August 2017 Archive

    1. Battlefield 1: take a look at In the Name of the Tsar's Galicia and Volga River maps
    2. Destiny 2's aim assist seems to be causing a rift between controller and KBM users on PC
    3. This gameplay demo for The Evil Within 2 introduces you to a three-headed monster lady
    4. Destiny 2 live-action trailer features Cayde-6 giving Guardians a little pep talk
    5. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider gameplay video takes the carnage to the second level
    6. Pokemon Go players can start trying to catch Legendary Pokemon Raikou, Entei, and Suicune from today
    7. The Steam Link and Controller are discounted again this week
    8. Battlefield 1 Premium Pass holders get two weeks early access to In the Name of the Tsar expansion
    9. Absolver is Devolver Digital's biggest game launch ever despite server issues and crashes which are being fixed as we speak
    10. Pokemon Go's latest update finally lets you see the number of Trainers entering a raid battle
    11. Destiny 2's launch brings with it an updated companion app which overwrites Destiny 1 support
    12. The PUBG Invitational rapidly went through highs and lows, but somehow ended up great
    13. Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite is only £35 to pre-order right now
    14. Human Head (Prey) and Digital Extremes (Warframe) are making a, uh, bullet hell MMO
    15. GTA Online Transform races are playable now, months before the official release
    16. "Do you shoot grandma or help her across the street?": The anatomy of a good in-game choice, according to Obsidian
    17. Call of Duty: WW2 private beta start and end times for Xbox One and PS4
    18. Life is Strange: Before the Storm video is everything we hate about viral marketing campaigns
    19. Microsoft promises new Xbox One X dashboard will be streamlined to prioritise performance
    20. Wild West Online closed alpha kicks off in September, gets a great big discount to celebrate
    21. Dragon Ball FighterZ interview: producer Tomoko Hiroki talks art styles, casual players and eSports ambitions
    22. Destiny 2 element mods, Wardiff Coil Exotic rocket launcher revealed, spectacular tableflip emote leaks
    23. If you help Houston relief efforts via the Bungie Foundation, you'll get an exclusive Destiny 2 emblem
    1. Destiny 2's first DLC drop features a patrol on Mercury, storyline focusing on Osiris, the Lighthouse as a new social space - report
    2. Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, Kentucky Route Zero, SteamWorld Dig 2, other indies coming to Switch
    3. The Division Update 1.8 coming this fall with Resistance and Skirmish modes, new area and social hub
    4. PlayStation Plus September offerings are different for Europe and North America, save for Infamous: Second Son
    5. In Wolfenstein 2, Nazis have their own cheesy superhero shows. Meet Blitzmensch and his partner Fräulein Fox
    6. Final Fantasy 15 update 1.15 is live, adds Assassin's Creed content and bestiary
    7. Destiny 2 feels great on PC, but controls and frame-rate make it a bit too easy
    8. Hitman, Legacy of Kain, Thief and other Square classics on sale this week through GOG
    9. Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is in development and we'll hear more about it in October
    10. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle day one update adds new cinematics and tweaks mechanics
    11. Half-Life 2: Aftermath is a mod which combines content from Episode 3 leaks and prototypes
    12. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch strips Link of cel-shading effect
    13. Xbox Game Pass doesn't technically support PC, but you can play ReCore there thanks to Xbox Play Anywhere
    14. Dawn of War 3 has mod tools now - could someone please make Last Stand?
    15. Blizzard is reevaluating every penalty in Overwatch's reporting system
    16. Overwatch's new Junkertown map is now playable on the PTR
    17. The Metroid: Samus Returns Special Edition has a reversible cover that pays tribute to the Game Boy original
    18. There's a Half-Life 2: Episode 3 game jam designed to bring Marc Laidlaw's vision to life
    19. Sonic Mania fans are angry the PC version uses Denuvo DRM - but at least it can be played offline now
    20. Oculus Rift with Touch down to its lowest price yet
    21. Stardew Valley Switch port is going "very well" with last of the bugs fixed, says Chucklefish Games
    22. LawBreakers peak concurrent player count drops below 500 on Steam
    23. GTA Online Smuggler's Run update added a Battlegrounds-style mode
    24. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds can be more successful with Xbox, says Microsoft
    25. Infamous: Second Son and Child of Light are September's free PS Plus games - rumour
    26. Destiny 2 pre-order and retailer bonuses: your guide to untangling this awful mess
    27. World of Warcraft's new Shadows of Argus trailer assures us that everything has led to this
    28. Until Dawn VR prequel The Inpatient due in November - here's the new trailer
    29. Harmonix announces Super Beat Sports, a musical sports game for Switch with shades of Rhythm Heaven
    30. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle's launch trailer highlights how surprisingly great the game is
    31. Destiny 2 beta guide: how to build up your loot stash as quickly as possible
    32. Destiny 2 open beta guide: all Exotics, weapons and armour, and how to get your hands on them
    33. The Walking Dead: Our World AR game will have us shuffling around staring at our phones like its eponymous zombies
    34. Destiny 2 will have a little surprise for returning players next week, on top of the previously announced emblems
    35. Warrior All-Stars gets the whole Koei Tecmo gang together in this launch trailer
    1. Friday the 13th's latest patch curbs the team-kill epidemic and offers cut-size maps
    2. Destiny 2 PC beta: don't miss your 2 hour window to explore the Farm on Wednesday arvo US time
    3. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 9 is yet another ultra-cheap bundle of cool stuff
    4. Telltale: Game of Thrones S2 'on hold', 'no plans' for more Borderlands right now
