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CD Projekt Red: "We leave greed to others"

Witcher game maker CD Projekt Red has let off a zinger on Twitter while trying to calm fears Cyberpunk 2077 will be out to take more of our money. CD Projekt joint-CEO Adam Kicinski rattled fans when, in a Polish interview with Strefa...Show More Summary

Dolphins that find treasure! Minecraft's big ocean overhaul

The Minecon Earth show happened yesterday and a handful of Minecraft announcements were made. The biggest was the reveal of Update Aquatic, an entire overhaul to oceans coming spring 2018, and it has dolphins - dolphins that can lead you to treasure, which is Flippering marvellous. Show More Summary

A brief history of 2000AD's 8-bit games

To a young lad growing up on Star Wars and the sci-fi writings of Harry Harrison and Douglas Adams, 2000AD was a natural home when it came to my weekly comic fix. Each issue came action-packed with a range of serialisations that represented the very finest of British art and writing. Show More Summary

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Frostbite stress-tested on Xbox One X

There was one crucial aspect of the Xbox One X experience we could not cover in our hardware review: to what extent is this actually a 4K games machine and what is the difference in the experience up against Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro?...Show More Summary

Little things save Call of Duty: WW2 when the big things fail to make an impact

This piece contains major spoilers for Call of Duty: WW2's campaign. Mitterrand's last meal sounds like a riot - an ugly, vengeful riot conducted, if riots are a class of thing that can be conducted, against life itself. There were oysters, then there was foie gras, and then there was capon. Show More Summary

Swipe-to-rule monarch sim Reigns is getting a sequel this December

Developer Nerial's wonderfully weird monarch sim Reigns is getting a sequel, Reigns: Her Majesty, on PC and mobile this December. The original Reigns cast you as a benevolent (or malevolent, depending on your particular whims) medieval monarch. Show More Summary

Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes investigated by Belgian Gaming Commission

UPDATE 4:45PM: In response to Eurogamer's request for comment, EA has issued the following statement: "Creating a fair and fun game experience is of critical importance to EA. The crate mechanics of Star Wars Battlefront 2 are not gambling. Show More Summary

Jelly Deals: Black Friday offers from Argos and GAME go live

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...Show More Summary

How well does Skyrim on Switch compare to PS4?

Recently, we dissected Bethesda's intriguing conversion of Doom for Switch, dubbing it the 'impossible port' - a full-on triple-A engine somehow cut-back, massaged and finagled onto Nintendo's hybrid console. The Skyrim conversion may...Show More Summary

PlayerUnknown starts filling in the desert map blanks with new Battlegrounds screens

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer Bluehole is continuing to fill in the blanks of the game's long-awaited, and hugely anticipated, desert map. The insatiable clamour for new details can largely be blamed on the tortuously slow drip-feed of information that followed the map's official unveiling earlier this year. Show More Summary

ReCore studio Armature's next game is Fail Factory for Gear VR

ReCore studio Armature has announced its latest game: Fail Factory for Gear VR. Fail Factory - "a wacky VR game of escalating failure" - is a physics-based mini-game compilation set in the "no consequences playground" of a whimsical robot factory. Show More Summary

Middle-earth: Shadow of War lays out free content schedule

With Star Wars: Battlefront 2 taking all the current flak for having loot boxes, it's a good time for fellow loot box controversy candidate Middle-earth: Shadow of War to detail all of its upcoming freebies. Alongside the three DLCsShow More Summary

Existential sea horror SOMA is coming to Xbox One, minus the monsters if you so choose

Amnesia developer Frictional Games' superb existential sea horror SOMA is coming to Xbox One on December 1st, and it'll include a new monster-free 'Safe Mode'. Safe Mode, in Frictional's words, will permit you to "explore the story without being eaten by monsters”. Show More Summary

How to fix Star Wars Battlefront 2

Blimey, there is hope. Because of a rising tide of discontent surrounding pay-to-win content in loot crates in Star Wars Battlefront 2, the ability to spend real money on them has temporarily been removed. Loot crates can only be bought with credits earned by playing the game. Show More Summary

Shadowhand, the solitaire RPG, finally has a release date

How can you not be desperate to play this: a game which blends the casual satisfaction of clicking cards away in a game of solitaire with a tactical turn-based RPG and a story about an 18th-century highwaywoman. Oh, and it's by the developers of the wonderful Jane Austen-themed puzzle game, Regency Solitaire. Show More Summary

Hitman has reactivated its first Elusive Target

Elusive Targets have returned to Hitman following the launch of the title's Game of the Year edition earlier this month. We knew this feature would be making a reappearance, however it has now been revealed the first target to be reactivated is the Forger (Sergei Larin), who will be in Paris for 10 days starting from today. Show More Summary

Live-action Pokémon movie casts human star

Pokémon's upcoming live-action Detective Pikachu movie will star up-and-coming actor Justice Smith, Variety reports. Smith can currently be seen in Baz Luhrmann's Netflix series The Get Down (which recently got overlooked for a second season). Show More Summary

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon review

Are new games better than old games? If you somehow released a contemporary game in, say, 1988, with all its enormity and complexity and detailed, ultra HD nasal hair, it would be almost impossible to comprehend. But then that wouldShow More Summary

FIFA players react to EA's dramatic Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransactions U-turn

Last night, EA made one of the most dramatic U-turns in its history: temporarily turning off controversial microtransactions in Star Wars: Battlefront 2. The decision came after a wave of negative publicity about the reaction to the game's loot crates from fans. Show More Summary

Final Fantasy 15 on Xbox One X: improved over Pro but issues persist

Since its launch last year, Final Fantasy 15 has changed a lot and Square-Enix has continued to support the game with patches and changes designed to improve the experience for players while introducing features - but this hasn't always gone smoothly. Show More Summary

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