I am enchanted by magical life sim Little Witch In The Woods
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 9:45 am
I know I say this a lot, but I am always on the lookout for things that are a bit like Stardew Valley, but not. (Incidentally, for those interested in my battery chicken farm efforts, I have increased the size of my coop whilst giving the hens three squares of space to roam outdoors during […]


Poly Bridge 2 review
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 10:00 am
Poly Bridge 2 review Poly Bridge 2 is a physics bridge building game that feels like it doesn’t quite reach the other side. Developer: Dry Cactus Publisher: Dry Cactus Release: Out now On: Windows, Mac From: Steam, Epic Price: £11.39, $15, €12.49 I’m so interested in how expectation affects our experience of games. Whether it’s […]


Best LMG in Warzone [Season 3]: a guide to LMGs in Modern Warfare
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 10:14 am
The best LMGs offer a very special collection of traits that few other weapons in Warzone can match. High DPS and large magazines allow you to drop entire teams quickly, while the excellent damage dropoff values and low recoil of certain LMGs give you an extremely potent answer to long-range encounters. Our Best LMG in […]


Best Sniper in Warzone [Season 3]: a guide to Sniper Rifles in Modern Warfare
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 10:14 am
Sniper Rifles dominate Call Of Duty: Warzone and its sprawling, rooftop-dotted landscape. They always have, and they always will, thanks to the invaluable trait that a single headshot from a bolt-action Sniper Rifle is a guaranteed kill. So the question is: which sniper rifle do you use for that perfect headshot? Our Best Sniper in […]


Marksman Rifles were always extremely potent weapons in Modern Warfare, but in Warzone they’re often outclassed by the bulkier and harder-hitting sniper rifles. But despite their relatively lowly standing in the current meta, there’s still a lot of fun to be had with these rifles. Our Best Marksman Rifle in Warzone guide, as you might […]


Best Shotgun in Warzone [Season 3]: a guide to Shotguns in Modern Warfare
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 10:14 am
There was a time when shotguns absolutely dominated the confined spaces of Modern Warfare’s multiplayer modes. But when it comes to Warzone, where additional health makes it more difficult to drop enemies in one or two shots, are shotguns at all viable anymore? Our Best Shotgun in Warzone guide will walk you through detailed stats […]


Valorant review
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 10:30 am
Valorant review A mash up of CS:GO and Overwatch, which is great when people aren’t being dicks. Developer: Riot Games Publisher: Riot Games Release: Out now On: Windows From: Riot’s site Price: Free-to-play Valorant is Riot’s newfangled hybrid of CS:GO and Overwatch, where teams of five run around shooting very deadly weapons while deploying character-based […]


Humble launching $1 million publishing fund for Black developers
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 9:00 am
Humble have announced plans to launch a $1 million fund (£800k) “dedicated to helping publish games by Black developers.” This comes in a week of protests across America against police brutality and racism, following the police killing of George Floyd. “We stand in solidarity to condemn racism and violence against the Black community,” the company […]


Sea Of Thieves has dropped anchor on Steam
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 9:10 am
Oh I’m so jealous of all the new players who’re going to get to experience Sea Of Thieves for the first time. Today, Rare’s excellent loot huntin’, ship shootin’ pirate sandbox opened its doors to Steam players. So, Sea Of Thieves is no longer exclusive to the Windows Store, after two years, and what’s more, […]


On June 19th, the next quarterly update for Path Of Exile – the free-to-play action RPG – will give players the chance to trade blood-soaked knives for green fingers. It’s called Harvest, and it tasks you with managing a garden. Of course, your glowing nocturnal plants will blossom into monsters needing slaying, but this should […]


Total War: Troy will be free at launch on Epic in August
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 June 2020, 9:30 am
Creative Assembly have announced a release date of August 13th for A Total War Saga: Troy, with a surprise: they’ll give it away free to keep on the Epic Games Store at launch. It’s becoming an Epic timed exclusive, see, and how! The giveaway is only for one day, mind. In the usual Epixclusive way, […]


Black Lives Matter
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 9:07 am
You will no doubt be aware that protests, marked by a violent police response, are ongoing in America. These protests were sparked by the death of George Floyd, who was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for almost 9 minutes. Today you will see many people, websites and individuals, […]


Call Of Duty: Warzone delays Season 4 because “now is not the time”
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 6:42 am
The start of Season 4 in Call Of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare, due to happen on Wednesday, is postponed. On a night when protests in the USA continued over the police killing of George Floyd, the makers said “now is not the time.”


