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December 2019 Archive

    1. Games of the Year 2019: A Short Hike is a love letter to one of the most satisfying things in games
    2. Games of the Year 2019: What the Golf? is a jubillant middle finger to games that waste your time
    3. Games of the Year 2019: Slay the Spire and the joy of spontaneity
    4. Games of the Year 2019: Lonely Mountains: Downhill is a magic game of pure sensation
    5. Games of the Year 2019: Astral Chain was the year's best mess
    6. Eurogamer's game of the year 2019 is Outer Wilds
    1. PS5 and Xbox Series X GPU specs leak: how powerful is next-gen?
    2. Games of the Year 2019: Grindstone's elemental fury makes it a great puzzler
    3. Games of the Year 2019: Disco Elysium is about outliving History
    1. Games of the Year 2019: Death Stranding is not for everyone, and I wouldn't have it any other way
    2. Games of the Year 2019: Manifold Garden is a game designed with memory in mind
    1. Games of the Year 2019: Fire Emblem: Three Houses is a wonderful clash of genres
    2. Games of the Year 2019: Apex Legends and learning to love King's Canyon
    1. Games of the Year 2019: Control is the best game about destroying office supplies
    2. Games of the Year 2019: The worst online service gave us one of the year's best online games
    1. Games of the Year 2019: Resident Evil 2 has had a remake for the ages
    1. Games of the Year 2019: Sekiro is seamless flow between swordplay and environment
    1. Games of the Year 2019: Mortal Kombat 11 gets under your skin
    2. Games of the Year 2019: Ring Fit Adventure and the Sherlock Holmes of walking
    3. Games of the Year 2019: Sayonara Wild Hearts is the feelgood classic of the year
    1. Games of the Year 2019: TeamFight Tactics is RNG on the QT
    2. Julia Hardy on Christmas
    1. Happy Halodays! Here are two new pieces of Halo Infinite concept art
    2. Nintendo shows off Animal Crossing: New Horizon's customisation options in these latest images
    3. Ori and the Blind Forest devs are making an action RPG
    4. Achievements are finally unlocked on Google Stadia
    5. Ian's top ten best PSVR games of 2019
    6. You can now beat stuff up with your fists in Star Citizen
    7. One of the best looking games ever made has a fittingly beautiful artbook
    1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare player uses spectator glitch to explore battle royale map
