January 2023 Archive

    1. The Sims 4 is "finally freeing the baby" in March with infants update
    2. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor has been delayed by six weeks
    3. The Crew Motorfest will bring open world racing to Hawaii this year
    4. Marvel Snap now has a multiplayer battle mode for you and friends
    5. This 1TB portable SSD is down to £60 using this £10 off code
    6. Sony's WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones are down to £249 after a £50 discount code
    7. GameMax's Mirage RGB 120mm case fan is down to £3.98 (40% off)
    8. How the Dead Space remake became prettier to become scarier
    9. Have You Played... Life Is Strange 2?
    10. 40 developers staged a strike at Ubisoft Paris
    11. The Settlers: New Allies offers a fresh yet familiar take on the 30 year old series
    12. Forspoken review: sometimes fun, often annoying, always empty
    13. Molasses Flood's upcoming Witcher title seems to have co-op, PvE and more
    14. Clean out Shinra in PowerWash Simulator’s upcoming Final Fantasy 7 expansion
    15. Disgaea 7: Vows Of The Virtueless heading to Steam this autumn
    16. Here's what's coming up on RPS in 2023
    17. Wordle hint and answer #591 (Jan 31 2023)
    1. Aorus' FO48U 48-in OLED gaming monitor is down to $729 in the US
    2. The 2TB Corsair MP600 Pro is down to $155 at Newegg
    3. Thief developer Randy Smith says "immersion is totally incompatible with ego"
    4. Shots fired as Microsoft and Sony reignite Call Of Duty parity debate
    5. Have You Played... Homeworld?
    6. Book Of Demons continues its papercraft Diablo tribute with new roguelike deckbuilder
    7. Fans decipher Dead Space Remake's 'Indecipherable' text log and find tasty Easter eggs
    8. Over 12 minutes of early Horizon multiplayer game footage leaks online
    9. Even after big fixes, the Dead Space remake can stumble on Steam Deck
    10. Back Scratching Simulator 2023 lets you scratch an itch on Itch
    11. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: a spooky pandemic and handcrafted art
    12. Minecraft Legends: Everything we know
    13. Phoebe "Fleabag" Waller-Bridge is writing a Tomb Raider TV show for Amazon
    14. Yakuza's chief producer is surprised by Majima's unrelenting sex appeal
    15. The best free PC games
    16. Epic Games free games list
    17. Wordle hint and answer #590 (Jan 30 2023)
    1. The Sunday Papers
    2. Wordle hint and answer #589 (Jan 29 2023)
    1. American Truck Simulator DLC will head to Kansas after Oklahoma
    2. Battlefield 2042 will revive its old class system next week
    3. Co-op sub sim Barotrauma will leave early access this spring
    4. Overwatch 2's ranked mode will change to create "more clarity in the system"
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Wordle hint and answer #588 (Jan 28 2023)
