PRETTY HATE MACHINE
Forget remakes and remasters – there's never been a better time to revisit Metal Gear Rising Revengeance
Shake off the news about MGS: Delta and Master Collection Volume 1 and embrace the nanomachines instead, son.
HAVE A LOOK SEE!
PlayStation Showcase round up - all the game announcements and trailers you may have missed
Miss something from the Showcase? We have you covered.
Metal Gear Solid, MGS2: Sons of Liberty, and MGS3 Snake Eater coming to PS5 in 2023
Konami has announced that the classic Metal Gear Solid games will be compiled via the Master Collection: Volume 1. It launches for PlayStation later this year.
TRAGEDY & DHARMA
Cyberpunk sequel Ghostrunner 2 announced for Xbox, PlayStation and PC
Publisher 505 Games and developer One More Level have announced cyberpunk sequel, Ghostrunner 2, at the PlayStation Showcase.
Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds codes
Make your Ni no Kuni adventure even more fun with these codes.
WITCHING FOR ACTION
The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood: the Talking Simulator remains gaming’s most exciting genre
Ancient gods, secret societies, and designing your own Tarot deck? Devolver really do publish the most interesting stuff.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor isn't even out yet and EA is already promising performance improvement updates
It's very telling that EA is asking players to brace for some performance woes at the launch of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, promising to make things better over time.
A CRITICAL CASTING
Tears of the Kingdom’s Ganondorf will be voiced by Critical Role's Matthew Mercer
It's time for Ganondorf's grand return.
Redfall on Xbox will be capped at 30FPS on launch, with 60FPS coming later
On top of the always-online requirement, Redfall is under fire right now.
Amnesia: The Bunker has been delayed again to May 23
At least the delay is only by a week!
PlayStation Plus Premium line-up for April is almost entirely Microsoft games
There's a lot of Doom.
WHAT IN THE GODDAMN
Fallout 4 Steam update mentions ‘New Vegas 2’, bewildering New Vegas fans
The branch was swiftly removed a day later, only fuelling rumours further.
Finished Resident Evil 4 Remake? Here are 6 Resident Evil Spin-offs you probably haven't played
Wondering what to do now you’ve rolled credits on Resident Evil 4? Here are six Resident Evil spin-offs and side-stories that are worth tracking down.
GOTTA HAND IT TO EM
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom features an awesome tribute to Nintendo's ancient past
Did you pick up on the Ultrahand in the latest trailer? And, more importantly, do you know why it's significant?
Parasite Eve has the energy that Square Enix needs to bring to new IP in 2023
Parasite Eve might be turning 25 years old, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still a template Square Enix could easily follow for modern success.
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has revamped weapon durability, and that's a good thing – here’s why
The most controversial mechanic from Breath of the Wild rears its head again in the new Legend of Zelda game – and I’m glad.
HELL IS OTHER PEOPLE
What has the Diablo 4 Beta taught us? Blizzard is back, but we need to be cautious
It’s not just you; everyone seems to have gotten involved with the excellent Diablo 4 beta – but let’s not forget Blizzard’s recent history.
Did Resident Evil 4 inspire this bear horror movie?
Of all the films to take notes from Capcom's survival horror classic, we didn't expect this one.
BAD CHOICE EDITION
The Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition is, for now, an expensive downgrade
Questionable visual changes and abysmal performance mean this remaster should head back to spacedock for a refit.
Destiny 2 hotfix for March 23 finally addresses one of Lightfall's biggest problems
Destiny 2 Thresher cannons getting you down in the Master Nightfall? Not for much longer, they're not.
LORE AND ORDER
What makes Redfall different to other Arkane games? It’s all comes down to trust
Conversations with friends? No, this isn’t a Sally Rooney novel, but an intriguing mechanic in Arkane’s latest sci-fi romp.
TANKS FOR NOTHING
Resident Evil 4's tank controls were not, and are not, a problem
You got a problem with tank controls in the original Resident Evil 4? Or are you just secretly miffed at the camera?
If you want a real taste of hell, you should play Diablo 4 on Hardcore mode
Let’s be honest here, the real Diablo experience lies in the threat of permadeath – not this softcore nonsense.
NO SPAIN, NO GAIN
Resident Evil 4 Remake review: A bolder, Leon-hearted version of a classic, refined in every way
“This time, it can be different.” And that’s okay. In fact, it's more than OK.
Silent Hill 2 remake developer wants to be “the studio that defines the future of video game horror”
I certainly bloody hope so, for Silent Hill 2's sake.
13 years later, Final Fantasy 13 still tells one of the series’ most ambitious stories
The worst Final Fantasy? It’s not as crystal clear as it seems.
SQUAD IS VEXED
Destiny 2 Lightfall’s latest hidden Exotic quest reminds me why I still love the game, despite everything
How can one little mission smuggled into a weekly update make me shake my head and say ‘oh Destiny’ all over again?
