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Don't call it a comeback: Xbox One's first year

Xbox One launched one year ago today, after nine months of ignominy for Microsoft's gaming division. It had been, without exaggeration, a disaster, from the misjudged unveiling with its focus on "TV TV TV" to the mangled messaging of some suspect and frequently revised policies on privacy, indie development and game ownership. Show More Summary

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is free to play this weekend on Steam

Comical first-person Monty Python sketch simulator Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is free to play all weekend on Steam. This offer expires Sunday at 2pm PST, which is 10pm in the UK. To commemorate this weekend trial, Chivalry is 75 per cent off to buy, making it £4.74 rather than £18.99. Or you can buy a four-pack for £13.99 rather than £55.99. Read more…

Video: Why do video games love lockers?

It's Friday afternoon, the perfect time for pondering life's more challenging questions. Such as why are lockers so prominent in video games? In-house philosopher and all-round nice guy Ian Higton's got to pondering that recently, and...Show More Summary

Video: Watch us play LittleBigPlanet 3

Despite their near-widespread critical acclaim, the LittleBigPlanet games are quite divisive, it seems. Some love the smothering charm and knockabout gameplay, others find that same blend a little obnoxious and unsatisfying, and that's...Show More Summary

Killer Instinct gets Babylonian sorcerer Kan-Ra next week

Xbox One fighting game Killer Instinct gets a new playable character on Monday, 24th November. Kan-Ra, a Babylonian sorcerer cursed to rot after a failed assassination attempt on his king over 2000 years ago, joins the roster of playable characters in Killer Instinct: Season 2. Show More Summary

Lost Ark continues to look incredible

Lost Ark, the South Korean-made action role-playing game we enthused about earlier this week, looks even better in the extensive gameplay video, below. Over the course of nearly 20 minutes we get a detailed look at the playable hero classes, their skills and abilities and the horrible beasts they fight. Show More Summary

Sunset Overdrive free for all Xbox Live subscribers tomorrow

Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive will be free to download and play for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers tomorrow. The offer lasts 24 hours and is part of Microsoft's celebrations for the Xbox One's first anniversary, company mouthpiece Major Nelson has announced. Show More Summary

PlanetSide 2: PS4, free-to-play and leaving money on the table

Two years ago Sony Online Entertainment launched massively multiplayer online first-person shooter PlanetSide 2 on PC - and it's still going strong. It's a game where hundreds of players work together to complete objectives on huge battlefields. Show More Summary

BioWare's brilliant Dragon Age: Inquisition sex scene

BioWare's love scenes have become nearly as famous as the adventures they colour. No matter how wooden and awkward the titillation and tenderness, they're moments I work towards, hallmarks, tradition. Who do I romance? Gay, straight, interracial? Inter-species? And what about the game haw haw. Show More Summary

DayZ creator Dean Hall rumoured to be on his way to the UK - not New Zealand

DayZ creator Dean Hall will move to the UK to work at a London technology firm called Improbable, according to a new report. MCV reports Hall will join up with former Crytek general manager Nick Button-Brown at Improbable, which uses the tagline: "Experimental Technology. Show More Summary

DayZ fan's free 2D tribute now hosted by Bohemia

A free fan-made DayZ tribute, MiniDayZ, has been picked up by Bohemia Interactve and hosted on the publisher's official website. MiniDayZ re-imagines Boehmia's popular survival sandbox as a top-down 2D experience with retro-styled graphics. The main difference is that MiniDayZ is currently single-player only. Read more…

Fotonica and Velocibox: two brilliant reminders that the endless runner isn't dead

I wish I could tell you which decision I was avoiding when I started playing Fotonica, but it's long gone, lost to the Vectrex light trails and the heavy pumping of unseen feet. Santa Ragione's one-button sprint is something of a shock...Show More Summary

Valve tightens Steam Early Access rules for developers

Valve has updated its rules and guidelines for developers who intend to release games on Steam Early Access. The updated rules and guidelines, first reported by GiantBomb and verified by Eurogamer, state that Early Access is "meant to...Show More Summary

Trials Fusion update adds ability to form teams

Futuristic stunt racer Trials Fusion now includes the ability to form clan-like "teams" of up to 50 members, thanks to a new free game update. Each team has their own name, emblem and bulletin board, so friends can co-ordinate and communicate. Show More Summary

"I don't want to be a part of piracy"

This week, 22-year-old Jordan Rabet sat down at his keyboard and told his many Twitter followers the good news: his year-long project to crack the 3DS' security was finally at an end. He had found a backdoor into Nintendo's handheldShow More Summary

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gets free DLC today

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has received a free DLC pack today on PS4, Xbox One and PC. The add-on, entitled The Power of Defiance, allows players to swap out their rugged male avatar for the pretty badass-looking lass Lithariel, the warrior commander of the Tribesmen of Nurn and daughter of Lady Marwen. Show More Summary

Telltale's Game of Thrones gets a debut trailer

Telltale has revealed the first footage of its upcoming Game of Thrones series. The developer also announced that several of the show's actors will reprise their roles in the video game, such as: Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Lena Heady as Cersei Lannister, Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell, and Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Snow. Show More Summary

Call of Duty: Heroes, a F2P mobile game, is out now

Call of Duty: Heroes, a free-to-play mobile strategy spin-off of the popular series, is out now on iTunes and Windows Phone. Players will enlist the help of such series stalwarts as Capt. John Price, Sgt. John "Soap" MacTavish, and even a guy not named John with operative Mike Harper. Show More Summary

Watch Destiny's leaked cinematic for The Dark Below DLC

Destiny's The Dark Below expansion aims to add context to all the shooting and loot-hunting that's made Bungie's FPS such a success, and now we can see how, sort of, as the intro cinematic to The Dark Below has been leaked. YouTuber Mr. Show More Summary

Bloodborne dev teases a procedurally-generated area

Bloodborne developer From Software has hinted at a procedurally-generated area in its upcoming Souls series successor. "Deep under the city of Yharnam lies an expansive network of multi-levelled ruins, seemingly much older than Yharnam itself and crafted by something other than human hands. Show More Summary

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