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Arms' new character is slowly coming into focus

Arms' first proper new character looks set to arrive to Nintendo's Switch fighting game shortly, and the official Twitter has offered us our first - very brief - glimpse. The new fighter looks to be confectionary-based, and fans are already dubbing them 'Sweet'. Show More Summary

Danger Zone crashes onto Xbox One this autumn

Danger Zone comes out on Xbox One this autumn. Danger Zone is inspired by Crash Mode from the Burnout series. Indeed its developer, Three Fields Entertainment, was started by the founders of Burnout maker Criterion. Three Fields Entertainment...Show More Summary

The Sims 4: Toddler Stuff coming soon

Back in January, EA finally granted The Sims fans wishes and introduced toddlers to The Sims 4. Now the publisher has announced the newest expansion to the franchise is The Sims 4: Toddler Stuff Pack, which will give players more control over their little tykes. Show More Summary

Why Overwatch on console is in desperate need of a report button

It's no secret the gaming community is rife with trolls. In most games, on most platforms, someone somewhere wants to ruin the game for everyone else. Blizzard's Overwatch is no exception. Since its launch in May last year, Overwatch has suffered from those who wish to exploit the game. Show More Summary

Mad Max and the open world game as character study

I'm not sure I fully understood the Mad Max game until I read one particular loading screen tip. Not that on the surface there's a lot to misunderstand, of course. The plot of Avalanche's Mad Max game can be summed up as follows: man beats up other men in order to rebuild his car. Show More Summary

Mass Effect: Andromeda is heavily discounted on Xbox One and PC

Mass Effect: Andromeda's price has been significantly reduced at the moment on both Xbox One and PC. Purchase the PC game on Origin and it's 50 per cent off, bringing it from £34.99 to a mere £17.49. The Xbox One deal on Microsoft's marketplace isn't as enticing, but there it's gone from £54.99 to £38.49 so long as you have an Xbox Live Gold account. Read more…

Engineer invents Switch peripheral for one-handed gamers

Mechatronics engineer Julio Vazquez has invented a couple of peripherals that make the Switch's Joy-Con controllers much easier to play for disabled players limited to the use of one hand. As pointed out by AbleGamers, a charity specialising...Show More Summary

H1Z1 renamed Just Survive in ?most comprehensive update in the game's history?

Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment) drastically updated its zombie survival MMO H1Z1 today, going so far as to rename the entire game Just Survive. To clarify, the game was initially titled H1Z1 upon its 2015 Early Access launch. Show More Summary

Latest Humble Bundle offers a ton of 2K games on PlayStation

The latest Humble Bundle is PlayStation-exclusive and based around the works of publisher 2K Games. Pay $1 or more and you'll receive XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus (Vita), Civilization Revolution 2 Plus (Vita), The Bureau: XCOM Declassified and all its DLC (PS3), and Evolve (PS4). Show More Summary

Deadly Premonition director Swery announces RPG about people who turn into cats

Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die director Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro has announced his next project called The Good Life. Described as a "daily life RPG", The Good Life is about a New York photographer named Naomi who visits a peculiar English village where everyone transforms into a cat at night. Show More Summary

Rock of Ages 2 rolls onto PS4, Xbox One and Steam this month

The sequel to Marble Madness successor / tower defense hybrid Rock of Ages is due 28th August on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Dubbed Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder, this sequel tasks players with destroying various fortresses throughout the ages, with each era represented by a different famous artist's aesthetic. Show More Summary

Sonic Mania is the sequel we've waited 23 years for

This is it - the game many of us have been waiting for since 1994: a proper follow-up to classic Sonic the Hedgehog games, a sequel that strives to expand and improve upon everything that made the originals great. But how did a group...Show More Summary

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance now backwards compatible on Xbox One

Bayonetta and Vanquish developer PlatinumGames' Metal Gear Solid hack-and-slash spin-off Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is now available as part of the Xbox One's backwards compatibility library. Originally released in 2013, Revengeance is among PlatinumGames' top titles. Show More Summary

Non-VR Eve: Valkyrie launching September with cross-reality play

Here's an exotic new gaming term: cross-reality. Sounds exciting doesn't it? It was used to refer to Eve: Valkyrie, the multiplayer spaceship dogfighting virtual reality game, which, as of 26th September, is inviting a non-VR audience in. Show More Summary

Football Manager 2018 out 10th November

Football Manager 2018 comes out on Friday, 10th November 2017, Sega has announced. Developer Sports Interactive said it'll reveal gameplay details in late September, but did confirm this year, for the first time, all three versions of...Show More Summary

Here's our first look at mobile prisons in The Escapists 2

The Escapists 2 is hoping to earn its sequel status by implementing, among other things, mobile prisons. That is, places to escape from which aren't just the usual buildings with high walls and barbed wire fences. This follow-up game,...Show More Summary

Why Shelob is a woman in Shadow of War

Two months ago, a new story trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War was released and I think it's fair to say it raised a few eyebrows. In the midst of a lot of sword swinging and story exposition was the reveal that the game's narrator, first glimpsed in the game's announcement trailer, was none other than Shelob. Show More Summary

Civilization is getting a new board game

Fantasy Flight Games has announced its latest Civilization board game: Sid Meier's Civilization: A New Dawn. Sid Meier's Civilization: A New Dawn is a strategy board game for two to four players. Each player selects a leader, and therefore civilization, to play as for the duration of the game. Show More Summary

Lovefilm by Post to be closed forever on Halloween

Victorian DVD and Blu-ray rental service Lovefilm by Post is to be shut down forever on 31st October 2017. Lovefilm emailed customers - me (!) - yesterday, breaking the news. "We have very much enjoyed delivering the Lovefilm by Post to you," the statement ominously began. Show More Summary

Deadlight: Director's Cut free on GOG.com for the next 24 hours

Deadlight: Director's Cut is free from GOG.com for the next 24 hours. It usually costs £8.99. For the uninitiated, Deadlight is a 2D zombie survival story that tells the tale of a man surviving the apocalypse in 1986 Seattle. Our Martin Robinson found it to be a novel take on a tired premise. Show More Summary

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