March 2017 Archive

    1. Wot I Think: Learning electronics with Bomb Squad Academy
    2. It's Spring Again devs launch One Eyed Kutkh free
    3. Everything wrong with the first three minutes of Thimbleweed Park
    4. Wot I Think: Excellent physics-puzzler Snake Pass
    5. Hacknet Labyrinths cracks out today
    6. Total War: Warhammer 2 announced
    7. Have You Played… Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes?
    8. Texts from Rezzed, Day 2
    9. The best games of *my* lifetime, with commentary
    10. Titanfall 2 launches big update and trial weekend
    11. The Foxer
    12. The Flare Path: Mostly Militaria
    13. Outcast overhaul delayed into autumn
    14. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patches start dropping in
    15. Quake Champions closed beta next week
    1. LG's bonkers new 38-inch superwide monitor
    2. Geneshift is a homage to GTA with mutant multiplayer
    3. Hold a VR puppet show with Pointless Puppets
    4. The deadly creatures of Rain World - a bestiary in GIFs
    5. Destiny 2 coming to PC for deffo, says fresh trailer
    6. Groot news: Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy trailer
    7. Wot I Think: Thimbleweed Park
    8. Have You Played… Mass Effect 2?
    9. Reigns update adds 100 cards, including fake elephant
    10. Editorial: It's great news that Call Of Duty is returning to World War 2
    11. Texts from Rezzed
    12. Tomb Raider movie reveals Alicia Vikander's Lara
    13. DayZ creator announces space station sim Stationeers
    14. Bioware "working around the clock to improve and build on" Mass Effect: Andromeda
    15. Battalion 1944 is built on a different kind of historical research
    1. IF Only: Le Reprobateur is a refreshing, multimedia story
    2. Battlefield 1 to let your grubby mates play new maps
    3. Ssserpentine platformer Snake Pass releasssed
    4. Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition - an elegant remastering, with a few exceptions
    5. Giveaway: 10,000 Mirage: Arcane Warfare beta keys
    6. We talk to Big Robot's Jim Rossignol about The Signal From Tölva
    7. Ink dev's ball-kicking platformer HackyZack released
    8. Have You Played… Garry’s Mod?
    9. Everything in the RPS Cave of Wonders at Rezzed
    10. Why I Hate Games: Part 184
    11. Narcosis heads into the terrifying deep today
    12. The Secret World relaunching F2P as Secret World Legends
    13. Rivals of Aether wavedashes to a full launch
    1. Planescape Torment: Enhanced Edition announced
    2. Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy biffing baddies in April
    3. Premature Evaluation: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
    4. Destiny 2 offers teaser trailer for other, longer trailer
    5. Wot I Think: Beat Cop
    6. Mafia 3 demo out today, as is first story DLC
    7. A little swim in Abzû
    8. Civ 6 tweaks AI and warmongering in spring update
    9. Have You Played… Company of Heroes?
    10. RPS Asks: you to take our 2017 reader survey, please
    11. Steam Charts: Grounds for Battlecelebration
    12. Come see developer sessions this week at EGX Rezzed
    13. Rumour! Call of Duty: WW2 is real, and a real bad name
    14. Dark Souls 3 now concluded in The Ringed City
    1. How I (almost) learned to love Freestyle Football
    2. Destiny 2 announced, but why do we care?
    3. Wot I Think: Rain World
    4. Absolver's multiplayer melee combat looks ace
    5. Train Mechanic Simulator 2017 pulls into Steamtion
    6. Have You Played… Event[0]?
    7. Mirage: Arcane Warfare due in May, Chivalry free today
    8. The RPG Scrollbars: Predicting Planescape
    9. The best games of *my* lifetime, year by year
    10. The Occupation looks an interesting first-person reporter
    11. The Dream Machine ending with Chapter 6 in May
    12. The Signal From Tölva starts broadcasting April 10th
    13. StarCraft Remastered out this summer, original to be free
    1. MachiaVillain plots its way into RPS Cave of Wonders at Rezzed
    2. The best games of my lifetime, director's commentary
    3. The Sunday Papers
    1. Gabe Newell to write, direct and star in Half-Life movie
    2. Tokyo 42 infiltrates the RPS Cave of Wonders at Rezzed
    3. Why I bought a Nintendo Switch
    4. Everything else that's wrong with Mass Effect Andromeda
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. How Hitman's Hokkaido level was made
