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April 2016 Archive

    1. Digital Foundry's top ten picks for PlayStation Neo upgrades
    2. Watch: Our favourite video game movies
    3. The Shared History of Tennis and PONG
    1. The Walking Dead: Michonne review
    2. John Romero and Adrian Carmack pause Blackroom Kickstarter to create a gameplay demo
    3. Chronos VR: a single-player game that makes you feel like you're two people
    4. Next week, Destiny's long-running melee issue gets a fix
    5. Space Hulk: Deathwing actually looks really good
    6. Fable developer Lionhead closes down today
    7. Nioh on PS4: 1080p30 or 720p60 - you decide
    8. Total War: Warhammer dev backtracks over controversial Chaos Warriors DLC
    9. Supergirl spotted for Lego Dimensions
    10. Why Hearthstone's Wild mode won't be a graveyard for excess
    11. Hearthstone's Whispers of the Old Gods expansion due next week
    12. Hearthstone changes hit many of the most popular classic cards
    13. Blizzard has nerfed Hearthstone's "sorry" emote
    14. Blizzard fixes Hearthstone glitch that gave your hero Taunt
    15. Hearthstone's Whispers of the Old Gods rewrites the game with a single card
    16. Elite Dangerous: Horizons hits Xbox One by June
    17. Modders are already having fun with Sega Mega Drive classics on Steam
    18. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's six-minute trailer explains it all
