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Fallout 4’s Best Game Win At Bafta Awards Once Again Proves Gameplay Trumps Performance

Fallout 4 won big at the Bafta awards earlier today, after winning the Bafta’s highest honor of Best Game, beating out other nominees such as MGS V, Rocket League, and The Witcher 3 in order to grab the top spot. This win for Fallout 4 was just one more victory in a long line of…

Recently, a leak of a yet to be released controller for Nintendo’s next console, the NX, caused quite a stir on the internet. It was totally fake, however, and everyone collectively sighed in relief. After the original creator of the convincing mock up came forward and spilled the beans (Youtube user Frank Sandqvist) , it…

Do you like your games as brutal as your metal? Well you may just be in luck then, as heavy metal inspired Metroidvania title called Slain! is finally unleashed today. After an unfortunate delay caused Slain! to be moved back to 2016, the darkly stylized side-scroller finally hits digital store fronts everywhere to the delight…

2016 is looking to be the year VR explodes onto the scene, and everyone from Oculus to Sony is getting in on a piece of the action. Sadly, Microsoft is sitting out early forays into Virtual Reality, but an exciting tech demo of some early stage Hololens capabilities still has me excited. In a video…

Earlier today, the business publication Nikkei reported that Nintendo was to end the production of Wii U game consoles as of 2016, in the hopes of depleting their remaining stock. The reports of Nintendo ceasing production of the Wii U aren’t entirely shocking, as the prominent video game company has struggled to gain any real…

It’s Weekend News Roundup!  The show where I quickly go through all the little stories that matter, so you don’t have to. Yesterday I wrote a review of FNaF World, a review which contained such box quotes as “FNaF World is ugly garbage” and “A bit like LISA if LISA was terrible.”  Apparently I wasn’t…

Okay, look.  Project M was one thing, but the incredibly illegal copyright-infringing game projects are getting a little silly.  Last week the Star Wars open world RPG game was inevitably canceled, and now we have “Shadow Moses Unreal”, a remake of the original Metal Gear Solid in Unreal Engine 4. It looks gorgeous, it’s a…

Hot on the heels of the Oculus Rift ‘s ridiculous $600 price tag, HTC has announced that preorders for its virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive, will be open February 29th, and that it is expected to become commercially available in April of this year.  The Vive has been developed in collaboration with once-game-studio Valve…

After two weeks of absolutely nothing, it seems like we’ve all been slammed with more gaming news than anyone knows what to do with.  While we do our best at GamerSyndrome to give every story its due, sometimes there’s news items that are too small for a full article, or too numerous for our team…

Six days in and already people are calling 2016 the “Year of VR”, usually followed by “finally“.  It’s been half a decade since development began on the Oculus Rift, the first and probably most famous virtual reality device coming out this year, and now, at long last, it’s available for pre-order.  You can get it…

(Note: Originally written by Gabriel Brown) Originally due for release this year, the Xbox One exclusive Scalebound has been officially pushed back to 2017. “Development on the game is going well, and we’re really happy with how it’s coming together”, PlatinumGames said in a recent update. “Scalebound is one of the biggest games PlatinumGames has…

Kickstarter, the fan funded platform that’s help to create everything from potato salads to fully realized video games, can be as cool as it is silly at times, and the latest Star Wars RPG definitely belongs in the second camp. Devin Tripp, the guy who started this “new ambitious” project, has stated he wishes to…