[Video Games] So Long, and Thanks for all the Pageviews

You may have noticed that the videogames content on GFBR has been a little thin on the ground lately. The truth is that Andrew Grys and I are leaving. We’re going to start out own site — a rather simple blog called Inverted Controls (don’t... more »

Total War: Warhammer Finally Gets a Release Date

Total War: Warhammer Finally Gets a Release Date

Total War: Warhammer finally gets a release date along with some unwanted day-one DLC tied to a pre-order. If you feel dirty after reading that, just imagine what it felt like to write. more »

The Tortured Story of Destiny’s Development

The Tortured Story of Destiny’s Development

A lengthy report, put together by Kotaku, sheds some very interesting light on the development of Destiny, and why the original game received so much criticism. more »

Fallout 4 Has a Nifty Live-Action Trailer

Fallout 4 Has a Nifty Live-Action Trailer

Fallout 4 arrives in less than a month, and Bethesda is cranking up the hype machine with a short, but very impressive, live-action trailer for the game. more »

The New Call of Duty will let you Skip to the End

The New Call of Duty will let you Skip to the End

The new Call of Duty game, Black Ops 3 is due out in November. That's not interesting. What is interesting is that the game will allow players to jump to any mission. It's safe to say the story will remain unaffected. more »

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Co-Creator Quits

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Co-Creator Quits

Jessica Curry, co-head of developers for The Chinese Room (the team behind Everybody's Gone to the Rapture) has left the studio with an emotional blog post explaining why. more »

Voice Actors Vote for Strike Action

Voice Actors Vote for Strike Action

Members of the Screen Actors Guild who are involved in working as voice actors in video games have voted in favour of strike action, if required. more »

80 Days Arrives on PC/Mac – Mobile Versions Get Huge Update

80 Days Arrives on PC/Mac – Mobile Versions Get Huge Update

80 Days, the steampunk retelling of Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 days is finally available for PC and Mac, with new and expanded content. Somehow, Craig managed to hold his excitement in long enough to string a few words together about it. more »

Humble Bundle Launches ‘Humble Monthly’ Subscription

Humble Bundle Launches ‘Humble Monthly’ Subscription

The brains behind Humble Bundle have launch the Humble Monthly, a new subscription service where you receive a new collection of games every month for only $10. more »

Classic Battletech Returns in a New Turn-Based PC Game

Classic Battletech Returns in a New Turn-Based PC Game

A new Kickstarter aims to bring Battletech back to video games in the way it was always meant to be - as a turn-based tactical mech combat game. Already funded to the tune of $1 million, the project is being led by the man who... more »

Pyronauts Episode 41: Blizzard is my Master now

Pyronauts Episode 41: Blizzard is my Master now

Between Craig getting all carried away over the new World of Warcraft expansion, and Andrew's heart breaking over the fact that Bethesda have ran out of Fallout 4 Pipboy editions, it's no wonder that the Pyronauts are late. Again. Whatever we're not paying them, it's... more »

Pyronauts Episode 40: Domo Arigato, Iwata-san

Pyronauts Episode 40: Domo Arigato, Iwata-san

After a short break due to the post-E3 news apocalypse, we are back with a longer-than-usual-length episode. At over 90 minutes, we managed to waffle on for quite a bit longer than we have for some time, which is some kind of achievement. Our top... more »

Pyronauts Episode 39: The E3 Mop-up Show

Pyronauts Episode 39: The E3 Mop-up Show

The Pyronauts continue their dissection of E3 2015, with a look at the press conferences from the big publishers this year - Ubisoft, EA, Square Enix, and Bethesda. more »

Pyronauts Episode 38: The E3 Roundup Show – The Big Three

Pyronauts Episode 38: The E3 Roundup Show – The Big Three

E3 is upon us once again, and our Pyronuats deal with the deluge of news in the only way they know how - by buckling under the pressure and taking the easy way out. So, this will be the first episode dealing with E3, and... more »

Pyronauts Episode 37: All Fallout, All the Time

Pyronauts Episode 37: All Fallout, All the Time

The second in our delayed duo of Pyronauts episodes is here, and this time the boys dig down into Fallout 4 - what they know, what they want, and more importantly, what they don't want. more »

Pyronauts Episode 36: Okay. We Were Wrong. Happy?

Pyronauts Episode 36: Okay. We Were Wrong. Happy?