Riot's shiny new tactical shooter Valorant has launched
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 7:47 am
After a two-month closed beta, Riot’s guns n’ wizards shooter Valorant is now out for everyone to play. Valorant is the League Of Legends developer’s first tactical FPS, pitting teams of five players against each other to capture objectives. It’s very ‘CS:GO meets Overwatch’, and what’s more, it’s free-to-play. For those of you already embedded […]


After last week’s big sale on WD Black SSDs, this week’s big are all about Samsung. After weeks of prices inching higher and higher or just plain refusing to budge whatsoever, prices for Samsung’s best SSDs have finally started to fall in the US. There are big discounts to be had on our current pick, […]


Ebay’s 20% off sale has some hidden PC gaming gems
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 6:16 am
Ebay UK always seems to have some kind of sale on these days, but this time the discounts are pretty damned substantial. Thanks to a new site-wide 20% off code, you can get up £75 off if you find something that tickles your fancy. There’s a catch, though: it only works on certain Ebay stores. […]


SSD deals of the week – 2nd June 2020
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 5:30 am
Despite the ongoing coronavirus, SSD prices have generally dropped a little this week, making it a good a time as any to upgrade your PC with one of our best recommendations. That said, if you’re in the UK, it’s not a good time to buy the WD Black SN750, which has spiked once again after […]


Nimbatus review
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 4:00 am
Nimbatus review A surprisingly brutal FTL-like about resource conservation and trial and error, with a superlative construction toy at its heart. Developer: Stray Fawn Studio Publisher: Stray Fawn Studio, WhisperGames Release: Out now On: Windows, Linux, macOS From: Steam, Humble Price: £17.50 / $22.50 / €18.70 Nimbatus is about building spaceships. More accurately, it’s about […]


Have You Played… Shatter?
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2020, 2:30 am
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. You’d think you couldn’t do much with the brick-breaking genre after Arkanoid and Alleyway, but in 2010 Shatter came along and smashed that theory to bits.


Fortnite's next season might be headed underwater next week
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 June 2020, 5:14 pm
You know how it goes, Fortnite is constantly changing up the map and events on its battle royale island and folks love to get a sneak peek at what’s up next. This time around it’s not a datamine that dug up the dirt. It seems that the PlayStation Store accidentally changed Fortnite’s icon on its […]


Fairy Tail dishes out 24 minutes of gameplay before release next month
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 June 2020, 2:50 pm
On the list of anime that were just a bit too action-y for teenage me is Fairy Tail, though of course that’s part of what makes it a good candidate for an RPG spinoff. It’s not the first time the series has been treated to a game adaption, but this will be its first proper […]


Get a Fus from the past in this Skyrim fan video and its 2012 SFX
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 June 2020, 11:45 am
Truly, Skyrim never dies. Its memes, one liners, and in-jokes are probably destined to plague our vocabulary until the end of time. Here’s a deep cut for you all the way back from the annals of 2012. It’s been reshared on Reddit once again because you can’t really beat the silly friends reenact video games […]


Best Terraria mods
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 June 2020, 12:00 pm
Every other Monday, we give you a reason to dust off one of your old games and dive into its mods with Modder Superior. This time, Craig has collected some great mods for Terraria, now it has an officially integrated modloader. Terraria’s final update, Journey’s End, is just the beginning. Developers Re-Logic have pulled off […]


Electronic Arts had planned to today announce Madden NFL 21, the latest annual sequel in their American football series. But in light of the protests, unrest, and violence in America right now after Minneapolis police killed unarmed Black man George Floyd, it didn’t seem the time. “Our immediate attention is on actions we can take […]


Gang Beasts is going it alone and self-publishing future updates
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 June 2020, 1:10 pm
Silly wobble person fighting game Gang Beasts is going it alone, planning to self-publish future updates. Last year, Boneloaf’s former publisher Double Fine Presents was bought up by Microsoft, eventually saying that continuing to be a publisher after being bought by a bigger publisher “doesn’t make sense,” and calling the new structure a “complicated issue.” […]


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