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Dragon Age Keep enters open beta

You can play around with the Dragon Age Keep in open beta now. Go to the website, log in with your Origin account. The Keep provides an interactive tapestry with which you can create and manipulate the choices you made in previous Dragon Age games. Show More Summary

The man who made a game to change the world

There is no one agreed family tree of video games, arranged and pruned by consensus. There is no single progenitor that sits at the top of that tree, the seed from which all other video games originate. The video-game family tree is knotted, tangled and grimly contested. Show More Summary

First-person horror game Grave now coming to PS4

Procedurally-generated first-person horror game Grave is now slated for a PS4 release in addition to its already announced platforms of Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux. We covered Grave when it launched a Kickstarter campaign in April, where it ended up succeeding its $30K goal with $37,622. Show More Summary

Costume Quest 2 is out now on Xbox, coming to Wii U tomorrow.

Costume Quest 2 has made it just in time for Halloween on Xbox 360 and Xbox One where it launched today, Double Fine has announced via Twitter. Furthermore, it confirmed that the Wii U version will be out tomorrow in both North America and Europe. Show More Summary

PlayStation Plus' free November offerings revealed

November's free offering on PlayStation Plus have been revealed (via IGN) and PS4 owners will receive The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth and SteamWorld Dig. Meanwhile, Vita owners will gain access to The Hungry Horde - a game about a group of zombies trying to spread an infection - and Escape Plan. Show More Summary

The Crew to receive a new beta next week

Ubisoft's open-world "Car PG" The Crew will enter its second and final beta between 6th and 10th November. To participate you need to register for the beta on either PS4 or Xbox One on The Crew's official site. While technically a closed...Show More Summary

Halo 2 Anniversary launch trailer shows off fancy pants new cinematics

Halo: The Master Chief Collection, out on Xbox One next month, includes Halo 2 Anniversary, a remastered version of the original Xbox first-person shooter. As part of Halo 2's new lick of paint, Halo custodian 343 Industries drafted in video game cinematics specialist Blur Studios to create all new cutscenes for the game. Show More Summary

Facebook eyes 100m Oculus Rift sales

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hopes that after "a few cycles" of hardware, virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will be owned by as many as 100 million people. It will need to reach that "before it will really be a very meaningful thing as a computing platform", he said during a financial call last night. Show More Summary

Video: Watch us play Halo: The Master Chief Collection from 5pm GMT

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is out in a couple of weeks, a generous compilation of the first Halo through to Halo 4 - which is quite a tidy amount of game. Ian Higton has got hold of an early copy and has been granted permission...Show More Summary

National Video Game Arcade cultural centre announced for Nottingham

GameCity has announced the National Video Game Arcade, a new hub for game culture and education situated in Nottingham. The £2.5m project, due to open in March 2015, is being built with support from Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham City Council, among others. The aim is to create a centre for games similar to the British Film Institute for movies. Read more…

Video: Dirty Bomb sees Splash Damage return to its roots

Dirty Bomb - or Extraction - oh, no, wait... Dirty Bomb is a new objective based multiplayer shooter from Bromley-based developer Splash Damage, them wot did the Enemy Territory games as well as Brink, and having played it recently I can say it's quite the thing. Show More Summary

The Xbook Duo is an Xbox One and Xbox 360 in a laptop

The Xbook Duo is an Xbox One and Xbox 360 combined into a laptop, allowing you to play both consoles from within one slim machine. It is another creation from Ed Zarick, the self-taught engineer who previously produced the laptop-shaped Xbook One and PlayBook 4. Show More Summary

Eve Online's Phoebe update could end the mega-battle era

The era of mega-battles in Eve Online - the B-R5RBs - may be over. They were great press but they were also ultimately bad for the game. That's according to developer CCP, whose upcoming game-release Phoebe, due 4th November, will make the likelihood of them reoccurring almost non-existent. Show More Summary

Here's what's in Destiny's The Dark Below expansion

Destiny's first expansion, The Dark Below, launches globally on 9th December, developer Bungie has confirmed. It costs £19.99, or it's a part of the Destiny Expansion Pass, which costs £34.99. The Expansion Pass includes both Expansion 1, The Dark Below, and Expansion 2, House of Wolves. Show More Summary

Destiny's first expansion The Dark Below takes aim at story criticism

Destiny's story failed. Most agree on this point. It was a disjointed, bizarre effort that made little sense. Exposition amounted to a short blurb from one of the game's few nonsensical characters as by-the-numbers story missions were loaded. Show More Summary

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata resumes regular work following surgery

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has recovered well enough from surgery to return to his regular work duties. The company president was forced to take a leave of absence over the summer following major surgery to remove a tumour in his bile duct, discovered during a routine health inspection. Show More Summary

Nintendo earnings improve, but Wii U and 3DS sales still slow

Nintendo earned 171.4bn yen (£981m) in revenue during the past six months, although ended with a total operating loss of 215m yen (£1.2m). That figure is a vast improvement on the same time last year however, when Nintendo posted a far more dire 23bn yen (£133m) operating loss. Show More Summary

Dying Light no longer a PS3 and 360 game

There will no longer be PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of upcoming zombie game Dying Light. Polish developer Techland - the studio that created Dead Island - explained on Facebook that the older consoles "just couldn't run the game and stay true to the core vision". Show More Summary

Elite Dangerous Beta 3 goes live

The third beta phase for Elite Dangerous is live now, and introduces two new ships, a larger area of the galaxy to mess around in, a host of visual and interface improvements, and new content for project backers to test before the game's anticipated release before the end of this year. Show More Summary

PS4 finally gets its YouTube app

PlayStation 4 has finally got its YouTube app. The app was added overnight following the release of firmware update 2.0 (here's what's new in the PS4 update 2.0). With it you can share gameplay directly to YouTube "like a bawss", YouTube software engineer Richard O'Grady wrote on the PlayStation blog. Read more…

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