    1. Steam's latest experiment is a way to discover DLC for games you already own
    2. HBO's The Last Of Us is getting a second season
    3. Risk Of Rain Returns' new alt abilities let you cook, shove and snipe
    4. Our news reporter CJ is leaving RPS, come say goodbye
    5. Finding Dead Space Remake too spooky? There's a new scare warning for that
    6. Have you played... Kardboard Kings?
    7. GoldenEye 007 cheats
    8. Pizza Tower is a bizarre homage to Wario Land that really makes me laugh
    9. Ubisoft working on Far Cry 7 and separate Far Cry multiplayer spin-off game, says report
    10. Forspoken: PC performance and the best settings to use
    11. Ultimate Audio Bang #29: searching for a deer's heart
    12. A sinister galactic death march powers Power of Ten's roguelike shooting
    13. Here's how to fix up the original Dead Space to play today
    14. Occult pinball game Demon's Tilt is getting a sci-fi sequel
    15. Like A Dragon: Ishin almost made me cry, then I raced chickens to dry my tears
    16. Post-apocalyptic FPS Meet Your Maker is getting an open beta in February
    17. Forget two seasons, The Last Of Us TV show co-creator wants at least three
    18. Before Dead Space, Isaac Clarke had quite the cursed CV
    19. The Day Before is definitely not a scam, devs insist
    20. Dead Space release time
    21. Wordle #587 answer (Jan 27 2023)
    1. AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X has dropped to £200 on Amazon UK
    2. Whoa, this 27-in 1440p 144Hz monitor is $180
    3. Cook Serve Forever demo lets you start meal prep ahead of April's early access
    4. Hitman World Of Assassination is out, combining Hitman 1-3 and adding new roguelike mode
    5. Procedural road trip Road 96 is getting a psychadelic rhythm prequel
    6. Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider will be free to keep from Epic next week
    7. This cute hidden object game conceals almost 800 rabbits
    8. Have You Played... Planet Zoo?
    9. Shoulders Of Giants smashes together frogs, mechs and 00s weirdness
    10. The Witcher 3's wandering merchants carried quest fixes around the game without players realising
    11. Redfall: Everything we know
    12. Dead Space review: an excellent remake of a horror classic
    13. Morrowind GOTY Edition leads Amazon Prime’s free game offerings for February
    14. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and Hot Wheels coming to PC Game Pass soon
