May 2022 Archive

    1. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Today's Wordle answer (Saturday 21st May)
    2. Alright, you tell me how you would organise these keys
    3. The 30 best Steam Deck games
    4. V Rising building guide: How to build a castle in V Rising
    5. MultiVersus is a free-to-play Smash Bros-like that's come out swinging
    6. Path Of Exile controller support and remapping guide
    7. Norman Reedus may have just let slip that a Death Stranding sequel is coming
    8. Genshin Impact's 2.7 update lands on May 31st after small delay
    9. Roblox promo codes and free items list [May 2022]
    10. Lost Ark’s May update adds a smashing new class and... a playable chicken?
    11. Next Genshin Impact banner
    12. Recommendations for Steam's big puzzle game sale
    13. Genshin Impact Diona Hangout endings
    14. Genshin Impact codes [May 2022]
    15. RPS@PAX 2022: A deep dive into PAX's Pinny Arcade community
    16. Shindo Life codes [May 2022]
    17. Dead By Daylight codes [May 2022]
    18. V Rising tips and tricks
    19. The PC Gaming Show and Future Games Show are returning June 11th and 12th
    20. How to get Blood Essence in V Rising
    21. Blast the gingerbread undead in the next DLC for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, out now
    22. E3 2022 alternatives: The summer games schedule
    23. Past Wordle answers
    1. Today's Wordle answer (Friday 20 May)
    2. The Witcher 3's next-gen update is now aiming for a Q4 2022 release
    3. The Sims 4 Moonlight Chic Kit and Little Campers Kit will launch next week
    4. You can now play EVE Online in your browser
    5. Get a 27-in 1440p 165Hz gaming monitor for $240 after an Amazon discount
    6. Minecraft 1.19, The Wild Update, inches closer with first pre-release build
    7. This AMD RX 6800 XT 16GB graphics card is down to $770 at Amazon
    8. Puzzle game collection CosmOS 9 is a gentle introduction to the genre
    9. Marvel Snap is the new superhero CCG from some of the creators of Hearthstone
    10. Best weapons in V Rising
    11. This new 3D screensaver collection includes a driving tour of global pylons
    12. This week's GTA Online Podium Car
    13. Borderlands 3 is free to keep on the Epic Games Store right dang now
    14. The Electronic Wireless Show podcast episode 187: the funniest games special
    15. Roller Champions finally transitions into its first season next week
    16. Old World ventures out of Epic exclusivity today to invade Steam and GOG
    17. V Rising boss locations
    18. Dracula simulator V Rising should be getting an offline mode in the next few days
    19. Path Of Exile Sentinel league mechanics explained
    1. Wordle answer (Thursday 19 May)
    2. Spiders announce colonial fantasy RPG sequel Greedfall 2
    3. Four SteamWorld games are in development, including a citybuilder
    4. New footage of Sonic Origins shows "Anniversary Mode"
    5. Vampire Survivors, Sniper Elite 5 heading to Xbox Game Pass this month
    6. Final Fantasy 7 announcements coming next month for 25th anniversary
    7. Get the upgraded version of RPS' best wireless mouse at $50/£30 off
    8. How to get Whetstone in V Rising
    9. Intel Core i9-12900KS review: Intel’s fastest gaming CPU yet
    10. Get a ludicrously fast Lenovo Legion RTX 3080 gaming laptop at $600 off
    11. Popverse is a new pop culture site from our business dad
    12. Blizzard's next Overwatch 2 event dated for June
    13. What's better: random critical hits, or controlled crits?
    14. Slice-of-life sim Spirittea channels Stardew Valley and the spirit world
    15. V Rising Gear Score
    16. Eternal Threads review: Eastenders meets time travel meets electrical safety
    17. New Saints Row reboot gameplay looks much the same as old Saints Row, just prettier
    18. Acer are bringing their no-glasses 3D screen tech to gaming laptops
    19. Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong review: mystery, intrigue, and walking about
    20. Phonopolis is a playful dystopian adventure from Amanita Design
    21. Gibbon: Beyond The Trees review: a short, but heartfelt ecological adventure
    22. Microsoft Flight Simulator’s latest world update spruces up Italy and Malta
    1. Wordle answer (Wednesday 18 May)
    2. MultiVersus launches sign-ups for closed alpha test
