September 2019 Archive

    1. Modder Superior - Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
    2. Planet Zoo adding a new offline mode following beta feedback
    3. Magic: The Gathering Arena's new Throne Of Eldraine set is a big fairytale food fight
    4. Duke Nuke 3D composer taking Gearbox, Randy Pitchford, and Valve to court
    5. Come and hear these indie devs reveal their secrets on the first day of EGX 2019
    6. Minecraft Dungeons opens beta signups and introduces its plot
    7. Steam Charts: Spooky Action Edition
    8. Ghost Recon Breakpoint health - how to heal wounds
    9. Ghost Recon Breakpoint Erewhon - how to get out of Erewhon, where to find everything
    10. Hitman 2's trip to the Maldives packs some lethal luggage
    11. Watch the 1999 San Antonio Spurs dorking about in StarCraft
    12. Grotesquely human RPG Death Trash heads to early access in 2020
    13. XPG's first Cherry MX keyboard is a comfy beaut
    14. PUBG Lite coming to Europe in October
    15. Minecraft Nether Update to overhaul hell with new biomes and pigpeeps
    16. Dauntless exits early access with an absolute beast of an update
    17. Apex Legends IS getting a hot new map tomorrow
    18. Have you played... Limbo?
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Kenshi developers ask if an engine upgrade is worth delaying a sequel
    2. Unknown Pleasures: The only game in the office
    3. Borderland 3 fixes frame rates, nerfs a busted boss, and respecs an overpowered grenade
    4. Fallout 76 will be getting a public test server and perk loadouts in 2020
    5. Magic: The Gathering enters the free-to-play Arena today
    6. Stygian: Reign Of The Old Ones is a creepy Cthulhu RPG
    7. The Flare Path: Thicker Than Water
    8. The Foxer
    9. Half-Life 2's downtrodden NPCs have been unable to blink for five years, until now
    10. Steam Remote Play now has default finger layouts for its most played games
    11. Rage 2's first DLC lets you telekinetically hurl ghosts
    12. Have you played… Stardew Valley?
    1. RPS is hiring a news reporter: come join the team!
    2. Frogwares allege publisher is removing Sherlock Holmes games from sale
    3. Oculus Quest’s cameras could make VR controllers a thing of the past
    4. Wot I Think: Code Vein
    5. Clowns, dog food and Christmas Miracles: the secret history of Wilmot's Warehouse
    6. Motherlode: combustion and singing in Simento Mori part 2
    7. Deep Rock Galactic's endgame update adds raids, improves beards
    8. Flotsam floats out to early access
    9. Table Manners trailer shows how physics can make any date a disaster
    10. Borderlands 3 collectibles: All Eridian Writings, Echo Logs and Typhon Log locations
    11. The Autonauts trailer shows a cute colony sim where you'll try to automate everything
    12. Wanderlust: Travel Stories embarks on its gap year today
    13. HyperX Pulsefire Core review: A great budget gaming mouse
    14. King Of Dragon Pass successor Six Ages will arrive on PC in October
    15. Overwatch 'remaster' patch dishes out changes to nearly half the roster on the PTR
    16. Medal Of Honor: Above And Beyond is a VR-only WW2 shooter from Respawn
    17. Have You Played... Hammer Of The Gods?
    1. Factorio's 0.17 update brings a tutorial and map editor to the mechanical time-sink
    2. Burden Of Command adds a little prestige television to its WW2 tactics
    3. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds' newest update brings better stats so you can track your survival skills
