April 2021 Archive

    1. The Red Strings Club devs' next game is actually a ten game collection
    2. Outriders releases its biggest patch yet, inventory wipe fix still coming
    3. Resident Evil Village's baddies make adorable puppets, somehow
    4. Hitman developers may also be working on a fantasy game with dragons
    5. TFI Friday: 3 new text-based games with a twist
    6. Anti dungeon crawler Legend Of Keepers has clawed into full launch
    7. Warzone Audio Bang #05: new Verdansk, new thoughts
    8. Destiny 2's Vault Of Glass raid opens May 22nd
    9. Thank god, Buildings Have Feelings Too! fixed its controls
    10. It's all a bit hit and myth on this week's Mystery Steam Reviews
    11. The real horror of Resident Evil 7 isn't the Baker family
    12. GTFO's Rebirth update adds ceiling monsters and brain injections
    13. The top 10 games on PC in May
    14. You can preload Resident Evil Village's demo now
    15. How to unlock the Ballistic Knife in Warzone and Cold War
    16. How to unlock the FARA 83 in Warzone
    17. Warzone Akimbo guide: the best Akimbo pistols in Warzone explained
    18. Best M13 loadout and class setup in Warzone
    19. Best Gallo SA12 loadout and class setup in Warzone
    20. Best PKM loadout and class setup in Warzone
    21. How to unlock the LC10 in Warzone
    1. Radio Viscera is about shoving enemies into traps with gleefully gory results
    2. Europa Universalis IV's newest expansion has 90% negative reviews on Steam
    3. Super Magbot's demo offers attractive and repellent 2D platforming
    4. Evil Genius 2's first DLC adds a new super agent alongside rebalance patch
    5. Steam's Golden Week sale is live now, offering discounts on games from Japan
    6. Microsoft Store to match Epic Games Store's 88% cut for game developers - should Steam follow suit?
    7. My best Apex Legends Arenas fight ended in desperate punching
    8. The Electronic Wireless Show Podcast episode 138: the best water in games special
    9. Halo Infinite will support PC-Xbox cross-platform multiplayer
    10. Total War: Rome Remastered is out now
    11. Five Nights At Freddy's spins off a free beat 'em up
    12. Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition arrives on PC next month as a free update
    13. XPG's Gammix S70 is expensive, but it still gives rival 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSDs a run for their money
    14. Call Of Duty: Warzone might add magic doors for fast travel
    15. Outer Wilds might be getting a DLC
    16. Apex Legends holo spray locations
    17. Have You Played… Domina?
    1. GDC survey finds 35% of developers say their productivity is better from home
    2. PvPvE shooter Scavengers launches in early access via Twitch Drops
    3. Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix 1.22 addresses more quest issues and clothes clipping
