Disney Infinity Lays Out Road Map Of Slow Death
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 2:00 pm
The famous overlord of joy and money known to mortals as Disney has set out a plan for discontinuing its Disney Infinity [official site] series. While the Steam and console versions will continue to function, the online elements will stop working, meaning you won’t be able to download or upload new content. I know you […]


Have You Played… The Sims Online?
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 10:30 am
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. I didn’t play it for long. The Sims Online was a mess. … [visit site to read more]


Every Time You Die In Valley, The Countryside Dies Too
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 12:00 pm
Everyone knows exoskeletons are the future of warfare. Call of Duty says so. But this game thinks they’re the saviour of the environment too. Valley [official site] is a first-person science-fiction adventure from the folks that horrified you with Slender: The Arrival. You’re dropped in a mysterious valley hidden among the Rockies and you are […]


All Aboard the Post-Apocalyptic Choo-Choo: The Final Station Out This August
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 9:00 am
The Final Station [official site] is preparing for its maiden voyage on August 30. You’re the conductor of one of the last running trains after a zombie outbreak has ravaged the earth. Players chug through the wasted landscape, pistol in tow, collecting supplies and survivors, while making sure the undead don’t find a way to […]


Free Loaders: Make A Spaceship Out Of Pirate Pieces
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 7:00 am
I was planning to focus this week’s round-up of free games on a watercolour-based walking simulator with lots of flamingos, until I saw that Alice had already coochy-cooed over it. And now I have to write about another spaceship game. A bloody spaceship game in which you have to salvage the pieces of your enemy […]


What Are We All Playing This Weekend?
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 5:00 am
I’ve not managed to shoehorn it in anywhere else this week, so: isn’t Stranger Things nice? Don’t play video games this weekend until you’ve seen it. And don’t watch this trailer if you think you might be tempted – I’m only linking this for the people with no intention of watching it, so they can […]


The Great Whale Road Disembarks On Early Access
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 July 2016, 4:00 am
Vikings ho! The Great Whale Road [official site] has just launched on Steam Early Access. It’s Sunburned Games’ first project–a seafaring RPG based on Danish legend, in which you help a host of beardy warriors prepare for the impending winter months. … [visit site to read more]


Build Ships As Your Own Worst Enemy In Defect SDK
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 4:35 pm
Destroy everything you create, that’s my motto. Create it, enjoy it, examine strengths and flaws, destroy it before someone ruins or – worse – accepts it, then move on with what you’ve learned. I’m delighted to finally find a video game which understands me. Defect: Spaceship Destruction Kit [official site] is a shoot ‘em up […]


Stable Orbit Is A Space Station Simulator Set In 2034
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 5:00 pm
“Space, the final place we haven’t fully explored.” That’s the tag line to popular television series Star Walks. But wouldn’t it be good if YOU could go to space too? Well, here comes Stable Orbit [official site], a new realistic space station simulation set in the years after the International Space Station has been decommissioned. […]


Pokemon Go dev warns trackers like PokeVision 'may not work in the future'
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 4:19 pm
Don't get used to being able to track down Pokemon right from your browser window


Marvel's presence at San Diego Comic Con saw the comic studio unveil a ton of first looks and sneak peeks at its upcoming roster, but with Thor: Ragnarok still in the early stages of filming there was no footage screened from the God of Thunder's third outing


Destiny's upcoming Rise of Iron expansion will mark a return to the golden age of Guardian color coordination, Bungie game director Chris Barrett has confirmed


Dark Souls 3 takes place in a dark and dreary world constantly under siege from forces of darkness


Your Final Final Reminder: Free Windows 10 Ends Today
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 2:58 pm
This is it, ladies and gentlemen. The Windows 10 icon of doom has entered the final stages of its apocalyptic countdown. You have mere hours left to install Microsoft’s latest operating system for free. After that, you will have to pay $119, says the computing behemoth. At the time of writing there are about 12 […]


StarCraft Universe: The “MMO” That Blizzard Let Live
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 3:30 pm
StarCraft Universe [official site], the free multiplayer RPG that has been built as a StarCraft II mod, is finally due to come out next month, after an eventful 5-year development. On top of that, the open beta is now live and can be played through the StarCraft II Arcade right now. You can even play […]


How Hyper Light Drifter’s Ammo Recharges Its Combat
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 4:00 pm
Hyper Light Drifter is a game about exploring mysterious ruins and killing the monsters that inhabit them with ferocity and precision. Whether you favour a slash-slash-shoot, a dash-slash-slash-dash, or any other combination thereof, combat is built on a holy trio of sword, gun and a dash move. The dash gets you into and out of […]


Suicide Squad has a mid-credits scene that you'll want to stay seated for
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 2:48 pm
We already learned of one surprising new addition to Suicide Squad this morning, and another cheeky reveal has also been unearthed following the film's first batch of preview screenings


Suicide Squad video asks, "How do you make the audience love the bad guys?"
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 3:55 pm
Suicide Squad is not about good guys vs bad guys. That's kind of the whole point of the squad; crimi ...


Diablo’s Auriel Coming To Heroes Of The Storm In August
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 1:49 pm
Auriel’s time has come, as she officially makes her debut in Heroes of the Storm [official site] in early August. The archangel from Diablo III will join the public test realm next week before entering the Nexus the week of August 8th. Auriel’s a Support character, and possesses a number of healing and damage-dealing abilities. […]


What’s It Like To Launch An Indie Game From China?
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 2:00 pm
The first thing you notice about Lost Castle, an enjoyable 2D side-scrolling action RPG, is that the art style makes the characters, heroes and villains alike, kind of cute. Bosses aside, some look almost cuddly, in a macabre sort of way. Underneath this visage lies an action-packed, challenging and enjoyable game in which more than […]


Phantom Brave Now On PC, Has A Free Demo
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 2:06 pm
Tactical JRPG Phantom Brave [official site] launched on Windows this week, and has a free demo if you fancy a crack. It’s the latest in a growing line of vintage console RPGs brought to PC by NIS. … [visit site to read more]


Battlefield 1 will link up with Battlefield 4 and Hardline multiplayer
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 1:49 pm
Battlefield 1 is going to fold all the current-gen Battlefield games into one big multiplayer platform


Wot I Think: Headlander
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 12:00 pm
Headlander [official site], Double-Fine and Adult Swim’s skull-swapping Metroidvania affair is nothing like as funny as it probably thinks it is, but fortunately it’s a quiet delight in so many other ways. It’s also filthy. … [visit site to read more]


Look At You, Backers: System Shock Kickstarter Ends
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 12:13 pm
The Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund a remake of System Shock [official site] ended yesterday and – surprise surprise – the news is good. Shooting for $900,000 (£680,000-ish), Night Dive Studios drew $1,350,700 (about £1.02 million) in pledges from 21,625 backers. Turns out, quite a few people would like to see a remake of Looking Glass […]


Voodoo Garden: A Beautiful, Swampy Clicker Game
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 July 2016, 12:55 pm
Today is an inbox day where I try to take the monstrous correspondence hydra to task, or at least lop off heads faster than they can regrow. In the other window I have a build of Voodoo Garden [official site]. It’s a clicker game set in a really charmingly presented swampy world. … [visit site […]


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