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Borderlands co-creator on who he wants to replace [Tales spoilers]

[Note: This article contains major spoilers for Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 4: Escape Plan Bravo. Only read if you're caught up on the series or simply don't mind knowing what happens. You've been warned.] Gearbox chief creative...Show More Summary

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots review

Editor Oli Welsh writes: On the eve of Metal Gear Solid 5's release, we thought it would be fun to revisit my review of MGS4, one of our more controversial at the time (back when we did scores). In May 2008 I was only a few months into...Show More Summary

Video: The unlikeliest things killed by Lara Croft in the old days

Most people go their whole lives without having to fight an evil version of themselves. Lara Croft of Tomb Raider fame has done it twice. This week on Outside Xbox we harked back to the pre-reboot years, when the Croftster was always fighting bizarre flesh monsters and actual dinosaurs. Show More Summary

Performance Analysis: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta on Xbox One

The Black Ops 3 beta handed in a solid presentation on PlayStation 4, with the game delivering a similar, if more refined gameplay experience compared to last year's Advanced Warfare, demonstrating native 1080p visuals along with smooth frame-rates that adhered closely to the desired 60fps target. Show More Summary

The obscure baseball game that went on to be the PC's second highest ranked game

It's the bottom of the ninth, the bases are loaded, and the Phillies need just two runs to clinch a spot in the World Series. But something's holding up play. Jim Skaalen, the pitching coach, and Jonny Estrada, the ninth batter, are arguing furiously as they approach the mound. Show More Summary

Metal Gear Solid 3: From Russia with love

Metal Gear Solid 2 ended with an explosion of questions. In creating a game that questioned its own status as a game, Kojima had opened countless essentially insoluble plot threads. The most pressing one was: what next? Hideo Kojima initially tried to avoid directing Metal Gear Solid 3, or so the talk goes. Show More Summary

Dragon Age Inquisition: Trespasser DLC looks like the expansion fans have been waiting for

EA Spain has accidentally published a trailer for Trespasser, a meaty new Dragon Age Inquisition DLC set after the role-playing game's main campaign. BioWare has yet to officially announce the expansion and the trailer was quickly pulled offline - although not before being reuploaded by other channels. Show More Summary

ArenaNet explains Guild Wars 2 going free, and the addition of raids

There's big news in the Guild Wars 2 camp today as ArenaNet announces the original game will be available for free, right now and for evermore. Do not interpret that as "free-to-play". Guild Wars 2 never had a subscription fee, only a charge for the game itself - and it's that charge that's being removed. Show More Summary

Can last-gen consoles handle Metal Gear Solid 5?

Does the arrival of Metal Gear Solid 5 finally close out the cross-gen era of console gaming? While the pre-launch focus on the game has centred almost exclusively on PlayStation 4, Hideo Kojima's swan-song launches this week on four...Show More Summary

Video: Metal Gear Solid 5 and Mega Man Legacy Collection - The Eurogamer Show

The week preceding the August bank holiday always feels like a long one but, with Metal Gear Solid 5 so tantalisingly close, it's never dragged on quite as arduously as this week has. For some of us, that is - Aoife happens to have been playing MGS5 for a couple of days now, meaning she's poised to tell you all about it in this week's Eurogamer show. Show More Summary

Jon Blyth on: Microsoft Jackpot

It's not often that a game will make me angry. I mean, righteous in my guts angry. Technical incompetence isn't enough. I understand and identify with incompetence, and understand how good ideas and noble intentions can get utterly mangled. Show More Summary

Borderlands fans get married during Gearbox PAX panel

At Gearbox's PAX Prime panel attended by Eurogamer studio head Randy Pitchford honoured a very unusual fan request: a couple of Borderlands players wanted to get married at the conclusion of the developer's presentation. Indeed, Michael...Show More Summary

Mighty No. 9 demo coming to backers in September

All Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter backers will receive a code for a three-stage demo on 15th September, developer and Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune announced today at a PAX Prime panel attended by Eurogamer. This will hopefully make up for the game's delay into early next year. Show More Summary

XCOM 2 delayed to February 2016

PC strategy game XCOM 2 has been delayed to 5th February 2016. It had been due out in November 2015. Developer Firaxis put out a statement on the delay: Read more…

Borderlands movie in the works

It's official: there's a Borderlands movie in the works. Variety reports Lionsgate, the company behind the Hunger Games movies, is developing the movie based on Gearbox's shooter series, with producers Avi and Ari Arad involved. The producer pair have worked on Iron Man, Spider-Man, X-Men, Ghost Rider and Blade movies. Show More Summary

Dying Light developer announces FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15

The next title from Dying Light and Dead Island developer Techland is not another zombie game. Instead, it is FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15. Who saw that coming? The racer is being handled by Techland Games Warszawa, the studio's Warsaw subsidiary, while the main Techland team in Wroclaw continues Dying Light support. Show More Summary

Who needs a new F-Zero when the Wii U's got Fast Racing Neo?

Who needs a new F-Zero game with Fast Racing Neo about? Fast Racing Neo, due out on Wii U later in 2015, is from Shinen Games, and looks a lot like a spiritual successor to Nintendo's famous futuristic racing game series. The gameplay video below was released to coincide with PAX, which kicks off today. Read more…

What returning to Gears of War says about the series' future

There's a scene in Generation Kill, the HBO miniseries that follows an embedded reporter as he travels with the Marine Corps' 1st Reconnaissance Battalion during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, in which Sergeant Brad 'Iceman' Colbert can be seen running around a field with his arms outstretched, pretending to be an aeroplane. Show More Summary

Double Fine reveals Headlander, a body-swapping Metroidvania

Broken Age and Massive Chalice developer Double Fine has announced Headlander, a retro-futuristic 2D Metroidvania. Rather than pick up items or extra abilities, it looks like you will be picking up other bodies. You play as your character's head, which can fly around and attach on to other humans and animals - each of which has their own abilities. Read more…

This War of Mine: The Little Ones out on PS4 and Xbox One Jan 2016

11bit Studios has announced This War of Mine: The Little Ones, due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 29th January 2016. It's based on the wonderful This War of Mine, which came out on PC last year. The Little Ones puts you in charge of a group of adults and children who are trying to survive in a besieged city. Show More Summary

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