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Video: Watch Battletoads return in Shovel Knight on Xbox One

One of Rare's best-loved franchises has made a triumphant return in a brand new video game. No, we're not talking about Conker in Project Spark. Nope, we're not talking about Playtonic's Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee, either. Read more…

Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor revealed as Yooka-Laylee

Playtonic Games has revealed the first firm details of its upcoming Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor, which now sports an official name: Yooka-Laylee. Apart from the obvious similarities to Playtonic's Rare heritage, Yooka-Laylee is also the names of its two stars: chameleon Yooka and bat Laylee. Show More Summary

Pre-order Splatoon at GAME, get exclusive Inkling beanie

Pre-order any edition of Wii U-exclusive Splatoon at GAME and you will get an exclusive free Inkling beanie. The squid-shaped hat will come free with either the game's standard version or special edition Amiibo bundle, both of which will launch here in the UK on 29th May. Show More Summary

Dead Island 2 delayed to 2016

Dead Island 2 will now be released in 2016, developer Yager has announced. The follow-up to Techland's zombie shooter (and its sequel, Dead Island: Riptide) was originally set to arrive this spring for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Announced at E3 last year, the game sees the survival experience move to the mainland US - rather than an actual island. Read more…

Cheating death in Diablo 3's Hardcore mode

I lost my first character in Diablo 3's Hardcore mode - where death is permanent - to a puddle of acid excreted by an angry tree. The character was a level 17 wizard. I just wasn't watching where I was standing. That was a back before...Show More Summary

Game developers can now permanently ban you from Steam

Misbehave in a Steam game and its developer now has the ability to detect you and get you permanently banned. Valve has opened up the possibility for developers to implement their own systems for identifying disruptive players, in addition to its own anti-cheat software. Show More Summary

Video: What happens if you delete P.T. from your PS4?

P.T. is gone, no more. Its metabolic processes are now history. Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills project has been canned, and its critically-lauded playable teaser now removed for download. Konami pulled P.T. from the PlayStation Store last night. Enterprising PS4 owners are already offering consoles with the demo downloaded for up to $1k on eBay. Read more…

PlayStation 4 lifetime sales pass 22.3m worldwide

Sony has now sold more than 22.3m PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide since the platform launched in November 2013. That translates to around 44.6k PS4s sold per day, every day, since then (around one every two seconds). Sony shifted 14.8m PS4 units during the 12 months ending 31st March 2015, according to the company's latest financial report. Read more…

Block N Load launches today with free Steam Weekend

Runescape developer Jagex will today launch its new construction and destruction-based first-person shooter Block N Load. The online PC shooter allows you to build and blow up destructible arenas as part of five-on-five teams. Intrigued? It will be free to try this weekend via Steam if any of that takes your fancy. Read more…

Skullgirls 2nd Encore gets new features on PS4, Vita

2D fighter Skullgirls 2nd Encore will launch on PlayStation 4 and Vita this summer with a roster of new features. The new editions will include a freshly-voiced story mode, all-new survival mode, trials, challenges and PS3 fight stick support on PS4. Show More Summary

Minecraft adds female player avatars to all console versions

Minecraft now includes a range of default female avatar options on PlayStation 3, 4, Vita, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The eight new skins offer a range of different skin and hair colours, clothing and costume styles. Each is named Alex, as a counterpart to the default male avatar Steve. Read more…

Microsoft demos Windows 10 hologram support

Microsoft has shown off its new-fangled HoloLens headset working with Windows 10 and revealed that universal Windows apps can support the technology. In a new live demo at the company's Build conference, Microsoft explained that all universal apps will work with the Windows Holographic platform, and by extension HoloLens itself. Show More Summary

Overkill's The Walking Dead confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Last summer Payday 2 developer Overkill announced that it would be making a co-op first-person shooter based on The Walking Dead. Now, that game has been confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC for a 2016 release, Overkill's parent company Starbreeze has announced. Show More Summary

Far Cry 4 developer is donating up to $100K to aid Nepal

Far Cry developer Ubisoft Montreal will match Red Cross pledges of up to $100K to aid Nepal following its 7.8 earthquake on Saturday. "Having spent the last few years working on Far Cry 4, a game heavily inspired by Nepal and its people,...Show More Summary

Double Fine offers Broken Age Vita online bug workaround

Broken Age just launched on PS4 and Vita, only there's a problem with the handheld version where many folks are reporting that they can't play the game when offline. This is especially odd given that it's a single-player game. As it turns out, this is a bug. Show More Summary

Metamorphabet is out now on Steam

Metamorphabet, an interactive alphabet experience Chris Donlan described as "Videodrome and Goodnight Moon all squished together", is out now on Steam. Vectorpark's latest allows players to go through each letter of the alphabet as its transforms itself into various, often quietly disturbing, shapes accentuating words beginning with that letter. Show More Summary

House of Wolves gives Destiny PvP an endgame worth investing in

Destiny's competitive multiplayer, called Crucible, doesn't reward player "investment" in the same way the player versus environment portion of the game does. That is to say, Crucible rewards are muck. Six-player groups take on Destiny's...Show More Summary

Bloodborne glitch creates top-down camera

A Bloodborne glitch has been discovered that gives the game a top-down perspective, similar to that of the 2D Zelda games or Diablo. As shown off by YouTuber PaiNz V (via Kotaku), who set it to Grand Theft Auto music as a tribute toShow More Summary

PlayStation Plus in May adds Ether One and Guacamelee! STCE

Sony has revealed its Instant Game Collection line-up for May, detailing what free goodies those with a PlayStation Plus account can snag. As of 6th May, PS Plus members with PS4s will receive the first-person exploration mystery Ether One, making its console debut. Show More Summary

May Games with Gold titles include Mafia 2, F1 2013

Microsoft has announced its May selection of Games with Gold titles that will be free to download next month for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Xbox One owners can nab a free copy of 2D tower defence title CastleStorm: Definitive Edition. Show More Summary

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