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December 2016 Archive

    1. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Our Game of the Year
    2. VG247 Games of the Year Awards, part 5: The Outliers We Should Probably Disqualify But Didn't
    1. VG247 Games of the Year Awards, part 4: The Surprises We Were Too Cynical To Believe Would Be Fun
    1. VG247 Games of the Year Awards, part 3: The Indies That Delighted And Charmed Us
    1. VG247 Games of the Year Awards, part 2: The Even More Obvious Picks We're Even Less Sorry About
    1. USgamer Community Question: Was 2016 a Good Year for Games?
    2. VG247 Games of the Year Awards, part 1: The Obvious Picks We're Not Even Sorry For
    1. Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Coming June 20, 2017, Matsuno Returns to FF
    1. USgamer's RPG Podcast Recaps the Year in RPGs for 2016
    2. I Am Setsuna Won't Have a Direct Sequel, Says Tokyo RPG Factory
    3. Forza Horizon 3: Blizzard Mountain Xbox One Review: Icing on the Cake
    4. Our Favorites: Each USgamer Staff Member Picks Their 10 Best Games of the Year
    1. Steam Winter Sale 2016: What Are The Best Games to Buy?
    2. Conversations with You: The Narrative Games of 2016
    3. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Best Sidekick
    4. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Best Surprise
    5. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Biggest Disappointment
    6. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: The Game Universe We'd Like to Live In
    7. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Loveliest Soundtrack
    8. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Best Visual Style
    9. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Best Multiplayer
    10. Happy holidays from VG247!
    11. Overwatch brought in more money than any other paid PC game in 2016
    12. Fallout Shelter update brings Christmas decorations, outfits to your vault
    13. Pokemon Sun & Moon guide: walkthrough, best starter, QR codes, TM locations, tips
    14. Xbox Countdown sale is live - here are all the current Xbox One & Xbox 360 deals
    15. Dishonored 2 guide and walkthrough: safe combinations, painting and blueprint locations
    16. Gravity Rush 2 is also getting a demo today on PS4
    17. Battlefield 1 guide: best class, weapons, loadouts, earn war bonds, unlocks and more
    18. Battlefield 1 holiday event kicks off with new game mode, free dog tag & battlepacks, more
    19. Watch Dogs 2 is down to $40 for a limited time on Amazon
    20. Nier Automata hands-on: weird, slick and with the potential to be one of 2017's best
    21. Killer Instinct team worked with Nez Perce community to create a more accurate costume for the Legend of Thunder pack
    1. Overwatch getting custom game browser, Oasis map and new comms wheel in early 2017, multiple heroes, maps and events in the works
    2. The JRPG is Doing Just Fine, Thanks
    3. USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Best Single-Player Campaign
    4. From Madden to NBA 2K17, Kat Explores the Best Sports Games of 2016
    5. Star Wars: Battlefront - play the Death Star expansion free and get double score this weekend
    6. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 slaughterhouse mission gameplay shows a more polished tactical game
    7. Final Fantasy 15 1.03 patch adds New Game +, new photo frames
    8. Every game released for PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2016
    9. Oculus Winter Sale discounts many VR games, follows Steam's old sale model
    10. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is at its lowest price on Steam since launch
    11. Overwatch is down to $40 on PC & PS4, Origins Edition upgrade also on sale
    12. The games you forgot came out in 2016
    13. Reminder - Halo Wars: Definitive Edition early access is open for those who pre-orders the sequel's Ultimate Edition
    14. The latest Gwent update makes three really good changes to how you progress
    15. Humble Sierra Bundle is back, so you have another chance to grab classic RPG Arcanum
    16. First Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare DLC pack drops at the end of January, adds four maps and new Zombies content
    17. Killer Instinct: Season 2 Ultra Edition headlines January Xbox Games with Gold
    1. The Division PS4 vs PS4 Pro comparison: it's prettier, but don't expect dramatic changes like frame rate bumps
    2. BioWare Holiday Livestream raises a lot of questions, gives us Mass Effect and Dragon Age feelings
    3. Overwatch holiday comic issue shows what your favourites are up to over the break, hands shipping fandom a precious gift
