Bravely Default acted as a shot in the arm for menu-based JRPGs, updating some creakier aspects of battle and reducing much of the bloat which has plagued this oldest of RPG combat systems. When a Bravely Default sequel was teased at the end of the first game, it became a…
We've had to wait that little bit longer but Fire Emblem Fates is finally coming to Europe on May 20th. Along with the standard versions of Conquest and Birthright, Fire Emblem Fates will have a special edition in Europe which comes with a steelbook, poster and artbook of the game…
After being long rumoured to be in development, a new console Paper Mario is coming to the Wii U, named Paper Mario Colour Splash. Set on Prism Island, Paper Mario Colour Splash sees Mario fighting against a colour draining menace which seeks to turn this rainbow island into a land…
In Enter the Gungeon, you kill giant smiling bullets by shooting them with explosive bananas. Try to find many other games where that exact sentence applies. Enter the Gungeon is a fast paced roguelike that celebrates all things projectiles which has players delving into the depths of said Gungeon to…
Over the last week, there was a big preview event for Dark Souls III in Hamburg, giving many big sites access to the first section of From Software's grim fantasy epic. Just as a warning to anyone who doesn't want their virgin eyes tainted by the site of Dark Souls…
Hold your horses fellow platformer fans, this is not the Conker we know and love. Instead of finally bringing us a proper Conker game which fans have been clamouring for for years, Microsoft have dashed hopes yet again with Young Conker, a HoloLens experience developed by Asobo Studios. As the…
Hell has become one of those go-to levels for game design, being as exciting as the snow or desert area. There‚Äôs always some fire, brimstone, lava and possibly a pointy-horned demon cackling at the damned, with artists and designers very rarely straying from the same design of Hell which has…
In probably one of the quickest Nintendo Directs of all time, Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara officially revealed the 7th generation of Pokemon, with Pokemon Sun and Moon. These two new games were discovered yesterday via eager fans combing through the EU Trademark database for new games and finding the…
We've had limited console editions of the main game, exclusive Dark Souls III PS4s and now, we even have limited editions of strategy guides for Dark Souls III. Being released by Prima, the Dark Souls III Collector's Edition Strategy Guide will include a hardcover version of the guide and a…
Mech combat is usually the realm of the action game, with franchises like Armoured Core and MechWarrior having you stomp around a battlefield in real time, firing off salvos from oversized missile batteries in the remains of some future tech city. Very rarely, besides the criminally forgotten Front Mission franchise,…
Government surveillance is an ever present fear in the modern world. The gnawing feeling that some government agent is secretly checking through your Twitter feed, Amazon buying habits and even your porn searches to determine if you are a possible enemy of the state. Very few games have you on…
The hype train is thundering along for From Software's 3rd installment in their medieval fantasy trailer, as another trailer for Dark Souls III has released today, showing off a nice chunk of in-game footage. The trailer is weirdly cut to a cover of 'True Colours' played in a minor key,…
After being in development hell for a while, Risk of Rain is at last making its way to the PS Vita, as well as to the PS4. Thanks to the combined work of Code Mystics and Hopoo Games, the devilishly difficult sci-fi roguelike is coming to Sony systems, complete with…
This last weekend saw Europe gather together as a continent of Smashers to not only battle it out amongst themselves, but to defend its crown from the invading American force. The final event of the European Smash Circuit, BEAST 6, saw some ridiculous sets, new fan favourites being born and…
First revealed in a teaser during the Killer Instinct World Cup, the Elite warrior from the Halo series named the Arbiter, is joining the Killer Instinct roster in Season 3. He joins Rash from the Battletoads as the second guest character for Microsoft's fighting game, using his Plasma Sword and…
Combing through ratings boards is always a good way to sniff out any unannounced games and it seems that quite a notable game collection has been found via browsing through the Brazilian Classification Board. According to this ratings page on the Board's official site, Bioshock: The Collection is apparently in…
To celebrate the successful funding of their incredibly 90s shooter STRAFE, the people over at Pixel Titans have released a hilarious trailer, as a reward for all their dedicated backers. For those who don't know, STRAFE is a shooter that was lost in the mists of time in the dread…
After releasing on Xbox One late last year and growing a loyal fanbase on Microsoft's All in One Entertainment System, the third person MOBA is finally making the jump to PS4, with a closed beta in March. Closed alpha testing started today on the PS4 and you can sign up…
Shown off in the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, Bandai Namco and Granzella have revealed more on their bizarre survival sim, City Shrouded in Shadow. Based primarily off the Disaster Report games developed by Granzella where you have to guide your character through a natural disaster zone in a city,…
It's time to dust off the gi, practice those Spinning Bird Kicks and jump into the fray as the latest edition of Capcom's seminal fighting game franchise, Street Fighter V, has finally launched on PS4 and PC. This installment sees a simplification of certain mechanics like getting rid of one…
The Antiquarian, previously called the Merchant during development of Darkest Dungeon, is the final class to be added to Red Hook's gothic dungeon crawler and she is until anything seen in the game before. Unlike every other class in Darkest Dungeon, the Antiquarian has no interest in slaying demons or…