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Xbox One digital releases for 26th – 30th June, 2017

<b>Here’s the full lineup of games announced for release on the Xbox One Games Store between 26th – 30th June, 2017.</b><p>There are two big hitters on the …

Gaming

F1 2017 gets two classic Williams cars

<b>Codemasters have announced the addition of two classic Williams cars for the upcoming F1 2017.</b><p><i>F1 2017</i> – the official game of the 2017 FIA Formula One …

Auto Racing

PlayStation Store releases for June 27th, 2017

<b>Here’s the full list of games released on the PlayStation Store from Tuesday June 27th, 2017.</b><p>How many games is too many games? 10? 15? How about 22, …

PlayStation VR

New Dynasty Warriors 9 trailer reveals new combat features

<b>Koei Tecmo shows off new combat mechanics and environmental gameplay in a new Dynasty Warriors 9 trailer.</b><p>At last! Just kidding. But seriously, at …

Gaming

Develop:Brighton Indie Showcase Finalists Announced

<b>The organisers of Develop:Brighton have announced the nine games shortlisted for this year’s Indie Showcase.</b><p>With the E3 hubbub finally beginning to …

Oculus Rift

There's a big Sonic the Hedgehog sale on the Nintendo eShop

<b>A stack of Sonic the Hedgehog games are discounted on the Nintendo eShop.</b><p>Sega may want you to download the <i>Sega Forever</i> app to play their back catalog …

Pillars of Eternity is coming to consoles, for some reason

<b>Do you really wish you could play complex, computer RPG Pillars of Eternity on your telly, with a controller? No, us neither, but here we are.</b><p>There …

RPGs

What are the Aven Colony system requirements?

<b>It’s time to colonise a brave new world, but what are the Aven Colony system requirements?</b><p><i>Aven Colony</i>, from UK publisher Team 17, is a promising …

France

Update 4 for WWE SuperCard – Season 3 is out now

<b>2K Games has announced that Update 4 for WWE SuperCard – Season 3 is now available on iOS and Android devices.</b><p>Collectible card-battling games, eh. …

WWE

Episode Prompto turns FFXV into a third-person stealth shooter

<b>Episode Prompto? More like Metal Gear Prompto/Gears of Prompto/you can make your own jokes.</b><p>One of the really lovely things about <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> is …

Final Fantasy

Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer DLC dated

<b>The Necromancers return in a brand new expansion for Diablo III.</b><p>Blizzard Entertainment have announced that the <i>Rise of the Necromancer</i> expansion – …

Nintendo eShop releases for 22nd June, 2017

<b>Here’s the full lineup of this week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.</b><p>It’s a busy week on the Nintendo eShop, with a …

Gaming

PlayStation Store releases for June 20th, 2017

<b>Here’s the full round up of games coming to the PlayStation Store from Tuesday June 20th, 2017.</b><p>Perhaps delayed by the sweaty joy that was E3, this …

Gaming

Pokémon Go gets co-op multiplayer and revamped gyms

<b>Pokémon Go gets revamped gyms and Raid Battle cooperative group gameplay.</b><p>Niantic and The Pokémon Company have revealed a number of game-changing …

Gaming

Seth Rollins confirmed as WWE 2K18 cover superstar

<b>2K’s WWE 2K18 gets its cover superstar.</b><p>Seth Rollins – whose achievements include being the first NXT Champion, a two-time WWE Champion, United States …

WWE

The Week in Video Games – June 18th, 2017

<b>Here’s our hop, skip, and jump back through the week’s biggest news stories from the world of video games.</b><p>It was all about E3 this week with plenty …

Gaming

Xbox One digital releases for 19th – 23rd June, 2017

<b>Here’s the full list of games announced for release on the Xbox One Games Store between 19th – 23rd June, 2017.</b><p>Ah, the inevitable lull after E3. The …

Xbox One

Adorable fox video game Secret Legend is now called Tunic

<b>Tunic, formerly Secret Legend, was a game we hardly saw anything of at E3 2017, but it’s still one of our highlights.</b><p>Things I really loved when I was …

Legend of Zelda

Was this the loneliest game at E3?

<b>Despite long lines at E3, there was one game that no one appeared to want to play.</b><p>With nearly 70,000 people at E3 2017, it was hard for many visitors …

Gaming

Release dates for every game announced at E3 2017

<b>With so many games announced at this year’s E3, keeping track of every release date is tricky. Here’s our handy guide to help.</b><p>It’s easy to get …

Gaming

Check out the Nintendo E3 eShop sale (EU)

<b>My Nintendo members get discounts on 3DS and Wii U titles in a new E3 eShop sale.</b><p>Nintendo has launched a new sale on the EU Nintendo eShop to …

Xenoblade Chronicles

I'm not sure how to feel about the Metro Exodus trailer

<b>To be honest, I’m not sure how I feel about the Metro series in general, but Metro Exodus looks like something else entirely.</b><p>On the one hand, they’re …

Amygdala

FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch: E3 2017 impressions

<b>EA Sports FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch is one of my E3 2017 highlights.</b><p>At E3 today I played the Nintendo Switch version of <i>EA Sports FIFA 18</i>, and I fell …

Gaming

Check out the Nintendo eShop E3 sale

<b>Nintendo discounts 3DS and Wii U titles in a new E3 eShop sale.</b><p>Nintendo has discounted a range of popular franchises on the US and Canada eShop in a …

Gaming

The Spider-Man E3 2017 trailer looks fantastic (also, Miles Morales!)

<b>Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever the screen prompts say. Look out! Here’s another QTE.</b><p>There are some things that just make sense. There are some …

Superheroes

Project Cars 2: E3 2017 report

<b>We get behind the wheel at E3 2017 to test drive Slightly Mad Studios’ Project Cars 2.</b><p>With the first <i>Project Cars</i> establishing Slightly Mad Studios’ …

Gaming

Steep: Road to the Winter Olympics does exactly what it says on the tin

<b>It’s time to wax up your skis and practice your Korean; here’s the Steep: Road to the Winter Olympics E3 2017 trailer.</b><p>Ubisoft had a bit of a corker …

Olympics

If I’d paid to come to E3, I think I’d want my money back

<b>This year’s E3 may have spectacular games at every turn, but on the show floor, it’s a disaster.</b><p>I’m by no means an E3 veteran, but I have been …

Gaming

Nintendo eShop releases for 15th June, 2017

<b>Here’s the full rundown of this week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.</b><p>The week’s big release is Nintendo’s new Switch …

Gaming