July 2019 Archive

    1. Fortnite season 10 launches this week, and its first tease has nostalgic fans very excited
    2. Monster Hunter World's Iceborne expansion won't arrive on PC until early next year
    3. Everything that's right - and wrong - with the new Doom console ports
    4. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne really isn't mucking about
    5. Xbox announces six more titles coming to Game Pass in August
    6. From child gambling to women in Ultimate Team, EA Sports refuses to budge
    7. Zombieland: Double Tap is getting a tie-in game
    8. Turok 2: Seeds of Evil releases on Nintendo Switch next month
    9. "1000-player" battle royale Mavericks: Proving Grounds canned as studio shuttered
    10. The next major Apex Legends event is scheduled for mid-August
    11. Julian Gollop's X-COM spiritual successor Phoenix Point delayed again into December
    12. Crash Team Racing gets new dinosaur-themed track - and microtransactions - this week
    1. Apex Legends' Preseason Invitational starts in September with $500,000 prize pool
    2. Gear of War 4, Forza 6 lead strong August for Xbox Games With Gold
    3. Wolfenstein: Youngblood review - slender, buggy, but sincerely enjoyable co-op mayhem
    4. Obsidian announces The Outer Worlds for Nintendo Switch
    5. Smash Bros. Ultimate's Dragon Quest Hero has a release date
    6. The next all-star family racing game is on its way - Garfield Kart is getting a sequel
    7. Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition brings Nazi slaughter to Switch this October
    8. PS4 exclusive Concrete Genie is a unique exploration of bullying's impact
    9. Killstreaks return in the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    10. Sony has now shipped 100 million PS4 consoles worldwide
    11. The big WoW Classic interview
    12. Labo VR update coming to Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
    13. Adorable platformer New Super Lucky's Tale arrives on Switch in November
    14. Here's a brand new legendary card from Hearthstone's next expansion
    15. Hitman 2's off to Siberia this week in new Sniper Assassin map
    16. Swery's village life sim murder mystery The Good Life delayed into next year
    1. Meet the pirate who created a racing league in Sea of Thieves
    2. Borderlands 3 weapons manufacturers and weapon rarity explained
    3. Sega Mega Drive Mini delayed to October in Europe
    4. How Wolfenstein: Youngblood scales from top-end PC to Nintendo Switch
    5. Killer Instinct PC Game Pass bug leaves players with only one character unlocked
    6. Bethesda fixes issue where Doom Xbox 360 owners couldn't redownload game
    7. Archero is a smartphone action game that invokes one of Capcom's finest, oddest hours
    8. Switch exclusive Fire Emblem beats Wolfenstein: Youngblood to top UK chart
    9. Death Stranding trailer reveals character whose heart stops every 21 minutes
    10. The infinitely collectable Breath of the Wild Champions amiibo set is on sale once again
    1. 15-year-old from Essex secures £1m in Fortnite World Cup winnings
    2. Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot - A VR spin-off with a lot of potential
    3. Try out JRPG Oninaki before it releases with this free demo
    4. See Glavenus in action in this all-new Monster Hunter World Iceborne gameplay presentation
    5. Here's when raids are coming to Fallout 76
    1. You need a Bethesda account to play the original Doom on Nintendo Switch
    2. Doom 64 pops up in an age-rating listing for PC and PS4
    3. Savior is a Metroidvania with animations good enough to impress the Prince of Persia
    4. Revisiting the Famicom Disk System: mass storage on console in 1986
    5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has a cool intro to multiplayer matches
    6. id shows off Doom Eternal's Slayer-versus-demons asymmetrical multiplayer Battlemode
    7. When you've mastered auto chess, playing two games at once is the only thing left to do
    8. Nintendo will replace Fire Emblem: Three Houses protagonist voiceover following sexual assault allegations
    9. Team Fortress 2 hat economy wrecked by crate glitch
    10. Adorable wooden train set builder Tracks is leaving early access in September
    11. Just one more thing: plotting the similarities between Columbo and Hitman
    1. Obsidian's original Pillars of Eternity coming to Switch this August
    2. id's original Doom trilogy appears on - and then vanishes from - Switch's eShop
