Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • Free-to-play card strategy game Faeria goes buy-to-play today
    Strategic card-collector Faeria made the jump today from free-to-play to a far less chance-driven model. Gone are booster packs or chests bought with real money – now you just buy the game outright and progressively unlock cards as you gain levels.…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:07pm -
  • How a cup of coffee saved Yoku’s Island Express
    This is The Mechanic, where Alex Wiltshire invites developers to discuss the difficult journeys they’ve taken to make their games. This time, Yoku’s Island Express [official site]. It wasn’t as if the tester was having a bad time. He was a pinb…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 9:00pm -
  • We asked a lot of people: what would you do to a clone of yourself?
    Over the past several weeks I have sent a lot of interesting people who work in the games industry an email containing the following scenario: “You enter a room. The door locks behind you. From a door opposite another you enters. This other you is…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 8:46pm -
  • World Of Warcraft’s base edition is now included free with subs
    Though the Battle For Azeroth doesn’t begin until August, distant drums can be heard beating for World Of Warcraft‘s next expansion. Blizzard this week launched the ‘Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch’, a big update adding many new features in prep…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 8:43pm -
  • Hack the planet in Exapunks from Opus Magnum & Shenzhen I/O studio Zachtronics
    Exapunks is the next game from prolific puzzle-meister Zach Barth and his little studio Zachtronics, creators of the likes of Opus Magnum, Infinifactory and Spacechem. Set in an alternate 1997, Exapunks is about cyberpunk hacking, programming viruses…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 8:27pm -
  • The Culling 2 is dead; long live The Culling?
    After its disastrous launch on July 10th, developers Xaviant have announced they intend to pull The Culling 2 from sale, refunding those who purchased it. In a very awkward and apologetic video (which you can see below), Xaviant’s director of opera…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 6:54pm -
  • Video: Two Point Hospital isn’t just Theme Hospital 2
    After three hours with Two Point Hospital I see similarities with Jurassic World Evolution. Okay, Frontier’s game sees you putting more people in hospital than getting them out the door, but it’s a similarly welcoming management game. You can rea…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 6:30pm -
  • Acer Predator XB241H review: G-Sync and 180Hz goodness
    After testing what seems like 387,001 monitors with AMD FreeSync support, I’ve finally got another honest-to-goodness Nvidia G-Sync one on my desk today, the Acer Predator XB241H – and boy, it’s a good ‘un. Part of Acer’s XB1 range, this pa…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 5:45pm -

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 […]The post Toreba – a Real World Virtual Controlled Claw Grabbe…
    - 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 […]The post PlayStation Vita Review appeared first…
    - 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 […]The post What Games Should I Get for my New Nintendo Console? ap…
    - 20 Dec 12, 10:32am -

GameSpot News

Joystiq

  • Fujifilm's oddball XF10 fixed-lens camera costs only $500
    Fujifilm has proven again that it's not afraid to build unusual cameras by launching the XF10, a premium fixed-lens compact. It's got an 18.5mm f/2.8 fixed lens (equivalent to 27.8mm in full-frame terms) and a 24.2-megapixel APS-C (not X-Trans) senso…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 5:00am -
  • Duolingo launches Hindi language course for English speakers
    Today, Duolingo's Hindi language course for English speakers officially launched on its website. The course is not yet available on iOS or Android apps, but it will be making its way to these devices in the future. The course has been in development.…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 4:01am -
  • Hyperloop TT will build a test track in China
    The Hyperloop race is much of a political battle as it is a technical one, with companies grabbing territory like players starting a game of Risk. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the crowdsourced enterprise that has lagged behind rivals in som…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 3:00am -
  • VR standard promises an end to headset connector headaches
    If you've used a wired VR headset, you probably know the connector situation is inconsistent and messy: you frequently have to plug multiple cables into your PC, which is space consuming at best and potentially impractical if you have a laptop. That…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 1:34am -
  • Spotify users still can't block followers, but that could change
    Spotify isn't as much of a haven from harassment as many might like. Since the service shares your plays with followers by default, it's possible for harassers to keep up with your listening habits and exploit that to their advantage (say, by findin…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 11:14pm -
  • Bang & Olufsen’s B&O Play brand is going away
    While it's possible you know Bang & Olufsen for its expensive top-tier TVs, you're likely more familiar with its range of artfully-designed headphones and speakers, especially under its budget-friendly B&O Play sub-brand. But in an annual ear…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:27pm -
  • Gorilla Glass 6 gives phones a better shot at surviving multiple drops
    Toughened glass has long protected your phone against a singular drop, but one-and-done isn't how it works in real life -- we've all seen butterfingers users whose device falls to the floor on a seemingly weekly basis. Those not-so-coordinated peopl…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 9:53pm -
  • Robocall company exposes hundreds of thousands of voter records
    Hundreds of thousands of voter records were left exposed on an Amazon S3 bucket, ZDNet reports, this time by Virginia-based robocalling firm Robocent. Among the information that was left accessible were names, home addresses, gender, phone numbers, a…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 9:29pm -

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 -