November 2017 Archive

    1. Nasty, brutish and short - Rust and the state of nature
    2. Wot I Think: Battle Chef Brigade
    3. Life Is Strange original voices return for Before the Storm bonus ep
    4. The Elder Scrolls Online launches week-long free weekend
    5. Football Manager 2018's best wonderkids
    6. Total War: Rome 2's Empire Divided DLC is out now
    7. Have You Played... Another World?
    8. Room-deep in the dead: DOOM VFR out today
    9. Son of Scoregasm blasts out today
    10. Tough platformer Rain World gets easy mode in beta
    11. Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies gets Minecrafty
    12. Legendary Gary is an RPG about an RPG
    1. Asus ROG Swift PG258Q review: 240Hz gaming gone mad
    2. Has Paladins been improved by its updates?
    3. Whatever happened to XCOM 2's daily challenge mode?
    4. Star Wars Battlefront 2's microtransactions unlikely to include a pink Darth Vader
    5. Wot I Think: Hyakki Castle
    6. Wolfenstein 2 now has a single-level demo
    7. The 10 Best Hacking, Coding, Computing Games
    8. Battlezone 2 revamp coming next year
    9. Have You Played... Mirage: Arcane Warfare?
    10. Deus Ex is "waiting its turn" for a new game
    11. Euro Truck Simulator 2 revisits Italia next week
    12. Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs out December 7th
    13. Tekken 7 gets new character Geese tomorrow
    14. Blazing Legion: Ignition's mech action looks ace
    1. Premature Evaluation: Tannenberg
    2. Rising Storm 2: Vietnam throws Australians into the fray
    3. Hey, devs! EGX Rezzed 2018's Leftfield Collection submission are now open
    4. Logitech G603 wireless gaming mouse review
    5. The Joy of The Norwood Suite's otherworldly hotel
    6. Nioh PC gets belated mouse and keyboard support
    7. Civilization VI: Rise And Fall expansion out Feb 8th
    8. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds test servers climb up
    9. Destiny 2 gets an alien-smiting free trial today
    10. Marvel Heroes closes early as developers shut down
    11. The Beginner’s Guide creators release a JRPG about Keanu Reeves because why not
    12. Desert Bus VR remakes vintage joke drive 'em up for free
    1. Elite pilot travels 6 hours after falling for 'free ship' prank
    2. Kaiju & mechs clash in ace FTL follow-up Into the Breach
    3. Door Kickers adds online cooperative multiplayer
    4. Grow Home studio get musical in new game Ode
    5. The joy of Assassin's Creed Origins' costumes
    6. Steam charts: autumn sale edition
    7. MidBoss update makes life easier with fast travel and new abilities
    8. The Elitist: Swimming with the Thargoids
    9. Have you played… Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines?
    10. Tour a virtual gallery in The Zium Museum
    11. Black Mesa's Xen chapters delayed again
    1. Forza studio Playground Games open a new UK studio with some serious pedigree
    2. AirMech Wastelands rolls out to early access
    3. Ambition: A Minuet in Power explores the social powers behind a revolution
    4. Square Enix share their reasons for dropping Hitman studio Io
    5. The Sunday Papers
    1. 20 minutes of Monster Hunter: World show cooking, fighting and monsters
    2. Destiny 2 might not reward grind as much as you'd think
    3. Ark's second expansion, Aberration, gets a trailer & release date
    4. Path of Exile's Abyss league promises groundbreaking action
    1. The greatest PC games of all time
    2. RollerCoaster Tycoon creator on the resurgence of management games
    3. Seven: The Days Long Gone shows off sneaking, disguises and murder
    4. The Joy Of Edith Finch's hidden details
    5. SpellForce 3 gets an open weekend ahead of launch
    6. Three cars and the truth: a belated Project Cars 2 demo
