18  octobre     19h54
Apex Legends’ next hero is Titanfall 2’s formidable simulacrum Ash
Matt Wales    Two and a half months after the arrival of Apex Legends’ season ten hero Seer, it’s time to do the official dance of welcoming once more, as developer Respawn Entertainment formally introduces the free-to-play shooter’s next new playable character, Ash.Ash should be immediately recognisable to fans...
Outriders is coming to PC Game Pass this week
Matt Wales    Outriders, developer People Can Fly’s smart if familiar (as Eurogamer branded it) third-person sci-fi shooter, will be making its way to PC Game Pass tomorrow, 19th October.Outriders initially launched for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation back in April, delivering a slice of co-operative sci-fi shooter...
Namco pixel artist Hiroshi Ono has passed away
Ed Nightingale    Hiroshi Ono, graphic designer and pixel artist at Namco, has passed away.Known as Mr Dotman, he was responsible most famously for the sprites in Galaga.Read more
Yoshida positive about Final Fantasy 14 coming to Xbox
Ed Nightingale    Final Fantasy 14 director Naoki Yoshida is positive on the possibility of the MMO coming to Xbox.Speaking in an interview with Easy Allies (and reported by TheGamer), Yoshida was asked about whether the game will come to Microsoft’s console. Though he wasn’t able to share any details, it seems...
Elden Ring delayed a month to February 2022
Wesley Yin-Poole    Elden Ring has been delayed a month to February 2022.The hotly-anticipated next game from From Software was due out on 21st January 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X S. It’s now coming out 25th February 2022.Read more
Doom is now playable on Twitter
Ed Nightingale    Doom is playable on pretty much anything, from a fridge to a pregnancy test. Now it’s playable on Twitter.Thanks to new bot Tweet2Doom, Twitter users can reply to tweets with various commands to control Doom Guy and receive a video clip of the results.Read more
Fans vote on new mob to be added to Minecraft
Ed Nightingale    Fans of Minecraft voted for the Allay mob to be added to the game during the Minecraft Live event at the weekend.As has become annual tradition at Minecraft Live, fans are given the opportunity to vote for one of three mobs to be added in a future update. This year, as we previously reported, the...
Guardians of the Galaxy requires 150GB of disk space on PC
Ed Nightingale    The Steam page for the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy game on PC has revealed the sizeable system requirements.In terms of storage, you’ll need 150GB of disk space.Read more
The Good Life review - Deadly Premonition by way of middle England
Martin Robinson    Sometimes, it’s nice to allow yourself to be surprised by a video game. Heading into The Good Life, I didn’t know much beyond it other than it was a life sim from the fertile mind of Hidetaka ’Swery’ Suehiro, the creator of cult classic Deadly Premonition and various other shabby, characterful...
17  octobre     15h39
Kingdom Hearts producer says the team is still undecided on the idea of native Switch ports
Vikki Blake    Kingdom Hearts series producer Ichiro Hazama has opened up on why the team decided to bring the main Kingdom Hearts trilogy to Nintendo Switch via cloud streaming and not native ports.In an interview with our friends at Nintendo Life, Hazama said: For some time, our director Tetsuya Nomura had...
We Happy Few’s Compulsion Games is working on a new narrative, third person, story game
Vikki Blake    We Happy Few developer Compulsion Games is working on a new narrative, third person, story game .Talking to Xbox Squad (thanks, VGC), the Canadian developer has reportedly doubled in size since We Happy Few, and is committed to making unique games in little-used settings . Read more
US players can register now for a chance to buy one of Sony’s limited PS5 consoles next month
Vikki Blake    Sony will have a limited amount of PS5 consoles available for customers in the US to purchase direct from PlayStation next month.Though signing up at Sony Direct secures neither you a PS5 nor even a definite chance to buy one, it’s nonetheless a lifeline for players who’ve been desperately trying...
Dying Light on Switch - another mobile miracle?
