How Not To Burn Yourself While Watching Fire - Firewatch Debut Trailer

How Not To Burn Yourself While Watching Fire - Firewatch Debut Trailer

Firewatch is a first person adventure game by new outfit, Campo Santo. It’s about a man named Henry and his personal journey in life and his job. He’s a fire lookout, perched on top a mountain in the Wyoming wilderness. While we don’t know how the gameplay mechanics work, it probably involves exploring the forest and apparently there’ll be choices that’ll affect your life. Firewatch is being developed for the PC, Mac and Linux and is planned for a 2015 release. Check out the debut gameplay trailer below...

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Look! It's Resident Evil In Full HD - Debut Gameplay Trailer For The Remake of The Classic

Look! It's Resident Evil In Full HD - Debut Gameplay Trailer For The Remake of The Classic

Wonder how the Resident Evil HD version will play like? Pretty much like how Resident Evil was like. Check out the first trailer for the HD version of the classic. It looks rather shiny, and the lighting seems to have got an upgrade. Also notice how the textures look sharper as well. The remastered Resident Evil comes out for the PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4 and PS3 in early 2015. Check out the debut gameplay trailer below...

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Now There’s An Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition In The Works

Now There’s An Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition In The Works

Beamdog has brought us Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate II Enhanced Editions. This time, they've announced Icewind Dale the action focused RPG from the infinity engine days of Black Isle Studios is getting a good polishing as well. Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition will be released for the PC and Mac OSX and will feature graphical and UI enhancements, includes new quests that were cut out from the original game and new kits and spells. No release date or price point was announced but expect it to be around the same price point of the Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition (which puts it at USD$19.99). Check out the announcement trailer below...

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Homeworld Remastered Edition Has New & Improved Cinematics

Homeworld Remastered Edition Has New & Improved Cinematics

It's a tough task to remastered an endearing classic. A classic that still holds up to this day as an example of how a space RTS should be done. It's mood and atmosphere to this day hasn't been outdone by newer RTS game. But the work to develop Homeworld Remastered Edition is continuing on. Here's a video update on the progress by Gearbox Software developer at PAX Prime conference. It shows how they've even remastered the intro cinematic of the game. Check it out below...

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September Video Game Releases - Destiny Annihilates Everything Into Wasteland

September Video Game Releases - Destiny Annihilates Everything Into Wasteland

September is a rather HUGE month in video game releases. It has blockbuster titles, much-anticipated classic reboots of games and sequels. There's a massive RTS, a classis RPG, a First Person Shooter with a bit of an MMO and action RPG element. Oh yeah... and The Sims 4. Check out the list of September's video game releases below...

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Bloodborne Gets 5th February 2015 Release Date For Japan

Bloodborne Gets 5th February 2015 Release Date For Japan

The PS4 exclusive gothic action RPG from FROM Software, Bloodborne, is confirmed to be coming out for Japan on February 5th 2015. No release date has been confirmed for the rest of the world but my guess would be not too long after the Japan release. This was revealed in a pre Tokyo Game Show teaser trailer which you can watch below...

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Planetary Annihilation Is Finally Launching - Massive RTS Releases September 5th

Planetary Annihilation Is Finally Launching - Massive RTS Releases September 5th

The massive solar system wide RTS, Planetary Annihilation finally launches in its full glory and drops the early access status on September 5th. If you've been waiting for a full release, you wait.. is nearly over (it's also a lot more Cheaper now at USD29.99). Planetary Annihilation is very much in the vein of a Total Annihilation or Supreme Commander but the scale of warfare is just ridiculous. You can colonise other planets and have battles on other planets simultaneously. Check out the launch trailer below...

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Outcast Turned Hero - Lords of The Fallen World Trailer Takes Us On A Tour

Outcast Turned Hero - Lords of The Fallen World Trailer Takes Us On A Tour

You’ve seen the game in action. Its hardcore action RPG mechanics, challenging boss battles but... what about the story? This new trailer for Lords of the Fallen introduces us to the character and his quest to defeat the demonic forces that threatens the world. Lords of the Fallen releases for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One on October 28th. Check out the trailer below...

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Assassin's Creed Unity Delayed By Two Weeks - Now Releasing November 13th

Assassin's Creed Unity Delayed By Two Weeks - Now Releasing November 13th

Ubisoft announced today that Assassin's Creed Unity won't be released on October 28th. The game has been pushed back to a November 13th release date together with Assassin's Creed Rogue. Ubisoft senior producer, Vincent Pontbriand, stated that they needed a little bit more time to polish up the experience. "As we got close to the finish, we realized we were near the target but still needed a bit more time to hone some of the details to make sure Assassin’s Creed® Unity is exceptional. We sincerely appreciate players’ commitment to the game and their patience. It’s just a couple more weeks. And it’s going to be worth it,” he said.

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September FREE Games For PlayStation Plus Subscribers - Velocity 2X (PS4) & Hoard (PS3)

September FREE Games For PlayStation Plus Subscribers - Velocity 2X (PS4) & Hoard (PS3)

For the month of September PlayStation Plus subscribers on the PS4 will be getting the space 2D arcade action game, Velocity 2X and Sportsfriends, a compendium of local co-op games. PS3 owners get PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale, Hoard and Sportsfriends. A rather weak offering this month I might add. For a full line-up os PS PLus Instant Game Collection, check out the video preview below...

