June 2017 Archive

    1. How a cargo plane sets up Playerunknown's Battlegrounds for greatness
    2. The petty, grudge-holding NPCs of Thousand Threads
    3. Wot I Think: Nex Machina
    4. Rain World expansion to bring easy mode & multiplayer
    5. Wot I Think: psychological investigation FPS Get Even
    6. Do some crimes in LawBreakers' open beta today
    7. Cuphead devs entirely rebuilt the game after E3 2015
    8. Watch Dogs 2 getting a 4-player party mode for July 4th
    9. Arkane's founder on why he's ready to leave Prey devs
    10. The Foxer
    11. The Flare Path: Unburdens
    12. League of Legends overhauls Honor, rewards niceness
    13. StarCraft Remastered launching on August 14th
    14. League of Legends: Kayn brings sentient weaponry
    15. Paradox Interactive acquire Age of Wonders 3 studio
    16. Have You Played… Sethian?
    1. The Tearoom is a ‘historical public bathroom simulator’
    2. Civ 6, EUIV and Endless Legend designers on how their strategy games create the illusion of a world
    3. Stronghold 2: Steam Edition restores multiplayer
    4. World of Warcraft 7.3 now available in public test realm
    5. Cross-platform play might come to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
    6. Wot I Think: The Infectious Madness Of Doctor Dekker
    7. Halo fan game Installation 01 gets ‘OK’ from 343 Industries
    8. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talks Caveblazers, The Witcher 3, and Orcs Must Die
    9. Watch 12 adorable minutes of The Swords of Ditto
    10. Realm Grinder: a continued obsession
    11. Have You Played... Final Fantasy VII?
    12. Here's how Star Wars Battlefront 2's crate system works
    13. G2A will require key sellers to provide name and address
    14. Pinball FX3 is multiplayer-focused and coming soon
    15. Steam Toddler Group Sale
    16. Rick and Morty coming to Rocket League and more
    1. Titanfall 2's War Games update adds new maps
    2. Ambition was Sniper Ghost Warrior 3's downfall, says dev
    3. How Gwent has evolved in its journey from minigame to multiplayer gem
    4. Unknown Pleasures: Steam's latest hidden delights
    5. Have You Played... Black & White?
    6. Warframe: Chains of Harrow update brings Earth makeover today
    7. Longsword Tabletop Tactics is part game, part tabletop platform
    8. Raid cyborg-infested space hulks in Cryptark
    9. Summer brings fireworks and more to Planet Coaster
    10. Life of Tar takes a journey through sticky prehistory
    11. Gorn: batter muscular men in VR next month
    12. John Romero wants you to buy his Doom 2 floppies
    1. Prey's creative director and founder of Arkane Studios, Raphael Colantonio, steps down
    2. Premature Evaluation: Colony Survival
    3. State of the Art: The monsters of Prey
    4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets 3rd monthly update
    5. Wot I Think: Darkest Dungeon - The Crimson Court
    6. Elite Dangerous pilots discover an alien Thargoid base
    7. Playdead co-founder's next project is Somerville
    8. Northwest Passages: Reaching for the Beaufort Sea
    9. Have You Played… Midtown Madness?
    10. Racing games are going cheap on the Humble Store
    11. Shardlight designer and Wadjet Eye Games part ways
    12. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets loot drop changes
    13. The Pipwick Papers
    14. Anthem is closer to Star Wars than Mass Effect
    1. Frostpunk asks why we survive, not just how
    2. Retrospective: Darksiders II - Deathinitive Edition
    3. My struggle in Passpartout: The Starving Artist
    4. Pathfinder: Kingmaker hits funding goal on Kickstarter
    5. SteamWorld Dig 2 is burrowing its way onto PC
    6. Speedrunner sprints through Prey in 7 minutes
    7. We Happy Few to get one more update before launch
    8. Have You Played... Tabula Rasa?
    9. Battleborn's new PvP mode, Supercharge, is out
    10. Observer wants you to feel catharsis and hack brains
    11. Steam Charts: Sale away, sale away, sale away
    12. The RPG Scrollbars: Gameshow For A LARP
    13. Secret World Legends opens its spooky doors today
    14. Warframe welcomes dark priest Harrow this week
    1. Colourful platformer De Blob 2 squelches onto PC
    2. 868-HACK expansion coming in July
    3. Murloc Warlock deck list guide - July 2017
    4. There's a great new site showcasing speed-runs and I can't tear myself away from it
    5. TumbleSeed patch makes game easier as developer dissects slow sales
    6. The Sunday Papers
    7. Gigantic launching in July, escapes Windows 10
    1. Choo choo! Toy train builder Tracks chugging into early access in September
    2. Quake Champions will bunny hop onto Steam too
    3. Titanfall 2 adding two new maps free next week
    4. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds sales pass 4 million
    5. GTA publishers are leaving OpenIV alone after all
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    7. Thimbleweed Park gets in-game hint hotline
