Issue #169

NEWS Link to heading

IGN Fan Fest 2023: Everything Announced

Everything announced in Sony’s PlayStation State of Play February 2023

Hogwarts Legacy: Developer Confirms There Are No Current Plans for DLC

Diablo 4 open beta scheduled for late-March

Payday studio working with production company to develop story for film or TV based on the heist shooter

New Rainbow Six Siege operator Brava turns enemy gadgets on them

Tencent scales back VR hardware plans

Hogwarts Legacy Banned From Games Done Quick, Along With Every Harry Potter Game

Microsoft and Nintendo sign “binding 10-year agreement” for Call of Duty

Bungie wins $4.4m lawsuit against Destiny cheat seller AimJunkies

Microsoft announces next wave of Xbox Game Pass games

Shocking but not surprising: The average price of a GPU at retail has doubled since 2020

EVO 2023 title lineup announced

Steam announces dates for this year’s sale events

REVIEWS Link to heading

Like A Dragon: Ishin Review

Octopath Traveler 2

Metroid Prime Remastered

Atomic Heart


Company Of Heroes 3

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe

FEATURES Link to heading

PC gamers are getting fed up with one shitty port after another

The death of the Esports ‘Middle Class’

Curry with the GOAT: Jeff Minter on 40 years operating on the far side

Risk Of Rain 2 Is The Perfect Introduction To Roguelikes

Rainbow Six Siege Is A Strange Sign Of Where Live Service Games Are Right Now

Kerbal Space Program 2 will “achieve things we haven’t seen in video games before”

In praise of the 7/10

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor - Exclusive Hands-On Preview | IGN First

The most interesting space trader is still one from 1998

Did Microsoft do enough to convince Europe to let them buy Activision Blizzard? | Opinion

How Bill Gates’ Minesweeper addiction helped lead to the Xbox

What does a wave of closures mean for live service games?

Is ‘Atomic Heart’ Pro-Russia, or Just Russian?

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

What was the first game that really grabbed you and dominated your life?

Destiny has caused more harm than good to the gaming industry

Pokemon violet is such a dissapointment. I can deal with bad graphics but these are just lazy beyond belief. How does a game from 2022 look like a ps2 game?

What game series used to be top tier but has fallen from grace?

VIDEOS Link to heading

Kerbal Space Program 2 Early Access Gameplay Trailer

Rainbow Six Siege: Year 8 Cinematic Trailer - Closing Session

Diablo IV | Official Release Date Trailer

Atomic Heart | New Gameplay Today

The World of Redfall Official Trailer

Grim Guardians: Demon Purge | New Gameplay Today

Resident Evil 4 - 3rd Trailer

FUNNY Link to heading

Old school gaming

Think I hear birds chirping