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Vikki Blake

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When​ ​her friends​ ​were falling in love with soap stars, Vikki was falling in love with​ ​video games. She's a survival horror survivalist​ ​with a penchant for​ ​Yorkshire Tea, men dressed up as doctors and sweary words. She struggles to juggle a fair-to-middling Destiny/Halo addiction​ ​and her kill/death ratio is terrible.

Sorry, but you can't use unearned attachments in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare anymore

Latest patch also addresses the CDL filter issue, too.

Meet Oryx and Iana, Rainbow Six Siege's Y5 S1 latest operators

Brace yourself for a "reworked" Oregon map, too.

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue looks set to release on Xbox One later this month

A Microsoft store listing briefly popped up before it was promptly deleted again.

Report: System Shock 3 development team is "no longer employed"

Development of the sequel was reportedly "critically behind".

Platinum Games adds new stretch goals as The Wonderful 101: Remastered Kickstarter exceeds $1.5m

"Please keep cheering on The Wonderful 101: Remastered! Thank you!"

ESRB rating suggests Animal Crossing: New Horizons will contain in-game purchases

Full details are yet to be published on the ESRB website, though.

Steam just hit a record-breaking 18.8m concurrent users

Concurrent Steam users peaked at 18,801,944 earlier today.

Are you an economist or psychologist? Valve would like to work with you

"We believe that all game designers are, in a sense, experimental psychologists."

Metroid Prime 4 developer Retro Studios hires former DICE art director

Mirror's Edge: Catalyst and Battlefield 5 art director Jhony Ljungstedt joins the team.

There's another Silent Hill movie in development

A movie on Fatal Frame/Project Zero is also coming to the big screen, too.

Warcraft 3 Reforged is the lowest user-scored game on Metacritic

"Don't buy Don't buy Don't buy Don't buy."

Report: Konami has two new Silent Hill games in development

UPDATE: Publisher "considering ways to provide the next title".

EA's reportedly working on a Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic reboot

The game will allegedly "integrate elements from the first two games".

Kojima wants to expand into anime, manga, movies and "smaller projects" as well as his next "big game"

The Death Stranding creator is also considering digital-only and episodic games, too.

Ubisoft sues website alleged to have facilitated DDoS attacks against Rainbow Six Siege servers

"The DDoS attacks that Defendants enable are designed to disrupt and impede R6S servers."

Bloodstained's Switch port is now in a "nearly identical state for content" as PC and console

"This is an important step leading into the upcoming Zangetsu release."

Devil May Cry 3's new Style Change system "allows you to experience the action through unique Styles"

“Will you prioritise speed or defense? Swordsmanship or gunplay?"

Buy Modern Warfare's Outback pack now and support the Australian bushfire relief

"Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected."

Happy Halodays! Here are two new pieces of Halo Infinite concept art

"The Halo hype train that kicked off two weeks ago with Halo: Reach will not be slowing down at all in 2020."

Ori and the Blind Forest devs are making an action RPG

Moon Studios' next goal is "to revolutionise the ARPG genre".

Achievements are finally unlocked on Google Stadia

Mobile app users will have to "hang tight!" until next year, though.

You can now beat stuff up with your fists in Star Citizen

"I couldn't imagine a better way to close out the year for Star Citizen."

PT camera hacker finally confirms the identity of P.T.'s protagonist

"Just to put any uncertainty finally to rest after all this time..."

A "noir-style" Telltale Batman Shadows Edition was announced and then unannounced last week

"This is just the beginning in a much more expansive plan to build on our catalog of Telltale Games titles."

PUBG thinks it's found a way to stop players camping in the middle of the safe zone

"Land, loot, and camp in the circle for the rest of the match no more."

Here are the next two DLC fighters coming to Tekken 7

"A new contender is set to enter the King of Iron Fist Tournament!"

Battlefield 5's custom "Community Games" servers go live tomorrow

"This feature has something for everyone."

Nintendo tempts new devs with behind-the-scenes details of how Breath of the Wild 2's reveal trailer was made

"We are seeking both the power to create play and the power to create art," the careers site says.

1v1 and 3v3 modes are coming to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Gunfight

There's no planned roll out yet, though. Sorry.

Patrice Désilets insists Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey didn't review well because critics "didn't play the game"

"So please don't take notes today as we talk, mainly because I don't know how to make a video game."

Cor blimey guvnor, Mario's next stop in Mario Kart Tour will be London

Hey look, kids. There's Big Ben, and there's Parliament.

Apex Legends' Pathfinder and Wraith are still too overpowered, says these Apex Legends players

While 91% of respondents think Mirage needs a serious buff.

Google Stadia users complain of "extremely hot" Chromecast Ultras

"You can't tell me that the problem doesn't exist when I clearly experienced it."

Magic the Gathering and MTG Arena users urged to change passwords following data breach

"We have no reason to believe that any malicious use has been made of the data."

Publishing boss leaves Double Fine just months after Microsoft acquisition

"I'm so proud of all the amazing things we've accomplished and really really sad to leave."

Fans celebrate Etika's life with 40-foot mural in NYC

"We all miss him. We all love him."

Tencent wants to work with Nintendo to attract "console game players in the U.S. and Europe"

"We hope to create console games with Nintendo characters."

Report: Nintendo wants to bring cancelled 3DS games to Switch

Plans could include a cancelled 3DS Fire Emblem game.

Get 66% off Two Point Hospital as things get spooky

"Apparently 666% wasn't a valid discount."

Report: Overwatch 2's new "PvE features" will be revealed at BlizzCon next week

Leaked document says Hero talents and in-game items are coming to Overwatch 2 PvE.

Ubisoft share price tumbles following delay of its 2020 releases

Developer revises its operating income down from €480 million to €20-50 million.

NBA 2K20 is America's best-selling game in 2019 to date

2K20 secures the highest launch month sales of any sports games in the US. Ever.

Cyberpunk 2077 will "probably not" be released on Nintendo Switch

"I guess we'll see," says CD Projekt Red.

Sony celebrates 3 years of PS VR with a massive sale and confirms The Playroom VR is Europe's most played VR title

Other EU favourites include Resident Evil 7 Biohazard and Until Dawn: Rush of Blood.

New Overwatch YA novel, The Hero of Numbani, set to release next year

"All-new, original story" will focus on Efi Oladele.

New legal challenge accuses Epic of "knowingly" creating the "very, very addictive game", Fortnite

"If we knew it was so addictive it would ruin our child's life, we would never have let them start playing Fortnite."