April 2023 Archive

    1. Wordle hint and answer today #667 (Apr 17 2023)
    1. The Sunday Papers
    2. Past Wordle answers
    1. Shardpunk: Verminfall is a mashup of Darkest Dungeon, XCOM and Skaven
    2. Fabledom is a fairytale citybuilder about romancing princes and princesses
    3. Mordhau is currently free to keep from the Epic Games Store
    4. Vampire Survivors' Tides Of The Foscari DLC is out
    5. Ghostwire: Tokyo has added new stuff, and I have a tourism tip for new players
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Look, just bloody play Loretta, damn you
    2. Minecraft Pringles are a thing, and I'd quite like some
    3. Mr. Saitou is a heartfelt commentary on the absurdities of business
    4. Climb a Brutalist tower in this first-person platformer inspired by Minecraft parkour
    5. V Rising's big free update adds an electrified Frankenstein land
    6. PlayWay's latest sim game appears to be Barbie Horse Adventures
    7. The best free PC games
    8. Epic Games free games list
    9. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League - Everything we know
    10. The Logitech G305 Lightspeed wireless gaming mouse is down to £30
    11. AMD's flagship RX 6950 XT graphics card is down to $610 at Newegg in the US
    12. Minecraft Legends review: a colourful RTS limited by its own small ambitions
    1. Total War: Warhammer III's Chaos Dwarfs and free DLC are out now
    2. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League has been officially delayed until 2024
    3. Microsoft staff experimented with a version of Windows optimised for Steam Deck
    4. Bandai Namco games are coming to GeForce Now this month
    5. These 4K monitors are brilliant - and as cheap as $199.99 after a big discount
    6. Ubisoft's arena shooter XDefiant needs to do more to stand out from the crowd
    7. My favourite weirdo gaming mouse is down to $17 at Amazon after a 69% discount
    8. Best gaming mouse: the top wired and wireless mice for gaming
    9. Bret Robbins' Immortals Of Aveum is a showy, fantastical FPS, by Bret Robbins
    10. Grow a whole world from your spit, tears, and piss in this weird idle clicker game
    11. Dragon Age writer’s musical RPG Stray Gods has an August release date
    12. Ghostwire Tokyo English dub: How to switch audio languages in Ghostwire Tokyo
    13. Get Intel's Core i5 13600K CPU for £302 at Amazon UK
    14. The Electronic Wireless Show podcast S2 Ep11: American McGee's Alice is through and through
    15. A huge Game Of Thrones mod arrives in Crusader Kings 3 tomorrow
    16. This Jsaux Steam Deck dock is down to £30
    17. RPS premium supporters can claim their free copy of Against The Storm today, in time for playable foxes
    18. RPS@PAX 2023: The voice cast of Team Fortress 2 reveal the origins - and the future - of the "Sandvich Saga"
    19. Nicolas Cage's Dracula film gets a Vampire Survivors-like game adaptation
    20. Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 review: what a difference DLSS 3 makes
