One of the highlights from Microsoft's E3 presentation was the section of gameplay from Compulsion Games' We Happy Few. An intriguing game set in a dystopian 1960s England where people take Joy pills to make the world look bright and colourful. Don't take them and you're labelled a Downer. There's a hint of BioShock to the visual aesthetic, and the premise and art alone should be enough to get you interested.
That is, according to sources over at Eurogamer who have revealed exactly what Nintendo's mysterious NX console is all about. A portable device with its own screen, that can be docked and connected to a TV, has detachable controllers, and takes cartridges. Which even for Nintendo, seems a little out there.
In a recent interview with IGN Rocket League developer Psyonix confirmed that it had solved the technical issues surrounding cross-play between between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users. And that adding the feature to the game would be as simple as flicking a switch. So what's the hold-up? Well, they're still waiting on the go ahead from Sony.
Batman: The Telltale Series will feature a new multiplayer style mode called Crowd Play that will invite other players to contribute to the decisions being made. Revealed over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con the new feature is said to generate a URL that can be shared with friends or the public that will actually log them into the play session.
Hey look, it's another reminder that you still need to play Beyond Good and Evil. And perhaps its inclusion here is a clue that Beyond Good and Evil 2 is coming. Or, still in development somewhere in one of Ubisoft's dozens of studios. #fingerscrossed. Anyway, Microsoft has announced its lineup of free games for Xbox Live Gold members in August. And it's a pretty solid list of gamin'.
Like customisable resolutions, vertical sync, support for 4K textures, dynamic field of view, a benchmark mode, and customisable controls. Plus, the ability to play co-operatively with Xbox One users. In a new interview with Digital Foundry, Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition opened up about the technical side of the game and its plans for the PC version.
Supreme Ruler Ultimate is a strategy game for Windows and Mac from Battlegoat Studios that puts players in the shoes of a world leader as they navigate historical tensions and international relationships from the past to the present. It's the sort of hardcore strategy title that appeals to a very specific crowd. Tomorrow though the game is getting some brand new DLC, called Trump Rising, that you guessed it - puts you in a world where President Trump is a reality.
Announced at E3, the triumphant return of Quake called Quake Champions re-imagines the arena shooter with the inclusion of champions. Think of them as heroes. In a new video, id Software director Tim Willits discusses the four champions revealed in the CG debut for the game, and talks about how they've been modeled around various Quake play-styles.
Thursday, July 28 to be exact. Based on the hit anime of the same name, well the stuff before the colon, Ghost in the Shell: First Assault Online re-imagines the world of Ghost in the Shell as an online squad-based first-person shooter. After being in Early Access for a while the Open Beta will allow everyone to check out the game on Windows PC via Steam or the Nexon Global Platform.