Activision finally announced today that our favourite purple dragon will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One this September 21st in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Continue reading
As promised, the release date for the upcoming PlayStation exclusive Spider-Man game by Insomniac was revealed today, and it's coming September 7th. Continue reading
Game Informer announced today that they will be doing a whole month of coverage on Insomniac's upcoming Spider-Man game starting tomorrow with the release of their May issue. Continue reading
After months of teasing, Blizzard have finally unveiled Sombra, the newest hero for Overwatch. Continue reading
Nintendo have finally unveiled their next platform, it's called Nintendo Switch and it's coming March 2017. Continue reading
Happy birthday Sonic, you frustrating blue b*****d. Continue reading
Following the exciting madness that was this years E3, Alice Taplin of the Double Tap podcast invited our very own Henry Inskip down to their studio in London to discuss all the latest announcements Continue reading
Remedy, y u no make Alan Wake? Continue reading
A different look at the Pokemon Sun and Moon trailer. Continue reading
The new Zelda game has a new trailer as well as an official name - Breath of the Wild. Continue reading
You'll soon be able to literally don a mask and become the Batman. The mask will just be quite large. And expensive. Continue reading
Resident Evil! In VR! Oh boy. Continue reading
Fans of Heavy Rain will eat this up. Continue reading
The new Spidey game looks fantastic! Continue reading
Crash is back! Our inner fanboys are weeping tears of joy. Continue reading
Sony gave fans what they wanted and brought out Hideo Kojima himself at their E3 press conference who treated us all to a teaser for his new game 'Death Stranding'. Continue reading
Sony opened their E3 2016 press conference with a bang; it's only a bloody brand new God of War game. Continue reading
Because who doesn't want ANOTHER cinematic universe, right? Continue reading
...Unfortunately, it's still a while away. Continue reading
Ubisoft closed their 2016 E3 conference with a trailer for a brand new extreme sports game entitled 'Steep'. Continue reading
We got to see some more of For Honor at Ubisoft's E3 press conference this year, showing off a campaign trailer and give us a uprising release date. Continue reading
Ubisoft showed off a new VR experience at their E3 conference this year, and it's only god damn Star Trek! Continue reading
It looks like Ubisoft have announced the first AAA 3rd party game for the upcoming Nintendo NX. Continue reading
The rumored vastly upgraded Xbox One is a reality. Phil Spencer announced "Project Scorpio" at Microsoft's E3 conference in Los Angeles today. Continue reading
Microsoft announced the next game in the Forza Horizon series today at their E3 press conference. Continue reading
Microsoft have revealed the rumored Xbox One S at their E3 press conference. Continue reading
EA have announced at this year's E3 Expo that there will be a beta for Battlefield 1 this summer ahead of the game's release later this year. Continue reading
Although EA and Bioware didn't treat us to a gameplay trailer or live demo of the new Mass Effect game at this year's E3, we did get a sneaky behind the scene film Continue reading
EA have officially revealed the release date for Titanfall 2 at this year's E3 Expo alongside two new trailers. Continue reading
In great news for MCU fans, The Punisher is set to get his own show on Netflix. Continue reading
May's PlayStation Plus additions includes Tropico 5 and Table Top Racing: World Tour for the PlayStation 4. Check out the full line-up below: Continue reading
Square Enix released a trailer today showcasing the next episode of the latest HITMAN game. Watch it below: Continue reading
Game development studio Spiders, best known for the 2014 action RPG Bound by Flame, have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming Sci-Fi RPG title The Technomancer. Continue reading
EA added the latest edition in the FIFA franchise, FIFA 16, to The Vault today. Members of either EA Access on Xbox One or Origin Access on PC will now be able to download and play the game for free. Continue reading
2K have made good on their promise and have released a new story trailer for Mafia 3 today. Continue reading
Looking forward to Final Fantasy XV? You're in for a treat. Continue reading
We check out some of the new information on Gears of War 4. Continue reading
Did you catch all the announcements from last week's Microsoft Spring Showcase? Continue reading
Looking for a slightly weird bullet hell shoot-em-up? Look no further than Deathsmiles, due to hit Steam on 10th March! Continue reading
Street Fighter V is a lot more accessible for players with all sorts of skill levels. Here, we discuss what makes the title so easy to pick up. Continue reading
