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January 2015 Archive

    1. Cara Ellison on: 2014: A Space Engine
    2. Video: The Witcher 3 is the Game of Thrones of video games, and here's why
    3. Face-Off: Dying Light
    1. Swarovski-covered 20th Anniversary PS4 on eBay for £2000
    2. Single-player smashes into Frozen Cortex
    3. Life is Strange: Episode 1 review
    4. Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons free with Xbox Games with Gold in February
    5. Sega to offer 300 staff voluntary retirement as it focuses on smartphone and PC online games
    6. Guild Wars 2 will never raise level-cap or add higher-tiered gear
    7. Video: "Well excuuuse me, princess!"
    8. Evolve has a free-to-play match-3 mobile game
    9. Prison Architect will launch in 2015
    10. Retro FPS Strafe gameplay rekindles memories of Quake
    11. Bungie finally squashing one of Destiny's most annoying bugs
    12. Battlefield Hardline open beta launches 3rd February
    13. Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Havoc review
    1. €500,000 Make Arma Not War mod competition finalists revealed
    2. Transistor free via PlayStation Plus in February
    3. Video: Watch us play Dying Light LIVE from 5PM GMT
    4. Lego Jurassic World, Lego Marvel's Avengers confirmed
    5. Four years on, fans are still building Game of Thrones' world in Minecraft
    6. Smash Bros. Wii U update unlocks 15 more stages for 8-player mode
    7. Nintendo Creators Program lets YouTube users share ad revenue
    8. Dragon's Dogma Online revealed
    9. How FIFA Ultimate Team got its hooks into the spirit of football
    10. Grim Fandango Remastered walkthrough
    11. Heroic modder seeks to add original Resi voice acting to HD remaster
    1. Spotify headed to PS3 and PS4
    2. Blizzard nerfs Hearthstone's most overpowered card
    3. Pokémon, Smash Bros. sales help Nintendo back to profit
    4. Deactivated Ubisoft game keys were bought from EA's Origin using stolen credit cards
    5. Performance Analysis: Dying Light
    6. Alone in the Dark: Illumination beta begins this week
    7. BioShock creator Ken Levine teases new first-person sci-fi project
    8. Video: Resident Evil Revelations 2 - Barry Burton's Kafkaesque Nightmare
    9. Reptile pops skulls and melts faces in Mortal Kombat X
    10. Blackguards 2 review
    11. Planetside 2's record-breaking battle was an eSports moment worth savouring
    12. Dying Light has a Destiny loot cave Easter egg
    13. Sony ending PlayStation Vita Maps, near features
    14. Resident Evil Revelations 2 microtransactions limited to Raid mode
    15. That time Marie Curie set a donkey on fire
    16. 3DS browser exploit lets you play Game Boy Color ROMs
    17. Unreal Engine 4 tech demo looks unnervingly realistic
    1. Watch Dark Souls completed in under 50 minutes
    2. Lumines is returning with series producer Mizuguchi at the helm
    3. See how Majora's Mask 3D alters a boss fight
    4. Titanfall and Season Pass bundle just £10 on Xbox this week
    5. Video: Elite doesn't care about you - and that's why it's great
    6. #IDARB review
    7. Professional Lumberjack 2015 headed to PC and consoles
    8. A guide to gaming's most valuable treasures
    9. Riding the meta in Heroes of the Storm
    10. Xbox One controller update halves connection time
    11. World of Warcraft patch 6.1 adds S.E.L.F.I.E. camera
    12. Valve's economist is the new finance minister of Greece
    13. Valve bans Counter-Strike pros accused of match-fixing
    14. At launch, H1Z1 is a poor imitation of DayZ
    15. Citizens of Earth review
    16. After over 15 years, Grim Fandango finally comes to consoles
    17. Retrospective: Grim Fandango
    18. Bringing out the Dead: Tim Schafer reflects back on Grim Fandango
    19. Microsoft sold 6.6m Xbox consoles in Q4 2014
