Advancing under fire.
On making games about oppression and genocide.
Get your ass to Mars.
Poking the hornet's nest.
The fire in which we burn.
Raphael Colantonio on Prey, Dishonored and breaking the world.
A far cry.
For mobile and Windows 10 only.
Out now on Xbox, other platforms to follow before launch.
And why indies should own their failures.
On the joy of leaving your mic off in multiplayer.
Play it again, SAM.
A timeless angle.
Cartel your friends.
Has Ubisoft's open world killing streak finally run out of steam?
Meet the Zelda 64 modders who turned back the clock.
And laying the ground for Elder Scrolls 6.
Wealth beyond measure, Outlander.
See how ZeniMax Online Studios has reinvented Vvardenfell.
A cut above.
And what Halo 5 might have learned from Halo 3: ODST.
A song of ice and fire.
Vivec la difference.
Space-set sequel to Sunless Sea off to a flyer.
Climbing the ladder.
On the family squabbles, romances and gags that make a great shooter feel special.
New zombie types, boss characters and the world explained.
Blink and you'll miss it.
To infinity but not quite beyond.
Infinity Ward delivers a story of heroic sacrifice that's in love with the dead.
Runs like cogwork.
Rod Fergusson and his team talk working within Microsoft, preparing for Xbox Scorpio and making Epic's formula their own.
The Coalition's campaign is a sensitive and opulent retreading of some classic concepts and themes.
Meet the Australian indie whose game jam creations are keeping the 8-bit generation alive.
Hands on with campaign and multiplayer.
Beware major plot spoilers.
Inside I'm dancing.
On the fantasy authors and ideas about sorcery game designers could learn from.
Prepare to Dialga.
Early impressions of Compulsion's dystopian yarn are cause for alarm.
My body is ready.
Deepening the rut.
Trials by fire.
Paying tribute to the original Nintendo anti-hero.
The Xbox One beta reveals a game that's struggling to find the balance between change and consolidation.
How it felt to cover the birth of Xbox One, and other waking nightmares.
The grating detective.
Get your ass to Mars.
Thoughts on the wonky but hectic and surprisingly subtle story mode.
Boston sea party.
A familiar monster bears its teeth in the Gears 4 beta. Will The Coalition finally tame it?
Some of us are starting to recognise that games have been about white dudes for so long...
Hands-on impressions of Cliff Bleszinski and Bosskey's gravity-bashing arena shooter.
Marrakech and Sapienza inbound.
Gotta skin 'em all.
No paint, no gain.
How long is a piece of string?
What can one Ubisoft franchise learn from another?
What Bethesda's DLC designers could learn from Fallout: New Vegas.
Cancelled games, Xbox 180s and Kinect Sports - the story of a revolution that didn't quite take off.
Another tale of two Duties.
Treyarch's next generation debut is a chronically uneven, cleverly conflicted shooter.
The making of Halo Wars.
There's plenty of life left in what used to be From Software's flagship series.
And how Steel Battalion was the ultimate Kinect game, for better and for worse.
Games are becoming too beholden to superficial, repetitive progression. It's time we stopped to smell the roses.
We speak to the editors of two new books about what's to be gained from the meeting of two artforms.
Seeing is believing.
As No Man's Sky and Elite: Dangerous approach, we revisit Psygnosis's PS1 space opera.
Ubisoft Montreal's latest could be a fine portrayal of a country under siege, if only it stopped to breathe.