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Totem VR interview with True Player Gear’s CEO Bertrand Nepveu

True Player Gear‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu was encouraged by the Oculus/Facebook acquisition and decided to fully reveal their contender for the VR hardware crown.

By Paul Younger | 3 Apr 2014 | 4

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor to emerge on 7 October

Monolith’s Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor will be hoping to unite a fellowship of millions of players when it’s released on 7 October this year.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Apr 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #159

This week on the IncGamers Podcast we discuss the news that has shaken the videogame world down to its very foundations.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Apr 2014 | 3

April Fools videogame stories – Have you been fooled?

On occasions there’s the odd press release that drops into our mail boxes on April Fools that may catch us out.

By Paul Younger | 1 Apr 2014 | 1

Star Citizen’s Chris Roberts is fully behind the Facebook Oculus VR acquisition

The big industry surprise last week was the acquisition of Oculus VR by Facebook and reception of the news was mixed.

By Paul Younger | 1 Apr 2014 | 4

Valve’s Michael Abrash joins newly minted Oculus

Just a couple of short days after the expensive Facebook purchase of virtual reality developers Oculus, Valve’s Michael Abrash has swapped his Valve office for an Oculus one.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Mar 2014 | 1

No Minecraft for the Oculus Rift – Persson doesn’t trust Facebook

On the back of this evening’s announcement of an Oculus VR acquisition  by Facebook, the industry has been chipping in with their thoughts on the deal.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

3D Realms / Apogee acquired by SDN Invest

Danish investment firm SDN Invest has acquired Apogee Software, Ltd d/b/a 3D Realms.

By Paul Younger | 3 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Dying Light’s Humanity trailer looks at the end of goodness

Techland’s Dying Light is one of those games of which I’m warily optimistic.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Richard Garriot and Brad McQuaid join forces in MMO cross promotion

Richard Garriot’s Prtalarium and Brad McQuaid’s Visionary Realms have joined forces to boost the profile of both Kickstarted MMOs Shroud of the Avatar and Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Test your AMD Mantle – Oxide Games Star Swarm Benchmark on Steam

 
I’m sure you’ve all enjoyed the AMD Mantle videos featuring Oxide Games benchmark demo Star Swarm which was being used to demonstrate the power of AMD’s Mantle API.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | 9

Storm is “Payday in space” according to Starbreeze investor report

Not a great deal of detail on this one yet, but superannuation has honed his Swedish language skills to read a Starbreeze investor report from last October and finds mention of an upcoming game called Storm.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

EA and Microsoft caught engaging in covert YouTube payola

It’s a Tuesday, so there must be a scandal in the games industry.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2014 | 4

Steam Dev Days made VR enticing, now it needs to be convincing

Thanks to the information that’s been flowing out of Steam Dev Days since last week, we have a much clearer idea how two big names will be approaching virtual reality on PC.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jan 2014 | 2

Rust sales booming – Already made 55% of Garry’s Mod earnings

Steam Early Access can be a wonderful thing if you’re an indie developer, it brings in much needed cash as the game is being developed.

By Paul Younger | 20 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Broken Age: Act One Review

There is one thing that Double Fine do better than pretty much anyone else in the games industry, and that’s write children and adolescents.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Prison Architect hits Alpha 16, adds Steam mod support and sends Santa to jail

The latest Alpha version (Alpha 16) of Prison Architect is now ready, willing and able to be downloaded by those who have alpha access to the game.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

World of Warplanes Review

Everyone knows about World of Tanks, it helped thrust Wargaming into the mainstream with its attention to detail and tactical online tank battles.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Oculus VR raises $75 million in funding from Netscape founder

Oculus Rift is really catching the imagination of the tech industry and the company has raised $75 million in another round of funding.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity update 9 released and get the Attraction Set for free

Holiday cheers is obviously buzzing around the Maxis offices as update 9 for SimCity released today and it comes with free stuff
The attraction set with the ball of twine and other weird attractions to bring in tourists is now being given to players for free as a special holiday gift.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2013 | 1

Grim Dawn Interview with Crate Entertainment CEO Arthur Bruno – Part 1

This week we caught up with Crate Entertainment CEO Arthur Bruno to discuss their ARPG Grim Dawn which is currently in alpha testing and Steam Early Access.

By Paul Younger | 9 Dec 2013 | 1

Project Eternity Q&A with Obsidian’s Adam Brennecke

A little over one year on from Project Eternity’s successful Kickstarter campaign, IncGamers catches up with lead programmer Adam Brennecke to see how work is progressing on the Infinity Engine-inspired RPG.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

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Devs discuss why Nvidia’s G-SYNC is so amazing

Nvidia have wheeled out industry legend John Carmack, Epic’s Tim Sweeney, and Frostbite’s Johan Andersson to discuss the relative merits of their new G-SYNC technology.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Oct 2013 | 2

Path of Exile Interview with Grinding Gear Games CEO Chris Wilson

This week Path of Exile will finally launch after one of the longest beta tests we can remember.

By Paul Younger | 21 Oct 2013 | 21

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Tea-time of the soul: The Long Dark shares some in-game survival footage

Kickstarter project The Long Dark has just over a week left to secure funding, but has been getting a whole lot of pledges recently.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

SteamOS, Steam Machines and Steam controllers: Valve innovation, or just hot air?

Peter Parrish: As PC users everywhere will no doubt be aware, Valve has been up to stuff this week.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Sep 2013 | 6

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Sizzling Star Citizen video from AMD GPU announcement

AMD unveiled the the new R7 and R9 ‘Hawaii’ line of cards to power your PCs graphics this evening.

By Paul Younger | 26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

SteamOS is Valve’s first big announcement this week

The first of Valve’s three announcements has been unveiled as SteamOS, a “a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines” based on the Linux architecture.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Sep 2013 | 4

IncGamers vs. Game Dev Tycoon – The Collective Review

Greenheart Games’ Game Dev Tycoon shoves you in a 1980s garage with a trusty coding machine and a road map to a 35 year videogame development journey.

By Paul Younger | 7 Sep 2013 | 3

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3.5 million Guild Wars 2 copies sold with 460K peak concurrent players

ArenaNet are wanting to tell the world how popular Guild Wars 2 now that the game celebrates its first anniversary.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off