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May 2018 Archive

    1. Elite Dangerous' next big update arrives at the end of June
    2. Nintendo is releasing a gorgeous new 2DS XL inspired by Link's Hylian Shield
    3. Looks like Borderlands is getting a PC, PS4, Xbox One re-release
    4. 20 years later, fans uncover never-before-seen Pokémon left on the cutting room floor
    5. Sega Mega Drive Classics' new Steam VR support puts you back in the 90s
    1. Valve slammed over "horrendous" Steam school-shooting game
    2. XCOM 2 and Trials Fusion headline PlayStation Plus' games for June
    3. H1Z1 on PS4 offers Pro owners a gameplay advantage
    4. FIFA 18 ratings refresh - Premier League, Calcio A and all FUT winter upgrades listed
    5. New, non-core RPG Pokémon game, Pokémon Quest, announced
    6. For its first few hours Pokémon Quest is a passive sort of fun
    7. Atari's old rival Intellivision returns with a new console of its own
    8. PixelJunk Monsters 2 review - a colourful treat and a workout for the brain
    9. New documentary We are alright is a fascinating and brutally ordinary story of indie development
    10. Wild West Online review - western MMO tragically wastes its potential
    1. Sea of Thieves' first big content update, The Hungering Deep, is here
    2. Mega Man 11 gets an October release date and a new trailer
    3. Xbox Games With Gold gets Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia and Smite in June
    4. World War 3 announced and it has battle royale
    5. Le Mans comes to Gran Turismo Sport this week
    6. FAR: Lone Sails review - outsailing the apocalypse
    7. Eurogamer Q&A: Desert Island Games
    8. Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion promises to completely redefine what this brilliant game can do
    9. The rights and wrongs of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
    10. GameCube classic Killer7 is getting a PC re-release
    11. Detroit: Become Human beats State of Decay 2
    12. Moonlighter review: Zelda-style dungeons meet free market economics
    1. Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies aged 80
    2. Why Hideo Kojima fans reckon Death Stranding is set in Iceland
    3. City 17 from Half-Life 2 as a city map
    4. Apple rejects Valve's game-streaming Steam Link app for iOS
    5. Microsoft stealth-releases new PC racing game Miami Street
    6. Epic issues Fortnite scam warning as free V-Bucks videos flood YouTube
    7. Don't worry Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland fans, you can go to the World Cup in FIFA 18
    8. Samsung adds FreeSync support to select 4K TVs
    9. DICE boss says Battlefield V's women are here to stay
    10. Why small choices matter when it comes to character creation in RPGs
    1. Investigative open-world Lovecraft horror The Sinking City gets a new teaser trailer
    2. Mega Man X-inspired procedural rogue-like 20XX comes to consoles in July
    3. You can now create Miis directly in your web browser
    4. PUBG Xbox One controls, server connection issues plus features and differences between Battlegrounds on Xbox One and PC explained
    5. PUBG replay controls - how to fast forward, skip ahead and use the camera in the PUBG replay system
    6. State of Decay 2: Xbox One X looks better than S - but frame-rate is lower
    7. YouTuber John "TotalBiscuit" Bain dies aged 33
    8. Being the boss of Dragon Age
    9. Nintendo's ridiculous puzzler Sushi Striker now has a Switch demo on eShop
    1. Dark Souls Remastered has launched a day early on Steam
    2. Far Cry 5's Vietnam-themed Hours of Darkness DLC gets a June release date
    3. Battlefield 1943 is now backward-compatible on Xbox One
    4. Xbox Game Pass' June additions include Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, Wasteland 2
    5. Wolfenstein 2 deliberately caters to speedrunners, and Bungie hires them
    6. State of Decay 2 home bases explained - the best base locations in the Valley, Plateau and Foothills
    7. State of Decay 2 tips, tricks and guide to surviving the zeds
    8. Detroit: Become Human review - clumsy yet effective robot-rights thriller
    9. Detroit: Become Human is a different kind of tech showcase
    10. We Happy Few developer responds to ban by Australian Classification Board
    11. A vote of confidence for new arcade co-op shmup I Hate Running Backwards
    12. Microtransactions, battle royale and Wake Island - the Battlefield V interview
    13. Jagex is shutting down RuneScape Classic after 17 years
    14. Bungie, Naughty Dog, Sony Santa Monica and Blizzard talk about crunch
    15. H1Z1 dev battles login issues as PS4 open beta hits 1.5m players
    16. Sea of Thieves' latest update sets the stage for next week's big content expansion
    17. Chaos and tactics make for a tasty blend in Sushi Striker
    18. Nintendo is now selling the Switch without a dock in Japan
    1. All three Banner Saga games are coming to Switch later this year
    2. Watch the Battlefield V reveal live here
    3. Win a pair of tickets to MCM Comic Con London
    4. The PUBG developers changed the way sound works in the game but forgot to tell anyone
    5. Overwatch pro team manager reveals brutal, 72-hours a week training regime
    6. Sony: VR market growth "below expectation"
    7. Leisure Suit Larry is back from the dead for some reason
    8. PES 2019 has nine new officially-licensed leagues - including the Scottish top flight
    9. Notorious 80s trading card series Garbage Pail Kids is being turned into a game
    10. Lonely worlds: gaining insight when surrounded by nothing
    11. Fortnite's jetpacks finally take flight tomorrow
    1. Epic Games' classic first-person shooter Unreal is free right now
    2. Rocket League's summer-themed Salty Shores update launches next week
    3. Friday the 13th's long-awaited single-player challenge mode is out this week
    4. Mario + Rabbids' Donkey Kong story expansion is coming in June
    5. Mike Bithell follows up Subsurface Circular with Quarantine Circular
    6. H1Z1: Battle Royale open beta releases on PS4, is surprisingly good
    7. Tesco Direct shuts down in July
    8. Hideo Kojima tweeted an image of Death Stranding and people are searching for clues in the dirt
    9. Call of Duty YouTuber uses maths to work out the size of the Black Ops 4 battle royale map
    10. New Halo: The Master Chief Collection update lets you download and install the bits you want
    11. Epic to provide $100m for Fortnite esports prize pools
    12. Now VR has battle royale
    13. Paladins inadvertently uses actual Overwatch art in advertisement
    1. Stick-figure wild west comedy West of Loathing is heading to Switch this spring
    2. Devolver's E3 press conference is returning for (probably) more harrowing scenes
    3. Eurogamer Q&A: Guilty gaming pleasures
    4. Alolan Forms are coming to Pokémon Go, before Gen 4
    5. Blimey there are a lot of sounds in God of War's dragon roar
    6. Black Ops 4 battle royale could be great - but Call of Duty is no longer the trendsetter
    7. Rainbow Six Siege's next big update takes us to Tuscany
    8. We go inside CD Projekt Red's stylish Krakow office
    9. Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire review - a golden doubloon of an RPG