    2. Destiny's legendary Titan Saint-14 is now in the Tower and he has some great dialogue
    3. CD Projekt and The Witcher author Andrzej Sapkowski ink new IP rights deal
    4. Modder escapes from P.T.'s endless hallway to step out into the streets of Silent Hill
    5. The 10 best game reissues of 2019
    1. New off-screen Half-Life: Alyx footage gives a closer look at the VR experience
    2. The best of the digital sales from Steam, Green Man Gaming, Gamesplanet and more
    3. PS4 bundles, games and loads more in our PlayStation Gift Guide
    4. The Diamond Casino Heist is GTA Online's most exhilarating score and an exercise in self-parody
    5. Five of the Best: Snow
    6. The lovely Lonely Mountains: Downhill has a Christmas event
    7. Telltale's Batman headlines January Xbox Games with Gold
    8. Mario Kart Tour multiplayer beta begins
    9. The Double-A Team: Darksiders is hearty pulp about pulping hearts
    1. The Steam and Epic Games Store winter sales are now underway
    2. Pokémon Go fans are having fun watching creatures stroll around the map for the first time
    3. Warframe's space-battling Empyrean update now available on Xbox One and PS4
    4. Fortnite's Chapter 2 map has lost its new car smell, and it's about time
    5. Xbox Series X rewrites the rules of console design - and the power level should be extraordinary
    6. Switch bundles, games, accessories and more in our Nintendo gift guide
    7. Özil to be removed from PES 2020 in China
    8. Meet the Pokémon fans who send hundreds of rare monsters to kids on Christmas Day
    1. Co-op zombie shooter World War Z adds new Horde Mode in latest free update
    2. The Witcher 3, Pillars of Eternity coming to Xbox One Game Pass this week
    3. Official PS4 DualShock controller attachment adds two programmable back buttons
    4. Cadence of Hyrule adds free new playable storyline, Dungeons mode
    5. Free Fortnite skins on offer as Winterfest event launches
    6. Warcraft 3: Reforged has reforged a 2020 release date
    7. Is the Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 teaser truly a taste of next-gen power?
    8. Razer, Corsair and Logitech peripherals star in Amazon's Deal of the Day
    9. Luigi's Mansion 3 details its two multiplayer expansions
    10. I went Christmas carolling in Rust with a real piano - and got shot a hell of a lot
    11. Finally, Blade Runner is available on GOG
    12. Eurogamer readers' top 50 games of 2018
    13. Xbox One consoles, games, accessories and other top Xbox gifts
    14. Someone should make a game about: clouds
    1. Borderlands 3, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 hit Google Stadia
    2. Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy confirmed for PlayStation Now
    3. Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection - a last-gen classic shines on Switch
