February 2017 Archive

    1. Conan Exiles releases Q3 2017 on Xbox One
    2. Rebellion's remastering Rogue Trooper
    3. Ubisoft just made For Honor a lot less annoying
    4. Microsoft announces EA Access-style Xbox Game Pass subscription
    5. Cities: Skylines next expansion to add ferries, blimps and cable cars
    6. Kolin is one of the most unique characters in Street Fighter 5
    7. Out come the scissors and oil for Conan Exiles' first mods
    8. Torment: Tides of Numenera review
    9. Nintendo Switch has its first portable-only game you can't play on TV
    10. Monkey Island developer's Thimbleweed Park out next month
    11. Watch: Ian murders robot dinosaurs in 90 minutes of Horizon Zero Dawn
    12. Hey, listen! Zelda: Breath of the Wild streams are spoiling the game's ending
    13. Hearthstone's next expansion Journey to Un'Goro detailed
    1. Peter Moore leaving EA to take up CEO position at Liverpool FC
    2. Sparc is CCP's first non-Eve game
    3. Twitch will sell games this spring, streamers can earn a cut
    4. Minecraft has smashed 120m copies milestone
    5. Shadow of Mordor sequel details leaked by shop
    6. Watch: Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition returns us to a f**ked up world we'd forgotten about
    7. Escaping Skyrim's shadow
    8. Here's how UK cities would look in Horizon: Zero Dawn
    9. Rare auctioning official Sea of Thieves-branded Xbox One S for charity Special Effect
    10. Halo Wars 2 in at two in UK chart
    11. PlayStation VR nears 1m sold
    12. New performance mode boosts Switch mobile clocks by 25 per cent
    13. Here's what Stardew Valley looked like five years ago
    14. Horizon is a technical masterpiece on PS4 and Pro
    15. Snipperclips now a Nintendo Switch launch title
    16. Pillars of Eternity 2 has now raised more than Pillars of Eternity 1
    17. Battle Princess Madelyn is a lovely tribute to Ghouls N' Ghosts
    1. Video: Resident Evil 7's Bedroom DLC is Misery but with centipedes
    1. Jelly Deals roundup: Hitman, Battlefield 1, Mass Effect Trilogy and more
    2. Ellie Gibson on mortality and Mario Odyssey
    3. Watch: Ian celebrates the best gingers in video games
    1. BioShock creator Ken Levine reveals new studio Ghost Story
    2. Watch: Johnny plays Crusader Kings 2 for the first time, sleeps with daughter-in-law
    3. Watch: Breath of the Wild is the bravest Zelda ever
    4. Nintendo sues company that let you race Mario Karts in real life
    5. Meet the man camping for a month to get the Nintendo Switch
    6. The unspoken rules of For Honor
    7. Four hours with Mass Effect Andromeda
    8. What works and what doesn't in Horizon Zero Dawn
    9. Twitch donates to Banner Saga 3 when you play free Banner Saga 1 & 2
    10. Nintendo Switch Joy-Con connection issue sparks concern ahead of launch
    11. Every Halo FPS from now on will have split-screen
    12. A complete history of Nintendo console launches
    1. Nintendo's Switch media kit includes heartfelt messages from Reggie and Zelda's director
    2. World in Motion: Horizon Zero Dawn 4K time-lapse
    3. $10k SNES game package lost in the post has been found
    4. Assassin's Creed Rogue and Gyromancer now have Xbox One backwards compatibility
    5. Lego City Undercover gets Nintendo Switch release date
    6. The Dead Space 3 the developers wanted to make
    7. Nintendo Switch's updated Mii creator lets you turn your hair blue
    8. In Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire you have a mobile base of operations - a ship!
    9. Why BioWare ditched the power wheel from Mass Effect Andromeda
    10. Watch: 15 things you didn't know about Mass Effect Andromeda
    11. Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer voices Mass Effect Andromeda's doctor
    12. We finally unbox the Nintendo Switch
    13. Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch
    14. Eve Online community to help real-life search for exoplanets
    15. Jelly Deals: Steam Link and Steam Controller discounted by up to 60%
    16. Elite Dangerous players now know why the galaxy turned beige
    17. Double Fine-published Ooblets looks like a cute Nintendo franchise mash-up
    18. Jelly Deals: Xbox Live sale on now, with discounts for Gold members
    19. Towerfall dev's upcoming platformer Celeste confirmed for Switch
    1. Overwatch game director talks diversity, inclusivity and Tracer's sexuality
    2. Cards Against Humanity gets official Mass Effect expansion
    3. Watch: Johnny cooks stuffed grape leaves from The Elder Scrolls Online
    4. Halo Wars 2 review
    5. Nier: Automata's Japanese launch tomorrow has English subtitles
    6. Xbox Games with Gold March lineup includes Evolve
    7. Dead Rising 4 shuffles onto Steam in March
    8. How The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind transforms Vvardenfell
    9. In Theory: How AMD's Ryzen will disrupt the gaming CPU market
    10. New Overwatch lore character Efi Oladele sparks an interesting theory
    11. Check out the super cool trailer for Narita Boy
    12. Here's what Zelda: Breath of the Wild's new amiibo do
    13. Horizon Zero Dawn review
    14. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will no longer be a Switch launch title
    15. Jim Sterling comes out on top as lawsuit with Digital Homicide dismissed
    16. Quote is a brawler for the post-truth era
    17. Rogue Legacy dev announces co-op brawler-RPG Full Metal Furies
    18. PSVR launch title Here They Lie now has non-VR support
    1. Humble Freedom Bundle raises $6.73m for pro-immigrant charities
    2. Nioh speedrunner plows through game in under 97 minutes
    3. Nier: Automata's PC release date same as PS4 in Europe
    4. Rocket League 4K PlayStation Pro support arrives
    5. Total War: Warhammer's getting a new playable race, for free, next week
    6. For Honor, online disconnects and the problem with peer-to-peer
    7. For the first time ever, Australia is in Civilization
    8. Watch: Ian plays 90 minutes of new Watch Dogs 2 Human Conditions DLC
    9. Table Top Racing: World Tour comes out on Xbox One in March
    10. Resident Evil 7 demo endings, secrets and more explored
    11. Resident Evil 7 Bedroom DLC guide - Painting locations, door password, Medusa and the Serpent shadow puzzle
    12. Street Fighter 5 mod makes loading a match much quicker
    13. New Square Enix role-playing IP Project Prelude Rune announced
    14. Watch: 60 minutes of Thimbleweed Park
    15. Halo Wars 2 launches without competitive multiplayer ranking
    16. The rise of the coming-of-age video game
    1. Man appears to play Doom in Porsche 911 using driving controls
    2. For Honor outmuscles Sniper Elite 4 to top UK chart
    3. Final Fantasy 15 updated with 60fps PS4 Pro patch
    4. Can Final Fantasy 15's new PS4 Pro patch hit 60fps?
    5. Blizzard stuns with big hint Doomfist is not the next Overwatch hero
    6. Dele Alli and other celebs stream for Comic Relief on Twitch this week
    7. Sniper Elite 4 review
    1. For Honor review
    2. DF Retro: Revisiting the original Need for Speed
    1. Face-Off: For Honor
    2. Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC
    3. Watch: Seven strange things to attempt in Prey
    4. Jelly Deals roundup: Resident Evil 7, Bayonetta 2, Destiny: The Collection and more
    5. All work and no play
    6. Terraria has sold over 20m copies
    1. Portal writer Erik Wolpaw has left Valve
    2. Nier: Automata director releases absurd pre-order video
    3. Watch: We almost unbox a Nintendo Switch
    4. How the Yakuza helped sell Nintendo's first game
    5. Dirt Rally's VR support is now live, costs £9.99
    6. Nintendo Switch eShop will finally link purchases to accounts, not consoles
    7. Procedurally-generated RPG Songbringer slated for PC and consoles this summer