    15. Season: A Letter To The Future review: a melancholy travelogue of a gorgeous post-war world
    16. A note about email notifications for RPS comments
    17. Naughty Dog are "moving on" from Uncharted, and might be done with The Last Of Us too
    18. Dead Space remake devs confirm that, yep, there's a secret ending
    19. Warzone 2's Gulag mode says goodbye to the Jailer and gains some new weapons in Season 2
    20. Forspoken cloaks list
    21. Forspoken necklace list
    22. Forspoken nail design list
    23. Disney Dreamlight Valley’s roadmap reveals multiplayer is coming this year
    24. Wordle #586 answer (Jan 26 2023)
    1. Logitech's brilliant low profile MX Keys keyboard is 33% off at Amazon UK
    2. Action strategy spin-off Minecraft Legends will arrive this April
    3. Edifier's R1280T speakers are some of the best under £100 - and now they cost £84 shipped
    4. Redfall, Arkane's co-op vampire shooter, has a May release date
    5. Hi-Fi Rush is the new game from the makers of Evil Within and it's out now
    6. Pharaoh: A New Era will revive the classic citybuilder this February
    7. Alas, I am too slow to parry this many bullets with my katana
    8. Justin Roiland has resigned as CEO of High On Life developer
    9. What's better: a pre-boss battle supply cache, or resources too good to use?
    10. Forspoken’s PC system requirements are still weird, so let’s fix them
    11. Have you played... Thumper?
    12. Unofficial Fallout TV show set photos show the Red Rocket garage being built
    13. Season 2 for The Last Of Us TV show is "likely", says Ellie actor
    14. League Of Legends’ source code is being held to ransom, but Riot aren’t paying
    15. This Final Fantasy 7 Trombone Champ mod is pitch perfect
    16. Steam wishlist hit The Day Before’s been delayed, and its store page removed
    17. Indiescovery Episode 2: Our most anticipated indie games for 2023
    18. Is Minecraft down?
    19. Minecraft briefly went down this morning, other Microsoft services still suffering
    20. Wordle #585 answer (Jan 25 2023)
    1. Warhammer 40K: Darktide developers pause new content to address "mostly negative" feedback
    2. Genshin Impact developer's new RPG is getting a final closed beta in February
    3. This MSI Katana laptop with RTX 3070 Ti GPU is down to £1200 at Amazon UK
    4. IGF's 2023 finalists prove RPS is once again right about everything
    5. Grab a 480GB Kingston SSD for £25, upgrade an old laptop or something
    6. Forspoken's demo is now available on PC
    7. Have You Played... Qbasic Gorillas?
    8. Rockstar aim to fix GTA Online's current security problems in upcoming Title update
    9. This forgotten point-and-click adventure is getting an "official" sequel 35 years later
    10. Disrupt games by refusing to do things
    11. New Nvidia GeForce driver preps for Forspoken, Dead Space remake, and DLSS 3 upgrades
    12. Mahokenshi review: a deckbuilder that sticks you with the pointy end
    13. Desperados 3 devs' next game is about magical undead pirates and looks rad as heck
    14. Psst hey, delightful puzzle game Windosill is now on Android too
    15. Half-Life 2 VR Mod makers are adding Episode One for free soon
    16. The Lords Of The Fallen: Everything we know
    17. After huge layoffs last week, Microsoft are now chucking billions of dollars into OpenAI
    18. Dead Space's USG Ishimura is believable because it sucks
    19. Our Forspoken review is going to be late, but the PS5 demo has me surprisingly pumped for it
    20. Wordle #584 answer (Jan 24 2023)
    1. Subnautica: Below Zero is its lowest ever price in Steam's Base Builder Fest
    2. Strategy RPG Songs Of Conquest lays out roadmap for final months of early access
    3. Wordle-like Quordle is now owned by Merriam-Webster
    4. Dragon Age: Dreadwolf production director and Mass Effect veteran leaves BioWare
    5. One of the best 1080p 165Hz monitors is down to £120 at Amazon UK
    6. Grab 32GB of DDR4 RAM for £77, a Black Friday beating price
    7. SteamWorld Build is the Dig story you know and love in a fabulous new form
    8. The next SteamWorld game is a citybuilder, and there's a demo out right now
    9. Unleash your inner Bob Ross with Morrowind's Joy Of Painting mod
    10. Have You Played... The Sims?
    11. Cook a hand-drawn Lunar New Year dinner in this cute free indie game
    12. The Last Starship is boldly going into early access later this spring
    13. Genshin Impact tier list: best characters for Version 3.4 [January 2023]
    14. Forspoken release time and preload times
    15. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 gets Hardcore mode in next month’s Season 02 update
    16. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: pretty plants and spaceships in Hell
    17. The Dead Space remake has more than one ending
    18. Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora: Everything we know
    19. You might not want to play GTA Online right now due to security vulnerabilities
    20. ARK 2: Everything we know
    21. Wordle #583 answer (Jan 23 2023)
    1. The Sunday Papers
    2. Wordle #582 answer (Jan 22 2023)
    1. 343 Industries will continue to develop future Halo games, despite rumours to the contrary
    2. Granblue Fantasy: Relink reunites Final Fantasy vets for skyfaring action RPG
    3. Steam's Base Builder Fest offers discounts and demos starting tomorrow
    4. Marvel's Avengers will receive no new content and its final patch arrives in March
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Wordle #581 answer (Jan 21 2023)
