Monday, December 9, 2019

Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Scariest video game enemies

There have been many video game enemies that have troubled me over the years, but most of them have either been due to...

Falling out of love with modern video games – Reader’s Feature

Super Mario Odyssey – enough to put you off gaming?A reader looks back at a lifetime of playing video games and tries to...

Why MCM Comic Con is always worth going to – Reader’s Feature

MCM Comic Con – comic books are just the start…A reader reports back from the autumn MCM Comic Con in London, where he...

The big Overwatch BlizzCon interview with Jeff Kaplan

Blizzard announced 29th Overwatch hero, Ashe, at BlizzCon 2018 today. She's an old friend of gunslinger McCree, and we saw the pair have...

Ubisoft is removing blood, gambling, and sex references from Rainbow 6 Siege and fans...

Ubisoft has announced that it will be making "aesthetic changes" to Rainbow 6 Siege ahead of the game's release in "Asian territories". However,...

There's an all-new Diablo game called Diablo Immortal

Blizzard has announced an all-new Diablo game for mobile phones called Diablo Immortal, developed in partnership with the Chinese company NetEase.Diablo Immortal is...

Blizzard confirms troll-themed Rastakhan's Rumble as next Hearthstone expansion

Following that unfortunate leaky appendage incident earlier today, Blizzard has confirmed that Hearthstone's next expansion will indeed be Rastakhan's Rumble - and it's...

Warcraft 3 REMASTERED: New Warcraft Reforged 4K release price revealed

Warcraft 3 Reforged will be a newly remastered version of the original game which hit shelves back in 2002.The new project was announced during...

Blizzard is remastering Warcraft 3 at last

Blizzard has announced the long-rumoured and much wished-for remaster of its classic real-time strategy game, Warcraft 3.Warcraft 3: Reforged will be released for...

Overwatch Blizzcon 2018 UPDATE: New hero Ashe and McCree short ‘Reunion’ revealed

Overwatch is getting a brand new hero with “rebellious gunslinger” Ashe revealed at Blizzcon 2018 today.It had been rumoured that the new Overwatch...

Overwatch's next hero is gunslinger Elizabeth Caledonia "Calamity" Ashe

Blizzard has revealed the latest hero to join the ever-expanding Overwatch roster: gunslinger and apparent long-time acquaintance of McCree, Elizabeth Caledonia "Calamity" Ashe...

WoW Classic release date UPDATE: World of Warcraft launch and demo news at BlizzCon

WoW Classic has been a hotly anticipated new release from Blizzard, which just got a massive update at BlizzCon 2018.In one of the...

WOW Classic will be released in summer 2019

Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft Classic - a version of the game that restores it to how it was 14 years...

Destiny 2 free DOWNLOAD: PC players get mega Blizzcon 2018 Battle Net deal

Big Blizzcon 2018 news started today with the announcement for a game not made by Blizzard.Hosted on Battle Net, it has now been...

Destiny 2 is free on PC until 18th November

Oli Welsh Editor @oliwelsh Bungie has made the PC version of Destiny 2 free to download on Blizzard's Battle.net launcher, starting now, to celebrate the first...

Blackwater and beyond: Red Dead Redemption 1/2 directly compared

Spoiler warning: this article concentrates on an area of the Red Dead Redemption 2 game map that is mostly inaccessible to players who...

Games Inbox: Beating Red Dead Redemption II, Smash Bros. worries, and LittleBigPlanet 10th anniversary

Red Dead Redemption II – it’s got to end sometimeThe evening Inbox thinks Mario Kart could learn something from Rollcage, as one reader...

Gorgeous Ghibli-esque platform adventure Forgotton Anne comes to Switch next week

Square Enix has announced that developer Throughline Games' delightful, and thoroughly sumptuous, Ghibli-esque platform adventure Forgotten Anne will be heading to Switch next...

Overwatch World Cup 2018 Schedule: Blizzcon start time, livestream and team news

The Overwatch World Cup predates the OWL and was one of the first major eSports endeavours for the game.Being hosted at Blizzcon in...

Fallout 76 modding has begun

PC players have had their hands on the Fallout 76 beta for a mere nine hours, yet several modders have already figured out...

Website's Scum penis story leaks Hearthstone expansion

The next Hearthstone expansion has leaked via an unlikely source. UK website PC Gamer published a story about a penis...

Overwatch BlizzCon NEWS: Hero 29 and World Cup 2018 schedule REVEALED

Overwatch fans should pay close attention to the BlizzCon 2018 festivities this weekend.Described as a celebration of the Blizzard gaming community, BlizzCon takes place...

When is Red Dead Redemption 2 online coming out?

Red Dead Redemption II – not long now, sort ofRed Dead Redemption II arrived last week and it is fair to say it...

Red Dead Redemption 2 map size comparison: How big is the map compared to...

Red Dead Redemption 2 has proved widely popular with both critics and players.RDR2 is an epic in every sense, with some estimating it...

Grip: Combat Racing review – unrefined tribute to cult racer Rollcage

It's a marvel of modern video game economics that 'spiritual successors' have gone from game-forum daydreams to a viable cottage industry. Fuelled by...

The World of Warcraft Classic demo has a 90-minute cooldown

The World of Warcraft Classic demo goes live today - but be warned: there's a cooldown on it.In a post on Battle.net, Blizzard...

Super Mario Party shifts 1.5 million units since its October launch

Super Mario Party has sold over 1.5 million units since its release in October.According to Nintendo's recent financials, since its debut...

Junichi Masuda thinks the Pokémon: Let's Go games will be his last as director

Director Junichi Masuda doesn't think he'll be directing any more Pokémon games after Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go...

Pokemon Go Shiny Gengar Raid challenge countdown: Dates, times for HUGE Niantic event

Pokemon Go's next major event is about to go live, as Niantic releases another Special Raid Challenge.The next Special Raid Challenge takes place...

Sega sees profits fall despite a boost in software sales

Sega has reported a year-on-year profits drop of 62 per cent.In its financial reporting on the first half of the fiscal...