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Ben Affleck talks about 'Sad Affleck' and he’s not quite over it (hello darkness, my old friend...)

Ben Affleck talks about 'Sad Affleck' and he’s not quite over it (hello darkness, my old friend...) Speaking to BBC’s Radio 1, Affleck was asked about what he had learned during his short stint at Batman.No, it turns out Affleck learned “not to do interviews with Henry Cavill where I don’t say anything so they can play Simon and Garfunkel tracks over it.

Guest Column: Creative Block

Guest Column: Creative Block How much time, would you say, is too much time trying to perfectly place a fence in Fallout 4?I’m a bit of a perfectionist, and in Fallout 4, I found myself getting strangely invested in the state of the settlements.

SWERY Returning to Game Development with New Independent Studio

SWERY Returning to Game Development with New Independent Studio Following a lengthy, health-related absence, D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die and Deadly Premonition designer Hidetaka "Swery65" Suehiro is returning to game development.Yesterday, SWERY announced his newest gaming venture, an independent studio called White Owls Inc.

Super Mario Odyssey brings Mario to the real world, but this GTA mash-up brings him to the *real* world

Super Mario Odyssey brings Mario to the real world, but this GTA mash-up brings him to the *real* world I think we all had a feeling of shock and surprise when the trailer for Super Mario Odyssey showed the cartoon plumber entering the real world-- well, if you count "New Donk City" as the real world anyway.As strange as it was though, it's got nothing on a new video from YouTube user CrowbCat.

Little Nightmares gets a release date and a creepy af trailer

Little Nightmares gets a release date and a creepy af trailer This is going to sound like an oxymoron considering it's full of horrible death, but do enjoy a new trailer confirming the release date: Little Nightmares is available for pre-order now, both in digital and physical formats, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.If you're a really big fan of the game already, you can also nab a collector's edition with a 10cm tall statue, soundtrack, poster, and stickers.

PC Gamer Weekender lets you play Darksiders director's next game, Battle Chasers: Nightwar

PC Gamer Weekender lets you play Darksiders director's next game, Battle Chasers: Nightwar Fans of '90s comics and classic JRPGs alike have a big new reason to go to the PC Gamer Weekender: THQ Nordic has confirmed that its pre-release playable lineup will include Battle Chasers: Nightwar.If you didn't hear about the game during its 2015 Kickstarter campaign, here's a quick primer: old-school Final Fantasy combat with the art style of Darksiders and a pinch of Diablo-style isometric action.

Gabe Newell's holding a Reddit AMA today, a week after a Valve insider said Half-Life 3 wouldn't happen

Gabe Newell's holding a Reddit AMA today, a week after a Valve insider said Half-Life 3 wouldn't happen Gabe Newell is infamous for being a bit of a recluse, often appearing in public only to make the briefest of statements and avoid that question.But today, he'll take to Reddit for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session starting at 3pm Pacific / 11pm GMT, giving you the chance to speak directly to the man in charge of Valve.

Injustice 2's story trailer stars evil Supergirl, Brainiac, and Darkseid

Injustice 2's story trailer stars evil Supergirl, Brainiac, and Darkseid Where many fighting games insert a token story experience, it looks like Injustice 2 dev NetherRealm is going all out.Big-name DC villians and heroes are all set to appear in the studio's follow-up to the 2013 original, and a new story trailer teases us with why: Superman’s arch-nemesis Brainiac.

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets more close-up combat options with craftable melee weapons

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets more close-up combat options with craftable melee weapons These new combat and crafting details were revealed by Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian S.That's a Galaxy Quest reference if your knowledge of Tim Allen-led sci-fi pictures is lacking.

Nintendo Switch launches with 5 games, which do you want the most?

Nintendo Switch launches with 5 games, which do you want the most? In a perfect world we'd all just grab one of each and sort them out later, but if you're already laying out $299.So help us out with a maybe-not-so-hypothetical: you have a Nintendo Switch in your hands on launch day, guaranteed - what's the one game you take home to play with it?

Kratos' son in God of War is named after (or actually is) a brother-killing king of Greece

Kratos' son in God of War is named after (or actually is) a brother-killing king of Greece That name may sound familiar if you're interested in Greek mythology.Family intrigue and drama followed, involving about as much murder, betrayal, and incest as you'd expect from a Greek myth.

Assassin's Creed 2 - how Ubisoft took their time and turned a flawed series into Assassin's gold

Assassin's Creed 2 - how Ubisoft took their time and turned a flawed series into Assassin's gold So Assassin’s Creed was a mixed success then, and by ‘mixed success’ we mean ‘sold over eight million copies’.Given the success of the first game, it’s surprising just how much Creed 2 changed.

RadioRadar+ Podcast 63: The Nintendo Switch is unveiled

RadioRadar+ Podcast 63: The Nintendo Switch is unveiled The Big Topic: Our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch's price, tech, and launch lineup.After a surprisingly strong teaser back in October, all eyes have been on Nintendo and it's upcoming console/handheld hybrid Switch.

The best celebrity Dubsmashes - from thrown phones to wrecking balls: how the stars enjoy days off

The best celebrity Dubsmashes - from thrown phones to wrecking balls: how the stars enjoy days off By the looks of these videos it's all actors seem to do when they're not filming - they film themselves.If it wasn't so glorious I'd say it was a problem.

Shoot, jump, summon a fairy ghost J-Pop star: You should be playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

Shoot, jump, summon a fairy ghost J-Pop star: You should be playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 A gorgeous riff on classic action gaming from the creators of Mega Man Zero and Mega Man 9.(Most famously, they were the main developer behind Capcom’s 2D Mega Man games for almost all of the ‘00s.

Two months until release and I still don't know what Mass Effect: Andromeda's deal is

Two months until release and I still don't know what Mass Effect: Andromeda's deal is But I don't know what its deal is, other than the fact that it's more Mass Effect.Assumptions about how Mass Effect's past will inform its future, how Bioware's present will do the same.

Project Wight is the monster game for you if you hate people

Project Wight is the monster game for you if you hate people Well, Project Wight lets you step into the shoes - or claws - of the monster and give us humans exactly what we deserve.One of Project Wight’s key mechanics is that as you age and grow, you develop new abilities.

Bioware says Mass Effect: Andromeda on Scorpio is 'something we'd definitely consider looking at'

Bioware says Mass Effect: Andromeda on Scorpio is 'something we'd definitely consider looking at' In a recent interview with Official Xbox Magazine Mass Effect: Andromeda's creative director Mac Walters has suggested a Project Scorpio (Microsoft's upgraded console expected later this year) version of the game could well be a possibility.It does seem to mainly be a timing issue right now, as obviously the Scorpio won't exist until a long time after Mass Effect: Andromeda's release, but Walter's comments fuel a little hope that we could eventually see a Scorpio enhanced GOTY edition later on.

The best MMORPGs to play right now

The best MMORPGs to play right now Farming (of the agricultural rather than loot variety, though the latter is certainly present as well), match three puzzle games, pet battles, a Plants vs.Zombies mini-game, and an unbelievable wealth of other content in iterative patches and full blown expansions continues to ensure WoWs place at the top of the heap.

Here's what's coming in the Resident Evil 7 season pass. Spoiler: It's not kittens

Here's what's coming in the Resident Evil 7 season pass. Spoiler: It's not kittens There's only a matter of a week until Resident Evil 7 unleashes its brand of first person nasty on January 24 and Steam has revealed at least some of what we'll be getting as part of the season pass.There's no release date for this grim content as yet but it will all be available by the 31st of December this year.