Solid Snake isn't the only one getting release dates today, as Warner Bros. and Avalanche Studios announced Mad Max will arrive on September 1 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions have apparently been cancelled. » 3/03/15 1:55pm 3/03/15 1:55pm

The Sad Story Behind A Dead PC Game That Can't Come Back

The latest attempt to re-release the beloved PC series No One Lives Forever is dead in the water. The saddest part? It could have been rescued, if not for the apathy of big corporations. » 2/27/15 3:30pm 2/27/15 3:30pm

The Gross New Monsters In Shadow Of Mordor's DLC

Shadow of Mordor got its first major DLC installment today, Lord of the Hunt. As the name suggests, the expansion is all about monsters—ones you can kill or bend to your will in various ways. Let's take a closer look at some of these gnarly new beasts. » 12/16/14 6:30pm 12/16/14 6:30pm

Shadow of Mordor DLC Lets You Play As A Lady

If you feel like adding some estrogen to your orc-slaying experience, today is your lucky day—Warner Bros. just launched a free new DLC pack (for PS4/Xbox One/PC) that will let you replace boring ol' Talion with a lady whose full title must be spelled out every time she's mentioned: Lithariel, the Warrior Commander of… » 11/20/14 1:00pm 11/20/14 1:00pm

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

The Messy Story Behind YouTubers Taking Money For Game Coverage

Before Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor's release, a curious thing happened: critics on YouTube (and some in the traditional press) tried to obtain early PC copies for review, but couldn't. And yet, YouTube entertainers were able to—if they agreed to terms like, "videos will promote positive sentiment about the game." » 10/08/14 8:23pm 10/08/14 8:23pm

Returning to Middle-earth is going to take a little longer for Xbox 360 and PS3 owners. It's just been announced that the release date for last-gen versions of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has shifted to November 18 (November 21 for Europe). PS4 and Xbox One versions will still be coming out on September 30 (October… » 9/09/14 9:15am 9/09/14 9:15am

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will be out a bit earlier than expected—the upcoming action game just got bumped up a week to September 30 (PS4, PS3, 360, Xbox One) and October 2 (PC). Between this, Dragon Age, and Battlefield, it's like everyone's trying to avoid October! » 7/25/14 9:08am 7/25/14 9:08am

Why Mortal Kombat X Is So Gory

If you, like me, were in the front few rows of Sony's E3 press conference when they showed off Mortal Kombat X on stage, you would also have been deafened by the loud cheers of excited gamers. They were oohing and aahing at decapitations and exposed organs and lost limbs. » 6/24/14 11:00am 6/24/14 11:00am

Lego Batman 3 Is Here, And He's Going Into Space

Here's your first look at Traveller's Tales' third brick-based Batman. The latest in the series builds on the suits of the last installment but takes the action into space, including some very Resogun-like shooting sections - ironically with a less blocky appearance than the original source. » 5/27/14 9:09am 5/27/14 9:09am

The New LOTR Game Made Me Fight Dirty

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a revenge story. Sauron has returned to Mordor and a mystery wraith with a grudge has resurrected you to kill him. But from everything I played in a recent demo, it seems like the orcs and other creatures of Mordor should want revenge against me. » 5/22/14 9:00am 5/22/14 9:00am

Originally planned for a 2014 release, free-running zombie apocalypse game Dying Light is now being aimed at a February release next year. A post on the game's official site says that developer Techland is taking more time to make Dying Light live up to their expectations. » 5/08/14 11:00am 5/08/14 11:00am

A Behind The Scenes Look at Mortal Kombat Motion Capture

Make-up artist Tanea Brooks has released a set of pictures that show actors and actresses dressed up as Mortal Kombat characters, doing motion capture for the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection. » 5/05/14 7:30am 5/05/14 7:30am

It's always good to see Bruce Wayne kick some ass out of costume. Some of that playboy crimefightin' is on display in this new look at the Cold, Cold Heart DLC that due to hit Batman: Arkham Origins this month. There's also a look at the new Batsuit players will use in the Mr. Freeze-focused add-on. Cold, Cold Heart » 4/09/14 6:30pm 4/09/14 6:30pm

The villainous Darkseid joins the roster of Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile. While console and PC players will have to make due with the characters they've already got, the free-to-play mobile game gets a brand new bad guy to fight as/against, with a gold card up for grabs in a special timed event running March 6 - 24. » 3/06/14 7:15pm 3/06/14 7:15pm