    4. Shantae: Half-Genie Hero PlayStation 4 Review: Ret-2-Go!
    5. Off-Topic: Kat and Mike Discuss Star Wars: Rogue One
    6. Ryse: Son of Rome developer Crytek to close 5 studios
    7. Final Fantasy 15 is only $35 for a limited time on Amazon
    8. Dawn of War 3 trailer reveals a bit about how the game's story will be told
    9. Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod beta is out today, see the mayhem that awaits you in new trailer
    10. Naughty Dog might never have made Uncharted or The Last of Us if the studio stayed independent
    11. GTA Online's festive update is live: includes Truffade Nero and surprise export sales buff
    12. Winter is Coming mod brings The Witcher 3 the only thing missing from it
    13. State of Decay 2 release date, gameplay systems to be revealed at E3 2017
    14. Every game nominated for the Steam Awards
    15. Destiny weekly reset for December 20 – Nightfall, Crucible, raid challenge changes detailed
    16. Assassin's Creed movie reviews round-up: all the scores
    17. The games that made 2016: blockbusters, indie hits, cult favourites and massive embarrassments - July - Dec
    18. Persona developer Atlus launches new studio, teases first project with concept artwork
    19. Pokemon Go update turns off unnecessary vibrations, does not add the extra holiday event that one guy predicted
    20. Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons & Dragons Online signed to Daybreak as devs leave Turbine to go indie
    21. Street Fighter 5 Season 2 patch notes confirm leaked features, detail buffs and nerfs
    22. Dragon Quest 11 triple-confirmed for Nintendo Switch, new footage shows off PS4 and 3DS builds
    23. The Witcher 3 Cosplay Calendar features official Geralt promo model, famous bathtub shot, nipples
    24. Investors dump Nintendo stock in the wake of Super Mario Run launch
    1. Well, here's the first full trailer for Nintendo Switch exclusive indie Seasons of Heaven
    2. Interview: Lara Croft GO's Indie-Style PS4 Development
    3. Xbox Countdown is the platform's biggest ever sale, includes Final Fantasy 15, Watch Dogs 2, Battlefield 1 and more
    4. Take a look at Until Dawn back when it was a first-person PS3 game
    5. 2016 Successfully Used Familiar Faces to Introduce New Ideas
    6. DICE shares a glimpse into what went into the creation of Battlefield 1 They Shall Not Pass expansion
    7. Here's a full multiplayer match from the intense-looking Friday the 13th game
    8. Nintendo Switch CPU and GPU specs leak reveals console power in portable and docked modes
    9. Nier: Automata will feature some familiar weapons from Square Enix's other titles
    10. Team Ninja to show off new Nioh footage in a livestream tomorrow
    11. Skyrim's total conversion mod is getting an expansion next year
    12. Steam Holiday Sale 2016 date confirmed by PayPal
    13. GTA 5 has now sold 6 million copies in the UK
    14. FIFA 17's FUTmas Christmas event is back
    15. Unannounced Suicide Squad game cancelled, Batman: Arkham Origins studio working on Damian Wayne game - report
    16. CD Projekt awarded a $7 million government research grant to make their games even more awesome
    17. Super Mario Run's launch week saw the App downloaded over 37 million times
    18. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare tops the charts as the UK's Christmas No.1
    19. For Honor alpha tester breaks NDA to spill the beans on horrendous matchmaking issues
    20. Former Konami president Shinji Hirano appointed president of Kojima Productions
    21. If you're bored of Rust, "just stop playing it" says Garry Newman
    22. The games that made 2016: blockbusters, indie hits, cult favourites and massive embarrassments - Jan - June
    23. The Last Guardian walkthrough: complete visual guide, all puzzles solved, Trico commands, more
    24. The Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Beginning Hour demo arrived on PC today
    25. Dedicated League of Legends streaming service inbound thanks to $300M, 7 year exclusivity deal
    1. Dynasty Warriors 9 in the works for PS4, will be open world, adds Zhou Cang
    2. Techland's open world fantasy RPG may include "opponents of unusual size" - are we talking Monster Hunter or Shadow of the Colossus?
    1. USgamer's RPG Podcast Has All of the Teraflops
    2. The Trials of AAA and The Rise of the Never-Ending Service Game
    1. If you hate Mei's Winter Wonderland skin in Overwatch, she'll change clothes early next year
    2. French Army DLC for Battlefield 1 teased by DICE with concept art
    3. Say so long to that weird-faced Assassin's Creed 2 NPC - he's been patched
    4. Ark Park lets you encounter over 100 creatures of Ark: Survival Evolved without the inherent danger
    5. Super Mario Run tops the App Charts, more day one downloads than Pokemon GO
    6. Star Wars games Knights of the Old Republic, Battlefront 2, more on sale through Steam
    7. If you live in one these six North American cities, you will be able to try out Nintendo Switch
    8. Hitman players will return to Sapienza, Italy to eliminate the latest Elusive Target
    9. Escape from Tarkov new screens show the Forest
    10. Super Mario Run reviews round-up, all the scores for Mario's first smartphone outing
    11. Street Fighter 5 leak reveals background music select, rage quit shaming, more
    12. Dawn of War 3 footage is our first look at the Ork faction
    13. Pokemon Go: evolving a Holiday Pikachu will get you a Holiday Raichu
    14. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 may get new content in 2017