    1. YouTubers will soon receive money raised during Content ID disputes
    2. Superhot blazes onto Xbox One next week
    3. Watch: How Doom's campaign reveal restored Ian's faith
    4. This Doom easter egg is a blast from the past
    5. The PC version of Forza 6 goes into open beta next week
    6. In praise of Gears of War's horrible shotgun
    7. Take a look at Microsoft's special edition Iron Man Xbox One
    8. The Warcraft movie's Goldshire Inn makes me nostalgic for WOW's Goldshire Inn
    9. In Theory: Can next-gen Nvidia tech offer Titan X power for GTX 970 money?
    10. It looks like this year's COD is named Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
    11. Why insiders think we'll see a new Xbox One at E3
    12. You can now buy Steam games with Bitcoin
    13. Sony's PSN is making more money than all of Nintendo
    14. Nintendo selling off majority stake in Seattle Mariners baseball team
    15. Goofy slapstick replaces the run-and-gun action in the Ratchet & Clank movie
    1. Here's what Doom's single-player campaign looks like
    2. Oxenfree dated for PS4 with new endings, New Game Plus mode
    3. Dark Souls dev begins work on new IP - report
    4. PlayStation Plus May games include Tropico 5 and Table Top Racing
    5. The Division PC would need "complete rewrite" to combat hacks
    6. Free giveaway: 1000 Early Access keys for Epic's new shooter Paragon on PS4 or PC
    7. Revealed: Dark Souls 3's special treat for series veterans
    8. Telltale's The Walking Dead season three sees return of popular character
    9. Darkest Dungeon delayed a bit on PS4 and Vita
    10. Trials of the Blood Dragon trademark spotted
    11. Sony: Uncharted 4 copies stolen while in transit - and now police are involved
    12. Nintendo's NX console launches March 2017 globally
    13. Apple iPhone sales fall for the first time ever
    14. Nintendo bringing Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem to smartphones next
    15. Cliff Bleszinski's return to video games
    16. Fallout 4 mods come to Xbox One in May, PS4 in June
    1. Watch: We hit the beach and tackle Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza
    2. Five years ago today, Sony admitted the great PSN hack
    3. How the Eve universe is changing
    4. Peggle, Costume Quest 2 coming to Xbox Live Games with Gold in May
    5. Minecraft maker releases a free new game on Steam
    6. Watch: Crown and Council is really fun
    7. Uncharted 4 pops up on eBay as shops break street date
    8. Blizzard responds to WOW Nostalrius pirate/private server closure
    9. Now you can play NES with a wireless controller
    10. The Gears of War 4 season pass costs £40
    11. Elder Scrolls Online Dark Brotherhood DLC gets release date
    12. Hunger Games, Saw, Twilight headed to Steam
    13. Patrice Désilets gains 1666 Amsterdam rights, calls off Ubisoft lawsuit
    14. Ubisoft's The Division glitches made the headlines on Fox News
    15. Yo-Kai Watch review
    1. John Romero and Adrian Carmack go to Kickstarter with new FPS Blackroom
    2. Alienation review
    3. Tales of Berseria confirmed for Europe in spring 2017
    4. Watch: Lost Reavers is impressively bad
    5. YouPorn-sponsored esports team banned from ESL
    6. PS4 exclusive Ratchet & Clank tops UK chart
    7. I don't accept the premise of the question
    8. Ubisoft fixes big The Division exploit
    9. There's life in Rock Band 4 yet
    10. Double Fine, LucasArts audio legend Jory Prum dies, aged just 41
    1. Apple iPhone SE review
    2. Watch: Mafia 3 gameplay shows a 1960s open world that feels fresh
    3. Fable Legends wasn't the Fable you were after, but it was far from a disaster
    1. Watch: Let's Play Star Fox 64
    2. Face-Off: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture on PC
    3. Watch: My favourite typing games
    4. Why is video game lore so awful?
    1. Gearbox confirms that Borderlands 3 will be its next game
    2. Lichdom is the worst-performing game Digital Foundry has ever tested
    3. In Play: The best game of 2015 arrives on PS4 this week
    4. Platinum president Tatsuya Minami departs company
    5. Nintendo stock stolen at A14 services
    6. New Witcher 3 Blood & Wine screenshots are vibrantly colourful
    7. Titan MMO was an "utter failure" says Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan
    8. Watch: The cops in Mirror's Edge are extremely bad at fighting crime
    9. Watch: Johnny plays Shadow of the Colossus for the first time
    10. Eurogamer is hiring again!
    11. LawBreakers is Unreal Tournament for the Titanfall generation
    12. AMD "design wins" suggest three upcoming console reveals
    13. Amazon marks GTA5, FIFA 16, Minecraft and more as "exclusively for Prime members"
    14. How Insomniac shifted from big blockbusters to eccentric experiments
    1. Cross-platform play confirmed for virtual reality game Eve: Valkyrie
    2. Eve Online set for big changes
    3. Mirror's Edge: Catalyst release date slips to June
    4. Here's new gameplay of the Shadow of the Beast remake
    5. The Elder Scrolls: Legends resurfaces with a gameplay trailer and beta
    6. One machine to rule them all: the triumph of Xbox 360
    7. Ruiner looks like a cool cross between Bladerunner and Akira