    8. Mystery Steam Resident Evil 5 problem stops game being played
    9. New Dawn of War 3 trailer shows off Space Marines, Eldar and Orks
    10. Cool Nintendo DS game Lock's Quest coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One
    11. A new Vampire: The Masquerade game has been released
    12. To understand 1-2 Switch, look back at Nintendo's crazy pre-history
    13. Art allegedly from Sony Santa Monica's cancelled sci-fi PS4 IP emerges
    14. This week, Pokémon Go gets its biggest update since launch
    15. Xbox One's upcoming copilot feature will let two players share one controller
    16. Origin Access adds Furi, The Saboteur, and Aragami
    17. Family of Doom creator John Romero releases new game
    1. Nintendo Switch system features shown off in video
    2. Inversus is coming to Xbox One with a bunch of new features
    3. Hearthstone will add three 130-card expansions next year, no adventures
    4. Yet more bad news for SNES preservation project which lost $10k of games in the post
    5. Warning: Nioh glitch can delete save data upon starting a new character
    6. Disney ditches Pewdiepie after anti-semitic stunt
    7. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy release date set for June
    8. Ghost Recon Wildlands open beta begins next week
    9. Nintendo Switch is getting one of 2016's best multiplayer games
    10. Cities: Skylines building to Xbox One, Windows 10 release
    11. Microsoft brings forward E3 2017 Xbox press conference
    12. DayZ creator Dean Hall to show new game at EGX Rezzed
    13. Nintendo Switch Street Fighter 2 first-person mode looks janky
    14. Valve is using AI to detect Counter-Strike cheaters
    15. Rocket League, NBA 2K17 free to play on Xbox One this weekend
    16. Resident Evil 7's latest DLC is lightweight, but varied
    17. Here's what creating a Commander in Elite Dangerous looks like
    18. You can now buy Rage digitally on Xbox for the first time
    19. Performance Analysis: Sniper Elite 4
    20. Former Planetside and H1Z1 boss John Smedley joins Amazon Game Studios
    21. Snake Pass release date set for March on all platforms, including Switch
    1. PlayStation Now is discontinuing service on PS3, Vita and PlayStation TV
    2. Watch: Johnny cooks the Shroom Cake from Paper Mario
    3. Watch: Here's the first hour of Prey
    4. Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, set for big March update
    5. Here's our first look at FIFA on Switch
    6. Ubisoft just updated the ending of Watch Dogs 2
    7. For Honor's bastard bots will taunt you
    8. Nioh players are working out how to make it easier
    9. The new Konami is doing very well indeed
    10. Why Halo's biggest problem may be Halo itself
    11. The copyright row that poleaxed the Elite Dangerous pen-and-paper RPG
    1. Apocalypse Now game starts its own crowdfunding platform after withering Kickstarter
    2. Grand Theft Auto 4 runs faster on Xbox One
    3. Battlefield 1's winter update introduces ribbons, raises class level cap
    4. SNES preservation project "dead" after $10k of games lost in the post
    5. PS4 Pro boost mode: a game-changer for unpatched titles?
    6. After years of rejections, U-turns, and player requests, League of Legends is about to get a sandbox mode
    7. Watch: Ian chops his way through the first 90 minutes of For Honor
    8. The best action game no one's ever heard of just got a sequel - and it's phenomenal
    9. "We might not tackle a game like this again"
    10. Zelda: Breath of the Wild hard mode, Cave of Trials part of £17.99 season pass
    11. For Honor is the best fighting game I've played in ages
    12. Frontier pulls standalone Elite Dangerous: Arena from sale
    1. Humble Freedom Bundle offers its most generous collection yet
    2. 29 minutes of new Nier: Automata gameplay reveals moose-riding, exploration and more