    5. Battlefield 1 will get another LMG when In the Name of the Tsar drops and it's the Perino 1908
    6. Overwatch 1.14 patch is live with Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch
    7. Destiny 2 PC beta: here's a look at challenge Auras, Transmat Effects and loot chests from High Value Targets
    8. Absolver is out today and you can have a look at the review scores right here
    9. Amazon UK is offering up to £20 off games and consoles this week
    10. Mark your calendars: gamescom 2018 has been dated
    11. GTA Online Smuggler's Run patch notes: downforce changes, invisible collision in races fixed, improvements to crashes and matchmaking - more
    12. Dragon Ball FighterZ hands on: a bad-ass, stunningly accurate-looking tribute to the anime
    13. Fire Emblem Warriors special edition announced for Europe will also be released in North America
    14. Xbox Live deals: Rainbow Six Siege, Assassin's Creed, Bulletstorm, Mafia 3, more
    15. Microsoft's open invitation to Valve, Nintendo and others to join Xbox One and PC crossplay
    16. Pokemon Sun and Moon is getting Marshadow in October
    17. HTC may sell off its Vive VR business - report
    18. Knack 2 demo now available on the EU PlayStation Store
    19. Microsoft discontinues launch Xbox One
    20. Rise of the Tomb Raider's 3 graphic modes seen on PS4 Pro are all improved on Xbox One X - report
    21. GTA Online: Smuggler's Run update - holy shit, those aircraft are expensive
    22. Destiny weekly reset for August 29 – Nightfall, Crucible, Challenge of Elders, featured raid changes detailed
    23. 55% of Battlegrounds players own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and now they play it less because of it - report
    24. The Destiny 2 PC beta supports dual keybinds for the same function, but you'll have to do it manually
    25. Ark: Survival Evolved guide to dinosaur taming
    26. Ark: Survival Evolved resource locations and harvesting guide
    27. Ark: Survival Evolved beginners guide to Engrams
    28. Ark: Survival Evolved character levelling guide
    29. Ark: Survival Evolved - 9 essential tips for starting out
    30. GTA Online: Smuggler's Run update is now live on PS4, PC, Xbox One
    31. Rainbow Six Siege's Blood Orchid update is another whopping one, with patch notes as long as your arm
    32. Check out Destiny 2 on PC running at low and ultra graphics presets
    33. Fallout 4 Creation Club goes live with a stack of cosmetic DLC, complete with horse armour joke
    1. Destiny 2 PC beta guide: from loot to class advice to walkthroughs - we have it all
    2. New Destiny 2 trailer assumes you don't know what Destiny is
    3. The next Street Fighter 5 DLC character is Menat, out tomorrow
    4. PlayStation VR gets price cut: new $400 bundle includes PS Camera
    5. Destiny 2 PC beta: Saxophone and Chive errors reported, Bungie investigating
    6. The Destiny 2 PC beta has an impressive settings menu - see the full set
    7. In Destiny 2, you won't need to equip your best gear to get the best out of your Engrams
    8. Call of Duty: WW2: Sledgehammer posts an update on issues getting fixed at launch, increases beta level cap
    9. People are giving Dota 2 negative Steam reviews because Valve didn't make Half-Life 3
    10. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle reviews round-up, all the scores
    11. Destiny 2 file size on PS4 and Xbox One revealed
    12. Sega announces Fist of the North Star, Yakuza Kiwami 2, Yakuza Online
    13. Destiny 2 on PC will use the same region split Blizzard games have on
    14. New Agent and Bully 2 alleged concept art leaks online
    15. Ikora, Zavala and even Ghaul star in new Destiny 2 character intros
    16. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds beats out Dota 2 to top Steam concurrent list, is 2017's single-platform bestseller
    17. Destiny 2 trophy list leaks raid name, new difficulty setting, mysterious beings and more
    18. What the hell is this Bethesda Game of Thrones page doing on Target's website?
    1. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT beta: Bravery attacks and HP attacks - tips for how to kill enemies and win matches
    2. PSA: there's another Arms Global Testpunch currently underway
    3. Divinity: Original Sin 2 will have full voice-acting after all
    4. Indie developers put their game 'Darkwood' up on Pirate Bay
    5. Monster Hunter World: here's an in-depth look at the bow, hammer, and light bowgun
    6. No Man's Sky patch 1.34 improves teleporters and squashes bugs
    7. Danganronpa 3 gets a surprise demo ahead of next month's release
    8. This Dragon Ball FighterZ trailer has the Super Saiyan Blue Goku vs Vegeta showdown the fans crave
    9. Codemasters is holding off on VR F1 so as to not compromise the series, is considering the Switch
    10. Dark Souls: preorder this fancy Knight of Astora statue, get a bonus Crystal Lizard
    11. EA focusing on "happiness" over profit, Battlefield 1 has seen the "largest engagement" in the franchise
    1. Splatoon 2 gets a new weapon and stage tonight
    2. Announcing Crackdown 3 too early was a mistake, Xbox exec says
    3. Dragon Ball FighterZ gameplay video gives us an in-depth look at Android 16
    4. Final Fantasy 15 will have Steam Workshop support, but nude mods are left "to the moral sense of players"
    5. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle live action trailer is just plain silly fun, and you should watch it immediately
    6. Destiny 2: third subclass basically confirmed, Bright Engrams, clan bonuses and other details in EDZ footage
    7. Xbox One X is the fastest-selling Xbox pre-order ever, says Microsoft
    8. Assassin's Creed Origins' world is "massive," the series' "biggest world yet"
    9. Will the Xbox One X get exclusive content? "We want to empower the developer to make the choices for themselves," says Microsoft
    10. Get Bethesda and id games cheap in the QuakeCon 2017 Steam and Humble sale
    11. Controversial plays are nothing new in esports and PUBG fans need to accept them
    12. Divisions locking you out of perks, long sprint out time, time to kill inconsistencies and other problems people have with the Call of Duty: WW2 beta