    7. Have You Played... Star Wars Battlefront?
    8. Beat up some Romans in Total War: Arena's open beta
    9. Warhammer 40K goes 4X in Gladius - Relics of War
    10. The Flare Path: Defects
    11. Clickuorice Allsort: Writing systems in videogames
    12. The Foxer
    13. An hour of space tourism with Star Citizen 3.0
    14. Planet Coaster's huge anniversary update is out now
    15. Grab a Vive, Fallout 4 VR, Doom VFR and more for just £599 this Black Friday
    1. Playstyle Royale: Dump The Evidence
    2. Oculus Rift price drops to $349 / $349 for Black Friday
    3. Call of Duty WW2 has solved face-rendering - and it scares me
    4. Hey, you, Tower 57 is well worth a look
    5. Zach of Zachtronics: "I really like making my dumb little games that don’t matter"
    6. Overwatch hero accents ranked from least bad to Tracer
    7. Dota 2's matchmaking update introduces rank medals
    8. Podcast: Into The Breach, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds and "running away"
    9. Warface gets in on the battle royale craze
    10. Have You Played... Crysis 2?
    11. Battlerite adds new champion: Destiny 'The Sky Ranger'
    12. Marvel Heroes could be shut down early as Gazillion lets go of most of its staff
    13. Heat Signature update responds to our very fair points
    14. My Friend Pedro has kickflips and bullet time
    15. Dwarf Fortress artefact update adds raids, rescues and cover identities
    16. Gwent's single player campaign delayed until 2018
    17. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is profitable after 3 months
    18. Wolfenstein 2 now just £20/$25, and you can try it free
    19. Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak gets its first update in over a year, adding tactical pause
    1. Wot I Think: Outcast - Second Contact
    2. When is it OK to remake a classic game?
    3. Tired of Black Friday already? How about Steam's Autumn sale instead?
    4. To The Moon sequel Finding Paradise out December 14th
    5. Wot I Think: Total War: Rome 2 - Empire Divided
    6. Opus Magnum adds a gruelling final chapter
    7. SpyParty is coming to Steam early access after 8 years of development
    8. The best thing about Neverwinter Nights was its persistent worlds
    9. Have you played… Shootmania?
    10. Winter Soldier, Black Widow and Venom are coming to Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite
    11. The Cat
    12. Belgium commission declares loot boxes are gambling
    13. Plunkbat 1.0 test servers are live again for two days
    14. Spinning bot kick: Street Fighter Transformers are a real, official thing, somehow
    1. Premature Evaluation: Deep Sky Derelicts
    2. Neverwinter Nights Enhanced Edition: improved graphics but backwards-compatible with old saves and mods
    3. Star Wars Battlefront 2 gets its first major patch
    4. Final Fantasy 14's latest update crams a MOBA inside the MMO
    5. The Joy Of Absolver's social fight clubs
    6. Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is great! No, it isn't.
    7. Celebrate Mass Effect turning 10 with some animation facts
    8. Need for Speed Payback reduces the need for loot boxes
    9. Valve still trying to stop Steam user review manipulation
    10. Civ 5 designer Jon Shafer is returning to At The Gates with new ideas
    11. Have You Played... SUPERHOT VR?
    12. Wot I Think - Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer
    13. Northgard adds boar clan and lays out floor plan
    14. Rock out with Brütal Legend for free today
    15. Clicker Heroes 2 ditches free-to-play in favor of "cleaner conscience"
    16. World of Final Fantasy is still adorable and is out today
    17. Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition is the next BioWare remaster
