January 2018 Archive

    1. Rhythmic dungeon crawler Crypt of the NecroDancer launches on Switch this week
    2. Here's February's PlayStation Plus games line-up
    3. Activision reveals first two UK charities to receive $30,000 as part of Call of Duty Endowment
    4. Hollow Knight's final free expansion Gods & Glory is unveiled in new teaser trailer
    5. Microsoft will pull Logan Paul-themed game published on Xbox store
    6. Come watch the video team do a live show in London!
    7. Gawp at PlayStation 4's new Steel Black and Midnight Blue controllers
    8. What EA is and isn't saying about microtransactions returning to Star Wars Battlefront 2
    9. Jelly Deals: Persona 5 is down to £24.99 on PS4
    10. World of Warcraft expansion Battle for Azeroth will be released this summer
    11. Motorstorm and Driveclub developers' new racing game Onrush has a release date
    12. Nintendo Switch outsold Wii U in less than a year
    13. Jelly Deals: Detective Pikachu amiibo pre orders are live
    14. BioWare's Anthem will launch spring 2019, EA confirms
    15. Rockstar's new Humble Bundle for PC includes GTA, Max Payne, Bully, LA Noire and Manhunt
    1. Spec Ops: The Line and The Darkness 2 are now backward-compatible on Xbox One
    2. People are hurting their thumbs playing Thumper
    3. PSN woes force big FIFA tournament to play matches on Xbox One instead of PS4
    4. Pokémon Living Pokédex guide - tips for a complete living dex in Gen 7's Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
    5. You can now play as Master Chief in Nintendo Switch's Minecraft
    6. Devastating Dragon Ball FighterZ combo is literally over 9000
    7. Jelly Deals: GOG's Weekly Sale features Transistor, Virginia, Tacoma and more
    8. Cardboard Computer releases new Kentucky Route Zero playable “interlude” ahead of final episode
    9. How Dark Souls, Bloodborne and more imagine the cosmos
    10. Rare aware and fixing Sea of Thieves closed beta authentication issue
    11. The Hidden Ones serves up another mouthful of Assassin's Creed Origins - but little else
    12. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One patch significantly increases damage to vehicles
