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Competition: GameWatcher has 10 keys for Grand Ages: Medieval to give away

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Fancy yourself a bit of a trader? Rather dominate Europe and the Middle East by virtue of your high-quality salted ham rather than the quality of your soldiers? Well we've got just the thing for you.

Tactical space combat game Ceres launches next week

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Publisher Iceberg interactive has announced that developer Jotunn Games' tactical space combat game Ceres will launch on Steam and other digital platforms next Friday, October 16.

Focusing on ship customization and fast, action-packed combat, Ceres tasks you with leading a squadron of ships through a ruined solar system, trying not to get blown up by hostile AIs and aliens life-forms as you go.

Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void prologue campaign Whispers of Oblivion now free for all players

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Blizzard has announced that it’s making three-mission prologue campaign Whispers of Oblivion, a lead-in to the upcoming Legacy of the Void expansion, available for Starcraft 2 owners to play for free.

Previously it was reserved as a pre-order bonus for players taking part in the Legacy of the Void Beta. Now you can jump in by installing a starter pack on

Valve kicks off community-led Team Fortress 2 update Invasion

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Valve has kicked off the community-led Invasion event for Team Fortress 2, a month-long sci-fi spectacular featuring new maps, weapons and cosmetics.

You can buy a pass for the event from the in-game store, which will give you a Coin that will track your kills and stats during the event, and also give you a chance of earning special Invasion cases as random drops. These are filled with goodies created by a community team that has been working closely with Valve. A portion of the cash from sales during the vent will go to these community creators.

Capcom promises to start talking about Resident Evil 7 soon

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Resident Evil 6 was a load of old rubbish, but that doesn't mean that fans of the survival horror series (now more of an action series, really) aren't interested to see what's in store for Resident Evil 7.

Series producer Masachika Kawata spoke to Dengeki Playstation recently (thanks, Siliconera), and promised that the team are almost ready to start discussing the next game.

You'll soon be able to fly around Minecraft's Adventure Mode with the help of a magic cape

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Flight is possible within Minecraft's Creative Mode already, but if you fancy exploring in Adventure Mode, until now you've been forced to keep your feet on the ground. That's about to change, as Mojang is adding a cool magic cape that will let you soar through the sky like a voxel Superman.

Developer Jens Bergensten tweeted a few relevant bits of information about the new item, including the fact that it's "not craftable, only found", and folds away when you land.

New League of Legends hero delayed due to "gameplay-impacting issue"

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League of Legends
patch 5.19 was released last week, and it was meant to bring with it a brand new Champion, the strange wolf spirit pair known as Kindred. Ultimately that didn't happen, as Riot discovered a bug that was affecting the new hero.

"We found an important, gameplay-impacting issue that we can't release, specifically related to Kindred," explains a Riot Games representative on the official forums. "Rather than rush a fix out the door, we are going to take due diligence to maintain the integrity of the game and release Kindred (all fixed up) next patch, once it has had adequate coverage. Until that time I hope Worlds can sustain your hype train. We really can't wait to get this champ in your hands and see what you can do with them. They are (still) coming!"

This War of Mine adds Steam Workshop support, full mod tools are on the way

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This War of Mine, the game set in the middle of a warzone that cast you as a helpless civilian bystander, has just received update 1.4, which adds Steam Workshop support and expands the Scenario Editor.

Currently players are limited to sharing new stories and scenarios, but developer 11 Bit Studios is working on developing a set of mod tools, allowing creators to dig a little deeper.

Hand-drawn top down shooter 12 Is Better Than 6 hits Kickstarter goal

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Russian indie developer Ink Stains Games has announced that their hand-drawn top-down shooter 12 Is Better Than 6 has made its Kickstarter goal with less than 3 days of crowdfunding left.

New details of Far Cry Primal revealed in "Creative Visions" dev diary

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Additional details about the upcoming Ice Age open world game Far Cry Primal have been revealed in a new developer diary "Creative Visions", in which the developers discuss the origins of the game's conception and the world in which players will be forced to survive in.

