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Archive for December 2013


IncGamers over the holidays

With the holiday break now upon us, we’re winding down a little as news dries up over Christmas. 

By Paul Younger | 23 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Get Even from Farm 51 wants to break the FPS mould

Get Even is a new FPS being developed by Farm 51, the team Painkiller: Hell and Damnation.

By Paul Younger | 23 Dec 2013 | 1

Star Citizen reaches $35 million in funding

Star Citizen has reached the next crowdfunding milestone of $35 million and all I can hear in my head right now is Tim’s voice saying “stop giving them money!”.

By Paul Younger | 23 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 4 – The IncGamers Picks

Are you sufficiently levelled up to tackle the Steam Winter Sale today?

By Peter Parrish | 22 Dec 2013 | 5

DayZ Standalone controls to get you started – A quickie guide

For some odd reason I was compelled to play DayZ Standalone for the first time this morning.

By Paul Younger | 22 Dec 2013 | 15

Skara: The Blade Remains gets new gameplay video

8-Bit Studio launched a Kickstarter back in June for a new MOBA called Skara: The Blade Remains which focused heavily on the combat.

By Paul Younger | 22 Dec 2013 | 1

Total War: Rome 2 Patch 8.1 now in beta, culture system explained

As suggested at the time of its release, the Caesar in Gaul DLC for Total War: Rome 2 has been followed by a new beta patch, numbered 8.1.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2013 | 1

NeoGaf poster sends Companion Cube into space, Valve responds with gifts

In the middle of last month, NeoGaf poster DrForester (probably not the actual MST3K guy, but WHO KNOWS) launched a replica of the Portal Companion Cube into near-space as part of a scientific exercise.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2013 | 1

Steam Winter Sale Day 3 – The IncGamers Picks

Good old Sleeping Dogs, it never fails to pop up at an ever dwindling price in these sales.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Path of Exile 1.0.4 update preview video

Grinding Gear Ganes’ Chris Wilson is back in action with a new video which previews the Path of Exile 1.0.4 update patch which will be dropping shortly on the servers.

By Paul Younger | 21 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Santa’s Steamy Sack Giveaways – Win Steam Games

The festive season is upon us so it’s time to share the holiday love with the IncGamers community.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | 95

Survarium closed beta starts

Here’s a special holiday gift from Vostok games, the closed beta test for the online survival free to play MMO shooter Survarium has gone live with the PvP team mode.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Star Citizen dogfighting shown in live stream today – Watch now

We may all be weeping over the fact that the Star Citizen dogfighting module won’t make a release this year but there was more information to be had from Cloud Imperium today.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

World of Warplanes Review

Everyone knows about World of Tanks, it helped thrust Wargaming into the mainstream with its attention to detail and tactical online tank battles.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Tropico 5 on course for 2014, El Presidente provides new shots

Haemimont Games, as we’ve previously reported, will be returning to the Tropico series with Tropico 5 due for release in 2014.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale 2013 Day 2 – The IncGamers Picks

It’s day two of Big Gaben’s Warehouse Giveaways (aka: the Steam Winter Sale,) come admire a figurative room packed to the rafters with cheap games.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Mark Kern removed as Red 5 Studios CEO according to leaked email

Red 5 Studios have been busy working away on their MMO Firefall, in fact they have been working on it for quite some time and it really should have been released now.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance screens possibly show PC improvements

Following on from yesterday’s news that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be hitting PCs in early January, Konami have released a set of screens purportedly taken from the PC version.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Marvel Heroes 2.1 Siege brings Ghost Rider

Marvel Heroes has today received a pretty hefty game update which includes the new playable Ghost Rider.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Hearthstone open beta delayed

Blizzard has decided to delay the release of the Hearthstone open beta so as not to “rush it”.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | 1

Battlefield 4 patched once again – Flickering issue sorted

It’s time for another Battlefield 4 patch and this time the SLI/Crossfire flickering issue has apparently been sorted after the last patch.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

War Thunder 1.37 update lands with new planes and more

War Thunder 1.37 has just been released today and comes with a stack of new features and updates.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Dota 2 patch adds more heroes and rewards to Wraith-Night

How’re you going with Wraith-Night? Have you won it repeatedly, yet?

By Tim McDonald | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Tom Clancy’s The Division is not a port – It’s a fully-fledged PC version

Tom Clancy’s The Division may be associated with UbiSoft because they’re publishing the game, and the fact that they also acquired developer Massive, but any PC gamer worth their salt will know that Massive has released a long line of PC games in the past including one of my favourites Ground Control.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | 3

Dark Souls 2 developed “on PC from the beginning,” says FromSoft producer

Over at Edge they have an interesting interview with Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe, who talks a little bit about the rush to finish the PC port of the original and how this situation shouldn’t occur for the sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | 2

Kingdom Come: Deliverance to deliver us a low fantasy RPG in 2015

We’ve had a few bits and pieces of information about Czech-based Warhorse Studios and their plans to create a low fantasy RPG, but this is the first official announcement of the game now known as Kingdom Come: Deliverance.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | 1

World of Diving splashes into multiplayer waters

Recently Greenlit title World of Diving is a game which makes practical use of the Oculus Rift headset.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance coming to PC on 9 January with all DLC

If you’ve been holding out for the Kojima/Platinum co-production Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance to make it over to the PC, then you’ll be rewarded early next year.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls gets release date and multiple editions

Blizzard has announced the release date for Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls and it will be arriving on 25 March. 

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2013 | 3

YouTube content ID policy spoofed by the Taiwanese Animators

“We kindly ask that you remember that your roots are videos of cats” is one of the better put-downs of YouTube’s recent megalomania with regard to copyright claims, and it comes from the latest Taiwanese Animators video.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | 2