    13. Secret of Mana remake announced for PS4, Vita, and Steam with a bunch of nifty new features
    14. After an "overwhelming" response to Xbox One X, Microsoft will be making as many of them as possible
    15. Yakuza Kiwami 2 leaked by Taiwanese PlayStation Store
    16. This is how you can get on the Call of Duty WW2 Private beta even without a pre-order
    17. Half-Life 2: Episode 3 lead writer posts game's entire plot online
    18. Destiny Xur update: should you buy The Last Word?
    19. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for August 25, 26
    20. GameStop "pleased" with the response to the Xbox One X, but Xbox One is tanking against PS4
    21. This week's best gaming deals: Minecraft Xbox One S, GeForce 1080 Ti, PS4 Pro, and more
    22. Games with Gold for September include Forza 5, Oxenfree
    23. The Evil Within 2: come for the horror show, but will you stay for the open world?
    24. Pokemon Go's latest update datamined to reveal Gen 3 pokemon are on the way
    25. We spoke to Shenmue 3's Yu Suzuki about inventing the open world genre, dead-eyed characters and Shenmue 4
    26. Destiny 2 character intros continue with Hawthorne, a sharpshooting survivor from outside the walls of the Last City
    27. Final Fantasy 15 team not keen on nude mods, but once PC gamers buy in "it's their game now"
    28. Heaps of Destiny 2 info dropped today - here's all the goss from the European Dead Zone
    1. D.Va and Reinhardt also got some interesting changes in the latest Overwatch PTR update - full patch notes
    2. Final Fantasy 15 is getting Assassin's Creed DLC because why not
    3. Overwatch's Mercy is being rebalanced in a spectacular way
    4. Have some definitive Age of Empires gameplay footage
    5. NVIDIA releases new Game Ready Driver in time for Destiny 2 open beta
    6. Fortnite's "Survive the Storm" update crafts a new gameplay mode
    7. Watch a full hunt in Monster Hunter World in 4K without the pesky HUD
    8. Nintendo leaves the Dark Ages with PayPal integration on the Switch eShop in US and Europe
    9. Destiny 2: watch PC gameplay of the European Dead Zone
    10. Divinity Original Sin 2 will have more ways to help or hinder your co-op buddies
    11. Xbox One X has surpassed PS4 Pro on Amazon's Best Sellers list
    12. Destiny 2's open world content is as shallow as crepes, but equally tasty
    13. Explore the latest Destiny 2 EDZ screenshots
    14. Microsoft may use the cloud to reduce file sizes for Xbox One games
    15. Watch the trailer for GTA Online's next big update, Smuggler's Run
    16. Tekken 7 brings back bowling and rolls out swimwear next week
    17. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 - watch gameplay from all 10 ships available in Starfighter Assault
    18. Monster Hunter World's DLC will be free
    19. Korean Battlegrounds player Evermore wins gamescom solo invitational by trolling his way to the top
    20. Destiny 2 Strikes will be "self-contained" stories about "interesting" heroes and villains, says Bungie
    21. Final Fantasy 15-2 unlikely, says Tabata. Support for the base game is a priority
    22. Watch a full race in Need for Speed Payback at 4K 60fps
    23. The Xbox One X Scorpio Edition stock was sold out in less than a day, says Microsoft
    24. Xbox's Aaron Greenberg is talking to Sony about crossplay because he can work miracles now
    25. These 11 minutes of Biomutant gameplay show a much deeper game than we thought
    26. Pokken Tourament DX demo is live in the eshop and here's how to get around the demo limit
    27. Call of Duty: WW2 beta is open to Comcast Xfinity subscribers without a pre-order
    28. Overwatch: players in Competitive Silver, Gold, Platinum, can now be demoted to lower tiers
    29. Chloe's special power in Life is Strange: Before the Storm isn't magical, but there are supernatural elements
    30. Attack on Titan 2 arrives in early 2018 - watch the first teaser here
    31. World of Warcraft Legion patch 7.3 Shadows of Argus takes us to another planet on a spaceship
    32. Hearthstone animated short is the Pixar knock-off musical you never knew you needed
    33. The latest Humble Bundle is full of horror games, so have a cardiac check up before you kick off
    34. "No reason why we shouldn't come back to Mass Effect", says EA boss
    35. Monster Hunter World: see the glider mantle in action, hear Capcom answer veteran questions
    36. Cayde-6 is a wild card and a hotshot in first Destiny 2 Vanguard intro trailer
    1. Monster Hunter World: let's take an in-depth look at the Switch Axe, Gunlance, Insect Glaive and Hunting Horn
    2. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus includes not only new characters but returning favorites
    3. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Season Pass includes three pieces of DLC for $19.99
    4. Overwatch's latest short Rise and Shine stars Mei and her robotic friend Snowball
    5. Here's another look at the upcoming desert map in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
    6. Destiny 2 digital pre-order customers on Xbox One can pre-load the game now, PS4 next week
    7. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite gamescom trailer shows Ghost Rider and Dormammu tearing it up
    8. Immortal: Unchained is a Souls-like shooter-RPG hybrid
    9. Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 2 characters revealed as Black Manta, Hellboy and Raiden
    10. God's Trigger plays exactly like a co-op Hotline Miami
    11. Bethesda announces release dates for Doom VFR, Fallout 4 VR, Skyrim VR
    12. A 60fps Destiny could be made, but it would have a much smaller scale, says Bungie
    13. The PC version of Final Fantasy 15 won't require 170GB after all
    14. Life is Strange developer Dontnod is working on another narrative adventure, this time with Namco
    15. Call of Duty: WW2 will have a beta on PC
    16. Destiny 2 raids won't have locked loadouts, but Nightfalls will
    17. Overwatch Competitive Play seasons will now be 2-months long, and other big changes for Season 6
    18. Monster Hunter World hands-on: the changes work, and it feels bloody amazing
    1. Monster Hunter World's Charge Blade looks like a fun and versatile weapon to use on creatures
    2. This Call of Duty: WW2 Headquarters trailer gives us our first look at the new social space
    3. Xbox Live deals: Dishonored 2, Final Fantasy 15, Injustice 2, The Evil Within, more