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A New & Better GoG - Introducing DRM-Free Movies And Fair Price Package

A New & Better GoG - Introducing DRM-Free Movies And Fair Price Package

GoG today unveiled a fresh new design to their website. Now friendlier to mobile devices and displays hot promos and new games more prominently. But the big change comes in the addition of four local currencies, Euro, Pound Sterling, Australian Dollar and the Russian Ruble. They are introducing a fair price package that in case you purchase a game that costs more in a certain currency, GoG will refund you the difference in store credit.

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The Sims 4 Minimum & Recommended Specs Released

The Sims 4 Minimum & Recommended Specs Released

EA Maxis revealed the minimum requirements for the upcoming The Sims 4. The series isn't known for hefty requirements (as it is a rather mass market type of game) and the fourth iteration is still quite low in the requirements but they recommend a machine with at least 4GB RAM and an NVIDIA GTX 650 graphics card or better. The SIms 4 releases September 2nd. Full required specs below...

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Bioware Reveals 4 Player Co-op Mode For Dragon Age: Inquisition - Questing With Friends

Bioware Reveals 4 Player Co-op Mode For Dragon Age: Inquisition - Questing With Friends

Bioware revealed that their upcoming fantasy RPG game, Dragon Age: Inquisition will include a multiplayer co-op mode. Incorporated as Multiplayer quests, these will be separate and has no repercussions to the single player storyline. “MP and SP were developed side by side. The multiplayer environment gave us a perfect opportunity for testing combat, creatures, and encounter design, and since the two environments are near-identical, every improvement spread to both parts of the game.

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Metro: Redux Out Now For The PC, PS4 & Xbox One

Metro: Redux Out Now For The PC, PS4 & Xbox One

The Metro 2033 and Last Light remake, Metro: Redux is now out on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One (the PC Steam version will technically be out on the 28th). Featuring new lighting system and better AI (stealth now works way better), it's a big bump for Metro 2033, but for those with Metro Last Light... the improvements are not as obvious (Metro Last Light is still one of the best looking PC games to date). If you're loking for a single player first person shooter on the PS4 or Xbox One... it's an easy decision to make to get this. Check out the release trailer below...

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Razer's Newest Product Isn't A Gaming Hardware - Razer Cortex Shows Price Comparisons of Games Online

Razer's Newest Product Isn't A Gaming Hardware - Razer Cortex Shows Price Comparisons of Games Online

They call it Razer Cortex. It's a utility program that will allow gamers to gain small boosts of performance in gaming on your PC by optimising your hardware settings. It also does the whole video and screen capture and sharing to social site thingie. This utility was called as Game Booster earlier this year but has since been rebranded as Cortex. 

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Amazon Buys Twitch For USD$970 Million - Livestreaming Giants Now Under E-tail Giants

Amazon Buys Twitch For USD$970 Million - Livestreaming Giants Now Under E-tail Giants

While we initially thought that Google and YouTube were close to working out a a deal with Twitch, it seems that particular has broken down and it is now confirmed that Twitch is now owned by Amazon. Yes... the net e-tail giants. The USD$970 Million acquisition of the video game livestreaming service will firmly put Amazon as a serious player in the video game industry. 

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Divinity: Original Sin Review In Pictures - Tactics Make A Come Back In RPGs

Divinity: Original Sin Review In Pictures - Tactics Make A Come Back In RPGs

Larian has had a go at making rather unique titles in the past... with mixed results. But their latest attempt, Divinity: Original Sin has a certain polish and refinement that previous titles fall short of. It's one of the best RPG experience I've had since The Witcher 2. Read on for my review in pictures below...

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Will Appear On The PC September 25th

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Will Appear On The PC September 25th

Made from the people that gave us Bulletstorm and Painkiller, comes a game that's very different from the stuff they did before. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a story-driven first person mystery game. That means you probably ain't going to be shooting zombies or spooky ghosts here (although I suppose you can't shoot ghosts). 

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Dishonored Playable For Free On Steam Till This Sunday

Dishonored Playable For Free On Steam Till This Sunday

You can basically download, play and complete Dishonored... all without spending a single cent this weekend. The stealth action title is available in a free weekend on Steam till Sunday. We usually get free weekends for multiplayer game but Dishonored is a single player only game... so in theory you could finish it before the free weekend is over. 

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Obsidian’s Next RPG, Pillars of Eternity Gets First Gameplay Walkthrough

Obsidian’s Next RPG, Pillars of Eternity Gets First Gameplay Walkthrough

Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity is a return to classic RPG’s. Think Baldur’s Gate or Icewind Dale and you’re right on the mark. We’ve not had a proper gameplay footage of the game but at Gamescom, they revealed a playthrough of an early version of the game. This slice of gameplay will be available to early kickstarter backers of this project and doesn’t have spoilers to the game’s main storyline. Even the pre-made NPCs are not final. Very very early stuff, which is why I doubt the Winter 2014 release for this title. Check out the video demo below...

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