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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's annoying microtransactions in the spotlight

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's microtransactions are annoying a lot of players. Eidos Montreal's cool action role-playing game launched on Tuesday to a positive reception from critics, but the pre-order DLC sparked a furious reaction on the game's subReddit. Show More Summary

Watch: The changing nature of WoW's expansions

I've never played World of Warcraft - well, except that one time - but even I am painfully aware of how significant and divisive each new expansion can be. World of Warcraft has also been going for a long time - its audience has changed...Show More Summary

When it comes to Spain, I kind of wish Civ 6 had chosen a different Philip

Sid Meier's Civilization games are brilliant for learning about historical figures. Historical figures such as Pedro II of Brazil, say, who had passed me by before Civ 5's Brave New World expansion introduced us, and who turned out to be a man who was seriously missing from my life. Show More Summary

Fresh League of Legends row highlights fragile nature of a pro eSports career

A heated debate is unfolding in the League of Legends eSports community, following some provocative comments from Riot Games co-founder and League of Legends co-creator Marc Merrill on player wages and investment into the game. The initial...Show More Summary

The hunt for Overwatch's next hero gets even more ridiculous

Overwatch fans had expected something to happen yesterday, following months of cryptic hints and speculation surrounding the identity of the game's next hero. With no big hero reveal happening at this year's Gamescom, players were quick...Show More Summary

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare developers on the battle with the backlash

There's a scene in the first Battlefield 1 trailer that sums up Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's reveal. It involves a huge flaming airship crashing and burning, going down like a lead balloon. Call of Duty fans were surprised by Infinite...Show More Summary

A close look at Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3's new cover system

I've played Relic's upcoming real-time strategy Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3 for a few hours, and have reported on its new mechanics and systems for our recent preview. But one new mechanic in particular is worth going into more detail on: cover. Show More Summary

The Skyrim mod to Enderal

This all seems mighty familiar. The sun splits the trees to my right while long sprawling shadows are cast over the lake; fireflies flutter overhead, close enough to be plucked out of the air; a nearby waterfall cascades from a river hundreds of feet above. Show More Summary

Here's what the cancelled GoldenEye 007 XBLA remaster looked like

Back in 2008 Rare was developing an HD remaster of its N64 FPS classic GoldenEye 007 to be released on XBLA. Unfortunately, copyright disputes with Nintendo saw the project shuttered. Indeed, Microsoft remained cagey about its existence...Show More Summary

PlayStation Now is coming to PC tomorrow in the UK

PlayStation Now, the streaming service that lets folks play select PS3 games for £12.99 a month, is coming to PC tomorrow in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands. It "will come to North America shortly thereafter," Sony stated on the US PlayStation Blog. The service contains over 400 PS3 games. Read more…

The Witness is coming to Xbox One next month

Jonathan Blow's perplexing puzzle game The Witness is heading to Xbox One with a tentative release date of 13th September. IGN has the scoop and clarified that there won't be any console-exclusive differences between this release and that on other platforms. "I feel like that would kind of... mess up the game," Blow said. Read more…

Louisiana flood damages Road Redemption dev's homes, delays game

Motorcycle action game Road Redemption has been delayed after the Baton Rouge and New Orleans-based developer, Dark Seas Interactive, suffered severe property damage in the Louisiana flood. To best illustrate that, here's what studio co-founder Jason Tate's home looks like right now: Tate's home is just one in 40k damaged by the natural disaster. Read more…

Call of Duty 2 now available on Xbox One backwards compatibility

Call of Duty 2 has joined the Xbox One's backwards compatibility library today. Infinity Wards' 2005 shooter was the series' console debut as it was a launch title for the Xbox 360. I remember playing it at a Circuit City. Remember Circuit...Show More Summary

Dark Souls 3 DLC Ashes of Ariandel announced for October

Dark Souls 3 is getting a DLC expansion called Ashes of Ariandel due on 25th October. The add-on was teased by the official PlayStation Twitter account before being removed - but not before Shacknews grabbed a screencap of it. A trailer was teased, but the video was still set to private. Show More Summary

Sleeping Dogs developer's new game is, sadly, not Sleeping Dogs 2

The next project from the developer behind Sleeping Dogs is, unfortunately, not a Sleeping Dogs sequel. Instead, the Vancouver-based United Front Games is developing Smash & Grab, which looks to be a faction-based multiplayer battler. The game's logo and artwork have popped up online (thanks, Wario64). The actual full reveal of the game is expected tomorrow. Read more…

Here's brand new footage of Torment: Tides of Numenera - running on Xbox One no less

It's Torment: Tides of Numenera running on console! Moreover, it's new areas of the game we haven't seen before. And look at the user interface: someone's had a makeover haven't they? That character screen is much tidier, with a little animated flourish for good measure, and those character portraits are big and clear and easy to understand. Show More Summary

Take a tour of Resident Evil 7's disturbing new demo

Resident Evil 7's new demo is a step-up from the first. It features a creepy, roaming antagonist, new clues to the main game's plot and a huge amount of atmosphere. The "Lantern demo" - so named for its freaky lantern-holding old lady - is also our first look at the full Resident Evil 7 itself. Show More Summary

Watch - Deus Ex: Mankind Divided launch day mega stream

Deus Ex: Mankind divided is out today; to mark the occasion, I'm activating my Extreme Live-Stream™ augmentation to bring you four hours of uninterrupted shooty-stealth gameplay. Starting at 1pm, I'll be focusing on Mankind Divided's campaign, so expect spoilers aplenty (and a few lengthy cutscenes). Show More Summary

One of the Vita's prettiest puzzle games is getting an ambitious remake

I think, here in 2016, that we can safely say that - bar a few precious embers as its dim flame is finally stamped out - the Vita is done. What a delight, then, to see one of its real unsung gems given a second lease of life, with Digital Dreams' Metrico being given a generous makeover for a release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One today. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces official Xbox Onesie

First there was Xbox One. Now, there's Xbox Onesie. Sure, you can play games on your Xbox One. But does it have pockets? Does it have a hood? Can it keep you warm? (Actually, yes my Xbox can get pretty warm but you'd have to hug it and it has kind of sharp corners so this probably isn't a great idea). Enter the Xbox Onesie. Read more…

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