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Weekend Editor // Chris has been gaming since the days of the Acorn Electron, which was allegedly purchased to 'help him with his homework'. You can probably guess how well that went. He’ll tackle most genres – football titles aside – though he has a taste for games that that are post-apocalyptic, horror-oriented or thought provoking in nature.
Bruno from Encanto with Pals from Palworld photoshopped over him.

Japan’s Entertainers and Celebrities May Be Keeping Quiet Over Palworld

Palworld has a lot of people talking but, according to one source, some Japanese celebrities and entertainers are keeping quiet.
A house in a trailer for Home Safety Hotline.

Home Safety Hotline’s Runtime Warning Label Helps Prevent ‘Too Short’ Steam Reviews

The developer of Home Safety Hotline has reported adding a runtime warning label has helped fend off complaints it's too short.
Humble Soulslike Bundle, showing Remnant, Clash and Tails of Iron

Get Seven Superb Soulslikes For Just $15 With This Humble Bundle

With Remnant, Tails of Iron and more, this Humble Bundle "With Soulslike These" bundle nets you seven Souls-style games for just $15.
A girl in glasses, with black hair, in Silent Hill: The Message.

How to Solve the Chained Door Puzzle in Silent Hill: The Short Message

Stuck solving the chained door puzzle in Silent Hill: The Short Message Chapter 3? Here's what you need to do.
Three menacing characters looking at the viewer, all in red, in the game Bahnsen Knights.

Bahnsen Knights Review: A Wild, Weird Ride That You Shouldn’t Miss

Bahnsen Knights' is a fitting send-off for the Pixel Pulps trilogy, a tale of cults, cars and a man named Boulder.
Three of the best games like Tetris on PS5 - Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, Tricky Towers and Save Room -mashed-up together with elements from each.

The Best Games Like Tetris on PS5

Done with Tetris and looking for a similar block-based experience? We've rounded up the best games like Tetris on PS5.
An image photoshopped from the movie Spaceballs. A woman is holding a Palworld: The Flamethrower Toy.

Pocketpair CEO Teases Palworld Merchandise Including Toys and Trading Cards

Can't get enough of Palworld? Pocketpair's CEO has teased a range of Palworld merchandise, from toys to trading cards.
Several ghostly players being pursued by a giant glowing head in Phantom Abyss

Phantom Abyss is a Frantic First-Person Temple Runner That Puts Indiana Jones to Shame

Forget Indiana Jones, Lara Croft or Nathan Drake, Phantom Abyss has more temple-raiding action than they'll see in a lifetime.
A being in a suit of strange armour in Diablo 4, with a glowing chest and a sword on their back.

Diablo 4’s New Patch Addresses Season 3 Player Complaints

Disappointed by Season of the Construct? A new Diablo 4 Season 3 patch has tweaked the game in response to player feedback.
A PSX-style shot of the Doll from Blodborne, a pale, white-heard woman in old-fashioned dress.

Sony Puts the Brakes on Fan Game Bloodborne Kart

Sony has stepped in and fan game Bloodborne Kart is no more. But it may yet live on in a different incarnation.
A tiny, spherical toy figure in a toy shop in the game Crumbling.

Crumbling Review

Remember toys to life? Crumbling, a VR game set in an abandoned but non-haunted toyshop is everything Skylanders wanted to be.
Two fighters trying to take on a giant porcupine in one of the best games like Monster Hunter on PS5.

The Best Games Like Monster Hunter on PS5

Mastered Monster Hunters monsters and wondering what to tackle next? Here are the best games like Monster Hunter on PS5.
Palworld how to heal

Pokémon-with-guns Palworld Hits 1m Concurrent Steam Players Despite AI Allegations

Palworld, a quirky and sometimes quite dark Pokémon-with-guns survival game, has hit a massive one million concurrent Steam players.
A messenger-style screen of a man panicking after receiving bad Home Safety Hotline advice.

Home Safety Hotline Review

Home Safety Hotline is a strange but wonderful call centre simulator where you're plunged into the world of the supernatural.
A cartoon character, Little My, emerging from a well in Snufkin: Melody of Moomin Valley.

Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley’s New Trailer Introduces its Adorable Characters

Musical adventure Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley has a new trailer introducing its (mostly) appealing characters.
A vampire with a peach in her hand, and a drop of blood on her finger.

Bored Waiting For Bloodlines 2? Get Two Vampire: The Masquerade Visual Novels For Less Than $5

GOG's Horror Game Sale is in full swing and you can get a pair of Vampire: The Masquerade visual novels for less than $5 / £5.
Lego Fortnite, with a Lego character and a Lego Sheep

The Best Games Like Minecraft on PS5

From space-bases to dinosaur defence, we've rounded up the best games like Minecraft on PlayStation 5.
The Transylvania Adventure of Simon Quest, with a small pixel-figure on a 2D Castlevania-style level.

This NES-style Castlevania Tribute Game Mocks Simon’s Quest’s Silly Plot

The Transylvania Adventure of Simon Quest is an NES-style tribute game that rightly mocks Castlevania 2's silly plot.
A Lego Ideas Outer Wilds submission.

This Lego Ideas Outer Wilds Spaceship Looks Amazing and We Need It

This excellent Lego Ideas Outer Wilds submission is in the running to become a real set and it needs your support.
Bayonetta, a woman in black holding several games.

Test Your Speed Running Skills With the Humble Awesome Games Done Quick Bundle

Humble Bundle's Awesome Games Done Quick bundle nets you Bayonetta, Celeste, Sonic Adventure 2 and more for just $10.

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