    1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone release coming
    2. Has Assassin's Creed managed to find itself during its gap year?
    3. Homeworld: Cataclysm re-emerges as Emergence
    4. Steam summer sale: our giant recommendations list
    5. 20,000 Atmospheres is full of buttons to press
    6. Have You Played... Beetle Crazy Cup?
    7. Farming Simulator 17 off to South America in expansion
    8. Everything Is Going To Be OK gets early access PWYW
    9. The Flare Path: Heard Through An Open Window
    10. The Foxer
    11. Daily Death #6: Caveblazers daily no more
    12. Paradox reverting recent regional price increases
    1. Beyond Good and Evil 2's in-engine demo of space flight
    2. Armarama! Bohemia launch Argo, add Malden to Arma 3
    3. The strange story of the PC’s not-death
    4. Vive 'Knuckle' controllers promise five-finger gestures
    5. Star Trek: Bridge Crew adds voice control
    6. Realm Grinder is the new AdVenture Capitalist, and it's destroying me
    7. Far Cry 5 has a great dog
    8. Steam's summer sale has started
    9. Machinarium rebuilds robo-buddy in new engine
    10. Daily Death #5: Caveblazers daily, a bit
    11. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talks Frostpunk, Destiny 2 and Middle Earth: Shadow of War
    12. Team Fortress 2 adds organ harvesting, many nerfs & more open development
    13. Have You Played... Heart Of Darkness?
    14. My PC in mid-2017
    15. Friday the 13th gives out free clobber in apology for launch woes
    16. Endless Space 2 update improves AI, adds new hero
    17. Subnautica's Voice of the Deep adds something monstrous
    1. Unknown Pleasures: 10 hidden gems on Steam this week
    2. State of the Art: Old Man's Journey
    3. Daily Death #4: Caveblazers daily and a bit more
    4. How to make your own faction in Endless Space 2
    5. Moonshot: Overwatch's Horizon Lunar Colony map's live
    6. Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! plating up on August 24th
