Virtual reality is set to become the big thing in the world of 2016 gaming, thanks in part to a number of different hardware platforms and eye-wear due to hit the market. The original VR big-boy Oculus Rift, which is set to launch its consumer model early next year, has just revealed what sort of power it will take to leave this un-Virtual world of ours behind.
To celebrate three years of Diablo 3, Blizzard have answered the age old question - "Where's the cow level?" Turns out, in the game. Well, from the 15th to the 21st of May it is. And during this brief window Diablo fans can expect to find an Elite cow by the name of the Herald of the Queen roaming Sanctuary. Who when killed, will drop a portal to the secret plane of the bovine.
With dates and times and durations being announced by all the big players, you just know that can mean only one thing. That it's time to set those watches! Or phones. Or update that calendar software. Or just plan to stay up late. Anyway, E3 is right around the corner and that means Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and others will each be doing their own thing. Which is kind of the same thing. And that is, show off their software lineup in between yelling catch phrases like "Synergicity", "Kinectomonious", and "Globalised Online Communal Joinery of Connectivity".
You can already read our complete written review of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt right here, but for visual aid purposes, we went ahead and captured a host of spoiler-free footage and put it together for a full video review.
This week we take a look at the 1999 shooter Kingpin: Life of Crime. It's the one where you start off with a lead pipe and then proceed to use it in the sort of way you'd expect. In addition to becoming a poster boy for over the top videogame violence it's also one of the earliest shooters to blend role-playing elements with some questing, and other things.