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New Resident Evil: Revelations 2 patch allows for online Raid mode play

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No, this one's definitely (probably) not a tedious, teeth-grindingly awful April Fools joke - Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has finally received a patch that allows you to play Raid mode online.

The score attack mode was restricted to offline only at launch, but Capcom promised last month that they would be updating the game to allow online play.

Image & Form releases first trailer for strategy spin-off SteamWorld Heist

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SteamWorld Dig developer Image & Form is taking the series in a new direction with SteamWorld Heist, a turn-based strategy effort that puts you in charge of a team of robot scavengers.

The studio's released the very first gameplay trailer today, and it's looking pretty darned sharp. I didn't know how much I wanted to play a roguish robot space-captain until now.

Patch incoming for Battlefield: Hardline will fix TDM spawns, various bugs

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Battlefield: Hardline's about to get a new patch that should help fix problems with server crashes and map spawn issues. It'll also make a few alterations to bullet flinch and other gameplay systems.

Right now the update is in testing, but Visceral has posted on Battlelog with a preliminary list of planned fixes.

Humble Indie Bundle 14 now live, offers include Torchlight 2, Pixel Piracy and Outlast

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The Humble Indie Bundle 14 is here, and it brings with it offers on a bunch of cracking titles, including Outlast, Pixel Piracy, and Torchlight 2.

For the first tier of offers, you can put down whatever price you want over $1 to grab indie titles Pixel Piracy, UnEpic, and Super Splatters.

Post-apocalyptic MMO shooter Survarium coming to Steam Early Access this week

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Vostok Games’ post-apocalyptic, massively multiplayer shooter Survarium is set to launch on Steam Early Access this week, on Thursday, April 2.

Right now you'll only be able to test out the game's PvP mode, but others are on the way including the very intriguing Freeplay mode, which will let you explore the irradiated wasteland with friends and strangers.

EA DICE "zeroing in on the final details" for Star Wars Battlefront, official reveal trailer April 17th at Star Wars Celebration

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We finally have a date and time for the official reveal trailer for Star Wars Battlefront from EA DICE. We knew it was taking place at Star Wars Celebration this month, but now we have the exact time.

The official trailer will debut Friday, April 17th @ 10.30am PDT / 6.30pm GMT+1. Gameplay of the new Battlefront from Battlefield's DICE will be available behind closed doors at Celebration.

Rockstar: Grand Theft Auto V's official PC trailer due April 2nd @ 10am EDT / 3pm GMT

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The official trailer for the much delayed PC version of Grand Theft Auto V is pencilled in for this Thursday, April 2nd @ 10am EDT / 3pm GMT. This has been hotly anticipated to show off all that the PC can offer.

Rockstar also reveals it will be running at 60 frames-per-second, and it will debut exclusively on the official website. They advise the "most recent generation device" or browser for maximum drool factor.

Ubisoft reveal Assassin's Creed Chronicles split in three 'episodes' spanning China, Russia and India

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The 2.5D side-scrolling Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China is in fact just part one of three episodes that Ubisoft has planned, which debuts April 21st. The second will take us to India, and the third into Russia.

Each will be a standalone experience with a loose overarching narrative, and each can be bought separately or together with a season pass. The two remaining episodes will hit in autumn this year.

Son of Nor releases today, Kickstarted third-person action with telekinesis and terraforming

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Developer stillalive studios today releases their third-person action title Son of Nor, which involves a lot of mind-bending powers and humanities' last bastion. It also supports fancy virtual reality interfaces.

We'll be flinging objects and reshaping the land around us as we fight mankind's ancient enemy, the Sarahul. Son of Nor can actually be played with your mind, thanks to 'cutting-edge' peripherals.

Ambitious Cities: Skylines mod aims for 'first-person multiplayer'

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The mods for Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines continues to impress, as not only are we treated to some handy extra tools and buildings, but modders are getting even more creative with the city builder.

Already there's a first-person mod to let us zip around at Cim level, but now someone has even greater ambitions with a first-person based multiplayer mod that would let you visit other people's cities.

