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Procedurally-generated RPG Songbringer is slated for PC and consoles this summer

Two years ago we wrote about procedurally-generated RPG Songbringer back when it launched a Kickstarter campaign. Now that game is nearly complete and has publisher Double Eleven backing it for a release this summer on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux. Show More Summary

Origin Access adds Furi, The Saboteur, and Aragami

EA's PC subscription service Origin Access just received three new games in its vault: Furi, Aragami, and The Saboteur. Furi is a stylish game about a series of boss fights that we recommended upon its recent July release. Aragami is a Tenchi-esque third-person stealth game released last August. Read more…

Family of Doom creator John Romero releases new game

Doom co-creator John Romero and his veteran game designer spouse Brenda Romero (previously Brenda Brathwaite), best known for her work on the Wizardry series and experimental historical board game Train, have made a game with their 12-year-old son Donovan Brathwaite-Romero. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch system features shown off in video

Someone with a (very early) Nintendo Switch console has filmed themselves turning it on, going through the setup process and demoing the system's UI. Nintendo has shown little of the Switch's workings - although the video shows there really isn't a great deal to see. Show More Summary

Inversus is coming to Xbox One with a bunch of new features

Minimalist multiplayer arcade game Inversus is coming to Xbox One later this year with a bunch of new content - which will incidentally be free for those who already have the game on PS4 or PC. For the uninitiated, Inversus is a 1-4 player game where you slide around a set of tiles marked by one of two colours. Show More Summary

Hearthstone will add three 130-card expansions next year, no adventures

Hearthstone will add an enormous, wallet-busting 390 cards this year as part of three 130-card expansions. It's the first time in the game's history so many will arrive within a 12-month period. There are no smaller Adventure-style releases, which weave a story around the new cards and provide bosses to beat. Show More Summary

Yet more bad news for SNES preservation project which lost $10k of games in the post

There's been more bad news for SNES game archivist and emulator maker Byuu, who earlier this week we reported had lost $10k of game cartridges in the post. Byuu's parcel had been en route to him in the US from a collector in Germany, but after arriving on US soil was misplaced by the US Postal Service (USPS). Show More Summary

Warning: Nioh glitch can delete save data upon starting a new character

Nioh is a fantastic, challenging action game, but it's fallen victim to a potentially game-breaking bug. As reported by many on Reddit and NeoGAF, starting a new character can cause the game to overwrite your previous data. This isn't simply a flaw in the game's design as you're supposed to be able to have multiple save files. Show More Summary

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy release date set for June

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy - the remastering of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped - will launch on 30th June for PS4. Developer Vicarious Visions (of Skylanders fame, also working...Show More Summary

Ghost Recon Wildlands open beta begins next week

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands will be free to try next week in an open beta for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The beta begins Thursday 23rd February and will last until Sunday 27th. You'll get an exclusive mission to play through, "Unidad Conspiracy", where you spark a war between drug gangs. Read more…

Nintendo Switch is getting one of 2016's best multiplayer games

Four-player competitive DIY platformer Ultimate Chicken Horse is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One in Q3 2017, developer Clever Endeavour Games has revealed to Eurogamer. For the uninitiated, Ultimate Chicken Horse is a 2DShow More Summary

Cities: Skylines building to Xbox One, Windows 10 release

Critically-acclaimed city sim Cities: Skylines will launch for Xbox One and Windows 10 this spring. This controller-optimised has been tweaked by the talented tools of Tantalus Media and will also contain the game's first expansion, After Dark. Last year's Snowfall and Natural Disasters add-ons are not included, however. Read more…

How the Yakuza helped sell Nintendo's first game

For almost a century before Donkey Kong and Super Mario, Nintendo made playing cards. These sets, which you can still buy today, are called Hanafuda cards and are intrinsically linked to Japan's history with both Europe and gambling....Show More Summary

Microsoft brings forward E3 2017 Xbox press conference

Microsoft will hold its annual E3 press conference a little earlier this year - on the Sunday before the show starts. Mark your calendars for 2017's E3 Xbox showcase on Sunday 11th June at 2pm Pacific (10pm UK). E3 week has increasingly stretched out into Sunday in recent years. Show More Summary

DayZ creator Dean Hall to show new game at EGX Rezzed

DayZ creator Dean Hall will bring his new, unannounced game to EGX Rezzed - the London-based games show run by Eurogamer parent company Gamer Network. The game will also be playable on the EGX Rezzed show floor. Hall will hold a panel...Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch Street Fighter 2 first-person mode looks janky

Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch is a traditional 2D fighting game, but it also has a first-person mode that lets you move about a pair of Joy-Cons to throw out Hadoukens and Dragon Punches. Capcom Japan briefly showed off the mode in action in a live stream. Show More Summary

Valve is using AI to detect Counter-Strike cheaters

In the battle against Counter-Strike cheaters, Valve has enlisted the help of an unusual source: AI. In a post on Reddit, the company said it wants to take a machine-learning approach to detect cheaters in its hugely popular competitive shooter. Show More Summary

Rocket League, NBA 2K17 free to play on Xbox One this weekend

Footballing car game Rocket League and NBA 2K17 are both free to play throughout this weekend on Xbox One. Both games can be downloaded for free and played as much as you like from tonight until the end of Sunday. Xbox Live Gold will also be unlocked - so you can play online without having a subscription. Read more…

Resident Evil 7's latest DLC is lightweight, but varied

With Resident Evil 7's previous DLC pack, Banned Footage Vol. 1, I suggested that Capcom would need to "pull out some new tricks" in order to keep us interested in its smart but slim pseudo series reboot. With its latest add-on, Banned Footage Vol. Show More Summary

Here's what creating a Commander in Elite Dangerous looks like

Elite Dangerous will soon let you create a Commander - and developer Frontier has shown off how it will look. In an hour-long live stream archived in the video below, Frontier revealed the Commander Creator, one of the features coming to the space game as part of the impending 2.3 update. Show More Summary

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