October 2017 Archive

    1. Destiny 2 will go down for a while on Thursday to implement a console update and a PC hotfix
    2. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 10 will give you Wasteland 2 and six other games for $10
    3. Super Mario Odyssey continues Nintendo's very good year by selling 2 million copies in 3 days
    4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds now has an Xbox One release date
    5. Watch PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Paris Games Week livestream here
    6. Humble Extra Life 2017 Bundle live now featuring Kingsway, Rain World, Pathfinder, and more
    7. Escape from Tarkov gets big update, early open beta details revealed
    8. Hellblade sales above expectations, almost broken even
    9. Farpoint with PSVR Aim Controller down to £53 today
    10. "We trust in our creators," says Sony after revealing new levels of PlayStation violence
    11. Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris raises power level to 330, opens Lighthouse to everyone, features new raid content and more
    12. Eve: Valkyrie developer CCP gives up on VR, shutters 2 studios
    13. Super Mario Odyssey amiibo guide: all outfit unlocks and using amiibo to find moons
    14. Watch - everything you missed in Monster Hunter World Paris Games Week trailer
    15. New Nvidia drivers ready for Call of Duty: WW2, Wolfenstein 2, Need for Speed Payback, Nioh
    16. Super Mario Odyssey Coin Farming - here's the 4 fastest ways you can farm infinite gold coins
    17. Call of Duty: WW2 - War mode has 3 maps at launch, playable with bots
    18. As PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds passes 17 million sales, game could face a ban in China
    19. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus gets new PC patch to enable Steam overlay, fix file deployment problems in certain regions
    20. All the indie and PlayStation VR games announced during Sony's Paris Games Week show
    21. Destiny 2 weekly reset for October 31 – Nightfall, Challenges, Flashpoint, Call to Arms and more detailed
    22. Sony financials: 67.5 milllion PS4 consoles shipped, gaming sales up 35% year-on-year
    23. Here's why Guardians are so excited about Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris - full trailer breakdown with new loot and story details
    1. First Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid challenge goes live tomorrow, and you'll find it in the Royal Pools
    2. Spelunky 2 coming to PS4 and Steam, wave goodbye to your free time
    3. Call of Duty: WW2's joins The Resistance with first DLC pack in January, brings back classic Carentan map at release
    4. Shadow of the Colossus remake is out in February, see new gameplay and the opening cutscene
    5. Far Cry 5 supports co-op for the entire campaign - watch new co-op trailer
    6. The new Spider-Man trailer is our first look at the man behind the persona
    7. Detroit: Become Human trailer tells the backstory of Kara
    8. Steam Controller back down to $35 this week
    9. PlayStation Paris Games Week 2017: all the PS4 news including The Last of Us, God of War, Spider-Man, Detroit and new games
    10. The Last of Us Part 2 trailer is maybe the best thing shown today - watch it here
    11. Watch new gameplay footage of God of War from Paris Games Week
    12. Onrush is the new arcade racer from Codemasters
    13. Watch the explosive first trailer for Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris
    14. PC digital Halloween sale features Wolfenstein 2, PUBG, Marvel vs Capcom Infinite, and more
    15. Concrete Genie announced for PS4
    16. Sucker Punch's next game is Ghost of Tsushima
    17. Final Fantasy 15: Episode Ignis, Monster of the Deep dates confirmed, new trailers released
    18. LocoRoco 2 Remastered is coming in December
    19. Guacamelee 2 announced for PS4
    20. Super Mario Odyssey Capture List - all abilities and every capture in the game listed
    21. Nintendo Switch sells 7.6M units worldwide, yearly forecast now up to 14M
    22. Destiny 2 PC update coming today, removes SSSE3 processor requirement
    23. Get Super Mario Odyssey and Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle in a bundle for £74
    24. GT Sport versus Project Cars 2 - which is the best racing game?
    25. Assassin's Creed Origins: find the Temple of a Million Years in The New Kid in Town
    1. Xbox One X launch shortages are possible in the UK, but more stock will be available weekly
    2. Need for Speed Payback: here's an in-depth look at customization options available in the garage
    3. Former Xbox Live policy and enforcement director Stephen Toulouse has passed away
    4. Wolfenstein 2 Vault item in the menu will unlock in two weeks with "surprises"
    5. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus reviews round-up, all the scores
