Archive for January 2014


Next Car Game boosted by Early Access – Makes $1 million in a week

Bugbear did not find it easy convincing gamers that a new racing game was needed on the PC but perseverance has paid off.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Collector’s Edition revealed

The Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls expansion is not due out until 25 March but perhaps you’ll be tempted with the Collector’s Edition which comes with extras.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s New Bloom Festival/Patch 6.80 out now

Quick public service announcement: Dota 2 patch 6.80 – also known as the New Bloom Festival update – is now live.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | 1

FunCom hit with un-fun charges of financial infringement

There’s news coming out of Norway that FunCom (developers of The Secret World and holders of the Dreamfall license) have been charged with “suspicion of infringement of the provisions of the Securities Trading Act” by Norwegian authorities.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Strike Vector flies on to Steam

Strike Vector has launched on Steam today for lovers of shooters and games where you get fly about at ludicrous speeds.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Latest GTA V PC rumour says game can be pre-ordered from Friday

The open secret of GTA V’s PC version continues to wander on, this time thanks to information emanating from Scandinavia.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2014 | 4

Total War: Rome 2 gets a Patch 9 beta update

Update: As of 30 January, Rome 2’s Patch 9 is out of beta and live for everyone.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2014 | 1

War of the Vikings adds character customisation

Paradox Interactive and Fatshark have announced that now you, too, can customise your very own Viking or Saxon warrior in War of the Vikings.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 to include six player-designed shields

Last year, Namco Bandai ran a competition for players to design shields that would be incorporated into Dark Souls 2.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India Paradox Con report

IncGamers has taken a look at Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India with project lead Henrik Fahraeus, who shared a few more details at Paradox Con last week.

By Tom Spillar | 29 Jan 2014 | 1

La-Mulana 2 gets glowing messages of support from other developers

You’re probably aware that I’m hugely, massively excited for La-Mulana 2, because the first game was a work of genius.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

The Elder Scrolls Online gets CG trailer, Collectors’ Edition

To commemorate the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online: Imperial Edition (Collectors’ Edition, to you and me) Bethesda have released an oh-so-pretty CG trailer for The Elder Scrolls Online.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | 2

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