Unravel, which stars a little red knitted character called Yarny, is unusually personal. It is an intimate game, tied to a certain place and time, and it very obviously means something to the people who made it.
The Xbox 360 version of Red Dead Redemption was briefly playable on Xbox One this weekend, but it’s since been removed. Said Microsoft’s Major Nelson: “Microsoft tests all Xbox 360 games with our emulator to ensure a quality experience across a breadth of titles. Due to an error, some of the games currently in test…
You’re heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. Or you’re at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you’re suiting up for a battle in the console war, cinching on your armor and trying to remember which games will best help you make the…
The only technical testing I’ve done with the beta of Ubisoft’s upcoming game The Division is seeing whether I’ll like it. So far, it has passed that test.
Flying Wild Hog’s Hard Reset, a rather good, PC-exclusive cyberpunk FPS from 2011, is coming to Xbox One and PS4 “soon.” Titled Hard Reset Redux, this new release, which’ll also be on PC, will come with “an upgraded visual engine and rebalanced gameplay, along with new enemies and weaponry.” Trailer’s above.
Although Mighty No. 9, the Megaman-like, crowdfunded platformer, was originally expected in April 2015, its release date was first moved to September 15, then to February 9 of this year. This latest delay shifts the date to spring 2016. At the earliest.
Got an Xbox One? Love The Witcher games? Well, you can now play the middle game in CD Projekt’s beloved action-RPG franchise for free.
In a nation of 127 million people, last week only ninety-nine of them wanted to buy an Xbox One. Ouch.
Prison Architect, the very good prison building and management sim, will be out on Xbox 360, Xbox One and PS4 in spring. Priced at 30$, the console versions will add a Prison Warden mode where you manage pre-built prisons, and the World of Wardens network, used for sharing custom maps.
I thought I was done playing Diablo III, a game I happily zipped through as a demon hunter when it came out on PS4. I played with friends, cleared the story, hit level 70, barely understood what Adventure Mode and Paragon Points were and put it down. That was more than a year ago.
The absurdly popular Xbox One early access game ARK Survival Evolved is supposed to be getting more than a hundred extra servers, according to a press release today. They’re not live yet, as the game’s several hundred servers remain stuffed.
EA’s throwing a Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 multiplayer beta event starting next Thursday, on January 14. The beta, which ends on January 18, will be freely available on PS4 and Xbox One. Check out the GW2 beta page for more info, and eventual download links, if your interest’s piqued.
Let us praise a thing that matters a lot in video games: the quality of an in-game map. Zooming in, let us heap praise upon 2015’s most magnificent in-game map, the one that appeared in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’s new Jack The Ripper expansion is a compelling if rough-edged remix of the base game that cleverly works in one of history’s most famous killers. It pulls off another trick, too, going to extraordinary lengths to engender empathy for a group of people who don’t get much of it in video…
Microsoft has created a nifty little Year in Review page for Xbox One and 360 gamers to check out their stats for 2015. Make sure you’re logged in to your Xbox Live account and hit up the page to see how you rank. Then share your findings here!
Square Enix has just put a new Kingdom Hearts trailer that showcases the series’ upcoming 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue release and ends with a couple of minutes’ worth of Kingdom Hearts III gameplay. Nothing ground-breaking, and III still seems to be a long ways off, but this is better than nothing, right?
Minecraft update 1.8.8 goes live for consoles today, Microsoft just announced. It’ll come with a bunch of new biomes and monsters.
Let’s take a look at video games’ favorite scene from the Star Wars series: the battle of Hoth. Developers have been trying for over 30 years to get it right.