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Games

  • Ubisoft, Humble join forces for latest Humble Bundle

    If this month's Xbox Games for Gold or PlayStation Plus February games haul isn't enough for you, there's a new Humble Bundle available brimming with Ubisoft games. And we aren't just talking about old Ubisoft games either. Tom Clancy's The Division makes an appearance for those keen on the 8 March-debuting shooter. But as Humble's usual "pay what you want" philosophy goes, these games are only available at certain tiers. So let's break it down: Paying US$1 will get you Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Grow Home and Rayman Origins. Related: Humble Monthly Bundle offers a digital gaming package every month Paying more than...

  • DiRT Rally shows off polished physics in new gameplay trailer

    February promises to be an interesting old month for game releases, but what of April? Well, for rally enthusiasts look no further, because DiRT Rally is finally revving up for its official release. Developed by motorsport game legends Codemasters alongside Koch Media, the two companies have released a new PC gameplay trailer, which showcases the title's motion and destruction physics, alongside the some of the current cars available. And more content promises to be added alongside Steam's Early Access preview. "New Classic Mini and Super 1600 series will introduce the thrills of rallycross racing from the start of the game and 21...

  • Tom Clancy’s The Division beta extended by 24 hours

    Ubisoft's latest multiplayer shooter-cum-RPG, The Division, is currently in its beta phase, with the developers ironing out online bugs and in game glitches while giving users a taste of what's to come. But due to the positive reception of the title, and the number of beta users currently on the waitlist, the company has decided to extended the beta by another day. The announcement was made by Ubisoft's community manager Natchai Stappers on The Division's official forum: Over the last few days, we’ve seen an incredible amount of excitement for the game, leading to many of you registering on the waitlist...

  • GOG launches its new Games in Development programme

    Digital video game sales platform GOG has announced its venture into the unfinished games market. This new programme, called Games in Development, will feature a range of playable titles that aren't quite finished. According to a post on their website, GOG will be "offering a selection of the most promising titles" requested on the Community Wishlist. This allows GOG to avoid over-saturation of titles for the programme and having games getting lost in the void of trash. Yes, Steam, you could learn from GOG here. One of the biggest hooks for consumers is the fact that all titles in development will come...

  • Breath of Fire III is finally buring its way onto PSN

    Back when Capcom made good games, the company had an RPG series names Breath of Fire. During the original PlayStation era, Capcom released Breath of Fire III for the console and later ported it to the PlayStation Portable (PSP). It's been years since we've heard anything about porting the game, or anything from the series, until now. Announced on the Capcom blog on Wednesday, Breath of Fire III will finally be making its way to the PlayStation Network (PSN). The game is a digital version of the PSP re-release from 2005, which means it'll be playable on the PSP, PS Vita,...

  • Battleborn: here’s everything we know so far

    Battleborn is an upcoming first-person Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) title currently in development at Gearbox Software, the same people who brought us the brilliantly twisted Borderlands series, and is set be released on 3 May of this year. It's the first IP from Gearbox since the Borderlands series, so it's a pretty big deal. Through the duration of this article I will explore the various facts and clues I have discovered in my multiple excursions into the internet in the hopes of shedding as much light as possible on this highly anticipated title. One thing that I can say without a...

  • Styx, Gears of War 2 included in February’s Xbox Games with Gold

    Microsoft has announced the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for Xbox One and Xbox 260 subscribers. The first of these titles will be available to download from 1 February free of charge for those enrolled in the Xbox Games with Gold service. Most of next month's games carry an RPG-tone. First up is Styx: Master of Shadows (available 1-29 February). Players will guide goblin assassin Styx through a dark fantasy world as he infiltrates the Tower of Akenash. The second Xbox One title is Hand of Fate, which will be available from 16 February to 15 March. The title is described as...

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to mutate in Manhattan this winter

    There's another "Heroes in a Half Shell" game on the horizon and it's called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. The game will be developed by PlatinumGames Inc and published by Activision Publishing. Players will take on the roles of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello in this cell-shaded third-person action adventure game. It is set to feature huge enemies and large areas with plenty of secrets. Mutants in Manhattan will offer a single-player campaign as well as an on-line four-player co-op feature as players battle the likes of Krang, Shredder, Bebop, and Rocksteady. The game looks to incorporate RPG elements such as...

  • Street Fighter V story campaign arriving as free DLC in June

    Here's a quick news snippet. Street Fighter V is due out in February, but that isn't stopping Capcom from building hype for the game. It will be a PlayStation 4 console exclusive (also launching for PC), but more interestingly though, it's likely to be the first Street Fighter game with a story mode. The mode won't be available with the game's initial launch, but it promises to be a free downloadable in June. Read more: Street Fighter V’s Laura knows a thing or two about kicking ass There's no indication of how long the story will be, but it will run off the...

  • Reviewing the Classics: we play Fallout 1 (1997)

    Stand by for retro reviews done right, folks. Reviewing The Classics is a series where Gearburn staff play some of their most loved retro games from bygone consoles and PCs with floppy drives. This week, L.C. has a look at the debut Fallout game, the isometric post-apocalyptic thriller that started all your bottle cap and coffee mug collecting obsessions. The Fallout franchise, under Bethesda, has become a bestselling and critically acclaimed series, but before it was bought by Bethesda and became the 3D open world action RPGs that they are now, they were isometric traditional-style RPGs published by Interplay Entertainment....