems
Serellan’s tactical shooter Takedown: Red Sabre did not get off to a good start when in launched last Friday with all kinds of connectivity issues which we experienced first hand.
Bleeding marvellous: Dota 2’s First Blood update goes live
Dota 2 players, I summon you! Hop onto Steam and get your lazy arses downloading the First Blood update that I mentioned last week.
Win a copy of The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Thaumaturge DLC
This Thursday (26 September) Neocore will be releasing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Thaumaturge DLC pn Steam which adds the new mage-like class to the ARPG.
Repeat assault: Battlefield 4 beta details re-stated in this in-house video
Like several other major publishers, EA has figured out that the best way to completely control the release of information about their projects is to take interviewing and reporting in-house.
Alien Rage launch trailer displays aliens, shooting, and possibly rage
CI Games have released a trailer for Alien Rage, their shiny new shooter due out tomorrow.
Expensive SimCity Cities of Tomorrow pre-orders now online – Get Launch Arcology
SiomCity fans will not be too happy with the price of the just announced expansion SimCity Cities of Tomorrow.
SteamOS is Valve’s first big announcement this week
The first of Valve’s three announcements has been unveiled as SteamOS, a “a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines” based on the Linux architecture.
Company of Heroes 2’s free Rostov map trailed
If you’ve been desperate for new Company of Heroes 2 maps, you’ll probably be happy to hear that two new ones will be released tomorrow for free.
Hellraid’s interactive trailer will kill you repeatedly
Did you know that Dead Island developer Techland is working on a first-person hack-and-slasher called Hellraid?
GTA 5 PC bug testing code appears in PS3 files – GTA Online also mentioned
The week kicks off with more GTA V PC news as more information is uncovered in the game files.
Play State of Decay Early Access with a keyboard – Here’s the control list
Update 17/10/2013: The full keyboard and mouse support could be released by end of this week.
Start your space colony with the Terminus Kickstarter
City builders can be cracking fun, but if managing and building a regular city just doesn’t get you excited and you hanker after something a bit more like the classic coloniser Outpost, perhaps Terminus will appeal.
Takedown: Red Sabre having some multiplayer launch problems
Takedown: Red Sabre sounds like a pretty interesting game. Tim clearly had a tense and deadly time playing for a bit with the developers for the purposes of his preview, but unfortunately the launch build of the game is having a fair few problems.
Other people’s balls: PES 2014 multiplayer features to be patched in
In what seems to be a slightly unusual way of doing things, Konami has announced that PES 2014 will have various multiplayer features patched in after release.
Steamy: Valve teases three “Steam in the living-room” announcements
Beginning this Monday (23 September,) Valve will unveiling three announcements pertaining to their efforts to get Steam into the living room for more users.
Contractual obligations: Football Manager 2014 video covers transfer sagas
Agents. Clauses. Bonuses. Words to strike terror into the hearts of all but the most stalwart football manager.
State of Decay Early Access released on Steam, FAQ and known issues posted.
As promised Undead Labs has now released State of Decay on Steam.
Total War: Rome 2 patch 3 beta released with all new fixes
Creative Assembly’s imperial task of patching up Total War: Rome 2 continues apace with another major patch entering beta today.
GOG Interview: Trevor Longino on DRM, piracy and the future of the site
With GOG.com recently celebrating its fifth anniversary online and branching out into indie game publishing, IncGamers thought it was time to put some questions to the site about where GOG goes from here.
The Secret World needs you to fend off The Whispering Tide
Dark days are still coming, beautiful humans. The events of The Secret World‘s Issue 7 update – the Bond-esque A Dream to Kill – have caused problems, and those problems need resolving.