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Video: Hatred, and why it wanted that 'Adults Only' rating

Some games just love to court controversy, and Hatred certainly has done just that since it was first announced in October last year. Last week, the game was slapped with a rare "Adults Only" rating by US ratings board the ESRB. That's...Show More Summary

Video: Watch us livestream H1Z1 from 12pm GMT

Our Ian Higton is a brave sort. While the rest of us will most likely spend the apocalypse cowering in an abandoned supermarket clutching onto our last tin of beans for dear life, he'll be out building a hospital out of corrugated iron, simultaneously killing zombies in the face. Show More Summary

HoloLens is a surreal experience - and full of possibilities

In 1895, the Lumière brothers made a short film about a train pulling into a station called L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat. Legend has it that people ran to the back of the theatre screaming as they thought the steam engine would smash into them - a scene popularised in Martin Scorsese's film Hugo. Show More Summary

Angry Birds dev Rovio launches new young-adult novel series

Angry Birds developer Rovio has announced Storm Sisters, a series of young-adult fiction books starring a quintet of 11-17 year-old girls. Written by Helsinki-based author Mintie Das, the first novel in the franchise will be published by Rovio in late 2015 or early 2016, The Guardian reports. Show More Summary

League of Legends 2015 World Championship coming to Europe

The 2015 League of Legends World Championship will be hosted in Europe in October. It will take place in multiple cities across multiple countries, changing venue for the group stages, quarter finals, semi finals and final. Which countries?...Show More Summary

Destiny fans demolish Crota's End hard mode

A clan of Destiny diehards have become the first to beat the new Crota's End raid hard mode - and finished in less than half an hour. It took clan One and Done just 27 minutes to polish off the mission - despite several changes and all level 33 enemies. Destiny's current level cap is 32, meaning that the hard mode puts players at a disadvantage throughout. Read more…

So, what do you actually do in No Man's Sky?

"Space is big", wrote Douglas Adams in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. "You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to...Show More Summary

Microsoft demos Windows 10 Xbox app

Microsoft has demoed its new Xbox app for Windows 10, which will be available on desktops, laptops, tablets and phones. The app includes much of the Xbox One's core system functionality, including Activity Feed, Messages, Achievements, your Friend List and My Games. Show More Summary

Microsoft HoloLens is a new VR headset computer

Microsoft has revealed a new augmented reality headset, Microsoft HoloLens. The head-mounted computer is equipped with its own sensors and processors - so you don't need any other equipment dotted around. Using the headset's translucent lenses you are able to view graphics overlayed on your environment. Read more…

Windows 10 will let you stream Xbox One games to PC, tablets

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 will let you stream Xbox One games to PC and tablets, the company has announced. Xbox boss Phil Spencer revealed the feature in today's ongoing Windows 10 livestream, where he showed off Forza Horizon 2 gameplay being streamed from Xbox One to a Microsoft Surface laptop. Show More Summary

Alien: Isolation passes 1m sales mark after three months

Creative Assembly's excellent survival horror Alien: Isolation has finally sold 1m copies. The developer revealed the sales milestone today via Twitter, a little over three months since the game's 7th October launch. But, perhaps surprisingly, Isolations sales have come slower than Gearbox's critically-panned first-person shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines. Read more…

Heroes of the Storm European beta key giveaway

Warcraft 3 was the game that started it all, this MOBA stuff, this multiplayer online battle arena stuff. Not sure Blizzard intended to inspire a mod that spawned a genre that propelled eSports to new heights, but it did. And now the company that inadvertently started it all will wade back in with Heroes of the Storm. Show More Summary

Elder Scrolls Online gets console release date, drops subscription

Two major announcements regarding The Elder Scrolls Online. The first, a 9th June release date for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of game (a year later than originally planned). The second: TESO will no longer require a subscription fee to play. Show More Summary

Digital Foundry: Hands-on with the Evolve beta

We first looked at Evolve late last year when the game was still in its alpha phase, finding a new take on the team-based multiplayer shooter that felt fresh and fun to play, built upon the first multi-platform outing we'd seen for the powerful CryEngine middleware. Show More Summary

Video: When remakes improve on the originals

In her infinite wisdom, Cher once sang, "If I could turn back time, if I could find a way." Really makes you think. Mind you, the cruel and inexorable march of time is good for some things, like bringing us this bunch of video game remakes that, in one way or another, managed to surpass their progenitors. Show More Summary

The Witcher: Battle Arena MOBA available tomorrow

The Witcher: Battle Arena will be available to download tomorrow, 22nd January, on Android and iOS devices. A free-to-play MOBA with in-app purchases, the game will extend CD Projket Red's Witcher universe with a "mobile-focused experience". Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed Unity: Secrets of the Revolution DLC released

Yet more Assassin's Creed Unity missions, weapons and gear are now available via the game's new Secrets of the Revolution DLC. The pack is Ubisoft's annual collection of pre-order DLC and special edition bits and pieces - so you may well own some of its contents already. Show More Summary

H1Z1 unplanned downtime stretches on

It's been a ropey old Early Access start for zombie survival contender H1Z1. Granted, it is Early Access, but it's also Sony Online Entertainment, maker of PlanetSide 2 and EverQuest, and H1Z1 has now been offline for around eight hours - unplanned. What at first looked rosy... Soon took an unexpected turn... Read more…

PlayStation-exclusive TV series Powers gets launch date

PlayStation's first exclusive TV series, Powers, will land on 10th March. A superhero show starring District 9's Sharlto Copley, Powers will span 10 episodes. The first three will be made available to watch immediately on 10th March, while the remaining seven will launch weekly thereafter. Read more…

You can now buy access to Heroes of the Storm via £29.99 Founder's Pack

You can now buy access to Blizzard's free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) Heroes of the Storm by purchasing a £29.99 Founder's Pack. Putting down your money will guarantee you access into the game's ongoing closed beta and unlock a number of in-game bonuses. Show More Summary

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