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WildStar is going free-to-play this autumn

PC MMO WildStar will turn free-to-play this autumn. It was one of the last remaining big budget subscription MMOs alongside The Elder Scrolls Online, but now both games have adapted - or are in the process of adapting - their original business models. Show More Summary

FIFA 16 features female national teams for first time

In a series first, FIFA 16 will include female national teams. 22 years after the launch of the franchise, EA Sports will introduce a dozen squads from countries such as England, the USA, Australia, Brazil and Canada. China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain and Sweden will also be represented. Read more…

Batman: Arkham Knight is another step away from the intimacy of Arkham Asylum

The original Arkham game was an intimate affair. One night, one location, one man standing against his nemesis in a battle that was as much about wits as it was about brute strength. It teased the world outside the walls Amadeus Arkham built, but we never got to go there. Show More Summary

Twitch bans streaming of ESRB Adults Only-rated games

Game streaming platform Twitch has updated its rules to ban the streaming of titles rated Adults Only by the ESRB. The move has likely been prompted by the imminent launch of controversial shooter Hatred, only the second game ever to recieve an AO rating for its violent content and themes. Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed Syndicate will not have companion app, Ubisoft confirms

Assassin's Creed Syndicate will not have a companion app, the publisher has confirmed. This year's Victorian London-set adventure will be the first in several years not to have an extended mobile experience. Fans of the series will likely welcome the news. Show More Summary

PlayStation digital refund policy in spotlight on BBC's Watchdog tonight

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's digital refund policy will be the focus of a BBC Watchdog investigation, to be broadcast tonight. The report - set to air during this evening's show on BBC One at 8pm - was sparked by a customer that took the company to task for refusing to refund a purchase made after his account had been acknowledged as stolen. Show More Summary

Need for Speed release date spotted

An Xbox Games Store listing for EA's upcoming Need for Speed reboot has spilled a potential release date for the game. Microsoft's product page detailed a 3rd November launch for the racer. But the page was quickly removed after eagle-eyed Reddit users took note. You can see a sneaky screengrab to the right: Read more…

Capcom pulls PS4 Ultra Street Fighter 4 from its own tournament

Capcom has pulled the PlayStation 4 version of Ultra Street Fighter 4 from its own tournament after the game launched with a raft of issues. The PS4 port of USF4 has suffered an embarrassing launch, with audio glitches, visual problems, menu slowdown and input lag all reported by players. Show More Summary

Looks like Microsoft will launch a new Xbox One controller in June

Microsoft has leaked word of a new Xbox One controller, presumably to be revealed next month at E3. The company's own Xbox Support website has been updated with mention of a 3.5mm headphone port at the base of the pad. This new feature is "only available on controllers released after June 2015". Read more…

What does it take to run The Witcher 3 at 1080p60?

A massive critical and sales success, The Witcher 3 is a phenomenal piece of engineering - a technological accomplishment clearly built with the limitations of current-gen console in mind, but scaling beautifully on all manner of PC hardware. Show More Summary

Sunless Sea's predecessor Fallen London is coming to iOS

Fallen London, the browser-based adventure game that spawned Sunless Sea, is coming to iOS devices later this year. Developer Failbetter Games noted that its "very hopeful that an Android version will follow.” The developer said that...Show More Summary

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night announces Wii U stretch goal

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night producer Koji Igarashi's spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, is more than likely coming to Wii U via a new stretch goal on its Kickstarter campaign. Developer Inti Creates revealed...Show More Summary

Neverending Nightmares dev announces spiritual successor Devastating Dreams

Neverending Nightmares developer Matt Gilgenbach has announced his studio Infinitap Games' next title, Devastating Dreams. Gilgenbach told us last month that he'd be working on another psychological horror game and now we know what that entails. Show More Summary

State of Decay dev's MMO Moonrise now in Early Access

State of Decay developer Undead Labs has unleashed its creature feature MMO Moonrise on PC and Mac via Steam Early Access. The ambitious real-time strategy RPG certainly bears a similarity to Pokemon or the MegaTen games (Shin Megami...Show More Summary

Star Wars: Battle Pod home version confirmed

Star Wars: Battle Pod, the gloriously lavish arcade cabinet that reenacts the best space battles from the epic film saga, can now be yours for a mere £24K / $35K (shipping and setting fees not included). Today Bandai Namco announced the commercial version of the arcade cabinet, that puts players in the rumbling, reacting seat of an ace space pilot. Show More Summary

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth to receive Daily Challenges

Action roguelike The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will receive one of Spelunky's best features with Daily Challenges being included in the upcoming Afterbith DLC. The way these work is that every player is given the same series of levels, or "seed" if you will, then their progress will be compared to everyone else's on the leaderboards. Show More Summary

Exploratory horror game Kholat gets a release date

Kholat, the exploration-based horror game about missing mountaineers, will be released worldwide on 9th June for PC and Mac via Steam. Our Ian Higton took a look at Kholat back in March, where he likened it to a horror version of Dear Esther, narrated by none other than Ned Stark himself, Sean Bean. Show More Summary

Video: Splatoon is a secretly a MOBA

Splatoon is hands down the best game I've ever played about militarised squid. Nintendo ought to be proud, they've made something really weird and thoroughly enjoyable all at once, only I just can't agree when they say it's a shooter. I think Splatoon is actually a multiplayer online battle arena, or MOBA. Let me explain in the video below. Read more…

PS Plus June Instant Collection include MGS: Ground Zeroes

PlayStation Plus' June Instant Game Collection, i.e. free games for subscribers, includes Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes on PS4. Oddly, its PS3 version doesn't seem to be part of the equation. Joining Snake on PS4 is Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition, the spruced up version of 17-bit's turn-based strategy game about undead skeleton samurais. Read more…

Splatoon stock swiped in Nintendo lorry heist

A lorry carrying stock of Splatoon and its various Amiibo figurines has been stolen. The vehicle had been en route from Nintendo's European headquarters to GAME's UK warehouse. Copies of the rarer, more expensive Splatoon Special Edition - which contains the game's Squid Amiibo - made up much of the delivery. Read more…

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