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April 2017 Archive

    1. The quest for playable Dawn Of War III on a laptop
    2. Could someone remake my favourite 90s games please?
    3. Dirt 4 first footage - the arcade/sim sweet spot returns?
    1. H1Z1 King Of The Kill's next update revamps hit detection, shotguns & inventory
    2. Free Loaders: Phantom pain in the Ghost Hospital
    3. Wot I Don't Think: Syberia 3
    4. What are we all playing this May Day weekend?
    5. 19 years later, Half-Life is uncensored in Germany
    1. How Crawl found the fun in unfairness
    2. Martian survive 'em up Rokh hitting early access in May
    3. Revisiting and rating Total War: Warhammer and its DLC
    4. Lethis - Daring Discoverers explores alien worlds in May
    5. De Blob out now on PC, only 9 years late
    6. Dawn of War III WAAAGH!s are the best WAAAGHs!
    7. Create religion for animals in the grindark Agatha Knife
    8. Wot I Think: Under Leaves
    9. Tilt Brush adds Sketches for non-VR browsing
    10. The Flare Path: Maghrebian Musings
    11. The Foxer
    12. Echolocation horror Perception coming in May
    13. Subnautica update sounds the fire alarm
    14. Little Nightmares has crept onto PC to creep you out
    1. Expeditions: Viking out today, the raven will feast
    2. Elite Dangerous mappers go on strike over 'poor communication' (but only for, like, three seconds)
    3. For Honor season 2 adding Shinobi and Centurion in May
    4. Stellaris: A utopian race of multicultural turtles, part 2
    5. Spec me up: Prey PC system requirements confirmed
    6. Pizza and demakes win in Superhot fan game contest
    7. Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind is scratching that itch
    8. Morrowind forever
    9. Forza Horizon 3 going wacky with Hot Wheels expansion
    10. Have You Played... X-COM: Interceptor
    11. Danger Zone is a spiritual successor to Burnout 3's Crash Mode
    12. PlantSims: A story of tragedy and romance
    13. Explained: Dawn of War III's always-online requirements
    14. The Culling free weekend celebrates staggering patch
    15. Rumour: Vivendi making another play to acquire Ubisoft
    16. Renowned Explorers expansion adventuring to Indonesia
    1. IF Only: Alcyone on Kickstarter
    2. BlazBlue Centralfiction punches onto PC
    3. Dragon Quest Heroes II is out (with some sad at co-op)
    4. The FP Dragons' Den Submissions Shortlist
    5. Tim Schafer tells the story of Amnesia Fortnight
    6. Call of Duty: WW2 trailer shows off, y'know, WW2 stuff
    7. 2D moba Awesomenauts goes free-to-play next month
    8. State of the Art: Chris Delay talks Scanner Sombre
    9. Hearts of Iron 4: Death or Dishonor announced
    10. Have You Played… Factorio?
    11. Heroes of the Storm gets Overwatchier in v2.0
    12. Hey, are you not ill? It's time to celebrate!
    13. Sailaway casts off and sails into early access
    14. Astroneer gets colourful with new painting tools
    1. Premature Evaluation: ECHOPLEX
    2. Sonic Forces gameplay vid shows new 3D side-hogging
    3. Red Faction: Guerilla's destructible scenery makes it still worth playing today
    4. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite biffing into September