    1. Visceral's Star Wars game seemed doomed from the start, and not because it was single-player - report
    2. Xbox Game Pass adds Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, Resident Evil HD, more next week
    3. This proof of concept footage shows Resident Evil-inspired TV series Arklay which wasn't picked up
    4. Check out Hellboy in this Injustice 2 gameplay video
    5. Assassin's Creed Origins: here's the list of known issues on PC and consoles
    6. Super Mario Odyssey: check out the unlocks for finishing the game - SPOILERS!
    7. Some random things that have happened to us in Assassin’s Creed Origins
    8. Assassin’s Creed: Origins reviews round-up, all the scores
    9. Overwatch World Cup viewing experience will be improved thanks to new features
    10. Id software also worked on Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
    11. The Steam Curator system is getting major upgrades
    12. Call of Duty: WW2 final PC specs revealed, additional PC features confirmed
    13. Call of Duty: WW2 pre-load now available on PC and PS4, download sizes revealed
    14. Destiny 2 Xur update: should you buy D.A.R.C.I.?
    15. This week’s best gaming deals: Halloween sales, GT Sport, Nendoroid figures, and more
    16. GTA Online's Vigilante Batmobile now available to buy, $400,000 gifted to all players
    17. Destiny 2: Xur location and inventory for October 27-31
    18. Warframe devs shelve hero shooter The Amazing Eternals
    19. Destiny 2 patch 1.0.6 coming next week, makes Public Events more populated, brings Crucible changes
    20. Vaulting is coming PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds test servers next week
    21. Bungie is working on new Destiny 2 systems and rewards, private matches for PvP, more
    1. L.A. Noire trailer presented in 4K makes a lovely game look even lovelier
    2. Xbox software and services up 21%, Xbox Live users at 53 million - Microsoft Q1 2018
    3. Fortnite Halloween event and major Battle Royale upgrade are live
    4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will go offline tomorrow to implement backend changes needed for "anti-cheat measure"
    5. Steam Halloween Sale kicks off with Resident Evil 7, Doom, Outlast, other horror titles
    6. Super Mario Odyssey - check out the first 18 minutes of gameplay
    7. Games with Gold for November include Tales from the Borderlands: Complete Season, more
    8. GOG Halloween Sale knocks up to 90% off over 200 titles, Tales from The Borderlands free if you spend $15 or more
    9. Save £300 on an Acer Predator G-Sync gaming monitor today
    10. Green Man Gaming's Halloween Sale is now on
    11. Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite reduced to £25 in the UK
    12. Super Mario Odyssey review: Nintendo's second masterpiece this year
    13. Super Mario Odyssey reviews round-up, all the scores
    14. Here's when Overwatch Competitive Play Season 6 ends
    15. Rainbow Six Siege patch out today, overhauls some operators, improves hit detection with high pings, more
    16. Assassin's Creed Origins review: Ubisoft's open world formula is back on its feet
    17. ResetEra is the new home for former NeoGAF members and moderators
    18. Now Bungie is saying some Destiny 2 PC players were banned in error
    19. Steam now lets you send digital gift cards
    20. The Division servers are down for routine maintenance
    21. The PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds patch that makes the blue zone more lethal is out now
    1. Destiny 2 PC conversion "is nothing short of stellar," says Digital Foundry - PC vs PS4 comparison
    2. PS4 and Xbox One users can get their hands on de Blob in November
    3. Destiny 2 bans were handed to PC players who were "using tools that pose a threat to the shared ecosystem"
    4. Destiny 2 developer video chronicles bringing the game to PC and its challenges
    5. You can now pre-load Super Mario Odyssey on Switch
    6. Microsoft is no longer manufacturing Kinect
    7. Assassin's Creed Origins looks lovely and rather cinematic in 21:9 UltraWide
    8. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is down to £19.54 / $28.09 this week
    9. Middle-earth: Shadow of War expansion pass details and content release outlined
    10. Destiny 2 PC - all the currently known issues
    11. Destiny 2 PC datamined, revealing future DLC details, possible return to first game's locations
    12. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Switch down to its lowest ever price
    13. Get a PSVR with a PS Camera, GT Sport, Resi Evil 7, PSVR Worlds, and NOW TV all for £350 this week
    14. The Injustice 2 PC beta is not starting today after all
    15. Despite reports, Bungie says it's not banning Destiny 2 players for using third-party apps on PC
    16. Spamming voice lines in Overwatch could get you silenced
    17. Destiny 2 PC players with AMD Phenom 2 CPUs are having constant crashes
    18. Metal Gear Survive is out in February
    19. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp coming in November
    1. Persona 5 Ultimate Edition hits the PlayStation Store alongside Costume and Persona bundles
    2. Humble Day of the Devs 2017 Bundle features Grim Fandango Remastered, ABZU, Full Throttle Remastered, more
    3. Destiny 2 PC: here's everything the settings menu has to offer
    4. Destiny 2 error codes: Cabbage, PS4 crashes and other issues, with the latest updates and workarounds
    5. Xbox Live deals: XCOM 2, GTA 5, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, more
    6. Destiny 2: we're diving into the game on PC - watch the livestream here
    7. Watch new co-op gameplay of Super Mario Odyssey
    8. South Park: The Fractured But Whole one hour game trial available on PS4, Xbox One
    9. Gears of War 4 campaign, Horde mode can run at up to 60fps on Xbox One X
    10. Injustice 2 coming to PC, open beta starts tomorrow
    11. Hitman: Game of the Year Edition coming in November with new four-mission campaign
    12. Battle.net now supports user avatars, groups, appear offline and much more
    13. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus doesn't have multiplayer because it would dilute the narrative experience
    14. Humble's sale this week includes F1 2017, Bomber Crew, Shadow Tactics, and more
    15. EA pushing for more open-world games "because you can monetise them better," says ex-BioWare dev
    16. Nvidia GeForce game-ready drivers for Destiny 2, Assassin's Creed: Origins released
    17. PS4 firmware update 5.01 released
    18. Destiny 2 weekly reset for October 24 – Nightfall, Challenges, Flashpoint, Call to Arms and more detailed
    19. PS4 Pro 1TB console with The Evil Within 2 and Gran Turismo Sport for £314 today
    20. Call of Duty: WW2 requires 80GB on PS4
    21. NeoGAF is back online with a statement from owner Evilore
    22. "People are off playing Fortnite and PUBG": Can the PC save Destiny 2's competitive scene?
