GOG Galaxy Beta Impressions

“Hooray, another third-party store and download client for my PC games!” is a sentence never uttered by anyone, anywhere. Steam is the one we put up with. Ubiquitous and all-encompassing, looming over everything on a marketplace made of hats. Over there we have Ubisoft’s Uplay, infamous for erasing cloud saves on a whim and unable … Read moreGOG Galaxy Beta Impressions

Two Hours With: Siralim

As you’ve probably realised, we get quite a lot of games sent to us. As you’ve probably also realised, there are – most of the time – only two of us continually working on on the daily content for IncGamers. This presents a bit of a problem, because it means we wind up with a … Read moreTwo Hours With: Siralim

Quarterly Financial Reports Are Rubbish Sources For Game News

We’re in the season of financial quarterlies. That period of time when publishers perform their legal obligations to shareholders, and game sites pretend that they employ financial journalists to publish thrilling stories like “Gosh, Activision say they made a lot of money.” Quarterly (and annual) financial reports can sometimes reveal things of interest to a … Read moreQuarterly Financial Reports Are Rubbish Sources For Game News

id Software’s 1995 Concept for Paid Mods Was Actually Pretty Solid

Despite the eventual reversal and admission that “it’s clear we didn’t understand exactly what we were doing,” Valve still seem pretty eager to implement a method of financial compensation for popular mods. The same celebrated announcement which saw Bethesda and Valve backing slowly away from their ruinous Skyrim modding experiment also contained the line “… … Read moreid Software’s 1995 Concept for Paid Mods Was Actually Pretty Solid

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Lucius 2: A good bad game

Lucius 2 is not a good game. In fact, by basically any metric, it’s actually a bad game. It’s shonky and buggy and unfinished and about as well-polished as a mirror that’s been locked in an attic for the past hundred years. It has godawful controls, the wonkiest physics this side of a parallel universe … Read moreLucius 2: A good bad game

Resident Evil HD PC Port Impressions

If you don’t know Resident Evil, you haven’t been paying much attention to gaming for the past 19 years. The clunky, fixed-perspective, third-person survival horror game took what Alone in the Dark did and made it super-popular, especially on the console machines. And also added some of the most hilarious voice acting ever heard in … Read moreResident Evil HD PC Port Impressions

The PC Gaming Consoles of CES 2015

Hardware manufacturers are showing off their new PC gaming and entertainment offerings for the living room, but are they worth it? With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) now in full swing, there’s an abundance of new tech being revealed – some of it quite cool and some of it, arguably, quite pointless. Along with … Read moreThe PC Gaming Consoles of CES 2015