September 2017 Archive

    1. Atelier Lydie & Suelle is coming to PC early 2018
    2. RuneScape's PvP tournament went badly wrong
    3. 20 years ago today, Fallout set the world on fire
    4. Clay-punk fever dream Dujanah rises from the sands
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Skyrim's Creation Club enters beta, offers Survival Mode free for starters
    1. Unknown Pleasures: the best new little-known Steam games this week
    2. Co-op crawler Freaky Awesome gloops out in Oct
    3. Cheap Golf is daft, quite fun, and knows your name is Susan
    4. Cuphead is now out. CUPHEAD!
    5. 'You will lose both hands' - How the biggest theft in EVE Online history ended in death threats
    6. Steamworld Dig 2 is a gentle jewel
    7. Have You Played... The Great Escape?
    8. Bethesda's Hines on VR: "It’s something all of our studios are looking at and talking about"
    9. No scrubs: Pyre adds new difficulty mode
    10. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds studio becomes PUBG Corp. [updated]
    11. The Flare Path: Ultimate Realism
    12. The Foxer
    13. Football Manager 2018 will change scouts, stadiums, AI and more
    14. Rocket League serves autumn update bounty
    1. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talks Divinity: Original Sin 2, Heat Signature and things going wrong
    2. Fortnite Battle Royale plays second fiddle to Plunkbat
    3. Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer introduces its cowboy
    4. Should you wait for Total War: Warhammer 2's DLC?
    5. Float 'n' gloat in LawBreakers free weekend
    6. Samus Returns, at last
    7. Clickuorice Allsorts: The Norwood Suite's soundtrack
    8. HyperRogue, the non-Euclidean roguelike, is a mind-melting masterpiece
    9. QWOP creator unveils cauldron man in Getting Over It
    10. Space station sim Stable Orbit is out today
    11. Killer Instinct punches onto Steam and Windows 7
    12. There's a big Sonic the Hedgehog sale going on right now
    13. Total War: Warhammer 2 totally released
    1. Assassin's Creed Origins adding tourism mode
    2. Overwatch working on fix for mystery autobans
    3. Structural analysis adventure Infra launches final ep
    4. Report: layoffs at Saints Row dev Volition
    5. Have You Played... Top Spin?
    6. Gosh, games are awfully violent, aren't they?
    7. Middle-earth: Shadow of War's memorial DLC goes free
    8. Swarms of alien fighters come to Elite Dangerous
    9. Humble adds Limbo, Gone Home, Shadowrun Returns, and more to its Trove line up
    10. EVE: Valkyrie - Warzone blasts off, making VR optional
    1. Wot I Think: Hob
    2. Danganronpa: the murder mystery visual novel series in a class of its own
    3. Make 'em pay today! Raid: World War II released
    4. Fortnite's Battle Royale mode released for free
    5. Cyberpunk twin-stick psychostomp Ruiner is out now
    6. Stellaris timelapse shows 200 years passing in 5 minutes
    7. Pinball FX3 bounces off
    8. Long War devs' next game is XCOM at a galactic level
    9. client chat now features Emoji support
    10. Have You Played... Commander Keen?
    11. Voice actor strike suspended as tentative agreement reached
    12. Cool coats, comedy copulation and cyber-cats - Wolfenstein: The New Colossus wants to do everything
    13. Wot I Think: Heat Signature
    14. Music to my ears: live improvised soundtracks
    15. In Phogs co-op you play two dogs on the same controller
    16. Astrologaster lets you gaze at the stars to find spoons
