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Matt Wales


Matt Wales is a freelance writer and gambolling summer child who won't even pretend to live a busily impressive life of dynamic go-getting for the purposes of this bio. He is the sole and founding member of the Birdo for President of Everything Society.

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Commandos 2, Praetorians HD remasters get first full gameplay trailers

Out on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 later this year.

Anthem lead producer Ben Irving announces departure from BioWare

Embarking on "exciting opportunity at another gaming company".

Superhot dev launches funding initiative to help indies

Frog Detective 2, Knuckle Sandwich first to benefit.

Minecraft's long-awaited Super Duper Graphics update is officially dead

Proved "too technically demanding to implement".

Trine 4 gets October release date on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC

Trine Ultimate Collection arrives same day.

Remake of cult cel-shaded shooter XIII delayed into next year

"To reach the level of polish we're aiming for".

DayZ physical release refused classification, effectively banned in Australia

Despite digital version having been out for 5 years.

SteamWorld Quest's free 2.0 update adds New Game Plus and more tomorrow

And there's a bit of a discount to celebrate.

Rocket League is ditching its paid, randomised loot boxes later this year

Will adopt model similar to Fortnite Save the World.

Apex Legends is getting a Solos mode next week

But only for a limited time.

Showtime's Halo TV series casts its Cortana

Plus Soren-066, Admiral Parangosky, and more.

Sumo's new game is Saturday-morning-cartoon-inspired brawler Pass the Punch

And it's coming to Switch, Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

No Man's Sky's next major update Beyond gets a mid-August release date

VR! New multiplayer features! Something else!

Gear of War 4, Forza 6 lead strong August for Xbox Games With Gold

Plus Torchlight and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition brings Nazi slaughter to Switch this October

Includes all DLC, multiplayer modes and new local co-op.

Hitman 2's off to Siberia this week in new Sniper Assassin map

Adds new targets, challenges, weapon, and more.

Swery's village life sim murder mystery The Good Life delayed into next year

But there's some shiny new footage to tide us over.

Xbox One's dashboard is getting another redesign, and Cortana's for the chop

But voice command changes raise accessibility concerns.

Ubisoft details Hulda, For Honor's upcoming season of Viking-themed content

New map, "feral warrior" hero coming early August.

Rare talks Sea of Thieves' upcoming pets and micro-transaction store

Plus cross-play opt-outs, hit registration, and more.

Switch is getting a few new official Joy-Con colours, and one's a little bit Wario

Blue/Neon Yellow and Neon Purple/Neon Orange revealed.

Microsoft outlines Xbox Gamescom plans, including playable Minecraft Dungeons

Plus Gears 5 Horde Mode, fan showcase, and more.

Resident Evil 5 and 6 get an October release date on Switch

Local and online co-op play confirmed.

Randy Pitchford confirms no Borderlands 3 cross-play at launch

But will arrive "as soon as practicable".

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