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Hitman alters the deal again, goes “fully episodic”

Following its sudden pulling of pre-orders from the PlayStation Store late last week, Square Enix and Io Interactive are altering their release plans for their new Hitman title once again. The game will now be “a truly episodic AAA game experience, with a major live component.” So what exactly does that mean? Continue reading Hitman alters the deal again, goes “fully episodic”

Tom Clancy’s The Division gets a new trailer, its actually pretty good

It’s been a few years since Ubisoft first unveiled The Division and its long road to release has left wondering if it was all now a case of too little too late. If the game’s latest trailer is any indication, Ubi still seem confident that they’ve got something special on their hands. Check it out after the jump. Continue reading Tom Clancy’s The Division gets a new trailer, its actually pretty good

Square Enix cancels Hitman PlayStation Store preorders, but don’t freak out

A few keen Hitman afficianados who had already pre-ordered Square Enix’s next entry in the series, simply titled Hitman, got a worrying message from Sony earlier today advising that their pre-order had been cancelled by the publisher. Continue reading Square Enix cancels Hitman PlayStation Store preorders, but don’t freak out

Video Games Review: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India (PS4, 2016)

It’s been a little while since we’ve seen a game in Ubisoft’s series of 2.5D Assassin’s Creed sidescrollers. At one point they were set to release throughout 2015 but after Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China didn’t quite set the world on fire, they dropped off the radar a little. Now, Ubi plans to release the remaining two installments one after the other, beginning with Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India. Continue reading Video Games Review: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India (PS4, 2016)

EA unveils real-world Need for Speed car designed by fans

Back in November, EA announced that fans of the just-released Need for Speed reboot would be able to vote on the design of an in-game car. The car that emerged at the end of that process would be custom-built IRL and fans would be taken through the game-to-real-world construction process. The promised time is at hand. The car has been revealed. Continue reading EA unveils real-world Need for Speed car designed by fans

New report suggests Assassin’s Creed taking 2016 off, new game set in Egypt

It would seem that the next game in the Assassin’s Creed series will head to ancient Egypt. The news comes out of a new report by Kotaku that suggests the new game is currently progressing under the working title “Empire” and may actually release in 2017. Continue reading New report suggests Assassin’s Creed taking 2016 off, new game set in Egypt

Back to work: Gaming news you may have missed over the holidays

Welcome back, boys and girls! We’re back at work and getting ready for CES 2016 in just a few days time. Thing is, while we were enjoying the holidays, news kept rolling in – Steam had themselves a Big Winter Fail, Oculus hit a stumbling block and there was good news for Final Fantasy fans. Hit the jump and get all caught up. Continue reading Back to work: Gaming news you may have missed over the holidays

The Iris Games & Tech Top 15 Games of 2015, plus our Runners Up and Biggest Letdowns of the Year

What a year it’s been for gaming. The surge of fantastic indie titles shows no signs of slowing and, after a horror year in 2014, the AAA side of the industry has made a clear effort to pick itself up by the bootstraps and deliver titles of quality. There was a lot to like out there this year, but 2015 wasn’t without its calamities and misfires and we’ll cover those too. So what were our favourite games this year? And which will take home our coveted Game of the Year award? Continue reading The Iris Games & Tech Top 15 Games of 2015, plus our Runners Up and Biggest Letdowns of the Year

Video Games Review: Fat Princess Adventures (PS4, 2015)

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from the Fat Princess franchise. The original game, a blend of single- or multiplayer action and strategy, debuted on the PS4 back in 2009. Things went quiet after that until its sequel, Fat Princess Adventures, was announced and quickly released all within December 2015. Departing from its more strategic roots, Fat Princess Adventures takes an action-RPG focus, bringing mechanics not out of place in a dungeon crawler and blending them its signature brand of humour.

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