Normally I’d pick fancy dress-wearing Zelda fover plain old green elf any day, but the DX version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess’ Link, packed with everything from the Ball and Chain to the Hawkeye mask is making it hard to decide.
Mobile game publisher Ketchapp is an absolute force on the App Store. Since 2014, they’ve released a salvo of arcade-y hits like 2048, ZigZag, Stack, Stick Hero, Twist, and Jelly Jump. However, they’ve also been accused of cloning games on a handful of occasions.
Ubisoft is one step closer to releasing October’s sweeping 1.4 patch for the promising but faltering The Division. For now, PC players can try it on a public test server. Read the lengthy patch notes for the PC PTS version. Or just download it and play (here’s how). Better loot drops in the Underground? Huzzah!
Winston has one cool trick for protecting his team against Dva’s exploding mech. In a feat of extraordinary bravery, /u/VaporTsunami discovered that Winston’s barrier can contain the blast.
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There’s a pretty good Sonic the Hedgehog game lurking under the padding and sports tape wrapped around Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice for the Nintendo 3DS.
It’s 2016 and I’m addicted to a text-based game whose fuel is foul play. Hackmud’s only setting is a terminal; its only gameplay, writing scripts. It’s a cyberpunk multi-user domain (MUD) in the ‘80s style, an MMORPG, in which you are role-playing a hacker. Hackmud’s simple pretense, as the game unravels, feels…
Battlefield games are known for their multiplayer mode, but EA is trying to get fans invested in the campaign for Battlefield 1, too. Battlefield 1 single player’s first trailer, which landed today, is shot like a movie, with gripping, emotional scenes inspired by WWI. Battlefield 1’s single-player campaign slated for…
Haydee is a hardcore puzzle platformer that’s currently tearing up the Steam charts. It also doesn’t know how breasts work.
Perhaps the most notorious Super Smash Bros. combo in history—the “Wombo Combo”—has earned itself a mini-doc. The story of how one NorCal rivalry spawned the mythical team Melee combo (which earned 11 million YouTube hits) is at once light-hearted and ruthless.
Prediction: below this article there will be comments lamenting that the new Wii U Paper Mario game isn’t really a role-playing game. Someone will complain that it is similar to Paper Mario Sticker Star. Someone else will lament that it is not very similar to Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door. These are sure things…
A Nintendo 64 emulator was briefly available on Xbox One earlier this week, but Microsoft yanked it from the store today. Sad news for people who yearn to play Paper Mario on an Xbox.
Endless Space 2, the newest 4x game from the terrific “endless” strategy game studio Amplitude, will be available on Steam Early Access starting on Thursday, October 6. That version will include four of the game’s eight factions. A little more info here.
XCOM 2 is out on PS4 and Xbox One today. While we can’t vouch for how it handles on consoles, we enjoyed it a lot on PC.
In the two years since it launched, Destiny’s greatest tradition has been this: Players will always, always, always find a way to break things. Sometimes this involves hiding on a chandelier; other times it involves pulling LAN cables. And occasionally it means just walking around whatever’s in your way.
In October 2012, just a few days before Hurricane Sandy slammed into New Jersey, it was churning north past the narrow strip of white sand beach separating NASA’s most celebrated spaceport from the sea.