    8. There's a Welsh language cover of PES's Euro 2016 game
    9. Watch: Ian plays Mirror's Edge Catalyst's closed beta
    10. Rocket League's basketball-themed Dunk House debuts in April
    11. Five years after the great PSN hack of 2011, Sony is adding 2-step verification
    12. Budget Cuts is the future of VR right freakin' now
    13. A closer look at Lego's new £170 Minecraft set
    14. Watch: How will Planet Coaster compare to Rollercoaster Tycoon 3?
    15. Miitomo adds Splatoon items next week
    16. Sega to support Mega Drive game mods via Steam
    17. Ubisoft just implemented a smart fix for The Division's incursion exploits
    18. Performance Analysis: Battleborn beta on PS4 and Xbox One
    1. Performance Analysis: Doom beta on PS4 and Xbox One
    2. Smite streamer leaves Hi-Rez after controversial comments about suicide
    3. Microsoft discontinues Xbox 360
    4. Star Fox Zero review
    5. Shadow Complex Remastered out now on Xbox One
    6. Metroid Prime: Federation Force to roll up in September
    7. Watch: 18 minutes of Frozen Synapse 2
    8. The Division players up in arms over bugs, exploits and glitches
    9. PES's free Euro 2016 update is a bit of a disappointment
    1. Final Fantasy 9 arrives on Steam with 'no encounter' mode
    2. Sometimes Always Monsters announced, due this year
    3. Noir adventure Blues and Bullets is coming to PS4 tomorrow
    4. The Walking Dead: Michonne concludes next week
    5. Aliens vs. Pinball is Zen Studios' next series
    6. Batman Arkham HD Collection revealed via leak
    7. Bastion and Transistor dev announces RPG Pyre
    8. Overwatch closed beta is ending next week
    9. Why I love Overwatch's Play of the Game
    10. Guile is the next Street Fighter 5 DLC character
    11. Here's a gameplay trailer for action RPG The Technomancer
    12. The Banner Saga 2 Review
    13. Mafia 3 out 7th October 2016
    14. 15 years on, Runescape now has a new graphics engine
    15. Watch: Table Top Racing: World Tour is Micro Machines for a new generation
    16. Destiny players reckon they've discovered the release date for the game's next big expansion
    17. Destiny's April update welcomes back lapsed players, for now
    18. Here's a new trailer for Let it Die
    19. The 64 is an unofficial reimagining of the Commodore 64
    20. Digital Foundry: Hands-on with Gears of War 4's multiplayer beta
    21. The new Doom is having a tough time with Steam user reviews
    22. Dark Souls 3's multiplayer is a very different, absolutely brilliant take on online
    1. Insomniac's metroidvania Song of the Deep gets a July release date
    2. Slender: The Arrival studio announces sci-fi adventure Valley
    3. Funcom's horror game The Park is coming to PS4 and Xbox One in May
    4. Watch: DayZ creator's new VR game is brilliant fun
    5. Play Fallout: New Vegas as a YouTube Choose-Your-Own-Adventure
    6. World of Warcraft: Legion release date set
    7. Life is Strange team talk fan theories, that season finale and more
    8. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter delayed until June
    9. Castlevania developer MercurySteam announces new game
    10. Surprise! Battlezone 98 Redux is out now
    11. Capcom has come up with a solution for Street Fighter 5's rage quitting problem
    12. Ken Levine making an interactive live-action film based on The Twilight Zone
    13. Insomniac announces two new Oculus-exclusive games
    14. Insomniac's The Unspoken re-invents fighting games for VR
    15. Watch: Ian's playing the Gears of War 4 Beta live at 3:30pm
    16. A year after Watchdog, how's Sony's digital refund policy working out?
    17. There's a slightly fiddly way to re-download P.T.
    18. Ubisoft threatens to "punish" The Division players who use a popular exploit
    19. Halo 5's most annoying enemy nerfed
    20. Dark Souls 3 launch sales up 61 per cent over Dark Souls 2 in UK
    21. Digital Foundry vs Ratchet and Clank on PS4
    1. Ratchet & Clank review
    2. The strange joy of useless machines
    3. How video games could save your life
    4. Face-Off: Microsoft Xbox Elite controller vs Razer Wildcat
    1. What does it take to run Dark Souls 3 at 1080p60?
    2. Watch: Where did Resident Evil go wrong?
    1. DayZ creator launches Vive-exclusive strategy shooter on Early Access
    2. Here's the most streamed Spotify music on PlayStation
    3. Watch: Why sieges are “remarkably different” in Total War: Warhammer
    4. What does it take to run Fallout 4 at 1080p60?
    5. Watch: Ian plays Dark Souls, Johnny tries not to murder Ian
    6. The secrets of Dark Souls lore explained and explored
    7. Is Battleborn any fun if you don't know what you're doing?
    8. Some people are upset the new Mirror's Edge locks abilities behind XP upgrades
    9. Elite Dangerous' long-awaited The Engineers expansion goes into beta next month
    10. There's a way to play Oculus Rift exclusives on HTC Vive
    11. Surprise! There's a Ghostbusters video game from Activision
    12. Doom 3 BFG Edition and Monaco playable on Xbox One
    13. Dark Souls 3 review
    1. Why you should install Dark Souls 3 patch 1.03
    2. How to bypass Dark Souls 3's game-breaking PC bug
    3. The open world of Mirror's Edge Catalyst is barebones in a good way
    4. Mirror's Edge Catalyst closed beta starts next weekend
