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Repeat the cycle: Pro Cycling Manager 2012 images

If you’re not already distracted by the summer sporting events of the Olympics and Euro 2012, maybe you can find time in your life for a little Tour de France.

By Peter Parrish | 25 May 2012 | Comments Off

ARPG devs discuss Diablo’s influence on the genre [Video]

Earlier this week we held a special launch night event and thousands of Diablo gamers joined us for an online live show. 
During the show we aired four interviews with ARPG developers Crate Entertainment, Runic Games and Grinding Gear Games who discuss the influence of the Diablo franchise on their game development. 
The developers also talk about their upcoming titles Grim Dawn, Torchlight 2 and Path of Exile.

By John Robertson | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

38 Studios unable to pay its workforce

Financial troubles are deepening for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning developer 38 Studios, as the latest reports from Rhode Island suggest that the company’s workforce is going unpaid.

By John Robertson | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

Activision settles with EA in Modern Warfare case

Activision has reached a settlement with one of the parties in the complex Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 case, putting an end to the $400 million USD claim against fellow publisher Electronic Arts.

By John Robertson | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission docks in September

Bohemia Interactive’s remake of the classic 1988 title Carrier Command will be released on 27 September for both PC and Xbox 360.

By John Robertson | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

World of Warplanes strafes the ground [Video]

What’s that on the horizon? Is it … yes, it looks like another promotional video for the online multiplayer plane-fest World of Warplanes.

By Paul Younger | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

Lego Batman 2 pokes fun at Arkham City

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is showing that it’s still a series that has the ability to amuse, by releasing a handful of new images parodying the super-serious Batman: Arkham City character shots.

By John Robertson | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

The Walking Dead shifts a million copies

The videogame adaptation of The Walking Dead has sold over a million copies across its two release platforms (XBLA and PC) in its first two weeks on sale. 
“The most exciting aspect of getting off to such a great start is that this is just the beginning of the five episode series.

By Paul Younger | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

New Mass Effect 3 multiplayer DLC to add 6 new classes

It seems that BioWare are looking to release another multiplayer DLC pack for RPG-come-shooter Mass Effect 3.

By John Robertson | 16 May 2012 | Comments Off

GTA 5 to includes tanks, trains, bikes, boats, planes and cars

In a bizarre turn of events, some dedicated individual has sniffed out a vehicle list for Grand Theft Auto 5 via the Max Payne 3 disc.

By John Robertson | 16 May 2012 | Comments Off

SimCity [Interview] – Building a multiplayer world

Following on from our SimCity preview, we sat down with the game’s producer Jason Haber to try and clear up a few foggy areas and gain a clearer insight into the goal of the dev team. 
IncGamers: There are so many visual cues and one-to-one graphical elements going in SimCity… was your intention to make a game that you didn’t need to go into the menus to play?

By Paul Younger | 16 May 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Plays: Torchlight 2 (Beta)

Peter Parrish and Tim McDonald venture into the Ember realms to show you the entire first hour of Torchlight 2’s beta.

By Paul Younger | 16 May 2012 | 2

THQ discloses annual loss of $240 million

It’s been no secret that THQ has experienced a rough financial year.

By Paul Younger | 15 May 2012 | 1

Tex Murphy needs money for a new case

Unlike Philip Marlowe, who seems happy enough to wander through most of The Long Goodbye with an unspent $5,000 USD bill in his pocket, Tex Murphy is a private eye who requires some serious funding.

By Paul Younger | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Digital sales pay off for Ubisoft

Ubisoft has released its financial figures for 2011/2012, which show a slender $48.0 million USD net profit for the annual period (a profit margin of 3.6%).

By John Robertson | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

The sounds of Death: Darksiders 2 soundtrack samples

These audio samples are neither A nor B-sides, they are Dark-sides.

By Paul Younger | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Amalur studio in financial talks with Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island is reportedly working with Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios “on different issues”, most likely relating to the $75 million USD guaranteed loan that the developer was offered as part of a deal to relocate from Massachusetts.

By John Robertson | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 First Impressions

It’s been a busy night ion IncGamers with the launch of Diablo 3 and the team got stuck into the game as soon as it hit midnight.

By John Robertson | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Multiplayer is ‘fairly core’ to SimCity, says Maxis

We know that Maxis’ upcoming SimCity will include multiplayer, but it has been less clear how important of a role it will play in the grand scheme of the game.

By John Robertson | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Activision pays Infinity Ward group $42 million over MW2

Everyone’s favourite hate figure, Activision, has paid $42 million to the Infinity Ward Employee Group.

By John Robertson | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 has game breaking bug, Error 3006

Diablo 3 hasn’t even been out for a full day and players have already found a bug that breaks the game entirely.

By John Robertson | 15 May 2012 | Comments Off

Diablo 3 IncGamers gameplay live stream online

The IncGamers team are currently live streaming Diablo 3 with commentary on our Twitch TV channel, so if you want to know what the experts think, tune in now.

By John Robertson | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

Time for a Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock release date

The Supermassive-developed Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, in which players will navigate Matt Smith’s Doctor and River Song (Alex Kingston) through various platforming and puzzle-based antics now has a release date on the PS3 and Vita.

By Paul Younger | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

Mech room for more Mechwarrior Online [Video]

Piranha Games has slipped the leash off more Mechwarrior Online footage, providing a second look at the gameplay from this forthcoming browser-based entry in the Mechwarrior series.

By John Robertson | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

The essence of Diablo 3 [Video]

If you distill Diablo 3 right down to its core materials, what do you find?

By Paul Younger | 14 May 2012 | 1

Dota dispute between Blizzard and Valve ended

The long-running dispute over Valve’s decision to trademark the Dota name has reached its conclusion, with Valve and Blizzard reaching an agreement on usage of the term.

By John Robertson | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

Witcher developers seeking talent for new RPG

It look as if the developers of The Witcher and The Witcher 2 are gearing up to put together a brand new RPG from a fresh set of ideas.

By Paul Younger | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

Listen; Eerie Canal announces Dreadline

The tremendously named Eerie Canal studio (staffed by some former Harmonix and Irrational Games employees) has today announced a thoroughly weird title.

By John Robertson | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider delayed, now due 2013

Not good news, I’m afraid. The highly anticipated, and tasty looking, Tomb Raider reboot has been delayed.

By Paul Younger | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off

Cliffy B: Japanese devs need to tack on multiplayer

In the latest episode of “shit Cliffy says”, Gears of War head honcho Cliff Bleszinski has spoken out how it’s a “crime” that Japanese developers don’t seem to be bothered by multiplayer.

By John Robertson | 14 May 2012 | Comments Off