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The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal

Video games have enthusiastically mined the oeuvre of gothic author HP Lovecraft, but The Sinking City might just be the most Lovecraftian game yet. Based on two of his stories – Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and his Family, and The Shadow Over Innsmouth – it is set in the city of Oakmont, Massachussetts, […]

Fortnite update 9.30 PATCH NOTES: Drum Shotgun, downtime news, Style challenges

Fortnite developer Epic Games is getting ready to release the next content update for Battle Royale.Fortnite content update 9.30 #2 is expected to have a July 2 release date on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android.Of course, Fortnite updates have been slightly erratic of late, so there’s a chance it won’t arrive […]

Switch Mini possibly leaked by third party peripheral

Is this what Nintendo’s new console model will look like? (pic: WinFuture)Assuming it’s not a fake, an image of a protective covering may be the first proof that a new, smaller and cheaper, Switch console is real. PlayStation 5 will focus on ‘hardcore gamers’ and big budget exclusive says SonyDespite there being no mention of […]

GTA 5 Online money update ahead of Grand Theft Auto Casino DLC release date

Another good sign that Rockstar Games is getting ready to launch a big new expansion is when they start providing more discounts and in-game money opportunities.And it just so happens that something is being offered to GTA 5 Online gamers with a Twitch Prime account this week.That doesn’t mean the new Casino DLC is set […]

Contra: Rogue Corps hands-on and interview – ‘Konami have a gaming heart!’

Contra: Rogue Corps – back at lastGameCentral speaks to the director of the classic Contra III about his new sequel and the future of Konami video games. Super Mario Maker 2 overtakes Crash Team Racing for UK number oneBack in the late 80s, and well into the 90s, Konami were one of the biggest publishers […]

Games Inbox: Nintendo console power, the niche PlayStation 5, and cheap Super Mario Maker 2

Interesting to see Sony talking openly about the PlayStation 5 again, in a way it feels like they’ve said more about it than Microsoft have Project Scarlett, even though they weren’t at E3. As a fan though I can’t help but think where all this leaves Nintendo. I very much agreed with the Reader’s Feature […]

Apex Legends UPDATE: Time for new legends patch notes and Season 2 news

UPDATE ONE: Respawn has now confirmed that they will be releasing the official patch notes for Apex Legends Season 2 when the new update has been confirmed as live on all platforms.This will mean waiting until at least 6pm in the UK, which is when the new Apex Legends update is scheduled to be released and […]

PES 2020 free game demo release news for PS4 and Xbox One, following PS Plus reveal

Pro Evolution Soccer fans should note the end of July as an important date for checking out the latest free games and demos on PS4, Xbox One and PC.That’s because the new PES 2020 demo is scheduled to launch on all three platforms at the same time.That means console gamers and those who enjoy collecting […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 UPDATE: Twitch Prime bonuses REVEALED, Gold Bars boost

Red Dead Redemption 2 Twitch Prime bonuses have been revealed by Rockstar Games.Red Dead Redemption 2 fans can sign-up for Twitch Prime bonuses right now via the Social Club.Click here to be directed to the Twitch Prime rewards section on the Rockstar Games Social Club website.Red Dead Redemption 2 fans will need to sign into […]

Get Wargoove for under £10 in the 'Red Hot Sale' at Fanatical

James Pickard Commerce Editor The ‘Red Hot Sale’ continues to burn at Fanatical and this week has introduced a few new titles to spice up the mix of digital gaming deals.Right away, you can get an absolute scorcher of a deal with Wargroove for just £9.59/$11.99 for the next 48 hours.Seen as a spiritual successor […]

Fortnite water balloons: How to get water balloon toy for 14 Days of Summer challenge

Fortnite water balloon toy will be needed to complete the latest 14 Days of Summer challenge.‘Hit a player with a water balloon in different matches’ is the latest Fortnite 14 Days of Summer challenge.Fortnite Battle Royale fans will need to hit a player with a water balloon three times in different matches to complete the […]

Telltale's The Walking Dead gets new collection featuring every single episode

Every episode of Telltale’s The Walking Dead is getting re-released in a single package, coming 10th September for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in boxed form and as a digital download. The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series will feature all four seasons of the episodic horror serial, plus The Walking Dead: Michonne mini-series, 400 […]

Alan Wake PS4 and Xbox One remaster teased as Remedy regain rights

Alan Wake – back in the hands of its creatorDeveloper Remedy now own the rights to cult hit Alan Wake and are already hinting about a current gen multiformat remaster. E3 2019 news round-up: every story and preview so farRemedy Entertainment has bought the rights to Alan Wake from Microsoft, paving the way to a […]

Alan Wake developer Remedy regains publishing rights

UPDATE 2.30PM: Speaking to Eurogamer, Alan Wake developer Remedy has teased the possibility of a multiplatform release for its previously Microsoft-owned hero. “The only thing we want to clarify, now that Remedy owns the publishing rights, is that we could bring Alan Wake to different platforms if we so choose,” a Remedy spokesperson told me […]

