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Dota 2’s Foreseer’s Contract update adds Oracle this week

Although Dota 2 is still suffering adverse network conditions, Valve are ready to roll out a new hero, fulfill some Compendium promises, and add a bunch of extra additions to the game with the Foreseer’s Contract update.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Blizzard dishes out free time and apologises for Warlords of Draenor launch

Warlords of Draenor‘s launch wasn’t exactly a great experience so Blizzard expands their instancing tech.

By Paul Younger | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

Crusader Kings II Patch 2.2.1 released, adds pre-867 diseases

There aren’t many games for which “diseases can now occur prior to 867 AD” would be a patch note, but Crusader Kings II is a bit of a special case when it comes to things like this.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Valve talks Dota 2 network problems on US East and EU West

Dota 2 has been hamstrung by server problems – particularly on US East and EU West – for the last week, and Valve have now posted up details on how they’re dealing with it.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Mordheim’s new trailer is 10 minutes of gameplay

Rogue Factor’s take on a game version of Mordheim: City of the Damned (the old Warhammer-themed Games Workshop property) is said to be coming to Early Access “imminently”.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Nvidia 344.75 drivers released for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition

Not to be outshone by AMD, Nvidia has also released some new drivers geared towards squeezing out some performance increases in Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age: Inquisition.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

AMD 14.11.2 Beta drivers released for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition

With Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age: Inquisition both available today (in the US at least,) AMD has released new Catalyst 14.11.2 beta drivers promising tip-top optimisation in those games.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

Injustice: Gods Among Us really cheap on Bundle Stars

Bundle Stars have a Warner Bros flash sale on, dropping DC Comics brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us by 80% to a mere €3.99.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Resident Evil remake screens include terrifying spiders

Another 19 screenshots have been released of the Resident Evil remake, some of which now offer a look at the Web Spinners.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

AMD walk back from claims that Windows 7 won’t get DirectX 12

Towards the end of last week, it emerged that AMD’s Richard Huddy (their “gaming scientist”) had made some statements at an event called PDXLAN regarding DirectX 12.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 4

Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault Review

Here’s a quick clarification so Company of Heroes 2 players can determine their level of interest in Ardennes Assault: there’s no multiplayer stuff.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition pops out an ironic launch trailer

Dragon Age: Inquisition launches on 18 November in the US (though only on Friday in Europe,) which means it’s finally time for what must surely be the last trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 1

Total War: Attila details the sassy Sassanids

Creative Assembly has been progressively detailing the factions that’ll be playable in upcoming stand-alone title Total War: Attila, and today’s information is about the sassy Sassanid Empire.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 0

Rugby Union Team Manager 2015 gameplay trailer shows stats

The management sim is a week away from release and this is what it looks like.

By Paul Younger | 17 Nov 2014 | 0

IncGamers Poll – Elite: Dangerous drops offline play

This week in the IncGamers Poll, we’re canvassing opinions on Frontier’s decision to drop offline play from Elite: Dangerous.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 7

Absurdly high-res Battlefield Hardline screens released

When the new batch of Battlefield Hardline screens is 40 megs but only contains three shots, you know you’re in for something with a fairly high resolution.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Nov 2014 | 0

Goat Simulator goes MMO this week

This could actually be an MMO worth playing. It also has goats.

By Paul Younger | 17 Nov 2014 | 1

Cities XXL announced by Focus Home Interactive

The Cities XL city builder is back with an improved engine, multi-core support and an extra letter X.

By Paul Younger | 17 Nov 2014 | 1

Assassin’s Creed: Unity Patch 1.3.0 on the way, Ubisoft says

Ubisoft’s dedicated blog for up to the minute Assassin’s Creed: Unity patch news continues to pump out posts, including this new one about what to expect in the next patch.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 5

Elite: Dangerous drops offline mode, single player to be always-online

Last week’s Elite: Dangerous newsletter contained strong implications that offline play would not be making it to the final release version; this is now confirmed.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2014 | 14

Far Cry 4 Patch 1.2 detailed, plus PC graphics options revealed

Ubisoft may be restricting review access to Far Cry 4, but that hasn’t stopped the game becoming “available” via “other” “means” if you know what I mean.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2014 | 17

Assassin’s Creed Unity PC workarounds and updates

There’s still a lot to be done with the PC version of Assassin’s Creed Unity but these workarounds may help.

By Paul Younger | 15 Nov 2014 | 5

Star Citizen Arena Commander 0.9.21 released with Liquor Cabinet

Every space traveller needs a good drink now and again. Don’t drink and fly kids!

By Paul Younger | 15 Nov 2014 | 0

Free Dota 2 comic hints at Oracle joining the roster

Valve have uploaded a free comic, called The Foreseer’s Contract, to the Dota 2 website – and I use this to foretell Oracle joining the roster soon.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Nov 2014 | 0

PES 2015 PC Demo Impressions

I’ve been pretty curious about what sort of strange hybrid version of PES 2015 would be appearing on PC since Konami admitted that the platform would be getting a somewhat downgraded version.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2014 | 0

Dragon Ball Xenoverse pre-orders open, give bonus character

Pre-orders for steroid-charged anime man-puncher Dragon Ball Xenoverse have now opened on Steam, complete with pre-order bonuses.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Nov 2014 | 1

IncGamers readers “won’t buy” games with major DRM

The results from our latest weekly poll are in, showing that the IncGamers readership finds prohibitive Digital Rights Management (DRM) to be a significant factor when making game purchases.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 12

Far Cry 4 PC reviews are delayed due to a “Day One Patch,” says Ubisoft

Don’t expect any PC reviews of Far Cry 4 to be going up in the near future, because nobody is getting review code on that platform until Monday (17 Nov).

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 6

Dragon Age: Inquisition PC Origin pre-load begins today

I’ve no idea how large Dragon Age: Inquisition is on PC, but since it’s a modern day RPG I’d imagine it’s quite hefty.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous Beta 3.9 coming on 20 November

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#49) contains a couple of useful bits of information regarding the game’s ongoing development.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 2