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Just Cause 3 – The Most Explosive Game Ever Made

Avalanche Studios is going bigger, louder and more destructive with Just Cause 3… The explosions are big, the options are overwhelming, and the pace is often frightening, but it’s the setting and scenery that consumes you upon first dipping your toes into Just Cause 3’s waters. For whatever reason, the...

Behind the scenes of MediEvil

Conceived by Millennium Interactive in 1995, the MediEvil concept proved so popular with Sony that the Japanese giant bought the Cambridgeshire studio after claiming exclusive rights to the 3D hack-n-slash adventure. Two decades on, games™ returns to the pioneering world of Gallowmere Listening to MediEvil creators Chris Sorrell and Jason...

Who is playing all these simulation games?

Simulator games aren’t the running joke they once were – but why? What is it that makes the banal captivating? If you look back over the past five or so years in games, what do you see? Simulator games. Simulator games everywhere. Ship Simulator Extremes, American Trucker: The Simulation, Infinite...

10 amazing fan theories about your favourite games

We’re big fans of fan theories here at games™ – we spend hours reading into ridiculous, semi-possible explanations of half-concluded story threads. We probably spent more time researching philosophical implications of BioShock Infinite than we did playing it. Recently, we’ve been privy to some interesting theories, and sharing is caring....

52 Must-Play Games Of The Generation

18 months since the launch of the PS4 and Xbox One, there’s already a wide array of fantastic experiences to enjoy and a fair few appearing on the Wii U as well 01. Bloodborne Format: PS4 | Release: 25 March 2015  Developer: From Software ■ It’s fresh in our memory,...


25 Ridiculous Game Mechanics We Couldn’t Live Without

Games are unique – we forgive them a lot of little eccentricities we wouldn’t dream of letting other media get away with. To celebrate just how crazy some established game tropes are (and how much we’ve come to take them for granted), we thought long and hard about our favourite...

Star Wars Battlefront and beyond

DICE takes us back into the cockpit of the most exciting Star Wars series in gaming We started working on Battlefront a little under two years ago,” Lina Ingvarsdottir – DICE’s senior producer – tells us. By the time the game’s released, that means it would have seen a development...