    7. Death Road to Canada adds Bort & new unlock system
    8. Total War: Warhammer 2's campaign rethinks the endgame
    9. Have You Played... Blood II: The Chosen?
    10. Dungeon Defenders 2 launches out of early access
    11. Crytek's monsterhunt FPS Hunt: Showdown looks neat
    12. Steam Summer Sale begins 22 June (tomorrow!)
    13. Hitman hits Mac, man
    14. Bang bang! Serious Sam's Bogus Detour released
    1. Golf things into existence with Fallout 4’s ‘creation club’
    2. Premature Evaluation: Kenshi
    3. XCOM 2: War of the Chosen's alien champions, lost cities and soldier bonds explained
    4. PS2 action-RPG trilogy .hack//G.U. coming to PC
    5. Diablo 3's Necromancer DLC rising next week
    6. Skull and Bones is about being a ship, not a pirate
    7. Daily Death #3: Caveblazers daily and a big gun
    8. Housemarque's Nex Machina explodes onto PC
    9. Have You Played... Strip Poker II?
    10. Battlerite's huge Summer Patch brings the Blossom
    11. Project Rap Rabbit misses Kickstarter goal
    12. Hitman's prologue chapter goes free today
    13. The Pipwick Papers
    14. Slime Rancher leaving early access on August 1st
    15. Black Mesa is dreaming of a Xen Christmas
    1. Destiny 2 combat is a punchy, kinetic joy
    2. Wot I Think: Everspace
    3. Jazzpunk gets Director’s Cut and Flavour Nexus DLC
    4. Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court expansion released
    5. Daily Death #2: Caveblazers daily challenge mode
    6. Drilling platformer Pepper Grinder looks fab
    7. Tekken 7's character customiser is a joyful experience
    8. Have You Played... The Operative: No One Lives Forever?
    9. Steam Charts: Doing my duty
    10. The compassion & cruelty of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
    11. Strange Brigade takes on mummies in demo footage
    12. Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is free on Origin
    13. Diablo 3 adding weekly runs with other players' builds
    14. The RPG Scrollbars: Universes Built For Sharing
    15. GTA Online cheats shut down by Take-Two
    16. Colour Clash uses Missile Command-style gaming to create artworks
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Don't hate on tutorials
    2. Make the desert bloom in That Blooming Feeling
    3. Undead! Dying Light getting a year of free DLC
    4. Football Manager 2017 pass-and-save diary, part four: Hell in a handballcart
    5. Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls hits PC
    6. The joy of The Witcher 3's great outdoors
    7. Ooh, check out Gorescript for classic FPS funtimes
    8. Have You Played... Rise Of The Robots?
    9. IO Interactive is now independent, keeps Hitman
    10. Destiny 2's PlayStation-exclusive bits hitting PC in 2018
    11. The Foxer
    12. The Flare Path: Flat Top Frenzy
    13. Rockstar: OpenIV was shut down to fight GTA Online hacking
    1. Pow! The King of Fighters XIV hits PC
    2. FREE 3: A trio of free recommendations for tired souls
    3. The End Is Nigh shows off deadly platforming
    4. Nadia Was Here is an RPG with some fascinating combat
    5. Hidden Folks uncovers new factory areas in free update
    6. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show E3 Special
    7. Have You Played... Barbie Dreamhouse Party?
    8. A Plague Tale: Innocence trailer unleashes ravenous rats
    9. GTA modding tool OpenIV shut down by legal threat
    10. Behind the scenes of Unknown Pleasures
    11. Steep expansion carves path to 2018 Winter Olympics
    12. Unknown Pleasures: the best of Steam's rest this week
    13. Europa Universalis IV and Hearts of Iron IV DLC looks to the East
    14. Insurgency: Sandstorm shows off story campaign
    1. Pitcher Me This (is another one I'll sell to NBC)
    2. 7 games to look forward to that you won't find at E3
    3. FREE 3: Play these instead of waiting for E3’s hits
    4. Tyranny adds a New Game+ mode, but I'm not sure why
    5. Dota 2's underwater terrain has some gorgeous wildlife!
    6. Football Manager 2017 pass-and-save diary, part three: Half-empty cups
    7. Wot I Think - Rising Storm 2: Vietnam
    8. LEGO Worlds blasting off to vintage Space in first DLC
    9. Have You Played... VIDEOBALL?
    10. Thargoids returning properly with Elite Dangerous 2.4
    11. Destiny 2: Swish 4k 60FPS nonsense and screenshots
    12. WH40K: Dawn of War 3 adding Dawn of War-ier modes
    13. Wot I Think: Dirt 4
    14. Vampyr bleeds 10 minutes of gameplay footage
    15. Metal Gear Survive delayed into 2018
    1. Absolver shows off drunken boxing style
    2. Rust: still a game of singular brutality, even 4 years on
    3. Every PC game announced or trailered at E3 2017
    4. Tyranny: Bastard’s Wound due later this year
    5. Steam Direct launches with $100 submission fee
    6. GTA Online's Gunrunning update delivers Megaforce bike
    7. Sea of Thieves’ storms, skeletons and treasure hunting
    8. FREE 3: Good games you can play now for $0
    9. Life Is Strange: Before the Storm's Chloe has a new voice actor, because of the strike
    10. The joy of making pitchers cry in Super Mega Baseball
    11. Payday 2: Ultimate Edition is out, containing all DLC
    12. Have You Played... Slayaway Camp?
    13. The Pipwick Papers
    14. Elder Scrolls Legends off to Skyrim in first expansion
    15. Destiny 2 on PC October 24, seven weeks after consoles
    16. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom out on 10 November
    17. Viva El Presidente! Tropico 6 announced for 2018
    18. Tunic trailer: an adorable fox meets lovely lighting
    19. Mens shoot mens in fresh Call of Duty: WWII trailer
    20. Monster Hunter World is coming to PC
    21. Dad Schlock: The Evil Within 2's gameplay trailer
    22. Ark: Survival Evolved leaving early access in August
    1. Elijah Wood's SpectreVision & Ubi making Transference
    2. Beyond Good and Evil 2 is online world of space pirates
    3. Mordor casts a shadow over the open world genre
    4. The Last Night gets new trailer and the creator apologises for old tweets
    5. Far Cry 5's E3 trailer shows yup, it is still goofy fun
    6. Skull and Bones is Ubisoft's open-seas pirate 'em up
    7. Wargroove is a build-your-own-battlefield Advance Wars
    8. LawBreakers starts shooting in August
    9. The Crew 2 shows off racing by land, sea, and air
    10. Rebuilt: Age Of Empires Definitive Edition announced
    11. Wot I Think: StarCrawlers
    12. Code Vein deffo coming to PC, says Namco Bandai
    13. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to add vaulting, climbing
    14. Griftlands is Klei’s new cartoonish sci-fi swashbuckler
    15. Killing Floor 2 carnival event & free week start tomorrow
    16. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord’s horse archers are mean