    13. Rainbow Six Siege players unhappy at timed-event with paid-only cosmetic packs
    14. Superb twitch platformer Slime-san is getting a second round of free DLC next week on PC
    1. Sega teams up with Heavy Rain lead designer's new studio to publish "narrative-driven" game
    2. Jelly Deals: Save £155 on a Intel Core i7-7700K processor
    3. Shadow of the Colossus is one of the best remakes of all time
    4. Jelly Deals: 'Playday' deals range live at Green Man Gaming
    5. The Virtual Console's continued absence on Switch is creating some exciting possibilities
    6. Series best UK chart debut for Monster Hunter World
    7. Microsoft's Mixer streaming service to get Twitch-style tipping
    1. Remembering Bob Wakelin
    2. You'll soon have to spend twice as much for the same number of reward points at GAME
    3. What's Fable really all about?
    1. There's an official Friday the 13th game coming from the makers of Slayaway Camp
    2. Jelly Deals roundup: Xbox Live Gold, Money Off Vouchers, Horizon Zero Dawn, and more
    3. Everything I learned about game design last year I learned from Dead by Daylight
    4. Here's what Monster Hunter World's Day One microtransaction prices look like
    5. Brilliantly spooky puzzle box series The Room is back with Old Sins, out now on iOS
    1. Epic confirms that it's shutting down free-to-play MOBA Paragon this April
    2. Newcomer Shadow offers GTX 1080 gaming power via the cloud
    3. Jelly Deals: Tesco money off vouchers return
    4. Why Pokémon Crystal will always be the best Pokémon game
    5. Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs are currently free on PC
    6. Hearthstone shakes up ranked play progression ladder
    7. Celeste review
    8. Dragon Ball FighterZ review
    9. Full Metal Furies review
    10. Bungie signals it will repeal Destiny 2's controversial shader system
    11. Monster Hunter World review
    12. Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire will be released in April
    13. Sea of Thieves "Too Early" bug blocks pre-order customers from beta
    1. Xbox Games with Gold's February line-up has been revealed
    2. Jelly Deals: Owlboy added to this month's Humble Monthly
    3. Gran Turismo Sport gets its first new track (and a little more) tomorrow
    4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 4m players on Xbox One
    5. Xbox Game Pass revives Xbox One's digital vision - without the evil
    6. Nintendo's Arms director confirms "no plans" for more content updates
    7. BioWare's Anthem delayed until after Christmas - report
    8. Leeds United's new badge is so bad it looks like it's from PES
    9. EA DICE is reworking the Star Wars Battlefront 2 progression system
    10. Nintendo is shutting down Miitomo, its first smartphone game
    11. Jelly Deals: £10 off a £50 spend at Amazon for one day only
    12. Fab rhythm game Voez, Switch's first touchscreen-only title, just got controller and TV support
    13. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is toning down its chaotic pre-match meet-ups to fix performance
