Tips For Playing Bloodborne

You may have noticed a lot of people talking about the new PS4 game Bloodborne. It's good, they say. It's really difficult, they say. Maybe you've considered checking it out, but you're worried about that difficulty. I'm here to help. » 3/24/15 4:20pm Tuesday 4:20pm

Tips For Playing Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

Final Fantasy Type-0 can be more than a little overwhelming. Between the barrage of proper nouns and 14—fourteen!—playable characters, it'll probably take you some time to get adjusted to the pace of Square's newest role-playing game. » 3/17/15 5:00pm 3/17/15 5:00pm

One Crucial Tip For Surviving GTA Online's Heists

Last week, GTA Online added 4-player cooperative heists. If you've been waiting until now to hop in and start playing, I've got a tip that'll make it much easier to survive your first big score: Pack lots of snacks. » 3/16/15 5:00pm 3/16/15 5:00pm

Tips For Playing Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

If you've never played Monster Hunter, then Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the best jumping-on point – but it's still hella confusing to the uninitiated. There are so many menus and icons and confusing screens of help text, and there's quite a lot to do before you can just grab a weapon and kill something with it.… » 2/17/15 4:30pm 2/17/15 4:30pm

Tips For Playing Evolve

When you start playing Evolve, you'll probably suck. Even as you get better, you'll still run into players who also suck. It can be frustrating. So, let's skip the learning through trial by (sometimes literal) fire, and get ahead of the curve. » 2/13/15 2:05pm 2/13/15 2:05pm

Think Before Getting Your Valentine Cheap-Ass Chocolate

If you buy the current love of your life sweets for Valentine's Day that can be purchased in a drug store, you're doing it wrong. See how a real chocolatier feels about the heart-shaped boxes that'll be 75 percent off on February 15. » 2/10/15 10:40am 2/10/15 10:40am

Tips For Playing Dying Light

Hello there, fellow zombie hunters. Dying Light is upon us. Is the intense difficulty curve getting to you too? Here are the best techniques I've found to help get me through the night in the undead wasteland of Harran. Maybe even survive the whole next day, too! But let's not get ahead of ourselves. » 2/06/15 3:45pm 2/06/15 3:45pm

Tips For Playing Far Cry 4

Newcomers to Far Cry 4: greetings! I hope you're enjoying your time in Kyrat so far. It's a pretty dangerous place though, isn't it? Here are some of the things I've discovered that help me stay alive. » 11/24/14 4:00pm 11/24/14 4:00pm

Tips for Playing Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Maybe you're in it for the cute monsters. Maybe you're in it to be the very best, like no one ever was. Or maybe you want to catch em all? Whatever it is about Pokémon that speaks to you, I'm here to help you get the most out of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. » 11/21/14 1:30pm 11/21/14 1:30pm

Tips For Playing Dragon Age: Inquisition

Starting a new role-playing game is never easy. Which class should you choose? Which race? What kind of party should you make? Which gear should you buy, and what's the best way to earn some early XP? » 11/18/14 4:30pm 11/18/14 4:30pm

Ten Things To Do In Warlords of Draenor Once You're Level 100

The expansion has been out for a few days now and most of us will reach level 100 in the coming days. Raids are locked at the moment and Warlords of Draenor's end-game is not really about daily quests, so you might want to pass the time with something else. Here are ten suggestions. » 11/18/14 9:40am 11/18/14 9:40am

Tips For Playing Sunset Overdrive

Well hello there, fellow denizens of the awesomepocalypse. Looking forward to firing up Sunset Overdrive on your Xbox One in the near future? As I noted in my review: this can be a really great game, but appreciating it requires some extra legwork. Here are some tips to help you get there. » 10/28/14 12:00pm 10/28/14 12:00pm

Nobody Knows How To Permanently Kill Shadow of Mordor's Orcs

Ever since Shadow of Mordor came out, many gamers have taken to its unique brand of orc-killing with a gusto. There's just one problem: some of these orcs keep coming back from the dead. And while developer Monolith says this is partly an intentional feature, they haven't given me a straight answer for how it works. » 10/10/14 12:25pm 10/10/14 12:25pm

Keep Your Shadow Of Mordor Combo Going Forever

Speaking of impressive Shadow of Mordor feats, YouTuber Rabbit's Respawn has come up with a combination of power-enhancing runes which allows players to run the map in one potentially never-ending combo. 413 hits is just the beginning. » 10/04/14 5:00pm 10/04/14 5:00pm

Tips For Playing Smash Bros. 3DS

Whether you're in it for the random chaos, or in it for the elegance of the surprisingly deep fighting game hidden within, you can always be better at Smash Bros. » 10/03/14 5:30pm 10/03/14 5:30pm

Tips For Playing Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Rangers of Gondor! Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is upon us. The time has come to stand up to Sauron's evil forces. But you know what they say about not simply walking into Mordor and so forth. So here are some useful tips to get your and Talion's quest started. » 9/30/14 2:20pm 9/30/14 2:20pm

​Why High-Level Destiny Players Are All Shooting At The Same Cave

Go to the Russian countryside in Destiny. Head left past the plane graveyard, through the building where you first encountered the moon-wizard, and out the back. Hear that gunfire? A handful of high-level players are probably standing there, shooting at a cave. » 9/20/14 6:00pm 9/20/14 6:00pm

Destiny Raid Tips From The First People To Ever Beat It

Destiny's first ever raid is not—by any stretch of imagination—a cakewalk. For one, the raid is obtuse and frequently merciless, and for two Destiny is sadly bereft of cake. Unless you are these people, it's probably giving you fits. I decided to ask the first clan ever to beat it for advice. Here's what they said. » 9/20/14 1:00pm 9/20/14 1:00pm