Backtracking Through Time: A History of Metroidvanias

Matt looks back across the history of one of the finest genres of game around - the Metroidvania.

Backtracking Through Time: A History of Metroidvanias

Backtracking Through Time: A History of Metroidvanias

Matt looks back across the history of one of the finest genres of game around - the Metroidvania.

Ubisoft Apologising...
Ubisoft Apologising for Assassin's Creed Unity's Launch with Free DLC

The Dead Kings DLC will now be free for all Assassin's Creed Unity players, and those who bought the Season pass will get a free game.
Thursday 27 Nov 8:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

No Reviews for The...
No Reviews for The Crew Until After Launch

Press won't get review access to The Crew until it's public launch, and Ubisoft is warning fans to be wary of early reviews.
Wednesday 26 Nov 11:21am | PS4 | Xbox One | 360 | PC | 11

Dark Souls II Coming...
Dark Souls II Coming to PS4, Xbox One

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin collects the base game and all three add-on packs, as well as adding some brand new content.
Wednesday 26 Nov 8:22am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 8

Watch the Tales from...
Watch the Tales from the Borderlands Premiere, Live

Watch a live playthrough of the first episode of Telltale's new game, Tales from the Borderlands, right here, from 3pm today.
Tuesday 25 Nov 2:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | iOS | 2

Batman: Arkham Knight...
Batman: Arkham Knight Gets a New Gameplay Trailer

The new video shows of Batmobile gameplay, as well as hand-to-hand combat, stealth, gliding from tall buildings, and breaking through windows.
Tuesday 25 Nov 8:43am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 12

The Warehouse Pulling...
The Warehouse Pulling R18 Games and DVDs

The Warehouse will no longer sell R18 games and DVDs, in an effort to reinforce the retailer's "family-friendly brand values."
Monday 24 Nov 5:40pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 55

DLC Maps for Evolve...
DLC Maps for Evolve Will Be Free

Turtle Rock Studios have confirmed that add-on monsters and hunters will be paid DLC, but all new maps will be free.
Monday 24 Nov 12:48pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

Rugby 15 Out Tomorrow,...
Rugby 15 Out Tomorrow, Launch Trailer Released

Big Ben Interactive have released a new trailer for Rugby 15, ahead of its launch in New Zealand tomorrow.
Monday 24 Nov 10:48am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 13

Tomb Raider Scribe...
Tomb Raider Scribe Rhianna Pratchett Writing Next Comic Arc

Dark Horse's Tomb Raider comic series will continue in 2015, with Rhianna Pratchett taking on sole writing duties from issue #13.
Friday 21 Nov 10:54am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 6

First Trailer Released...
First Trailer Released for Telltale's Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage, Lena Heady, Natalie Dormer, and Iwan Rheon will reprise their roles from the HBO show in Telltale's Game of Thrones game.
Friday 21 Nov 9:33am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS | 11

Game Awards 2014...
Game Awards 2014 Nominees Announced

Geoff Keighley has announced the nominees for the Game Awards 2014, which will be held in Las Vegas on December 5.
Friday 21 Nov 9:01am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 11

World of Warcraft...
World of Warcraft Exceeds 10 Million Subscribers

Additionally, Blizzard announced that Warlords of Draenor sold-through more than 3.3 million copies in its first 24 hours.
Thursday 20 Nov 1:14pm | PC | 3

Titanfall Deluxe...
Titanfall Deluxe Edition Announced, Includes All DLC

Titanfall Deluxe Edition is available today on EA's Origin platform, and from November 25 on Xbox One.
Thursday 20 Nov 9:22am | Xbox One | PC | 7

LittleBigPlanet 3,...
LittleBigPlanet 3, Warlords of Draenor Win Big at HMMAs

LittleBigPlanet 3 and World of Warcraft have had their music recognised at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
Wednesday 19 Nov 1:11pm | PS4 | PS3 | PC

New Temple of Osiris...
New Temple of Osiris Dev Diary Looks at Puzzles

A new developer diary video for Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris gives a behind the scenes look at the game's puzzle design.
Wednesday 19 Nov 11:55am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC

Blizzard Apologises...
Blizzard Apologises for WoW Server Issues with Free Game Time

Every World of Warcraft player whose account was active on November 14 will get five days of additional gametime for free.
Wednesday 19 Nov 11:25am | PC | 2

Sweden Looking at...
Sweden Looking at Gender Equality Ratings for Games

A Swedish game industry trade organisation is proposing a move to label games based on whether or not they promote gender equality.
Tuesday 18 Nov 11:27am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 16

Tales from the...
Tales from the Borderlands Premiere Streaming Next Week

Telltale is streaming a live premiere of Tales from the Borderlands next Tuesday, hinting at an imminent release.
Tuesday 18 Nov 11:05am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 2

Goat Simulator...
Goat Simulator Expansion Turns it into an MMO

A new, free expansion for Goat Simulator turns it into an MMO, with quests, NPCs, a fantasy setting, and even login queues.
Tuesday 18 Nov 9:26am | PC | 5

Win Dragon Age:...
Win Dragon Age: Inquisition!

Thanks to EA, we've got six copies of Dragon Age: Inquisition to be won across Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC!
Monday 17 Nov 5:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 23

Metal Gear Solid V:...
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Locked at 60 FPS on PC

Kojima Productions have confirmed a frame limit cap for the PC version of Ground Zeroes, as well as controller support.
Monday 17 Nov 11:24am | PC | 2

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