    1. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds review
    2. Monster Hunter: Generations review
    3. The Banner Saga 3 is releasing earlier than expected, now due this summer
    4. World of Goo developer Tomorrow Corporation announces 7 Billion Humans for Switch and PC
    5. Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting loot crates
    6. Ubisoft unveils Sam, a personal gaming assistant
    7. Robert the Bruce, Highlander and golf courses: it's Scotland in Civilization 6
    8. Jelly Deals: Humble Paradox Bundle features Stellaris, Magicka and more
    9. Can you come up with a Sea of Thieves Achievement?
    10. Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 announced
    11. The jury's still out on Metal Gear Survive
    12. Much-needed FIFA 18 patch stamps out kick-off goals
    13. Subnautica review
    14. RollerCoaster Tycoon fans hit out at Atari over controversial Switch port crowdfunder
    15. Imagine Guitar Hero but in virtual reality and with Lightsabers
    16. Twisted Metal's David Jaffe forced to lay off "vast majority" of staff
    17. As Resident Evil 2 turns 20, Hideki Kamiya remembers its turbulent development
    18. Jelly Deals: Pick up a 128GB Micro SD card for Switch for £30
    19. Warframe's latest console update brings Ghoul hunting and customisable living quarters
    20. Big new Call of Duty: WW2 update is just what the game needed
    21. Battalion 1944 succeeds in stripping away the clutter of the modern FPS
    1. Idyllic island life sim My Time at Portia is now available on Steam Early Access
    2. Dead by Daylight's latest cinematic serial killer expansion is Saw-themed
    3. Another wave of Gen 3 creatures added to Pokémon Go
    4. PlayStation 4 hacked: pirate software available, more PS2 titles running
    5. The new God of War hits PS4 in April
    6. Jelly Deals: DropMix discounted in the UK
    7. PlayStation VR is getting a fascinating 2D action game
    8. Here's an incredible look at Nintendo's first HQ back in 1889
    9. Xbox Game Pass just got a lot better
    10. PlayStation 4 hacked again? Linux shown running on 4.01 firmware
    11. Guitar Hero expert completes Through the Fire and Flames without making a single mistake - blindfolded
    12. Jelly Deals: Humble's Winter Sale adds more deals in its final days
    13. Where do downloadable games go when they die?
    14. Rust is leaving Early Access next month after four years in development
    15. John Cena in talks to star in a Duke Nukem movie
    16. Cheaters find more ways to spoil everyone's fun in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
    1. Switch gets the original SteamWorld Dig next month
    2. ThatGameCompany's Journey successor Sky looks lovely in 30 new minutes of footage
    3. Legendary cover artist Bob Wakelin passes away
    4. Dragon Ball FighterZ is the fighting game for everyone
    5. David Cage and Quantic Dream "shocked" by allegations of unhealthy studio culture
    6. Roll7's Laser League is getting an open beta this week
    7. Jelly Deals: Madden 18 discounted to under £20 today
    8. Jelly Deals: Discounts on PS Plus and Xbox Live this week
    9. Sonic creator Yuji Naka joins Final Fantasy maker Square Enix
    10. Overwatch Blizzard World theme park map launches next week
    11. PlayStation announces official shoe
    12. PlayStation characters get amiibo-like figure range
    13. Nintendo Labo: the internet reacts
    1. Sonic Generations revisited: better than Forces, runs beautifully on PC
    2. 20 years on, Theme Hospital is still brilliant
    1. Jelly Deals roundup: Monster Hunter PS4 Pro, Nintendo Labo, Oxenfree and more
    2. The wait was worth it for Ethan Carter on Xbox One
    3. Speedrunning Mario has transformed the way I play games
    4. Jolly dystopian survival game We Happy Few delays full launch, Early Access to be suspended
    1. Crytek's multiplayer swamp horror Hunt: Showdown starts its closed alpha this month
    2. Why the people behind crowdfunded Camelot Unchained won't sell spaceships or castles
    3. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds testing blue zone changes
    4. No Man's Sky's Waking Titan ARG is back, and fans are trying to figure it all out again
    5. Penis-based party game Genital Jousting leaves Early Access, gains a story mode
    6. Life is Strange: Before the Storm's bonus Farewell episode is dated for March
    7. Epic throws doubt on the future of its free-to-play MOBA Paragon
    8. Bungie apologises again after another bad week for Destiny 2
    9. Code Vein is anime Bloodborne with added buddy bonding
    10. Darkest Dungeon and the Lovecrafting of crunch
