Video Game News and Reviews

Month: February 2020

Tower Defence RTS 'Artificial Extinction' Hits Steam, March 13th.

Artificial Extinction, from 100Hr Games, has an interesting premise – a lone soldier dropped into hostile locations, tasked with setting up and defending an extraction device that will mine material and refine it into enough fuel to get him to…

Baldur's Gate 3 Info Drop – New CGI Intro Trailer and Gameplay Screens, Early Access This Year

The Baldur’s Gate 3 opening cinematic confirms what I learned playing D&D – mind flayers suck. On the bright side, Baldur’s Gate 3 – a game I never realistically expected to even happen – looks like it WON’T suck…but given…

'Insurgency: Sandstorm' Hits PS4/Xbox One August 25th

I really liked the PC version of Insurgency: Sandstorm – find the review here – so I’m happy to see it making its way to consoles at long last. The game’s use of audio to ramp up the intensity is…

'Othercide' Revealed With Stellar Trailer

Trailers are tricky things to get right, but the reveal trailer for Othercide, a gothic tactical RPG due out this summer, absolutely nails it. That is slick and creepy, with the game’s use of limited colour really helping drive the…

Warhammer 40K: Dakka Squadron Unveiled, Aiming For Q4 2020 Release

I’m a sucker for Warhammer 40,000 games, and the last few years have been pretty kind to the IP, and hopefully that continues with Warhammer 40,000: Dakka Squadron – an aerial shooter scheduled for Q4 2020 release. The trailer gives…

THQ Nordic Gets Overwhelmingly Positive Response To 'Should We Remake Gothic?' Playable Teaser

Unsurprisingly, the Gothic Remake that THQ Nordic teased with a playable demo on Steam will go ahead after a landslide of positive feedback from gamers. Just shy of 95% of respondents were in favour of developing a remake of the…

Desperados III Character Trailer – Doc McCoy

Desperados III, slated to hit PC, PS4, and Xbox One this summer, is billed as a tactical stealth game, but it does allow gamers to choose how they want to approach missions so let’s be honest there’s going to be…

Dangerous Driving 2 Hits the Streets, Holiday 2020

In my eyes Dangerous Driving wasn’t a racing game, it was a time machine that took you back to when Burnout was actually fun to play, so obviously I’m pumped to hear we’re going to be getting a sequel at…

Skateboarding Sim 'Session' Adds New Gameplay Systems, Refines Existing Ones In Massive Update

The devs at Montreal’s creā-ture Studios released a massive update for Session, their skateboarding simulator, this week. The patch adds new gameplay systems like a trick-and-control system to help ease new players into the game, as well as refined existing…

Live The Space Salvage Life With 'Hardspace: Shipbreaker'

Hardspace: Shipbreaker is kind of an odd name, but it’s wrapped around a totally cool concept – salvaging derelict ships in zero G, with all the inherent dangers to the job. Why would anyone do a job like that, where you…