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Still pestilent: The War Z changes name to Infestation: Survivor Stories

The War Z has had its fair share of controversies since it launched, too many to list here.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jun 2013 | 3

The War Z servers hacked again

Hammerpoint Interactive’s zombie survival game The War Z seems to attract controversy and today it’s once again the subject of hacking with news that the game’s forums and user accounts were hacked.

By Paul Younger | 2 Apr 2013 | 1

The War Z returns to Steam, still a bit misleading

It’s one you’ve all been waiting for, I’m sure. Yes, The War Z has made its triumphant return to Steam, after being pulled from the service back in December 2012 on the grounds that the description page for the game was full of big fat lies.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Feb 2013 | 2

The War Z Review

Oh boy.
Some context: in 2012, a mod designed by Dean ‘Rocket’ Hall for the 2009 military sim Arma II was released.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2013 | 16

The War Z servers come under attack

It’s been not a good start to 2013 for Hammerpoint Intereractive and The War Z as their servers have come uner attack from hackers.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | 2

The War Z producer admits in open letter he was arrogant and blinded

With everyone taking a break over the holidays, it has given The War Z’s executive producer Sergei Titov time to reflect on  all the negative publicity surrounding the game in past four weeks or so.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

War Z patched – Players find themselves banned

It’s really not been a good week for the War Z team at Hammerpoint Interactive.

By Paul Younger | 21 Dec 2012 | 2

The War Z debacle depresses DayZ creator

DayZ’s creater Dean Hall has retreated into his shell on the back of all the War Z controversy which ultimately led to the removal of War Z from steam a couple of days ago.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2012 | 6

Steam removes The War Z from sale, offers full refunds

Valve has responded to the controversy surrounding The War Z’s sudden and misleading launch on the digital download service by “temporarily” removing the game from sale and offering dissatisfied customers a full refund.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | 2

War Z developers hit back at Steam criticism and DayZ fanboys

Following the hostile response to the release of The War Z on Steam yesterday, Hammerpoint as hit back at their critics.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 6

The War Z receives hostile Steam release

At the end of last month Hammerpoint Interactive revealed that their zombie survival gamer The War Z would be coming to steam.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | 3

The War Z producer on recent hate and controversy – “Haters gonna hate”

During a Reddit AMA session with The War Z producer Tyler Sparks earlier today, he addressed the recent negative press surrounding the game
For the past few weeks, there has been stories about The  War Z being shut down after six months if Hammerpoint Interactive don’t reach a target goal of players.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2012 | 1

IncGamers Plays: The War Z

This week in “IncGamers Plays”, Peter, Tim and Paul take on the zombie hordes as they check out the online zombie survival title The War Z from Hammerpoint Interactive.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Hammerpoint delays The War Z clan update to combat hackers

If there’s one thing you don’t want to encounter in the cut-and-thrust world of sandbox zombie survival MMOs, it’s pesky hackers.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Nov 2012 | 2

The War Z celebrates Halloween with new content

It’s time for the zombie survival title The War Z to get in the Halloween spirit with the announcement of game updates prior to unrestricted access to the game opening up tomorrow.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2012 | 1

The War Z closed Beta dated and pre-orders for access begins

Not had enough of zombies yet? Hammerpoint has revealed that the closed beta for their online zombie survival title The  War Z will get underway on 31 October.

By Paul Younger | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

DayZ creator on The War Z: “What they’re doing is not cool”

The console version of DayZ looks as though it will be released this year, at least in alpha form.

By John Robertson | 28 Sep 2012 | 2

The War Z: You’ll lose real-money items if you die

This is a controversial one.
The DayZ-esque The War Z has have a real-money store that lets you purchase in-game items for hard cash.

By John Robertson | 10 Sep 2012 | 3

The War Z throws hat into the zombie survival MMO ring

With the run-away success of Arma 2 mod DayZ, it was inevitable that others would try to get a sweet slice of the zombie survival (and human survival) MMO pie.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jul 2012 | 1

Call of Duty 2014’s teaser trailer is actually interesting

Let’s be honest, most teasers for any game are usually a bit crap; so imagine my surprise when this Call of Duty one wasn’t.

By Peter Parrish | 1 May 2014 | Comments Off

John Smedley explains how H1Z1 is different from DayZ

Following on from last night’s livestream, Sony’s John Smedley has taken to Reddit to explain how H1Z1 differs from DayZ.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Apr 2014 | 2

IncGamers’ Worst PC Game Launch of 2013 – The Results

With the sputtering fag end of 2013 now extinguished and the roaring fire of 2014‘s possibilities in full blaze, there’s just about time to revisit some of last year’s most atrocious acts of customer deception.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Jan 2014 | 8

Steam’s refund policy is restrictive, incoherent and in urgent need of change

Over the weekend, Steam broke its own concurrent user record with seven million PC players playing DOTA 2 various games on Valve’s digital platform.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Dec 2013 | 14

X Rebirth Review

X3: Terran Conflict was one of the first games I reviewed for IncGamers.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2013 | 14

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Guild Wars 2 Tower of Nightmares content update live

New Guild Wars 2 content continues to roll into Tyria with the launch of Tower of Nightmares update today.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Win WWZ stuff with the Endless Survival Challenge

Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! You love them in games and you love them in movies.

By Paul Younger | 23 Sep 2013 | 1

Reams of trouble: Realms of Arkania reportedly launches in a broken state

Oh dear. It looks like the launch of Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny hasn’t gone well.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jul 2013 | 4

Steam Summer Sale Day 8: The IncGamers Picks

We’re only at Day 8, but already we’re starting to see quite a few repeat deals cropping up.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2013 | 3

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #108

As if having to try to pronounce John Riccitiello’s name last week wasn’t challenging enough, this week the podcast team has to deal with resigning Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Mar 2013 | 2

DayZ mod pops up on Steam

No more faffing about with external downloads and installer programs; the DayZ zombie survival mod for Arma 2 is now available through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Feb 2013 | 1