Pillars of Eternity and the dangers of fantasy pest control

Pillars of Eternity and the dangers of fantasy pest control

“Streamlined” is a buzzword you hear often when talking to developers about games. “Simplified” is almost as common. The unspoken implication behind these descriptors is that complexity and time-consuming mechanics are a thing of the past. If that’s true, Pillars of Eternity is a time machine. Developed by Obsidian and designed to evoke the look [...]

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Announced for PS4 and Xbox One - News

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Announced for PS4 and Xbox One – News

Tecmo Koei have announced that Dead or Alive 5 will be re-released on the PS4 and Xbox One, in the form of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. It will include all of the characters, features, and extra content from previous Dead or Alive 5 releases, including Dead or Alive 5, Dead or Alive 5: [...]

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Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition now available for pre-order

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition now available for pre-order

Having already enhanced both Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate 2, developer Beamdog now sets its sights on another Dungeons & Dragons Infinity Engine classic, Icewind Dale. “It is now official, Icewind Dale:Enhanced Edition is available for pre-order on Beamdog,” reads a tweet from Trent Oster, creative director on the aforementioned Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition. Those [...]

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Sony Japan & Asia presser round-up: Fives alive on PS4

Sony Japan & Asia presser round-up: Fives alive on PS4

While some of you were snoozing, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan & Asia had a little shindig ahead of this month’s Tokyo Game Show, and it was news-stuffed. If you want you can re-watch the whole shebang here, all two hours or so of it… on your precious day off. Just in case you’d rather not, [...]

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UK takes Metro Redux to the top of the charts

UK takes Metro Redux to the top of the charts

Metro Redux – we can’t believe they didn’t go with Metro Revival – is the new UK No. 1 this week, overthrowing Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition after one week of glory. Meanwhile, Madden NFL 15 debuts 6th, which isn’t bad given which version of football it is. The PS4, Xbox [...]

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Confirmed - News

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Confirmed – News

Following on from a leak that was widely reported a couple of weeks ago, Capcom today officially announced Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Although a sequel to what was originally a Nintendo 3DS exclusive (but later ported over to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC), Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is going to be released on PlayStation 4, [...]

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You only get one chance to play Upsilon Circuit

You only get one chance to play Upsilon Circuit

Upsilon Circuit is an upcoming PC game from Legend of Dungeon developers Robot Loves Kitty, but you might never get the chance to play it. In fact, only eight people will ever be playing the game simultaneously, and once one of those players dies, that’s the end for them; in Upsilon Circuit, you only have [...]

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Resident Evil trailer reanimates remake in horrifying HD

Resident Evil trailer reanimates remake in horrifying HD

Capcom has released a brand new trailer for Resident Evil, the HD version of Shinji Mikami’s survival horror classic remake which first hit Gamecube back in 2002. Due out in 2015, this new edition of Resident Evil will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Steam. As evidenced by this [...]

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PSN Plus September Free Games Announced - News

PSN Plus September Free Games Announced – News

Sadly, August and the summer are both coming to a close, but all is not lost. The end of the month also brings with it news of the next batch of free games for PSN Plus subscribers. Both North American and European subscribers will be receiving Velocity X2 (PS4 & Vita), Sportfriends (PS4 & PS3), [...]

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Persona 5 coming to PlayStation 4 [update: trailer]

Persona 5 coming to PlayStation 4 [update: trailer]

Persona 5 is being summoned to PlayStation 4, Sony announced at this morning’s pre-TGS press conference. It was previously announced for PS3, in line with recent entries which came to PS2 rather its already released successor. The next entry in Atlus’ acclaimed role-playing series was originally due for the previous-gen console this winter in Japan, [...]

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