    5. Ambitious new Skyrim mod overhauls cities
    6. Here's Fallout 4's Chryslus Rocket '69 car, in Forza 6
    7. Gears of War 4 multiplayer changes things up in some cool ways
    8. Dark Souls 3 - New Game Plus
    9. Check out GoldenEye remade in Doom
    10. Digital Foundry: Hands-on with PS4 Remote Play on PC
    11. Blizzard games hit by DDoS attack, Lizard Squad claims responsibility
    12. Star Wars Battlefront looks like it's getting more offline modes soon
    1. Fable Legends bids farewell
    2. The Eurogamer Podcast - Live from EGX Rezzed
    3. The Division's big Incursion update has got off to a very rough start
    4. Former Rockstar North boss is suing Take-Two for $150m
    5. The end of Nintendo's weird GamePad era
    6. The day the music died: When Bungie fired Marty O'Donnell
    1. Humble Telltale Bundle offers 12 games for $12
    2. Enter the Gungeon sells 200k copies in a week
    3. "Amazing Katamari Damacy" trademarked in Europe
    4. Watch: VR turned Chris into a Giant Cop
    5. Beyond live TV - what the Xbox One user interface means for gamers
    6. Total War: Warhammer future DLC plans include free new race
    7. Automata Empires: An RTS based on Conway's Game of Life
    8. Watch the final moments of packed pirate World of Warcraft servers Nostalrius
    9. Rust and Garry's Mod studio releases Vive game Chunks
    10. Oculus Rift customers face shipping delays, HTC Vive makes optimistic promises
    11. Watch: 33 minutes of The Banner Saga 2
    1. Papers, Please dev releases new demo for Return of the Obra Dinn
    2. Watch 17 minutes of Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter gameplay
    3. Suda 51's PS4-exclusive brawler Let it Die is coming this year
    4. There's a Vita-exclusive game from the Guacamelee dev arriving this month
    5. Titanfall 2 teaser trailer reveals mechs with swords
    6. Rust now assigns gender permanently based on SteamID
    7. Quantum Break UK's best-selling boxed game
    8. Punch-Out!! player discovers cool Easter egg
    9. Fallout 3 player completes the game and all DLC without healing
    10. Codemasters picks up Driveclub developer Evolution Studios
    11. My gruelling weekend at Witcher School
    12. Texan gunmaker comes under fire for NES Glock
    13. Gears of War 4 trailer channels daddy Fenix
    14. Face-Off: Killer Instinct on PC
    1. Digital Foundry: Hands-on with Star Fox Zero
    2. We know PlayStation 4.5 is real - but why is Sony making it?
    3. Watch: Games that saved the real ending for premium DLC
    4. The Legacy of Rob Daviau, the man who helped flip boardgames on their head
    5. Finding the humanity in Dark Souls 2
    1. Watch: Our favourite games of EGX Rezzed
    2. Watch today's EGX Rezzed developer sessions live!
    3. Seven games you should check out at EGX Rezzed
    4. The war on the floor
    5. HTC Vive review
    6. Catch up with yesterday's EGX Rezzed developer sessions
    1. Don't Starve Together to graduate from Early Access in two weeks
    2. David Hayter reprises Metal Gear Solid role in Ford commercials
    3. Civ 4 lead designer's RTS Offworld Trading Company launches this month
    4. Alan Wake's DLC now free on Xbox
    5. Dark Souls is getting an official board game
    6. Bandai Namco launches a Dark Souls clothing line, but...
    7. Legacy of Kain spin-off Nosgoth cancelled
    8. The Beavis and Butt-Head arcade game prototype - restored
    9. In Play: Scratch that pitch
    10. Digging into the exciting and unlikely fan-made KOTOR reboot Apeiron
    11. A Game Boy fused with a Raspberry Pi
    12. Watch: Chris faces the horror of tank controls in Silent Hill 2
    13. We're doing a live Eurogamer podcast at 5PM BST
    14. No Man's Sky's cool soundtrack comes out alongside the game
    15. What went wrong with Quantum Break on PC?
    16. Microsoft on cross-network play, Xbox One dev kits and more
    17. One of Fallout 4's best features is now a mod for New Vegas
    18. BAFTA's Game of the Year award goes to Fallout 4
    19. Finally, HTC addresses Vive's messy European launch
    20. The latest PS4 update does some cool, unannounced things
    21. Enter the Gungeon review
    22. Dark Souls' official Twitter account inserts Ben Affleck into From's latest
    23. Deus Ex meets Die Hard in Consortium: The Tower, currently doing the business on Fig
    1. Zelda's browser-based fan remake shut down by Nintendo
    2. Attack on Titan game gets new title, August release date
    3. Resident Evil spin-off Umbrella Corps delayed until June
    4. Watch: Ian and Chris do battle in Worms WMD
    5. New Fear Effect announced
    6. 18 minutes of new Total War: Warhammer gameplay
    7. Blizzard closes popular vanilla World of Warcraft pirate servers
    8. Yoshinori Ono discusses Street Fighter 5's launch problems
    9. Part twin-stick, part CCG, Forced Showdown is a cheery delight
    10. Halo 5's beefy Ghosts of Meridian update goes live
    11. First-person interactive story The Assembly out on Oculus Rift and Vive this summer
    12. Hardcore Henry review
    13. Overwatch beta adds new season-spanning Competitive Play mode
    1. Baldur's Gate: SoD head of studio addresses political backlash
    2. Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter to star in MGS fan tribute project
