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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's hitboxes are "being worked on"

After nearly three years on the market Valve will be tweaking an important component of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive by altering its hitboxes. Initially reported by Kotaku, a Reddit user got 2700 upvotes on the following gif depicting a player shooting another player in the chest, only for the bullet to go through them. Show More Summary

WayForward's cartoony horror adventure Til Morning's Light is out now

BloodRayne: Betrayal and Mighty Switch Force developer WayForward Technologies' latest game, Til Morning's Light, is out now on iOS and Android devices. It currently goes for £4.99 /$6.99. Til Morning's Light marks WayForward's first game for publisher Amazon Game Studios, who announced the collaboration last October. Read more…

Octodad: Dadliest Catch heads to Vita next week

Aquatic dad simulator Octodad: Dadliest Catch will arrive on Vita 26th May, developer Young Horses has announced. Since it's a Cross-Buy game, those who own it on PS4 will get the portable version at no additional cost. Unfortunately, it will not feature Cross-Save support, but it will have an all new set of Trophies. Read more…

Don't Starve: Giant Edition dated for Wii U

Don't Starve: Giant Edition will arrive on European Wii Us via the eShop on 4th June. North Americans will receive it one week earlier on 28th May. Purchase Don't starve by 28th June and you'll receive a second bonus copy of the game for a friend. Read more…

Shadowrun: Hong Kong screenshots and trailer revealed

Shadowrun: Hong Kong developer Harebrained Schemes has revealed the first screenshots and a brief teaser of its upcoming RPG. The developer noted in a Kickstarter update that the crowdfunded game is now feature complete and on track for a PC, Mac and Linux release this summer. Show More Summary

Game of Thrones: Episode 4 is coming next week

Telltale's fourth episode in its game of Thrones series will debut next week, the developer has announced. Called Sons of Winter, this latest chapter will arrive on Tuesday, 26th May for PC, Mac and PS4/PS3 in North America. The next day it will arrive on Xbox One and Xbox 360, along with PS4/PS3 for European PSN players. Read more…

The next Need for Speed is a reboot

The next Need for Speed game is a reboot due out on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One autumn 2015. EA has decided to eschew the Underground and Most Wanted sub-brands in favour of a game Swedish developer Ghost Games says gets to the roots of the long-running racing series. Show More Summary

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon unearthed for 3DS

Nintendo has announced Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon for 3DS, yet another title in the long-running spin-off series. Details are thin on the ground, other than the fact that Europe will see the game in early 2016. Japanese fans will get the title a little sooner, during this autumn, while North America will see the game launch this winter. Read more…

Going up? The mindless pleasures of Clicker Heroes

Everybody has a terrible gaming secret, and here is mine: for the past few days I have left Clicker Heroes running on my work PC overnight. Setting aside the environmental guilt I feel for this, which is considerable, this is also something of a very mild existential crisis to take into account. Show More Summary

Dead Island dev dumps Hellraid development

Dead Island and Dying Light studio Techland has decided to cease development of Hellraid, its dark first-person fantasy game originally planned for launch this year on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. A statement released today via the developer's official site explained that the title was not meeting internal expectations. Show More Summary

Rockstar launches BBC lawsuit over Grand Theft Auto drama

Rockstar Games has begun legal action against the BBC in response to Game Changer, the corporation's upcoming drama centred around Grand Theft Auto. The one-off 90-minute film is set to chronicle the rise of Rockstar and its battle with controversial lawyer Jack Thompson. Show More Summary

Witcher 3's latest patch tidies up Nvidia Hairworks performance

CD Projekt has released a patch for the PC version of The Witcher 3. It brings the open world role-playing game up to version 1.03. The update focuses on improvement performance in cut-scenes and gameplay, as well as when Nvidia Hairworks is running, which some players have reported causes issues. Show More Summary

Video: Are the Far Cry games connected?

With the exception of a few characters from Far Cry 3 popping up in Far Cry 4's Kyrat, the general assumption is that each Far Cry game stands alone, lacking any significant narrative links. The thing is, I'm a massive Far Cry nerd and,...Show More Summary

Scrabble adds thousands of fresh words, including "newb"

Collins' official Scrabble world list has been updated with 6500 new words, such as facetime, hashtag, ridic, and that great video game term for fresh meat: newb. Lolz, bezzy, shizzle, dench and thanx are now all officially recognised. 21st century cultural touchstones are well also represented - onesie, twerking, sexting, and the new verb "vape". Read more…

Torment: Tides of Numenera video shows off The Ninth World

InXile Entertainment has just released a new video showing off in-development story-driven classic role-playing game Torment: Tides of Numenera. Torment was successfully crowdfunded by inXile, raising an impressive $4.1m from just shy of 75,000 backers. Show More Summary

League of Legends automated reform system targets toxic players

League of Legends has a new player reform system that evaluates player chat logs and automatically issues bans. The system swings into action when a troublesome player is reported for abusive chat messages. If the complaint is found to be valid, players receive an automated message saying they've been caught being naughty. Read more…

Battlefield Hardline's first expansion Criminal Activity has a Nail Gun

Battlefield Hardline's first downloadable expansion, Criminal Activity, comes out in June for Battlefield Premium owners, EA and developer Visceral has said. The DLC includes four new maps: Backwoods, Code Blue, The Beat and Black Friday, each designed for fast-paced close quarters combat, three new weapons and two new vehicles. Show More Summary

Forget the fantasy, Life is Strange finds its soul in the real world

The best thing I ever read about Ray Bradbury, the sci-fi and horror author, occasional screenwriter, and eternal manchild, was an article that criticised his imagination. This is heresy, of course, and to make matters worse I've misplaced the article in question. Show More Summary

Bloodborne again: Expansion confirmed

An expansion to Bloodborne has been confirmed by president of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida. Unfortunately, that's about all that's been confirmed, as more details will follow "later this year." Yoshida teased the DLC in the following tweet: Read more…

CD Projekt tackles The Witcher 3 downgrade issue head on

While open world role-playing game The Witcher 3 has been met with critical acclaim, including receiving an Essential award from Eurogamer, its launch has been marred by discussion of a graphical downgrade. Much of this discussion revolves...Show More Summary

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