It's rare that you get an RPG which tasks you as the person behind the bar, directing the starry-eyed adventurers to kill the local cave troll. Epic Tavern seeks to redress the balance, casting players as the local village publican whose job it is to provide bed and board for…
A trailer has surfaced showcasing the return of Dragon Ball Xenoverse. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is scheduled for a 2016 release on  PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. What is interesting about the trailer is that there is not much information to go by. There seems to be a new…
With its release being just under 2 weeks away, Blizzard have released another animated short for their hero shooter Overwatch, detailing the rivalry between Genji and Hanzo, brothers from the Shimada clan. Taking place in the actual Hanamura map, the short goes over some of the backstory between these two…
Third in an on-going series of teasers for his eccentric RPG, Andrew Brophy has released a new trailer for Knuckle Sandwich which shows the combat system in action. The basics of battle are very similar to something like Paper Mario where you and a partner deal damage by picking attacks…
In an announcement right out of left field, Firaxis and 2K Games have announced the latest installment of their massively influential empire builder, Civilization VI, will be launching on PC on October 21st. The trailer we have seen is only a brief one, showing glimpses of humanity's advancement from Stone…
Being a member of the console peasantry and not really invested in Overwatch before this beta, this last weekend saw the opportunity for folks on the fence to finally have a go on Blizzard’s new hero shooter. Switching from the slow, methodical gunplay of Rainbow Six Siege to the bright…
Grab your massively oversized armour and praise the God Emperor as Dawn of War 3 is indeed real, as shown through a short CG trailer on the official Dawn of War Youtube channel. The trailer is true to the grimdark world of Warhammer 40,000, with Space Marines, Orks and Eldar…
Everyone seems to be on the livestream teaser wagon at the moment, with both Call of Duty and Battlefield having announcement events to reveal their new games. Not to miss a trick, SEGA and Games Workshop have teased a possible third entry in the Dawn of War series, via a…
After a series of leaks and rumours, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare has officially been confirmed by Activision earlier today. The latest Call of Duty will take the first person shooter away from the constraints of Earth for the very first time, blasting off into outer space for some extraterrestrial warfare. If you…
Rockstar’s immensely popular Grand Theft Auto Online will receive a brand new update in the coming week. This update will introduce a whole new game mode and a double “GTA $ and RP” event. Titled the “In & Out Week”, the event will run through the 29th April to the…
Since playing Master X Master a while ago, I have been psyched to see more of what it can do. The game switches things up in comparison to other MOBAs with its WASD controls and Alien Swarm style top down shooter combat. Things are looking great for this title and…
Inspired by cyberpunk anime and top down shooters, Ruiner is coming to PC, Mac and Linux in 2016, thanks to Devolver Digital. Developed by Polish developers Reikon Games, Ruiner has you in the role of a 'wired sociopath' who has made it their mission to break their hacker friend out…
Ackk Studios have released another trailer for YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, now teasing at a summer release date. Ackk was initially scheduled to release their tribute to games like Persona and Earthbound this February, but due to the team wanting to put some last minute finishing touches on their work,…
Trilogies are always difficult things to get right. You need to balance tying up plot threads, improving on aspects of previous installments while retaining enough to seem familiar. Dark Souls III has quite the act to follow, coming off the back of an incredibly successful deviation from high fantasy in…
When I approached The Banner Saga 2, I wasn't sure if indie developers Stoic could cause lightning to strike the same place twice. Somehow though, with a few hand-drawn images and clever prose, Stoic have crafted something special. The Banner Saga 2 would be better described as Banner Saga: Season 2.…
After taking a short hiatus from all things Isaac, Edmund McMillen has revealed all of the new features that will be available in the final DLC pack for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, creatively named Afterbirth+. It was initially thought that Afterbirth+ would just be official developer tools for Rebirth,…
UPDATE: Capcom have officially announced Guile over on Capcom Unity, detailing his new moves and elements of the April update for Street Fighter V. The main things to take away about Guile are a new ability called Faultess Move, which is a special crouch walk state where he can actually move…
Final Fantasy has many staples throughout the series that will be making a grand return in Final Fantasy XV, the most iconic of which has to be the summons that have gone through many different iterations over the years. Many of Final Fantasy XV‘s summons, known as Archaeans, will be well known to…
DOOM is tantalisingly close right now and Bethesda have added to the speculation by releasing another video, this time showcasing the multiplayer character customisation present within their upcoming first-person shooter. The latest video showcases weapon and armour customisation for the multiplayer component of the game. There is a wide variety of…
Microsoft’s upcoming Gears of War 4 will include microtransactions. Canadian video game developers The Coalition, who are working on the upcoming title have stated that there will be optional cosmetic items available to purchase through in-game transactions, as well as unlockable content via gameplay. Microsoft acquired the rights to the Gears…
Ubisoft’s best-selling new IP ever, Tom Clancy’s The Division is going nowhere according to the top 10 UK sales charts. As of the 2nd April, The Division remains at the top spot, surpassing fellow Ubisoft title Far Cry: Primal and EA's FIFA 16. Ubisoft have certainly started off 2016 with a bang, releasing…