Hot News

ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016­ by David Pink

HITMAN’s “Elusive Target” Results and More

Before we get into the juicy details of HITMAN’s newest Elusive Target (The Congressman), let’s explore the results from IO Interactive’s first Elusive Target, Sergei “The Forger” Larin. Over the 48 hour weekend event, it seems only 53% of players were able to successfully assassinate the target, 9.9% of which were completed silently without leaving…
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016­ by Bis18marck70

Total War: Warhammer 360

With Total War: Warhammer launching today, The Creative Assembly has launched a new trailer giving viewers the pleasure of watching the battle with a full 360 degree sweep. While the quality of the footage is obviously superior in the 2D version (below) for most of us, the spectacle is immense! One can only anticipate future…
REVIEWS 23 May 2016­ by Stephen Haselden

Stellaris

Paradox has a reputation for making good strategy games, however Stellaris is their first venture into the field of Sci-Fi 4X, a niche that is notoriously difficult to make games for. Can Paradox break into this new market where so many others have failed? Can they even stand out in 2016, a year when so…
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 May 2016­ by L Coulsen

Styx: The Darkness Must Flow

In typical Focus fashion, the sequel to Styx: Master of Shadows was announced more than a year hence. Followed by an entire year, and then some, of silence. Until now, with the three images teasing us about things to come. The first shows the return of the elves, which is no surprise, but not exactly…
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 May 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Battleborn Announces First Major Update

With roughly two weeks gone since Battleborn launched, Gearbox is already ramping up the content for the Season Pass, coming with the release of the first new hero, Alani. A warrior/healer hybrid who makes use of water-based moves, she will come on May 24th for free for all Season Pass holders, or be available for…
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 May 2016­ by L Coulsen

The Technomancer Friendomancer

It's a busy time for Focus, they have several games on the way across this and next year. The one I'm, perhaps, most excited for personally is The Technomancer. Which as well as being (I'm certain of it!) a prequel to Mars: War Logs, once again shows Spiders' continued upward trend for their games. There…
ANNOUNCEMENT 19 May 2016­ by Tomer S.

Witcher’s Expansion Looking Better and Better

Even though we have already covered “Blood and Wine” the new trailer released today can’t be passed up. Imagine a place in Witcher 3 that wasn’t affected by the wars. The lands were rich and bright, the citizens happy and living their lives with joy, girls prettier than any other cities or towns. This is…
NEWS 18 May 2016­ by Nail Garejev

GeForce GTX 1080: First Benchmarks

The review and benchmark embargo on GeForce GTX 1080 has ended and we finally have the independent information on card’s performance. There are also more details on its configurations and feature set. The performance improvement, compared to older Maxwell cards is quite clear, as long as there is no CPU or memory limitations. GTX 1080…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 May 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Overwatch Short – Dragons

In typical Blizzard fashion, another character-focused animated short like the previous shorts Alive and Recall has been released, this one focusing on the Shimada family members Hanzo the archer and Genji the robo-samurai. It tells their history, shows off their moves, generously embellishes what they can actually do in-game, and pretty much canonically proves that…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 May 2016­ by Lee Braden

Fallout 4: Far Harbour – Exploring Far Harbour

As a “it's not long now” from Bethesda, a new trailer has been posted today for Fallout 4’s Far Harbour, with some of the dev's explaining some of the choices for such a strange place. Far Harbour (set in Bar Harbour, Maine) is the biggest landmass made for any DLC for a Bethesda game to…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 May 2016­ by David Pink

The Division Update 1.2 Conflict Detailed

The first details for The Division's upcoming 1.2 update are here at last. Hitting PC, PS4 and Xbox One on May 24, bringing with it numerous changes and additional content, like several high-end weapons, four new gear sets and doubling the Phoenix Credit cap. The newest Incursion (Clear Sky) pits players against Rikers to reclaim…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 May 2016­ by Stephen Haselden

What is Total War: WARHAMMER?

So I guess there are some people new to the Total War franchise, and if the idea of a new Warhammer game has you excited, but you're not sure about taking the plunge with a complicated cross breed of RTS & 4X, then worry no more SEGA have set out to explain what TW is…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 May 2016­ by Nail Garejev

Hearts of Iron IV: Naval, Land and Air Power

Paradox Interactive is getting ready for the release of their latest WWII grand strategy game – Hearts of Iron IV. In their latest video developer diarythe development team comments on the scale and variety of warfare in WWII and how it is presented in their game. Depending on the theatre of war and player’s nation,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 May 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Homefront: The Revolution Release

Heralding its arrival with an explosion-packed trailer, Homefront: The Revolution releases today in North America, and on May 20th for the EU region. There’s little info in the trailer itself, but Dambuster has revealed that more content will be coming to the game, some of it for free. The “Expansion Pass” will include three further…