    4. Netflix Witcher and Shadow & Bone veterans plotting World Of Darkness shows and movies
    5. This free game about shaking hands is a perfect dose of silly surrealism
    6. I think games should adopt anime openers
    7. Rally Point: What 20 years of Tropico has left me wanting
    8. Genshin Impact update 1.5 has launched its lovely island player homes
    9. The Hollow Knight display at this Australian art centre is full of gorgeous concept art
    10. Total War: Rome Remastered lets you decide how much you want remastered
    11. The best 4K gaming monitors
    12. Preview - Expeditions: Rome is a CRPG where you hang out with Cicero and lead an army
    13. Resident Evil Village multiplayer mode coming in summer
    14. Valheim mod puts crafting tables on carts and it is genius
    15. Valorant's sunny new map Breeze is out now
    16. Riot shut down League Of Legends classic server
    1. Fallout 76's Locked & Loaded update adds loadouts and second homes
    2. Gorgeous voxel puzzler Bonfire Peaks will arrive this autumn
    3. Completely Stretchy And Uncomfortably Sticky, yep
    4. The Weekspot podcast #035: Grimoire Weiss city
    5. Splice animals to create new species in this zoo management game
    6. NieR Replicant review: a brilliant slog I'll never play again
    7. Razer's Orochi V2 is a titchy mouse with mega battery life
    8. Black Mesa opens a playable museum of Xen's history
    9. Red Faction: Guerrilla dev has a new destructive game
    10. You can wall-run in Cyberpunk 2077 now with this mod
    11. A ship in the Arctic is a good setting for an Among Us 'em up
    1. Phasmophobia's ghosts are now even harder, better, faster, stronger
    2. Wasteland 3's next patch lets you collect all the cats in Colorado
    3. Free to play PvPvE shooter Scavengers enters early access this week
    4. The final Resident Evil Village demo will be available through launch day
    5. I would welcome an 'Oscars of gaming' if we got hot red carpet looks
    6. In Other Waters developer's next game is about a mysterious space uprising
    7. Apex Legends' new Arenas mode will be a permanent fixture
    8. Valkyrie has some of Apex Legends' most satisfying abilities yet
    9. Apex Legends Low Profile and Fortified perks explained
    10. Modders are already fixing NieR Replicant's PC issues
    11. Humble's Lego Built To Bundle gets you 7 Lego games for just £7
    12. Windows 10 rolls out fix for recent game performance problems
    13. I hope Call Of Duty: Warzone learns from its latest live event
    14. Crucial's 1TB MX500 SSD has hit a new low price
    15. Have You Played... Signs Of The Sojourner?
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. I'm looking forward to dying alone on the side of a mountain
    2. Warframe's fan event TennoCon will return on July 17th
    3. Titanfall 2 has had a surge of new players
    4. Humble are capping how much you can donate to charity
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Humankind's new demo gives you over a week to tackle the first four eras
    2. Wildlife defense strategy RPG We Are The Caretakers enters early access
    3. Call Of Duty: Warzone's old Verdansk map is gone for good
    4. Valorant's new map has a neat yet pointless trap door
    5. Valheim teases its upcoming Hearth and Home update and troll makeovers
    6. Nier Replicant is the Rogue One of the Nier series
    7. Hades and Control's writers chatting in the games narrative con this weekend
    8. Mystery Steam Reviews mightn't be critically acclaimed, but these games are
    9. Fantasy melee battle royale Naraka: Bladepoint holds open beta this weekend
    10. Valorant's new map is a lovely seaside getaway
    11. Warzone Hunt for Adler walkthrough - how to get intel and unlock the new Adler skin
    12. The 9 best bugs in PC games
    13. NieR Replicant Ver.1.22474487139 is out today
    14. Oh god, Destiny 2's armour transmogrification sounds a huge faff
    15. Have You Played… Fit For A King?
    1. Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is heading to PC on July 6th
    2. Samurai Gunn 2 is aiming for an early access release this summer
    3. Please a giant goddess with boomerang fights in Bamerang
    4. Buildings Have Feelings Too! is out now
    5. Steam now has better categories for browsing games
    6. Apex Legends Season 9 trailer gives peek at new 3v3 mode
    7. Hand Of Fate 2 and Alien: Isolation are free on Epic right now
    8. Save up to 98% in Fanatical's Insanity Sale
    9. EWS podcast episode 137: the best combat special
    10. Epic Games Store has added a better game store, Itch.io
    11. Elite Dangerous: Odyssey will let you stretch your legs on May 19th
    12. Valheim Iron: how to find Scrap Iron from Muddy Scrap Piles
    13. Valheim: how to save your game progress
    14. Valheim Flint location: how to get Flint
    15. Valheim Copper: how to find Copper in Valheim, and best way to mine Copper
    16. Valheim boats: how to make the Raft, Karve, and Longship
    17. Valheim Merchant location: how to find Haldor the Trader
    18. Valheim Silver: how to find Silver Ore with the Valheim Wishbone
    19. Valheim Mistlands: how to find the Mistlands biome and when it will be finished
    20. Valheim Fermenter time: how to make Tasty Mead in Valheim
    21. Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion review: the funniest game I've ever played
