Best PC games New PC games 2020 Best graphics cards Best free PC games Warzone weapon stats for Season 6 Best Minecraft shaders for 1.16.3

Ape Out

5 months ago

9 months ago

The best action games on PC

Everyone loves a good action game. It's the driving force behind so many of our favourite PC games, but only a few can lay claim to being the best action games of all time. That's why we've compiled this list - to sort the pulled punches from the bestest biffs that PC has to offer. Whether it's the joy of pulling off a perfect combo,…

10 months ago

11 months ago

The greatest PC games of the 2010s

It's been an eventful decade for PC games, and it would be hard for you to summarise everything that's happened in the medium across the past ten years. Hard for you, but a day's work for us. Below you'll find our picks for the 50 greatest games released on PC across the past decade.

1 year ago

Our favourite games of 2019 so far

Summer. The heat age. Scorch season. Spring's hangover. It's the mid-point of the year and you know what that means. No, not "mojito time", Geoff, put those away. It's time we told you what the best games of the year are so far. There are quite a lot of them. Just look how many videogames have escaped from their developers in the past six months…

Wot I Think: Devolver Bootleg

What have those scoundrels at Devolver Digital gone and done now? Oh look, it’s Devolver Bootleg, a mixtape of the Punk IPA publisher's classics that someone left in their jeans pocket before a wash and now the musics all fuzzy and the track list is garbled nonsense. Also it’s one percent off, yeah, because screw…discounts?So, is this a delightful slice of performance-art-as-consumer-product brilliance? Or have…

2 years ago

How the frenetic jazz of Ape Out elevates its violence

From the languid tempo that starts each level, to the frenetic bebop energy driving a series of devastating assaults, the soundscape of the indie beat ‘em up Ape Out is all about contrasts. As the eponymous gorilla, Ape Out lets players exact revenge against a battalion of doughy humans who are too feeble to stand directly against your wrath. It’s thunderous centrifuge of jazz and…

Podcast: Lies, tricks and twists

 To experience this #content, you will need to enable targeting cookies. Yes, we know. Sorry. Manage cookie settings “Truth is the first casualty of first-person shooters,” said the philosopher Ian Videogames. Time has proven him correct. Not a game is developed without some use of smoke and/or mirror. But this week on the RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show, we shall not be lying…

Wot I Think: Ape Out

Once I went to the zoo in San Diego, and a load of people were banging on the glass at an orangutan and its baby instead of just being appropriately (quietly) awed. One man in particular was hollering at what was a very sad looking ape, and honestly if there was justice in the world the orangutan would have smashed free and liquified that man’s…

Ape Out slips (e.g. on a banana peel) to end of the month

We'll need to wait another three weeks for the mansmash cymbalcrash action of Ape Out, as publishers Devolver Digital today announced the launch is delayed from next Thursday until February 28th. What I've seen and played of Ape Out was a thumping great time so I'm happy to wait, especially given that the delay is supposedly to give the devs time to get it going…

Podcast: What games are we looking forward to in 2019?

 To experience this #content, you will need to enable targeting cookies. Yes, we know. Sorry. Manage cookie settings New year, old friends. The boys and girls of the RPS podcast have not been reborn, they have no resolutions, no ambitious goal to learn German or eat more spinach. They just want to play more videogames. Unbelievable. So let’s listen to them chat about the…

Podcast: The Gamescom Special 2018

To experience this #content, you will need to enable targeting cookies. Yes, we know. Sorry. Manage cookie settings It’s time for Gamescom, the yearly show in Germany. There are lots of games here. Too many for a lone operator. We’re going to have to send a whole unit. That’s where you come in, members of the elite RPS podcast. Four of you are going to…

Ape Out delivers gorillas and violence and jazz

Graham said that, generally, RPS staffers at Gamescom write up the most important game they saw each day, at the end of that day. Welp, it’s almost midnight and I’m writing about Ape Out. I played Ape Out on day one and I'm screaming at everybody about it being game of show, game of show, game of show. Here is the elevator pitch for Ape…

4 years ago

Ape Out demo samples Devolver’s primate rampage

Close your eyes and imagine the sort of game about an escaped gorilla that Devolver Digital would publish. Simple yet challenging combat? Buckets of blood and smashed limbs? Distinctive art style and music? Open your eyes and -- gasp! -- it wasn't all a dream, you've imagined Ape Out [official site], which Devolver today announced they'll release this summer. It sees an escaped gorilla smashing…