    15. Destiny Xur update: should you buy Zhalo Supercell?
    16. Root for the villain - why Batman: Arkham Knight is one of the bravest games this generation
    17. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for December 16, 17
    18. The Destiny Collection is down to $40 for a limited time
    19. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard has a Japanese TV spot now too, in case you wanted to see a more vivacious edit
    20. There's a little bit of new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage in Nintendo's holiday message
    21. Pokemon Sun & Moon combined outsold Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in November NPD
    22. Final Fantasy 15 Holiday Pack DLC includes a ticket to a carnival in January, update adds NG+, frames for photo sharing
    1. Nier: Automata PS4 Pro build boasts higher resolution, motion blur, better lighting and shadows
    2. Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide goes walkin' in a winter wonderland with today's DLC
    3. More Than Pokémon: The Monster Battling Boom of 2016
    4. A PS4 Pro patch is inbound to spruce up The Division, along with Dark Zone leaderboards for everyone
    5. Watch some Super Mario Run gameplay of Tour Mode, Rally Mode, Build and more
    6. These Call of Cthulhu screens take a look at the horrifying locals of Darkwater Island
    7. Super Mario Run Missions and Rewards now available through My Nintendo
    8. Super Mario Run is now available on iPhone and iPad
    9. Bully: Scholarship Edition and five other 360 games now playable on Xbox One
    10. Super Mario Run toes the line well between series faithful and mobile friendly
    11. Super Mario Run iOS Review: Quite Dashing
    12. A new Mash-Up Pack is coming to Minecraft Console Edition and it's Fallout 4
    13. Super Mario Run: demo download, release date, iPhone, iPad, Android versions - everything you need to know
    14. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the latest game discounted through EU PS Store’s 12 Deals of Christmas sale
    15. Hitman's holiday bonus level is a silly, brilliant and entirely welcome little extra
    16. If you missed out on any of the free Ubisoft30 games you can grab all seven this weekend
    17. Epic Games' Robo Recall has a budget close to that of the original Gears of War
    18. Dolby Atmos surround sound is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 next year
    19. Take a look at these PS4 bundles being sold in China
    20. Watch gameplay of the lethal new, shotgun-only, Battlefield 1 custom mode Eye to Eye
    21. Sony announces 3D audio-enabled PS4 headset for $160
    22. Battlefield 4 gets a UI update to make it easier for you to jump between it and Battlefield 1
    23. GTA Online festive update will gift players free unicorn mask, pyjamas, bullets under the Xmas tree
    24. The Walking Dead Season 3 will skip Xbox 360 and PS3, but there's a way to import your saves
    25. GTA Online: all unreleased cars and bikes from the Import/Export update leaked with prices
    26. 2016: The year Call of Duty was finally outflanked
    27. In Praise of the B-Game
    28. The man who gave us Skyrim and Fallout 4 will receive one of the industry's highest honours at DICE 2017
    29. For Honor maps and mode DLC will be free, but nobody's said anything about new heroes yet
    1. The Division is free on PC this weekend, assuming you remember your Uplay password
    2. This week's Rainbow Six Siege update adds a new map, overhauls Tachanka, and delivers a list of bug fixes and balancing as long as your arm
    3. Nintendo Switch exclusive Seasons of Heaven gets first teaser, full reveal trailer coming next week
    4. Microsoft knocks $50 off all Xbox One consoles and Xbox One S Bundles for the holidays
    5. Valkyria Azure Revolution will head west during Q2 2017 as Valkyria Revolution
    6. Horizon: Zero Dawn developer video sheds some light on Aloy’s past
    7. Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon now available digitally for Xbox One, Lost Odyssey free this month
    8. DOOM's final premium DLC pack Bloodfall releases a bit early with a Double XP weekend
    9. Get acquainted with the Peacekeeper, Shugoki and Warlord classes in these new For Honor videos
    10. For Honor’s closed beta kicks off next month with War of the Factions
    11. Free, New Game Plus mode releases for Dishonored 2 next week
    12. You can finally get your hands on Torment: Tides of Numenera in February
    13. Destiny - how to get the new Exotic Machine Guns Nova Mortis and Abbadon in The Dawning
    14. Final Fantasy 15's first story DLC will bring back a classic FF villain, feature all new areas
    15. The sheltered Haru breaks free from her subservient chains in this Persona 5 trailer
    16. PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will soon get unranked dedicated server files
    17. Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr video outlines how the game makes the open world less repetitive and more interesting
    18. Forza Horizon 3 Blizzard Mountain is out now, so here's a fun launch trailer
    19. GTA Online Import/Export guide: how to get the Wastelander, Boxville, Ruiner 2000 and other Special Vehicles cheap
    20. After applying this No Man's Sky PC patch, you'll be seeing bigger space battles
    21. Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners play backwards compatible games, says Spencer
