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February 2016 Archive

    1. Premature Evaluation: Call To Arms
    2. RRAAAA! Street Fighter V Adding Rage Quit Punishment
    3. AnyKey: ESL, Intel Announce Esports Diversity Initiative
    4. Death Is Strange: First Screens Of Dontnod's Vampyr
    5. Ridealong: The Ruin Of Minecraft's Most Obscene Server
    6. Cubic Violence: Minecraft Combat Update Released
    7. What Cinemaware Understood About Cinema And Games
    8. Superhot's Virtual Reality Plans "Oh So Much Fun"
    9. Here's 13 Minutes Of Total Warhammer Battling
    10. Dark Platforming Souls: Salt & Sanctuary Shows Co-Op
    11. Cyber Reality: HTC Vive Pre-Orders Now Open
    12. Stardew Valley: Harvest Moon-y Country Living Now Out
    13. League Of Legends' Most Reassuringly Human Pro Game
    14. Shenmue 3 Screens Offer Glimpse Of What's To Come
    15. The RPG Scrollbars: Heroes. Don't. Craft.
    16. Shanghai Major: Why Did Valve Fire Dota 2 Host James?
    17. Virtual Insanity: HTC Vive Will Cost £689/€899
    18. The Division Won't Have Microtransactions, Depending On Your Definition
    19. This Is What Being Top Of The Leaderboard In Devil Daggers Looks Like
    20. Wot I Think: Far Cry Primal
    21. FTL-A-Like Battlestation: Harbinger Out Now
    1. UnReal World Arrives On Steam With Added Price Tag
    2. Upwards, Lonely Robot Is A Cryptic Platformer
    3. Happy Ending! Epistory Riding Fox Out Of Early Access
    4. The Sunday Papers
    5. Making Stuff Is Hard: Sprinter Released
    1. Body Horror: Explore A Spooky House In Anatomy
    2. Invent Star Wars In ClickHole's Text Adventure
    3. CiviliZation? Emerge: Cities Of The Apocalypse Demo
    4. (Cybersp)Ace Combat: Fight Neon With Neon In Tross
    5. Free Loaders: Death To The Right Brain
    6. What Are We All Playing This Weekend?
    1. The Solus Project Casts You As Humanity's Only Hope
    2. The Town Of Light Bucks Horror Tropes, Out Now
    3. X Rebirth Launches New DLC Alongside Major Update
    4. Why Aren't There More Murder Mystery Games?
    5. Samorost 3 Has A Release Date, And A Breathtakingly Beautiful New Trailer
    6. Procedural Cult Infiltration: The Church In The Darkness
    7. RPS Asks: When To Be Forgiving
    8. Total War: Attila - Slavic Nations Culture Pack Out Now
    9. Have You Played... Snood?
    10. The Call Of Cthulhu Sounding in 2017
    11. MOO! Master Of Orion Reboot Enters Early Access
    12. Factorio Joins Early Access Assembly Line, Has Demo
    13. The Flare Path: Hoods
    14. Space-Octopus's Garden: Subnautica Farming Update
    15. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Free Multiplayer Weekend
    16. Gardenarium Hits Steam, Is Still Strange And Beautiful
    17. Clickclickclickclickclick: Grim Dawn Finally Released
    1. Can A Real-World Car Lover Truly Dig Driving Games?
    2. Krautscape Races Out Of Early Access
    3. Interview: Firaxis' Jake Solomon On What Went Right And Wrong With XCOM 2
    4. Shadowrun Devs Delay Co-op Roguelikelike Necropolis
    5. Wot I Think: Californium
    6. Illness, Adrenaline In Fallout 4's Survival Overhaul
    7. Batmobile Driving Into Rocket League Next Month
    8. Wildstar Gets Chilly With Destination Arcterra
    9. Have You Played... Syberia?
    10. Gnomoria Defies Name By Leaving Early Access
    11. Wot I Think: SUPERHOT
    12. Postal Redux Remaking Vintage Outrage Generator
    13. Late To The Party: Life Is Strange
    14. ARK: Survival Evolved Gets Giant Beavers, Handcuffs, No Word On Beaver Prisons
