Author: Alex Borg

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Monster Hunter: World – Why you should be excited

It's one big reveal after another with Capcom's latest, and flashiest iteration of Monster Hunter. The series is massive in Japan but, for one reason or another, has never made a big splash in the West. Until now of course. Here's why you s...

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New trailer for Tomb Raider movie revealed

The new Tomb Raider movie, featuring Alicia Vikander as Lara, has been given its first trailer. The film appears to have a markedly different tone from the previous Tomb Raider films starring Angelina Jolie. A new trailer has been released ...

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Doom and Wolfenstein II headed to Nintendo Switch

Both Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus have been confirmed to be heading to the Nintendo Switch. This will surely be good news for any Nintendo fan looking for a little more maturity in their gaming experience. In a recent Nintendo ...

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Shadow of War presents tough choice in new teaser

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War has just received a new teaser trailer for a longer trailer to be released later in the week called Friend or Foe. With a combination of CGI and live action, Talion is poised to make a tough decision in the heat ...

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Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 get Switch release

Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 have received a release date for the Nintendo Switch. This will be the first time that the sequel has landed on a Nintendo system. Optional Joy-Con controller support is available. Continuing it's prou...

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Hearthstone receives big changes in balance patch

Blizzard has revealed some substantial balance changes to Hearthstone, likely to have a sweeping impact on the current meta. With both Druid and Paladin decks set to take a few hits, Priest decks may soon be set to dominate the game. With t...

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Overwatch short reveals Mei’s chilling backstory

Blizzard has released its seventh animated short, each of which revealing the backstory of one of its eclectic cast. This time around it's Mei who gets the spotlight with a story that's a little darker than you probably expected for the chi...

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World of Tanks gets Single Player Campaign

For the first time in World of Tanks history, the game will be getting a single player campaign mode. The mode, War Stories, will feature an in-depth tutorial and battles within alternative histories that can be played solo or co-operativel...

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Matterfall trailer gives a peek behind the scenes

The latest Matterfall trailer provides a behind the scenes look of the Housemarque development process, outlining some of the story and the gameplay principles they stuck to whilst creating the glitzy side scroller. Matterfall was developed...

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Aporia: Beyond the Valley gets PC Launch trailer

A new launch trailer for Aporia: Beyond the Valley has been revealed. Set in the crumbling ruins of an ancient civilisation, the first-person puzzler is all about unveiling the world's mysteries and discovering who you are. Aporia: Beyond t...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Update 1.09 released

A new update for Mass Effect Andromeda has been released, adding new difficulties, fixing bugs, and adding Batarians into the mix. The update also promises continued improvements to the game's facial animations and cinematic scenes. Mass Ef...

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10 Real life gaming experiences better than VR

If the industry's recent foray into virtual reality gaming is anything to go by, it's clear that gamers want to get closer to the action and to get immersed even more into worlds that would otherwise be impossible to reach. Except are they ...

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Overwatch PTR Update Shakes up Heroes

The latest PTR update has released for Overwatch, adding a new map set on the moon, a bunch of bug fixes, and some improvements to the game's interface. Most importantly of all, the update features some changes to its Heroes McCree, Roadhog...

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Tekken 7 trailer full of backstory, blood feuds, and fists

With only two weeks left until the release of Tekken 7, a bombastic new trailer has emerged revealing a number of the character's motivations as well as setting the stage for a final showdown between Heihachi and Kazuya. A new story trailer...

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Square Enix to sell IO, developers of Hitman

Square Enix has announced their intentions to sell development studio IO Interactive, putting the future of the Hitman series in jeopardy. The decision comes as a surprise after the steady popularity of the series' episodically released con...

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Seasons After Fall PS4 trailer revealed

A new trailer for Seasons After Fall reveals that the mystical, season-changing fox will soon be hitting the PS4, 9 months after its debut on PC. The puzzler received a warm reception from critics, praising its beautiful painted worlds. Nin...

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Nier: Automata’s bizarre DLC includes the ultimate boss

NieR: Automata's first DLC is looking to be weird in all sorts of ways. A new trailer for the DLC, entitled 3C3C1D119440927, reveals colosseums, costumes, and combatable CEOs. A new trailer for NieR: Automata's recently released DL...

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Tekken 7 Game mode trailer revealed

A new trailer for Tekken 7 has revealed what game modes players can expect, including a campaign featuring Akuma from the Street Fighter series. Lasting almost 5 minutes, the trailer offers a promising glimpse into what appears to be a game...

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Micro Machines World Series first gameplay trailer released

The first trailer for Micro Machines World Series has been revealed in anticipation of its release in June. This continuation of the beloved retro classic looks to feature all the insanity that fans of the series could hope for. For the fir...

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Code Vein action-RPG announced, described as ‘Gruelling’

After some teasing, Bandai Namco has revealed Code Vein, a 'gruelling' action-RPG that bears a strong resemblance to the Souls series. Set in the near future, Code Vein will place you in the boots of a vampiric Revenant fighting to survive ...

