Steins;Gate 0 English language version confirmed for 2016

Steins;Gate 0 English language version confirmed for 2016

May 27, 2016

Is this to be the year of the anime visual novel? We’ve already had confirmation that the Psycho Pass game will make it to the West thanks to NIS America, and today PQube have announced that they’re releasing Steins;Gate 0 in English. What next? The first Steins;Gate game is already available in English-speaking parts of the world, and quickly...

New Deus Ex trailer mishandles racism undertones

New Deus Ex trailer mishandles racism undertones

May 26, 2016

There’s been no such thing as a bad Deus Ex game so far – yes, that includes Invisible War, deal with it – and this is hopefully not a trend that Mankind Divided is set to buck. We’re looking forward to the next Deus Ex. That said, the above trailer makes us somewhat uncomfortable. It seems a bit stupid to make a live-action trailer for a game...

Amy Hennig, whose Uncharted 4 work was scrapped, to be presented with BAFTA award

Amy Hennig, whose Uncharted 4 work was scrapped, to be presented with BAFTA award

May 24, 2016

Those of you who read our Uncharted 4 review – yes, both of you – will remember that we made brief mention of the rumours of Hennig being forced out of Uncharted 4’s development, and of the original script bearing little relation to the one that made it to retail. Later on, we also said that “there’s no such thing as an Oscar-worthy Uncharted...

Worms W.M.D. hooks new trailer and infographic

Worms W.M.D. hooks new trailer and infographic

May 19, 2016

When you stop to think about it, there aren’t many long-standing game franchises left around; or at least, not many that aren’t now pale and shameful ghosts of their former selves. Worms, which first wriggled onto the scene via the Amiga back in 1995, continues its stroll through the 21st Century with Worms W.M.D, due for release “later this...

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter extensive PS4 footage

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter extensive PS4 footage

May 13, 2016

Sherlock Holmes is no stranger to the world of games but, as you’ll see if you watch the video above, Frogwares are doing something a bit different with him this time around. We get a very good idea of what to expect here actually because, in addition to the PR-friendly commentary, we get over ten minutes of actual gameplay footage. No thirty seconds of...

Study finds VR can be used to treat paranoia

Study finds VR can be used to treat paranoia

May 6, 2016

With 2016 heralding the release of VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, and Sony’s PlayStation VR. A study has just concluded that Virtual Reality can be successful in treating patients with severe paranoia, by enabling patients to face their fears, and helping them learn that the things they fear are in actual fact safe. The study, carried out by...