    3. Fire Emblem House choice explained: Which House is best to join in Three Houses?
    4. GTA's casino isn't the worst of gambling in games - but it puts it in perspective
    5. Autonauts is a cute colony-building sim with robots you program yourself
    6. Yooka-Laylee sequel shows off its transforming level tech
    7. Superb Theme Hospital spiritual successor Two Point Hospital heading to consoles "late 2019"
    8. Team Rocket blast back into Pokémon Go
    9. Pokémon Go Team Rocket: How to find Team Rocket PokéStops and everything we know about Invasions
    10. Today's Rage 2 update will introduce New Game Plus
    11. Bleak survival game This War of Mine's final Stories DLC, Fading Embers, out next month
    12. Goodbye Rutger Hauer, it's such a shame you were only in two games
    13. New Blair Witch gameplay footage shows you can pet the dog
    14. Discord now has folders
    15. Epic Games Store starting to support cloud saves
    16. This War of Mine, Moonlighter currently free on PC from Epic Store
    17. Gears 5's multiplayer tech test is open to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers from tomorrow
    18. How - and why - Dragon Quest Builders 2 on Switch runs so badly with user-made levels
    1. Super Hexagon dev's daft deck-builder Dicey Dungeons gets August release on PC
    2. Pokémon Go A Troubling Situation quest tasks explained
    3. Fire Emblem: Three Houses review - a tactical masterclass
    4. Destiny 2 Masterwork Core sources and Catalysts list
    5. Night Call review - Paris, crime and a cab driver
    6. Amazon is finally retiring Prime Video from the Wii U
    7. Disney-themed Nintendo Switch design coming to Japan
    8. Epic Store's Tetris Effect and SteamVR [UPDATED]
    1. Xbox One's dashboard is getting another redesign, and Cortana's for the chop
    2. Viking RTS Bad North's big free Jotunn Edition expansion is out now on PC
    3. Klei's space colony management sim Oxygen Not Included leaves early access next week
    4. Media Molecule wants to pay small teams to make games for Dreams
    5. The studio behind Hand of Fate is closing its doors after nine years
    6. Nintendo will reportedly fix Joy-Cons experiencing "drift" for free
    7. Mario Maker 2's course-upload limit has been doubled
    8. Pokémon Masters is a promising, battle-focused take on the series
    9. Here's what Overwatch's gravity manipulating new hero Sigma can do
    10. Sky: Children of the Light is more tasteful epiphany from the makers of Journey
    1. Shopkeeper action-RPG Moonlighter's first paid DLC, Between Dimensions, out now on PC
    2. Ubisoft details Hulda, For Honor's upcoming season of Viking-themed content
    3. Rare talks Sea of Thieves' upcoming pets and micro-transaction store
    4. Final Fantasy 15's AI is secretly a grand philosophy experiment
    5. The six-year story of GTA Online's long-vacant casino
    6. Star Citizen's latest update aims to bring law and order to the galaxy
    7. Miyamoto reflects on his relationship with the late Satoru Iwata in new book
    8. I looked and looked but games were bizarrely absent from the Barbican's new AI exhibition
    9. Nintendo faces Switch Joy-Con drift class action lawsuit
    1. Overwatch's next hero is "eccentric astrophysicist" Sigma
    2. It looks like Anthem's long-awaited Cataclysm event is finally almost here
    3. Astral Chain could be Platinum's most out there game yet
    4. Indie FMV game Headspun has a release date for console and PC
    5. Cancelled Shovel Knight board game Kickstarter to relaunch mid-August
    6. EA quietly begins what looks like a Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 3 alpha
    7. Two active F1 drivers just won iRacing's Spa 24
    8. Splatoon 2's final Splatfest sees chaos reign
    9. Snack Hacks, a cookbook for people who like games, is a strange delight
    1. Respawn is "investigating ways" of detecting Apex Legends players using a keyboard and mouse on console
    2. Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience Part 2 will roll out next week
