Preview Hellraid (PC/Mac)
Richard Pilot was eager to see Hellraid at Gamescom, the new dungeon hack-and-slasher from Dead Island and Dying Light creators Techland. Find out if it lives up to his expectations in this preview.
Bungie's first game since it moved on from the Halo series is about to be unleashed. Destiny is one of the biggest launches of the year, and Richard Pilot got to sit down with Bungie Community Manager David Dague at Gamescom to talk about the origins of the game, what they learnt from the beta, how they expect to cope with the launch, and what they have planned.
Preview The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PC/Mac)
CD Projekt's RPG series continues to grow in stature, with The Witcher 3 highly anticipated in the PS4 and Xbox One communities as well as its core PC fanbase. Richard Pilot got a look at the 2015 game at this year's Gamescom.
Preview The Evil Within (PlayStation 4)
Richard does not cope well with horror games, so it's a pity we didn't have a camera on him when he played The Evil Within, Bethesda's upcoming title with Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami. However, you can read his thoughts on this terrifying prospect.
Preview Runemaster (PC/Mac)
Taking a break from historically-accurate European history, Paradox's own development studios are delving into Norse mythology in upcoming RPG Runemaster. Richard Pilot got a look at the game at Gamescom, where it was also revealed that it's coming to PS4 alongside the Windows, Mac and Linux versions.
Preview Cities: Skylines (PC/Mac)
After the disappointment of last year's SimCity, there is a strong demand for a full city building simulator. Thankfully Paradox and Colossal Order are stepping up from transport simulation in Cities in Motion to Cities: Skylines, revealed at this year's Gamescom. Richard Pilot got an in-depth look at the game, including its water management, ability to produce large cities of various shapes, and plans for Steam Workshop support.
Preview Might and Magic Heroes VII (PC/Mac)
Richard Pilot gets a close look at the next entry in Ubisoft's long running Might and Magic Heroes series, which hopes to reinvigorate the series without abandoning its roots.
Preview Dying Light (PlayStation 4)
Techland is staying with zombies but moving on from Dead Island. Dying Light still features the undead, but embraces an open world where you need to be ready for when darkness falls. Richard Pilot went hands-on with the new co-operative mode revealed at Gamescom.
Preview The Settlers: Kingdoms of Anteria (PC/Mac)
The Settlers are back, and yet they're wandering a different path. Richard Pilot gets a look at Kingdoms of Anteria, a more adventure-driven take on Blue Byte's long-running series.
Preview Magicka 2 (PlayStation 4)
Richard Pilot is not someone to trust in a co-operative game that offers opportunity for betrayal, so he's the perfect person to investigate Magicka 2, the follow up to Paradox's popular top-down action game.