March 2018 Archive

    1. Murderous pet friends are the real meaning of Far Cry 5
    1. The Foxer
    2. The Flare Path: Kuban Epistle Crisis
    3. What are we all playing this holiday weekend?
    1. The Pillars of the Earth's third and final book is out now
    2. Wobbly road trip adventure Jalopy leaves Early Access
    3. Celebrate Starcraft's 20th with a free co-op commander
    4. Far Cry 5's Arcade Mode is a map-making'n'sharing joy
    5. Podcast: The GDC special (with bonus Far Cry 5 chat)
    6. God Eater 3's apocalyptic monster brawls are PC-bound
    7. Jurassic World Evolution hatches on June 12th
    8. Spec Ops: The Line is free until Saturday
    9. Dying Light's free Prison Heist rewards speed with loot
    10. Phoenix Point is so much like XCOM it scares me
    11. Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered smashing out soon
    12. Wot I Think: Far Cry 5
    13. Vandals looks like Hitman Go with grafitti
    14. Fortnite Battle Royale adds guided missile launcher
    1. Tales of the Neon Sea promises point-and-click policing
    2. Watch half an hour of Mutant Year Zero's manimal tactics
    3. Far Cry 5's Montana is my favourite Far Cry setting yet
    4. The 19th Humble Indie Bundle features existential horror & bullet time
    5. Dodge fireballs forever in a neural net's Doom nightmare
    6. Lamplight City promises a detective story where you can screw up everything
    7. Dragon Quest XI is bringing the grandpa of JRPGs to PC
    8. Unavowed aims to be an adventure that borrows the best of RPG narrative
    9. It's official: LEGO The Incredibles announced
    10. Adam is leaving for pastures new, so come work for us!
    11. Mark Of The Ninja: Remastered sneaking onto PC too
    12. Planet Coaster gets Universal Studios-ish in new DLC
    13. Far Cry 5: The Island Of Fred Durst
    14. Final Fantasy XV mod makes car radio play your music
    15. Rainbow Six Siege overhauling recoil to fix accuracy
    1. Best Frenemies Forever - Batman: The Enemy Within's final episode is live
    2. PC Building Simulator teaches practical tech lessons
    3. Far Cry 5 review in progress
    4. Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition has re-launched
    5. Vermintide: taking the torch of Left 4 Dead from its cold, undead hands
    6. Garriott's Shroud Of The Avatar leaves early access
    7. Magical mercantile JRPG Atelier Lydie & Suelle out now
    8. 6 exciting VR games we saw at GDC
    9. Snake Pass adds a juicy new high-pressure arcade mode
    10. Never Alone creators embark on Endless Mission
    11. Destiny 2 'Go Fast' update speeds things up today
    12. Noita lets you break the world in beautiful ways
    13. BattleTech mechs its way to release on April 24th
    14. Sea Of Thieves makes death charge plans walk the plank
    15. Wipe those tears away: Far Cry 5 released
    1. Pillars of Eternity 2 approaches with a shiny new trailer
    2. Deadly Premonition director's The Good Life returns to crowdfunding
    3. A quick peek at The Signal From Tölva's frosty expansion
    4. Gulp it down: The Darkness 2 is free right now
    5. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds adding weapon skins, considering server region lock
    6. Hollow Knight's Lifeblood update will draw more of yours
    7. Robocraft Royale rolls, flies, and clucks into early access
    8. Wot I Think: World of Tanks 1.0
    9. Steam Charts: Open Your World
    1. Danganronpa veterans' new game coming westward
    2. Five in-game cults that are a far cry from Far Cry 5
    3. Squad based ghoul-em-up Phantom Halls haunts Kickstarter
    4. The Sunday Papers
    5. Steins;Gate gets remaster with additional stories
    6. Octahedron wants you to climb-dance your way to Heaven
    1. Overwatch testing 'Avoid as Teammate' option
    2. Pretty puzzler Kine is announced
    3. Handheld History makes all those ridiculous LCD games available for free
    4. H1Z1 updates Auto Royale with rocket launchers and more
    5. Free games of the week
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Fan-sandbox Mega Man Maker adds old friends & foes
    2. System Shock's remake back on track, delayed til' 2020
    3. Wot I Think: Sea of Thieves
    4. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds' devs give thanks and a teensy peek at the next map
