There’s a meddlesome good-thing/bad-thing dynamic I experienced as I sat down with the next installment of Telltale’s Batman video game series: I kept waiting to be shocked. Then when the shock came, I wished it hadn’t happened at all.
A journey through the world of the freezing woods of the survival game The Long Dark has long been wonderful. The sky constantly changes; the snow is breathtaking. The sound design is rich and detailed, with your pack making different sounds depending on what you’re carrying. The quiet can be overwhelming, until it’s…
When I last check on my slime farm, the rock slimes had mated with my tabby cat slimes to make giant rock cats. The rock cats got so hungry they transformed into tar monsters and devoured all my chickens. It’s just another day in Slime Rancher.
Enhance Games will release Rez Infinite for Steam and Oculus Home today, the studio said this morning. So now you don’t need a PlayStation 4 to enjoy the ultimate version of Tetsuya Mizuguchi’s classic synaesthesia shooter.
No Man’s Sky will be getting an update this week to improve the story and add quick travel using portals. The announcement came at the end of an ongoing ARG that has been teasing changes to the game.
If you’ve played video games, you’ve encountered a handgun. In the right game, a handgun can be an object of menace or empowerment. But video games often treat them as a starter weapon to be replaced as soon as possible. What makes for a great video game handgun?
Skrollox and his friends were playing a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds squad match when they encountered an odd sight: roughly 20 enemy players prancing down the street. In their underwear.
I went into Hellblade expecting another fast, fun action romp from the folks at Ninja Theory, who previously made Enslaved and DmC: Devil May Cry. After playing for about 20 minutes, I had to put the controller down. I was so stressed out that I couldn’t take it anymore.
As spring ended in the village, I was left with a tough choice. Which sin made someone more worthy of death: embezzlement or kleptomania? The Shrouded Isle had turned me into a shrewd cult leader.
When you first start Hellblade, a new game from Ninja Theory (Enslaved, DmC) that’s out today on PC and PS4, you are greeted with an ominous warning: Die too much and you’ll lose your save file.
Remember sexy skateboard Geralt? From the beach and also your dreams? Yeah, well you can play basically as him in The Witcher 3 now.
Social NPCs is a mod for Skyrim that takes the clockwork non-playable characters from two of the game’s smaller locations and turns them into believable people with lives to lead completely independent of what you’re up to.
The studio behind Friday the 13th recently revealed that the game has sold 1.8 million copies, even after connectivity issues, glitches, bugs, exploits, and middling critical reviews. The fanbase still loves this teens-versus-Jason game, although they’re becoming rapidly divided— instead of fighting against and…
More than $20 million in prize money is on the line this week in The International 2017, a tournament for the video game Dota 2 that can leave new spectators baffled. We’re here to help, in case you want to watch one of these matches and be able to tell a core from a support, or just want to be able to enjoy what’s…
Visual overhauls to the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V are nothing new, of course, but this complete overhaul of the Naturalvision mod is something else.
I opened my “eyes.” I was a baby dakotaraptor striding behind my parents with my siblings, like a flock of ducks. My parents would hunt and provide for me, I thought. Nurture me until I was strong enough to fend for myself. Maybe even love me, in their own simplistic dinosaur way. About a minute later, I stood,…
In the year 2017, games either die in obscurity, or they live long enough to see players spending $486.93 on a purple mini-skirt.
If you are wondering why Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar, a new release on Steam, looks like something from the 90s, here is your answer: It is from the 90s. After a solid 20 years in development—or roughly twice as long as Final Fantasy XV—Grimoire is out today.
Dream Daddy is a cute game about cute dads that’s marred by some really uncute mini games.