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Code Vein is a new "gruelling" action RPG from Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco has announced a 2018 worldwide launch for Code Vein, a new action RPG from the team behind God Eater. Due to arrive next year "on major home consoles", Code Vein is another dungeon-exploring role-player of the type which seems pretty popular these days. Show More Summary

Why the pros think Black Ops 2 is still the best Call of Duty

"Ask most Call of Duty fans who won the Advanced Warfare Championship and they'd have to sit down and think about it," says Shane "ShAnE" McKerral, a veteran of the professional Call of Duty scene. "But if you ask them who won the Black...Show More Summary

Twitch announces premium subscription models

Twitch is upping the ante in how much streamers can provide and how much their loyal viewers can offer. Currently the standard subscription is $4.99, but over the next several weeks Twitch will roll out the beta for premium $9.99 and $24.99 subscriptions. Show More Summary

Watch someone defeat Dark Souls 3's Ringed City big boss on NG+7 with a broken sword

The Dark Souls community has gotten clever with its ludicrous self-imposed challenge runs, applying such limitations as not using weapons, or taking damage, or finishing From's latest with a controller made from bananas. YouTuber trflk...Show More Summary

Ultra Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch costs £35

Back in early March, Capcom revealed a $39.99 price for Ultra Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch. At the time I asked Capcom for a UK price, but the company couldn't say what it would cost on these shores as the price would be set by retail (this is a common response when it comes to Nintendo games). Show More Summary

40 minute, 3v3 Dawn of War 3 gameplay video is your best look at the game yet

Relic Entertainment has shown its hand: here's an unedited, 40 minute 3v3 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3 match in its entirety. In it we see Space Marines, Orks and Eldar fighting to destroy the Power Core in the opposition team's base. Show More Summary

Here's your first proper look at the new Micro Machines game

There's a new Micro Machines game coming out this June, you might have already heard, and we're now able to see Codemasters' top-down racer in action for the first time thanks to a newly released gameplay trailer. And, somewhat unsurprisingly,...Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny makes Cook Cook's Fiend Stew from Fallout New Vegas

I've been recreating video game foodstuffs for a number of weeks, now - this episode is the 21st, in fact - and if there's one thing I've learned about video game recipes, it's that they can often be a bit vague. Of all the ones I've...Show More Summary

Jelly Deals: Win one of 5 keys for Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series

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. Over at Jelly Deals, we sometimes do competition-type things and give away free stuff when we can. Show More Summary

Sources: Nintendo to launch SNES mini this year

Nintendo will follow up its smash hit NES microconsole with a mini version of the SNES, sources close to the company have confirmed to Eurogamer. The SNES mini (or, to continue Nintendo's official branding, likely the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System) is currently scheduled to launch in time for Christmas this year. Show More Summary

When the developers of Dwarf Fortress die, a museum inherits the game

When the developers of Dwarf Fortress, one of the most ambitious simulation games ever made, die its source code will be donated to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. "They wanted me to put in my will that they want the source code upon my demise," co-creator Tarn Adams told Eurogamer. Show More Summary

The untapped role-playing potential of Ghost Recon: Wildlands

I wasn't the biggest fan of Ghost Recon: Wildlands - you might say I thought it was a ghastly neoliberal wargasm joined at the hip to an unimaginative open world action game - but I am, oddly enough, rather fond of guiding people through...Show More Summary

StarCraft's first patch in over eight years fixed 80s Kerrigan face

Last night Blizzard made StarCraft and its expansion Brood War free to download, but it also released the game's first patch in over eight years. Part of the update included a curious line about fixing graphical glitches that reference long-standing visual bugs. Here's the relevant line from the patch notes: Read more…

Looks like Mario Kart 8's controversial fire hopping has been nerfed on Switch

Nintendo appears to have removed Mario Kart 8's sneaky fire hopping technique for the game's upcoming Nintendo Switch re-release. Footage from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, posted by GameXplain, shows that there's no speed advantage to using it. Fire hopping was discovered and named by fans back in 2014, when Mario Kart 8 originally launched on Wii U. Read more…

Street Fighter 5 gets iconic Thailand stage as DLC

If you played Street Fighter 2 back in the day, you'll know the Thailand stage well. I spent countless hours suffering defeat after defeat at the hands of end boss M. Bison, who called the Thailand Stage home despite being head of the nebulous Shadaloo. Show More Summary

Let's talk about Persona 5's menus

Let's talk about Persona 5's menus, because they're great. Ostentatious, audaciously intricate, the spectacle of their existence defies common wisdom. Traditional design sensibilities suggests that menus should be austere, informative,...Show More Summary

StarCraft and its Brood War expansion are now officially free

The original StarCraft and its expansion Brood War have been made free by developer Blizzard Entertainment in preparation for the real-time strategy game's remaster due this summer. There's no catch. It's just free on both PC and Mac. Show More Summary

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first 100 per cent speedrun still takes 49 hours

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a massive game. It length is variable, as its open-ended nature means you can make a beeline for its final boss after a brief tutorial section, but it's not unusual to spend well over 100 hours sussing out its secrets. Show More Summary

Titanfall 2's A Glitch in the Frontier DLC is due next week

Titanfall 2's latest free expansion, A Glitch in the Frontier, is coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC on 25th April. A Glitch in the Frontier will add a new map called Glitch, which is described as a medium-sized map built for objective modes. Show More Summary

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days release date revealed

Upcoming isometric Reservoir Dogs riff, Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days, is slated to arrive on Steam 18th May, publisher Lionsgate has announced. Developed by Barcelona's Big Star Games, Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days is a non-canon look at the exploits of the titular black-suited men before their jewelry store score went south. Show More Summary

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