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What can we learn from The Witcher 3 "downgrade" fiasco?

Mere weeks away from E3, developers and publishers are working flat-out behind the scenes to make this the show of their lives. There will be new game announcements, surprise reveals and eagerly anticipated re-reveals. In many cases, it'll be our first opportunity to see some of the biggest titles of this year and the next. Show More Summary

Project Cars Wii U stalled, may be delayed until NX

Development on the Wii U version of crowd-funded racer Project Cars has hit a bump in the road. UK developer Slightly Mad Studios has said it is struggling to get the game running well on Nintendo's hardware - and it may now miss the Wii U altogether. Show More Summary

The Witcher 3 biggest UK launch of 2015 so far

Open-world role-playing game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has scored the biggest UK release of the year so far. Launch week sales were up 608 per cent on its predecessor The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, which came out in 2011, although only for PC and then later on Xbox 360. Show More Summary

Resident Evil Zero remaster announced for early 2016

Capcom sold more than 1m copies of the recent Resident Evil remake, so its no surprise that the developer today announced a remastered version of Resident Evil Zero. This edition will launch in early 2016 for PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. It will be the first time Zero, a prequel to the original Resi, will be available on non-Nintendo platforms. Read more…

Galactic Civilizations 3 review

Barely a week seems to go by without a new star-spanning 4X game appearing on Steam, claiming to either offer another variation of Civ in space, build upon the venerable foundations of Master of Orion, or to head off towards strategy's final frontier in the quest to deliver the definitive game of interstellar domination. Show More Summary

Video: Eurogamer plays Agario

Right. Yes. It's a bank holiday in the UK and I should probably be using this extra time to play some more of The Witcher 3, right? That's a big ol' game and those monsters won't slay themselves. But the thing is, I've been playing a free-to-play, web browser game instead. Show More Summary

Destiny: House of Wolves review

Destiny's developer Bungie has recently got into the habit of referring to last September's release and the two subsequent expansions as falling under Year One, as if they're talking up an origins story of which this much maligned, much played massively online shooter is the subject. Show More Summary

Beneath Assassin's Creed Unity's bugs lurks a surprisingly human game

There's something about playing a character whose face consists of nothing more than floating eyes and teeth that will pull you right out of your immersion. If you played Assassin's Creed Unity at launch, you'll probably know what I'm...Show More Summary

The best Vita games

Eurogamer's best games lists aim to guide you to the highest quality, most original, most exciting games around today. Each regularly updated list presents between 10 and 20 varied games that we think would make a fine foundation for any game collection. What a strange journey it's been for Sony's PlayStation Vita. Show More Summary

Video: Farming Simulator 15 brings co-op farming to consoles

Farming Simulator 15 cropped up this week for consoles, going against the grain with a new online co-op mode for Xbox One and PS4. We had more agriculture puns but the official multiplayer tagline asks "do you play well with udders", so frankly we're done here. Show More Summary

Performance Analysis: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection revisited

The idea behind Borderlands: The Handsome Collection was enticing: billed as the definitive console editions of Borderlands 2 and The Pre-Sequel, the remaster promised full HD visuals and a smooth 60fps update on both PS4 and Xbox One. Show More Summary

Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven was the apex of a lost ninja franchise

We're fast approaching the endgame of ITV's knockabout Saturday night gameshow Ninja Warrior UK, the latest international incarnation of a tried-and-tested Japanese format. Centred around a comically oversized and carefully padded obstacle...Show More Summary

Face-Off: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3 is a game of many firsts. Above all for CD Projekt Red, it has the distinction of launching on three platforms at once, pushing for PC, Xbox One and also its first Sony format - PlayStation 4. Also breaking new ground is...Show More Summary

Video: The Witcher 3, Farming Simulator 15 and Bertie visits CD Projekt

I can't really put into words the joy I felt while watching my colleagues discuss the merits of horse farming versus grain harvesting, so you'll just have to catch this week's Eurogamer Show to experience that particular delight for yourself. Show More Summary

Chris Donlan on: Gaming's cruellest downgrade

The big news this week is that The Witcher 3 is out. The other big news is that The Witcher 3 no longer looks quite as good as it did back at VGX a few years ago. This narrative - let's call it the downgrade narrative - is something we seem to be hearing quite a lot these days, so much so that something will probably have to be done about it. Show More Summary

Little Devil Inside mixes Wind Waker with Bloodborne and Mad Max

Little Devil Inside, a stylish action-adventure game that merges Wind Waker's cartoony character design with Bloodborne's steampunk setting, has achieved its Kickstarter goal. Currently tallied at $201,059, Little Devil Inside is described...Show More Summary

Shenmue and Streets of Rage to receive vinyl soundtracks

Sega classics Shenmue and Streets of Rage will receive vinyl editions of their soundtracks via new London-based record label Data Discs. These albums will ship in September, but pre-orders will be available when Data Discs opens its website on 30th May. Exclusive editions will be available to early orders. Read more…

Desura addresses complaints that it hasn't paid developers

Multiple developers have claimed that digital distribution platform Desura hasn't passed its sales revenue onto the actual developers whose products are being purchased. Now Desura owner Bad Juju, Inc has addressed the matter, admitting that it's behind in paying its clients due to its CEO being in the hospital. Show More Summary

BioWare turns 20 today

Mass Effect and Dragon Age developer BioWare has turned 20 today, but it doesn't look a day older than 19. Founded by medical doctors Ray Muzyka, Greg Zeschuk, and Augustine Yip in Edmonton, Canada, the studio went on to create suchShow More Summary

Does Nvidia HairWorks really "sabotage" AMD Witcher 3 performance?

In the wake of poor performance on Project Cars, AMD's GPU drivers are once again under scrutiny with the release of CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The game runs in a sub-optimal state if Nvidia's HairWorks fur and hair rendering technology is active - and AMD isn't happy about it. Show More Summary

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