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Layoffs at Hitman developer IO Interactive

Hitman developer IO Interactive has announced a round of job cuts. The troubled Danish developer has laid off an unknown number of staff, it announced today. The news comes less than two weeks after the publisher Square Enix's shock announcement it would sell off the studio. The future of the Hitman franchise remains unknown. Read more…

What I like and what I don't like about Bungie's surprise decision to go with 4v4 for Destiny 2 PvP

Amid all the the common sense quality of life improvements Bungie announced for Destiny 2 last week, one change to the way the first game works took me by surprise. The Crucible, one of my favourite modes from Destiny, has seen its player count reduced from 12 to eight. Show More Summary

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron to get a spiritual successor

Here's a pleasant surprise - niche action game El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron will get a spiritual successor. The Lost Child is not an action game, however, but a turn-based RPG. Details are thin on the ground, but PlayStation 4 and Vita versions of the game are in the works, Famitsu reports (via Gematsu). Read more…

Gran Turismo Sport may well be the series' first real racing game

Just over 12 months ago, Gran Turismo Sport broke cover for the first time, and it didn't look too great. The series' long-awaited debut on PlayStation 4 was undercooked and underwhelming upon its reveal, offering what felt like only the most incremental of steps forward from the PlayStation 3's Gran Turismo 6. Show More Summary

Dragon's Dogma re-release coming to PS4, Xbox One

Cult-favourite Capcom role-player Dragon's Dogma is getting a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One port. The game's expanded Dark Arisen edition will be re-released in Japan this autumn, Famitsu revealed. There's no word yet on a European or North American date - we've asked Capcom for more information. Read more…

Blind gamer sends letter to Nintendo, gets heartwarming response in braille

A blind child's letter to Nintendo has gone viral after the boy received a heartwarming response back from the company, written in braille. 10-year-old Hibiki Sakai from Osaka, Japan, wrote to Nintendo to thank the developer for creating his favourite video game series: Rhythm Heaven. Show More Summary

Shadow Warrior 2 is fine on consoles but lacks key features

Released last year, Shadow Warrior 2 on the PC remains one of the best-looking first person shooters on the platform. With its gorgeous HDR-enabled visuals and lightning fast performance, Shadow Warrior 2 represents the best of the PC platform. Show More Summary

Valve hired the Kerbal Space Program developers

Valve has hired the team behind Kerbal Space Program to work on... something. What the Kerbal developer, Squad, is doing at Valve is anyone's guess, but one can only speculate that they're working on a new game with the Half-Life 2 and Portal studio. Show More Summary

Red Dead Redemption 2 delayed until spring 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 has been delayed until spring 2018, Rockstar has announced. Previously Rockstar had the western sequel (or more likely prequel) slated for an autumn 2017 release, but that's no longer in the cards. "This outlawShow More Summary

Grasshopper Manufacture's sequel to The Silver Case is getting an English remake

Last October Grasshopper Manufacture released an English language remake of its very first game, a 1999 visual novel called The Silver Case. Now that game's previously Japan-exclusive mobile sequel, The Silver Case: Ward 25, is getting an English remake as well. Show More Summary

Angry Birds movie is getting a sequel

The Angry Birds Movie is getting a sequel to coincide with the game's 10-year anniversary. Launching on 20th September, 2019, this sequel will be another joint collaboration between developer Rovio and Sony Pictures. The film's existence shouldn't come as a surprise given that the first Angry Birds movie earned $350m worldwide since its launch last May. Read more…

Resident Evil films to receive a reboot

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter may not be the final chapter in the zombie film saga after all, as the production company in charge of the series, Constantin Film, has unveiled its plans to reboot the sci-fi horror franchise. Speaking...Show More Summary

Injustice 2 on PS4 Pro is the best way to play

Injustice 2 is a truly impressive release: featuring some of the best facial animations seen in a fighting game and some insane over-the-top super moves bolstering an ambitious single-player mode, developer NetherRealm Studios confirms...Show More Summary

Far Cry 5 debut trailer teases new setting

The rumours are true: Far Cry 5 will be set in Montana, Ubisoft confirmed in a teaser trailer for the next entry in the open-world shooter series. More specifically, it will be set in a rural wilderness known as Hope County, which based on a cursory Google search does not appear to be a real place. Show More Summary

Splatoon 2 Switch bundle sells out in Japan, but you can still buy the cardboard box

In Japan, Nintendo's Splatoon 2 Switch console bundle has already sold out - but you can still buy the pack's cardboard box. Nintendo will sell you the cardboard box for the bundle, flatpacked, with nothing else, for 540 yen (that's about £3.75). Show More Summary

Spider-Man actor to play Nathan Drake in Uncharted movie - report

Marvel's Spider-Man, aka Tom Holland, has been tapped up to play a young Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted movie. The film will apparently act as a prequel to Naughty Dog's game series, Deadline reports, and show Drake meeting his pal Sully for the first time. Show More Summary

LawBreakers coming to PS4, promises no "pay-to-win" mechanics

LawBreakers, the upcoming multiplayer shooter from Cliff Bleszinski's new studio Boss Key Productions, will be released simultaneously on PC and PlayStation 4. Following last year's announcement that LawBreakers would no longer be pursuing a free-to-play business model, we now know the base game will cost £24.99. Show More Summary

Looks like Destiny 2 will ditch Grimoire Cards

Destiny 2 will not include the original game's Grimoire Cards - collectibles which unlocked extra lore or short stories which could be read on Bungie's website or the Destiny smartphone and tablet app. That's according to a Forbes interview with Bungie developer Steve Cotton, Destiny 2's world lead. Show More Summary

Watch: Eurogamer takes on Outside Xbox at Micro Machines World Series

Micro Machines games have been long due a comeback. They came close three years ago, in fact, when Codemasters released the 'totally not Micro Machines' game Toybox Turbos. At some point between then and now, Codies must have been able...Show More Summary

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