    5. Wot I Think: Everything
    6. Tiny Worlds In Flasks lets you make cute scenes!
    7. Hacktag is two-player stealth-o-hacking co-op
    8. Phoenix Point is now crowdfunding: we spoke to Julian Gollop about standing out in a post-XCOM world
    9. The Pipwick Papers
    10. The Jackbox Party Pack 4 will bring Fibbage 3
    11. Resident Evil 7's free story DLC delayed
    12. Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 creeps onto PC
    13. Steam Charts: battle royale battle royale
    1. In their haste to make "soulslikes", devs have forgotten what makes Dark Souls unique - its level design
    2. Wot I Think: Outlast 2
    3. Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness spins off onto PC
    4. Baobab’s Mausoleum is a JRPG inspired by Twin Peaks
    5. Teensy Bayonetta update hints at Vanquish on PC
    6. Vijver gives you a tiny pond to sit beside
    7. Call of Duty: WW2 is real, obvs
    8. Have You Played... Stunt Car Racer?
    9. Introversion's Scanner Sombre surfacing on Wednesday
    10. Wot I Think: What Remains Of Edith Finch
    11. Wild Control Shaman deck list guide - Un'Goro
    12. Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a Sunday afternoon
    13. The RPG Scrollbars: Scenes I Want To See In An RPG...
    14. Friday the 13th's 1v7 teen horror slashing into May
    15. Watch wizards: Dota 2's Kiev Major is now go
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: The Quick and the Dad
    2. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. State of the Art: Guild Wars 2's art passes from father to son
    2. Google Earth might be the best game of 2017
    3. Expeditions: Conquistador free weekend heralds next week's Viking launch
    4. N++ Ultimate Edition update adds gobs more levels
    5. Have You Played… Repton?
    6. WH40K: Dawn of War 3's launch trailer airdrops in early
    7. Sylvio 2 grabs a camera for more spooking in autumn
    8. Wot I Think: Little Nightmares
    9. The Foxer
    10. The Flare Path: Dragons' Den
    11. Two Worlds II lives, for some reason
    12. Dota 2 Ranked demands digits to squish smurfs
    13. PsychoDelia's vibrant trailer promotes Greenlight bid (and pinklight and bluelight and yellowlight...)
    1. Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming review: cheapish portable power
    2. Snowy adventure Syberia 3 finally out today
    3. Mountain update pretties up our favourite pet rock
    4. Figment is a slightly sinister silly symphony
    5. Halo Wars: Definitive Edition trundles onto Steam today
    6. Grand Theft Auto Online going top-down in Tiny Racers
    7. Dead Cells is a “soulslike” but also a “roguevania” (sorry)
    8. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds targets performance in first big patch
    9. Super Rude Bear Resurrection rises on May 5th
    10. Have You Played... Super Splatters?
    11. Wot I Think: Warhammer 40,000 - Dawn of War 3
    12. The Walking Dead S3E4 blazing out on Tuesday
    13. The Screenshots from Tolva
    14. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey makes a monkey outta me
    15. OrbLands: such a cute marriage of FPS and walking sim!
    16. Un'Goro decks
    17. Saints Row 2 is free on GOG right now
    18. The best Un'Goro Legendary cards
    1. Stellaris: A utopian race of multicultural turtles, part 1
    2. Wot I Think: Odyssey - The Next Generation Science Game
    3. The Edgelands has a LOVELY-looking batcave
    4. Micro Machines shows off tabletop fight-o-racing
    5. There's more to Brutal Doom than gore
    6. Wot I Think: Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy
    7. FRPG Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom launches
    8. The Wolf's Bite is a 1v1 choose-your-own-adventure
    9. Wot I Think: Full Throttle Remastered
    10. Dawn of War 3 gameplay vid shows 40-minute 3v3 match
    11. Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days barking at May 18th
    12. Bokida: Heartfelt Reunion's lovely launch date trailer
    13. Call down the thunder: StarCraft is now free
    14. Steam Charts: Episode LII
    15. Roguelikelike platformer Flinthook swings out
    16. The 7 Most Powerful Un'Goro Arena Legendaries
    17. Immortal Redneck brings roguelite FPS to ancient Egypt
    1. Premature Evaluation: Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator
    2. Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy series started today
    3. Serious Sam's Bogus Detour is already great before it's even finished
    4. Total War: Warhammer charges onto Mac
    5. CCP's Sparc is a smart Tron-like virtual sport
    6. Have You Played… Doom 3 Resurrection Of Evil?
    7. Vroom! Full Throttle Remastered roars out today
    8. The Pipwick Papers
    9. TumbleSeed rolling out on May 2nd
    10. Be a baddie in Star Wars Battlefront 2
    11. Nier DLC will let you fight CEOs of Platinum and Squeenix
    12. Derailed: The Final Station's Only Traitor DLC adds cars
    1. Have You Played... Midwinter 2: Flames of Freedom
    2. The RPG Scrollbars: The CRPG Book Project
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free Loaders: Meat the monsters
