There's a post-apocalyptic new Far Cry coming, judging by its first teaser trailer

Ubisoft has teased what appears to be a post-apocalyptic new entry in its long-running Far Cry series, and there’s a full unveiling scheduled for this week’s Game Awards.Far Cry’s new instalment hasn’t been given a name just yet – although it’s probably safe to assume we’ll get one before the…

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Former Dragon Age boss Mike Laidlaw joins Assassin's Creed Odyssey studio

Mike Laidlaw, former boss of BioWare’s Dragon Age series, has joined Ubisoft Quebec to work as creative director on a new project. You’ll know Ubisoft Quebec as the studio which lead development on this year’s brilliant Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and the enjoyable London-based Assassin’s Creed Syndicate before that.It’s a fascinating…

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That Koei Tecmo Teaser Was for a New Horse Racing Game

Neigh way?Koei Tecmo caused a little bit of a stir last week when it revealed a teaser website for a new game. Text on the site read “the fated battle begins”, making us immediately think of properties like Samurai Warriors. We couldn’t have been further from the mark, really.Read the…

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Looks Like Fortnite's Big Game Awards Announcement Has Been Leaked

Whoops.It seems that almost nobody in the games industry can keep a secret these days. Epic Games had planned to make some sort of announcement regarding its smash hit battle royale shooter, Fortnite, at The Game Awards 2018. While the start of season 7 is still set for 6th December,…

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Sony Publishes Neat First-Party Puff Piece

Visual Arts Services Group listed among developers.Sony’s published a neat video touring its first-party studios in the United States, with the intention presumably to try and recruit talent to its teams. The video includes interviews from key personnel at Sony Santa Monica, Sony Bend, PixelOpus, and others. In the clip,…

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Person detained following Starbreeze office raid

It just got a lot worse for the embattled video game company Starbreeze, which has suffered a raid on its offices by Swedish authorities.The company behind the Payday franchise was raided Wednesday morning due to suspicion of “gross insider breach”, Swedish financial website Dagens Industri reports.Officials from the Swedish Economic…

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How Fallout 76 players are finding the fun

In the online-only, NPC-less post-apocalyptic world of Fallout 76, the Cult of the Mothman is an echo of pre-war Appalachia. But some players have taken it upon themselves to reestablish the Cult – whether the game itself likes it or not.”Who can resist such a cute lovecraftian horror?” Lori, one…

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Fortnite is getting a major new sandbox mode, separate from battle royale

Fortnite is getting a third game mode in the very near future called Creative, which will let you build your own levels and mini-games away from all the battle royale shooting.Creative mode will live as a third option on Fortnite’s main menu, alongside Save the World (PVE) and Battle Royale…

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In praise of cel-shading

I’ve been playing some of my old games recently, handling scratched and aging discs with great care. What I’ve found is that, for me at least, the best games to revisit years after they first came out tend to be those with the unique art style known as cel-shading. This…

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Site News: Push Square Readers Vote for Game of the Year

Playing favourites.Push Square’s official Game of the Year has been decided, but you won’t see the editorial team’s top ten until later in the month – we’ve got to keep the articles churning through the slow Christmas period, after all. That said, if you want some Game of the Year…

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