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Final Fantasy 4: The After Years PC Version Impressions

Another day, another Final Fantasy title gets ported to PC – and this time, it’s Final Fantasy 4: The After Years.

By Tim McDonald | 12 May 2015 | 1

GOG Galaxy Beta Impressions

“Hooray, another third-party store and download client for my PC games!” is a sentence never uttered by anyone, anywhere.

By Peter Parrish | 11 May 2015 | 2

Two Hours With: Siralim

As you’ve probably realised, we get quite a lot of games sent to us.

By Tim McDonald | 8 May 2015 | 0

Elite: Dangerous Powerplay 1.3 beta begins 20 May

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter publication, curated by the finest galactic scribes, gives a beta release date of 20 May for the 1.3 ‘Powerplay’ update.

By Peter Parrish | 8 May 2015 | 2

Quarterly Financial Reports Are Rubbish Sources For Game News

We’re in the season of financial quarterlies. That period of time when publishers perform their legal obligations to shareholders, and game sites pretend that they employ financial journalists to publish thrilling stories like “Gosh, Activision say they made a lot of money.”
Quarterly (and annual) financial reports can sometimes reveal things of interest to a broad audience of games players.

By Peter Parrish | 7 May 2015 | 0

These are the new Mortal Kombat X graphical options

Having now downloaded Mortal Kombat X‘s gargantuan 15.8GB patch, here’s a look at the new graphical options the game offers on PC.

By Tim McDonald | 7 May 2015 | 0

id Software’s 1995 Concept for Paid Mods Was Actually Pretty Solid

Despite the eventual reversal and admission that “it’s clear we didn’t understand exactly what we were doing,” Valve still seem pretty eager to implement a method of financial compensation for popular mods.

By Peter Parrish | 5 May 2015 | 4

Solarix Review

Before this review really begins creeping through the industrial bowels of Solarix’s mining colonies, space vessels and biolabs, here’s a brief disclosure of information.

By Peter Parrish | 4 May 2015 | 2

Dragon Age: Inquisition gets free Black Emporium on 5 May

The much discussed Black Emporium will be coming to all versions of Dragon Age: Inquisition (PC included,) for free, on 5 May.

By Peter Parrish | 1 May 2015 | 2

Dota 2’s The International Compendium 2015 out now

It’s that time of year again: Dota 2‘s latest Compendium for The International is on sale within the game, with a load of rewards and stretch goals.

By Tim McDonald | 1 May 2015 | Comments Off on Dota 2’s The International Compendium 2015 out now

Endless Legend unleashes towering Guardians expansion

The Guardians expansion for critically lauded 4x Endless Legend has been released today (priced at $10,) adding new unit types, buildings and events to the game.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Endless Legend unleashes towering Guardians expansion

Dota 2 patch 6.84 detailed, changes everything again

Typical: I go to bed early, and Valve decides to reveal what’s in this week’s Dota 2 6.84 patch.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Dota 2 patch 6.84 detailed, changes everything again

Perils of Man Review

Long-time readers (and IncGamers podcast listeners) may know that we have a running gag about the often bizarre logic behind adventure game puzzle design.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Perils of Man Review

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

Despite all the hiding inside crowds and skulking about, Assassin’s Creed has only ever been tangentially about stealth.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

Just Cause 3 gameplay trailer coming next week

Today, in barely-counts-as-news news, Square Enix have revealed that the first gameplay trailer of Just Cause 3 will hit next week.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Just Cause 3 gameplay trailer coming next week

Mortal Kombat X Review

Be glad: the first draft of this review was a script for a short play in which I met Mortal Kombat X, a wonderful, lovely, witty person – more erudite than initial impressions might lead you to suspect – with a nasty habit of cracking me in the bollocks.

By Tim McDonald | 23 Apr 2015 | 2

Elite: Dangerous outlines Powerplay’s galactic power structure

After teasing it for the past couple of weeks, Frontier has now outlined the meaty chunks at the heart of its forthcoming Elite: Dangerous ‘Powerplay’ update.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Elite: Dangerous outlines Powerplay’s galactic power structure

Galactic Civilizations 3 gets a release date

Stardock gets ready to launch its 4X strategy title next month.

By Paul Younger | 22 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Galactic Civilizations 3 gets a release date