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The murky genius of Fallout: New Vegas


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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