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TONIGHT 9PM: Star Wars Battlefront: Early Beta Streaming!

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Chris Capel will be streaming the early beta of Star Wars Battlefront TONIGHT!

Top down action-JRPG Animal Gods gets October 12 release date

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Indie developer Still Games has announced that their Kickstarter-funded action-JRPG, Animal Gods, will be launching next week, on October 12 for PC, Mac OS and Linux on Steam.

Open Game mode added to Valhalla Hills

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Fantasy settlement game Valhalla Hills is currently in Steam Early Access, and thanks to fan feedback, a new mode has been added to the game, Open Mode.

Ruins of the Gods update arriving next week for Cabal 2

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ESTsoft, Inc. has announced that the new major content update for the fantasy MMO Cabal 2, Ruins of the Gods, will be launched on 14 October 2015. The update includes a new zone intended for 40+ level players, more dungeons, and a new level cap at 45.

Atmospheric VR space exploration game, P·O·L·L·E·N, Steam Greenlight approved

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Virtual reality development studio Mindfield Games has announced that their VR game, P·O·L·L·E·N, has been approved by gamers on Steam Greenlight, in what the developer claims is "a record breaking 36 hours."

Close Quarters Combat mode debuts in Elite: Dangerous

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The Xbox One version of Elite: Dangerous launches today, and with it a new gameplay mode which will also be available in the PC version: Close Quarters Combat. The new mode will allow for players to engage in PvP dogfights with their ships.

Intelligence the next S.P.E.C.I.A.L. stat examined in Fallout 4

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Bethesda has released a new in the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Video Series, this time focusing on the stat of Intelligence, as players learn how to not only use computers and passwords, but craft better weapons and deal with enemy robots a lot faster.

Pathologic Classic HD remaster announced, coming to the PC later this year

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Russian studio Ice-Pick Lodge has teamed up with Gambitious Digital Entertainment and General Arcade to release a remastered HD version of its surreal cult adventure game Pathologic to various digital platforms.

Released back in 2005, Pathologic blended psychological horror elements with a real-time story structure that had you trying to discover the source of a mysterious plague.

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.

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