April 2018 Archive

    1. Twitch Prime's games for May include Psychonauts, Gone Home
    2. Stardew Valley's multiplayer update is now available in public beta on PC
    3. FIFA 18 gets free World Cup mode in May
    4. Fortnite season 4 begins tomorrow
    5. Fortnite Valentine's Day event update - new skins, Cupid's crossbow and 2.4.2 patch notes explained
    6. Fortnite 5 Teams of 20 new game mode - Everything we know about the 20 v 20 mode
    7. Zzap! 64 is returning with an annual later this year
    8. PES 2019 leak reveals "huge addition" of licensed leagues
    9. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery forces you to pay - or wait - to save a kid from being strangled
    10. GeForce GTX 1080 back in stock at Amazon
    11. Bungie says it's finally releasing Destiny's Music of the Spheres
    12. God of War sales flatten Nintendo Labo's debut
    13. For the King review - a roguelike RPG that is as brutal as it is beautiful
    1. Obituary: Rick Dickinson, industrial designer of the ZX Spectrum
    1. What's up with The Witcher 3 patch 1.61 on PS4 Pro?
    2. Things are starting to look up for Steam Spy
    3. The good, bad and ugly of 45 minutes with Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    4. The rules of a gaming friendship
    1. Nintendo's next smartphone game is a big surprise
    2. Now Belgium declares loot boxes gambling and therefore illegal
    3. Frostpunk review - a thrilling but thin frozen city building game
    4. Frostpunk sells like hot soup, shifting 250,000 copies in 66 hours
    5. Shadow of the Tomb Raider is "climatic finale of Lara Croft's origin story"
    6. PUBG's latest update brings map selection, Miramar improvements, muscle car, and more
    7. Tales from inside 90s Nintendo - from the man who made Mario's face
    8. Nintendo sets E3 presentation date
    9. Sony airs LittleBigPlanet 2 at gamescom
    10. PSN discounts this week include Shadow of the Colossus, Yakuza Kiwami and more
    11. Adventure Time is getting an open-world pirate game early next year
    12. Let It Die's Killer7 crossover event is now underway
    1. Meteors are finally crashing to earth in Fortnite
    2. Microsoft slaps Halo Online mod Twitch streamers with DMCA takedowns
    3. You can pay for a 3% chance to own a Nintendo Switch in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
    4. Why it's time for a PS4 Demon's Souls remake
    5. Spider-Man PS4 gets the cool Iron Spider suit from Avengers: Infinity War
    6. Super Mario Odyssey passes 10m sales milestone
    7. Fans now think that Fortnite's mysterious meteor is the work of aliens
    8. Steam is having a sale to celebrate Denmark's game development scene
    9. Meet the 13-year-old Londoner who just became a Fortnite pro
    10. Nintendo has a new president
    11. BattleTech review - long overdue turn-based spin on a strategy great
    1. Sonic Mania Plus now has a release date
    2. PlayStation Plus' games for May include Rayman Legends and Beyond: Two Souls
    3. Here's what's coming to Xbox Game Pass in May
    4. 11-11: Memories Retold is a story-driven narrative adventure set during World War 1
