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Mortal Kombat X story trailer reveals daughter of Jax, descendant of Kung Lao, more

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for fighting game Mortal Kombat X that reveals a number of new playable characters. The story trailer shows Mileena, who commands an Outworld rebel army. The good guys, led by Cassie Cage, join forces to take her down. Show More Summary

Crowfall MMO Kickstarter campaign begins

UPDATE 27TH FEBRUARY: Ding! In three days Crowfall has surpassed its Kickstarter goal of $800k. It's not far off the pace set by another Kickstarter MMO, Camelot: Unchained, which eventually finished with $2.2m. As the makers of Crowfall mentioned below, in this piece, they'd be happy emulating that. Show More Summary

Early Access games done right

Dungeon of the Endless, Subnautica - quite a lot of Early Access video games start with spaceships in flames, hurtling artfully towards strange planets, bound for tales of peril and survival. Possibly this is just the best way to kick off a narrative that will involve crafting and permadeath, two of this era's greatest loves. Show More Summary

Future Assassin's Creed games will have "more robust modern day" than Unity

Future Assassin's Creed games will include a greater focus on the series' modern day timeline than last year's Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft has suggested. Fans were left disappointed by Unity's brief sashays into the present day, presented via a couple of quick cut-scenes. Show More Summary

Resident Evil Revelations 2 - walkthrough and game guide

The first episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is out now on all platforms, and you'll be able to pick up the remaining three episodes over the next few weeks. It's certainly a bold new approach for the series, and whether the game...Show More Summary

Pokémon Shuffle review

Eurogamer has dropped review scores and replaced them with a new recommendation system. Read the editor's blog to find out more. One of the weird aspects of money is that it can make things feel cheap. And I mean cheap in a very specific way. Show More Summary

Destiny app update grants mobile access to your vault

A new update for Destiny's companion app has added the ability to remotely transfer items to and from your game's vault. The vault is a central repository for armour, guns and materials accessible across all of your characters. Previously,...Show More Summary

Hearthstone pre-release patch hints at Molten Core expansion

The next Adventure for Hearthstone may be themed around World of Warcraft's Molten Core raid, according to information datamined from a patch on Blizzard's servers (thanks, Hearthpwn via MetaBomb). The patch details three new cosmetic card backs for the game, although no card images are present in the files. Show More Summary

Pneuma: Breath of Life review

Eurogamer has dropped review scores and replaced them with a new recommendation system. Read the editor's blog to find out more. Deco Digital's impressive first-person puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life is not a religious game - that's to...Show More Summary

Shadowrun Online now being published by Nordic Games

Shadowrun Online is getting some extra funding via new publisher Nordic Games. Cliffhanger Productions' Kickstarter-funded online tactical RPG is still in Early Access, where only the game's prequel is playable, but it's rapidly heading toward its imminent release window of Q2 2015 on PC, Mac and Linux. Show More Summary

Google-developed AI teaches itself to play retro games

Scientists have built the first computer program that can teach itself a variety of tasks - even playing retro video games. The program was built by British outfit DeepMind, a company founded in 2011 by ex-Bullfrog developer Demis Hassabis and bought up last year by Google for £400m. Show More Summary

Numenera RPG hoping to become a film

Numenera is a role-playing game like Dungeons & Dragons except it's new, a 2012 Kickstarter success. It's the foundation for the computer game Torment: Tides of Numenera. And now there could be a film about it. Monte Cook Games, the company that created Numenera, is working with Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter to realise it. Show More Summary

Looks like Destiny is getting a new social space in the Reef

Destiny will gain a new social area in its upcoming House of Wolves expansion, according to a fresh set of leaked screenshots. The new hub will be set within the mysterious Reef location and will presumably act as another space for players to gather, in addition to the game's main Tower. Show More Summary

3DS exploit bypasses Pokémon Shuffle microtransactions

An exploit has been found that bypasses the microtransactions in free-to-play puzzler Pokémon Shuffle. The 3DS game uses paid-for gems to grant extra lives and in-game cash, priced between 89p (for one gem) and £42.99 (for a lump of 75). Show More Summary

OlliOlli2 skates onto PlayStation 4, Vita next week

Skateboard-'em-up sequel OlliOlli2 will be available to download in Europe next Wednesday 4th March on PlayStation 4 and Vita. North American gamers will get the game a day earlier, on the 3rd. The sequel boasts bigger tracks spanning shiny new locations with split-routes and secret areas, as well as a variety of new tricks for linking combos together. Read more…

Dragon Quest Heroes heads west as a PS4 exclusive

Dragon Quest Heroes launches in Europe later in 2015 exclusively for PlayStation 4, Square Enix has announced. The game launches on PS3 and PS4 in Japan this week. Dragon Quest Heroes is an action-focused spin-off from the main Japanese role-playing game series. Show More Summary

Platinum explains Metal Gear Rising 2 teaser image

Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance developer Platinum Games has explained a recent image that appeared to hint at a possible sequel. The picture showed Revengeance main character Raiden next to a giant "2", written in the game's font, which was included by Sony during a PS4 showreel at the recent Taipei Games Show. Show More Summary

Titan Souls gets an April release date

Titan Souls, a game I once described as "a minimalist Shadow of the Colossus meets Dark Souls," is coming to PS4 and Vita in Europe on 15th April, publisher Devolver has confirmed to Eurogamer. Steam users and North American PlayStation players will receive it a day earlier on 14th April. Show More Summary

Tech Analysis: Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

The PlayStation 4 release of Dark Souls 2 is poised to be the best way to revisit Dangleic on console - a true 1080p title adorned with countless visual upgrades over last-gen. However, the Scholar of the First Sin remaster is also due for PC; a DirectX 11 reworking that adds many of the enhancements seen on PS4. Show More Summary

Woah Dave! is getting a free "Deluxe" update on all platforms

Woah Dave! has received a free update to a "Deluxe" version on Steam. Developer Choice Provisions noted on its blog that this update "will be free for all platforms" (that's PS4, Vita, 3DS and iOS). "If you're waiting to check it out on other systems, you won't have to wait long. We're working as hard as we can to get it out everywhere!" said developer Dant Rambo. Read more…

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