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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

Heroes of the Storm Artifacts reveal met with player hostility

Blizzard are readying the next Heroes of the Storm Tech Alpha update and the new Artifacts addition is now going down well.

RIOT clamp down on League of Legends “toxicity” today with bans

There’s a lot of “toxic” players in MOBAs and RIOT decide is enough is enough in League of Legends and start testing their banning system from today.

DOTA 2 The International 4 winners are crowned

After days of tense DOTA 2 battles it’s all over. The DOTA 2 The International 4 winners stomp home with $5,028,308 after an entertaining final.

The sci-fi post-apocalyptic RPG After Reset is funded

In a week where there’s been all kinds of Kickstarter controversy, there’s good news for RPG fans as After Reset easily makes its funding goal.

Train Simulator 2015 choo-choo-chooses 18 September release date

The crossover for Train Simulator and DOTA 2 doesn’t seem like it’d be huge, so there’s a chance people interested in this news won’t currently be glued to The International 4.
 

FIFA 15′s latest screens feature Clint Dempsey’s stern face

As we now know, FIFA 15‘s PR buzzphrase of the moment is EMOTION, so let’s try to figure out what kind of turmoil is going on inside the minds of the players in these new screenshots.

The DOTA 2 International 4 finalists are decided

Today was the last day to decide which DOTA 2 International 4  teams would make the cut and now we’re down to the last two.

DOTA 2 The International 4 Day 3 kicks off

It’s the third day of the finals and it’s crunch time for the remaining teams.

Areal makes Kickstarter goal overcoming all the controversy

West Games has achieved their Areal funding goal despite the campaign being seen as controversial from some of the gaming community.

The Sims 4 gets a bromantic 20 minute trailer

While obviously not nearly as committed to making horrifying freaks in The Sims 4 as our own Tim McDonald, Maxis does a reasonable job showing off their game.

Dota 2′s Compendium Fan Vote results revealed

The end of day two of Dota 2‘s The International 4 main event has given us the results of the Compendium Fan Vote.

DOTA 2 International 4 Day 2 is live – Prize now over $5m for winner

The second day of the The International for DOTA 2 is just about to get get underway and there’s a lot at stake.

Warframe Update 14 hotfixed to 14.0.1 with a stack of fixes

Warframe Update 14 launched earlier today and there’s already a load of changes been applied to the game.

Techies appear in Dota 2′s The International 4 All-Star match

Okay, that was something. Techies have appeared for the first time in Dota 2, as played by Arteezy, in Dota 2‘s The International 4 All-Star match.
 

FIFA 15′s latest trailer explores the intensity of balls

The latest FIFA 15 trailer from EA Sports promises that players will now go through various emotional states on the pitch, just like real actual people.

Elite: Dangerous outlines future expansion plans

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter contains a few details about how Frontier Developments plans to expand the game post-release.

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

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Peter tries to separate the creeps from the carries with the aid of The International 4‘s Newcomer Stream.
 

Areal releases prototype footage to more accusations

Whatever happens with the Areal Kickstarter, it’ll serve as a useful case study in how not to present your crowd-funding project to the public.

Warframe Update 14 overloads servers causing login issues

Following the release of the Warframe  Update 14 patch this morning, the game is suffering from stability and access issues.

Dark Souls 2′s gargantuan 1.08 calibration patch out now

Everything changes with the release of Dark Souls 2‘s new patch, thanks to all the balance tweaks it contains.

Warframe Update 14 released – Patch notes and tips inside. It’s a big one.

After a short delay, the large Warframe Update 14 has been deployed on the servers.

Styx: Master of Shadows gets a Summer Trailer

In honour of the warmest season, goblin stealth title Styx: Master of Shadows has a new trailer.
 

Top-down survival horror RPG Darkwood coming soon – Watch the new video

Acid Wizard Studio successfully crowdfunded this horror RPG called Darkwood and it’s coming to Early Access next week.

Warframe Update 14 release slightly delayed – Updated

The Warframe Update 14 is expected today but there has been a delay according to Digital Extremes.

The Evil Within gets another new release date

Originally due in August and then moved to October, Tango Gameworks’ survival horror title The Evil Within is now … still due in October.

Doom 4 is just called Doom, runs on id Tech 6

QuakeCon is an event that’s happening right now over in Dallas, and a place where the fourth Doom game was just shown.

IncGamers Plays The Sims 4 Create-A-Sim Demo

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What happens when you let Tim McDonald mould faces like they were plasticine in The Sims 4? Horror. Lots of horror.
 

The Elder Scrolls Online hits Steam at 50% off

If you wanted to play an Elder Scrolls-branded MMO that doesn’t actually play much like an Elder Scrolls game, but wanted it on Steam, rejoice!

DOTA 2′s The International 4 will be broadcast on ESPN

In “DOTA 2 is getting taken pretty seriously by the outside world” news, Valve has announced that The International 4 will be broadcast live through ESPN3.
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