    4. How fetish porn game LustDoll can be accidentally queer
    5. A dictionary of Baba Is You's most difficult words
    6. Why do we do this to ourselves
    7. Felix The Reaper begins his dance with death next month
    8. Noita has a secret death replay editor, and here's how you activate it
    9. Acer Nitro XV273K review: 4K, 144Hz and it's G-Sync Compatible
    10. UFO 50, the compilation from the makers of Spelunky and Downwell (among others) is out soon
    11. Pack your bags, Destiny 2: Shadowkeep is shooting for the moon in a new launch trailer
    12. Wattam coming to the Epic Games Store in December
    13. DayZ's new map will be full of thick forests and even thicker bears
    14. Ice Ice Maybe: something cold could be coming to Apex Legends
    15. Borderlands 3 Lost Loot: Where to find the Lost Loot Machine
    16. Borderlands 3 Legendary Artifacts: How to unlock the Artifact slot
    17. Ghost Recon Breakpoint beta: Open beta start time, how to play the beta
    18. Ecosystem has burst my mind, and you could be playing it right now
    19. Have You Played... Black Mirror?
    1. Noita's physics-simulated spelunking hits early access today
    2. KFC's dating sim, I Love You, Colonel Sanders!, is free and out now
    3. Get your claws into Cat Quest 2 on Steam right now
    4. The Long Dark's next story mode chapter arrives October 22nd
    5. 20,000 Fallout 76 power armour helmets are being recalled due to health risk
    6. Premature Evaluation: Atomicrops
    7. Borderlands 3 performance: How to get the best settings
    8. The best game soundtracks you can listen to for free right now
    9. Red Dead Redemption 2 may finally be moseying onto PC, suggests Australian ratings board
    10. Commandos, jungles and bot-matches: Battlefront 2's next update is a 14-year throwback
    11. Wot I Think: Knights And Bikes
    12. Throw Cubes Into Brick Towers To Collapse Them, that's it, that's the game
    13. Fortnite Battle Royale is adding bots
    14. The 15 year wait for Infinity: Battlescape is nearly over, it's out on early access this week
    15. Black Ops 4 will soon add tanks and double jumps to Blackout
    16. Have You Played... The Crimson Room?
    1. Wot I Think: The Surge 2
    2. 7 graphics cards that are almost definitely Borderlands 3 weapons
    3. Criminal dealings coming to Dwarf Fortress with villainous networks and investigations
    4. Eat Girl is an anxious rework of a familiar labyrinth
    5. Borderlands 3's Halloween event is going to be a Bloody Harvest
    6. Steam Charts: All This Happened Edition
    7. Wot I Think: Jenny LeClue - Detectivú
    8. Fiery floor-hopper Hot Lava erupts out of open beta
    9. Wait, what? Cube World is coming out
    10. The 1984 version of Elite is free to download, to celebrate its 35th birthday
    11. Here’s the skinny on Minecraft’s new character creator
    12. Wot I Think: Overland
    13. You can play John Wick Hex in October, and here’s a trailer to prove it
    14. Epic Games Store paid £8.43 million for Control exclusive
    15. Star Trek Online players held a torchlight vigil for Aron Eisenberg
    16. Have You Played... Sunset Overdrive?
    1. Statue puzzler The Sojourn switches its way into stores
    2. Screenshot Saturday Sundays: Cosy kitchens, loadsa loot, and glowing greenery
    3. Signs Of The Sojourner serves up new demo alongside crowdfunding campaign
    4. The Sunday Papers
    1. The Weekly News Digest: Read all about it!
    2. Upcoming Evergreen Blues asks you to craft your own karaoke crooners
    3. The Weekly Updates Update: Borderlands, Batmen, and URL Badmen
    4. What The Golf? tumbles into stores in October
    5. Batman grapples into Fortnite Battle Royale
    6. Sparklite throws its wrench in come November
    7. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Afterparty will launch just in time to out-drink the devil on Halloween
    2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's open beta fires up in a few hours