    4. Pokémon Go reveals big new Buddy Adventure update
    5. Stardew Valley's massive 1.4 update is out today on consoles
    1. No Man's Sky's latest update adds a music and audio creation tool
    2. Heads up: there's going to be a massive Nintendo Switch eShop sale later this week
    3. Gylt review - Stadia exclusive is genuinely unsettling lite horror
    4. As Fortnite gets lightsabers, players are abandoning weapons for one-on-one duels
    5. AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GTX 1650 Super review: the big 1080p face-off
    6. Stylish Pokémon Shirts range now available to order from UK
    7. Surgeon Simulator is getting a sequel next year
    8. Moonshining is Red Dead Online's best update yet, but the cost of content is starting to hurt
    9. Boneworks brings an unprecedented sense of realism to VR
    1. As Destiny's past is remade, lore fans piece together a more accurate timeline
    1. Here's what happened in Fortnite's Star Wars live event
    2. PT camera hacker finally confirms the identity of P.T.'s protagonist
    3. If you don't play Gothic's playable teaser THQ Nordic won't make it
    4. Daybreak to shut down PlanetSide Arena servers but insists it remains "deeply committed to this franchise"
    5. A "noir-style" Telltale Batman Shadows Edition was announced and then unannounced last week
    6. Obsidian will "expand the story" of The Outer Worlds in new DLC next year
    7. Mutazione's gardening reminds me that when video games give me order, I want chaos
    1. Weird West is a gun-slinging fantasy action-RPG from former Dishonored, Prey devs
    2. Nearly two years after release, Sea of Thieves finally has a tutorial (and it's super cool!)
    3. Ori and the Will of the Wisps delayed into March next year
    4. Frostpunk's pre-apocalyptic second paid DLC The Last Autumn out in January
    5. Spiritfarer is a beautiful game about moving on
    6. Pokémon Go leak points to fan-favourite meme becoming a reality
    7. Eastward is another beautiful apocalypse
    8. Telltale's The Wolf Among Us 2 just got re-announced
    9. Radeon Boost analysed: is AMD's new dynamic resolution technology a game-changer?
    10. Control's free end-game Expeditions update is out now, first paid expansion in March
    11. Bravely Default 2 announced for Nintendo Switch
    12. The Drifter is lovely, nasty stuff
    13. Five of the Best: Caves
    14. The next Xbox is called... Xbox Series X
    15. Snow and sadness converge in Roki's glittering Steam demo
    16. Chicory is a blend of Zelda, Animal Crossing and colouring books
    17. The Double-A Team: The wild ambition and magical worlds of Primal
    18. The Game Awards 2019 live report
    19. We talk to Amazon about its New World MMO and the problematic associations
    20. PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima launches next summer
    21. Naraka: Bladepoint is a multiplayer melee combat game due out 2020
    22. Warframe's Empyrean expansion rockets onto PC
    23. Ninja Theory unveils follow-up to acclaimed Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
    24. PUBG teases mysterious Prologue game
    25. Godfall is the first officially-announced PS5 game
    26. Amplitude Studios' historical 4X strategy Humankind gets its first gameplay trailer
    1. Simogo's sublime music game Sayonara Wild Hearts surprise-launches on Steam
    2. La-Mulana 1 and 2 two-game bundle gets March release date on consoles
    3. Fortnite annual battle pass with exclusive skins leaked
    4. Photo mode in Jedi: Fallen Order can destroy rockets
    5. Looks like Resident Evil 2 will get a secret Resi 3-themed update
    6. Martin Sandwich is your latest Resident Evil hero
    7. A single line from Gears 5's Lizzie Carmine sets the stage for the next Carmine brother
    8. Planet Zoo adds Arctic-themed DLC next week
    9. Shenmue 3: the view from Guilin
    10. Psychedelic first-person horror Layers of Fear is now available in VR
    11. Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake has now sold more than the PlayStation original
    1. You can play demos of 13 upcoming indie games, including System Shock, on Steam tomorrow
    2. Forza Horizon 4 is getting a battle royale mode called The Eliminator
    3. Destiny 2 patch notes: What's new in update
    4. Destiny 2 The Invitation quest steps, including the Glorious Harvest bounty and what Challenges are in Destiny 2
    5. Destiny 2 Imperials: How to get Imperials, including the best way to farm Imperials
    6. Destiny 2 Imperial Treasure Map locations: Endless Gate, Diaviks Mine and Chamber of Sky locations and more explained
    7. Destiny 2 Truth quest steps: How to find A Map Asunder fragment locations
    8. Two Point Hospital on consoles coming February 2020
    9. Destiny 2's new season reveals fate of a former villain
    10. The voice behind Command & Conquer announcer EVA re-recorded her lines for the remaster after the original audio was lost
    11. Get Wasteland 2 free in the GOG Winter Sale
    12. Metro Exodus on Stadia looks as good as Xbox One X - but doesn't run as well
    13. All this week on Eurogamer, we're celebrating the Games of the Decade
    14. Resident Evil 3 remake releases April 2020
    15. Tetris 99 update adds new team battle mode