    20. Zelda: ALttP's Nintendo Power comic gets reprinted after 20 years
    1. Dragon Age: Inquisition's tavern songs are available for free
    2. Five Nights at Freddy's 3 teaser sure is creepy
    3. Unwrapping the open world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
    4. Redundancies at Elite: Dangerous dev Frontier
    5. Planetside 2 gets Guinness World Record for biggest FPS battle
    6. Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered is coming to Steam
    7. Ubisoft deactivating keys it says were "fraudulently" obtained and resold
    8. Video: Life is Strange's first 20 minutes
    9. Gearbox hiring for Borderlands 3
    10. First footage of Gearbox's Homeworld remake
    11. Brian Fargo announces The Bard's Tale 4
    12. Death by carrot: The whirlwind pleasures of Ziggurat
    1. Face-Off: Saints Row 4: Re-Elected
    1. Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns announced
    2. Gaming on the Big Screen: Optoma GT1080 projector review
    3. Video: When games humiliate us with pity
    4. Face-Off: Destiny
    5. Tech Analysis: Destiny beta on Xbox One
    6. 2.44GB Destiny update goes live
    7. Man's basic invention levels Destiny character while he sleeps
    8. Destiny: The Dark Below review
    9. David Goldfarb on: The favourite thing
    1. DayZ reaches 3m sales on Early Access
    2. Deadly Premonition dev's visual novel/RPG Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters dated for Europe
    3. Heroes of the Storm European beta key giveaway
    4. Stylish adventure Silence: The Whispered World 2 headed to PS4
    5. LIVE AT 4PM - Let's Play Trials Fusion Online Multiplayer
    6. Pokkén Tournament gameplay shows off critters, controls
    7. Dying Light gets new UK physical launch date, a month late
    8. Possible Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns trademarked
    9. Video: First-person parkour - does it really work?
    10. Interest gathers around new Shadowbane-like MMO Crowfall
    11. 'Sorry about Christmas' PSN discount rolls out Friday
    12. Sony finally offers up settlement for 2011 PSN hack
    13. HoloLens is a surreal experience - and full of possibilities
    14. Free-to-play APB Reloaded announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One
    15. Devolver to release turn-based action-stealth platformer Ronin
    16. Ubisoft reveals experimental PC platformer Grow Home
    17. Watch the Dead Rising film's debut trailer
    1. GOG Star Wars splurge includes X-Wing Alliance
    2. Trials Fusion's online multiplayer is available now
    3. Game of Thrones: Episode 2 release date set for February
    4. Halo: The Master Chief Collection's latest update detailed
    5. Microsoft investigating PC to Xbox One streaming
    6. Video: Hatred, and why it wanted that 'Adults Only' rating
    7. Video: Watch us livestream H1Z1 from 12pm GMT
    8. Angry Birds dev Rovio launches new young-adult novel series
    9. Elder Scrolls Online gets console release date, drops subscription
    10. League of Legends 2015 World Championship coming to Europe
    11. Destiny fans demolish Crota's End hard mode
    12. Microsoft HoloLens is a new AR headset computer
    1. Microsoft demos Windows 10 Xbox app
    2. Windows 10 will let you stream Xbox One games to PC, tablets
    3. Dying Light physical release suffers delay in Europe, elsewhere
    4. Alien: Isolation passes 1m sales mark after three months
    5. Digital Foundry: Hands-on with the Evolve beta
    6. Theme Hospital is free to download on Origin
    7. Video: When remakes improve on the originals
    8. The Witcher: Battle Arena MOBA available tomorrow
    9. Assassin's Creed Unity: Secrets of the Revolution DLC released
    10. H1Z1 unplanned downtime stretches on
    11. PlayStation-exclusive TV series Powers gets launch date
    12. You can now buy access to Heroes of the Storm via £29.99 Founder's Pack
