How do I redeem my game?!
If you're a little confused how digital game downloads work and have no idea what a 'license key' is or how to use it, don't worry - you're not alone! Simply follow the below step-by-step guide and you'll be downloading and playing your game in no time! GAME PLATFORM The first thing you need to know when buying a game is which platform it is on. This will be shown in the top left of the game tile and on the product page under the title image (see images below) You will also be reminded in the shopping cart the platform of
Video Game Awards 2015 Winners
New Batman Game Being Developed by Telltale Games, Set to Release in 2016Tired of WB ruining every potential Batman games? What a time to be alive, as Telltale Gameshas announced development of a brand new Batman game set to be released in 2016. Originally posted by Kevin Bruner, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games:“At Telltale, we’ve been honored to bring our unique approach to interactive storytelling to some of the biggest entertainment franchises in the world, and we’re excited to announce that we’ll soon be exploring what it means to be Batman in an all-new series starting next year. This iteration
Narcos Video Game and Razer Partner with Lenovo
Netflix to Develop New Video Game Based on Netflix Series 'Narcos'Following the surrounding hype of Netflix's hit series Narcos which was released earlier this year, the creators are aiming to further boost its popularity by releasing a video game based on Narcos. Originally posted by Netflix US's official Twitter:Yes, one of our engineers made a @NarcosNetflix video game. Press any key to get plata or plomo. http://gorch.com/npop/The game will be available for PC, but not on any other consoles. Narcos is a story of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the efforts from the U.S. government to bring him to justice.
Fallout 4, Afro Samurai 2, Crytek and Final Fantasy News
Fallout 4 Beta Patch to arrive on Steam next week!Bethesda has said to expect the first beta patch for Fallout 4 to arrive next week. Originally posted by Bethesda:“The freedom in our games can lead to unintentional consequences that are sometimes bad, when the game combines too many unexpected elements at once. Given the scale and complexity of the systems at work, especially when allowing you to build your own settlements, and we’d like to thank our amazing QA staff who worked as hard as anyone to break the game so we could fix it during development."They go on to state
6 Horrifying Survival Horror Games
Over the years, we have seen games which scare us to the bone, games that pushes you to the mental limit, redefining the definition of survival. Opium Pulses would like to present to you a list of survival horror games which send shivers to our spine in late nights. System Shock 2, 1999"Look at you h-h-hacker, a creature of meat and bone." SHODAN mutters, striking an instant fear into the hearts of players with it's insidious, glitchy voice. This however, will just be a piece of the fear System Shock 2 has to offer. So you're wondering around at the beginning of the
The SXSW Gamergate Meltdown
On the past Monday, annual tech conference SXSW Interactive cancelled two of their panel discussions, namely "Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games" and “SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community" due to "numerous threats of on-site violence. The situation has turned in to a huge mess as of late, so what exactly happened? Here's the timeline of events: August, 2015Caroline Sinders, researcher and game designer reported that three SXSW panel discussions were under attack from "downvote brigades". Originally posted by Sinders:"As a member of one of the three SXSW panels against which Gamergate has formed a voting “brigade.“ The campaign is an ongoing
8 Most Iconic Mortal Kombat Characters
Truth be told, I'm having one of those personal MK-mania things at the moment. For weeks now I wake up and I'm not thinking about my programming assignment, nor my ex, nor my bizarre tendencies to leave the bathroom door open before I sleep, but instead I've been waking up to "HERE'S JOHNNY", "FATALITY", "GET OVER HERE", etc.It's been pretty alarming. So I thought hey, it's about time I posted a top list, might as well make it about Mortal Kombat. Who knows, maybe the voices will go away.Liu KangReality check here guys, Liu Kang was never one of those characters
HTC Vive Steam VR - Review
For those that have been living under a (real world) rock, HTC Vive is the result of a joint partnership between HTC and Valve to produce the 'gold standard' in Virtual Reality.Before I start my review, I must admit that I work for HTC and therefore you may see my opinion as a little biased - however it also means I've used Vive a LOT, and run demos on a LOT of people, so I like to think I've picked up on a thing or two.So let's start with the hardware...The kit is still in development stage and so therefore isn't
Our Time at EGX 2015
Today we're letting you know what all three of us thought of EGX (Eurogamer Expo) 2015. Starting with...CHRISI was at EGX this year for the full 4 days it was running. During this time I had the pleasure to show off Steam’s upcoming VR headset – the HTC Vive, to hundreds of extremely excited people.We had game developers, universities, representatives from Twitch, YouTube and EGX themselves all buzzing to try out the latest and what is commonly starting to become known as ‘The best’ VR experience currently around!It’s difficult to explain the immersion you get with Vive until you’ve tried it
Opium Pulses Achievements!
You can now earn achievements with Opium Pulses! Along with getting a warm fuzzy feeling inside, each achievement you unlock will reward you with varying amounts of OP points for you to spend in the Treasure Trove.Achievements you can currently earnLogin (resets daily)Play a game in the Arcade (resets daily)Follow us on TwitterLike us on FacebookBuy x games in the Store (1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100)Earn x points from completing Quests (1000, 10,000, 50,000, 125,000, 250,000, 500,000)Invite x friends [who become OP customers] (1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100)Enter x giveaways (1, 25, 100, 500, 1000, 5000)Win x giveaways (1,