Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • Torchlight 3 will share future plans on Friday when the closed beta ends
    Next up in the hack and slashin’ RPG series, Torchlight 3 previously had a change of heart after starting life as an online game called Torchlight Frontiers. Echtra Games have now announced that the currently-running closed beta will wrap this Fri…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 May 20, 9:15pm -
  • Prequel sleuther Sherlock Holmes Chapter One is announced, due out next year
    From those folks at Frogwares wot love doing Sherlock Holmes adventures, comes the next sleuth ’em up based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s gentleman detective. Sherlock Holmes Chapter One is a prequel story to the developers’ other games, this tim…
    - 10 hours ago, 25 May 20, 7:29pm -
  • What other game should have a spinoff in a totally unlikely genre?
    After a brief moment of uncertainty during its first reveal, I had a pretty good feeling that Minecraft Dungeons would be some nice and breezy block-clad fun. Until I’d seen it though, turning Minecraft into Diablo’s little brother was not an ob…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 May 20, 4:59pm -
  • I am the Tower Bully now: an Age Of Empires 2 match report
    This is part 3 of Nate gets good at AoE2, a series in which Nate attempts to get really good at Age Of Empires 2, via the monstrous crucible of ranked online multiplayer. I’ve been having a bit of a rough time in my quest to become good at Age Of E…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 May 20, 4:00pm -
  • Guinness World Records accidentally copyright claimed a bunch of Super Mario Bros speedruns
    Guinness World Records seems to have gotten a bit copyright cuckoo this weekend thanks in part to YouTube’s automated Content ID system. A bunch of Super Mario Bros speedrunning videos were sent copyright claim notices based on a record holder’s…
    - 14 hours ago, 25 May 20, 3:52pm -
  • Might it already be too late to remake 2002's Mafia?
    Past Perfect is a retrospective column in which we look back into gaming history to see whether old favourites are still worth playing today. It was with raised eyebrows that I met the news of 2K’s plans to re-release all three Mafia games. With th…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 May 20, 12:00pm -
  • Can't play Animal Crossing? Try Red Dead Redemption 2 instead
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become a phenomenon. If you’re not playing it, you’re probably still seeing it everywhere you turn – on Twitter, on Twitch, on the lips of your friends discussing turnip prices. It’s likely enough to inspire…
    - 21 hours ago, 25 May 20, 8:00am -
  • Have You Played… From Dust?
    Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. The god game genre hasn’t had many breakout hits, and it’s hard to argue From Dust is one of ’em. But despite a load of hoo-ha about DRM w…
    - 23 hours ago, 25 May 20, 6:30am -

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

  • What's on TV this week: HBO Max, 'Space Force' and 'Uncut Gems'
    This week HBO makes its assault on streaming with the new HBO Max service. At launch it will include tons of archival content like the back catalog of Friends, Rick & Morty and 2001: A Space Odyssey, as well as a fleet of new original shows, movi…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 May 20, 2:29am -
  • What does Apple want from a VR events company?
    Since 2009 a startup called NextVR has been developing proprietary cameras and striking deals to bring live events -- think sporting events, wrestling matches and concerts -- straight to the VR headset of your choice. It sounds like a potent cure for…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 May 20, 11:00pm -
  • Virgin Orbit's first launch demo flight ends abruptly after rocket release
    Virgin Orbit’s first launch demonstration flight has ended in a very unceremonious fashion. The spaceflight firm reported a “clean release” of LauncherOne from the Cosmic Girl host aircraft, but the rocket’s journey “terminated shortly into…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 May 20, 8:12pm -
  • ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ is the next free PS Plus game, and it arrives tomorrow
    Perhaps bearing in mind that many PS4 players are looking for more ways to kill time until The Last of Us Part II finally drops next month, Sony is releasing its next free PS Plus title a bit early. And it’s a pretty big one -- subscribers can snag…
    - 11 hours ago, 25 May 20, 6:15pm -
  • What we're watching: 'Deep Space 9,' 'Kingdom' and 'Solar Opposites'
    This month, Buyer’s Guide Editor Kris Naudus digs into ‘Deep Space Nine’ and how binge-watching changes the show’s impact, while Cherlynn Low highlights ‘Kingdom’ as an example of the international content you need to give a chance and An…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 May 20, 5:30pm -
  • Save $70 on a Nest WiFi bundle at Best Buy and the Google Store
    If WiFi coverage in your home is spotty in some parts, you may want to look into a mesh router system. Luckily, a pretty good one is on sale at the moment. Bed Bath and Beyond and Best Buy have discounted the Google Nest WiFi router and access po…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 May 20, 4:30pm -
  • Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60
    Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below its usual price. That’s similar to historic…
    - 14 hours ago, 25 May 20, 3:30pm -
  • The best grilling gear
    Summer may not officially start until mid-June, but Memorial Day weekend is widely celebrated as the start of the outdoor season. And for some, that means the first chance to fire up the grill for a (small, socially distanced) party. We’ve compiled…
    - 14 hours ago, 25 May 20, 3:00pm -

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 -