    3. Bags packed, dogs fed, shotguns loaded: strategy road trip Overland sets off
    4. Wot I Think: Untitled Goose Game
    5. Adventures With Anxiety is free and good
    6. Our first impressions of PlanetSide Arena’s chaotic team battle royale
    7. You can now play Grand Theft Auto V offline again
    8. Shoot a lot of future robots in Terminator: Resistance this winter
    9. Logitech G915 Lightspeed review: Wireless keyboard perfection
    10. Apex Legends Season 3 invests in Crypto next month
    11. The Flare Path: An Invisible Insurgency
    12. The Foxer
    13. Wot I Think: Little Misfortune
    14. Borderlands 3 hot fix fixes little, Gearbox say actual fixes are on the way
    15. An ode to Ni No Kuni's excellent (and sometimes disturbing) puns
    16. Wot I Think: Eliza
    17. Have You Played… Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon?
    1. Neo Cab has a demo now, and launches in October
    2. Jenny LeClue - Detectivú opens her investigation today
    3. Batman is free in both Lego and Arkham flavours on the Epic Games Store
    4. Steam Labs revs up two new recommendation engines
    5. Big royale-battler PlanetSide Arena hits early access today
    6. Podcast: Why we can't stop playing Wilmot's Warehouse
    7. Morels: The Hunt looks like a regular hunting game, but bagging mushrooms not moose
    8. A Panel Shaped Screen: remembering the sprite comics of the mid-2000s
    9. Steam should let users resell games, French court rules
    10. A Total War Saga: Troy imagines the truth behind the myths, turning wooden horses into earthquakes
    11. Wot I Think: Mutazione
    12. Football Drama is a management game with personality
    13. Dota 2's latest ranked season is dropping decade-long bans
    14. Boating battle royale Maelstrom hoists up the sails of free-to-play
    15. Have You Played...Footsies: Turbo Edition?
    1. Void Bastards cleans up with Bang Tydy DLC and free workplace challenges
    2. Ghost Recon Breakpoint sneaks into open beta next week
    3. AMD Ryzen 7 3800X review: Powerful, but expensive
    4. Little Misfortune takes us back to the world of Fran Bow today
    5. Chinatown brought out my inner capitalist, turns out he's a prick
    6. A Total War Saga: Troy is clearly coming, though still not officially
    7. Fascinating detective RPG Disco Elysium launching in October
    8. Wot I Think: Rebel Cops
    9. AI: The Somnium Files out now from the director of Zero Escape
    10. Overwatch gives Bastion a Lego makeover with new challenge skin
    11. Know It OWL: Dawn of the final day
    12. Elite Dangerous's much-needed tutorial overhaul arrives today
    13. Destiny 2's Annual Pass content is now free to all Forsaken owners
    14. Watch me slay Slay The Spire's slimes as the Watcher
    15. Risk Of Rain 2 rolls out loudouts, plus a new survivor with a grappling hook
    16. Session's ragdolls and replays are a strong skateboarding combo
    17. Have You Played... Rocket Jockey?
    1. Mondo Museum will help put together your dream exhibition next year
    2. Rockstar launch their own Launcher, offering GTA San Andreas for free
    3. Groundhog Day's VR sequel, Like Father Like Son, is out today
    4. Steam's new-look Library is now in open beta
    5. Wot I Think - Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch Remastered
    6. Resi-inspired zombanger Daymare: 1998 is out now
    7. Premature Evaluation: Session
    8. Mini Motorways tosses Mini Metro's trains to take on traffic management
    9. Football Manager 2020 "throwing down the gauntlet" with eco-friendly box
    10. Atmospheric UI-twiddler Nauticrawl clambers out
    11. Nier: Automata's sad robots arrive in Final Fantasy XIV next month
    12. Nvidia's new RTX bundle now comes with a free copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    13. Check-in has opened for Microsoft Flight Simulator's technical alpha