    22. Shenmue 3 will soon enter full-scale production, PC pre-orders begin tomorrow
    23. GTA Online - let's find out which Import/Export super car is the fastest when fully upgraded
    24. Porsche cars will soon be allowed to appear in racing games not made by EA
    25. Uncharted 4 free co-op Survival mode out today, includes new maps, weapons, and more
    26. Someone managed to land those big No Man's Sky freighters on a planet
    27. Of course the Sniper Elite 4 pre-order bonus has you killing Hitler
    28. A few new details on the Tomb Raider movie, courtesy of its villain Walton Goggins
    29. Watch the Resident Evil 7: Biohazard TV spot which aired during The Walking Dead
    30. Left 4 Dead, Evolve dev Turtle Rock now working on "dark fantasy" free-to-play co-op FPS for Perfect World
    31. Even the single-player mode in For Honor requires an always-on Internet connection
    32. Destiny: The Dawning delivers a new event Sparrow - here's how to get Lysander's Cry and the Bannerfall Ghost
    33. What Next for the Call of Duty Series?
    34. ICYMI GTA Online has a huge new update, here's a dramatic trailer all about that
    1. Switch hands-on preview invites headed to select My Nintendo members, probably for the January event
    2. What Was the Best Multiplayer FPS Game of 2016?
    3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered gets female combatants as part of Operation Arctic Wolf loot drop
    4. Hitman holiday level pits you against the baddies from Home Alone, so you can finish what Kevin started
    5. Check out four minutes worth of The Surge gameplay
    6. Here's a look at the Overwatch Winter Wonderland skins, maps, emotes and more
    7. Overwatch Winter Wonderland holiday event has kicked off - here's the patch notes, trailer
    8. The Dawning event for Destiny has gone live, let's have a look at the patch notes
    9. Those who live in India and other South Asian countries can now play Pokemon GO
    10. You can now play all three Xbox 360 BioShock titles on Xbox One
    11. "The Greatest Star Wars Game Ever": Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
    12. After the Review: Let's Talk About the Second Half of Final Fantasy XV
    13. First Global Mission for Pokemon Sun and Moon fails, new mission coming after Christmas
    14. Titanfall 2 is 54% off for the next 48 hours via the EU PS Store’s 12 Deals of Christmas sale
    15. You can now drive KITT from Knight Rider in GTA Online
    16. The Square Enix Holiday Surprise Box is back for 2016 with seven PC games
    17. VG247 in 2016: sessions up 40%, November users rise to 9.1m
    18. Everything new in Battlefield 1 December update: Spectator Mode, aim assist changes, balance, more
    19. War Thunder publisher is making a WW2 shooter MMO
    20. Overwatch holiday event may be called Winter Wonderland
    21. Steam client update improves patching speeds, brings support for DualShock 4 custom settings, more
    22. GTA Online Import/Export update: here's all the new stuff you can buy now - and their ridiculous price tags
    23. Batman: Return to Arkham gets PS4 Pro support
    24. GTA Online: Import/Export update is live now
    25. Nintendo Switch January event time and date announced
    26. Horizon: Zero Dawn release date brought forward in the UK
    27. Yooka-Laylee release date set, Wii U version canned
    28. Destiny weekly reset for December 13 – Nightfall, Crucible, Prison of Elders changes detailed
    29. Here's when Battlefield 1 free map Giant's Shadow and patch will be released
    30. Pokemon Go: How to get all the new Pokemon via eggs: Togepi, Pichu, Igglybuff & more
    31. Space Hulk: Deathwing launch trailer reminds us that late is better than never
    32. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ending patched in to LEGO Dimensions now that we all know what happens
    33. Batman: The Telltale Series - Episode 5: City of Light drops today - here's the launch trailer
    34. Dying Light developer Techland has scooped up Witcher 3, Gwent designer Damien Monnier for its new fantasy RPG
    35. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be free on PS4 and Xbox One for 5 days, starting Thursday
    36. Why No Man's Sky's Initial Disappointment Still Hurts
    1. DOOM 4 was cancelled because it felt too much like Call of Duty
    2. Metro author hints series will continue in games after final novel, praises 4A Games
    3. Pokemon Go: Generation 2 baby Pokemon hatching from eggs, limited time Christmas Pikachu in the wild
    4. Destiny: The Dawning kicks off - here's everything you need to know
    5. Our Ark: Survival Evolved PS4 adventures continue - tune in to the stream here
    6. World of Final Fantasy's next patch will fix PS4 Pro problem that makes the game blurry
    7. The launch trailer for The Walking Dead Season 3 is here and it looks brutal
    8. Shigeru Miyamoto shows how easy it is to play Super Mario Run with one hand by scoffing down cake with the other
    9. Kojima calls the Decima engine a "rocket" that he reformed with Guerrilla Games
    10. Remedy posting a studio update before the end of the year
    11. Forza Horizon 3's Blizzard Mountain expansion teaser trailer is suitably festive for the holiday
    12. Dead Rising 4 outsold The Last Guardian in release week
    13. Battlefield 1: here's all the new features and modes coming with the Giant's Shadow map update
    14. The Division devs are inviting players to their studio next year for "serious game talks"
    15. Take a look at Battlefield 1's grenade launcher crossbow in action in new Giant's Shadow gameplay
    16. Battlefield 1's Giant's Shadow first-look livestream kicks off tonight
    17. An in-depth look at GTA 3's cut character Darkel and his twisted missions
    18. Nintendo made a game "very similar" to Minecraft for the N64
    19. The Last of Us runs better on PS4 Pro after the latest patch, but there's a trade off
    1. Is it just me or does this new Dota 2 update change so, so much?
    2. Look back over what changed - and what didn't - in the nine years The Last Guardian was in development
    3. We're streaming Ark: Survival Evolved on PS4 - come watch us get eaten by dinosaurs, probably
    1. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sold close to 50% less in November than Black Ops 3, per NPD
    2. Battlefield 1 is 40% as part of the EU PS Store’s 12 Deals of Christmas sale
    3. The bears Kuma and Panda announced for Tekken 7 along with Online Tournament mode
    4. Pokemon GO users in "most regions of the world" can now test the Nearby Pokemon feature
    5. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is coming to Steam in January - maybe even Switch in the spring
    6. Heroes of the Storm's Winter Veil event kicks off next week
    7. USgamer Community Question: What Other Franchises Should Nintendo Bring to Mobile?
    8. Final Fantasy XV Lacks Female Characters, but It Still Keeps Women Players in Mind
    9. This Week's Best Deals - 09/09/2016
    1. USgamer's RPG Podcast Talks Ni No Kuni 2 and Ponders Final Fantasy XV's Patches
    2. New Skyblivion trailer shows the amount of progress made on Cyrodiil this year
    3. Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition out today on Windows 10 as a Xbox Play Anywhere title
    4. The first round of Watch Dogs 2's T-Bone Content Bundle will be released on December 22
    5. The Way of the Wang free DLC now available for Shadow Warrior 2
    6. Check out some gameplay footage of Housemarque's Nex Machina
    7. Pokémon Sun and Moon: How to Catch a Female Salandit Quickly
    8. The Daedric Prince of Madness takes over The Elder Scrolls: Legends next week
    9. Xbox 360 titles Shadowrun, Space Ark, Shotest Shogi now playable on Xbox One
    10. Vive Studios is HTC's attempt to create a "console gaming" publishing model for the Vive
    11. Capcom wants to sell 4 million copies of Resident Evil 7 on launch day
    12. Sea of Solitude is the new EA Originals title
    13. Artist pays tribute to racing franchises using Forza Horizon 3 screenshots
    14. Super Mario Run requires an always-on internet connection
    15. Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro performance will be improved with next patch