    15. Dark Souls 3 Trailer Combines '80s Pop With Murder
    16. Disgaea Has Arrived On PC, Is A Bit Of A Shambles
    1. Enter The Gungeon Has Lots Of Excellent Weapons
    2. Trine To Be Stealthy: Shadwen Demo Released
    3. XCOM 2's Best Class: Tips For Sharpshooter, Grenadier, Specialist & Ranger
    4. The Division's Virus Simulator Infecting A City Near You
    5. Play Five Games On The HTC Vive At EGX Rezzed 2016
    6. Between Two Palms With Alice O'Connor
    7. XCOM 2 Was Made More Difficult Late In Development: "There Were Definitely Moments Of 'Is This Too Much?'"
    8. Have You Played... Hexcells?
    9. Wot I Think: The Flame In The Flood
    10. What A Life! Hitman Cinematic Recaps 20 Murderyears
    11. Dota 2 Shanghai Major - What You Need To Know
    12. 16-Player Kart Combat: Obliteracers Released
    13. PlanetSide 2 Call To Arms: Join RPS On March 5th
    14. What Wonders Await? Fallout 4 Mod Tools Due In April
    15. Sunless Sea, Else Heart.Break() In Humble Indie Bundle
    1. Cardboard Children - Shadows Of Malice
    2. The Joy Of Destruction In Silent Storm
    3. No One Really Knows How Much Games Cost
    4. Hitman GO: Definitive Edition Sneaks Onto PC
    5. The Technomancer Trailer - Better Or Worse Than The Idea Of A Calculon Game?
    6. Impressions - Dungelot: Shattered Lands
    7. Spellrazor Is "A Haunted Videogame From 1981"
    8. Cardboardinatus! Talisman: The Horus Heresy Released
    9. Watch A Huge Elite: Dangerous Fleet Enter Hyperspace
    10. Insurgency: Sandstorm Announced, Adding Story Mode
    11. Totem Teller Gallery: Explore A Glitching Story World
    12. Cyber-Ready? Valve Release SteamVR Performance Test
    13. The Walking Dead: Michonne Episode 1 Rising Today
    1. Premature Evaluation: Golf With Friends
    2. Off The Shelf: Grand Theft Auto
    3. XCOM 2's Pretty Final Mission Glitch-O-Rama
    4. Paragon Interview: Why Epic Are Making A MOBA & More
    5. The Norwood Suite: Off-Peak Dev's Curious Hotel
    6. The Ship: Remasted Cruises Into Early Access
    7. Bus Simulator 16 Launch Trailer Arrives Early, Leaves Without Waiting For You
    8. Punbetter: Failbetter Launch Narrative Game Fund
    9. The RPG Scrollbars: Usborne Origins
    10. Hearthstone NA Winter Prelims 2016 - Fibonacci decks
    11. Fiery Freebies: Renegade Ops, Gunstar Heroes, Viking
    12. League Of Legends: RIP Ao Shin, Awkward Dragon
    13. First Wonder - Spiritual Successor To Giants: Citizen Kabuto - Is Abandoned
    14. The Moos (The News): Farming Simulator 17 Announced
    1. ! The HTC Vive Costs $799/£560, Shipping Starts April
    2. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Hiring Ladies Is OK
    2. What Are We All Playing This Weekend?
    1. XCOM 2 Guide To Strategy, Performance, Mods & More
    2. How Does The Witness Teach Without Words?
    3. Am I A Good Man? Thoughts On Firewatch
    4. Team Fortress 2's Competitive Matchmaking Beta Plans
    5. Demondrian: Colour Puzzler Gets Playable Demo [ndrian]
    6. Look At These Lovely Desert Succulents
    7. Firaxis "Working Furiously" On XCOM 2 Fixes: "We Didn't Know It Would Be This Way At Launch"
    8. Ah, Memories! Might & Magic Heroes 7 Revisits HOMM4
    9. The Flare Path: Debriefs Dan Dimitrescu
    10. Plague Inc Oozes Out Of Early Access With Co-Op
    11. We're Teaming Up With EGX Rezzed: Come Play Games And See Devs With Us
    12. Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Expansion Is Out
