Mikami returns to the action-horror genre with The Evil Within

The Evil Within

An exploding head is just about the last thing you’d expect to feel comforting, but somehow The Evil Within manages to convey a deeply nostalgic assurance with every skull you burst. Plant a shell or two in an enemy’s face and a warm, frothy spray of gore bubbles forth like the lemonade of childhood, coupled… Continue reading

Wolfenstein: The New Order review

Wolfenstein- The New Order

That subtitle couldn’t be more appropriate. While Wolfenstein 3D, id’s 1992 FPS, popularised a genre, the series’ subsequent history is patchy, regularly shifting from studio to studio, its soul slowly stripped away in the process. MachineGames, a Swedish outfit made up of former Starbreeze staff, staunchly refuses to contribute to that downward spiral. The New Order… Continue reading

The Elder Scrolls Online review

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Presentation matters more the longer you plan to spend in a game world, and The Elder Scrolls Online demands a tremendous amount of your time. It feels like an MMOG from several years ago, an artefact of a time when players expected to invest hundreds of hours to reach a level cap and an MMOG… Continue reading

MachineGames’ Wolfenstein: The New Order is as surprising as it is bombastic

Wolfenstein- The New Order

As we begin our time with the opening three chapters of Wolfenstein: The New Order, the last game we’d ever expect to compare it to is The Last Of Us. And almost from the start we’re dual-wielding machine guns and fending off Nazi-branded robotic quadrupeds – no surprises there. Yet while the tone throughout is… Continue reading

The Elder Scrolls Online’s biggest problem is that it invites comparisons to Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online isn’t Skyrim. It looks older, sounds older, and plays like it’s older than 2011’s award-winning RPG. It’s a different game from a different team, a team that would probably prefer its game to be judged as a separate entity. Zenimax Online’s Matt Firor has said on multiple occasions that TESO is… Continue reading

Shock and gore in the first hour of Wolfenstein: The New Order

The New Order

A first encounter with MachineGames’ debut is a dizzying romp through alternative history.

Dishonored’s The Brigmore Witches DLC pack set for August

The Brigmore Witches

Final add-on pack goes live on August 13, with European PS3 release the following day.

Bethesda on cross-platform “nightmare”

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The Elder Scrolls Online dev explains difficulties of getting PS4 and Xbox One to communicate with PC and Mac platforms.

New Wolfenstein: The New Order trailer revealed

Wolfenstein The New Order - Trophy Lives

Contains Nazis on the moon, robots, guns.

Bethesda confirms Wolfenstein: The New Order

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MachineGames-developed shooter coming on current and next-gen consoles this year.