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Red Dead Redemption backwards compatible on Xbox One... for a few hours

Rockstar's Wild West epic Red Dead Redemption was available via Xbox One for a few hours over the weekend. Xbox One owners were able to briefly download and play the game if they owned its Xbox 360 version as a digital download. RedShow More Summary

Watch: The totally trustworthy characters who definitely won't betray us

Hello Eurogamers! You may have noticed our most admirable quality is how reliable we are. Every single week, we can be relied on to provide three videos of above average quality for your viewing pleasure. Similarly reliable are these...Show More Summary

A brief history of one of gaming's greatest studios

Five years ago I asked Atsushi Inaba, one of Platinum Games' co-founders, about the dire prognostications many in the west made about the state of the Japanese industry. "I don't like it when people lump Japanese developers all together into one group," Inaba answered. "Frankly I think it's a joke. What do these people know? [...]Show More Summary

Yakuza Kiwami is the next best thing to a Shenmue remake

Ten years and millions of units later, the Yakuza series - or Ryu ga Gotoku as it's known in Japan - has risen to become one of Sega's most popular franchises. It's a series that draws from the glory days of Sega's developmental expertise with the original team formed by members of Amusement Vision and Smilebit. Show More Summary

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - Portable perfection

For most of Peace Walker's development, and even in early US promotional material, this 2010 PSP title had a grander designation - Metal Gear Solid 5: Peace Walker. The absence of a number on the final product can be put down to a hundred...Show More Summary

The Binding of Isaac rejected by Apple due to violence towards children

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has been rejected by Apple due to its depiction of violence towards children. "C'mon, wtf... Apple", wrote publisher Nicalis' founder Tyrone Rodriguez on Twitter. Rodriguez attached an image of Apple's rejection...Show More Summary

Watch: What makes a game indie?

Earlier this week, Tom and Aoife got their hands on Unravel, the cutesy platformer developed by ColdWood Interactive and published by EA. As they played, they got to wondering - seeing that this undeniably indie-feeling game is being...Show More Summary

Reality check: what SteamVR gaming actually offers

Last week, Digital Foundry attended Valve's SteamVR showcase in Seattle - the chance to get to grips with the new, almost final HTC Vive virtual reality hardware, plus the opportunity to play 12 different VR games, all of which will be available when the Vive releases in a couple of months' time. Show More Summary

Dear Charlie: A letter to my son about video games

Dear Charlie, At four years old, you have yet to discover video games. I have kept you away from them, distracting you with healthier, more intellectual pursuits, like watching telly, and having three-hour conversations about who would win in a fight between a pirate and a ninja. Show More Summary

Steam launches its first Lunar New Year Sale

Steam has launched an all new holiday sale this week, this time in honour of the Lunar New Year. That's a new one. Between now and 12th February at 6pm UK time, Valve is offering deep discounts on thousands of games from old Tomb Raider titles, to the Fallout series, to Early Access success stories like Rust. Highlights include: Read more…

Starbreeze announces asymmetrical horror game Dead by Daylight

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons developer and Payday 2 publisher Starbreeze is partnering with developer Behaviour Interactive (Naughty Bear, Wet) to make an asymmetrical competitive horror game called Dead By Daylight. The premise pits four survivors against one killer in a game of cat and mouse. Show More Summary

H1Z1: King of the Kill spin-off coming to consoles this summer

Daybreak Game Company's (formerly Sony Online Entertainment) zombie apocalypse MMO H1Z1 is getting split into two different games: the original survival game is now called H1Z1: Just Survive, while its competitive multiplayer spin-off has been dubbed H1Z1: King of the Kill. Show More Summary

New Doom campaign footage revealed on Conan O'Brien

Bethesda premiered a few minutes of new Doom gameplay footage last night on Conan O'Brien The late night talk show host and former The Simpsons scribe was joined by none other than the Denver Broncos' Von Miller, Carolina Panthers' Josh...Show More Summary

In Play: After a miserable January, games are here to help

In Play is a new column taking a weekly sideways look at new game releases. It's a bit like our old series Game of the Week, if you remember that. If you're a person who collects a lot of heroes as they wander through life, January 2016 was a tough month indeed. Show More Summary

Watch: DarkMaus is delightfully tricky

The first thing you'll notice about indie RPG DarkMaus, which came out on Steam last week, is that it's gorgeous. The second thing you'll notice is that it's really bloody tricky. DarkMaus has a huge amount in common with Dark Souls, which is to say I really like and am totally hopeless at it. Show More Summary

Rainbow Six Siege players plagued by post-patch Shadowman bug

Rainbow Six Siege fans have called on Ubisoft to fix a major new bug, dubbed by the game's community as the "Shadowman". The glitch makes other players appear as a black shadow, who glides around the map while standing completely upright and still. Show More Summary

Gravity Rush Remastered review

This might seem an odd thing to write, but Bluepoint Games is currently one of my favourite developers. You can bemoan the circumstances that this Austin, Texas remaster specialist is profiting from - the holes that, two years in, continue...Show More Summary

Trackmania Turbo finally has a release date

Ubisoft's delayed arcade racer Trackmania Turbo will finally leave the starting grid on 25th March, for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Trackmania was originally due to launch last year, but was delayed after playtesting and feedback suggested it needed more time being tuned in the pits. Show More Summary

The Fallout fan made to destroy his records for a refund

Bethesda's customer support has made a Fallout fan smash their $125 limited edition vinyl soundtrack in order to gain a refund. Paul Watson contacted Bethesda after finding the first disc in his four-disc Fallout 3 soundtrack had arrived warped. Show More Summary

BMX legend Dave Mirra dies, aged just 41

BMX veteran Dave Mirra has died, aged just 41. US police announced they had found Mirra's body last night after responding to reports of a suicide. Mirra lent his name to a series of successful BMX games from 2000 to 2007, released during the height of his fame. Read more…

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