    10. Resident Evil 7 is coming to Nintendo Switch - via the cloud
    1. DF Retro: Revisiting E3 2004 - PlayStation Portable vs Nintendo DS
    2. How gamers with disabilities shaped the Microsoft Adaptive Controller
    1. Today is the third anniversary of The Witcher 3
    2. There's a Halo arcade game - and Robotron designer Eugene Jarvis is involved
    3. Mysterious new Prey achievements reference a famous R.E.M. song
    4. Far Cry 5 first week sales hit $310m
    5. The brilliant Gorogoa comes out on PS4 and Xbox One next week
    6. Fortnite hits Android this summer
    7. PC has an HDR support problem - and Nvidia wants to fix it
    8. Imperator: Rome is Paradox's big new grand strategy game
    9. Age of Wonders goes sci-fi
    10. Paradox is making board games via Kickstarter
    11. For Honor's Season Six update is out now
    12. How ideas of civilisation have shaped gaming
    13. Lovely lo-fi tearjerker To the Moon is being turned into an animated feature film
    1. PUBG begins final round of Xbox One Miramar public testing, prior to launch next week
    2. It's official: Blighttown is fixed in Dark Souls Remastered
    3. State of Decay 2 review - a soggy open-world loot-'em-up with catastrophic bugs
    4. Early experience with Wild West Online suggests it's a shallow take on the frontier
    5. Toying around with Kingdom Hearts 3
    6. There's a lavish PlayStation orchestral concert at the Royal Albert Hall this month
    7. The Division 2 will be out by March 2019
    8. Onrush is like being in a washing machine filled with cars
    9. Eurogamer Q&A: What's the best reboot?
    10. PC gaming in the palm of your hand: Steam Link tested on iOS and Android
    11. No Man's Sky's next big update adds multiplayer, out in July
    12. Call of Duty Black Ops 4: Treyarch defends decision to ditch single-player campaign
    1. Sea of Thieves' first proper content update, The Hungering Deep, gets a teaser trailer
    2. Minecraft's ocean-expanding Update Aquatic is out now on Xbox One and PC
    3. Ubisoft delays open-world pirate adventure Skull and Bones
    4. Square Enix makes further improvements to its disappointing Chrono Trigger PC port
    5. Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Battle Royale mode called Blackout, has vehicles
    6. Watch Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's live reveal here
    7. Larian doing significant work to Divinity: Original Sin 2 for console release
    8. Metro Exodus will no longer be released this year
    9. Apparently STALKER 2 is happening, but don't get too excited
    10. Destiny 2 Crucible Labs will offer new "experimental PVP content"
    11. Microsoft officially unveils Xbox Adaptive Controller
    12. EA details Battlefield 5 livestream reveal, coming next week
    13. Okami HD is coming to Switch this summer
    1. Sea of Thieves is finally getting a private crew option next week
    2. The Crew 2 is having a closed beta later this month
    3. Dark Souls Remastered's network test puts the spotlight on Xbox One X
    4. Someone's built the island from Lost in Far Cry 5 Arcade and it's better than Ubisoft's own Lost game
    5. In shocking news, Shenmue 3 won't release this year
    6. Eurogamer says farewell to Chris Bratt
    7. Excellent pulp exploration rogue-like Curious Expedition gets a free browser demo
    8. Leaks suggest Nintendo's Switch Pokémon RPG set in Kanto, starring Pikachu and Eevee
    9. Here's what Ariana Grande and a bunch of Labo instruments sound like live
    10. New Project Cars game announced
    11. We are living in a new golden age of video game music
    1. Julian Gollop's X-COM spiritual successor Phoenix Point is delayed
    2. Cliff Bleszinski announces closure of LawBreakers developer Boss Key
    3. Here's our first look at Rage 2 gameplay
    4. Nintendo serves up Mario Tennis Aces pre-launch tournament dates
    5. Leaked image shows an Xbox accessibility pad with two giant buttons
    6. Konami's Zone of the Enders 2 remaster has a release date
    7. Now Twitch lets you filter PUBG streams via players left alive
    1. NES Mini returns to shops this June
    2. Fortnite's Thanos Infinity Gauntlet event ends tomorrow
    3. Stardew Valley finally launches on PlayStation Vita next week
