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Why Dwarf Fortress started killing cats

In December 2015, Dwarf Fortress players started discovering dead cats. An update had just gone live and clearly there was a problem buried somewhere within its code, but even the game's cocreator, Tarn Adams, didn't know what that was. Show More Summary

Pokémon Go Easter egg event announced

This Easter holiday weekend will be marked in Pokémon Go with a special event - the Pokémon Go Easter Eggstravaganza. Yup. Starting today at 9pm UK time and lasting a full week, until next Thursday 20th April at the same time, you'll be able to hatch more Pokémon from eggs than usual. Show More Summary

Black Ops 2 on Xbox One back-compat: has the wait been worth it?

Xbox boss Phil Spencer can rest easy - for now. After months of relentless 'feedback' from the userbase, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is finally available for Xbox One users via the wonder of backwards compatibility. And not surprisingly,...Show More Summary

There was a weird thing in last night's Japanese Nintendo Direct

Did you watch last night's Nintendo Direct? It included information on family-friendly games such as Splatoon 2, Arms and Hey! Pikmin. Oh, and if you were watching in Japan, it also included a live-action skit where the Nintendo Switch console's HD Rumble was shown simulating the feel of a pair of boobs. Show More Summary

Mr. Shifty review

Remember that opening scene in the second X-Men movie where Nightcrawler teleports his way through the White House, knocking out armed guards left and right as he swiftly punctures the barriers between public spaces and the president of the United States? Mr. Show More Summary

FIFA 17 played on three monitors is a beautiful game

Most people play FIFA on one screen. Not redditor fahdriyami. He got the game up and running on three monitors - and the result is pretty impressive. Fahdriyami used AMD's Eyefinity multi-display technology to get the PC version of FIFA 17 working on three monitors, and made the video, below, to show off how it plays. Show More Summary

Good news, 3DS fans: Nintendo is finally releasing its Japan-only game backlog

Still playing 3DS? You're not alone - and Nintendo has a busy release schedule of games left to launch for its aging handheld. Hey! Pikmin is perhaps the biggest 3DS game still to release - and we now know it's coming 28th July alongside a charming new amiibo. Show More Summary

Elite Dangerous' latest update gets off to a rocky start

This week Frontier pushed out the long-awaited 2.3 update for Elite Dangerous (the one that adds the Multi-Crew feature), and it got off to a rocky start, with a raft of bugs reported by players. The update caused a galaxy-wide sim failure, with huge influence swings in systems that made the work players had put in pointless. Show More Summary

Payday 2 announced for Nintendo Switch

Surprise! Nintendo Switch is getting its own version of Payday 2. The four-year-old first-person shooter released back in 2013 for PC. Its new Switch version is slated for "winter" this year. Apart from the fact it'll include co-op multiplayer, little is known about this fresh version. Read more…

Arkane's living prisons

Arkane Studios is known as the developer of "immersive simulations" - worlds you sink into, wallow in, made up of intricately interlocking systems tied to exotic abilities, which can be manipulated to resolve a scenario any number of ways. Show More Summary

3DS sidescroller Hey! Pikmin release date revealed

Pikmin's portable side-scrolling spin-off, Hey! Pikmin, now has a release date of 28th July on 3DS. Nintendo announced the release date at the top of its Nintendo Direct stream tonight. Like other Pikmin titles, this handheld outingShow More Summary

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality is coming to this universe next week

Adult Swim breakout animated series Rick and Morty is getting its first VR adventure on 20th April with Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality. Coming to Oculus Rift and Vive via Steam, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality is developed byShow More Summary

Splatoon 2 release date slated for July

Splatoon 2 is coming to Switch on 21st July, Nintendo revealed tonight on a Nintendo Direct stream. While the squid-based sequel doesn't look a whole lot different from its predecessor, it does have at least one major new game mode called Salmon Run. Show More Summary

Arms release date confirmed for June

Switch-exclusive cartoonish boxing game Arms is slated for release on 16th June. Nintendo made the announcement during a Nintendo Direct tonight where it showed off some of the intricacies of the game's combat system. As it turns out Arms may also have legs. Show More Summary

Microsoft is adding self-service refunds for digital Xbox/Win10 games

Microsoft will soon allow self-service refunds for digital purchases on Xbox and Windows 10. First discovered on Reddit by user gaymerRaver, the new feature is currently in alpha on the Xbox One Preview Programme. The impending option...Show More Summary

Nioh's first paid DLC dated and detailed

Nioh's first premium DLC expansion, Dragon of the North, is slated to arrive on 2nd May for £7.99 / €9.99. Alternatively, it's included in the Season Pass, which is currently on sale for £19.99 / €24.99. As detailed on the PlayStation...Show More Summary

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's new patch removes infinite arrow exploit

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has received its second post-launch patch with version 1.1.2. Like the previous patch, Nintendo's notes are cryptic, merely stating that "Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasantShow More Summary

Microsoft scrapped plans to launch beefier Xbox console last year

Microsoft at one point planned to launch a beefed up Xbox console in 2016, but ended up scrapping the project. Development resources were later folded into Project Scorpio, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told Gamasutra. The canned console project...Show More Summary

Ready at Dawn's quirky arena brawler Deformers is out next week

After a two month delay The Order: 1886 developer Ready at Dawn is releasing its physics-based competitive multiplayer game Deformers on 21st April for PS4, Xbox One and PC. It will cost $29.99 (or your local equivalent) through the digital marketplace or through retailer GameStop, who is publishing the title via its new GameTrust initiative. Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny cooks monster lasagna from Don't Starve

Owing to the ceaseless march of time it is Wednesday once again, which means it's time for another edition of Chiodini's Kitchen. Last week I finally caved and baked a batch of sweetrolls from Sykrim, but this week's recipe comes from a very different game indeed. Show More Summary

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