Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • What are we all playing this weekend?
    Welcome to autumn! This is the first weekend of the season, a time to sit on a park bench watching leaves rust and tutting at those which are already falling. A few weeks from now, we’ll be gaily kicking through leafy streets and puffing little clo…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 9:00am -
  • Playerunknown’s Battleground devs address Fortnite Battle Royale comparisons
    The makers of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds [official site] today effectively puffed their chest, pointed at Epic Games, and growled “I’m watching you, sunshine.” They’ve issued a statement addressing comparisons between Battlegrounds and E…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 6:53pm -
  • Spawn Point: how to get into real-time strategy
    Hello. This is Spawn Point, a new not-quite-regular feature in which we take a genre, series or other facet of gaming culture, and try to convince you to give it a shot. It might be those hero shooters you’ve always wanted to get into, or that terr…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 6:00pm -
  • Unknown Pleasures: our favourite new Steam games
    Welcome back to Unknown Pleasures, our weekly round-up of the best overlooked new releases on Steam. This week: choose your own trousers, Devil Daggers on a motorbike, forgotten rally classics and No Meow’s Sky.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
  • Figment imagines its way onto PC today
    When you see games partway through the development process they can get frozen in your memory at that point. I saw Figment [official site] a long while ago in a hotel courtyard at GDC and I remember loving its art style but being unsure how the game…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
  • Plunkbat: An Alice and Pip chat
    After what feels like YEARS of making excuses, Pip is finally ready to try Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds [official site] with Alice. She knows that there are “bants” and she knows that there’s a “plane” but everything else is veiled in my…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 4:30pm -
  • Things I want to celebrate about Divinity: Original Sin II
    While Adam has the definitive word in his Divinity: Original Sin 2 review, I’ve found myself unable to stop playing in every spare moment, and jotted down some of the very many things that make this game stand out, make it feel so very special. Bel…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 4:00pm -
  • Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire expansion is now out
    Arenanet’s MMORPG Guild Wars 2 [official site] has begun its adventure to new (old) lands with the launch of its second expansion. Path of Fire returns to the Crystal Desert and kingdom Elona, from the first game, on a mission to give the god of wa…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 4:00pm -

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

  • 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…
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days 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.
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days 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…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:19am -

Joystiq

  • Apple's former GPU maker Imagination agrees to £550 million sale
    Losing Apple as a customer can be rough for a supplier, as Imagination Technologies found out. In April, the UK chipmaker announced that the folks in Cupertino planned to develop their own mobile GPUs and would no longer rely on its PowerVR tech for.…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 9:19am -
  • YouTube’s 'Creators for Change’ premiere at Tribeca's TV Festival
    You can find almost anything on YouTube these days, but with the "Creators for Change" program, the site had a specific goal in mind: Show how its platform could be used for social good. Tonight at the first ever Tribeca TV Festival, YouTube premiere…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 4:19am -
  • Intel's Project Alloy VR headset is dead
    Intel won't be releasing its Project Alloy VR headset platform anytime this year -- in fact, it won't be releasing the technology at all. The tech giant has officially killed the initiative, which aimed to provide partner companies an open reference.…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 3:16am -
  • Nintendo rolls out two-step authentication for online accounts
    Nintendo now supports two-factor verification to its Nintendo Accounts. This adds another layer of security by requiring codes generated from the Google Authenticator app, though it comes years later than most other gaming platforms.
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 1:44am -
  • Uber's new chief says the company is paying for its bad rep
    New company chief Dara Khosrowshahi has sent out an email to his employees about London, and it shows that the company might truly be under a different kind of leadership now. One that doesn't sound like it'll encourage "hustlin'" and overlook bad be…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 12:14am -
  • Climbkhana: Ken Block explains Pikes Peak assault in latest Gymkhana video
    By Carter JungClimbkhana is clever. And no, not because it's a portmanteau. Rather it's how Ken Block and his merry band of Hoonigan Media Machine misfits took something the internet clearly loves, hooning, and paired it with a picturesque mountain…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 11:05pm -
  • Fitness app company settles with FTC for nearly $1 million
    If you're going to create a mobile app that offers monetary rewards for meeting fitness goals, you should probably make sure you back your promises up. The Pact fitness app offers users a way to incentivize workouts by charging a fee when users miss.…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 10:04pm -
  • Lenovo’s leaked 25th-anniversary ThinkPad sports a familiar look
    The latest ThinkPad that Lenovo brought to CES back in January had a notably sleeker, more modern appearance than the line's traditional boxy black look. But it kept a couple features, like the red TrackPoint nub and 45-degree ThinkPad logo, that hav…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 17, 9:39pm -

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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 -