    16. Capcom Cup was great, but Street Fighter 5 must break a promise to fulfil its potential
    17. Destiny Xur update: should you buy Red Death?
    18. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for December 9, 10
    19. The Last Guardian is a video game about bonding with an animal, so let's all watch some cute animals for a bit
    20. Experience the "innovative intensity" of Need for Speed No Limits VR
    21. Battlefield 1, baby bunnies and Terry Crews's biceps liven up Conan O'Brien's latest Clueless Gamer
    22. Comparing Crash Bandicoot PS1 side-by-side with the N Sane Trilogy on PS4 shows just how faithful the new version is
    23. Destiny: Rise of Iron The Dawning advance patch notes reveal increased Skeleton Key drops, Sigil of the Young Wolf fix
    24. Learn how to play as Street Fighter 5's first 2017 season pass character in new Akuma introduction vid
    25. Steep PlayStation 4 Review: Not the SSX Successor You're Looking For
    26. PS4 beats out Xbox One in November NPD, breaking Microsoft's four-month winning streak at US retail
    27. Warcraft novels, comics and even colouring book available now thanks to Blizzard's new publishing arm
    28. The great Destiny matchmaking saga continues as SBMM takes a backseat to low latency, full teams
    1. Just in case you missed it, Halo 5 got a really huge update this week and here's a trailer about it
    2. Nintendo Switch exclusive Seasons of Heaven revealed as a French indie based on a novel
    3. This week's Pokemon Go update seems to include the start of a breeding system
    4. Destiny 2: Vicarious Visions lending a hand to "further expand" Bungie's universe
    5. New Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 video features gameplay footage and cutscenes
    6. The Division's next patch will focus on PvP balancing, Dark Zone, more
    7. Battlefield 1's free Giant's Shadow map drops next week along with the crossbow grenade launcher
    8. Free pistol, Genesis Holiday map, and more freebies coming to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
    9. The six remaining Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered maps will land next week
    10. Conan Exiles video shows you how to survive in the game's brutal world
    11. Starbucks is now an official partner of Pokemon GO
    12. Demo for Nier: Automata will release on PS4 Christmas weekend
    13. Sea of Thieves technical Alpha to take place next week for members of Insiders Program
    14. Dragon Quest Heroes 2 given spring release date for Europe and North America
    15. Super Mario Run live-action trailer wants you to run
    16. Elite: Dangerous announced for PS4, PS4 Pro support confirmed
    17. WIN! Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Steam keys
    18. Resogun is getting 4K PS4 Pro support & HDR
    19. Bully released on Android, iOS to celebrate 10th anniversary
    20. Watch Shigeru Miyamoto and The Roots perform the Super Mario Bros. theme
    21. South Park: The Fractured But Whole trailer reveals the kids' superhero personas, the main story setup
    22. Listen to the song Ellie was playing in The Last of Us Part 2 reveal trailer
    23. China will force games with loot boxes to publicly expose their drop rates and probabilities
    24. VR shooter Arizona Sunshine locks some features to i7 CPUs, flips the switch following outcry
    25. Watch Jimmy Fallon playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo Switch
    26. The Last Guardian: what would it actually be like to have a Trico as a pet?
    27. Wild Arms and Arc the Lad reboots announced by PlayStation Japan's mobile division
    28. Skyrim, Fallout and DOOM arrived in Zen Pinball and Pinball FX2 this week
    29. The Rocket League: Starbase Arc patch notes are too long, let's just watch this video instead
    30. Nintendo's new console is a "Switch that will flip", changing the way people experience entertainment
    31. Batman: The Telltale Series ep. 1 free on Steam after major performance patch, season finale drops next week
    32. This Week's Halo 5 update adds a lot for Forge fans: 650 new objects, new scripting commands, Race and King minigames, extra canvases and more
    33. Opinion: You Don't Need to Wait for the Upcoming Patches to Enjoy Final Fantasy XV
    34. The Last of Us Part 2: take a closer look at Ellie's beautiful tattoo
    1. DOOM update adds multiplayer bots and new game mode, fixes shotgun spam and possibly removes Denuvo DRM
    2. Observe precious cinnamon roll Sean Bean's face when he hears that his Civilization 6 character dies in the trailer
    3. Fan-made Pokemon AR game is super cool, and you can try it for yourself right now if you have a HoloLens
    4. Check out Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King on 3DS and find out why you might revisit this Square Enix classic
    5. 10,500 Sprint stores in the US will soon become Pokemon GO Gyms and PokeStops
    6. Ubisoft aware of login issues with its services - try downloading Assassin's Creed 3 later
    7. Attention Pilots: you can earn Double XP this weekend in Titanfall 2
    8. Today's Pokemon GO update now allows you to transfer multiple Pokemon at a time
    9. The Quartermaster in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has some new items in stock
    10. Resident Evil 7 gameplay videos show Ethan being harassed by the crazy Baker family, and something worse
    11. No Man's Sky patch 1.12 is live on both PS4 and PC
    12. Space Hulk: Deathwing will see a delay, but not by much
    13. Skyrim Special Edition PS4 is 42% off for 48 hours as part of the EU PS Store's 12 Deals of Christmas sale
    14. Stern Pinball Arcade PS4 Review: Superb Silverball Simulation
    15. Report: GameCube titles to be supported on Nintendo Switch via Virtual Console
    16. Final Fantasy 15 sold over 694,000 units at Japanese retail its first week on sale
    17. Looks like new Pokemon for Pokemon GO will be announced next week
    18. Month-long holiday sale kicks off on US PlayStation Store
    19. PlayStation 4 has sold over 50 million units worldwide as of December 6
    20. I finally got to shoot stuff in Resident Evil 7 and I loved it
    21. Will Ferrell will play an old eSports player in upcoming comedy
    22. Battlefield 1's custom mode Line of Sight is available now
    23. Fan-run World of Warcraft vanilla server Nostalrius will return this month
    24. Pokemon Sun and Moon files include cut walking feature fans have wanted for years
    25. Square Enix can't quite decide if the PC version of Nier: Automata is out the same day as PS4
    26. The Last Guardian: how to unlock secret Ico, Shadow of the Colossus outfits and more
    27. From Soft already has Dark Souls 3 running on Nintendo Switch, trilogy re-release in consideration - report
    28. Final Fantasy 15 future updates roadmap revealed - new cutscenes, playable characters and more in the works [Update]