    11. Nintendo Switch's most-downloaded game in 2017 was Stardew Valley
    12. Jelly Deals: Nintendo Labo pre-orders are now live
    13. Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition review
    14. Twitch inks deal to broadcast exclusive content from top Disney YouTubers
    1. Nintendo Labo London hands-on event requires you bring a child
    2. Nintendo Labo costs at least £60 in the UK
    3. They Are Billions is an unputdownable RTS revelation
    4. Jelly Deals: SNES Classic Edition back in stock
    5. Forza Horizon 3's Xbox One X update is a true showcase for console 4K
    6. Here's a first look at the new Harry Potter mobile game
    7. Nintendo suddenly turns the screws on Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp players mid-event
    8. Jelly Deals: Blue Monday continues with Green Man Gaming's sale
    9. Nintendo has announced Nintendo Labo, a bizarre new interactive cardboard toy line
    10. Nintendo Switch announcement tonight to reveal "new interactive experience"
    11. Criterion shooter Black now part of the EA Access vault
    12. Switch's eccentric new hardware is a link to Nintendo's past in the most exciting way
    1. Rogue Legacy developer's "action RPG with a twist" Full Metal Furies is out today
    2. Fox buys developer Cold Iron Studios to begin work on new Alien shooter
    3. Jelly Deals: Tesco offering an Xbox One X with up to six games free
    4. "We could be the biggest game in the western world"
    5. Unity's latest interactive demo is an impressive technical showcase
    6. Impressive Unity short film shows off game engine's power
    7. Driver San Francisco, Far Cry 2 now playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility
    8. Overwatch League launches with a bang and dominates Twitch viewing figures
    9. Our latest look at Shenmue 3 shows it's on the right track
    10. Looks like Microsoft's pricey Xbox Elite controller is getting an upgrade
    11. CD Projekt Red shtum on rumour Cyberpunk 2077 will be at E3 this year
    12. Sources: Microsoft plots Fable return
    13. Assassin's Creed Origins Egyptian mummy expansion arrives March with big level cap boost
    14. The galactic tussle at the heart of Star Control: Origins
    15. Robot Cache is a new digital PC games storefront that will let you sell your used games
    16. Sony reveals new limited edition Monster Hunter World PS4 Pro bundle
    1. Night in the Woods is coming to Switch next month
    2. Playing two Punch-Outs! on one pad: AGDQ 2018 raises $2.2m for charity
    3. Lego Pixar's Incredibles, DC Comics villains games in development
    4. Theme Hospital spiritual successor Two Point Hospital announced
    5. Looks like Scribblenauts is getting a revival on PS4, Xbox, Switch
    6. Jelly Deals: Humble's Winter Sale updated with more discounts
    7. Star Wars Battlefront 2 gets first update of 2018
    8. Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition announced, PC version dated
    9. Me, myself and UI
    1. New UK studio from makers of Driveclub, MotorStorm
    2. Stardew Valley creator offers another peek at "really fun" multiplayer mode
    3. Assassin's Creed Origins patch lands tomorrow, adds new quest and map regions
    4. Off Grid is about the principles of hacking
    5. Elite Dangerous' "Beyond" beta is launching soon, will be free and open to all PC players
    6. A new House of the Dead is heading to arcades
    7. The original Xbox's oversized "Duke" controller has been revived, and returns this March
    8. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp changes coming in response to user feedback
    1. Learning to speak Monster Hunter
    1. Jelly Deals roundup: Nintendo Switch bundles, Humble's Winter Sale and more
    2. Niantic launches regular Pokémon Go Community Days to bring local Trainers together
    3. A voice from the past
    1. Detective Pikachu gets worldwide release and a huge amiibo
    2. Join us for the first Eurogamer Community Pub Quiz
    3. Stellaris is ramping up its warfare options in the forthcoming Apocalypse expansion
    4. PUBG becomes Xbox One sensation surpassing 3 million players in a month
    5. Bungie pledges huge lists of Destiny 2 improvements, will rein in Eververse
    6. Third series of Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit TV show begins February
    7. TowerFall follow-up Celeste launches on PC and consoles later this month
    8. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is secretly Nintendo's first Early Access game
    1. Gorgeous nature-themed platform adventure Fe is launching in February
    2. Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen's cat game Mew-Genics is back from the dead