Bravely Second looks like a worthy follow-up to the original - and pretty fantastic - Bravely Default. Continue reading
With the release of Gravity Rush Remastered on PS4, we take a look at why this cult classic should not be ignored. Continue reading
No Man's Sky is set to be released this year, and brings a truckload of hype with it. But what's the fuss all about? Continue reading
World of Final Fantasy is soooo damn cute that we gotta go punch some walls. Continue reading
As first-person shooters continue to follow Call of Duty's successful template, could Overwatch bring something new to the genre? Continue reading
With the news that the Final Fantasy VII remake will be episodic, we take a look at what this means. Actually...do we even know? Continue reading
Is it just us, or does indie title FAST Racing: NEO remind you of another series? Continue reading
The FIFA 16 demo shows us its fancy new footwork ahead of the game's release. ... Continue reading
With a new Ace Attorney comes a brand new gaming mechanic. Is enough enough? Objection! Continue reading
The release of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition marks the return of one of Xbox 360's most revered franchises. Continue reading
With Platinum Games heading into uncharted territory with their first action-RPG, we tell you everything worth knowing about their new Xbox One exclusive: Scalebound. Continue reading
“DO NOT PANIC… REMAIN CIVIL AND CALM”, a British official instructs through the radio. The calendar reads June 6th 1984, and the world is about to end.
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture takes place in the abandoned village of… Continue reading
With Rare Replay hitting shelves soon, we break down the top five games you should look forward to playing. Continue reading
Ex-BioShock devs have been hard at work with their newest indie outing, aptly titled Submerged. Continue reading
Fallout 4 appears to have some intriguing new changes to its formula. Continue reading
As Shenmue III breaks the Kickstarter record for video game funding, here's some information regarding the successful project. Continue reading
Is crazy racing/football hybrid game, Rocket League, worth your time and money? Most definitely. Continue reading
Patch 6.2 has finally arrived for World of Warcraft, but does it address the shortfalls of its predecessor? Continue reading
ARK: Survival Evolved may only be in Early Access, but it is definitely worth your time and money. Here are our impressions of the ambitious survival title. Continue reading
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer features Amiibos and looks like a BBC home renovation show. Here's what we think about it. Continue reading
I’m a genius when it comes to scheduling things, I have to admit. I pre-ordered Heavensward, the first expansion for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, which entitled me to early access before the official release date on… Continue reading
There were some glimpses of hope and hype to be found in 343i's ultimately underwhelming E3 presentation this year in Halo 5 Continue reading
Looking for a way to use your Wii U for reasons other than gaming? Then have a look at Art Academy: Atelier, which gives budding artists a licence to draw Continue reading
Pokemon and Tekken? Here are our thoughts on the unlikely meeting of two popular franchises Continue reading
Over the weekend, NetherRealm put out a video via the Mortal Kombat Community Youtube channel, showcasing some of the unique multiplayer and community features that look set to play a big role in the upcoming Mortal Kombat X.
We… Continue reading
The Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta begins in earnest next Monday, but this past weekend, members of the Xbox One dashboard preview were allowed a short peek past the curtain. We got to take a look at the content that… Continue reading
It’s fair to say that in the run-up to release, many have approached Dragon Age: Inquisition with, at best, cautious optimism. Others of course, have been downright pessimistic, lingering memories of Dragon Age 2‘s more reductive ideas and restrictive… Continue reading
Dragon Age Keep has finally emerged from closed beta, and is now open for all to get to grips with.
The Keep is a web-based tool that allows you to tailor your experience for next month’s Dragon Age: Inquisition.… Continue reading
In the run-up to Gamescom, UK developer Ninja Theory had been teasing their new IP. The game, Hellblade, was announced on-stage at Sony’s conference via a sombre, eye-catching CGI trailer.
The first reaction many had to that teaser was… Continue reading
My brother knows me so well. I recently turned 30 and he handed me the gift that keeps giving – a gift card to buy a game. To me, this is more than a present – it is freedom.