    22. Save up to £300 on Lenovo's Legion gaming laptops
    23. Call Of Duty: Warzone's new map is out tonight, with some big changes
    24. New Mister Men and Little Miss books are based on Assassin's Creed
    25. Microsoft's DirectStorage tech will support PCIe 3.0 and 4.0 SSDs
    26. Death Stranding's official PC case needs more BB Boys, if you ask me
    27. Call of Duty Warzone all War Tracks: Every song you can play in your vehicle
    1. Resident Evil 4 VR launches this year with remastered visuals and sound
    2. Call Of Duty: Warzone has indeed nuked Verdansk today
    3. So, how about those Knights Of The Old Republic remake rumours?
    4. Tales Of Arise announces September 10th launch and dives into combat
    5. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles launches on PC in July
    6. Crucial's P2 SSD is a great budget NVMe drive
    7. Every DLC for Max Payne 3 and L.A. Noir is now free on PC
    8. Outriders best class
    9. Outriders no HUD bug fix
    10. Outriders World Tier farming
    11. Outriders max level cap
    12. Outriders: how to Interrupt
    13. Outriders Auto Loot: how to use
    14. Outriders story missions & side quests
    15. Best Outriders Trickster build (solo & endgame)
    16. Best Outriders Devastator build (solo & endgame)
    17. Best Outriders Pyromancer build (solo & endgame)
    18. Best Outriders Technomancer build (solo & endgame)
    19. Outriders Legendary weapons list
    20. Outriders Legendary armor list
    21. Best Outriders Legendary farm
    22. Chivalry 2 is most fun when sat on a bench
    23. You can try Resident Evil Village's multiplayer again today
    24. My Crusader Kings 3 character started a reckless affair with the Queen of Fight World, and won
    25. Focus Home Interactive buying Space Hulk: Deathwing devs Streum On
    26. Have You Played... Ori And The Will Of The Wisps?
    1. Cloud streaming of Xbox Game Pass games to Windows 10 PCs is now in closed beta
    2. Skin Deep, aka Die Hard in space, gets a new trailer
    3. Discord reportedly end buyout talks with Microsoft
    4. Ubisoft tell us why they shut Rainbow Six Vegas 2 servers
    5. Desperados 3 is 50% off for the series' 20th birthday
    6. Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has left Blizzard
    7. The Weekspot podcast #034: merc ethic
    8. Watch out, crypto-mining SSDs are on the way now, too
    9. A Steam hiccup pulled Rockstar's games, then briefly brought back Midnight Club 2
    10. AMD Link arrives on PC and lets friends join in for local co-op games
    11. Warzone Season Three starts on Thursday the 22nd, devs confirm
    12. Control is 53% off in Gamesplanet's Spring Sale
    13. Valheim's new terrain system should help things load faster and smoother
    14. Portal 2 is 10, so here are 10 facts you might not know
    15. Apex Legends new character is the daughter of a Titanfall 2 boss
    16. The EPOS H3 is a worthy evolution of Sennheiser's GSP 300 headset
    17. Have You Played... Hunt: Showdown?
    1. The Portal Reloaded mod adds a time travel portal and 25 new puzzles
    2. The fourth and final season of Castlevania arrives in May on netflix
    3. Celeste developers announce new game Earthblade
    4. Path Of Exile had a difficult week of expansion issues and PR struggles
    5. This Minecraft fan's concept video for a 'River Update' is cool
    6. Valve fix Steam security exploit after two years
    7. WD's 500GB Blue SN550 SSD is the cheapest it's been since Black Friday
    8. Call Of Duty: Warzone's hard-to-see Roze skin is finally being nerfed
    9. Amazon cancel their Lord Of The Rings MMO
    10. Celebrate Earth Day with Humble's Down To Earth bundle
    11. Asus ROG Flow X13 review
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. The Dynasty Warriors movie looks gleefully faithful to the game
    2. Boomerang X's demo offers Devil Daggers-style delights with a sense of progress
    3. What game has the best melee combat?
    4. Genshin Impact's 1.5 update will add player housing inside magical teapots
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Emily Is Away <3 has made its launch Facenook official today
