Show of the Week eyes up Battleborn, the multiplayer shooter from the makers of Borderlands that's out next week. Its roster of 25 heroes is more colourful than an explosion in a Skittles factory, but the question is how huggable are they? No, it is.
When it comes to in-game product placement, these sponsors would have been better off buying billboards, hiring skywriters, or maybe just throwing their money in the sea. Consider the branded cars, phones, adult periodicals, batteries and corn snacks by which we've been baffled in our games.
Fresh out of juvie, Faith rediscovers the City of Glass and how to do forward rolls in this Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay on Xbox One. Later, she kicks people off rooftops.
The 2016 reboot of Doom prides itself on being a no-nonsense first person shooter of the old-school persuasion. With the inclusion of SnapMap, a highly flexible map editor, though, you can fill the game with as much nonsense as you like. Want to create a musical instrument or a full-blown farming simulator? Go right ahead.
Dark Souls 3 is a notoriously punishing game and, being the videogame-playing experts that we are, we thought we'd dispense a little bit of sharpened justice to the Kingdom of Lothric. Because sarcasm doesn't translate very well to the written word, let us be clear: we do not recommend drinking every time we die.
Swarm Mike and Swarm Andy wade into Gears of War 4's multiplayer beta for Show of the Week. There they sample Gears of War 4's new so-called Dodgeball mode, which is intense, violent and increasingly scary. Much like the sport itself, but with dismemberment.
In 1995, publisher Namco gave the world Time Crisis, Tekken 2 and a patent for a system that ran minigames in the loading screens of other games, which kept anyone else from doing that for over two decades. Consider the ways these games tried to keep you entertained during load times with things that weren't Galaxian.
Behold Overwatch Xbox One gameplay in which cowboy and/or John Marston cosplayer McCree brings the pain with his sci-fi six shooter and robot fist.
If you're familiar with the Mafia series, you might be wondering why the lead character in this Mafia 3 gameplay isn't wearing a snappy suit and a fedora. That's because this isn't the romanticised adventures of the Italian mob, it's about a man called Lincoln Clay out to systematically disassemble the Mafia and replacing it with a motley crew of criminals. And that's not the only reason the game's fictionalised New Orleans feels fresh.
There are plenty of flashy triple-A games on the horizon for Xbox One, but you want to pay close attention to the indie games coming to the console. Where else but in an indie game are you going control someone's bodily functions, race the elderly or beat up a wallaby with an armadillo? Nowhere, is where.
Mirror's Edge Catalyst turns back time to tell us the origin story of parkouring protagonist Faith, fleshing out the lightly written fiction of the original game with a more substantial story. Fresh from a session with this prequel-reboot, Show of the Week gets to grips with Catalyst and what new things we have learned about Faith Connors.
The open-world City of Glass, rejigged combat and young Faith's new 'mag rope' grappling hook appear in these 10 minutes of gameplay footage from Mirror's Edge Catalyst. Fresh from a session with Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Johnny Chiodini from Eurogamer joins me to talk it out.
Clearly Gears 4 will be very much a Gears of War game; it's still got giant, steroidal soldiers kicking seven shades out of The Locust. That said, new developer The Coalition isn't afraid to shake things up. Get an eyeful of the things that keep Gears of War 4 multiplayer feeling fresh in this new gameplay footage.
Table Top Racing World Tour has you driving tiny cars around everyday settings, gathering power-ups to use against your enemies and trying not to fall off the edge of the track. So is it just a Micro Machines remake? Not exactly.
Fallout 4 DLC Wasteland Workshop lets you trap animals, raiders and deathclaws in cages then make them fight for your amusement. Watch us capture bears for the Sanctuary Funderdome in this Fallout 4 Wasteland Workshop gameplay footage.
We do battle with Eurogamer's Aoife, Johnny and Ian in turn-based strategy Worms WMD. Witness worm-blasting PC gameplay with tanks, helicopters and a castle used as sneaky cover, then subscribe to Eurogamer for more videos from those guys.
Final Fantasy 15 arrives on 30 September to fulfil at last all our boyband road trip fantasies. That's plenty of time to purchase a matching leather jacket and some extreme hold styling clay, and to consider five hairdos even less plausible than those of protagonist Noctis and his bros.
A good ending doesn't have to be a happy ending but it does have to tie up the loose ends and show all the preceding stuff added up to something. One surefire way to nark your players therefore is to put the closure they crave behind a paywall, by deferring the real ending of the game into some premium downloadable content that doesn't come with the game as standard.
Here's some fresh new Overwatch gameplay from Overwatch on Xbox One, with characters Soldier 76, Mercy and Genji in action on the Russia map in Blizzard's upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter.
Mass Effect Andromeda (the official name for Mass Effect 4) will put us in the spaceboots of a new hero in a new galaxy. No prizes for guessing that the galaxy in question is Andromeda, which is 2.5 million light years from our own Milky Way. If we're going to travel all that way, there are certain things we don't want in Mass Effect Andromeda.
Final Fantasy 15's new "Platinum" Demo puts you in the trendy shoes of a younger version of protagonist Noctis, as he explores his dreamscape with the help of his magic fox-rabbit-unicorn guide, Carbuncle. Join us as we attempt to figure out what the hell is going on.
In Quantum Break, an experimental time machine rips the space-time continuum a cataclysmic new one. If only protagonist Jack Joyce had learned the lessons of videogame history: mucking about with time travel never pays off, except in really terrible alternate futures.
No matter how long you spend designing cool and unique enemies for your videogame, you're never going to come up with anything worse than the other players. Here are just some of the times when in videogames, man was the real monster.
In an era where the Call of Duty model of multiplayer is increasingly the inspiration, Doom reminds everyone that it set the original rules for multiplayer shooters back in 1993 with a purposefully retro sensibility. Watch on as this Doom gameplay shows how the granddaddy of shooters has evolved for 2016.
Games get cancelled all the time, but often it's before we know they exist. Much worse is when a game that we've seen and are looking forward to gets spiked. Consider these six of the most promising games that will never see the light of day.
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