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Invisible, Inc. Early Access Preview

Oh, games. If games were named according to my skill level – and that would be a very weird and very difficult naming convention to enforce, I grant you, but bear with me here – this would not be called Invisible, Inc.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Aug 2014 | 0

Cities: Skylines aims to be a proper city builder, not just “kick SimCity in the balls”

“We’re not out to kick anyone in the balls” wrote Paradox’s Shams Jorjani on today’s Cities: Skylines ‘Ask Me Anything’ session, “SimCity was OK.”
He says that, but a fair amount of the questions asked and answered during this two hour back-and-forth seemed at least tangentially directed towards various parts of the SimCity anatomy.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Aug 2014 | 1

Hellgate resurfaces and looks like a cash grab. Do we want it to return?

Hellgate has been dead for a long time here in the west, but it could be coming back.

By Paul Younger | 20 Aug 2014 | 0

IncGamers Podcast #177

It’s the post-Gamescom IncGamers podcast, which means dealing with the bits and pieces of the show that followed our Gamescom special.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Aug 2014 | 1

Ubisoft says it will improve PC support: Do we believe them this time?

Ubisoft has re-entered the “I’m sorry baby, I can change” phase of its uncomfortable relationship with PC players.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Aug 2014 | 2

Star Citizen Gamescom 2014 Event – Full Report

Cloud Imperium returned to Gamescom to reveal upcoming Star Citizen features, so here’s a summary of the show and what you can look forward to.

By Paul Younger | 15 Aug 2014 | 5

IncGamers Gamescom Podcast Special

Guten tag! We’re … not actually in Germany for Gamescom, so I don’t know why I would even write that.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2014 | 6

Is Rise of the Tomb Raider really an Xbox exclusive?

I’ll hold my hands up and admit it: I naturally assumed, as I think most people did, that Rise of the Tomb Raider would be coming to PC.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Aug 2014 | 1

Path of Exile Forsaken Masters – Weaponsmaster Vagan revealed

Meet the latest Master in Path of Exile Forsaken Masters. Watch the video, view the shots and find out more.

By Paul Younger | 12 Aug 2014 | 0

HyperX Cloud White Headset Review

Hardware and peripheral reviews can be a bit of a weird sub-set of videogame coverage.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Aug 2014 | 0

Lords of Xulima Early Access Preview

Years and years ago, I spent an inordinate amount of time playing wonky shareware RPGs.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Aug 2014 | 0

Twitch Alternatives: Testing Out The Streaming Competition

Whether they’re the harbinger of an immanent Google buyout, or just the actions of a naive and panicking business, Twitch.tv’s new policy changes have resulted in a mini exodus of streamers.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2014 | 0

The Red Solstice Guide and Tips

Ironward’s The Red Solstice is still currently in Early Access and the game is constantly being tweaked, so when new players join it can be a little daunting – especially when playing with more experienced Marines.

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #176

This week’s podcast is a nimble canter through the fields of the week’s PC gaming news.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2014 | 5

Pure Pool Review

Unless you play professionally, a lot of what constitutes a good game of pool relies on circumstance and atmosphere.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Aug 2014 | 3

Crypt of the NecroDancer Early Access Preview

I have a giant stack of roguelikes I want to write about.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Aug 2014 | 0

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Early Access Preview

How do you put a twist on the ARPG genre and keep the gameplay familiar and fun?

By Paul Younger | 31 Jul 2014 | 0

Dark Souls 2 Crown of the Sunken King DLC Guide, Hints & Tips

Hello, you might remember me from such Dark Souls 2 pointer articles as Hints and Tips for a Newbie in Drangleic.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jul 2014 | 0

IncGamers Podcast #175

Welcome, welcome to another IncGamers Podcast. This week, we’ll be talking about the Rust bust-up and giving a shocking number of inadvertent plugs to Dominos pizzas.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jul 2014 | 4

The Crew Preview

Tim McDonald: Ubisoft’s upcoming open-world driving game, The Crew, had a closed beta last week.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jul 2014 | 2

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

After finishing a play-through of Telltale’s penultimate episode in The Walking Dead Season Two, I went back over my reviews of the other three episodes to see what my reactions, reservations and predictions were for the directions of this Clementine-centric series.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jul 2014 | 0

Dark Souls 2 Crown of the Sunken King DLC Review

Imagine being on the FromSoft team for Dark Souls 2. Tremendously exciting, sure, but you’re also weighed down by the impossible burden of having to follow up Demon’s Souls and the original Dark Souls.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jul 2014 | 1

Gods Will Be Watching Review

Hey, everyone! It’s Invent A New Genre time! I have hereby decided that Gods Will Be Watching is an opaque, point-and-click, resource-management, crisis-management, ethical adventure.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Jul 2014 | 0

Meridian: New World Early Access Preview

What I consider to be the traditional style RTS title, so in vogue twenty years ago, is frustratingly not as popular with developers these days.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2014 | 0

Unrest Review

In a week where recriminations have been flying about a couple of high-profile Kickstarter failures, it’s refreshing to be able to write about a project that demonstrates a more positive side of crowd-funding.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2014 | 0

IncGamers Podcast #174

Hey, you, podcast listener. Do you know what lanes are? How about carries?

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2014 | 3

Dota 2: The International 4 retrospective and thoughts

My, but it’s been a bit of a Cinderella story for Newbee.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Jul 2014 | 2

The International 4 Newbie Stream: Can it educate a DOTA 2 dunce?

Hello, I am a DOTA Dunce. Tim McDonald is the DOTA 2 player around here, but although he’s managed to drag me into a couple of (bot) games I’ve not converted to the cause.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2014 | 1

IncGamers Plays The Sims 4 Create-A-Sim Demo

I’d been somewhat enamoured with what I’d seen of The Sims 4‘s new Create-A-Sim functionality, because who doesn’t want to mould people like plasticine?

By Tim McDonald | 18 Jul 2014 | 4

IncGamers Podcast #173

This week, the IncGamers Podcast re-expands to a hearty threesome as we explore the popular topic of the week: murky and undeclared publisher payments to YouTube channels.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jul 2014 | 1