John Linneman    Last month, developer Techland revealed that its open world survival horror game - Dying Light - would be coming to Nintendo Switch. Bearing in mind its sheer scale and scope, plus the fact that the game targeted 30fps on the much more powerful PS4 and Xbox One, we had to wonder... could this...
Apex Legends players warned not to pull poses due to game-crashing bug
Vikki Blake    Respawn has warned Apex Legends players not to strike a pose following a new bug that is crashing games.Yesterday, Respawn tweeted to players that it has added a new in-game message to help cut down on crashes [caused] by animated poses , adding players should tell [their] friends and spread the...
Ubisoft may have leaked Rainbow Six Extraction’s release date
Vikki Blake    Ubisoft has revealed the release date of its upcoming PVE co-op game, Rainbow Six Extraction: 20th January 2022.Earlier this year, Ubisoft delayed both Rainbow Six Extraction and Riders Republic, pushing Extraction to an unspecified day in January 2022.Read more
Meet Dota 2’s newest hero, Marci
Vikki Blake    Marci - a character from Dota 2’s animated spinoff, Dota: Dragon Blood - will be joining the fight soon.Revealed at The International 2021, Marci - who will be a familiar face to those enjoying the show - will prove some loyalties transcend barriers and take her place amongst the most stalwart...
Did Blade of Darkness really pioneer Dark Souls?
Rick Lane    When it originally launched in 2001, Severance: Blade of Darkness was known as the game in which you could beat enemies to death with their own limbs. But this grisly little factoid isn’t actually true. You can beat enemies to death with other enemies’ limbs, which if anything is more depraved, but...
16  octobre     19h18
New Gotham Knights cinematic leans on Penguin, Court of Owls
Wesley Yin-Poole    Warner Bros. Games has released a new cinematic trailer for the upcoming Gotham Knights game as part of the DC FanDome event.The video, below, stars Penguin, who appears to be giving the game’s protagonists - Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin and Red Hood - a warning about the Court of Owls, a secret...
Here’s a new trailer for Rocksteady’s Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
Wesley Yin-Poole    Warner Bros. Games has released a new trailer for Rocksteady’s upcoming Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.The video, below, is a story trailer called Ticking . It shows off all four members of the Suicide Squad in the game: Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang and King Shark, as well as...
Minecraft’s big The Wild Update detailed, due 2022
Tom Phillips    Mojang has announced Minecraft: The Wild Update, the game’s big new addition for 2022. This will also include the Deep Dark Biome, delayed from the second half of this year’s Caves & Cliffs update.Details of other features were sketched out today at Minecon Live, where we also heard word that...
Minecraft Dungeons is getting a new seasonal model and battle pass
Tom Phillips    Minecraft maker Mojang has big plans for its cave-crawling spin-off Minecraft Dungeons. Today, at Minecon Live, the developer announced a new update plan for the game named Seasonal Adventures, which will feature both free and premium rewards if you purchase an Adventure Pass. Read more
Minecraft Java and Bedrock Editions hit Xbox Game Pass for PC in November
Wesley Yin-Poole    Minecraft Java and Bedrock Editions hit Xbox Game Pass for PC on 2nd November, Mojang has announced.The Minecraft: PC Bundle includes both the Java and Bedrock Editions, it was announced during the Minecraft Live event.Read more
Watch DC FanDome here
Wesley Yin-Poole    Join us tonight to watch the DC FanDome event, live at 6pm UK time, in the video below.DC FanDome is all about upcoming feature films, live-action and animated television series, comics and, most importantly for us, video games.Read more
Analogue OS announced
John Linneman    With the Analogue Pocket set for release later this year, some new details about the device and future Analogue products has surfaced with the reveal of Analogue OS. Moving away from the basic but functional menu design of prior products, Analogue OS seems to be focusing on bringing quality of life...
Crysis 2 and Crysis 3 Remastered: how improved are the new games?
Richard Leadbetter    The complete Crysis Remastered Trilogy launched this week Building on the existing launch of the original Crysis remaster, both sequels are now added to the mix, arriving on PlayStation, Xbox and Switch consoles - and of course, PC. But how have these remasters changed the game? To what extent can...