Super Mario Maker 2 dominates UK top 10 – Games charts 29 June

1 (-) Yo-kai Watch 4: Bokura Wa Onajikara O Miage Tale (NS)2 (-) Yakuza 5 (PS4)3 (1) Doraemon: Story Of Seasons (NS)4 (2) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NS)5 (3) Minecraft (NS)6 (4) Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)7 (6) The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild (NS)8 (5) Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!/Let’s Go, Eevee! (NS)9 […]

Fortnite Unicorns, Party Balloons: 14 Days of Fortnite challenges map locations

Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event is nearing the midway point, which means there are lots of challenges ready to complete.As the name suggests, the 14 Days of Summer event lasts for two weeks on PS4, Xbox One, PC, iOS, Android and Nintendo Switch.”Heya folks, it’s time to soak up some rays during Fortnite’s 14 […]

Marvel's Avengers: can the controversial new video game win over the faithful?

Before this year’s E3, the annual video games event where publishers descend on Los Angeles to unveil and promote their wares for the next year and beyond, anticipation was high for Square Enix’s new Avengers game – an action-adventure for one to four players, in which you can fight as Hulk, Black Widow, Thor and […]

Super Mario Maker 2 overtakes Crash Team Racing for UK number one

Super Mario Maker 2 – making a tidy profit for NintendoMario has beaten Crash Bandicoot for the top spot in the UK sales charts, as F1 2019 and Judgment also perform well. Stadia admits streamed games won’t be cheaper than consolesDespite enjoying the third biggest launch of the year (behind Days Gone and Resident Evil […]

Super Mario Maker 2 physical sales almost double original

Super Mario Maker 2 sold almost double the physical copies of its predecessor during its first week on sale. Fair enough, that was for Wii U. But still, Nintendo’s Mario creation station sequel shot straight to the top of the UK chart.Christian Donlan wrote Eurogamer’s Super Mario Maker 2 review. “Whether you’re building or not, […]

PlayStation 5 will focus on ‘hardcore gamers’ and big budget exclusive says Sony

Sony isn’t giving up a successful formulaSony has talked about its software plans for the PS5, with a continuation of its current policy of big name first and third party exclusives. E3 2019 news round-up: every story and preview so farThe marketing for Sony’s next gen console will focus on ’hardcore gamers who obsess over […]

PS4 News: Surprise PlayStation game projects, PS5 release news and PS Plus July reveal

PS4 gamers could be getting a few surprise projects in the future which have yet to be fully unveiled by PlayStation.Back in April 2019, fans spotted a few clues that pointed to the return of a fan-favourite franchise.And more hints this week could point to the launch of a brand new Ape Escape project for […]

PUBG News: PUBG Mobile Star Challenge 2019 vote and PUBG Lite PC expansion update

PUBG Mobile fans have a unique opportunity to get involved in a new event, starting this week.The PUBG Mobile Star Challenge 2019 includes the chance to vote for their favourite Mobile creator, as well as tune in for a summer of eSports action.Fans are getting to choose who is part of the new event, as […]

Games Inbox: Uncharted 5 on PS5, Final Fantasy VII Remake on Xbox, and Borderlands 3 customisation

I was reading one of your letters from the other day regarding the digital-only market. This works only to a degree, as has been discussed before, but what I wanted to say was on the subject of game shops. Where I live in the North East we are lucky as we have CeX/GAME still and […]

Baldur’s Gate III Larian Studios interview – ‘We want to create the state of the art in RPGs’

Baldur’s Gate III – the future and past of CRPGsGameCentral speaks to the creators of Divinity: Original Sin about the future of Western RPGs and headlining Google Stadia’s games line-up. Borderlands 3 preview and interview – ‘We’re not here to make somebody else’s game’Sony weren’t the only company that was notable by their absence at […]

GTA 6 release NEWS: New leaks for Grand Theft Auto PlayStation and Xbox gamers

According to a new leak, the GTA 6 release date is still not known but one vital piece of information has been revealed.The next Grand Theft Auto game will not be available to play on PS4 or Xbox One.Several other leaks have said the same thing as this, as well as providing news on its […]

Free PS4 games WARNING: Try this PlayStation blockbuster for free

PS4 owners can download and play an upcoming blockbuster for free, but only for a limited time.The final Monster Hunter World Iceborne beta kicked off at 11am UK time on June 28.Unfortunately, however, the free Monster Hunter World Iceborne beta ends at 11am BST on July 1, so you don’t have long left to play […]

PS Plus July 2019: Great PSN news for Sony before PS4 free games release

The PlayStation Network continues to be one of the leading forces of the company’s success in console gaming, following a drop in PS4 hardware sales.News from the NPD Group has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch is currently the best-selling console in the United States in 2019, while hardware spending in May 2019 fell 20% when […]

PS5 price news and release update: Good news for Sony PlayStation and Microsoft consoles

The price of the PS5 and Xbox Project Scarlett is still up in the air and could be affected by world events out of the control of either Sony and Microsoft.The U.S. Trade Representative held hearings earlier this month regarding proposed tariffs on over $200 billion in Chinese goods.Included in this list were video game […]