    5. Get three months of PS Plus free with a 12-month membership
    6. Humble Capcom X Sega PlayStation bundle features Dead Rising, Alien Isolation and more
    7. Microsoft moves to terminate fan-made Halo Online mod
    8. Our first look at Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC character Fused Zamasu in action
    9. Destiny 2's road to recovery includes a rock hard horde mode
    10. Labo is the most Nintendo thing to come from the company in generations
    11. Far Cry 5 Live Events - Pickup Blowup challenge and rewards explained, and how to start Live Events
    12. Far From Noise and the value - and dangers - of loneliness
    1. Rip-roaring 1930s-style co-op shooter Strange Brigade launches in August
    2. Obsidian outlines first three Pillars of Eternity 2 post-launch expansions
    3. PC players can get Dark Souls Remastered half-price if they own the original
    4. Camp Triggerfish returns tomorrow in Splatoon 2's massive new 3.0 update
    5. Payday special offers on Switch and 2DS consoles from Nintendo's UK store
    6. How Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is improved on Switch
    7. Wolfenstein 2 shoots up Nintendo Switch in June
    8. Battle royale game H1Z1 hits PS4 in May
    9. Switch hacked: unpatchable exploit is a security nightmare for Nintendo
    10. Summer Games Done Quick reveals full speedrun schedule for 2018
    11. Big gaming clearance sale at MusicMagpie today
    12. Battlefield 1 monthly updates end June 2018
    13. Deadly Premonition developer Swery swears to find funding for The Good Life even if Kickstarter fails
    14. StarCraft 2 becomes a tactical turn-based RPG with the introduction of paid mods
    15. Capcom cans Puzzle Fighter as Vancouver studio focuses on next Dead Rising
    16. Detroit demo out today
    17. South Park: The Fractured But Whole review
    18. Xbox Games with Gold for May includes Vanquish, Metal Gear Solid 5
    19. Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo
    20. Stellaris' next expansion is the "discovery-themed" Distant Stars story pack
    1. Far Cry 5 review - a competent yet conflicted open worlder
    2. PUBG's desert map Miramar is playable on Xbox One this week
    3. Just how useful are PC benchmark modes really?
    4. This week's best deals: Red Dead Redemption, Gaming Desktops, Xbox One X bundles and more
    5. Up to 70% off various gaming merch from Yellow Bulldog
    6. A new Doom movie is in the works
    7. Descent spiritual successor Overload launches proper in May
    8. The unlikely origin of StreetPass and a Mario DS game you never knew about
    9. Hollow Knight's "under-the-hood" Lifeblood update arrives on PC
    10. GOG's latest sale focuses on the site's most wishlisted games
    11. God of War is a smash hit in UK chart
    1. The Ultimate year: 12 months that forged a legend
    1. The Crew 2 is a more joyful, less edgy breed of open world racer
    2. Does Hellblade on Xbox One X deliver the definitive console experience?
    3. Housemarque's new multiplayer game Stormdivers sounds like a battle royale
    4. On the secret smallness of Skyrim
    5. Ghost of a Tale review - a creature castle fantasy with plenty of Soul
    6. Can you discover games for yourself in the algorithmic age?
    1. Hearthstone game director Ben Brode announces departure from Blizzard
    2. Infamous 90s FMV horror Night Trap is on its way to Switch
    3. Binding of Isaac prequel The Legend of Bum-bo gets its first gameplay trailer
    4. Morrowind on Xbox One X: the slowest Elder Scrolls console game is now the fastest
    5. PUBG's new Metal Rain mode lets you summon armoured vehicles from the sky
    6. War for the Overworld gets final expansion and big new update
    7. Hey Nintendo, PlatinumGames wants The Wonderful 101 on Switch
    8. Watch God of War's director discover how well critics responded
    9. The hugely charming Yoku's Island Express has a release date
    10. Double Fine's Psychonauts VR spin-off Rhombus of Ruin launches on PC
    11. Patrice Desilets shows pre-alpha Ancestors: A Humankind Odyssey footage
    12. Ubisoft's The Division movie adds Deadpool 2's director
    13. Hearthstone's new single-player Monster Hunt mode revealed
    14. Upcoming PS4 exclusives God of War, Detroit and Spider-Man currently unavailable to pre-order from Amazon
    15. Platinum never loses its lustre
    16. PlatinumGames is making what looks like a spiritual successor to Ōkami
    17. Rampage film review - even shallower than the arcade game
    18. Graveyard Keeper looks like Stardew Valley, but with considerably more corpses
    1. Fortnite's latest update brings a light machine gun, but no meteor devastation
    2. The Netherlands declares some loot boxes are gambling
    3. Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World: Tips for earning more coins in each Find It and Hide It mini-game
    4. Battlezone launches on Nintendo Switch this summer
    5. For Honor gets a big new update and an impressive training mode
    6. Fans are finding clues pointing to a very different, earlier version of Dark Souls 3
    7. Yakuza 6 review - a new beginning and a fitting end for Sega's great series
    8. FreeSync display support tested on Xbox One X
    9. Far Cry 5 on Xbox One available for £35 today
    10. PUBG finally adding ability to select which map you want
    11. "People want a lot of answers"
    12. Battlefield V battle royale mode in development - report
    13. Croteam announces Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass
    14. "You got clobbered"
    15. Star Wars Battlefront 2's new cosmetic microtransactions go live
    16. NHS places mental health adverts in Football Manager 2018
    17. The Division delivers another powerhouse upgrade for Xbox One X
    18. The horror of Vault 11
    19. PUBG's new Savage map will soon let players parachute straight into an underground cave system
    1. Cities Skylines' next expansion lets you build your own theme parks, zoos, and more
    2. Concept art for cancelled TimeSplitters 4 shows never-before-seen characters
    3. PES loses Champions League official licence
    4. How Jeff Kaplan from the Overwatch team inspired Hearthstone's fatigue mechanic
    5. Currys is discounting a 500GB SSD and throwing in Far Cry 5 for free
    6. Doom original game soundtrack blasts its way onto vinyl and CD
    7. Sea of Thieves adds a Pirate Legend ship design
    8. AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU down to its cheapest ever price for Prime members
    9. Peggle free on PC via Origin
    10. How the next Doctor Who game attempts to rewrite the rules of match-three puzzle games
    11. Sources: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 doesn't have a single-player campaign
    12. Microsoft's new-look Xbox Live avatars shown off in action via leaked video
    13. Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets big new patch later this summer