    29. See how far Black the Fall has come in its years as a Square Enix Collective title in new screenshots, trailer
    30. It sounds like The Elder Scrolls Online's new player housing system will be super customisable
    31. Battleborn winter update adds PS4 Pro support, overhauls new player experience, gives veterans more reasons to play and more
    32. Shovel Knight's Specter of Torment Will Be Even More Different Than You Think
    33. Death Stranding makes no sense to Mads Mikkelsen but he's enthusiastic about "very brilliant" Kojima
    34. Star Wars: Battlefront arrives in the EA Access Vault next week
    35. Halo 5 comes to PC this week with enormous Monitor's Bounty update, which also adds new features and REQ content
    1. Dishonored 2 PS4 is 52% off for 48 hours in Sony's European 12 Deals of Christmas promotion
    2. Battlefield 1 artist may have tipped us off to a new weapon, and it's - a crossbow grenade launcher?
    3. Sign-ups for the Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta are now live
    4. Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-wing VR Mission is out now
    5. Starbucks Pokemon GO event said to be kicking off this week
    6. Here's a recap of what's coming to Destiny in The Dawning and Sparrow Racing League
    7. Looks like the Overwatch holiday event will kick off next week
    8. Reminder: Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare hit PS Now for PC, PS4 today
    9. Nintendo offering up to $20,000 to anyone who can discover 3DS hardware vulnerabilities
    10. Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: Scarif update out today - here's the patch notes
    11. This Sniper Elite 4 trailer explores the game's World War 2 storyline
    12. Hitman returns to Paris next week with free holiday content that supports a great cause
    13. Here's why existing owners of Bulletstorm won't be getting Full Clip Edition for free
    14. Dishonored 2 gets a big PC update to address performance issues
    15. GTA Online's Import/Export DLC vehicle list leaked
    16. Here's how you can force PS4 Pro games to run in 1080p mode on 4K TVs
    17. The Last of Us Part 2 fans think they figured out a major plot point about Joel
    18. The Last Guardian struggles on base PS4, PS4 Pro 1080p mode the best way to play it - report
    19. When The Last Guardian gets flaky, you get a chance to appreciate how good it really is
    20. Destiny weekly reset for December 6 – Nightfall, Crucible, Prison of Elders changes detailed
    21. The Last Guardian PSA: make sure you don't switch off before you see the true ending
    22. A year later, Undertale is still the most-discussed game on Tumblr, even ahead of Overwatch and Pokemon Go
    23. Streets of Rage and Altered Beast movies and TV shows in the works, Sega seeking partners for Golden Axe, Virtua Fighter and more
    24. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 16: the master of the valley puzzle, the final battle
    25. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 15: how to get to the blue tower, how to use the ice lift
    26. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 14: escape the mineshaft, the army of guards, fighting the beast
    27. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 13: the pulsing lifts, attack of the beast, how to get out of the cage
    28. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 12: the cart catapult, how to get Trico to swim, solve all water puzzles
    29. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 11: how get out of the tree, how to escape the water cave
    30. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 10: Climb the spiral staircases, destroy the glass eyes, the leap of faith
    31. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 9: destroy the wind chime glass eyes
    32. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 8: how to get across the collapsing bridge
    33. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 7: the blue pot puzzle, how to get pass the stained-glass eyes
    34. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 6: teach Trico commands, cross the broken stone bridge, rotating guards
    35. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 5: free Trico's tail, fight past the guards
    36. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 4: how to close the blue smoking pot
    37. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 3: the blue cage, the bridge and the suits of armour
    38. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 2: through the first chamber, trapped Trico, mineshaft and into the forest
    39. The Last Guardian walkthrough part 1: heal Trico, free Trico from chains, use the mirror and escape the cave
    1. The most interesting shooter of 2016 looks even more amazing with this week's VR update
    2. Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite is just the start of Capcom's plans to revive "dormant" franchises, and we have quite a wish list
    3. Resident Evil 7's demo has a PT-like secret sequence which ends with an item import for the full game
    4. Persona 5's script is about one and a half times the size of Persona 4 Golden's, so no wonder it was delayed
    5. Destiny Rise of Iron - everything new with Sparrow Racing League armour in The Dawning holiday event
    6. We’re livestreaming Final Fantasy 15, and we're going to take down that boss tonight
    7. Dino Frontier brings city management to PSVR with its world of Wild West and dinosaurs
    8. Sony and PlayStation VR already rule VR market, well ahead of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
    9. Watch 4K gameplay of Wipeout Omega Collection
    10. Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries is a single-player Mechwarrior game, see the first gameplay footage
    11. The King of Fighters 14 is getting a big graphical upgrade in January
    12. The Last of Us Part 2 story is co-written by a Westworld writer
    13. You play as Ellie in The Last of Us Part 2, original game's co-director not returning
    14. The Last Guardian PS4 Pro vs PS4 gameplay comparison
    15. Dead Rising 4 reviews round-up, all the scores
    16. An in-depth look at how Uncharted 4's co-op Survival mode will work
    17. Watch the first 10 minutes of The Last Guardian
    18. NieR: Automata European release date confirmed in new trailer
    19. The Last Guardian review: a stubborn and fascinating old-school adventure
    20. Norman Reedus and the ghost from P.T. have a freaky reunion in MGS5
    21. The Last Guardian reviews round-up – all the scores
    22. Resident Evil 7 demo finally drops on PC on December 19
    23. Final Fantasy 15 had the second biggest launch in the history of the franchise
    24. Dead Rising 4 Xbox One Review: Making Sure The Original Stays Dead
    25. Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles heads to PC and PS4 next year and it looks delightful
