Explosions

Battlefield 4 gameplay video takes you onto a sinking carrier

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EA showed up at the Xbox One press conference with a brand new Battlefield 4 gameplay trailer featuring a snippet from a singleplayer mission aboard a carrier. On display were switchable gun-sights and a ridiculous number of explosions—grenades, cannons and even runaway bombs.


Interested in making games? Watch this fascinating lecture by Knytt creator Nifflas

Tom Sykes at

Amid the photos of old games consoles and soul-crushing stick-people memes, there are occasionally some very good things to be found on Reddit. This (old, but still relevant) video lecture by Nicklas Nygren (AKA Nifflas) is one of them. He created Knytt, NightSky, Saira, and many more of your favourite indie games, and in this nearly hour-long lecture for the IT University of Copenhagen, he speaks about his history in game development. Go watch!


Magicka's best spells

Tom Hatfield at

Magicka: Vietnam was released last week, and we love it. The best part is the glorious union of guns and spells, and the experimentation that comes from combining different elements into spectacular new magics. We've gathered ten of the most explosive, useful and entertaining spells we could find.