Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • IF Only: Magnetic Scrolls In Your Browser
    Starting with The Pawn in 1985, Magnetic Scrolls wrote some very successful text adventures. I missed them the first time around. I was strictly an Infocom and Scott Adams player, tied to games released for the popular US platforms. Magnetic Scrolls…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 May 17, 8:00pm -
  • Hack the planet! Hacknet launches mod tools
    Fab computer hacking game Hacknet [official site] has launched its mod tools, letting players create their own missions, campaigns, music and more. Or if you don’t fancy making things yourself, hey, you’ll still get to play the ‘extensions’ o…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:14pm -
  • Learn the secrets of monsters to hunt ’em in Walkerman
    Before you slay a monster, you must come to know the monster. Where does it hang out? Which bands is it into? How socially conscious is it? Does it have any allergies? Do your research and maybe you’ll lure it to a fake Kasabian charity bake-off wh…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 May 17, 4:51pm -
  • Cities Skylines: Mass Transit and the war on cars
    I’ve done a lot of terrible things in my two year quest to ruin as many lives as possible in Cities: Skylines [official site]. I’ve allowed the dead to fester in their homes, I’ve turned off heating and electricity in the dead of winter, and on…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 May 17, 4:01pm -
  • IEM drops League of Legends from its 2017 schedule
    League of Legends [official site] has been dropped from Intel Extreme Masters pro-gaming events as it is no longer viable to try to work around LoL developer Riot’s own pro-gaming calendar. IEM is a professional gaming tournament season run by the…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 May 17, 3:31pm -
  • Aztez starts biff-o-strategising this summer
    The unlikely combo of hexy turn-based strategy and real-time beat ’em up will coalesce in Aztez [official site] this summer, developers Team Colorblind have announced. Sure, you might have strategised as the Aztec Empire before but probably not als…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 May 17, 3:18pm -
  • Blasphemous is a beautifully grotesque platformer
    Sometimes a game can sell itself to me with a single image or animation. Blasphemous [Kickstarter page], a non-linear 2D platformer from the creators of The Last Door, is one such game. It’s like Hieronymus Bosch and Castlevania had a baby, and the…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 May 17, 2:33pm -
  • Have You Played… Doom II: Hell on Earth?
    Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. I change my mind whenever anyone asks me (important: no-one ever asks me) whether Doom or Doom II is the best Doom game, but one thi…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 May 17, 2:30pm -

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

  • SMITE Stargazer Anubis Skin Giveaway (PC/PS4/Xbox)
    We've teamed up with Hi-Rez Studios to give away 3,000 codes for ​SMITE's Stargazer Anubis​ Skin ​to redeem on PC/PS4/Xbox One. This is an instant win and you will receive an email with the code within 24 hours. To get a code for Celestial Isis…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 7:01am -
  • SMITE Celestial Isis Skin Giveaway (PC/PS4/Xbox)
    We've teamed up with Hi-Rez Studios to give away 3,000 codes for ​SMITE's Celestial Isis​ Skin ​to redeem on PC/PS4/Xbox One. This is an instant win and you will receive an email with the code within 24 hours. To get a code for​ Stargazer Anu…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 7:01am -
  • Mafia 3 Free Trial Version Out Now Alongside New DLC
    It's a big day for Mafia III, as the game's next free DLC is out today alongside a free demo version of the game for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The free demo is 24 GB on PC, 27 GB on PS4, and 25 GB on Xbox One, developer Hangar 13 announced in…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:32am -
  • Spider-Man Actor Tom Holland Didn't Consult With Past Spidey Actors
    Tom Holland, the newest actor to play Spider-Man, says he did not consult with previous Spider-Man actors such as Tobey MaGuire or Andrew Garfield about the role."I wasn't in touch with them," Holland told Variety. "They both said some really lovely…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:52am -
  • The New Jumanji Movie Gets A Title, Video Game Plot Confirmed
    Today at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Sony announced the full title for the upcoming Jumanji sequel. It'll be called Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a title that may make you smile or cringe. Additionally, it was confirmed that the movie has a video game…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 4:26am -
  • "Totally Unacceptable" -- Rocket League Dev Responds To Server Issues
    Rocket League is immensely popular, but it is not without its problems. The game has faced server issues recently, resulting in long matchmaking times. Now, developer the CEO of developer Psyonix has pledged to improve the online component of the ga…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 3:31am -
  • Wrestlemania 33: Match Card And Predictions
    By the look on AJ Styles's face in the image above, you know it's time for Wrestlemania. WWE's biggest event of the year comes to the WWE Network and PPV on Sunday, April 2, and it's going to be one long show. There are a lot of matches on this year'…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 1:59am -
  • This Is What Star Wars: Rogue One's Princess Leia Looked Like Before CGI
    Princess Leia shows up at the end of Star Wars: Rogue One, but, given the timeline, it had to be a younger version of actress Carrie Fisher. This was made possible through movie magic. Norwegian actress Ingvild Deila played Leia in Rogue One, and som…
    - 58 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:39am -

Joystiq

  • Congressional internet privacy bill would counter FCC rollbacks
    The US House of Representatives may have voted to roll back the FCC's privacy rules and let internet providers sell your browser history without your explicit permission, but there's a proper replacement waiting in the wings... maybe. Tennessee Repre…
    - 15 mins ago, 24 May 17, 11:03pm -
  • Google Photos adds an archive button to declutter your stream
    Google Photos has been gently nudging users to store and share more on its service lately. Earlier this month, the Photos team unveiled some AI-powered sharing suggestions and a Google Lens integration that will make its image recognitions even smart…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 May 17, 10:14pm -
  • Sensor-embedded plastic wrap makes brain surgery safer
    It almost goes without saying that brain surgery requires extreme precision, but there hasn't been much advancement in brain mapping techniques for the past two decades. What good is a breakthrough procedure if you're still using bulky, imprecise 199…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 May 17, 9:48pm -
  • Bacteria open vents in this shirt when you sweat
    Fashion and tech are teaming up yet again. Engineers at MIT have designed a workout suit that responds to your body heat, according to a study published last week in Science Advances. The clothing, made from latex, is covered with thumbnail- to finge…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 May 17, 9:04pm -
  • NASA probe on a fast track to reach metallic asteroid
    While NASA's plans to put humans on Mars have suffered recent setbacks, its unmanned robotic programs are achieving milestones on a daily basis. Earlier this year, NASA announced that it had approved a mission, Psyche, to the asteroid belt. Today, th…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 May 17, 8:42pm -
  • Twitter's live 360-degree videos arrive on Apple TV
    Twitter launched its very first streaming app on Apple TV last year with the promise of Thursday Night Football and live sports. Now it's expanding its television repertoire with even more live content: 360-degree videos. The social media company jus…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 May 17, 8:20pm -
  • Attackers can use video subtitles to hijack your devices
    Be careful before you fire up media player software to play that foreign-language movie -- it might be a way for intruders to compromise your system. Check Point researchers have discovered an exploit that uses maliciously crafted subtitles to take c…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 May 17, 8:01pm -
  • Ellen coyly hints at return to standup with Netflix special
    It's been over 15 years since Ellen DeGeneres took the stage for a proper stand-up special. With a smash hit daytime talk show, a record-setting Twitter account and bonafide American treasure status, DeGeneres doesn't exactly need the exposure of ano…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 May 17, 7:38pm -

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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 -