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Video: Let's Play Zombie Army Trilogy - co-operative online multiplayer done right

Rebellion's upcoming undead compilation Zombie Army Trilogy includes the two previous Zombie Army games alongside a brand new third chapter. Video producer Ian Higton's had an extended hands-on with the third instalment, and thinks it's...Show More Summary

Dreamfall Chapters Book Two release date

Dreamfall Chapters Book Two: Rebels will be released 10th March on Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for PC (Windows and Linux) and Mac. Rebels picks up where Book One: Reborn left off, with characters Kian Alvane and Zoe Castillo investigating a multiple-worlds-ending conspiracy. Show More Summary

Performance Analysis: The Order: 1886

The Order: 1886 may well prove to be a highly divisive title - but for all its controversies, we're equally confident that it represents something very special, a sneak-peek at the future direction of real-time graphics on console hardware. Show More Summary

OlliOlli dev announces Not a Hero release date

Not a Hero, the next game from the talented team that brought us OlliOlli, will be released 7th May on PC via Steam, GOG and Humble. PlayStation 4 and Vita releases will follow "later this year". Not a Hero is a side-on pixel-art shooter our Martin Robinson lazily - by his own admission - described as "a 2D Vanquish with hipster bounce". Read more…

Bladestorm: Nightmare release date pushed back a few weeks

Bladestorm: Nightmare, Koei Tecmo's follow-up to Bladestorm: the Hundred Years' War, has been pushed back to 20th March 2015. It had been due out in Europe on 6th March. Bladestorm: Nightmare is due out for PlayStation 4, PS3 and Xbox One on 20th March. Show More Summary

Frozen Cortex emerges from Early Access as full release

Futuristic turn-based sports strategy Frozen Cortex today receives an official release after months in Early Access on Steam. The full launch build will be available to download from 6pm UK time tonight via Steam, the Humble Store or direct from developer Mode 7's website. Show More Summary

The Order: 1886 review

In video games, the term 'cinematic' can cut both ways. It speaks of the grand sweep of Naughty Dog's Uncharted, where players are washed away in the tightly scripted matinee-idol action of Nathan Drake. It speaks, too, of the frictions...Show More Summary

Capcom insists PS4 action RPG Deep Down is still alive

Capcom has insisted Deep Down, its missing in action free-to-play action role-playing game, is still alive despite months of silence. We haven't seen anything of the game since its 2014 Tokyo Game Show trailer. And some have wondered...Show More Summary

SpecialEffect announces 24-hour charity livestream

Games charity SpecialEffect has announced GamesBlastLIVE, a round-the-clock charity livestream due to start at 10am this Saturday, 21st February. The 24-hour event will be broadcast from the London headquarters of UKIE and feature a number of faces from the UK games community. Show More Summary

Elite: Deadly trademark sets tongues wagging

Elite: Dangerous developer Frontier has registered a trademark for something called Elite: Deadly. NeoGAF user "ekim" (via PCGamesN) spotted the trademark on the website of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), which handles trademarks in Europe. Show More Summary

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns expansion adds new skill mechanics

In opening up about the new Guild Wars 2 profession (class) the Revenant, developer ArenaNet has also revealed brand new skill mechanics coming to the wider online game. Revenants channel legendary characters from Guild Wars history, replacing the right half of their skill bar with a thematic set of abilities. Show More Summary

EA to reward Battlefield veterans who buy Battlefield Hardline

EA will reward those who played any of the last few Battlefield games and buy upcoming cops and robbers spin-off Battlefield Hardline. The Veteran's Pack is exclusive to owners of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Battlefield 3 or Battlefield 4 who also buy Battlefield Hardline. Show More Summary

Xbox One March system update adds screenshots, suggested friends

Microsoft has detailed the Xbox One's March system update, which will finally add the ability to snap screenshots. The firmware refresh is rolling out to preview programme members today, before a full public launch expected to take place around the beginning of next month. Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed Unity patch removes need to play companion app

Ubisoft has released a new Assassin's Creed Unity patch that unlocks the rewards previously tied to the game's companion app and Initiates web service. The patch is available now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and later today on PC.Show More Summary

Amid restructure and redundancies, Sega buys Marvel Puzzle Quest dev Demiurge

Sega has bought a mobile game developer and invested in two others. The move comes amid a restructure at the company and significant layoffs as it shifts from console game development to PC online and mobile. Sega bought Demiurge Studios, the Boston-based developer of mobile game Marvel Puzzle Quest. Show More Summary

Guilty Gear Xrd review

Eurogamer has dropped review scores and replaced them with a new recommendation system. Read the editor's blog to find out more. The Guilty Gear series has never quite taken off like Capcom's top fighters. Its mish-mash of mechanicsShow More Summary

Project Cars release moved back to April

Project Cars, the hotly anticipated multi-format racing game from Slightly Mad Studios, has had its release date pushed back again, with release now scheduled for April 2nd. Originally scheduled for release last November, it was delayed to March 20th before today's announcement saw its street date put back to April 2nd. Show More Summary

Torment: Tides of Numenera is still worth getting excited for

It seems like a long time ago we got excited about Torment: Tides of Numenera, the record-breaking Kickstarter game. Things were quiet in gaming back then, and bringing back beloved old games in new ways was exciting. But the world has moved on, new consoles launched, and similar kinds of nostalgic Kickstarter games eventually came out. Show More Summary

What's the deal with Pokémon Shuffle's microtransactions?

Nintendo today launched free-to-play match-3 puzzle game Pokémon Shuffle on the 3DS eShop - but just how intrusive are its in-game purchases? Each attempt at a game round (think, a go at a Bejeweled level) costs you one heart, whether you win or lose. Show More Summary

Super Stardust Ultra review

Eurogamer has dropped review scores and replaced them with a new recommendation system. Read the editor's blog to find out more. Developer Housemarque's talent for reheating and revitalising titans of the 1980s arcade video game scene - Asteroids with Super Stardust, Defender with Resogun - has come to define Sony Europe's digital output. Show More Summary

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