But… Continue reading
I spent a few challenging, unsettling and hilarious hours together with a guy named Stanley the other day. It made me realise two things: 1. don’t even try to follow the yellow brick road, and 2. indie games are the… Continue reading
The Escapists, a crowd-funded prison break game where all that stands between you and your freedom is a perfectly executed escape plan, enters Steam Early Access today. The prospective escapist must hatch a clever plan to break out of… Continue reading
CD Projekt RED has recently released a lengthy video filled with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage. With the launch of the game still some months away, eager fans will have to be content with this extended gameplay demo… Continue reading
A highlight from Saturday night’s stream, showing off the new Grimrail Depot Dungeon. For more Warlords of Draenor beta coverage follow us on Twitch.tv/16bitkings or over on our YouTube at YouTube.com/16bitkings.
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Hands up if you’re addicted to the Internet. …Did you let go of your phone just then? I thought not.
The adhesive of convenience and compulsion ensure that nowadays, our smartphones might as well be glued to our hands and… Continue reading
Ohhhh no they didn’t! (SOURCE: retrogamenetwork.com)
That was the tagline SEGA served up in their console war with Nintendo during the 90s. Nintendo had found itself top of the pile during the 1980s with games such as Donkey Kong and… Continue reading
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One of the surprise inclusions at Sony’s Gamescom stage show was a bizarre trailer for a new horror IP called P.T. Announced via a teaser showing gameplay footage interspersed with audience reactions, the game was apparently being developed by an… Continue reading
There’s rock. There’s rap and hip hop. There’s dubstep. Different people like one of the three while completely disregarding the other two as ‘trash,’ ‘sound poisoning,’ or some other creative insult. How do the big record label companies make money?… Continue reading
The much awaited press conference from Sony at this year’s Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, was held at 6pm BST yesterday. Apart from Hideo Kojima’s excellent presentation of the best cardboard box-packed trailer for any game ever, the hour dedicated to… Continue reading
In a surprise move, Crystal Dynamics today announced that the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox One exclusive.
Crystal Dynamics’ Darrell Gallagher took to the stage at Gamescom during Microsoft’s press conference this afternoon to announce… Continue reading
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I have a confession to make: I’m a “Let’s Play”-aholic.
Night after night, I find myself horizontal on the nearest available soft surface, lying catatonic in a puddle of my own drool and shame, watching a YouTube personality play the… Continue reading
Grayson, the New York-based Siamese fighting fish, beat up a Pokemon this week and set off to take on the gym trainers as nearly 2,500,000 people from around the world looked on.
In the 170+ hours that Grayson has spent… Continue reading
When I first saw gameplay footage of the newest iteration of the grandfather of FPSs, I was slightly underwhelmed. The footage was taken from E3 2013, an event so overshadowed by the next-gen console scrap that many of the actual… Continue reading
Before it was formally announced at this year’s E3, I didn’t really believe that Halo: The Master Chief Collection was actually a thing. Being a massive fan(boy) of the franchise, I wanted to believe, but it just seemed like too… Continue reading
A year ago, the prisoners began to steal weapons from the workshop. Drug-fiends raided the sick bay and the Warden’s whiskey and smokes were whisked away as soon as the office door closed behind him. No longer content to make… Continue reading
Simple is sexy.
Earlier this week, Santa Monica Studio launched a redesigned logo and completed arguably one of the most dauntingly under-appreciated projects a design team can tackle.
To some, a logo is just that. It doesn’t stand for or… Continue reading
Expectations are high for the forthcoming release from Monolith Productions, developers of F.E.A.R and Condemned. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a third-person action RPG set in an open world; in this case, the expansive and beloved universe of J.R.R… Continue reading
Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have announced the next instalment in the Project Zero series via a lengthy, creepy trailer.
Titled Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko (The Raven-haired Shrine Maiden), it will be released on September 27th in Japan (possibly… Continue reading
Earlier this week, registration closed for the world’s biggest and most prestigious fighting game tournament aka Evolution 2014. With players unable to register on the day to battle it out for over $100,000 in cash prizes, organisers were able to… Continue reading
We’re sat at the table when a rap on the door disturbs our birthday celebration – I am 2 years old, and mother has been feeding me cake – ‘here it comes, through the tunnel! Chooooo cho…’ She gets up… Continue reading
A month ago, Marty Sliva wrote about Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number in IGN, stating that while the game was practically identical to its predecessor, it was not necessarily a bad thing at all, before asking his readers to contemplate… Continue reading
A source close to 16bitkings has revealed that an employee of UK high street retailer GAME today confirmed the existence of the long rumoured Playstation Vita exclusive: Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix. When said employee was discussing his inability… Continue reading