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29  mai     09h00
Game composer Lena Raine on her musical style: I’m a big fan of musical metaphor
   Lena Raine s latest project is composing the score for Dontnod s forthcoming narrative adventure Harmony The Fall of Reverie Due out next month it follows a young woman returning to her hometown to investigate the disappearance of her mother Simultaneously she s drawn into the parallel
28  mai     17h15
Optimus Prime is coming to Fortnite, leak suggests
   Optimus Prime is making his way to Fortnite That s according to a new leak that backs up the report with what s claimed to be a screenshot of a loading screen proving that a Transformer crossover event is on the way It s just one of a slew of rumours that are currently circulating though and
Team17 has revealed a mysterious new game without telling us anything about it
   Team has unveiled a mysterious new project Redacted Whether that s the game s final name or a placeholder we have no idea as the press release itself is almost entirely redacted too telling us only that someone or something in the game is preparing for deployment Thankfully the
THQ Nordic wants Remedy to change its mind about a digital-only release for Alan Wake 2
   THQ Nordic has reached out to Remedy and offered to partner up to make Alan Wake available as a physical release Reminding the developer that it had facilitated physical versions back in the day for the original game THQ Nordic said it would love to go at it again Remedy anticipated
World War Z is giving away two Warhammer 40,000 trinkets to mark the Warhammer Skulls showcase
   Saber Interactive is inviting you to celebrate the anticipated release of Space Marine in World War Z Aftermath courtesy of two new Warhammer trinkets to equip in game The trinkets can be used by any character in the game and are available for free to all World War Z Aftermath
It looks like Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother is coming to Disney Dreamlight Valley
   Cinderella s Fairy Godmother is seemingly on the way to Disney Dreamlight Valley in Update Whilst that hasn t been explicitly confirmed by developer Gameloft a new social media post shows an abandoned wand sitting on an ornate artisanal stone bench leading many players to speculate that it
Diablo 4 reveals a new launch race event and some players are not happy
   Blizzard has revealed a new race event to commemorate the first players to hit Diablo s Level cap Think you can cheat death the developer teased Reach level on hardcore mode and tweet Diablo Hardcore with proof to have your username immortalised on a statue of Lilith
UK studio Antimatter Games is set to close this summer
   Rising Storm developer Antimatter Games is set to close after its parent company Enad Global EG announced plans to close down the UK studio later this summer Q In a statement EG said as part of its efforts to achieve higher predictability and profitability it had explored
Emma’s Adventures: I did horse dressage in Red Dead Online
   Emma s Adventures is a monthly column exclusively for Eurogamer supporters written by Emma Kent who has an uncanny knack for finding strange adventures in games You can support Eurogamer for euro a month to gain access to a whole variety of things As a treat for those of you who aren t
27  mai     17h29
One in 10 female gamers feel suicidal about the abuse they receive playing online
   An investigation into women s experiences of gaming online has revealed that one in has felt suicidal as a result of online abuse Of the female gamers surveyed by Sky Broadband per cent report having been abused or harrassed when streaming or playing online although this rises to
The Callisto Protocol’s all-new endless waves Riot Mode is now available
   The Callisto Protocol s all new Riot Mode is now available Designed to allow players test their mettle and compete for high scores the sci fi horror s third DLC The Riot Bundle also includes The Prospector Skin Collection and new enemy death animations Riot Mode sees Jacob in an
Neopets starts its 25th anniversary celebrations early with this new cookbook
   Neopets is serving up a steaming slice of nostalgia courtesy of a new gaming flavoured cookbook The recipe book called Neopets Official Cookbook unsurprisingly enough features over delicious Neopian inspired dishes including gluten free nut free vegan and vegetarian recipes that
Nintendo serves Valve a takedown notice to remove an emulator from Steam
   Nintendo has forced Valve to delist a Wii and GameCube emulator from Steam citing it violates the megacorp s intellectual property rights In a letter seen by PC Gamer Nintendo issued Valve a DMCA notice stating Valve had an obligation to remove the offering of the Dolphin emulator from the
Updates for Silent Hill 2 Remake, Townfall, and Ascension are on the way, leaker claims
   Another day another Silent Hill rumour and this one reckons we ll get new trailers from the numerous Silent Hill projects really soon before June According to horror game leaker Dusk Golem who was long telling us that the seminal horror series had been rebooted before Konami did a new
Co-op horror FPS Sker Ritual’s fourth and final episode drops next week - here’s a teaser trailer
   Wales Interactive has unveiled the fourth and final episode coming to its co op horror FPS Sker Ritual Deadly Lover s Fortress The team also promised that an extended roadmap will be revealed soon to highlight the early access progress with the release on PC PS and Xbox Series X release
Where Darkest Dungeon came from, and where it goes now
   What I find fascinating about Darkest Dungeon and what I ve always found fascinating about it is how the series rethinks the experience of what being a fantasy adventurer would actually be like We take so much of it for granted that experience because we ve seen it so many times Take an
Media Molecule appoints its new creative director