    17. Humble's got a Very Positive thing going on right now
    18. Call of Duty: WW2 open beta starts preloading
    1. State of the Art: How Isaac Cohen uses shimmering virtual cloth to explore emotions
    2. How multiplayer makes Divinity: Original Sin 2's singleplayer great
    3. WWE 2K18 will slam into PC alongside console launch
    4. Ding ding! Drive a cat tram in browser game Short Trip
    5. Civil engineering adventure Infra concludes this week
    6. Have You Played... Pit-Fighter?
    7. Attack On Titan 2 will indeed swing onto PC
    8. Wot I Think: Total War - Warhammer 2
    9. Nemesis Bundle 3 live on Bundle Stars, featuring S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Tropico, and others from 89p / $1
    10. Former Valve artist's portfolio includes mystery co-op fantasy game, rad female TF2 characters
    11. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture devs hang up their walking boots
    12. The Journey Down is now complete, all three chapters released
    13. Steam Charts: Stellaris Edition
    1. The Sunday Papers
    2. Ultima Online was released twenty years ago today
    1. Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 devs: "it was our great mistake"
    2. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Playerunknown's Battleground devs address Fortnite Battle Royale comparisons
    2. Spawn Point: how to get into real-time strategy
    3. Unknown Pleasures: our favourite new Steam games
    4. Figment imagines its way onto PC today
    5. Plunkbat: An Alice and Pip chat
    6. Things I want to celebrate about Divinity: Original Sin II
    7. Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire expansion is now out
    8. Parp parp! Project CARS 2 released
    9. Have You Played... No Man's Sky?
    10. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds adding VW campervan for lads on tour
    11. Goodbye and thanks to Philippa Warr
    12. Pipwick Papers: Pip's last Supporter Post
    13. The Flare Path Goes Great Western
    14. The Foxer
    15. Team Deathmatch comes to LawBreakers
    16. Ex-Valve chap launches Half-Life mod C.A.G.E.D.
    17. Terroir winemaking game exits early access cellar
    1. Gang Beasts hurls free trial weekend into the arena
    2. Boo! Outlast is free right now, and its expansion too
    3. Immersive sim Consortium: The Tower hits early access
    4. Breeding ground: Niche offers turn-based genetic survival
    5. Frantic sci-fi caper Heat Signature is out now
    6. Wot I Think: Divinity Original Sin 2
    7. Have You Played… Sonik the Hedgehog?
    8. Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn activated today
    9. How The Evil Within 2 tries to be an open world b-movie
    10. Watch an hour of The Evil Within 2's butchery, nightmare dinners and basement portals to other realities
    11. Resident Evil 7: Not A Hero shows off face-punching
    12. Shaming myself in an XCOM daily challenge
    13. Absolver patch whacks ‘spammers’ and adds masks
    1. Has Team Fortress 2 been improved by its updates?
    2. Wot I Think - Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
    3. Fortnite's Battle Royale goes F2P next week [updated]
    4. Dontnod delay Vampyr into 2018
    5. Super Hydorah blasts out today
    6. Cabin - a cool tiny project that will make your eyeballs ill
    7. Overwatch’s Junkertown map up in time for free weekend
    8. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talk roguelikes, Rogue Islands, and Divinity: Original Sin 2
