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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080: release date, where to buy, price, specs, and benchmarks

Nvidia‘s RTX 3080 is here. Launching today, Thursday September 17th, at 6am PT / 2pm BST, the RTX 3080 is the first GPU to be released in 2020, and we‘ve gathered together everything you need to know about it, including what time it goes on sale, where you can buy one, how much it‘s going []

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The RPS Indies Uncovered stream is live with loads of games across the day

As is tradition, our Vidbuds are today hosting a day-long livestream playing all sorts of wee indie games that are in PAX X EGX. Matthew and Colm are on the Indies Uncovered sofa until 5pm, with 15 games coming before then. They‘re starting out exploring a weird WW2 bunker in Paradise Lost, then later will []

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Spelunky 2: how to turn off ‘always run‘

Spelunky 2‘s run function is on by default, but this can make it a little tougher to make the intricate movements required of you in the game. Thankfully, this isn‘t the only way to play. Here‘s how to turn off the always run‘ function in Spelunky 2.

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Have you played Contradiction: Spot the Liar?

Contradiction: Spot the Liar! is an absolutely wonderful, hilarious, campy romp. If you haven‘t played a full-motion-video (FMV) game in a while, or ever, this is the perfect starting point.Designed by Tim Follin and starring Rupert Booth as Detective Inspector Frederick Jenks, you‘re tasked with getting to the bottom of the mystery behind Laura Palm- []

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War shows some singleplayer action

Following the big blast of multiplayer from Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War last week, tonight brought a wee bit of the singleplayer campaign during Sony‘s PlayStation 5 stream. Considering how silly CoD multiplayer is these days, especially with the japes and banter and outfits in Warzone, it is weird to see gruff soldiers []

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Demon‘s Souls remaster is coming to PC too, surprise! Update: OR NOT?

Update: Sony have now pulled the trailer and told Kotaku that Demon‘s Souls is in fact not coming to PC and other consoles. Human error is to blame for that information being in the trailer, they say. WELP. Well, we‘ve not heard anything new about the rumoured Bloodborne PC port I ache for, but tonight‘s []

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Demon‘s Souls remaster is coming to PC too, surprise!

Well, we‘ve not heard anything new about the rumoured Bloodborne PC port I ache for, but tonight‘s PlayStation 5 showcase did bring one FromSoftware surprise for us: the upcoming Demon‘s Souls remaster will be released on PC too. Huh! Originally published by Sony for PlayStation 3 in 2009, this is the punishing fantasy murdergame which []

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A new Resident Evil Village trailer shows even more nasty werewolves

Capcom showed off another trailer for the next Resident Evil game during today‘s PlayStation 5 showcase and yup, it‘s sure creepy. Resident Evil Villageis sending Ethan and Mia off to a not so peaceful life in a less than idyllic village. It looks like their new retreat is chock full of occult drawings, rituals, and []

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Deathloop introduces two of your eight assassination targets

Time loop FPS Deathloop debuted a new trailer during today‘s PlayStation 5 showcase to introduce a few of those assassination targets you‘ll be setting out to put in the ground. Your protagonist Colt has eight total targets to deal with if he wants to break out of the time loop affecting Blackreef, an island broken []

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PlayStation 5 is coming November 12th, so I guess the next generation is a go

Alrighty then, lads and germs: we have the starts of our next console generation confirmed. Sony tonight announced the PlayStation 5 will launch November 12th in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea, then November 19th for the rest of the world. That‘s two days after the Xbox Series X, launching []

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Hogwarts Legacy announced, a Harry Potter RPG set 200 years before that nerk‘s day

After years of leaks and rumours, Warner Bros. today finally announced they‘re making a Harry Potter open-world action-RPG set around the Hogwarts Boarding School For Magicians. A twist: Hogwarts Legacy is set at the school back in the 1800s, so we should see none of that pesky Potter boy. Coming next year, it‘s being made []

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Final Fantasy XVI announced and it looks grim as heck

PlayStation kicked off its latest games showcase with a reveal trailer for the next Final Fantasy game and boy oh boy does Final Fantasy XVI look pretty grim. It‘s been announced as a PS5 console exclusive not available on other platforms for a limited time after release on PS5 though it will also be available []

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Oculus is getting exclusive Assassin‘s Creed and Splinter Cell VR games

During today‘s Facebook Connect developer conference, Facebook revealed theOculus Quest 2 launch dateand price along with information on a whole slew of games coming to the VR platform. Among them will be Oculus-exclusive Assasisn‘s Creed and Splinter Cell games and quite a few other VR games.