    3. How Resident Evil 7 is censored in Japan
    4. Skate 3 rolls onto the EA Access Vault
    5. Watch: The video team plays co-op Sniper Elite 4, fails to cooperate
    6. Costume Quest TV series to launch on Amazon in 2018
    7. ITV Hub catchup service finally available on Xbox One
    8. Resident Evil's Leon and Chris reunite for CGI movie prequel to Resi 7
    9. Before Pillars of Eternity, Obsidian nearly met its end
    10. Nintendo just detailed Switch's smartphone app a little more
    11. More than three years after launch, GTA5 is back top of the charts
    12. Splatoon 2 getting Switch demo in March
    13. Double Dragon 4 review
    14. Fans really want to have sex with Mass Effect's new alien
    15. Jelly Deals: Get an Xbox One Elite controller with a free game for £99.99 today
    16. Are Warhammer's Skaven misunderstood?
    17. The magical mysteries of great matchmaking
    1. Fallout 4 on PS4 Pro: the upgrade we've been waiting for?
    2. BioShock's fascinating but inescapable failure
    3. The Wild Eight is survivalism served extra-cold
    4. Broken dragons: In praise of Morrowind, a game about game design
    5. Why the future of Deus Ex lies with its past
    6. Nine years later, one feature in GTA4 has never been bettered - here's its story
    7. Watch: Dirt 4 gameplay reveals what's new in Dirt 4
    1. Jelly Deals roundup: Star Wars Humble Bundle, Deus Ex, Titanfall 2 and more
    2. Watch: Five things to try in For Honor's open beta
    3. Steam Greenlight had to go, but its replacement might just work
    4. Star Trek: Bridge Crew has been delayed until May
    1. Where's Wally-esque observation game Hidden Folks is coming to Steam and iOS next week
    2. Nidhogg dev's devious arcade game Flywrench is coming to PS4 next week
    3. FTL dev reveals turn-based strategy game Into the Breach
    4. Valve is removing Steam Greenlight this spring
    5. Why Valve has no interest in making console games
    6. Conan Exiles recoups development costs in a week on Steam Early Access
    7. Watch: Chris plays GoldenEye 007 for the first time
    8. Watch Dogs 2 had "soft" launch sales but Ubisoft happy with franchise
    9. Zelda: Breath of the Wild image confirms fan-favourite character
    10. Pokémon Go Valentine's Day event begins today
    11. Survive Conan Exiles' bad introduction and there's real promise there
    12. Jelly Deals roundup: Humble's Best of 2016 sale, The Last Guardian, Abzu, and more
    13. Destiny 2 launches autumn, will be "more accessible to casual players"
    14. Skylanders franchise kept alive, but no new game this year
    15. Valve is making three "full" VR games
    1. Call of Duty will "return to its roots" after Infinite Warfare sales disappoint
    2. Nioh's co-op has changed since the beta, much to fans' chagrin
    3. Grand Theft Auto 4 and Episodes from Liberty City get Xbox One backwards compatibility
    4. The next Street Fighter 5 DLC character is Kolin
    5. Stranger Things-inspired Stories Untold announced
    6. Minecraft adds textured terracotta blocks
    7. Jelly Deals: There's a Deep Silver publisher sale on Xbox Live
    8. The Secret of Monkey Island's swordfighting
    9. Watch: Ian and Martin team up to take on Sniper Elite 4's second level
    10. Netflix Castlevania series launching this year
    11. Our first look at Insurgency: Sandstorm
    12. Metabomb is hiring a Staff Writer!
    13. GreedFall is a fantasy RPG inspired by Baroque art from 17th Century Europe
    14. Nintendo Switch Puyo Puyo Tetris release date served up
    15. London concert to celebrate work of Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu
    16. Nintendo confirms Switch launch lineup of games
    17. Nintendo's latest mobile gamble doesn't quite pay off
    18. Red Dead Redemption will finally be playable on PC, via PlayStation Now
    19. Watch: Let's play Red Dead Redemption
    20. Red Dead Redemption runs best on Xbox One
    21. Watch: The questions Red Dead Redemption 2 needs to answer
    22. Syberia 3 comes out in April - 13 years after Syberia 2
    23. Project Cars 2 officially breaks cover, will support 12K and VR
    24. The Warlock of Firetop Mountain video game hits the App Store later this month
    1. Watch: Johnny cooks the Baker family dinner from Resident Evil 7
    2. Resident Evil 7's first DLC is more of what you love, but not much more than that
    3. E3 2017 will open its doors to public for first time
    4. The English sailor who inspired Nioh's samurai star
    5. FIFA YouTuber who ran illegal gambling site addresses controversy
    6. YouTuber pleads guilty to FIFA gambling charges
    7. Here's our first look at combat in The Bard's Tale 4
    8. Notes from the end of a world
    9. Watch: Johnny and Ian get doubly disappointed by Double Dragon 4
    1. This Portal-themed HoloLens mod is a triumph
    2. Konami tries to explain the R in Super Bomberman R
    3. Steam users warned after profile exploit discovered
    4. Watch: Ian tries to stay alive in the PS4 port of How to Survive 2
    5. We've got 10,000 Gwent: The Witcher Card Game closed beta keys to give away
    6. Playground Games opening new studio for non-racing title
    7. WoW Tokens can now be traded for Battle.net Balance, spendable in other Blizzard games
    1. Drawn to Death pencils in April release date
    2. Let's take a look inside Nintendo's Zelda: Breath of the Wild wrap party
    3. Hearthstone fans unearth dinosaur-themed expansion
    4. Jelly Deals: Nintendo Switch pre-orders back 'in stock' from Nintendo itself
    5. Nintendo Classic Mini NES review
    6. Jelly Deals roundup: Bloodborne GOTY, Madden 17, Rocket League and more
    7. Latest footage of crowd-funded Psychonauts 2, as it picks up publisher
    8. Being Player Two is rubbish
    1. Pirates quick to plunder Conan Exiles Denuvo blunder
    2. An entire 60-80 hour Pokémon game on one Minecraft map
    3. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare review
    4. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's campaign is slick, morbid and a bit dull
