Xbox Cloud Gaming Is a Wonder, Until I Tried Halo

Xbox Cloud Gaming Is a Wonder, Until I Tried Halo

Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass, originally called Project xCloud back when the streaming service was in preview, launched last week on Sept. 15. It’s another game streaming service like GeForce Now, Stadia, and Shadow that lets you play video games over Wi-Fi or a mobile connection. No downloads or installs…

Turn Your Xbox Controller Into A Flight Stick

Turn Your Xbox Controller Into A Flight Stick

Hey, Flight Simulator is out, and Squadrons is on the way. What better time to be playing games that require expensive dedicated peripherals! Only the economy sucks and you’ll never use those flight sticks for anything else, so maybe try this cool mod that’ll do kinda the same thing, only…

Miles Morales Is About to Make You Want to Protect Harlem

Miles Morales Is About to Make You Want to Protect Harlem

Miles Morales: Spider-Man is set to bring all sorts of new characters and next-gen gaming elements to Insomniac’s Spider-Man franchise in a way that makes Miles’ early days as a hero feel distinct from Peter Parker’s path in the previous game. But the thing about Miles Morales that’s likely to…

Super Mario 3D All-Stars Bug Helpfully Skips Boring Sunshine Level

Super Mario 3D All-Stars Bug Helpfully Skips Boring Sunshine Level

Super Mario 3D All-Stars is pretty dang good, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways in which its games differ from the originals. Super Mario Sunshine, for instance, features a handful of new bugs, including one that lets players skip one of its more boring levels seemingly at random.

An Australian Gaming Developer Is Preparing For A $50 Million IPO

An Australian Gaming Developer Is Preparing For A $50 Million IPO

Playside Studios doesn’t frequently come up in conversations of Australia’s biggest developers — gamers generally tend to think of Hollow Knight’s Team Cherry, EA’s Firemonkeys, Wargaming Sydney, the Untitled Goose Game developers, or other games they recognise. But Playside Studios is about to become a whole lot bigger, with Playside preparing for an IPO later this year.

The Art Of Marvel’s Avengers

The Art Of Marvel’s Avengers

While working with a licensed property like The Avengers means you don’t need to imagine everything from scratch, there’s still a ton of work that went into designing and fleshing out the setting for Crystal Dynamics’ latest game.

Art Of Rally Turns Driving Into Meditation

Art Of Rally Turns Driving Into Meditation

Art of Rally is what happens when you take driving — usually depicted in video games as a very loud and busy thing — and strip it back to everything except its most beautiful basics.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Six Months Later

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Six Months Later

Six months ago, life as we knew it changed. The covid-19 pandemic rippled through every corner of society. Millions were infected. Thousands died. Municipalities across the globe issued shelter-in-place orders. Overnight, social distancing turned from a polite suggestion into a mandatory directive.

All The Big Games Coming Out In Spring 2020

All The Big Games Coming Out In Spring 2020

As of this writing, I am sure that everyone who wanted a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series S or X has gotten their preorder taken care of no problem. Now we wait for that massive influx of next-gen November games, along with a bunch of older games enhanced by next-generation…