January 2017 Archive

    1. The Elder Scrolls Online is going to Morrowind in June
    2. Three laggy hours with Conan Exi ConCona Conan Exiles
    3. For Honor open beta starts February 9th
    4. Crown and Council gets royally updated, still free
    5. Game Swap - Star Wars: Dark Forces
    6. I miss crap first-person shooters
    7. Hitman update brings bonus mission, higher difficulty
    8. Have You Played... Human Fall Flat?
    9. Sunless Sea's Pirate-Poet, Cladery Heir free to all players
    10. Resident Evil 4 HD Project's Castle chapter due March
    11. Vroom! Motorsport Manager launches mod support
    12. I tried Might & Magic Showdown Paint Workshop
    13. Resident Evil 7 shows off DLC scares
    14. Steam Charts: Incumbent Malice
    15. Get your ass to Mars - the original X-COM is free
    16. Card Quest melds card combat with dungeon-crawling
    1. Warner Brothers re-opens Avalanche Software for Cars 3
    2. Isometric STASIS follow-up Cayne out now for free and Beautiful Desolation's apocalyptic Africa on the way
    3. Premature Evaluation: Galactic Junk League
    4. Hey dood: Disgaea 2 released on PC
    5. Game Swap: UnReal World
    6. Death Road to Canada big update recruits Cold Steel CEO
    7. Fallout 4 high-resolution texture pack out next week
    8. Total War: Arena dev diary offers peek at rework
    9. Have You Played... DROD: Gunthro and the Epic Blunder?
    10. Romero family's Gunman Taco Truck out, designed by 9-year-old
    11. Pillars of Eternity 2 barrelling on through stretch goals
    12. Loot Rascals brightening up Steam on March 7th
    13. Valve crack down on Team Fortress 2 skin gambling
    1. A whopper: Tales of Berseria released
    2. The Sunday Papers
    1. Stabbo! For Honor's multiplayer beta is go
    2. Gears of War launches cross-platform casual multiplayer
    3. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. How Darkest Dungeon found new horror through its turn-based combat
