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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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%).
The sounds of Death: Darksiders 2 soundtrack samples
These audio samples are neither A nor B-sides, they are Dark-sides.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tomb Raider delayed, now due 2013
Not good news, I’m afraid. The highly anticipated, and tasty looking, Tomb Raider reboot has been delayed.
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.
Diablo 3 Launch Night LIVE show tonight
As we reach the end of this long long wait for Diablo 3, Diablo: IncGamers will be hosting a LIVE TV show on Monday 14th.