    18. Sci-fi caper 2000:1 A Space Felony is free this week
    1. How Total War: Warhammer's Mortal Empires engineers a world of unending war
    2. For Honor needs more than new warriors to stay alive
    3. Say hello to Katharine Byrne, our hardware editor
    4. Kick doors with friends in Door Kickers: Action Squad
    5. Tekken 7 is a brutal but brilliant intro to fighting games
    6. Rainbow Six Siege's third year will introduce 8 operators and a co-op event
    7. Welcome Matt Cox, our new staff writer
    8. Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games
    9. Gunhead pits a pirate against derelict ships full of drones
    10. Plunkbat tournament ends in a desperate standoff
    11. Fortnite: Battle Royale's rocket riding is here to stay
    12. Turtle Beach Recon 150 review: A no-frills gaming headset for just £40
    13. Steam Charts: Clean Underwear Edition
    14. RimWorld's beta adds swamp biomes and 'story combat'
    15. Opus Magnum player makes an alchemical computer
    1. Trüberbrook's hand-crafted miniature world is a wonder
    2. Iconoclasts is nearly here - see it in action
    3. Guild Wars 2's fourth season of new content begins soon
    4. The Sunday Papers
    5. Shadowhand stands to deliver on December 7th
    1. THQ Nordic buy the studio making Biomutant
    2. Reigns: Her Majesty swipes right to December 7th
    3. Touhou 16 shoots onto Steam
    4. What are we all playing this weekend?
    5. Outcast's remake Second Contact is out now
    1. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds shows yet more desert
    2. Land of enchantment: an American Truck Sim - New Mexico photo diary
    3. Titan Quest has a new Norse expansion and it's out now
    4. Unknown Pleasures: five of the best new Steam games this week
    5. The troubling MS Paint executions by For Honor's players
    6. Soma's new 'Safe Mode' will stop monsters eating you
    7. Have You Played... Jurassic Park III: Danger Zone!?
    8. The joys of travelling Assassin’s Creed Origins by eagle
    9. Hitman's Elusive Targets start repeating today
    10. Civ V designer Jon Shafer parts with Paradox, "creative differences" blamed
    11. The Flare Path: Emotionally Authentic
    12. The Foxer
    13. Have alien diplo-chats in Endless Space 2's free weekend
    14. Visual Novel Maker is out today but costs a lot
    15. Witchy healer Moira now spooking Overwatch
    16. Star Wars Battlefront 2 turns off microtransactions, but don't get cocky
    17. AOC G2460PF review: Superb 144Hz gaming for £170
    18. Acer XF270HUA review: An oldie, but still a great 27in 144Hz monitor
    1. No more unlocks
    2. Path Of Exile's endgame expands yet again next month in War For The Atlas
    3. Wot I Think: Megaton Rainfall
    4. Marvel Heroes will shut down at the end of the year
    5. Podcast - Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Need For Speed
    6. It's grand strat-a-day: Crusader Kings II and EU IV both expand today
    7. Meet some strange characters in this procedural doodad
    8. Have you played… Assassin’s Creed multiplayer?
    9. Tannenberg charges into early access, continuing Verdun's WW1 FPS action
    10. Exhibit an Unreal game at EGX Rezzed and get 2x space
    11. Wot I Think - Star Wars Battlefront 2 single player campaign
    12. The Humble Care Package Bundle packs Stardew Valley, Her Story and more
    13. Type stuff and see what happens in Constellation
    14. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's new matchmaking weeds out jerks, rummages in your bins
    15. Wild West Online roams out to early access
    16. Duelyst adds 100 cards in Immortal Vanguard expansion
    17. Hearts of Iron IV prods China in Waking The Tiger
    1. How loot crates and unlocks really work in Star Wars Battlefront 2
    2. Has Rainbow Six Siege been improved by its updates?
    3. The joy of tomb raiding in Assassin's Creed Origins
    4. Digital deals so far this week
    5. Battletech's campaign mode is a robot Dark Ages
    6. Have You Played... Grand Theft Auto V?
    7. Rainbow Six Siege holding another free trial weekend
    8. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds datamined map shows more of the desert
    9. Rules For Games: Do & Don't #12
    10. Let's get Raynor to rhumble: StarCraft 2 launches free version
    1. Premature Evaluation: Bermuda - Lost Survival
    2. Klonk! Powie! Zowie! Injustice 2 punches onto PC
    3. New pond in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds: nice to visit, rubbish for swimming
    4. Need For Speed Payback is really very terrible indeed
    5. Prototype Mansion is a short parody of old Resident Evil
    6. Dead Cells boasts brutality but its real joy is consistency
    7. Farming Simulator 17 harvests Platinum expansion
    8. Have You Played... Magicka?
    9. Wolfenstein 2 story DLC dated, detailed, silly-named
    10. Roguelike ADOM making way for Ultimate ADOM
    11. A Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia announced
    12. This War of Mine starts story-focused expansion series
    13. Star Wars Battlefront 2 cuts top-tier hero unlock costs
    1. MSI GT75VR Titan Pro review: The ultimate gaming laptop if you're willing to sell a kidney
    2. The Elitist: Warping back to Elite Dangerous
    3. Final Fantasy XV boy Noctis is coming to Tekken 7
    4. Dead Cells gets even tougher with The Brutality Update
    5. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds vaulting & new ballistics hits test servers overnight [updated]
