Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • Has Team Fortress 2 been improved by its updates?
    Update Night is a fortnightly column in which Rich McCormick revisits games to find out whether they’ve been changed for better or worse. This is RPS, so let’s get literary. Team Fortress 2 is the game version of the Picture of Dorian Gray — b…
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  • Wot I Think – Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
    Me: someone who believes that gothbro apparent trickster god The Outsider is the worst thing that ever happened to the Dishonored games, and thus positively relishes the chance to kill the blighter. Also me: someone who is absolutely determined to pl…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:30pm -
  • Fortnite’s Battle Royale goes F2P standalone next week
    The Battle Royale mode being added to Fortnite [official site] will actually become a free-to-play standalone game next week on the 26th, Epic Games announced today. Epic were in the process of rolling it out as a separate mode within sandbox build-o…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:37pm -
  • Dontnod delay Vampyr into 2018
    Bad news, bloodsuckers: Vampyr [official site] has been delayed. The Victorian undead RPG from Life Is Strange and Remember Me studio Dontnod Entertainment was due some time in November 2017 but unexpected trouble has set them back too far. Rather th…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 5:36pm -
  • Super Hydorah blasts out today
    Swell shoot ’em up Hydorah returns today, expanded as Super Hydorah [official site]. As bad at shmups as I am, I did enjoy Hydorah’s side-scrolling action and weird locations. The Super version isn’t massively different but it is fleshed out an…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 5:14pm -
  • Cabin – a cool tiny project that will make your eyeballs ill
    On an afternoon trawl of cool free projects I came across Cabin [Itch.io link]- a “fleeting experimental game about spending time in a cabin” in which you can “relax”, “drink a beer”, “stare at the moon” and “paint the sky”. I’l…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 4:36pm -
  • Overwatch’s Junkertown map up in time for free weekend
    Blizzard’s Overwatch [official site], aka The Shooter You Dumped So You Could Play Destiny 2 But Who You Still Text When You Are Drunk Thus Revealing Your True Feelings, is now sporting its new Junkertown map. It’s the dusty map they announced wi…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 4:11pm -
  • Podcast: The Electronic Wireless Show talk roguelikes, Rogue Islands, and Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Here, drink this potion. It’s called the Electronic Wireless Show and it’s a podcast. Yes, you drink it via your ears, unusual I know, but you’ll feel much better afterwards. This week, we’re talking about roguelikes, roguelites, roguefites a…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 4:02pm -

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

  • HBO's Watchmen TV Show Is Underway, Lost Co-Creator Confirms
    Back in June, it was reported that Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof was working on a TV adaptation of the classic DC graphic novel Watchmen for HBO. Lindelof has now revealed that things are definitely happening with the show via an Instagram post. It…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 1:37pm -
  • Final Fantasy 15's Online Multiplayer DLC Given Release Date
    Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer expansion will be available to play from October 31, Square Enix has announced. Titled Comrades, the update will allow players to "create their own avatar and join up with three friends to take on epic quests and battle…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 1:24pm -
  • Super Mario Odyssey Borrows Zelda’s Sense Of Mystery
    Super Mario Odyssey's fine-tuned mechanics and vibrant aesthetic already make it an enjoyable Mario experience.
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 1:00pm -
  • We Played Mario Odyssey For An Hour, And It’s Still Wonderful
    If you're a hardcore fan of early Mario games, Super Mario Odyssey has a variety of 2D platforming challenges to complete; and if you loved Super Mario Galaxy or even Sunshine, this new adventures' mechanics and concepts represent those games' most i…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 1:00pm -
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 4 Trailer Promises Intergalactic War
    Voltron: Legendary Defender is Netflix's update of the classic animated sci-fi show Voltron, and the fourth season hits the streaming service next month. A first trailer has been released, and it shows our five heroes gathering more allies to the Vol…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 12:58pm -
  • Terminator 6 Is Happening, James Cameron And Original Stars To Return
    Despite kicking off with two of the most acclaimed sci-fi movies of all time, the Terminator franchise hasn't always had an easy ride. Terminator 3 and Terminator: Salvation weren't exactly loved by fans, and the most recent example, 2015's Terminato…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:26am -
  • Marvel's The Punisher: New Teaser Is Fast And Brutal
    While Marvel's upcoming Netflix show The Punisher is expected this year, it still does not have a confirmed release date and very few details are known about the story. Netflix has released a series of cryptic tweets and teasers, the latest of which…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:21am -
  • Beverly Hills Cop 4 Is Still Happening, Big Names Being Considered To Star
    In June last year, it was revealed that a new sequel to the classic '80s action comedy Beverly Hills Cop was in development, but there has been little news since. However, it has now been confirmed that the project is still in the works, with a coupl…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:19am -

Joystiq

  • Sequel to 'Final Fantasy' creator's free-to-play game launches today
    Final Fantasy creator Hironubu Sakaguchi has had some good success with his action-RPG-puzzle mobile game, Terra Battle. The free-to-play sequel — Terra Battle 2 — is out on both iOS and Android, but if you want to play it, you'll need to…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:46pm -
  • Epic hopes 'PUBG'-style 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' will tempt gamers
    Epic Games' Fortnite has been out for a while in paid Early Access, but hasn't quite taken off in the same way that, say, Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) has. The hot new indie "battle royale" title has a massive, rabid user base and an impressiv…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:32pm -
  • Sean Penn will star in Hulu’s upcoming Mars series, 'The First'
    In May, Hulu ordered a straight-to-series show called The First. Set in the not too distant future, the series depicts the first human mission to Mars and humankind's first attempts at colonizing another planet. Today, Variety reports that Sean Penn.…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:16pm -
  • Nintendo issues takedowns for ‘Super Mario 64 Online' mod videos
    Last week, modders released a tool that enabled folks to play the classic game Super Mario 64 online in massive multiplayer batches with up to 23 of their friends. To be clear, this was just a plugin that allowed folks who were already playing emulat…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:01pm -
  • Toshiba's chip drama ends with sale to a financial group
    The long-running bidding war over Toshiba's flash memory business has effectively come to an end... and the winner probably isn't who you expected. Toshiba has agreed to sell its NAND division to a group led by the private equity firm Bain Capital fo…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:44pm -
  • Motorola's Moto X4 now works on Google Project Fi
    Google's efforts to disrupt the mobile carrier network have certainly proven popular for people who can feasibly use it, but it's no secret that the rollout of Project Fi has been restricted by the narrow choice of handsets available. Now, the search…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:32pm -
  • Waymo wants $2.6 billion from Uber for a single trade secret
    During a hearing today wherein Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo asked a judge to delay its upcoming trial against Uber in order to review new evidence, Reuters reports that one of Uber's attorneys said Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion for the alleged.…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:27pm -
  • Facebook tightens safeguards against hate-driven targeted ads
    Facebook was caught more than a little off-guard when ProPublica discovered ads targeted at racists, and today it's taking steps to prevent those hate-filled ads from showing up again. The social network's Sheryl Sandberg has announced plans to tight…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:20pm -

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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 -