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PS1 at 20: Tekken and a devastating counter in a Dulwich living room

My nineties best friend lived in Dulwich. He had a lovely, big house, and a lovely, big living room with a lovely, big telly on the wall. And he had a PS1. And Tekken 3. We used to fight - in the game, not in real life (although once we did have a real life fight just before we went into Religious Education one time) - for hours on end. Show More Summary

DieselStormers forced to change name after Diesel wins trademark dispute

The developer behind DieselStormers must change the name of the game after clothing brand Diesel won a trademark dispute. The dispute began in July 2014 when Black Forest Games, maker of Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, received a trademark...Show More Summary

Sony's Shu Yoshida talks the next 20 years of PlayStation

Sony's PlayStation hit a significant milestone yesterday in the UK, celebrating 20 years since the original PS1 released over here. Three generations later it's still going strong with the PS4, its newest console exceeding expectations and becoming the fastest selling PlayStation yet. Show More Summary

New Fallout: New Vegas mod looks as slick as an official expansion

Modders have created an add-on for Fallout: New Vegas that looks as slick as an official expansion. Fallout : Autumn Leaves, out 1st October, adds over 2000 lines of voiced dialogue, new characters and eight quests. Also added to the...Show More Summary

Surprise new DLC sails into Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

New DLC has been spotted for Super Smash Bros., with the classic Zelda-themed Pirate Ship stage that debuted in Brawl appearing on the Wii U eShop today. Its release coincides with the Super Mario Maker stage making its debut acrossShow More Summary

Xbox One gets 12-person party chat

Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 have been updated to add 12-person party chat. An increased Xbox One party size was one of the most-requested features for Xbox One. Previously, the maximum size of a party was eight. You won't see an app for your app or console - the addition is made server side by Microsoft. Read more…

Now there's a Mass Effect theme park ride

Nintendo's doing theme park rides. Ubisoft's doing them. Now there's going to be a Mass Effect theme park ride. Developer BioWare said California's Great America theme park will get a "dynamic 3D adventure" set in the Mass Effect universe in 2016 - the same year Mass Effect: Andromeda is expected to come out. Here's the official blurb: Read more…

BattleTech returns with new Kickstarter

The people behind the Shadowrun games launched a Kickstarter for a new BattleTech game - and it met its target in just 53 minutes. Harebrained Schemes, which has successfully crowd-funded a raft of Shadowrun games in recent years, took to Kickstarter again to ask for $250,000 for a new game in the long-running PC mech series. Show More Summary

Nearly two years later, Gran Turismo 6 is getting its course creator

Back in December 2013, when I reviewed Gran Turismo 6, I started off by saying it wasn't finished. Now, nearly two years later and while a tonne of people have abandoned their PS3s, Polyphony's driving sim can finally lay claim to being complete. Show More Summary

Death Ray Manta SE review

If everything had gone according to plan with Geometry Wars Retro Evolved, it would have ended up a shadow of its final glory. For all the myriad spawn patterns the game draws upon, each enemy type can be relied upon to provide a fleeting moment of transparency on arrival, during which time the player can make contact and survive the encounter. Show More Summary

Sunless Sea spiritual successor A House of Many Doors doubles Kickstarter goal

A House of Many Doors is a 2D exploration RPG that may resemble Sunless Sea and there's a reason for that: developer Harry Tuffs was not only inspired by Failbetter's seafaring steampunk roguelike, he's working from the developer's office. Show More Summary

Biofeedback horror game Nevermind is out now

Nevermind, a horror game that lets you use biofeedback to make the game scarier, is out now for PC and Mac on Steam and the Humble Store. We covered Nevermind last October when it launched its successful Kickstarter. The game lets you...Show More Summary

The Stanley Parable creator reveals The Beginner's Guide

The Stanley Parable creator Davey Wreden has announced his next game, The Beginner's Guide, due this Thursday on PC and Mac. "The Beginner's Guide is a narrative, first-person video game that will be available on PC and Mac...and other than that I'll probably not be sharing any other details about the game until it launches," Wreden teased. Show More Summary

Watch: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is a bit of a glitchy mess

Eurogamer video supremo Ian Higton has played the new Tony Hawk's game for over an hour and already found it to be a bit of a glitchy mess. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is out in the US now (Friday in the UK), and comes with a day one update that's bigger in GB terms than the game itself. Show More Summary

Rollercoaster Tycoon World on track for December

Troubled theme park construction reboot Rollercoaster Tycoon World will finally launch on 10th December for PC. The game was originally unveiled a year ago at Gamescom 2014, but has switched developer three times since then. Little-known studios such as Pipeworks Software, Area 52 Games and now Nvizzio Creations have worked on the project. Read more…

Destiny players discover secret backstory behind The Taken King's ultimate boss

Destiny: The Taken King has rightly received praise for including a far greater emphasis on the game's story and characters. But much of Destiny's lore still remains hidden away in its Grimoire cards, which, disappointingly, can still only be read outside the game on Bungie's website or app. Show More Summary

1000 StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void closed beta keys up for grabs

Blizzard has kindly provided us with 1000 StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void closed beta keys to give away. Bless their (probably Blizzard-branded) cotton socks! The beta is currently ongoing, and no end date has been announced. It's competitive...Show More Summary

Here's what you get if you pay full price for the new Hitman

The new Hitman launches on 11th March 2016 with three locations: Paris, Sapienza and Marrakesh, developer IO has revealed. Also included at launch are six campaign missions. Contracts mode features around 800 targets at launch. Read more…

Face-Off: FIFA 16

Putting parity above all else, FIFA 16 arrives on PS4, Xbox One and PC with a near pixel-matched output on all three. It sticks to series tradition by keeping console-specific strengths limited to exclusive content, in the form of select cards in the Ultimate Team mode - where Xbox One gets a handful of legendary players this year. Show More Summary

Takeshi Kitano is starring in the new Yakuza

In a crossover so obvious it's amazing it's taken so long to happen, Japanese director Takeshi 'Beat' Kitano will be making an appearance in the next Yazuka game. Kitano's cameo in Yakuza 6 was confirmed in a Tokyo Game Show presentation...Show More Summary

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