    14. A Knights And Bikes cartoon is in the works
    15. Total War: Three Kingdoms revising plans following Eight Princes DLC feedback
    16. Modder Superior: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Anomaly is the next best thing to a sequel
    17. Have You Played... Q.U.B.E?
    1. Fatal Call Of Duty swatting co-conspirator lands 15 months behind bars
    2. Wot I Think: Borderlands 3
    3. A new Fallout 4 mod lets you pet any dog, any time
    4. Eve Online lifts nullsec blackout, ending experiment into chaos
    5. Steam Charts: Hard Boiled Wisdom Edition
    6. Over 112 million dirt enthusiasts are playing Minecraft every month
    7. We fed game characters into a 'neural net' and it told us who they were with an astonishing 15% accuracy
    8. Subnautica's ending felt like leaving home
    9. EverQuest rolling back to day one thanks to fan server Project 1999
    10. Chernobylite enters early access next month
    11. No One Lives Forever fixed up a bit in new fan patch
    12. 2013's Receiver is now prettier and smoother and you should play it
    13. The Monday Papers
    14. Have You Played... Copter?
    1. Prayer-based RPG Churchgoers descends into stores
    2. Find your place in Pine's ecosystem of intelligent animals
    3. Games industry should contribute to research into 'problem gaming', Parliament report recommends
    4. Screenshot Saturday Sundays: Darling demons, creepy chambers, and enormous ears
    5. This, Too, Has Passed is the pensive remix to a virtually unobtainable game
    1. The Weekly News Digest: are you A. Wake?
    2. Overcooked 2 goes to the circus in its latest DLC
    3. The Weekly Updates Update: fixing history
    4. Build your own glitched driving track in Need 4e+9 Speed
    5. Kind Words lets you share caring messages with strangers
    6. Discord will end subscription games access next month
    7. American Election is a harrowing political horror
    8. What are we all playing this weekend?
    9. Sea Of Thieves gets a microtransaction store
    1. No, Keanu Reeves is not a romance option in Cyberpunk 2077
    2. GOG Galaxy gets a big ol' client update for finding any game in existance
    3. Remnant: From The Ashes gets a free Adventure Mode
    4. Unknown Pleasures: recovery position
    5. Klei's Hot Lava turns the living room into a deathzone next week
    6. Gears 5 collectibles guide - all collectible and component locations
    7. A Plague Tale: Innocence now has a demo
    8. The Foxer
    9. The Flare Path: A2Z
    10. Dota Underlords adding Duos mode and actual Underlords
    11. The It's Winter and Routine Feat developer explains Russian sadness and powerful moods
    12. Borderlands 3 is out now, sounds like it could use a patch
    13. The Ashtray Maze is Control at its best and worst
    14. Have you played… Boid?
    1. After being delayed, Rune 2 finally has its release date
    2. Seven game developers accuse indie publisher Nicalis of exploitation
    3. Get your first look at team-based combat in Resident Evil spin-off Project Resistance
    4. Men Of War: Assault Squad 2 - Cold War is out now
    5. RPG Podcast: Heroes of the Brinelands, episode 165
    6. Steam's new update will make your game recommendations more diverse
    7. Sennheiser GSP 670 review: A wireless gaming headset that's scared of letting its hair down
    8. CCS Women’s League hopes to fix Rainbow 6 Siege’s lack of female pros
    9. Endless Space 2 rouses an ancient race in Awakening expansion
    10. Rainbow Six Siege launches Operation Ember Rise
    11. Regulate loot boxes under gambling law, Parliament committee recommends
    12. World Of Warcraft Classic's first two weeks have been one big high school reunion
    13. Nvidia are apparently prepping a GTX 1660 Super, and I'm completely baffled by it
    14. Mordhau adds a new mode and more importantly, pubs
    15. Hold on to your virtual wallets, the Vive Cosmos is coming next month for £699 / $699
    16. Wilmot's Warehouse's motivational posters are a deadpan anti-reward
    17. Have You Played...This Is The Police?
    1. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is all about strategic nostalgia in gameplay trailer