Wadjet Eye announces new point-and-click adventure game, Shardlight, for Spring 2016

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Wadjet Eye Games has announced that their latest adventure game, Shardlight, will be coming next Spring 2016. The LucasArts-styled point-and-click adventure takes place in a dystopia where a rampage disease is plaguing the populace, and heroine Amy Wellard thinks the government has the cure.

Sonic Lost World speeding its way from Wii U to PC in November

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Sega has announced that 2013's Sonic Lost World, originally released on the Wii U, will be speeding its way onto PC this coming November 2. The port will feature "full controller support, Steam Achievements, Cloud Save, leaderboard functionality, interchangeable keyboard prompts depending on whether you play with controller or mouse and keyboard and widescreen and high resolution implementation," as well as the Nightmare DLC released for the game.

Far Cry Primal finally unveiled, arriving 23 February 2016

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Ubisoft has finally unveiled their latest game, Far Cry Primal, which will take place during the Ice Age in a land full of mammoths and smilodons. As is usual for the series, the title will be an open world first person game with plenty of procedural adventure awaiting.

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 4, upgradeable to 16 GB RAM, 1 TB HD space

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Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 4 at their Windows 10 Event, showing off a tablet-laptop hybrid that not only is lighter and thinner than ever, but boasts tech specs that allow for some heavy duty on-the-go PC gaming, with the latest chipset and upgradeable memory.

Transformers: Devastation out today, here's a retro trailer

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Platinum Games' robot-smashing action game Transformers: Devastation is out today, and it's based more on the classic cartoon series than the boorish movie series. Thank the lord.

Below you can watch the retro-styled launch trailer, which somewhat resembles the series I used to watch on battered old VHS tapes as a kid. Whether it will actually be any good isn't clear yet, but the early signs are decent and Platinum is responsible for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, so who knows.

Launch trailer released for The Witcher 3 expansion Hearts of Stone

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CD Projekt RED has released the launch trailer of its The Witcher 3 expansion Hearts of Stone, which features "over 10 hours of new adventures and introduces new characters, powerful monsters, unique romance, and a brand new storyline shaped by gamer choices."

Valve announces initial line-up for Dota 2 tournament The Frankfurt Major

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Valve has announced the eight teams that will take part in Dota 2 competition The Frankfurt Major, the first in a major league of tournaments leading up to The International 2016.

Running from November 16 - 21, the tournament will feature the following star teams - returning champions EG, plus CDEC, LGD, Vici Gaming, EHOME, Virtus.Pro, Team Secret and Vega Squadron.

CD Projekt says Cyberpunk 2077 is “far, far bigger" than The Witcher 3

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Get ready to lose another six months or so of your remaining time on Earth; The Witcher 3 may have been one of the biggest games of all time, but CD Projekt RED is looking to create something even bigger with next project Cyberpunk 2077.

“Cyberpunk is far bigger than anything else that CD Projekt Red has done before. Far, far bigger,” said visual effects artist Jose Teixeira in an interview with MCV.

EA reveals system requirements for Star Wars: Battlefront

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EA has revealed the minimum and recommended system requirements for next month's Star Wars: Battlefront over on the game's Origin page, and to play on the recommended setting you're going to need a fairly hefty setup.

This is a slightly altered list compared to what was released a few months back for the game's closed Beta, increasing the amount of minimum RAM while lowering the required specs of the graphics card.

Star Wars: Battlefront won't have microtransactions, promises DICE

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EA has promised that Star Wars: Battlefront will be free of microtransactions when it launches later this year, despite the fact that the game utilises two different currencies in-game - points and credits.

You'll use credits to buy new weapons and unlocks for your character, but the currency is earned entirely in-game.It's not entirely clear how points work, but in an interview with Gamespot design director Niklas Fegraeus said that earning them will net you more credits.

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