    2. Elite Dangerous: Odyssey is now letting alpha players scan space plants
    3. What's better: rocket jumping, or fiddling with environmental objects?
    4. Baldur's Gate 3's new hotfix makes loaded dice odds be ever in your favor
    5. Wasteland 3's first story expansion launches in June with new conflicts
    6. TFI Friday: 3 free Pico-8 games with good titles
    7. Warzone Audio Bang #04: so near, yet so FFAR
    8. Square Enix deny they're considering selling
    9. Returning to The Catacombs Of Solaris, a nascent "artsport"
    10. Ubisoft announce E3 2021's Ubisoft Forward stream
    11. All I want from Warzone's next season are better rocks
    12. Outriders inventory wipes possibly continuing after wipe-fixing patch
    13. Mystery Steam Reviews hearts New York (and Mars)
    14. Resident Evil 4 is coming to VR
    15. Warzone players can now respawn as zombies, it is okay
    16. Resident Evil Village is getting Mercenaries mode and a new demo
    17. Get Razer's £500 gaming chair for free with this RTX 2080 Super laptop
    18. Have You Played… Ring Of Pain?
    1. Total War: Rome Remastered shows off quality of life updates in new trailer
    2. Endzone: A World Apart is a post-apocalyptic citybuilder out, uh, last month
    3. Core, an accessible game creation platform, is out in early access now
    4. Epic's tool for creating human faces is out in early access now
    5. Days Gone looks better on PC - visually, at least
    6. Stellaris: Nemesis lets you now become a star-destroying galactic threat
    7. Square Enix's SaGa Frontier Remastered is out now
    8. The death of my maxed-out Crusader Kings 3 ruler has kicked off an apocalyptic witch fight
    9. EWS Podcast episode 136: the best weather in games special
    10. The Darkside Detective returns with a second series of spookings today
    11. Outriders' DLSS does a lot more than just improve performance
    12. My journey to the bottom of a bottomless world
    13. Konami's new roguelike metroidvania has an amazing art style
    14. Assassin's Creed Valhalla delays its Druids expansion
    15. Hindsight will explore memories after the death of a loved one
    16. Curse Of The Dead Gods adds Dead Cells-themed dangers in crossover update
    17. Have You Played... Pikuniku?
    1. So who's meeting up at this year's Crows Developer Conference?
    2. OlliOlli World hits the park this year with a rad new world of tricks
    3. Oxenfree II: Lost Signals will bring back more spooks and delightful dialogue
    4. Creeper World 4 is a triumph of consistency
    5. Vermintide 2's next free update adds a roguelike mode
    6. Minecraft's Caves & Cliffs update is getting split in two
    7. Dragon Age 2 writer says a 'Snyder Cut' would make the city bigger and more alive
    8. Smite developers Hi-Rez Studios are offering permanent remote work
    9. I haven't played Nioh 2 in a while, and I'm scared to go back
    10. What does the future hold for RPGs?
    11. Cyberpunk 2077's patches can't fix its biggest problems
    12. Cyberpunk 2077 has patched more quest-blocking bugs
    13. Activision in trademark dispute with indie dev who made a game called Warzone three years before them
    14. Oculus Quest 2 is getting official wireless PC support
    15. Valheim's Necromancy mod lets you command a band of skeletons
    16. Primordia devs go to a terrible carnival with Strangeland in May
    17. Have You Played... Post Void?
    1. Microsoft Flight Simulator's world update 4 polishes France and Benelux
    2. Subnautica Below Zero's cinematic trailer shows icy dangers
    3. Satisfactory update 4 is out, adds hoverpacks and particle accelerators
    4. Mass Effect's graphical remaster is more than lens flare - but does it look better?
    5. Temtem's Cipanku island is out now
    6. Nier: Automata is finally getting a patch on Steam
    7. The Weekspot podcast #033: Enoch great, Enoch terrible
    8. Preview: the Elite Dangerous Odyssey FPS expansion is best when you're not shooting
    9. Apex Legends new event introduces five new game modes over the next two weeks
    10. There's a new batch of AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs on the way
    11. Ubisoft ending online services for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and more
    12. What The Dub is a Jackbox-esque party game where you dub daft dialogue over old movie clips
    13. I want more games to redefine what 'survival' means
    14. Gord is an upcoming dark fantasy strategy game inspired by grim Slavic folklore
    15. This video game teaches you how to use Git repositories
    16. Of Love And Eternity's demo is an unsettling wander with good noises
    17. Somehow, 'Medieval Tinder' makes Crusader Kings 3 feel more believable
    18. Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 arrives with new story quests and Nier raid finale
    19. Have You Played... Don't Starve Together?
    1. Become a viking wizard with this Valheim mod Skyheim
    2. A Roblox roleplayer scammed their way into real White House press briefings
    3. Epic spent $444 million to secure exclusive games for their store in 2020
    4. The best Minecraft performance mods
    5. You can grind with your pals in Skater XL's multiplayer beta
    6. VVVVVV is about to get its first update in almost seven years
    7. Dota 2's new wizard is a giant lady with a giant hammer
    8. A Planet Zoo player has bred an ostrich taller than the Statue of Liberty
    9. Outriders crossplay is back, but inventory wipes remain
    10. Outriders review: A dopamine-dispensing closed loop for your monkey brain
    11. Source Engine exploits could let hackers remotely access players' PCs
    12. WWE 2K22 will resume the wrestling after 2020's royal fumble
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Soup Pot is a cute-looking cooking game about creativity
    2. You can now use the best of Yahoo! Answers as a Typing Of The Dead dictionary
    3. Please ghosts with crafting in the chill Cozy Grove
    4. Age Of Empires 4 looks like it's got the right balance between old and new. And Elephants.
    5. Temtem's next island opens on April 13th
    6. Where to watch the Age Of Empires 4 fan preview today
    7. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. The Legend Of Heroes: Trails Of Cold Steel IV is out now on PC
