rAge Cape Town 2017 has been cancelled

If you were looking forward to rAge in Cape Town next month, I have bad news for you. The event has been cancelled. According to owner and senior project manager of rAge, Michael James: “While I was happy with the high level of enthusiasm and excitement with which rAge Cape Town was received in 2016 and was committed to hosting an even better show this year, the reality is that financial and...

Video: Shadow of War gameplay looks insanely ambitious and delicious

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor introduced us to the Nemesis system, a large yet intricate masterwork that made every orc above grunt meaningful and unique. Were they afraid of fire because you burned them before and they escaped? Disfigured and scarred after cheating death at your hands? Or were they increased in the ranks of the dark army because they killed you? Every death meant time passed and...

Get ready to construct additional pylons in Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm features legends from other Blizzard titles. Heroes that shaped the worlds and sometimes universes in which their stories take part. Thrall, Kerrigan, Diablo and uh, a Protoss probe? That’s a bit odd. Next to the likes of Ragnaros, the Fire Lord himself, get ready for Probius, the worker unit. Probius is a high damage, area denial specialist that warps in his own Protoss ...

Bolivia isn’t happy with its representation in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

If you have played the beta or seen any of the trailers, you might have noticed that Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands revolves around drug cartels, trafficking and a lot of bad guys. Bolivia isn’t all too fond of this representation. The Bolivian government has filed a formal complaint with the French embassy regarding the portrayal of the country. Bolivia says it is wrongly represen...

Like platformers that push your precision to the brink? You need to see Celeste

Are you into platformers? Games like Super Meat Boy test your limits, pushing you to be faster and faster, learning from deaths and moving on with improved timings. If frenetic wall combos, air dashes and pinpoint accuracy are your thing, you need to keep an eye on Celeste. Celeste is a game about climbing a mountain, a mountain that for some reason is bristling with spikes. Each level is a small ...

Torment: Tides of Numenera’s classes and companions and why it makes me giddy

Back in 1999 I discovered something that would change the way I thought of games, change what I expected from games. By dumb luck I bought Planescape: Torment. I knew Black Isle Studios and Interplay Entertainment and I bought the game based purely on having positive experiences with previous titles under those names. Was I in for a treat. Here was a tale of an immortal man in a crematorium, his o...

9.4

Amazing

Review: Torment: Tides of Numenera (PC)

RPG

Can a game ever compare to the amazing history of Planescape: Torment? This game proves that you can.

Elite: Dangerous delays its patch to squeeze in seven exoplanets

Elite: Dangerous has a lot of content modeled on our galaxy all around us and in keeping up with the latest developments, patch 2.3 has been delayed to add in seven exoplanets. Which exoplanets? The seven found orbiting Trappist-1. The newly found star system will become a part of the game’s simulated galaxy, allowing players to visit the newly found star. It turns out the game already had a...

Get a taste of the gameplay as Elder Scrolls Online prepares for Morrowind

Later this year Elder Scrolls Online players will be heading to Morrowind and while the cinematic trailer shows the kind of trouble players will be up against, what does it all look like in-game? Here is the first gameplay trailer for the expansion. If you played Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind you probably got a strong sense of nostalgia watching this, with familiar locations and enemies coming back...

5.8

Average

Review: For Honor (PC)

For Honor promises much, but we can't write about multiplayer modes we aren't able to play.

Final Fantasy XIV is finally getting the samurai class

It feels like every time new job classes are mentioned, people hop onto forums and ask for samurai. Fear not, your cries are finally being answered. In the Stormblood expansion, two new jobs will join the roster: red mage and samurai. After playing the full Stormblood trailer at this weekend’s Final Fantasy XIV FanFest in Frankfurt, Naoki Yoshida arrived on stage in full samurai outfit. He k...

The team that brought us FTL have their eyes set on a tactics game

Have you played FTL: Faster Than Light? You should. It is a rogue-like game where you are in control of a spaceship. Imagine being Captain Kirk, calling the shots and then hoping your crew survive whatever grim nastiness appears based on your choices. If you have played FTL you know the kind of rabid madness and fun that comes from trying to pilot away from certain doom, heading towards err…...

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