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Destiny 2 PC exclusive to Blizzard's Battle.net

Destiny 2's livestream reveal ended on a big surprise (if you didn't see the leaks on reddit earlier) - the game's PC version will be exclusive to Blizzard's Battle.net app. That's right - not Steam, or anything else. It makes sense, in a way - Activision Blizzard are part of the same company - but it's still a first for an Activision franchise. Read more…

Our friends at Rock, Paper, Shotgun are hiring

I'm sure you well aware of our sister PC gaming site Rock, Paper, Shotgun - it's been part of the Gamer Network family for years, and has just recently been fully acquired by the company. This means that we get to chant "one of us, one of us" at them now, but also that our company can invest more in the site so it can do more stuff. Show More Summary

Vive launching a new VR headset that doesn't need a PC or phone

HTC Vive has announced a new standalone virtual reality headset for 2017 that will operate without a PC or inserted phone. In other words, the machinery is inside the headset. It's described as "lightweight" by the marketing blurb, and as "standalone VR", which is what you'll be doing with it on your head so it makes sense. Show More Summary

Overwatch Anniversary event this coming Tuesday

UPDATE 2PM BST: Three new Arena maps: that's what we're getting! And Blizzard has shared a glimpse of them on Twitter. One appears to be Dorado-themed, another based on Eichenwalde, and the final one on Anubis, perhaps. ORIGINAL STORY...Show More Summary

Destiny 2 gameplay reveal live report

Bungie's sequel finally breaks cover - join us live from 6pm BST.

Watch: Johnny cooks Rigglefuzz's BBQ Buzzard Wings from WoW

It's been a rough couple of weeks in Chiodini's Kitchen. First came the raw dough monstrosity that was the kwama egg quiche from The Elder Scrolls Online, swiftly followed by the hideous grog from The Secret of Monkey Island. With these...Show More Summary

PS2 adventure Star Ocean: Till the End of Time coming to PS4 next week

PS2 role-playing game Star Ocean: Till the End of Time will be available on PlayStation 4 from May 23rd in Europe and North America. The digital-only release is part of the PS2 Classics range - meaning it's a port of the 2004 original with a few extra bells and whistles, including Trophy support, Share functionality and Remote Play. Show More Summary

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe patched to remove offensive arm-clench gesture

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has this morning been updated to remove an arm-clench gesture deemed offensive in some countries. The Nintendo racer's Inkling Girl character previously used to perform a celebratory arm pump similar to the obscene bras d'honneur gesture - clenching your first and pumping your arm, while holding it with your other hand. Show More Summary

Here's our first good look at Splatoon 2's story mode

Splatoon 2 got a guest star spot in last night's Arms-themed Nintendo Direct where we were treated to our first extended look at the game's story mode. The trailer revealed we would be helping Splatoon 1 icon Marie defeat the tentacled...Show More Summary

Classic cars return in F1 2017

Codemasters' F1 series is bringing back classic cars, with F1 2017 to feature a selection of iconic machinery from the sport's history. A new trailer announcing F1 2017 highlights three of the cars that will be featured, with the technologically...Show More Summary

Rejoice! Danger Zone is Burnout's Crash Mode

Dangerous Golf, the first game from Three Fields Entertainment, a studio founded by a bunch of the people who made Burnout's legendary Crash Mode, was basically Crash Mode indoors and with golf balls. The team's latest game, called Danger Zone, has an even simpler sales pitch: it's Dangerous Golf outdoors and with cars. Show More Summary

Torment: Tides of Numenera free update reinstates cut companion Oom

Cut companion Oom - the Toy - has arrived in Torment: Tides of Numenera, along with the lore-expanding Voluminous Codex and a clump of game changes, including the addition of tiers (character levels) five and six. This is a free update, as promised. Show More Summary

Arms is getting an open beta at the end of the month

Arms, the forthcoming motion control-fuelled fighting game, is getting an open beta at the end of the month, with players able to participate on the weekend of 27th and 28th May and the weekend of 3rd and 4th June. The beta - dubbed the Global Testpunch - will take place over limited time windows, like the Splatoon 2 open beta before it. Show More Summary

Arms is that rare thing - a motion control game that works

It's been more than a decade since motion control took the world by storm on Wii and it often feels like a distant memory we're more than happy to forget. Building a fighting game, a genre that's all about precision inputs, might seem overly optimistic, but that's exactly what Nintendo has set out to do with Arms. Show More Summary

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game enters open beta next week

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game will enter open beta on 24th May on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collectible card battler has been available in closed beta for a while. Sadly, if you've been playing so far, your progress is about to be reset. Show More Summary

South Park: The Fractured But Whole finally has a new release date

The delayed South Park: The Fractured But Whole will at last launch on 17th October, publisher Ubisoft has confirmed. As before, it's still on the way for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. And, as before, pre-orders of the game will unlock its predecessor South Park: The Stick of Truth for free. Pre-orders will also unlock an exclusive "in-game assistant" - Towelie. Read more…

The Surge is Souls-inspired sci-fi - with better technology

The Surge arrives this week, very much a science fiction-based spin on the classic Dark Souls gameplay formula, but look below the surface and you'll find that this title has one huge advantage over From Software's masterpiece - its technology. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch best-selling console in US for second month

The numbers are in, and Nintendo Switch was April's best-selling games console in the US. It's the second month running which Nintendo has taken the country's sales crown. More than 280k Switch consoles were sold during the month, along with another 69k units of the 3DS. Read more…

Minecraft will patch parrots to protect real-life pets

Minecraft maker Mojang has confirmed it will patch the game's parrots in response to a recent fan outcry. Parrots are a relatively new addition to Minecraft, and currently are fed using the game's existing chocolate cookie item. Feed two nearby parrots, like any other Minecraft animal, and they will pop out a baby. Read more…

The Witcher Netflix series begins production

UPDATE 1.30PM BST: CD Projekt Red has given a short, upbeat reaction to the news. "We wish this project all the best," the studio told me, "and are looking forward to watching the series on Netflix!" ORIGINAL STORY 12.30PM BST: Production has begun on a new Netflix television series based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga. Show More Summary

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