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Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy release date

17 Feb 2017
It was announced last year at PSX 2016 that Naughty Dog would be re-booting the 90s cult classic, Crash Bandicoot.According to Activision, the remaster offers redone lighting and animations, newly-recreated cinematics, and support for PlayStation 4 Pro.The N. Sane Trilogy also adds new save and checkpoint systems, and “improved” bonus

Ama's Lullaby

16 Feb 2017
The Cyberpunk genre is pretty hit and miss, for every Snow Crash and Ghost In The Shell theirs at least 10 Johnny Mnemonics or worse a Cybernator. Now, it's not all ups and downs, Cyberpunk also has the occasional ability to be incredibly left field. The most evident example in the

Humble Freedom Bundle

14 Feb 2017
Get over $600 worth of DRM free games and books all whilst supporting charity!Hurry because this special bundle will only be around for one-week. Not only will 100% of your money go directly to helping the American Civil Liberties Union, the International Rescue Committee, and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF),

Valve to shut Greenlight

13 Feb 2017
Yesterday Valve announced that it was pulling the plug on it's community vetting service noting that it had ultimately failed in it's goal. Greenlight was meant to be an easy access point for unknown indie developers, who had great games and not so great bank balances. Of course things didn't

Final Fantasy XV DLC

13 Feb 2017
A few days ago we got wind of the release dates for the upcoming FFXV DLC packs. We have already had the cheesy over the top fun of the Moogle Chocobo Carnival and up next on Feb 21 is a booster pack. Then on March 28th (TBD) we will get out first stand-alone

Nintendo Switch Overview

09 Feb 2017
As the Switch nears its birth into the real world. Nintendo has been drip-feeding us new information about the innovative console. This time, we're taking a close look at the hardware of the Nintendo Switch and how it'll influence the way you use the console. In this quick video, we go

Little Nightmares *Update* new gameplay video!

09 Feb 2017
From the developers that brought us Little Big Planet comes that same game, only if it was directed by Guillermo del Toro and involved a lot more things trying to use you as a cooking ingredient. Little Nightmares is a new horror puzzle platformer in the same vein as games

Fallout 4 High Res Texture Pack

08 Feb 2017
Hey you, yeah you. Do you really hate having SSD space just laying around? Still playing Fallout 4? Well, say no more, Bethesda have got you covered with their new addition to Fallout 4, the high-resolution texture pack for PC coming in at a whopping 56GBs dropped today and it is here to

Cyberpunk isometric shooter 'Ruiner' expected this year

08 Feb 2017
If you're like me and loved trudging the neon-soaked nightclubs of Hotline Miami, staining the Russian mob's white suits with red soup. Then you'll be pleased to know that our favourite publishers Devolver Digital have backed a new project named Ruiner. Set in a cyberpunk reality this game features much of

GIGA WRECKER Steam Release

07 Feb 2017
Game Freak inc. are know for Pokémon. Like the whole series, and...and...um...Tembo the Badass Elephant but now they've officially released  『GIGA WRECKER』A 2D action game in which Reika, a girl who has the ability to manipulate rubble, explores a world dominated by legions of fiendish robots. 『GIGA WRECKER』was technically in early access from August

Surivival game Die Young releases this year

02 Feb 2017
From Developers Indie Gala comes an open-world single-player experience running on Unreal Engine 4 about scavenging a beautiful island right out of Far Cry, to find water, food and not get eaten by the ruthless murderers who tried to bury you alive. Looking to bring parkour components from games like Mirrors

Horizon Zero Dawn Gameplay Trailer !

01 Feb 2017
Guerrilla Games upcoming title "Horizon Zero Dawn" is so very very close to release, exactly one month to be precise.So they thought they would tease you with this massive gameplay trailer. Horizon Zero Dawn's open world is beautiful and filled with activities. Watch 20 minutes of hands-on gameplay for an extended

Elite Dangerous: Multicrew

01 Feb 2017
Hold onto your FSD drive kiddies After years of waiting, it looks like we will finally get our first look at multi-crew in the coming weeks. The long promised and much-awaited feature for Elite Dangerous is now on its way to the beta test environment. In essence, the multi-crew update allows friends to

Conan Exiles Is Out Now

31 Jan 2017
Conan Exiles, where every class is Barbarian! From Sand to Schwarzenegger, Nāga to Kanaloa, Conan Exiles sure looks like it has a lot to offer while being in Early Access means there's (a lot?) more to come. "You are an exile, outcast and downtrodden, sentenced to walk in a barbaric wasteland where the

ODDWORLD SOULSTORM

31 Jan 2017
AM's favourite Mudokon is back in the newly announced Oddworld: Soulstorm. Now it wasn't exactly a surprise that Oddworld Inhabitants had been chasing another remake to follow 2014's New n' Tasty. However, things get interesting as it's been revealed this outing won't be a complete remake. Instead of a straight