    23. Destiny 2 is the best selling game of 2017 after just one month on sale - September NPD
    1. You won't be able to spam text chat in Destiny 2 because there's no public channel
    2. GTA 5: Rockstar didn't feel single-player expansions "were either possible or necessary," despite promising them at one point
    3. Destiny 2 PC patches and DLC will arrive day and date with consoles, but Bungie has the tools to tune each differently
    4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One version will have a physical release
    5. Limited Edition Call of Duty WW2 PS4 console available to pre-order in the UK
    6. Nintendo will officially unveil Animal Crossing for mobile in a Direct this week
    7. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus PC specs revealed, PC-specific features announced
    8. Dragon Ball FighterZ release date revealed, open beta announced
    9. Original Xbox backwards compatibility launches tomorrow on Xbox One with 13 games
    10. Xbox One X TV spot invites you to feel "true power"
    11. Gran Turismo Sport takes top spot in UK charts
    12. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: vaulting and climbing coming to test servers in early November, full details soon
    13. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally making the blue zone deadlier in new patch
    14. Trio of Splatoon 2 amiibo figures down to £9.99 today
    15. US Super Nintendo themed New Nintendo 3DS XL up for pre-order
    16. Destiny 2 system requirements, launch time, controls and app compatibility: everything the PC crowd needs
    17. How to play The Evil Within 2 in first-person mode
    18. Star Wars Battlefront 2 single-player campaign is 5-7 hours long
    19. Neogaf goes down following sexual misconduct allegations
    20. Destiny 2: how to get your Coldheart Exotic trace rifle, Kill-Trackers Ghost and other pre-order and bonus goodies
    1. First original Xbox backwards compatible games still on track for 2017 and some have started showing up
    2. Destiny 2 Trials of the Nine will return on all platforms November 3
    3. EU PS Store weekend sale: take up to 25% off titles such as Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Destiny 2, Elite Dangerous
    4. Destiny 2 - here's a recap on Seasons and a look at some cool new ships, ghosts, and The Dawning gear
    5. Next week's Gears of War 4 October update adds Xbox One X support, new maps, Halloween event
    6. Destiny 2: token system changes in Iron Banner will occur during season two
    7. Destiny 2 Seasons will arrive quarterly with themed content, first expansion arrives this winter with season two
    1. Destiny 2: we'll find out what Seasons are in Destiny tonight at TwitchCon - watch the panel here
    2. Final Fantasy 15's multiplayer expansion Comrades delayed to early November
    3. For Honor's Halloween-themed event Feast of the Otherworld is live across all platforms
    4. Battlefield 1: DICE is slowly turning the exciting concept of the CTE into outsourced QA
    5. Sid Meier's Civilization 3: Complete is free for the next 24 hours on the Humble Store
    6. Hori's keyboard and mouse controller is coming to Xbox One
    7. Need for Speed: Payback Xbox One file size revealed
    8. Horizon: Zero Dawn The Frozen Wilds trademark suspended by US Trademark Office
    9. This week’s best gaming deals: Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Death of the Outsider, Destiny 2, and more
    10. Destiny 2: Xur location and inventory for October 20-24
    11. Destiny 2 PC Leviathan raid unlocks a week after launch, raid Guided Games the week after
    12. New Star Wars: Battlefront 2 single-player gameplay shows stealth, action, and starfighter combat
    13. Destiny 2 Leviathan raid getting optional challenges
    1. Fire Emblem Warriors Season Pass contains three DLC packs with new playable characters, history maps, more
    2. Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War 3 DLC Endless War is live alongside free weekend on Steam
    3. Destiny 2 hotfix makes sure raid keys stick around as intended, fixes kinetic weapon issue, more
    4. Switch has sold over 2M units in the US, tops NPD hardware charts for third month in a row
    5. Star Wars Battlefront 2: DICE's grand vision of a single-player campaign emerges from the dark
    6. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon will be the last core Pokemon game for 3DS
    7. Pokemon Go: first Gen 3 Pokemon coming this weekend, more to release gradually starting in December
    8. Nvidia ShadowPlay now supports multi-track audio recording in GeForce Experience
    9. Star Wars Battlefront 2's single-player campaign focuses on the Imperials determined to eliminate the Rebellion once and for all
    10. Sony reveals the PS4 Mini Wired Gamepad for kids
    11. Get an Xbox One S free when you buy a Surface Pro
    12. This week's Destiny 2 Nightfall strike has been changed
    13. There are some fantastic PS4 Pro bundles this week
    14. Microsoft added a new anti-cheat feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
    15. Destiny 2 PC pre-load now available on Battle.net
    16. Big Nintendo Switch update adds video capture, save transfers
    17. Destiny 2 servers will go down for 4 hours today
    18. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds overtakes League of Legends as the most played game at Korean PC bangs
    19. "You’re 960th in queue": Final Fantasy 14's Shirogane housing is a disaster
    1. Middle-earth: Shadow of War is getting Infinite Shadow Wars mode for all your orc slaughtering needs
    2. Destiny 2: Leviathan Raid Prestige difficulty world first goes to Clan Redeem but you can still watch others give it a go