    3. Dying Light 2's developers are ramping up work on an open world fantasy RPG
    4. Bloober Team CEO "can't comment" on Silent Hill rumours
    5. The new PlayStation Plus looks underwhelming for PC players
    6. Elden Ring boss locations
    7. Dead By Daylight invites the bogeyman to its sixth birthday party
    8. Bohemia Interactive confirm their next wargame is Arma Reforger, and it's out right now
    9. Photography game Umurangi Generation is now on Game Pass
    10. V Rising map
    11. How to get explosives in V Rising
    12. It's still tough to be a new Eve Online player in 2022
    13. Stray Blade is an action RPG with serious Kingdoms Of Amalur energy
    14. AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X gaming CPU is down to £185 in the UK
    15. Mutant Year Zero devs are making a new tactical RPG called Miasma Chronicles
    16. Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti Founders Edition is £1049 at Scan
    17. How to heal in V Rising
    18. How to get Leather in V Rising
    19. How to get Iron in V Rising
    20. How to get a horse in V Rising
    21. How to get bones in V Rising
    22. How to fast travel in V Rising
    23. How to use the Sawmill in V Rising
    24. How to make a roof in V Rising
    25. V Rising: Castle Heart Decay
    26. How to make Stone Bricks in V Rising
    27. How to get Copper in V Rising
    28. V Rising is a vampiric Valheim you shouldn't miss out on
    29. The joy of unending death in Hades
    30. Guerrilla Collective’s indie games showcase is returning on June 11th
    31. Fall Guys is going free-to-play on the Epic Games Store in June
    1. Wordle answer (Tuesday 17 May)
    2. This MSI GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card is £370 - a new low-water mark
    3. Get Elden Ring free with a Crucial SSD: SATA, NVMe or USB options
    4. Path Of Exile: Infinite Hunger boss guide
    5. Path Of Exile: Searing Exarch boss guide
    6. Path Of Exile: Eater of Worlds boss fight guide
    7. Four hours with Card Shark looks like it's playing aces high all the way
    8. 20 Minutes Till Dawn demo is a cracking roguelite shoot 'em up
    9. Respawn's Fallen Order sequel is apparently called Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
    10. How to sign up for the Zenless Zone Zero beta
    11. Leaked Silent Hill images suggest a new game with a British setting
    12. Amazon Prime Day 2022: Everything we know so far
    13. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: animals cute and deadly
    14. YouTube Life codes [May 2022]
    15. An Elden Ring player survey shows everybody loves Ranni
    16. Here are all the confirmed ray tracing and DLSS games so far
    17. Slayers Unleashed codes [May 2022]
    18. Doodle World codes [May 2022]
    19. Arsenal codes [May 2022]
    1. Wordle answer (Monday 16 May)
    2. The Sunday Papers
    1. Wordle answer (Sunday 15 May)
    2. Another Crab's Treasure is a Soulslike about battling crabs
    3. Gunbrella casts you as a murderous Mary Poppins
    4. Deathloop update adds photo mode and new accessibility options
    5. Activision Blizzard brag about weird diversity tool, quickly walk it back after backlash
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    7. Get a 2TB WD SN770 PCIe 4.0 SSD for £170 after a 10% discount
    1. Wordle answer (Saturday 14th May)
    2. FSR 2.0 tested: AMD’s new upscaler closes the gap on DLSS
    3. RPS Time Capsule: the games worth saving from 2009
    4. Mechfights made mellow in Ignited Steel: Mech Tactics
    5. Path Of Exile Black Star boss fight mechanics
    6. Overwatch 2's PVP beta feels mighty familiar even for a sequel
    7. CCP won't let two failed shooters get in the way of making the perfect Eve Online FPS
    8. Age Of Empires 3: DE's latest DLC adds a ‘casual-friendly’ game mode
    9. Vampire Survivors weapon evolutions
    10. How to unlock new characters in Vampire Survivors
    11. Lego Bricktales recreates Lego so well that I wish it was just regular Lego
    12. Grab your boomstick, Evil Dead: The Game is out now
    13. Supporter podcast - The Nate Files episode 9: All Creatures Small And Even More Small & episode 10: Don't Kinkshame The Skin Worms
    14. Genshin Impact devs unveil their next stylish action RPG, Zenless Zone Zero
    15. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands SHiFT codes [May 2022]