    1. This 25-in 240Hz IPS monitor is down to £199 at Amazon UK
    2. Dell's excellent OLED ultrawide, the Alienware AW3423DWF, is $100 off
    3. Pick up a 15-foot AmazonBasics 18Gbps HDMI cable for $2
    4. Haven Park mixes A Short Hike with Animal Crossing and is currently free to keep
    5. Factorio will increase in price next week "to account for the level of inflation"
    6. The Callisto Protocol's latest patch adds a New Game+ mode
    7. Warzone 2's season two will bring back 1v1 Gulag fights next month
    8. Have you played... Shelter?
    9. The first of two major Cult Of The Lamb updates is coming soon
    10. Sailing Era's deck is a bit undercrewed, but it still floats
    11. GTA Trilogy – Definitive Edition is rubbish on the Steam Deck, too
    12. Play as a frog knight surviving on dice rolls in this smart, compact roguelike
    13. You can finally run a taxi service in GTA Online and feel guilt-free about your driving
    14. Capcom, please give us more Ace Attorney PC ports
    15. The future of the metaverse is either nothing or Fortnite, this year’s GDC survey reckons
    16. Rain World's Downpour DLC cements it as a fascinating and underrated beast
    17. Dead Island 2 release date, trailer, gameplay, and everything we know
    18. Marvel’s Midnight Sun's take on Deadpool seems pitch perfect
    19. Monster Hunter Rise: PC requirements, performance and the best settings to use
    20. The infamous GTA Trilogy is now on Steam, and it’s coming to Epic Games Store
    21. Wordle #580 answer (Jan 20 2023)
    1. Hold back the endless hordes when Endless Dungeon begins this May
    2. DIG: Deep In Galaxies looks like Caveblazers crossed with Broforce
    3. NetEase staff take hammers to World Of Warcraft statue, calls Blizzard "unseemly and commercially illogical"
    4. Riot Games lay off 46 staff: "This is part of our normal course of our business"
    5. The Sims 4 best expansion packs and other DLC
    6. Ubisoft have cancelled yet another video game: Project Q
    7. Strategy sequel Age Of Wonders 4 hops out of a magic portal onto PC in May
    8. Have You Played... Max Payne?
    9. Today’s Sea Of Thieves mid-season update means you can own a pet rock
    10. Mass Effect 5: Everything we know
    11. Here are all the confirmed ray tracing and DLSS games so far
    12. Hose down Croft Manor in PowerWash Simulator’s free Tomb Raider expansion
    13. Tchia’s traversal options are so good I never want to walk in games ever again
    14. Armored Core 6: Everything we know
    15. Ubisoft's CEO reportedly apologises for comments that led to calls for strike action
    16. Like A Dragon: Ishin lets you kick back and carefully chop spring onions on a farm
    17. Microsoft's mass layoffs will affect Starfield, Halo Infinite, and Gears Of War developers
    18. Hollow Knight: Silksong: Everything we know
    19. Wordle #579 answer (Jan 19 2023)
    1. Pick up an AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU and Company of Heroes 3 for £98
    2. Grab 32GB of DDR5-6000 RAM for $150 after this Newegg discount
    3. Guess your way around the Lands Between with this Elden Ring Geoguessr game
    4. I adore these Hylics secrets of handcrafted art and actual hands
    5. Spooky, excellent roguelike Returnal is coming to PC on Feb 15th
    6. Slick sci-fi city builder Industries Of Titan blade runs out of early access on Jan 31st
    7. Have You Played... Far Cry 2?
    8. Excellent Frostpunk-at-sea 'em up The Pale Beyond is coming this February
    9. Nightingale: Everything we know
    10. The EU vote to take action against loot boxes, gaming addiction and gold-farming
    11. A Plague Tale: Requiem quietly adds ray tracing on PC
    12. Not a day goes by where I don't think about Pokémon Quest, the best mobile game
    13. Find out what's next for SteamWorld next Monday
