Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn is a Soulslike that’s not afraid of difficulty settings

Recently we’ve seen a flurry of announcements and releases for Soulslike games. From the recently released Thymesia and next week’s Steel Rising, through to 2023’s Pinocchio inspired Lies of P it feels like everyone and their dog is jumping on the action RPG bandwagon at the moment. Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn Publisher: Kepler Interactive … Read more

10 Video Game Series That Don’t Deserve The Hate

Over the years, video games have become an essential storytelling medium. When done right, they’re able to immerse and affect readers on a deeper level than alternative mediums like books and movies. The combination of setting, characters, music, and player interaction can come together to create truly unforgettable experiences. Titles like The Witcher 3 and … Read more

NHS vacancies in England at ‘staggering’ new high as almost 10% of posts empty | NHS

The number of posts lying vacant across the NHS in England has reached a “staggering” record high of 132,139 – almost 10% of its entire workforce. The total of unfilled posts jumped dramatically by the end of June from the 105,855 vacancies that existed three months earlier, quarterly personnel figures show. NHS leaders said the … Read more

QPR close to signing Villa’s Iroegbunam on loan

QPR have agreed a deal to sign midfielder Tim Iroegbunam on loan from Aston Villa. The 19-year-old has been among Mick Beale’s top targets and looks set to make the move ahead of tonight’s transfer deadline. The R’s head coach previously worked with him at Villa, where he was manager Steven Gerrard’s assistant before taking … Read more

Setback for Microsoft’s £59bn plan to buy video game company Activision Blizzard | Business News

Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard could reduce competition and requires further investigation, the UK’s watchdog has said. The $68.7bn (£59.4bn) takeover was announced in January, and would make Xbox-maker Microsoft a more powerful rival to Sony and Nintendo. But the Competition and Markets Authority said the deal could restrict competitors’ access to Activision Blizzard games … Read more

Gaming for everyone, everywhere: our view on the Activision Blizzard acquisition

Game developers around the world are creating innovative and groundbreaking games. We think that we can do more to bring those experiences to the billions of players everywhere. Our announcement in January that we intend to acquire Activision Blizzard was an important milestone in our journey to do so. Since then, regulators, game developers and … Read more

‘Historic’ James Webb images show exoplanet in unprecedented detail | James Webb space telescope

A blazing gas giant shrouded in dusty red clouds has been revealed in unprecedented observations of a planet beyond our solar system. The observations, which astronomers said marked a “historic moment for astronomy”, are the first direct images of a planet beyond our solar system by Nasa’s $10bn (£8.65bn) James Webb space telescope. They are … Read more

All-Star Battle R review — Stylish and satisfying anime fighter remaster

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R is a remake of a classic PlayStation 3 anime fighter, and it does the original game justice. Fans of the anime and manga alike will get something out of this fighting game. It was clearly created by people who love Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and all of the absolute insanity … Read more

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn features an exciting blend of fantasy, guns, and chaos | Hands-off preview

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn looks awesome. Although I didn’t get to play through what I saw, the mechanics at play all flow so well together, from the range of combat options to movement, it’s fast becoming one of my most anticipated releases. While dark magic can be used to teleport from place to place … Read more

Shiny Galarian Zigzagoon, evolution chart, 100% perfect IV stats and Obstagoon best moveset in Pokémon Go

Galarian Zigzagoon is the Pokémon du jour for August’s Community Day – a reoccuring Pokémon Go event that increases the spawn rate for a specific Pokémon , while also boosting shiny rates and offering an exclusive move, along with a whole host of other bonuses! The Galarian form of the Tiny Racoon Pokémon is a … Read more