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ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

First Contact: Aliens Finally Encountered in Elite: Dangerou…

Much akin to the 'Quest for the Holy Grail', players in Elite: Dangerous have long been searching for the rumored existence of an alien race known as the Thargoids, a hostile alien race present in the 1984 original title. Now, it appears as though an Xbox One player had the pleasure of having the first encounter…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

The Wintery Road Ahead For Battlefield 1

With December and the release of Giant’s Shadow come and gone, DICE, and much of the gaming community is looking ahead to the next update for Battlefield 1, aiming to be a full-fledged expansion. Titled “They Shall Not Pass,” the previously released concept art showcases some tight corners and claustrophobic trench warfare typical of the French battlefields.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Build Your Empire in Conan: Exiles

With just a few weeks away from the release of Funcom’s Conan: Exiles into Early Access, a second developer diary, detailing some of the ways players can build their base is now out. Crafting stations, interior decorations, outdoor games, high-tier fortifications, everything looks set to allow players a chance to cultivate their own little community…
ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Jan 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Tokyo 42, I Dream of Cyberpunk

Imagine a Blade Runner-esq, open-world, multiplayer shooter, then imagine it's set in Tokyo, throw in some cats. make it isometric, design it with pixel art and primary colours and presto-change-o, you'll have Tokyo 42 in your head...now what are you going to do about it? Personally, I’m going to obsess over this intriguing game until it either…
ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Double Dragon’s Long Awaited 4th Sequel Coming Soon

Best known for their work on Guilty Gear, Blazblue and a few other fighting games with gorgeous, hand-drawn art, Arc System Works is back with a brand new Double Dragon game. After acquiring the license from Technōs Japan (who went defunct in 1996) in 2015, Arc is hoping to capture the feel and art style…
ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jan 2017­ by L Coulsen

Mass Effect Launches Andromeda in March

As confirmed by BioWare General Manager, Aaryn Flynn, Mass Effect: Andromeda will reach our grubby little mitts on March 21st for North America, and the 23rd for Europe, because fuck us right? Why do companies still do that anyway? It's an asinine, utterly barse-ackwards business practice that just rubs people up the wrong way. So…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jan 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Rimworlds and Wanderlust

RimWorld is one of those delightful games that keeps being expanding upon in Steam Early Access, despite being a better game and more complete than 90% of other titles on Steam currently! RimWorld's latest update Alpha 16, named ‘Wanderlust’, adds a whole new aspect to this intriguing game. Up until now the game has furnished players…
NEWS 01 Jan 2017­ by Simon Sirmenis

Welcome to 2017

Finally 2016 is over! Even though it was a great year for gaming, that can’t be said for the real world. There obviously are a lot of people who rejoice about the developments in 2016 while others see their world crumbling under their feet. No matter which camp you’re in, the year definitely was extraordinary…
NEWS 30 Dec 2016­ by David Pink

Hitman’s Seventeenth Elusive Target Goes Lives

With the end of the year festivities’ wrapping up comes more gaming news trickling into my inbox. First up to bat, and recently enjoying its own holiday update, Square Enix and Io-Interactive's popular episodic Hitman title is starting the New Year off with a… BANG! (Get it… pew pew pew? I know… punny right!) After…
ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Sky Fighter Legends Announced

Building off of Artplant’s love for MOBAs and twin-stick shooters, the team based in Oslo, Norway, have announced Sky Fighter Legends, a competitive 4v4 twin-stick shooter for consoles and PC. Perhaps drawing some inspiration from Fractured Space, among other games, Sky Fighter Legends sees teams of four take on enemy players and AI units in a…
ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Hellion Looks to Warp Into Steam Early Access

A multiplayer space survival sim set among the ruins of a failed human colony; nothing bad could possibly happen here, right? This setting is precisely where Zero Gravity Games places you in Hellion, the first title from the independent games studio based in Belgrade, Serbia. Players will need to scavenge floating stations and asteroids for…
ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Street Fighter V, With Akuma Comes the Winter Update

As you’ve probably noticed by the raging demons out there, Akuma is finally in Street Fighter V, alongside his amazing frame data and rush-down. You can check out Akuma here, or just get your face punched in a few times by him to see how fun he is, but Capcom’s Winter Update has brought all sorts…
ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Civilization VI: Poland and Viking DLC Packs Available

The pious and educated, Queen Jadwiga of Poland, is joining the Civilization VI’s cast of theocrats and conquerors. Expect to expand and spread your faith with the Poland Civilization and Scenario Pack DLC. For $5/£3.99, you can rule Poland and expand your empire across the world through uniquely useful builders. By building forts, Poland instantly claims…
NEWS 23 Dec 2016­ by L Coulsen

Of Lobsters and Crowd Funded Thermidor JRPGs

So, Thermidor, an Indiegogo tactical JRPG, set during the French Revolution of 1789, and being produced by a primarily East European/Slavic dev team... ...I'm listening... I do have one question though, does it come with a Crevette with a Mornay sauce served in a provençale manner with shallots and aubergines garnished with truffle pâté? Wait, it's a…