    21. This week's GTA Online Podium Car
    22. Ghostwire: Tokyo Jizo statue locations
    23. Dungeon Of The Endless' maybe-sequel Endless Dungeon has been delayed by five months
    24. Summer Games Done Quick 2023 will have a 2-hour Elder Scrolls Anthology speedrun
    1. What's better: unit veterancy, or rerolling dice?
    2. Beautiful Alice In Wonderland-inspired slasher Ravenlok is coming to PC and Game Pass in May
    3. Right now you can get 14 Star Wars games for 80% off - including some absolute classics
    4. Sherlock Holmes The Awakened review: a creepy Lovecraftian jaunt for Frogwares fans
    5. Here are the PC system requirements for Dead Island 2
    6. Wartales review: a grimy medieval fantasy RPG rife with emergent stories
    7. Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 price, specs, release date, and everything else you need to know
    8. Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy is the longest and most challenging Trine game yet
    9. Desktop Dungeons: Rewind will be free for all owners of the original game
    10. Ghostwire Tokyo: KK's investigation note locations
    11. Edders in Japan: A Great Time Was Had
    12. PC Game Pass is now fully available in 40 new countries
    13. Dead By Daylight codes [April 2023]
    14. Genshin Impact codes [April 2023]
    15. The best Genshin Impact Nahida build
    16. Next Genshin Impact banner [Version 3.6]
    1. This Dell laptop will run your Minecraft server for £220
    2. The 2TB Samsung 990 Pro is down to £152.99 at Ebuyer in the UK
    3. You can play Half-Life: Alyx without VR glasses using a handy new mod
    4. Retro-inspired shooter Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun blasts onto PC in May
    5. Driving Empire codes [April 2023]
    6. Da Hood codes [April 2023]
    7. Sea Piece codes [April 2023]
    8. Anime Fruit Simulator codes [April 2023]
    9. Bithell Games will be making more Tron games, according to Disney
    10. Restaurant Tycoon 2 codes [April 2023]
    11. Project Slayers codes [April 2023]
    12. Bubble Gum Simulator codes [April 2023]
    13. Demon Soul Simulator codes [April 2023]
    14. Roblox Anime Mania codes list
    15. Demon Slayer RPG 2 codes [April 2023]
    16. Anime Fighters Simulator codes
    17. Muscle Legends codes
    18. Tower Of Fantasy codes [April 2023]
    19. Build A Boat For Treasure codes [April 2023]
    20. Slayers Unleashed codes [April 2023]
    21. Roblox Heroes Online codes: all active codes for free rare & epic spins
    22. Bee Swarm Simulator codes [April 2023]
    23. Anime Fighting Simulator codes
    24. Funky Friday Codes [April 2023]
    25. Pet Simulator X Codes [April 2023]
    26. Boku No Roblox codes [April 2023]
    27. King Legacy codes list [April 2023]
    28. My Hero Mania codes [April 2023]
    29. RPS@PAX 2023: Tarn and Zach Adams chat to us about the runaway success of Dwarf Fortress' Steam release
    30. World Of Stands codes [April 2023]
    31. Against The Storm is the next free game for RPS premium supporters!
    32. You can play the PS1-style Dead Space Demake right now, for free
    33. Doors codes for April 2023
    34. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's final gameplay trailer promises a battle against the odds, like usual
    35. All Star Tower Defense codes list [April 2023]
    36. Say hello to Zijin Wang, RPS's latest work experience pal
    37. Screenshot Saturday Tuesday: is business the real monster, or are the giant monsters?
    38. Roblox promo codes and free items list [April 2023]
    39. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands SHiFT codes
    40. Blox Fruits codes [April 2023]
    41. Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds codes
    42. Persona 3 remake and Jet Set Radio reboot footage seemingly leaks online
    43. Shindo Life codes [April 2023]
    44. Anime Dimensions codes [April 2023]
    45. The Sunday Papers
    1. Ark: Survival Ascended will be sold without Ark 2 after backlash, but will still cost $60
    2. Cook Serve Forever will leap into the early access fire in May
    3. American McGee's Alice sequel pitch rejected by EA
    4. The Last Of Us: Part 1 has another new patch with a set of performance improvements
    5. This £39.99 Micro SD card is 512GB and up to 180MB/s, making it ideal for Steam Deck
    1. Get 16GB of DDR4 RAM for £35 using this Ebay code
    2. Retro-inspired RTS Tempest Rising debuts 20 minutes of multiplayer battling
    3. How one of the greatest visual novels got an English translation because of its fans
    4. Pill Baby successfully fuses surreal drama with monster kicking
    5. Sons Of The Forest adds a sick new vehicle in latest patch
    6. Resident Evil 4 remake adds free Mercenaries mode and curious microtransactions
    7. Mr. Sun's Hatbox is a slapstick roguelike with a heavy dose of Metal Gear Solid 5
    8. You can grab Battlestar Galactica Deadlock for free this weekend
    9. Reality Bytes: The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners - Chapter 2: Retribution is long on title, short on ideas
    10. RPS is hiring a News Editor, and applications are open now
    11. What are we all playing this Easter weekend?
    1. Dying Light: Enhanced Edition is currently free to keep from Epic
    2. Bohemia are the latest to try to make the RTS/FPS hybrid happen, bless them
    3. Stranger Of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is now on Steam at its new cheaper price
    4. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor needs a huge amount of hard drive space
