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.
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number vaguely dated
I’ve been waiting for a call from Dennaton Games ever since finishing Hotline Miami.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bundle Stars launches FPS Warriors 2 Bundle
It’s time for another Bundle Stars bundle, and this one’s not half bad.
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.
Runemaster report from Paradox Con
IncGamers have spent the last few days in Miami checking out the latest offerings from Paradox Interactive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.