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Steam Summer Sale begins

23 Jun 2016
IT BEGINS! The Steam summer (if yer in the shit hemisphere) sale is on, you probably know this already so we're just gonna throw reconsiderations at you.   ARMA3 Currently AM's drug of choice, ARMA3 is a brilliant sandbox and a fun shooter too! Payday 2 It was the beloved king of AM's gaming nights, then

Happy Birthday Quake

21 Jun 2016
Today is a very special day for PC gaming, Quake the first in the rocketjumping super series turns 20 and we here at AM are having a little celebration! Quake is one of those games that is legendary, down to sheer influence alone. Back in 95' we were popping about Quake,

Dawn of War III Gameplay

16 Jun 2016
MORNIN' WARBOYS! Relic has begun to drip feed gameplay details about their shiny new RTS as well as a nice new gameplay video to oogle at. From the look of things Relic is aiming more towards DOWII's gameplay style but with a bit of base building thrown in for good

Bethesda E3 Showcase

15 Jun 2016
Check out all the announcements from Bethesda's E3 showcase. Last year Bethesda stole the show and this year they backed that up with huge announcements and gameplay from titles like: Quake Champions Dishonrerd 2 Prey Skyrim special edition for next gen consoles More updates for Fallout 4 And the big trend at the moment of course is VR with

Ubisoft E3 2016 - Press Conference

14 Jun 2016
Recap all the games and news from Ubisoft's always eye opening E3 showcases.Games in the live stream feature. Star Terk Bridge Crew: VR Grow Up Steep  Watch Dogs 2 South Park & The Fractured But Whole For Honor Plus many more games. For more on E3 stay tuned to Awkward Machine, our upcoming podcasts and articles will help

Xbox E3 2016 Recap

14 Jun 2016
Check out Microsoft's E3 showcase in its entirety in the source link Recap all the latest news and big game announcements including:  Xbox One S -  A 40% smaller console with up to a 2TB hard drive and 4k Ultra HD video, the Xbox One S is the most advanced Xbox ever. Project

Relive PlayStation E3 Showcase

14 Jun 2016
Relive all the huge announcements at Sony's E3 Conference.Catch up on all the announcements and trailers coming soon to the Playstation 4 and Playstation VR. God of War - Santa Monica Studio (PS4 Exclusive)  Spider-Man - Insomniac Games (PS4 Exclusive)  Days Gone - Bend Studio (PS4 Exclusive) Detroit: Become Human (PS4 Exclusive) Horizon Zero Dawn - Guerrilla Games (PS4

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

14 Jun 2016
Fresh from Nintendo's E3 Showcase event today we now have more information and gameplay on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild due out 2017Step into a world of discovery, exploration, and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed

Bezzie announces Quake Champions

13 Jun 2016
Not content with Doom, Bethesda are making good on their investment by bringing back iD's biggest series Quake. Why is Bethesda releasing what looks like a remake of Quake III Arena (a game people are still playing in obscene numbers) iD software oldboy Tim Willits has stated "The game is

Telltales The Walking Dead Season 3 announced

13 Jun 2016
News dropped Sunday to those with a working internet connection and clean drinking water (5 years since i left Australia, sense of taste only just coming back) that we can expect the new season of Telltale's The Walking Dead to grace our monitors in the American fall, which'll be September

Injustice 2 Announced

09 Jun 2016
NetherRealm Studios have today announced a sequel to the superhero fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us that will be getting a sequel entitled Injustice 2.Injustice 2 will feature new superheroes, an RPG type element with your choices in-game will affect what loot you get and the characters you unlock, and a new gear system

Watch Dogs 2 Release date + gameplay footage & new character

09 Jun 2016
While you were sleeping Ubisoft revealed their latest game Watch Dogs 2.Watch Dogs 2 will set place in San Francisco's Bay Area and will feature a new main protagonist Marcus.  Marcus Holloway is a brilliant hacker who joined DedSec to fight and take down the corrupted, hopefully, it's a bit more inspiring

System Shock 2 Free In GOG Summer Sale

08 Jun 2016
In the words of the virgin Mary "FUCK ME SIDEWAYS ON A SLICE OF TOAST!" Looking Glass Studio's Cyberpunk classic is being given away for free! The offer is only valid for the next 1 and a bit days so get in quick. System Shock 2 narrowly missed staring in

FIFA 17 Reveal Trailer

07 Jun 2016
The latest installment in the long running, very successful football series FIFA from EA Sports has a reveal trailer sporting an entire new engine hence the title of the trailer "Football has changed"FIFA 17 will use the Frostbite engine, seen in such games as Battlefield & the upcoming Mass Effect

