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Cities: Skylines building to Xbox One, Windows 10 release

Critically-acclaimed city sim Cities: Skylines will launch for Xbox One and Windows 10 this spring. This controller-optimised has been tweaked by the talented tools of Tantalus Media and will also contain the game's first expansion, After Dark. Last year's Snowfall and Natural Disasters add-ons are not included, however. Read more…

How the Yakuza helped sell Nintendo's first game

For almost a century before Donkey Kong and Super Mario, Nintendo made playing cards. These sets, which you can still buy today, are called Hanafuda cards and are intrinsically linked to Japan's history with both Europe and gambling....Show More Summary

Microsoft brings forward E3 2017 Xbox press conference

Microsoft will hold its annual E3 press conference a little earlier this year - on the Sunday before the show starts. Mark your calendars for 2017's E3 Xbox showcase on Sunday 11th June at 2pm Pacific (10pm UK). E3 week has increasingly stretched out into Sunday in recent years. Show More Summary

DayZ creator Dean Hall to show new game at EGX Rezzed

DayZ creator Dean Hall will bring his new, unannounced game to EGX Rezzed - the London-based games show run by Eurogamer parent company Gamer Network. The game will also be playable on the EGX Rezzed show floor. Hall will hold a panel...Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch Street Fighter 2 first-person mode looks janky

Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch is a traditional 2D fighting game, but it also has a first-person mode that lets you move about a pair of Joy-Cons to throw out Hadoukens and Dragon Punches. Capcom Japan briefly showed off the mode in action in a live stream. Show More Summary

Valve is using AI to detect Counter-Strike cheaters

In the battle against Counter-Strike cheaters, Valve has enlisted the help of an unusual source: AI. In a post on Reddit, the company said it wants to take a machine-learning approach to detect cheaters in its hugely popular competitive shooter. Show More Summary

Rocket League, NBA 2K17 free to play on Xbox One this weekend

Footballing car game Rocket League and NBA 2K17 are both free to play throughout this weekend on Xbox One. Both games can be downloaded for free and played as much as you like from tonight until the end of Sunday. Xbox Live Gold will also be unlocked - so you can play online without having a subscription. Read more…

Resident Evil 7's latest DLC is lightweight, but varied

With Resident Evil 7's previous DLC pack, Banned Footage Vol. 1, I suggested that Capcom would need to "pull out some new tricks" in order to keep us interested in its smart but slim pseudo series reboot. With its latest add-on, Banned Footage Vol. Show More Summary

Here's what creating a Commander in Elite Dangerous looks like

Elite Dangerous will soon let you create a Commander - and developer Frontier has shown off how it will look. In an hour-long live stream archived in the video below, Frontier revealed the Commander Creator, one of the features coming to the space game as part of the impending 2.3 update. Show More Summary

You can now buy Rage digitally on Xbox for the first time

Finished Doom and looking for another id Software game to play? Rage is now available to buy digitally on Xbox 360 (and through backwards compatibility, on Xbox One) - more than five years after its original release. Rage originally launched back in October 2011 to decent but not stellar sales. Show More Summary

Performance Analysis: Sniper Elite 4

Developer Rebellion certainly can't be faulted for its ambition with the new Sniper Elite 4 - the title represents a big step forward for its Asura engine, offering up improved visuals and environments up to three times larger than the last game. Show More Summary

Former Planetside and H1Z1 boss John Smedley joins Amazon Game Studios

Former boss at Daybreak (formerly Sony Online Entertainment, the studio behind Everquest, Planetside and H1Z1), John Smedley, has joined Amazon Game Studios' San Diego team. The studio is working on "an ambitious new project that taps...Show More Summary

Snake Pass release date set for March on all platforms, including Switch

Retro arcade collectathon Snake Pass is coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC on 29th March in Europe (and 28th March in North America). Developed by Sumo Digital, the studio behind such hits as Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed and LittleBigPlanet 3, Snake Pass looks like the game the N64 wishes it had. Show More Summary

PlayStation Now is discontinuing service on PS3, Vita and PlayStation TV

PlayStation Now, the service that lets one stream PS3 games to other Sony devices, is being discontinued on all platforms save for PS4 and PC come 15th August. This means that it will no longer be available on PlayStation 3, Vita and PlayStation TV, Sony Bravia TV models, Sony Blu-ray player models, and Samsung TV models. Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny cooks the Shroom Cake from Paper Mario

I'm fond of mushrooms - my surname is also the name given to a type of mushroom, in fact. So, when someone suggested I cook something from Paper Mario for our ongoing cookery series, I pounced on the idea of making a shroom cake. ItShow More Summary

Watch: Here's the first hour of Prey

Last week, Aoife and I paid a visit to Bethesda's London offices to have a look at Prey. While neither of us managed to turn into a coffee cup, we did get the chance to play through the game's first hour. The demo, which you can watch...Show More Summary

Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, set for big March update

Remember Homefront: The Revolution, the open-world shooter that came out last year but failed to set tills alight? It's back, this time with a major new update due out in March. The developers at UK studio Dambuster, formerly CrytekShow More Summary

This week, Pokémon Go gets its biggest update since launch

Pokémon Go this week gets its largest update since launch, with new mechanics, items and 80 more creatures from Gold and Silver's Johto region. Creatures included in the update include Johto starters Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Totodile, Eevee evolutions Umbreon and and Espeon, and other Gold and Silver favourites such as Hoppip, Murkrow and Donphan. Show More Summary

For Honor's bastard bots will taunt you

For Honor's bots are bastards. When I first started playing Ubisoft's medieval hack 'em up, which I reckon is more of a fighting game than anything else, the bots would often tear me a new one. For Honor's combat is initially tricky to get to grips with, and the AI doesn't hold back. Show More Summary

Here's our first look at FIFA on Switch

A new Nintendo Switch trailer from Japan has given us our first glimpse of EA's FIFA game for Switch. Skip to the 15 second mark in the video below to take a look: EA's Patrick Söderlund announced the title during Nintendo's 12th January Switch presentation. Read more…

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