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Last-gen revisited: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

Just how much of a generational leap are the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 delivering in terms of the holiday season's hottest games? That's a topic Digital Foundry aims to explore this week as we return to some of Q4's biggest titles, stacking the current-gen versions up against their last-gen counterparts. Show More Summary

Half-Life 2 RTS Lambda Wars releases on Steam

A mod that turns one of Valve's games into a real-time strategy set in the Half-Life 2 universe has been released on Steam after six years of development. Lambda Wars, a mod for Valve's 2010 top-down shooter Alien Swarm, passed Valve's Greenlight process in January and has now launched as a free download on Steam. Show More Summary

Destiny jumps seven places in UK chart following The Dark Below release

The release of Destiny downloadable content The Dark Below has sparked a surge in sales of the game in the UK. Sales of Bungie's first-person shooter shot up 29 per cent last week, sending the game up seven places from 16th to ninth in Chart-Track's all-formats chart. Show More Summary

How to buy a PS4 20th Anniversary Edition console online this week

You're going to have to jump through a few hoops if you want to be in with a chance of buying one of those £399.99 PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition consoles online this week. After last week's event at the PlayStation '94 pop-up...Show More Summary

Windows 10 leak reveals new Xbox app for PC

An early version of Windows 10, Microsoft's new operating system, has leaked onto the internet, and in the process revealed plans for a new Xbox app for PC. The Verge, which played around with the leaked consumer build, said the new Xbox app acts as a gateway to the Xbox ecosystem. Show More Summary

First Street Fighter 5 match reveals new mechanics

At the Capcom Cup tournament over the weekend we got our first look at a Street Fighter 5 match. In the video below, Capcom's Street Fighter community chief Peter "Combofiend" Rosas (Chun-Li) and veteran tournament player Mike Ross (Ryu) play two matches of the PC and PlayStation 4 fighting game. Show More Summary

Destiny: The Dark Below review

Three months is a long time in Destiny. Since the game launched, the cycle of shooting and looting has taken us around the galaxy many times and the repetition is not doing the content any favours. The bounties, dailies and weekliesShow More Summary

Sprites at the museum: Game Masters profiles gaming's greatest creators

We should be getting used to seeing video games in museums. But for anyone who's been playing them long enough to see games artlessly demonised or dismissed in the mainstream media, it's still a thrill to see a long-standing cultural...Show More Summary

Which is the better media player? PlayStation 4 and Xbox One revisited.

Ten months ago, we tested the media playback functions of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 extensively, using the feature-set and the quality of the veteran PS3 as the standard. Our verdict? PlayStation 4 passed muster, albeit with a few...Show More Summary

The serene, interconnected world of the brilliant The Settlers 2

I find The Settlers 2 spellbinding. I could watch my tiny happy village dudes for hours as they march back and forth between checkpoints along roads, passing goods and raw materials up and down the chain. One moment they're transporting...Show More Summary

Video: The Crew and the chequered history of the carPG

With the festive season upon us, the chances that you are recovering from an office Christmas party or similar holiday shindig are high. Therefore we offer up this selection box of this week's quietest, most soothing Outside Xbox videos to ease you into the weekend. Show More Summary

Digital Foundry vs Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

In retrospect, 2014 has been a particularly disappointing year when it comes to properly finished game releases, with plenty of AAA releases hitting the market with show-stopping bugs. We've reached the point where original retail copies of new games have become almost useless without copious amounts of patching. Show More Summary

Editor's blog: Introducing the columnists

For some years now, Eurogamer has run an opinion piece every Saturday morning. It used to be called the Saturday Soapbox. It's been a stalwart part of the site which a ragtag bunch of Eurogamer staffers and contributors has used to express...Show More Summary

Rich Stanton on: GTA's growing pains

Starting today, four regular columnists will be taking turns to fill the Saturday morning opinion slot here on Eurogamer: game developer David Goldfarb, roving games writer Cara Ellison, actual pub landlord Jon "Log" Blyth and, kicking us off below, a writer who surely needs little introduction to Eurogamer readers, Rich Stanton. Show More Summary

Advanced Warfare sales 27 per cent below Ghosts in the US

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare sales are roughly 27 per cent lower than those of last year's Call of Duty: Ghosts - at least as far as retail copies go in the US. As reported by Street Insider, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson noted this decline based on figures from stat-tracking company NPD. Show More Summary

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer is free this weekend on Steam

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer portion is free to play on Steam this weekend. The offer lasts until Monday at 10am PST, so that's 6pm for UK folk. This multiplayer-only portion has been automatically added to your library, should you choose to install it. Show More Summary

Bloodborne reveals Collector's Edition goodies

From Software's highly anticipated Dark Souls 2 follow-up Bloodborne will come in a couple of fancy swag-laden special editions with the Collector's Edition and the premium Nightmare Edition. As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, theShow More Summary

Killzone Shadow Fall adds in-game currency alternative to microtransactions

Killzone Shadow Fall has rethought how it deals with microtransaction by introducing a new in-game currency known as Valor that can be used to purchase previously paid-only content. A new free update introduces the new currency wherein your score gets converted into Valor. Show More Summary

Get every Batman: Arkham game on Steam for $10

You can now purchase every Batman: Arkham Game and its DLC on Steam for $9.99 on Bundle Stars. This includes the Game of the Year Editions of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, along with Batman: Arkham Origins and its Season Pass, Black Mask Challenge Pack and Online Supply Drops DLC. Show More Summary

Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition Android release date

The Linux, Android and iPhone versions of Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition are coming out 16th December in update 1.3 of the game. Yes, you can play it on your phone. Included are hundreds of bug fixes, better pathfinding and stabilised multiplayer. There are German and Spanish text translations and the very-handy-for-a-phone option of increasing font size. Read more…

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