    3. Fire Emblem Warriors video features new gameplay and short tutorial on the mechanics
    4. Resident Evil 7 has reached Capcom's target of 4 million units shipped
    5. Killing Floor 2 free Halloween Horrors update adds new map, 2 new weapons, daily missions
    6. BundleStars' latest sale features up to 80% off 2K Games titles
    7. Mass Effect: Andromeda is now available on EA and Origin Access
    8. Get five bonus Overwatch loot boxes with Twitch Prime
    9. Humble's Down Under Bundle celebrates the best of Australian indie games
    10. Fire Emblem Warriors reviews round up - get all the scores here
    11. First Warhammer: Vermintide 2 gameplay footage shows Chaos forces, improved combat
    12. Remember that Chinese mobile PUBG knock-off? It's back with new gameplay
    13. Dead Space 2 cost $60 million to make, 4 million sales weren't enough
    14. Halo: Master Chief Collection to be enhanced for Xbox One X, Halo 5's final update detailed
    15. New Overwatch patch buffs Mercy's Valkyrie ability, restores Lucio's Wall Ride speed
    16. Gran Turismo Sport is basically an always-online game - report
    17. Activision patent reveals matchmaking can be tuned to encourage players to spend money on microtransactions
    18. Does the success of PUBG prove we don't need progression systems in games?
    1. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle's latest DLC includes a new co-op campaign, and Ultra Hard Challenges
    2. The Witcher is turning 10 and CDP is celebrating with a sale on the franchise
    3. Latest Pokemon Go datamine suggests upcoming Halloween Event will include Gen 3 Pokemon
    4. Star Wars title from Visceral Games shifts direction as studio is shuttered
    5. Xbox Live deals: Star Wars Battlefront, The Witcher 3, Fallout 4, Fortnite, Ghost Recon Wildlands, more
    6. Gran Turismo Sport demo players: don't forget to transfer your cars and credits into the full game
    7. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon's story isn't a sequel and doubles current story volume
    8. Zelda Encyclopedia, Hyrule Historia, and Arts and Artifacts discounted by 40% this week
    9. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus launch trailer takes on the KKK, Nazi robots and Hitler
    10. Destiny 2 GeForce GTX Bundle and extensive Graphics and Performance Guide announced by Nvidia
    11. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Pro Controller and Collector's Editions up for pre-order now
    12. Get a closer look at Resident Evil 7's End of Zoe and Chris Redfield DLCs
    13. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus collector's edition just got cheaper in the UK
    14. Battlefield 1 Turning Tides - here's an early look at two new maps, new weapons
    15. New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patch out now, decreases item spawn level on starting island, more
    16. GTA Online: Transform Races update is live, but no new vehicles to buy
    17. Destiny 2 PC pre-load starts today
    18. Team Fortress 2 Jungle Inferno update brings new maps, new taunts
    19. Destiny 2 weekly reset for October 17 – Nightfall, Challenges, Flashpoint, Call to Arms and more detailed
    20. Destiny 2's Monty Python emote that allowed clipping through walls, glitching, has now been removed
    21. Xbox One big fall update out now, brings UI overhaul, new Guide, speed boost and more
    22. Gran Turismo Sport reviews round-up, all the scores
    1. Assassin’s Creed Origins live action trailer will leave you wanting a TV series based on the game
    2. Tekken 7's tutorial is the story mode, because people don't play tutorials
    3. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta - 1080p 60fps is easily achievable on a mid-range PC, beating consoles in several areas - report
    4. Destiny 2 PC launch trailer is a good reminder we're days away from playing the game on PC
    5. The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED addresses recent rumours of low morale at the studio
    6. Destiny 2 server maintenance currently underway, but no downtime is expected
    7. The Evil Within 2 sells 75% less than the original at UK retail, as FIFA 18 continues its dominance
    8. Overwatch reaches 35 million players
    9. Street Fighter 5's latest character is Zeku
    10. Doom gets November release date on Nintendo Switch
    11. Super Mario Odyssey discounted digitally ahead of launch
    12. Get 10% off any game of your choice at Green Man Gaming this week
    13. No more live patches for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds until 1.0 launch, vaulting coming soon to test servers