    5. I want to touch PixelJunk Monsters 2's claymation world
    6. EA's self-taught Battlefield bots are a glimpse at the future of AI
    7. The game industry needs to change and it begins now
    8. American Truck Simulator adding scenic Yosemite drive
    9. Learning the ancient language of Heaven’s Vault
    10. Jalopy completes its early access journey next week
    11. Have You Played... Binary Domain
    12. Wot I Think: Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
    13. Video game weddings are full of LIES
    14. The Foxer
    15. The Flare Path: Cries “Havoc!”
    16. Space Hulk: Deathwing becomes Enhanced in May
    17. Dead By Daylight making DLC characters unlockable
    1. Co-op jailbreak drama A Way Out finds its way out now
    2. Rocket League's next update makes tourney organization simple
    3. Masters Of Anima looks like Pikmin, sounds like shouting
    4. Orwell: Ignorance Is Strength launches final episode
    5. Two Germans (and me) in a boat: finding my happy place in Sea Of Thieves
    6. Zone of the Enders 2 HD HD HD gets a comparison trailer & launch month
    7. Final Fantasy XV graphics performance: Will it kill my GPU?
    8. The Elder Scrolls Online's next expansion explores High Elven lands
    9. The battle royale of Mavericks is stalking a big game
    10. The Curse of Monkey Island sails to Steam and GOG
    11. Bad North and the golden age of micro-tactics
    12. Have you played... Ersatz?
    13. Afterparty trailer shows Oxfenfree studio's hellish bender
    14. Chris Avellone sheds light on Into The Breach's time-travel mysteries
    15. Sea Of Thieves devs lay out plans to keelhaul problems
    16. Night In The Woods wins IGF Grand Prize
    17. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds introducing event modes
    1. Fortnite's replay editor turns glory-hounds into directors
    2. Star Wars Battlefront 2's Patch 2.0 addresses many sins
    3. Has Planet Coaster been improved by its updates?
    4. Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time hits PC in May
    5. Sea of Thieves solo is maddening and brutal - as it should be
    6. Noclip take on Warframe's unlikely success story
    7. Asus ROG Strix Fusion 500 review: A great, bassy headset undermined by fussy touch controls
    8. What 1.0 means for World of Tanks
    9. Oddball, corner pocket: Adult Swim announce Pool Panic
    10. A Total War Saga: Thrones Of Britannia delayed into May
    11. Hitman's second episode is free for keepsies right now
    12. Have you played... the original Pokemon on a GameBoy emulator running on a SuperVGA monitor?
    13. Ark: Survival Evolved revamps more dinos in delightfully silly ways
    14. Standalone Vive Focus heading westwards later this year
    15. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive reworking Negev again