    6. Wot I Think: Battlerite
    7. Have You Played... Trackmania Nations Forever?
    8. Deadpool game being pulled from Steam again
    9. Witcher 3 mod remakes the first game's prologue in fancy modern ways
    10. Call of Duty: WW2 PC patch delayed by server problems
    11. Cats & Dogs rain down on The Sims 4
    12. Steam Charts: Time To Loot Crate Edition
    13. ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove delayed into 2018
    14. Amid Evil heretically adds to the retro FPS renaissance
    1. High Noon Drifter brings Doom to the Weird West
    2. Blue Omen Operation blends Mario RPG & retro anime
    3. In HyperParasite, your enemies are your extra lives
    1. Killing Floor: Incursion's Steam launch slips back a week
    2. Fresh cyber-hell awaits in new System Shock remake vid
    3. What are we all playing this weekend?
    4. All Walls Must Fall adds RPG elements to its time-bending gunfights
    1. An American truck driver at the end of the world
    2. Unknown Pleasures: this week's best new Steam releases
    3. Ex-Witcher 3 devs' open-world stealth RPG Seven out next month
    4. Wipe out! Bossa Studios cancel Decksplash
    5. Mortal Empires is Total War’s best grand campaign
    6. SC2: Heart of the Swarm now free for Liberty owners
    7. Have You Played... Nuclear Throne?
    8. Take another peek at the Playerunknown's Battlegrounds desert map
    9. Star Wars Battlefront II’s free December DLC revealed
    10. Don't Starve Together now fighting through The Forge
    11. The Foxer
    12. The Flare Path: Never Mind the Rollocks
    13. LawBreakers breaks free of its price tag for a free weekend
    14. Wot I Think: Football Manager 2018
    15. Squad offers free weekend of 40v40 tactical action
    16. EA is buying Titanfall creators Respawn
    1. The last Week In Tech
    2. SAG-AFTRA union approves new voice actor deal
    3. The Joy Of swimming in Assassin's Creed Origins
    4. Need for Speed Payback is out tonight, fast and with fury
    5. Humvee manufacturer suing Activision over Call of Duty warcars
    6. Podcast: Call of Duty WWII and Assassin's Creed Origins
    7. Opus Magnum's most monstrous machines
    8. Be a dog chasing birds in Chasing Birds
    9. American Truck Sim's New Mexico DLC has hit the road
    10. Have You Played... The Talos Principle?
    11. Warning: there is an official D&D idle game (and it's giving away free DLC)
    12. CD Projekt won’t abandon the Witcher universe
    13. Plunkbat dev's next game is steampunk airship MMORPG Ascent: Infinite Realm
    14. Surfing on pumpkin rockets in Fortnite looks amazing
    15. Stardew Valley's multiplayer is "coming along great"
    1. American Truck Simulator New Mexico pursues a real America, not a Hollywood America
    2. The Wild Eight left for Dead Dozen
    3. Rainbow Six Siege's next level looks too pretty to smash
    4. Just build Sandcastles in Vectorpark's latest
    5. Watch Dogs is yours free forever if you download it now
    6. Asus ROG Swift PG248Q review: A 180Hz miracle monitor?
    7. Have You Played... Transistor?
    8. Total War: Rome II expanding again with Empire Divided
    9. A Tale Of Two Tardigrades
    10. Grand Theft Auto V publishers want microtransactions in all their future games, says boss man
    11. What it feels like when I read hardware news
    12. Tokyo 42 releases new DLC and a free charming English village
    13. UI hell puzzler ШП adds English translation
    14. Digital deals so far this week
    15. Classic car in F1 2017 appears to be modder's work
    16. Wot I Think: Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer
    17. Battle right now: Battlerite leaves early access and goes free-to-play
    18. IO definitively confirm they're making a new Hitman
    1. Premature Evaluation: Epic Tavern
    2. 90 people lose jobs at Telltale
    3. Wot I Think: Nioh - Complete Edition
    4. Space Pirates and Zombies 2 blasts off properly
    5. Sonic Forces crashes out today
    6. Sennheiser GSP 350 review: great surround sound for just over £100
    7. The Joy of belonging in ABZÛ
    8. Hitman's Game of the Year Edition sneaks out
    9. Have You Played... I Am Alive?
    10. Nuclear Throne gets one last big update
    11. This month's Humble Monthly early unlock is H1Z1
    12. Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy season finale out today
    13. Intel and AMD team up for new 8th Gen Core processor
    14. Bam! Bif! Pow! Injustice 2 hits open beta
    15. Nioh hacks and slashes onto PC
    1. How 25 years of AI development and messy reality shape Football Manager
    2. Interactive Fiction Competition 2017
