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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 review

Just a couple of weeks after the launch of AMD's mainstream-friendly Radeon RX 480, Nvidia enters the fray with its own pitch to the more value-orientated gamer. The new GeForce GTX 1060 is pricier than both of the Radeon RX 480 SKUs - and it loses two gigs of VRAM compared to AMD's 8GB offering. Show More Summary

3000 McDonald's to become sponsored Pokémon Go gyms - in Japan

It seems strange to think that, with all the attention Pokémon Go is getting, it still hasn't launched in Japan. That will change tomorrow, though, when the app finally arrives in the Pokémon franchise's home country. The Japanese launch of the hit augmented reality app will also see the first sponsored locations appear in the game, TechCrunch has said. Read more…

The Great Fire of London - recreated in Minecraft

I remember learning about the Great Fire of London and picturing an old city so stuffed with crooked houses leaning together that people with manky teef could pass babies safely from top window to opposite top window. It's a true story! But I had to imagine all that. Show More Summary

Homefront: The Revolution performance boosted by up to 25 per cent

Homefront: The Revolution's recent patch 1.06 boosts frame-rates on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by a margin of up to 25 per cent, or 5fps in terms of in-game frame-rate. It's good news for both systems and the update promises a suiteShow More Summary

Two weeks on, has the YouTube CS:GO Lotto controversy changed anything?

A fortnight ago, YouTube stars Trevor "Tmartn" Martin and Tom "Syndicate" Cassell were discovered as the owners of gambling site CS:GO Lotto. Both had promoted the game without properly disclosing their ownership, and presented the site as an easy way to earn money. Show More Summary

Watch: Smashing up ancient Greece in Okhlos

If you've had a look at the Eurogamer video channel before (or read my Necropolis review, for that matter), you'll know I'm a big fan of roguelikes. There's something about the sense of challenge, the feeling of going it alone against insurmountable odds, that I really enjoy. Show More Summary

Gravity Rush 2 drops in December

Gravity Rush 2 launches on PlayStation 4 in the UK on 2nd December 2016, Sony has announced. The Sony Japan Studio-developed action game comes out elsewhere in Europe a few days earlier, on 30th November. Sony announced a couple of pre-order bonuses: an alternate white costume DLC for Kat as well as a Director's Choice soundtrack. Read more…

I am Setsuna review

Tokyo RPG Factory's first game offers an elegant counterbalance to Final Fantasy 15. The teams behind each, steered by directors who first fell in love with the Japanese RPG as children, have laboured side-by-side behind acres of perpendicular glass in Square-Enix's new Shinjuku offices. Show More Summary

Fraudsters force RimWorld dev to stop giving out Steam keys

Fraudsters have forced the developer of RimWorld to stop giving out Steam keys to new buyers of his game. Tynan Sylvester, the indie developer behind sci-fi colony sim RimWorld, said he had to shut down Steam key distribution from developer Ludeon Studios' website in order to avoid "thousands of dollars" in chargeback fees and lost sales. Show More Summary

Xbox One S 2TB launch date 2nd August

Microsoft will launch the Xbox One S on 2nd August, priced £350. Initially, the 40 per cent more compact console will only be available in its 2TB size, although 1TB and 500GB models will follow at an as-yet unknown future date. 1TB and 500GB hard drive models will cost £300 and £250, respectively. Read more…

Looks like Spotify won't arrive on Xbox One with background music

Xbox One will finally get the ability to play background music next month as part of a fresh console update, but it sounds like streaming service Spotify won't be included. Spotify has been an exclusive partner with PlayStation since March 2015, when it stated it would be exclusive to Sony consoles "for the foreseeable" future. Show More Summary

Pro Super Smash Bros. player dumped by sponsor after "molesting" woman while she tried to sleep during Evo tournament

A high-profile Super Smash Bros. professional player was dumped by his sponsor after being accused of "groping" a woman during the Evo 2016 fighting game tournament event. Mexican player Cristian "Hyuga" Medina, known as one of the best Super Smash Bros. Show More Summary

Resident Evil 7 director on VR nausea, cut ideas and those comparisons with PT

The hype around Resident Evil 7 may have settled down a little, especially now we know we have to wait to find out the true use of that finger, but the feeling around the game still seems positive. We are yet to hear when Resident Evil...Show More Summary

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator gets Dizzy today

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator is updated today alongside the arrival of fan-favourite character Dizzy. Dizzy's addition to Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator's roster of playable characters was announced at the Evo 2016 fighting game tournament yesterday alongside a teaser trailer, below. Dizzy is a free download, but only for a limited time. Read more…

Next Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion is Knights of the Eternal Throne

Star Wars: The Old Republic will expand again this autumn with the release of Knights of the Eternal Throne (the acronym KOTET is catchier, particularly when paired with "SWOTOR", which is how SWTOR tends to be pronounced - sounds a bit like an alien Star Wars language when you say it altogether out loud). Show More Summary

King of Fighters 14 demo out tomorrow on PS4

Surprise! A demo for King of Fighters 14 comes out tomorrow, 19th July, on PlayStation 4. The demo includes seven playable characters (the final game, due out on 26th August, includes 50). These are Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, and newcomers Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun'ei and Nelson. Show More Summary

Street Fighter 5's £20 Capcom Pro Tour DLC isn't going down well

Over the weekend, amid the frenzy of the Evo 2016 fighting game tournament, Capcom announced and released an add-on for Street Fighter 5 that went down like a lead balloon with players. Street Fighter 5's "CPT Premier Package" includes...Show More Summary

Even The Simpsons has spoofed Pokémon Go

Never-ending cartoon series The Simpsons has spoofed the phenomenon that is Pokémon Go. The popular Pokémon app isn't mentioned by name in the skit, embedded below, but Homer is seen jabbing his phone to catch common critters such as Rattata and Drowzee while ignoring what's going on around him. Show More Summary

Looks like the original Dead Rising is headed to PS4

Trophies for the first, classic Dead Rising game have popped up online - suggesting a new launch for PlayStation 4 is on the cards. The awards list comes via Exophase, which has form for revealing games long ahead of announcement, such as the remasters of Heavy Rain and Beyond. Show More Summary

Lego Dimensions' Fantastic Beasts expansion leaked

Lego Dimension's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them expansion has been spotted, thanks to the new Argos catalogue. We knew a Lego Dimensions tie-in for the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off was on the way, but not what it would contain. Show More Summary

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