    16. Let's try and explain everything in Pokémon Go's enormous Christmas event
    17. Bethesda's Doom 1 & 2 console ports adding Final Doom, Sigil for free
    1. Be a skateboarding bird in the adorable Skatebird on Switch next year
    2. Acclaimed philosophical first-person puzzler The Talos Principle out on Switch today
    3. Destiny 2 A Matter of Time quest steps: Where to find Osiris and Cabal on Tangled Shore
    4. Sports Story is the tennis-y sequel to fab club-swinging RPG Golf Story
    5. The Escapists is getting desert island spin-off The Survivalists next year
    6. Free-to-play monster hunter Dauntless is out today on Switch
    7. Wonderful retro Metroid-a-like Axiom Verge is getting a sequel next year
    8. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order finally lets players ditch an ugly lightsaber part
    9. Here's a brief Ghost of Tsushima trailer
    10. Untitled Goose Game waddles to PS4, Xbox One next week
    11. Sony's Predator game comes out on PS4 and PC in April
    12. Pokémon Sword and Shield Fossil Pokémon - Dracozolt, Arctozolt, Dracovish and Arctovish fossil combinations and locations explained
    13. Babylon's Fall gets a new trailer
    14. Final Fantasy 15 on Stadia: an unambitious port of a great game
    15. PS4 exclusive Dreams gets full release in February
    16. Final Fantasy 14's Naoki Yoshida on the next generation and the challenges of future-proofing MMOs
    17. Watch Sony's PlayStation State of Play broadcast here
    18. Final Fantasy 7 Remake listed as PlayStation 4 timed exclusive til March 2021
    19. Fortnite is secretly great for Lighthouse Roulette
    20. PlayStation-made baseball series will release on non-PlayStation consoles
    21. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove getting big price bump tomorrow, so maybe grab it quick
    1. Oculus Quest getting hand tracking early, now due this week
    2. Here's a first trailer for the official Twin Peaks VR game
    3. Collector unearths playable file for original, cancelled D2 - the 3DO M2 game thought lost to history
    4. Nintendo Switch indie livestream tomorrow
    5. Vanquish and Bayonetta remasters will run at 4K 60FPS on Xbox One X
    6. Finally, PlayStation gets cross-platform Minecraft tomorrow
    7. There's 10% off almost everything at eBay once again
    8. Here's Monster Hunter World: Iceborne's Safi'jiiva armour set bonuses
    9. New BioShock game announced, still "several" years away
    10. Pokémon Sword and Shield Wild Area explained - what we know about how the open world Wild Area works
    11. First Humble Choice bundle launches featuring Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Blasphemous and more
    12. Pokémon Go Burmy forms and evolutions: how to get Sandy, Plant, and Trash Cloak Burmy plus Wormadam and Mothim
    13. Always on Edge: my life with Jason Brookes
    14. Someone should make a game about: art restoration
    15. Square Enix pulls an unlisted Kingdom Hearts 3's Re:Mind DLC teaser… but not before fans spotted the release date
    16. Pokémon Go A Challenging Development quest tasks and rewards explained
    1. Nintendo tempts new devs with behind-the-scenes details of how Breath of the Wild 2's reveal trailer was made
    2. PUBG thinks it's found a way to stop players camping in the middle of the safe zone
    3. Here are the next two DLC fighters coming to Tekken 7
    4. Battlefield 5's custom "Community Games" servers go live tomorrow
    5. Halo: Reach's remaster is OK - but key improvements are required
    6. Oculus exclusive combat racer, Death Lap feels like a bit of a false start
    1. The Touryst is stunning - and one of the best Switch games of 2019
    2. Fortnite live event will premiere Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker scene
    3. Tough Love: On Dark Souls' Difficulty
    4. Minecraft tops YouTube list of most-watched video games in 2019
    1. Bethesda puts development of card-battler The Elder Scrolls: Legends "on hold"
    2. Still "no ETA" for Phoenix Point on Microsoft Store and Xbox Game Pass for PC
    3. Life is Strange 2 review - a bolder, more mature sequel that's a different kind of animal
    4. Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz HD coming to PC next week
    5. Here's our first look at Death Stranding's December update in action
    6. Yes, there's a new PlayStation Nintendo Direct next week
    7. Five of the Best: Hats
    8. Evolution Event research task rewards explained in Pokémon Go
    9. The official Xbox onesie is back, and this time it's available in the UK
    10. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne introduces RNG raid weapons next week
    11. What Pokémon Sword and Shield could learn from the Pokémon Trading Card Game
    12. The Double-A Team: Amped 3 couples extreme sports with an extreme story.
    1. GTA Online's Diamond Casino is the target of its "biggest, most audacious" heist next week
    2. Beneath a Steel Sky sequel delayed into next year
    3. There's a mysterious new Resident Evil 2 remake Steam trophy
    4. Fortnite Chaos Rising Challenges list for Week 9
    5. Pokémon Go's next evolution event is a bit odd
    6. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has an amazing Order 66 Easter egg
