Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • Premature Evaluation: Mashinky
    Premature Evaluation is the weekly column in which we explore the wilds of early access. This week, Fraser’s filling the British countryside with railroads and smoke in train tycoon sim, Mashinky. Disaster! I’d barely begun my first foray into Ma…
    - 14 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 9:00pm -
  • Corsair K70 Lux RGB review: Softly, softly with the MX Silent edition
    As much as I loved the Asus ROG Claymore when I tested it at the end of last year, there’s still a very large part of me that balks at the idea of spending £150 on a mechanical keyboard. After years of being perfectly happy with admittedly terribl…
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • InnerSpace now flying through the guts of demigods
    Until someone tells me otherwise, I shall assume that new exploratory flying game InnerSpace is set inside guts. InnerSpace may not be based on the 1987 Martin Short movie Innerspace, at least not officially, but when I see that little ship zipping t…
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:49pm -
  • Assassin’s Creed Origins adds new quest leading into next week’s paid DLC
    Now that everyone’s had a few months to wander and stab around Ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed Origins, Ubisoft are ready to share new sights and new murders. Today they announced the first paid expansion, named The Hidden Ones and set four yea…
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:21pm -
  • Petroglyph’s unit-customising RTS Forged Battalion hits early access
    Petroglyph Games, the studio behind such real-time strategy games as Star Wars: Empire at War and Grey Goo, are back with another clickwar. Forged Battalion is its name, and letting players customise units with a wide variety of chassis and weapons i…
    - 17 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:41pm -
  • Civ VI: Rise and Fall’s new features explained
    I get knocked down, but I get up again, you’re never gonna keep me down. That’s what I’ll be singing when I play Civilization VI‘s upcoming Rise and Fall expansion. There are loads of new features but the unifying theme is, as the title sugge…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:48pm -
  • New digital store Robot Cache will use blockchain to let users resell games
    Being able to sell used copies of digital games is an idea that gets kicked around every so often, and now it’s back with a web 3.0 digital cyberpyramid blockchain cryptocurrency twist. New digital store Robot Cache will let people resell games and…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:16pm -
  • Q.U.B.E 2 gets a new trailer 4 U 2 view
    For some reason, I pronounced Q.U.B.E. 2 as ‘cubey’ when I first saw it and now it’s stuck that way. Help. Q.U.B.E.Y Q.U.B.E.Y 2, where are you We’ve got some work to do now… While that plays on a loop in my head, you can check out the puzz…
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:03pm -

Binary Joy

  • Toreba – a Real World Virtual Controlled Claw Grabber
    Online Game publisher CyberStep’s crane game service, Toreba, went live yesterday! Toreba is a browser based claw game – much like you see at the video games arcades. It allows […]
    - 12 Apr 13, 11:18am -
  • Nintendo Wii U Direct Presentation
    Yesterday Nintendo published a new presentation from president Satoru Iwata – all about the Wii U and some of the things we can expect in the next year or so. I think Nintendo were feeling the heat – the Wii U hasn’t performed as well as they w…
    - 24 Jan 13, 10:25am -
  • Microsoft Illumiroom
    Oh my – this looks amazing. I am really intrigued to see how Microsoft Illumiroom works in reality. For me this has more potential than Kinect (although I couldn’t tell you why). Most impressed. I just hope it’s used well and is more than a ver…
    - 15 Jan 13, 9:15pm -
  • Pokemon X and Y
    There’s a new version of Pokemon coming to the 3DS. It’s been a while since I’ve played Pokemon properly and this looks like a good progression in the series from where I last left off. I especially like that the battles now happen in 3D – th…
    - 11 Jan 13, 5:55pm -
  • Link’s Triumph (Legend of Zelda)
    A fan made animation about the Legend of Zelda. I really like these things – they are a nice way to reminisce about one of the best game series of all time. According to the about blog post about the animation the animator, Phil, says the story is…
    - 2 Jan 13, 4:51pm -
  • PlayStation Vita Review
    The PlayStation Vita is the latest handheld console to be produced by Sony. In today’s market the PlayStation Vita faces tough competition from Apple and Google devices. Smartphones are getting […]
    - 29 Dec 12, 12:13pm -
  • Nitrome Touchy Launches on iOS & Android
    Nitrome are a browser based game developer from London, England. They have made a name for themselves by creating distinctive pixel art styled browser based games with lots of quirky ideas. And they have recently released Touchy – an app for iOS an…
    - 21 Dec 12, 12:40am -
  • What Games Should I Get for my New Nintendo Console?
    There will be plenty of people getting a new Nintendo console for Christmas and wondering what to buy next. But whether you love puzzle games, platform adventure, action or sports […]
    - 20 Dec 12, 10:32am -