    4. Rainbow Six Siege: Blood Orchid PC tech test coming Aug. 29, game is free to play this weekend
    5. Final Fantasy 15 PC will take up quite a bit of space on your HDD, but the game will support mods
    6. God's Trigger is a frenetic, top-down co-op action game inspired by Hotline Miami
    7. SNES Edition New 3DS XL will arrive on store shelves in Europe this October
    8. 4v1 shooter Raiders of the Broken Planet is giving away its prologue mission for free
    9. Final Fantasy 15 info drop: August update adds Chapter Select, Bestiary, Pocket Edition coming, Monsters of the Deep VR expansion lands in November
    10. The first Biomutant gameplay trailer is all kinds of wacky, up to and including actual finger guns
    11. Cyberpunk shooter Ruiner gets September release date
    12. Let's take a look at the SNES Classic Mini, take a tour of the menu, and play some Star Fox 2
    13. The more I play Assassin's Creed Origins the more I like it
    14. See the new tessellation tech in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
    15. The Crew 2 gets March release date, pre-order bonuses
    16. Lola Pop makes her Arms debut in the game's next update, along with a new stage and 3 new arms
    17. Super Nintendo Classic Mini has a great rewind feature
    18. Splatoon 2 gets new maps for Turf War and Salmon Run, and a new weapon in time for the next Splatfest
    19. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator teases a UI refresh
    20. Destiny weekly reset for August 22 – Nightfall, Crucible, Challenge of Elders, featured raid changes detailed
    21. New Battlefield 1 patch adds Lupkow Pass map, makes horses more reliable
    22. Biomutant is a kung-fu fable from THQ Nordic starring a furry bionic critter and his robot sidekick
    23. Overwatch: D.Va is getting a new ability, a big nerf to Defense Matrix
    24. Age of Empires: Definitive Edition launches in October, beta kicks off today
    25. Gwent is getting a single-player story campaign
    1. Far Cry 5 offers plenty of opportunities to faff about instead of getting on with the cow tipping
    2. Two years later, first Shenmue 3 teaser reassures us it's still happening
    3. Age of Empires 4 announced, and it's being developed by Dawn of War and Company of Heroes creator Relic
    4. Watch the first footage of new Battlefield 1 map Tsaritsyn
    5. New Far Cry 5 gameplay shows fishing, shooting, ramming, and dogfights
    6. Destiny 2 launch trailer sets a sombre tone for the adventure
    7. Fe, the indie platformer from EA Originals, gets a lovely new gamescom trailer, Switch version confirmed
    8. Overwatch Junkertown map revealed
    9. Battlefield 1: Revolution Edition confirmed, includes game and Premium Pass
    10. Watch the hectic Need for Speed Payback gameplay trailer from gamescom 2017
    11. Watch a full match of Starfighter Assault, the space combat mode in Star Wars: Battlefront 2
    12. Battlefield 1 Incursions is a 5v5 competitive mode, alpha due September
    13. Watch the EA gamescom 2017 livestream right here
    14. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gets Nvidia HBAO+ and ShadowPlay Highlights support
    15. ARK: Survival Evolved doesn't support cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One because Sony won't allow it
    16. State of Decay 2 dev explains how co-op is going to work
    17. Here's where you can pre-order an Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition
    18. Forza 7 lowers minimum PC specs, PC demo confirmed
    19. Horizon Zero Dawn gets easy mode in a new patch
    20. HTC Vive price dropped to $600
    21. Here's what Microsoft is doing to make transferring games and settings to Xbox One X easy
    22. ReCore Definitive Edition rumours confirmed, new content available as free update to existing players
    23. Paradox Interactive takes city-building to the next level in Surviving Mars by throwing in a few asteroids
    24. Final Fantasy 15 Windows Edition revealed by Nvidia and Square Enix for "early 2018" release
    25. Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare expansion introduces a new game mode and campaign
    26. Destiny 2: PC players treated like "first class citizens since the first day of development"
    27. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gameplay comparison pits the reveal against the real deal
    28. Conan Exiles, a game famous for dicks, is being published by Koch - thank you, fate, for this precious gift
    29. Well then, let's check out the next major Xbox One system update
    30. Jurassic World Evolution announced for release alongside the new movie next year
    31. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dev and Microsoft announce some sort of deal, nobody understands what in the hell it means
    32. Middle-earth: Shadow of War is full of monsters who fight you, fight for you, and fight each other
    33. PlayStation social network hack gives us all the willies
    34. Assassin's Creed Origins gamescom trailer includes a great bit of foot archery among other delights
    35. Less sexy but still cool Minecraft Edition Xbox One S is for people who like dirt, also spawns pig and creeper controllers
    1. Mass Effect Andromeda team confirms no single-player DLC or even patches, but franchise not dead yet
    2. Sexy Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition will get your finger on the pre-order trigger
    1. Those playing the Dauntless alpha may want to give these weapon tutorials a watch
    2. Star Wars Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault mode features all kinds of fighter ships and space maps
    3. Have a look at the hub town in Monster Hunter World, crafting system, Wildspire Waste map and new monster Kulu-Ya-Ku
    1. Kingdom Come: Deliverance gamescom trailer shows us more of the story
    2. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy's launch trailer is here to remind you it's out next week
    3. Valve's new policy on large amounts of Steam keys spells doom for cheap game bundles
    4. Live in the UK and want to try out Xbox One X before launch? Then EGX 2017 is your only opportunity
    5. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon's story will focus on Necrozma and the new Z-Power Ring
    6. Microsoft should sell the Xbox business in order to save it
    7. The original Battlefield: Bad Company is now backwards compatible on Xbox One
    8. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT gets January release date