We know you have been missing Pyronauts, but unfortunately we've had some technical issues with the site that prevented us from bringing you episode 36 and 37 until now. However, we have them here for you now, almost back-to-back. more »

Video Game Review: OlliOlli

Video Game Review: OlliOlli

OlliOlli is a brutal, unforgiving, and incredibly fun skateboarding game that's been driving Craig to distraction for a few weeks now. He managed to drag himself away long enough to tell you how much he's enjoying it. more »

Pyronauts Episode 35: In Which We Misjudge Paid Mods

Pyronauts Episode 35: In Which We Misjudge Paid Mods

Despite evidence to the contrary, our intrepid Pyronauts are only human. And as such, even they make mistakes sometimes. You're lucky enough to be present for one of them, as they completely misjudge Valve's reaction to the outcry around paid mods on Steam. more »

Pyronauts Episode 34: The ‘Craig Gets Fired’ Episode

Pyronauts Episode 34: The ‘Craig Gets Fired’ Episode

Episode 34 of Pyronauts has arrived, and it's a bit longer than usual. The boys have more legitimate news to discuss this time, which is a nice change from them going completely completely off-topic for extended periods of time. Well, we think so anyway. more »

Pyronauts Episode 33: Kojima’s Particular Brand of Wacky

Pyronauts Episode 33: Kojima’s Particular Brand of Wacky

Episode 33 of Pyronauts is upon us, and this time our dynamic duo tackles the news of Hideo Kojima leaving Konami and the possibility of Halo returning to PC. more »

That One Moment in Darkest Dungeon

That One Moment in Darkest Dungeon

Craig isn't really a fan of roguelikes, but Darkest Dungeon has captured a lot of his time and attention lately, so he decided to tell us a little bit about it. more »

Pyronauts Episode 32: Farewell Maxis, and Thanks for all the Sims

Pyronauts Episode 32: Farewell Maxis, and Thanks for all the Sims

Two episodes in as many weeks? Just what are the Pyronauts thinking? more »

Pyronauts Episode 31: The Almost Regular Show

Pyronauts Episode 31: The Almost Regular Show

Episode 31 of Pyronauts arrives, with a dull thud! The boys are almost back onto a regular schedule. At this rate, you'll be able to set your watch by them, sometime in 2020. more »

Pyronauts Episode 30: The Technical Fault Show

Pyronauts Episode 30: The Technical Fault Show

It's been yet another unforgivably long delay between episodes, but episode 30 of Pyronauts is finally here. This time, the guys are looking ahead to what 2015 has in store for video games. more »

Pyronauts Episode 29: I Beat Him to Death With a Shovel

Pyronauts Episode 29: I Beat Him to Death With a Shovel

The Pyronauts have returned from their unexpected and unpardonably long absence. They're breaking themselves in easily, so this episode is a little freeform, although the boys find time to talk about which game would have been their Game of the year for 2014, if they... more »

Video Game Review: Appointment with F.E.A.R.

Video Game Review: Appointment with F.E.A.R.

In what may an unforgivable oversight, Craig has been overdue with a review of Tin Man Games' adaptation of the classic Appointment With F.E.A.R. gamebook for months. He's a little apologetic about it. more »

GTA 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One Comes With Exclusive 1st-Person Mode

Grand Theft Auto 5 is definitely coming to PC and next-gen consoles. Rockstar Games has also crafted a rather tasty new trailer to show off the exclusive 1st-person mode included with it. more »

Pyronauts Episode 28: The Cavalry’s ‘Ere!

Pyronauts Episode 28: The Cavalry’s ‘Ere!

Thank Blizzard for Blizzcon! Otherwise, you'd have had to listen to Craig and Andrew talking about their horribly empty lives yet again. Fortunately, Blizzcon had just finished when our dashing duo sat down to record, so there's plenty on offer for you. Assuming you're interested... more »

Space Hulk: Ascension Gets a Release Date

Space Hulk: Ascension Gets a Release Date

Two things are constant in a Games Workshop fan's life - prices will always be increased for no good reason, and old games will be repackaged and re-sold. The latter isn't always a bad thing, especially when it comes to Space Hulk. A new, expanded... more »

Pyronauts Episode 27: What We’ve Been Playing

Pyronauts Episode 27: What We’ve Been Playing

Episode 27 of Pyronauts is finally here, with almost a full 45 minutes of semi-coherent rambling about Alien: Isolation, Civilisation: Beyond Earth, and World of Warcraft. more »