    2. Battle Brothers survives gauntlet of early access
    3. Wot I Think: Future Unfolding
    4. YouTube lands another competitive CS:GO exclusive streaming deal
    5. Bat Men: Out Of The Park Baseball 18 out now
    6. Wot I Think: Survival meets adventure in Kôna
    7. Have You Played… Rayman Legends?
    8. Dark Souls 3 prepares for the end in Ringed City trailer
    9. Warframe: now a game of music-making as well as action
    10. The best games of my lifetime, year by year
    11. Frozen Synapse 2 strategises its way into the RPS Cave of Wonders at Rezzed
    12. Wot I Think: Afghanistan 11
    13. The Foxer
    14. Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition prematurely ejects launch trailer
    15. Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ unwraps mod Booster Pack
    16. Ex-Lionhead devs' Kynseed brings new life to the farm
    1. Making Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup with 253 cooks and no head chef
    2. Warhammer Fantasy Battle going hack 'n' slashy
    3. Day of Infamy shoots its way out of early access
    4. A Light in Chorus shines in RPS Cave of Wonders at Rezzed
    5. Endless Space 2 adds multiplayer, Riftborn faction
    6. Best Crusader Kings 2 mods
    7. Football Manager 2017 free to play this weekend
    8. The Walking Dead S3E3 shambling out next week
    9. How Wadjet Eye's Unavowed merges RPGs and point and click adventures
    10. Explore cyberpunk Louisiana in Norco: Faraway Lights
    11. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits early access
    12. Have You Played… Dream Quest?
    13. Super Arcade Football scores a spot in RPS Cave Of Wonders at Rezzed
    14. Bwaaaarp! Death Road to Canada honks out new update
    15. Nier: Automata mod offers fixes while devs investigate problems
    1. Premature Evaluation: Oxygen Not Included
    2. Rocket League gets Dropshot mode and Easter treats
    3. Serial Cleaner sneaks into RPS Cave of Wonders at Rezzed
    4. Arma 3 details plans for Jets, Malden, Tanks, and more
    5. Radio silence: Ghost Recon Wildlands launches big patch
    6. Pixeljam crowdfunding the extremely silly Cheap Golf
    7. Snake Pass slithers into RPS Cave Of Wonders at Rezzed
    8. GOG Galaxy adding cloud saves, for old games too
    9. Battalion 1944 is bringing the fight to EGX Rezzed
    10. A springtime walk in Proteus
    11. NCsoft's MOBA Master X Master adds City of Heroes star
    12. Techno-noir tactics: All Walls Must Fall hits Kickstarter
    1. Camelot Unchained and Crowfall: MMOs' best hope?
    2. Assessing frustration in Cosmic Express playtests
    3. Killing Floor 2 update adds new maps and weapons
    4. Hands On with cyberpunk action shooter Ruiner
    5. Toukiden 2 brings more monster-hunting to PC
    6. Have You Played... Iron Seed?
    7. Hacknet Labyrinths expansion jacking in next week
    8. Overwatch map editor is a long-term goal for Blizzard
    9. Steam Charts: NieR hit
    10. Vroom! Motorsport Manager free to play for a week
    11. Mass Effect: Andromeda released, in some countries
    1. Wot I Think: Nier Automata
    2. I still miss dedicated servers - or at least one
    3. Train Sim World pulls choo 'em up into Unreal Engine
    4. Somewhere's fragments continue to mystify and delight
    5. Wot I Think: Cosmic Express
    6. Grim Dawn's expansion raising Necromancer class
    7. Chaos Code -New Sign of Catastrophe- bifs onto PC
    8. The RPG Scrollbars: Before Mass Effect Andromeda
    9. It's spring again, so play It's Spring Again again
    10. Paradox are bringing devs and games to Rezzed
    11. Wot I Think: Mass Effect Andromeda
    1. Place 6 is a pleasant wintry wander
    2. Nitrome's Bomb Chicken is an eggsplosive platformer
    3. The Sunday Papers
    4. Snake Pass's serpentine platforming coming this month
    1. Kerbal Space Program's first expansion is Making History
    2. Cats and crafts in gorgeous Mineko's Night Market
    3. DotEmu closing its own online store
    4. Free Loaders: Of resistance and roguelikes
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. WH40K: Eternal Crusade launches free version