    14. A Space For The Unbound review: a supernatural teen romance with a wonderful sense of time and place
    15. What's better: big engines rising from the bonnet, or knocking folks over edges?
    16. Blue Protocol: Everything we know
    17. Stalker 2: Everything we know
    18. Chill café visual novel Coffee Talk Episode 2 arrives this April
    19. Where does Dwarf Fortress stand after a decade defined by its own successors?
    20. Weirdo raccoon detective game Backbone is getting a prequel
    21. Next Genshin Impact banner [Version 3.4]
    22. Listen to RPS's brand new indie gaming podcast, Indiescovery
    23. The best Genshin Impact Xiao build
    24. The best Genshin Impact Xinyan build
    25. The best Genshin Impact Yun Jin build
    26. Wordle #578 answer (Jan 18 2023)
    27. Get the blazing fast WD SN850x 1TB SSD w/ heatsink for $70 off
    28. Arctic MX-4 thermal paste - 42% off
    1. Choose your 2TB SSD adventure thanks to this Ebay UK code
    2. The C&C Remastered Collection is just a few bucks (or quid) on Steam this week
    3. Citybuilder Surviving The Abyss invites you to the briny depths of early access
    4. Forspoken's PC system requirements are demanding, kind of baffling
    5. French union calls on Ubisoft Paris employees to strike, demands 10% pay increase for all
    6. Persona 3 Portable isn't only a great JRPG, but a history lesson too
    7. Have You Played... The Longest Road On Earth?
    8. Stellaris is getting a First Contact story pack, Paradox confirm after leaks
    9. Halo Infinite players built Mario Kart's DK Mountain track in the Forge beta
    10. Why are there so many good video game adaptations, but not good adaptations of video games
    11. I adore these Far Cry 5 recreations of mundane Edinburgh places
    12. The Last Of Us show teases the rest of the first season with its Weeks Ahead trailer
    13. Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty release date
    14. Lies Of P: Everything we know
    15. Leaked screenshot shows Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League has a battle pass
    16. We’re finally getting a “clear glimpse” of Steam wishlist hit The Day Before just weeks ahead of release
    17. Final Fantasy 16: Everything we know
    18. Atomic Heart may be a beautiful FPS, but I wish it had a silent protagonist
    19. Wordle #577 answer (Jan 17 2023)
    1. This Kingston NV2 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD is the first to cross the £50 barrier
    2. AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D drops to £306, a new low price
    3. Hero dog saves streamer's life (in Elden Ring)
    4. Fresh Lies Of P footage shows off a fight with a lightning gorilla robocop
    5. Shang-Chi is apparently the most overrated card in Marvel Snap
    6. Valheim's next biome update will be the Ashlands, a volcanic land of the dead
    7. Howl is a devious tactics game that channels Into The Breach and Inkle's Pendragon
    8. Have You Played... Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers?
    9. One Minecraft player created their own cover of Toto's hit Africa in the game
    10. Black Myth: Wukong devs announce its release window with a fun stop-motion trailer
    11. The EU are slapping Microsoft with an antitrust warning over their Activision-Blizzard buyout
    12. Farlanders review: a Martian city builder that’s rather rocky
    13. Homeworld 3 expected release date, gameplay, and everything we know
    14. Lost Ark’s latest effort to tackle its bot problem ended up banning lapsed players
    15. Are you going to watch The Last Of Us on TV, or wait to play Part 1 on PC?
    16. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: dual-wielding katanas and duel-wielding fruit
    17. Oblivion-in-Skyrim mod Skyblivion gets a 2025 release window and new trailer
    18. Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 raised more than $2.6 million for charity