    16. Oh good, I'm playing it wrong
    17. Sea of Thieves temporarily turns away new players to sooth server problems
    18. Everything is the same but different in World of Tanks 1.0
    19. Best Cities: Skylines mods
    1. GTA Online takes a break from crime for arcade race fun
    2. Brigitte shield-bashes onto the Overwatch's live servers
    3. Premature Evaluation: Darwin Project
    4. Vivendi officially abandon their Ubisoft takeover plans
    5. CD Projekt Red's new studio helping on Cyberpunk 2077
    6. Four days in the fields of Pure Farming 2018
    7. HDR for PC games is a hot mess (but it's nice when it works)
    8. Lumines Remastered grooving to PC in May
    9. Dad Goku & Jumbo Goku join Dragon Ball FighterZ soon
    10. Sea of Thieves is fun until you meet other pirates
    11. Attack On Titan 2 swings into the English language
    12. Have you played... Rise of the Tomb Raider?
    13. Final Fantasy XV's Noctis bowls into Tekken 7 today
    14. Duelyst's Trial Of Mythron expansion out next week
    15. Play Sea Of Thieves for free with the Xbox Game Pass
    16. EA's Project Pica Pica leads new wave of photorealistic ray-tracing graphics demos at GDC 2018
    1. Frostpunk will be mod-friendly and very cold
    2. From Primordia's creators, Strangeland issues forth
    3. LEGO Incredibles on the way? Not so much of a stretch
    4. How Deep Rock Galactic mines fun from absolute darkness
    5. World Of Warcraft's Vulpine could be another Allied Race
    6. Rocket League's Spring Fever event kicked off today
    7. Disco Elysium breaks down the psyche of a detective
    8. MSI Optix MPG27CQ review: A great monitor with bonus RGB options
    9. Return to Ding Dong Dell in Ni No Kuni II's launch trailer
    10. Six Ages looks every bit the King Of Dragon Pass successor in this teaser
    11. Epic set Paragon assets free for Unreal Engine games
    12. The Council is a curious episodic murder mystery
    13. Have You Played... Swords and Sandals?
    14. Steam Charts: When Rats & Martians Attack!
    15. HTC Vive Pro is going to cost £799, but normal Vive gets price cut to £499
    16. Weta Workshop getting into augmented reality games
    17. Eat the rich (flaky pastry): Pastry Lovers review
    18. Grab the grog: Sea Of Thieves launches tomorrow
    19. Ys: Memories Of Celceta adventuring to PC this summer
    20. Let's make a pact to play No One Lives Forever
    21. Project C is an MMO from the folks behind Dishonored, Thief, Half-Life 2
    1. Yucatan drives into my neon drenched heart with first demo
    2. Zelda, Contra become VR retro delights in 3DNes V2
    3. The Sunday Papers
    4. St. Patrick's Day is a good excuse for digital drinking
    1. Q.U.B.E. 2 looks like a G.O.O.D. 1
    2. Devil May Cry HD gets the PC collection it deserves, kinda
    3. People love farming simulators, Pure Farming 2018 wants to take that global
    4. Powerdrill into my heart by supporting these murder games to help a Good Pupper
    5. Welcome Back, GameFront
    6. Free games of the week
    7. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Twitch Prime now includes a monthly bundle of games
    2. Sonic Mania runs an encore lap with friends this summer
    3. Roccat Khan Aimo review: Better for bass lovers
    4. Sail a ship to world's end and beyond in Far: Lone Sails
    5. Fortnite Battle Royale tossing remote explosives around
    6. Who needs 3D? ZombsRoyale.io boils down Battle Royale
    7. Watch The Sinking City devs ponder how to demonstrate the Lovecraftian investigation
    8. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 launching reworked loot boxes next week
    9. We spoke to Shiro Games about the future of Northgard
    10. Outer Wilds returns from the void with a new trailer
    11. Games are far too pretty and it has to stop
    12. Have You Played... The Hidden?
    13. Oh, Canada! Dota 2 International moves venue
    14. Win tickets for EGX Rezzed 2018 and see us talk to the developer of Into The Breach
    15. The Foxer
    16. The Flare Path: Battle-Scarred
    17. Vermintide 2 mod tools expected in late April
    18. Intel's new 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs will have built-in Spectre and Meltdown hardware fixes
