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Skull and Bones review — entertaining combat can’t save a lifeless pirate adventure

Ubisoft's long-in-the-works pirate adventure boasts a beautiful world and bombastic ship-to-ship combat, but it sinks amid boring busywork and tedious traversal. Pirates! Such an evocative word! But if it's swashbuckling tales of derring-do you're after,…

Narrative RPG Cabernet gives morality systems a vampiric bite

I've always found the concept of immortality to be horrific. How, as the years churn by, new memories and experiences drown the ones which lie at the foundations of your personality, eroding them until a…

DF’s tools of the trade: digital callipers

Digital Foundry's tools of the trade is a new series looking at the tools - physical and virtual - that DF members use to carry out their work analysing video games and hardware. In this…

Even Bloober Team wasn’t a fan of Silent Hill 2 Remake’s combat-focused trailer

Bloober Team's CEO has said he understands the critism around the recent Silent Hill 2 Remake trailer, which didn't "capture the spirit of the game". The trailer in question was a combat-focused marketing beat by…

iPhone

Watch today’s Nintendo Partner Direct right here

Nintendo will hold its next Direct showcase today, Wednesday 20th February at 2pm UK time. This showcase will last around 25 minutes, and feature games coming to Nintendo Switch in the first…

Counter-Strike 2 review — despite everything, it’s still you

If Counter-Strike is so good, why did it take 24 years to make Counter-Strike 2? Counter-Strike 2 is Counter-Strike. The formula hasn't really changed since the 1999 original - terrorists and counter-terrorists sparring to eliminate…

What we’ve been playing | Eurogamer.net

16th February 2024 Hello! Welcome back to our regular feature where we write a little bit about some of the games we've been playing over the past few days. This week: tombs, maps, and bats.…

French union report alleges mismanagement at Life is Strange developer Don’t Nod

A report by the French video game workers union has raised concerns from staff at Life is Strange and Vampyr developer Don't Nod. Headquarted in Paris, the company released action role-player Banishers: Ghosts…

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Monster Hunter Stories is getting a Switch remaster this summer

Monster Hunter Stories, Capcom's first - and surprisingly successful - stab at adapting the series' classic monster battling action into a family friendly turn-based RPG, is getting a Switch remaster sometime this "summer". Seperately,…

Pokémon Presents broadcast announced | Eurogamer.net

A new Pokémon Presents digital event will broadcast next week, on Tuesday 27th January at 2pm UK time. That's 9am Eastern or 6am Pacific. The showcase will contain "exciting news", a post on…

Helldivers 2 continues to dominate Steam, beats GTA5, Destiny 2 all-time player peaks

PlayStation-published Helldivers 2 had a hugely successful weekend on Steam, despite some continuing server issues, with a fresh player peak of 409,367 users yesterday. That's a new record for Helldivers 2, according…

Retro survival horror Heartworm’s release window slips to 2025

DreadXP has confirmed its upcoming retro psychological survival horror game, Heartworm, will be released in 2025. Designed for people who "love early console-era survival horror games with cinematic fixed camera angles and low-fidelity visuals", Heartworm…

PC

Five classic Rare games added to Nintendo Switch Online today

Nintendo will add five classic Rare games to Nintendo Switch today, including SNES hit Killer Instinct and N64 great Blast Corps. In Japan, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will also get Mother 3…

Pacific Drive Review — IGN

There’s nothing quite like cruising down an empty highway while blasting your favourite tunes as the sun sets in the rearview mirror. Trade the empty highway for anomaly-infested roads, the music for ominous radio interference,…

Pacific Drive review — an exhausting, oddly lovable nightmare

A punishing, exhasperating slog, or an off-beat love story between driver and car, human and the Zone? Pacific Drive is both and then some. The other day I read an old interview with Hidetaka Miyazaki,…

Sega’s new Crazy Taxi game «AAA» in scope

The upcoming return of Crazy Taxi will be a "AAA" game, Sega has said. Sega first announced it was making a long-awaited new Crazy Taxi title in December last year, as part of…

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Battlefront Classic Collection PS4 & PS5 features reveal – PlayStation.Blog

[ad_1] Aspyr is proud to announce, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the beloved Star Wars Battlefront series, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 will soon be able to play the classic Star Wars Battlefront games online and offline in a complete collection. On March…

PlayStation Store Update Worldwide – February 20, 2024

[ad_1] Each week Sony brings PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation VR, and PlayStation Plus owners new content, add-ons, games, and more. Here is the complete global PlayStation Store update. PlayStation LifeStyle catalogs the PlayStation Store updates for the major regions across the globe. Check back…

How a toxic world inspired Forever Skies, a first-person sci-fi survival game – PlayStation.Blog

[ad_1] A state-of-the-art airship hovers above a vast toxic dust cloud, shrouding an ecologically devastated Earth. That’s what most people notice when they see Forever Skies for the first time. And while this creates an interesting and unique premise to explore, it’s one that was…

Petition for Helldivers 2 Xbox Version Goes Viral

[ad_1] Xbox players have launched a petition to bring Helldivers 2 to Microsoft’s platform. While it’s not uncommon for players to launch petitions like these as a joke, this one seems to have garnered a lot of support, with quite a few supporters releasing video…

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree is FromSoftware’s «largest expansion» ever

[ad_1] Elden Ring DLC expansion Shadow of the Erdtree finally has a release date: 21st June. FromSoft boss Hidetaka Miyazaki told Eurogamer this is the biggest expansion the company has ever worked on. The announcement comes with a new trailer you can watch…

Elden Ring DLC gameplay reveal confirmed for today amid reports of a June launch

[ad_1] Elden Ring aficionados, it's finally almost time to unclench! Just shy of two years since the launch of FromSoftware's magisterial open-world action-adventure, publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed it'll be sharing more on the game's eagerly awaited DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree, later today,…

PlayStation 5 Pro expected this year — report

[ad_1] Sony is expected to launch a souped up version of the PlayStation 5 later this year, analysts have suggested. A new CNBC report notes that there was now "broad concensus in the game industry that Sony is indeed preparing a launch of…

Fallout New Vegas missing Limp Bizkit mod rediscovered

[ad_1] A Limp Bizkit mod for Fallout: New Vegas once thought lost has now been rediscovered. The mod in question added Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst as an in-game companion. And, of course, he brought some nu metal energy with him, as he only spoke…