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Get Guacamelee, Hotline Miami, The Stanley Parable, Octodad and more for £15

For the next week Steam users can purchase Guacamelee! Gold Edition, Hotline Miami, The Stanley Parable, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine and Fract OSC for a grand total of £15 / $20 as part of the Indie Megabooth - Solid Gold Collection. Show More Summary

Watch the STEM Pack motion-controller and Oculus recreate Jedi training

Earlier this week I wrote about a man who combined the Oculus Rift with the Razer Hydra motion controller to show us what Half-Life 2 is capable of being. Now, Razer Hydra developer Sixense has revealed how its upcoming set of motion controllers, the STEM Pack, can be used to simulate Jedi lightsaber training. Show More Summary

Skate 3 gets reprinted following its recent YouTube popularity

In a stunning turn of events EA has begun reprinting Skate 3, a game that's four years old. Why resurrect the somewhat dated skateboarding game as we transition into the next gen in 2014, you ask? Because popular YouTube personalities have given EA Black Box's skateboarding sim something of a resurgence. Show More Summary

BioShock iOS is out tonight for $15

The BioShock iOS port is making its way around the world right now with it already being available in New Zealand. It will only be a matter of hours before it arrives on UK shores. There's one catch, though: It's bizarrely expensive....Show More Summary

Anomaly 2 gets a September release date on PS4

Tower-offense sequel Anomaly 2 is set to arrive on PS4 on 17th September in Europe and 14th September in North America. It will be priced at €13.99 / $14.99 (so about £9). Anomaly 2 was released last year on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android. This PS4 version marks the series' debut on next-gen consoles. Read more…

US Republican party creates its own video game

The US National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) has created a video game about defeating President Obama's regime. No, really. The browser-based 8-bit game, 2014 Mission Majority, sees players assume the role of an elephant (the...Show More Summary

Standalone Kinect for Xbox One release date set for October

When Microsoft decided it would sell Xbox Ones without Kinect, people wondered when the motion-sensing peripheral would become available a la carte for those who would rather pick it up later on. Now, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One version of Kinect will be available as a standalone product on 7th October. Show More Summary

PlayStation Plus gets Velocity 2X, Sportsfriends and TxK in September

Sony has announced the PlayStation Plus games for September 2014. New on PlayStation 4 are arcade shoot 'em up Velocity 2X and local multiplayer title Sportsfriends, Sony revealed on the PlayStation blog. PlayStation 3 subscribers get brawler PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and arcade strategy game Hoard. Read more…

Escape Dead Island release date announced

Escape Dead Island launches 21st November 2014 in Europe and 18th November in North America, publisher Deep Silver has announced. The third-person, single-player survival mystery spin-off delves into the origins of the zombie outbreak that sparked the events of the first Dead Island game. Show More Summary

GOG.com adds movies section with documentaries aimed at gamers

Digital distributor GOG.com is trying to convince Hollywood to let it sell TV shows and movies DRM-free. GOG.com, which is part of CD Projekt, the company behind The Witcher games, has already had talks with Hollywood executives about the idea, although there is much work to be done. Show More Summary

Video: Watch us play Mario Kart 8's Mercedes DLC

Today's announcement of Zelda and Animal Crossing-themed Mario Kart 8 DLC received a positive reaction from fans - unsurprising, considering the popularity of both franchises. But some still questioned the move, saying that Mario Kart should stay just for Mario characters. Show More Summary

Forza Horizon 2 demo gets Xbox One release date

You'll be able to download a demo version of Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One on 16th September, Microsoft has said. That's exactly a fortnight before the game's official 30th September release. The trial version will let you try out a handful of cars in Forza Horizon's sunny southern European setting - although exactly which vehicles and areas are unknown. Read more…

Gauntlet reboot gets a new release date

The Gauntlet reboot launches on 23rd September 2014, publisher Warner Bros. has announced. It's been delayed a few weeks - time developer Arrowhead Game Studios (Magicka, Helldiver) needed to "fine-tune details in order to bring gamers an even more robust multiplayer experience". Show More Summary

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

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