    2. Might & Magic Showdown is a great painting tool but a dull game
    3. Dead Rising 4 adding higher difficulty, Street Fighter gear
    4. Wot I Think: A Normal Lost Phone
    5. Owlboy swoops onto Mac and Linux, regurgitates sale
    6. Wow! Such meme! Very Smite!
    7. Have You Played... Sensible World Of Soccer?
    8. Endless Space 2 adds eggheaded clonefolk faction
    9. McPixel dev's Mosh Pit Simulator is going to VR hell
    10. The Flare Path: Sequel This, Please
    11. The Foxer
    12. Secrets of the Waves now has a delicious storm
    13. Dota 2 celebrates Lunar New Year with Dark Moon event
    14. Building dungeons block by block in Dungetris
    15. Neptune's Pride devs announce piratical project in beta
    1. RPS Plays Paladins: character design, Overwatch comparisons, and would we play more
    2. Wot I Think: Mainlining
    3. Pillars of Eternity 2 announced, crowdfunding launched
    4. Enter The Gungeon's huge Supply Drop update is live
    5. Squad goals: Mass Effect: Andromeda intros teammates
    6. Ghibtastic! Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom hitting PC
    7. Wot I Think: Imprint-X
    8. Danger zone: Ace Combat 7 jetting to PC too
    9. Ladykiller In A Bind dev reworks controversial scene
    10. Have You Played... Mega Lo Mania?
    11. Square Enix and Marvel, avenging in a tree
    12. Translating Ian McQue's art for The Signal From Tölva
    13. Ahoy! RPS are partnering with EGX Rezzed 2017
    14. Dirt 4 rolling out trucks, buggies, and procedural tracks
    15. The quest for a gaming laptop that does not exist
    16. This Death Star ride in Planet Coaster is ace
    17. Mobius Final Fantasy falling from pocket onto PC
    18. Boss Battle Royale strategy guide
    1. Wot I Think: Resident Evil 7
    2. Game Swap: Unity Of Command
    3. Interview: Windows 10's new Game Mode explained
    4. Splatoon goes skateboarding in Surgeon Sim dev's Decksplash
    5. Stunt Island, a vital piece of PC gaming history, is back
    6. This is murder! Hitman adding 'Professional' difficulty
    7. Arkane's Prey blasting off in May
    8. Have You Played... Resident Evil 4?
    9. Transformers: Cinema In Disguise
    10. SWAT 4 breaches GOG, commences clearing wallets
    11. Classic web series Consolevania returning
    12. Overwatch launches Lunar New Year event
    13. Crypt of the NecroDancer DLC Amplified boogies into Early Access
    1. Initial thoughts on Resi 7's performance & Evil Deadiness
    2. Wot I Think: Tiles & Tales - A 'free' game that forgets to cost money
    3. Deus Ex launches Breach F2P spin-off, free VR doodad
    4. Wot I Think: Detention
    5. The Banner Saga 3 now fluttering on Kickstarter
    6. Hunt those monsters with Toukiden 2 on PC in March
    7. Have You Played... Sensible Golf?
    8. Hey person, see the first Resident Evil in first-person
    9. Gaming news cycles and other media rhythms
    10. Whoah! Rainbow Six Siege is going to Ibiza
    11. Steam Charts: The Awakening
    12. Take me on: Take On Mars official release 9 Feb
    13. Yooka-Laylee shows Rextro Arcade multiplayer options
    14. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's Criminal Past story DLC announced
    1. Premature Evaluation: Overgrowth
    2. I didn't really want to write about Evangeline
    3. Tekken 7 brings bearbiffing to PC in June
    4. The Tragedy of Timberwolf Mountain - A Long Dark Tale
    5. Dishonored 2 adds custom difficulty & mission select
    6. Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows AI teamwork
    7. Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City DLC ends series in March
    8. Have You Played... Kentucky Route Zero?
    9. Wild Reno Mage deck list and guide
    10. theHunter: Call of the Wild starts stalking in February
    11. Hidden Object Game: The Movie
    12. Out of the Park Baseball 18 dives for March
    13. The RPG Scrollbars: The genius in the inventory
    14. The Division details The Last Stand, update 1.6
    15. It's it's a Spartan Blitz: Halo Wars 2 open beta live
    1. Dead Cells wants you to die, a lot
    2. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Flipping the bird in Helping Hand
