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The Kind Of Video Game Violence That Disturbs Me (NSFW)

Hatred is a game about the wanton slaughter of people fuelled by nothing but pure, well, hatred. Its trailer came out this week, and many people found it to be upsetting, even deplorable. Video games, however, frequently revel in over-the-top violence. So why is everybody talking about this game in particular?


The Latest LEGO Minifigures Are Video Game Characters Too

Adding a new dimension to collecting LEGO’s iconic action figure series, starting with this month’s Series 12, every physical figure comes with a code to unlock them for play in LEGO Minifigures Online — and they’re so cool.


Dreadnought's Multiplayer Is Packed With Delicious Battleship Broadsides

Yager’s battleship duker Dreadnought (not to be confused with *cough* Deadnaut *cough*) is coming along nicely and seems on-track for release next year. However, I’ve wanted to see a bit more of the actual game and this video provides, showing off Dreadnought‘s 5v5 multiplayer.


What You're Seeing Is Advanced Warfare

Video: “What you’re seeing is Advanced Warfare,” says Kevin Spacey’s Jonathan Irons at the start of this official gameplay launch trailer for November’s instalment of the Call of Duty series. Well, there you go then.


New Classes, Race Coming In Final Fantasy XIV 3.0, Heavensward

New classes, a new playable race, a level cap increase and airships? Final Fantasy XIV‘s first expansion has been announced, and it’s pretty massive.


Watch An Artist Bring Twilight Princess' Midna To Watercolour Life

One of The Legend of Zelda‘s most enigmatic figures, the impish Midna has captured the imaginations of countless artists in the early eight years since its release. Watch as watercolour artist Adam Scythe gives us his interpretation.


Tablet Is The Best Way To Play Skylanders: Trap Team

Normally when a big-name video game releases a version on tablet devices, it’s either a pared down version of the console experience or a completely different game altogether. Not only is Skylanders: Trap Team‘s tablet offering the exact same game as on consoles, its portability and convenience makes it the superior version.


Keep Your Shadow Of Mordor Combo Going Forever

Speaking of impressive Shadow of Mordorfeats, YouTuber Rabbit’s Respawn has come up with a combination of power-enhancing runes which allows players to run the map in one potentially never-ending combo. 413 hits is just the beginning.


The Honest Destiny Trailer Celebrates 'Gaming's Hottest 7 Out Of 10'

Video: “The storytelling of Halo, the scope of World of Warcraft and the co-operative fun of Borderlands — may eventually get patched in.” Thus begins the brutally Honest Trailer for Destiny, “The video game equivalent of a beautiful mansion full of cheap IKEA furniture.”


There's A Pretty Good Blade Runner Reference In Alien: Isolation

It’s wild to think that one film director — Ridley Scott — is responsible for two of the most influential sci-fi films of all time.