Report: Sony Pictures lands film rights to Metal Gear Solid, writer and director attached

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Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid is sneaking into cinemas according to a report from Deadline, which says Sony Pictures has landed a deal for the rights to a film adaptation of the complex conspiracy caper.

British writer Jay Basu is attached, though Kojima-san could have input. It's also said Jordan Vogt-Roberts will be directing MGS, which is based off the 1998 release on the original PlayStation.

Dinosaur survival game theHunter: Primal drops out of Early Access today

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Joint developers Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds have released the final version of dino survival game theHunter: Primal. Yes, the title is meant to look like that. No I don't know why.

If you've played a first-person survival game like Rust you'll be in familiar territory here, with the exception that when you're not bust starving to death or dying from exposure you've got hungry packs of Utahraptors and the occasional wandering T-Rex to deal with.

Find all the concrete donkeys and banana bombs you could ask for in the Worms Bundle from Bundle Stars

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If you're a Worms fan you'll want to check out Bundle Stars' latest offering, the cleverly titled Worms Bundle, which packs together six entries in the long-running franchise.

Okay, so admittedly most Worms games are pretty much the exact same thing, but in this case Bundle Stars has managed to gather up a few of the series' more esoteric offerings.

For April Fool's Day Dying Light players get superhuman strength

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For tomorrow only, Dying Light players will be able to enhance their character's zombie-punching skills by hunting down tainted barrels of 'Antizin', the game's zombification cure.

Sampling the product in question will cause you to become freakishly strong and fast, able to drop-kick zombies across a courtyard, punch them into bits with your bare hands, and perform various other acts of amusing anti-undead violence.

Build an elite team of international Operatives in Rainbow Six: Siege

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Here, Rainbow Six: Siege is still looking a bit tasty, isn't it? Ubisoft has revealed a brace of trailers for its tactical shooter, both of which showcase a new Operator System.

Team Rainbow is of course made up from various elite operatives from across the world; in Siege you'll be able to choose from a various special forces teams, including the SAS, SWAT, and GIGN.

Project Cars players set to receive a free car each month, kicking off with the Lykan Hypersport

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Owners of Slightly Mad Studios' upcoming crowd-funded racer Project Cars will receive a free car each month, the developer has announced, the first being the excellently named Lykan Hypersport.

The offer's a thank you to fans for their patience with Project Cars rather lengthy development time – the game was delayed again earlier this year, pushed back from an expected April release date to “mid-May 2015”.

Blizzard showcases last batch of Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain cards in Twitch livestream

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Blizzard has revealed the final batch of cards on the way to card game Hearthstone in the new Blackrock Mountain expansion via a livestream on its official Twitch channel.

The broadcast finished yesterday, but you can catch up with the highlights below. In addition, Blizzard's posted the full list of 31 cards on its Facebook page.

Ubisoft hosting "livestream presentation" of Rainbow Six Siege Closed Alpha @ 7.00pm GMT, new gameplay trailer

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There's a livestream set for today from Ubisoft where they'll be showing content planned for the PC Closed Alpha for Rainbow Six Siege. The stream begins @ 2.00pm EST / 7.00pm GMT.

The beans are yet to be spilled on the planned Closed Alpha which is due for PC, but footage has leaked recently so it should be starting soon. A new gameplay trailer has been released as well.

EA update The Sims 4 with basements in free content patch

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Basement dwellers rejoice because you can now have your Sims skulking underground thanks to the latest content update for The Sims 4. You can even dig two levels deep, and there's now a fourth floor.

The basements can be fully customised in Build Mode for some "absolutely incredible lots." This stretches buildings from three to six floors, which is great for those really, really deep plunge pools.

European Commission "agrees areas for action" for single digital market

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Geo-locking is the current bane for consuming digital content today as it keeps up artificial borders that hold back releases and outright prevents others. The European Commission is now looking at legislation to end it.

What does this mean? It could signal the demise of big price differences across regions, as well as their launch dates. Re-directing users to 'local stores' with 'local pricing' would be a big no-no.

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