    14. Pokémon Go's May Community Day will let you get a shiny Charizard
    15. Ubisoft E3 press conference dated
    16. Epic pulls Fortnite's controversial guided missile weapon from the game
    17. Lovecraftian board game Mansions of Madness is getting a video game adaptation
    1. There's an NBA Playgrounds sequel coming later this year
    2. Egypt-themed roguelike shooter Immortal Redneck heads to Switch in May
    3. Monster Hunter World's next update introduces Elder Dragon Kulve Taroth
    4. Dark Souls on Switch just got delayed
    5. Remembering the original God of War trilogy's biggest hooks
    6. Playing Not Tonight, a post-Brexit thriller
    7. After six months, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp adds randomised loot boxes
    8. Modders are recreating the classic Halo experience on PC
    9. Konami announced a new Castlevania game
    10. Edith Finch and finding meaning in materialism
    1. Round two of PUBG's Savage testing brings big changes to the new tropical map
    2. Gorgeous Norse myth themed action adventure Jotun comes to Switch next week
    3. EA admits it "got it wrong" over Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes
    4. Sega is making a Mega Drive Mini
    5. This week's best deals: Sonic Mania Plus, Xbox One X, Injustice 2, and more
    6. Here's Street Fighter 5's next DLC character Falke in action
    7. Sega Ages' Sonic, Phantasy Star, Alex Kidd headed to Nintendo Switch
    8. PlayerUnknown on PUBG's future
    9. Someone built the Titanic in Halo
    10. Disgraced Donkey Kong champ Billy Mitchell releases statement
    11. Terraria spin-off Otherworld cancelled three years after it was announced
    12. Kingdom Hearts 3 has Game & Watch style mini-games
    1. PlayStation 5: when can Sony truly deliver a generational leap in power?
    2. The Eurogamer Summer Internship: we want you!
    3. World of silence: Lumines' brilliance remains revolutionary
    4. Xbox One X's 4K Red Dead Redemption looks sensational
    1. Sega confirms Shenmue remasters are finally happening
    2. Hitchcock, God of War and the long take
    1. Rare outlines next few months of content updates for Sea of Thieves
    2. Star Wars: Battlefront 2's new Night On Endor update lets you play as an Ewok
    3. Introversion's new game Order of Magnitude is sociology in space
    4. Gwent's single-player story campaign is still around six months away from release
    5. PUBG's limited-time team deathmatch mode War is now live
    6. Surprise! Football Manager out today for Nintendo Switch
    7. Has the games industry turned tail on microtransactions?
    8. Watch Tim Schafer talk about his career here at 1pm today
    9. Does Sam Fisher's cameo in Ghost Recon Wildlands lead into a new Splinter Cell?
    10. God of War is another tech powerhouse for PS4
    11. Here's Siegfried and his massive sword in Soulcalibur 6
    12. Hellblade wins big at the Baftas
    13. The next expansion for Eve Online is Into the Abyss
    14. God of War review: astonishing technological craft in the service of simple pleasures
    15. Epic apologises for Fortnite downtime with free goodies
    16. Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle Review - a surprisingly cute horror show
    1. PUBG's new "Savage" map starts second round of testing next week
    2. The Banner Saga 3 gets a July release date
    3. The Division's latest update adds Xbox One X enhancements, two new Global Events
    4. Fortnite's latest update adds instant forts and a Replay system, breaks Guided Missiles
    5. Cancelled Star Wars Battlefront 4 flipped Return of the Jedi's final lightsaber battle
    6. This week's best deals: Persona 5, Horizon Zero Dawn, Alienware, and more
    7. Donkey Kong champ Billy Mitchell's high scores wiped after cheating evidence emerges
    8. Humble Strategy Bundle featuring Endless Space 2 and more live now
    9. Attractive anime adventure Forgotton Anne has a release date
    10. The new bloom of Q-Games
    11. Warcraft 3 is now widescreen
    12. Warmind, Destiny 2's next expansion, launches next month
    13. All Walls Must Fall review - the tactics genre gets a quirky new treat
    1. Delightful tabletop RPG roguelike For The King is leaving early access next month
    2. Xbox One is getting PUBG's desert-themed Miramar map "before the end of April"
