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GamingToday Star Citizen is NOW FREE for One Week, New Planet to Explore

Star Citizen, the space trading and combat MMO is now free to play for one week, continuing all the way through to November 30th, with a new planet to explore also being thrown in to the mix, along with a different free ship to try every day.Hurston, the first planet to come to the game, will be appearing during the free week too, complete with cities, wilde...

 

Ion Maiden Second Ion Maiden dev blog showcases art design

3D Realms has released the second dev blog on the upcoming old-school first-person shooter Ion Maiden, written by Voidpoint art lead Aleksander "Cage" Kowalczyk. The article not only describes how creating art for a vintage engine like Build has to be done, but also how the game artist and designers bypass limitations of the 256-colour palette system that ga...

 

Half-Life Watch the Black Mesa: Xen Trailer here

I'm sure you've all heard of Black Mesa , the project to re-create the original Half-Life in a modern game engine, with updated audio and visuals. It has a long and storied history, with several iterations and eventually becoming a stand-alone release. But the developers, collectively known as Crowbar Collective, are now moving into more original territ...

 

Fallout: New Vegas James Plays Fallout: New California - Part 6 - Get Me Out of Here!

James tries to escape the hole he has gotten himself into in the next instalment of his play-through of Fallout: New California.

 

GamingToday Fortnite is the Golden Joystick's 2018 Game of the Year

The Golden Joystick awards took place yesterday, and as usual there was a huge raft of awards given out to the greatest games released, or still being actively developed, during 2018, with at least half of the awards seeing Red Dead Redemption 2 up for nomination.It didn't pick up the coveted Game of the Year award, however, as many had expected - that honou...

 

Fallout 76 Fallout 76 Nuke Codes can be Decrypted with this Website

It didn't take long for players to find ways to get ahead in Fallout 76, and one website is now allowing players to reveal the whole Nuke launch codes by just providing a partial code.The website, named NukaCrypt, was created by Redditor Waffle_cop, and is able to decrypt the entire launch code from just one partial code you may have found, saving you from h...

 

Grand Theft Auto III 30 Minutes With Grand Theft Auto III

This week, Mikey plays 30 minutes of GTA III. Play along with Random Game Picker.

 

GamingToday Command & Conquer (1995) and Red Alert Remasters Confirmed, Petroglyph and Lemon Sky Involved

Hours ago, an official announcement by EA stated that not only are the original Command & Conquer and Red Alert games (the ones from 1995 and 1996, respectively) getting official remasters, but also that this project will be done by Petroglyph Games (which still has a few ex-Westwood staff members) and Lemon Sky Studios (who did the art on StarCraft: Rem...

 

Fallout 76 Fallout 76 has released early, available to play now!

Fallout 76 has released early, and is now available to play out of B.E.T.A. ahead of it's official launch in 6 hours time (as of the time of this article).The game was due to release on November 14th on Xbox One, PS4 and Windows, but Bethesda have decided to open the flood gates a little early, perhaps as a strategy to prevent overwhelming server load. ...

 

GamingToday Five Night's at Freddy's may be getting AAA Budget

Love it or hate it, you can't deny the runaway success of the Five Nights at Freddy's series, with creator Scott Cawthorn churning out (mostly) brilliant titles, and perhaps a few misfires, in a very short space of time. There's some good news for fans of the series though, as Scott teased a new, AAA budget game, as well as confirming news about the upcoming...

 

GamingToday Microsoft confirms purchase of Obsidian and inXile

The deals were made official at Microsoft's X018 today, with the rumoured purchase of Obsidian Entertainment, developers of Fallout: New Vegas, along with RPG developer inXile Entertainment now being brought into the Microsoft fold.Obsidian are known, in addition to New Vegas, for titles including Pillars of Eternity and Kights of the Old Republic 2, with in...

 

GamingToday Final Fantasy XV DLC cancelled following departure of Hajime Tabata

Final Fantasy XV's DLC plans have been severely curtailed following the depature of game director Hajime Tabata, according to a livestream by Square Enix earlier today, with only one of the four planned DLC packs now scheduled for release.The only DLC pack to remain of the four, which focused on four characters, is the Ardyn pack, with the Aranea, Lunafreye...

 

GamingToday DayZ Enters Beta After Nearly 5 Years, Mod Tools Coming

It's crazy to think, but today DayZ has finally entered the first beta build of it's development, after nearly five years of being available to play as a Steam early access alpha, and despite this, it's seen huge success.For those who are not aware, the game is an open-world survival horror crossed with an MMO game, but with the focus on surviving. It's post...

 

GamingToday 30 Minutes With: Old Man's Journey

Welcome back to 30 Minutes With, this week Mikey plays Old Man's Journey! Check out the series on YouTube or, if you're all caught up, simply watch the video below:

 

Fallout 76 Bethesda deny Fallout 76 vulnerability, address modding 'issues'

Bethesda are on the defensive with allegations of a huge hacking vulnerability in Fallout 76 being reported on Reddit, and widely reported by IGN, stating that the claims are "innacurate or based on assumptions".The original reddit post claimed that there were no checks to verify models or file integrity on the server side, and that as a result, players coul...