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Archive for October 2013


Wild hunt all you like, The Witcher 3 has no DRM on PC

In case anybody was starting to get worried, CD Projekt Red has put out a handy blog statement clearing up any rumours about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt being hampered by Digital Rights Management (DRM.) It’s pretty straightforward: “The PC version of The Witcher 3 will have absolutely no DRM from day 0.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

New Command & Conquer won’t “happen any time soon” says CM

The Command & Conquer cancellation this week was a bit of a shock for gamers looking forward to a new instalment in the classic RTS franchise.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Whistle while you lurk: Outlast reveals some Whistleblower DLC info

To the inevitable delight of stalwart Outlast player Tim McDonald, the game will be getting some DLC in the near future.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Van Helsing treats gamers to a 50% discount on Steam

Well it’s that time of the year folks, this time Neocore Games are treating fans to The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing with 50% off over on Steam.

By David Reid | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Sticking point: South Park The Stick of Truth delayed to March 2014

Alas, the December release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth is no more.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 2

Biting narrative: Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2’s story trailer

To the surprise of everyone, Robert Carlyle turned out to be Dracula.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Defiance Arkbreaker DLC 2 coming December

TRION are persevering with their TV tie-in MMO Defiance and today announced that the  next piece of content that Ark hunters will hopefully enjoy is arriving in December.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Win BlizzCon Tickets

That’s right folks, we’re giving Blizzard fans the chance to win ticket to BlizzCon courtesy of Blizzard.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Undead Fuhrery: Sniper Elite Nazi Zombie Army 2 available today

Rebellion have popped their heads above the barricade to note that Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 will be available on Steam from around 5pm (UK time) this evening.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Gore blimey: Total War Rome 2 gets some more bloody DLC

Oh Creative Assembly, you were so close to figuring out how to make amends to players.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Magicka’s very final DLC, Dungeons & Gargoyles, launches

I never thought I’d see the day, but apparently Paradox and Arrowhead are done with the original Magicka.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Arma 3 campaign launches, asks you to survive

Arma 3‘s campaign has been a long time coming, but the first of the three campaign episodes – titled Survive – has just launched.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

New Dark Souls 2 screens up the Halloween tension

If there’s one game which is entirely appropriate for Halloween without necessarily being a flat-out horror game, it’s Dark Souls.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

League of Legends Harrowing event underway with skins galore

It’s the season to get spooked and League of Legends joins the fun with their Harrowing event.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Wildstar winter beta coming soon

If you’ve not had your fill of MMOs this year then perhaps Wildstar should be on your radar as Carbine have a lot planned in the weeks and remaining months of 2013.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

What now for the Command & Conquer franchise?

The Command & Conquer franchise is a complete mess. That’s how I feel about it at least.

By Paul Younger | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Henkel to return to Kickstarter with Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore

Guido Henkel, the game designer probably best known for the Realms of Arkania trilogy (but also for contributions to Planescape: Torment and Fallout 2,) will return to Kickstarter with Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore on 6 November.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 1

Age of Wonders III reveals new magical locations

Today Triumph Studios revealed new magical locations which they talked about previously for Age of Wonder III.

By David Reid | 30 Oct 2013 | 2

Obsidian’s Project Eternity appears to now be Pillars of Eternity

The latest Project Eternity update celebrates one year since the RPG was launched by Obsidian on Kickstarter.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 3

IncGamers Plays: The canned Command & Conquer

The new Command & Conquer has been canned, the alpha test didn’t exactly go as well as EA would have wanted it according to the PR official line.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Eu-roping-me-in: Europa Universalis IV announcement coming “next week”

Remember a couple of weeks ago when Johan Andersson told IncGamers that “several” large expansions were being planned for Europa Universalis IV?

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 1

Victory employee says PR line on Command & Conquer shutdown was “total bs”

Update: Community Manager Eric Krause has now also posted his thoughts on the cancellation and it doesn’t sound good for the franchise.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 2

Deadly Premonition director says sorry for rubbish PC port

Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka “Swery65″ Suehir has popped up on twitter to offer something of an apology for the rather crap nature of the ‘Director’s Cut’ PC port.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 1

Perk up: Call of Duty: Ghosts explains the new perks system

I expect the perk system in Call of Duty: Ghosts is pretty straightforward in practice, but when written down it sounds more confusing than a tax return.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Steam passes 65 million accounts

Steam is an essential tool for any PC gamer, it’s a store, a community hub and message system all rolled in to one.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2013 | 3

Hellraid release pushed back to 2014

I rather like the look of Hellraid, it reminds me of Hexen and Hexen 2 which are absolute classics that were brilliant in co-op mode.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn attracts more than 1.5m registrations

Square has released some numbers for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn which state that more than 1.5 million players have now registered for the rebooted MMO.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #138

For reasons best known to the podcast team, this week’s edition has several horrendous deviations into references to Jimmy Savile, child soldiers and the Nazis.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 5

100 more games get the Steam Greenlight treatment

It’s a whopping amount of games that have just been given the Steam Greenlight treatment, so many in fact surely they can’t all be good?

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2013 | 2

AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta Driver v7 for additional Battlefield 4 CrossFire scaling

With the launch of Battlefield 4 the new AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta Driver v7 has been released.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off