    26. Seven Thoughts From PSX 2016
    27. Gran Turismo Sport's swanky new 4K trailer debuts at PSX 2016
    28. Eugene Jarvis teams up with Resogun's Housemarque for new arcade shooter Nex Machina
    29. Final Fantasy 15 Japanese Cup Noodle commercial is all kinds of crazy
    30. Yakuza 6 gets a western release date along with original Yakuza remake
    31. USgamer Community Question: What's the Best Game-Related Deal You Ever Found?
    32. Ace Combat 7 trailer pops up after a year of silence, now has PlayStationVR support
    33. Video Round-Up: PlayStation Experience 2016
    34. Bastion, Transistor developer Supergiant is putting a versus multiplayer mode in its latest RPG, Pyre
    35. Turns out you play as Edith Finch in What Remains of Edith Finch rather than finding her rotting body or whatever
    36. Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Time and Power Infinity Stone abilities shown, Captain America and Morrigan confirmed
    37. Final Fantasy 15 tech analysis concludes the RPG is "truly something special" and "nothing short of amazing"
    38. Here are the fixes the No Man's Sky dev team has planned for the next few PC patches
    39. Alternate Death Stranding teaser trailer is even more haunting than the original, and Mads is gonna make such a great villain
    40. Persona 5 story trailer makes us envious of those who played it this weekend
    41. Destiny: Rise of Iron Exotic gameplay shows off Thunderlord's new Void and Solar cousins - Abbadon and Nova Mortis
    1. Street Fighter 5 2017 Character Pass kicks off with Akuma later this month - see him in action
    2. Death Stranding's engine is the same one used for Horizon: Zero Dawn, chosen after Hideo Kojima toured Sony's studios
    3. Check out two stages of Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy - the old bandicoot isn't looking too shabby
    4. How to get Year 3 Icebreaker in Destiny: Rise of Iron - and see it in action right now
    5. We're streaming Final Fantasy 15 in the run up to a level 52 boss
    6. The Last of Us: Part 2's story is complementary to the first game, and it's about hatred
    7. Lara Croft go, Let it Die, Surgeon Simulator VR, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, more out on PS4 today
    8. PlayStation Experience indies round-up: Ys Origin, Omen of Sorrow, Move or Die, Rain World, Vane, more
    1. Destiny: The Dawning winter event - have a look at the Sparrow Racing League tracks on Earth, Mercury
    2. Wipeout remasters coming to PS4 in the Omega Collection
    3. These screenshots show off reprised Strikes coming with Destiny's winter update The Dawning
    4. NieR: Automata's 2017 release date confirmed at PSX. Day One and Black Box Editions announced
    5. Here's a look at Exotics and weapon skins in Destiny: Rise of Iron's winter update The Dawning
    6. Gravity Rush 2 Raven's Choice DLC will be a free add-on
    7. The Last Guardian trailer from PSX 2016 makes us want our very own cat dragon
    8. Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom trailer is perfectly charming
    9. This new trailer for Horizon Zero Dawn features cool mechanical creatures
    10. PaRappa the Rapper is getting remastered for PS4 to mark its 20th anniversary
    11. Destiny: Rise of Iron holiday update brings back Icebreaker, adds two Exotic quests, makes SRL permanently accessible and more
    12. Nioh's PSX 2016 demo shows off new weapons and bosses
    13. The Last of Us: Part 2 announced at PSX and it looks amazing
    14. Crash Bandicoot gets remastered in the N. Sane Trilogy collection
    15. Watch the PlayStation Experience 2016 Keynote With Mike
    16. Resident Evil 7 demo gets another update and apparently it's a big one - here's a trailer
    17. Japan Studio bringing Knack 2 to PlayStation 4 - PlayStation Experience 2016
    18. Marvel vs Capcom Infinite announced at PlayStation Experience 2016 - coming to PS4 in 2017
    19. Uncharted 4 single-player DLC The Lost Legacy is a standalone experience starring Chloe and Nadine
    20. Space Hulk: Deathwing's second gameplay trailer is almost as long as the first
    21. Death Stranding's new trailer is already generating crazy fan theories
    22. World of Warcraft's Make-A-Wish pet Mischief is ready to adopt along with an adorable plushie
    23. Legend of Zelda 30th anniversary amiibo will rain down goodies in Breath of the Wild
    24. PlayStation Experience 2016 – watch the Death Stranding panel and other sessions here
    25. PaRappa the Rapper listing on Korean ratings board could point to an announcement at PSX
    26. PlayStation Experience 2016 kicks off today - watch all announcements here via the livestream
    27. Dreamfall Chapters heads to PS4 and Xbox One in Spring 2017
    1. Injustice: Gods Among Us and Haunted House now playable on Xbox One
    2. USgamer's RPG Podcast Reviews Final Fantasy XV
    3. Annual 12 Days of Deals sale kicks off Monday at Microsoft Stores with Xbox One discounts, more
    4. 53 titles will be available for Oculus Touch at launch next week
    5. The Dead Rising 4 launch trailer takes you on a bloody "slay ride"
    6. Check out the new Andromeda Initiative video for Mass Effect: Andromeda
