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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Oct
30

Football Manager 2019 review: the best the series has ever played on day one

There is no other game like Football Manager. Nothing that crosses the boundaries between reality and simulation quite like Sports Interactive’s singular management sim. Even to just pigeonhole it as a management sim is sailing perilously close to doing it a disservice; […]

Oct
30

God Eater 3 PC release date set for February

God Eater 3 – the latest in the series that may be cynically-but-not-inaccurately described as ‘Monster Hunter but more anime’ – at last has a release date, and PC players won’t even have to wait for it. Bandai Namco has […]

Oct
29

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 brings night mode to every map just in time for Halloween

Warhammer: Vermintide 2, like seemingly every game this time of year, is getting into the Halloween spirit. Or, rather, the Geheimnisnacht spirit, as the sun has taken a temporary leave of absence from world of Helmgart. In practical terms, that […]

Oct
29

Battlefield 5 progression detailed – “real-world money should not enable pay-to-win”

Battlefield V is on the way in less than a month, and as with all EA-published releases in the aftermath of Battlefront II, it faces a substantial amount of skepticism about how its microtransactions and progression system will work. Today, […]

Oct
29

Steam Halloween Sale 2018 is live – and it’s not just horror games

The Steam Halloween Sale 2018 has launched, and it’s replete with spooky savings – as well as normal ones. The highlighted deals for this sale naturally focus on the creep factor with loads of horror games and otherwise monstrous titles, […]

Oct
29

60% of active Destiny 2 players bought Forsaken

October 29, 2018 Destiny 2: Forsaken has had a massive launch. Destiny 2 has followed the path of the original game almost too well – a mechanically excellent game lacking in content at launch gets an expansion one year later that […]

Oct
29

Fallout 76 shows how hell really is other people

People have poked fun at the animation tech that powers the people of Bethesda’s games for the best part of 15 years. Be it the stilted running animations of Skyrim, the practically static faces of Oblivion, or the bumbling citizens […]

Oct
29

Dontnod’s Twin Mirror is Life is Strange meets Fight Club

Dontnod Entertainment has detailed what to expect from its next game, Twin Mirror, in a new gameplay trailer at Paris Games Week. It’s a little bit Life is Strange, a little bit Alan Wake, and a little bit Fight Club […]

Oct
29

Making Destiny 2’s Barons – a “reverse magnificent eight”

Destiny 2: Forsaken tells a noticeably darker story than previous expansions in the series. It has players avenge the death of Destiny’s most lovable rogue, Cayde-6. The loss immediately feels personal given the bond Destiny players have built up with […]

Oct
29

Red Dead Redemption 2 devs sneak crunch criticism into the game

The description of a revolver in Red Dead Redemption 2 contains what looks awfully like a dig at working conditions at the game’s developer, Rockstar. The description reads “it is made by skilled laborers who work tireless hours each week […]