    2. Trials Rising now has a demo, and a new expansion's off to the Amazon
    3. Control devs tease an Alan Wake crossover expansion
    4. Asus ROG Strix XG32VQR review: HDR is still a pain in the ass
    5. Fortnite plays Prop Hunt and scoffs tacos in new zones
    6. How Outer Wilds built a planet which falls apart
    7. System Shock 3's Shodan comes to life in new pre-alpha trailer
    8. Total Warhammer 2 unleashes huge dinos in new DLC and free update
    9. The Gears 5 benchmark is like watching a weird new Auto Chess
    10. Deadly Premonition 2 apparently not coming to PC
    11. Playstyle Royale - Being a spider conservationist in Hunt: Showdown
    12. Wot I Think: Wilmot's Warehouse
    13. Have You Played… Barrels?
    14. The Sims 4: Realm Of Magic is out now on PC
    1. Assassin's Creed Odyssey adds historian-friendly, combat-free Discovery Tour
    2. Civilization 6 launches its dystopian battle royale mode Red Death
    3. Wot I Think: GreedFall
    4. I Love You, Colonel Sanders! is the KFC dating sim you didn't know you needed
    5. How to get Gears 5 looking its smoothest, bestest best even on an ancient graphics card
    6. World Of Warcraft's Stormwind gets remade brick-by-brick in Unreal Engine
    7. Premature Evaluation: Unrailed
    8. Life Is Strange 2 runs into ratings trouble down under
    9. Starborne is a calmer kind of multiplayer space skulduggery
    10. The Walking Dead: The Definitive Series collection is out today
    11. Gears 5 roadie-runs out
    12. Slay The Spire's next character is a badass monk
    13. Zafina the astrologist turns her hand to Tekken 7, plus new moves for everyone else
    14. Have You Played... Everything?
    1. Unrailed! enters early access, places awkward punctuation in headline
    2. Celeste has set off on its final Farewell update
    3. An Afternoon Rippling wants to take you on a very peculiar hike
    4. Steam Charts: Falsifiable Evidence Edition
    5. Borderlands 3 launch trailer launches early
    6. Capcom's Project Resistance looks a bit like Left 4 Dead with Resident Evil zombies
    7. Will you pine for this wooden mechanical keyboard?
    8. Noita's granular physics look delightfully dangerous
    9. Rediscovering the salty sea magic of Subnautica
    10. Empire Of Sin is looking so good it should be illegal
    11. Streets Of SimCity can now run on modern PCs thanks to fan tinkering
    12. Can't Stop Playing: Wilmot's Warehouse
    13. World Of Warcraft Classic lagged up by DDoS attacks this weekend
    14. Glide around Dark Souls in this delightful museum of videogame levels
    15. Have You Played... The Last Express?
    1. Find your way through the strange world of Caged Bird Don't Fly
    2. Smart City Plan brings data-driven urban planning next year
    3. Screenshot Saturday Sundays: Ancient artefacts, risky rafting, and treacherous thaumaturgy
    4. Procedurally generated apocalypse The Light Keeps Us Safe creeps out of early access
    5. The Sunday Papers
    1. The Weekly News Digest: dragons, zombies, plants, and cybermen
    2. Fit For A King waltzes out
    3. The Weekly Updates Update: mech legs, Mountaintops, and cool UIs
    4. Destroy a journal, defend the world in upcoming If Found...
    5. Creature In The Well rattles into stores
    6. Path Of Exile's latest expansion, Blight, creeps out
    7. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Dress up a bird and make it dab: Falcon Age is out today on PC