    3. Mojang sets date for this year's MineCon Earth
    4. Charming shop management action RPG Moonlighter is out in May
    5. Why Steam Spy has to close, from the creator himself
    6. Why the games media has a diversity problem - this website especially
    7. When Sam Fisher realises he's the last stealth video game hero
    8. Cancelled Star Wars Battlefront 4 art shows dark side Luke, Jedi Maul
    9. A peek behind the curtain of video game publisher politics
    10. A Wii U game is coming out
    11. Why Below has taken half a decade to make
    12. Sunless Sea creator's Cultist Simulator has a release date
    13. Red Dead Redemption now Xbox One X enhanced
    14. Big new Call of Duty: WW2 update adds unlimited sprint, overhauls divisions
    15. Layers of Fear taught me how to be scared again
    16. Square Enix adds "original style" visuals to lambasted Chrono Trigger PC port
    17. Microsoft announces new wave of backward compatible Original Xbox games for Xbox One
    1. Stardew Valley's multiplayer update "should be ready in about a month"
    2. Capcom's Mega Man X Legacy Collection launches in July
    3. Fortnite's newest addition is a throwable, self-assembling fort
    4. Blizzard: A proper Overwatch campaign would be "like making a brand new game"
    5. Far Cry 5 Perks: Challenges List, our picks for best Perks and Lieutenants in Far Cry 5 explained
    6. Far Cry 5 Prepper Stash locations: How to find and solve all Prepper locations
    7. Far Cry 5 fishing: How to fish, where to unlock all fishing rods and find all hard fishing spots
    8. Far Cry 5 ending choices - how to unlock all alternate and hidden endings
    9. Far Cry 5 hunting: All animal locations, including bear, eagle, elk, hare locations
    10. Pokémon Go has a new Kanto event today
    11. Is Far Cry 2's tech really more advanced than Far Cry 5's?
    12. After five years, The Piano is one developer's take on psychological horror
    13. Vostok Inc. discounted by 20% on Switch
    14. This week's best deals: SNES Classic, 4K OLED TVs, UFC 3 and more
    15. Win a big box of SteelSeries gear worth over £380
    16. Get a full Logitech driving game setup with £179 off
    17. Fez, Transistor, Owlboy, Furi and more all feature in GOG's Weekly Sale
    18. Get an Xbox One X with six games and an extra controller for £449
    19. The Darkness 2 is currently free on PC
    20. Humble Indie Bundle 19 live now, featuring Superhot, SOMA, and more
    21. Sea of Thieves-in-the-sky game Worlds Adrift launching in Early Access soon
    22. Summer Games Done Quick reveals full game and speedrunner list for 2018
    23. Retro beat-em-up Raging Justice coming out very soon
    24. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp adds another familiar face
    25. PlayStation Plus members get money off Spotify subscriptions
    26. PUBG takes a leaf out of Fortnite's playbook - and it works
    27. How one enterprising fan brought Demon's Souls back to life
    1. Blizzard announces November dates for this year's BlizzCon
    2. Sam Fisher officially joins Ghost Recon Wildlands from tomorrow
    3. Introducing Digital Foundry's new PC benchmarking system
    4. Sea of Thieves' early prototypes looked very different
    5. The new game by LawBreakers studio Boss Key is a 1980s battle royale
    6. Overwatch League player indefinitely suspended following allegations of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old
    7. Final Fantasy 15 has four more DLC episodes due in 2019
    8. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds files lawsuit against mobile clones
    9. Minit review - a bite-sized marvel
    10. A Way Out review - humdrum crime with a co-op twist
    1. DF Retro: Sonic CD - under-appreciated but still brilliant today
    2. In praise of a BBC Micro classic: Forever playing in Exile
    1. Resident Evil 7's Xbox One X patch offers a big boost over the standard console
    2. On mouse clicks and paperclips: the dark, frustrating pleasures of tedium games
    1. System Shock remake dev details return to "original vision" following project hiatus
    2. Ubisoft teases a return for Sam Fisher in Ghost Recon Wildlands
    3. Harvest Moon creator's Little Dragons Café gets its first gameplay trailer
    4. Open water survival adventure Raft is coming to Steam early access in May
    5. Vermintide 2 patch aims to lower difficulty
