Why you should play Smite
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve spent slightly more time than I’m comfortable admitting playing Smite, Hi-Rez Studio’s new MOBA/third-person shooter hybrid.
The Oculus Facebook Deal Risks Alienating its Supporters
There are a lot of unhappy nerds in the world today.
Valve’s Free to Play Documentary Review
Free to Play is not a film about Dota 2, nor is it a film about the international tournament that’s confusingly named The International.
Dark Souls 2 Lighting Downgrade: Should We Expect the Same on PC?
Remember when Namco Bandai and From Software were showing off Dark Souls 2 prior to release, and seemed quite excited about sections that would require illumination by torches like the Tomb of the Giants segment of the first game?
Infinite Crisis Closed Beta Preview
Infinite Crisis is aggravating, infuriating, and provokes me to fits of incoherent rage.
An in-depth look at tactical combat in Age of Wonders III
This week Triumph Studios revealed an in-depth look at the tactical combat mechanics in Age of Wonders III.
DayZ, Dean Hall’s Departure and the Dramas of Early Access
Dean “Rocket” Hall has announced his desire to leave the DayZ project by the end of 2014, and people are freaking out.
Thief PC system requirements revealed – No AMD Mantle support at launch
With Thief being released this week, Eidos has whipped up a list of PC system requirements and supported features.
IncGamers Live Stream with Diablo 3 Developers Today
IncGamers is taking part in a live play session of Reaper of Souls with a Diablo 3 developer tonight.
Valve’s In-Home Streaming beta: How it copes over a limited home network
Valve’s In-Home Streaming beta for Steam is effectively in open beta now.
Dark Souls 2’s Teen ESRB rating isn’t cause for alarm
Over the weekend, various sites noticed that Dark Souls II has been given a “T for Teen” rating (minor spoilers at that link) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB.) That’s the videogame classification body in the US, the equivalent of Europe’s Pan European Game Information (PEGI) group.
Mantle revisited: AMD’s Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers and Battlefield 4
If you read my previous mutterings about AMD’s Mantle API and Star Swarm, you might remember that I mentioned not being able to test it out in Battlefield 4 as I didn’t own the game.
Impressions on Dota 2 Patch 6.80 and the New Bloom Festival
I wouldn’t normally write something like this, but… well, I’m actually kinda impressed with what’s been added in Dota 2‘s 6.80 patch.
YouTube, EA’s 30 pieces of silver, and yet more damage to industry integrity
It’s a pretty disheartening time to be champion of YouTube objectivity.
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.
IncGamers’ Worst PC Game Launch of 2013 – The Results
With the sputtering fag end of 2013 now extinguished and the roaring fire of 2014‘s possibilities in full blaze, there’s just about time to revisit some of last year’s most atrocious acts of customer deception.
A Beginner’s Guide to Dota 2 – Part Four: Playing Support
The Heroes – Part 1
The Heroes – Part 2
IncGamers’ Favourite Games of 2013 – Tim’s Picks
I doubt I’ll look back on 2013 with the same sense of wistful joy as I do for most of the early-90s years, but the difficulty I’ve had in picking only five games is certainly testament to this year having a lot of top-notch titles.
IncGamers’ Favourite Games of 2013 – Peter’s Picks
2013 marks the first full year since IncGamers made the switch to exclusive PC coverage.
Steam’s refund policy is restrictive, incoherent and in urgent need of change
Over the weekend, Steam broke its own concurrent user record with seven million PC players playing DOTA 2 various games on Valve’s digital platform.
DOTA 2’s major update: What we expect, what we want, what might happen
Community! Your requests have been answered: Volvo will indeed give Diretide.