IncGamers PC Gaming Podcast #190
This week: Elite Dangerous falls offline, WoW has similar problems, Assassin's Creed: Unity woes, Far Cry 4 and CoH2 Ardennes Assault.

Latest PC Game News

20/11
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Dota 2 launches Nemesis Assassin Event

Dota 2 is doing a thing and that thing is called the Nemesis Assassin Event, which will run from today through 7 December.
20/11
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Game Awards 2014 reveals list of nominees

The VGA, VGX, VGwhatever may be dead, but Geoff Keighley has dipped into his own pockets to keep the tradition of a December-based game awards show alive.

Game of Thrones trailer has Cersei put the squeeze on you

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It looks like Telltale’s collaboration with HBO on this Game of Thrones title is paying off with access to the show’s voice talent.
20/11
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Crusader Kings 2 Way of Life DLC announced, patch 2.3 to be open beta

Paradox has officially announced the next piece of DLC for Crusader Kings 2, Way of Life.
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Trials Fusion PC multiplayer beta begins today

When Trials Fusion launched earlier this year, it came with a promise that full competitive multiplayer would eventually be patched in.
 
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Hearts of Iron IV talks tanks in teaching trailer

Paradox have enjoyed a nice visit to the Swedish “Arsenalen” museum of military vehicles, where they’ve filmed this new Hearts of Iron IV promotional trailer.
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Assassin’s Creed: Unity finally patches … the Initiates sub-service

When you’re compiling your mental list of things that are preventing you from enjoying Assassin’s Creed: Unity, how high do you rank “it doesn’t sync very well with the Initiates service thing”?
20/11
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Far Cry 4 map editor trailer puts elephants everywhere (except multiplayer)

Ubisoft’s world cannot continue to turn unless it’s accompanied by an aggravated community, and the Far Cry 4 map editor is no exception to this rule; at present, it only supports single player maps.
20/11
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Total War: Rome 2 patch 16 adds new faction and Black Sea Chronicles DLC releases

The latest Total War: Rome 2 free content introduces the Massilia and there’s lots of balancing changes in the new patch.

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space Impressions

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Paul enters the weird-yet-stylish realm of Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space, an adventure-puzzler that's shaping up very nicely on Steam Early Access.
 
20/11
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Jagex announces Block’n’Load, a blocky FPS with contstruction

Jagex return to the shooter fray with more blocky destructible environments in Block’n’Load.
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Fractured Space’s capital ship battles arrive on Early Access

Edge Case Games, formed by some of the developers of Strike Suit Zero, have returned to the galactic heavens with Fractured Space.

Middle-earth Shadow of Mordor update released with Lithariel skin, fixes and more

20/11
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Free content has been released for Middle-earth Shadow of Mordor with the Lithariel Skin and more.
 
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League of Legends 4.20 patch notes and pre-season video – “Biggest update to date”

RIOT release the 4.20 notes which is the first patch of the 2015 pre-season.
20/11
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World of Warcraft subscribers back up to 10 million

No huge surprise that players have rushed back for Warlords of Draenor boosting the numbers.
20/11
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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PC system specs revealed

There was a bit a false alarm regarding the Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PC specs last week, but there’s no mistake about these ones now being official.
20/11
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Dirty Bomb beta trailer talks upgrades, tutorial level

The jovial, er, “Miss Murder” is your host for this update on Dirty Bomb, Splash Damage’s multiplayer FPS title.
19/11
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Dragon Age: Inquisition PC players frustrated by controls

The initial response from PC players to the keyboard and mouse control scheme in Dragon Age: Inquisition has not been particularly positive.
19/11
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 lists the DLC to be included on PC

As we know, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is coming to the PC on 2 December (with some proper resolution options this time); but maybe you’re also wondering which bits of DLC will be included?

Elite: Dangerous team answers more ‘Offline’ questions, clarifies refund eligibility

19/11
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The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#50) is a busy one, dealing with both the upcoming launch of Beta 3.9 and answering more queries about the removal of offline mode.
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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void beta will be different from BlizzCon version

The latest developer update primes players for changes before a beta drops.
19/11
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Guild Wars 2 patch to improve PvP matchmaking, due 2 December

ArenaNet has spelled out details of a forthcoming patch that will alter the way PvP matchmaking is handled in Guild Wars 2.
 

Far Cry 4 PC Port Impressions

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Tim finally gets his paws on release code of Far Cry 4, so it's time to see how it looks, how it runs, and how the opening segments play.
 
19/11
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League of Legends updated Summoner’s Rift now live

After a period of testing RIOT opens up the new version for all League of Legends game modes.
19/11
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Dragon Age: Inquisition PC cutscene stutter fix, removes 30fps lock

Dragon Age: Inquisition has been let loose in some territories today, but seems some people are running into stuttering cut-scene issues with the PC version.
19/11
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Assassin’s Creed: Unity patch blog talks performance optimisation

The performance issues in Assassin’s Creed: Unity apparently took Ubisoft by surprise; at least, that’s the line they’re taking in the latest patch blog update.
19/11
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Diablo 3 2.12 PTR server is now live – Patch notes released

As promised, Blizzard pump out the latest changes and launch the Diablo 3 2.12 PTR server.
18/11
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Blizzard dishes out free time and apologises for Warlords of Draenor launch

Warlords of Draenor‘s launch wasn’t exactly a great experience so Blizzard expands their instancing tech.
18/11
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Crusader Kings II Patch 2.2.1 released, adds pre-867 diseases

There aren’t many games for which “diseases can now occur prior to 867 AD” would be a patch note, but Crusader Kings II is a bit of a special case when it comes to things like this.

Dota 2’s Foreseer’s Contract update adds Oracle this week

19/11
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Although Dota 2 is still suffering adverse network conditions, Valve are ready to roll out a new hero, fulfill some Compendium promises, and add a bunch of extra additions to the game with the Foreseer’s Contract update.