Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • Grab a whole lotta Quake for free this weekend
    Have you played Quake? The eldritch lords at RPS HQ don’t let me write HYP posts, of course, but I thought I’d ask anyway. See, it’s QuakeCon At Home this weekend, and Bethesda are giving away a seminal piece of shooter history – and every ch…
    - 59 mins ago, 8 Aug 20, 10:22am -
  • What are we all playing this weekend?
    Hello reader! It has, again, been a hot one, so Alice0 is lucky to still be in the sea this week. I, sadly, am not. I have eggs I need to use up, but anything egg based seems too hot to contemplate right now. Please, won’t somebody take these eggs.…
    - 2 hours ago, 8 Aug 20, 9:00am -
  • Here's some QuakeCon At Home highlights to tune in to
    QuakeCon At Home is live this weekend on Twitch, though it really should be called BethFest when you look at the schedule. The event has moved wholly online thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the rescheduled celebration of id’s and Bethesda’s g…
    - 19 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 4:41pm -
  • RTX 2080 Super prices drop $50 this week thanks to this water-cooled Gigabyte deal
    To help you find the best around, I check graphics card prices every single week for both UK and US buyers. This week, prices have stayed pretty static in the grand scheme of things, but there was one graphics card deal in particular that caught my e…
    - 20 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 3:35pm -
  • Rocksteady's next game is probably Suicide Squad Kill The Justice League
    For years, there have been rumours that the Batman: Arkham City developers Rocksteady Studios were working on a Suicide Squad game. We dispatched our own squads to check out those rumours, but each time they vanished forever. Turns out we needn’t h…
    - 21 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 2:47pm -
  • Graphics card deals of the week – 7th August 2020
    Graphics card prices have remained pretty steady this week, making it a bad time to pick up a great graphics card bargain. In truth, you’re probably better off waiting until Nvidia and AMD reveal their next-gen GPUs if you’re after a higher-end G…
    - 21 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 2:24pm -
  • Bugsnax reveals more bizarre sentient food action with new gameplay trailer
    Since time was exposed as a capitalist scam, I have less problem accepting that Bugsnax first revealed itself two months ago. The surreal action adventure about fuzzy muppety creatures eating and then becoming walking strawberries now has a more reve…
    - 22 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 12:58pm -
  • Braid: Anniversary Edition repaints the classic indie platformer
    There’s a real art to remastering, and that’s very evident in Braid’s Anniversary Edition. The 12-year-old painterly platformer is undergoing extensive renovation to its graphics, and adding in what developer Jonathan Blow calls “the craziest…
    - 23 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 12:35pm -

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 […]Source
    - 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 […]Source
    - 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 […]Source
    - 20 Dec 12, 10:32am -

