Boyband haircuts, one-legged wetsuits, and more: the worst Resident Evil fashion crimes

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Boyband haircuts, one-legged wetsuits, and more: the worst Resident Evil fashion crimes

Resident Evil is a series good at several things. Creepy monsters, secret experiments, and camp melodrama are three prime examples of Resi at its finest. But it is a series with several lows, too. Capcom have never particularly done well in the wardrobe departments of any of its characters. We decided to play fashion police and point out the ten worst offenders. 

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From hairstyles to accessories, dresses to tactical gear, the members of STARS have never really had their aesthetic on point. How some of these characters looked in the mirror in the morning and say “Hey, lookin’ good!” to themselves, we’ll never know.  But that does mean there’s plenty of dress disasters to poke fun at in today’s video. Just click play on the box above to get judgemental. 

Portal designer Kim Swift joins EA’s Motive “to work on our new IP and Star Wars projects”

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Portal designer Kim Swift joins EA’s Motive “to work on our new IP and Star Wars projects”

Kim Swift, a prolific game designer known best for her work at Valve on Left 4 Dead and Portal, has left Amazon Game Studios to work at EA’s motive Studios as design director. 

Once we know what she’s working on, we can add it to our upcoming PC games list. 

“It’s with great pleasure that I welcome Kim Swift to Motive Studios and EA as design director,” says Jade Raymond, group general manager at Motive Studios and Visceral Games. 

Creepy Castle giveaway! Win one of 20 copies of this quirky metroidvania!

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Creepy Castle giveaway! Win one of 20 copies of this quirky metroidvania!

Creepy Castle is a Metroidvania style side-scrolling RPG where you play as a moth aptly named uh, Moth, as they explore and uncover the ancient building’s vast secrets and history across several episodic stories and events, each with their own plot and distinctive characters. You’ll need to investigate and collect the dusty tombs spread across the castle in order to uncover the lore behind the universe you’re trapped in. Also taking a sprinkling of inspiration from games like Undertale with its quirky characters and retro style, combat takes a traditional turn-based form, and you’ll occasionally face the special challenge of having to best your opponent in one of several humourous minigames.  

We’ve got 20 copies of this charming RPG to give away, and all you need to do for a chance to win is enter via our widget below. We’ll also need your email, but not for anything fishy - we just need a way to contact you should you win a key! 

If so, you’ll be given a code to redeem on Steam. Just click the ‘Add A Game’ button at the bottom of the Steam client window, and ‘Activate a Product on Steam’. Follow the instructions, download the game, and get playing! 

More curation, less procedural generation - Osiris: New Dawn wants to succeed in the genre No Man's Sky created

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More curation, less procedural generation - Osiris: New Dawn wants to succeed in the genre No Man's Sky created

In my first day on Proteus II I died four times. Twice because I couldn’t figure out how to patch up the breach in my spacesuit - turns out you just use duct tape. I owe my third death to a giant space crab, so it goes. My fourth death, however, was something special. I ventured a mere kilometre from my life-supporting inflatable dome to the edge of a crater. The vista was magnificent, but after pausing for a minute to soak up every last facet of the crater’s abyssal terrain I noticed something rising out of the vista. It was a giant sandworm, and it was coming from the very brink of the horizon to gobble me up. I’d have moved, had I thought for a second that this wasn’t some visual effect developers Fenix Fire had added to spruce up the game’s skyboxes. Turns out that Osiris: New Dawn doesn’t have skyboxes.

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Immediately, I’m forced to draw comparisons to its most notable competitor, No Man’s Sky. It’s not just me though: CEO and founder of Fenix Fire, Brian McRae can’t avoid the comparison either. “We have a lot of people who are extremely happy with what we're doing,” reflects McRae. “We get lots of pats on the back, like ‘Thank you for making this game', 'This is the game I've been waiting for'. We've heard a lot of, 'This is what I was hoping No Man's Sky would be like'”.

Could you lead the Spartans in real life? See others try and fail in Halo Wars 2 event

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Could you lead the Spartans in real life? See others try and fail in Halo Wars 2 event

Xbox and the people behind Halo Wars 2 brought the pressure of a high-stakes RTS to life as the game’s beta launches this week. Without knowing what lay ahead, guests were led into a Halo-themed command centre, where live actors supposedly reporting from the field shouted at them a lot.

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Guests included journalists and YouTubers, who were presented with a series of engagements in Halo Wars 2. Actors representing UNSC field commanders presented a choice of battle plans, and challenged guests to choose the best option against the clock. Hesitating or picking a bad plan wound up with lots of dead troops and a chance for the actor to give their best ‘getting killed by aliens’ scene.

Endless Space 2's latest update adds The Horatio, a faction made entirely of clones

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Endless Space 2's latest update adds The Horatio, a faction made entirely of clones

The Horatio, a faction comprised entirely of clones of the most narcissistic man in the universe, are coming to Amplitude’s sci-fi 4X sequel Endless Space 2.

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Returning from the original Endless Space, the Horatio were created when a very rich, very unstable, very bored man had the idea to fill the galaxy with copies of the brightest and most beautiful creature ever to exist: himself.

League of Legends and the Big Ten universities found new intercollegiate eSports league

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League of Legends and the Big Ten universities found new intercollegiate eSports league

League of Legends eSports are coming to some of America’s most prestigious athletic universities. The Big Ten Network, a Fox-owned TV network dedicated to sports broadcasting from America’s ‘Big Ten’ universities - of which there are 14, obviously - have partnered with Riot Games to found a new season-long LoL championship.

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According to ESPN, 12 of the 14 Big Ten schools will compete in the league, with Nebraska and Penn State missing out on the fun. The finals will take place at Riot’s facilities in Los Angeles, but until then players won’t have to travel and could play from their dorms.