    4. Rage 2 confirmed via leaked teaser
    5. Eurogamer readership survey 2018
    6. Overwatch's second anniversary brings back Seasonal Brawls
    7. Eurogamer Q&A: Player 2
    8. Superhot JP is a Japan-set, Japan-made alternate take
    9. Conan Exiles review - a handsomely sculpted survival game
    10. Resident Evil film director making a Monster Hunter movie starring Milla Jovovich
    11. Above's storybook surface hides a wonderfully frightening interior
    1. Intel Hades Canyon NUC8i7HVK review: how powerful is the i7/Radeon Vega combo?
    2. DF Retro: Revisiting Sega's Nomad - the original Switch?
    3. Kane & Lynch 2 is nasty, pointless, and well worth playing
    1. The secrets of Uncharted 2's superb train level revealed
    2. In Theory: Could Sony produce a PS4 Switch-style console hybrid?
    3. Four years later, Destiny players reckon they've finally worked out who the Exo Stranger really is
    4. How a German datacenter blowing up led to a surprise graphics update for 13-year-old MMO Guild Wars
    5. Fortnite and PUBG are so big, gaming headset sales are through the roof
    6. FIFA 19 Champions League leak comes from an unlikely source
    7. Action RPG Stories: The Path of Destinies is free on Steam
    8. Inti Creates reveals 8-bit Castlevania-a-like Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
    9. Shadow of the Tomb Raider cost $75-$100m to make
    10. How Blizzard created the Overwatch fandom - and how the fandom left Blizzard behind
    1. SNK is releasing a Neo Geo Mini
    2. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds now lets you lob apples at your foes
    3. Sony dates and details this year's PlayStation E3 showcase
    4. Laser League review - an instant modern-day multiplayer classic
    5. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze re-review - an exceptional platformer that rivals Nintendo's best
    6. Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia review - Creative Assembly returns to historical warfare with mixed results
    7. Forgotton Anne review - masterly storytelling in a fantastical world
    8. Pokémon Go's Tyrogue and how to evolve into Hitmontop, Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan
    9. Minecraft's cross-play Bedrock Update finally comes to Switch next month
    10. After outcry, Sony insists it's not profiting from the Overwatch pink Mercy skin
    11. Fortnite's Thanos nerf / buff merry-go-round continues
    12. Rocket League gets cross-platform party support this summer
    13. All Xbox One, Microsoft Store PC games now eligible for digital gifting
    14. Unravelling the mysteries of Atomic Heart
    15. It looks like PS4 Parappa Remastered is the PSP game running under emulation
    16. New SNES game is all about crunch
    17. How a Battlefield 1 door sealed shut for a year led players to discover the Battlefield V reveal date
    1. Warframe's Beasts of the Sanctuary update adds new character, survival mode
    2. Monster Hunter is coming to Switch this August
    3. Controversial UK online shop Gameseek goes into liquidation
    4. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy new platforms launch brought forward
    5. Warmind's story is pretty good - if you're a Destiny lore nerd
    6. 'Going up against Fortnite and PUBG is just incredibly hard'
    7. Soviet-era shooter Atomic Heart looks wonderfully bizarre in new trailer
    8. Nintendo is finally releasing an official Switch charging stand
    9. Despite all their Rage, Bethesda tweet puts Walmart in a cage
    10. Darkest Dungeon's latest expansion, The Color of Madness, is dated for June
    11. Trailblazers review - sloppy Splatoon-inspired racer
    1. Steam's new apps let you play your games and video on phones, tablets, and TVs
    2. Ubisoft's VR Star Trek game is getting a Next Generation themed expansion
    3. Star Wars Battlefront 2's Han Solo season adds Jabba's Palace
    4. God of War PS4 gets photo mode today
    5. Two Point Hospital proves that Theme Hospital's formula hasn't aged a day
    6. PES 2019 officially announced and Coutinho is the cover star
    7. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 pulled from Steam, GOG
    8. Hacker known online as "Dr Mengele" sentenced to jail for World of Warcraft DDoS attack
