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.
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.
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!”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dota 2 patch adds more heroes and rewards to Wraith-Night
How’re you going with Wraith-Night? Have you won it repeatedly, yet?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.