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Rocket League gets free weekend on Steam

Those who have not yet sampled the delights of Rocket League have a pretty simple way of doing so for the next couple of days, courtesy of a freebie Steam weekend.From now until around the middle of Sunday (Pacific US time), the automobile-football title is free to play. read more

Magicka: Wizard Wars servers shutting down in July

Paradox’s free-to-play title Magicka: Wizard Wars will be permanently going offline in summer.A post on the game’s forums, ominously titled “An Important Update” (the “We Need to Talk” of videogame updates) says the servers will be going down on 21 July. read more

Boss Key Studios' Lawbreakers alpha test sign-ups live

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Studios is working on their new gravity-defying shooter Lawbreakers and alpha test sign-ups are live.No dates for the alpha test have been set as yet, but if a shooter with gravity-based combat set in a futuristic America appeals, then get your name down now. read more

The Division server restart fixes some glitches, others remain

A server restart today claims to have solved some of those problems, but other glitches appear to still remain.The changelog posted on Ubisoft’s forums states that the double revive glitch and talent effect stacking have both been removed from the game. read more

Tyranny dev diary explains the vision for Obsidian's next RPG

The first of what will no doubt be a series of developer diaries about Obsidian’s upcoming Tyranny RPG explains some of the vision and intent behind the game.By the sounds of things, the tech foundations laid by Pillars of Eternity have been enormously helpful for this next game. read more

Plays 8-Bit Armies

Ahead of its release on Friday 22 April, we jumped into a skirmish game of Petroglyph’s new retro looking RTS 8-Bit Armies.In this video we take you through a quick match to show the tech tree and annihilate the AI. read more

The Elder Scrolls: Legends beta sign-ups begin today

Worldwide beta registration is now open for The Elder Scrolls: Legends, Bethesda’s attempt to get in on the free-to-play strategic card game action.Closed beta actually begins today on PC, so if you sign up over here you have the chance to get playing almost right away (if you’re selected). read more

Mirror's Edge Catalyst delayed to June

EA have pushed the release of Mirror’s Edge Catalyst back a couple of weeks, bumping it from late May to early June.The game will now come out on 7 June (US) or 9 June (EU). read more

Hitman PC patch adds reconnect option, holstering and more

Ahead of next week’s release of Episode 2, Hitman has been updated on PC with a number of encouraging changes.You’ll also be able to hide challenge descriptions in the main menu, or make them less verbose with a ‘minimal’ option. read more

Paragon .24 released - Movements speed and Iggy & Scorch update

The fiery Iggy & Scorch has just been added to the hero roster.This update also makes changes to hero’s movement speed with an increase for both ranged and melee heroes. read more

8-Bit Armies Interview Quickie

PC Invasion: What prompted you to create 8-Bit Armies?What makes 8-Bit Armies different from released such as the cancelled Victory and Battle Battalions. read more

The Division emergency exploit maintenance this morning

Massive has been having a tough time with The Division over the past week with a couple of nasty exploits.This morning at 9AM CEST / 03:00 AM EDT / 00:00 AM PDT the servers will be pulled down for special emergency maintenance which will hopefully plug the Falcom Lost Incursion exploit. read more

John Romero and Adrian Carmack tease new shooter project

For a few days now rumours of a new John Romero shooter have been circulating and today there’s concrete evidence that it’s happening.In a video released on John Romero’s Youtube channel, DOOM and Quake co-creator Adrian Carmack is seen trekking across a rather bleak landscape towards a hooded figure. read more

John Romero reunites with Adrian Carmack for new FPS

Details are a bit scant regarding this new game (unless you count videos featuring lots of Irish landscape as details), but John Romero and Adrian Carmack are working together on a new first-person shooter.Under the name Night Work Games, the pair of them (and some other employees, no doubt), will be fully announcing the project on 25 April. read more

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 PC mod tools closed alpha begins

CoD modding tools are long overdue, it’s been eight long years in fact.We’re excited to have reached this milestone and to be able to provide the participants of our Closed Alpha this version of the Modding Tools to help us test them and lay the foundation for an Open Beta. read more

World of Warcraft vanilla server petition surpasses 200K goal

The petition for Blizzard to open World of Warcraft legacy servers has today surpassed its 200K signature goal.Now that there’s enough signatures on the petition, ex-World of Warcraft developer Mark Kern will be putting together an open letter to Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime. read more

The Technomancer heads to Mars on 21 June

The next RPG by Spiders studio (Mars: War Logs, Bound by Flame), The Technomancer now has a release date of 21 June, and a gameplay overview video.In this universe, Mars is controlled by powerful corporate bodies and water is in very short supply. read more

Breached is a a genre-bending sci-fi mystery. Watch the trailer

A gameplay trailer for Drama Drifters’ upcoming sci-fi mystery called Breached has been released.The game is about data stalking, drone flights and resource scavenging set in the year 2245. read more

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII battle gameplay trailer

You’re not going to conquer the land without getting your hands dirty, as this new Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII trailer demonstrates.The game is coming out in the west (and through Steam for PC) on 5 July. read more

The Elder Scrolls Online will soon embrace the Dark Brotherhood

A first trailer confirming that the infamous Dark Brotherhood will be coming to The Elder Scrolls Online in the form of future DLC has been issued today.If you’ve played any Elder Scrolls game of the last few years, then you’ll know exactly who these guys are. read more