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Every Last Bullet Counts In The Evil Within Trailer

Written by Jon Sutton on 30 September 2014 at 10:15

It’s only a fortnight to go until I’ll no doubt have to suffer the ordeal of reviewing The Evil Within, and the latest disturbed trailer suggests this won't be cakewalk. Twisted abominations and sickening death traps greet those who’re up for Shinji Mikami’s latest, which takes players on a warped journey through an ever-changing house of horrors.

This latest trailer’s all about surviving, and what you’ll need to maximise your infinitesimally small chances of making it out alive. Sebastian Castellanos, the detective protagonist of The Evil Within, is investigating what is terrorising the inhabitants of the appropriately-monikered Crimson City. Luckily Castellanos has plenty of options, ranging from straight up gunfights to fisticuffs, explosive traps, and a deadly bolt launcher. If all else fails you can always run like hell and seek refuge in a rickety old cupboard. Probably no match for a buzzing chainsaw but it’s worth a go. [More]

Gauntlet 2014 Benchmarks Intel HD 4000 Integrated Graphics Solution

Written by Felix Nova on 29 September 2014 at 18:20

Gauntlet has been plucked out of the '80s and turned into a modern day Diablo clone that offers simple co-operative fun with your buddies. If you dont have any buddies, go and get some here on GD before you give this a go. Just look at that mayhem in the image above! Gauntlet 2014 is thoroughly integrated with Steam so you can quickly grab a game with anyone you know that has a copy of Gauntlet, or you can play locally as well.

I grew up playing the original. A bunch of guys all crowded around one keyboard, doing their best to make sense of the nonsense on screen. Surely, despite the Gauntlet system requirements asking for some pretty reasonable mid range hardware for recommended settings, Gauntlet could run on our Intel Integrated HD 4000 graphics solution? Well we decided to benchmark Gauntlet with an Intel HD4000 to see if we have another title that will run on a low end, modern laptop and other similar hardware. [More]

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MIddle Earth Shadow Of Mordor Season Pass Details

Written by Jon Sutton on 29 September 2014 at 17:29

Fourteen of your English pounds gets you the Shadow of Mordor Season Pass. But what do you get for spending the extra cash?

Warner Brothers latest IP, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, is out tomorrow, where you will be able to travel the realms of Middle Earth while you yourself are possessed by a powerful wraith. The wraith happens to give you super powers that you can use against the dark forces, helping you to interrogate but mainly decapitate the dirty greenskin you come across in your quests. [More]

Windows 8 users Should Get Windows 9 As a Free Software Upgrade

Written by Jon Sutton on 29 September 2014 at 16:30

Windows 9 will bring with it Direct X 12, which in turn means some juicy upgrades to gaming as we know it. Or at least thats what us PC gamers are hoping for. But to get this extra experience do we have to purchase yet another version of Windows and do a complete system re-install?

Well hopefully, to those people with Windows 8, the answer is Windows 9 should be free to them as a system update. Therefore once Win 9 hits people can quickly upgrade their operating system, without so much as a second thought about costs and system integration. This seems like a very wise move by Microsoft, who has been losing a lot of faith with PC gamers and PC owners over the past few years. [More]

FIFA Bans Luis Suarez in FIFA 15

Written by Ruben Strubbe on 29 September 2014 at 15:00

Football fans all over the world tuned in to watch the world cup this summer.

One of the more memorable and probably the most controversial moment was during the event when Uruguay striker Luis Suárez took a bite out of Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. Resulting in a 4 month ban from all football activity, which was later softened down to just the competition matches after he attempted to appeal the ban at the court of arbitration for sport. [More]

Now Is The Best Time to Upgrade Your PC

Written by Felix Nova on 29 September 2014 at 12:30

We have seen some sky high PC system requirements in 2014, attached to some of the biggest titles of the year. Almost all of these high requirement games are available on console and more often than not we call out “bad optimisation” and “terrible console port” to explain why the developer/publisher requests certain high requirements. But in reality we all knew that these high system requirements would come, as this hardware upturn represents a technological shift in gaming.

You see when the next gen consoles arrived last year, game developers threw out their system requirement rule book. For the next year or two, we are going to see a lot more games coming to PC that will ask for todays top end hardware. So get ready to upgrade your system and I will explain why we will get better value for money if we upgrade today rather than waiting. [More]

New Destiny Content Revealed by In-game Bug

Written by Neil Soutter on 29 September 2014 at 11:45

A bug on the Destiny player select screen has revealed unreleased content, with various users uploading youtube videos of their findings. The locked content appears to include new strikes, story missions, raids, and skirmishes, all situated on planets already accessible.

While no new planets have been shown, players have been speculating about where else in near space Bungie could take the game with the addition of this new content. With many players desperate for content in new areas like Mercury, Saturn, or Jupiter, we hope there is some exploration of the rest of the solar system; with such rich potential, the introduction of other planets would go far in sating Destiny veterans’ appetites for varied and exciting new environments. [More]

Gaming on Your Watch With Android Wear - Castle Wear

Written by Stuart Thomas on 29 September 2014 at 10:40

Who can remember the large Casio watches from the 80's that offered up our first look at mobile gaming? Frogger right there on your wrist, awesome! That fad died out and was replaced by the more powerful Gameboys. But it seems like we are coming full circle, yay!

Android Wear is the slimmed down version of the Google Android operating system that is built specifically for smartwatches and various alternative wearables. Normally these wearables are used to hook up to your phone and offer up some extra info, like notifications etc directly on your wrist. Well we have just spotted a watch game called Castle Wear and its now available in its Alpha stage. [More]

Top 10 Richest Pro eSports Gamers

Written by Jon Sutton on 28 September 2014 at 16:00

Sports players earn absolutely astronomical sums. Falcao's $350,000 per week move to Man United is the perfect example of the extraordinary inflation hitting sports industries around the world. Wherever you turn there's a LeBron James or a Floyd Mayweather absolutely raking it in, but these huge amounts aren't necessarily restricted to athletes any more.

The world of eSports is coming on in leaps and bounds, and titles like Dota 2 and StarCraft 2 have ensured some of the biggest gaming spectacles in recent years. The Dota 2 International this year saw the creation of not one but five new eSports millionaires, and it's an area of gaming which only looks to be getting bigger. We take a moment now to have a gander at some of the biggest names in eSports raking in hundreds of thousands of dollars every year doing the thing they love, playing games. [More]

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