    1. Renomine! Wiz-school RPG Spellbound now Witchbrook
    2. We think it's safe to say that more Prey is on the way
    3. All rise and no fall: how Civilization reinforces a dangerous myth
    4. Neo Cab is a tale of emotional survival in a dying industry
    5. Brigitte smashes into Overwatch next week
    6. Ghost Of A Tale is a stealthy RPG with bright whiskers
    7. Parp parp! The Crew 2 now racing to June
    8. Steelseries Rival 600 review: Worth its weight in gold?
    9. Little Inferno devs reveal 'incredible road trip' adventure Welcome To The Information Superhighway
    10. Paratopic is some fine low-fi vignette-y horror
    11. Podcast: Remembering all the rats we've killed
    12. Have You Played... Mission Nutrition?
    13. The 2017 Saxxy Award nominees are in and I've already picked the winners
    14. See Geralt cut into Soul Calibur VI
    15. Shadow Of The Tomb Raider coming in September
    16. Wot I Think: Surviving Mars
    17. Is Cosmic Encounter the best board game?
    18. Attack On Titan 2 is kinda almost out
    19. Tropico 6 reveals its isles of plunder
    1. For Honor's Starter Edition seeks to draw in fresh blood
    2. Shadow of the Tomb Raider springs quite a few leaks
    3. Warframe celebrates its 5th anniversary with ninja loot
    4. Wot I Think - Warhammer: Vermintide 2
    5. Sam Barlow's #WarGames now hacking the #planet
    6. Shoot for the moon: Prey expansion murmurs intensify
    7. Why users write Steam reviews
    8. Grand Theft Auto V's diorama mods are delightful
    9. War Thunder storms the '80s with a new graphics engine
    10. Corsair K68 RGB review: A spill resistant keyboard that only wants to get its toes wet
    11. Soon, Voldo and Geralt will meet outside my dreams
    12. Kerbal's Making History expansion blasts off today
    13. Fus Vee Ah! Skyrim VR jacking into PC next month
    14. Wot I Think: Northgard
    15. BattleTech isn't just about mechs punching one another
    16. Have you played... Slay The Spire?
    1. Mousy RPG Ghost of a Tale squeaks out of Early Access
    2. The Fallout 3 remake mod Capital Wasteland is cancelled
    3. A Hat In Time adds mod support, hosts $1k mod contest
    4. Premature Evaluation: Stormworks - Build and Rescue
    5. Alfred Hitchcock's face licensed for a Vertigo game
    6. Secret World Legends is off to South Africa next
    7. Iron Harvest puts an alt-history spin on Company of Heroes
    8. What developers think of Steam reviews
    9. Steelseries Arctis Pro review: The best headset just got better, at a cost
    10. Assassin's Creed Origins wraps up today with mummies
    11. Wolfenstein 2 rounds out its pulpy but middling DLC today
    12. Wot I Think: Picrastination
    13. Nvidia's Turing graphics cards apparently delayed AGAIN
    14. That's aaaages: Pillars Of Eternity 2 delayed into May
    15. Have You Played... Punishment 2: The Punishing?
    16. Jurassic World Evolution will feature Jeff Goldblum
    17. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds updates adds emotes
    18. Hearthstone's next expansion is off to The Witchwood
    19. Dota 2 launches Dota Plus subscription service
    1. Super Daryl Deluxe makes a case for rock-opera themes
    2. Pathway looks more than a bit like Indiana Jones: Tactics
    3. Coffee Stain tease us with a very Satisfactory lizard-pup
    4. Nearly a month on, Eugen Systems staff remain on strike
    5. Roccat Horde Aimo review: Where membrane meets mechanical
    6. Oleomingus's Under A Porcelain Sun looks gorgeous
    7. Heretic/Quake/Unreal blend Amid Evil hits early access
    8. Fallout 4's Ruff Riders mod adds dog-riding raiders
    9. Final Fantasy XV’s side quests are pants
    10. The Joy of Oxenfree's natural dialogue system
    11. Rezzed lines up six more games including Disco Elysium
    12. Have You Played... Omnia Mecum Porto?
    13. Slay the Spire's daily challenge mode just got even better
    14. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds rolls back anti-cheat update after a wonky weekend