GameSpot News

Joystiq

  • US Army and Navy unban Twitch commenter who criticized the military
    The US Army and Navy have agreed to unban Jordan Uhl, the activist who linked to a Wikipedia page listing US military war crimes in their Twitch chats. After the incident, Uhl wrote an article criticizing the military for using Twitch to scout for po…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Aug 20, 8:40am -
  • Snag 'Quake' for free this weekend in the Bethesda Launcher
    Like so many events, QuakeCon 2020 is happening entirely online, but whether or not you’re participating, you can get a few treats this weekend. In the Bethesda Launcher you can get a free copy of the original Quake, while The Elder Scrolls Online…
    - 7 hours ago, 8 Aug 20, 3:58am -
  • Fossil's Gen 5 Wear OS smartwatches are about to get a major update
    The Wear OS-powered Gen 5 touchscreen smartwatches Fossil rolled out last year are about to get some upgrades. Their phone apps include avatars for contacts and quick access to key tools, as well as new battery modes that include custom profiles for.…
    - 10 hours ago, 8 Aug 20, 1:02am -
  • Facebook repeatedly overruled fact checkers in favor of conservatives
    Facebook has repeatedly overruled its own fact checkers in order to help conservative pages avoid punishment for spreading misinformation. That’s according to leaked documents reported by NBC News, which found evidence that employees regularly inte…
    - 13 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 10:02pm -
  • HBO Max is making a series based on the One Perfect Shot Twitter account
    Cinema buffs have something to look forward to from HBO Max. The streaming service is adapting popular Twitter account One Perfect Shot, which shares some of the most iconic compositions in film history, into a documentary series.Each 30-minute episo…
    - 14 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 9:23pm -
  • ESPN+ will be $1/month more expensive for new subscribers
    ESPN+ is getting a price increase, but only for new subscribers. Starting August 12th, the monthly plan will cost $5.99, up from $4.99. If you’ve been on the fence, it might not be a bad idea to sign up before then, because ESPN+ doesn’t plan to…
    - 15 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 8:15pm -
  • The Mate 40 will feature Huawei's final high-end Kirin processor
    When the Mate 40 comes out later this year, it will be the last Huawei phone to feature one of its own high-end Kirin processors. Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei's consumer business, shared the news during a speech he made at the 2020 Summit of the Chi…
    - 16 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 6:59pm -
  • We shot this video about the new iMac on the iMac's upgraded webcam
    A few days ago Apple announced a new and improved 27-inch iMac. Not a new design and no ARM chips under the hood — just a series of CPU, GPU, camera and audio upgrades, with more generous storage and memory options. All told, it’s too minor of an…
    - 17 hours ago, 7 Aug 20, 6:35pm -

Got Game

  • Review | A Fresh Look at Catherine: Full Body on Switch
    With Atlus’ Catherine: Full Body releasing on the Nintendo Switch, Switch owners will soon be in for a treat. I wanted to review Catherine from the perspective of someone with zero experience with the original game or other iterations. Full disclos…
    - 34 days ago, 5 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • What to Expect from Animal Crossing’s Newest Update
    The Animal Crossing: New Horizons 1.3 update is here, and with it comes a whole bunch of new content themed around Summer. While Nintendo has spaced out the gameplay updates, there’s always new items and furniture to collect. This time however, the…
    - 35 days ago, 4 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • Impressions from the Mortal Shell Beta
    A few weeks after announcing specifics on their upcoming beta, developer Cold Symmetry’s Mortal Shell has officially landed. Running from July 3rd to July 10th, select players will have the opportunity to experience a slice of what the game has to…
    - 36 days ago, 3 Jul 20, 8:54pm -
  • How The Last of Us Part II Perfectly Handles One of its Biggest Moments (SPOILERS)
    While many people have their opinions of The Last of Us Part II, ours was quite positive. As a stunning technical achievement and a great structure to the storytelling, it’s easily one of the year’s biggest titles. One thing that makes The Last o…
    - 38 days ago, 1 Jul 20, 5:00pm -
  • How Control Uses Gameplay and Story to Craft a Unique IP
    I love Control. Remedy Entertainment’s sandbox action shooter is easily the best brand new title I’ve played in five years or more. With the game readily available alongside the first expansion, it’s a great time to take a look at Control and i…
    - 38 days ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • Preview | Death Stranding PC
    Personally, I quite enjoy the weird hodgepodge that is Death Stranding, the idea of delivering packages as a surreal nightmare unfolds around you really clicks. The original PS4 version is, in my opinion, a highlight of the platform, and the PC versi…
    - 38 days ago, 1 Jul 20, 7:21am -
  • Review | The Last of Us Part II
    It’s been seven years since the release of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us, exemplifying what video games as a medium can do for the sake of storytelling. It also pushed the boundaries of what the PlayStation 3 would do graphically, making an excell…
    - 41 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 1:00am -
  • Review | Pokémon Sword and Shield: Isle of Armor DLC
    When Pokémon Sword and Shield came out in 2019, the game got great reviews, even from myself. Granted one of the main criticisms was the absence of a huge portion of the Pokédex. Thankfully Game Freak announced earlier this year that two DLC expans…
    - 42 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 1:00pm -