The Sinking City is an open-world detective game set in the oppressively odd burg of Oakmont, where it falls to you to investigate murders amidst the flooded streets and whale carcasses. Does it scratch our specific itch for Lovecraftian horror and solving crimes? Find out in Show of the Week.
Epic poetry, biblical apocrypha and fast food mascots are just some of the unexpected items that inspired these unlikely videogames - each based on source material so strange we're amazed they ever got greenlit in the first place. Consider the origins of Xbox 360 oddity Sneak King and more in this video.
Join us for gameplay from the new State of Decay 2 DLC Heartland, out now. Heartland, the biggest State of Decay 2 update to date, sends players back to the map from the original State of Decay to take on one of two different stories: a man searching for his hero, and a woman tracking down her estranged Dad. Watch on as Jane and I kick off the latter story in this State of Decay 2 Heartland gameplay.
Get a faceful of Borderlands 3 gameplay in which Ellen and I take new character Moze the Gunner for a spin in her mighty mech suit Iron Bear, hunting out Mouthpiece, a noisy and high-ranking lieutenant with the nefarious Children of the Vault cult. Keep watching for Iron Bear action from Ascension Bluff and the cult's Holy Broadcast Center, taken from early in the game.
Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines 2 transports the bloodsucking action RPG to moody Seattle, where your newly made vampire must live their best unlife against a backdrop of warring factions, powerful clans and the constant temptation to be a terrible vampire asshole. Here are seven ways to be the latter in Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines 2 gameplay revealed at E3 2019.
A pit stop at a quiet tavern turns sinister when the Oxventure heroes are tricked and taken captive in a magic-proof prison. Rude. What will they do without magic? Who is behind the nefarious spell-sucking scheme? How many organs is Egbert missing? Find out in Spell Check, an Oxventure episode recorded live at MCM London on 24 May 2019.
Join us for gameplay from the new Just Cause 4 DLC Los Demonios, due for release on June 26th. In it Rico battles against a bunch of weird, ancient demons using only his wits, his skills and the brand new demon crossbow weapon, which, yes is probably the most useful of those three things.
Behold Control gameplay in which Federal Bureau of Control chief Jesse Faden strives to lift a lockdown in the Bureau's spooky headquarters, under the direction of Jane and Andy at E3 2019. Keep your eyes peeled for Jesse's supernatural powers, creepy Hiss monsters and mysterious janitor Ahti.
Nazi zombies are back on their bullshit in third-person co-op shooter Zombie Army 4, follow-up to Rebellion's Zombie Army Trilogy. Here's Zombie Army 4 Dead War gameplay in which Mike survives a zombie ambush, sets off a bunch of zombie traps, and wallops zombies with his special electric punch. What other treats does Zombie Army Trilogy sequel Zombie Army 4 have in store? There's only one way to be sure.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint is essentially Ghost Recon Wildlands 2, but differentiates itself with a more involving storyline, a new setting and new survival mechanics. What Mike and Ellen are really assessing in this co-op gameplay, though, is the survivability of a parachute crash.
Witness this Lego Forza Horizon 4 gameplay, fresh from E3 2019, in which Mike and Ellen take a selection of blocky motors for a spin through an eclectic Lego racetrack that features UFOs, dinosaurs, pirate ships, and a spooky haunted forest.
Escape is Gears 5's new three-player co-op mode that sees you as a trio of Hivebusters who must plant a bomb in a Locust hive then get the heck out as quickly as possible. Watch Jane, Mike and myself play Escape Mode mode at E3 2019, and keep an eye on the channel for more from the show all this week!
As rumours foretold, Microsoft revealed Project Scarlett, the next Xbox, at its E3 2019 press conference. The Project Scarlett reveal was dense with close-up shots of circuit boards and light on details, but what we do know about Project Scarlett so far is enough to make us sit up straight, and also look up the term custom Zen 2 and Navi processor. So consider the new Xbox's potential resolution, framerate, power, launch titles and release date.
Watch Dogs Legion is one of the most ambitious games of E3 2019, letting you choose any of London's citizens and recruit them as a playable character. We've played it and, as Londoners, here are the things we deem the most London in Watch Dogs Legion.
Jedi: Fallen Order is the new Star Wars game from Titanfall developer Respawn. In it, you play as Cal Kestis, a Padawan who survived the Jedi-destroying Order 66 and is understandably annoyed and ready to take it out on the Empire. As a result, here are seven stormtroopers who are having a really, bad day in Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order.
Andy returns from Star Wars Land with tales from Disneyland's new Star Wars-themed area, Millennium Falcon ride and coloured milks, then turns to Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order: Respawn's excitingly story-led, single-player Star Wars game due for an imminent gameplay reveal at E3 2019. What a time to be alive. Subscribe to Outside Xbox for Jedi Fallen Order news coming soon, along with the best of E3 2019 as it happens.
It's hard enough to find Easter eggs in games, desperately head-butting walls looking for a secret cave or something. These games decided to make things even trickier by making these Easter eggs only available to find on one of the 365 days of the year.
Mike, Andy and I posse up again for a Red Dead Online story mission from Sadie Adler's husband Jake, in which we must ride out and hunt down some man-eating wolves. But first: a blood feud! Watch on for horseback acrobatics and wolf stabbing in this Red Dead Online gameplay.
For the first time, Andy, Mike and I posse up in a Red Dead Online video. Red Dead Redemption 2's Sadie Adler has a job for us in a new free roam story mission: go rescue a cart from some bad cowboys. Watch on for rootin' tootin' gun-shootin' Red Dead Online gameplay.
Join us as for Show of the Week as we venture cautiously into the haunted cruise ship of Layers of Fear 2. No longer are you a troubled painter, instead you're a troubled actor and the layers are the layers of your character. It makes perfect sense, probably. Watch as we play the first hour of Layers of Fear 2 gameplay in Show of the Week and subscribe for this show every Friday!
Minecraft recently turned 10 years old, and with Minecraft creators constantly cooking up amazing new stuff, this giddy minecart ride isn't running out of track any time soon. Minecraft Marketplace offers just that kind of stuff, being a simple storefront where you can discover and download new skins, maps, and mini games for your game of Minecraft. Take a look at seven of our favourite creations.
The Sea of Thieves Tall Tale continues! We return to Shores of Gold, the first of Sea of Thieves new story-led adventures, still on the hunt for the mysterious Shroudbreaker treasure. Fresh from finding the wreck of the Magpie's Wing in the first episode, we boisterous buccaneers discover the mysterious drowned tunnel, looking for somewhere to put the weird crab totem we acquired in the last episode. Is it a temple? Is it a trap? Can't it be both?
A title screen is the digital welcome mat to let you know what to expect from the videogame to come. But some go the extra mile and give you title screens that are fun, funny, or that give you a deeper understanding of the game itself. Consider our seven most memorable faves.
Join us as for Show of the Week as Mike talks Ghost Recon Breakpoint, the newest Tom Clancy shooter to feature the Ghosts who, misleadingly, are not actual ghosts, but rather an elite special forces crew. Discover more about this Wildlands sequel in Show of the Week and subscribe for this show every Friday!
We recently recalled our best loved joke weapons that actually worked like nobody's business. The YouTube comments revealed a heap more weapons that looked mostly harmless but were definitely harmful - like the Fable Frying Pan, the TimeSplitters Brick and New Vegas' toy-looking ray gun that calls down a deadly Archimedes II laser orbital strike. Be careful with that thing.