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Mass Effect 4 on PC "looking great", assures Bioware developer

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We'd sort of been assuming that Mass Effect 4 would be available on PC, given the history of the franchise, but it's nice to have some confirmation directly from Bioware.

The game's creative director Mac Walters assured fans on Twitter earlier this month that he's been reviewing the PC version of the game and it's "looking great".

Fly a plane around in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

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Tired of wandering around your municipal creations in Cities: Skylines like some kind of earthbound idiot? Rather take to the skies for a better look?

Well, technically I guess you can already do that. But to do it in style, you need to grab the Flight Cimulator mod and fly a passenger jet around in-game.

Sword Coast Legends developer video shows off real-time Dungeon mastering

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I’m going to write this post about Dungeons and Dragons: Sword Coast Legends without referencing a certain other top-down fantasy RPG that dropped recently.

Dammit. Okay, from... Now. With Dragon Age: Origins director Dan Tudge at the helm, Sword Coast Legends is bringing a pretty cool sounding DM mode to the dungeon party, which lets one player set up encounters and adventures for his or her frinds. This new trailer gives us a look at how that works.

First Pillars of Eternity patch set to drop this week

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I was actually pretty impressed by the lack of bugs I saw when reviewing Pillars of Eternity, but inevitably once the game hit full release they started crawling out of the woodwork

Luckily Obsidian is on the case. According to the developer the crowd-funded RPG’s first patch will drop this week, and should tidy up some of those issues.

Grim and engaging exploration curio Sunless Sea more than doubles dev's sale estimates

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Failbetter Games have today announced that their nautical gothic exploration title, Sunless Sea, has more than doubled the best case scenario sales target that were set in place for it.

As of February 25th, the game had sold more than 100,000 copies, which is pretty good going whichever way you slice it.

Blizzard's Overwatch trademark gets suspended. Again.

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You would have thought that after the fracas in January with smartphone dev Innovis Labs regarding trademarks, that Blizzard would be out of the woods and away from all that nonsense by now.

Well, they're not. Not by a long shot.

Square Enix offers five mystery Steam PC games for £3.99 in Easter themed bundle

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Square Enix are back with new bundle and this time, players can fork over just £3.99 and nab five mystery Square Enix Steam games in return.

The offer kicked off yesterday and runs through until March 31st whereupon the mystery games will be revealed.

WWII air combat title, Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China set for release this summer

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Worried that there hasn't been much in the way of WWII air combat titles? Fear not! Publisher/developer Ace Maddox has today announced Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China for release on PC this summer.

The game is based on the secret sorties of America's volunteer squadrons that flew against Japan in the China-Burma-India Theatre of WWII.

3D Realms hiring for new Build Engine title

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Developer 3D Realms has put out an ad looking for folks who are familiar with the Build Engine, the very same graphics engine that Duke Nukem 3D was created on.

That would be the same Duke Nukem 3D that released back in January 1996, by the way. Yep.

Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain set to release next week

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Whoa, don't put down that Hearthstone-branded crack-pipe just yet, Blizzard have just confirmed that the Blackrock Mountain expansion to their ludicrously popular card battling game will arrive next week.

The expansion is set to go live on Windows PC, Mac, iPad and Android tablets on April 2nd in North American territories.

PC Dark Souls 2 owners can upgrade to Scholar of the First Sin for a discounted price

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Bandai Namco has revealed a few different upgrade options for PC Dark Souls 2 players who want to pick up the forthcoming enhanced edition, Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin.

Rather than forcing us to splash out full price for the game again, there are two separate prices; one for those who own the original base game only, and one for those who've already bought its DLC.

Dirty Bomb's lengthy development a reaction to troubled Brink launch, says Splash Damage chairman

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Multiplayer experts Splash Damage have definitely taken their time with Dirty Bomb, the team-based shooter that they first announced back in 2012, and has only just entered a Closed Beta on Steam.

According to the company's co-founder and chairman Paul Wedgwood, who I managed to grab a chat with at a recent preview event, the rocky launch of 2011's Brink was a big factor in that extended development period.

Galactic Civilizations 3 Beta 5 update adds custom factions

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The latest update for Galactic Civilizations 3 adds the ability to create your own custom race of intergalactic space-bastards, ready to head off into the galaxy and wipe out all the cuddly, friendly species.

Or you could choose to be good at diplomacy, I guess. Beta 5 also adds two pre-set factions, the Thalan Contingency and the Iconian Refuge, and continues to fill out the game's bare Early Access bones with some more meaty content.

Payday 2 heats up with The Butcher's BBQ Pack

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Wow, I knew Payday 2 had a lot of DLC, but the latest pack pushes the total number of add-ons up to 20. That's heading into Crusader Kings 2 territory.

Said DLC, > The Butcher's BBQ Pack, adds the Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower to your arsenal. I question the logic of taking a flamethrower on a bank heist, unless it is a bank being run by The Thing.

GameStop Italy may have accidentally revealed the release date for Rainbow Six: Siege

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Italian site Tell Me About Games reports that GameStop Italy has accidentally listed a release date of October 16 for Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft's tactical team-based shooter.

Could that be right? It does fall on a Friday, which is the traditional date that games drop in the UK and most of Europe, though the date has now been changed to “To be determined”.

Kickstater for ambitious MMORPG Crowfall ends with funding goal doubled

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After having its Kickstarter announced at the tail end of last month, developer ArtCraft Entertainment have today announced that not only has their ambitious MMORPG Crowfall reached its funding goal; it has surpassed it by more than double the required amount.

The final total stood at $1,766,205 which makes it the 15th most funded videogame ever on Kickstarter. That total does not include the PayPal contributions that will continue to roll in, either.

Codemasters announces F1 2015 to arrive on PC this June

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The latest installment in their Formula One racing franchise, F1 2015, will arrive this June on PC, Codemasters have confirmed.

Developed using a brand new engine, F1 2015 boasts revamped handling and physics from the engine and transmission to the suspension, tires and everything in between.

Long-time Kombatant Liu Kang returns to Mortal Kombat X

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Netherrealm Studios have just released a brand new trailer for Mortal Kombat X which crucially reintroduces the series' longstanding hero Liu Kang back into the mix.

The trailer, which is only in Russian at the minute, showcases Shaolin bros Liu Kang and Kung Lao working for big bad dude Shinnok after their souls fell into the Netherrealm at the end of the previous Mortal Kombat title.

Impressively ambitious Command & Conquer: Generals mod, Rise of the Reds, set for a big update

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12 year old RTS Command & Conquer: Generals is set to get an injection of new content courtesy of an upcoming update to an impressive-looking mod.

The mod in question is Rise of the Reds and it brings two new factions to the table, the Russian Federation and the European Continental Alliance, in addition to a 100 new units and a number of other changes and tweaks.

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