    1. Wordle answer (Friday 13 May)
    2. Stellaris: Overlord is out now, adding vassals and new megastructures
    3. Funcom are making a multiplayer, open-world survival Dune game
    4. The Dead Space remake gets a January 2023 release date
    5. Alan Wake 2 won't be revealed this summer after all, Remedy say
    6. Path of Exile Atlas passive tree guide
    7. Path Of Exile vendor recipes
    8. Path Of Exile Leagues - do I keep character progress and item stash?
    9. Path Of Exile skill points: every Book of Skill location
    10. Path Of Exile Sentinel league start builds
    11. Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Ti review: the graphics card I want, but shouldn’t
    12. Dying Light 2's first story DLC has been delayed to September
    13. The Electronic Wireless Show podcast episode 186: the best writing in games
    14. Everything we know about Starfield
    15. Starfield and Redfall have both been delayed until 2023
    16. Grimdark RTS Age of Darkness: Final Stand throws thousands against your frail walls
    17. Of course John Romero's autobiography is going to be called Doom Guy
    18. Screenshot Secrets: photographing Stripes the family cat in Morrowind
    19. Apply to Rock Paper Shotgun's work experience programme for ethnic minorities
    20. Prey and Jotun: Valhalla Edition are free on the Epic Games Store today
    21. Steam Deck update adds per-game performance profiles
    1. Wordle answer (Thursday 12 May)
    2. What's better: controlling a turret, or little inconsequential choices?
    3. How to trade in Path Of Exile
    4. Loot River devs "messed up" but will work to improve game, add actual loot
    5. Summer Game Fest 2022 will be mercifully more compact this year, running June 9-12th
    6. Songs Of Conquest early access review: an already-stylish tactical RPG
    7. In the face of Warzone's endless churn, I admit defeat
    8. Genshin Impact starts handing out freebies today to compensate for update 2.7's delay
    9. Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel best meta decks
    10. Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel Fusion Summons
    11. Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak will have NPC companions, new monsters and a big bad vampire dragon
    12. Source Of Madness review: machine learning makes this a messy roguelite
    13. This spaceship shoot 'em up is kinda like Vampire Survivors
    14. Stargate: Timekeepers beta aims to launch in time for SG1’s 25th anniversary
    15. Elden Ring best Spirit Ashes
    16. The best Genshin Impact Lisa build
    17. The best Genshin Impact Amber build
    18. The best Genshin Impact Kaeya build
    19. Microsoft’s Adaptive Accessories are customisable peripherals with accessibility in mind
    1. Wordle answer (Wednesday 11 May)
    2. Duke Nukem Forever's 2001 iteration has seemingly leaked
    3. Humble's spring sale offers discounts on Resident Evil Village, Satisfactory
    4. Judge rules part of antitrust suit against Valve can continue
    5. EA officially ditch FIFA and will rename the series EA Sports FC from next year
    6. Get a 2TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe SSD for $140 ($60 off the regular price)
    7. The great value Crucial MX500 SSD is going cheap in the UK today
    8. I'm writing a dystopian young adult novel about saving the future with NFTs
    9. RPS@PAX 2022: Skyrim Grandma's complete PAX East panel
    10. Skyrim Grandma Shirley Curry would like Todd Howard to "hurry up and finish The Elder Scrolls 6"
    11. Apex Legends Saviors update is out now, adding new defensive Legend Newcastle
    12. Diablo Immortal: Everything we know
    13. Slitherine are making a new ancient kart racing management game
    14. AMD announces new Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, confirms May launch for FSR 2.0
    15. Slitherine's Master Of Magic remake set for early autumn release
    16. Why Eve Online players rule the world of business, and vice versa
    17. Genshin Impact Elemental Reactions and Resonances
    18. Gotham Knights shows off Night Wing and Red Hood in latest gameplay trailer
    19. Summer Games Done Quick schedules its first Elden Ring runs for July
    20. Super Auto Pets launches new expansion with new animals
    21. We spoke to the only person who was still playing Babylon’s Fall last week
    22. Best Apex Legends guns
    23. Wordle answer (Tuesday 10 May)
    24. Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising review: a flat prequel to next year's Suikoden successor Hundred Heroes
