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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.
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.
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.
3D Realms / Apogee acquired by SDN Invest
Danish investment firm SDN Invest has acquired Apogee Software, Ltd d/b/a 3D Realms.
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.
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.
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.
EA and Microsoft caught engaging in covert YouTube payola
It’s a Tuesday, so there must be a scandal in the games industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
System Shock 2 roundtable interview with developers Jon Chey and Dorian Hart
IncGamers invited two of the original developers on System Shock 2, Jon Chey (Project Manager / Creature Behaviour and AI) and Dorian Hart (Numbers Balancing / Level Design,) to replay and discuss the game.
System Shock 2′s project manager comments on Arkane’s ‘spiritual successor’ plans
You may have seen in Thursday’s news that Arkane does, in fact, appear to have taken over development of the Prey 2 project for Bethesda.
War Thunder dive bombs onto Steam
Free-to-play WWII fighter plane MMO-thingie War Thunder has taxied to Steam and is now available to play through Valve’s mostly-popular digital service.