    14. Save 25% on a PC copy of Vanquish today at Humble
    15. South Park: The Fractured But Whole review round-up - all the scores
    16. Latest Call of Duty WW2 leak spills gun customisation art
    17. Questions submitted to UK government about loot boxes and gambling
    18. Call of Duty WW2 pre-load live on Xbox One - file size won't break your system
    1. Call of Duty WW2 live-action trailers get the squad back together
    2. Ex-Naughty Dog employee claims sexual harassment at Uncharted studio
    1. Hunt: Showdown trailer provides a condensed look at what to expect in Early Access
    2. PUBG ban hammer smacks 322,000 accounts as concurrent users hit 2.3 million
    3. Over 60 PlayStation VR titles are coming in 2017 and early 2018
    4. Cuphead sold over one million copies across PC and Xbox One in just two weeks
    5. Age of Empires: Definitive Edition delayed to early 2018, closed beta extended
    1. Fortnite players can look forward to new features and improvements in the coming weeks
    2. Next week's Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite patch fixes various character bugs
    3. Humble Bundle has been acquired by IGN
    4. South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass includes new superhero class, story DLC, more
    5. Transform races are coming to GTA Online and these stunt races feature a fun twist
    6. The Evil Within 2 guide: 11 tips for surviving the nightmare
    7. Discord launches verified servers
    8. Gran Turismo Sport demo had over 1 million participants, end time extended
    9. The Evil Within 2 - here's what all difficulty settings do, and how to unlock the unforgiving Classic option
    10. Epic is suing 2 Fortnite cheaters
    11. Before Bungie can fix Destiny 2's endgame it needs to sort out who it's actually for
    12. European rating board PEGI and UKie also don't believe loot boxes to be gambling
    13. Destiny 2 Xur update: should you buy Fighting Lion?
    14. Destiny 2: Xur location and inventory for October 13-17
    15. This week’s best gaming deals: Quake Champions, OLED 4K TVs, Destiny 2, and more
    16. The Evil Within 2 runs great on PS4, but there's no PS4 Pro support
    17. FIFA 18 tips: Best possible teams in FUT 18 - Icons, Brazil, England, Germany, Argentina, Spain, more
    18. Mystic Messenger: how to get on Jumin route walkthrough - Prologue, Day 1, 2, 3 and 4 (Deep Story mode)
    19. Players are using cheats to get infinite loot boxes in Middle-earth: Shadow of War on PC
    20. FIFA 18 tips: Getting started in FIFA Ultimate Team, FIFA Coins, card types, Squad Building and players
    21. FIFA 18 tips: best teams and formations for Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A & La Liga
    22. FIFA 18 tips: how to earn FIFA Coins quickly with transfers, trading and more
    23. FIFA 18 tips: how does Chemistry work - styles, ratings, linking players, positions and cards
    24. The Evil Within 2: where to find the Warden Crossbow and how to craft shock, harpoon, smoke, explosive & freeze bolts
    25. The Evil Within 2: How to get and fix the broken sniper rifle early
    26. The Evil Within 2: all safe house locations and secrets
    27. The Evil Within 2: where to find all 8 Mysterious Objects
    28. The Evil Within 2: where to find all best weapons - sniper rifle, magnum, brass knuckles, assault rifle and more
    29. After beta controversy, DICE has better clarified the 'loot crate' and progression systems in Star Wars Battlefront 2
    30. Mike Laidlaw, creative director on Dragon Age and designer on Mass Effect, has left BioWare
    31. Here's what time Destiny 2 goes live on PC in your region
    1. Destiny 2's Prestige Leviathan Raid goes live next week with the exploit still in place, but Bungie will detect and disqualify you if you use it in the world's first race
    2. Destiny 2 PC specs finalised so you can check if your rig is up to the task of taking down Ghaul
    3. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - Retribution out on PC, Xbox One; Halloween Scream festivities outlined
    4. Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds video takes you on a chilly tour of the Northern Wasteland
    5. Battlefield 1 October update: Operations 40-player option disabled, tweaks, changes, fixes, more detailed in patch notes
    6. Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Episode 2 has a release date and a new trailer
    7. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: here's new info on Necrozma's forms, new Z-Moves, powered up Roto Dex, more
    8. Assassin's Creed Origins down to $48 for Amazon Prime members
    9. WW2 shooter Day of Infamy is free to play this weekend on Steam
    10. Middle-earth: Shadow of War Denuvo protection cracked in a day
    11. Need for Speed: Payback's story-focused trailer tells a tale of "betrayal and revenge"
    12. Get an Xbox One Elite Controller with Shadow of War or Forza 7 for £110
    13. The Surge down to its lowest price yet
    14. The ESRB does not consider loot boxes to be gambling
    15. The Evil Within 2 reviews round-up, all the scores
    16. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One version still on track for a holiday release
    17. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is already past the 2 million concurrent players mark
    18. Gridiron is the new Uplink in Call of Duty: WW2, new London map revealed
    19. The currency you'll pay real money for in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is called Crystals - here's how much it costs
    20. Battlefield 1 October update releases today, will finally bring Operations to the server browser
    21. Fire Emblem Warriors feels true to the source despite its bombastic style
    22. Ed Boon thinks that Injustice 2 on Switch is a possibility
    23. Respawn is working on something entirely new - and not Titanfall related - for Oculus
    24. Phil Spencer doesn't seem optimistic about Xbox One/PS4 cross-platform play happening any time soon
    25. The writer of Assassin's Creed Origins was brought on because of a 'punk play' he wrote
    26. Lennie James, voice of Shaxx in Destiny 2, reveals his favourite Crucible line (but it's not in the game yet)