GameSpot News

  • SoulCalibur 6 Announced, First Gameplay Details Revealed
    Bandai Namco has announced SoulCalibur VI, a new entry in its weapon-based fighting game series, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018. The game made its debut at The Game Awards, where a teaser was shown. The video featured a young-looki…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 2:03pm -
  • Classic Manga Adaptation Alita: Battle Angel's First Footage Revealed
    The first footage from the upcoming manga adaptation Alita: Battle Angel has been revealed. The movie is produced and written by James Cameron, and is set to hit theaters in July next year. A full trailer is expected tomorrow, but in the meantime we…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 11:32am -
  • Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Wins Game Of The Year At 2017 Game Awards; All Winners Revealed
    Tonight's the night. The 2017 Video Game Awards took place off this evening, and we've learned all the winners for every category, including the highly coveted Game of the Year. In total, 102 games and gaming personalities were nominated this year. N…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:29am -
  • PS4 Flash Sale Is Live On PSN To Celebrate The Game Awards
    As in past years, Sony has launched a Flash sale to coincide with the annual Game Awards. Dozens of PS4 games are on sale right now as a result, including many of the year's biggest releases on the platform.As is to be expected from a PSN sale, some…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:20am -
  • Bayonetta 1 And 2 Headed To Nintendo Switch Early Next Year, Before Bayonetta 3
    Bayonetta 1 and Bayonetta 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch in a bundle, Nintendo announced during The Game Awards tonight. The bundle comes with a physical copy of Bayonetta 2 for Switch, but the bundled copy of the first game is only available digita…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:19am -
  • Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC Is Out Now On Switch--And It Has A Motorcycle
    The much-anticipated second DLC expansion for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finally has a release date. As part of The Game Awards, Nintendo revealed that The Champions' Ballad releases tonight for Nintendo Switch and Wii U. Exact timing wa…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:14am -
  • PUBG Desert Map Shown Off In New Video; 1.0 Release Date Announced
    Tonight during The Game Awards 2017, Bluehole showed off the first gameplay trailer for PUBG's new desert map. You can check out the footage in the video embed above--and you'll be able to play it sooner than you might have expected.The new map, Mira…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:03am -
  • Kojima's Death Stranding Gets Extended, Creepy New Trailer
    Hideo Kojima's mysterious next project, Death Stranding, has gotten more in-depth (and intensely weird) new trailer . At The Game Awards, we got a look at an extended trailer detailing the incredibly bizarre and creepy world of Kojima Productions' ne…
    - 40 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:00am -

