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No, Battlefield Hardline does not contain ghastly DRM

EA has explained why one Battlefield Hardline player was locked out of playing the cops vs. criminals shooter after benchmarking a number of graphics cards. Games blogger Hilbert Hagedoorn initially suspected Visceral's FPS contained "ghastly DRM" that had blocked him from played after five changes to his own hardware. Show More Summary

Crowfall Kickstarter ends, doubling original funding goal

A month later, the Crowfall Kickstarter campaign has ended and it has been a resounding success. Its final tally was $1,766,205, which is more than twice its original $800,000 goal. With PayPal donations, which will continue to roll in, the total is up at $1,783,796. Show More Summary

Video: NewRetroArcade: Unreal 4 and VR's mind-blowing mix

As the gap between the average consumer and virtual reality devices slowly closes, I thought I'd give you all a quick look at NewRetroArcade, a VR time machine that can instantly transport you back to the golden years of gaming. ForShow More Summary

Double Xbox Games with Gold titles announced for April

Microsoft has confirmed the titles that will make up April's bumper helping of free games on Xbox 360 and Xbox One - if you're an Xbox Live Gold subscriber. Two titles will be free for Xbox One owners from 1st-31st April: charming Ubisoft platformer Child of Light and shiny ball simulator Pool Nation FX. Show More Summary

Star Wars: Battlefront teaser trailer returns to Hoth

EA has released a 30-second teaser for DICE's upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront, due this year on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Announced with an even briefer tease back at E3 2013, developer DICE has kept Battlefront under wraps ahead of its launch this Christmas - the same time as the new Star Wars: Episode 7 movie. Show More Summary

NHL Eastside Hockey Manager returning... today!

The Eastside Hockey Manager series was abandoned in early 2007 because it wasn't recouping development costs. It was popular, sure - with pirates. But now, with a service like Steam, the time is right for a comeback. Football Manager developer Sports Interactive has announced that Eastside Hockey Manager will return. Show More Summary

Codemasters announces F1 2015 for PC, PS4, Xbox One

Codemasters' F1 racing series will launch for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time from 12th June with the arrival of F1 2015. Also available on PC, this year's racer boasts an all-new game engine, plus fresh championship season and pro season modes. Show More Summary

Pillars of Eternity review

Easily the best thing about all these old-school RPG revivals has been remembering just how varied the classics truly were. Divinity Original Sin brought back the Ultima VII vibe, Wasteland 2 carried as much of Fallout as it did itsShow More Summary

MotoGP 15 zooms to PC and consoles in June

MotoGP 15, the third in Milestone's racing series, arrives on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in June. This year's entry will feature bike, rider, and team customisation plus an enhanced career option and a new time-trial mode. The developer announced the game today with a new teaser trailer, shown below. Read more…

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars review

There are wheels within wheels at Nintendo these days, and even before the company announced last week that it was moving into mobile games (as well as prepping a new console, codenamed NX), it was hard not to approach many of its releases like Trojan horses. Show More Summary

A Command & Conquer: Generals mod these many years later?

Command & Conquer: Generals, gone but not forgotten, as 12 years later there's a big update to an impressive mod around the corner. The mod is Rise of the Reds, which adds two new factions - Russian Federation and European Continental Alliance - as well as overhauls and changes what's already there. Show More Summary

Minecraft free for Northern Ireland secondary schools

Free copies of sandbox survival game Minecraft will be given to every secondary school in Northern Ireland. More than 200 schools will be supplied with the game, along with 30 libraries and other community organisations, The Guardian reports. The version of the game supplied will be MinecraftEdu, a discounted version with features designed for use in classrooms. Read more…

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection has 16GB day one patch on Xbox One

The Xbox One version of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection has a 16GB day one patch, Eurogamer has spotted. That breaks down into a 3GB download for Borderlands 2, and 13GB for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. PlayStation 4 owners need to download an 8.3GB day one patch, meanwhile (thanks, Videogamer). Show More Summary

Valve-approved Half-Life 2: Update headed to Steam

A new fan-made mod, Half-Life 2: Update, will be released for free on Steam tomorrow. The Valve-blessed add-on brings improved lighting, effects, textures and bug fixes to the first-person shooter classic. This will be the final version of Half-Life 2: Update, which was previously made available in earlier forms outside of Steam. Read more…

Metamorphabet: a creepy and beautiful app for children and adults

I was curious to see how Metamorphabet would handle X. In alphabet books, X is always a pain. Or rather, it's always an X-ray, and since alphabet books are generally aimed at kids - by the time a person has grown up, publishers have despaired of trying to teach them the alphabet - X-rays present something of a problem. Show More Summary

Spielberg to direct video game-themed adventure Ready Player One

It's no secret that Steven Spielberg is a fan of video games and now, for an upcoming film, he'll be directing an adaptation of Ernest Cline's video game-themed cyberpunk thriller Ready Player One. The 2012 novel is set in the year 2044 where a teenager sets out on a scavenger hunt in a virtual world made by a man obsessed with 1980s pop culture. Show More Summary

Halo Online announced... for Russia

Halo is getting its own free-to-play spin-off with Halo Online, a game going into closed beta this spring exclusively in Russia. The series' current handlers at 343 Industries noted on Halo Waypoint that Halo Online is being developed...Show More Summary

EA defends Fifa Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges

FIFA Ultimate Team developer EA Sports has defended its introduction of transfer market price ranges earlier this month. The move was prompted by a rising tide of coin sellers who were destabilising the game's economy. In a new statement...Show More Summary

Capcom brands a Monster Hunter roller coaster

Capcom has partnered with amusement park company Six Flags to make one of its roller coasters Monster Hunter-themed. At California's Six Flags Magic Mountain, the roller coaster Goliath will bear a Monster Hunter theme from 28th March through 10th August. Show More Summary

SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One

Underground platformer SteamWorld Dig is making its way to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. Originally a 3DS-exclusive, SteamWorld Dig's glowing reception led to its developer sprucing it up for a console release on PS4, Wii U, Vita and Steam. Show More Summary

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