    9. Humble Very Positive Bundle 2 available now, featuring Oxenfree, Shadow of War, and more
    10. Ghost Recon Wildlands PvP open beta now preloading
    11. No Man's Sky adds new default ship controls for PC
    12. We've launched!
    13. Have You Played... Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain?
    14. Steam now fighting review bombs with diagrams
    15. The best post-nerf decks - deck lists and guides
    1. Premature Evaluation: Planetoid Pioneers
    2. Be your own worst enemy in Echo today
    3. Death To The Author: killing creators in Dishonored, Portal and BioShock
    4. Forza 7 demo screeches onto Windows 10
    5. Dota 2 bringing Festivus back through contest
    6. Have You Played... Everybody's Gone To The Rapture?
    7. Zone of the Enders 2's mech action coming to PC
    8. Divinity: Original Sin 2 success makes Mac release strong possibility
    9. Think of the Children's co-op parenting hits open beta
    10. Space station sim enters a Stable Orbit next week
    11. Atomega: Ubisoft's FPS makes everyone equal, even when they're not
    12. Clickuorice Allsorts: Cute Subnautica Lego pitches
    13. GOG's new sale is kind of a Big Deal
    14. Square Enix announce mech game Left Alive
    1. It shouldn't matter to you how many copies a game sells
    2. Statespace: the neuroscientists who want to improve your gaming skills
    3. Wot I Think: Rogue Islands
    4. Chet Faliszek joins Bossa to make co-op action game
    5. Whipping it into shape: City Of Brass's Early Access
    6. Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! serves up tasty fixes
    7. Have You Played... Inside?
    8. Jettomero: Hero of the Universe stomping over planets
    9. I made a platoon of dogs fight a tank in Beast Battle Simulator and now I am filled with a deep regret
    10. Wot I Think: Project Cars 2
    11. Freeways is a puzzley road-builder from Desert Golfer
    12. Spintires: MudRunner rides out on Halloween
    13. Steam Charts: Death Under Tunnel Bridge
    14. Humble adds some of Bethesda's best to the End of Summer Sale
    15. Battleborn: No more content after Fall Update
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Check out the new RPS forum
    2. Divinity: Original Sin 2 verdict - face-robbing, limb-chomping, heart-breaking
    3. Warframe shows off expansion's open-world action
    4. Rogue Islands video: Playing an early island
    5. Unknown Pleasures: the best new Steam games you might have missed this week
    6. 5 things to try in the next Overwatch free weekend
    7. Hollow Knight will welcome (???) the Grimm Troupe as free DLC this Hallowe'en
    8. WWI shooter Tannenberg marches into early access soon
    9. Evasion of the bodysnatcher in Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider
    10. Vienna Automobile Society comes down to the line
    11. Tooth and Tail looks cute but has got some nasty teeth
    12. Elite Dangerous welcoming Thargoids back on the 26th
    13. Have You Played… The Crew?
    14. Rust introduces sitting down and frozen lakes
    15. Hurricane Relief Bundle: good games for a good cause
    16. The Flare Path: West London Lines
    17. The Foxer
    18. There's a foxy tale of sadness in The First Tree
    19. Swim Out is a gorgeous, stylish pool puzzler
    20. Call of Duty: WW2 open beta hits PC on September 29th
    1. 8K non-gaming and the importance of pixels
    2. Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show on pets in games
    3. Halo is superbly re-imagined in fan-made project SPV3
    4. Avernum 3: Ruined World concludes RPG trilogy in 2018
    5. Psychonauts is currently free on the Humble Store
    6. Subnautica introduces cute companion Cuddle Fish
    7. Fugl: A flappy first play of the early access bird 'em up
    8. Gettin' piggy wit it! Don't Starve: Hamlet announced
    9. Have You Played... Fury Of The Furries?
    10. Rocket League autumn update hits 28th with a farm map
    11. Clickuorice Allsorts: Overwatch and in-game toxicity
    12. Pro Evo Soccer 2018 is out with proper graphics and short sizes
    13. Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! released!!!
