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Roguelikes: how Spelunky, Dark Souls and Isaac made death matter again

Death should be permanent. When games emerged in the early eighties, they opted for a certain count of lives. Usually three, though in many cases, this could be increased to five, or seven, or nine. Mario plunged into bottomless pits, Sonic brushed against one too many spikes and we’d wait for a jingle to finish before being reborn...

Nintendo 64 Classic Mini: what we want to see

Nintendo created a mini console revolution. It started with the NES Mini and the SNES Mini and has since launched mini consoles from Sony and Sega in the form of the PlayStation Classic and Sega Mega Drive Mini. Heck, even the Commodore 64 got a mini console remake in the form of The C64 Mini.We're hoping that all...

Hitman 2 hands on: dropping drug lords in Colombia

With great stealth comes great patience - that’s the saying right? Unfortunately I lack the latter, making me a poor candidate for any stealth games, and Hitman 2 is no exception.Landing in a small Colombian town, my mission is clear: assassinate three members of the Delgado drug cartel, a Colombian organized crime family who are creating a substance...

This leaked Harry Potter adventure game footage looks stunning

There appears to be a new video game set in the Harry Potter universe in development, judging by a massive video leak posted to YouTube by Reddit user ‘VapeThisBro’. It’s currently unknown who is developing this game, but it’s safe to assume that Warner Bros. gaming division will be publishing the venture, as it maintains that license.The game,...

Xbox keyboard and mouse support is close, but depends on devs

Microsoft's Xbox One consoles should be getting support for keyboards and mice soon, according to a tweet from Mike Ybarra, corporate vice president of Xbox and Microsoft, and corroborated by an Xbox blog post. The blog post explained that Xbox Insiders will have access to the functionality in the coming weeks, with Warframe being one of the first titles supported.Mouse...

Bethesda is holding a charity concert with live music from Fallout, Skyrim and more

Bethesda is doing something a little different come Saturday, November 3, by holding a live concert in aid of charity featuring music from some of its most popular game franchises including Fallout and The Elder Scrolls.You’ll be able to catch some tunes from the upcoming Fallout 76, which is at least a form of sneak (aural) preview of...

Battlefield 5 release date, trailers and news

After the huge success of Battlefield 1 in 2016 and a break in 2017, the Battlefield franchise will return in 2018 with a brand-new game called Battlefield V (or Battlefield 5 if you're not into the roman numerals style). This time players will go back to WW2 with a range of single-player and multiplayer missions that will take...

40 best PC games: the must-play titles you can't afford to miss

For years, Monster Hunter has been one of the biggest franchises you’ve never heard of. However, with Monster Hunter: World, the series has not only broken into the mainstream, but it has also come home where it really belongs: it’s now one of the best PC games 2018 has offered so far.Monster Hunter: World places you in...

Fallout 76 release date, trailers and news

It's only a few months until we get our hands on the latest addition to the Fallout series - Fallout 76. Set in post-apocalyptic West Virginia, USA, Fallout 76 acts as a prequel to the previous games in the franchise. But there's one big difference - it's entirely online. Players will have the chance to build their very own...

11 best open world games on PC today

The plot may have made less sense than a mumbling monkey with a mouthful of marbles, but Hideo Kojima's swansong was a masterpiece of layered open world mechanics.In its twin deserts of Afghanistan and Angola, your character Big Boss has a range of objectives to achieve. He traverses these areas on foot, horseback, or in a variety...