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IeSF removes gender restrictions from eSports tournaments

Yesterday the male-only Hearthstone tournament raised more than a few eyebrows and today the IeSF has changed their policy on gender restricted tournaments.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jul 2014 | 1

Female Hearthstone players not allowed to compete against male players

In what seems like a ridiculous decision with no acceptable explanation, female players are not allowed to take part in the Assembly Summer 2014 Hearthstone IeSF Qualifier.

By Paul Younger | 2 Jul 2014 | 6

Star Citizen hires someone for best job title in the world

Star Citizen now has a “Director of Persistent Universe”, which is possibly the finest job title anyone in the world can have.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Jun 2014 | 1

Road Redemption reveals new game modes

Road Redemption can be seen as the sequel to the late 90’s Road Rash console series.

By David Reid | 13 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Machines and controller release delayed. Not arriving until 2015

Are you surprised that Valve has delayed the Steam Machine and Steam Controller release?

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield: Hardline details leak all over the place

Update: Game reveal date, announcement and teaser site.
Somebody call a plumber because bits and pieces of Battlefield: Hardline are leaking across the internet.

By Peter Parrish | 27 May 2014 | Comments Off

The Flock’s Jeroen van Hasselt on asymmetric multiplayer

Asymmetric multiplayer titles, or games which include an asymmetric mode, are in a distinct minority.

By Peter Parrish | 26 May 2014 | Comments Off

Europa Universalis IV’s Wealth of Nations DLC coming 29 May

Prepare to be showered with gold and possible trade tariffs as Europa Universalis IV gets a ‘Wealth of Nations’ DLC expansion on 29 May.

By Peter Parrish | 22 May 2014 | Comments Off

Juju is Flying Wild Hog’s next game

As the team behind the recent Shadow Warrior remake, you may have expected Flying Wild Hog’s next title to be another ultra-violent melee title.

By Peter Parrish | 22 May 2014 | Comments Off

Youtube reportedly acquiring Twitch for $1 billion

The latest big spend in the world of gaming could involve the popular streaming channel Twitch.tv.

By Paul Younger | 19 May 2014 | 1

Blizzard producer joins Star Citizen team

Former lead game producer at Blizzard, Alex Mayberry, has joined Cloud Imperium as the executive producer on Star Citizen.

By Tim McDonald | 13 May 2014 | 2

DreadOut Interview with Digital Happiness

We recently caught up with Digital Happiness to find out more about their upcoming PC horror title DreadOut, which releases on Steam this month. 

By Paul Younger | 9 May 2014 | 20

Path of Exile reveals charity event and new league

Grinding Gear Games has announced a charity event in their action RPG, Path of Exile.

By Andrew May | 6 May 2014 | Comments Off

Ubisoft admits giving Nexus 7 tablets to journalists at Watch Dogs event

Many thanks to Ubisoft for reminding us that swag-bribery is alive and flourishing in the video game events industry.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Apr 2014 | 7

TPG CEO answers more questions on Totem VR. Says “We would have never gone with Facebook”

TPG‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu hit the Internet this evening to answer more questions about their upcoming Totem VR headset.

By Paul Younger | 6 Apr 2014 | 2

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