    15. Steam Charts: The Rat Plague Edition
    16. Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition out this month
    1. Odd god game Crest ascends from Early Access
    2. Check out these 3D maps of Dark Souls' deaths and warnings
    3. This Jet Set Radio tribute album will graffiti itself on your heart
    4. Paratopic is low-polygon horror with high-stakes
    5. What happened to Distrust's Antarctic cruise promotion?
    6. The Sunday Papers
    1. Tomb Raider games are getting free remasters on Steam
    2. Sea of Thieves is in final beta, finally
    3. Playdead reveal art for their secretive Inside follow-up
    4. Jealousy drives Gabe Newell to start shipping games again
    5. Free games of the week
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Ken Silverman's long-lost BUILD2 engine released
    2. No Truce With The Furies gets a mad new title and trailer
    3. Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! expands to cafe management
    4. AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 review: A good 4K graphics card that's just too expensive right now
    5. Vermintide 2 is grimdark ultraviolence at a spectacular scale
    6. Be possibly the worst dad ever in My Lovely Daughter
    7. The tyranny of the near-perfect videogame
    8. Boo! Both Amnesia games are free right now on Steam
    9. Ridealong: The bizarre resort town of Tower Unite
    10. Break out the Jin: Tekken World Tour begins next week
    11. Kingdom Come Deliverance guide: walkthrough, tips and tricks
    12. Kingdom Come Deliverance: how to master lockpicking
    13. Kingdom Come Deliverance: side quests
    14. Richard Garfield is working on Valve's Artifact
    15. Have You Played... Disney's Tarzan?
    16. Frostpunk will come in from the cold on April 24th
    17. The Foxer
    18. Don't Buy ProFlightSimulator
    19. President Trump showed a weird frag montage in his video game violence meeting
    20. Final Fantasy XV mod fixes jitters and long load screens
    21. Crash Bandicoot remaster coming to PC in July
    1. Way To The Woods is a teenage dev's passion project
    2. Wot I Think: Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition
    3. Why playing Into The Breach makes you history's greatest monster
    4. EVE Online to axe voice chat during its back-end revamp
    5. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds next map is a little one
    6. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 announced, due October 12th
