Title: Resident Evil 2 Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC Release Date: January 25, 2019 Rating: PEGI 18 It's been almost 21 years to the day that the original Resident Evil 2 graced our PS Ones, and a lot of things have changed for the series in that time. Over the course of the long-established horror series’ history, we've seen the game take many forms. From the pre-rendered backgrounds and tank controls of the original trilogy to the more action oriented, over-the-shoulder third person adventures 4 through 6 and even a shift to first person in the latest incarnation (Resident Evil 7). We’ve played as an on the rails, Light gun shooter, Online Multiplayer Survival shooter, Movies through to Zombies and cults. We’ve grown used to Capcom switching things up and playing around with the formula. So when it was announced that Resident Evil 2 was getting the remake treatment, there was a lot of speculation about what version of Resident Evil we’d be getting. Would it be … [Read more...] about GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil 2 (2019)
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If you're running a GeForce graphics card and have installed the October 2018 update for Windows 10, Nvidia has a new set of GPU drivers available that are supposed to make the most of your setup.The new 416.16 WHQL release brings "Game Ready" status to the latest Windows 10 build, which Microsoft started officially released a couple of days ago. Microsoft won't begin pushing the update to end users until October 9, but if you want to download it early you can. Nvidia doesn't list any specific games in its release notes, but notes that one of the key features of the October update for Windows 10 is the first public support for Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API."This is huge for two reasons: (1) DXR provides an industry-standard application programming interface (API) that gives all game developers access to GeForce RTX’s hardware support of ray tracing. (2) DXR adds support for ray tracing to the Windows operating system, so DirectX 12 Windows PCs can now execute the … [Read more...] about Nvidia releases a ‘Game Ready’ GPU driver for the Windows 10 October update
It’s that time of the week once more – time to take a big ol’ look at this week’s best gaming deals and see what you’ll end up spending your rent money on this week. We’ve got deals that’ll work in the UK, deals that’ll work in the US and some deals that will work in both the UK and US, as well as presumably many other places. Let’s get started. Giveaway! It’s time once more to offer up the chance for you folks to get your hands on some free games. This time around, GamesPlanet has got together with Jelly Deals to offer up a selection of ten PC titles that you can enter to win. Entry closes at 11:59:59pm on Monday, August 13, so get your entries in while you can. Win one of ten games from GamesPlanet UK & US Deals Summer is truly here when online retailers all showcase their summer sale ranges and digital-only newcomers Voidu are no exception. You can take an extra 18% off your choice of already-discounted game when you … [Read more...] about This week’s best gaming deals: SNES 3DS XL, Quake Champions, Geforce 1080, and more
What are the best FPS games? It’s a hotly debated topic, and one that, once the debate initiated, made the VG247 office erupt in an impromptu nerf war. Luckily, when the dust settled, we managed to land on our top 50. Just so you can have a bit on insight into our process, here’s how we narrowed them down. First off, we favoured new stuff over older games. While you will find a few retro shooters in this list, we prioritised newer releases simply because they hold up better today. GoldenEye might be a classic – and it still made our list – but it controls like a shopping trolley with a broken wheel. Likewise, we thought about how to classify an FPS and decided on the simplest measure: a video game that plays from the first-person perspective and contains guns. That’s why you’ll also find this list stuffed with the odd immersive sim. Sorry. Other than that, we just had the near-impossible task of ranking them all, and no doubt you’ll disagree … [Read more...] about The 50 best FPS games ever
After so many Warfares of the Modern, Advanced, and Totally Wacky variety, there was something comforting about Call of Duty going back to World War 2. Playing Call of Duty: WW2’s multiplayer mode now, nine months after launch, is like slipping on an old boot — albeit a boot covered in mud, masonry dust, and the blood of tens of millions of people. It’s also fitting that a game about a conflict 70 years past feels so old. In 2018, and in direct comparison with competitors like Battlefield, CoD’s engine feels like it was of age to actually enlist for the Second World War. That’s a bit unfair, but I spent last month playing Quake, and it feels like it’s learned all the lessons Call of Duty hasn’t from the last 10 years of multiplayer shooters. There’s a decidedly unreconstructed feel to CoD: WW2’s breakneck pace, its rigid animations, and its dinky maps. Navigating those stages feels awkward, too: I kept getting stuck on walls and … [Read more...] about Has Call of Duty: WW2 been improved by its updates?