    13. Xbox duo's card game Exploding Kitten taking Kickstarter by storm
    14. Mesmerising pixel art adventure Children of Morta launches on Kickstarter
    15. Resident Evil HD Remaster review
    16. Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell review
    1. Human Element on "hiatus" as Robotoki shuts down
    2. Retro first-person shooter Strafe® parties like its 1996
    3. Puzzle adventure Unmechanical: Extended release date set for consoles
    4. Dark Souls PC patch removes region lock
    5. State of Decay gets an Xbox One release date
    6. Remember Me dev also making Vampyr role-playing game
    7. Borderlands Handsome Collection and £270 special edition announced for PS4, Xbox One
    8. Ori and the Blind Forest gets PC, Xbox One release date
    9. Special World of Warcraft gift for 10-year subscribers
    10. Steam Broadcasting has arrived
    11. Second UK man arrested following PlayStation and Xbox DDOS attacks
    12. Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 3 details
    13. Club Nintendo to close later this year
    14. See what Jak 2 would look like if remade again
    15. The Long Dark has sold 250k copies on Steam Early Access
    16. A couple of goldfish are playing Street Fighter 2 on Twitch
    1. Amplitude HD delayed until summer
    2. Sid Meier's Starships announced for PC, Mac, iPad
    3. Rock Band dev Harmonix asks fans to fill out "important" survey
    4. Driveclub's free Japan DLC available now via 3.33GB update
    5. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare dev hands out "reverse boosting" bans
    6. What happens when Ikaruga's director remixes one of Sega's all-time greats?
    1. Axelay saw Konami at its 90s peak
    2. Yasuhisa Kawamura and the Resident Evil that never was
    3. Digital Foundry vs Saints Row 4: Re-Elected on PS4
    1. Video: Dead Kings, phallic flamethrowers and Gat Out of Hell
    2. Spec Analysis: Alienware Alpha
    3. Rich Stanton on: Cheesing Destiny
    1. Behold: Saints Row: Gat out of Hell's glorious launch... infomercial?
    2. Hatred gets the dreaded AO rating in the US
    3. This is how Bully would look in HD
    4. Brothers IP sold to 505 Games
    5. GTA 5 PC pre-orders include a free Rockstar game
    6. Survarium Free Play mode a mix between S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and DayZ
    7. Watch Dogs 2 must "appeal to fans in a new way", creative director says
    8. Video: Resident Evil HD - what still works and what doesn't
    9. Microsoft clarifies rules for game content usage on YouTube, Twitch
    10. Xbox One top-selling US console for second month running
    11. Hotline Miami 2 banned in Australia
    12. Destiny is getting a Hard mode for Crota's End next week
    13. NPD reveals top 10 selling US retail games for 2014
    14. The War Z sold 2.8m copies despite dismal reception
    1. Microsoft reinstates Xbox One price drop in the US
    2. Dark Souls 2 details its Scholar of the First Sin patch
    3. Parks and Recreation board game comes to Kickstarter
    4. Google Glass is being removed from sale
    5. Minecraft to receive The Simpsons skins on Xbox
    6. Twitch announces library of 500 music tracks cleared for VOD broadcast
    7. Final Fantasy 14 gets Final Fantasy 7's Gold Saucer next month
    8. Dying Light dev reveals 3D-printable zombie bikini figurine
    9. Untangling Evolve's convoluted DLC plan
    10. Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty out on PC in Feb, Xbox One and PS3 in March
    11. Motorcycling game Ride release date revealed
    12. The Nintendo 3DS Hatsune Miku game launches in May
    13. Beautiful animal-centric board game Armello launches on Early Access next week
    14. Mortal Kombat X Kitana and Kung Lao gameplay revealed
    15. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 gets pushed back one week
