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The Division isn't another Destiny - for better and worse

There's 90 seconds until the extraction is complete and I'm eyeing the clock. I'm standing next to a guy I met up with a few blocks back. He was pinned down by looters. We finished them off together and exchanged jumping jack emotes, then headed off to the extraction point to secure our reward. Show More Summary

Lovely-looking Knights and Bikes channels The Goonies and Earthbound

A new game called Knights and Bikes, from two developers schooled on the likes of Tearaway, LittleBigPlanet and Ratchet & Clank, is now on Kickstarter - and it looks lovely. Knights and Bikes is inspired by cult classic '80s movie The Goonies, and '90s Japanese role-playing games Earthbound and The Secret of Mana. Show More Summary

What's different about Dirt Rally on console? Thankfully, not much

The acclaimed off-road simulator Dirt Rally is finally coming to console on April 5th, and - in what's possibly the best possible news for those looking forward to sampling Codemasters' most hardcore outing yet - it's pretty much identical to the PC version. Show More Summary

A developer from Derby wants to rekindle the WW2 shooter

Remember the days when you couldn't move for World War 2 shooters? The days of Call of Duty 2, Day of Defeat and Medal of Honor (when it was good)? One developer from Derby wants to bring those days back. Bulkhead Interactive, creator...Show More Summary

This is why people love the developer of Shadowrun: Hong Kong

There's a reason Harebrained Schemes continues to pull in huge numbers on Kickstarter - it looks after its players. The developer has just announced a huge update for Shadowrun: Hong Kong that adds over five hours of gameplay - for free. Also included in the Extended Edition update is a developer audio commentary that's sure to go down well with Shadowrun fans. Read more…

Splatoon sells 4m copies, bought by a third of all Wii U owners

Nintendo's paint-splashed online shooter Splatoon has sold more than 4m copies - a remarkable achievement for a console base only at 12.6m. To put those sales into perspective, Splatoon has so far outmatched PlayStation 4 exclusives The Order and Bloodborne combined. Show More Summary

The Westport Independent review

Though Pravda is well-known as the Russian Communist Party's official newspaper, it's always worth remembering that it didn't start out like that. Pravda was initially a magazine that covered the arts, literature and society-at-large, before being taken over at editorial level by Bolsheviks and becoming the organ of record for tractor production. Show More Summary

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens reveal leaked, due in June

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a thing and it will be out on 28th June. The news comes not from Lego developer TT Games or publisher Warner Bros. Interactive. Instead, the naughty official Xbox site has the game listed and detailed, presumably a little earlier than it is supposed to. Show More Summary

Black Desert Online out next month

Black Desert Online - the massively multiplayer online role-playing game with the best character creator we've ever seen - comes out on 3rd March. A second closed beta test is planned for 18th February. You can put your name down on the official website for a chance to get in, or pre-order for guaranteed access. Show More Summary

Ultimate Chicken Horse is an early frontrunner for game of 2016

Ultimate Chicken Horse is not a dancing game, but it did make me dance. I am not alone in this. At the end of each preposterous challenge your character - be it a chicken, horse, raccoon, lamb or gecko - will get jiggy with it, should they reach their goal. Show More Summary

Take-Two sued over portrayal of player tattoos in NBA 2K16

NBA 2K16 publisher Take-Two Interactive is being sued for $1,144,000 over its portrayal of player tattoos. As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, Solid Oak Sketches owns the copyright for eight designs adorning the bodies of various basketball players portrayed in the game. Show More Summary

Metal Gear Online will add playable Quiet in March

Metal Gear Online will add scantily clad sniper Quiet as a playable character in March as part of a batch of paid DLC, Konami announced today during a Twitch stream. Community manager Robert Peeler called Quiet "quite OP" like Snake and Ocelot. Show More Summary

PS Plus Vote to Play includes Broforce, Assault Android Cactus, Action Henk

PlayStation Plus' Vote to Play feature - in which PS Plus members get to vote on which game will be included as a free offering for the month's Instant Game Collection on PS4 - has announced its March nominees as Action Henk, Assault Android Cactus, and Broforce. Show More Summary

Ubisoft reveals Assassin's Creed: Identity, a mobile action-RPG

Assassin's Creed is getting a mobile action-RPG spin-off entitled Assassin's Creed: Identity. Due for iOS on 25th February for £3.99, Assassin's Creed: Identity is set during the Italian Renaissance and will contain four classes of customisable assassin: Berserker, Shadow Blade, Trickster and Thief. Show More Summary

Fallout 4's new patch fixes game-breaking glitch

Fallout 4's 1.3 update is out now on PC with a release planned later this week on PS4 and Xbox One. This is important because it fixes the bug that prevented Wes from finishing the game after 91 goddamn hours. He wasn't alone in this as it was apparently a relatively common glitch. Show More Summary

The internet reacts to The Fine Brothers' "react" trademark - and it's not happy

Hot on the heels of Sony's attempt to trademark "Let's Play", The Fine Brothers, creators of the popular "React" series, are trying to trademark the word "react" - and the internet is not happy. At all. Via a video published to the Fine Brothers Entertainment YouTube channel late last month, brothers Benny and Rafi Fine announced React World. Show More Summary

Superhot out on PC this month, Xbox One next month

Cool-looking first-person bullet-avoiding game Superhot launches on PC on 25th February. The Xbox One version comes out later in March, the developers said. In Superhot time moves only when you move. Watch bullets whiz past your head, The Matrix style, as you push forward. Read more…

Looks like The Division will get an open beta this month

Xbox Italy's official Facebook page has details of an open beta for The Division. Ubisoft's online shooter will throw its doors open to the public from 16th to 21st February, the page has detailed. This second beta test (the first to be public) has yet to be officially announced, so things may still change - although Microsoft should probably know what's what. Read more…

XCOM 2 review

In XCOM: Enemy Unknown, I discovered a tell. Very occasionally, when you go to take a shot with one of your soldiers, you're treated to a little cinematic camerawork. This being an XCOM game, half the time that means watching your rookie shoot through a wall, or point their gun in some impossible direction. Show More Summary

Ark: Survival Evolved patch looks to improve frame-rate on Xbox One

The developers of hugely popular dinosaur survival game Ark are working on a patch that they say will improve the frame-rate of the Xbox One version. Last month Digital Foundry took a look at Ark on Xbox One and found its frame-rate in poor shape. Show More Summary

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