The Surge is a futuristic action game in the vein of Dark Souls that pits players against a host of robots and power-suit-wearing goons. It’s fun to bash on zombies but even better to cut their limbs off to steal their loot.
Red Dead Redemption released seven years ago today and remains a triumph. The tale of John Marston’s failure might be Rockstar’s finest story.
Phantom Dust is a 2004 action game that mixes Magic the Gathering deck building and frantic arena brawling. A free remaster was released yesterday for Windows 10 and Xbox One. Heather and Chris collect magic spells and slash their way to a few victories in this archived stream.
Spring has arrived, and with it, a new slew of big releases. Here’s what to look out for from now until summer.
Sonic the Hedgehog is pretty damn cool but can he compete with Chester the Bespectacled Wolf-Dog? Sonic Forces will allow players to create their own animal heroes to run alongside everyone’s favorite blue blur.
The fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us gave us a world torn apart by conflict between between two of comics’ greatest heroes. Now brutal murderer Superman and “I don’t want to fight you” Batman are back, joining forces against the most diabolical foe the DC Universe has ever faced—loot boxes.
Phantom Dust, which we very recently named one of the best Xbox games, is re-releasing tomorrow on Xbox One and Windows 10. And it’ll be free.
Traditional rhythm games give players a series of set songs to tap along to. In Project Rap Rabbit, the newly-announced collaboration between Parappa the Rapper’s Masaya Matsuura and Gitaroo Man’s Keiichi Yano, players participate in rap battles powered by RPG-style dialogue trees.
Surviving Mars is a strategy game coming to the PC, Xbox One and PS4 courtesy of Paradox, the publishers of games like Crusader Kings and Hearts of Iron. It’s all about building cities from Mars, and trying to avoid getting everyone inside them killed in the process.
Here we are, hanging onto strains of greed and blues. Break the chain then we break down. Oh it’s not real if you don’t feel it. Unspoken expectations, ideals you used to play with—they’ve finally taken shape for us.
NBA Playgrounds’ trailer—indeed, its entire existence—is a throwback to arcade sports games like NBA Jam and NBA Street. The kind of experiences where you don’t even need to be a fan of the sport in question to be able to jump on, learn a few moves and have a good time.
Miles of bright orange track winding through the sky, speed boost pads flanked by gigantic toy engines, loop-de-loops and dinosaurs—I can’t stop smiling when I’m speeding through Forza Horizon 3's Hot Wheels expansion.
Ghost Games says there’ll be a new Need for Speed game before 2017 ends, and it’ll be playable offline, addressing one of the major issues fans had with the 2015 reboot. It’ll have an open world, cops to flee and plenty of car customization. Look for more details at the EA Play event in June.
One of the Xbox One’s best games is actually a backwards compatible Xbox 360 title: Red Dead Redemption. Get the GOTY edition for just $15 from Amazon, and behold the fastest frame rate in the west.
Not only is this Xbox One S 1TB Battlefield 1 console $60 off, it also comes with a free copy of Prey. Between those two games, your library will be off to a solid start.