Greg & Ryan highlight references and things you might have missed in Castle Rock episode 6: Filter.
Quote: Take a Final Glimpse of Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition Prior to its August 31st Launch One of the most expansive and immersive RPG experiences is just around the corner from launching and today, we�re excited to share a final glimpse of Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition ahead of the game�s release on August 31, 2018 for the PlayStation� 4 and Xbox One in the Americas. Today�s trailer features a look at the detailed character creation mechanics, where players can choose from six unique origin plots, as well as additional footage of crafting, conversation choices, and a taste of the game�s newly expanded dialogue � also featured in the game�s completely re-written third chapter. Players also get a look at battle gameplay, including all new moves, spells, and environments to exploit against enemies� weaknesses. In addition, the trailer also delivers a look at Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition�s split screen co-op and revamped Arena Mode which features solo gameplay, online multiplayer PVP, and pass-the-controller Hot Seat mode. Arena Mode also introduces 16 characters to the game, including some first-time playable characters such as Malady, Zandalor, and Radeka, each with their own unique set of skills and abilities. Developed by Larian Studios, Divinity: Original Sin 2 for PC won PC Gamer�s 2017 Game of the Year award and a 2018 British Academy of Film and...

Origin Access and Origin Access Premier are adding more PC more games this month, including Burnout Paradise Remastered, Pillars of the Earth, and Ghost of a Tale.

Origin Access Premier subscribers can now play the full version of Burnout Paradise Remastered, including the Big Surf Island expansion. While that game is exclusive to Premier subscribers, basis subscribers are getting new games as well. The full lineup is below.

Origin Access Premier ($20/month or $130/year) is the recently launched premium version of the subscription service. The big benefit of Premier is that subscribers can play new EA games like Madden 19 and Battlefield V later this year on PC at no extra cost, while Basic members only get 10-hour trials.

You can learn more about Origin Access here on the platform's website.

For more on Origin Access, you can check out the full rundown of free games here. A similar service called EA Access is available on Xbox One, but its game lineup is not the same.

Marvelous Europe announced today that they are bringing Kenichiro Takaki’s third-person brawler Uppers to PC and PS4 later this year. Originally released on the Vita in 2016, it was one of…

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Quote: Micro�ds and Eden Games announce the release of Gear.Club Unlimited 2 and reveal a first teaser Micro�ds and Eden Games are working together once again for the release of Gear.Club Unlimited 2, which will be available only on the Nintendo Switch as a physical copy and in the Nintendo eShop at the end of 2018. �Eden Games did tremendous work for Gear.Club Unlimited. We are very proud to continue our collaboration and support the production of games in France. We can�t wait for players to discover Gear.Club Unlimited 2.� � Elliot Grassiano, Vice-President of Micro�ds. �Gear.Club Unlimited was an opportunity for us to grasp all of the features offered by the Nintendo Switch. Based on this experience and feedback from players, our aim with Gear.Club Unlimited 2 is to bring them an even richer racing game, which still bears Eden Games� signature!� � David Nadal, CEO of Eden Games. In Gear.Club Unlimited 2, players will race along more than 1800 miles of roads at the wheel of the most beautiful cars made by top manufacturers. The frantic races will take them across varied environments, such as snowy mountains, wooded valleys, desert roads and heavenly coasts, as part of championships, missions and challenges. In their garage � a key feature of the Gear.Club Unlimited franchise � players will be able to admire their growing collection of...
Quote: �How to Hitman� Video Series Kicks Off with a Closer Look at Immersion within the World of Hitman 2 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released Hitman 2 � How to Hitman: Immersion, the first installment in a new video series showcasing the variety of features, enhancements and items coming to Hitman 2 on 13th November. The first video takes a closer look at how players can fully immerse themselves into the world of Hitman 2 by blending into the crowd, exploiting the hyper-detailed locations and utilising the numerous personalities populated by the revolutionary A.I. to create a domino effect with vast repercussions. Hitman 2 is the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed video game, Hitman. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandbox locations full of living, breathing environments to explore, Hitman 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilising an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events. Hitman 2 also introduces new ways to play with the Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone feature that brings a co-op experience to the Hitman series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets. Sniper Assassin is available to play now as an early access bonus for consumers who pre-order the Hitman 2. Players can also enter the Hitman: Sniper Assassin...

Miami vice.

The best thing about Hitman is its huge sandbox levels, and fortunately this year’s sequel will continue that trend. IO Interactive’s keeping a lid on the full roster right now, but it has been showing off its Miami stage, which is built around a race track. Depending upon the actions that you take, you’ll alter the outcome of the Grand Prix – and open up new assassination options.

As is the case with its predecessor, this level is a sprawling sandbox with a multitude of different murderous opportunities. You’ll be able to masquerade as a mascot, infiltrate a kitchen, and even work as a mechanic. Exactly how you kill your targets is up to you, and it looks like there’ll be even more options than ever before.

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Check out 18 weapons you may have missed from the Battlefield 5 Gamescom trailer! Sources:

The Puppet Master series has been consistently running for almost 30 years. With The Littlest Reich, there are now 12 films to the slasher franchise. And with that many sequels comes a precipitous drop in quality and budget down to one film only shooting 30 minutes of new footage. It hasn't been great. But when you reach these kinds of lows, you can only go up from there, right?

Yes. Yes, as it turns out you can. Watching an army of Nazi toys kill droves of people in brutal and disgusting ways has never been so fun. I dare say that Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich is the best Puppet Master movie of all time.

Bold words, I know.