    9. Hellblade gets its first patch on PC and PS4, here's what it does
    10. Absolver lets you start your own fighting school and mentor others online
    11. Splatoon 2's next Splatfest has been dated and poses the age old question: flight or invisibility?
    12. Quake Champions is coming to Steam, but you'll have to buy it to get access
    13. Dragon Ball FighterZ roster updated with Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta, and Androids 16 and 18
    14. The next Minecraft update will let you transfer worlds from Wii U to Switch
    15. Destiny Xur update: should you buy Bad Juju?
    16. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for August 18, 19
    17. Nintendo announces a Walmart exclusive Splatoon 2 Switch bundle, and we're green (and pink) with envy
    18. Overwatch players on PS4 and Xbox One are finally getting a report button in the next patch
    19. In order to reduce game sales outside of Steam, Valve will no longer automatically fulfil key requests from devs
    20. This week's best gaming deals: 4K OLED TVs, PS Plus, Metroid 3DS XL, Destiny 2, more
    21. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life gets March release date
    22. Overwatch's Deathmatch mode is dead on arrival
    1. Twitch now lets you filter Overwatch streams by hero and Hearthstone by class or mode
    2. Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite cinematic trailer shows both sides coming together to stop Ultron Sigma
    3. Overwatch new map preview and animated short debuting next week during gamescom
    4. Xbox One X pre-order plans to be announced at gamescom, will reportedly go live after Xbox briefing
    5. First-person is a great way to play PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but the game just isn't built for it
    6. Ark: Survival Evolved players can rent a private dedicated server ahead of PS4 release starting today
    7. Here's a look at some Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gameplay along with additional information
    8. Battlefield 1 Premium, Titanfall 2, more discounted in Origin's Player Appreciation Sale
    9. PS4 firmware 5.0 beta rolls out today with PS4 Pro 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming, message and notification improvements
    10. Iron Harvest gameplay trailer shows clear Company of Heroes and Men of War inspirations
    11. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gets new patch
    12. Warframe dev reveals its new game, The Amazing Eternals
    13. Rainbow Six Siege's next free map is set in a theme park - watch the first trailer
    14. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds passes 7 million copies sold, over 600,000 concurrent players
    15. Sonic Mania is the highest-rated new Sonic the Hedgehog game in 15 years
    16. The Agents of Mayhem are shallow superheroes on average adventures
    17. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy reviews round-up, all the scores
    18. Sonic Mania's Chemical Plant Zone boss fight has a genius throwback
    19. Crackdown 3 delayed to spring 2018
    20. Splatoon 2 and Switch help push growth across all categories in July NPD as Nintendo absolutely dominates
    1. Pokemon Go players worldwide finding Shiny Pikachu in the wild, Mewtwo coming to Exclusive Raid Battles
    2. We Happy Few is coming to retail and PS4 next spring with Gearbox as publisher
    3. Sony offers up a few details on PlayStation Experience 2017, but there's more news to come
    4. Reboot of point-and-click horror title Black Mirror coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in November
    5. The Evil Within 2's latest trailer delves into the madness within Stefano Valentini
    6. Prey console demo is now a trial which means progress will carry over and it's also available for PC
    7. The Destiny 2 PC beta is just under two weeks away which means it's time to download the Blizzard desktop app and create an account
    8. Eve: Valkyrie Warzone will be playable without a VR headset next month
    9. Bungie's confirmation that Destiny 1 Silver showing up on Steam was an error only raises more questions
    10. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds patch schedule changes, monthly and weekly updates no longer guaranteed
    11. Arms' new character is being teased again
    12. PUBG creator will tell the story of how he made one of the most popular games on Steam in a Gamescom panel
    13. The next game from Deadly Premonition creator Swery65 lets you play as a cat
    14. The launch of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy will bring new free content to Uncharted 4 multiplayer
    15. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds did the unthinkable last week when it beat League of Legends' Twitch numbers
