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Assassin's Creed Rogue and Gyromancer now have Xbox One backwards compatibility

Xbox One just had five new games added to its backwards compatibility library and there's some good ones in there. Assassin's Creed fans will be delighted by the inclusion of the Xbox 360 generation's last hurrah Assassin's Creed Rogue. Show More Summary

The Dead Space 3 the developers wanted to make

The third (and likely final) Dead Space game traded survival horror for action, a decision many fans found frustrating. It turns out, however, this was not the original pitch. This week I've spoken with the game's creative director,Show More Summary

Lego City Undercover gets Nintendo Switch release date

Former Wii U exclusive Lego City Undercover will launch for Nintendo Switch on 4th April in the UK. PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One editions of the game will also arrive on the same date. The latest trailer for the remake also reveals a new co-op mode, missing from the original game. Co-op play is a standard of the Lego game series, so it's good to see it back here. Read more…

Nintendo Switch's updated Mii creator lets you turn your hair blue

You may have already seen our detailed unboxing video where we finally unpack a Nintendo Switch - and switch it on. But what you won't have seen is this little addition to the game's Mii creator. Yes, you can now dye your Mii's hair pretty much any colour of the rainbow. Show More Summary

In Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire you have a mobile base of operations - a ship!

Obsidian has held off talking about one big new Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire feature until now - until right near the end of crowdfunding. Ships! In Pillars 2, your ship is your mobile base of operations, where you and your crew will...Show More Summary

Four hours with Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda has been in development almost five years but it's not until now, one month before release, that BioWare has let us play it. To say some fans are cautious is an understatement. Conspiracy theories abound as to Andromeda's shortened marketing cycle, or the reason why its release date was only set in stone last month. Show More Summary

Why BioWare ditched the power wheel from Mass Effect Andromeda

After years of development we've finally got our hands on Mass Effect Andromeda and posted some detailed impressions of the game's first few hours. It's positive stuff, although one big change to the game's combat came as a bit of a surprise. Show More Summary

Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer voices Mass Effect Andromeda's doctor

Mass Effect Andromeda has largely avoided replicating the big-name voice cast of the series' original trilogy - until today, as BioWare has revealed Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer as one of your new crew. Dormer plays doctor Lexi T'Perro,...Show More Summary

Watch: 15 things you didn't know about Mass Effect Andromeda

After so long under wraps, finally getting to play Mass Effect Andromeda gave us a whole heap of information to sift through - not least how it plays, looks and feels. If you haven't read it already, I've just posted detailed impressions after more than four hours of Mass Effect Andromeda - and yet there was still more to say. Show More Summary

We finally unbox the Nintendo Switch

After Chris and Johnny's rather unusual Switch 'nonboxing' last week, Nintendo has finally given us the go-ahead to do a proper in-depth unboxing of their brand new system. Rather than tackle such a daunting task on my own, I teamed up with Digital Foundry's very own Tom Morgan for this unboxing and I think our collaboration worked out rather well. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch

Nintendo Switch will not host a Virtual Console service at launch, Nintendo has now confirmed. Switch's eShop for purchasing digital games will open its doors on 3rd March alongside the console - once you have downloaded a system update. Show More Summary

Eve Online community to help real-life search for exoplanets

This is clever: scientists will leverage the hundreds-of-thousands-strong Eve Online community to collectively analyse actual astronomical data, helping in the search for exoplanets - planets outside our solar system. You read aboutShow More Summary

Jelly Deals: Steam Link and Steam Controller discounted by up to 60%

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 on Eurogamer. Some of you may remember 2015. Show More Summary

Elite Dangerous players now know why the galaxy turned beige

Late 2016, the Elite Dangerous community was left scratching its collective head: the galaxy was turning beige, and no-one seemed to know why. Elite Dangerous forum user Obsidian Ant uploaded a number of videos showing how planets had changed after the release of patch 2.2. Show More Summary

Double Fine-published Ooblets looks like a cute Nintendo franchise mash-up

Sometimes, developers try to hide their influences. Not so with Ooblets. Instead, the press release detailing this cute indie game proudly lists some of the series it has mashed together - Pokémon, Animal Crossing and Harvest Moon. Watching the trailer, which has visuals by way of Overcooked and TV series Adventure Time, we also saw some Pikmin in there, too. Read more…

Take on Mars review

My favourite thing about Take On Mars is that you can use your PDA to take selfies. This may sound like a weird and pointless feature, and in a lot of ways it is. But when you're alone on an entire planet that will passively murder you for making the slightest mistake, the ability to take a photo of yourself is surprisingly comforting. Show More Summary

Towerfall dev's upcoming platformer Celeste confirmed for Switch

Last summer Towerfall developer Matt Thorson announced a new single-player 2D platformer called Celeste and now that game has been confirmed for a Nintendo Switch release later this year. It will also be coming to PS4, Xbox One and Steam. Show More Summary

Overwatch game director talks diversity, inclusivity and Tracer's sexuality

Overwatch game director, Jeff Kaplan gave today's keynote presentation at D.I.C.E. Summit, and used the platform to talk about his team's approach to worldbuilding and character design. Blizzard's team-based shooter has been widely praised...Show More Summary

Cards Against Humanity gets official Mass Effect expansion

Cards Against Humanity will get an official Mass Effect expansion pack made up of 14 new cards, co-written by BioWare. The 18-rated card game, if you're not familiar, tasks players with offending/amusing their pals by creating question and answer combinations. Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny cooks stuffed grape leaves from The Elder Scrolls Online

One of the consumable items on offer in The Elder Scrolls Online is the venison-stuffed grape leaf - a little parcel filled with meat and rice. One of our YouTube viewers asked me to recreate these tasty morsels for the latest episode...Show More Summary

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