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Modders make SimCity cities bigger

Modders are working to make the cities in SimCity bigger. The Orion mod adds a 3km 2 boundary extension to the normal city size of 2km 2 - enabling players to plop buildings down outside the standard city limits. However, the mod is in beta, and there are a number of issues when running it, particularly for work done outside the normal boundary. Show More Summary

Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King review

Crown of the Old Iron King, the second of three add-ons for Dark Souls 2, begins with one of the game's most memorable moments. You stand on the summit of some giantess of a mountain, in the thin and licking wind, and stare across a chasm at Brume Tower. Show More Summary

Leading creators back latest Tropes vs Women video

Anita Sarkeesian has posted the latest in her Tropes vs Women video series examining the way female characters are portrayed in video games. The new episode is the second focusing on "Women as Background Decoration". As Sarkeesian puts...Show More Summary

Van Helsing developer reveals tower defense game Deathtrap

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing developer NeocoreGames has announced Deathtrap, a new tower defence title with action RPG elements. Deathtrap launches on PC and Mac via Steam, plus Xbox One this autumn. A PlayStation 4 version is also in the works but will arrive at a later date. Show More Summary

Video: Ten minutes of Hellraid in action

Techland are a busy bunch, aren't they? While they're not working on Dead Island's first sequel proper, they are working on the similarly themed (and quite grand looking) Dying Light, as well as producing the digital-only hack and slash fantasy game Hellraid. Show More Summary

Some celebrity games that don't feature Kim Kardashian

"This is a brief life, but in its brevity it offers us some splendid moments, some meaningful adventures." - Rudyard Kipling, Kim It seems unlikely that when he wrote those words, Kipling was referring to a free-to-play mobile game.Show More Summary

British Geological Survey recreates Great Britain in Minecraft

A visually-accurate version of Great Britain's geology has been recreated within Minecraft. The map is the work of the British Geological Survey and can be freely downloaded from its official site. You just need a PC copy of Minecraft and about 6GB of free space. Show More Summary

Lindsay Lohan sued Rockstar for attention, Grand Theft Auto 5 dev says

Grand Theft Auto 5 developer Rockstar has accused actress Lindsay Lohan of suing the company simply in a bid for attention. Lohan's lawsuit surrounds the GTA5 character Lacy Jonas, which she claims is an "unequivocal" reference to her. But Rockstar has hit back and said that the legal battle was "filed for publicity purposes", AP reports. Read more…

Metro Redux: what it's really like to develop for PS4 and Xbox One

As tech interviews go, this one's a corker. Readers of our previous Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light tech Q&As will know that 4A Games' chief technical officer Oles Shishkovstov isn't backward about coming forward on the matters thatShow More Summary

Titan Souls trailer showcases terrifying bosses, lovely scenery

Pretty much every game these days not aimed at children wants to compare itself to Dark Souls, because, well, Dark Souls is awesome. But few manage to actually capture the sense of palm-sweating dread and majestic wonder that catapulted From Software's experimental action-RPG series into an industry mainstay. Show More Summary

Dragon Age: Inquisition reveals four-player co-op mode

Dragon Age: Inquisition is going to have a four-player co-op mode, BioWare has announced. Revealed on the developer's official Dragon Age: Inquisition FAQ, this will be a standalone mode separate from the story campaign. This co-op mode will launch with 12 characters - three of each class (warrior, rogue and mage) - and more will be added over time. Show More Summary

Edmund McMillen immortalises his late cat in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

It's no secret that The Binding of Isaac creator, Edmund McMillen, really loves cats. His feline obsession is well chronicled in the documentary Indie Game: The Movie, while he and his Team Meat partner, Tommy Refenes, have been collaborating on a "cat lady simulator" called Mew-Genics for the last couple of years. Show More Summary

Mario Kart 8 is getting Zelda and Animal Crossing DLC

Mario Kart 8 will be getting new DLC starting in November, but unlike the disparate Mercedes Benz add-on these actually fit into the Nintendo universe. As spotted on Nintendo's UK website, the two Nintendo-themed packs will each add two new cups (of four races each), four new carts and three new characters. Show More Summary

Mistwalker's Terra Battle to get more content based on number of downloads

Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi's latest game at his studio Mistwalker, Terra Battle, will operate on a "Download-starter" model where the more it's downloaded, the more content the developer will add. As reported by Famitsu...Show More Summary

Capcom files lawsuit against Koei Tecmo for patent infringement - report

Capcom is suing Koei Tecmo for patent infringement. According to a report from Japanese publication Sankei (translated via Siliconera), Capcom claims that Koei Tecmo infringed upon a patent it filed back in 2002 that lets you gain new content by combining a new piece of software with an already existing game. Show More Summary

GaymerX convention will return following developer donations

Earlier this year the organisers behind the LGBT-focused GaymerX convention announced that its second conference in July would be its last due to financial issues. Thankfully, a slew of developers and publishers offered to lend their support to the event by donating $3000 a piece to keep the conference going. Show More Summary

Infinity Blade series concludes next week

Chair's first-person sword dueling mobile hit series Infinity Blade is coming to a close on 4th September with the free Infinity Blade 3 expansion Kingdom Come. This add-on includes dozens of new weapons, items and enemies including a new environment and even a dragon. Show More Summary

PlayStation Network experiencing "network connectivity issues" again

PlayStation Network is again facing technical issues, Sony admitted this afternoon. In a post on the official PlayStation Europe Twitter account, the company branded the problem as "minor". Eurogamer tested the issue and experienced problems logging in and an inability to connect to multiplayer games. Read more…

Video: Watch us play The Escapists

The Escapists is the latest game to come from Team 17, the company that was known for churning out Worms games on an annual basis until it changed tack and offered a helping hand to interesting indies. It's a fascinating prospect, kind...Show More Summary

OlliOlli skates to PlayStation 3 and 4 tomorrow

Acclaimed 2D skateboarding title OlliOlli lands on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in the UK tomorrow. Those who've yet to play the game can benefit from a 10 per cent discount (20 per cent for PlayStation Plus subscribers) during the game's first week of release. Show More Summary

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