"Shadow of Mordor is a challenging game and you won’t last very long by mashing the attack button over and over again. Expect to die or flee often as the Uruks are a tough bunch and you will often find yourself outnumbered by a great deal. The Uruk Captains also add another layer of challenge with each of them having their own mix of strengths and weaknesses."

At EGX 2014, Dom was able to get his hands on the new title from Square Enix, Lords of the Fallen. With it being a direct competitor against the Souls Series, does it match up to expectations?

"I know a lot of people can’t wait to get back to the game journalism corruption angle, but there’s still other things happening within the #GamerGate social verse. Everyone pushing to get the scandal out there finally received a “thank you” for reporting harassment, and the campaign called “Operation Disrespectful Nod” gained enough momentum to score another major victory against Gawker Media."

2K Games has revealed the newest trailer for their upcoming wrestling title. The TV commercial is mixture of live action footage of WWE superstars such as John Cena, Cesaro, Hulk Hogan and in-game footage

Ever the one for hints, Ed Boon co-creator of the Mortal Kombat games recently sent out another tweet that could possibly be hinting at the next fighter to join MKX’s roster.

One of the most important people behind the Assassin’s Creed series is leaving Ubisoft. After ten years of service, Ubisoft announced that executive Jade Raymond is leaving the company.

Denis Murphy writes- I've always had a thing for adventure games. Even during my adolescent years of being a gamer, I'd have settled for a good adventure title over something that offered big guns being shot by a woman with very large breasts any day. The first adventure game that really blew me away was Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars. Boasting great voice acting, characters, music, puzzles and an epic storyline, it had it all.

"‘Grand Theft Auto V’ is today considered by many to be the best open-world sandbox-style action title of all time! But there have been many contenders to the throne. If you’ve grown tired of Michael, Trevor and Franklin’s adventures around Los Santos, then check out our recommendations for the Top 5 Best Alternative Games to GTA V."

At EGX Dom was able to get his hands on Dead Island 2 from Deep Silver. Is the next addition to the zombie survival series worth picking up? Or is there a lot of zombies yearning for more?

North America, 18th century. Amid the chaos and violence of the French and Indian War, Shay Patrick Cormac, a fearless young member of the Assassin Brotherhood, undergoes a dark transformation that will forever shape the future of the American colonies.

"After Pinsof’s story got out, Destructoid owner Yanier “Niero” Gonzalez stepped forward to issue his take on the situation. He wanted people to know what his site stood for and the difficulty in making the decisions that he made."

"Anil Dash is a prolific blogger and entrepreneur who has been around since the very beginnings of the internet. Currently, besides managing the businesses he helped co-found, he is also a contributor to Wired and to Medium's own publication The Message. Anil is well-known for championing social justice causes and left-leaning viewpoints on current events.

One thing Anil is not, has never been, and as far as I know, has never claimed to be, is a journalist.

Let alone a games journalist."

Ultimax in many ways is to P4A as Super Street Fighter IV is to Street Fighter IV. The balance has been improved. New characters were added. Additional stages are present. But it's also more than that.

"Donkey Kong Country for the SNES made it’s return on the Wii U eShop this past week in a surprise release. Playing through, it quickly becomes clear this game is still no pushover with deaths a frequent thing. So we’ve found an easy way to gain 99 lives to help you tackle some of those tougher stages. All it takes is less than a minute and you’ll be prepared for the long road to King K. Rool."

"For the price of $14.99 players will be able to go to battle as an Archer, Knight, Vanguard or Man-at-Arms. With over 60 customizable options for their warrior, players can fight to the death in a variety of game modes including Free-for-All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Team Objective."

"It is great to know that Activision actually approached the Japanese studio on making this action packed title. Another interesting tidbit for fans of the developer, Kurooka states Korra will have a difficulty level that “suits their expectations” and the final boss fight will have “PlatinumGames written all over it.”"

"Yesterday VRFocus reported on a new virtual reality (VR) shopping experience named Open.TV. The concept is simple enough in that consumers are given detailed pictures and videos of a product before deciding whether or not to buy something. Promised integration with the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) suggests that the idea could be one of the first signs of true VR making an impact in the retail space. According to UK department store group House of Fraser, this could just be the start."

"Earlier in 2014 indie developer The Virtual Dutch Men released the world’s first one to one virtual reality (VR) roller coaster in Helix – The Next Level. The experience stands out from other VR roller coasters by perfectly replicating the Helix ride located at the Liseberg theme park in Gothenburg, Sweden. Today the developer has released a new update for the experience, which adds no functionality."

"A slew of new horror experiences have come to the Oculus VR Share Beta in its most recent update. Some are short experiences while others are full videogames. The Apparition Within The Rift from indie developer Rogue Agents Studios sits in between as an environmental demo for the upcoming full experience. The demo is compatible with the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) and is compatible now."

"Allistar Pinsof, a former writer for Destructoid, has come forward after dealing with a year of turmoil and frustration for not having received proper justice, following an unusual situation that spawned from Pinsof warning consumers about an IndieGoGo campaign. Combined with certain e-mails from the Game Journo Pros mailing list, his information corroborates a lot of what gamers suspected but didn’t know how to deal with or expose. For the purpose of this story, some names may be redacted as..."

"Certain aspects of the story will upset you, tug at your heart strings and motivate you with some adrenaline pumping goodness all within the span of a few clicks. I would go so far as to say that the level of interactions between the characters as well as the overall scope of the story are some of the best that I have played since the Mass Effect trilogy. I do not believe I have been this invested in a story and the characters in quite some time which is certainly quite the feat as I am a hug..."



Neocoregames has uploaded a new teaser trailer to get fans hyped for the early access for their game Deathtrap. The trailer will give you a sneak peek at three of the maps, various skills, deadly traps and watch as a Sorceress storms her way through waves of monsters. Deathtrap isn't suppose to release until early next year but you can get early access to the game on October 22nd through Steam.

Slightly Mad Studios and Bandai Namco Games America Inc. have announced today that Project CARS won't be making its November release date and instead will now be releasing on March 17, 2015 for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and the PC.

With the title being moved away from the competitive holiday scene that is usually dominated by household titles, it allows the team from Slightly Mad Studios some more time to extend and polish the game and accomplish the next-gen racing experience that has b...

Jermain of RGN writes: "Poland developer Destructive Creations released their reveal trailer for Hatred, an upcoming shooter that is being labeled as “controversial” by many.

"If you’ve not been following the GamerGate drama over the last few weeks you might be confused as to why a group that is often portrayed as a hate group by other media sources is donating to a bullying prevention charity. Sadly, the response to the latest articles slamming GamerGate, and by some in the tech and games journalism industry, was to call or show support for bullying. Specifically for the bullying of those perceived as “nerds”."