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Warhammer 40K Darktide is a perfect team-bonding exercise with weighty weapons

Feeling proud is a nice sensation isn’t it? I’ve felt proud a number of times at this year’s Gamescom so far, marked first by an excellent McDonald’s choice (honey crisp chicken and bacon) on the first evening, followed by a doner kebab that put it to shame. And in a non-savoury twist, today it was being a member of the first squad to complete the Warhammer 40K: Darktide demo mission – the sweetest feeling of them all, and a perfect team-bonding exercise. The bonus emotions? Surprise and… not being so surprised. Surprise that we’d accomplished such a feat, but not…

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Everything shown at the Warhammer Skulls showcase, including three new games

The week-long Warhammer Skulls event has kicked off with an avalanche of announcements. Leading the pack are three new games: CRPG Warhammer 40,000 Rogue Trader, digital card game Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge, and retro FPS Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun. Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef, the 2D action platformer, also got a release date. It’ll be out on the 20th of October. Read more

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Vermintide 2’s next free update adds a roguelike mode

The cooperative ratmasher Warhammer: Vermintide 2 already has some degree of change and surprise across runs, with different enemies in different places, but it’s about to go squig-wild. Developers Fatshark have announced the free Chaos Wastes update will launch next week, introducing a new mode with roguelikelike runs. Squads will set out on expeditions, fighting through a random selection of levels, picking up gear and buffs along the way, and risking a return to base if they wipe. Read more

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Warhammer 40,000: Darktide sure looks like Vermintide in 40K

After turning the fantasy part of Warhammer into a fine Left 4 Dead-style cooperative shooter in Vermintide, developers Fatshark are now turning to the grim dark future of humanity. Today they released the first “gameplay trailer” for Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, which really does look like Vermintide but in 40K – and that’s no bad thing. Come see for yourself in the trailer below. (more…)