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February 2022 Archive

    1. Farthest Frontier looks like Banished with even more farming and disease
    2. Elden Ring servers will be down for planned maintenance tomorrow
    3. Elden Ring director feels "apologetic toward anyone" who finds FromSoftware games too hard
    4. Dying Light 1 now on Epic with store and OS crossplay
    5. Supporter podcast - The Nate Files episode 8: Bah, Humboldt!
    6. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands shows off two new classes in latest gameplay trailer
    7. Hero's Hour review: like eating a fistful of random jelly beans
    8. Elex 2 review: a bonkers RPG hampered by unpleasant characters
    9. Where to find a staff in Elden Ring
    10. Little Orpheus review: an adventure that dazzles the eyes
    11. Shadow Warrior 3 review: a promising arena shooter that squanders potential with repetition
    12. Small Saga is a Final Fantasy-style RPG where rodents wield switchblades and cigarette lighters
    13. Elden Ring Golden Seed locations
    14. Babylon's Fall is getting NieR Automata crossover in first post-launch season
    15. Don’t expect games designed just for the Steam Deck, Valve say
    16. Elden Ring Fire Giant crash solution
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Taiko no Tatsujin: The Drum Master is out on PC, with Studio Ghibli DLC
    2. Here's when you'll be getting your Steam Deck email
    3. Valve have no plans for Game Pass-style subscription
    4. Aperture Desk Job is a free, short game set in the Portal universe
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. This War Of Mine and Slipways devs will donate profits to Red Cross working in Ukraine