    3. Square Enix's Minecraft-inspired Dragon Quest Builders is coming to Switch next year
    4. Nintendo Switch is getting Dark Souls Remastered
    5. Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered sets sail in March
    6. Splatoon 2's new museum-themed multiplayer map arrives on Switch tomorrow
    7. The pitch that convinced Miyamoto to back Mario Rabbids
    8. Switch Pokémon fighter Pokkén Tournament DX adds Blastoise and more
    9. Wii U games Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, Hyrule Warriors headed to Nintendo Switch
    10. Nintendo announces Mario Tennis Aces, dates Kirby
    11. Donkey Kong stars in Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle DLC
    12. The World Ends with You is headed to Switch
    13. Nintendo fans spent all of last night waiting on a Direct announcement
    14. Sandcastles: Vectorpark's beautiful hymn to impermanence
    15. This month's Splatoon 2 Splatfest goes global, asks fists or funny bone?
    16. Deep sea survival adventure Subnautica launches this month after three years in Early Access
    1. Capcom sheds some light on Monster Hunter World's PC delay
    2. Darkest Dungeon is bringing turn-based misery to Switch later this month
    3. Sting to star in American folklore game Where the Water Tastes Like Wine
    4. Total War: Three Kingdoms announced, taking series to ancient China
    5. Planet Coaster fan creates absurdly detailed 15-minute-long thrill ride inspired by Aliens
    6. Overwatch, Pokémon dominated Pornhub's most popular game characters of 2017
    7. Meltdown and Spectre: does patching your PC impact game performance?
    8. Microsoft planning Xbox career system with avatar loot crate rewards - report
    9. Old-school WW2 shooter Battalion 1944 launches in Early Access next month
    10. Destiny 2 will bring back Bungie's unloved Valentine's event
    11. Former Valve employee is suing the company for $3.1m
    12. Pokémon Go will drop support for older iPhones and iPads
    13. Star Citizen, I am disappointed
    14. Surreal cult classic Yume Nikki now available on Steam
    15. New PUBG crates let you dress up like a Biker or Desperado
    1. Sea of Thieves' Closed Beta is happening this month
    2. de Blob 2 is heading to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in February
    3. Jelly Deals: Up to 30% off a range of games this week
    4. Nintendo Switch NBA Playgrounds re-released to solve mystery patch issue
    5. Your Xbox One is getting a 'do not disturb' feature
    6. HTC announces "premium" Vive Pro VR headset with higher resolution display
    7. Assassin's Creed Origins' first expansion arrives this month
    8. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' new replays reveal the hidden stories all around you
    1. Impressive fan-made Overwatch map gets the Blizzard nod of approval
    2. Sniper Elite developer rescues troubled Oliver twins studio
    3. Watch: 37 minutes of the Tomb Kings in Total War: Warhammer 2
    4. Nvidia unveils Big Format Gaming Displays: 65-inch 120Hz G-Sync 4K monitors
    5. Star Citizen maker launches fiery legal defence against Crytek
    6. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One patch promises "slight" frame-rate improvements
    7. Intel's Core i7 with Radeon RX Vega graphics: full specs revealed
    8. Sea of Thieves is getting a beautiful Xbox One controller
    9. Spielberg's Halo TV show "still in very active development", network claims
    10. Dragon Ball FighterZ is the perfect winter pick-me-up
    1. The making of Supreme Commander
    2. Redout on Xbox One X falls short of the PS4 Pro experience
    1. Charity speedrunning marathon Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 starts this Sunday
    2. I spent Christmas in space
    1. New mass shooting simulator aims to help teachers respond more effectively in a crisis
    2. Awesome Games Done Quick is speed-running for charity again in January
    3. Speedrunners are racing to see who can get Mario down to his boxers the fastest
    4. You can claim three Hearthstone packs free right now
    5. Monster Hunter World gets a final PS4 beta
    6. Pokémon Go rotates region exclusives in a cool nod to original games
    7. Burnout Paradise HD reports gather pace
    8. Nintendo's New Year eShop sale is a bit of a rarity, focussing on first-party game discounts
    9. Gran Turismo Sport's update brings back the game you thought you wanted
    1. Stylish boss rush hack-and-slasher Furi is heading to Switch next week
    2. Paladins is getting a Battlegrounds-inspired mode and it is named Paladins: Battlegrounds
    3. Nintendo Switch is fastest-selling home console ever in US
    4. Bankrupt Mad Catz is somehow back from the dead
    5. Someone really did want a pink Darth Vader in Star Wars Battlefront 2
    6. Eurogamer's games of 2017: The big debate
    7. Kinect was amazing - in a museum
    8. Pandemic's old Star Wars Battlefront 2 just got another multiplayer update
    9. Luck and wartime spirit converge in a game made of brass
    10. Insurgency: Sandstorm has dropped its planned story mode
    1. Capcom confirms "autumn 2018" release for Monster Hunter World on PC
    2. Nintendo's wonderful Miiverse has been preserved for posterity by enterprising internet archivists
    3. Publisher blames PUBG for Lawbreakers flopping
    4. Destiny 2 gets first downtime of the year today
    5. Overwatch Blizzard World map "very soon", hero 27 in internal testing
    6. Xbox One Kinect adaptor officially dead now, too
    7. Fans have created a full 80-level sequel to New Super Mario Bros DS
    1. Platinum Games is working on two new IPs, which it plans to self-publish
    2. Valve responds to accusations of erroneous Steam cheating bans on Linux
    3. Fortnite's Battle Royale is going stealthy for its next limited-time event
    4. Fumito Ueda's studio shows a picture of what could be its new game
    5. Psychonauts 2 delayed, won't launch in 2018
    6. TimeSplitters Rewind fan project still alive, making progress
    7. The 50 most exciting games of 2018
    8. Star Citizen alpha 3.0 lands, Squadron 42 gameplay revealed
    9. Deus Ex and Telltale's Batman headline PlayStation Plus in January
    10. Microsoft pulls PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ad which ripped off fan