    2. The Pipwick Papers
    1. Have You Played… The Witcher 3?
    2. The Flare Path: Get Knotted
    3. The Foxer
    4. What are we all playing this long weekend?
    1. What Xbox 'Project Scorpio' means for PC gaming
    2. Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit disembarking May 18th
    3. Searching for the truth of a fake world at EVE Fanfest
    4. Smite's karting minigame, Apollo's Racer Rumble
    5. Hot​​​​       line   Mi      ami: Mr Shifty out today
    6. Windows 10 Game Mode tested: minimal gains, unless you're unusually cruel to your PC
    7. Endless Space 2 properly launching on May 19th
    8. Have You Played... Battlefield 2142?
    9. Do alien powers make Prey more than another sci-fi shooter?
    10. Planescape: Torment as told in GIFs & Lebowskis
    11. Everspace warping out of early access in May
    12. Un'Goro guide
    13. By Jove! Offworld Trading Company expansion coming
    14. Ricky and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality blazing to 20/4
    1. Ride buses forever in 4Ever Transit Authority
    2. Xenonauts 2’s free early version updated
    3. Serious Sam's top-down Bogus Detour due in summer
    4. IF Only: Games from Spring Thing 2017
    5. XCOM lookalike Shock Tactics is out now
    6. Echoplex (echoplex) on (on) early (early) access (access)
    7. Snake Pass and the unexplored territory of the game controller
    8. Time-looping murder puzzler The Sexy Brutale is out
    9. Have You Played… Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus?
    10. Planescape: Torment's Enhanced Edition released
    11. I haven't stopped playing Pictopix for three months
    12. Zeboyd's Cosmic Star Heroine finally blasts off
    13. Star Wars Battlefront 2 leak shows Rey, Darth Maul
    1. Premature Evaluation: Blackwake
    2. Elite Dangerous: Horizons launches multicrew update
    3. Frostpunk's steamy city in the snow teased
    4. Why Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Negev update is a whole new way to play
    5. Quite a Rare treat: Yooka-Laylee released
    6. Wot I Think: Blackwood Crossing
    7. Hurrah, Bayonetta has finally arrived on PC
    8. Warriors All-Stars crossovers with Dead Or Alive, Ninja Gaiden, and more
    9. Have You Played... Death Road To Canada?
    10. The Elder Scrolls Online launches week-long trial
    11. Planet Coaster's Spring Update brings Go-Karts, crimes
    12. Steam charts: no funny business
    13. Battlerite free week trial launches today
    1. Leaky leak: Overwatch's next event is PvE Uprising
    2. Gearbox drops partnership with key reseller G2A
    3. Talking Robobody: The Signal From Tolva released
    4. The remarkable community around a 27-year-old MS-DOS racing game
    5. World of Tanks 30v30 mode Frontline hits test server
    6. Giveaway: 2,000 The Long Journey Home beta keys
    7. Saturday Supplement: Cbeebies
    8. Wot I Think: gladiator roguelite/management sim Domina
    9. Self Portrait (Interior) rolls out the welcome tongue
    10. Minecraft Windows 10 launching mod Marketplace
    11. Have You Played... Armadillo Run?
    12. Man O' War: Corsair sailing out of early access next week
    13. The RPG Scrollbars: Saving World Quests
    14. Go head to head in Oh My Godheads early access
    15. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel coming to PC
    1. Besiege announces multiplayer and level editor
    2. Free Loaders: Ghosts vs Autocomplete
    3. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Charting the puzzle depths of Cosmic Express