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Rock rhythm FPS Bullets Per Minute is out now

Fighting off the forces of the underworld may not be a stroll in the park but at least BPM: Bullets Per Minute lets you get down to the dirty business to the beat of some rockin‘ tunes. As an Asgardian Valkyrie you jump, dash, and shoot to the beat of the music as do your []

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Oculus Quest 2 will start at 299 when it launches in October, replacing the Rift S

Facebook have confirmed that the Oculus Quest 2 will start from 299 / 299 when it launches on October 13th, which is a full 100 / 100 less than the original Quest. Sadly, the arrival of the Quest 2 also signals the death of our current favourite VR headset, the Rift S, as Facebook also []

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Fallout 76‘s new One Wasteland update adds level scaling

Fallout 76 has launched another update, this one bringing a bit of equality to Appalachia. The One Wasteland Update balances 76‘s combat with the goal of easing news players into the game while making sure those mavericks over level 200 will still have some appropriate challenges. Along with level scaling, the new update kicks off []

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Crusader Kings 3 is getting a huge fantasy mod inspired by Dragon Age and The Witcher

One of the main reasons I‘m not super into games like Crusader Kings 3 is that they‘re based on proper history. I know, I know, how uncultured of me. What can I say? Magic and dragons in medieval settings just fire me up a bit more. That excuse won‘t fly much longer, though, because some []

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I cannot adequately explain Starstruck, but I like whatever it is

Starstruck: Hands Of Time is a cutesy adventure game about going back in time to help some kids save the world. No, that‘s not right. Starstruck is a rhythm-action game about a guitarist trying to make it big. No, no. Starstruck is a silly rampage game about taking control of a giant hand as it []

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Inkle on Pendragon: how being evil was the key to making its replayable story click

Turn-based Arthurian legend game Pendragon is the next game from Inkle Studios of Heaven‘s Vault and 80 Days. RPS chatted with narrative director Jon Ingold at PAX X EGX about its replayable story thatspoiler alertalways ends with a deadly battle between King Arthur and Sir Mordred, and how playing as a villain helped keep the []

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Horizon: Zero Dawn has fixed more crashes in a PC patch

Another Horizon: Zero Dawn patch arrived today, promising to fix yet more bugs that caused crashes. Horizon is such a lovely game that it‘s a shame the launch was marred for some by technical issues, especially considering this was Sony‘s first experiment in releasing PlayStation exclusives on PC. Fingers crossed that this patch lets more []

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Terminating spiders in Kill It With Fire has turned me into a monster

I don‘t like spiders. Ever since I watched a documentary on TV about the leggy nasties lurking in the rainforest when I was but a high-pitched, impressionable Ed, I‘ve become one of those people who scrambles for a paper and cup when a spider‘s lurking about. So yes, arachnids raise my blood pressure. Every now []

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Spelunky 2 turkeys guide how to tame turkeys, all uses

Turkeys are the most basic mount available in Spelunky 2. They‘ll be kicking about in the dungeons from world 1, and have a series of handy uses. From increasing your health and double jumping to taking a bullet secret-service style, these poultry pals will be extremely handy early on in the game. You can also []

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Valorant‘s director wants to add some chilled social spaces to the competitive FPS

Valorant can be a pretty tense game. Not that that‘s a bad thing - the tension in competitive games is what brings most of the excitement, but it usually comes hand in hand with a fair amount of stress. Now, Riot‘s tactical FPS has already got a couple of slightly less competitive modes if you []

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Spelunky 2 shortcuts: what items are needed to open all tunnels

Spelunky 2‘s shortcuts offer you the opportunity to skip through levels if you complete them enough. This is done by meeting Terra, who‘ll be there and waiting for you once you‘ve beaten a world. You‘ll need to fulfil certain requirements to unlock the shortcuts though - here‘s what you need to hold onto.

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