    19. Wordle #576 answer (Jan 16 2023)
    1. The Sunday Papers
    2. Wordle #575 answer (Jan 15 2023)
    3. SimCity 4, the greatest citybuilder of all time, was released 20 years ago
    1. Fantasy citybuilder Against The Storm now lets you create your own custom mode
    2. Google and Nvidia offer objections to FTC over Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard
    3. Google offer "humble thanks" to Stadia players with free prototype game
    4. What are we all playing this weekend?
    5. Wordle #574 answer (Jan 14 2023)
    1. AMD's Ryzen 7 5700X is down to £185 at Amazon UK - a great CPU deal
    2. This $30 Logitech wireless headset deal is absolutely bonkers
    3. Don't worry, Beyond Good & Evil 2 has survived Ubisoft's recent game cull
    4. Ace puzzler Desktop Dungeons: Rewind has a demo and incoming daily challenges
    5. Skull & Bones looks sumptuous in its latest developer video, but there's still no release date
    6. The Anacrusis, one year on: "This is the game we wanted to release"
    7. Baghdad will be "one of the main characters" in a "more intimate" Assassin's Creed Mirage, say Ubisoft
    8. Someone made a custom Katamari controller with roll-on deodorants and a football, and it rules
    9. Kandria is relaxing, challenging, and faintly sad all at once. Somehow.
    10. Have You Played... Apex Legends?
    11. John Carpenter says he's not directing a Dead Space movie - but someone is
    12. TF2 asset leak reveals 60gbs of unused maps, modes, mechs and witches
    13. I will play Broken Roads purely for its brilliant Moral Compass
    14. The best farming games like Stardew Valley on PC
    15. Explore a Brutalist city with climbing axes and a trumpet in this great free indie game
    16. A fully voiced mod for the original Final Fantasy 7 launches today
    17. GOG officially end their Steam-import scheme after six years
    18. GTA Online’s new weapon shop is essentially an ice cream van that flogs railguns
    19. High On Life and Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland charged with domestic violence
    20. Wordle #573 answer (Jan 13 2023)
    1. A new standalone, single player MechWarrior game is in development
    2. Co-op shooter Outpost: Infinity Siege has mechs, grapple hooks, and a release window
    3. Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is now available on Steam
    4. This 1440p 240Hz Acer monitor is down to $280 at Newegg
    5. This $45/£38 Steam Deck dock is a great alternative to Valve's official model - and I've tested it
    6. Diablo 4 release date, details, and everything we know
    7. Gamedec, First Class Trouble and Divine Knockout are free on the Epic Games Store
    8. Have You Played... The Incredible Machine?
    9. Humble's excellent Wadjet Eye bundle has 13 games for less than a tenner
    10. A new Hitman 3 mission briefing video explains how Freelancer mode works
    11. A new trailer for scenic travelogue Season shows who you’ll meet on your bicycle travels
    12. I hope Chop Goblins ushers in an era of the "micro-racer"
    13. What is a video game producer? Paradox's Linda Tiger says every team has one, even if they don't know it
    14. Old World’s The Sacred And The Profane DLC gets religious with Saint Paul next week
    15. Are video game achievements good?
    16. FTC hearings could delay Microsoft’s buyout of Activision Blizzard
    17. Wordle #572 answer (Jan 12 2023)
    1. The RX 6950 XT, AMD's former GPU flagship, is down to $730
    2. The LG 27GL83A gaming monitor is back down to its Black Friday price of $249.99
    3. Bang! You can now join the Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer Tech Test
    4. Skull & Bones sails into a sixth delay while Ubisoft axes three more unannounced games
    5. Marvel Snap will speed up card progression on January 31st
    6. What's better: programmable party members, or optional grinding?
    7. Have you played... Katana Zero?
    8. Microsoft are indeed showing off Redfall, not Starfield, on January 25th
    9. RetroSpace is a disco-punk immersive sim from the Chicken Police devs
    10. The 30 best Steam Deck games
    11. Classic X-COM-like Xenonauts 2 is heading to early access later this year
    12. Aquatico review: a soothing underwater city builder that neglects the dangers of the deep
    13. Final Fantasy 14's perfect steamed bun animation puts its blocky grapes to shame
    14. Baldur's Gate 3 expected release date, gameplay details, and everything we know
    15. Wordle #571 answer (Jan 11 2023)
    1. Tactical card battler Duelyst is now completely open source
    2. Dungeons & Dragons is getting a live-action TV series
    3. We Happy Few is another Game Pass departure this month
    4. "Nobody said a word about a PC version," says Final Fantasy 16 producer
    5. Have You Played... Subnautica?
    6. Everything we know about Starfield
    7. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League - Everything we know
