Dave has cancelled video game TV show Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit after three series.Confirmation comes from the Dave Twitter account, in response to a viewer who wondered if Go 8 Bit would return. The third series of Go 8 Bit started on 12th February 2018 and ran for 10 episodes over 10 weeks, ending in April.It starred presenter and comedian Dara O Briain, who hosted a selection of celebrities as they battled through five rounds of video game-based challenges.Celebs included chat show host Jonathan Ross; former model Jodie Kidd; ex-footballer David James and Sonia Fowler from yesteryear's EastEnders - Natalie Cassidy, among many others. Team captains Steve McNeil and Sam Pamphilon, creators of Go 8 Bit, were also on the show, as was lovely and brilliant gaming expert Ellie Gibson, who once worked here at Eurogamer - before becoming a stand-up comedian and launching the popular Scummy Mummies podcast."I'm sad there's no more Go 8 Bit, for both personal and financial reasons," Ellie … [Read more...] about Dave’s video game TV show Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit canned after three series
Hark! It’s the sound of our sweet voices taking up an hour of your precious time. The RPS podcast of old, the Electronic Wireless Show, has returned in a fresh new body. We’ve got news, interviews and silly features, as well as some of the traditional idle chat. This week, Pip, Adam and I are chatting about Far Cry 5‘s “Last Supper” image, the recent layoffs at Hitman developer IO Interactive, and enjoying a jaunt through melancholy puzzler Old Man’s Journey. There’s also some Quickfire Questions with the developers of survival puzzler Rain World, news from Paradox Con and lots more. You can listen above on Soundcloud or download it for later. You can also find it very soon on iTunes, Stitcher or Pocket Casts. There’s even music in it by Jack de Quidt. We spare no expense. Links and info: Far Cry 5’s “Last Supper” art Far Cry 5 trailers and info Layoffs at Hitman devs IO as Square Enix ditch studio Rain … [Read more...] about Podcast: The RPS Electronic Wireless Show returns! Listen to us talk Far Cry 5, Prey and Old Man’s Journey
Playdius launched a new trailer for the Fun Punch Games developed “Dodgebrawl” game Strikers Edge, available now on PlayStation 4 and PC in North America and January 31 in Europe on the PlayStation Network. Strikers Edge is a fast-paced multiplayer game which features a roster of eight playable ancient warrior characters from different eras and civilizations. Players must aim and throw various weapons at opponents while dodging and finding cover to prevent them from being attacked in return. “We are eager to release Strikers Edge to the players that have been following our game from the beginning,” said Filipe Caseirito, Co-founder and Programmer at Fun Punch Games. “In addition to the cross-platform play between PC and PlayStation 4 players, we are excited to implement Twitch Mode for PC players to stream their rise to the top!” Strikers Edge is played through online or local multiplayer mode battles, with a variety of … [Read more...] about Strikers Edge Shows Characters and Dodgebrawl Gameplay in Launch Trailer
By Matt Martin, Wednesday, 17 January 2018 10:32 GMT The highly anticipated update to Fortnite’s Battle Royale map will release this Thursday.new locations to the existing island, including the city Tilted Towers, Junk Junction junkyard and Shifty Shafts mine. The intention is to fill out the map with new spots but also tweak existing locations such as Moisty Mire and Wailing Woods. Developer Epic Games has confirmed the update will go live on Thursday January 18 although no time has yet been given. The developer also revealed new screens of the locations to be added to the map, a short video, as well as all the patch notes for version 2.2.0. which can be seen below. Fortnite is a survival shooter for Xbox One, PS4 and PC and is one of VG247 picks for the best free games on console. It’s become one of the biggest games of the moment, with regular updates to the game keeping it alive. There’s plenty to learn about Fortnite, which is why we’ve answered the … [Read more...] about Fortnite new map update 2.2.0 releases Thursday: screens show off mine, city, junkyard, full patch notes here
Happy 2018! With a snow bomb cyclone... thing... hitting northeast US, our four hosts braved the comforts of their apartments for a safe and warm chat. Join us! Lend us your ears! (Available via Art 19, iTunes, or wherever else you get your audio fix.) YOUR HOSTS Simone de Rochefort - Video producer. Author. Woman of leisure. Assassin’s Creed enthusiast. Chelsea Stark - Managing editor. Zelda fan. PC gamer. Dungeon and/or Dragon. Ashley Oh - Social media manager. Mei main. Meat expert. Phantom thief. Knife user. Allegra Frank - Deputy news editor. Scoop hunter. Anime enjoyer. Nintendo nerd. The Polygon Show will be available for you to listen to every Friday on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. If you like what you hear, don’t forget to rate and review The Polygon Show on Apple Podcasts — seriously, every little bit helps! Have any serious or just plain strange questions that you want answered on the show? Email us at [email protected] and we might read it on … [Read more...] about The Polygon Show episode 31: Snow Bob-Omb!