These Overwatch videos are coming in fast. Yesterday we were introduced to the gorilla scientist, Winston, and today it’s sniper and assassin, Widowmaker. She like to kill before she’s even been spotted, and you can see her in action in the unedited match below.
It’s day eight of the Steam Summer Sale, which means you might have already exhausted your supply of money found down the back of the sofa, but if you do still have some left, then read on for some recommendations approved by the board of experts that live in my head.
Unravel was revealed at EA’s E3 press briefing and proved to be one of the most intriguing titles of the show. A little indie platformer that’s full of emotion, you’ll be guiding a little yarn person as they hop and swing through some beautiful garden levels.
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As part of CD Projekt’s dedication to not being tight when it comes to DLC, this week sees another content pack drop into The Witcher 3 free of charge. Last week featured free Gwent cards, but this week we can look forward to a new questline and some fancy new threads for Triss Merigold.
We’ve seen a lot of trailers and demos over the last few days, but this 40 minute playthrough of a Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain mission has proved to be one of the most impressive. It touches on most aspects of the open world Stealth game, from companions to customisation, and damn does it do it in style, even including a helicopter extraction straight out of an ‘80s action flick.
The never-ending argument on gaming forums everywhere is “Gameplay > Graphics”. Whenever someone complains about how something looks, it’s the guaranteed response. Yet Todd Howard, director of Fallout 4, thinks graphics are vital to the experience. “Graphics matter,” he claims.
After this summer’s Mad Max: Fury Road movie, the best thing we could possibly dive into right now is a Mad Max game. Luckily Avalanche is on the case, and the Mad Max game will be here in September. For a closer look at the V8-fuelled vehicle combat in the game, take a peek at this 15 minutes of footage from E3 featuring Max’s Magnum Opus death machine.
Yeah, Final Fantasy VII is back - but if you want to return to the ‘90s in a JRPG without retreading old ground (or stepping away from your PC), try YIIK’s post-modern mystery.
Set in a time of dance mats and record shops with sections for pop-rock, alt-rock and rock-rock, it’s a mixture of exploration, intricate puzzles and combat involving lethally-spinning vinyl - think a turn-based take on Shaun of the Dead’s garden scene.
Square Enix’s new Hitman is going to be a different beast of a game this time around, if what they showed at this year’s E3 is to believed. Players will be banding together across the world to crack the hardest assassination contracts.
The publisher also promised that they’d be updating the game regularly with new story missions and locations, and the best part is they will all be free.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance looks rather beautiful, in its own gritty medieval sort of way. It’s an RPG set in the 15th century that did quite well on Kickstarter over a year ago, and Warhorse Studios are ready to show off what they’ve come up with so far in a stunning E3 trailer.
At this year’s E3, Microsoft announced that backwards compatibility was coming to their flagship Xbox One game console. Now, Microsoft have confirmed that the very same feature will be coming to Windows 10 PCs, which will be able to stream eligible Xbox 360 games, directly from an Xbox One console.
Blizzard are ready to unleash hellfire on World of Warcraft players next week, as patch 6.2 floods over Draenor. Inside is a brand new zone: the Tanaan Jungle, the Hellfire Citadel raid, Shipyards expansions for Garrisons, Timewalking dungeon events and more.
But don’t take my word for it - in normal Blizzard fashion, there’s a fiery trailer to kick off the whole thing.
It’s Wednesday, and here we are on day 3 of E3 2015. The big press conferences are over, so now it’s time for us to start exploring the show floor and bringing you insight on what we see and play.
We’ll be throwing out the usual barrage of news stories and trailers on the homepage, but this is where you’ll find our inner-most thoughts on what’s going on in Los Angeles. And, depending on how hot and stuffy the convention centre gets, we may even start detailing our hallucinations, too.
Hidden Path Entertainment has pulled their game Windborne from Steam Early Access and shut down further development on the game. It can no longer be bought, although those who did purchase the game will still be able to play the unfinished sandbox game.
Eidos Montreal’s Jean-Francois Dugas and Jonathan Jacques-Belletete popped into the PC Gaming Show last night to show off some new footage from Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, along with some clips that show off the Dawn Engine and fancy PC bells and whistles. The video appeared this evening, so take a gander below.
Apple Mac owners have been seeing increased gaming support over the last year or so with many Mac supported games finding their way onto Steam. But one thing Apple users can guarantee is that they’ll be left in the cold come VR’s launch. Oculus have explained at E3 that current Macbooks will be unable to support their Rift headset.
After all these years of desperate pleading, it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter managed to get fully funded in a day. And, of course, it’s still going, and now sits at over $3 million, a million over its initial goal. There’s still another 30 days to go, and it’s already set a new Guinness World Record.