    16. DayZ without Dean Hall: What now?
    17. Battlefield Hardline's next beta has no level cap
    18. Nosgoth enters open beta next week
    19. Here's what DriveClub's upcoming Japanese track looks like
    20. The Dead Rising movie gets a March release date
    1. The PlayStation 4 hard drive upgrade guide
    2. The Xbox One hard drive upgrade guide
    3. Tekken boss Harada working on new Wii U-exclusive
    4. Pillars of Eternity release date set for March
    5. Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament announced
    6. Nintendo experimenting with free-to-play, cross-buy for Mario and Pokémon spin-offs
    7. New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL UK release date
    8. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D release date
    9. Nintendo announces new Fire Emblem game for 3DS
    10. Nintendo announces new Smash Bros. and Mario-themed Amiibo waves
    11. Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid Prime Trilogy headed to Wii U eShop
    12. Warhammer Quest review
    13. The Martian comicals: Exploring alien worlds in an old roadster
    14. Assassin's Creed Unity: Dead Kings review
    15. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's first DLC pack out 27th January
    16. Guardians of the Galaxy meets Mega Man in retro reimagining
    17. The PlayBox is a PS4 and Xbox One combined in a single laptop
    18. DmC: Definitive Edition release date brought forward a week
    19. Succulent is a popsicle-sucking parody game you have to see
    20. Total War: Warhammer revealed
    21. Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches Kickstarter, succeeds goal in two hours
    1. Surprise! Rock Band 3 gets new DLC
    2. Prison sandbox The Escapists gets Xbox One release date
    3. Wait, what? Xbox One just won an Emmy
    4. Video: Watch us play Saints Row from 4pm
    5. Grand Theft Auto 5 PC release date delayed until March
    6. Video: Watch us play Far Cry 4's new DLC from 1pm GMT
    7. Monopoly Deal is business at its most brutal
    8. Voice command RTS There Came an Echo out next month
    9. This third-party Wii U GameCube controller adapter works with PC, too
    10. Third Alien: Isolation DLC pack adds tough one life Salvage mode
    11. Video: 11 actors and the game ads they'd rather forget
    12. Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta with big improvements
    13. Microsoft announces Forza Motorsport 6 for Xbox One
    14. Micro Machines meets epic poetry in The Next Penelope
    1. Listen to Andy Serkis play the bad guy in Mike Bithell's Volume
    2. Survarium could be a worthy Stalker successor - if it gets the balance right
    3. How Duke Nukem 3D managed to be ahead of its time while trapped in the past
    4. Xbox One Evolve pre-purchase unlocks characters you'd otherwise have to grind for
    5. Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes first-person mod ramps up tension
    6. Did you know Gaming? runs through the Sega Dreamcast
    7. I'm not a robot: Valve adds Captcha security to Steam Trading
    8. Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunners raise $1.5m for charity
    1. Make something that makes something: Inside the Procedural Generation Jam
    2. The evolution of Xbox One - as told by the SDK leak
    3. The Untouchables brought ragtime and ultraviolence to 8-bit
    1. Video: Insane things that would never happen in a modern Resident Evil game
    2. Jon Blyth on: Barks
    3. In Theory: Nintendo's next-gen hardware - and the strategy behind it
    1. Raiders of the lost art: Meet the illustrator behind your favourite childhood game covers
    2. Ultra-rare recalled NES game being sold for $40k on eBay
    3. Layoffs hit F1 and Dirt developer Codemasters
    4. Konami explains MGS: The Phantom Pain chicken hat item
    5. Apple raises price of 69p apps
    6. Baldur's Gate 1 & 2 Enhanced Edition team making new in-between game
    7. Microsoft reassures Xbox One owners over DRM rights
    8. Destiny patch takes aim at Crota's End raid exploits
