Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 02 Sep 2014

No Man’s Sky is a terribly ambitious game in the vein of Elite and its sequels – it’s all about exploration in an unbelievably vast, procedurally generated world, or indeed, multitude of worlds. Still, it’s generating a lot of confusion. Redditor vyper248 wants to put an end to much of that confusion, and has compiled just about every little bit of info on the game you need to know, from a variety of sources.

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Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 02 Sep 2014

Day one patches are nothing new. Things turn up in games that shouldn't be there, or developers were still busy adding and changing things even after the game discs were shipped. However, The Sims 4 is promising weirder stories, and their patch fits with the new theme.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 02 Sep 2014

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth; desserts and other sugar-laden confectionary are far less likely to get a rise out of me as much as a savoury snack – but every so often I get a craving for something sweet. And if there’s any one sweet thing that ignites the fires in my belly, it’s custard. Yes, that beautiful blend of dairy, eggs and sugar gets my taste buds all wet.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 02 Sep 2014

Have you ever read a comic book, and thought to yourself what would happen if events had been different? What if Batman wasn’t mentally unbalanced? What if Spider-Man wasn’t a whiny bug during the clone saga? What if Galactus ate more Twinkies? Decades ago, Marvel hit on that idea, with their monthly What If series of comics that asked more intelligent questions and examined the ramifications. And out of hundreds of issues, these five are great examples of twisting continuity into something else.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 02 Sep 2014

As the final piece of Sony tech that I brought with me to Germany, the Sony Smart Band seemed like something right up my alley. Do you have weird OCD? Do you want to track more than just the number of steps you take? Then does Sony have something for you... maybe.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 02 Sep 2014

I’m excited for Assassin’s Creed Unity for a number of reasons. I like that the game is decidedly more difficult than previous ones, with combat actually offering a challenge. I like that there’s an actual focus on stealth – and as an Assassin you’ll actually have to skulk in the shadows. Most of all, I like that the game actually wants you to explore the city it’s set in.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 02 Sep 2014

Stop it Nvida, just stop it. It's nearly the end of the year and we haven't even got a look at your new, powerful desktop graphics cards yet. You've teased us already with hints of reveals, only for our hopes to be dashed while waiting for something from nothing. We've been sift...oh you're going to show us something next week? Well, carry on then.