It's only been a few months since we made the switch over from, but we've been thrilled with the response and want to thank everyone for their continued support and encouragement as we head into 2015.
Christmas is the best time of year to sit down and enjoy video games with the rest of the family as you celebrate the holiday period. If you haven't already read it, make sure you check out our Game of the Year piece, which is filled with all our personal choices to help recommend some of the games that we've enjoyed throughout 2014.
Log in to play play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare this week, and you'll receive a brand new set of threads to show off with in multiplayer. Although I suppose everyone else will be wearing them too.
Called the The KVA Paramilitary set, thewill have to be discovered by hunting down Supply Drops and hoovering up the contents within, as per usual.
Tindalos Interactive has released a bumper four minute gameplay trailer for its upcomingEtherium, showing off the game's three factions and key mechanics.
There's a few other interesting things in the game that you'll get to check out here; different weather events will pop up to disrupt the strategy action, while various sub-factions can be recruited to fight in your armies.
After closing down back in 2011, the original creator of STALKER: Call of Pripyat GSC Gameworld has re-opened for business. It has a brandand even a new project in the works.
"We don't think free-to-play is the right model for the game we want to make. So we're making an old-fashioned, full price game, we think our audience will be happy about that. We're expecting a lot of our old audience!", spokesperson Valentine Yeltyshev told
CD Projekt RED pushed back The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt a second time earlier this month, delaying the highly anticipated fantasy RPG into May 2015. That extra time won't be used to develop new content, rather the studio will use it to bug fix and add extra polish.
Talking tovia email, CD Projekt RED CEO Marcin Iwinski revealed, ““The content is locked, so no content changes are being made at this point."
Fancy a bit of Arthurian monster-slaying? Bundle Stars has you covered - the company has just launched the, which packs up fantasy wargames King Arthur 1 and 2, alongside several pieces of DLC.
The games themselves are unspectacular but generally pretty decent strategy/RPG affairs, but for the set price of £3.89 you can't really go wrong. You've got two weeks to make use of the bundle deal.
A retail worker posting on Reddit might have discovered the release date for Hideo Kojima's highly anticipated stealth-em-up Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Useran image of a stock listing with the street date set to February 24, 2015.
He claims that until recently the listing showed a place-holder date of December 31, 2014. The new date ties in with listings onand several other
Square Enix chucked out another trailer for its upcoming RPG Final Fantasy 15, an annual anime convention in Japan. There's a little bit of gameplay, but it's mostly cutscenes shedding more light on the game's plot.
Which sums up Final Fantasy as a series pretty well, actually. As is traditional with the series, I spent most of my time watching this getting annoyed with everyone's haircuts. Though the open-world style gameplay does look intriguing.
PayDay 2'sis out now, and if you fancy playing as the woman at the centre of the mission you can pick up a new character pack in order to unlock bad-tempered Irish burglar Clover.
The snappily named Clover Character Pack adds a whole new class, new melee and ranged weapons, and inevitably a new mask to wear while on the job.
Any zombie game worth its salt needs chainsaws. This is an immutable fact, and one that Day Z developer Bohemia has finally acknowledged with the release of the entertaining if impractical weapon in Patch 0.52, just in time for Christmas.
Actually there's a few interesting new items added in the; if the primitive delights of the 'Stone Knife' don't sway you, perhaps the 'Long Sword' or the 'Meat Cleaver' will? And don't forget to top off your zombie-fighting look with the 'Full Ghillie suite'.
You know what World of Tanks could really do with? More tanks. There's only around five million in the game already, which is such a paltry number. Developer Wargaming clearly agrees with me, which is why players will soon be able to get their hands on 10 new British vehicles in
The new roster consists of light tanks, mediums and tank destroyers, and contains such famous lumbering metal coffins as the Sherman Firefly and Achilles Tank Destroyer. There's a new vehicle for each Tier from II to X.
Developer Zero Point Software has released the second co-operative campaign map for tactical FPS, a stealth-based operation to retrieve vital research data from a heavily defended military base.
What could possibly go wrong? “Starcrown is all about stealth - using your brain, not just your trigger finger," writes creative director Kim Haar Jørgensen. Oh yeah. That.
It must be pretty busy in the offices ofthese days. Not only is the development team working , they're also adding a bunch of new content to hit RPG Divinity: Original Sin.
One such addition that will please fans of the already rather tricky game is a new 'Hardcore' difficulty mode. This will give enemy mobs new skills and tactics to use against you in combat, forcing you to change up your existing strategies.
Space Pirates and Zombies 2 pre-alpha trailer highlights the undead menace and a new Strategic Starmap
Space Pirates and Zombies 2 is the sequel to MinMax Games' fun little top-down. The follow-up adds, amongst other things, a fancy new third-person combat viewpoint, and a Strategic Starmap upon which the game's randomly generated story plays out.
It's also, obviously, got lots of zombies in it. Spaceship flying zombies, which are even more dangerous than the fast-running kind. Here's a newwith one such undead infestation in process.
Blizzard unveil World of Warcraft's 2015 plans, "exploring the possibility" of in-game tradeable game-time
What's in store for World of Warcraft in the new year?has put together a post on . One thing that stands out is the possibility of an in-game tradeable game-time economy popping up.
Blizzard likes the idea of "surplus gold to cover" some of the subscription cost, just like some other MMOs. Other things for 2015 include "more-direct routes" with flight masters.
Version 1.1 of Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is now available through Steam for PC, but the changelog isn't all that impressive if you've been waiting for a fix or two for the game's co-op romps.
Sadly the latest Lara Croft spin-off isn't so good when it comes to multiplayer, which is rather odd considering one of its major selling points is up to four player co-op with your dearest chums.
From humble villages to bloated kingdoms, Grand Ages: Medieval will be challenging us to whip those peasants into shape. A gameplay trailer gives us the first in-game footage of the real-time strategy.
We'll have to research the latest in medieval technology, expand our borders and set up valuable trade routes. It comes with a campaign or total free play to conquer and rule over Europe.
It seemsdoesn't want rival to corner the VR headset market as the software giant is preparing to unveil their own VR gear during next years' E3 in Los Angeles.
Sources from the supply chain of components let slip the info, and say Microsoft's hardware team is behind the endeavour. Sony unveiled theirVR tech back in March.
The 'declaration of war on the ocean' is well underway in Tropico 5: Waterborne, which features all-new water-based industry, homes and even new foreign power deterrents like a submarine.
A new gameplay trailer has been released byshowcasing some of the new floating real-estate El Presidente will be commissioning for his fellow Tropicans.
Star Citizen is far from its launch day butChris Roberts has published a congratulatory letter to space sim rival David Braben and his team for fully releasing Elite: Dangerous.
Roberts has been a supporter "since day one, and am thrilled to see it become a reality." He'll be firing it up over the holidays, and reminds the Star Citizen community there's no real rivalry.