In a crazy quick turnaround for Telltale Games, the second episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is available today. It’s usually several months in-between episodes! Game of Thrones, for example, had its last episode released in July, and the finale won’t arrive until next month.
You can keep your Batmans and your Deadpools: I want another Hulk game. He doesn’t need the dark, emotional veneer that’s been painted over Batman, just a big city to leap over and smash into rubble.
Heart of Stone, the new expansion for The Witcher 3, basically consists of three long, experimental and amazing new quests. Kirk spoke the other day about the first one, but I now want to talk about the second.
When it comes to guns, Stack Gun Heroes does not fuck around.
Payday 2 developer Overkill Software has been eerily silent about the game’s controversial microtransactions, a move that’s had the community upset for more than a week. Over the weekend, Overkill finally spoke out. They apologized for bungling communication, but the microtransactions are here to stay.
Noct is what happens when someone plays too much Hotline Miami, DayZ and maybe Call of Duty then goes and makes their own video game. And it turns out pretty fun.
Holy shit that’s a lot of rats.
Four months after being pulled from sale due to poor performance, bugs and various other inadequacies, the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight goes back on sale next week, along with all the DLC early PC players have missed.
Few games give you the option to skip over a mission before you play it, but Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s controversial “No Russian” mission is one of them. Even today, the stage that made players a terrorist remains shocking.
The Steam mobile app just got a major update. Primarily, it adds new Steam Guard functionality and the ability to take care of Steam market transactions while on the go. It is, however, still kinda clunky in places. Oh well, progress! Can we get in-home streaming to our phones next?
Tales from the Borderlands’ finale was one hell of a ride. With a veritable bouquet of guns to your head, what choices did you make?
The temperature is dropping, which means it’s probably a good time to stay inside and peruse Worth Reading, your guide to the week’s best games writing.
Since the first Assassin’s Creed in 2007, games in Ubisoft’s history-hopscotching series have always begun with an on-screen message about the diversity of the people who made the game. You see it as the game boots up, before you can play anything. For this year’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, the 10th major release in…
The saga of Teen Girl Selfie Simulator came to a close this week, and it’s been quite a trip. My heart still aches thinking about it all—I’m so attached to the characters! But boy, did some parts of the fifth episode of Life is Strange feel kind of phoned in.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is—wait for it—an Assassin’s Creed game, with all that that implies.
Strategy games sometimes get dinged for being too complicated. Kingdom strives to be minimal.
Sometimes Counter-Strike’s guns will just miss, even if you’re aiming perfectly. Guns that some people believe are solid at all ranges—like the AK-47—suffer the most.
Murder is a cyberpunk adventure with a great look and an interesting concept. Watch me play it right now.