    16. ReCore Definitive Edition resurfaces once again, and it looks like it'll be out soon
    1. Grab XCOM 2, Evolve, Borderlands 2: Ultimate Edition,more with the Humble 2K PlayStation Bundle
    2. Destiny 2 trailer wants to remind you about the PC beta and 4K, uncapped framerate support
    3. GTA Online players can grab the Ocelot XA-21 Supercar and get double payouts in Adversary Mode this week
    4. New Middle-earth: Shadow of War trailer introduces one of the Orc factions, the Terror tribe
    5. How one QTE gives Final Fantasy 15 one of the best endings in the series
    6. Johnny Depp's production company to co-produce TV series based on The Secret World MMO
    7. Xbox Live deals: Mass Effect Andromeda, Fallout 4 DLC, For Honor, The Division DLC, more
    8. Rainbow Six Siege Operation Blood Orchid operators leaked
    9. Deadlight: Director's Cut is free on GOG, Pinata mystery sale now live
    10. Namco is teasing something called Projekt1514
    11. EA could bring other games to Nintendo Switch, if FIFA 18 does well
    12. Destiny weekly reset for August 15 – Nightfall, Crucible, Challenge of Elders, featured raid changes detailed
    13. Okami HD port coming to PS4 and Xbox One in December - report
    14. Blizzard brings back the name, now that it knows nobody stopped calling it that
    15. Agents of Mayhem reviews round-up - a return to form for Volition or a big misfire?
    1. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 space combat to be shown off for the first time at gamescom next week
    2. PSN maintenance coming up today
    3. Nier: Automata and Yoko Taro saved Platinum Games, says Kamiya
    4. Destiny 2's PvE content spans over 80 missions and activities, will take you over 50 hours to complete
    5. Call of Duty: WW2 private beta details revealed
    6. The Division patch 1.7 is out tomorrow, Survival expansion free to play this weekend
    7. Watch how far the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds vaulting animations have come
    8. Sonic Mania reviews, all the scores
    9. Sonic Mania is an amazing must-play love letter to Sega's finest
    10. Nightfall strikes in Destiny 2 will have a timer
    11. Batman: The Telltale Series Season 1 receives 22GB in updates in a week, and nobody knows why
    12. You can buy Destiny 1 Silver on Steam, but we're not sure why [Update]
    13. Pokemon Go's Mewtwo Raid is live at Yokohama Stadium Event, the Legendary pokemon's stats have already been nerfed
    14. Sony confirms their media showcase event for Paris Games Week
    15. For Honor Season 3 tournament showcases the game's many problems, with players using exploits to win
    1. OpenAI's one-on-one Dota 2 AI takes down one of the world's best players
    2. PUBG players have a combined 25,815 years playtime, and other amazing statistics
    3. Dota 2 will add two more heroes in the Dueling Fates update
    4. Deadly Premonition's Hidetaka Suehiro will announce his first new game in three years at PAX Seattle
    5. Sudden Strike 4's launch trailer shows off the series' latest take on World War 2
    6. PUBG's Erangel map may receive an extensive overhaul down the track
    7. Sonic Mania slows down on PC, now due two weeks later
    1. League of Legends looks very different in this Arcade Boss World Event trailer
    2. Warcraft 3 gets its own public test realm
    3. New Absolver video shows off character customisation options
    4. Rainbow Six Siege Operation Blood Orchid is out August 29
    5. Microsoft working on something that will "fundamentally change the concept" of Xbox Achievements
    6. Microsoft is making it easier for anyone to join the Xbox Insider Program
    7. No Man's Sky Atlas Rises update out today, brings basic co-op, 30 hours of story content, missions, more
    8. NBA Live 18 demo out today, pre-orders get $20 off
    9. In Call of Duty: WW2's social space Headquarters, you can earn prizes by watching others open their loot chests
    10. This week's best gaming deals: Super Mario Odyssey, Tacoma, gaming laptops, and more
    11. Destiny Xur update: should you buy Telesto?
    12. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for August 11, 12
    13. PUBG bans a Twitch streamer for taking advantage of a glitch
    14. Having a suppressor and a high-powered scope in PUBG is like picking up Quad Damage in the new Doom
    15. Destiny 2 PC will have its own FPS counter and the option to set an upper limit
    16. Sonic Mania's opening animation is G-rated, but it's aimed at the hearts of those of you old enough to be nostalgic
    17. South Park: The Fractured But Whole minimum and recommended PC specs released, includes supported GPUs
    18. Final Destiny Trials of Osiris goes live this weekend, go say goodbye to being completely owned
    19. For Honor Season 3 kicks off next week with Highlander and Gladiator units, two new maps and a walloping big patch - all for free
    20. Comparing the 3DS and Switch builds of Monster Hunter XX really makes us wish Capcom would confirm western release
    21. Overwatch getting new map and deathmatch Arcade modes - try them out today on the PTR
    1. Destiny 2 PC beta includes changes to Quickplay and Competitive matchmaking, Infinite Super Glitch and other Sandbox issues fixed
    2. Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen has a date with PS4 and Xbox One in October
    3. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider lets you be as merciful as you like but there's zero compassion shown in this gameplay video
    4. How Dishonored's realistic diversity attracts fans to the darkly beautiful murder family sim
    5. Rainbow Six Siege will soon get rid of peer-to-peer in all modes, and this new patch lays the foundation
    6. Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition and Pip-Boy Edition out in September
    7. Stomping supervillains in Marvel Heroes Omega is my latest casual addiction
    8. The reconnect feature has returned to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
    9. The Overwatch League expands with new teams in London, Los Angeles
    10. There's a PUBG knock-off on mobile in China, and it has the Terminator license for some reason
    11. GT Sport will not have microtransactions
    12. Overwatch: Lucioball Competitive score should be separate from regular Comp, fix inbound
    13. LawBreakers player numbers on Steam at launch aren't so good
    14. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: first-person servers now available in all game modes
    15. Thinking of grabbing We Happy Few? Buy it this week before the price shoots up
    16. Paris 2024 Olympic Games bid committee looking at possible esports inclusion
    17. It's nearly 7 years old, but Super Meat Boy is coming to Switch
    18. Reminder that you can play Battlefield 1 through EA's Access and Origin service for Xbox One, PC now
    1. You are welcome at this year's Nintendo World Championships even if you're part of the Wii generation
    2. Some 1,000 games have been added to Steam since Direct's launch, 215 of which hit in the last 7 days
