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Watch: Sarcastic achievements that made us feel like an idiot

The emotions usually associated with unlocking an achievement or trophy are positive ones, such as pride or satisfaction, but a few games have prepared sarcastic low-value achievements that pop when you screw something up, just to rub it in. Show More Summary

Block ops: How everything fell into place for Tetris

Tetris is a game with no story. The closest you get to a plot twist is rotating your current shape - officially, a tetromino - in the hope of a closer fit with the ad-hoc crenellation below. Achieve your nominal quest by creating a complete line and the result is not closure, it's erasure. Show More Summary

Asus Strix GTX 1070/GTX 1080 O8G review: high-end SLI tested

This is becoming a habit. We don't usually review aftermarket graphics cards, but when Asus came to us offering to check out the high-end OC versions of their GTX 1070 and GTX 1080, we couldn't resist. Clinching the deal was the fact...Show More Summary

Watch - Ian plays the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer BETA, tries not to die continuously

Hello! Normally we'd have an entertaining list video for you today - what with it being Saturday and all that - but to be honest we've all been surprisingly busy this week with things like PSVR, Halloween Overwatch, podcasts and Battlefield 1. Show More Summary

Americans can claim $55 from Sony because of some old PS3 lawsuit

Well this is odd. Remember six years ago when a firmware update stopped Linux working on PlayStation 3? No, me neither, but it happened. And some people were cheesed off about it - cheesed off enough to take Sony to court. The result...Show More Summary

Jelly Deals roundup: Arkham Asylum, Stranger's Wrath, cheap PS4s 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

Panasonic DX750 ultra HD 4K TV review

When we went looking for a 4K TV for HDR gaming, our options were limited, with most displays either locking out game mode when high dynamic range content is fed to the screen or simply not displaying HDR correctly. At the time thisShow More Summary

Blood in the gutter

You might have heard of the Kuleshov Effect - the way that you can induce viewers to bring their own interpretation to two shots viewed together. Here's an example from a Hitchcock documentary: a shot of a woman with a baby, and then of Hitchcock smiling. Show More Summary

Anti-Trump ad alleges candidate "mains Hanzo" in Overwatch

An anti-trump billboard has been erected in Orlando, Florida that lambasts the presidential candidate for his poor Overwatch skills. "Trump mains Hanzo and complains about about team comp in chat", the billboard reads. The ad was created...Show More Summary

What happens when a tram collides with 100 people in GTA5?

Grand Theft Auto 5 has a fairly complex physics engine, but where does it draw the line between man versus giant metal machine? YouTuber RZED has put this to the test in a new video demonstrating what happens when a tram rides straight into a crowd of 100-plus people. Show More Summary

Friday the 13th game delayed until next year, adds single-player option

The Friday the 13th game has been delayed until spring 2017. That's the bad news. The good news is that it will receive a single-player mode due to the addition of AI bots. As such, it will be playable offline. This feature won't arrive until next summer though. Show More Summary

Final Fantasy 14 announces new expansion Stormblood

Square Enix has announced its second major Final Fantasy 14 expansion, Stormblood. Revealed during the Final Fantasy 14 Fan Festival livestream, Stormblood will expand upon the MMORPG's world of Eorzea in early summer 2017 Producer and director Naoki Yoshida noted that Stormblood will mainly be about reclaiming Ala Mhigo from Garlean oppression. Read more…

King's Quest finale to launch this month

King's Quest's fifth and final chapter, The Good Knight, will launch on 25th October for PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Since this will close out the episodic title, publisher Sierra will launch King's Quest: The Complete Collection for PS4, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on 25th October. Show More Summary

Cave shmup DoDonPachi Resurrection is now on Steam

Cave's notoriously difficult bullet hell shmup DoDonPachi Resurrection is now available for PC on Steam. DoDonPachi Resurrection was first released in Japanese arcades in 2008 as Do-Don-Pachi Dai-Fukkatsu (which translates to Angry Leader Bee Great Resurrection) before arriving in the west via iOS in 2010. Show More Summary

Here's your first look at Dark Souls 3's DLC PvP arena

Dark Souls 3's upcoming Ashes of Ariandel DLC will add a new PvP arena and the game's latest trailer teases this new section in the last 40 seconds of the following trailer: Ashes of Ariandel will be the first of two planned DLC expansions to Dark Souls 3. Show More Summary

The Overwatch kid who challenged ageist stereotypes

The stereotype is that kids are raucous in competitive online games. Switch that chat off before you're verbally assaulted for being rubbish, Granddad. But what if the slipper were on the other foot and it were actually kids being targeted...Show More Summary

Rez Infinite review

Have you ever really played Rez? I thought I had, but now I'm not so sure. That very first time back in 2001 on the Dreamcast, through a soapy fog of weed in student halls and the hazy dawning realisation that games could offer so much more than they had done before, was just a rehearsal. Show More Summary

Pokémon Sun and Moon trailer dripfeeds yet more Alolan forms

Pokémon Sun and Moon's latest trailer has revealed a couple more Alolan forms for classic Kanto Pokémon. The video below shows gooey duo Grimer and Muk in their fresher, more colourful, tropical guises. But that's not all - among the dollops of new detail, there's a drip feed of entirely new Pokémon Sun and Moon critters. Read more…

Watch: Chris and Aoife shake it in Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D sort of passed me by growing up, but I was always hearing stories about how fantastic its level design was, how satisfying its guns were to shoot, and how many secrets were cleverly tucked away for those determined enough to find them. Show More Summary

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