• The Evil Within: Shinji Mikami’s bloody return

    The Evil Within creator Shinji Mikami is back with a new studio and a horror-filled nightmare to remind us all how to feel afraid once more. Stace Harman checks out the game and reports from hell.

  • Deciphering Dark Souls 2's 'accessibility'

    Dark Souls 2’s very existence has Stace Harman rather delighted, but he questions whether making the game more accessible might rob it of its appeal.

  • 3DS Showcase: how Nintendo won me back

    Stace Harman’s on-off love affair with Nintendo is well and truly back on. He takes a trip down memory lane and looks at a handful of upcoming 3DS titles that offer some good old-fashioned fun.

  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon – blinded by your cyber-love

    Mixing the established quality of Far Cry 3 with the endearing cheesiness of 1980s pop-culture, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon is a standalone slice of radical awesomeness, says Stace Harman.

  • Free 3DS game via Nintendo's So Many Games promotion

    Nintendo is offering 3DS owners the chance to pick-up a free game when they register three titles from a list of eight top releases. The promotion is aptly named, “So Many Games!”

  • The Evil Within trailer created by title-sequence veteran

    Remember the unsettling live-action trailer that appeared last week to promote Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within? Of course you do; it was goose-bump-inducingly good. It turns out the reason that it was so effective is that it was directed by Kyle Cooper, a veteran director who has created “over 150 film title sequences”, including The […]

  • Mighty Quest for Epic Loot trailer is all about the money

    Ubisoft Montreal’s jaunty free-to-play title, The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, has a new gameplay trailer that shows off the title’s raiding and castle building elements. The video is narrated by the magnanimous Sir Painhammer, one of the hero characters that you can use to go castle-crashing through the magical kingdom of Opulencia. The trailer […]

  • UKIE calls for dev support in face of EU investigation into UK games tax relief

    Last week, in was announced that the EU Commission is to investigate the case for UK tax breaks and stated that “It is not clear whether the taxpayer should be subsidising this activity.” Now, the association for UK Interactive Entertainment has asked that UK developers provide evidence to help bolster the case.

  • Rayman Legends Challenges out on Wii U this week

    Nintendo has announced that Rayman Legends Challenges mode will be released for free on April 25 on Wii U and it’s free to boot.

  • Black Ops 2 Uprising: Mob of the Dead character bios

    The Black Ops 2: Uprising DLC pack brings with zombie mode Mob of the Dead. Four new characters are contained within, to go alongside the zombie horde. Learn a bit about each character in this video that gives a run-down on each of the unsavoury members the gang. Currently only available on 360, Uprising will […]

  • UK to be treated to pink 3DS XL next month

    Rejoice, UK-based fans of the colour pink. MCV has received word that Nintendo is planning to release the pink version of the 3DS XL in the UK next month. About time too.

  • Talisman Prologue heading to iOS and Android this week

    Gamers of a certain age may recall many an afternoon spent playing Games Workshop’s Talisman board game, back when trolling was not considered a pointless and rude internet past-time. Now, Thumbstar is bringing the single-player Talisman Prologue HD to mobile devices and it’s out this week.

  • UK charts - Injustice: Gods Among Us fights its way to number one

    BioShock Infinite has been denied a fourth week at number one by NetherRealm’s superhero brawler, Injustice: Gods Among Us, which has hit the top spot in this week’s UK chart.

  • Far Cry 3 grabs six at The Canadian Videogame Awards

    The fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards ceremony was held over the weekend, with Far Cry 3 picking-up six including Game of the Year while the excellent Mark of the Ninja won Best Indie and Best Downloadable Game. Hit the break for more winners.

  • Dead Island: Riptide review round-up

    The embargo has lifted on the reviews of Techland’s zombie-follow-up, Dead Island: Riptide. Is it silly-fun or just plain silly? Get the scores through the break.

  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist pre-order details are go

    Pre-order details have started emerging online for Ubisoft’s upcoming Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Besides the usual glut of retailer-exclusive DLC items, there’s confirmation of the physical goodies to be found in both the US Collector’s Edition and UK’s Ultimatum Edition, plus an overview of the Wii U specific features.

  • GAME now selling eShop codes

    High-street retailer GAME has become the first retailer in Europe to sell Nintendo’s eShop codes online and in stores. The retailer is selling a number of Wii U and 3DS titles through its website, with six Wii U titles ranging from Singstar at £32.99 to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge and […]

  • Tomb Raider PC patch live on Steam

    Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider has been patched via Steam. Patch 1.01.743.0 is primarily intended to fix a problem that a previous patch inadvertently added. Additional details down below.

  • New gameplay videos for Sir, You Are Being Hunted

    RPS has posted two gameplay videos of Big Robot’s Sir, You Are Being Hunted. The videos depict running, gunning and scavenging across the game’s procedurally generated islands. Check them out below. Big Robot is three-person indie dev team headed-up by veteran RPS writer, Jim Rossignol. The crowd-funded title is available for pre-order via the Humble […]

  • EverQuest update Shadow of Fear gets a launch trailer

    Sony Online Entertainment’s seemingly immortal MMORPG, EverQuest, recently celebrated its fourteenth birthday, but that hasn’t slowed it down one jot. Its Shadow of Fear update has gone live, a trailer for which can be spied through the break.