    3. Netflix's The Witcher show will indeed include THAT scene
    4. Sumo Digital teams up with 2K for at least two undisclosed "projects"
    5. AMD Ryzen 7 3700X review: can gaming performance compete with Intel?
    6. Porting Ubisoft games to Google Stadia is now part of the publisher's "pipelines"
    7. Telefrag VR brings the speed of 90s arena shooters to VR headsets
    8. Blazing Chrome delivers the Contra spiritual sequel we've been waiting for
    9. Kojima passed on a Keanu recommendation because he wanted Mads instead
    10. Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce steps down
    1. How PlayStation 4 Pro is evolving into a great 1080p games machine
    2. Here's how Fortnite's mecha vs. monster battle played out
    3. The real purpose of escape rooms
    1. Netflix's "very adult" Witcher television adaptation gets its first trailer
    2. City builder Anno 1800's sizeable Sunken Treasure DLC expansion out this month
    3. Get Sea of Thieves' fancy new Obsidian ship livery by watching Twitch next week
    4. Wargroove bringing its Advance-Wars-inspired turn-based strategy to PS4 next week
    5. It turns out Teamfight Tactics has bad luck protection
    6. Destiny 2 Bad Juju quest steps: How the Tribute Hall and Boon of Opulence works
    7. Our best look yet at Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's return to the Moon
    8. Griftlands, and the trouble with everything being a card game now
    9. Stadia Pro isn't Netflix for games, Google insists - it's more like Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus
    10. Blade, Moon Knight, Morbius and The Punisher confirmed for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 DLC
    11. Overwatch is officially putting an end to the GOATS meta
    12. Haven back from the dead
    13. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare looks much better in raw gameplay video
    14. Subnautica: Below Zero's Arctic Living early access update is all about home improvements
    15. Wicca is tower defense with witches and time travel and a tree that kills people
    16. Viking RTS Northgard gets September release date on consoles, board game adaptation
    17. Drive a clapped out banger across Eastern Europe in Jalopy on Xbox One this September
    1. Acclaimed board game dungeon crawler Gloomhaven's digital adaptation enters Steam Early Access next week
    2. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 review - with medium power comes medium responsibility
    3. Tim Willits will leave id Software this month after 24 years there
    4. GTA Online's casino has an opening date
    5. Sea of Thieves kicks off new monthly content schedule with explosive limited-time event
    6. New Pokémon Masters trailer shows off co-op gameplay
    7. What's the deal with Auto Chess?
    8. I've tried Lust, now I'm doing War: exploring Godhood
    9. Minecraft Earth: beta access, release date expectations and what we know about the new mobile Minecraft game
    10. Minecraft Earth beta begins rolling out in London, Seattle
    11. Microsoft officially embraces popular community "lifehack" to save big on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
    1. PUBG's fourth season bringing big changes to original Erangel map next week on PC
    2. Switch is getting a few new official Joy-Con colours, and one's a little bit Wario
    3. Microsoft outlines Xbox Gamescom plans, including playable Minecraft Dungeons
    4. Plants vs. Zombies 3 exists, but you probably can't play it yet
    5. Prison Architect, Nex Machina and Shantae: Half-Genie Hero headline the Humble Very Positive Bundle 3
    6. Luigi's Mansion 3 gets the spookiest release date possible
    7. Carrot Weather is a murderous weather app that wants to quiz you
    8. New Nintendo Switch announced, will have longer battery life
    9. Say hello to the new member of Eurogamer's video team
    10. Fortnite update readies game for apocalyptic end of season battle
    11. Super Monkey Ball for Switch, PS4 looks like a remake of the so-so Banana Blitz
