Archive for January 2014


IncGamers Podcast #150

In honour of our 150th episode, the podcast team has an in-depth discussion about crisp flavours (that’s “chip flavors” for anybody listening in America.) That happens right near the end though, so first you have to sit through a lot of fascinating PC game related chat.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2014 | 2

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number vaguely dated

I’ve been waiting for a call from Dennaton Games ever since finishing Hotline Miami.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screens find Geralt breaking up a mugging

In celebration of some new forums, CD Projekt Red have shared three new screenshots from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s New Bloom coming tomorrow with a second hero and more features

Hahaha. Did you think that Terrorblade would be the only hero added in Dota 2‘s New Bloom Festival?

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | 5

Broken Age now released to the general public

Bit of a public service announcement rather than HOT NEWS, but I thought I’d better let you know that Broken Age – Double Fine’s utterly superb adventure that racked up about seventy gajillion dollars on Kickstarter – is now available to more than just the backers.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | 1

System of a Down blither onto Rocksmith 2014

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means: it’s time for me to pretend I write for a snobby music magazine and mock the shit out of the latest Rocksmith 2014 DLC, despite having all the musical taste of a concussed newt.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations report from Paradox Con

At Paradox Con the Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations DLC was announced as the game’s second expansion.

By Tom Spillar | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield 4 hopes Player Appreciation Month will distract from ongoing problems

There’s a weird trend in videogames where, if things are not going well for a developer, they’ll attempt to appease the player-base with a shower of virtual items and gifts.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2014 | 1

The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 shots bring Bigby and Bluebeard together

The delay to Episode 2 of The Wolf Among Us has been bad.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Bundle Stars launches FPS Warriors 2 Bundle

It’s time for another Bundle Stars bundle, and this one’s not half bad.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

SOE’s John Smedley confirms new MMO is not Star Wars – Obviously

A couple of days ago we reported that SOE were working on a new MMO which SOE’s John Smedley said would appeal to Star Wars Galaxies vets.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Runemaster report from Paradox Con

IncGamers have spent the last few days in Miami checking out the latest offerings from Paradox Interactive.

By Tom Spillar | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2 teased in video

Irrational are starting to tease the next instalment of Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea (Episode 2) in this new video.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Paradox officially announces Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India

As with Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations, we knew about Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India prior to its official announcement thanks to people going on about it at Paradox Con.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | 1

Shadowrun: Dragonfall now available for pre-order

With Shadowrun: Dragonfall due out in just over a month, this is obviously the time for you to plonk down money.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Titanfall PC beta is confirmed by Vince Zampella

There’ll be information and details pertaining to a PC beta testing period for Titanfall “in the coming days,” according to Respawn’s Vince Zampella.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jan 2014 | 2

GeForce 334.67 Beta Driver released

A new GeForce 334.67 Beta Driver for Nvidia card owners has been released bringing new improvements to 3D Vision profiles among other things.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Stronghold Crusader 2 launches this summer

We were starting to wonder about Stronghold Crusader 2 and exactly when Firefly would be ready to release the strategy.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2014 | 1

27 million gamers play League of Legends each day

We all know League of Legends is a big game but the latest numbers to come out of Riot Games are pretty impressive.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival adding new hero, Random Ability Draft, hero changes

Okay, so Valve have finally lifted the curtain on a lot of what the New Bloom Festival patch for Dota 2 will include.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jan 2014 | 2

Source 2.0 shot of Valve’s Left4Dead2 appears in the wild

NeoGaf’s beloved source of insider tips, “crazy buttocks on a train” (affectionately known as CBOAT) has dropped by with another interesting info-package.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jan 2014 | 3

AMD’s Mantle debut pushed back to February

Further delays have hit AMD’s Mantle application programming integration (API) system, as Extremetech reports that the Battlefield 4 update for Mantle-ready graphics cards will now be coming “sometime next month.” It’s not entirely clear who Extremetech is quoting there, but it’s presumably an AMD or DICE person.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Legend of Grimrock 2 detailed, new screens

Almost Human have released a few new screenshots and a host of new details about forthcoming dungeon-crawler-that-isn’t-set-in-a-dungeon-anymore, Legend of Grimrock 2.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Paradox details Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations

Last week, we heard from Paradox Con that Europa Universalis IV would be getting a second expansion, titled Wealth of Nations.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Magicka: Wizard Wars report from Paradox Con

IncGamers has spent the last few days in Miami at Paradox Con finding out about the upcoming games from Paradox Interactive.

By Tom Spillar | 27 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 details New Bloom Festival event

Frostivus might not have been that long ago, but Valve are already gearing up for the next Dota 2 event – the New Bloom Festival.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Starbound’s Furious Koala patch hits, promises no more player wipes

A rather large patch for space-based build-‘em-up Starbound has arrived on Steam, bringing with it a tonne of changes to the codebase.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Jan 2014 | 5

GTA V to GTA IV PC mod gets more gameplay footage

A new video usually pops up at the end of the week for the GTA V to GTA IV mod and this week is no exception.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jan 2014 | 7

Planetside 1 going free to play as SOE revise All Access membership

With Planetside 2 doing rather well it seems a little pointless to pump a load of development resources into the old Planetside.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Hearts of Iron IV report from Paradox Con

IncGamers has been spending the last few days out in Miami at Paradox Con to find out what’s on the horizon from Paradox Interactive. 

By Tom Spillar | 25 Jan 2014 | 15