    17. Football Manager 2017 pass-and-save diary, part two: Enter the Tinkerman
    18. THQ Nordic help Wreckfest cross the finish line this year
    19. XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen coming August 29th
    20. Dragon Ball FighterZ coming from BlazBlue devs
    21. Total War: Warhammer 2 launching September 28th
    22. The Last Night is a post-cyberpunk cinematic platformer
    23. Have You Played… HORSE MASTER?
    24. State of Decay 2 brings all the zombies to the yard
    25. Bethesda jack in for Doom VFR and Fallout 4 VR this year
    26. The RPG Scrollbars: In search of urban fantasy
    27. Dishonored's new expansion is about killing the Outsider
    28. Crackdown 3 trailer brings the boom, Terry Crews
    29. Steam Charts: The RPS Effect
    30. Tacoma: deserted space station open to explorers from August 2
    31. Creation Club is Bethesda's alternative to paid mods
    32. The Evil Within 2 announced, "less linear" than the first
    33. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus announced, coming October
    34. Cuphead runneth over and releases Sept 29th
    1. Ori and the Will of the Wisps announced, about sad owls
    2. Life Is Strange: Before the Storm starts in August
    3. Bioware's Anthem is an action-RPG shooter looking a fair bit like Destiny
    4. Metro Exodus announced for 2018
    5. Minecraft Win 10 getting a new(er) look
    6. Gasp! Surprise! Assassin's Creed Origins announced
    7. Forza Motorsport 7 announced for Windows 10
    8. Board game Terra Mystica rolls onto PC
    9. Techland delay Pure Farming 17 long enough to become Pure Farming 2018
    10. The Sunday Papers
    11. Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is out now
    1. Star Wars Battlefront 2 post-launch maps, modes, and characters will be free
    2. A Way Out is a co-op prison break game from Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons dev
    3. BioWare tease new sci-fi IP Anthem - full reveal tomorrow
    4. Need for Speed Payback shows cars punching cars
    5. Battlefield trailer shows the Eastern Front
    6. Star Wars and sports stars: EA's E3 press conference live
    7. Cryptic are making a Magic: The Gathering MMORPG
    8. Dirt 4 screeches out
    9. What are we all playing this weekend
    10. Outer Orbit Sushi has such charming alien gifs!
    1. Saved Games: Interstate ‘76 is the game worth saving from 1997
    2. Football Manager 2017 pass-and-save diary, part one: A game of four halves
    3. Dauntless offers new footage, new monster deets!
    4. Play The Division, Steep and Trials Fusion for free this weekend
    5. Have You Played... Caves Of Qud?
    6. Jalopy's Turkey update adds backstory via licence plates!
    7. Dota 2's first co-op campaign arrives in Siltbreaker Act 1
    8. On Prey's Ending
    9. The Foxer
    10. The Flare Path: Row Boats
    11. What could possibly go wrong? New Bubsy announced
    12. Mirage: Arcane Warfare free to play this weekend
    13. Project Cars 2 racing out on September 22
    14. Kingdom Come: Deliverance rides out in February 2018
    1. Intel’s 18-core CPU and, er, other exciting stuff
    2. Payday 2 giving away 5 million free copies
    3. E3 press conferences: who what where when why whom
    4. Unknown Pleasures: 10 of the best new Steam games
    5. CD Projekt Red blackmailed with Cyberpunk 2077 files
    6. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talks RiME, Endless Space 2 and OrbLands
    7. Epic's Fortnite enters early access in July
    8. An XCOM 2 expansion pack? Sure looks like it...
    9. Have You Played... Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor?
    10. Dontnod's Vampyr rising in November
    11. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patch brings minor performance improvements
