Gaming

Republique Remastered Review

iOS Kickstarter hit Republique comes to PC and Mac, delivering a terrific graphical upgrade alongside an enthralling plot and claustrophobic stealth gameplay. Although there are some exceptions, mobile games can get a bad reputation. Whether it’s a prior history of being targeted at a ‘casual’ gaming audience, or those ever-troubling issues with free-to-play mechanics, there are several bugbears found with mobile ... Read More »

Metal Gear Solid 5 Ships 6 Million, Konami Profits Rise

Konami has reported earnings for the nine-month period ended December 31, revealing strong sales for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and healthy numbers for the company overall. The Phantom Pain, launched in September 2015 and the final entry in the series from Hideo Kojima, saw “continued favorable sales” during the period, with shipments rising to 6 million. This ... Read More »

Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster Review

Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster freshens up with polished visuals and new additions, but it still clings to old survival horror mechanics that may alienate new players. Years before Resident Evil 5 proclaimed that players didn’t have to face fear alone, another Resident Evil title let players switch between two characters and utilize teamwork to survive. Resident Evil 0, originally ... Read More »

PSA: The Division Beta Comes to PS4 and PC, Problems on Steam Fixed [UPDATE]

[UPDATE] The problems with the PC version on Steam have been fixed, Ubisoft reported. The original story is below. Following its launch January 28 for Xbox One, the closed multiplayer beta for The Division is now available on PlayStation 4 and PC, though some Steam users are reporting problems accessing it. Writing in the Ubisoft forums, the developer said it’s ... Read More »

New Version of Xbox One Update Out Now for Testers

Xbox One Preview Program members can now download a new version of the update containing more features than before. Asexplained by Xbox engineer Mike Ybarra, the update to the update introduces the new Gamerscore leaderboard, a Sports section for the OneGuide, and the ability to move pins. Ybarra also provided some instructions for how to move your pins/apps around. “Highlight ... Read More »

Darkest Dungeon Review

A Kickstarter campaign from two years ago has led to the long-awaited release of Darkest Dungeon, one of the best roguelike RPG titles we’ve ever played. Gamers who enjoy the challenge of a good roguelike or a great turn-based roleplaying game should look no further: Darkest Dungeon has finally arrived. The game had to go through its own series of hurdles ... Read More »

Rainbow Six Pro League Announced

Rainbow Six Siege, the team-based tactical shooter from Ubisoft, is getting a dedicated esports league, it’s been announced. The publisher is working with Xbox and ESL for the league, which it’s officially called the Rainbow Six Pro League. Competition begins the first week of March on Xbox One and PC. In a statement, Siege creative director Xavier Marquis said the ... Read More »

Crashlands Review

Developer Butterscotch Shenanigans delivers a rip-roaring success with crafting action RPG Crashlands, bringing outlandish humor and addictive gameplay to the indie scene. The crafting genre has become one of the most saturated markets in the indie PC scene, with a number of developers feeling that crafting mechanics can get studios the most bang for their buck. Whilst there are some wonderful ... Read More »

Gravity Rush Remastered Review

Gravity Rush Remastered brings one of the PS Vita’s most significant exclusives to the TV screen, and it is by far the best way to experience the game. While Sony has more or less abandoned the PlayStation Vita, there once was a time when the company supported the handheld with high quality, first-party exclusive games. One such game wasGravity Rush, and ... Read More »

Survey: Only 5 Percent of Devs Working on Wii U, 2 Percent for 3DS

In addition to revealing developer preferences for virtual reality platforms, a new survey from the Game Developers Conference also sheds some light on what traditional systems are getting the most traction in the development community. The State of the Industry report, a survey of more than 2,000 developers across the world, found that PC was the most popular platform, with ... Read More »