Hear that? It’s the approaching release date for audio-only action adventure The Vale. The accessible adventure about a blind princess challenges you to combat driven by audio cues and haptic feedback. Developers Falling Squirrel have announced that you’ll be able to tackle the adventure yourself next month, although you can also take it for a
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has issued a letter to his employees following the news that a walkout is planned for tomorrow. The walkout is the latest step employees are taking to improve work conditions following details of a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard from the state of California over reported gender discrimination and sexual harassment in
Over 1000 current and former Activision Blizzard employees have signed a letter rebuking the company’s response to serious allegations of harassment and abuse. Last week, it came to light that the California Department of Fair Housing and Employment (DFEH) were suing Activision Blizzard over an alleged culture of sexual harrassment and discrimination. At the time,
San Diego Comic Con is usually one of the biggest shows of the year, offering glimpses into the future of comic books, movies, television shows, and video games. The creators of these projects and the talent that brings them to life are usually on hand for panels and to meet fans. Due to the Covid-19
Battlefield 1 is free to play on Steam right now and until the end of the weekend. All of its expansions are free, too. If you like it and you’re a subscriber to Amazon Prime? Then until August 4th you can grab it free to keep.
We first made Sheik in Ocarina of Time back in 1998, but what if she had her own game entirely? It almost happened, and following our previous feature talking about why we’d like to Zelda get her own game courtesy of our own Jason Guisano, the surfaced canceled Sheik adventure has captured our hearts and
Details of the lawsuit against Activision Blizzard by California’s State Department of Fair Employment and Housing were made public on Wednesday night. The lawsuit includes numerous accounts of harassment and discrimination against women within the company. While plenty of players, fans, and former employees reacted to the report online, a guild of World Of Warcraft
The Last Of Us took the industry by storm when it first released in 2013. A definitive shift in video game storytelling, Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic journey about Joel and Ellie continues to resonate with people around the world almost a decade later. The HBO adaptation will follow the events from the first game, and Joel’s
It looks like Steam Sales and Steam Next Fests are fated to be pals for the foreseeable future. Valve have announced that they’ll be hosting yet another big game demo bonanza in early October, which is almost guaranteed to be followed by the yearly Steam Halloween Sale. The next Steam Next Fest is scheduled to
As get ever closer to the new-gen launch of Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online, the latter game just got a big (and free) content update that’s now live. Los Santos Tuners speaks to the gearheads and general car enthusiasts with a new social space dedicated to hanging with friends and showing off your rides,
The Samsung T5 is a fast if pricey external SSD, capable of up to 540MB/s speeds through its 10Gbps USB connection – making it an excellent choice for game or media storage. Today it’s available at a historic low price, as the 500GB model has dropped to just £55 on Amazon UK compared to £70
Warframe fan event Tennocon has just come to an end. It culminated in a 30-minute gameplay video for The New War, Warframe’s next major expansion, which you can watch below.
It’s hard to deny Halo’s influence on the greater gaming landscape. For decades, Halo has been one of Microsoft’s biggest gaming brands, and it helped establish the original Xbox as a gaming console of note. However, in all that time, we’ve never gotten a really good look at the series iconic hero. Most gamers know
We’re in the middle of what’s considered a slower time of the year for game releases, but there are still some gems to be uncovered in the coming weeks, like OMNO. OMNO is an adventure game made by solo German developer Jonas Manke also know by his studio name, StudioInkyfox. He’s been working on this, his
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. My first racing love wasn’t Screamer, but Moto Racer. It was so long ago, I can barely remember the case it came in. Instead of a cardboard sleeve, I think it was one of those slim
Shin Megami Tensei V is among the most anticipated role-playing games scheduled for the remainder of 2021, and if the recent screenshots we shared last month didn’t sate your hunger for new information, Atlus has another feast for your eyes. While we already know the basics of the story of Shin Megami Tensei V, Atlus
Top-down and totally OTT shooter Glitchpunk is aiming for an August 11th early access release date. I spotted it just before the Steam Game Fastival a few months ago, and was surprised at how grafting a Grand Theft Auto 2-style action game with hacking appealed to me. My memories of GTA 2 are so fast-paced
Cookbooks just come with video game territory. Earlier this year, a Tomb Raider cookbook was announced during March’s Square Enix Presents showcase. It’s safe to assume that Lara Croft’s meal plans are little more than sustenance, seeing as how she’s always scraping by in the harsh wildernesses of the world. However, this Final Fantasy XIV
After a big week of speedy button mashing and tricky hacks it’s time for SGDQ to take a well-earned rest. The charity marathon raised over $2.9 million (about £2 million) for Doctors Without Borders, which the GDQ organisers say is a new record for their online events. It pulled in a total of 40,351 donations
Robert Yang has released a new game in collaboration with illustrator Eleanor Davis and the Manchester International Festival. It’s called We Dwell In Possibility and it is a queer gardening game, which you can play in your browser (possibly NSFW). It will take less than ten minutes, but if you need a little more context
Sometimes, developers share some really cool things about favorite games from the past. That’s exactly what level designer Brett Johnson is doing by sharing some early Half-Life prototypes over on TikTok, and we love him for it. Johnson also has more experience than just Half-Life under his belt too. He’s a designer that has over 20
You thought The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt ride was over? Think again, because WitcherCon just confirmed that in addition to the next-gen update for the fantasy game, it’s also getting new DLC inspired by the Netflix series adaptation of the books that inspired the fantasy adventure from CD Projekt RED. The Witcher 3 is getting
The Logitech G203 LightSync is a fantastic budget mouse at its normal price point of £35, offering a reliable optical sensor, a comfortable lightweight shape with six buttons and RGB lighting. Today Currys are offering the mouse for just £16.99 delivered when you use the code FNDDGAMING to knock £5 off the asking price.
Another event is coming to Red Dead Online with a bevy of features that have been anticipated for quite some time. With new crimes and opportunities, “Blood Money” looks to round out the American cowboy fantasies that players have been yearning for since taking to the American frontier with their posse members. If it wasn’t
Look, I know some of you like Aiden Pearce and the original Watch_Dogs. I’ve seen you on Twitter talking about how it was grittier than the games that followed. You thought Aiden was dark and haunted, like a Batman who fell down a well and landed in a cave filed with baseball caps. I happen
With so many veterans and newcomers alike enjoying Mass Effect Legendary Edition, we thought we’d take a break from the guides and the character deep dives to just appreciate the community for a moment. Since it’s been a hot minute since I’ve shared a cosplay, I thought this would be my perfect excuse to talk
Nexus Mods is one of the largest modding sites in the world and it’s one that we share quite a bit with our weekly Mod Corner column. The new Collections system is a way for members to garner a list of mods that they’d like, but there’s a pretty heavy caveat that comes along that.
Back when it first launched, Guild Wars 2 was exciting to everyone I knew. If you liked World Of Warcraft, it seemed like a game that intelligently built on some similar ideas; and if you didn’t, it seemed like WoW but good. Several years later, FFXIV seems to have earned that title in the MMO
In upcoming cybercrimes RPG Gamedec you’re a video game detective. As in, a detective in the game but also a detective about games. As you’d expect from a sleuth ’em up, Gamedec’s story can twist and change based on your detective’s choices, background, and more. Or, as we say in this here world of video
BioWare has revealed its newest expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic with Legacy of the Sith. The new expansion kicks off the game’s 10-year anniversary and will give players a brand new story to enjoy, more endgame missions, character upgrades, and more! Here’s our first look at what’s going down later this year. Revealed