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Visa power: Star Citizen raises over $6.0 million USD in funding

Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen has set a new upper barrier for crowd-funding videogames, by hauling in over $6.0 million USD in pledges over the past few weeks.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | 1

Tony Jaa lends his face to the official Ong Bak videogame

The Thai martial arts film series Ong Bak is getting a videogame, in the form of Ong Bak Tri, developed in the Unity game engine by Thailand’s Studio Hive.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | 2

Realms of Arkania lead launches $1 million ‘Thorvalla’ Kickstarter

Guido Henkel, the lead designer of the Realms of Arkania RPG series and producer of Planescape: Torment at Black Isle, is setting sail on the good ship Kickstarter with a new RPG idea.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses to add “pitched battle” mode this week

There’s a new mode of play on the way for War of the Roses which will test your ability to keep your character alive.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

PC version of GTA V hinted at in retailer’s advert and listed for sale

An advert on Dutch retailer GameMania hints that there will be a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V released and the game is also now listed for PC on their site to pre-order. 

By Paul Younger | 18 Nov 2012 | 1

Chris Roberts to hold 24 hour live webcast as Star Citizen nears $4m

As Star Citizen nears $4 million USD in raised funds (at the time of writing it’s sat on a combined total of $3.95 million USD gathered through Kickstarter and the Roberts Space Industries site), the development team is planning activities for the final countdown towards the close of fundraising on Monday 19 November.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Dynamic fire, dynamic bears: Far Cry 3 shows off its dynamism

Dynamic things will happen in Far Cry 3’s world, so the legend goes.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

LA Game Space is the place for Indies if you back this Kickstarter

A group of Indie developers with a taste for the entrepreneurial want to purchase and refit an LA warehouse as an ‘LA Game Space’, complete with resident artists, exhibition space, workshops and lectures.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

HomeGrown Games sends you Into The Dark with a demo

If your interest was tweaked by the news of HomeGrown Games’ b-movie-tastic FPS/puzzler Into The Dark when I wrote about it last week, then you’ll probably be wanting to know that a demo of the game is now available for you to download.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

One year on, Sword of the Stars II returns in ‘enhanced’ form

It’s taken a while (about a year, in fact) but Paradox and Kerberos Studios are ready to make the bold claim that Sword of the Stars II is “in good condition”.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Reefer gladness: Drugbound is a game with a message

Dave Homan (the founder of Slouch Couch Game Studios) is not much of a fan of the US ‘War on Drugs’ and has just the game to express his distaste.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Primal Carnage to add free “Get to the Chopper” mode

Tim’s major problem with Primal Carnage (aside from his puzzlingambivalence towards dinosaurs) was the lack of … well … stuff to do in the game.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Badgers and owls invade Runic’s Torchlight 2

It’s all going a bit Tales of the River Bank over in Torchlight 2 with the addition of a badger and owl pet in the latest patch to hit the action RPG title.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Fireplace frolics: Little Inferno releases this weekend

I’m not going to pretend I know exactly what Little Inferno is about.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | 1

Crysis 3 gameplay trailer features the most cockney of AI companions

Sure, this six minute trailer for the single player side of Crysis 3 features lots of pretty grassblades, some fancy weapons and lots of running about; but what captivated me was the accent of AI companion ‘Psycho’.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Anachronistic Aztecs: an unusual invasion launches in Crusader Kings II

 

The Sunset Invasion DLC for Crusader Kings II is available from today, offering you all the anachronistic, alternative-history Aztec invasions of medieval Europe you could hope for.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Jagex’s Carnage Racing launches today

Jagex, developers of the Midnight Club series, is taking their racing knowledge to Facebook, with the Unity-powered Carnage Racing which launches today on the popular kitten picture sharing service.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

The Walking Dead’s season finale coming to PC next week

Telltale Games has revealed the release date for episode 5, the season finale, of The Walking Dead.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Embrace a co-op, rogue-like(-like), beat-em-up in Legend of Dungeon

The rogue-like genre is an odd one, in the sense that I’ve rarely seen people able to agree on what it is.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Enter the Dragon (Master DLC pack) for Sleeping Dogs

Yesterday, Square Enix announced that Sleeping Dogs had five different DLC packs on the way, beginning with the release of the Dragon Master pack on 14 November.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Password changing time: Origin users report spate of hacks

If you’ve got an account with EA’s Origin download service, or even a general EA account, today would be a good day to change the password and make sure it’s not one shared by any other applications or services you use.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Steam pre-orders of Scribblenauts Unlimited include Team Fortress 2 hats

The ever-popular hook of some Team Fortress 2 hats is being employed to maximum effect with Scribblenauts Unlimited, as Warner Bros.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 on PC is not a “basic port”

The Assassin’s Creed 3 dev team have just taken part in a  Reddit AMA chat and there were a few bits and pieces of information that were relevant to the PC version which has still to be released.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2012 | 4

IncGamers Podcast/Vidcast #91

Another week, another games writing scandal.
This time, the team is discussing a rather positive review of Black Ops 2 that went up on Eurogamer FR, penned by a chap who was an Activision PR manager for seven years between 2004-2007.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2012 | 1

First Might & Magic: Duel of Champions championship kicks off 15 Nov.

Ubisoft and Razor have organised a first ‘world championship’ for players of Might & Magic: Duel of Champions (an online, free-to-play version of the ever so popular card game).

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Sleeping Dogs unleashes the deadly “ten thousand DLC release” punch

Sleeping Dogs is not going to be a game that’s short of DLC.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Mysterious Stranger is new protagonist for NeoCore’s Van Helsing

If you cast your mind back a few days, you may remember that NeoCore was holding a vote to determine who would replace the young Van Helsing as protagonist for action-RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

London calling for Cities in Motion

A new DLC release is on the way for Cities in Motion, offering players control over the London transport system.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2012 | 1

Prepare yourself for Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden 2

The follow-up to the undisputed Game of the Year of 2008 (and, let’s face it, every year), Barkley, Shut Up & Jam: Gaiden – Chapter One of the Hoopz Barkley SaGa may soon be on the way.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2012 | 1

What is Stronghold Kingdoms? This trailer attempts to find out

All across the land, people are asking the question “what is Stronghold Kingdoms?” Is it some kind of revolutionary new washing powder?

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off