    7. Life Is Strange: Before The Storm can't escape the first game's use of harmful tropes
    8. Oh rats! Warhammer: Vermintide 2 released
    9. Cyanide to adapt pen-and-paper RPG Paranoia to PC
    10. Oculus issuing $15 apology voucher for #goggpocalypse
    11. Super Seducer is a blancmange of ineptitude and misogyny
    12. We're talking with Truck Simulator devs at Rezzed
    13. The Division 2 announced
    14. Trump's White House video games meeting has a very concerning list of invitees
    15. Have You Played... Little Girl In Underland?
    16. Podcast: Who are our best friends?
    17. Free-for-all: H1Z1 going free-to-play today
    18. Fortnite Battle Royale's 20v20v20v20v20 mode is live
    19. Geralt may appear in Soul Calibur VI but here are the characters we really want
    20. This Playerunknown's Battlegrounds fan concept for a Scandinavian map is wild
    21. Semblance, a puzzle platformer about bending the rules
    1. Mecha ARPG Damascus Gear: Operation Osaka out now
    2. Viking strategy gem Northgard leaves Early Access
    3. Altered Carbon and the inevitable evil of immortality
    4. Has Starbound been improved by its updates?
    5. FIGHTCRAB is a game about CRABS that FIGHT, okay?
    6. Mobile enduro-shmup Shooty Skies zooms onto Steam
    7. State of Decay 2 shambles onto Windows 10 in May
    8. ICEd: Oculus Rift cybergoggles are broken today while the megacorp work on a fix
    9. Special edition of Inside, complete with what is presumably a ball of gruesomely quivering limbs
    10. We spoke to the co-director of Ready Up, a documentary showcasing competitive TF2
    11. The Joy of Far From Noise’s transcendental sunset
    12. Crack on: Amanita's Chuchel is out now
    13. Have You Played… Hugo?
    14. Battlerite's season 1 update adds a new champion
    15. Robocraft Royale stomps into early access this month
    1. Myst studio Cyan enter the Virtual Age with Firmament
    2. Dead Cells' final stretch starts as Update 6 leaves beta
    3. Necromunda: Underhive Wars shows us 40k's underbelly
    4. Premature Evaluation - Hunt: Showdown
    5. S/S/A/W 18: League Of Legends' new annual Ultimate skin is Gun Goddess Miss Fortune
    6. Operation Chimera brings 2 new operators and zombie co-op to Rainbow Six Siege
    7. Horror game Bvoid draws out the PlayStation's demons
    8. These Devil Daggers mods are a great reason to head back to hell
    9. The hunter becomes the hunted in Kill The Superweapon
    10. The boys are back! Final Fantasy XV released on PC
    11. Wot I Think: All Walls Must Fall
    12. Far Cry 5's map editor includes bits from Assassin's Creed and Watch Dogs
    13. Have you played... Timeshift?
    14. Wot I Think: Chuchel
    15. Wot I Think: Way of The Passive Fist
    16. Fear Effect Sedna revives old PlayStation horror today
    17. 1337: Overwatch's D.Va tops most-played charts
    18. Steam hardware charts: The GTX 1060 and 1080p gaming rule the roost
    1. Delightful-looking cartoon dungeon crawler The Swords of Ditto gets a new trailer, and an April release date
    2. Silly Smash-like Slap City enters Early Access
    3. Grim Dawn pines for the Pyramids in its next expansion
    4. Into the Breach's interface was a nightmare to make and the key to its greatness
    5. Turtle Beach Elite Pro review: Not for those with tiny skulls
    6. Kingdom Come Deliverance's quest for historical accuracy is a fool's errand
    7. My best mates in games
    8. Parting is such sweet sorrow in Life Is Strange: Before The Storm's bonus final chapter, Farewell, out now
    9. Mavericks: Proving Grounds talking 400-player battle royale at Rezzed
    10. Blizzard are handing out freebies to celebrate StarCraft turning 20
    11. Wot I Think: Ion Maiden
    12. Beyond Skyrim: Morrowind mod shows ash-choked land
    13. Have You Played... Dark Souls 2?
    14. One Finger Death Punch 2 strikes in 2019
    15. Steam Charts: The Someday Papers Edition
    16. Celeste shares its movement code for all to peer at
    17. Getting lost by degrees in 0°N 0°W
    18. Rainbow Six Siege improving chat bans in war on toxicity
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Free games of the week
    2. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Duochromatic nightmare FPS HellScreen seeks funding
    2. Final Fantasy XIV is adding a mega-scale hunting ground
    3. Buy Into The Breach, get free FTL... On Steam, too
    4. Fright of the navigator - Into The Breach's most powerful but most cowardly mech pilot
    5. Run n' gun platformer Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 is out today
    6. Euro Truck Simulator 2 off to the Baltic in next expansion
    7. The Best of Final Fantasy
    8. Wot I Think: Pit People
    9. The Hand Of The King shakes you in Dead Cells update 6
    10. Hearthstone's Ranked play is back, but here are some better CCGs
    11. Kane & Lynch 2 is well worth a go for 80p
    12. Exploring the gardens of Dishonored
    13. Maybe Nvidia won't be releasing their new Ampere/Turing graphics cards at GTC 2018 after all
    14. The best JRPGs are the ones that let you ignore the plot
    15. Have you played... Talisman?
    16. Path of Exile starts hunting monsters in its Bestiary Challenge League
    17. Echoplex bouncing out of the early access cave
    18. The Flare Path: A2Z
    19. The Foxer
    20. Ubisoft buy Brawlhalla makers Blue Mammoth Games
    21. Rumour-o-rama: Battlefield V revisiting WW2 this year
    22. Slay The Spire's excellent new daily challenge mode is a reason to play forever
    1. Co-op arcade roguelite Heroes of Hammerwatch out now
    2. Conquer the galaxy over lunch in Space Tyrant, out now
    3. Wot I Think: Metal Gear Survive
    4. Battlezone 2: Combat Commander's HD revamp launches
    5. Thimbleweed Park DLC unbeeps Ransome the *Beeping* Clown
    6. Blanka Slate: The fancy footwork finale
    7. Phoenix Point will be playable at EGX Rezzed
    8. Beyond hard & easy: Assassin’s Creed’s Discovery Tour and Soma’s Safe Mode
    9. Dwarf 'em up Deep Rock Galactic digs into early access
    10. How to set up three monitors for super ultrawide gaming
    11. We were promised jetpacks: Fortnite Battle Royale adds new rifle instead
    12. Podcast: Is bad weather spectacular or just annoying?
    13. Industry and academics unite to oppose World Health Organisation's "gaming disorder"
    14. Have You Played... Cottage Of Doom?
    15. #SamBarlow's #Wargames #goeslive #March14th
    16. Secret Little Haven is about finding sanctuary in a Powerpuff Girls style TV show