    2. Celeste says Farewell as developers move to a mysterious new game
    3. Get Battletech for $12 in October's Humble Monthly bundle
    4. Podcast: It's a family thing
    5. Double Fine Presents "doesn't make sense" anymore, says Tim Schafer
    6. EGX 2019's Leftfield lineup is confirmed
    7. Wot I Think: Green Hell
    8. Life Is Strange 2: Episode 4 verdict-o-chat
    9. This Is The Police spin-off Rebel Cops is law-enforcement XCOM
    10. Stardew Valley introducing fish ponds in next update
    11. WayForward's latest punch up River City Girls is out now
    12. The Flare Path: Fish Tanks
    13. The Foxer
    14. Eve Online to add "grief counselling" for players bereft of ships
    15. Have You Played...Aaero?
    1. Green Hell "leafs" early access and sprouts a story mode
    2. What Remains Of Edith Finch's house rebuilt in The Sims 4 is wild
    3. The first couple of hours with Ghost Recon Breakpoint's beta
    4. Hi-Rez's new shooter Rogue Company looks as inspired as its name
    5. Gamescom's best of the rest: the coolest indies round up
    6. Astroneer's Exploration Update blasts off with jetpacks and glowsticks
    7. Abzû and The End Is Nigh are free on the Epic Games Store now
    8. Control PC performance: how to get the best settings
    9. Borderlands 3 release time - when does Borderlands 3 come out?
    10. Auto Chess PC guide - items, cheat sheets, strategy & tips
    11. Magic: The Gathering Arena launches this month with new set
    12. Wot I Think: Children Of Morta
    13. Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece will let you explore Sparta without stabbing everyone
    14. Delightful platformer Wuppo has added co-op
    15. Divinity: Original Sin 2 has cross-platform saves with new Switch edition
    16. Deckbuilding Isaac spin-off The Legend Of Bum-bo plops out November 12th
    17. Bloodlines 2's dialogue system looks more subtle than the original
    18. Have You Played... Pillage The Village?
    1. Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville launches Founders Edition for eager gardeners
    2. Valve are changing how your Steam library looks, and it's long overdue
    3. Have you considered the comforting sight of a big hole in the ground?
    4. World Of Warcraft Classic will soon offer free transfers to quieter realms
    5. Alexis Kennedy accused of abuse by multiple women, denies allegations
    6. MacOS "Catalina" update is about to punt 32-bit games off the platform
    7. Please let me show you some of The Magic Roundabout
    8. Square Enix teases the future of Final Fantasy XV's game engine with gorgeous RTX demo
    9. Conan Exiles is now ready to host your weird fight clubs
    10. The Eternal Cylinder seems powerfully weird, and therefore worth your time
    11. Wot I Think: Gears 5
    12. Multiplayer is coming to Cyberpunk 2077, eventually
    13. Role Queue hits Overwatch in earnest as Season 18 starts
    14. 'Wilmot's Warehouse is a language game', please discuss
    15. Control is getting more graphics options, including motion blur
    16. Hearthstone opens the Tombs Of Terror on September 17th
    17. RPS Asks: you to please take our 2019 readership survey
    18. Apex Legends: a complete and 100% accurate guide to all characters' backstories
    19. Have You Played... Forma.8?
    1. Birdspotting offering sunsets, long walks on the beach, and high-octane bird stealth
    2. Spyro Reignited Trilogy brings the classic console mascot to PC today
    3. One of Destiny 2's best weapons is now way easier to get
    4. I have complicated feelings about Final Fantasy VIII Remastered
    5. Uplay+ launches today with a free month-long trial
    6. Premature Evaluation: Mist Survival
    7. Watch us do a stealthy, bitey run in this deep demo of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2
    8. Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair bounces out in October
    9. Apex Legends kicks off Wraith-powered Voidwalker event today
    10. Planet Zoo has great poop physics, runaway animals, and loads of other good animal action
    11. Eternal happiness awaits when Little Misfortune arrives later this month
    12. Watch a full match of Ninja Theory's Bleeding Edge
    13. Have You Played... Worms World Party Remastered?
    1. Lone WoW Classic player beats pro teams to hit level 60 first
    2. Razer Kraken X review: So close, yet so far
    3. Chucklefish's response to accusations of exploiting volunteer Starbound devs isn't good enough
    4. Timelapses in Wilmot's Warehouse are supremely satisfying
    5. Untitled Goose Game will waddle out this month, still officially named Untitled Goose Game
    6. Steam Charts: Paternal Doubt Edition
    7. I love horrid gasbag Caustic from Apex Legends, even if he's a knob
    8. Cyberpunk 2077 shows more of the tools literally in your hands
    9. Wot I Think: Blair Witch
    10. Increpare's latest is Hypnocult, a geometry-hell rhythm puzzle
    11. The best Max Payne 2 mods
    12. Tales From Off-Peak City will take us back to Cosmo D's world
    13. Post-apocalyptic road trip Overland launches this month
    14. Night In The Woods co-creator Alec Holowka has died
    15. Have You Played… Prisoner Of War?
    1. The Sunday Papers