    2. Atelier Sophie 2 is out now, still an anime-as-heck craft 'em up
    3. Cris Tales is free to keep from Epic right now
    4. My Friendly Neighborhood's Steam Next Fest demo is a refreshingly grown-up take on old horror tropes
    5. Tencent buy 1C Entertainment, makers of King's Bounty
    6. This strange adventure game is controlled by pulling faces
    7. All your Steam Deck questions answered in our 19 minute Q&A
    8. Steam Deck review: a little big deal
    9. Gabe Newell talks Steam Deck, crypto risks and why the PC industry “won’t tolerate” closed platforms
    10. Consolidation in games must “create value for customers,” says Gabe Newell
    11. Gabe Newell: NFT actors “not people you want to be doing business with”
    12. Here's what Valve have been playing on Steam Deck
    13. I can't believe how good Blood West is
    14. How to fast travel in Elden Ring
    15. How to two hand your weapons in Elden Ring
    16. How to summon Torrent in Elden Ring
    17. The Wandering Village's demo is like building a Lego set on a cat's spine
    18. How to reach the Divine Tower of Caelid in Elden Ring
    19. Where is the Divine Tower of Liurnia in Elden Ring?
    20. Best rune farming locations in Elden Ring
    21. Elden Ring PC performance and best settings guide
    22. Deep Rock Galactic is free to play in full on Steam this weekend
    23. Tiny Combat Arena early access review: a stylised and supersonic dogfighting sortie
    24. Making Souls games accessible isn't the same as making them easy
    25. Elden Ring players share possible fixes for technical problems
    26. RPS Time Capsule: the games worth saving from 2004
    27. Grid Legends review: the most playable mass-market track racer in years
    1. Elden Ring: Divine Tower of Limgrave
    2. Elden Ring Memory Stone locations
    3. Elden Ring Oridys's Rise: how to unlock Oridys's Rise in Elden Ring
    4. Elden Ring Testu's Rise: how to unlock Testu's Rise in Elden Ring
    5. Elden Ring equip load
    6. Elden Ring Nerijus boss fight walkthrough
    7. Elden Ring Flask of Wondrous Physick
    8. Elden Ring details day-one patch
    9. Dear Esther dev 10 years on: "That was strange. That was quite a ride."
    10. Ukrainian game studios respond to the Russian invasion
    11. Neon White is a speedrunning FPS, an anime visual novel, and a Steam Next Fest must-play demo
    12. Electronic Wireless Show podcast episode 175: the best nightclubs in games special
    13. This early Elden Ring boss is a forgettable but important teacher
    14. An ode to cutting off boss tails in Dark Souls
    15. Elden Ring best Keepsake: how to pick your starting gift
    16. How to play multiplayer in Elden Ring
    17. Elden Ring character attributes and stats
    18. Martha Is Dead review: horror that confuses being horrible with being horrifying
    19. Pharaoh: A New Era's demo shows that I had no idea how to play Pharaoh
    20. Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster is out now, finally giving us a better version
    1. Lost In Play is a lovely point and click adventure with a dash of Professor Layton
    2. Elden Ring review: an unmissable journey through the most impressive open world to date
    3. Total Warhammer 3 should start improving performance this week
    4. We're hiring a new Section Editor, and applications are open right now
    5. What kind of pot is Elden Ring’s pot boy? We asked an expert
    6. Cyberpunk 2077 works now, but its real strengths and weaknesses remain unchanged
    7. 2023 won't get a new main Call Of Duty, report claims
    8. The Joy of playing as Total War: Warhammer 3’s unpretentious foodies, the Ogre Kingdoms
    9. Valve’s new Steam Deck compatibility checker shows which of your games are handheld-ready
    1. Play 8 simultaneous Wordle puzzles in Octordle
    2. Guardians Of The Galaxy didn't meet Square Enix's sales expectations
    3. Final Fantasy 14 will make life easier for solo players
    4. Destiny 2: The Witch Queen is live and throwing errors
    5. The wonderful Far: Changing Tides has a demo in Steam Next Fest
    6. Bethesda binning their Launcher, will let you transfer games to Steam
    7. Tencent buying former BioWare general manager's new studio
    8. Horizon Forbidden West has an entirely pointless grappling hook, can someone please remove it
    9. Elden Ring's launch trailer reveals new things, so be warned
    10. The jolly co-operation of localising Dark Souls
    11. Gibbon: Beyond The Trees' demo has some real rad backflips
    12. Elden Ring release time, preload details, and file size
    13. Elden Ring PC launch and preload times confirmed
    1. Our 12 favourite demos from February's Steam Next Fest
    2. Rainbow Six Siege's seventh year will bring three maps
    3. Super Auto Pets, my favourite auto-battler, is now on iOS
    4. Atlus announce Soul Hackers 2, coming to PC in August
    5. Celebrate Elden Ring's release with Souls Week on RPS
    6. The best bit of Dark Souls isn't the boss fights, it's everything else
    7. Total War: Warhammer 3 Grand Cathay guide
    8. Best decks for the XYZ Festival event in Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel
    9. Elden Ring's new trailer explains what it's all about
    10. Street Fighter 6 announced, and Ryu is a broad and sweaty boy
    11. FAR: Changing Tides review: a delightful adventure you'll be glad you played
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Starfield is aiming for a "very realistic take" on a scifi future
    2. Valheim's public test branch gets frost caves, full controller support
    3. Pathologic devs' new game, Know By Heart, is out
    4. King Of Fighters XV is out, still doesn't look as good as 24 year-old sprite art
    5. Raven QA staff and Activision clash over who gets to vote for union
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Ubisoft say they'd consider being bought if someone offered
