Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • The RPS Advent Calendar 2021, December 5th
    Time to open the fifth door on the Calendar. I reckon we might need to batter this one down with a solid attack from our infantry, backed up with archers. Read more
    - 18 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 1:00pm -
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed's Batman expansion adds a Batcave
    A side effect of fatherhood is that I now see everything through my five-year-old's eyes. Hot Wheels Unleashed is, to me, most likely a middling racing game and lesser Trackmania - but then, if I think about it, I know my kid would love it.Hot Whe…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 10:31pm -
  • Quake Remastered now has a horde mode
    It feels at times as if, over a long enough timeline, all first-person shooters trend towards becoming the same game by cribbing modes from one another. Case in point: Quake now has a horde mode. It comes as part of a new update for Quake Remastered…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 9:43pm -
  • Forza Horizon 5 patch fixes convoys and Horizon Arcade bugs
    Despite being a Forza Horizon 4 mega fan and having played it three times, I've yet to dig into Forza Horizon 5. I'm relishing the experience of still having it to play, like keeping a big chocolate bar on a high shelf in case of an emergency. Whe…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 9:26pm -
  • This ridiculously good charity bundle has over 60 games for $5
    'Tis the season of charity bundles, in which developers urge you to perform the generous act of giving their videogames a new home in exchange for a fraction of their true value. Next up: a bundle of 66 games on Itch.io. Are you big hard-drived enou…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 9:10pm -
  • Valve shows off Steam Deck's case and final packaging
    The Steam Deck has been delayed until February 2022, but a new update from Valve says that they've now completed their final prototype of the handheld PC before it enters full production.They're now sending out a new wave of dev kits to creators,…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 8:38pm -
  • The RPS Advent Calendar 2021, December 4th
    Please pay attention to the fourth door of our Advent Calendar. But try not to blink. Or do blink, if you want, maybe. Read more
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 1:00pm -
  • What are we all playing this weekend?
    Friday comes around once again, dear reader, and on this particular Friday you find us a much diminished team, since by hook, crook, or coincidence almost all the rooms in the treehouse are empty. A shock indeed. There are at least a few of us left,…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Dec 21, 9:00am -

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

  • Crypto exchange BitMart loses $196 million to hackers
    Large-scale cryptocurrency heists remain a significant headache. According to Coindesk, the crypto exchange BitMart has lost the equivalent of $196 million (originally estimated at $150 million) to a hack. The intruder breached Ethereum and Binance w…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 10:28pm -
  • Apple takes Russia to court over App Store ruling
    Apple is still fighting Russia over alleged App Store abuse. Both 9to5Mac and RT report Apple is asking for a judicial review of a Federal Antimonopoly Service warning from August that allows developers to mention alternatives to the App Store's in-a…
    - 10 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 8:56pm -
  • eBay banned some users by mistake
    Twitter isn't the only big-name internet company to have accidentally banned users this week. As The Vergereports, eBay has confirmed it suspended a "small number" of users by mistake on December 3rd. The company didn't provide a cause or reveal the…
    - 12 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 6:41pm -
  • Google's mail-in Pixel repair service reportedly compromised photos and accounts
    Rogue repair staff aren't limited to any one company. According to The Verge, author and developer Jane McGonigal said her internet accounts were compromised after she mailed her Pixel 5a to Google for service. The intruder accessed Google services,…
    - 13 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 5:53pm -
  • Fitbit's Charge 5 tracker is back on sale for a record-low $130 at Amazon
    Don't worry if you missed out on a Fitbit during Black Friday sales — there are now some big deals to help you stay in shape during the holidays. The Charge 5 has returned to a record-low price of $130 at Amazon, or $50 below its usual sticker. Tha…
    - 14 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 4:40pm -
  • 'Fortnite' Chapter 3 officially debuts with a new island and revamped gameplay
    It didn't take long for Epic to confirm Fortnite Chapter 3 details. The developer has officially released a trailer that outlines what to expect both in Chapter 3 and its first season, "Flipped." The new island is the star, with the flip from the Cha…
    - 15 hours ago, 5 Dec 21, 3:24pm -
  • Clearview AI will get a US patent for its facial recognition tech
    Clearview AI is about to get formal acknowledgment for its controversial facial recognition technology. Politicoreports Clearview has received a US Patent and Trademark Office "notice of allowance" indicating officials will approve a filing for its s…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 10:23pm -
  • Leaked 'Fortnite' Chapter 3 trailer shows a new island and Spider-Man
    Fortnite Chapter 2 has only just come to an end, but that isn't preventing sleuths from finding out what Chapter 3 will hold. As Kotakulearned, the game's official Polish YouTube channel briefly shared a Chapter 3 trailer revealing many of the planne…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 21, 9:31pm -

Got Game

  • Review | Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania
    When I reviewed Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD two years ago, my number one question was “why was this the entry to get the HD treatment?” The more logical approach would be to bring back the first couple of titles to the modern era. Thankful…
    - 68 days ago, 29 Sep 21, 4:00pm -
  • Pax West 2021 Curse to Golf Interview
    Is Curse to Golf trully the Dark Souls of golfing? Killatias talks with the fine people from Thunderful Publishing to find out! Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/killatia2 Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/killatia Facebook: https://www.faceb…
    - 68 days ago, 29 Sep 21, 2:10am -
  • Review | Hot Wheels Unleashed
    In the racing game world, the axis of realism is dominated by simulators like Forza, while the arcade end of the spectrum belongs to cart racers like Mario Kart. In between the two lies the vast crowd of titles that blend the two, but few have risen…
    - 68 days ago, 28 Sep 21, 7:50pm -
  • Review | Metallic Child
    Who could we count on to stop the calamity if a giant space station were falling towards the Earth? Why, a lone humanoid robot being remotely controlled by…you, a game player hundreds of thousands of miles away. It’s a funny premise, but it’s o…
    - 70 days ago, 27 Sep 21, 6:00pm -
  • Neil Druckmann and HBO Reveals First Official Image of The Last of Us Series
    To celebrate The Last of Us Day, series director and writer Neil Druckmann, along with HBO, have dropped a nice tidbit on social media today. While HBO’s The Last of Us series won’t air until 2022, we got our first screenshot of the show today. T…
    - 70 days ago, 27 Sep 21, 2:59am -
  • Game Boy Development Gear! | Wide-Boy, Probes, & Prototypes
    Game Boy development equipment! Using the IS-CGB-Emulator, myself & BehindTheCode show of Intelligent Systems’ development software for the GBA, Wide-Boy, & GBC. From debugging, to emulation, to art!The post Game Boy Development Gear! | Wide-Boy,…
    - 72 days ago, 25 Sep 21, 1:37pm -
  • Pax West 2021 Neon Noodles Interview
    What’s this? A cyberpunk themed puzzle game based around noodles and other tasty meals? Killatia check out Neon Noodles! Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/killatia2 Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/killatia Facebook: https://www.facebook.c…
    - 74 days ago, 23 Sep 21, 1:37am -
  • Interview with Tails of Iron Producer, Jack Bennett
    Less than a week after the release of Tails of Iron, the producer of the game, Jack Bennett, was nice enough to carve out some time to do an interview with us. Bennett resides in southern England, spending the last seven years working at Manchester b…
    - 75 days ago, 21 Sep 21, 8:31pm -