    2. Necrobarista is about hipsters, baristas, and death
    3. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Wot I Think: Urban Empire
    2. Bloody 90s-styled shooter Strafe is coming out in March
    3. Steam expands controller support, adds game-moving
    4. Wot I Think - Warhammer 40K: Sanctus Reach
    5. Limbo and Inside devs tease new moody game
    6. Have You Played... Cannon Fodder?
    7. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 swings to PC on March 7
    8. Meet Thimbleweed Park's creepy clown Ransome
    9. The Flare Path: Propliner Perfection
    10. The Foxer
    11. Valeera slashes her way into Heroes of the Storm
    12. Tap that wiz: Magic Duels adds Aether Revolt expansion
    13. Waaaaghface! Warhammer 40k: Sanctus Reach released
    1. White Wolf bringing Werewolf: The Apocalypse to PC
    2. Writer of Traffic and Syriana to film The Division
    3. AMD's Ryzen: A gaming CPU worth waiting for?
    4. Wot I Think: Ittle Dew 2
    5. Might & Magic Showdown lets you paint your champs
    6. Wot I Think: She Remembered Caterpillars
    7. Duelyst gets big changes, boss battles and free cards
    8. Mon then! Total Warhammer unleashes The White Dwarf
    9. Delving into the depths of surprise Steam bestseller Wallpaper Engine
    10. Micro Machines World Series racing to PC in April
    11. Have You Played... WizKid?
    12. XCOM 2's Long War excels through new tactical depths
    13. Asylum horror The Town of Light being fancied up
    14. Torment: Tides of Numenera trailer is ready to rumble
    15. The sickness of framerate-watching
    16. Call of Cthulhu trailer is crazy in the coconut
    17. Deus Ex: Invisible War gets all-in-one unofficial patch
    18. Solo's cel-shaded puzzler seeks love on Fig
    19. Halo Wars 2's Blitz Mode could be its salvation
    20. Obsidian are making a new game and/or trolling us
    1. IF Only: Apocalypse Eve
    2. Games are best when they ignore you
    3. Timeloop murder mystery The Sexy Brutale out in April
    4. Giveaway: 5000 keys for the Dreadnought beta
    5. Oculus and Facebook facing ZeniMax in trial
    6. Realpolitiks will unleash its political crises in February
    7. 3 years on, The Forest is beautiful and terrifying by turns
    8. Have You Played… Doom 3?
    9. Alone With You coming to PC on 9 February
    10. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 'open beta' coming February
    11. Necromunda coming to PC as "turn-based tactical RPG"
    12. Curious snippets from Gabe Newell's Reddit AMA
    13. XCOM 2: Long War 2 turning Geoscape to battlefield
    1. How historical games integrate or ignore slavery
    2. Bunny brawler Overgrowth adds Lugaru's campaign
    3. Wot I Think: Ladykiller In A Bind
    4. Super Mario Odyssey's PC port is grittier than expected
    5. The Repopulation is about to get repopulated
    6. Atlas Reactor goes free-to-play, adds new character
    7. Wot I Think: Mysterium
    8. Mass Effect Andromeda: melee crafting and renaming
    9. Pleased to meet BOO! Little Nightmares out April 28th
    10. She Remembered Caterpillars exits cocoon today
    11. Have You Played... RetroArch?
    12. Crafted with love: Jotun devs' Sundered on Kickstarter
    13. Tangiers is still coming, still looks fantastic
    14. Pip's Games Of 2016
    15. Steam Charts: Normal Parameters
    16. Get cricked on: Don Bradman Cricket 17 released
    1. Rain World's slippery Slugcat is coming to PC this year
    2. Premature Evaluation: Pit People
    3. Smite Tactics strategy card game puts gods on a grid
    4. Hidden Folks is bursting with life and completely daft
    5. Donut Wrangler serves up endless beautiful donuts
    6. Remembering Motor City Online
    7. Have You Played... La Mulana?
    8. Titanfall 2 adding 'Live Fire' one-minute mode for free
    9. Zoom-o: Windows 10 'Game Mode' to boost performance
    10. The RPG Scrollbars: A Heretical Quest For Glory
    11. Darkest Dungeon update adding enemies, but expansion delayed
    12. Key reseller G2A launch first own game, a VR theme park
    13. Hand-ski into VR Early Access game Lucid Trips
    14. Deadly Premonition creator Swery starts own studio, White Owls
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Fend off sharks and build nets in Raft
    2. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. How Astroneer makes crafting fun
    2. Drunk or Dead is a tequila-soaked VR shooter
    3. Sims 4 invents awful new stage of human life, 'toddler'
    4. World of Horror is some neat Junji Ito-inspired horror
    6. Quarantine looks a lot like board game Pandemic
    7. Donsol turns a deck of cards into a dungeon crawl
    8. Have You Played… Duelyst?
    9. Constructor HD's grand opening coming February 28th
    10. The Flare Path: Things to Come (Part 2)
    11. The Foxer
    12. Trine devs announce roguelikelike Has-Been Heroes
    13. Mass Effect Andromeda vid takes you inside the Tempest
    14. Rise & Shine is running and gunning onto Steam today
    15. What is best in life? Conan Exiles will support mods
    1. Decoding: open world games and killing by default
    2. You know why there's no Half-Life 3, but here it is again
    3. The World before time: original WoW, revisited
    4. Wot I Think: Fantastic picross puzzler Pictopix
    5. WWE 2K17 rumbling onto PC February 7th
    6. Torment: Tides of Numenera interactive trailer posts questy questions
    7. Will Dad Quest explain the mystery of where all these dads keep coming from?
    8. Flower Shop: a little utopia where flowers play fair
    9. Build and fly a spacetoilet in Galactic Junk League
    10. TISIC IZIEB is a cute little dino telekinesis puzzler
    11. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries visual novel out this year