    2. I can't get enough of Deathloop's alternate reality arcade cabinets
    3. Rainbow Six Extraction's new Spillover mode lacks punch
    4. What do you want to know about the Steam Deck?
    5. Kingdom Of The Dead is an unpretentious ghoul shooter with excellent music
    6. Amazon sign first-look deal with the company planning Disco Elysium and Life Is Strange shows
    7. Give yourself a good day by playing Webbed
    8. Wordle 244 answer for February 18th, 2022
    1. Indie RPG hit Cris Tales will be free to keep from Epic next week
    2. Lord Of The Rings: Gollum developer Daedalic have been bought by Nacon
    3. Paradox publish report on workplace discrimination and HR failures
    4. Vampire Survivors can't stand it when I succeed
    5. The Rally Point: Timberborn breaks the boring "village vs winter" mould
    6. Total War: Warhammer 3 Kislev guide
    7. The Electronic Wireless Show Palentine's Day Special 2022
    8. EA will release The Sims 4's wedding expansion in Russia with disastrous sapphic romcom relationship intact
    9. The best Wordle starting words
    10. Total Warhammer 3 is out now, but performance is a problem
    11. The joy of going for a swim in Tomb Raider
    12. Skateboarding sim Session just got a big update - is it worth getting on board?
    13. Wordle answer for February 17th, 2022
    1. Homeworld 3 and Hardspace studio switching to four-day working week
    2. The best Project Zomboid mods
    3. No Man's Sky now lets you build your own new robot friends
    4. The Witcher 3 director forms new studio with CDPR veterans making a dark fantasy RPG
    5. Out There's sequel isn't a roguelike anymore, but it's "much more approachable"
    6. Cyberpunk 2077 ending support for Windows 7 and GeForce 700 cards
    7. You'll be able to buy Steam Deck replacement parts
    8. Lost Ark is the MMO equivalent of grey carpet
    9. Wordle answer for February 16th, 2022
    1. Netflix are the latest to try to make a BioShock movie
    2. Cities: Skylines mods banned for blocking users, potentially enabling malware
    3. Team17 CEO says "action will be taken" to address last week's allegations
    4. Baldur's Gate 3 now expected to launch in 2023
    5. Baldur's Gate 3's new barbarian makes anger an art form
    6. Paradox launch DLC subscription service for Hearts Of Iron IV today
    7. Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.5 brings better AI, reworked perks, and appearance customisation
    8. Jigsaw Puzzle Dreams is a do-a-jigsaw-sim that may consume me whole
    9. Elden Ring system requirements released, minimum specs list the GTX 1060 and 12GB of RAM
    10. Demeo's PC version is a cool TRPG hangout that probably won't get as many players as it deserves
    11. Dune: Spice Wars gets back to basics with its compelling mix of 4X ambition and real-time strategy
    12. Terraria has yet another update coming, those filthy liars
    1. Dear Esther is free to keep on Steam right now
    2. Total War: Warhammer 3 factions tier list
    3. 10 things I wish I knew before playing Total War: Warhammer 3
    4. GOG's new sale has 50% off Cyberpunk 2077 and 60% off Disco Elysium
    5. How to raise and lower World Level in Genshin Impact
    6. Total War: Warhammer 3 review: a heavyweight RTS with transformative changes to multiplayer
    7. Wordle too easy? Try solving four grids at once in Quordle
    8. Lost Ark broke CS:GO and Dota playercount records, despite a technically bumpy weekend
    9. New stealth RPG Abermore has big Thief meets Dishonored vibes
    10. Lost Ark gets a straight performance boost with DirectX 11, surprising no one
    11. Lost Ark system requirements, PC performance and the best settings to use
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Final Fantasy VI's pixel remaster arrives on Steam on Feb 23rd
    2. Lost Ark release time
    3. Lost Ark launches, servers immediately taken offline due to missing characters
    4. Disgaea 6 Complete heading to Steam this summer
    5. Nerdle is Wordle for people who prefer numbers to letters
    6. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and new Warzone are coming this year