    12. GOG backtracks bizarre decision not to sell Heaven's Vault
    13. AMD Radeon RX 5700 benchmarks: comfortably better than RTX 2060
    14. Resident Evil 5 and 6 get an October release date on Switch
    15. Ubisoft confirms full launch day line-up for its Uplay+ PC subscription service
    16. Fortnite fireworks locations explained: Where to find fireworks found along the river bank in Fortnite
    17. Lair of the Clockwork God is an adventure game and a platformer, and the cogs mesh beautifully
    1. Metal Gear Solid V, Killer Instinct join July's Xbox One and PC Game Pass line-up
    2. Netflix's latest The Witcher star reveal is Roach, the horse
    3. PES 2020 has Juventus exclusively - and now FIFA 20 has Piemonte Calcio
    4. Reigns is being turned into a tabletop game
    5. Tetris Effect headed to PC next week via Epic Games Store
    6. Tropico 6 finally sets console release date
    7. Watch Dogs: Legion fan compositions "completely voluntary", Ubisoft says
    8. Pokémon Go and One Piece crossover to aid earthquake reconstruction
    9. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite's first Community Day this weekend
    10. Storytelling adventure Where the Water Tastes Like Wine adds new Chinese-American tales in free update
    1. Randy Pitchford confirms no Borderlands 3 cross-play at launch
    2. Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Fate of Atlantis expansion provides an appropriately epic finale
    3. Apex Legends is dealing with cheaters by matching them together
    4. Fortnite's next in-game event takes place this weekend
    5. SolSeraph review - God on a bit of a budget
    6. Dragon Quest Builders 2 review - a little Breath of the Wild magic helps this sequel sing
    1. Game Freak isn't recycling 3DS models in Pokémon Sword and Shield after all
    2. Here's how PUBG catches cheats
    3. DF Retro - how N64's Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was years ahead of its time
    4. Ubisoft wants to include your music in Watch Dogs Legion
    5. Valkyrie Anatomia developer teases new "large-scale" RPG for PlayStation 4
    6. Would you be interested in a "single-player narrative-driven" The Division 2 spin-off?
    7. The afterlife of an 8-bit soundtrack
    1. This impressive Resident Evil 3 HD texture pack helps with the wait for Capcom's inevitable remake
    2. Dota Underlords gets a prototype battle pass
    3. Switch Lite is coming - but what's happening with the Pro model?
    4. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 to get Fantastic Four, X-Men and Marvel Knights as DLC
    5. Valve launches Steam Labs, showcasing "experiments" in improving discoverability
    6. Torchlight currently free on Epic Store, Age of Wonders 3 free on Steam
    7. Gears 5 goes smoke free
    8. Blizzard will automatically shut down an Overwatch match if it detects cheating
    9. Age of Wonders 3 free to download and keep forever from Steam
    10. A refreshingly honest developer tells it like it is when it comes to Epic store exclusivity
    11. Why merely Attack when you can Riddle with Holes?
    1. Fortnite season eight ditching planes in favour of bananas and snakes
    2. Assassin's Creed Odyssey calls time on players building Story Creator levels to farm XP
    3. Here's a bunch of PS4 shortcuts you may have missed
    4. Fire Emblem: Three Houses is a welcome revolution for the series
    5. The new Mortal Kombat movie will have fatalities
    6. Skulls of the Shogun is as charming and brisk as ever on the Nintendo Switch
    7. Tetris 99's latest event is a Splatoon 2 farewell crossover
    8. Marvel's Avengers gameplay reveal at San Diego Comic-Con won't be streamed online
    9. First Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gameplay channels Battlefield, Rainbow Six
    10. Here's first footage of Minecraft Earth's Pokémon-Go-like location-based gameplay
    11. Total Party Kill is the tidiest bloodbath I have ever encountered
    12. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne dev video shares fresh info, teases Brachydios' return
