The First Time Street Fighter's Charlie Has Seen Action In A Long Time

Teased late last year during the Capcom Cup Finals, Charlie Nash is the third fighter to take the the ramen-strewn stage in Street Fighter V. He's looking pretty good for a dead guy. » 2/24/15 6:16pm 2/24/15 6:16pm

New League of Legends Mode Lets You Be A Jerk, Goes Predictably Awry

Like any popular competitive multiplayer game, League of Legends has its go-to characters and its...less well-loved ones. To shake its champion selection up, the game recently started testing a new gameplay mode that has people choose the opposing team's lineup, rather than their own. What could possibly go wrong? » 1/19/15 12:45pm 1/19/15 12:45pm

Call of Duty Online is a Big Surprise

Forget everything you saw and experienced in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, forget Jack Mitchell and harken back to the days of Soap, Ghost and Price. Remember those good ol' days with them boys? Well, you can relive that whole experience again and then some in the China-only Call of Duty: Online. » 1/19/15 8:00am 1/19/15 8:00am

Halo 5's Aiming Has Changed, And Not Everyone Likes It

If you're a longtime Halo fan, you know that a good amount of the weapons in your arsenal would only fire from the hip. That is, compared to most popular first-person shooters, they had no scope system. But in Halo 5, developers 343 are implementing something they call smart-link—which is essentially an… » 12/22/14 8:00pm 12/22/14 8:00pm

Evolve's open beta will be running between January 15-19 on the Xbox One, accessible to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Two monsters, the Goliath and the Kraken, and eight hunters will be available to play across 12 maps. There will also be smaller, invite-only closed tests on the PC and PS4 around that time. » 12/18/14 10:40am 12/18/14 10:40am

With its latest update, Kerbal Space Program has entered beta, inching ever closer to a full release. 0.90.0 augments progression by including a level-up system for both Kerbals and buildings, and adds some new content like extra biomes and spaceship parts. You can watch a walkthrough of 0.90.0's contents above. » 12/16/14 5:00am 12/16/14 5:00am

Warlords of Draenor is shaping up to be one giant World of Warcraft nostalgia trip. If the new Upper Blackrock Spire didn't hit you hard, the revamped Nagrand, one of the fan-favorite zones of the BC era, will. These preview shots look really cool—hopefully the zone will still be exciting without the floating rocks.
» 8/06/14 8:30am 8/06/14 8:30am

How's PlayStation Now Working For You?

PlayStation Now went into an open beta earlier this week in the U.S. and Canada. So now that the PlayStation 4-owning public has had a chance to try out Sony's new game-streaming service, we want to hear about it from all you wonderful netizens. » 8/01/14 4:30pm 8/01/14 4:30pm

Reminder: the Destiny beta's going bye-bye for a bit, for scheduled maintenance. The preview test of Bungie's sci-fi shooter will be down starting today and returns on 7/23, the first day Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners will have access to the beta. » 7/21/14 11:35am 7/21/14 11:35am

Watch Things Get Built And Destroyed In Fortnite

Despite putting the game out in the open way back in 2011, Epic has remained relatively quiet about its cartoonish shooter Fortnite ever since. Now it's finally starting to put the game back in the spotlight by releasing promising footage like this new gameplay trailer. » 7/08/14 10:50am 7/08/14 10:50am

Blizzard Adds Silly Mount Descriptions In Warlords of Draenor Beta

Still no news on when we can finally name our mounts in World of Warcraft, but that doesn't mean there can be no cool additions to the UI. One of these are some pretty cool brief descriptions of all the mounts in the game. » 7/03/14 9:40am 7/03/14 9:40am

The first wave of beta invites for Warlords of Draenor, World of Warcraft's next expansion are going out today and according to an official e-mail from Blizzard, the closed beta begins today as well, at 2PM PDT. Time to go back to the orcs' homeworld and establish those garrisons! » 6/27/14 7:00am 6/27/14 7:00am

The New Online LEGO Game Is Diablo For Kids

Meet Bumblebee Girl. Isn't she adorable, with her little wings and pot of honey and ability to completely obliterate skeletons, pirates and trolls with her area-of-effect attacks? It may look cute, but LEGO Minifigures Online is a challenging Diablo-style game. » 6/23/14 11:55am 6/23/14 11:55am

You have an extra week to play the beta of Battlefield Hardline. The preview test of EA's upcoming cops-vs-robbers FPS was supposed to end this Thursday but the publisher just announced that they're extending it it until June 26. » 6/18/14 3:45pm 6/18/14 3:45pm

Watch The Battlefield Hardline Beta In Action

Yesterday at E3, EA announced that Hardline, the latest installment of the Battlefield franchise, would be in open beta immediately. So there's already plenty of cops, robbers, and helicopters to see. » 6/10/14 11:00am 6/10/14 11:00am

Cartoon Network Wants You To Test The Adventure Time MOBA

This Thursday, Cartoon Network is hosting an open beta test for its upcoming browser-based MOBA, Adventure Time Battle Party. Since this is the first time I'd heard of the game, I thought they might need some help spreading the word. » 5/13/14 3:46pm 5/13/14 3:46pm

Phase 2 of Final Fantasy XIV's PlayStation 4 beta test begins today. If you're new to the game, you can download the client through the PlayStation Store for free. The test runs until Monday, April 7, 1AM Pacific, and characters made during this phase will be playable after the game's April 14 launch. » 4/04/14 9:00am 4/04/14 9:00am

Titanfall Beta Open to All on Xbox One, with PC to Open 'Maybe' Today

The Titanfall beta opened up to players on Xbox One yesterday evening, allowing anyone to join without using a beta key. The PC beta will become open soon, added Respawn Entertainment's Vincent Zampella, "maybe" even today. » 2/16/14 7:29am 2/16/14 7:29am

Watch Us Play Titanfall Live, Right Here [Update: It's over!)

It'll be another day before the Titanfall beta officially starts for the public, but we've got access right now. And what better to do with the beta than 1) play the hell out of it, and 2) stream it live for you all to be in on the experience. » 2/13/14 3:45pm 2/13/14 3:45pm

Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Beta Begins February 22. See How Pretty It Is.

Last month Square Enix announced an April 14 release date for the PlayStation 4 version of Final Fantasy XIV, but that's not the date players were waiting for. It's almost beta time, kids, and the game is looking fantastic on PS4. » 2/12/14 9:44am 2/12/14 9:44am