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There's another ZX Spectrum crowdfunder - but this one looks promising

There have been plenty of ZX Spectrum crowdfunders in recent years, and not all of them have gone well. Some, in fact, have been a disaster. So why should we care about yet another one? The ZX Spectrum Next looks like it could be a decent effort - and it's already hit its £250,000 Kickstarter goal. Show More Summary

Red Dead Redemption GTA5 mod shut down after three-year development

A fan project to port Red Dead Redemption into GTA5 has been shut down. The promising mod, named Red Dead Redemption V, had been in development for around three years. Screenshots of the project were released last month to a warm reception. The images showed Red Dead Redemption's sunset-drenched Western map successfully ported over into the GTA5 engine. Read more…

Late Shift review

For those who view video games as an adjunct to cinema rather than an alternative, the rise and fall of the interactive movie in the mid-1990s was something of a befuddling mystery. For a moment, and from a particular angle, the cinematic...Show More Summary

Metal Gear Solid 2 was the game that changed everything for PS2

Flashback to the turn of the century and Konami stands as one of the most prolific publishers in gaming. From its 16-bit classics to its more experimental 32-bit titles, the red and orange Konami logo long stood as a seal of quality....Show More Summary

Watch: 7 times movie games couldn't use the star's likeness

Hi Eurogamers, and welcome to your weekly roundup of videos from Outside Xbox. This week, inspired by Telltale's new Guardians of the Galaxy game and its non Chris Pratt Star Lord, we've been thinking about the times the developers of movie games don't have permission to use a star's likeness in their game. Show More Summary

What a real-life football commentator learned when he commentated a FIFA tournament

It's fair to say that most people who read this will have at least an idea of what an eSport is. Whether you're actively tuning in to watch competitions, will take a look at an eSport event if it comes on or are actively uninterested in it all, you're likely to know the basics of what an eSport is and that the industry is hyped about its prospects. Show More Summary

Jelly Deals roundup: Little Nightmares, Overcooked, Saints Row 4 and more

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday...Show More Summary

Is Persona 5 on PS4 actually a 1080p remaster?

At a technological level, Atlus's Persona 5 is one of the most fascinating releases we've seen in quite some time. It's one of the most slick, stylish games we've played but at the same time, it's undeniably a last-gen game at its core. Show More Summary

Why are games so fascinated with cannibalism?

There's a long inglorious tradition of cannibalism in video games, from the many flesh-eaters of the Dark Souls series through the "strange meats" of Fallout to the gaping cosmic horror that is Kirby. In the last few years, though, developers seem to have really acquired a taste for it. Show More Summary

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Fire Keese has an interesting reaction to rain

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has received a lot of accolades over its open-ended structure and unique physics engine. Indeed, all the elements react as one would expect in the real world. Flint creates fire, fire creates wind, and water douses fire. Show More Summary

N++ doubles its size on Steam in free Ultimate Edition update

Minimalist platformer N++ just got a massive free update on Steam that doubles the amount of content in the game. This patch is so big that developer Metanet Software decided to rename the whole game as N++ Ultimate Edition. This free expansion doubles the game's scope, bringing the final product to a whopping 4340 levels. Show More Summary

The Sexy Brutale's first retail run has an amusing misstep in its manual

Gothic Groundhog Day-esque adventure The Sexy Brutale is getting a retail release next week on PS4 with one minor problem: the first-run prints have compiled the manual backwards. Whoops! "There's been a printing/design error where the...Show More Summary

Call of Duty: WW2 officially confirmed by Activision

The previous leaks suggesting a World War 2-themed Call of Duty game have been confirmed by Activision after the publisher teased a full reveal for Call of Duty: WW2 on Twitter. Yes, it really is called Call of Duty: WW2. We don't know...Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny plays Invisible, Inc. for the first time, ambushes many.

Invisible, Inc. is one of those games I've been meaning to play ever since it came out. Everyone I know who's played it through is a committed enthusiast (hello Oli Welsh) and yet I never got round to booting it up. Thank goodness for...Show More Summary

The YouTuber who mastered the creative kill

Let's Play videos can be appealing for a variety of reasons. Sometimes you watch them because you like the personality of the presenter. Other times you want to get tips or tricks and seek a video walkthrough. And often gameplay videos...Show More Summary

May's Xbox Live Games with Gold detailed

May's free games for Xbox Live subscribers have now been detailed. Next month's Games with Gold offering includes two Xbox 360 Star Wars games, ready for 4th May, and two Xbox One downloadable titles. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga includes both the classic and prequel trilogy Star Wars films in one package, and is free from 16th to 31st May. Show More Summary

Little Nightmares review

Little Nightmares is everything you may have loved about LittleBigPlanet thrown into a sausage grinder with everything you may have dreaded in Silent Hill. A side-scrolling 3D platformer that conjures up a wealth of grisly implications...Show More Summary

Dark Souls the Board Game is smarter than it is hard

Following a disgustingly successful Kickstarter campaign which closed out a full $3.7m over its $50k target, Dark Souls the Board Game is finally finished and ready to ship. Steamforged games kindly sent me a copy ahead of time, which I used to make the video review embedded below. Show More Summary

The big Star Wars Battlefront 2 interview

A long time ago in a galaxy far away (well, in Florida a couple of weeks ago, but it still is quite a journey) we attended the Star Wars Celebration where EA properly lifted the veil from Star Wars Battlefront 2. It's set to featureShow More Summary

Two Worlds 2 expansion out in May

Remember Two Worlds 2? Reality Pump's open-world RPG came out in 2010 and went down well, but things have been quiet on the expansion front - until now. Publisher TopWare Interactive has announced expansion Call of the Tenebrae comes out on 25th May on PC, Mac and Linux. Show More Summary

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