It’s like the Call of Duty version of extreme couponing. Last weekend, Infinite Warfare’s Double XP weekend allowed many players to stack up bonuses and challenges to snag over a million XP from just one multiplayer match. One enterprising streamer even racked up 2.5 million XP in a single game.
Humble’s Indie Bundle 18 is still going strong, but they’re piling onto your Steam backlog with the launch of the Humble GameOn Bundle, which includes the likes of Grim Fandango Remastered, Her Story, The Stanley Parable, and even Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, just for starters. As always, a portion of the proceeds…
Video games can make us feel large and powerful, but they also have the ability to make us very small, granting us a unique perspective on everyday life. Here’s to the games and multiplayer maps that turn us into tiny people in a big, big world.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 will get a full release on September 14. I played a ton of the first game in early access and wound up not finishing the final version. This time around, I’m waiting. Hope it’s as good as it looks!
Meka On is a “run-and-gun-and-sword-and-weeb-and-zoom-boom-fwoosh mecha brawler” available on PC, Mac, and Linux. Players guide a giant robot through endless waves of enemies. It’s a delicious slice of arcade fun, full of explosions and laser swords. Anime as all hell, it’s a perfect Indie Pick.
Lucio’s new legendary skin for the Overwatch one year anniversary is causing me physical pain.
Read any travel guide to Tokyo and they’ll say the same thing: make a trip to Akihabara. Known as Tokyo’s “electric city,” Akihabara is quintessential Tokyo—mad, loud, and thoroughly Japanese. Here, you’ll see the neon lights, the morally questionable maid cafes, and the ever-charming otaku prowling through various…
Last week in Utah, a group called RPG Limit Break got together to break a bunch of role-playing games, raising $111,000 in the process.
Ubisoft is showing off this “key art” for the upcoming Far Cry 5 today. They showed us the game a couple of weeks ago, made us sign our life away. But we can share more by week’s end. It’s set in Montana, as you’ve probably heard.
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on August 1 (July 28 for Europe). We loved it on PC.
The open beta for Gwent, CD Projekt Red’s standalone version of The Witcher 3's card game, starts today for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. In my time with the closed beta I found the game to move a little too fast sometimes, but overall it’s a richer, deeper take on the minigame my Geralt lost all his money on. Learn more or…
Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft’s $10 monthly gaming subscription program, will go live on June 1, the company said today. Unlike Sony’s streaming service, PlayStation Now, Xbox Game Pass will let you download its games. It’ll be fascinating to see whether Microsoft can amass a library big enough to create gaming’s version…
The past year or so has seen a welcome deluge of Wi-Fi router innovation, and Portal seems to be one of the best newcomers in the space, particularly for smaller dwellings in congested, urban environments.
Nick Hiatt is a concept artist and matte painter who has got to work on some of the biggest and best stuff of the last few years, from Force Awakens to Destiny (and Destiny 2) to Game of Thrones to Doom.
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This is probably the closest we’ll get to a Wolverine appearance in Mario Kart 8.