Deus Ex has always taken pride in giving the player choice throughout every aspect of the experience; the routes you take to the objective you choose, the responses you make to who you give the privilege of conversing with you. Every step you take, every word you utter can impact…
This weekend saw the annual Call of Duty Championships, taking place during the COD XP convention. 32 teams from all over the world descended upon The Forum, California to compete for their share of $2 million, with the winning team taking the majority share of $800,000 while the rest of the money…
Activision have just released the official multiplayer reveal trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare at the COD XP convention. Featuring fast paced gameplay that Call of Duty fans know and love, new additions include Combat Rigs that you can customise to your playstyle and unique traits to each rig. Each weapon can have…
This week is the annual Call of Duty Championship event in California, as part of the overall Call of Duty convention, COD XP. Teams from all over the world are fighting it out in Black Ops III for their share of $2 million dollars including top multi-gaming organisations such as Cloud9, Team EnVyUs and compLexity.…
“LET’S FUCKING DO THIS!” is the bloodcurdling battlecry I’m greeted with as the controller is placed in my hands. I’m sat in a small booth behind closed doors at Gamescom 2016 having a go at Tormentor x Punisher, the upcoming game from Joonas Turner, one of the guys behind Nuclear…
Since the first unveiling at VGX 2013, No Man’s Sky instantly captured the hearts and minds of gamers across the world. Winning countless awards years prior to release, players were truly infatuated with the beautiful world that Sean Murray and the guys at Hello Games were proposing. The sceptics amongst…
Portal has inspired a lot of similar games over the last decade or so that have tried to emulate and improve the formula, but none have really managed it except for the sequel, Portal 2. The Turing Test from Bulkhead Interactive is another title that’s even more similar than most.…
Let’s be honest: A lot of the recent licensed Warhammer 40k games have been pretty naff. Thankfully, Space Hulk: Deathwing seems to be an anomaly in that recent trend. Based on the original Space Hulk tabletop game, it’s being developed by Streum On Studio whose only previous game was E.Y.E…
In the current overly saturated market of indie two dimensional platformers, they have to be really special to stand out and make themselves known. Ori and the Blind Forest is one that comes to mind, while Shovel Knight is another. Mekazoo could well be another addition to the list. Set…
Drone racing is one of the latest sports to gain popularity and it doesn’t seem to have any danger of falling off, given the amount of new and improved drones constantly hitting the market. LuGus Studios have tapped this new market early by creating the world’s first commercial drone racing…
Ahead of Gamescom opening it's doors tomorrow, 2K and Hangar 13 have released the official Gamescom 2016 trailer for Mafia III titled "The Heist". From the video description: "The Mafia took so much from so many in its rise to power in New Bordeaux. When Lincoln Clay came back from Vietnam,…
We Happy Few is a game that has been on many people’s radar for quite some time after debuting at PAX East 2015 with a fantastic trailer and very early hands on demo for attendees.  You play as Arthur Hastings, a regular citizen of Wellington Wells; a dystopian English village…
The night is young. Below, the headlights on the highways look like tiny yellow ants. In front of you, a portable turret is connected to your laptop pointing through an open window of the skyrise apartment you’re attempting to infiltrate. Your fingers clack on the keyboard: “blink 2 fire; pitch…
Psyonix is pulling all the right strings to extend the longevity of Rocket League, despite being a very simple concept. First they introduced the Rocket Labs playlist and mutators, then came the Hoops game mode which resembled basketball more than football. Now, they're introducing a variety of wacky power-ups. Called Rumble,…
Quake Champions, the upcoming Quake reboot announced during Bethesda's E3 2016 conference, has it's first gameplay trailer. And damn does it look fun. Quake is the successor to the DOOM series and is the granddad of arena shooters. Nearly all multiplayer first person shooters today are heavily influenced by the mechanics introduced in Quake and just like…
Lionel Messi has been the cover star alongside a few other familiar faces for years, but he's been replaced by Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus for the next instalment. Fans were able to vote between Reus, Antony Martial of Manchester United, Eden Hazard of Chelsea or James Rodriguez of Real…
In Deus Ex: Human Revolution, what is referred to as the "aug incident" took place. Mechanically augmented people all over the world suffered from psychotic delusions, lost control of their actions and started to attack others. Millions were killed, hundreds of thousands of others were severely injured, and the entire world…
Descent is the third of four DLC map packs released for the ever popular Call of Duty: Black Ops III. With a £12 price point however, is it worth it just for a few extra maps and another Zombies experience? Rumble is the first multiplayer map in the pack and…
Episode Two, Give No Shelter, resumes right where In Too Deep left off; with Michonne and Sam reacting to the decision you made previously. Either Zachary will be dead and you’ll commence your escape with Sam as Jonas is left crying over Zachary’s body, or Zachary and Jonas will agree…
Summer is fast approaching, if not already here, but for many of us it’ll be spent indoors tackling our huge backlog of games or mounting up the motivation to start yet another colossal RPG. Everyone’s in a better mood when the sun is shining however, so here’s our top five…
The annual Develop: Brighton conference took place last week from July 12-14, and while it was mainly an event for journalists, developers and other people in the games industry, there were a large amount of upcoming and recently released games on the expo floor. After playing most of them, many…