    3. PlayStation 4 firmware 5.0 adds 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming, updates to family accounts, system notifications, more
    4. The Monster Hunter XX demo hits Switch tomorrow, here's how to get started if you don't speak Japanese
    5. In Wolfenstein 2 there's no such thing as "just a little chocolate," when it comes to Nazi nutrition
    6. Rez Infinite gets a surprise release on Steam with VR support
    7. Play Ubisoft titles Assassin's Creed: Origins, Far Cry 5, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, others at gamescom 2017
    8. Arms 2.1 update brings many fixes and balance changes, prepares game for new character
    9. Ubisoft hires a 15-year DICE veteran to lead its new Stockholm studio
    10. LawBreakers has stuttering and hitching problems on PS4, but a patch is coming today
    11. Watch 10 minutes of Dauntless, the PC Monster Hunter
    12. Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has a season pass, 5 different special editions in North America and Europe
    13. Nintendo will livestream Super Mario Odyssey, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 gameplay from gamescom 2017
    14. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds week 20 update makes teammate markers visible to spectators, fixes bugs
    15. Get this Witcher 3 Pro Skater mod, never play it any other way again
    16. Here's the first trailer for NBA 2K18, and surprise surprise 2K reckons it's better than last year's
    17. No Man's Sky Atlas Rising update will improve story and add quick travel portals, drops this week
    18. Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Absolution DLC out now, brings 4 new maps and Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
    19. Spotify is now available on Xbox One, proving yet again that the most obvious rumours are always true
    20. Valve has also announced a new card game that isn't the third entry in any series
    21. Gearbox announces a shooter hybrid mash up thing instead of Borderlands 3, again
    1. Latest Destiny 2 PvP video was so action-packed you probably missed all the new gear, weapons, and shaders
    2. Everyone is busy arguing how much LawBreakers is and isn’t like Overwatch, and I’m too busy having fun with it to care
    3. Overwatch Summer Games 2017 event has kicked off - here's a look at the skins and everything else
    4. GTA Online adds new Adversary Mode Overtime Shootout, and the HVY Nightshark with its twin machine guns
    5. This Destiny 2 video shows off plenty of 4v4 competitive multiplayer action in the Crucible
    6. Launching alongside Metroid: Samus Returns is a orange New 3DS XL featuring Samus artwork
    7. The Switch is getting a line of NES and SNES inspired accessories
    8. Xbox Live deals: Forza Horizon 3, GTA 5, Hitman, Transformers, more
    9. New Zelda: Breath of the Wild patch lets you earn in-game items by reading the game's news channel on Nintendo Switch
    10. The Overwatch Spectator Mode will be improved to make it easier to follow players in the match
    11. Destiny weekly reset for August 8 – Nightfall, Crucible, Challenge of Elders, featured raid changes detailed
    12. Xbox One gets UI redesign, makes many pages customisable
    13. GIVEAWAY! 7500 fleet recruitment packs for Dreadnought on PC
    14. Dying too much in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will erase your save file [Update]
    15. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice reviews round-up, all the scores
    16. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice has something to say, but listening is not an easy experience - review
    1. The Dota 2 International 2017 main event has kicked off
    2. Assassin's Creed Origins - watch 18 minutes of new gameplay from a side mission
    3. "I have no idea why they did it," says ex-Hitman developer on Square Enix's decision to drop IO Interactive
    4. For Honor is free to play this weekend on PC, PS4, Xbox One
    5. Destiny 2 partnering with Rockstar Energy and Pop-Tarts for in-game DLC and XP boosts
    6. The next Rainbow Six Siege patch could be as big as 42GB
    7. Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 1 review round-up
    8. Horizon Zero Dawn Frozen Wilds expansion gets November release date
    9. Call of Duty: WW2 Valor Collection Edition revealed, includes a bronze statue
    10. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds tops 500,000 concurrent players, now trading blows with CS:GO
    11. Specializations are coming to Battlefield 1, here's what they do
    12. Life is Strange: Before the Storm will support upscaling on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X
    13. Win this radballs limited edition LawBreakers PS4 Pro
    14. Middle-earth: Shadow of War's microtransactions sparks concerns that the game will be always-online
    15. ARMS update teases new fighter, dataminers find 9 new names in roster
    16. Dragon Quest Builders 2 coming to PS4 and Switch, you can fly and swim and play in proper co-op
    17. Nioh has been updated with the PvP mode Team Ninja promised back in January
    1. This Witcher 3 mod lets you finally explore the Devil's Pit caverns and there's plenty to do down there
    2. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle co-op mode video walks you through character selection, weapon choice, tactics
    3. In Crytek's Hunt: Showdown, "reckless players are dead players" - well yeah, there's monsters in that dismal swamp
    4. Splatoon 2 players handed a new weapon just in time for this weekend's Splatfest
    5. Middle-earth: Shadow of War will feature Loot Chests which can be bought using in-game currency or real money
    6. Life is Strange: Before the Storm gameplay video features Chloe & David - may contain spoilers
    7. Dishonored and Silent Hill composer Daniel Licht has passed away
    8. Steam has seen 27 million new users flock to the service since January 2016
    9. Pokemon Go players in Europe need to be on the look out for Kangaskhan, Unown, and possibly others starting this weekend
    10. Rainbow Six Siege has 20M registered players and 2.3M play everyday
    1. The EU PS Store has some rather nice discounts on Bloodborne, Star Wars Battlefront, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Hitman, more
    2. Namco Museum is a decent collection of arcade classics, but Pac-Man Vs. steals the show
    3. Rocket League adds new system that'll automatically ban people using offensive words
    4. Pokemon Sun and Moon players can grab a code for Salazzle at GameStop and GAME later this month
    5. Titanfall 2 "didn't quite sell as well as it should have," says Respawn
    6. Overwatch: your time playing Competitive Lucioball won't be wasted, because you'll be earning CP
    7. "Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy surpassed our expectations by a wide margin," says Activision, promising similar revivals
    8. Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 1 trailer reminds you Telltale's Batman returns next week
    9. Destiny: Xur location and inventory for August 4, 5