    7. Elusive Target 15 for Hitman is live and she looks like a harmless, elderly lady - but she's not
    8. GTA Online: 60 vehicle garages coming with Import/Export update this month
    9. Steep launch trailer invites you to an adventure in the Alps
    10. Everything you may have missed from The Game Awards Zelda: Breath of the Wild trailers
    11. The Last Guardian pre-orders exceed Sony's expectations
    12. Battlefield 1 ruled digital sales on consoles in October, Titanfall 2 first month revenue less than 30% of the original
    13. Ubisoft walks back earlier comments about The Division's daily active player numbers
    14. The new Prey will make a lot more sense after watching this nine-minute gameplay video
    15. Gears of War 4 getting two new maps this month, Christmas-themed event
    16. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for December 2, 3
    17. Annapurna gets into game publishing, starting with What Remains of Edith Finch
    18. Final Fantasy 15 director "adopted the spirit" that Hironobu Sakaguchi had when he created the franchise
    19. Watch the Game Awards 2016 With Mike, Tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT [Done!]
    20. Video Round-Up: Game Awards 2016
    21. The new Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay trailer from The Game Awards is here
    22. Here's an extended look at The Walking Dead: A New Frontier from The Game Awards
    23. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Is Telltale's Next, Just in Time for the Movie
    24. Halo Wars 2 gets a new trailer at The Game Awards, Halo Wars Definitive Edition free in Ultimate Edition
    25. A new scene from the Assassin's Creed movie debuted at The Game Awards
    26. Shovel Knight's next expansion, Specter of Torment, shown off at The Game Awards
    27. Here's more Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage fresh from The Game Awards
    28. Prey debuts new gameplay footage at The Game Awards
    29. Check out the new Lawbreakers trailer from The Game Awards
    30. Phoenix Labs debuts its first title, Dauntless, at The Game Awards
    31. Telltale unveils its Marvel project, Guardians of the Galaxy, at The Game Awards
    32. Surprise: Death Stranding shown off at The Game Awards, featuring Mads Mikkelsen
    33. Gearbox's Game Awards reveal is Duke Nukem in Bulletstorm: Full Clip
    34. Watch new footage of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild from The Game Awards here
    35. Rocket League: Starbase Arc arena shown at The Game Awards
    36. Everything from The Game Awards 2016 - all news and trailers, plus winners and highlights
    37. We're all too busy for Google's Christmas-themed Impossible Machine clone right now
    1. Hearthstone hotfix squashes Gadgetzan card pack bug, Blizzard promises free packs to all affected
    2. Destiny: Rise of Iron - see next week's Iron Banner loot here
    3. You can make a fake The Walking Dead save file for import to Season 3
    4. This Final Fantasy 15 prologue adds a ton of context, should probably have been in the game
    5. Street Fighter 5 pros battle it out for $350K in Capcom Cup, everyone else just gets ridiculous holiday, B-Boy costumes
    6. After the Review: The Frustration of Civilization VI's Diplomacy
    7. The new Pathologic is still one of the best games it's no fun to actually play
    8. Final Fantasy 15 boss battle DLC will have you fighting Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda
    9. EU PlayStation Store’s 12 Deals of Christmas sale starts today
    10. Here's a trailer for the final Star Wars: Battlefront expansion Rogue One: Scarif
    11. Mythical Meloetta brings year-long Pokemon distribution event to a close - now available
    12. Titanfall 2, DOOM, Rainbow Six Siege, more on sale through Xbox One The Game Awards sale
    13. Watch The Game Awards 2016 here - find out who wins, check out the game reveals
    14. Get Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition for free just for checking out the GOG Monstrous Winter Sale
    15. Final Fantasy 15 is fastest-selling title in the series, day-one shipments hit 5 million
    16. Find out why so many have been streaming Battlerite on Twitch in this free Steam weekend
    17. Steam Holiday Sale 2016 dates leaked
    18. Pokemon Go Nearby feature expanding, available now in the UK
    19. Titanfall Online is a thing, coming to South Korea soon
    20. Rainbow Six Siege Year 2 roadmap revealed, includes operators from four new countries
    21. Around 40% of games on Steam were released in 2016
    22. New Resident Evil 7 footage gives a more lengthy look at threats inside the Baker Family mansion
    23. Overwatch Competitive Play Season 3 kicks off with a change to skill rating, but no new rewards
    24. Looks like Lara Croft Go may be announced for PS4 and Vita this weekend
    25. FIFA 17 players awarded free kit and crest, so they can show respect for a team devastated by an airplane disaster
    26. Gears of War 4 PC and Xbox One players will go head-to-head in cross-play this weekend, and we're expecting to see blood
    27. How Final Fantasy 15 has changed since the 2015 Episode Duscae demo - not to mention over the decade before launch