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First Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay footage leaks

Some early video clips from the new Mass Effect have emerged, showing off the game’s graphics and some familiar-looking aliens.For a game EA has said almost nothing about in public there’s an increasingly large stack of leaks that are helping to give a picture of what Mass Effect: Andromeda will look and play like.

Game preview: uld Blizzard’s Overwatch be the FPS of the year?

Before this week we’d never played Overwatch before, even though it did have a closed beta on PC last year.What we had done though, is conduct a very encouraging interview with the creators at last year’s Gamescom event.

Fallout 4 wins best game at video game BAFTAs

According to BAFTA, open world role-player Fallout 4 was the best game of last year.In the end it only won three though, for Audio Achievement, Performer (for Merle Dandridge as Kate Collins) and Music.

Street Fighter V producer admits single-player mistakes

Not that any Street Fighter game has ever had any particularly good single-player content but the lack of even an arcade mode has seen the game badly underperform in the sale charts.And now series overseer Yoshinori Ono has admitted as much, in comments made to American mag Game Informer.

Halo 5 gets Infection (don’t worry, that’s a good thing)

Microsoft are to release another free game mode for Halo 5, with the zombie-themed fan favourite Infection.Xbox One exclusive Halo 5 is to get a version of Infection, the zombie-themed multiplayer mode from Halo 3 and Halo: Reach.

Fear Effect sequel ming to Kickstarter

A Kickstarter campaign for Fear Effect Sedna will be starting next week, but a lot seems to have changed since the original… More than 15 years after the last game appeared on PS one, Square Enix has greenlit an indie-made follow-up to Fear Effect.The original two Fear Effect games were espionage-themed action adventures that used a pre-rendered, fixed camera system similar to the original Resident Evil games.

Game preview: Doom beta is back from development hell

The game that put first person shooters on the map finally returns, but is Doom still relevant in the modern game world?As the game that popularised the concept of the first person shooter, the original Doom was almost more tech demo than game.

Phil Spencer hints at Xbox Two nsole, not 1.5 upgrade

More cryptic comments from the boss of Xbox suggest that the new Xbox hardware might be more substantial than previously thought.Although the PlayStation 4K seems to be little more than open secret at this point, it’s actually Microsoft that first started talking about upgraded consoles.

Gears Of War 4 UK release date is October 11

Xbox One exclusive Gears Of War 4 will be released on October 11 in the UK, and worldwide.This will be the first entry in the series since 2013 spin-off Gears Of War: Judgment, and the first since Microsoft bought the franchise from series creators Epic Games.

Rumour: God Of War 4 set in Norse mythology, due to launch with PS4K

Leaked artwork appears to show that the next God Of War will move away from Ancient Greek mythology, and could be out this year.Usually reliable sources are insisting that God Of War 4 is going to be announced soon, and that it will feature Thor, Odin, and the rest of Norse mythology.

EA stops Donald Trump from using Mass Effect fan video

US presidential candidate Donald Trump has retweeted a video which equates himself with an evil racist from EA’s Mass Effect games.Donald Trump has been forced to remove a video from Twitter that uses audio clips from Mass Effect, and which repurposes dialogue describing villain the Illusive Man to describe Trump himself.

Legacy Of Kain game Nosgoth cancelled

After a year in development, Square Enix has decided to cancel development of online-only game Nosgoth.It doesn’t look like fans are ever going to get a new Legacy Of Kain game, as multiplayer spin-off Nosgoth is abandoned after a year of being on Steam Early Access.