Archive for December 2013
Fallout titles removed from sale at GOG due to Zenimax rights issues
We had a fairly good idea this was coming. Back on 12 December when GOG took the (in retrospect, even more tremendous) decision to give away Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics for no money whatsoever, it was with the footnote that the games may be withdrawn from sale in the near future due to rights issues.
Rust gets new client and server update to stop DDoS attacks
Facepunch thought they had the DDoS attacks sorted a couple of days ago but sadly it’s taken longer than expected to find a solution to the problem.
Twitch streamer caught up in DDoS attack on DOTA 2, BattleNet, WoT and EA services
It’s all the rage this week, DDoS attacks on game services.
Steam Winter Sale Day 12 – The IncGamers Picks
Hey! It’s after Christmas. It’s before New Year. What better way to spend your time than playing some of the games you already own buying more games in the Steam sale?
Steam Winter Sale helps Steam reach new concurrent user record
At the end of November Steam reached a new concurrent user record of 7,190,520 but that has been surpassed once again thanks to offers and a freebie.
IncGamers’ Favourite Games of 2013 – Tim’s Picks
I doubt I’ll look back on 2013 with the same sense of wistful joy as I do for most of the early-90s years, but the difficulty I’ve had in picking only five games is certainly testament to this year having a lot of top-notch titles.
Rust servers still suffering from DDoS Attacks
Facepunch Studios updated once again with the status of the Rust servers and it appears the measure put in place yesterday have not been enough to stem the DDoS attacks.
Steam Winter Sale Day 10 – The IncGamers Picks
We’re on day 10 of the Steam Winter Sale already and there’s a stack of wintery gaming goodness to enjoy today.
Renegade X Mesa multiplayer level showcase video is moody
Now I can’t remember that much about Renegade other than the fact I quite enjoyed it back in 2002 but perhaps the Mesa multiplayer level rings a bell.
Prison Architect hits Alpha 16, adds Steam mod support and sends Santa to jail
The latest Alpha version (Alpha 16) of Prison Architect is now ready, willing and able to be downloaded by those who have alpha access to the game.
GOG.com’s Let’s Party Promo starts 31 December
Over at GOG.com they’ve been running community votes for which particular game bundles get an (up to) 80% discount on any given day of their Winter Sale.
Gearbox polls Homeworld gamers on HD version features and CE
I usually don’t get too excited about a franchise reboot but Homeworld is an exception and when Gearbox picked up the IP from THQ and announced and HD version I was super pleased.
IncGamers Podcast #146 – 2013 Review
Ho Ho H … wait, it’s too late for that. Yes, this Boxing Day-recorded podcast is nestling quietly in the mysterious limbo zone between Christmas and New Year.