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Shadow Warrior 2 doesn't dick around

My hands-on time with Shadow Warrior 2 started innocently enough: a quick run-through of the controls from Flying Wild Hog's, Tadek Zielinksi before an introduction to the sequel's brand new level structure. "The first Shadow Warrior...Show More Summary

Modified version of Civilization 5 heading to North American high schools

I learnt everything I know about history from Civilization, which I played for hours on end on my Amiga back in the early nineties. Now, high school students in North America can do the same - except in school. Developer Firaxis is working with GlassLab to create CivilizationEDU, a modified version of Civilization 5. Show More Summary

Saying goodbye to my favourite game

This week, Alderac Entertainment Group announced it would cease production on collectible card game Doomtown: Reloaded. On paper this means that, after October 2016, there will be no new expansions released for the cowboy card game set in the weird west town of Gomorrah. Show More Summary

What's gone wrong with Mighty No. 9?

On the face of it, Mighty No. 9 shouldn't be causing PlayStation 4 or Xbox One any problems. After all, it's a simplistic Unreal Engine 3-based side-scroller, and despite its humble origins as a Kickstarter-funded project, this should be a fairly easy win for Keiji Inafune and his team at Comcept. Show More Summary

Sonic the Hedgehog turns 25 today

Sega mascot and Mario arch-frenemy Sonic the Hedgehog has turned 25 today. The famous blue hedgehog made his debut in the game of his namesake on Sega Mega Drive / Sega Genesis on 23rd June 1991 in North America. He's since gone on to star in over 30 titles of varying quality. Show More Summary

Devil's Third's online multiplayer is shutting down this year

Devil's Third, the debut effort of Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki's Valhalla Game Studios, only launched last August but it's already shuttering its online multiplayer at the end of the year. According to Nintendo's official site, Devil's Third is going offline on 29th December at 4am UK time. Show More Summary

Fallout: New Vegas is now backwards compatible on Xbox One

Xbox One has added eight new titles to its library of backwards compatible games. The big one this time is Fallout: New Vegas, Obsidian's beloved take on the post-apocalyptic gangster city. We've also got Ubisoft's own take on post-apocalyptic...Show More Summary

Steam Summer Sale is now live

Steam's annual Summer Sale is now live, offering plenty of sales and daily deals between now and 4th July at 6pm UK time. Some current highlights include: There's hundreds, maybe thousands, of other deals on offer. What, if anything, are you picking up? Read more…

Omega Force debuts Berserk gameplay

Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force recently revealed its upcoming Warriors spin-off based on the popular pulpy manga series Berserk. Now we have a trailer showing brief snippets of gameplay. Publisher Koei Tecmo described Bersek - which is just a working title - as "the most lethal Warriors game [yet]". Show More Summary

Bloodstained demo is now available for backers

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the Castlevania spiritual successor by Castlevania: Symphony of the Night producer and co-director Koji Igarashi, now has a demo for folks who pledged $60 or more to the game's Kickstarter. As stated...Show More Summary

Read Only Memories released date set for PS4 and Vita

Acclaimed cyberpunk adventure Read Only Memories is slated for a PS4 and Vita release on 16th August. For those unfamiliar with the game, it's set in 2064 Neo San Francisco and follows the exploits of a person looking for their kidnaped friend Turing, who just so happens to be the world's first sapient machine. Show More Summary

Zelda: Link's Awakening DLC revealed for Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo has finally shown off its Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DLC for Hyrule Warriors: Legends on 3DS. The download launches next week, on Thursday 30th June and then for the game's Wii U version at a later date. With the DLC installed, Hyrule Warriors: Legends owners can play as Link's Awakening character Marin, who fights with a bell. Show More Summary

Mighty No. 9's end credits are nearly four hours long

Mighty No. 9's end credits are an incredible three hours and 48 minutes long. This is because developer Comcept needed to thank all 71,493 backers who pledged at least $5 to the crowdfunded title. YouTuber GameXplain posted a video of the entire credits run, which some are saying is longer than the game itself. Show More Summary

Nintendo denies Paper Mario: Color Splash joke references "online hate campaign"

Last night, screenshots of upcoming Wii U game Paper Mario: Color Splash caused a storm on Twitter, as sections of dialogue were interpreted as a reference to the harassment of developer Zoe Quinn. The specific dialogue sections reference a group of "Five Fun Guys" and an event dubbed "Shufflegate", which would "ruin" someone's career. Show More Summary

In a Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare spacesuit you can hear everyone scream

In space no-one can hear you scream - unless you're in a Call of Duty spacesuit, that is. The next Call of Duty game, Infinite Warfare, takes the first-person shooter series into the future and up into space, where soldiers fight in zero gravity on the hulls of huge spaceships. Show More Summary

Quake turns 20

The video game birthdays keep on coming: now Quake is 20 years old. id Software's hugely popular PC first-person shooter came out in the US on 22nd June 1996, courtesy of publisher GT Interactive. In a Quake retrospective published in 2011, Jim Rossignol discussed the influence of id's game. Read more…

You can buy Street Fighter 5's Hot Ryu next week

Next week Capcom will update fighting game Street Fighter 5 so that you can finally buy Hot Ryu. Hot Ryu, alongside the other premium costumes, costs £3.29. Previously, these costumes were available only to those who pre-ordered the game. Show More Summary

Blizzard will eventually remove sudden death from Overwatch's competitive mode

Overwatch players have been testing the game's new competitive mode and they're not thrilled about the way it handles sudden death. Right now, a competitive game sees you playing two rounds on the same map, with both teams having a chance to attack and defend. Show More Summary

Rez Infinite is a PlayStation VR launch game

Rez Infinite comes out on 13th October 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR. That makes it a PSVR launch title. Sony's virtual reality headset comes out on 13th October, too. It costs £350. Martin Robinson took a look at Rez Infinite back in December and declared it PSVR's best game yet. Read more…

Umbrella Corps review

Resident Evil has been many, varied things throughout its 20 year history. A haunted house adventure, a sprawling action game, a wayward co-op shooter and even a vague console MMO. Next year, with the recently unveiled Resident Evil 7, there's even the novel promise of a horror game. Show More Summary

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