Fallout: London is a DLC-sized mod for Fallout 4 created by a group of passionate fans, and it's on track for release sometime in 2023. From its post-apocalyptic vision of London through to its very-Fallout take on Britain it's shaping up to be something very cool - be sure to check out the recent trailer if you haven't. And with that, yeah, it looks like Bethesda has been impressed too.
With new job listings going up, EA's new studio Battlefield Seattle is "focused on building rich, exciting stories with memorable characters and powerful experiences all in the Battlefield universe". The studio is ramping up as we speak with key roles like Design Director and Lead Mission Designer on offer, and it's all with the goal of creating a single player campaign.
YouTube channel 64 Bits is all about creating little demake videos, modern titles as they might have looked on older hardware. With authentic visuals, sound effects, and recreating iconic scenes and moments the latest game to get the demake treatment from the team is Elden Ring. As envisioned as a 16-bit SNES game, it looks like a long lost JRPG from the era.
XIII is a first-person shooter that made its debut back in 2003, where it became something of a cult classic thanks in part to its original (for the time) cel-shaded look. Based on a graphic novel series it follows the story of man who lost his memory and then finds himself in the midst of a global conspiracy. With a remake released in 2019, it was met with criticism and backlash from fans.
As is the way with games with online connectivity and multiplayer on dedicated servers, at some point in the distant future, parts of or entire games will no longer be playable. As part of a focus on "newer or more popular titles" Ubisoft is decommissioning servers for a number of its legacy titles.
Maybe you've heard about Doom RPG, a game concept John Carmack whipped up when he was given a phone that had a full-colour screen back in the days before smartphones were a thing. Naturally he started tinkering to see what sort of games could be programmed to run, with the result being a turn-based take on id Software's Doom called Doom RPG.
Return to Monkey Island is a definite cause for celebration, it sees the return of the Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts point-and-click classic with creator Ron Gilbert at the helm, and series veteran Dave Grossman for good measure. As one of the most surprising and awesome game announcements of this year, we also got our first look at gameplay thanks to a new trailer that debuted a couple of days ago.
Skate 4 or skate. is the return of EA's beloved skateboarding series with new developer, the Vancouver-based Full Circle at the helm. This is one of those beloved series that fans have been asking to see return for quite sometime, so when it was made official that happened pretty much alongside development kicking off.
With the all new PlayStation Plus available in Australia offering up subscription tiers with massive game libraries to download and play titles from, the Essential tier remains as is with monthly games up for grabs. And the PlayStation Plus games for July 2022 have been announced, headlined by Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time for PS5 and PS5.
Sony's new INZONE brand covers gaming gear designed for both PC and PlayStation, and with three new gaming headsets coming to Australia there's also the prospect of brand-new Sony gaming monitors. Although local availability and pricing is still TBC, reviews have been cropping up and first impressions have been positive.
Sony is gearing up, literally, with its new INZONE brand of gear targeting both PC and PlayStation players. It's the former that serves as the foundation for the announcement of three new Sony INZONE headsets that that will leverage the company's "expertise as a pioneer of audio-visual technology, delivering features that will immerse gamers into the action with total focus".
Gotham Knights is shaping up to be... something. On the one hand, the game centres around the death of Batman at the hands of the Court of Owls, in a storyline pulled from some of the best modern Batman comic book arcs, but on the other it's also looking like it could be too much of a mixed bag of gameplay ideas not always gelling together.
And tonally, if the music in today's character spotlight is anything to go... let's just say we're a bit concerned.
Sometimes you just want something dedicated to a specific task. Something that excels at what it was designed for and, something that leverages needs and wants as part of its basic and dedicated design setup. With the HyperX PulseFire Haste - Wireless Gaming Mouse you get pretty much that where competitive gaming is concerned.
Fallout: London is a DLC-sized mod for Fallout 4 created by a group of passionate fans, and if you didn't know that going in you wouldn't be mistaken for thinking that this is an officially sanctioned Bethesda joint. Switching the location to Europe, there's new factions, societal structures, crazy scientific experiments, and the moody horror of exploring a post-apocalyptic underground.
Diablo II: Resurrected was a brilliant remaster by the way of remake for the iconic action-RPG, and since launch the team at Blizzard have continued to update the game with new items, balance changes, and several updates. After a rocky launch (server-wise) things are now in a great place, and the latest update Patch 2.4.3 is looking to improve the backend, lobbies, and more.
One of our most beloved Nintendo Switch titles not made by Nintendo or from Nintendo in-house, Mario + Rabbids, makes its console return in October of this year by way of Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. Introducing a new setting, new characters and new free-roaming element to battles, this entry in the now-definitely-a-franchise looks to be the biggest yet.