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New year's resolution: Let's stop screaming

2016 was an exhausting year, wasn't it? I remember sitting down in February with my usual glass of Ribena (let me tell you, making it last a year is an artform) and reading Eurogamer as Chris looked sadly on at just how grim a startShow More Summary

Jelly Deals roundup: Resident Evil 7, Gears of War 4, The Last Guardian and more

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site run by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. We've invited the Jelly Deals team to share a weekly roundup of (mostly) gaming-related bargains with us, so we can pass their tips on to you. Show More Summary

Watch: The 7 scariest things in Resident Evil 7 (so far)

Welcome back to Outside Xbox, where this week we were playing Resident Evil 7. In spite of its new first-person perspective, it feels like Resident Evil of yore, packed as it is with happily familiar Resident Evil tropes, such as minimal ammunition, a mansion full of weird door puzzles and the sinister presence of the Umbrella Corporation. Show More Summary

Watch: Here are 73 games coming out in 2017, unless they get delayed of course

Now that Baby New Year has kicked Old Father Time to the kerb, it's time to start getting excited about all the brand new games we'll be able to play in 2017. We've already written about our fifty most anticipated games of 2017, but the video below is more of an overview of all of the titles that we've got lined up. Show More Summary

How Amstrad Action changed my life

During my 15 years as a video games journalist, I have repeatedly been accused of nicking my writing style straight from the pages of classic computing mags Zzap! and Crash. I wholeheartedly refute this spurious and frankly outrageous accusation. Show More Summary

Microsoft's 2017: momentum at last, and a golden opportunity

Is this the year we can finally begin an editorial on Xbox's fortunes without referring to the catastrophic consequences of Xbox One's botched launch in 2013? I guess I've answered my own question there, but at least I feel a little bad about it. Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny plays Final Fantasy 7 while Aoife sits and judges

We all have that game, don't we? The one that, while yes, the years have shown you that other games may have done it differently and better, and that while - eesh did those textures always look like that? - some elements may not have...Show More Summary

Hearthstone celebrates Diablo 20th anniversary with themed Tavern Brawl

If you haven't played it already, this week's Tavern Brawl event in Hearthstone is a neat nod to Blizzard's sister series Diablo. The special match sees you up against The Dark Wanderer, a new AI-controlled boss. He comes with a deck full of unique secret cards, each of which holds an unusual status effect. Show More Summary

Square Enix Twitter recovers followers after hack

Square Enix's European Twitter has recovered its follower count after being hacked this morning. The account was compromised shortly before 11am UK time, when a string of malicious messages were posted. Follower numbers quickly began to plummet as it appeared that hackers were seeking to damage the account by unfollowing/blocking fans en masse. Show More Summary

Barbaric survival game Conan Exiles looks more and more promising

Could Funcom be onto something with Conan Exiles? The survival game due end of January on PC early access, and Xbox One Preview in spring, looks pretty good. New footage shows the game's building systems as easy to use and capable of a wide variety of attractive structures. Show More Summary

Super Mario Land recreated in Mario Maker

Super Mario Land has been recreated in its entirety within Super Mario Maker. Nintendo's classic Game Boy platformer is instantly recognisable, with minimal modifications needed to fit within the Mario Maker framework. For example, the underwater world 2-3: it originally featured Mario in a submarine. Show More Summary

Frog Fraction 2 is real, it's here, but is it any good?

A long time ago, on an internet far, far way, Jim "Twinbeard" Crawford released a free browser game called Frog Fractions. Its absurdist humour and unpredictable string of non-sequiturs allowed the curio to go viral, resulting in a successfully crowdfunded sequel, Frog Fractions 2. Show More Summary

EverQuest Landmark will close in February

EverQuest Landmark has been cancelled and servers will close 21st February. It follows the cancellation of EverQuest Next nearly a year ago. "With heavy hearts, we are writing today to inform you that after much review, we have decided to close Landmark game servers on February 21, 2017," wrote developer Daybreak on the Landmark website. Show More Summary

Mass Effect 2 free to download on PC right now

Mass Effect 2, one of the best games of all time, is now available to download on PC via Origin for absolutely nothing. It's the game where Shepard dies, gets put back together and teams up with the shadowy Cerberus. It's also the one...Show More Summary

First contact has finally been made in Elite: Dangerous

For over 18 months, players have been following the breadcrumb trail of clues left by Frontier Developments towards the existence of aliens in Elite: Dangerous. And now, they've finally found them. Back in April 2015 Frontier boss David...Show More Summary

The 50 most exciting games of 2017

Video games, 'ey? They're alright, and we're willing to wager that there will be quite a few of them in 2017. Some of them might even be quite good! The next 12 months will be dominated by new hardware such as Microsoft's Scorpio and...Show More Summary

XCOM 2 getting Long War 2 mod

Firaxis has confirmed that a Long War 2 mod is in development, as many of us had hoped. Obviously, XCOM 2 just wasn't difficult enough already. Long War Studios, the team behind the original mod for XCOM: Enemy Unknown and a bunch of smaller mods for XCOM 2, will be working alongside Firaxis on this project. Show More Summary

There's an official Resident Evil 7 "4D VR candle"

Someone is making an officially-licensed Resident Evil 7 candle for you to burn while playing the game. The £14.99/€19.99 accessory is appropriately putrid: its makers describe the Blood, Sweat and Fears 4D Candle as having odours of musty "old timber and blood". Show More Summary

The mistake that made WOW's stealth work

If you've played World of Warcraft, there's a sound effect that'll forever be embedded in your brain. A wooshing noise that triggers an immediate fight-or-flight response as you scan your screen for the stealthed rogue or druid that's about to ruin your day. Show More Summary

The Turing Test formulates PS4 release this month

The Turing Test will launch for PlayStation 4 on 23rd January. Already available for PC and Xbox One, the British-made first-person puzzler was warmly recieved upon its initial release last summer. It's a sort of Portal meets 2001: A Space Odyssey with a strong story and a sort-of philosophical take on humanity and consciousness. Read more…

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