    27. Swery65's new crowdfunded game, The Good Life, needs a lot of backing in the next 24 hours
    28. Legendary director John Carpenter is playing just as much Destiny 2 as we are
    29. Oculus announces the standalone $199 Oculus Go, and the Oculus Rift is now cheaper
    30. Overwatch Halloween Terror skins ranked from "meh" to "you would cut off your own hand for this"
    1. South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets a new trailer and a whole prequel episode of the show
    2. The latest Destiny 2 hotfix has fixed a Tower crash issue
    3. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been rated for Xbox One in Australia, and now has a longer name
    4. Destiny 2: here are the five best weapons you can get your hands on in Iron Banner
    5. Xbox Live deals: Deus Ex, Life is Strange, Divinity: Original Sin, more
    6. Fortnite Battle Royale has surpassed 10 million players
    7. Mass Effect: Andromeda, Play First Trials of Battlefront 2, Need for Speed: Payback, more coming to EA and Origin Access
    8. The Evil Within 2 launch trailer features plenty of action, grotesque monsters, a bit of plot
    9. First Super Mario Odyssey review score is in, and it's a 10
    10. GTA 5 speedrun world record attempt ruined by a rare bug
    11. Xbox One S 500GB Minecraft, Rocket League, Halo and Starter bundles out in the coming weeks
    12. Watch new gameplay from Hunt: Showdown, Crytek's PUBG-meets-Monster Hunter shooter
    13. Win one of four copies of Destiny 2 on PC with Jelly Deals and Humble Store
    14. Pre-orders for the limited Genji from Overwatch Figma figurine are live now
    15. Latest GOG Weekly Sale features original X-Com, Civilization, and more
    16. The games as a service trend has "tripled" the industry's value - report
    17. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sales top 15 million
    18. Editor's note: using Adblock? Nobody rides for free
    19. Nintendo files for Game Boy-related trademark, leading everyone to assume a Game Boy Mini is coming
    20. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta - a big visual upgrade and a big performance downgrade - report
    21. Let’s not mince words; Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes are pay-to-win
    22. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds changes leaderboard reset schedule because it has so many players
    23. Overwatch Halloween Terror patch makes a big change to Ultimate charges and interruptions
    24. Destiny 2 tips for all you PvE fans dipping your toes into PvP for the first time in Iron Banner this week
    25. Dragon Ball FighterZ shows off Super Saiyan 2 Gohan and his fight against Cell in its latest trailer
    26. Here's a deeper look at Counter-Strike: GO's improved version of Dust2
    27. Arktika.1, an Oculus Rift VR game from the developers of Metro 2033 and Last Light, is out now
    28. Destiny 2: see the Sparrow reimagined as a water craft
    29. This Super Mario Odyssey live action musical trailer will brighten your day
    30. Overwatch: 'Treeboydave' becomes the first player to hit level 4000
    1. Mystic Messenger: Yoosung route tips and walkthroughs (Casual Story)
    2. Xbox Live is currently down - users can't sign in or play online until resolved [UPDATE: it's back up]
    3. The Endless Humble RPG Lands Bundle collects the Borderlands trilogy and other huge time-sink games
    4. The Destiny 2 Iron Banner has an Easter egg waiting for Overwatch fans who manage a long killstreak
    5. Destiny 2: here's a look at the Iron Banner gear and weapons available this week
    6. Overwatch Halloween Terror event is live, adds new endless mode for Junkenstein’s Revenge
    7. Battlefield 1 Turning Tides expansion, Operation Campaigns mode detailed - October patch out soon
    8. Middle-earth: Shadow of War livestream - let's smash some orc heads
    9. Assassin's Creed Origins Season Pass and free-DLC content detailed along with release schedule
    10. The Evil Within 2 - watch the first hour of gameplay and try not to freak the fuck out
    11. Harmonix's DropMix rhythm board game discounted by $30 this week
    12. You can now pre-order an Xbox One X and get Forza 7, Halo 5 and Quantum Break free
    13. Ghost Recon: Wildlands patch adds Ghost War PvP mode, a fix for co-op connection issues, more
    14. Middle-earth: Shadow of War reviews round-up, all the scores
    15. Fortnite Battle Royale reaches 525,000 peak concurrent players, 3.7 million daily active users
    16. Pick up a 15-inch HP Pavilion gaming laptop for under £500 today
    17. Iconic Counter-Strike: Global Offensive map Dust2 is getting an updated version
    18. Destiny 2 weekly reset for October 10 – Nightfall, Challenges, Flashpoint, Call to Arms and more detailed
    19. The Division 1.8 console PTS goes live today - all the details
    20. Blizzard is hiring for an unannounced Overwatch project
    21. From now until the end of 2017, there's at least one blockbuster game coming out every week
    22. Ghost Recon: Wildlands PvP mode Ghost War goes live today after down time
    23. Call of Duty WW2 and Assassin's Creed Origins are top of Nielsen's most anticipated holiday games this year
    24. If you buy Hellblade on World Mental Health Day, Ninja Theory will donate the proceeds to charity
    25. If you're trying to resist Star Wars Battlefront 2 maybe do not look at how cool Darth Vader is
    1. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta extended until Wednesday
    2. Destiny 2: Prestige difficulty for the Leviathan raid delayed
    3. The SNES Classic Mini has been hacked to play custom ROMs
    4. The Destiny 2 database has revealed the rewards for completing the Prestige Leviathan raid
    5. Reviews aggregator OpenCritic is taking a stance against loot boxes
    6. New Super Mario Odyssey levels debut at Nintendo World Championships - watch them here
    7. Ghost Recon: Wildlands is free to play this weekend on PC, PS4, Xbox One
    8. Middle Earth: Shadow of War review: a smart expansion on its predecessor, but still wanting in areas
    9. Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a 97.7GB download on PC
