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ANNOUNCEMENT 25 May 2016­ by L Coulsen

A German Vampyr in London

With the run-up to E3 kicking into high gear, everyone and their uncle is teasing and assuring us of what we can expect from them. Queue DONTNOD with some new screenshots for their upcoming Action-RPG Vampyr. Set at the end of the First World War, it follows the exploits of Doctor Jonathan Reid, and his…
ARTICLES 24 May 2016­ by Stephen Haselden

Paradox Reacts to Racism

I relate gaming to “going round a friend’s house”, I’m there to kick back, have fun, and crush my enemy into dust. Telling people my world view/ideology is just rude under the circumstance. But politics creeps into everything eventually. Paradox have recently been dragged into “making a political statement”. Let's be clear here, they were…
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016­ by Stephen Haselden

The Forging of TW: Warhammer

Sometimes it takes a nerd to know a nerd. Sometimes nerds can be extremely creative. It's clear that the devs at Creative Assembly are more than a bit nerdy about Warhammer. The above video demonstrates just how nerdy they are, and why they were just the right people to create Total War: Warhammer.
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016­ by David Pink

The Division’s 1.2 Conflict Update Now Available

Today Ubisoft released their second free content update, Conflict, for Tom Clancy’s The Division to all players on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Introducing the newest Incursion Clear Sky, Search and Destroy missions, High Value Targets and new high-end weapons with four unique gear sets. Also receiving a much needed update is The Dark Zone,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016­ by Tomer S.

Geralt’s Final Quest Gets Another Trailer

As we inch closer and closer to Witcher 3’s brand new expansion Blood and Wine, CD Projekt Red has decided to release another trailer. This time around the trailer uses more of a blunt tone to give us the more obvious message that Toussiant isn’t the wonderland it once was. Infested with dark forces, creatures…
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Early Access

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst will be accessible by some early, and by some, we mean subscribers to Origin/EA Access. For most players, Catalyst will drop on June 7th in the US and on the 9th in the EU, but for the aforementioned subscribers, they will get a chance to try Catalyst for a brief period starting…
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…