PC News


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 | 2

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 | 7

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

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

Cinemaware Anthology gives you the golden age for £7

These days, Cinemaware are making their money by remastering and remaking their classic titles, and now those classic titles are available in one big bundle – including a few never before seen on PC.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Nov 2014 | 1

Assassin’s Creed: Unity PC patch 1.2 released

The much-discussed patch 1.2 for the PC version of Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been released today, and should download automatically through uPlay (or Steam, I guess, if you have that version.) It was about 800mb in size for me on uPlay.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 1

Grab a closed Alpha key for The Flock and start playing now

Vogelsap enter another round of weekend testing for their asymmetrical multiplayer title The Flock and you can join in.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2014 | 3

PES 2015 PC demo is now available

I’m not sure quite when it was made available, but the demo for Konami’s kickball simulator PES 2015 is now available on Steam.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Nov 2014 | 0

Final Fantasy XIII-2 gets a PC-specific trailer

Final Fantasy XIII-2 has got a trailer just for the PC port, although you’ll be hard-pressed to notice too many differences.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Nov 2014 | 1

Killing Floor 2’s new developer diary focuses on more gore

If you remember the first developer diary for Killing Floor 2, you’ll remember it focused on the gore system.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Nov 2014 | 0

Ubisoft responds to criticism over Assassin’s Creed Unity review embargo

With no reviews available until the game was released, alarm bells were ringing.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2014 | 7

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor suffering connection problems – Maintenance coming

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor has launched but it’s not going smoothly.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2014 | 0

Diablo 3 interview with Travis Day Part 2 – Also in audio format

Find out what’s in store for Diablo 3 as we catch up with Blizzard’s Travis Day.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2014 | 0

Assassin’s Creed: Unity potential FPS fix: turn off the internet

As “fixes” go this sounds similar to “oh, just press Alt-F4 to make all your dreams come true,” but apparently Assassin’s Creed: Unity is sometimes happier offline.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 0

PES 2015 PC demo fails to appear on schedule

Anybody who’s been waiting around for a PC demo of PES 2015 to see what kind of weird monster-hybrid version of the game we’ve ended up with apparently needs to wait some more.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 0

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PC controls and 60fps cap revealed

A few bits and pieces about the PC version of Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes have been released today, including word on control schemes and frame caps.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 1

Total War: Rome 2 to add Massilia for free on 20 Nov

If you’re itching to play as a wealthy trading-state of Greek colonists in Total War: Rome 2, good news, Massilia will be added as a free faction on 20 November.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2014 | 0

Tales from the Borderlands, cast details and trailer

Telltale has released snippets and teasers from Tales from the Borderlands before this point, but today they’ve put out what is probably the first “proper” trailer from the game.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2014 | 2

Never Alone trailer makes early bid for cutest in-game fox award

Yeah, I know, it’s reductive to focus on an adorable fox when Never Alone is a game about preserving the aural tradition of Native Alaskans, but just look at it.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2014 | 1

Assassin’s Creed: Unity gets a special patch updates blog

Assassin’s Creed: Unity launched in such a state across all three platforms that Ubisoft has set up a special blog to provide patch updates.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2014 | 2