    2. The modders making games more gender-diverse
    3. Chill and Chart lets you map a little island
    4. Darkest Dungeon launches Steam Workshop for mods
    5. Wot I Think - Stellaris: Utopia
    6. Hearthstone's Journey to Un'Goro now out
    7. Have You Played... Tender Loving Care?
    8. Remember when Fox News tried to take on Bulletstorm?
    9. Don't Starve Together: A New Reign brings shadow queen, new bosses, further death
    10. Rain World patch improves controls, tweaks punishments
    11. The Foxer
    12. The Flare Path: A Typical Atypical Simmer #3
    13. Nvidia release the most powerful GPU ever for the fourth time in under a year - but why?
    14. Gearbox demand G2A makes changes, after launching promotion with G2A
    15. New Mass Effect patch: what a difference an eye makes
    1. Inside earns 4 awards as BAFTA winners announced
    2. We went house hunting in Battlefield 1’s Frontlines
    3. Brian Blessed charges into Kingdom Come: Deliverance
    4. Europa Universalis IV: Mandate of Heaven released
    5. Mass Effect multiplayer underlines Andromeda's by-the-numbers design
    6. EVE Valkyrie Groundrush update hits the floor April 11th
    7. Activision plan for 'many years' of Call of Duty movies
    8. Wot I Think: Bulletstorm - Full Clip Edition
    9. Yooka-Laylee pre-launch patch should help with camera issues
    10. Explore and unfurl constellations in Sky
    11. Have You Played... Splasher?
    12. Stellaris launches Utopia expansion and Banks update
    13. Resync: For Honor's High Fort map returns
    14. I have made my peace with third-party game clients
    15. Pond offers a little space for skimming stones
    16. Un'Goro Quest decks
    17. Steel Division: Normandy 44 advancing on May 23rd
    1. Mass Effect Andromeda's romances are more elaborate and more forgettable
    2. Yonder shows off lovely lands and animal friendship
    3. Playing roguelikes when you can’t see
    4. Sign up for the Dawn of War 3 multiplayer open beta
    5. Krypton Comet offers trek across a strange spacescape
    6. Have You Played... Ikari Warriors?
    7. Payday 2 brings back Heat Street, launches trial week
    8. Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion overhauls engine
    9. Terraria: Otherworld dumps old dev, hooks up with new
    10. Swim Out brings grid-based puzzling to the pool
    11. Criminal: Lego City Undercover PC is utterly broken
    1. Premature Evaluation: Bot Colony
    2. Rollcage-inspired racer Grip adds online multiplayer
    3. LEGO City Undercover busts into PC
    4. I wish Mass Effect was like The Expanse
    5. Mass Effect: Andromeda improving animations, adding autopilot skip
    6. Blizzard due $8.5 million in legal battle with botmakers
    7. Wot I Think: Yooka-Laylee
    8. Have You Played… Encarta's MindMaze?
    9. A Mortician's Tale starts handling heavy business soon
    10. Birdsong without birds
    11. Crashlands' postmortem is an extraordinary, emotional ride
    12. Steam Charts: a time to kill
    13. Post-asteroid survival RPG Impact Winter delayed
    14. Dominique Pamplemousse returns in musical sequel
    1. Why F.E.A.R.'s AI is still the best in first-person shooters
    2. We Happy Few is getting a movie adaptation
    3. King Under The Mountain kickstarts with a demo
    4. Vive launching subscription service for VR apps
    5. Dishonored 2 demo coming this week
    6. Have You Played... Bubble Bobble?
    7. Agents of Mayhem blasting onto PC August 18
    8. Agents Of Mayhem builds upon Saints Row in every way
    9. Cyberbam! Cyberbif! Batman: Arkham VR swinging to PC
    10. New vehicles stomp, roll, and hover into Brigador
    11. v r 3: Pippin Barr's exhibition of digital water
    12. The RPG Scrollbars: Back To World of Warcraft: Legion
    13. Megaquarium - a theme park management with FISH!
    14. Guns of Icarus Alliance takes to the skies with co-op
    15. Exo One is a brilliant, desolate 3D Tiny Wings
    1. For Honor update ups Steel rewards, River Fort returns
    2. Hearthstone journeying to Un'Goro on Thursday
    3. Resident Evil 4 HD mod releases Castle overhaul
    4. The Sunday Papers
    5. Fhtagn motion video: The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker coming May
    1. Knuckle Sandwich looks like a suitably daft RPG
    2. Mad Catz files for bankruptcy
    3. Free Loaders: Rebuild your childhood with Tracks
    4. What are we all playing this weekend?