Deus Ex Breach out now

31 Jan 2017
Deus Ex: Breach is a standalone expansion for Mankind Divided that puts us in the cyber realm as an elite hacker probing big corporations computer systems for sensitive date to sell to the highest bidder. Attack the system security, upgrade your weapons and compete in challenges with other players online

RE 1 Goes First Person

30 Jan 2017
So while we wait and see if Nick will bother with a Resident Evil 7 review (spoiler alert he liked it) our resident Stroggo stumbled on something y'all might wanna' see. One plucky coder has knocked together a prototype to show the world what the Game Cube remake of RE1

Verdun Highlander update released

28 Jan 2017
A recent update to the WW1 multiplayer shooter Verdun has added the option to play as the people from that Braveheart movie with Mel Gibson! Shoutout to developers M2H and Blackmill Games for their continued support for Verdun. Had it not been for the atrocious match Awkward Machine had where we

Apocalypse Now game on kickstarter!

28 Jan 2017
You read it right, my dudes. Game developer veterans from titles such as Fallout: New Vegas, Wasteland 2, Far Cry, and a host of RPGs have joined forces to bring Francis Ford Coppola's wartime epic to the video game realm! They've stated that the idea to move this project to Kickstarter was

Subnautica Update: Castles & Coffee

27 Jan 2017
The last Subnautica update was all the way back in December, which gave us the mysterious Precursor Array, additional story and a myriad of little tweaks and balances. This update builds upon Precursor Update by adding another Precursor Base, the LAVA CASTLE, located in the depths of hell where monsters lay, Cthulhu sleeps

Dirt 4 release date announced

27 Jan 2017
Admittedly I was a little late to the party with rally sim games. Sure, I've played a bit of Colin Mcrae on PS1 at a friends house. But I had no idea there could be such a depth and skill ceiling to the genre until I figured out family share on

Prey(2017) gets a second trailer

26 Jan 2017
From the franchise who brought you a game about Native American Indians hunting aliens in a space station whilst also having cheese dream flashbacks with your grandfather - comes the second trailer from Bethesda Softworks for their newest installment titled Prey(2017).   Here, we see more of the story, a brief glimpse

SWAT-4 Gets gog re-release

25 Jan 2017
The SWAT series is a strange beast, it started out as an FMV-Adventure spin-off to Police Quest only to take a dramatic turn in the third instalment and become a tactical shooter. The series didn't last much longer putting out only one more title before Sierra folded, but what a

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided new DLC 'A Criminal Past'

24 Jan 2017
Those with an obsession in the cyberpunk espionage genre and a savings account for augmented visual implants will be delighted to know that coming 23rd February you can continue the adventures of Adam Jensen in the new DLC for Mankind Divided titled A Criminal past. In this latest adventure, we

Tekken 7 Release Date!

24 Jan 2017
The 7th King of the Iron Fist Tournament has begun and the world now hangs in the balance! Mark this date in your calendar! The next chapter in the legendary Tekken series will be available on PS4:June 2, 2017 Also available on Steam in June too! Powered by the Unreal Engine 4, the storied

The House Abandon

23 Jan 2017
There's no denying that Resident Evil 7 looks mighty impressive, what we've seen from the demo is a brilliant creepy world dripping with atmosphere and a real turn around for what was the genre's greatest pantomime horse. So while we (specifically Nick) wait for release day, I thought I'd share a

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands

22 Jan 2017
[embed width="480" height="360" class="center" thumbnail="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/bcg3s2oe8Us/hqdefault.jpg?r"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcg3s2oe8Us[/embed] AVAILABLE ON 07/03/2017 Apart from having an awesome video you can sign up to be one of the Beta Testers you will be able to play with your friends anytime, anywhere. Recruit backup or join another Ghost's game.

D.R.O.N.E GAME new Teaser trailer

21 Jan 2017
Five Studios Interactive have just released the gameplay teaser for their new multiplayer arena shooter D.R.O.N.E. Player freedom and customization is the primary focus of the game, giving players the freedom to modify their drones in any way they like. "Drone is a sci-fi multiplayer arena shooter with unseen creative freedom.

Path of Exile: Xbox One

19 Jan 2017
"Path of Exile will be making its console debut on Xbox One later this year! The Xbox One version is also free-to-play and will contain all the content from the PC version, including the upcoming 3.0.0 expansion that includes Act Five.""Xbox One players will play on their own realm, separate

Overgrowth enters beta!

18 Jan 2017
Finally! My fourth favourite indie kung fu rabbit fighting game has entered its next stage of maturity! That's right kids, Overgrowth has entered beta and everyone here at AM (Who am I kidding, just me) is bouncing up and down with a profound sense of surprise that this would ever happen