    3. Bomber Crew devs: "surreal" success means 3 add-ons planned, including what "everyone's asking for"
    4. Brigador All Saints update adds horns and more
    5. Watch Overwatch evolve in a peek at early playtests
    6. Steam Charts: Bunched Up Edition
    7. Wot I Think: Hand Of Fate 2
    8. Destiny 2 PC stuttering fix coming today
    9. Clickuorice Allsorts: the strange instruments of Wolfenstein II's score
    10. .hack//G.U. Last Recode slashes onto PC
    1. Death Wish is a huge infusion of goodness for Blood
    2. Spaceship-builder Nimbatus seeks funding, offers demo
    3. Nioh's PC launch trailer is dense with demons & praise
    4. Ys VIII's PC release slips to 2018 to allow for total re-translation
    5. The Sunday Papers
    6. Castlevania: Simon's Destiny is a treat of a Doom mod
    1. Path of Exile finally has an official (beta) trading hub
    2. Brutal Doom's latest beta remixes the classics
    3. Heroes of the Storm welcoming Hanzo and Alexstrasza
    4. What are we all playing this weekend?
    5. Bossa bet Decksplash's future on a successful open beta
    1. Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs expansion coming in December
    2. Wot I Think: Call Of Duty: WWII Single Player Campaign
    3. StarCraft 2 launching generous free version this month
    4. Dota 2 is more interesting than ever with the Duelling Fates update
    5. Overwatch's next character is witchy healer Moira
    6. World of Warcraft going vanilla with Classic servers
    7. World of Warcraft resumes warring in Battle for Azeroth
    8. We watched some soldiers as they watched some soldiers opening a loot crate in Call of Duty
    9. Torchlight studio Runic shut down, Gigantic devs also almost closed
    10. An interview with Fantasy Flight about their new video games studio
    11. Total War: Arena launches open beta weekend
    12. Call Of Duty fights 'em on the beaches once again today
    13. Unknown Pleasures: our five fave new Steam games
    14. Have You Played… Madness Interactive?
    15. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds deploys extra anti-cheat measures
    16. Wild West Online will be playable November 15
    17. The Foxer
    18. The Flare Path: Czechs and Choppers
    19. Stellaris FTL changes are in the warp pipes
    20. Assassin's Creed Origins patch improves Photo Mode
    21. For Honor reveals new murderers, maps and modes
    22. Clickuorice Allsorts: behind the scenery of Silent Hill 2
    1. I love Wolfenstein 2's wonky, unforgiving stealth
    2. Assassin's Creed Origins is fine, but its Photo Mode is splendid
    3. Groove on over to The Norwood Suite in its new demo
    4. Podcast: The Sick Day 'Special'
    5. AMD Radeon RX 460 review: A bargain or just bad?
    6. Path Out tells the autobiographical story of a Syrian refugee
    7. Rainbow Six Siege off to South Korea in Operation White Noise
    8. The Joy of eavesdropping in Grand Theft Auto V
    9. Eldritch studio release short explore-o-story Eponymous
    10. Hot dog: American Truck Sim, Albuquerque - next week
    11. Asus ROG Claymore review: A mechanical keyboard conversion
    12. Have You Played... The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth?
    13. Motorsport Manager adds 6-hour races in expansion
    14. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds delays climbing & vaulting test
    15. Haunted Cities Volume 2 is a free four-pack of surreal horror games
    16. Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 launches free Tuning DLC
    1. Has Rocket League been improved by its updates?
    2. A Mortician’s Tale shows how businesses exploit our fear of death
    3. This "incomprehensible" puzzler is twisting my melon
    4. Scout Genie already coming to Football Manager 2018
    5. Playstyle Royale: Newb School
    6. Kick off: Mutant Football League leaves early access
    7. Historical hints from the Total War teams
    8. Digital discounts abound this week at Humble, GOG, Fanatical, and more
    9. The Walking Dead's final season brings back Gary Whitta
    10. Have you played... Portal?
    11. Wot I Think: Assassin's Creed Origins
    12. Housemarque declare "arcade is dead," ditch the genre
    13. The Surge is getting some creepy theme park DLC
    14. Adding a unicorn makes everything better, even Assassin's Creed Origins
    15. Perception adds new difficulty modes, extra dialogue
    16. The Epistle 3 jam offers home-brewed Half-life games
    17. AMD Radeon RX 480 review: Graphics greatness you can actually afford?
    18. Hack the planet to save it in The Red Strings Club
    19. PUBG will hit v1.0 (inc. new desert map) in late Dec