Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • How I (almost) learned to love Freestyle Football
    For years now, I’ve been looking for an arcade football game that has some of the best qualities of SWOS combined with an RPG-lite career structure. A niche desire maybe, but for a while New Star Soccer happily occupied that niche. Now that the ser…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 8:00pm -
  • Destiny 2 announced, but why do we care?
    Destiny 2 has been officially announced by Bungie via a tweet from an official account. This was always pretty much guaranteed, given the success of the first game. But why do we care on our illustrious PC-only website? Because it might well be comin…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 7:26pm -
  • Wot I Think: Rain World
    A trickle of wholesome GIFs has been tantalising us with post-apocalyptic platformer Rain World [official site] and its adorable protagonist the slugcat for some time now. It’s out tomorrow and I have been hopping and swimming and munching my way t…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 6:00pm -
  • Absolver’s multiplayer melee combat looks ace
    When our Adam played Absolver [official site] last year, he declared the online melee murderfest “one of E3’s best games.” Oh we’re all very happy that you had such a good time, but what about us? We won’t get to play until later this year.…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 5:03pm -
  • Train Mechanic Simulator 2017 pulls into Steamtion
    I’m delighted by the rise of fixing and cleaning games, these meticulous and contemplative experiences of repairing cars and mopping guts out of vents. If trains are more your bag, hey, that’s now covered too. Train Mechanic Simulator 2017 [offic…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:12pm -
  • Have You Played… Event[0]?
    Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Event[0] was, I fear, a little bit overlooked, partly because of an unwise name and partly because – speculating entirely here –…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:30pm -
  • Mirage: Arcane Warfare due in May, Chivalry free today
    Take the first-person multiplayer melee murders of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, sprinkle on some wizards, and shamwow! you’ve got Mirage: Arcane Warfare [official site]. The magical follow-up will launch on May 23rd, developers Torn Banner announced…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:29pm -
  • The RPG Scrollbars: Predicting Planescape
    If you go down to planescape.com today, you’re sure of a big surprise. Unless you’re expecting a countdown, in which case, it’s that. What could it mean? Well, if you open the page source, you’ll see a secret message hidden in there – 0x50…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 12:00pm -

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

  • Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach Review
    Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach is a tough game to play. It's a turn-based strategy game packed with great ideas pulled straight from its namesake tabletop game, but it buries the good bits under layers of awful user interfaces, poor artificial intel…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 5:49am -
  • Why Mass Effect: Andromeda Is Dropping Paragon And Renegade Conversation Options
    Paragon and Renegade conversation choices have been a mainstay of the Mass Effect series since it launched, but that's all about to change.In an interview with Official Xbox Magazine (via GamesRadar), Mass Effect: Andromeda creative director Mac Walt…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 5:41am -
  • Legion Is The Most Visually Brilliant Comic Book TV Show To Date
    FX takes a shot at adapting a not-so-well-known X-Men character into a full-fledged television series. Legion takes some cues from the comic book counterpart's mental instability, and the opening episode offers up an hour and a half that has it's own…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 5:32am -
  • Nioh Developers Respond To Co-op Changes
    The way co-op works in Team Ninja's recent samurai-demon-slashing-and-dodging game Nioh has changed since its pre-release demo, which has left some players feeling miffed.The pre-release demo allowed players to summon friends into battle by sharing a…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 2:33am -
  • Dark Souls III: The Ringed City On A Time Limit Is Really Hard
    I love Souls games. I'm not the greatest player, but I've completed most of the games in the series, loved Bloodborne, and prefer to play with fist weapons (despite the difficulty spike), because I think it's amusing to punch giant bosses. At a recen…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 2:30am -
  • Nioh Review
    Nioh is an immensely layered experience. Through its Dark Souls-inspired combat, you're taught the virtues of patience and the value of defense. With each death, you learn learn a bit more about yourself and your enemy. This Team Ninja production, se…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 2:23am -
  • Nioh Video Review
    Hacking and slashing through demons never felt so good. Nioh is an action game that is clearly a cut above the rest.
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 2:12am -
  • GS News Update: Overwatch's Bastion Changes in PTR Patch Detailed
    Some significant changes are now live on test servers.
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 1:41am -

Joystiq

  • SpaceX prepares to reuse the first rocket it landed on a barge
    We might be days away from witnessing SpaceX make history. The private space corporation has conducted a static test fire (yet again) of the first rocket it landed on an ocean platform. SpaceX wants to make sure it's in tip-top shape for lift off, be…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 3:14am -
  • What's on TV: 'Planet Earth II,' 'Review,' 'Legion' and 'Walking Dead' finale
    This week it's time to pick up some new demo material for your Ultra HD television, since Planet Earth II is available in 4K and HDR. Other than that it's a big week for finales, with Legion and The Walking Dead wrapping up their most recent seasons.…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 1:48am -
  • The Apple TV Remote app is finally optimized for iPads
    No, we still don't have an iPad version of the Instagram app, but another longtime holdout has gotten some big(ger) screen love. Apple has finally given its Apple TV Remote app a refresh tailored for the slate's display. The iTunes listing says that.…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:18am -
  • Gigantic drones may be the key to low-cost air shipping
    Wonder why some companies still ship products on boats instead of speedy aircraft? It's because air freight is much more expensive -- the costs of the crew and fuel quickly add up. Natilus, however, thinks drones might offer a solution. The startup i…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 11:31pm -
  • Dell's 8K monitor is available for $5,000
    Dell introduced its 31.5-inch 8K monitor at CES, which the company claims is the world's first consumer screen to meet such a ridiculous resolution. While it took a backseat to the artist-aimed Canvas at the tech show, the Ultrasharp 32 is finally av…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 10:44pm -
  • Scientists turn spinach into a farm for human heart cells
    In the future, you might not have to resort to exotic materials to create heart cells -- you could just raid your grocery store's produce section. Scientists have invented a process that turns spinach leaves into farms for functioning human heart cel…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 9:53pm -
  • Elon Musk's Neuralink will plug AI into your brain
    Somewhere between rolling out new Teslas, launching re-usable rockets and digging a tunnel under Los Angeles, Elon Musk managed to start yet another new company. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Musk's latest project is called Neuralink and…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 9:22pm -
  • Verizon plans to test 4K TV for its FiOS customers
    Verizon has been relatively late to 4K TV (its competitors hopped aboard a while back), but it's at least making up for lost time. The carrier and its partner SES have confirmed that they'll soon test 4K delivery to FiOS TV customers. There's no ment…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 8:56pm -

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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…
    - 99 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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 -