    10. LG OLED 4K TV sets discounted again to a new lowest ever price
    11. Nintendo ramps up Switch production to 2 million units per month to meet demand
    12. There's an emblem in Destiny 2 you can only get by buying these toys
    13. New Humble Monthly includes Quake Champions, Elder Scrolls Online, and more for $12 / £10
    14. Forza 7 fails to topple FIFA 18 off the top of UK charts
    15. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is close to hitting 2 million concurrent players on Steam
    16. Xbox One Elite Controller down to £99.99 at Amazon UK
    17. Destiny 2: watch these Guardians complete the Leviathan Raid in under 24 minutes
    18. Overwatch Halloween Terror skins for Reaper, Mei, Zenyatta and Symmetra leak ahead of this week's event
    19. Massive Call of Duty WW2 leak spoils loot crates, Nazi Zombies, maps, camos, weapons and pretty much everything else
    1. New games releasing this week: October 9 - October 15
    1. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus tweet causes some to cry foul despite the series being "decidedly anti-Nazi" for "over 20 years"
    2. Telltale releases Batman: The Enemy Within update which removes image of slain Russian ambassador to Turkey
    3. Capcom Heroes mode in Dead Rising 4 allows Frank to take on zombies as Dante, Sissel, more
    4. Super Mario Odyssey trailer provides a fun overview of what you can do in the game
    1. Divinity: Original Sin 2's third patch is live and it's a big one
    2. All Xbox One and Xbox 360 users can play online for free this weekend
    3. Battle.net beta adds Appear Offline mode, groups, profiles, more
    4. GTA Online: Batmobile Vigilante car to follow release of Transform Races update
    5. The Evil Within 2 minimum and recommended PC specs listed
    6. New Hitman content will be announced on October 24
    7. Destiny 2 players find a way to sidestep Calus' adds in the final Leviathan Raid encounter
    8. For all its promises, Destiny 2's story campaign is as old school as they come
    9. Fortnite bans "thousands" of Battle Royale cheats as player base passes 7 million
    10. Xbox One X hides a tiny Master Chief inside
    11. Destiny 2 Xur update: should you buy Vigilance Wing?
    12. Destiny 2: Xur location and inventory for October 6-10
    13. Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta: how does Galactic Assault mode work?
    14. Pro Evolution 2018 looks pretty sharp through Nvidia's Ansel tech, and here's the screenshots to prove it
    15. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 open beta is now live, download size revealed
    16. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 open beta - start time, modes, PC specs, challenges and everything else you need to know
    17. Here's the first footage of a properly playable build of Psychonauts 2 to get you amped
    18. Destiny 2's Prestige Leviathan Raid gear has revealed an interesting new side to the Ghaul and Calus story
    1. Destiny 2: no Power boost with next week's Prestige difficulty Leviathan Raid, but look for "unique" rewards
    2. Call of Duty: WW2 Season Pass to include multiplayer bonus map Carentan
    3. Assassin's Creed Origins: here's the minimum, recommended specs and other PC features
    4. Gran Turismo Sport car classes and full track list revealed ahead of demo
    5. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon video introduces new Ultra Beasts, traveling through Ultra Wormholes
    6. Everspace Encounters expansion brings new ship, weapons, environment and a big gameplay change
    7. If you're not seeing other players in Destiny 2 Public Events, make sure you don't have bad NAT settings
    8. The launch version of Call of Duty: WW2 on PC will have a "suite of anti-cheat/hacking" tech
    9. Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition adds new V-triggers, Arcade Mode, UI overhaul, more
    10. FIFA 18 had over 1.6 million concurrent players over the weekend
    11. Thanks to Fortnite Battle Royale, Unreal Engine 4 will get render and server performance improvements that will benefit all games
    12. Players figured out a way to get a free Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta key from EA without pre-ordering
    13. Ubisoft network-wide server maintenance now underway, affects The Division, Rainbow Six: Siege, more
    14. The Call of Duty: WW2 beta has convinced me to return to multiplayer on PC
    15. Hand of Fate 2 has a release date, and it's looking like a big step forward
    16. After fan outcry, 2x credits will return for VIP members in Forza Motorsport 7
    17. Stranger Things now has its own retro mobile game to prepare you for season 2
    18. The Nintendo Miiverse is closing, but there's one last community for everyone to say their goodbyes in
    19. Mystic Messenger: how to get on Yoosung route walkthrough – Prologue, Day 1, 2, 3 and 4 (Casual Story mode)
    20. Blizzard is testing a change for the all-new Mercy on Overwatch's PTR
    21. The 'Only on PlayStation' sale in Europe and Australia has heaps of discounts on console exclusives
    22. Assassin's Creed Origins shows off its stealthier combat options in this new gameplay footage
    1. The community run Return to Lordran event is a good excuse to revisit - or finally play - Dark Souls
    2. Check out this wonderful footage of a game that lets you play as a horrible stealthy goose
    3. This Fast and Furious Rocket League DLC thankfully lets you travel more than a quarter mile at a time
    4. The new Assassin's Creed Origins trailer shows off the stabby beginnings of the whole saga
    5. Two Assassin's Creed Origins Xbox One S bundles are available for pre-order
    6. Assassin's Creed Origins: side quests and looting sounds fun, but not as rewarding as taming cats
    7. Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition out in December, includes The Frozen Wilds expansion
    8. Here's a look at Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite fighters Black Panther and Sigma
    9. This Star Wars Battlefront 2 video shows a full Starfighter Assault match from the multiplayer beta
    10. Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta livestream: let's mess up some rebel scum