   Media Molecule has appointed former lead designer John Beech as its new creative director Beech steps in to replace co founder Mark Healy who left the studio last month after years Today we re extremely honoured to introduce you to our new Creative Director Johnee B the studio tweeted
The boss-whisperers of Elden Ring
   The major antagonists of From Software games usually have a lot of shared history Some are blood relatives some are lovers some are enemies with grudges stretching back centuries A few are all these things simultaneously But they seldom meet reconcile or thrash out their differences in game
26  mai     21h11
Naughty Dog says The Last of Us multiplayer game needs more time
   UPDATE In a report released in the aftermath of Naughty Dog s statement Bloomberg s Jason Schreier has shed additional light on the behind the scenes decision making currently impacting The Last of Us multiplayer game According to Schreier development on the long in the works title
Stone Age life sim Roots of Pacha returns to Steam following rights tussle
   Stone Age farming and village life sim Roots of Pacha has returned to Steam following the end of a rights dispute between its developer and publisher who have now announced the decision to amicably part ways under terms that are mutually beneficial Roots of Pacha which launched to an
Microsoft lays out appeal against CMA’s Activision Blizzard acquisition block
   Just as it said it would Microsoft has appealed the CMA s decision to block its acquisition of Activision Blizzard and its summary of arguments is now available for scrutiny In April after months of deliberation the UK s Competition and Market Authority made the shock decision to block
Gollum studio seemingly working on second The Lord of the Rings game
   Daedalic Entertainment the studio behind the recently released and critically lambasted The Lord of the Rings Gollum has reportedly received funding from the German government to develop a second Lord of the Rings title As spotted by German website Wirtschaft thanks Gamesradar Daedalic
Minecraft: Trails and Tales Update arrives next month
   Minecraft s long awaited Trails and Tales Update will launch for all platforms on Wednesday th June This is the update which adds bamboo and cherry trees the latter of which can be found in a new rare Overworld biome The Cherry Grove Two new mobs are also joining Minecraft in this
Turn 10 details Forza Motorsport’s double showcase airing in June
   With the season of announcements almost upon us we re starting to get a much clearer idea of the whats whos and equally importantly whens of when the whos will be showing their whats And in that spirit developer Turn has now revealed its latest Forza Motorsport game bound for Xbox
Lego 2K Drive - a plastic dream with too much grind
   Lego K Drive sounds like a charity event a two kilometre fun run perhaps sponsored by or with the goal of donating Lego It is in fact a video game an open world racer richly encrusted with bricks but its mission is no less in the spirit of giving The aim of any Lego video game
New patch for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum due tomorrow
   UPDATE pm UK Daedalic Entertainment has apologised for the poor state of release of its Lord of the Rings Gollum game In a public statement it acknowledged the game did not meet the expectations we set for ourselves We would like to sincerely apologise for the underwhelming experience many
Dolph Lundgren lets slip he’s in a Witcher spin-off show
   Movie star Dolph Lundgren has let slip he s set to star in a Witcher spin off TV show Lundgren perhaps most famous for playing boxer Ivan Drago in Rocky told Swedish publication Aftonbladet he s in South Africa shooting a spinoff series of The Witcher which Collider speculates is the
Game of the Week: The weird world of licensed games
   Our game of the week is Warhammer K Boltgun a kind of wilful throwback to the glorious days of early shooters Rick loved it with caveats and the whole premise has a gleeful immediacy that makes it hard to resist It s an immediacy that was distinctly lacking from this week s other
Official Mega Man slippers will leave you suited and booted for the summer
   Have you ever looked at Mega Man s all blue aesthetic and thought yes I like that ensemble and I would absolutely wear it but those boots just don t look comfortable If you answered yes to that question well I have some good news The officially licenced Mega Man slippers will be
Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1 also includes Metal Gear 1 and 2
   Earlier this week Konami revealed not only the existence of Metal Gear Solid Delta Snake Eater a remake of the series third game but also the Metal Gear Solid Master Collection Vol This collection will include the first three Metal Gear Solid games Metal Gear Solid Metal Gear
EU explains Microsoft Activision deal approval - and why it disagrees with the UK’s block
   The boss of the European Commission has explained in detail why her agency approved Microsoft s bn Activision Blizzard deal and why she thinks the UK was wrong to block it In a speech given yesterday European Commission executive vice president Margrethe Vestager laid out the regulator
Mortal Kombat 2 adds another Sabrina star, this time as Kitana
   Adeline Rudolph who previously starred in Netflix s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has joined the Mortal Kombat film cast Rudolph will play Princess Kitana The Hollywood Reporter reports Kitana has remained a popular character in Mortal Kombat ever since her debut in s
New Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom patch removes item duplication glitches
   Nintendo has released a new patch for Zelda Tears of the Kingdom that appears to remove item duplication glitches The patch notes themselves are minimal stating some audio bug fixes a fix to the quest Camera Work in the Depths and several issues have been addressed to improve the
Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine The Board Game is a board game based on a video game based on a board game