    13. The Bard's Tale 4's massive Director's Cut update is finally out this August
    1. Promising Build Engine retro FPS Ion Maiden changes name following Iron Maiden lawsuit
    2. Online co-op and local multiplayer modes announced for The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan
    3. Sea of Solitude review - a noble adventure washed out by its own banalities
    4. Reus, Renowned Explorers dev's strategy god game Godhood enters early access
    5. Adorable tropical island farming and exploration adventure Stranded Sails is out in October
    6. Does Journey's PC port deliver the definitive experience?
    7. Don't expect Switch Pro this year, Nintendo says
    8. King of Crabs is Fortnite with crabs, and you pretty much have to play it
    9. Grid feels a lot like the original - for better and for worse
    1. The Division 2's first free episode adds Expeditions, new missions later this month
    2. Wrecking Crew and Donkey Kong 3 coming to Switch Online's NES library next week
    3. Amazon is co-developing a free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMO
    4. Nintendo announces portable-only Switch Lite, arriving September
    5. Mental health organisation outlines problems facing the games industry
    6. Stranger Things 3: The Game review - beware spoilers in this tedious spin-off
    7. Come get beta keys for new Xbox One MMO Bless Unleashed
    8. Destiny 2 Lost Memory Fragment locations: Where to find all Latent Memories and unlock Worldline Zero
    9. Destiny 2 Whisper quest: How to unlock Whisper of the Worm and solve the Oracle puzzle
    10. Fortnite now has air-strikes-in-a-can
    11. Not even Mario and Zelda could make the Barcode Battler any good
    1. Tetris 99 is getting a physical release on Switch this September
    2. Furi dev's gorgeous romantic space adventure Haven gets first gameplay trailer
    3. Nintendo's Dr. Mario World mobile game has launched a day early
    4. Warframe developer on avoiding crunch: "it's not a sprint, it's a marathon"
    5. Netflix announces Cuphead cartoon series
    6. Take a knight for a hop in Hoppenhelm
    7. Super Mario Maker 2 review - whether you're building or not, this is a joy
    8. Xbox Game Pass adds Play Later feature
    9. N64 dino hunter Turok returning as a cute 2D game
    10. Monster Hunter World weapon types list, including all Iceborne weapon changes and how to decide on the best weapon type for you
    11. Monster Hunter World tips to help you excel in the hunt
    12. Kingdom Under Fire 2 is alive and is apparently being released here this year
    13. AMD Radeon RX 5700/ RX 5700 XT review: head-to-head with Nvidia Super
    14. Warframe's Empyrean expansion promises Star Wars-style co-op missions
    15. Little Libraries: Firewatch built a community one cache at a time
    16. Forager coming to consoles this month, getting physical release in September
    17. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 details zombie takeover update, Operation Apocalypse Z
    1. Tetris 99 is getting offline multiplayer later this year on Switch
    2. New Pokémon Alcremie looks like a cake, attacks by squirting whipped cream
    3. Three years on, Pokémon Go's events prove it's still one of the most social games in the world
    4. F1 2019 delivers Codemasters' most realistic visuals yet
    5. Amazon UK leaks Batman Arkham Collection Steelbook Edition
    6. Dr Mario World is lovely, but it can't find a cure for mobile gaming's business model
    7. Pokémon Let's Go Meltan quest, and Mystery Box explained - how to catch Meltan and Melmetal in Pokémon Go and Let's Go
    8. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 players have spotted bloody Blackout environmental storytelling
    9. Bandai Namco reveals more about new RPG Blue Protocol
    10. Auto Chess proves again that it's modders who know what we really want
    1. Next Spirit Hunter horror game, NG, will release later this year
    2. Fire Emblem: Three Houses offers 200+ hours of gameplay
    3. Digimon Survive delayed until 2020
    4. Playdead's been hiding images of its next game in job listings
    5. Exploring the afterlife of historical sites in video games
    1. Fallout 76's next big patch makes some welcome improvements to the game
    2. Elite Dangerous gets giant fleet carriers in December
    3. Mortal Kombat 11 players are using a FINISH HIM glitch to make cool screenshots