    1. Ninja Theory's Hellblade also confirmed for PC
    2. Video: The most outlandish costumes of Final Fantasy
    3. Zombie Army Trilogy announced for PC, PS4, Xbox One
    4. Dean Hall highlights impressive DayZ live action film
    5. Indie platformer Rogue Legacy confirmed for Xbox One
    6. Digital Foundry vs Resident Evil on PS4
    7. Cara Ellison on: The Poetics of Space
    8. BioWare Austin's Shadow Realms being rebooted - report
    9. Sony delays PlayStation 4 launch in China
    10. PS4 PlanetSide 2 closed US beta this month
    11. Nintendo licenses Mario version of free-to-play mobile money-spinner Puzzle & Dragons
    12. Distance introduces real horror to the racing genre
    13. Blacklight and Daylight developer Zombie Studios officially shuts down
    14. Borderlands 2 creative director joins Orcs Must Die team
    1. Japan's console market at lowest point for 24 years
    2. Bungie gifts Destiny players a legendary weapon from an unknown benefactor
    3. Video: Five exciting survival games for 2015
    4. The Witcher 3 PC system requirements revealed
    5. When the new becomes old - why 2015 should be a stellar year
    6. The Mad Catz LYNX 9 is part controller, part Transformer
    7. That was quick: people selling New 3DS Ambassador Edition for up to £400 on eBay
    8. Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires delayed
    9. PS4 Data Bank dock allows huge storage
    10. Far Cry 4's digital release won't boot for some Xbox One users
    11. The Razer Forge TV is a $99 Android micro-console
    12. An afternoon with the ultimate Star Trek simulator
    13. The most exciting games of 2015
    14. Assassin's Creed: Unity story DLC Dead Kings out next week
    1. Majora's Mask 3D North American Limited Edition includes Skull Kid figurine
    2. Video: Watch us play Duke Nukem 3D Megaton Edition live from 5pm
    3. Riot's ambitious plan to "optimise the internet" for League of Legends players
    4. Holiday blues: A look at depression simulator Please Knock on My Door
    5. Former S.T.A.L.K.E.R. team delivers Survarium into open beta
    6. Surprise! New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Edition goes on sale
    7. This is what Need for Speed: No Limits looks like
    8. Captain America saves the day in Call of Duty Online live action trailer
    9. Concept art sheds new light on canned BioShock film
    10. Assassin's Creed film now due Christmas 2016
    11. Ubisoft polls public on future Far Cry settings
    12. Devolver exec wants to reprise Seaman
    13. Five Nights at Freddy's 3 in development
    14. PlayStation 4 has sold 18.5m worldwide
    15. Ex-Battlefield devs announce open-world space sim Into the Stars
    1. Xbox avatars to get improved graphics, new features
    2. Is Nvidia Tegra X1 the next big thing for mobile graphics?
    3. The broadening horizons of Total War
    4. North America gets $15-a-month PlayStation Now subscription service
    5. Someone has made a Gabe Newell shopkeeper for Dota 2
    6. Frozen beats FIFA 15 and Call of Duty as UK's best-selling entertainment product of 2014
    7. Supersonic speedruns streamed at Awesome Games Done Quick 2015
    8. Wii U-exclusive Captain Toad enters UK chart in 16th
    9. Going Rogue: Christmas break in Nuclear Throne
    1. Digital Foundry: Hands-on with the Halo 5 beta
    1. Aliens: Colonial Marines and AvP (2010) have vanished from Steam
    2. Watch the Clock Tower spiritual successor NightyCry's first teaser
    3. PlayStation Plus reveals full January lineup
    4. Tekken 7 reveals Saudi Arabian character Shaheen
    5. Final Fantasy creator reveals concept video for cancelled RPG
    6. Destiny image reportedly reveals major Plague of Darkness expansion
    7. Microsoft gives more CPU power to Xbox One developers
    8. The Steam Holiday Encore Sale ends today
    9. Sony says sorry for PSN Christmas outage with five days of PS Plus
    10. Rich Stanton on: GTA's growing pains
    1. Pikmin
    2. Video: Troy to the World
    3. Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2014