News: New Arms video shows you how to play

ARMS Screen

Nintendo of Japan has released a new video highlighting the characters, and how to play upcoming Switch title Arms (via Siliconera).

In the video below, Nintendo shows how to play using the Nintendo Switch Joycon, the announced characters that we’ve seen in the build-up to launch, and how players can switch out Arms to change their plan of attack.

There’s also a look at the various modes, of which there are quite a few: Basket Ball, Volley Ball, 2 vs. 2 and others. If you’re looking for something to tide you over until the Global Testpunch, just have this on repeat until the weekend. 

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News: Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs in June’s Games with Gold offerings

Watch Dogs Aiden Pearce

Those who subscribe to XBox Live Gold will, as standard, be getting a few more videogames to download at no extra cost in the month of June: Watch Dogs and Speedrunners on XBox One, Dragon Age: Origins and Assassin’s Creed III on XBox 360. On top of that, Phantom Dust DLC will be part of the program for the entire month.

Watch Dogs will be your mid-month title, coming into Games with Gold and be there until mid-July. Speedrunners is downloadable from June 1-June 30. 

Assassin’s Creed 3 is the XBox 360 videogame available for the first half of the month, being swapped out for Dragon Age: Origins on June 16, and both are backward compatible for your XBox One.

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News: Super Mario and Ubisoft’s Rabbids join forces in Switch RPG

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle key art

The key art to the rumoured Super Mario/Rabbids crossover has leaked and its certainly something.

WWG spoke with Ubisoft, confirming the leak for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which is set to launch this August, and be on stage at E3 this June.

This strategy RPG will be available on Switch when it releases, but little else is kcurrentlyn about if you can play as the Rabbids, for example, or how those little bastards will really factor in to the Nintendo icon’s next videogame.

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Video: Syberia 3 – For Your Amusement

Colm hasn't played any of the other videogames in the series, but after seeing the critical reception for Syberia 3, he knew this was a videogame he had to have a look at.

News: The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind launches globally on June 6

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Screenshots

Bethesda and ZeniMax Online have announced that The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind will launch globally at 10am BST on June 6. The launch will follow a period of sever downtime while everything is updated for the expansion.

The Morrowind expansion recreates Vvardenflll, the location from the much loved Elder Scrolls III videogame, in the MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online.   

Bethesda has provided a handy map which shows the time Morrowind will go live around the world, so you can check against your own timezone.

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News: New Making of Call of Duty series teases ‘in-depth’ look at making Call of Duty: WW2

Call of Duty WWII Screenshots

Sledgehammer videogames is running a series of sources over the next few months called ‘Making of Call of Duty’. The series, as announced by Sledgehammer co-founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey, ‘Takes an in-depth look at the making of Call of Duty: WWII.’

The first episode is streaming live tonight, via Facebook, at 11 pm BST. It’s going to feature campaign director Brett Robbins and animation director Chris Stone, but Condrey teases some ‘special guests’ too.

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News: New Final Fantasy XV update to add ‘Stinky Tofu’ recipe. Also a survey for future updates

Final Fantasy XV may update

Via. Square Enix’s website, and translated by Gematsu, informations on the May 24 update for FinalFantasy XV have been revealed. 

One of the changes is that the title screen will have ‘a survey regarding future updates’, which will end in late June. citing to Gematsu a survey will also be running on the videogame’s official website from May 24 to June 7.

This update will also display the winning entry to the second Snapshot Contest at the Hammerhead diner.

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News: The Division patch 1.6.1 is going live

The Division Survival DLC Screenshots

The latest patch for The Division is currently rolling out for the full videogame on PC, XBox One and PlayStation 4. It was previously being tested on the PTS (otherwise kcurrentlyn as the Public Test Server). 

The patch will go live after sever maintenance today. The severs will be down for this maintenance for approximately three hours, which began at 8.30 am BST, so the patch should kick in when they go back up around 11.30 am BST. 

The biggest change for the patch is the addition of the new Loadouts feature:

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News: Red Dead Redemption 2 is delayed, but there are screenshots

Red Dead Redemption 2 Screenshots

Rockstar videogames has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 will currently be releasing in spring 2018. When it was officially announced back in October it was slated for autumn 2017. 

Rockstar says that ‘Some extra time is necessary to ensure that we can deliver the best experience possible for our fans,’ and ‘We are really excited to bring you more informations about the videogame this summer,’ so look out for more RDR2 info around E3.

Almost as if to distract us, or as a kind of palliative measure for our disappointment, Rockstar also released the first screenshots. They’re very detailed. Please enjoy looking at the intricate scrolling on a gun in the gallery below:

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News: Far Cry 5 takes place in Montana, official reveal this Friday

Far Cry 5 Hope County

Ubisoft has released four teaser videos for Far Cry 5 in the lead-up to the official reveal next Friday, May 26.

The last couple of weeks saw rumours circulating around the videogame being set in Montana, with the protagonist taking on a religious cult of sorts and judging by the videos below, this could be the case.

They’re all super short, but confirm that the videogame does in fact take place in Hope County, Montana. There’s a sort of Deliverance vibe here, with one of the videos showing a body floating down the river, and another showing a person getting their head drilled into a church bell. How lovely.

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