Watch Dogs 2 Announced

07 Jun 2016
The sequel to 2014 action adventure, tech shooter Watch Dogs has today been announced by Ubisoft.A very brief mysterious trailer titled "Hello world" is all that is revealed at this stage. There will be a live stream event Thursday morning at 4am NZST. After a very lackluster game in Watch Dogs

Frozen Synapse 2 Developer Video

06 Jun 2016
The video was actually released 3 days ago but the entirety of AM has been taking it easy since Friday courtesy of Her Majesty's 90th. The original Frozen Synapse is one of John's favourite games, and is considered a real gem by the strategy and independent gaming community, this latest

PT spiritual successor Allison Road Cancelled

06 Jun 2016
The news recently hit us horror fans - who've been per-puckering our collective anuses - that the eagerly awaited spiritual successor to the playable teaser for the Silent Hills game, has been canceled. I don't know about you, but this news has me mildly upset. Fans who were following the Silent

This War Of Mine DLC

02 Jun 2016
Anyone who immediately bought This War Of Mine at its release will know that it's a cunning survival game with some clever resource managing components and a story that loves to swing on your heartstrings like fucking Tarzan. Well here's some great news! The war isn't over, 11-bit Studios have

Superhot announces free DLC and Oculus exclusivity

01 Jun 2016
It's good and bad in this news bite! In their first dev-log post, Superhot's developers announced that the first batch of DLC will be released for free! While this seems like a jolly nice thing to do we here at AM think it was more to soften the blow of

Witcher 3 Blood & Wine expansion out now!

31 May 2016
Blood and Wine is the final expansion for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.We here at Awkward Machine couldn't be more excited for this game, many of us have sunk 100's of hours into this great title. Become professional monster slayer Geralt of Rivia and explore Toussaint, a remote land untouched by

Street Fighter V newest character revealed + trailer

31 May 2016
The teenage ninja sensation, Ibuki, infiltrates Street Fighter V as the next DLC character! Another DLC character who i thought should of been in the base game, as Capcom continue to slowly release characters You can read my rants about Street fighter V hereCheck out the trailer below[embed width="480" height="270" class="leftAlone"

No Mans Sky Delayed

29 May 2016
News broke this weekend of the highly anticipated, procedural space sim No Mans Sky, being delayed. The release was originally slated for June 21st for US and now been punted to August 9th (August 12 for the UK and us in the Antipodes) Hello Games director Sean Murray said they were

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands New Trailer

27 May 2016
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands annouced at E3 2015 is Ubisofts latest military shooter set in a massive open world that you can play entirely solo or in four-player co-op much like Tom Clancys : The Division A few years from now, Bolivia has become the largest cocaine producer in the

Hitman: Episode 3 Marrakesh

25 May 2016
Io Interactive have just announced the 3rd contract for the episodic Hitman game released march this year. This time, we're settling down in the Swedish city of Marrakesh to strangle the shit out of private banker Mr. Claus Strandberg and his harder-to-strangle friend General Reza Zaydan. Io Interactive are claiming to up

Syberia 3 due this year

24 May 2016
Announced back in 2009 Syberia 3 finally has a release date! Developer Microids have announced the next chapter in this beloved adventure series will drop on December 1st. Opinions are mixed here at AM, the original Syberia was considered a quintessential classic, where as it's sequel was pretty shit.. Regardless

Who's Back? Resi's Back!

23 May 2016
Of all the gloriously hammy franchises Resident Evil is the one we loved the most. After peaking with RE4 the series has been on a downhill slide with RE6 pretty much killing the franchise. But there's good news! Someone at Capcom turned on a few brain cells and decided to

Gran Turismo Sport Release Date

19 May 2016
Today Polyphony digital and Sony announced the release date for the newest game in the long running and much loved racing/car porn simulator Gran Turismo. Gran Turismo Sport will hit shelves on November 16th With the announcement of the release date we also have some more information on the pre order bonuses.  GT:

Update: Escape From Tarkov Developer Stream

19 May 2016
After doing some digging around the origins of Escape From Tarkov, it became evident that there's a whole lot of speculation and cautious optimism about Battlestate Games' upcoming survival MMOFPS. Fan's are praying that the game can deliver on its promise of a truly realistic FPS experience rife with customization

Maize Revealed

18 May 2016
If you forgot to drop a tab at breakfast this morning, Canadian studio Finish Line Games have you covered with their newly announced title Maize. A surreal adventure game, Maize's plot is about what happens when memo's get mixed up and scientists create sentient corn, it's a first-person affair and

Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2 Announced

18 May 2016
Dragon Ball Xenoverse is getting a sequel. Appropriately named Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, the sequel will arrive this year on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, publisher Bandai Namco said today. Bandai Namco says we’ll see more from the new DBZ game at E3 in June. In a press release Bandai Namco promised