    1. Hack! Slash! Mooseride! Nier: Automata released on PC
    2. Smite devs put spin-off Smite Rivals on hold
    3. Wot I Think: Pixel Privateers
    4. Wartile wages RTS war in pretty dioramas
    5. Worlds Adrift made me believe in MMOs again
    6. Sonic Forces gameplay vid shows new 3D go-fast 'em up
    7. Win a ticket to EGX Rezzed 2017, March 30th-April 1st
    8. Have You Played… Dragon Age: Inquisition?
    9. '70s Canadian survival adventure Kona launches, eh?
    10. The Foxer
    11. The Flare Path: Cattle, Crops, and Crusaders
    12. Oily Souls: The Surge launch announced for May 16th
    13. Roguebright - Away: Journey To The Unexpected
    14. Gotta go slower: Sonic Mania delayed into summer
    1. Mass Effect Andromeda: 14 mixed observations of the opening hours
    2. AMD's new Ryzen CPU and gaming: Take two
    3. Spacetrain puzzler Cosmic Express chug chuggas out
    4. Wot I Think: Faeria
    5. Shadow Warrior 2 gets new missions and guns for free
    6. With ice and fire! Dota 2 launches revamped Jakiro
    7. The Great Whale Road sallies forth to raid this month
    8. Square Enix Collective bringing seven games to Rezzed
    9. Settle down: Civilization 6 demo available now
    10. Capcom re-releasing vintage Disney NES games
    11. 1v3 dungeon crawler Crawl crawls out in April
    12. Phoenix Point teases horrors, recruits X-COM composer
    13. Counter-Strike: GO goes Venetian in new map Canals
    1. Psychedelic nature puzzler Future Unfolding released
    2. IF Only: The Works of CEJ Pacian
    3. How Osiris: New Dawn calculates monster crab scuttling
    4. Online sim Sailaway sounds an interesting Tamayachtchi
    5. Have You Played... The Guild 2: Renaissance?
    6. Duelyst expands monster library with Ancient Bonds
    7. Wot I Think: Epic's VR shooter Robo Recall
    8. Faeria getting new co-op campaign in first expansion
    9. Everything has the best animated animals anywhere
    10. Build your first PC in PC Building Simulator's demo
    11. Cilla turned killer: Date or Die demo released
    12. Time to kill: Crimsonland devs announce Time Recoil
    13. Teslagrad follow-up World to the West coming in May
    1. The first few hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda are... well they aren't good
    2. Premature Evaluation: Streets of Rogue
    3. What Remains of Edith Finch comes out April 25
    4. Hunting the giant monsters of Dauntless
    5. En garde, away: For Honor starts banning AFK farmers
    6. No Man's Sky: How photo mode changes the game
    7. System Shock 3 signs up with Starbreeze
    8. Full Throttle Remastered rides again in April
    9. Meet the superfans still playing Populous: The Beginning
    10. Mu Cartographer is seeking and playing without words
    11. Have You Played...trying to remember everything you ever played?
    12. Housemarque's Nex Machina confirmed for PC
    13. Burly Men at Sea head for bookshelves
    14. Knights and Bikes onstage with RPS at Rezzed!
    15. Laaag! Strafe delayed
    16. Student games: stealth vomit, injury hell & sandwiches
    17. Steam Charts: Slam dunk (da funk)
    18. Rocket League getting smashy with Dropshot mode
    19. Pathologic remake demo now available to all, for free
    20. Wot I Think - Styx: Shards Of Darkness
    1. Heat Signature is a comic cosmic playground
    2. State of the Art: The art of creating Subnautica's flora
    3. Hayla, oh hayla shayla: Halo Wars 2 demo released
    4. PS4 games are coming to PlayStation Now
    5. The Electronic Wireless Show - IGF Special #4: Visual Storytelling
    6. Saturday Supplement: Speed Racer has the best intro
    7. It’s about Rime: Zelda-like adventure gets release date
    8. Mind-Machine Interface is a Zachlike with a demo
    9. Wot I Think: Crusader Kings 2 - Monks and Mystics
    10. Giveaway: Win 1 of 10 tickets to EGX Rezzed 2017
    11. Europa Universalis 4: Mandate of Heaven ascending April
    12. Have You Played… Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver?
    13. Crime is coming to Planet Coaster
    14. What can PC RPGs learn from Zelda: Breath of the Wild?
    15. Quake Champions will be free-to-play
    16. Tale of Ronin explores the life and death of samurai
    17. The Signal From Tolva launches limited test release
    18. Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy cast revealed
    1. The Franz Kafka Videogame emerging in April
    2. Slime Rancher plorts out new zone and quantum slimes
    3. The Sunday Papers
    4. Day of Infamy launching properly this month
    5. Yonder looks a bit Zelda, a bit Stardew Valley, all lovely
    1. Wizkicks and magichops in Mirage: Arcane Warfare vid
    2. Free Loaders: The puzzling rooms of M.C. Escher
    3. Isaac meets Deus Ex: try Streets of Rogue free weekend
    4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in early access March 23
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Sonic Mania gameplay video shows off retro remix
    1. How Unexplored generates great roguelike dungeons
    2. The Electronic Wireless Show - IGF Special #3: Sex
    3. The Elder Scrolls: Legends properly launches
    4. Wot I Think: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands
    5. Fling letters wildly in the cheery Morning Post
    6. Have You Played... Cadaver?
    7. Shred it to the max in Steep's free weekend trial
    8. Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days is smarter than you'd think
