Menu

XBOX

Throwback Review: Mirror's Edge - Bottomless Pit
We all know that EA is... subversive, when it comes to evolution.

 

A publisher known for being seemingly suicidal when it comes to new IPs, and dedicated to
Fortnite Season 5 Week 9 Challenges Guide
Fortnite’s Season 5, Week 9 challenges have finally gone live. This week's challenges are finicky and annoying to complete. There are 3 free Battle Pass challenges and 4 premium
Shape of The World Review - Epiphany Fields
Hello. How are you? Your err... hands smell nice?

 

Excuse the formalities, but I feel like maybe I've been a bit too much of a Negative Nancy lately. Here I am,
Don't Sink Review - Sea of Poop Thieves
Ahoy there, mati-- Ahh, what's the bloody point?

 

I'm not going to lie, Sea of Thieves drained my enthusiasm for pirates. If Rare's maligned baby was actually what pirates
Planet Alpha Review - We Drift Like Worried Fire
**SPOILER ALERT: Certain storytelling elements and moments are used for interpretation and critique here. If you are interested in Planet Alpha, be wary.**
 

Party
Xbox Game Pass: September's New Games Revealed
Xbox Game Pass is about to add a heap of new games to the service. The September additions to the Netflix-style service have been unveiled; there are some big triple-A releases

Xbox Game Pass…

212
Microsoft dove deep on their lucrative Game Pass subscription service during their E3 press conference. Game Pass availability on PC enters open beta today for $10 a month. The service will also include some exclusive games on PC such as Football Manager 2019. Also announced was a special subscription…
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 Sets…

272
Today, CD Projekt Red announced at the 2019 E3 Microsoft Conference that Cyberpunk 2077 now has a release date. Keanu Reeves himself walked unto the stage to give fans a preview of the impressive game and share the release date with fans. Cyberpunk 2077 will launch on Xbox One,…
Minecraft Dungeons

Minecraft Dungeons Announced…

241
  At the Microsoft E3 press conference this past Sunday, Mojang announced their latest project. After coasting on Minecraft for the past eight-and-a-half years, they’ve finally announced… Minecraft Dungeons.   This new addition to Minecraft will be a top-down, 4-player co-op title centered around fighting hordes of zombies, creepers,…

Ori and the…

246
One of Microsoft’s early announcements was a trailer for Ori and the Will of the Wisps, along with a release date of February 11, 2020. While there was no stage time with the developers, the trailer showed Ori being chased through a number of bright environments by a large, intimidating…

New Ninja Theory…

255
First off the press! The newly acquired Ninja Theory drops  a trailer showing off their new game called Bleeding Edge. Its 4v4 multiplayer combat that appears to have operators with their own special abilities in the field of combat. This video game was actually leaked online ahead of Microsoft’s E3…

Black Paradox Review…

432
Steredenn really was this lightning in a bottle, huh?   Around 2015, shoot ’em ups were in a comatose state, almost extinct, before French developer Pixelnest proved that the old girl still had Bullet Hell-life in her. It seemed like simple maths, adding the sh’m’up mechanics in an easy-to-understand rouge-lite…

THQ Nordic Announces…

276
As E3 looms closer and closer, THQ Nordic took the opportunity to announce three games to supplement the overwhelming hype. The first game being a remaster for the 2003 platformer Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom. Many fans of the series reminisce on the game being one of their…

Descenders Review –…

517
The rogue-likes and rogue-lites are finally dying down.   You’d think after something like NeuroVoider, or Dead Cells, that’d be it, but no, you still get the occasional curveball of top-down tedium or side-scrolling smattering with miscreant merchants. Today however? I think we’ve found another nice peak, and ironically, it’s called Descenders.…
Overwatch Workshop

Blizzard Launches Overwatch…

416
Overwatch players can now access a new Overwatch Workshop on the PTR exclusively on PC, where different scripts can be used to set up rules for game types and characters. In the latest developer update, Jeff Kaplan of Blizzard details the new features in the robust new mode, which…
Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi:…

388
EA recently announced they would be fully unveiling a brand new Star Wars game by the name of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The game is scheduled to be shown off at the yearly “Star Wars Celebration” on April 13, 2019. Jedi: Fallen Order is confirmed to be set…

Newsletter

Apex Legends: Rusted Iron Crown Event

The Big Mistake About a week ago, Respawn decided to drop a fun little event called the Iron Crown, which would allow players the ability to unlock some of the…

August 22, 2019, 401
Yakuza protagonist glaring at the camera in a crowded street

Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 Remasters Announced for PlayStation 4

Sega just shadow-dropped Yakuza 3 on PlayStation 4 today, with 4 and 5 remasters releasing months afterwards. By February 2020, all mainline Yakuza games will be readily available on PSN. On October…

August 20, 2019, 232
Promo image for Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Classic 2D Events Coming to Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

After a three year breather (which now seems to be the common pace for the Olympic Games series), Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will unite polarized…

August 20, 2019, 245
Logo for Gamescom Opening Night Live on a purple background

Gamescom: Opening Night Live Round-Up

Gamescom: Opening Night Live just aired and there’s quite a bit to talk about. Hosted by the creator of the Game Awards Geoff Keighley, the stream featured a number of…

August 19, 2019, 277

Sony Interactive Entertainment Acquires Insomniac Games

[UPDATE] Further information has emerged concerning Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac Games. All of Insomniac’s owned non-Sony exclusive IP, which include Sunset Overdrive, Fuse, Song of the Deep, Edge of Nowhere, and…

August 19, 2019, 472
Promotional image showing off new games coming to xbox game pass

Gamescom: Inside Xbox Round-Up 08/19

Xbox kicks off its Gamescom 2019 with an Inside Xbox live conference, showing off some new footage for upcoming titles. Over the 40 minutes the stream ran for, a ton…

August 19, 2019, 728
Nintendo's Indi World Presentation Title Screen

Nintendo’s Indie World Round Up 8/19

Nintendo kicked off the Gamescom announcements this year with ‘Indie World’, a bite-sized Nintendo Direct style video to show off some of the best indie games heading to Switch later…

August 19, 2019, 292
Rainbow Road as seen in Mario Kart 8

Nine Tracks I’d like in Mario Kart 9

I’m a big fan of Mario Kart 8, and with Crash Bandicoot and Sonic getting racing games this summer, I can’t help but hope for a Mario Kart 9 on the horizon. In no…

August 16, 2019, 585
Gary Whitta

Halo 5 Writer Gary Whitta Announced as PAX West Keynote Speaker

Gary Whitta, writer for games like Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Halo 5: Guardians, and Prey and movies like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book of Eli, and After…

August 15, 2019, 291
Dead Island 2 Saints Row 5

Dead Island 2 Changes Developers, Saint’s Row V Coming Says THQ Nordic

THQ Nordic will be busy with some old series likely over the next couple of years. In a press release to investors, the company announced not only that development of…

August 14, 2019, 397