This week, CCP Games announced a massive shakeup to its immersive VR shooter EVE: Valkyrie. A free expansion coming in September called “Warzone” will, among other things, remove the need for a virtual reality headset. By decoupling Valkyrie from its VR roots, a much wider player base will be able to log in and play…
Want to know how No Man’s Sky has changed since launch? The first thing you should do is check out the beautiful grass.
Sci-fi adventure game Original Journey entices with its hand-drawn pencil art of alien mutant egg creatures. And luckily, they feel as good to bombard with cannons as they do to look at.
Most of the time, it’s not terribly difficult to slot games on Steam’s best-sellers list into categories. You’ve got your multiplayer survival game of the week, your triple-A hit, your discounted indie, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and so on. West of Loathing, though, defies categorization. It marches to the beat of…
Every character in Pyre has a story. Some are about the nature of freedom. Others focus on religion. Others invite you to scrutinize systems that purport to offer justice while privileging a select few. But the story that helped the game find its voice and its heart was the unlikely story of a dog’s mustache.
Saints Row spin-off Agents of Mayhem is out today, and it’s a very different game than its over-the-top, gang-banging, devil-taunting predecessors. It can be daunting, but worry not — we’ve got tips.
Telltale Games’ ongoing creation of its own unique Dark Knight continuity—which began with last year’s Batman: The Telltale Series—has been fascinating to play through. The changes made to the people in Bruce Wayne’s double life have been surprisingly dramatic and the best one may be yet to come.
H1Z1: Just Survive, the companion game to H1Z1: King of the Kill, is now simply called Just Survive, separating it from the H1Z1 universe. The rebranding arrives with today’s massive update, which introduces player-built strongholds to the game. Check out the update notes here.
Funcom’s supernatural conspiracy MMO recently got a reboot, and now it’s getting its own television show. Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and G4C Innovation have teamed up to produce a live-action TV series based on The Secret World. Or Secret World Legends. Whichever.
The first thing I felt after the conclusion of The International 7, the seventh annual Dota 2 event that caps off every season of play, was whiplash. The day had gone by so fast, I had barely noticed it. As I walked in through the press entrance in the morning, I saw Team Liquid in the loading bay, laughing as a few…
If Overwatch had a single-player story mode, it would be Agents of Mayhem. If a big-name developer devoted the time and energy to do a G.I. Joe game right, it would be Agents of Mayhem. If Crackdown had more personality and jokes about balls, it would be Agents of Mayhem. The Saints Row spin-off is a lot of things,…
There’s a long history of Civilization board games, from a 1980 title that kinda inspired the video game series to a number of versions (in 2002 and 2010) that have in turn been based on the video games. We can now add one more to the list, this time based loosely on Civilization VI.
Have you ever watched Jaws, saw the shark, and thought it was kinda hot? Well you’re in luck, because now you can live out your aquatic apex predator lovin’ dreams in Shark Dating Simulator XL. Be warned— it is definitely NSFW.
Atlas Rising, the latest No Man’s Sky patch, promised players “increased biome variety and rare exotic biomes.” Over the weekend, intrepid space adventurers have started to get a taste of what these strange new lands look like in action.
Sonic Mania is a celebration, a digitized block party of blistering speeds and bright worlds. Sega’s decision to hand their famous mascot over to fan creators and artists has paid massive dividends, creating a game that is not just a welcome return to form but a raucous, delightful experience.
Games have been letting us play as soldiers and combatants for decades, but there’s far more to war than fighting.
When Valve first announced that it was taking a long-overdue crowbar to Steam Greenlight and replacing it with a new system called Steam Direct, people weren’t sure what would happen. Some thought Steam was about to get more exclusive again. Others feared that Valve was only widening the floodgates. Now we’ve got…
Valve just announced a new game! It’s a card game based on Dota 2. The internet is confused and upset by this.
That game you bought last month isn’t the same game today. It’s almost certainly been patched, updated, rebalanced, and tweaked. The original version is shrinking from view as it washes downriver. But is it better now? Truer? Should you have played more of it back when you bought it, or waited?
Boss Key Productions’ Lawbreakers launched on PlayStation 4 and PC this week. Mike Fahey and Patricia Hernandez got together to discuss their first few hours in Cliff Bleszinski’s fast-paced take on the hero shooter.