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.
Telltale’s Walking Dead Season Two: What else we’d like to see
Telltale have just revealed that The Walking Dead season two will cast us as Clementine, and focus on her efforts to survive in the dangerous wilderness.
Grinding Gear Games share their Path of Exile Scion builds
Path of Exile is now around one hour away from releasing and with it comes the new Scion class.
Exclusive: Path of Exile Steam Achievements Revealed
Running around Wraeclast can be fun but you always need something to strive for in Path of Exile.
Win a copy of Shadow Warrior with IncGamers and GOG
We’ve teamed up with the good folks at GOG to giveaway a few copies of Shadow Warrior which has just been released in case you didn’t notice.
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.
Grand Theft Auto V PC Review – An IncGamers Exclusive
They said it couldn’t be done. Sure, there are references in the code to a PC version, and GTA was a franchise that started on PC, and every other GTA game has hit PC – but maybe, they feared, Grand Theft Auto V wouldn’t be coming to PC.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Adventurer’s Log 2
I’ve got my GODDAMN CHOCOBO.
He’s called Binky. But we’ll get to talking about him.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Adventurer’s Log 1
I still don’t have a goddamn chocobo.
Part of this is doubtless down to the fact that I’ve had to play several other games to completion, so my Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn time has been limited.
Spending Time: The Creeping Horror of Microtransactions in Full Priced Games
Of all the pernicious publisher practices out there, ‘microtransactions’ in games you’ve already paid full price for are surely the worst.