    12. League of Legends: How the snow came back to the Rift
    13. News in the key of D minor: Auditorium Duet cancelled
    1. Shocking: Magic Wand's financial report buried amid labyrinth of corporate fronts but we found it anyway
    2. Good Coop, Bad Coop - H1Z1: King Of The Kill
    3. Back of the net! Rocket League has 25 million players
    4. MMoh: Asheron's Call closing, D&D Online & Lord of the Rings Online leave Turbine
    5. Prey 2006: A giant pile of ideas abandoned in a heap on the floor
    6. Night In The Woods gets definites-for-sure release date
    7. Smite Rivals: how the god-themed card game works
    8. New Humble Bundle includes Pony Island and N++
    9. Have You Played… One Chance?
    10. Get it up Ypres! Verdun adds Scottish squad
    11. Ear Fillings: Some Podcast Recommendations
    12. For Honor closed beta cutting into the end of January
    13. Paradoxical puzzler Induction pegged for February 7
    14. Cranks and Goggles vrooms into public beta
    15. Dive! Dive! Dive! Diluvion surfacing in February
    1. Sea of Thieves shows off more piratey co-op features
    2. Can you use a pocket-size PC as a games machine?
    3. The Sims 4 getting vampiric mini-expansion this month
    4. Husk is a first-person tribute to the horror of Silent Hill
    5. Why do we spend time playing games we don't like?
    6. Tales and trials: Tales of Berseria demo released
    7. Diablo in Diablo III works well despite itself
    8. Fallout 4 mod Revolted adds an in-game '90s-style FPS
    9. Have You Played... Legacy: Dark Shadows?
    10. The Sims Online revival FreeSO launched, closed again, will return
    11. All Heroes of the Storm wizards playable this weekend
    12. What I learned from painting my first Warhammer miniature
    13. Steam Charts: Do You Want Me To Dance For You?
    14. Fsck off, Cleopatra: Civilization VI coming to Linux
    15. Dragone: Platinum's Scalebound cancelled
    1. All The Delicate Duplicates gets a release date
    2. Premature Evaluation - Art of War: Red Tides
    3. IGF finalists include Stardew Valley, Inside and Event[0]
    4. The power of gaming communities
    5. Bleed 2's shot-parrying platforming coming to February
    6. The Long Dark is the survival genre at its brutal best
    7. For Christmas I uninstalled 61 games
    8. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's pre-order mission now free
    9. Have You Played… Samurai Gunn?
    10. It's Rico time! Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod out in beta
    11. The RPG Scrollbars: New Years Res-- Commandments
    12. Dreamfall Chapters getting fancified in 'The Final Cut'
    13. Awesome Games Done Quick speedruns another week
    14. Crowtel hits Steam, renovated with extra story
    15. Beyond Despair might scratch that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. itch
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Heist, heist baby
    2. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Wot I Think: Sethian
    2. We need a revolution in tutorials
    3. Star Swim continues ceMelusine's dreamy East Van EP
    4. RPS Asks: What's in your Christmas haul?
    5. Grand Theft Auto 5 mod adding GTA 4's Liberty City
    6. EverQuest Landmark is closing down next month
    7. The Flare Path: Things to Come (Part 1)
    8. The Foxer
    9. Elite Dangerous introduces super-rad alien encounter
    10. Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ rebalances annoying bits
    11. Mail rights advocate: Postal is open source
    12. Blastoff! Mass Effect 2 free on Origin
    13. League of Legends: Pro draft to get 10 champ bans
    1. Hands-On With Intel's New Kaby Lake CPU
    2. Wot I Think: Glittermitten Grove
    3. Platinum's Ninja Turtles game vanishes from sale
    4. I Dream Of Dun Morogh, Redux
    5. World of Warcraft event opens Diabolical cow level
    6. XCOM Long War 2 is coming
    7. Wot I Think: Ahnayro - The Dream World
    8. Heat Signature's teleporters and a ridiculous escape
    9. The Dante's Inferno police procedural one
    10. Hi-Rez reveal Smite-based card game Smite Rivals
    11. Smite Tactics closed beta offers paid insta-access Founder's Pack
    12. Smite Season 4 brings new pantheon, new map
    13. Zul'jin going wild in Heroes of the Storm
    14. Heavy Gear Assault stomps onto Steam Early Access
    15. Wot I Think: The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth †
    16. Tokyo 42 trailer shows different combat approaches
    17. WH40k: Sanctus Reach shows turn-based strategariting
    18. Project IGI veterans nab rights to ye olde tactical FPS
    1. IF Only: Remembering Textfyre
    2. EVE Online's free to play update might change your mind
    3. Mass Effect Andromeda gets a release date (it's March)
    4. Double Dragon 4 starts biffing later this month
    5. Overwatch gets new Oasis map, plus Roadhog hook fixes
    6. Donut County dev unleashes Furby horror in Tattletail
    7. Zelda-ish adventure platformer Rime now coming to PC
    8. Frog Fractions 2 hatches from Glittermitten Grove
    9. Steam Top 100 reveals 2016's money-making Steamers
    10. My New Year's Resolutions*
    11. ModDB’s Mod of the Year winner announced
    12. You Asked For It: The Steam Charts Return
    13. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ expansion released
    14. You want it darker: Diablo remade inside Diablo III
    15. Everquest co-creator cancels new RPG Hero's Song
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