Described as a mix of Overwatch ultimates with the mechanics of Counter-Strike, Valorant has been one of the most popular shooters since its closed beta launched. It’s hugely technical, with lots of traps, mechanics and elements that you need to know before jumping in. So before the game’s official launch…
Like the other Clubhouse Games releases, 51 Worldwide Games is a relaxing bundle of tabletop mini-games with minimal narrative thread between them. There’s 51 mini games in total, and while all of them are entertaining in their own right the real gem here is a series of mini-games that might…
Good news for Aussies and Kiwis: if you missed out on decent pings for Riot’s new competitive shooter, you won’t have to wait much longer.
I love Borderlands. I bought a PlayStation Vita in 2014 just because it came bundled with Borderlands 2. Unfortunately, that version was terrible. But now that the first three games are available on the Switch via the Borderlands Legendary Collection, I finally have a chance to loot and shoot on…
A showcase of EA’s newest football game will have to wait. The game publisher has delayed it as protests against police violence swept the country over the weekend following the killing of George Floyd.
Willer Express is an overnight highway bus company that transports travels between locations like Tokyo and Osaka. For many, being on a bus for a long period of time sounds worrisome during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
There have been a lot of video games released over the years that feature sharks, but not as many let you play as these smooth and deadly beasts. And often shark games aren’t very good. But some stand out.
The next generation of consoles launches at the end of the year, but there are plenty of key questions to be answered before release. After months of rumours, Sony finally lifted the lid on the console’s architecture, revealing more about what the console can do. Here’s what we know so…
The not-so-secret appeal to the practice of reading tarot cards is that people have always longed for ways of gleaning their futures in spiritual ways. The appeal of a franchise like CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura is that it borrowed heavily from tarot traditions to tell a sprawling story about a young…
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Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Munchlax!
BioShock: The Collection, which contains all three games in the series and their DLC in one neat package, came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2016. This week, it’s on Switch. As it turns out, both Rapture and Columbia are well worth the return voyage.
I’m absolutely in love with Maneater, the new shark game from Tripwire Interactive. Nothing in video games has ever made me feel as powerful as cruising the Louisiana bayou and wantonly chomping passing barracuda. But one setpiece managed to inject my shark-inspired reverie with a terror made only more potent…
Today on Highlight Reel we have bad AI guesses, Valorant plays, Apex Legends shots, Red Dead Online barfing, and much more!
This is it. Here’s the trailer for the final season of the massively popular Attack on Titan anime.
Cheaters get banned every day, but something you don’t see too often is the cheaters getting banned after winning a tournament.
Included in this week’s definitive edition of Xenoblade Chronicles for the Switch is Future Connected, a short playable epilogue. It ties up a dangling plotline and has a lot of fun doing it.
If you’re one of the very lucky people with the best fibre or one of the luckiest folk in a HFC area, today is a very good day indeed.
After recently giving away Grand Theft Auto V and Civilization VI, the Epic Games Store is now offering Borderlands: The Handsome Collection for free on PC until June 4. If you download it now, it’s yours to keep forever.
By now, you’ve probably figured out how to stay connected to your socially distanced friends. You’ve set up the Discord server. You’ve figured out which games have great online multiplayer. You’ve pinpointed a weekly time that works for everyone for a large-scale Animal Crossing visit (not that anyone’s schedules are…
People Can Fly’s co-op shooter, Outriders, has a lot of allusions with Destiny 2. So if you’re looking for another looter game in your life, here’s some more gameplay broadcast this morning.
Recently on Japanese TV, Utada Hikaru recounted the story behind one of her most memorable tweets: the time she discovered a porn DVD on a Tokyo street.
If you know anything about Xenoblade Chronicles, you know it’s 92.7 per cent side-quest. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, the spiffed-up version out tomorrow for Nintendo Switch, is no different. There are enough side-quests in this role-playing game to put Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Fallout 4, and The Witcher 3 to shame….
I’m one of those people who can’t do VR. Maybe I haven’t found the right console to play on, or the little balance-regulating nub in my brain is too sensitive, but VR makes me puke. So when Steel Wool Games announced a Switch port of VR game Five Nights At…
Eight years after its original release, scifi MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 finally became available on PC in North America yesterday. The only problem? It came exclusively to the Microsoft Store, leading to all sorts of errors and complications for many players.
Twitter user Tsukimaro has an interesting project: bringing the classic Studio Ghibli anime Spirited Away to life in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
Min Guen is an artist who has worked on games like Warface, and TV shows like Agents of Shield and the new Snowpiercer series on Netflix.
The entirety of the Neo Geo’s Samurai Shodown library—plus one that hasn’t seen the light of day since 2005—will soon be available in one complete package for PC, PlayStation 4, and Switch.
It’s all still up in the air, but if you’ve been waiting for actual gameplay from an actual PlayStation 5, you won’t have to wait much longer.
This ain’t Shulk’s first rodeo. Xenoblade Chronicles first came out for the Wii, and was then ported to the 3DS not long after. Now, on Friday, Monolith Soft’s beloved side-quest compilation lands on Switch as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. It’s a prettier, fine-tuned version of one of the great role-playing…
Toy Soldiers, one of the most dangerously underrated tower defence games of all time, has had a couple of spin-offs. But this week, marking ten years since the original’s release, a full-blown sequel has been shown off.
The next major Dead by Daylight expansion will feature content based on the iconic Silent Hill franchise.
In 2006 a small group of ROM hackers released a much-improved English translation for Phantasy Star, Sega’s groundbreaking Sega Master System RPG. Now, nearly 14 years later, the same group updated their patch to version 2.0, complete with a revised script and huge quality-of-life upgrades.