Joystiq

  • Teach valuable STEM skills with electronic papercraft noisemakers
    *Hitches up onion belt* Now back in my day, our papercraft activity books just folded up into something pretty. And we liked it that way. But you kids, with your Nintendoodads and Snapcharts, well that just isn't good enough, is it? No, your paper-ba…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:33am -
  • ‘Scribblenauts’ returns with a party game for consoles
    Innovative wordplay-based game Scribblenauts debuted on the Nintendo DS at the end of the last decade, but we haven't heard from the franchise since it headed to mobile for a semi-sequel in 2015. But today we got news that a new entry in the series,.…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:03am -
  • Video offers peek at ultra-wide Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope has been a long time in the making when work on its mirrors started in 2007. It's finally coming together, though. The LSST team has released a brief clip showing progress on the Chilean facility as of the end of…
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 4:36am -
  • Samsung designed a 2018 Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8
    Samsung has unveiled a sweet-looking Galaxy Note 8 you might never get your hands on. The Korean conglomerate has designed a limited edition version of its extra large phone exclusively for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics participants. It's fitted w…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:33am -
  • Dallas Mavericks are the latest pro team to accept cryptocurrency
    You don't just have to attend Sacramento Kings games if you're itching to spend some digital money on a pro sports event. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has confirmed (both to Bloomberg and on Twitter) that his basketball team will start acceptin…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 2:51am -
  • YouTube implements stricter requirements for partners
    YouTube has been under fire for months over inappropriate content masquerading as kid-friendly videos and popular creators acting out of line. Now, Google has introduced stricter requirements for the video platform's YouTube Partners and Preferred pr…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:24am -
  • Motorola's 2018 lineup may include an iPhone X lookalike
    Someone might have just spoiled Motorola's 2018 in a big way. Droid Life has posted a trio of leaks which, if accurate, hint at some big changes to the Lenovo brand's smartphone lineup. The headliner would be the Moto X5, and it's not hard to see w…
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 12:18am -
  • Curve's payment-switching smart card goes live in the UK
    Like the thought of switching payment methods for a purchase long after you've left the store? You now have a chance to try it. Curve has launched its smart card in the UK, letting you not only consolidate your credit cards (currently just Masterca…
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 12:01am -

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Got Game

  • Pixel Gear receives new multiplayer trailer
    Oasis Games was excited to release a new multiplayer mode trailer for their PlayStation VR 3D pixel arcade shooter, Pixel Gear, which you can check out below: In the game’s multiplayer mode, the player with the PlayStation VR headset will wield a l…
    - 18 Dec 16, 8:05pm -
  • Nintendo Switch to travel across North America
    Upon being unveiled to the world during the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 in Tokyo on January12, Nintendo’s next home gaming system will be traveling across North America for fans, gamers, families, and everybody else to get some hands-on time…
    - 18 Dec 16, 7:31pm -
  • MapleStory and Riders of Icarus have received largest updates of 2016
    Nexon America has recently released their largest updates of 2016 for both MapleStory and Riders of Icarus. MapleStory fans will be able to celebrate as the game’s largest update in nearly ten years, the V update, ushers in some long-awaited additi…
    - 18 Dec 16, 7:11pm -
  • KOEI TECMO America shares details on Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers
    KOEI TECMO America has revealed details surrounding the features and early purchase bonuses of their upcoming tactics style title, Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers, which is due for digital release via PlayStation Store for both Vita and PlayStation 4 o…
    - 18 Dec 16, 6:55pm -
  • Surf World Series heads to console and PC in 2017
    Climax Studios has announced that their new game, Surf World Series, will be arriving on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2017. This title will see you take to the waves as you experience the thrill of pure arcade-style surfing. It has been develop…
    - 18 Dec 16, 6:17pm -
  • New Gamer Reward website enters Open Beta
    A new Gamer Reward website known as Uproar.gg has entered Open Beta, allowing players to earn points for playing titles. It is free to join, and currently those interested can earn points for completing particular in-game objectives in League of Lege…
    - 18 Dec 16, 6:05pm -
  • Perfect World Entertainment and Turtle Rock Studios partner to work on new IP
    Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Turtle Rock Studios have partnered together in order to create a new triple-A game IP for both PC and console. There are few details on the IP as of yet, but it will be a free-to-play first-person shooter featurin…
    - 17 Dec 16, 5:23am -
  • Troll and I to arrive in March 2017
    Spiral House and Maximum Games were excited to announce that Troll and I will be arriving on March 21, 2017 for Noth America and March 24, 2017 for Europe on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. For those unaware, Troll and I is a heroic adventure that…
    - 17 Dec 16, 4:59am -