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Star Citizen's first-person shooting changes coming along nicely

Much is made of the spaceships in Star Citizen, or of the planetary landings, but there's a fair chunk of the game that will play out on foot - shooting included. But currently the game has an odd quirk, or problem depending on how you look at it: head bobbing. Show More Summary

Steam dumps developer for being "hostile" to customers

Valve has booted a developer and its games from Steam for being "hostile to Steam customers". "Hostile" is putting it mildly; developer Digital Homicide was trying to sue 100 Steam users for around $18m! The same lawsuit (laid out on Kotaku) tried to subpoena (force, effectively) Valve for the Steam users' real identities. Show More Summary

Beast your eyes on 18 minutes of The Last Guardian gameplay

A meaty 18 minutes of The Last Guardian footage, filmed at the Tokyo Game Show this week, has appeared online. The Last Guardian footage comes from Japanese media monster Famitsu, and gives us our clearest look yet at what the long-awaited PS4 game is like to actually play. Show More Summary

The Death Star DLC looks snazzy in Star Wars Battlefront

The Death Star: such a great idea the Star Wars films did it thrice. It's coming to Star Wars Battlefront as paid downloadable content 20th September, and there's a finally a gameplay trailer showing it off. Most eye-catching are the...Show More Summary

FIFA 17: How the Frostbite engine improves visuals

FIFA 17 moves to the Frostbite engine this year, the same tech as seen in Battlefield One and the upcoming Mass Effect. It's a departure from the Ignite engine used between FIFA 14 and 16 - introduced to show off the capabilities of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One - and allows for a big improvement in the series' lighting and atmospheric effects. Show More Summary

Jelly Deals roundup: Star Wars Battlefront, Bastion, Darksiders and more

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a new deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. (It also has the best name.) 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: 5 crappy Spectrum games based on classic British game shows

Fingers on buzzers people! It's time for me to ruin some more of your treasured childhood memories with another episode of Eurogamer Retro. Last episode I took a look back at five terrible games based on classic British TV shows, but this time round I'll be checking out five crappy Spectrum adaptations of classic British game shows. Show More Summary

Watch the first Metal Gear Survive gameplay

Konami revealed the first gameplay footage of Metal Gear Survive today at Tokyo Game Show. As you can see in the following footage, this four-player co-op spin-off looks a lot like Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. The graphics and...Show More Summary

The space that isn't

In Greg Egan's Permutation City, a copy of a human mind wakes to find itself trapped in a simulation of his apartment. He fixes his gaze on a copy of the painting that hangs on a copy of his wall, and the simulation renders the colours into the copy of his brain, so he sees the painting, or close enough for government work. Show More Summary

Suda 51's The Silver Case remake gets a release date

Killer7 and No More Heroes director Suda Goichi (or Suda 51 as he's commonly known) will be releasing the remake / western debut of his first title at Grasshopper Manufacture, The Silver Case, on 7th October. Suda made the announcement at a Tokyo event attended by Eurogamer. Show More Summary

Poland's getting a limited edition Geralt Witcher stamp

Poland is getting a limited edition run of The Witcher stamps featuring grizzled mutant hunk Geralt of Rivia. Well jel. Poctza Polska, Poland's biggest postal operator, and CD Projekt Red, are collaborating on a limited print run of 180,000 mini-Geralt stamps. Circulation starts today. Poczta Polska will also release a first day cover envelope for the occasion. Read more…

Paladins open beta launch trailer reminds us a lot of Overwatch

Zany characters. A hero with a huge electric shield. Another who can fire out a chain. A dwarf with a big beard and turret. It's Over- oh no, wait. It's Paladins. Hi-Rez Studios' hero shooter launches in open beta today, and to announce it, well... Take a look at the latest trailer. Read more…

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida on No Man's Sky

Shuhei Yoshida, the popular president of Sony's Worldwide Studios, has said he understands why some fans were critical of controversial space survival sim No Man's Sky - and blamed Hello Games' pre-release PR strategy for building up unrealistic expectations. Show More Summary

BioShock's fascinating but inescapable failure

We're not kidding about plot spoilers. This article discusses the plot of the first BioShock game in full and right from the first line. You have been warned! The death of Andrew Ryan is one of the most celebrated examples of statement-through-design...Show More Summary

Hearthstone adds £4 Welcome Bundle with guaranteed legendary

Blizzard would like you to spend a further £4 on Hearthstone, and to be honest we may be too weak-willed to argue. For your money you'll get 10 packs from the game's classic card set and a guaranteed top-level legendary minion. The offer...Show More Summary

CD Projekt Red told us about undiscovered 'secrets' in The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine

All done with The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine are you? No you're not! You missed something - you all did. And no it isn't the secret Witcher 3 painting on the hill. There are undiscovered 'secrets' in Blood and Wine, and I know that because CD Projekt Red told me what they are. Show More Summary

Destiny has an infectious new ARG with in-game boosts

Players logging on to Destiny last night found themselves contracting mysterious viral perks, which can be passed from player to player. Five different strains have been identified, and can be transmitted on to others in the player-versus-player Crucible mode when you kill a player who has been infected. Show More Summary

Birthdays the Beginning confirmed for Europe

Birthdays the Beginning, the new game from the creator of Harvest Moon, is coming to Europe. NIS America announced that Birthdays the Beginning, from Yasuhiro Wada, launches in Europe and North America early 2017 for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. Show More Summary

Legion finds World of Warcraft in the rudest possible health

It's been a long journey for World of Warcraft, and it's been a long journey for me with it. I've played it more than any other game, and loved it just as much. Yet for most of that time, I've been what the WOW community would term a casual. Show More Summary

New video shows Jon Snow actor in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Kit Harington, the actor who plays Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, is the villain in the new Call of Duty - and Activision has finally shown him off in action and in-game. In Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Harington plays Admiral Salen Kotch, the leader of the Settlement Defense Front. Show More Summary

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