    1. Get an RTX 3080 12GB for $810 at Newegg, $450 off MSRP
    2. Three Crucial SSDs are discounted at Scan in the UK
    3. Maybe the next generation of graphics cards could be smaller?
    4. Nightmare Reaper review: a retro-styled FPS that hits more than it misses
    5. Tactical roguelike RFM is back with a new name, and a hip new demo
    6. Elden Ring Regal Ancestor Spirit boss fight walkthrough
    7. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel update smacks down a bunch of new cards and packs today
    8. Wordle had its answer changed today to avoid a “recent news event”
    9. Salt And Sacrifice review: a 2D metroidvania with surprising depth
    10. Elden Ring beginners guide: 11 beginners tips and tricks for Elden Ring
    11. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: the sea, spaceships, and a cat
    12. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge is a vibrant yet repetitive slice of nostalgia
    13. Gotham Knights release date, trailer, plot, and more
    14. Best gaming mouse: the top wired and wireless mice for gaming
    15. How to add friends in Bloodhunt
    16. Gotham Knights will have four player co-op for all Batman’s sidekicks
    17. Wordle answer (Monday 9 May)
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. Wordle answer (Sunday 8 May)
    2. Lost Ark's May update will bring its first 8-player endgame Legion Raid
    3. Weird West's latest patch adds new options for stealth and melee combat
    4. New Funomena report charts downfall amid abuse allegations
    5. Path Of Exile's Sentinel expansion adds new ways to make the endgame harder
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Wordle answer (Saturday 7 May)
    2. Get two Razer Halo-branded peripherals for a crazy 75% off at Currys in the UK
    3. Get an Asus RTX 3060 and ROG Strix 750W PSU for $460 after a $100 discount
    4. Eve Online will tee up its third decade with advanced faction warfare and ambitious story arcs
    5. Ultra Age is a solid budget hack and slash
    6. TFI Friday: three new indie games where you'll plan every move
    7. I think it's time to bin this corpse of a mousepad
    8. RPS@PAX 2022: Our favourite booths from the show (and bonus carpet rankings)
    9. Hitman 3's roguelike mode has been delayed but a new map is coming early
    10. Wordle answer (Fri 6 May)
    11. A full hour of Arkane’s scrapped Half-Life game Ravenholm has emerged
    12. Summer Game Fest starts on June 9th – and it's coming to IMAX
    13. Fortnite makes it to the Steam Deck, via Xbox Cloud Gaming
    14. The 9 best games to play with a notepad
    1. Get the best MMO mouse* for £55 after a 45% discount
    2. Build a tiny PC in this Cooler Master NR200P Mini ITX case for £76
    3. Hard West 2's open beta is live and runs for the next month
    4. A Mafia prequel is reportedly in early development
    5. Overwatch 2 support heroes will change in response to beta feedback
    6. The Sims 4 teases next kits and game pack, including werewolves
    7. A Morrowind modder added the family cat to protect their kids from mudcrabs
    8. The LudoNarraCon festival is back today with over 30 free demos
    9. Against all odds, I'm playing Fortnite... and enjoying it
    10. How to play Newcastle in Apex Legends
    11. Best Apex Legends characters in Season 13
    12. The best 4K gaming monitors
    13. The best archetype in Bloodhunt
    14. The Electronic Wireless Show podcast episode 185: the best dungeons in games special
    15. Steam’s most wishlisted game has been delayed until 2023
    16. Trek To Yomi review: a trek that's stunning and tiresome in equal measure
    17. New York City sue Activision Blizzard, demand to see company records
    18. Microsoft have open-sourced 3D Movie Maker by popular demand
    1. Get a fan-favourite wireless Logitech G305 gaming mouse for £24
    2. Need a Micro SD card for your Steam Deck? This 512GB card is £47 today
    3. What's better: drawbacks, or a load of lasers?
    4. The top 10 games on PC in May 2022
    5. FixFox review: a lovely weird world to live and repair things in
    6. Destiny 2's third annual Guardian Games has kicked off a class war
    7. My Hero Mania codes [May 2022]
    8. Warhammer 40K: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters review: the best kind of tactical mayhem
    9. Elden Ring Valiant Gargoyles boss fight walkthrough
    10. Genshin Impact Bennett Hangout endings
    11. Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time Remake development jumps to Ubisoft Montréal
    12. Impostor codes [May 2022]
    13. Ninja Legends 2 codes [May 2022]
    14. Build A Boat For Treasure codes [May 2022]
    15. Best gaming headsets: our top wired and wireless picks for PC
    16. Bubble Gum Simulator codes [May 2022]
    17. Activision Blizzard advise shareholders against a proposal to report on harassment and discrimination
    18. Anime Fighting Simulator codes
    1. Anti-grav racer Redout 2 rockets out on May 26th
    2. Dungeon crawler and block slider Loot River is out now
    3. Balan Wonderworld and Sonic lead Yuji Naka says Square Enix "do not care about games"
    4. Ron Gilbert is making the Monkey Island he wants, not the one you're expecting
    5. The Dell S2721DGF 27-in 1440p 165Hz monitor is down to $299 at Best Buy
    6. Your favourite gaming mouse is going cheap at Amazon UK
    7. Citizen Sleeper review: a stylish machine with a gooey human heart
    8. Elden Ring Smithing Stones
    9. This puzzle game is basically Resident Evil 4 inventory Tetris
    10. Dying Light’s Hellraid DLC brings magic to Harran with its final update
    11. Ro-Ghoul codes list [May 2022]
    12. Doing virtual laundry with strangers in Roblox is thrilling and distressing
    13. The Long Dark gets its first paid updates for Survival mode later this year
    14. Blox Fruits codes [May 2022]
    15. Square Enix sell Tomb Raider, Deus Ex and several studios to Embracer Group
    16. King Legacy codes list [May 2022]
    17. Intel Arc scavenger hunt ends with hints at GPU prices
    18. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: Tuesday Edition
    19. The Garden Path has the same long term risk/reward as actual gardening
    1. The Sunday Papers