    1. How to live and die in Dead By Daylight
    2. SteamWorld Dig 2 PC release date confirmed
    3. FIFA 18 demo kicks off with a fry-up
    4. Have You Played... Men of War?
    5. Blizzard annoyed flies in a real ghost town to get sounds for Junkertown
    6. Star Wars Battlefront's DLC is free right now
    7. Ticket To Earth tricked me into enjoying a puzzle game
    8. Several uninteresting thoughts about Divinity: Original Sin 2
    9. Wot I Think – Ark: Survival Evolved
    10. Cute animals go to war in streamlined RTS Tooth And Tail
    11. New Humble Bundle features Zeno Clash 2, Resi 4, Dead Rising and more
    12. Absolver man expands on plans for fighting fans
    13. Dead by Daylight summons free trial weekend
    1. Premature Evaluation: Startup Company
    2. Endless Space 2 update launches fighters and bombers
    3. Okami HD painted onto PC in December
    4. Plunk this, plunk that: Fortnite adds Battle Royale mode
    5. Counter-Strike skin gambling: site owners settle with FTC after social media endorsement disclosures
    6. Have You Played… Hogs of War?
    7. EVE Online player steals space station in massive theft
    8. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana PC delayed at short notice
    9. The Pipwick Papers
    10. Divinity: Original Sin 2 just killed my adopted cat, and I don't know what to do with myself
    11. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds climbing due Nov-ish
    12. Heat Signature creator wants botched space burglary to be a 'recoverable catastrophe'
    13. Get up to 3 free games when you spend £12 / $15 in GOG's Weekly Sale
    14. Oktoberbrawl guide - How to unlock Call of the Void and Call of the Light
    1. How Tacoma tells a non-linear story with ghosts
    2. Evolve from block to deathbot in Ubisoft's FPS Atomega
    3. Songbringer combat patch tightens up the action
    4. Take pictures of bee butts and join a bin cult in this free game trio
    5. Wot I Think: Two-button metroidvania Necrosphere
    6. Absolver slaps on another patch but the lag remains
    7. Midrange Druid deck list guide - September 2017
    8. Control your ghost and zombie in Over My Dead Body
    9. Have You Played... Mafia 3?
    10. There will be some forum downtime tomorrow
    11. Program robots to run mazes in Robots: Create AI
    12. Tracks - The Train Set Game challenges you to pick up tiny wooden commuters from your furniture
    13. Save up to 60% on Tyranny for the next few hours
    14. Absolver’s most insulting move is a slap to the face
    15. BrambleLash offers thorny co-op/betrayal from 13 Sept
    16. Steam Charts: Parabolic Edition
    17. Lona: Realm Of Colors funded, very beautiful
    1. That's no planet: Lifeless Moon lands on Kickstarter
    2. Where the Goats Are is a pretty, relaxing game about making cheese
    3. Steel Division: Normandy 44 due boatload of free content
    4. Danganronpa V3's free demo is suitably weird
    5. Two ice creams go on a second date in Snow Cones 2
    6. FTL-y Shortest Trip to Earth blasts crowdfunding demo
    1. Explore an underworld mystery in Tokyo Dark
    2. LawBreakers getting new maps and competitive mode
    3. Tackle a huge beast under Times Square in latest Secret World Legends raid
    4. What are we all playing this weekend?
    5. Arma 3's humanitarian DLC drops from the sky
    1. Malaysia blocks Steam to ban religious fighting game
    2. The one thing that makes every XCOM 2 War Of The Chosen campaign different
    3. Cambria Sword: Your shmupper’s catch of the day
    4. Yup, Tempest 4000 looks like a Jeff Minter game
    5. Have You Played... Gods?
    6. TerraFire is still terrific
    7. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds gets foggy next week
    8. Three key basic Hearthstone cards rejigged, Hex gets more... HEXPENSIVE!
    9. The Flare Path: Museum Piece
    10. The Foxer
    11. Podcast: Electronic Wireless Show talks Life Is Strange: Before the Storm and XCOM 2: War of the Chosen
    12. Grab ace heist game Monaco for free today
    13. Magic: The Gathering Arena wants digital MTG to be "as much fun to watch as it is to play
    1. Bethesda: Fallout Creation Club "is not paid mods"
    2. Baseball/fighting mash-up Lethal League gets a sequel
    3. Rockstar planning PC-only VR version of L.A. Noire
    4. Rainbow Six Siege could end up with 100+ operators