    13. Patton Recognition: Armoured Commander Hits 1.0
    14. Condemned, Streets Of Rage 2, Binary Domain For Free
    1. Learning To Love Failure In XCOM 2 & Darkest Dungeon
    2. Solve Murders, Befriend Schoolgirls: Danganronpa Out
    3. Wot I Think: Devil Daggers
    4. Unexpurgated Notes On Firewatch
    5. RPS Asks: Is Your Competitive Streak Fading With Age?
    6. XCOM 2: The Sniper Who Wouldn't Snipe
    7. Euro Truck Simulator 2 Ira En France Avec DLC Nouveau
    8. Have You Played... The Legacy: Realm Of Terror?
    9. Just Cause 3 DLC Pretty Much Adding An Iron Man Suit
    10. Paragon: What You Need To Know About Epic's MOBA
    11. Mark Hamill, Alan Tudyk Join Master Of Orion Voice Cast
    12. Wot I Think: Cities Skylines - Snowfall
    13. Prospekt: Half-Life Opposing Force Fan Sequel Released
    14. Counter-Strike: GO Revives Nuke, All Prettied-Up
    15. From Parts Unknown: WWE 2K16 Coming To PC March
    16. Missed: First XCOM 2 Patch Doesn't Help Much
    1. How Darkest Dungeon Drove Me To Despair
    2. Act Opposite AI In Dinner Date Dev's Cheongsam
    3. Here Are The March Releases We're Most Excited About
    4. Warren Spector Working On System Shock 3
    5. XCOM 2: Things Fall Apart
    6. Street Fighter V Improving Controller Support
    7. When Does The Hitman Beta Start?
    8. Have You Played... XCOM: Enemy Unknown?
    9. When Does The Division Open Beta Start?
    10. A Bit Dickish: Californium Now Tripping Across Realities
    11. Wadjet Eye's Shardlight Coming March 8th
    12. Cop A Load Of Cod In Blops 3's Multiplayer Standalone
    13. Game-o! Jet Set Radio, Golden Axe Free On Steam
    14. League Of Legends: Worlds 2016 Dates, Locations
    1. Cardboard Children: Boardgame News Roundup
    2. Wot I Think: Layers Of Fear
    3. Pillars Of Eternity Expansion Out, More Pillars Coming
    4. Street Fighter V's Launch Server Troubles Continue
    5. Dogs, Timesavers And Katanas: The Best XCOM 2 Mods
    6. Robots, Pets And Unsafe Harbours: Fallout 4 DLC
    7. Battlezone 98 Redux Blasting Off This Spring
    8. The Pipwick Papers
    9. The Witness And Its Colour Palettes
    10. Creepygrim Horror: Downfall Remake Released
    11. Bust Moves To Save The World In Dance Magic
    12. Elite Dangerous Arena Out Now, Aims To Be "In The Mix" With Call Of Duty
    13. Rocket League Deploys Ban System, Hi Wasteland!
    14. XCOM 2's Weird Caps Lock Load Time Trick Explained
    1. Premature Evaluation: Ghost in the Shell Standalone Complex - First Assault Online
    2. The Good Life: Minecraft's Life In The Woods Reborn
    3. What Is XCOM 2? An Alice And Pip Chat
    4. American Truck Simulator Reduces Fines, Adds Truck
    5. XCOM 2 Mod Removes Pauses Between Combat Actions
    6. A Fireside Chat About RPS Editorial
    7. The Ship: Remasted Delayed To Add Online Multiplayer
    8. Wot I Think: Street Fighter V
    9. Gravity Check: The Mini Games Of Perfect Universe
    10. Cinders Devs Release Visual Mystery Novel Solstice
    11. The RPG Scrollbars: Praise The Ur-Quan Masters
    12. Hitman Go: Definitive Edition Sneaks Out Next Week
    13. Firewatch's Steam Community Screenshots Are Beautiful
    14. Heavy Rain: DayZ Shows Off New DX11 Renderer
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Nun Shall Pass
    2. What Are We All Playing This Weekend?
    1. XCOM 2 Tips: How To Survive And Thrive
    2. Wot I Think: Dying Light - The Following
    3. Cookie Clicker: A Pip And Alice Chat
    4. Street Fighter V Adding New Characters Monthly-Ish