    9. No Man's Sky devs launching fund for proc gen games
    10. The Foxer
    11. The Flare Path: HMS Uncertain
    12. Space Hulk: Deathwing's road to recovery
    13. Card-o-board battler Faeria launches out of early access
    14. 100ft Robot Golf stomps onto PC next week
    15. Carmack sues "bad faith" Zenimax for $22.5m
    1. The Electronic Wireless Show - IGF Special #2: Politics
    2. Dishonored 2's AI form crews as Lonely Hearts for guards
    3. The calming influence of Hidden Folks
    4. See the swish swordfighting of meleefest Mordhau
    5. Rain World, a stealth-platformer about slugcats, out soon
    6. BAFTA noms: Inside, Firewatch, Dishonored 2, Overwatch
    7. Have you played… F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin?
    8. Scattered thoughts on the Nintendo Switch
    9. Ape Out demo samples Devolver's primate rampage
    10. Vignettes: Object twiddling to find new perspectives
    11. Reflex rocketjumps out of early access
    12. First-person renovator House Flipper looks ace
    13. Adventure with the RPS community in Guild Wars 2 on Saturday
    14. The Banner 3's Kickstarter ends in victory
    1. Alt.Ctrl.GDC: a joyful celebration of brilliant controllers
    2. No Man's Sky's Path Finder update brings rovers, base sharing, permadeath, a brand new photo mode...
    3. The shimmering worlds of Isaac Cohen
    4. The Division celebrates first birthday with content plans
    5. Wot I Think: Loot Rascals
    6. Tacoma's demo is a tantalising collection of Easter eggs
    7. London Games Festival shows off Fringe lineup
    8. Buccaneers, Bounty & Boom out today from Neptune's Pride devs
    9. Middle-earth: Shadow Of War trailer shows the new Nemesis system
    10. Have You Played... Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare?
    11. Full motion crimes: FMV game Late Shift announced
    12. Bricking it: LEGO Worlds leaves early access
    13. Panzer Corps 2 announced, using Unreal Engine 4
    14. The Gentleman wants to lead you a merry dance
    1. DayZ creator’s space game Ion has been cancelled
    2. Toxic multiplayer is co-op in Freaky Awesome
    3. Inkle's Heaven's Vault: a stunning sci-fi archaeology adventure
    4. Ring ring! No Man's Sky adding new vehicle this week
    5. On the spattered line: Quake Champions beta signups
    6. Future gangs of New York: Huntdown comes out to play
    7. Split splot splat: De Blob bouncing back to PC
    8. Have You Played... Driver: San Francisco?
    9. Cult hit: Crusader Kings 2's Monks & Mystics DLC is out
    10. Massaging the maths
    11. LawBreakers smashes into closed beta this month
    12. Boogily boo: Outlast 2 spooking April 25th
    13. Steam Charts: the really Wildlands show
    14. Bam! Pof! Zonk! Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 released
    15. Sega buys Crytek Black Sea for Creative Assembly
    1. Premature Evaluation: For The King
    2. Has gaming ever offered a bright, happy future?
    3. Life on the Death Road To Canada
    4. GOG's big spring sale has started, is great
    5. Have You Played… Satellite Reign?
    6. Dawn of War 3 is a best-of mashup of Warhammer 40k
    7. Ghost Recon Wildlands' unlock times, Nvidia bits, government complaints, and more