    8. Skyrim mod gives NPCs the ability to Fus Ro Dah
    9. MSI Afterburner dev says the overclocking app is "probably dead"
    10. Forza Horizon veterans found new studio focused on open-world "premium” games
    11. What if Star Wars was all dinosaurs? This Battlefront 2 mod has the answer
    12. The final part of Telltale's Sam & Max trilogy is getting a remaster
    13. Wild Hearts release date and details
    14. Hades 2: Everything we know
    15. CES 2023: the PC gaming highlights
    16. Ex-Striking Distance devs say they were omitted from The Callisto Protocol's credits
    17. How Deliver Us Mars hopes to ignite the 2023 space race
    18. We could see more of Redfall, not Starfield, at an Xbox and Bethesda showcase this month
    19. Resident Evil 4 remake: Release date and everything we know
    20. Wordle #570 answer (Jan 10 2023)
    1. Forspoken's cinematic trailer shows a world the demo suggests it might not live up to
    2. Sons Of The Forest will have a three-limbed mutant companion and enemy monsters with personalities
    3. Our 2TB MP600 Pro LPX SSD deal was a hit - and now the 1TB size is on sale too
    4. The Ryzen 7 5800X3D, the fastest AM4 gaming CPU, is down to £348 at Amazon
    5. Come watch this streamer simultaneously beat two Elden Rings with a controller and a dance mat
    6. Half-Life 2 mod Evacuation lets you pit antlions vs Combine in the woods
    7. Intriguing pixel Metroidvania Animal Well has found a publisher
    8. Have you played... Tiny Echo?
    9. Dead Space 2 is being given away free with the Dead Space remake on Steam
    10. Sony’s PS5 accessibility controller looks great, but won’t work on PC
    11. The 30 best survival games on PC in 2023
    12. Cyberpunk 2077 romance options
    13. Assassin's Creed Mirage: Everything we know
    14. What is Assassin's Creed Infinity?
    15. Why did no one tell me PowerWash Sim has actual lore
    16. Microsoft unveil VALL-E, their creepy AI that can mimic voices
    17. Cyberpunk 2077 main story quests
    18. My favourite auto-battler has a big new expansion
    19. Deadpool director Tim Miller's taking over the Borderlands movie
    20. The 10 best MMOs and MMORPGs to play in 2023
    21. The Counter-Strike: Source map that led to Left 4 Dead leaked, and you can play it
    22. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: frogs, forests, and ultraviolence
    23. GDQ founder steps down after 13 years and more than $41 million raised
    24. Wordle #569 answer (Jan 9 2023)
    1. The Sunday Papers
    2. Wordle #568 answer (Jan 8 2023)
    1. EVE Online is getting a Microsoft Excel plug-in later this year
    2. Cyberpunk 2077's class action lawsuit settlement has been approved
    3. Redfall is more like Far Cry than Left 4 Dead, says Arkane
    4. Joe Danger Infinity finally arrives on PC - for free and in your browser
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Wordle #567 answer (Jan 7 2023)