    5. Add on 8TB of storage with this UK Seagate IronWolf HDD deal
    6. RPS GOTY Revisited: 2012's Far Cry 3 is better than the games it ended up influencing
    7. Grab an RX 6600 graphics card for £210 after a 10% discount
    8. Check out the Super Meat Boy spin-off puzzle game in a free demo
    9. Want a PCIe 4.0 SSD for 10% off? This Ebay code has you sorted
    10. In Passpartout 2: The Lost Artist you can become an art master with hard work
    11. You can now play Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s multiplayer on Steam Deck
    12. The Electronic Wireless Show podcast S2 Ep10: endure and survive The Last Of Us's PC port
    13. Celeste Classic is now available on the Playdate
    14. RPS@PAX 2023: Meet Bioshop Infinite, the barbershop quartet that's been a PAX fixture for nearly a decade
    15. Half-Life 2: Episode Two's community-made VR mod arrives on Steam today
    16. Diablo 4 release date and time
    17. Road 96: Mile 0 review: an unexpected but enjoyable mashup prequel
    18. Ask RPS: when did you know you wanted to write about games for a living?
    19. Minecraft Legends is a curious and charming blend of adventure and RTS
    20. Lil' Guardsman remixes Papers, Please in a cute deduction adventure
    21. Path Of Exile 2: Everything we know
    22. Remedy's Quantum Break delisted from storefronts after temporary Game Pass removal
    23. Hammerwatch 2 takes the hack-n-slashing series open world this summer
    1. Wow - you can get an Lenovo Legion 5 Pro RTX 3060 gaming laptop for £900
    2. One of the fastest SSDs is down to £155 for 2TB at Amazon UK
    3. This 2TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is just £95 at Amazon UK
    4. What's better: bioluminescence, or dark darkness?
    5. Behold, the Cyberpunk 2077 path tracing mode your GPU probably can’t run
    6. RPS@PAX 2023: Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun really nails the feeling of being a big stompy space boy
    7. Dredge's rescue dog is actually the spooky fishing sim's most supreme being, devs reveal
    8. A decade after its announcement, genre-bending Defender's Quest 2 returns
    9. Why Star Wars Jedi: Survivor doesn't hit reset on Cal's combat abilities
    10. The RPS Game Club pick for April is Betrayal At Club Low
    11. Monster Energy threatens another game with legal action over the word "monsters"
    12. Indiescovery Episode 7: the best indies we played at PAX East 2023
    13. Total War: Warhammer 3 is getting free DLC alongside the Chaos Dwarfs expansion
    14. Cute tidying puzzle game A Little To The Left is getting a free Easter event
    15. A Highland Song gives Death Stranding a musical run for its money
    16. Valheim map guide
    17. Another The Last of Us Part 1 patch arrives, but the mouse jitter fix is delayed
    18. Valheim dedicated server hosting guide
    1. Crusader Kings 3's next expansion adds tours, tournaments and grand weddings
    2. Killbox construction kit Meet Your Maker is out now
    3. Devolver Digital acquire Gunbrella developers Doinksoft
    4. Kick Elden Ring enemies around like Dark Messiah in the impressive first-person mod
    5. Remastered puzzler Desktop Dungeons: Rewind is launching this month
    6. The Invincible is way more exciting now I know it "isn't a 1:1 adaptation" of Stanislaw Lem's sci-fi thriller
    7. The Steam Deck is no way to play The Last of Us Part 1 – for now
    8. RPS@PAX 2023: What four PAX Rising devs learned after demoing their game for four days straight
    9. Loop Hero joins Game Pass today
    10. Activision Blizzard settles lawsuit with US government over esport wage suppression
    11. Everspace 2 review: noughties but nice
    12. Crab Champions is a crab shoot 'em up sequel to that dancing crab meme
    13. Asus’ Steam Deck rival, the ROG Ally, is no joke
    14. Overwatch 2's next hero Lifeweaver might fix the game's support problem
    15. Street Fighter film coming from Dune and Detective Pikachu's production company
    16. Fight a cherry blossom fox in the next free Wild Hearts update
    17. Valheim tips and tricks
    1. Raidborn doesn't try or need to be more than a bit of stabby fun
    2. Storybook strategy sim Six Ages 2 treks to PC this summer
    3. RPS@PAX 2023: 5 more indie games that caught our eye
    4. Ro-Ghoul codes list [April 2023]
    5. Best Valheim Armor: how to craft the best Armor
    6. Word Solitaire remixes the rules but stays just as compulsive
    7. Arsenal codes [April 2023]
    8. Rocket League codes: redeem these codes for free cosmetic items
    9. Star Wars: Jedi Survivor is more Fallen Order, and that's okay
    10. Games should all let me repeatedly ask NPCs what I'm doing, because I'm not paying attention
    11. Screenshot Saturday Mondays: a fluorescent tube into your immersively simulated face
    12. April's Game Pass leavers include Life Is Strange: True Colors and The Long Dark
    13. The best Valheim weapons
    14. Totally Accurate Battle Simulator devs release a free archive of 23 playable prototypes
    15. Life By You release date, system requirements, and more
    16. ARK 2: Everything we know
    1. The Sunday Papers
    1. The Last Starship's alpha 2 adds free roam mode, ship docking, and much more
    2. Marvel's Avengers final content update makes all cosmetics free
    3. Ark 2 is delayed, so they're turning off Survival Evolved's official servers and charging $50 for a remaster
    4. Sonic The Hedgehog was murdered and you can solve the mystery
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?