    8. Steel Division brings fresh tactical ideas to the battlefield
    9. The RPG Scrollbars: Making the RPG genre work in VR
    10. The Curious Expedition launches free Arctic expansion
    11. Fire Pro Wrestling World chokeslamming PC this summer
    12. Slowly, quietly: Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 delayed again
    1. Hack the planet! Uplink's shiny new UI mod is finished
    2. The Sunday Papers
    1. Hey, you got your shmup in my tower defense! X-Morph: Defense announced
    2. No you're nog: Knytt dev releases Uurnog
    3. What are we all playing this weekend?
    4. Blackjack meets Street Fighter 2 in Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition
    1. Tormentor X Punisher killed me with unkindness
    2. For Honor's rough edges hide a diamond worth polishing
    3. Ian Gunpoint releases new game Morphblade
    4. Wot I Think: 911 Operator
    5. That's Sabotage! First CoD: Infinite Warfare DLC hits PC
    6. Belated Wot I Think: Four Sided Fantasy
    7. Murder time! Danganronpa V3 PC release confirmed
    8. Have You Played... Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3?
    9. Giveaway: 10,000 Robocraft Starter Packs
    10. The Foxer
    11. The Flare Path: Horatian Ode
    12. Styx: Shards of Darkness trailer shows off co-op kills
    13. The Friday Films
    14. Lara Croft GO: Mirror of Spirits expansion out free today
    15. Platinum's NieR: Automata coming to PC March 17th
    16. Overwatch's new hero, Orisa, hits test servers
    1. Hands on with AMD's fab new Ryzen CPU
    2. Ghost Recon Wildlands post-launch plans include PvP mode and a big dad
    3. The importance of cultural fashion in games
    4. Razer Blade Stealth + Razer Core review: the external laptop graphics card dream
    5. Sunless Skies definitely happening, KS closes tomorrow
    6. Hollow Knight feels too familiar, despite being a solid metroidvania
    7. Bez it up in Stage Presence
    8. Ship Of Heroes: latest attempt to avenge City of Heroes
    9. Behind the scenes: how we arrange hardware reviews
    10. Have you Played… Penumbra: Black Plague?
    11. Gearbox show off a little new Borderlands technology
    12. Europa Universalis IV looks east with Mandate Of Heaven
    13. Mass Effect Andromeda multiplayer test cancelled
    14. Quadrilateral Cowboy scoops IGF Grand Prize
    15. Watch: System Shock Reboot rebooted in Unreal
    1. Dispatch cops in your hometown with 911 Operator
    2. Desync is out with combo kills and neon glare aplenty
    3. IF Only: A Question of When
    4. Mirage: Arcane Warfare spells out closed beta plans
    5. Battlefield 1 details DLC, holding trial this weekend
    6. The Electronic Wireless Show - IGF Special #1: Sci-fi
    7. Off with their heads! We the Revolution announced
    8. Overwatch gets a game browser and boosts Bastion
    9. Into The Breach: FTL follow-up is smart, tense and surprising
    10. Ark: Survival Evolved now paying modders to mod
    11. Have You Played... Batman?
    12. Eugen team with Paradox for tactical RTS Steel Division
    13. Nvidia's new $700 1080 Ti in theory beats $1200 Titan X
    14. Tenderfoot is a window into another world
    15. 80 Days devs announce the sci-fi Heaven's Vault