    4. Capcom enters the mobile card battler fray with Teppen
    5. Upcoming Gears 5 versus multiplayer tech test open to Xbox Game Pass members
    6. The many selves of Resident Evil 2's police station
    7. Nintendo Switch Online now has 10 million subscribers
    8. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice review - a stripped and scarred masterpiece
    9. Destiny 2's new moon gives off Mordor vibes
    10. What developers think of Xbox Game Pass
    11. Why researchers are using rats to work out whether there's a link between VR and dementia
    1. AMD cuts Radeon 5700 series graphics card prices two days before launch
    2. Konami: Don't blame us for pulling PES 2019 from PS Plus, it was Sony's call
    3. Revisiting Heavy Rain: Quantic Dream's PC debut tested
    4. Apex Legends' Season 2 provides an almost perfect refresh
    5. Get your chefs hat on: Overcooked is free on the Epic Games Store this week
    6. Limbo creator worried his next game will be buried
    7. Total War: Three Kingdoms mods are here
    8. Portals in Fortnite tied to Stranger Things crossover event
    1. Pokémon Go just teased Team Rocket's introduction to the game with a real-life hot air balloon
    2. Why you need to play Cadence of Hyrule
    3. Red Faction Guerrilla on Switch is a portable joy, but docked play falls short
    4. It sounds like People Can Fly would love to do Bulletstorm 2
    5. The Switch might be the best console for shmups since the Sega Saturn
    6. Riot: "We think RNG is good for Teamfight Tactics"
    7. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been hiding an incredible Wind Waker-themed secret
    8. Why John Wick Hex ended up a strategy game instead of a shooter
    1. Destiny 2 Lumina quest steps: How to start the Lumina quest and find System Positioning Device locations in the A Fateful Gift step
    2. Dead Rising 4 and Middle-earth: Shadow of War joining Xbox Game Pass this July
    3. Call of Duty Modern Warfare lets you reload while aiming down sights
    4. Epic Games will fund the cost of Kickstarter refunds for Epic-exclusives
    5. Cultist Simulator, Into the Breach and Shovel Knight are all reduced in the Humble DRM-Freedom sale
    6. As Konami signs Man Utd for PES 2020, its contract with Liverpool is terminated
    7. Red Faction Guerilla on Switch is a reminder that double-A is the best A
    8. Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super / RTX 2070 Super review: timely upgrades
    9. Cuphead DLC delayed until next year
    10. How Artifact became Valve's biggest failure
    11. Treyarch quietly pulled Blackout split-screen from Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 this week
    12. Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer review - Zelda fans rejoice because this is the real thing
    1. Henry Cavill flaunts his Witcher's bottom, and other photos from Netflix's new show
    2. Super Mario Maker 2 physical sales almost double original
    3. Spider-Man PS4 gets two new suits from Far From Home
    4. Dr Disrespect sorry for livestreaming in a toilet at E3
    5. PES 2019 mysteriously pulled from PlayStation Plus July line-up
    6. PES 2020 has officially-licensed Manchester United
    7. CD Projekt already prepping Cyberpunk 2077 follow-up
    8. Shenmue 3 dev offering Steam refunds if you don't want to wait a year for release
    9. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 gets duplicate-protected loot boxes
    10. Five Polish indie games (and one from the Czech Republic) to keep an eye on
    11. Dr. Mario World is getting online multiplayer
    12. Japan police are using Street Fighter to recruit cops
    13. Hearthstone's new Egypt-themed expansion returns four fan favourites
    1. Get Wargoove for under £10 in the 'Red Hot Sale' at Fanatical
    2. Telltale's The Walking Dead gets new collection featuring every single episode
    3. Alan Wake developer Remedy regains publishing rights
    4. Fortnite leak points to season 9 ending in a giant monster battle
    5. Bloodstained is unmissable - but the Switch version needs a lot of work
    6. Say hello to Eurogamer's new Reporter Intern
    7. How Chernobyl cast its shadow over video games
    8. Summer Games Done Quick raises $3m for Doctors Without Borders
    9. Crunch is "not sustainable" but Blizzard wouldn't be Blizzard without it, founder says
    10. Valleys Between is a puzzle game that obeys tree-time