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Alien: Isolation Survival Guide

If I was on Facebook – and I’m not, because Facebook is a dreadful thing – then, for most of the past week, my status would probably have been “being eviscerated by an Alien.” I’ve spent quite a lot of time playing Alien: Isolation, and while I haven’t yet finished it because it’s almost as long as one of Metal Gear Solid‘s cutscenes, I’ve learned a few bits and pieces that might help keep novice Alien-escapists alive.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Oct 2014 | 1

Civilization: Beyond Earth pre-loading on Steam, Civ 5 free for a bit

According to 2K’s PR representatives, Civilization: Beyond Earth is now available to pre-load on Steam prior to Friday’s release date.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Oct 2014 | 1

No Grand Theft Auto 5 beta test reiterated by Rockstar

A beta test would be nice but it’s not going to happen for the new versions of Grand Theft Auto 5.

By Paul Younger | 20 Oct 2014 | 0

Dragon Age: Inquisition stream reveals Skyhold details, images

BioWare’s Dragon Age: Inquisition streaming blitz continued today with a half hour look at some of the rooms and features of the Skyhold stronghold.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Oct 2014 | 1

Dark Souls gets Steam achievements, GfWL on the way out

It looks like Dark Souls may finally be decoupled from Games for Windows Live, as the FromSoft title now has a set of Steamworks achievements.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Oct 2014 | 0

Final Fantasy XIV’s first expansion sends you Heavensward

Square has just revealed the first expansion for Final Fantasy XIV which is due early next year.

By Paul Younger | 20 Oct 2014 | 0

Cities: Skylines livestream on Thursday covering Policies and Services

Colossal Order return this week to tell us more about their city builder Cities: Skylines.

By Paul Younger | 20 Oct 2014 | 0

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare PC specs released

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare now has a Steam page, and that Steam page has some minimum PC specs on it.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Oct 2014 | 6

Dragon Age: Inquisition’s Miranda Raison on voicing Cassandra

Time for another meet the actual face behind the videogame voice type video, as Dragon Age: Inquisition’s Miranda Raison talks about voicing Cassandra.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Oct 2014 | 0

GungHo (Acquire, Grasshopper) exploring PC Steam releases

GungHo Online Entertainment, owner of developers such as Acquire and Grasshopper Manufacture looks to be exploring future Steam releases.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Oct 2014 | 0

IncGamers Poll: The quality of recent PC ports

Several of the recent PC cross-platform ports have left a lot to be desired, but are they indicative of a broader slide in quality?

By Peter Parrish | 18 Oct 2014 | 8

Smite’s “The Reaping” event unlocks all gods

Your MOBA news for the day: every god is temporarily unlocked on Smite as part of The Reaping event.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Oct 2014 | 1

Dragon Age Keep enters open beta on 29 October

The latest BioWare livestream about the Dragon Age Keep has announced that the system will be in open beta in just under two week’s time.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Oct 2014 | 1

IncGamers readers reject 30fps for Assassin’s Creed: Unity

Our latest weekly poll asked readers about the recent comments made by Assassin’s Creed: Unity developers Alex Amancio and Nicolas Guérin on the topic of frame-rates.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 4

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Remake Review

Tim McDonald: I have written so many introductions to news items or articles about Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition that I don’t know where to begin without just rehashing them all at once.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Oct 2014 | 8

Final Fantasy XIV trails Patch 2.4’s Dreams of Ice

There’s still no definitive release date for Final Fantasy XIV’s Dreams of Ice 2.4 patch, but the developers have compiled all the major additions into one video.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 0

Bossa’s Surgeon Simulator follow-up makes you use your loaf

Bossa Studios’ next game involves slicing, but it’s not exactly a sequel to Surgeon Simulator.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 3

Elite: Dangerous details the mining prospects of Beta 3

The big Beta 3 release for Elite: Dangerous is coming on 28 October, bringing with it favourable prospects for any budding space miners.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 1

Deathtrap teaser trailer aims to excite you

Neocore’s Deathtrap will be hitting Early Access in a few days, and this teaser trailer aims to entice you into trying it.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Oct 2014 | 0

Project CARS release date stalls and rescheduled for 2015

Slightly Mad Studios decide there’s too many damn games out and decide to wait.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2014 | 0

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor PC update adds Photo Mode

Monolith encourages you to take some travelogue snapshots of your time in Mordor, with the new Shadow of Mordor photo mode.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 1

The Crew could have 60 fps on PC for launch says UbiSoft

Are the The Crew devs realising that 30 fps is just not cutting it with PC gamers?

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2014 | 2

Heroes of the Storm alpha tester boost – Here’s how to get involved

Now that the recent Heroes of the Storm downtime is over, Blizzard are going to add more players and it could be you.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2014 | 1

Path of Exile Act 4 releases early 2015 – PvP update December

Path of Exile PvP is to get a major update and the next Act is 50% done.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2014 | 3

Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault puts a Fox in the (pre-order) box

Yes, I know we don’t really buy our games in boxes any more but “Fox in the digital copy” just sounds rubbish.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

Viking Conquest to expand Mount & Blade: Warband

While Taleworlds continue work on Mount & Blade 2, a talented modding team will be bringing a Viking Conquest expansion to Mount & Blade: Warband.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

The Witcher 3’s intro cinematic showing … in a week

Get ready, but not too ready because you’ve got a while to wait still, for The Witcher 3’s introductory cinematic.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 2

Armored Warfare commander and tank crew systems detailed

Suddenly the decision to hire Obsidian to develop a competitive online tank-based title starts to make a little bit more sense, because all of the commanders and crews have RPG-like stat progress.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 0

Steam’s “Free Weekend” Weekend begins

As mentioned yesterday, ten rather major games are currently available to play for free on Steam, or to buy at a discount.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Oct 2014 | 1

Payday: The Heist can be procured for free today

Ladies and gentlemen, you have 24 hours to pull off one of the most straightforward Payday heists in history.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2014 | 1