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New Torment: Tides of Numenera Video Shows Off 'Crisis' Encounters

Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity was one of two old-school RPGs that got a massive injection of cash during the initial gold rush of Kickstarter-funded games. The second was Torment: Tides of Numenera, under development at Wasteland 2 studio inXile. It’s been a while since we saw gameplay, but a new alpha video has fixed that right up.

Stephen Colbert Suitably Awed By No Man's Sky

As demonstrated by his Pewdiepie interview earlier this week, Stephen Colbert’s new stint as the host of The Late Show gives him a chance to touch on topics his old gig couldn’t, like video games we wish we could just play already, dammit.

The Keyboard Is Your Mightiest Weapon In Epistory

The only thing more powerful than the written word is the muse that stirs those words in the mind of the writer. That’s the player’s role in Flying Cactus’ Epistory.

Firaxis: Replayability Is A Major Focus For XCOM 2

XCOM 2 isn’t out until next year, after its original November release was pushed back. Sad times, I know. Here to help you get through it is this video from “Firaxicon”, where the game’s developers had the opportunity to talk about XCOM 2‘s design “pillars”.

The Latest Trailer For Wargaming's Master Of Orion Is Truly Terrible

Wargaming, the same company behind World of Tanks, World or Warships and World of Warplanes is also bringing us a new Master of Orion title. If you had high hopes for the modern instalment, you might very well be picking up their dashed remains after watching this “First Look” video from the publisher.

Conker's Bad Fur Day Was Once A Very Different Game

One of the filthiest games released on a Nintendo console was originally going to be just another kiddified 3D platformer. Check out some never-before-seen footage of the game that would become Conker’s Bad Fur Day.

Vin Diesel's Next Film Is Based On His Dungeons & Dragons Character

Vin Diesel is best known by audiences for a certain franchise involving quick (and apparently angry) cars, but those in role-playing circles are more familiar with his insatiable Dungeons & Dragons habit. In fact, so into the pen-and-paper game is Diesel, his new flick, The Last Witch Hunter, is based on one of his characters.

LEGO Dimensions: The Kotaku Review

Gandalf, Batman and Wildstyle walk into the Aperture Science Enrichment Centre. Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Chances are you haven’t, as up until now the only place you could have stumbled upon that particular combination is your wildest imagination (or perhaps the imagination of a fan fiction author.)

How To Redesign A Game The World Plays When They're Bored

As the spring gaming season sucks up all the hours in the day, so does the plentiful bounty of gaming writing that goes along with it. Worth Reading is here to guide you through the fog, a guide to the best games writing from the past week or so.

Afro Samurai 2 Is Some Bullshit

I was going to record a video demonstrating why the recently-released follow-up to 2009’s Afro Samurai is such a waste, but I couldn’t bring myself to play it any longer. Screw this game.

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