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The murky genius of Fallout: New Vegas

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Fallout 3 wasn’t a bad game – far from it – but its successor Fallout: New Vegas was most definitely better. This was a sequel that righted Fallout 3’s few wrongs, setting players loose in a grittier, grimier, morally murkier nuclear wasteland, a world far removed from the Disneyland apocalypse ...

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Catlateral Damage is out of the bag next week

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First-person feline simulator Catlateral Damage will arrive on PC, Mac and Linux via Steam on 27th May. An Ouya version should follow “a few days to a week later” the developer told Eurogamer. It will cost $9.99 (or your local equivalent), but will be 10 per cent off at launch. ...

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Performance Analysis: F1 2015

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UPDATE 11/7/15 2:00pm: A closer look at F1 2015 suggests that the Xbox One version of F1 2015 is actually running at 1440×1080, not the 900p the developer has previously suggested. It’s an extra eight per cent of resolution over 900p, but more importantly, it limits upscaling artefacts to the ...

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Bloodstained is the most funded video game ever on Kickstarter

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UPDATE 13/06/2015 5.12pm: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s Kickstarter campaign has ended at a spectacular $5,545,991. Every stretch goal was reached, culmnating in the addition of a procedurally-generated Roguelike Mode and a Boss Revenge Mode. ORIGINAL STORY 11/06/2015 5.23pm: Koji Igarashi’s Castlevania spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, has ...

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice announced for 3DS

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice has been announced as the latest Sonic adventure for 3DS. Due this winter, Fire & Ice is being developed by Sanzaru Games, who handled last year’s poorly received 3DS-exclusive Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. It also developed the better received Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time before ...

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Genre blending, Hinglish, and The Flame in the Flood

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I’m as bored as everyone else is when it comes to the old games are like x debate. Games are like books or movies? Hmm. Games are like music? In some ways. Games are like poetry, games are like architecture – all of these connections are interesting and shed a ...

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EA Mobile executive Frank Gibeau departs after 23 years

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Android iPad iPhone PC PlayStation 3 Windows Phone Xbox 360 Joined around the launch of the SNES. By Jeffrey Matulef Published 19/05/2015 Executive vice president of EA Mobile Frank Gibeau has departed EA after more than 23 years with the company. Frank Gibeau. In his two-plus decades at the publisher ...

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Jordan Henderson is on the cover of FIFA 16

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Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has stepped out of Steven Gerrard’s shadow and onto the cover of FIFA 16 in the UK. The 25-year-old newly promoted Liverpool captain won a vote to be on the cover of the game in the biggest mass trolling of a poll since Wagner made it ...

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