    2. DayZ creator's new PvE survival game Icarus shows off 30 minutes of co-op
    3. Hello Games just made a free update to their singleplayer puzzle game too
    4. Cathartic office beat 'em up Say No! More is out now and looks rad
    5. Now that Deathloop is delayed again, go play Prey: Mooncrash
    6. Do we still need E3?
    7. Elite Dangerous: Odyssey's alpha has new PvP matches called Conflict Zones
    8. Path Of Exile's next expansion welcomes you to the Trialmaster's game show
    9. Warzone's zombie outbreak is boring
    10. I'm sorry, but I don't get Loop Hero
    11. Rhythm game Unbeatable has a demo and it slaps
    12. Warzone: Best FFAR 1 loadout and class setup
    13. Outriders gifting players "appreciation package" to apologise for launch woes
    14. Neo: The World Ends With You is coming to PC too
    1. Path Of Exile 2 resurfaces and looks like it'll offer Diablo 4 stiff competition
    2. Be a VR giant and swat at PC players like pests
    3. Streets Of Rage 4's Mr. X Nightmare DLC will add 3 new characters
    4. Euro Truck Simulator 2's Iberian DLC is out now
    5. Stonefly's story world of bug-sized mechs explained
    6. This new story game is controlled by blinking into your webcam
    7. Arkane's Deathloop delayed into September
    8. Deadly Premonition 2 is coming to PC this year
    9. Valheim mod lets you overclock your smelters
    10. How to unlock the ZRG 20mm sniper rifle fast in Warzone and Cold War
    1. Sea Of Thieves season 2 starts next week and adds another sneaky emote
    2. Edge Of Eternity is getting a full launch and complete story this summer
    3. Hack and slash dungeon crawler The Slormancer launches in early access
    4. You can now pet the Dragonborn's best friend with this Skyrim pet the dog mod
    5. What's better: fruits, or NPCs saying custom names?
    6. Handmade stop-motion adventure Harold Halibut still looks so intriguing
    7. Best M16 loadout and class setup in Warzone
    8. Gearbox's acquisition by Embracer Group is now complete
    9. Resident Evil Village's multiplayer open beta starts overnight, and you can preload now
    10. Is Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord better after a year in early access?
    11. Crusader Kings 3 should fix same-sex relationship mods by next patch
    12. Call Of Duty: Warzone's latest patch nerfs its two most dominant guns
    13. Have You Played... Carto?
    1. Buildings Have Feelings Too! is a citybuilder where the buildings talk
    2. Prison Architect's developers almost made a 3D Factorio in 2017
    3. ESIC say they're working with FBI in fight against CSGO match fixing
    4. Mass Effect remaster will bring first game more in line with its sequels
    5. Diablo 2: Resurrected will run a closed alpha this weekend
    6. Forager scraps multiplayer because it's too buggy
    7. The Weekspot podcast #032: Nier, there, cyberwares
    8. Disco Elysium: The Final Cut’s changes are uneven, flawed, and wonderful
    9. Oddworld: Soulstorm is out now
    10. E3 returns for 2021 with an online show June 12-15
    11. Warhammer Age Of Sigmar: Storm Ground coming in May
    12. Developers reveal the best Easter eggs they've hidden in games
    13. Turbo Overkill is an FPS where you have a chainsaw for a leg
    14. Totally Accurate Battle Simulator added multiplayer and left early access
    1. The Ascent is a co-op cyberpunk shooter that pops
    2. Final Fantasy XIV's patch 5.5 trailer shows Nier: Automata crossover
    3. Wolcen's major update adds lots, tweaks more
    4. DayZ creator's new game Icarus fills in its space lore
    1. Warzone Audio Bang podcast: the Captain Price Is right
    2. Shhh... it's a quiet edition of Mystery Steam Reviews
    3. What are we all playing this Easter weekend?
    1. Elite Dangerous Odyssey's alpha will address taxi rides and player killers
    2. Overfall has been removed from some players' Steam libraries
    3. Discord has launched a Clubhouse-style audio channel feature
    4. PUBG Lite is shutting down this month
    5. Outriders is out now, with some stuttering launch issues on PC
    6. Transport Tycoon fan remake OpenTTD is now on Steam for free
    7. EWS podcast episode 135: the best co-op games
    8. The top 10 games on PC in April
    9. Chinese police shut down "world's biggest" cheat seller
    10. I created high-concept exhibits for Planet Zoo's newest animals, and they're really upsetting
    11. Disco Elysium: The Final Cut’s voice acting takes getting used to, but it’s worth it
    12. Platinum announce arcade shmup Sol Cresta, maybe not as a joke this time
    13. What does the Foresight killstreak do and where are the silos?
    14. Have You Played... Team Sonic Racing?