The Outer Worlds Will Rattle Your Idea Of A Perfect Planet

The Outer Worlds Will Rattle Your Idea Of A Perfect Planet

The very first quest in The Outer Worlds, Obsidian’s highly anticipated first-person RPG out October 25, asked me to make what felt like an impossible choice. On one side was a community of outsiders frustrated by corporate control. Their outpost was something like a worker’s paradise — they were well…

Tips For Playing Dungeons & Dragons When You Have Social Anxiety

Tips For Playing Dungeons & Dragons When You Have Social Anxiety

Dungeons & Dragons may have dungeons and dragons, but its real secret sauce is other people. Dungeon masters and party members make campaigns fun and unpredictable, forcing players into high-stakes games of dice-fuelled improv. What do you do, though, when you want to get in on the action, but you…

A Halloween Journey To Heck Is Just What Borderlands 3 Needed

A Halloween Journey To Heck Is Just What Borderlands 3 Needed

Today saw the start of Bloody Harvest, the first big event for Borderlands 3. After a month of hit-or-miss weekly events, this Halloween-themed update is a fantastic reason to get back into the game, with numerous challenges to keep players busy and, of course, mountains of loot to scavenge.

Twitch Star Shroud Moves To Mixer

Twitch Star Shroud Moves To Mixer

While it’s possible to split hairs all day over which metrics definitively determine whether someone is the top streamer on Twitch, there’s no denying that Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek is one of the platform’s biggest stars. Or, he was. Now he’s moving to Mixer.

Ubisoft Delays Watch Dogs: Legion, Other Games

Ubisoft Delays Watch Dogs: Legion, Other Games

Ahead of an earnings call this morning, Ubisoft announced that Watch Dogs: Legion, Rainbow Six Quarantine, and Gods & Monsters would be delayed from their initial early 2020 windows until the next fiscal year, which runs from spring 2020 until spring 2021.

Command & Conquer Made Me A Strategy Cornball

Command & Conquer Made Me A Strategy Cornball

On Wednesday, EA Games released the first gameplay footage of Command & Conquer: Remastered. It’s a brief 30-second clip that begins in the game’s original fuzzy resolution, before transitioning to the crisp new reworked designs for modern screens. It’s bringing me back to the person I was when I first…

World Of Warcraft’s Cataclysm-Causing Dragon Is Coming To Heroes Of The Storm

World Of Warcraft’s Cataclysm-Causing Dragon Is Coming To Heroes Of The Storm

Deathwing the Destroyer is the massive black dragon whose escape from his underground prison shattered World of Warcraft’s Azeroth, his fiery rage forever changing the face of the planet. Fans of Blizzard’s online battle arena game Heroes of the Storm have been clamouring for Deathwing’s addition to the game’s all-star…

Mario Maker 2 Glitch Lets You Use 3D World Items In Other Game Styles

Mario Maker 2 Glitch Lets You Use 3D World Items In Other Game Styles

Super Mario Maker 2 is an endlessly creative game, but things get even crazier when players incorporate glitches into their levels. The latest Mario Maker glitch that players have discovered allows creators to use every item in the game in every style, even if they’re exclusive to the Super Mario…

Battlefield V Is Going Back To The Pacific

Battlefield V Is Going Back To The Pacific

Next week, Battlefield V is heading to the Pacific with two new maps, two new factions and loads of new vehicles and weapons. It also, somehow, is going to be the first time you can play as the U.S.A., at least in this particular Battlefield.

MediEvil Looks Great But Has A Lousy Camera

MediEvil Looks Great But Has A Lousy Camera

When I think of classic PlayStation games, I think Crash and Spyro. If I think a bit harder I eventually remember MediEvil, a wacky, gothic-inspired action-adventure game released in 1998 for the original PlayStation. It didn’t set the world on fire, but it did get a sequel before the series…

HBO’s Watchmen Is Much More Connected To The Comics Than You Think

HBO’s Watchmen Is Much More Connected To The Comics Than You Think

Even though HBO’s Watchmen is directly connected to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal comic, the studio went to great lengths to emphasise that the series is telling its own story, one that’s only mildly related to the source material. As it turns out, though, that’s not at all the…

A Mario Maker Remake Perfectly Captures The Moodiness Of Hollow Knight

A Mario Maker Remake Perfectly Captures The Moodiness Of Hollow Knight

Mario Maker isn’t all that great if you’re craving something moody. The game has proven itself to be an incredibly flexible tool for making clever video game levels that are quite unlike standard Mario designs, but it’s only got a few ways to tinker with mood or tone. That means…

The Best Things Xbox One Has Done This Generation

The Best Things Xbox One Has Done This Generation

This console generation, sales for the Xbox One are estimated to be around 47 million units behind sales for the PlayStation 4. That’s a huge gap that Microsoft isn’t likely to close before we learn more about the next generation of consoles next year, but it isn’t because the Xbox…

Mother Creator Shigesato Itoi’s Memories Of Satoru Iwata

Mother Creator Shigesato Itoi’s Memories Of Satoru Iwata

When Shigesato Itoi started work on Mother 2 (Earthbound 2), development hit a wall. Things were at a standstill, and the programming was apparently to blame. That’s when Nintendo suggested Itoi meet with another programmer who could help out. His name was Satoru Iwata.