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Feeling flush: Hitman's new Colorado episode refreshes old toilet mechanics

After a whirlwind tour of Paris, Marrakesh, Bangkok and the Amalfi Coast, Hitman touches down tomorrow in Colorado, USA. More than six months on and five episodes in (six if you count the summer bonus release), Hitman developer IO Interactive faces a challenge to entice players back to its episodic Hitman series. Show More Summary

Blizzard reveals fix for Overwatch thumbstick acceleration control

A patch is coming to Overwatch that could change the experience considerably on console. Blizzard is finally doing something about thumbstick acceleration. Overwatch is getting a new mode of control for thumbsticks. The old mode will still be there, so if you like it you can stick with it, but it will no longer be the default mode. Show More Summary

Minecraft console editions finally get polar bears, beets and banners

Minecraft's next console update will get bears, beets and... banners. The PC version of Minecraft has had these features for some time - but as of next week they wil be available on console as well. A free update will roll out for Xbox on Tuesday, 4th October, and then for all over platforms on the day after. Read more…

Battlefield 1 EA and Origin Access trials detailed

EA and Origin Access subscribers can play Battlefield 1 early, as you'd expect. The shooter's Play First Trial begins on 13th October, a week before the game launches proper on 21st October. The trial gives you 10 hours of game time, but you don't get access to the full game. Show More Summary

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade review

QI-type question for you: What enduring PC game, first unleashed upon the world in 2002, links this here Eternal Crusade and the recently Death Star-augmented Star Wars Battlefront? Why yes, dear reader, your host does display a mischievous...Show More Summary

First Forza Horizon nears "end of life" status

The first Forza Horizon game is nearing "end of life" status, Microsoft has said. Forza Horizon, which came out in October 2012 for the Xbox 360, and its associated DLC will no longer be available to buy from 20th October 2016, a post on the Forza website revealed. Show More Summary

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta details revealed

As per Activision's marketing deal with Sony for this year's Call of Duty, the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta goes live on PlayStation 4 a week before it does on Xbox One. The beta begins at 5pm UK time on the 14th October on PS4, and runs until 5pm UK time 17th October. Show More Summary

Shovel Knight will guest star in Yooka Laylee

Shovel Knight is going to guest star in Yooka-Laylee, where he will appear as a non-playable character. That's nice. "We've always been fans of Shovel Knight," Playtonic's Chris Sutherland told Eurogamer at EGX, ahead of the character's...Show More Summary

Watch: Zombies invade Croft Manor in Lara's Nightmare DLC

To celebrate 20 years of Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider will shortly add some nostalgic DLC that takes Lara back to Croft Manor, her once-swanky family mansion. Among the DLC is Lara's Nightmare: a mode in which she fends off a zombie home invasion while scrounging for ammo and destroying hovering Skulls of Rage. Show More Summary

Lego Dimensions studio on its experimental year two, Marvel and Star Wars

This coming week, toys-to-life franchise mash-up Lego Dimensions will start its second year, and begin rolling out an even larger range of new inclusions than its initial offering. Harry Potter, Adventure Time, Mission Impossible and...Show More Summary

Watch Sunday's EGX 2016 sessions live

Once more into the breach. It's the final day of EGX 2016 but the show has saved some of its best developer sessions until last. All of today's sessions are streamed live on the EGX Twitch channel - which you can watch right here if you're so inclined. Miss one? Each panel archived on YouTube too so you can catch up. Read more…

Digital Foundry: Hands-on with COD Infinite Warfare on PS4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro's enhancements for supported titles are proving varied from what we've seen so far, ranging from resolution bumps to more fine-tuned visual tweaks. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare gave us more insight on this - the one game to demo the hardware at EGX 2016 this week. Show More Summary

Pirates of the airwaves: How Sega won the hearts and minds of a generation

The year is 1992. In a typical British household a typical British family is huddled around the television, still unsure about what has just transpired during the ad break of their typical British soap opera. Nestled among the traditional...Show More Summary

Games of EGX 2016

Hello again from Birmingham's NEC, where we're wrapping up day three of EGX 2016. And what a day - a Sunless Sea sequel announced, a hugely-promising look at new Planet Coaster features, and a chance to watch Ian and Bratt making themselves look very silly trying out the ridiculous Pac-Man VR. Show More Summary

Failbetter Games announces Sunless Skies

Failbetter Games has announced Sunless Skies, a sequel to Sunless Sea, live on stage at EGX 2016. The follow up to the Victorian exploration game is currently in the very early stages of development, with a Kickstarter campaign due to launch in February of next year. Show More Summary

Planet Coaster will, of course, let you crash your rollercoasters

Planet Coaster, the spiritual successor to the RollerCoaster Tycoon series, will have its own coaster crashes. Obviously. It's worth watching the trailer below, just to see how delighted the park visitors look as a coaster hurtles towards them. Show More Summary

First-person VR Pac-Man is as ridiculous as it sounds

The future is here, and it's a first-person Pac-Man game with VR headsets and a slippy treadmill which requires oversized Crocs. We sent Ian Higton and Chris Bratt into this dystopian future and yes, the results were as just as we planned. You can try this setup for yourself at EGX 2016, where Pac-Man VR is running on Android Gear headsets and ROVR treadmills. Read more…

Jelly Deals roundup: Monkey Island, Dragon Age: Inquisition, GTA5 and more

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a new deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. (It also has the best name.) We've invited the Jelly Deals team to share a weekly roundup of (mostly) gaming-related bargains with us, so we can pass their tips on to you. Show More Summary

Destiny: Rise of Iron's new raid finished in just two hours

Destiny's new raid went live last night - and it was defeated in record time. Rise of Iron's raid, named Wrath of the Machine, unlocked at 6pm UK time. A couple of hours later, it was done and dusted. Destiny clan Redeem was first, a feat acknowledged by Bungie to have taken only two hours. Second and third place teams finished very shortly after. Read more…

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