Middle-earth: Shadow of War Definitive Edition Announced

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced a definitive edition for Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

Along with including all DLC for the game, the game will have updates that boast improving the overall experience. These include an updated post-game Epilogue that adds “new narration from Shelob, the Witch-king and Dark Talion, plus new Masks of the Nazgûl player rewards.

Other improvements include new difficulty levels, endless siege mode, higher level caps for followers and…

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Plumbing Inside’s dystopian depths • Eurogamer.net

This article contains spoilers for the ending of Inside.

Whether it’s teens baying for each other’s blood in The Hunger Games, Judge Dredd exploding hoodlums, or the jaunty nuked-out wastes of the Fallout series, dystopian worlds have long entertained us with doom-laden speculation and ultra-violent hijinks.

They’re becoming ever more popular too. Following the inauguration of US president Donald Trump last year, 1984 soared to the top of the bestsellers list….

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The USgamer Podcast: Black Ops 4’s Missing Single Player, Shenmue HD, and More

Caty, Mike, and Nadia get together to talk about reports that Call of Duty dropping single-player for battle royale [38:33], Yakuza 6 finally being out [54:18], and the new Rampage film [1:31:00]. Plus: Monster Hunter World’s new elder dragon, a new Castlevania (for mobile), the Shenmue remaster, and much more!

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Portal 2 co-writer returns to Valve

By Marshall Lemon,
Monday, 30 July 2018 13:41 GMT

Portal 2 writer Jay Pinkerton seems to have quietly return to Valve, although what he’s working on isn’t clear.

Last year, several established video game writers left Valve, which was a major sign the publisher was stepping away from single-player releases. Now Portal 2 co-writer Jay Pinkerton has quietly returned to the company.

If you take a look at Valve’s staff page,…

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Resident Evil 2, Labo Vehicle Kit, and Xbox Scarlett are your top gaming stories this week

Oh dear. After weeks of hype, it appears that Danny ‘I’m fucking Danny Dyer’ Dyer won’t in fact be making the pilgrimage to Love Island to visit his daughter after all. Evidently, he’s too busy dealing with baldie baddie Stuart Highway in EastEnders, having got in yet another punch-up just the other week.

Speaking of Love Island, This Morning for some reason decided to send Hayley Hughes and Nigel Farage on a lunch date to talk about Brexit, in what is quite possibly the most…

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Vampyr Evolves With Story and Hard Modes Coming This Summer

What is an update?! A miserable pile of optimizations?

The gothic RPG from Dontnod Entertainment, Vampyr has been something of a breakout success, at least in terms of more niche RPG experiences. However, if you’ve either got an itch to return to the world or want to try it for the first time, two new gameplay modes are coming with a patch before the summer draws to a…

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The next Labo set is a Vehicle Kit ⊟  Coming… – Tiny Cartridge 3DS

The next Labo set is a Vehicle Kit ⊟ 

Coming September 14, the Switch’s latest Nintendo Labo set lets you create cardboard controls to drive and pilot several virtual vehicles:

“[The Vehicle Kit] contains materials to build a variety of customizable cardboard creations called Toy-Con, including a Car, a Submarine, a Plane, a Pedal, two Keys and more. By inserting one of the assembled Keys into any of the vehicles, players can enjoy a variety…

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Fortnite players keep trying to hold funerals at the new gravestone… and it’s going about as well as you’d expect

It’s been quite a couple of days for Fortnite fans. Last week, a captured scene from a match of Battle Royale went viral, showing streamer Muselk attempting to rescue someone trapped on the side of the island, before accidentally killing them with a ATK buggy in true tragi-comic fashion. 

It become so popular, in fact, that Epic Games itself acknowledged the failed rescue attempt by posting the video in all its glory on the Fortnite Twitter account, where you can watch it for yourself…

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Fortnite’s next weapon is a heavy sniper that can shoot though walls

Fortnite heavy sniper

New weapons are (always) on their way to Fortnite, and a potential new addition looks like it could have a massive impact on the game. Dataminers StormShieldOne have uncovered a legendary high calibre sniper that should be on its way to the game in next week’s update.

The Heavy Sniper Rifle, as the weapon seems to be called, is a “powerful and accurate rifle with a bolt-action mechanism with an extremely slow reload.” That’s relatively similar…

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24 people have now been sentenced in India-based phone-scam case

Enlarge / A sign identifies the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, D.C., on Friday, May 7, 2010.

A total of 24 people who pleaded guilty to their involvement in a massive years-long phone scam often involving fake Internal Revenue Service and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officials have now been given prison sentences from four to 20 years.

The indictment was originally filed in October 2016 against 61 people and includes charges…

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