    7. Elden Ring's open world demands more focus than previous Souls games
    8. How does Lost Ark actually compare to Diablo II?
    9. Puzzley strategy zaptimes in Power To The People
    10. Dying Light 2 Inhibitor locations map
    11. XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen is free to play this weekend on Steam
    12. Fallen London's dating game spin-off has a demo now
    13. There's a spiritual Mirror's Edge sequel awaiting in Dying Light 2
    14. Valve ramp up Steam Deck compatibility testing, nearly 300 games get Verified status
    15. Some Wordle players lost streaks or stats when it moved to the NYT
    1. Salt And Sacrifice's Soulsy combat summons May 10th release date
    2. Homophobic laws mean The Sims 4's My Wedding Stories pack won't release in Russia
    3. Wind Waker-inspired survival game Windbound is free to keep on Epic right now
    4. Team17 staff allege poor working conditions after "monumentally stupid" NFT scandal
    5. Eastward is an RPG that's both terribly good and terribly bad at ending things
    6. Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Dawn Of Ragnarök DLC is full of monsters, magic and giant boars
    7. The Wolf Among Us 2 is coming in 2023, check out the new trailer
    8. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel's first tournament starts on February 17th
    9. Electronic Wireless Show podcast episode 173: the best MacGuffins in games special
    10. How to make a guild in Lost Ark
    11. Atomic Heart releasing late this year, and devs promise it won't be a Half-Life or Bioshock clone
    12. The first 6 hours of Elden Ring is so much vaster than I could have imagined
    13. Elden Ring should be safe from the security exploit which took Dark Souls PvP offline
    14. Inkle's Highlands game is a rhythm survival story?
    15. Square Enix finally announce Chrono Cross remaster
    16. Dying Light 2 update improves DLSS, stops replicating corpses
    17. Ubisoft are making a stealthy Assassin's Creed Valhalla spin-off, rumour claims
    1. The video game the US Army made for recruitment is shutting down
    2. How to level up fast in Lost Ark
    3. Asus ROG Swift PG32UQX review: brilliant monitor, terrifying price
    4. Grapple Dog review: a cute yet frustrating platformer
    5. Will someone please give my Lost Ark gunslinger some trousers?
    6. Commonwealth Esports Championships running alongside this year's Commonwealth Games
    7. Genshin Impact offering everyone a bonus gift following technical glitch
    8. Can you change servers in Lost Ark?
    9. Path Of Exile Archnemesis recipes and strategies
    10. Come and say hello to our new vid bud, Liam Richardson
    1. Watch 20 minutes of Euro Truck Simulator 2's Heart Of Russia DLC
    2. Semantle is hard mode Wordle, powered by a Google neural network
    3. Bandai Namco aim to create "a metaverse for each IP"
    4. Platinum Games' new CEO wants to create "new ways to play" or shut the company
    5. Lost Ark Knowledge Transfer
    6. Lost Ark Twitch Drops: Legends of Lost Ark
    7. Diplomacy Is Not An Option review (early access): peasant-smashing fun on a giant scale
    8. Fortnite won’t get Steam Deck support, Epic CEO blames cheaters
    9. BioShock Infinite's dancing bread boy is the start of some good game dev tales
    10. Lost Ark review-in-progress: Diablo-like combat clashes with a very grindy MMO
    11. Warhammer 40K: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters looks like aggressive space XCOM and I’m here for it
    12. Blood Bowl 3 is another fond, faithful adaptation - but couldn't it be more?
    1. Death's Door has broken my tiny brain
    2. Dying Light 2 Hakon choice
    3. Dying Light 2 endings
    4. If Danny Trejo can be in OlliOlli World, why not your favourite game characters?
    5. Factorio expansion goal is to feel "as big an addition as the whole vanilla game"
    6. "NFTs are a scam," says indie game store
    7. Mir4 is a bizarre crypto-mine masquerading as a dated MMORPG
    8. Genshin Impact Outfits
    9. Dying Light 2 has fixes coming for crashes and other issues
    10. Dying Light 2: Meet The People Of The Bazaar
    1. Sifu review: a rewarding action game with plenty of passion and kung fu
    2. The Sunday Papers
    1. Path Of Exile's Siege Of The Atlas expansion is out now
    2. Meta adding "Personal Boundary" feature to curb creepy behaviour
    3. Worldle is my new favourite Wordle spin-off
    4. Genshin Impact update 2.5 will bring new characters, bosses, bartending
    5. The Sims 4 is free and cheap for its birthday this weekend
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Star Citizen making dev roadmap more vague to reduce disappointment
