Thursday, May 28, 2020

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition review – gently re-touched, thoughtfully expanded take on a modern...

How much to read into the newly appended title of a re-release like this? In the case of Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, a...

Watch footage of cancelled Half-Life spin-off Ravenholm

We'll never get to play Ravenholm, the cancelled Half-Life spin-off once in the works at Arkane Studios, but we can at least now...

This Skyrim mod adds a 200-cheese treasure hunt

Hallou, is it mi you're looking for?  There's no such thing as too much cheese, in my book, so if you share this sentiment...

Mafia 3 Definitive Edition currently lacks PS4 Pro, Xbox One X enhancements

Developer "working to restore support". The Definitive Edition of Mafia 3 has lost the game's enhancements for the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X...

GTA 6 release date is 2023 suggests analyst as Take-Two plan massive marketing spend

2023 is a long way off, but at least it’s a date (pic: Rockstar Games)Take-Two’s own financial predictions point to a massive increase...

In video game stories, it's often side quests that are most meaningful

It is a narrative standard in role-playing adventure games: the hero is pitted against a Big Evil, who has a strategic or chaotic...

Someone should make a game about: Gormenghast

Somewhere along the way, my copy of Gormenghast got rained on. I wonder if a roof leaked in some previous house, or a...

Pokémon Go testing more realistic real world AR

Niantic, the company behind the wildly successful Pokémon Go smartphone game, says it’s testing a new feature called ‘reality blending’ to try and...

Games Inbox: Elden Ring release date, The Last Of Us Part 2 review embargo,...

Elden Ring – not even any leaks (pic: Bandai Namco)The Wednesday Inbox asks whether video game quality has improved over the years, as...

OnePlus 8 series first phones to run Fortnite at 90fps

OnePlus has announced that its OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones have become the first handsets to offer Fortnite at 90fps. The company...

Frogwares' Sherlock Holmes series returning next year with fresh-faced origin story

Coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and next-gen. Developer Frogwares' well-regarded investigation-based Sherlock Holmes series is making a comeback next year with an origin story...

Blizzard cancels this year's BlizzCon, online event likely early next year

Is "deeply disappointed about this decision". Blizzard has officially cancelled this year's BlizzCon live event, citing "health and safety considerations" relating to the ongoing coronavirus...

Silent Hill's Pyramid Head is Dead by Daylight's next killer

And Heather Mason's back too. Konami might not be in any particular hurry to give the world a proper new Silent Hill (damn you Konami!),...

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse, Destroy All Humans lead June's Xbox Games with Gold

Plus Coffee Talk and Sine Mora. As June prepares to fling open its door and usher in the steamy summer months, a fresh batch of...

Dominic Cummings Barnard Castle driving game now available on PS4

30 Miles To Bernard Castle – gaming gets political (pic: Sony)Political satire has now become a part of game creator Dreams, with a...

PS Plus and PS Now only £30 in new PlayStation Days of Play deals

Days of bargains more like (pic: Sony)Sony’s Days Of Play sale has just started in the UK, with major discounts on PlayStation VR...

Someone's made a Barnard Castle driving game in Dreams

Didn't see that Cummings. The devil works hard but Dreams creators work harder, as within only a day of Dominic Cummings' press conference in the...

Fortnite begins doomsday clock for end of season live event

Fortnite has begun counting down to its next major story event, set to mark the end of its James Bond-inspired spy season. While...

Skyrim Grandma forced off air by YouTube trolls

Skyrim Grandma has no time for trolls (pic: YouTube)Gaming’s favourite granny has had to take time off from posting videos, after abuse from...

F2P online shooter Warface gets premium spin-off

Warface, the free-to-play online shooter from Crytek, is getting a premium standalone spin-off. It's called Warface Breakout, and it is being announced and...

SanDisk memory cards discounted in Amazon sale

Get a 256GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-3 card for £50. Update: It looks like the hard disk deals have been cancelled following only a...

No Man's Sky lands on Xbox Game Pass in June

Ground control to Major Nelson.  From its rocky reception in 2016 to renewed popularity after a series of significant updates, No Man's Sky has...

Formula E driver Daniel Abt hired gamer to cheat in esports race for him

That is kind of suspicious… (pic: YouTube)A prominent Formula E driver has been dropped by his team and forced to pay money to...

Fortnite hits 90fps – but only on OnePlus phones

Fortnite has become the first of the major smartphone shooters to support 90 frames per second - but only if own one of...

Audi suspends Formula E driver for bizarre sim racing imposter incident

Daniel Abt, the German racing driver who's become a fixture on the Formula E grid since the series' inception in 2014, has seemingly...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 story campaign co-op footage leaks

Will Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 always be the odd one out? (pic: Activision)The first ever look at the abandoned story campaign...

Minecraft Dungeons review – hours of fun for locked-down families

When the idea to make a Minecraft spinoff was first batted around at Mojang Studios, a dungeon crawler game must have been one...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 "cancelled campaign footage" leaks online

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 famously broke series tradition by ditching its campaign to focus entirely on multiplayer, with Treyarch instead opting...

Maneater review – shark week forever

Maneater – come back Ecco, all is forgiven (pic: Tripwire Interactive)Imagine playing a video game version of Jaws, but where you’re the shark...

Call of Duty: WW2 free via PlayStation Plus today

As Sony sets Spidey senses tingling. The first of June's free PlayStation Plus games is already available - and it's Call of Duty: WW2. You...