    6. SpyParty has come a long way in eight years
    7. Razer launches a new PC game store with a few good deals
    8. Loads of footballers are doing Fortnite emotes after scoring goals
    9. Clear your weekend, Crusader Kings 2 is free
    10. Why Fortnite should definitely nuke Tilted Towers
    11. Sea of Thieves will let you set your crew to private
    12. Here's a good look at State of Decay 2 gameplay
    13. Diablo's Deckard Cain is coming to Heroes of the Storm
    14. LawBreakers developer confirms that it's now focussing on "other projects"
    15. Arcade classic Toki is getting a gorgeous Switch remake later this year
    1. World of Warcraft expansion Battle for Azeroth gets a release date
    2. Four years later, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is finally coming out
    3. Hearthstone's new expansion The Witchwood is all about werewolves
    4. Don't Starve is heading to Switch next week
    5. Overwatch League: We ask Blizzard our biggest questions
    6. PUBG's new "Savage" map brings a tropical twist to the battlegrounds
    7. PUBG now has a Deathmatch-style War Mode, but there's a catch
    8. Below re-emerges with the promise of a 2018 release - and it looks like it'll be worth the wait
    9. Heavens! Divinity: Original Sin 2 is coming to console
    10. Long-rumoured Spyro Reignited Trilogy listed on Amazon, with ugly boxart
    11. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery will feature some familiar voices
    12. Firewatch announced for Nintendo Switch
    13. Sunless Skies' big new update adds Albion, the interstellar heart of the British Empire
    14. Toy train set builder Tracks is now even more adorable, thanks to its new farm yard update
    15. PUBG's next update brings Fortnite-style spectating, a fix to buggy vehicles and more
    16. Nintendo Labo lets you reprogram your Switch into an electric guitar
    17. Doom's new 4K patch analysed on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro
    18. Overwatch Retribution is a new four-player PVE event
    19. Don't gush: why the vision of Mirror's Edge Catalyst makes it a modern great
    20. Fans are scrambling to solve the mystery of Fortnite's looming meteor
    1. Fortnite's latest update introduces vending machines, easter egg launchers and more
    2. BAFTA-winning teen announces narrative puzzler for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One
    3. PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man launches September
    4. Life is Strange comic series will return to Arcadia Bay
    5. Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes headlines Nintendo's EGX Rezzed Switch indie line-up
    6. Hitman: Definitive Edition targets a boxed release next month
    7. "It's true Steam Machines aren't exactly flying off the shelves"
    8. Square Enix will start fixing its disappointing Chrono Trigger PC port soon
    9. Fan-made 7th Guest sequel The 13th Doll finally releases this October
    10. Dark Souls Remastered: how much of an upgrade is it?
    11. Assassin's Creed Origins gets official cheat mode on PC
    12. Fortnite now tells Mr. Hillman's students to stop playing in class
    13. Arabian Nights-themed first-person rogue-lite City of Brass leaves early access in May
    14. Video game romance is broken
    1. Ghost Recon Wildlands' second season of free updates starts next week
    2. The Elder Scrolls' Summerset Isle has come a long way in 24 years
    3. Pokémon Go's new quest system revamps the game, however you play
    4. The new Vive Pro Starter Kit is only £1048
    5. Grainger Games boss's rushed farewell to staff as administrators take over
    6. When VR meets art, something new is created
    7. Here's how Fortnite Battle Royale looks on smartphone
    8. Middle-earth: Shadow of War ripping out microtransactions and loot boxes
    9. Far Cry 5 tops UK chart with biggest launch in series' history
    10. Far Cry 3's writer argues critics largely missed the point of the game
    11. PlayStation VR is beginning to feel a bit like the Vita
    1. Samsung Galaxy S9 review
    2. Is Star Wars Battlefront 2's big update enough to save it?
    1. Outlast 2 on Switch compared with PlayStation 4
    2. Far Cry 5 impresses on all consoles - but it's extra special on Xbox One X
    3. Far Cry 2's single-minded vision deserves to be remembered