    2. Apex Legends Season 12 release time
    3. Dying Light 2 Water Tower choice
    4. Work on a new Grand Theft Auto "is well underway", Rockstar say
    5. The Last Bastion's strange combat mixes up FTL-ish plate spinning
    6. Ghostwire: Tokyo is looking a little creepy, very weird, and all rad
    7. Steam client beta adds Steam Deck-friendly install size and cloud sync indicators
    8. Another Voice Of Cards game is coming from Yoko Taro and chums
    9. How to cook in Project Zomboid
    10. Dying Light 2 PC performance and the best settings to use
    11. Left 4 Dead creator Mike Booth says there still aren't enough co-op games
    12. The 10 best zombies in PC games
    13. G String is like Half-Life 2, except that I like it
    14. Dying Light 2 point of no return
    15. How long is Dying Light 2?
    16. How to repair weapons in Dying Light 2
    17. Can you switch weapon mods in Dying Light 2?
    18. Dying Light 2 Factions
    19. Can you enter chemical areas in Dying Light 2?
    20. Dying Light 2 Infected Trophies
    21. Dying Light 2 Military Tech
    22. How to fast travel in Dying Light 2
    23. How to unlock Paraglider in Dying Light 2
    24. Dying Light 2 best weapons
    25. How to activate windmills in Dying Light 2
    26. How to unlock Grappling Hook in Dying Light 2
    27. Dying Light 2 Aitor choice
    28. Does Dying Light 2 have new game plus?
    1. Ghostwire: Tokyo's magical finger guns look great in new showcase
    2. Risk Of Rain 2's Survivors Of The Void DLC will launch on March 1st
    3. Battlefield 2042's scoreboard won't show scores until March
    4. Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair is free to keep on Epic
    5. I wish Vampire Survivors had come out 15 years ago
    6. Tell this AI your story's themes, and it'll write the first paragraph for you
    7. Electronic Wireless Show podcast episode 172: the best finishing moves in games special
    8. Can you dual wield in Dying Light 2?
    9. RPS comment notifications have arrived
    10. How to play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile
    11. OlliOlli World review: so good it will give you blisters
    12. Valheim celebrates first birthday with info on caves and the Mistlands
    13. Suicide Squad delayed into 2023, a new report claims
    1. Forget Sony, my concern for Destiny 2's future is still Bungie's love of grinding
    2. How to play Dying Light 2 coop
    3. WD Black SN770 review: just short of SSD greatness
    4. How to play multiplayer in Project Zomboid
    5. Where to find guns in Project Zomboid
    6. Bloodborne PSX is a smart demake of a FromSoft classic
    7. Iconic Internet monster SCP-173 is losing its look
    8. Dying Light 2: Stay Human review: polished sequel lacks bite
    9. Shovel Knight developers announce Mina The Hollower
    10. Does Dying Light 2 have crossplay?
    11. Dying Light 2 roadmap and DLCs
    12. Dying Light 2 release time and download size
    13. The amazing Resident Evil 4 HD remaster mod is out now
    1. Gibbon: Beyond The Trees is a gorgeous 2D tree-swinging adventure
    2. Battlefield 2042's season one delayed in favour of finishing the game
    3. World Of Warcraft will let Horde and Alliance players team up for raids and dungeons
    4. Bloodborne PSX is on PC even if its inspiration isn't
    5. Steam will run two sales a month through till the summer
    6. I'm a Life Is Strange die-hard and I have hella mixed feelings about the Remastered Collection
    7. Can the games industry please stop with the acquisitions for one second, please, cheers
    8. How to repair cars in Project Zomboid
    9. How to find gas in Project Zomboid
    10. How to hotwire a car in Project Zomboid
    11. What is the helicopter in Project Zomboid?
    12. Kingston Fury Renegade review: the fastest SSD we’ve tested
    13. The Waylanders review: a classic RPG that's as endearing as it is janky
    14. Microsoft Flight Simulator has prettied-up Australia in a free update
    15. Startup Panic is a fun management game about a social media company, but will it be as bold as I'd like?
    16. Best cards in Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel
    17. Path of Exile Trial of Ascendancy locations
    18. Wordle bought by the New York Times for a seven-figure sum