Jagged Alliance was a classic turn-based tactical RPG from 1995. There was also a spin-off in 1996, Deadly Games, and Jagged Alliance 2 in 1999, followed by a long limbo for the franchise,…

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Weta Workshop, the props studio behind the Lord of the Rings franchise, has revealed a new Lara Croft figure based on a tense scene from Shadow of the Tomb Raider. The $800 USD statue is a 1:4 scale model made of polystone. It was designed by Weta's Daniel Falconer and was first shown off at San Diego Comic-Con back in July.

It shows Lara in the jungle as she's pursued by a jaguar. The richly detailed model shows Lara with her fighting tools like her knife, bow, pistol, and pickaxe. The tree the jaguar stands on is covered in moss, while the entire figure stands on a base that looks like stone. Only 750 of these are being made; you can pre-order now from Weta's website.

To survive in the deadly jungle, Lara Croft must hunt or be hunted. Deadly enemies swarm the forest floor. And from above, stalks the Queen of the Peruvian Jungle.Learn more about the exclusive statue designed by @WetaWorkshop: — Tomb Raider (@tombraider) August 16, 2018

"I fondly recall staying up far too late playing the original Tomb Raider game into the small hours, so it was a delight to revisit Lara Croft two decades later to dream up pose ideas for this statue," Falconer said. "Lara is the fearless badass we all wish we were!"

The new Lara figure is part of Weta's new Shadow of the Tomb Raider collection....

Codemasters' Birmingham team (previously Swordfish Studios) has been building F1 games since 2010 and F1 2018 is shaping up to be its best take to date.

With F1 2018 arriving late next week, IGN spoke with game director Lee Mather at Codemasters Studio Birmingham to chat about some of the most exciting changes coming in the game, the rise of F1 esports, and the challenges of building a yearly motorsports sim.

IGN: F1 2018 contains plenty of improvements, many of which have been well-covered in the Developer Diaries the team has been publishing in the lead up to release. Which of these improvements are you most keen to get in front of fans and hear their responses?

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I have this weird relationship with Steam sales. The large seasonal sales offer so many games that I struggle to find anything of interest. But the smaller scale sales? I can't stop myself from falling for them over and over and over again, no matter how large my backlog gets.

The newest Spike Chunsoft sale this weekend is no exception, let me tell you.

A giant fireball that makes little fireballs? Nothing a little grinding won't fix.

Sony's virtual reality headset, PlayStation VR, has reached a big new sales milestone. The device has now sold more than 3 million units worldwide since its launch in October 2016.

In addition to 3 million in sales of the hardware, Sony said it has sold 21.9 million games and "experiences" for the device. "We'd like to thank all our fans for the amazing support, and we're thrilled that so many of our gamers have experienced the magic of VR and stepped into the captivating worlds that electrify our senses," PlayStation said in a statement.

The company also released a list of the Top 10 most-played PlayStation VR games. The VR version of Bethesda's acclaimed RPG Skyrim topped the chart, with PlayStation VR Worlds, Rec Room, Resident Evil 7, and The Playroom VR rounded out the top five. You can see the full list below.

What's more, Sony has also announced the release dates for two upcoming PlayStation VR games. The boxing game Creed: Rise to Glory will launch on September 25, while the sci-fi shooter Evasion will arrive on October 9. There are currently more than 340 PlayStation VG games and experiences available.

Top 10 Most-Played PlayStation VR Games:
  1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
  2. PlayStation VR Worlds
  3. Rec Room
  4. Resident Evil 7 biohazard
  5. The Playroom VR
  6. Job Simulator
  7. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  8. Batman: Arkham VR
  9. Farpoint
  10. Superhot VR

Those who enjoy the Souls series are currently in need of a fresh set of bosses to test their patience and skills against, but action RPG Death's Gambit aims to fill that void. With fast-paced but precise combat, gigantic bosses with unique tactics, stunning pixel art, a mysterious story, and a killer soundtrack, the game aims to offer players a similar experience - just more sidescroll-y and pixel-y.

In this action RPG, you play as Death's right hand in a world where immortality makes a few powerful beings quite troublesome. Death doesn't seem to be taking the undying graciously, so it falls to you fell these colossal, dangerous immortals and purge their souls. Not exactly an easy task, but you'll be able to choose from 7 different classes, each with its own skill tree to develop, to choose your own path to ending these endless lives.

The path is not a lonely one, though, as you may encounter some curious folk with tales to tell along your journey through the gloomy countryside. With a little persistence, you may uncover some secrets places and pieces of information as well. If neither of those interest you, you can continue on to the next monster to decimate (or more likely be decimated by, as the game's foes are extremely intelligent, demanding skill and tactics to outfight).

Death's Gambit...

The Jackbox Party Packs are known for irreverent wordplay/drawing games that are great to play with a group, like Quiplash and Fibbage. However, you can only have so much fun with letters and doodles, so it looks like the team is trying something new; today Jackbox Games revealed that the final piece of Jackbox Party Pack 5 is a slingshot-physics game called Zeeple Dome.

Making sense of the action in that trailer isn't easy, but Zeeple Dome is clearly more action-focused than Jackbox's traditional fare, with an emphasis on aliens, weapons, and explosions. Plus, it supports up to six players. 

We'll learn more about Zeeple Dome when Jackbox Party Pack 5 releases this fall. For a closer look at the title, you can see us play a round of Patently Stupid, another new creation for this year's compilation.

The Switch needs heroes.

With the Diablo III Eternal Collection now officially confirmed to be coming to the Nintendo Switch this autumn, there’s been much buzz about certain other games Blizzard could eventually release on the platform.

When asked by GameSpot if the team-based multiplayer title Overwatch would ever make it to the Switch, Blizzard senior producer Pete Stilwell said it was "feasible": 

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SRPG Studio, the application used to make Fire Emblem creator Shouzo Kaga’s Vestaria Saga, will launch on Steam on August 20, 2018.

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Battlefield V's latest trailer shows off a glimpse of a battle royale mode at the end.