    12. Super Meat Boy co-creator announces The End Is Nigh
    1. My first (and only) kill in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
    2. Be a struggling artist in painting sim Passpartout
    3. Caveblazers is an interesting contrast to Spelunky
    4. CS: GO's Operation Hydra rotates to Weapons Expert
    5. E3 is as close as this industry gets to Eurovision
    6. Minecraft: Story Mode - Season 2 starts in July
    7. Have You Played... Batman: Arkham Knight?
    8. Smite offers free Hercules-themed dungeon to players
    9. Little Nightmares: Secrets of the Maw DLC announced
    10. GOG launches summer sale (in spring)
    11. Rebellion's Strange Brigade is a pulpy co-op shooter
    12. Help me, I can't stop playing Flow Free
    13. Mass Effect: Andromeda will let spacemen smooch Jaal
    14. Valve loses its fourth writer in two years, as Jay Pinkerton leaves the company
    1. Premature Evaluation: Production Line
    2. Steam Greenlight closed, Steam Direct comes next week
    3. Hearts of Iron 4 celebrates first birthday with free DLC
    4. Police Stories has a free alpha and a lot of potential
    5. Battleborn goes free-to-play. Sort of. Half of it.
    6. Devolver announce action-RPG The Swords Of Ditto
    7. The Top Best Bestest Games Of 2017 So Far
    8. Google makes games to help teach internet sense, safety and positivity to kids
    9. Ealdorlight is a procedural storytelling fantasy RPG
    10. Have You Played... Dead Space?
    11. Styx: Shards of Darkness demo sneaks out
    12. Twitch Prime goes global, getting Plunkbat clothing
    13. ProcJam funding drive offers mystery proc-gen project mixtape to backers
    14. The Pipwick Papers
    15. Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy continues in Ep 2 today
    16. FIFA 18 is all Ronaldo, Ronaldo, Ronaldo
    1. What the Cyberpunk 2020 RPG can tell us about Cyberpunk 2077
    2. Paradox on the future of historical strategy, RPGs and their internal development studio
    3. Raiders of the Broken Planet shows 4v1 action
    4. The RPG Scrollbars: Language Of Uncommon Tongues
    5. Jumpy! Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 packs MM 7-10
    6. Astroneer devs prioritising dedicated servers
    7. Warning: Ubisoft's servers are wonked today
    8. The Joy Of Arkham Asylum's broken Batman
    9. Gleaming! Rust overhauls recoil and inaccuracy
    10. Have You Played… Assassin’s Creed?
    11. Daily Death: Caveblazers daily challenge mode
    12. Steam Charts: A New Dawn
    13. Protect a tree against insect invaders in Bonsai Defense
    14. 4D Toys is a toybox with four-dimensional toys
    15. Rocket League to celebrate birthday with new map
    1. Brigador: Up-Armored Edition 'relaunches' the mech combat game
    2. The Long Journey Home gets easier in 'Story Mode'
    3. Gears of War 4 getting Horde Mode update and free trial
    4. '90s RPG Silver slashes its way onto Steam
    5. Club a penguin: Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator out of early access
    6. The Sunday Papers
    7. Kingdom Come: Deliverance gets a new trailer
    1. Free Loaders: Spruce up dead planets as little green men
    2. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Total War: Warhammer 2 is taking everything further
    2. How Little Nightmares' horrible characters were animated
    3. Valve confirm Steam Direct publishing fee: $100
    4. The strange retro world of Vocaloid fan games
    5. Dead Cells gets a fiery update (and better shields)
    6. Northwest Passages: Sailing into Terror Bay
    7. Have You Played… Planetside 2?
    8. Need For Speed Payback will be fast, potentially furious
    9. Bulletstorm devs People Can Fly making mysterious new game with Square Enix
    10. The Flare Path: Do & Don't #10
    11. The Foxer
    12. Hey ho, let's go! Blitzkrieg 3 released
    13. Tekken 7 finally brings the fight to PC
    1. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talks Friday the 13th, Gwent, CrossCells and preparations for E3
    2. Wot I Think: gorgeous combat-free action puzzler RiME
    3. State of the Art: How Edith Finch's most memorable scene works
    4. Crytek's co-op Hunt: Horrors Of The Gilded Age reborn PvP as Hunt: Showdown
    5. BattleTech is the mech game I've always wanted
    6. Middle-Earth: Shadow of War delayed 'til October
    7. Have You Unleashed… Rat Chaos?
    8. DLC double bill for Europa Universalis 4 & Hearts of Iron 4 on June 14th
    9. Wipeout-inspired racer Formula Fusion released
    10. Pride vs overheating: a story about PCs
    11. Goth is dead: Gothic devs go sci-fi with Elex in October
    12. Obsidian's Pathfinder card game coming to PC
    13. Google's cute cricket game marks ICC Champions Trophy