    3. War Thunder dev's F2P car combat game Crossout enters closed beta
    4. Rock Band 4's PC port falls short on crowdfunding site
    5. Doom's open beta gets release date, Season pass detailed
    6. Face-Off: Dirt Rally
    7. Gears of War 4 gets global release date
    8. Rocket League's physical edition gets release date
    9. Watch: 20 minutes of Tooth and Tail gameplay
    10. Sony hasn't forgotten about the Vita just yet
    11. HTC Vive's European launch is a mess
    12. Blizzard pulls Overwatch hero after latest patch turns him invisible
    13. Quantum Break makes pirates wear an eye-patch
    14. How bad exactly is Atari's Rollercoaster Tycoon World?
    15. Pro-vaping congressman takes heat after spending $1300 of campaign funds on Steam
    16. Dear Esther treks onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One this summer
    17. Overwatch's Tracer has a new pose
    18. The Division's huge new update detailed in full
    19. Halo 5 to get Infection
    1. Hand of Fate 2 announced for PC, Mac and Linux
    2. Hitman episodes may fall behind their monthly schedule
    3. Marvel at Dark Souls' Greatsword of Artorias made in real life
    4. Coleco Chameleon boss: "I am officially tabling the console venture for good"
    5. A glimpse at Dota 2's incredible virtual reality spectator mode
    6. FIFA 16 heads to EA Access and Origin Access Vault
    7. There's no need to worry about Star Fox Zero's strange controls
    8. Eve: Valkyrie confirmed for Vive
    9. Watch: We used a VR headset to cook meatballs in a virtual IKEA kitchen
    10. Fallout 4 Wasteland Workshop DLC out next week
    11. You can play PS4 games on your PC or Mac from tomorrow
    12. Someone's trying to fund Life is Strange 2 via Kickstarter
    13. Zelda: Ocarina of Time's Death Mountain re-created in Unreal Engine 4
    14. New Baldur's Gate expansion Siege of Dragonspear off to a rough start
    15. Why R. Mika is the most hated character in Street Fighter 5 right now
    16. Face-Off: Resident Evil 6 Remastered
    17. High-profile UK Street Fighter 5 tournament apologises for streaming issues
    18. Massive God of War 4 leak points to Norse mythology setting
    19. Stardew Valley update improves your marriage dialogue
    20. Underworld Ascendant: The game that took 20 years to sign
    21. Underworld Ascendant reveals a tabletop miniature-inspired new look
    22. Don't expect The Last of Us or Uncharted movies any time soon
    23. EA lambasts Donald Trump for using Mass Effect audio in campaign ad
    24. Phil Spencer plays down "Xbox One and a half" rumours
    1. Dead Space added to EA Access
    2. Sunset Overdrive and Saints Row 4 headline April's Games With Gold
    3. Here's a browser-based Zelda remake made with voxels
    4. This is what a $4999 24-karat gold NES looks like
    5. Final Fantasy 15 Ultimate Collector's Edition eBay scalpers criticised
    6. Dark Souls 3 speedruns have already gotten under 90 minutes
    7. Sound Shapes dev's Loud on Planet X due this month
    8. Team Ninja's Nioh is getting an alpha demo this month
    9. Uncharted 4 makes a move for the open, but at what cost?
    10. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness gets a release date
    11. Vive and Oculus experience early processing hiccups
    12. You can play Tracer in Heroes of the Storm before the Overwatch open beta
    13. Quantum Break review
    14. Years in the making, Starbound finally readies itself for v1.0
    15. Tech Analysis: Final Fantasy 15 Platinum demo
    16. Watch: How does Overwatch play on consoles?
    17. Watch Overwatch's second animated short, Alive
    18. Destiny's PlayStation-exclusive content deal is still a thing
    19. Black Desert Online expands for free, future content plans revealed
    20. Watch Overwatch's first animated short, Recall
    21. PlayStation employee mods pad for gamer with cerebral palsy
    22. Modder fixes Aliens: Colonial Marines
    23. Miitomo: Nintendo's attempt to clean up social media
    1. Watch: Doom brings old-school deathmatch to Xbox One
    2. Samsung Galaxy S7 review
    3. What would you uninvent about modern games?
    1. Mass Effect: Andromeda early gameplay footage leaks
    2. Tech Analysis: Quantum Break
    3. Watch: Why does VR give some people motion sickness?
    4. Why virtual reality is the future
    1. Road Redemption slated for PC this summer
    2. Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear is out now
    3. Bandai Namco is making a VR installation to tackle fear of heights
    4. The Chinese Room teases isometric RPG Total Dark
    5. RollerCoaster Tycoon World is a bit of a mess
    6. Layoffs at Guitar Hero Live developer
    7. Griefers or saviours? The Elite Dangerous players causing a rift in space
    8. Watch: Ian's streaming ninety minutes of the DOOM closed beta at 3:30pm
    9. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture confirmed for PC
    10. Adr1ft review
    11. In Play: The new new thing
    12. Dark Souls 3 speedrunner has already finished the game in 102 minutes
    13. 28 hours with Dark Souls 3's Japanese PS4 import
    14. Miitomo's best Miifoto pictures
    15. Eve Online is playing host to "gaming's largest conflict ever"
    16. The Division's first raid detailed
    17. The soul-destroying grind to unlock Street Fighter 5 character colours
    18. Quantum Break pre-order offer replaces Alan Wake's American Nightmare with Kameo
    19. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's next map pack remakes a World at War classic
    20. Axiom Verge is coming to Vita next month