   Games Workshop has teased the upcoming release of Warhammer Space Marine The Board Game Yes it s a board game based on the Space Marine video game which itself is based on Games Workshop s famous tabletop game The video below shows the Space Marine board game box as well as some
What we’ve been playing
   Hello Welcome back to our regular feature where we write a little bit about some of the games we ve found ourselves playing over the last few days This time Zelda Bloodborne and a bit of RollerCoaster Tycoon If you fancy catching up on some of the older editions of What We ve Been Playing
Alone in the Dark reboot out in October, playable Prologue available today
   We ve not heard much from THQ Nordic s Alone in the Dark reboot since its surprise unveiling last year but now the promising project is back with a th October release date and for the impatient among us a playable prologue that s available now The original Alone in the Dark for those
25  mai     21h16
Homeworld 3 delayed again, now expected in February 2024
   Gearbox has announced a significant delay for Homeworld moving the long in the works real time strategy sequel s launch out of the first half of and into February Homeworld is being developed by Blackbird Interactive and marks the first new numbered game in the series since
Cat Quest’s back for some high seas RPG adventure in Pirates of the Purribean
   Developer The Gentlebros adorable quick fire action RPG series Cat Quest is back for a third open world adventure this time taking to the high seas in Cat Quest Pirates of the Purribean which is set to release on PC and consoles sometime next year The original Cat Quest released in
PlayStation Showcase saw Sony fumble its first-party future plans
   This week on the Eurogamer Newscast we discuss Sony s PlayStation Showcase event and offer our thoughts on everything that was shown and not shown last night We got an extended look at Spider Man and announcements of the much rumoured Metal Gear Solid remake Bungie s next game
Summer Games Done Quick’s week of charity speedrunning starts Sunday
   Consider this your last minute reminder that the annual Summer Games Done Quick is back this weekend bringing another seven days of charity speedrunning action Things kick of this Sunday th May at pm BST for a bit of pre show pre amble with the main speedrunning event getting underway
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 Ti 8GB review: the disappointment is real
   There s seven pages here of RTX Ti analysis and data in this review but the more I used the card the more I realised that this is massive overkill for a GPU where the salient points can be summed up in one paragraph The RTX Ti is essentially a hybrid RTX Ti RTX with the added
Here are a few snippets of new Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 gameplay
   Space Marine has a new video that shows snippets of gameplay and offers a better look at the Tyranids Saber Interactive s hotly anticipated by me sequel sees Ultramarines Space Marine Lieutenant Titus stomp and shoot and generally smash to bits the xenos scum The video below shows
Everything announced in Warhammer Skulls 2023
   The annual Warhammer Skulls showcase is done and dusted and like a psychic blast from the Emperor himself into the minds of his devoted citizens across the Imperium Eurogamer here delivers all the announcements reveals and trailers straight into your eyeballs Let s start with the reveal of
PowerWash Simulator gets surprise Warhammer 40,000 DLC
   The brilliant PowerWash Simulator has had Tomb Raider DLC It s had Final Fantasy DLC It s even getting SpongeBob DLC this summer Next up Warhammer DLC Games Workshop announced the surprise crossover at its Warhammer Skulls showcase with a teaser video below that shows a powerwash
Fallout: New Vegas - Ultimate Edition is currently free on the Epic Games Store
   If all this bright blue sky and golden sunshine is getting you down why not retreat into the murky brown post apocalypse courtesy of developer Obsidian Entertainment s acclaimed Fallout New Vegas which is currently free on the Epic Games Store Fallout New Vegas is of course sensibly
McDonald’s China selling limited edition chicken nugget Tetris toys
   is apparently the th anniversary of McDonald s Chicken McNuggets and in most countries the company has launched a campaign giving away nugs for free in order to celebrate In China chicken fans are getting something a bit funkier Tetris A chicken nugget shaped McDonald s toy which
Amazon announces free Prime Gaming titles for June
   Amazon s Prime Gaming is offering free titles throughout the month of June including Autonauts and Neverwinter Nights Enhanced Edition The first of these titles will be available from st June with the rest then released periodically throughout the month Here s your full line up for
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum - some great level design mired in problems
   The greatest achievement in The Lord of the Rings Gollum is Gollum himself He s a beautifully realised thing His stance is a nervous weight shifting crouch His run is a giddy loping scamper His movements seem shaped by his own poor experience of the world forever flinching from expected
What’s behind the Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater name?
   At yesterday s PlayStation Showcase the long rumoured and leaked Metal Gear Solid remake was revealed Or to give it it s new full name Metal Gear Solid Delta Snake Eater Let s just call it Delta shall we What exactly does that Delta mean We have an official response Read more
Blizzard explains why Diablo 4 post-launch seasons do not continue the campaign story
   Blizzard has explained why it took the decision not to extend the Diablo campaign story with its post launch seasons Speaking to Eurogamer in a recent interview associate game director Joe Piepiora outlined how story will work as part of Diablo s quarterly seasonal releases which are