    7. Gears 5's next Operation makes rewards easier to earn
    8. Death Stranding players are using vehicles for griefing, and Kojima Productions is stepping in
    9. The Tomb Raider trilogy delivers Stadia's most successful ports
    10. Dicebreaker, our new tabletop gaming sister site, is live!
    11. The Witcher's Geralt and Ciri arrive in Daemon X Machina today
    12. Darksiders: Genesis review - delightful demon-thwacking from a new perspective
    13. I can't stop landing at Fortnite's Lazy Lake
    14. Fortnite hidden letters F, O, R, T, N, I, T, E and XP Drops in loading screen locations explained
    15. Fortnite Chapter 2 Battle Pass skins, including Journey vs Hazard, Rippley vs Sludge, Remedy vs Toxin and Tier 100 Fusion
    16. Fortnite Dive! Challenges list for Week 8
    17. Alien Isolation on Switch looks better than PlayStation 4
    18. Apex Legends firing range trick lets practice dummies murder you
    19. Google to open a Stadia pop-up in London
    20. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's helicopter intros have been modded into Modern Warfare 2
    21. Plague Inc. lets you create a Fake News story - and watch it spread across the world
    22. Long-lost Star Fox 2 headed to Nintendo Switch Online
    23. Mario Maker 2's Link explained: How to get the Master Sword and play as the Zelda character
    24. Rune 2 developer Human Head being sued by publisher for abandoning game
    25. Phoenix Point review - saving a new world the good old-fashioned way
    26. There's a bumper crop of titles coming to Xbox One and PC Game Pass this month
    1. Former Payday dev's co-op alien shooter GTFO enters Steam early access next week
    2. There's a Starship Troopers RTS in the works
    3. CD Projekt discontinuing support for Witcher card game Gwent on consoles
    4. Dead Cells' first paid DLC is The Bad Seed and it's due early next year
    5. EA pulls Marco van Basten from FIFA 20 after he used Nazi term "Sieg Heil" live on air
    6. 12 years after Halo 2 Vista, Halo is back on PC - with a bang
    7. BB-8 and BB-9E will be playable in Star Wars Battlefront 2
    8. The next Outlast game is co-op survival
    9. Sony pulls its own PlayStation 4 promo video accused of ripping animations
    10. Finally, Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire gets a PS4 and Xbox One release date
    11. Star Wars Battlefront 2 Celebration Edition leaks online
    12. Resident Evil 3 fans are having fun with remake Nemesis' weirdly long teeth and smooshed nose
    13. A Plague Tale 2 reportedly in development
    14. Dicebreaker Recommends: Point Salad, a card game that will have you eating your greens
    15. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne adds an even harder version of one of the game's toughest monsters
    16. Persona 5 Royal western release date leaks
    17. Firewatch dev's Egyptian adventure In the Valley of Gods officially "on hold" at Valve
    1. Rainbow Six Siege's final Year 4 season Operation Shifting Tides is out now
    2. Valve cancelling orders for £4 Steam Controllers after it mistakenly sells too many
    3. Red Dead Online's getting boozy with a Moonshiner role
    4. Project xCloud tested: has Microsoft really delivered a portable Xbox One?
    5. Halo: Reach is making PC modders' lives a little easier
    6. Cyberpunk 2077's map looks like a dense GTA - judging by this art book
    7. Resident Evil 3 Remake cover art leaks ahead of official announcement
    8. Riot to pay out $10m as part of gender discrimination class action lawsuit settlement
    9. The hidden secrets of The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
    10. Star Citizen has now raised over $250m in crowdfunding
    11. Someone should make a game about: the nine times table
    1. Red Dead Redemption 2 mod lets you smite foes with terrifying Thor lightning
    2. 2K's workaround for Civ 6 Switch bug crashing games on brink of victory: declare war
    3. The Witcher TV casting suggests intriguing book character will appear on screen
    4. Games of the Decade: Our favourite moments
    5. Super Mario Maker 2's Zelda update lets you wield the Master Sword
    1. Square Enix shares more info about Kingdom Hearts 3's Re:Mind DLC (but there's still no release date)
    2. 1v1 and 3v3 modes are coming to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Gunfight
    3. Silent Hills might have sent players real-life "emails or text messages"
    4. Patrice Désilets insists Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey didn't review well because critics "didn't play the game"
    5. Cor blimey guvnor, Mario's next stop in Mario Kart Tour will be London
    6. Games of the Decade: Notable absences