    5. The rebellious rise of road trip games
    1. Johnny and Ian had a fight about Switch - in video form
    2. Video games don't love or hate you - they're just built that way
    3. Ready at Dawn's Deformers has been delayed just ahead of launch
    1. PS4 Pro 'boost mode' runs unpatched PS4 games more smoothly
    2. Co-op survival game The Wild Eight to launch on Early Access next week
    3. Fallout Shelter is coming to Xbox One next week
    4. Rainbow Six: Siege is free to play this weekend
    5. Don't expect a Skyblivion beta or release until 2018
    6. Watch: Ian plays Super Mario Sunshine for the first time
    7. Nintendo Switch hands-on tour heads to the UK
    8. Geralt calendar man stars in five-minute Witcher fan film
    9. Watch someone complete Resident Evil 7 using only a knife
    10. PlayStation 4 is finally getting external hard drive support
    11. Resident Evil 7 at 4K: does resolution really matter?
    12. Mafia 3's three story DLCs get a release schedule
    13. Jelly Deals: Uncharted 4 available for £20.95 today
    14. Controversial PC game key reseller G2A.com fights fires in Reddit AMA
    15. Lego Dimensions gets Goonies, Lego City and Hermione in May
    16. Halo Wars 2 has some pretty cool posters
    17. Oculus owner Facebook ordered to pay Zenimax $500m in virtual reality lawsuit
    18. Who's who in Mass Effect Andromeda
    19. Nioh review
    1. For Honor's Season Pass is taking the Rainbow Six: Siege approach to DLC
    2. Rocket League is getting toy car adaptations
    3. Titanfall 2 is getting a new pilot-only multiplayer mode
    4. Devolver Digital offers GDC demo space to those affected by immigration ban
    5. Nintendo's final Wii U game, Project Giant Robot, has been cancelled
    6. Face-Off: Nioh on PS4 and PS4 Pro
    7. How Valve found Portal
    8. Stellaris: Utopia expansion lets you build Dyson spheres, ringworlds
    9. Total War: Warhammer's map editor is called Terry
    10. Jelly Deals: The Last Guardian is discounted. Again.
    11. PS4 just had its best three months ever
    12. European Commission to investigate Valve and five publishers over suspected geo-blocking
    13. The safest pair of hands in video games
    14. Watch: Johnny cooks Yeto's Superb Soup from Twilight Princess
    15. Have a gander at these cool Fallout 4 fine art prints
    16. Watch: Nioh lets you dress up like a Beefeater
    17. GTR 3 confirmed, coming to consoles and PC next year
    18. Zelda: Breath of the Wild fans in a flap as bird race appears to confirm timeline theory
    19. Failbetter's Sunless Skies Kickstarter takes flight
    20. Resident Evil 7 proves that PSVR can be more than just a novelty
    1. Sumo Digital's Snake Pass is coming to Switch
    2. LittleBigPlanet 3 on PS4 headlines PlayStation Plus February lineup
    3. Overwatch has become my favourite tawdry soap opera
    4. Layoffs at Crytek
    5. Nintendo Portugal's new Switch commercial accidentally reveals developer-only menu
    6. Digital Foundry's guide to PS4 Pro game upgrades
    7. The many faces of DOOM's afterlife
    8. Jelly Deals: Final Fantasy 15 is down to £28 at the moment
    9. Denuvo responds to lightning quick Resident Evil 7 PC crack
    10. DICE leaves Star Wars Battlefront behind for multi-era Battlefront 2
    11. At least we have art for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake
    12. Blowing the lid off the Ubiverse conspiracy
    13. Here's everything that's new and noteworthy in the leaked Project Cars 2 trailer
    14. For Honor open beta starts next week
    15. FIFA 18 brings back The Journey with Season 2
    16. Super Mario Run now has an Easy Mode
    17. Mega Man 2.5D is a fan-made game eight years in the making
    18. CD Projekt Red confirms old forum hack
    19. EA community chief tweets #Skate4, internet loses its mind
    20. BioWare's new IP will arrive by the end of March 2018