    5. Mario + Rabbids is a glorious XCOMlike
    6. Have You Played... Titanfall 2?
    7. Judge Tyranny: Bastard's Wound today
    8. RPS OoO: read all the guest posts here
    9. Rise up against the meatbags in Stellaris' Synthetic Dawn DLC this month
    10. Abomination: The Nemesis Project deserves absolution for its sins
    1. Has For Honor been improved by its updates?
    2. “If you treat them as the enemy, it's not going to be a good relationship.” Obsidian's Feargus Urquhart on publishers
    3. Mirage: Arcane Warfare is free for keepsies right now
    4. I will play XCOM 2 War Of The Chosen's Challenge mode forever
    5. Have You Played... Titanfall?
    6. I'm guilty of doing very silly things to Bohemia in Europa Universalis 4
    7. When Slender meets kids' TV, you get the abomination Slendytubbies
    8. Where are all the negotiation games?
    9. Protecting video game dogs and the silly lengths I go to
    10. PSA: SteamWorld Dig is free on Origin (for now)
    11. Making Eye Contact In VR
    12. In Praise Of World Of Warcraft: Legion
    13. RPS OoO: please enjoy these posts in our absence
    1. Premature Evaluation: This Merchant Life
    2. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr is as clunky as its name
    3. Clickuorice Allsorts: Making good detective games
    4. Biomechanical FPS Scorn sprouts crowdfunding gland
    5. The Pipwick Papers: Ladybirds
    6. Have You Played… 80 Days?
    7. Rise of the Tomb Raider is the new Humble Monthly early unlock
    8. Mass-stealing shooter Morphies Law is growing nicely
    9. Study buddy: Manage a school in Academia
    10. Blood Bowl 2: Legendary Edition adds bears to murderball
    11. Clickuorice Allsorts: Shenzhen Solitaire on MS-DOS
    12. The Last Kart is a cute, free, rainy racer
    13. Rainbow Six Siege launches Operation Blood Orchid
    14. Wot I Think: Absolver
    1. Beyond Infinity: Obsidian on modernising the art of the isometric RPG
    2. I am an Ironman idiot and XCOM proves it
    3. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds will combat AFK farmers
    4. Stardew Valley publishers tease slightly witchy project
    5. Steam Charts: Brand New Edition!
    6. Clickuorice Allsorts: How Headlander's look works
    7. Deadly Premonition director's The Good Life starts crowdfunding
    8. Have You Played… World of Tanks?
    9. League of Legends bins level cap, bigs up blue essence
    10. And then Geralt lived happily ever after
    11. Steamworld Dig 2 release date unearthed
    12. Fugl: 3 minutes of being a swoopy bird!
    13. Delete innocent AIs from hard drives in Localhost
    14. H1Z1 focuses on differentiating itself from Plunkbat
    15. Buy a discounted SSD and get Rainbow Six Siege free
    1. Pikuniku is a colourful dystopian puzzler
    2. Pretty point-and-click 29 out later this month
    3. Luminous Corridor 0 is a fun arcade shooter
    4. Dino Dini's Kick Off Revival slides onto PC this month
    5. The Sunday Papers
    6. Steampunk dungeon crawler Vaporum slashes out this month
    1. Rock of Ages 2 boulders onto Steam
    2. Make colourful blobs hold hands in bizarre puzzler Wattam, out next year
    3. Gravity bone creator now helping develop Sub Rosa
    4. Nihon Falcom's JRPG Ys Seven makes the jump to PC
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Make a song and dance about Figment on 22 September
    1. Obsidian on Tyranny's expansion & writing believable evil
    2. I played Monster Hunter World & turned a dino into pants
    3. Ark: Survival Evolved going underground in Aberration
    4. Cultist Simulator brings cosmic longing to Kickstarter
    5. High Hell kicking many doors in later this year
    6. Total War’s Warhammer expert on why we all love Skaven
    7. Competition: Share your memories of Obsidian games
    8. Budget Aggro Paladin (Frozen Throne) guide
    9. Fallout: Project Brazil becomes Fallout: New California
    10. Have You Played... Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior?
    11. Destiny 2: No-fuss engrams, guided game beta and ridic live action trailer
    12. The Flare Path: A Fanfare of Foxers
    13. Human Head announce shmup MMORPG Survived By
    14. The Pipwick Papers: Follow Friday
    15. Wot I Think: Songbringer
    16. Battlefield 1's Russian DLC rides out Sept 19th (or 5th for the bourgeoisie)