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IncGamers Podcast #174
This week: Everything Dota 2 and International 4, Areal's Putin-powered Kickstarter suspended, Unrest and Gods Will Be Watching.

Latest PC Game News

Guild Wars 2 The Dragon’s Reach: Part 1 releases today

The third episode in the Guild Wars 2 Living World storyline goes live today.

League of Legends new champion Gnar teased by RIOT

There’s not enough champions in League of Legends so RIOT are adding another one for good measure.

Borderlands removes SecuRom, Steam multiplayer coming soon

An update to the original Borderlands has freed the noble game from the shackles of SecuRom DRM, and lays some groundwork to get multiplayer running again.

Watch Dogs Enhanced Reality mod provides alternative to TheWorse

There’s now another Watch Dogs mod out there for those of you with PC towers of power.

The Walking Dead Season 2: Episode 4 – Amid the Ruins Review

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Telltale's penultimate episode in The Walking Dead Season Two finds Clementine and her ever-revolving company Amid the Ruins.
 

Unbelievable Rust petition appeals to “Uncancel Rust”

Just when you’ve thought you’ve seen it all, this petition pops up.

Dota 2′s International 4 considered a success by EPSN

Though the final itself was pretty disappointing for Dota 2 viewers, ESPN is professing to be “delighted” with the figures for its live screenings of the event.

AMD Gaming Evolved Client 4.0 Released

AMD and Raptr’s nifty gaming utility Gaming Evolved with build in recording and streaming is updated following the beta test.

Rise of Incarnates gets a closed beta trailer, screens

Following on from the closed beta announcement, there’s a new trailer and seven billion screenshots for Rise of Incarnates.

Lego Batman 3 will contain lots of Adam West, says trailer

The cast and characters of Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham have been revealed… and they include Adam West.

Rust fans angry after Facepunch reveal new game. What were they expecting?

Comments on gaming sites border on the ridiculous much of the time and buyers of Rust were incensed when Facepunch revealed a new game on Friday.

Warframe PC is having some network and log-in issues

Anybody trying to play Warframe on PC today has probably been running into some problems.

Landmark is cheap on Steam for 48 hours

We don’t normally post about Steam daily deals, but I figure a few of you might be interested in Landmark.

Areal to get alpha version once funded

Now that Areal is off Kickstarter and on its own site there’s more info.

ArcheAge Founders Packs on Steam give beta access

If you’re desperate to pay quite a lot of money for four days of a beta, ArcheAge has you covered on Steam.

New Mass Effect details from ComicCon, Mako returns and more

The Mass Effect panel at San Diego’s ComicCon has proved to be of far more interest than the underwhelming showing at E3 2014.

Telltale’s The Walking Dead will get a third season

It seems like whatever fate has in store for Clementine at the end of The Walking Dead Season Two, the series will be continuing.

Areal’s two open letters blame different parties for Kickstarter failure

In case you remained in any doubt just how duplicitous the people behind the failed Areal Kickstarter project were, here’s more evidence.
 

Rise of Incarnates announces beta for August

Bandai Namco’s free-to-play fighting game Rise of Incarnates will be heading into a closed beta phase in August, and they want you to play too.

DayZ experimental update adds persistent loot, new cows and track suits

There’s changes happening to the DayZ loot system and now your loot stays put.

New Gaming Live streaming service is actually now live

Yesterday we reported on the new service for streamers called Gaming Live and it’s now broadcasting.

GOG site glitch gives away stacks of free games by mistake

The big news this week for GOG was Linux releases but the big news for GOG customers was free games.

Watch the Star Citizen Planetside environments being created

What do Star Citizen planetside locations look like? This video gives a taster.
 

Impressive looking Black Desert MMO is coming to the west

The very tasty looking Back Desert from Pearl Abyss will release this side of the planet.

League of Legends VP of game design explains mastery

Why do we play certain genres and League of Legends? Because of “mastery” apparently.

Rob Zombie co-creates an animated Assassin’s Creed Unity short

No, this is not a joke. Ubisoft have teamed up with Rob Zombie to make an Assassin’s Creed Unity animated short.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor trailer has Celebrimbor in it

The Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor game doesn’t seem like it’s being shy in its use of Tolkien’s mythology.

Dark Souls 2 Crown of the Sunken King DLC Review

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Peter snatches at the chance to sink more hours into Dark Souls 2, whiffs the grab and falls into the murky gloom of Shulva.
 

Crytek admits to financial problems, releases statement

In a statement that could probably stand in for the word “vague” in the dictionary, Crytek has finally addressed some of the stories of financial woe emanating from their company.

Square Enix Humble Bundle is weirdly priced

We mentioned this particular Humble Bundle in the podcast, and then didn’t actually do a news item about it.
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