    1. Roguelike slot machine game Luck Be A Landlord spins out of early access
    2. Blizzard have added a big new Overwatch 2 Kiriko bug while purging an old one
    3. TF2's cast continue their spree of sandwich chaos with an ABBA parody
    4. I hate Asterigos considerably less than most soulslikes
    5. The guy who wrote Minecraft's ending says Microsoft doesn't own the copyright
    6. The devs behind 2021's most interesting visual novel are back with a new game teaser
    7. A player recreated Skyrim in Halo Infinite's Forge, and it's really good
    8. Video game concert conductor Andy Brick will be joining an RPS Discord Q&A tomorrow
    9. Afrofuturist strategy game We Are The Caretakers leaves early access today
    10. Deathverse: Let It Die servers are getting suspended in July
    11. Our 101 most anticipated games of 2023
    12. Hidden Path say their Dungeons & Dragons game is still happening, despite cancellation report
    13. The 15 best hacking games on PC
    14. Wordle #566 answer (Jan 6 2023)
    1. Shadow Tactics: Aiko's Choice and Kerbal Space Program are free from Epic
    2. Silent Hill 2 remake will take a "very safe approach to any changes"
    3. Dwarf Fortress has sold half a million copies on Steam
    4. This Among Us-like is huge on Steam thanks to a BTS member
    5. This white Thermaltake Toughpower 850W PSU is down to $115 at Newegg
    6. Take home a 2TB PCIe 4.0 SSD for $122
    7. Suzerain devs announce a follow-up narrative RPG
    8. All The Witcher 3 Hairstyles and Beards
    9. Why battle royales aren't ever my games of the year
    10. Ryuji fans won't be pleased with this Persona 5 Royal character poll
    11. The best armor sets in The Witcher 3
    12. Rejoice, one of the best Soulslikes has returned to Game Pass
    13. Overwatch 2's Battle for Olympus event turns seven heroes into Greek gods today
    14. Wordle answer (Thursday 5 January)
    1. Gigabyte's Aorus FO48U 48-in OLED monitor is down to £799 at Amazon UK
    2. Get a critically-acclaimed optical mechanical keyboard for £52.79
    3. Apex Legends is bringing back its 9v9 Control mode next week
    4. Half-Life 2 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. shake-ups top ModDB's 2022 Mod of the Year Awards
    5. My Time At Sandrock's multiplayer beta next week will be set in a simulation
    6. What's better: calling found phone numbers, or giant swords?
    7. Atomic Heart's latest trailer shows off its ray-tracing chops
    8. The Evil Within 2 headlines Amazon Prime's January 2023 game freebies
    9. Don't miss the last day of Steam's Winter Sale
    10. EA corrupt 60% of Madden 23 saves for players who logged in during two days last week
    11. In my week off work, I made PowerWash Simulator my job instead
    12. The best RPGs to play on PC in 2023
    13. Poncle tease that they're working on things "not exclusively related to Vampire Survivors"
    14. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord smithing
    15. Yes, of course Thor the wanking walrus is already in that Duke Nukem 3D level
    16. Grab a massive 12TB WD_Black D10 external HDD for £180
    17. Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti officially announced, will "max out" 1440p monitors
    18. The Corsair MP600 Pro LPX is a top-spec gaming SSD, so grab this 2TB model for £200
    19. Dungeons & Dragons owners Wizards Of The Coast have cancelled 5 unannounced projects
    20. Get Intel's brand new Core i5 13400F 10-core CPU for £200.87
    21. Wordle answer (Wednesday 4 January)
    1. The Steam Awards winners have been revealed and they are boring
    2. Zenimax QA workers just formed the largest union in video games
    3. Stranded Deep has been released on Game Pass
    4. Hitman 3 to become World Of Assassination, will include entire trilogy of missions
    5. The 25 best horror games on PC to play in 2023
    6. "Dismemberment has been a high priority" for System Shock remake
    7. Best Warzone 2 loadout builds
    8. The best Skyrim mods in 2023
    9. Best wireless gaming mouse 2023
    10. Bethesda support site reconfirms Starfield's release for "the first half of 2023"
    11. Square Enix are still focused on blockchain in 2023
    12. The 15 best PC games to play right now in 2023
    13. Best Roblox horror games: great scary games in Roblox
    14. The Junji Ito-esque World Of Horror is leaving early access in summer 2023
    15. Best VR headsets: the best virtual reality headsets for PC
    16. Wordle answer (Tuesday 3 January)
    17. Best CPUs for gaming: our favourite Intel and AMD chips
    18. The best gaming microphones for PC: our picks of the best USB mics
    19. Best gaming mouse: the top wired and wireless mice for gaming
    20. Best gaming headsets: our top wired and wireless picks for PC
    21. Best SSD for gaming 2023: our top SATA and NVMe picks
    22. Best graphics cards: the top gaming GPUs
    23. Best gaming monitors: the top 144Hz, 240Hz and 4K HDR displays
    24. The best 4K gaming monitors
    25. Best gaming keyboards: the top mechanical and wireless keyboards for gaming
    1. The fastest gaming SSD is down to a historic low price for a 2TB model
    2. The RPS Selection Box: Liam's bonus games of the year 2022
    3. All the tiny details you may have missed from Resident Evil 4 Remake's big reveal
    4. Wordle answer (Monday 2 January)
    1. The RPS Selection Box: Hayden's bonus games of the year 2022
    2. Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is a pure ray of sunshine for the soul
    3. The final RPS Christmas Cracker 2022
    4. Wordle answer (Sunday 1 January)
    5. The 50 best strategy games to play on PC in 2023
    6. The 10 best visual novels on PC in 2023
    7. The 10 best battle royale games to play on PC in 2023
    8. The 20 best management games on PC
    9. The 25 best FPS games on PC to play in 2023
    10. The 25 best action games on PC to play in 2023
    11. The 15 best online board games on PC
    12. The best pirate games on PC to play in 2023
    13. The 10 best Star Wars games to play on PC in 2023
    14. The 25 best multiplayer games to play on PC in 2023
    15. The 20 best space games on PC
    16. The 25 best co-op games on PC to play in 2023