Destiny 2 The Variable: How to find and start Exotic Quest NODE.OVRD.AVAL.ON in the EDZ
Bungie is at it again, and this time it's added a brand new Exotic Quest to Destiny 2 in the form of The Variable. Does it lead to Vexcalibur? Let's find out.
ONE NIGHT STRAND
Destiny 2 Lightfall, one week later – the good, the bad, and the very, very ugly
Bungie has once again kicked it out of the park with some elements of Destiny… but completely dropped the ball with others. It’s becoming a pattern.
JUST PARANORMAL MEN
Paranormasight: The Seven Mysteries Of Honjo is a must-play for Danganronpa, Zero Escape, and Japanese horror fans
A surprise Square Enix horror visual novel is just what I needed to curl up with, even if it did get under my skin.
ROLE BACK THE YEARS
As Final Fantasy 16 boss Naoki Yoshida calls it “discriminatory”, is it time to drop the term ‘JRPG’?
A brief history of the JRPG descriptor, and contemplations on the etymology of the genre – and its implications.
ALL SKULLS ON LEGEND
Destiny 2 Lightfall is already reminding me of the best era of Halo games
A breakneck retreat from a ship as it implodes, some of the classiest combat puzzles in the FPS genre, and a killer soundtrack. Halo is back, sorta.
Wey aye, pet: Final Fantasy 16's ganna have Geordies in it
Haddaway, man – as if the Japanese developers at Square Enix looked to the British north to find inspiration for one of its key fictional regions.
Final Fantasy 16 has 11 hours of cinematics alone
If you were worried about FF16 being a short, sharp story, fear not – the developer has gone all out on the narrative.
IN THE ROSFIELD
Final Fantasy 16 is not open world, “but it’s not linear, either”, says dev
A focus on ‘highly detailed’ and ‘feature rich areas’ means Final Fantasy 16 wants to harness the best of both worlds.
DO YOUR OWN RING
Final Fantasy 16 has a novel approach to the age-old ‘accessibility versus difficulty’ conundrum
If you think that action-RPG games like Devil May Cry and Elden Ring are too hard, Final Fantasy 16’s fascinating setup may intrigue you.
IFRIT'S LIKE A GLOVE
With Final Fantasy 16, the PS5 generation finally truly begins
Gorgeous visuals, seamless transitions, and a masterclass in mocap and performance, Final Fantasy 16 proves the series can still be cutting edge in 2023.
Elden Ring DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree, finally announced
It’s almost time to return to The Lands Between.
STRAND AND DELIVER
It’s 2023 and I’ve once again fallen under Destiny 2's spell – and you’re going to, too
Like clockwork, I’m back playing Destiny 2. It happens every year, an unavoidable gravity well of content and excitement. Embrace the pull.
SLING YOUR HOOK
Horizon Forbidden West Best Weapons: How to get the best weapons for early, middle and late game?
What are the best weapons in Horizon Forbidden West so Aloy can take down the machine menace?
The Quarry Tarot Card Locations | Where to find all Tarot Cards in The Quarry
Here's where to find all 22 Tarot Cards, and what they insinuate might happen at Hackett's Quarry.
The Quarry Endings Guide | How to save everyone, or kill them all
Your decisions are all that stands between a Rough Night or a Hackett's Quarry Massacre.
Is PS VR2 the last time we'll get a Mario 64 moment?
Gaming tech hasn't seen a revolution for a long time, but Sony's latest hardware could be one.
WAIT UNTIL IT CLICKS
Jesus Christ, Returnal is incredible with a mouse
Returnal was made to be played with a mouse, and I won’t hear different.
ORDER IN THE CORTANA
Are we witnessing the death of the Halo franchise?
343 Industries is doing a lot of soul-searching after Halo Infinite's uneasy launch. What needs to happen to ensure the future of this Xbox icon?
This Valentine’s Day, why not go and play the greatest love story ever told in gaming?
I'll be waiting for you. If you come here, you'll find me. I promise.
IT’S A KINDA MAGIK
One of 2022's best games now has a demo – and you need to play it
One of the best games in 2022 really didn't sell as well as it should – here's hoping a new demo can turn that around.
Death Stranding 2 would’ve needed rewriting if Elle Fanning turned down her role
Kojima created Elle Fanning's character with her in mind.
For the best magic/school life sim, you need to head back to Nintendo Switch
It may not be open world, but Fire Emblem: Three Houses ticks every box when it comes to that delicate magic/school balance.
RINGING IN YOUR EARS
Elden Ring is still the best game for spell-slinging (especially with the latest DLC)
Forget your wands, dismount your mythical creatures, and step into the only magical crucible that matters: a Tarnished fight to the death.
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