    5. RPG Tycoon Asks Who's The Greatest Ruler Of All
    6. Have You Played... Lords Of The Realm?
    7. The Flare Path: Truck Stop Temptations
    8. Heretics! Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Shows Off Chaos
    9. Need For Speed Coming Fancied-Up To PC In March
    10. Call Of Fruity: Aubergine Warfare
    11. Call Of Duty 2016 Confirmed, Infinity Ward Really Proud Of Office Signage
    12. Towering: Consortium Free Until Noon Tomorrow
    13. Five Nights At Freddy's World Re-Released For Free
    1. Is Your Feeble PC Ready For VR?
    2. XCOM 2: Lucky Men & Lousy Hackers
    3. Five Years On The Job
    4. Rocket League Kicks Off Season 2 With New Update
    5. I Have Played A Frightening Amount Of XCOM
    6. Put Your Knives Away: No New Assassin's Creed In 2016
    7. Watch Dogs 2 Will Launch Before April 2017
    8. Wot I Think: Unravel
    9. The Imperial March: Total Warhammer Campaign Vid
    10. It's About Time: Quantum Break Coming To PC
    11. Cities: Skylines Adding World-Changing 'Theme Editor'
    12. XCOM 2 Performance Fix: Partial Solutions And More Tips
    13. Arma 3's Shiny New 3D Editor Coming This Month
    14. Four And A Half Million Dead: XCOM 2 Stats
    15. League Of Legends Retiring Dominion Mode
    16. Red In Tooth And Claw: The Flame In The Flood
    1. The Witness And The Joy Of Note-Taking
    2. The Pipwick Papers
    3. An XCOM 2 Diary: The Wizened + The Doomed, Day 1
    4. Descent Veterans Kickstarting Basically Descent 4
    5. The Walking Dead: Michonne Starts This Month
    6. Overwatch's Closed Beta Returned With New Mode, Maps
    7. Have You Played... Commander Blood?
    8. Open World Tactics: Frozen Synapse 2 Announced
    9. Star Citizen's Sandbox/Campaign Split Explained
    10. Hitman Aims For Freedom But Misses The Mark
    11. Honnnnnk! American Truck Simulator Demo Rolls Out
    12. Former BioWare Writer David Gaider Joins Beamdog
    13. EVE's Project Legion Scrapped, New FPS Coming
    1. Cardboard Children: The Cull Part One
    2. Digital Horror: IMSCARED Breaks All The Rules
    3. Tom Clancy's The Division Open Beta Coming Feb 19th
    4. Making Waves. Literally
    5. The Offworld Collection Funded, Celebrates Games
    6. Ark: Survival Evolved's New Grappling Hooks, Anti-Cheat
    7. Poop And Profit: Slime Rancher's Fantastic Farming
    8. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter Cursing May
    9. Have You Played... Total Distortion?
    10. Amazon Lumberyard Is A Free CryEngine Spin-off
    11. Consume! Produce! Click! Cookie Clicker Version 2 Out
    12. Night In The Woods Falls This Autumn
    13. Hitmakers: Hitman Beta Feb 19th
    14. Dying Light Raises Expansion And Enhanced Edition
    1. Premature Evaluation: Fractured Space
    2. Pip And Alice's Sims 4 House (Alice Is A Jerk)
    3. The Pipwick Papers
    4. Wot I Think: Firewatch
    5. Dark Souls 3's Intro Cinematic Sends In The Lords
    6. Titanfall 2: Science, Magic, American Civil War In Space
    7. Shadowrun: Hong Kong Now Running Bonus Campaign
    8. The RPG Scrollbars: To Distant Shores
    9. Malware Museum: Visit Retro Viruses In Your Browser
    10. Usborne Releases 1980s Coding Books As Free PDFs
    11. Cheeky Monkeys: Steam Lunar New Year Sale Is On
    12. Prepare To Die: N++ Coming To PC
    13. H1Z1 Splits Into Separate Survival & Competitive Games
    14. Overwatch: New Maps, Mode When Closed Beta Returns
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Packing Heat In Latin America