    11. The Witcher 3 update 1.50 is now live and adds PS4 Pro support
    12. Golf Story review: a charming indie triumph that's perfect for Switch
    13. First Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer showed significant upgrades to RAGE engine - report
    14. Destiny 2: is Dead Orbit's Haunted Earth scout rifle worth 50,000 Glimmer?
    15. Skyrim Special Edition Survival Mode is available free for a limited time
    16. GAME is selling Star Wars: Battlefront 2 PC beta codes for 10p [Update: gone]
    17. Leaked Star Wars: Battlefront 2 video is our first look at planet Kamino, Palpatine gameplay
    18. Forza 7 feels like a free-to-play game you paid $60 to play
    19. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds devs are working hard to address server and crash issues
    20. FIFA 18's first PC patch addresses problems and tweaks systems for a better football experience
    21. Atom is coming to Injustice 2 to wreak tiny havoc
    22. BlizzCon 2017 will tell us 'what's next' for Overwatch, Starcraft, World of Warcraft, and more
    23. Check out these design notes on Zelda: Breath of the Wild and marvel at how well constructed it is
    24. Overwatch: Jeff Kaplan opens up about the challenges of communicating with fans on the game's forums
    25. The Humble Stardock Bundle offers Galactic Civilization 3, the Crusade expansion, and eight other games
    1. Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite - Spider-Man has an infinite combo right now, so watch out for web attacks
    2. WWE 2K18 won't have microtransactions for loot cases
    3. Microsoft might be seeking to extend its console exclusivity period for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
    4. Destiny 1's PlayStation-exclusive Taken King and Rise of Iron content has finally made its way to Xbox
    5. Star Wars Battlefront 2: check out 10 minutes of beta gameplay showing the Strike on Takodana
    6. Pokemon Go Halloween Event planned - and don't forget to grab Marshadow for Pokemon Sun and Moon
    7. Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 kicks off next week, teaser shows McCree and Reaper skins
    8. Join us for a Fortnite Battle Royale livestream
    9. Destiny 2 hotfix does a bit of housekeeping while Dead Orbit wins first Faction Rally
    10. Gran Turismo Sport demo lands on October 9, progress and earnings will carry over
    11. GTA Online: take to the skies in latest Adversary Mode with the .50 caliber turret packing Mammoth Mogul
    12. Sonic the Hedgehog film handed over to Paramount Pictures, expected in 2019
    13. Xbox Live deals: Bioshock Collection, Dirt Rally, Final Fantasy 15, Shadow of Mordor and more
    14. "We have sometimes been conducting our business with practices people may call shady," says fake game publisher whose Steam games got nuked
    15. The original Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is now playable online once more
    16. Destiny 2 down again for 4 hours today - Faction Rally winner to be announced following completion
    17. Destiny 2 weekly reset for October 3 – Nightfall, Challenges, Flashpoint, Call to Arms and more detailed
    18. GIVEAWAY! 10,000 closed beta keys for new hero shooter The Amazing Eternals
    19. PS4 firmware update 5.00 has been released
    20. Microsoft is killing Groove Music, Spotify taking over
    21. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta is among the biggest in EA history, but it doesn't have a pre-load
    22. Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House steps down
    23. Sony teases "big game announcements" for Paris Games Week at the end of the month
    1. Fallout 4 VR to be bundled with new HTC Vive headsets, and there's a bonus for you early adopters, too
    2. Here's a Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta trailer to get you hyped for this week's test
    3. Destiny 2: top 5 Legendary weapons from the Faction Rally you need to get
    4. Game gifting on Xbox One now available to select Insiders
    5. FIFA 18 is the only thing that could dethrone Destiny 2 in the UK charts
    6. Nioh: Complete Edition minimum and recommended PC specs revealed
    7. "This is the year where the PC is going to excel," says Call of Duty: WW2 PC developer Raven
    8. Massive scale WW2 shooter Hell Let Loose takes to Kickstarter
    9. Battle.net could soon get Appear Offline mode, avatars, Discord-style groups
    10. Dragon's Dogma is amazing, so get off your ass and play the new PS4 and Xbox One version
    11. PUBG gets over 15,000 negative reviews in a day thanks to an in-game ad for a VPN in China
    12. PS4 exclusive Nioh is coming to PC in November
    13. Sony announces a HDR pass-through compatible PlayStation VR - but existing headsets won't get the upgrade
    14. Cuphead's early steam sales numbers are looking pretty healthy
    15. Think Cuphead is hard? Watch someone beat all 28 bosses without taking damage
    16. Assassin's Creed Origins download size revealed by the Xbox Store
    17. PUBG for PS4 likely after Xbox One release - report