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Doom player finishes game on hardest difficulty without dying

Doom player and YouTuber Zero Master has bested id Software's latest shooter on its hardest difficulty setting without dying. That's actually a requirement for Ultra Nightmare mode, which is essentially the game's incredible challenging Nightmare difficulty with permadeath enabled. Show More Summary

Watch someone complete Dark Souls 3 on NG+7 without weapons

Someone has bested all of Dark Souls 3's challenges on its hardest setting - i.e. the seventh New Game Plus playthrough - without using weapons. Indeed, you can watch Twitch streamer TolomeoR brave the game's second half in the stream below. Show More Summary

BBC documentary on disabled gamer's Metal Gear Solid limb is worth a watch

Last year, Metal Gear Solid publisher Konami said it would help fund a new prosthetic limb for a double amputee gamer. 25-year-old James Young, who lost an arm and a leg in 2012 when he was dragged underneath a London tube train, was chosen as the recipient. Show More Summary

Table Top Racing: World Tour hits PC next week

Table Top Racing: World Tour, the Micro Machines-inspired racer from WipEout co-creator Nick Burcombe, comes out on PC via Steam on 26th May. The PC release follows the game's launch on PlayStation 4 earlier this month. According toShow More Summary

Fallout 4 Far Harbor video reveals new companion, weapons, armour and enemies

There's a lot to the Far Harbor add-on for Fallout 4 - and via a new video, below, we learn about much of it. There may be spoilers ahead. Let's start with the new companion: Longfellow. Bethesda likens him to Quint from Jaws. That is, he's not very friendly. But he acts as your guide to the island, nonetheless. You'll find Longfellow in a local bar. Read more…

Someone got Windows 95 running on Xbox One

Xbox One has long been known as the home of top games such as Halo, Forza and Gears. Now, Xbox One can also be known as the home of top computer operating system Windows 95. Specifically, what you'll see below is an Xbox One running Dosbox, the virtual DOS machine app, from which Windows 95 and other software can be run. Read more…

Motorsport Manager gets to the heart of what makes F1 fascinating

On-track, Formula 1 can be an awful lot of fun - all the more so when team-mates toss each other into the gravel trap while imperious children steal the day - but in truth some of the very best action takes place well away from the tarmac. Show More Summary

Finally, the Batman: Return to Arkham collection is official

Leaked multiple times by retailers and ratings boards, Batman: Return to Arkham is now finally official. The collection brings Batman games Arkham Asylum and Arkham City to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time, along with every piece of DLC created for both games as well. Show More Summary

When a game partners with a console you don't own, does that put you off the game?

When a game partners with a console you don't own, does that put you off the game? EA reckons no, it does not. EA, which has partnered with Microsoft for first-person shooter Battlefield 1, has run the numbers, and the numbers say everybody wins when it comes to these sorts of deals. Read more…

A look inside Mass Effect's theme park ride

The new Mass Effect ride, in California's Great America park, is open for business. Mass Effect: New Earth is a "4D" experience, similar to Star Wars' on Star Tours at Disneyland. The ride is introduced by a live actor, before you pop on your 3D glasses, sit down and get jolted about. Read more…

The new Doom campaign turns around Steam user reviews

When Doom's multiplayer launched in open beta form, it suffered at the hands on Steam user reviews. As we reported in April, Doom's multiplayer had a "mostly negative" Steam user review rating from, at the time we published our story, a whopping 12,267 user reviews. Show More Summary

Blizzard, Twitch plan to act on abuse in livestream chat

Blizzard has pledged to investigate a pilot programme that will crack down on abuse in Twitch's live chat. It follows a high-profile incident during last week's DreamHack Austin Hearthstone tournament, where black finalist Terrence Miller was subjected to a torrent of racist abuse. Show More Summary

Battlefield 4 Final Stand DLC free for a week

EA's giving away Battlefield 4 DLC for free. The Final Stand add-on is free to download from Origin, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live from 17th May (yesterday) to 5pm UK time on 24th May. Of course, you need Battlefield 4 to play the DLC. Read more…

EA Access free for Xbox Live subscribers around E3

Xbox Live Gold subscribers get free entry to EA Access from 12th-22nd June. That means anyone with an active Gold sub can download games from the EA Access vault of titles, and enjoy all the other benefits that an Access subscription brings. The offer was revealed in the small print of an email sent out by EA last night, seen by Eurogamer. Read more…

EA dev chief initially rejected World War 1 setting for Battlefield

EA's development chief initially rejected the World War 1 setting for the next Battlefield because he thought it wouldn't be fun. At EA's investor day, Patrick Söderlund, executive vice president of EA Studios, said when Battlefield developer DICE pitched him a World War 1 setting, he turned it down. "It wasn't the most obvious choice," he said. Read more…

EA decided against Star Wars Battlefront campaign to meet Force Awakens film launch

EA decided there would be no campaign in Star Wars Battlefront to make sure it could be released at the same time as Episode 7: The Force Awakens. Patrick Soderlund, EA Studios boss, explained the decision last night in an investor broadcast where he touched on criticisms of the DICE-developed shooter. Show More Summary

Digital Foundry vs Shadow of the Beast on PS4

Created by small development team of seven people over a three year period, there are immediate parallels between the new Shadow of the Beast remake on PS4 and the Amiga original released in 1989 - both games were produced by modest studios looking to take advantage of the latest visual technology available, while showcasing their creative spark. Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed movie mostly set in modern times

Roughly two-thirds of the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie will be set in modern times. According to executive producer Pat Crowley in an interview with IGN, 65 per cent of the film will be set in the present day and only 35 per cent will take place in the simulation of 15th century Spain. Show More Summary

SteamWorld Heist HD is coming to PS4 and Vita this month

SteamWorld Heist, the plucky robot pirate strategy game from SteamWorld Dig developer Image & Form, is coming to PS4 and Vita on 31st May in a suped up HD version. This full HD upgrade will run at 1080p with 60 fps. You can see someShow More Summary

Hideo Kojima reveals studio mascot

When Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima started his new Kojima Productions studio after leaving Konami late last year, he released a logo of a skull in a what looked like a mix between a knight's helm and an astronaut's helmet. Now Kojima has revealed the full picture of that character, whom he has named Ludens, the "icon of Kojima Productions". Show More Summary

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