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Pokemon Go Easter event celebrates with eggs aplenty

Pokémon Go is celebrating Easter this week with a host of generous goodies, including changes to eggs and a bunch of sweet, sweet candy. The event will last until April 20th, so get cracking. Pokémon Go players can look forward ...

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Persona 5 first JRPG in years to top UK Games chart

Since its release last week and subsequent deluge of critical acclaim, Persona 5 has topped the UK Games chart. The last time a JRPG became UK number one was back in 2013. Amidst a lot of strong competition from Western developers, Persona ...

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Nier creative director Yoko Taro shows SINoALICE gameplay

The creative director behind the recent hit, Nier: Automata, has unveiled gameplay for SINoALICE, a real-time battler that celebrates betrayal. The game is set to be released on IOS and Android. A newly released trailer for SINoALICE showca...

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Persona 5 DLC Free and Paid DLC Revealed

Persona 5's free and paid DLC has been outlined for the next few months, consisting mostly of new outfits and background music. The first batch of DLC will arrive on April 4th and will be released periodically until July 11th. Atlus has rev...

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Final Fantasy XV update spices up chapter 13, squashes bugs

An update for Final Fantasy XV has landed in anticipation of the game's first major DLC, Episode Gladiolus. The update alters the often criticised thirteenth chapter and introduces a number of bug fixes. An update for Final Fantasy XV ...

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Dark Souls III Patch 1.11 on the way this week

Dark Souls III will be receiving a patch this week in preparation for the Ringed City DLC release on March 28th. The update also comes with a number of balance tweaks as well support for the PS Pro. A new patch will be releasing on March 24...

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Sniper Elite 4’s first DLC comes out this week

The first batch of DLC is coming for Sniper Elite 4, including a mini-campaign called Deathstorm, a new multiplayer mode, and a bunch of additional freebies. The DLC is the first in a three part series which is set to culminate in May/June ...

Rocket League players get new mode in March

Rocket League's latest game mode brings destruction to the forefront, replacing the traditional goalposts with a smashable floor. Once the floor is opened up, players will have to send the ball into the depths below, hence the name - Dropsh...

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BAFTA Game Awards 2017 nominations revealed

The British Academy Game Awards have unveiled their nominees for the 2017 ceremony coming up on April 6th. The awards showcase the best that games have had to offer over the last 12 months. The BAFTA Game Awards 2017 nominees have been reve...

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9 Open World Games that stood out from the pack

With so many games adopting the open world format they are becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between. Here are 9 recent games that stood out from the pack by doing something a little differently and doing it very, very well. ...

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Shadow of Mordor sequel leaked by Target

Unsurprisingly after its great success back in 2014, a sequel to Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor has been revealed, albeit ahead of schedule. Listings for the game appeared on Target for both PS4 and Xbox One. The supposed sequel, Middle-Ear...

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Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Starts Today

The Ghost Recon Wildlands open beta has officially started, giving current-gen and PC players the chance to drop into the boots of a four-man elite US army unit as they fight across the mountainous region of Itacua and the snow-covered land...

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Rainbow Six Siege patch will squash bugs later on today

Rainbow Six Siege has always had more than a few bugs to its name; today, patch 2.1.1 will be fixing a whole host of them across all platforms. The patch notes have been revealed in full on the Rainbow Six Siege forums. The Rainbow Six Sieg...

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Release Date Announced

The Crash Bandicoot Remaster, officially known as Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, has been given a release date through a short trailer that reminds us all of the terrible menace that rolling boulders once were and soon will be again. In a...

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NBA 2K17 and Rocket League Free for All-Access Weekend

As part of the Xbox One Multiplayer All-Access weekend, both Rocket League and NBA 2K17 will be free to download and play from February 16th till February 19th. Additionally, an Xbox Live Gold membership is not required to play online. Both...

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Destiny Update 2.5.0.2 Brings Big Changes to Crucible

Over two years since its release and Destiny is still changing. For the longest time, shotguns have dominated the Crucible - Destiny's PvP mode. Bungie's latest update seeks to bring balance to the playing field by enhancing primary weapons...

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For Honor Trophies Revealed

With only a week left before its release, the For Honor trophy list has been unveiled. Completionists hoping for an easy platinum will be disappointed as acquiring all the trophies will require you to master pretty much every aspect of the ...

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Overwatch’s Bastion about to be Reworked

Overwatch's robotic Bastion is facing a change of direction in the upcoming weeks as he switches to an anti-tank role. Overwatch game designer Geoff Goodman states that players should be able to try out the reworked version in a new PTR com...

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Halo Wars 2: Blitz Beta offers refreshing take on the RTS

The Halo Wars 2: Blitz beta showcases a new game mode one month from the release of the main game. With an emphasis on deck-building, light resource management, and rock-paper-scissors style units, the Blitz mode is a highly accessible and ...

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Gabe Newell will be answering your questions on Reddit Today

Only a few days after the publishing of an interview concerning Half-Life 3 from an alleged Valve employee, co-founder and President of Valve Gabe Newell has decided to host an AMA on the popular social news website Reddit. Anyone eager for...

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