    2. What Are We All Playing This Weekend?
    1. How Risk Of Rain Increases Difficulty Over Time
    2. Trump Card: The Political Machine 2016 Released
    3. XCOM 2's Day One Mods Reviewed
    4. How Do's Physics Compare To Reality?
    5. Mirror's Edge Catalyst's Story Puts Me On Edge
    6. PES 2016's F2P MyClub Spin-off Arrives On PC
    7. Wot I Think: Agatha Christie - The ABC Murders
    8. XCOM 2 Is Ridiculously Exciting
    9. A Fireside Chat About Minor RPS Website Changes
    10. Your Chance To Star/Die In Our XCOM 2 Diary
    11. TrackMania Turbo Bringing Ludicrous Stunts To March
    12. The Flare Path: Alphabetti SPAAGhetti
    13. Change Your Passwords: DayZ Forums Hacked
    14. Handbuilt: Unreal Engine Editor Going VR
    15. Robinson's Renaissance: The Solus Project Out Feb 18th
    1. Wot I Think: American Truck Simulator
    2. What Should XCOM 2's First Expansion Be?
    3. Pillars Of Eternity Big Update Due Alongside Expansion
    4. A Wheely Good Time
    5. Cities: Skylines Snowfall Sweeping In On February 18th
    6. RPS Asks: You To Take Our Reader Survey, Please
    7. Doom On You: New Doom Summoned To May 13th
    8. Not Of This World: Devil Daggers Launching This Month
    9. Have You Played... Salvation Prophecy?
    10. Godus Wars Scraps Surprise In-Game Charges
    11. Wot I Think: The Witness
    12. Dead Letters Office: Hieroglyphika
    13. Batman Foils Penguin: Arkham Knight Scraps Linux, Mac
    14. Here's When XCOM 2 Will Unlock (Today For Some!)
    15. X Dash COMING: Xenonauts 2 Confirmed, Going 3D
    1. Black Desert's Beauty Could be More Than Skin Deep
    2. Lovely Learning: It's Spring Again Released
    3. Dota 2: Alliance Are Back And Here's Why It Matters
    4. Hidden Folks Looks Like Where's Wally? With Fiddling
    5. Procedural Road Trip Sim Jalopy Drives On Greenlight
    6. A Few Of My Favourite Monsters
    7. Upward Bound Platformer Path To The Sky On Steam
    8. Oh Godus! 22cans Release Godus Wars Into Early Access
    9. Have You Played Marlow Briggs And The Mask Of Death?
    10. I Shot A Great Many Pigs In Blood And Bacon
    11. Rollcage Reborn: Grip Enters Early Access
    12. Need For Speed: Most Wanted Free On Origin
    13. Hearthstone: Big Changes And Bonus Deck Slots
    14. Shadowrun: Hong Kong - Extended Edition Coming Soon
    15. Humble Ubi: Grow Home, Gunslinger And Rayman For $1
    1. Cardboard Children - Best Boardgame Of 2015
    2. Premature Evaluation: Scrap Mechanic
    3. Rainbow 6 Siege Gone Boating In Operation Black Ice
    4. Wot I Think: Steve Jackson's Sorcery! (Parts 1 and 2)
    5. Crusader Kings II: Conclave Arrives, Toting Update
    6. Wot I Think: Bombshell (The First Few Hours, Anyway)
    7. Knights And Bikes Pedals Onto Kickstarter
    8. Have You Played... Spaceship Warlock?
    9. Call The Godcat: JRPG Asdivine Hearts Comes To PC
    10. Ant Simulator Cancelled Amidst Accusations And Conflicting Reports (Real Life Ants Still Fascinating)
    11. American Truck Simulator Rolling Out Today, Early
    12. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Coming In June
    13. Grey Goo Adds New Faction, Gets Price Cut
    1. Wot I Think: Lego Marvel's Avengers
    2. Insurgency Launches Free DoD-y Mod Day Of Infamy
    3. Wot I Think: Cobalt
    5. The Witness Sells Well, Next Game "Maybe Bigger"
    6. Long War Team Reveal XCOM 2's Launch Day Mods
    7. Have You Played... Sacrifice?
    8. Tom Clancy’s The Division Beta Extended Til Feb 2nd
    9. The Repopulation On Hold, Fragmented Announced
    10. The RPG Scrollbars: Roles We Take, Roles We Choose
    11. Wot I Think: XCOM 2
    12. Offblast! Star Citizen Free To Try This Week
    13. Ms. Bombastic: 3D Realms' Bombshell Released