    9. Epic has already nerfed Thanos in Fortnite
    10. At least Battlefield V isn't ditching single-player
    11. Capcom just had its most profitable year ever
    12. EA commits to March 2019 release for BioWare's Anthem
    13. When Sonic and Mario dominated children's television
    1. Twitch Prime members get another set of exclusive Fortnite goodies
    2. Overwatch gets Pink Mercy skin to raise money for breast cancer research
    3. Burnout Revenge is now backward compatible on Xbox One
    4. Square Enix announces date for its E3 digital showcase
    5. Avengers: Infinity War's Thanos drops into Fortnite today
    6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild mod aims to make Zelda the star
    7. The allure of medieval weaponry
    8. PUBG's third map is back this week with a new name
    9. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Switch sales show why these ports of Wii U games exist
    10. The remaking of an 8-bit classic
    11. You'll need to pay Nintendo Switch's online subscription to backup your saves
    1. Pokémon Go Fest Chicago and Dortmund events announced
    1. The death of an indie store
    1. SSX 3 is a retro masterpiece - and it's even better on Xbox One
    1. For Honor's free weekend is underway on PS4, Xbox One, and PC
    2. Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario, is a playable character in Runner 3
    3. PUBG halts personal item trades
    4. Nintendo Labo review - an ingenious and generous cardboard triumph
    5. Eurogamer Q&A: Now you're playing with peripherals
    6. Pikachu once had another evolution, with large fangs and horns
    7. Beyond Good and Evil 2 gameplay shown for first time
    8. Haunted house management sim MachiaVillain is out on PC later this month
    9. Gorgeous cyberpunk shooter Beacon is about dying to survive
    1. Dragon Age 2 and Saints Row 2 get backward-compatibility on Xbox One
    2. Minecraft's next update is the last for Wii U, Vita, PS3, Xbox 360
    3. Deadly Premonition dev's The Good Life has been successfully crowdfunded
    4. God of War sold 3.1m copies in three days
    5. Assassin's Creed's comics just delivered a moment fans have waited nearly a decade for
    6. Destiny 2's new raid activity launches next week
    7. Life is Strange official comic continues one of the game's endings
    8. SpyParty is gloriously tense to play - and a pure delight to watch
    1. Steam now officially supports the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
    2. Free-to-play hero shooter Paladins finally leaves beta next week
    3. Fortnite - Pool, Windmill, Umbrella location explained
    4. Rhythm-puzzler Lumines Remastered is now out in June
    5. Bandai Namco details Dark Souls Remastered network tests for Xbox One and PS4
    6. Taki looks like Taki in Soulcalibur 6
    7. The Switch's new music gadget is half broken but still brilliant
    8. The mainstream media's inevitable attack on "addictive" Fortnite has begun
    9. Can Dark Souls Remastered improve on the modded PC original?
    10. Here's the new trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2
    11. Why Crysis still melts the fastest gaming PCs a decade after release
    12. Trailblazers' latest video offers a closer look at its paint-smearing co-op racing
    13. Sea of Thieves just added loads more loot
    14. For Honor re-review - a troubled wargod finally gets into its stride
    15. Why Jack Reacher is gaming's greatest hero
    1. Treasure's classic shooter Ikaruga is heading to Switch this month
    2. The Binding of Isaac gets its final, free Booster Pack content update on PC
    3. Pokémon Go's new event is all about fighting Pokémon
    4. Now Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery has slashed the price of its microtransactions
    5. A whistlestop tour of Yoku's Island Express
    6. As the smoke from Fortnite's comet clears, season four adds new location
    7. Four years later, The Forest leaves early access
    8. PUBG dev confirms arrest of 15 hack developers as anti-cheat efforts continue
    9. Fortnite - Summit Mountain Peak locations explained
    10. The spirit of Guitar Hero lives on in a bizarre community-made clone
    11. State of Decay 2 is looking a little too overfamiliar