Knack 2 nominated for a BAFTA

BAFTA has announced the nominees for this year’s Children’s Awards, and PlayStation 4 exclusive Knack 2 is among those honoured with a spot on the short list. The annual British Academy Children’s Awards has nominated four titles in its best game category. They are:We’re big fans of Mario + Rabbids,…

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Fallout 76 sees return of The Enclave and some brand new factions

Over the weekend, Bethesda has been up to its usual tricks again by teasing Fallout fans with mysterious hints about Fallout 76. Despite saying the upcoming game will not have any human NPCs, the official Fallout Twitter account has been drip-feeding photos of the game’s factions – although whether these…

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Review: Starlink: Battle for Atlas – A Decent Space Romp Cluttered with Plastic

Toys that aren’t so lively.The toys-to-life fad that fuelled the likes of Disney Infinity, Lego Dimensions, and Skylanders died out years ago, didn’t it? Apparently not, because here we are in 2018 with a brand new product line on the market. Starlink: Battle for Atlas, from French behemoth Ubisoft, releases…

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Silent Hill comes to Metal Gear Survive for a limited-time Halloween event

You can dress up as Pyramid Head in Metal Gear Survive’s upcoming event.A new event called The Research’s Story (Special Edition) – set to run from 23rd October until 6th November 2018 – will fuse other stalwart Konami brands like Castlevania and Silent Hill with Metal Gear’s unique take on…

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Epic teases Halloween-themed "Fortnitemares" in a series of cryptic Fortnite tweets

Epic Games has shared another “Fortnitemares” tweet, teasing that a Halloween-themed event might be on its way to fan-favourite Battle Royale, Fortnite.The cryptic tweet – the second to have been posted over the weekend – doesn’t give much away apart from a mysterious rhyme: “Tombstones quake / Keep your finger…

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Best gaming headset 2018 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

A good pair of headphones is key to victory in many games – particularly shooters like Fortnite, PUBG and Call of Duty – where hearing a single footstep from a wayward enemy could mean the difference between delicious chicken dinner and an ignoble defeat. That’s why we’ve gathered up our…

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Dreadnought developer Six Foot lays off "about a third" of its staff

Six Foot, one of the studios behind multiplayer sci-fi shooter Dreadnought, has laid off a third of its staff, citing the shooter’s delayed release and mixed reviews as reasons for the decision.As reported by Game Informer (thanks, PC Gamer), just days after Dreadnought’s delayed release, 45 staff were offered the…

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Media Molecule's Making Some Mental Things in Dreams

Stop! Hammer time.Dreams is really going to come to life when fans finally get their hands on it, but until then it’s hard not to be impressed with what Media Molecule’s doing with it. This new gameplay video from Game Informer showcases several creations that the Guildford-based studio’s working on…

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Wargroove delayed to first quarter of 2019

Wargroove has been delayed from late 2018 to the first quarter of 2019.The eye-catching Advance Wars-style game was moved “to provide players with a really robust package when the big day comes”, Chucklefish said in a blog post.As it stands, Wargroove has a skirmish mode, an arcade mode, a campaign…

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Review: My Memory of Us – A Strong Stealth Puzzler with Educational Elements

And it’s got Patrick Stewart.Part of a newly-popular genre we like to call 2D Puzzle Stealth Platformers About Living Through Hard Times – think games like Black The Fall or Valiant Hearts – My Memory of Us follows a boy and a girl trying to survive an invasion by the…

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