    10. This week's best gaming deals: Zelda amiibo, Razer gaming gear, Injustice 2, and more
    11. Rime is coming to Nintendo Switch in November
    12. It looks like Spotify is coming to Xbox One - rumour
    13. Prey 1.05 update allegedly fixes PS4 screen tearing and stuttering, patch notes error hints at upcoming survival features
    14. An explanation of Star Wars Battlefront 2's new era-hopping class system, as illustrated by the Heavy trooper
    15. The Evil Within 2 has more robust customisation and crafting, and also here are some creepy GIFs for you
    16. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy does a lot of new things but still looks very familiar
    17. Let's have a play around with the character customiser in the Final Fantasy 15 multiplayer beta
    18. You can now play Ghost Recon Wildlands for free for 5 hours on PS4 and Xbox One
    19. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: take a look at the new costumes from the Gamescom Invitational loot crates
    20. Destiny 2 PC beta debuts new Control map Javelin-4, may not play nice with your comms, overlays and capture apps
    1. Destiny 2 bests its predecessor with more console beta participants and pre-order sales
    2. Hitman has 5 million Agent 47s running around out in the world
    3. Dynasty Warriors 9 will be released on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in the west
    4. For Honor heroes for Season Three are a claymore wielding Highlander and a Gladiator with a trident
    5. Project Cars 2: the racing game for people who want to get better at racing games
    6. NBA Live 18 to include WNBA teams, PS4 and Xbox One demo coming next week
    7. Conan Exiles hits Xbox One soon and is about to become 70% larger with The Frozen North expansion
    8. Microsoft made a smaller Xbox One controller adapter for PC
    9. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: players can't currently earn BP on first-person servers because of a bug [Update]
    10. Watch the new healing and drinking animations in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
    11. Play the Call of Duty: WW2 private beta and get a custom helmet, other bonuses
    12. Overwatch gets small patch ahead of Summer Games event
    13. Take-Two says the PC market is "very important" but won't commit to Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC
    14. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds monthly patch is out now: first-person, car horns, UI updates, new animations and more
    15. Dragging & dropping loot no longer has a delay in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, but picking stuff up individually still does
    16. Destiny 2's Guided Games extend a hand from the hardcore endgame grind crew to those who just wanna have fun
    17. Yakuza Kiwami to get 4 weeks of free DLC, if that tempts you to buy in this month rather than after it goes chicken viral
    18. Feast your eyes on the 10 beautiful Ferrari vehicles included in Project Cars 2
    19. Operation Racoon City's stinker reviews didn't kill Slant Six - Star Wars Battlefront 3 did
    20. Since we apparently love Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle now, here's a video about how the difficulty escalates
    21. Your Hitman content this month includes a challenge pack and two playlists of featured contracts
    1. GTA Online had its "best quarter ever," since releasing four years ago and is expected to have a record year
    2. Battlefield 1 CTE is now available for PS4 and Xbox One, but Premium is required
    3. GTA 5 mod NaturalVision Remastered really makes you wonder sometimes if what you're seeing is real
    4. Total War: Warhammer players are getting 30 Regiments of Renown - one for each year of Creative Assembly's existence
    5. Today's PS4 firmware is not the one you're waiting for
    6. All the Persona news from today's livestream: Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night, Persona Q2
    7. There it is: a full round of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in first-person with the updated UI
    8. "I could make the biggest PR disaster of all time and the game would still be finished," says PUBG creator of the Bluehole team
    9. Struggling, Kickstarter-funded Unsung Story has been sold off to new publisher
    10. Watch gameplay of the new Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar Medic weapons Fedorov Avtomat and General Liu Rifle
    11. The Witcher 3 is getting a colouring book
    12. Mass Effect Andromeda had its problems, but Bioware Montreal really deserved another chance to get it right
    13. Moltres is the new Legendary to beat and capture in Pokemon Go this week
    14. Latest Agents of Mayhem team preview is the one that just enjoys blowing shit up
    15. GTA Online update adds minigun to HVY Insurgent, free Knuckleduster shirts for log ins this week
    16. Inaugural Overwatch event Summer Games returns this month with new Lucioball map set in Sydney, old and new skins
    17. Hands up if you want these Midnight Club reboot screenshots to be legit
    1. SNES Classic Mini will be available for pre-order in late August, per Nintendo
    2. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus extended gameplay videos take you through three missions
    3. Monster Hunter XX demo hits Switch later this month and it's region-free so go nuts
    4. Titanfall 2 hits Origin and EA Access Vault, Ultimate Edition out today on PC, PS4, Xbox One
    5. Stardew Valley multiplayer details emerge, beta test coming to Steam at the end of 2017
    6. Switch owners can pick up Resident Evil: Revelations and Revelations 2 in late 2017
    7. Xbox Live deals: Tekken 7, Inside, Ghost Recon Wildlands DLC, Call of Duty, more
    8. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator on the crate-and-key debacle: "Our messaging wasn’t very clear"
    9. Minecraft cross-platform update enters beta on PC, Android
    10. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds video teaches you how to jump out of windows like a ninja
    11. Destiny weekly reset for August 1 – Nightfall, Crucible, Challenge of Elders, featured raid changes detailed
    12. Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare Montreal merges with EA Motive
    13. Battlefield 1 Revolution Edition leaks online, includes main game and season pass
    14. PS4 sales fall slightly in Sony's first quarter of FY 2017
    15. Resident Evil producer nabs The Long Dark film rights, here's a live action trailer to get you in the mood
    16. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice draws on lived experiences rather than cheap tropes for its depiction of psychosis
    17. Twitch Plays PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds comes third in a match, makes us worry about the rest of you
    18. Let's take a look at Albion, a new map from Battlefield 1: In The Name of the Tsar
    19. Very shiny Injustice 2 tournament shader on sale now, proceeds earmarked for esports and community events
    20. Anthem, Mass Effect and Dragon Age designer Corey Gaspur has died