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10 years later, The Lord of the Rings Online finally makes it to Mordor

The Lord of the Rings Online finally gets to Mordor at the end of this month - over 10 years after the game came out. The Mordor expansion launches on 31st July. As you'd expect it's set in Mordor, the black, volcanic plain occupied and controlled by Lord of the Rings supervillain Sauron. Show More Summary

Gran Turismo Sport gets a new (and final) release date

Gran Turismo Sport has a new release date, and this one's for keeps. Maybe. Originally planned for release last November, the series has since stuck to its traditional penchant for delays, being pushed back to this year. And now we have a day - October 18th - when we can play developer Polyphony Digital's PS4 debut. Show More Summary

Warhammer Vermintide gets free, hardcore DLC

Dust off your copy of Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide because free new content has arrived on PC (I'm waiting to hear back about consoles). The 1.9 update, dubbed Arrogance Lost, adds new "super-hard" achievements, rebalances traits and weaponry, and introduces a kind of hidden new map, Trial of the Foolhardy. Show More Summary

Mark your calendar: Microsoft's Gamescom live show set for 20th August

Microsoft has announced plans for a live show at Gamescom in August during which it'll make Xbox One X-related announcements. The live show is set for 8pm UK time on Sunday, 20th August. Microsoft said it'll have Xbox One X at Gamescom,...Show More Summary

Ni No Kuni 2 delayed until January 2018

Ni No Kuni 2 has been delayed to 19th January 2018, developer Level-5 has announced. The Japanese role-playing game had been set to launch in November. In a video message to fans, Level-5 boss Akihiro Hino explained the delay as the result of a need to improve the game before release. Read more…

Radiohead fans find mysterious ZX Spectrum Easter egg in OK Computer's new C90 cassette

Here's an odd one: UK superband Radiohead has released a super expensive version of perhaps its best album - and it includes a mysterious Easter egg found via a ZX Spectrum. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of OK Computer, Radiohead has released a £100 special edition of the seminal album entitled OKNOTOK. Show More Summary

Check out Mario Kart's official first-person VR spin-off

Mario Kart is getting a first-person VR spin-off for Japanese arcades. Mario Kart Arcade GP VR is the latest arcade version of the series to be developed by Bandai Namco - and the first designed for a virtual reality headset. You see the race from the driver's point of view, with Nintendo characters such as Mario, Peach, Yoshi and Bowser racing around them. Read more…

PlayStation Now's PS4 game performance analysed

There was a time when the idea of streaming games over the internet was the hottest, most disruptive technology in the business. Why buy a console or PC when you can stream gameplay over the internet? Why upgrade your hardware when servers...Show More Summary

Dota 2 The International beats its own biggest esports prize pool ever record

We have a new record for the biggest esports prize pool ever - and it's gone to the previous record holder Dota 2. This year's The International surpassed last year's largest ever esports prize purse of $20,770,460. At the time of publication,...Show More Summary

Sports Direct buys chunk of GAME

Controversial retailer Sports Direct has plunged a huge amount of cash into GAME. Sports Direct now owns a quarter of GAME, Eurogamer's sister site GamesIndustry.biz reported. The sports chain's billionaire boss Mike Ashley has snapped up 44m GAME shares - which equates to 25.75 per cent of the company. Show More Summary

Watch: Johnny cooks Sloop from Thief

Writing flavour text for games must be a strange job. On some days you're shaping the world around you, expanding and enriching the story with a tantalising trail of literary breadcrumbs (it's hard to imagine what TK would be like without its written element). Show More Summary

Castlevania's Netflix show is weird and flawed but it totally works

The Netflix adaptation of Castlevania is kind of weird. It feels like a pilot episode inexplicably chopped up in four places. The first season literally ends with the iconic cast coming together to prepare for the inevitable battle against everyone's favorite antagonist. Show More Summary

Hitman's final Elusive Target premieres Friday

Hitman's 26th and final Elusive Target for Season One will launch this Friday at 1pm UK time. It will be available for exactly 10 days (240 hours). Called The Entertainer, this timed event will be set in Marrakesh. It has two objectives: kill Mr. Show More Summary

Capcom Humble Bundle lets you pay what you want for DmC

Capcom has just unleashed a new Humble Bundle, offering insanely cheap deals on games in an effort to help charity. From now through 25th July at 7pm, you'll be able to pick up DmC: Devil May Cry, Umbrella Corps, and the Strider remake all for a mere $1. Show More Summary

What Remains of Edith Finch flutters to Xbox One next week

Surreal family drama What Remains of Edith Finch is coming to Xbox One on 19th July, publisher Annapurna Interactive has announced. Giant Sparrow's sophomore effort, after The Unfinished Swan, launched in April on PS4 and PC. It tells...Show More Summary

Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 coming to EA Access this month

Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 will join the EA Access vault later this month, the publisher has announced. Both games are fairly new, having launched only last October. They're also both quite good, with Titanfall 2 in particular ending up a close runner-up for Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2016 (an honour that would instead befall Overwatch). Show More Summary

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds players team up to try and break the game

The objective of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is to kill everyone else, so you are the last man (or woman) standing. However, when streamer DooM49 gathered an enormous team of 50 players together for an "epic 50 man madness" stream they showed that friendship can exist in the wasteland of battle royales. Show More Summary

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon special edition includes extra potions

Nintendo has announced a special edition version of the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon which includes extra in-game potions. The Ultra Dual Edition of the games includes physical copies of both titles in a special Steelbook case, plus download codes for 50 potions to use in each game. Show More Summary

Watch 80 minutes of XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

XCOM 2's expansion is going to be bloody massive. We've talked about this already, following its announcement at E3, but that first trailer only scratched the surface of what Firaxis has been working on. They couldn't properly convey that many new systems in a two-minute video, it's jsut not feasible. Show More Summary

Pokémon Go Fest attendees must unlock "major global reward" for players worldwide

Pokémon Go Fest will take place later this month to celebrate the game's first birthday, and those attending in Grant Park, Chicago on 22nd July will need to work to unlock a "major global reward" for everyone else playing. But whatShow More Summary

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